Little League: Pittston Area eliminated from Section 5 Senior Baseball championships

Staff reports | July 9th, 2016 9:33 am

WEST WYOMING — With a pair of heartbreaking losses in the Section 5 Senior Baseball Championships, Pittston Area was eliminated.

In the opener on Wednesday, the locals allowed five runs in the bottom of the seventh. Contributing for Pittston Area in the loss were Matthew Starinsky (double, triple), Kolton Zafuto (two singles) and Jonathan Winters (triple). Jonathan Bone had a double, while Phil Cocco and Kyle Ralston each had singles.

Following the loss, the locals were challenged by Greenridge, out of District 32. After holding a three-run lead in the final innings, Pittston Area eventually fell in extras. Dominic Stella and Winters each had two hits. Bone had a double, while Starinsky, Cocco and Zafuto each had singles.

Pittston Area’s Kyle Ralston pitches in the Section 5 Senior Baseball played in West Wyoming on Wednesday, July 6.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_seniorbaseball03.jpgPittston Area’s Kyle Ralston pitches in the Section 5 Senior Baseball played in West Wyoming on Wednesday, July 6. Pete G. Wilcox | Sunday Dispatch
Pittston Area’s Dominic Stella, left, escapes the tag and races for home in the Section 5 Senior Baseball played in West Wyoming on Wednesday, July 6.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_seniorbaseball01.jpgPittston Area’s Dominic Stella, left, escapes the tag and races for home in the Section 5 Senior Baseball played in West Wyoming on Wednesday, July 6. Pete G. Wilcox | Sunday Dispatch
Pittston Area’s John Winters throws the ball over to first base in the Section 5 Senior Baseball played in West Wyoming on Wednesday, July 6.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_seniorbaseball02.jpgPittston Area’s John Winters throws the ball over to first base in the Section 5 Senior Baseball played in West Wyoming on Wednesday, July 6. Pete G. Wilcox | Sunday Dispatch

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