HUGHESTOWN — The boys from Scranton Prep and the girls from Dallas won titles Aug. 5 when the Pittston Area Soccer Booster Club held its annual Patriots Cup at the Primary Center.
The Pittston Area boys advanced through pool play to reach the semifinals of the event that prospective players on their high school teams use as a preparation for the upcoming fall season.
SPFC (Scranton Prep) defeated Pittston Area in the semifinals and Crestwood in the finals by 3-0 scores.
Pittston Area was 2-1 in pool play. It beat Lake-Lehman, 1-0, and Hanover Area, 5-0, but lost to Crestwood, 2-0.
The Pittston Area girls went 0-3 and did not advance.
Wyoming Area was 1-2, including a 5-1 win over Pittston Area. Both teams lost to Dallas and Wallenpaupack.
Dallas beat Lake-Lehman, 3-1, for the girls title.
The tournament serves as the club’s biggest fundraiser of the year, helping it to assist the school’s soccer programs with senior gifts, clothing accessories and other projects.