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Wadas, Porfirio win West Pittston Run

Pictured at left, students from Wyoming Area who participated in the West Pittston run, from left to right, Julian Campenni, Krista Musinski, Alyssa Aritz, Victoria Blazick, Ashley Aritz and Nick Perugini. Below, the top finishers, from left to right, Chris Wadas, Deedra Porfirio, and Frankie Redmond. At bottom, the start of the race.

Photos by Tony Callaio

Chris Wadas and Deedra Porfirio led all runners to capture the 34th Annual West Pittston Anthracite Run for the Coal last Saturday.

Wadas, of Plains, won the Men’s Overall Title with a time of 20:22.

Wyoming Area and Misercordia University track and field star Frankie Redmond of Harding finished second with a time of 21:12. Pittston Area senior and District 2 gold medalist Dave McLean of Pittston Twp. was third with a time of 22:46.

Porfirio of West Pittston, took home the Women’s Overall Title with a time of 24:56. Ali Ostrum of Hanover Twp. was second and Monica Obsitos of Wilkes-Barre placed third.

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