STRUTHERS, OH- Offense was at a premium until halfway through the game, but that’s where Dura Edge found their groove in a 4-2 victory over Eagle Wear on Friday.
Kyle Yost led the way with three hits, a stolen base, and an RBI, while Mike Galterio and Braden Gebhardt contributed with a pair of hits apiece, part of the 10-hit showing for Dura Edge. Gebhardt also contributed a pair of runs batted in for the Edge.
Gebhardt also was credited for the victory in two innings of work on the mound in relief. Sam Basso started the game for Dura Edge going five innings, giving up six hits, one run, a pair of walks while striking out seven.
For Eagle Wear, Blaine Barr was the tough-luck loser pitching an inning in relief, giving up a pair of runs on two hits. Sam Campbell was the starter who put in 5 innings giving up eight hits, a walk, 2 runs, and striking out four.
Offensively Eagle Wear had 8 hits. Ian Barton and Anthony Caruso had two hits apiece. Joe Roth was 1 for 1 with a double, a walk and two runs scored.