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Region 5 Tournament Capsules
League: Bradford-Tioga Champion
Manager: Andrew Ripic, III
How They Got Here: Towanda won two games on the league playoff tournament's final day to takee the title. After defeating Mansfield-Wellsboro 19-6 in the semifinal, Townda downed rival Athens 12-7 to advance to regionals.
League: District 15 Champion
Manager: Dave Peters
How They Got Here: Milton caputured the West Branch title by defeating eight seed Lewisburg 6-5. Milton also won the league's regular season title.
League: Wyoming Valley Champion
Manager: Drew Whyte
How They Got Here: Greater Pittston swept through the league playoffs with three straight victories, defeating Tunkhannock 4-2 in the championship game.
League: Wyoming Valley Runner-Up
Manager: Scott Zaner
How They Got Here: Tunkhannock qualified for the playoffs as the four seed, edging out Back Mountain for the final spot. Tunkhannock finished the playoffs 2-2, with both of its losses coming to Greater Pittston.
League: District 11, Host
Manager: Cal Shea
How They Got Here: Green Ridge lost the District 11 Championship Series two games to one following a second place finish in the regular season. As the top ranked Scranton team, Green Ridge received the host bid to the regional.
League: District 11 Champion
Manager: Robert Felty
How They Got Here: Valley View defeated Green Ridge two games to one to capture the District 11 Crown. The Cougars finished the regular season atop the standings by a two game margin.
League: West Branch Champion
Manager: David Byers
How They Got Here: Milford tied with Hawley for the league's regular season crown, and bettered the Toros in the championship series, taking two of out of three games, including an extra-inning thriller in the rubber match.
League: Susquehanna Valley Champion
Manager: Joseph Papada
How They Got Here: Berwick followed up a third place regular season finish with a sweep of the league playoffs, defeating regular season champ Sunbury/Norry in the final.