Bloodlines can mean a lot in sports.
Old Forge softball coach Pat Revello knew he saw some familiar faces when he saw catcher-turned-third baseman-turned-shortstop Kierstyn Breig.
“She’s a clone of her two cousins, Diana Morris and Chrissy Belko,” Revello said. “I had Morris as a four-year starter for me; they are all first cousins.
“They all had speed, and they all showed that presence in the infield, and a lot of pop.”
Kacey Orlowski homered, tripled and tossed seven solid innings to lead Riverside over Old Forge, 5-3, in a Lackawanna League Division III game Sunday.
PHOTOS BOB KOLVECK
As the high school athletic spring season starts to wind down, there are still opportunities for teams and individuals in the Abington Suburban, Triboro Banner and Valley Advantage areas to chase down state honors.
The most chances at mining gold are from Abington Heights, which has already secured district gold medals in team play and by Sahas Chandragiri in boys tennis, and by the dominant girls track and field team.