Prison Term For Former Coach

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SCRANTON — A former middle school baseball coach in Lackawanna County was sentenced Tuesday for inappropriate online conversations with a 12-year-old girl.

Gavin Cerco of Clarks Summit received three to 18 months in prison.

In January, he was found guilty of corruption of minors

Investigators say Cerco sent the girl messages asking to borrow her clothes and underwear.

It happened while he was an assistant baseball coach at Abington Heights Middle School.

Cerco was arrested in April of 2012.