STRUTHERS, OH- Dura-Edge (6-6) evened up their record on Saturday when they were able to contain the Comeback Kids, 13-5. Lately, the Prospects (8-4) have been making headlines for their late-inning heroics, but the combination of Brian Shevitz and Shane Swogger on the mound proved to be enough for Dura-Edge.
Shevitz would pick up the victory in relief going 2 innings, giving up a pair of runs on 4 hits, 4 walks, and striking out one. Swogger walked one, and struck out six over four innings, scattering 3 hits along the way.
John Malagese would lead the offensive attack for the black and gold with 3 RBI. Braden Olson would go 2-3 with a walk and had a single and double as well, while Malagese would go 1-2 with a pair of walks and a triple. The Edgers also had three players with 2 RBI’s apiece, Dom Wade, Matt Senchak, and Andrew Sabella.
Brent Pitzer would suffer the loss appearing in just an inning and giving up 3 runs in the outing. Johnnie Mikos and Cam Kreps would also appear on the mound, combining for nine walks and 5 strikeouts giving up 9 runs.
Nick Guarnieri would lead the Bucco offense with a pair of doubles, and 2 RBI.