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Jenkins Township wins two in D-16 Major softball

Above Plains’ Sam Rajza waits for the throw as Jenkins Township’s Taryn Ashby steals second base during District 16 softball action Friday night. Far left, top, Grace Gober skips out of the way of a pitch. Far left, bottom, Christy Skok connects for Greater Wyoming Area. Left, Julia Bonomo pitches for Greater Wyoming Area. Below Leah Moore bunts for GWA

Jenkins photo by S. John Wiilkin. GWA photos by Alex Antonacci

Above Plains’ Sam Rajza waits for the throw as Jenkins Township’s Taryn Ashby steals second base during District 16 softball action Friday night. Far left, top, Grace Gober skips out of the way of a pitch. Far left, bottom, Christy Skok connects for Greater Wyoming Area. Left, Julia Bonomo pitches for Greater Wyoming Area. Below Leah Moore bunts for GWA

Jenkins photo by S. John Wiilkin. GWA photos by Alex Antonacci

Above Plains’ Sam Rajza waits for the throw as Jenkins Township’s Taryn Ashby steals second base during District 16 softball action Friday night. Far left, top, Grace Gober skips out of the way of a pitch. Far left, bottom, Christy Skok connects for Greater Wyoming Area. Left, Julia Bonomo pitches for Greater Wyoming Area. Below Leah Moore bunts for GWA

Jenkins photo by S. John Wiilkin. GWA photos by Alex Antonacci

Above Plains’ Sam Rajza waits for the throw as Jenkins Township’s Taryn Ashby steals second base during District 16 softball action Friday night. Far left, top, Grace Gober skips out of the way of a pitch. Far left, bottom, Christy Skok connects for Greater Wyoming Area. Left, Julia Bonomo pitches for Greater Wyoming Area. Below Leah Moore bunts for GWA

Jenkins photo by S. John Wiilkin. GWA photos by Alex Antonacci

Above Plains’ Sam Rajza waits for the throw as Jenkins Township’s Taryn Ashby steals second base during District 16 softball action Friday night. Far left, top, Grace Gober skips out of the way of a pitch. Far left, bottom, Christy Skok connects for Greater Wyoming Area. Left, Julia Bonomo pitches for Greater Wyoming Area. Below Leah Moore bunts for GWA

Jenkins photo by S. John Wiilkin. GWA photos by Alex Antonacci
Major Softball

Jenkins 10, Plains 0

Taylor Baloga pitched a four inning shutout, striking out seven as Jenkins Township defeated Plains 10-0 victory Friday night’s District 16 Major All-Star softball.

Mindina Lieback went 2-for-3 hitting a triple and scoring two runs while Taryn Ashbee went 2-for-2 scoring three runs. Mary Silinskie was 1-1 with 3 RBI.

Jenkins plays at Nanticoke tomorrow in a winners’ bracket game.

West Pittston 7

Kingston/Forty Fort 1

Hannah Klaproth struck out eight batters and allowed only one hit to lead West Pittston to a victory over Kingston/Forty Fort in District 31 softball.

Lexi Socash went 2-for-3 at the plate with a HR and two RBI and Hanna Klaproth went 1-for-2 with two RBI.

Jenkins Twp. 4

Newport Twp. 3

Taylor Baloga pitched a complete game, striking out six batters to pace Jenkins Township to a victory over Newport Township in District 16 Major Softball.

Baloga also went 2-for-3 at the plate with two singles. Kayla Miller went 1-for-2 with a triple and Taryn Ashby went 1-for-3 with a triple. Mindina Lieback was 1-for-2, 1 RBI and Jordan Cegelka 1-for-2.

Kingston/Forty Fort 19

Greater Wyoming Area 12

Kingston/Forty Fort posted an eight-inning District 31 Major Softball win.

GWA moves to the elimination bracket to play today, Sunday, at the loser of Friday’s Bob Horlacher at Back Mountain game

9-10 Baseball

Pittston City 15

Ashley Newtown 5

Logan Booth went 3-for-3 at the plate with an inside the park home run to help Pittston City top Ashley Newton in District 16 All-Star baseball.

Pitcher Michael Skutack struck out five batters and Alex Biouka hit three singles.

For Ashley Newton, Christian Buckley hit a grand slam.

Pittston plays Jenkins Twp. Today at 2 p.m.

Plains 7, Pittston Township 5

T.J. Wozniak struck out nine and recorded no walks as Plains defeated Pittston Township in District 16 All-Star baseball.

Carl Yastremski and Wozniak each recorded one hit, while both Yastremski and Tanner Smith notched one RBI.

John Deluca had three hits and three runs, while Connor Hazlet knocked in two runs for Pittston Township in the loss.

PT plays Ashley Tuesday in an elimination game.

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