Pittston Area grad Baloga pitching at Division II school


Taylor Baloga is the second-busiest pitcher on the Georgian Court University softball team.

The sophomore from Pittston Area is 3-5 with a 3.59 earned run average in 15 games, including seven starts, for the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II school in Lakewood, N.J.

Baloga has given up 49 hits and 31 walks while striking out 17 in 39 innings.

Georgian Court won four straight to take a 13-12 record into the weekend.

As a freshman, Baloga was 3-8 with two saves, two complete games and a 5.27 ERA in 26 games, including 11 starts. She was also part of the batting order 10 times, including four times as a starter, going 2-for-12 (.167) with a double and two RBI.