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North Pocono, Old Forge move up

North Pocono and Old Forge each beat teams previously listed above them to move up this week when the Riverfront Sports Super Six Softball Power Rankings of District 2 teams were released Wednesday afternoon.

Tunkhannock and Mid Valley held the No. 1 positions.

The top three teams each in the Big Schools and the Small Schools all had 3-0 weeks.

Tunkhannock and Valley View remained unbeaten to hold first and second in Big Schools.

Pittston Area stayed in third.

North Pocono won four times to move up from sixth to fourth. The most recent of those wins came over Abington Heights, 11-10, Monday.

Hazleton Area and Abington Heights each dropped one position into fifth and sixth. Hazleton Area lost twice, 11-1 to Pittston Area and in a game against District 11’s Whitehall.

Mid Valley is followed by Elk Lake, Lake-Lehman and Holy Redeemer in the Small Schools.

Old Forge won both its games, including beating Riverside, 7-5, to trade places with the Lady Vikes, moving from sixth to fifth.

The full softball rankings, with last week’s ranking and current records:


Big Schools

 RankTeamLast RankRecord
1Tunkhannock1 10-0
2Valley View2 11-0
3Pittston Area38-1
4North Pocono6 10-2
5Hazleton Area48-5
6Abington Heights55-4

Small Schools

RankTeamLast RankRecord
1Mid Valley1 11-1
2Elk Lake29-1
3Lake-Lehman3 11-2
4Holy Redeemer4 8-3
5Old Forge68-4

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