Upon Further Review: Pittston Area scored 23 unanswered points to beat Scranton in 1995

By Nick Wagner - nwagner@timesleader.com | August 28th, 2015 10:13 am

August 2005

In a golf-filled week, Wyoming Area swept a tri-match at Fox Hill Country Club over Seton Catholic and Pittston Area, while Rob Glycenfer won the Tryba Tournament.

Glycenfer shot a 76 to edge Bishop Hoban’s Jeff Clemente by one stroke. The Warriors were tied for third in the team standings. Low for Pittston Area was Mike Sokolowsky.

In the league match, Wyoming Area defeated Pittston Area, 162-173, and Seton Catholic, 162-200. Mike Scatena led WA with a 39 followed by Glycenfer (40), Paul Moore (41) and Ricky Missett (42).

August 1995

After trailing, 6-0, at halftime in the opening game of the 1995 football season, Pittston Area scored 23 unanswered points and picked up a 23-6 win over Scranton.

Mike Owens ran for 140 years in the final two quarters, and finished the night with 23 carries for 190 yards.

Pittston Area’s Joe Montagna returned the second half kickoff 87 yards for a touchdown but the score was negated by a penalty. PA’s following possession went 85 yards for a score.

August 1985

Wyoming Area picked up a 21-10, come-from-behind win over Hazleton to open the 1985 season.

The Warriors trailed, 10-0, at halftime and turned into a different team when they came back from the locker room. After Ken Kopetchny returned the opening kickoff 30 yards, Joe Bednarski scampered 29 yards for a touchdown.

The Wyoming Area defense limited Hazleton to just 120 total yards.

August 1975

United Foundries was crowned the Division 1 champions of the Wyoming-West Wyoming Girls Softball League.

Members of the team were Ann Taddei, Kenley Hoats, Sharon Gavlick, Denise Kroski, Danielle Krull, Natalie Webb, Deanna Farrell, Annie Prokopchak, Pan Hisny, Joyce Hizny and Lisa Mazitelli.

Coaches of the team were Linda Macy and Francie Macy.

Members of the 1975 Wyoming-West Wyoming Girls Softball Division 1 champions were, from left, first row, Natalie Webb, Deanna Farrell, Annie Prokopchak, Pam Hisny, Joyce Hizny and Lisa Mazitelli. Second row, Ann Taddei, Kenley Hoats, Sharon Gavlick, Denise Kroski, Danielle Krull, and coaches Linda and Francie Macy.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_830PSDhistory75.jpgMembers of the 1975 Wyoming-West Wyoming Girls Softball Division 1 champions were, from left, first row, Natalie Webb, Deanna Farrell, Annie Prokopchak, Pam Hisny, Joyce Hizny and Lisa Mazitelli. Second row, Ann Taddei, Kenley Hoats, Sharon Gavlick, Denise Kroski, Danielle Krull, and coaches Linda and Francie Macy. Sunday Dispatch File Photo
Wyoming Area’s Jessica Rydzewski finishes a drive in the opening match of the 2005 golf season.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_830PSDhistory05.jpgWyoming Area’s Jessica Rydzewski finishes a drive in the opening match of the 2005 golf season. Sunday Dispatch File Photo
Wyoming Area running back Tony Bonomo (No. 24) picks up yardage for the Warriors in a game against Hazleton in 1985.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_830PSDhistory85.jpgWyoming Area running back Tony Bonomo (No. 24) picks up yardage for the Warriors in a game against Hazleton in 1985. Sunday Dispatch File Photo

By Nick Wagner

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