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District 2 recap – Monday, 4/10

Pictured above: Tyler Sakosky delivers a pitch for Lakeland in Monday’s loss to Dunmore. (Tim Drewes Photo)

Monday was a busy day for baseball and softball in District 2 where there was also action in boys and girls lacrosse, boys and girls track and field and boys tennis. Find all the scores at: Monday’s District 2 scoreboard – NEPA Sports Nation.

Here are some of the day’s highlights:


Pittston Area improved District 2’s best overall baseball record to 6-0 by pulling out a 6-5 victory over Crestwood in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 game.

The rally was the second time this season that the Patriots scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning.

Leadoff hitter Jeremy Cawley was 3-for-3 for Pittston Area, which set up a first-place showdown at defending champion Hazleton Area Wednesday. Both teams are 3-0 in the division.

Freshman Elijah Barr had a triple, single and two runs for the Patriots. Learn more about Barr, the first Center City Print/ District 2 Baseball Player of the Week this season, in the story at: PA’s Barr makes early impact – NEPA Sports Nation.

Crestwood had tied the game at 5-5 with three runs in the top of the sixth.

The Comets lost their second straight following a 4-0 start.


Gavin Chillot, North Pocono baseball – Chillot allowed just two hits in the combined, three-hit shutout North Pocono used to defeat West Scranton, 9-0, in Lackawanna League Division 1. Chillot also hit a solo home run.

Joseph Curreri, Honesdale baseball – Curreri struck out 14 and allowed just an unearned run on five hits while going the distance in a 5-1 win over Riverside to improve the Hornets to 3-0 in Lackawanna Division 2. Curreri also had a double and two RBI.

Alexa Gasek, Wyoming Area softball – The freshman had as many hits as she allowed. Gasek went 2-for-3 with two RBI and fired a two-hit shutout with six strikeouts in a 7-0 WVC Division 2 victory over Nanticoke.

Tyee Irving, Delaware Valley baseball – Irving’s three-run double, immediately after a sixth-inning, international walk, broke open Delaware Valley’s 6-1 win to knock Wallenpaupack out of a share of the Lackawanna Division 1 lead. He also walked twice and scored twice.

Jake Lenahan, Abington Heights baseball – Lenahan struck out 10 in a three-hitter as Abington Heights shut out Scranton Prep, 4-0, in a Lackawanna Division 1 game. Lenahan had two hits.

Ainsley O’Donnell, North Pocono softball – O’Donnell hit for the cycle – home run, triple, double and single – in a 10-8 victory over West Scranton in a Lackawanna Division 1 game between teams that won division titles in 2022.

Maranda Runco, Mid Valley softball – Fresh off her selection as the first Center City Print/ District 2 Softball Player of the Week, Runco threw another no-hitter, this time in a 14-0, five-inning win over Western Wayne in Lackawanna Division 2. She struck out 13 and walked 2. Runco was 2-for-3 with a walk, a run and two RBI. For more about Runco and her award-winning week, see: Runco lands first weekly award – NEPA Sports Nation.

Rachel Walsh, Dunmore softball – Walsh was the winning pitcher and had a triple and single during a 1-0, Lackawanna Division 2 victory over Lakeland. She struck out 10 in her shutout.


Isaiah Berrios, Delaware Valley baseball – Berrios allowed just one unearned run as the Warriors’ starting pitcher. He allowed just three hits and a walk while striking out three.

D.J. Silvestrini, North Pocono baseball – Silvestrini hit a solo home run, walked in his other two plate appearances and scored all three times to help the Trojans land in sole possession of the Lackawanna Division 1 lead.

Jason Swank, Crestwood boys lacrosse – Swank had a team-high four assists along with a goal in a 17-1 rout of North Pocono in a Wyoming Valley Conference game.


Defending champion Dallas and Wyoming Area, the last two unbeatens in WVC tennis, each reached 5-0 going into Wednesday’s match at Wyoming Area.

Holy Redeemer pushed both doubles matches into third sets, but defending champion Dallas remained unbeaten in WVC boys tennis with the help of straight-set singles wins by Lucas Carver, Luca DeRome and Jon Florence.

Luca Argenio and Dylan Stoss, at the top two singles spots, and Gabe Cable-Braidon Kostik, at No. 1 doubles, all won 6-0, 6-0, as Wyoming Area remained unbeaten with a 5-0 WVC boys tennis victory over rival Pittston Area.


Crestwood used a sweep of doubles to pull out a 3-2 win over Berwick in a WVC boys tennis match that had one point decided in three sets and three sets go to tiebreakers. Sean Rossi-Spencer Young rallied from losing the first set to win No. 1 doubles in a three-set tiebreaker

Jack Herron scored seven goals and Matt Swartz five as Wyoming Seminary handled Scranton Prep, 18-3, in WVC boys lacrosse.

Anderson Leo scored five goals and Noah Greco three as Dallas defeated Wilkes-Barre Area, 13-3, in WVC boys lacrosse.

Dunmore made it two straight wins in a three-day stretch, beating Lakeland, 7-3, in Lackawanna Division 3 baseball.

Maura Michalczyk won the 100-meter hurdles, pole vault, long jump and triple jump in Dunmore’s 78-53, non-league girls track and field win over Mountain View.


Crestwood got goals from 10 different players and assists from 10 in its boys lacrosse win over North Pocono. Osten Grigas led the attack with four goals and an assist.

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