Tomato Festival crowns Little Mister, two Little Miss Tomatoes

2018 Tomato Festival Queen Bianca Mazzarella places the crown on the 2018 Little Mister Tomato Dylan Mlaker, 6-yrs. old of Avoca. - Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
The 2018 Little Miss Tomato had a tie between Mia Bartush and 6-yr. old Violet Pantucci, who is shown being crowned by 2018 Pittston Tomato Queen Bianca Mazzarella in Violet’s mom Elizabeth’s arms. - Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
Four-yr. old Mia Bartush, of Pittston, is the 2018 Little Miss Tomato receives her crown and sash from the 2018 Pittston Tomato Queen Bianca Mazzarella. - Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

PITTSTON — The Wyoming Valley’s youngest residents all vied for a chance to be named Little Miss or Little Mister Tomato for 2018.

Little Mister Tomato for 2018 was Dylan Mlaker, 6, of Avoca while the Little Miss Tomato portion of the contest saw two winners in Mia Bartush, 4, and Violet Pantucci, 6, both from Pittston.

First runner-up for Little Miss Tomato was Aria Lispi and second runner-up was Ave Maria Lesh. First runner-up for Little Mister Tomato was Enzo Lispi and second runner-up was Declan Tigue.

2018 Tomato Festival Queen Bianca Mazzarella places the crown on the 2018 Little Mister Tomato Dylan Mlaker, 6-yrs. old of Avoca.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/web1_Little-Mr-Miss-Tomato-1-1.jpg2018 Tomato Festival Queen Bianca Mazzarella places the crown on the 2018 Little Mister Tomato Dylan Mlaker, 6-yrs. old of Avoca. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

The 2018 Little Miss Tomato had a tie between Mia Bartush and 6-yr. old Violet Pantucci, who is shown being crowned by 2018 Pittston Tomato Queen Bianca Mazzarella in Violet’s mom Elizabeth’s arms.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/web1_Little-Mr-Miss-Tomato-2-1.jpgThe 2018 Little Miss Tomato had a tie between Mia Bartush and 6-yr. old Violet Pantucci, who is shown being crowned by 2018 Pittston Tomato Queen Bianca Mazzarella in Violet’s mom Elizabeth’s arms. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Four-yr. old Mia Bartush, of Pittston, is the 2018 Little Miss Tomato receives her crown and sash from the 2018 Pittston Tomato Queen Bianca Mazzarella.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/web1_Little-Mr-Miss-Tomato-3-1.jpgFour-yr. old Mia Bartush, of Pittston, is the 2018 Little Miss Tomato receives her crown and sash from the 2018 Pittston Tomato Queen Bianca Mazzarella. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch