Local Roundup: Mountain Top Little League Opens Regional With Loss
At Jenkins Twp., Delilah Tanaka struck out 16 batters and led New Jersey to a 6-0 win Saturday over Mountain Top in the 8-9-10 East Regional Little League softball tournament.
Having dropped to 0-1, Mountain Top falls to the losers bracket where it will play South Williamsport at 1 p.m. today.
Clinton 16, Pittston Twp. 5
At Yough Little League, Clinton eliminated Pittston Twp. from the double-elimination state tournament.
Clinton advances to play Yough at 5 p.m. today.
American Legion Baseball
Swoyersville 6, Boyertown 1
At Boyertown, Swoyersville scored six runs on three hits in the sixth inning to power past the home team in the first round of the state tournament.
Austin Sienkiewicz had a double and three RBIs for Swoyersbille. Dom Bayo had two hits. Nate Baranski pitched a complete game with nine strikeouts.
The Region 5 champions of Swoyersville will return to the field at 7:05 p.m. tonight, when they’ll play Hempfield East, a 4-1 winner against Meadville.