Coaches and returning players for the Chargers were, front, from left: Andy Cerra, assistant coach; Jim Miller, head coach; J.B. Graziano, assistant coach. Middle row: Tom Graziano and Jim Muir. Back row: Carney Tolerico, Dave Tomaine, John Judge and Bob Vadella
30 years ago
Anthony Crapella struck out 14 for West Scranton in a 6-4 win over South Scranton in the Little League City-County Tournament. ...Robert Berry struck out 10 and had three hits for East Scranton in an 8-2 win over North Scranton in the tournament. ...Billy Gavin had six RBIs for Sloan in a 17-4 win over Lackawanna in the tournament. ...Len Dragwa had 12 strikeouts for Carbondale in an 8-4 win over Carbino Club in the tournament. ...Brian Foley defeated Jeff Ryan, 1-up, to win the Scranton Country Club junior championship.
20 years ago
Howie Howarth hit a two-run double as Lakeland beat Carbino Club, 12-11, in the Little League City-County city championship. ...Bill Gaylord sank a 12-foot birdie putt on No. 18 at the Scranton Muni to give he and partner Jim Hoover the Ed Cimoch Memorial Tournament championship. ...Chris Jones threw a no-hitter with 13 strikeouts as Superior Trophy beat Pee Wee’s, 2-0, in West Scranton Little League. ...Steve Imdorf struck out 10 for Taylor in a 6-3 win over Moosic in the Senior League City-County Tournament.
10 years ago
Montrose graduate Rich Thompson hit a two-run single in the ninth inning to give Lehigh Valley a 5-4 win over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at PNC Field. ...J.P. Antosh threw four touchdown passes as the NEPA Miners beat Hudson Valley, 48-11. ...Ellen Ceresko of North Pocono shot a tournament record tying even-par to win her third straight Irving Jackman Memorial at the Scranton Muni. ...Winning pitcher Tyler Ksiazek homered as Abington National beat Connell Park, 13-4, in the Little League City-County championship.