Five-run third inning helps Junior all-stars to win state title St. Marys defeats Pittston 5-3 in championship game

Photo by Becky Polaski Members of the St. Marys Little League Softball Pa. Junior League champions are show with their banner following their win over Pittston on Monday. Members of the Junior League Pennsylvania state champions are Sydney Alexander, Rosa DePrater, Kendall Young, Jianna Gerg, Lydia Anderson, Ava Buzard, Lindsey Reiter, Olivia Eckels, Shannon Kaiser, Kara Hanslovan, Emily Mourer, Julia Jones, and Emma Sorg. Coaches for the team are Bob Young, Jim Hanslovan, Josh Buzard, Mike Anderson, Scott
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The St. Marys Junior League all-star softball team fell behind early in the winner-take-all matchup against Pittston on Monday afternoon in Berwick but used a five-run third inning to pull ahead and then held off an attempted Pittston rally to win the Junior League state title by a score of 5-3.