It was a successful year for area softball teams and with that success comes plenty of awards.
District 4 teams outside Williamsport, Loyalsock and Warrior Run can rest a little easier. After four years of watching Alexis Bower, Amanda Daneker and Taylor Parker ravage them, opponents no longer have to deal with that triple threat. All three have graduated but all three again had dominant seasons and showed why they will one day be District 4 Softball Hall of Famers.
BLOOMSBURG - In softball it's not always about how many hits you have, but rather when you get those hits.
With his bat and his arm Garrett Wesneski helped lead the Canton Warriors into the state semifinals on Thursday night.
At the plate and on the mound Notre Dame's Olivia May was dominant in leading the Crusaders to a Section 4, Class C final this year.
BLOOMSBURG - In the first inning it looked like Northeast Bradford was once again going to start fast.
Northeast Bradford's duo of Chelsie Souto and Maddy Johnson the top two NTL All-Star awards.
WILLIAMSPORT - Northeast Bradford's Chelsie Souto was nearly perfect Thursday.
TURBOTVILLE - When Wyalusing's Ally Devoir led off the game with a home run, it looked like Warrior Run was in for a fight.
LERAYSVILLE - Northeast Bradford's Chelsie Souto showed on Thursday why she is one of the best pitchers in the league.
Towanda's Alaina Wickwire and Loyalsock's Kayla Gee were locked in a pitcher's dual all day on Thursday.
BLOOMSBURG - The season came to an end for NTL East champion Troy on Thursday as the Trojans lost 7-0 to Central Columbia in District 4, Class AA quarterfinal softball action.
ATHENS - All game long the Wildcats hit the ball hard.
WYALUSING - Wyalusing found their offensive groove Tuesday as they pounded out 19 hits in their 12-2 win over CMVT in six innings during the first round of District IV, Class AA softball action Tuesday.
Defending District IV, Class A softball champions Northeast Bradford are the second seed in the tournament.