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Duryea VFW wins two; Yankees are hot in Exeter

Greater Pittston League

Duryea VFW 7, WP West Side Auto 4

Duryea VFW defeated West Pittston West Side Auto 7 - 4. Jordan Black earned the win for Duryea. The Duryea attack was led by Josh Mies, who had three hits, including two doubles. Adding hits for Duryea were Matt Starinsky, Tyler Mackell, Bryan Sekelski and Ryan Lombardo.

West Side Auto was led by Jimmy Eslick and Jake Hogan who contributed two hits a piece.

Dupont VFW 5 WP Moose 0

Dupont VFW defeated the West Pittston Moose 5-0 on Wednesday evening in West Pittston. Aidan Jopling got the win on the mound. He threw a complete game, allowed only two hits, and struck out eight batters.

Leading Dupont at the plate was Walter Coles with a double, a run batted in, two stolen bases, and two runs scored. Jopling chipped in with three hits, two runs batted in, and one run scored. Anthony Zimmerman added an RBI single. Second baseman Eric Fritz displayed solid defensive play the entire game. For the Moose, Mike Bonita and Derek Melberger both had hits.

WP WSAuto 7, PT Red Sox 5

West Side Auto beat the Pittston Twp Red Sox 7-5 on Wednesday in West Pittston. Jake Hogan was 2 for 2 for West Side Auto; Jim Eslick belted a triple for West Side Auto

Trevor Tigue was 3 for 4 with 3 singles for the PT Red Sox. Joe Carchilla was 2 for 3 with a triple and a single for the PT Red Sox.

JT Milazzo Phillies 4, Wyoming Diamond 2

Steve Shamnoski doubled and singled to lead the offence in the 4-2 win for the Phillies. Zach Mlodzienski had two singles and Dominic Stella added a single. Nick Allardyce and Johnny Jones combined in the pitching effort. Hitters for Diamond were Keating, Gonzales, and Brown. Brandon Charney pitched a nice game for Diamond.

JT Milazzo Phillies 6, Wyoming Marcum 5

Nick Allardyce was 3 for 3 with a homerun, triple, and double. Steve Shamnoski doubled, singled, and had a great outing on the mound. Other hitters for Jenkins were Dominic Stella with a triple, Johnny Jones, Zach Mlodzienski, and Ryan Zelonis with singles.Arron Dobbs, Buddy Blannit, and Josh Kopzca hit for Marcum.

Exeter Aamco Yankees 10, Wyoming 1

Nick Athmann got the win and reached base four times and scored four runs. CJ Rome started a rally in the third inning with a triple and scored twice. Jake Wiesner also tripled and Alex Chronowski chipped in with a double.

Joe Mikoliczyk, Alex Gushka, and Colin Barletta also had hits and Kyle Musto scored 3 runs. Jason Mapes singled and scored and Alex Hawk contributed for American Legion.

Exeter Yankees 9, WP Moose 1

Jake Wiesner pitched 5 strong innings as the Yankees (Aamco Transmission) defeated WP Moose. Kyle Musto got the save, singled and scored twice. Nick Athmann, Colin Barletta, and Adam Buczynski each had two hits and Alex Chronowski doubled to lead Exeter. Buczynski’s RBI-double sparked the first inning rally. Joe Mikoliczyk highlighted the defense with a nice shoestring catch in right field.

Dylan Melberger settled the Yankees bats after taking the mound. He and Mikey Bonita both singled for Moose.

Exeter Yankees 6, PT Phillies 4

Kyle Musto went 2-2 with a homerun and Alex Gushka got the win for the Yankees in a close game Wed at Exeter.

Colin Barletta and Aaron Zezza each had hits and scored to start the Yankees rally in the 2ndinning.

Adam Buczynski doubled. Nick Athmann came on in relief and combined with Gushka for 10 strikeouts.

Fine defensive plays were made by Max Reynolds and Zezza. Concetti led the offense for Pittston Twp. with 2 hits and Johnny DeLucca had an RBI double. M. Elko’s RBI single in the first gave PT a 1-0 lead early.

Exeter Yankees 10, PT Redsox 0

Exeter Yankees (Aamco Transmition) scored nine runs in the 2ndinning behind winning pitcher Jake Wiesner Friday night to get a win at Pittston Twp.

Zaffuto doubled in the first for the Redsox who made some fine defensive plays for the home crowd. Nick Gushka led the Yankee offense with 3 hits.

Wiesner doubled during a 2ndinning rally after singles by Colin Barletta, Alex Chronowksi, Max Reynolds, CJ Rome, Nick Athmann and Kyle Musto.

Aaron Zezza later knocked in a run to add to the lead and Reynolds added an RBI in the final inning.

The team celebrated Mason Egan’s eleventh birthday with cupcakes in the dugout following the game.

Duryea VFW9 – WP Jack’s 5

Josh Mies pitched a complete game striking out 13 and hitting athree-run homerun to lead Duryea VFW to a 9 - 5 win over West Pittston Jack’s.

Jordan Black hit a Grand Slam to stake Duryea to an early lead. Also hitting for Duryea were Matt Starinsky, Ryan Lombardo, Tony DeMark, Nick Barberi and Bryan Sekelsky.

Dylan Kostak kept it close for West Pittston with a towering homerun in the 4th inning.

Old Forge/Taylor Little League

Mariotti’s Lumber 15, Honor Awards 5

Shane Smith was the winning pitcher for Mariotti with eight strikeouts. He also hit a triple. Cooper Califano and Adam Zaykowski each had two hits

For Honor Marcos had three hits, including two doubles and Riley had a double.

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