Softball tourney held as tribute to firefighter
The first annual Junior Firefighter Matthew T. Aungst Memorial Softball Tournament was held recently at the Lansford Little Complex.
The two-day tournament was hosted by American Fire Co. No. 1 of Lansford to raise funds for the Aungst family to assist with the funeral costs.
The tournament was attended by West Penn Fire Co., Citizens Fire Co. (Tamaqua), American Hose Co. (Tamaqua), Diligence Fire Co. (Summit Hill), Diligent Fire Co. (Jim Thorpe) and two teams from the American Fire Co. No. 1 of Lansford.
American Hose Company No. 1 of Tamaqua won the tourney, while West Penn Fire Company finished as runner-up.