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STAFF PHOTO/COLLEEN MCALEER Gina Walsh connects for a double to lead off the top of the inning against Dallas.

The Lady Tigers softball team clinched the Division 2 title and number one seed for AAAA district playoffs with their 5-0 win over Dallas Monday night.

Hope Jones tossed a shutout with three strikeouts as the Tigers claimed the win. Kendra Schultz and Hailey Farr each chipped in at the plate with two RBIs.

Jones, Farr, and Gina Walsh all hit doubles in the contest.

Tunkhannock put up a four spot in the top of the third inning on May 8 and never looked back. They took the shutout win at Nanticoke, 5-0.

Faith Jones would go 2-for-4 at the plate, belting a double and scoring twice. Erin Dunn would also go 2-for-4, with a triple and an RBI.

Hope Jones picked up the win in the circle, giving up one hit in three innings. Shultz would finish the remaining four innings, allowing two hits and striking out four.

Neither Tiger pitcher allowed an extra base hit.

On Wednesday in Berwick, Tunkhannock’s Erin Dunn was 2 for 4 with a triple but it wasn’t enough to hold off the home team in a 5-4 Tiger loss. Walsh was 1 for 3 with three RBIs and a triple.

Berwick’s Kylie Levan went 2 for 3 with two runs two RBIs a double and a triple as the Bulldogs walked off a win against Tunkhannock.

Jones and Schultz each pitched three innings of the game, with Shultz collecting the loss. She would throw three strikeouts and only allow two hits, Jones had let up four hits and had five strikeouts.

Over the weekend, the Lady Tigers participated in a tournament in Williamsport.

Tunkhannock secured the first game with a 7-2 victory over North Pocono before being rained out on day two.

The Tigers would belt 12 hits, including doubles by Hailey Farr, Gabby Roote, and a triple by Mackayla Quick.

Quick would end up 2-for-4 on the day with two RBIs.

The pitching duo of Jones and Schultz again split duties in the circle. Jones gave up three hits in three innings with one strikeout. Schultz threw the remaining four innings allowing five hits and five strikeouts.