The Greater Wyoming Area Minors All-Star team won the Section 5 and District 31 Championships.
Greater Wyoming Area continued its domination of the Section 5 Minors All-Star Tournament as it advanced to the Pennsylvania State Tournament with an 11-0 win over District 16 champ Duryea/Pittston Twp. on Friday night at the Duryea Little League.
The District 31 champions will play on Wednesday in Hellertown at the Hellertown-Lower Saucon Little League’s Dimmick Park at 10:30 a.m. against an opponent to be determined. The tournament runs from July 20-24 with the winner advancing to the East Region Invitational Tournament. Complete info on GWA’s schedule can be found online at http://www.pastatell.org/Brackets/11-10S.htm.
In Friday night’s win over D/PT, Gwen Glatz threw a four-inning no-hitter with 10 strikeouts to lead Greater Wyoming Area to the win. Glatz also collected two hits and two RBI.
Brianna Pizzano also added two hits and three RBI, and Aubrey Mytych and Cassidy Orzel each added one hit and three RBI. Cassidy Graham and Aleah Kranson chipped in with two RBI each.
GWA 18, D/PT 0
Greater Wyoming Area advanced to the championship game of the Section 5 Minors Tournament at the Duryea Little League with an 18-0 win over the host, Duryea/Pittston Twp. on Wednesday evening.
Winning-pitcher Gwen Glatz drove in four runs with three hits to lead GWA to the brink of the state tournament.
Brianna Pizzano added three hits and three RBI, and Cassidy Graham also drove in four runs with three hits for Greater Wyoming Area.
Members of the team include Annie Campbell, Tinsley Sarnak, Abby Gober, Aleah Kranson, Pizzano, Mytych, Glatz, Stephanie Palovchak, Cassidy Orzel, Maddy Resciniti, and Graham
GWA 9, North Pocono 3
Greater Wyoming Area won its first game of the Section 5 Minors Tournament in a 9-3 victory over District 17 champion North Pocono at the Duryea Little League Field on Tuesday night.
Cassidy Graham struck out 13 in picking up the win, and also drove in two runs.
Aubrey Mytych and Gwen Glatz each smacked three hits with two RBI for GWA. Brianna Pizzano added a double, and Maddy Rescinti chipped in with two RBI.
Duryea/Pittston Twp. also opened the Section 5 Minors Tournament with a victory as they held off District 32 champion Wallenpaupack, 9-7.
Alexa McCue struck out five to earn the win, and Jeli Singer drove in two runs on three hits for D/PT.
Lauren Cawley and Bailey Loyack each added two hits for the winners.