STRUTHERS, OH- Andrew Russell continues to shine this season in Class B, but that’s no surprise if you follow this young man for any length of time. Russell took the mound on Friday and was outstanding allowing only a single hit in four innings of work against Dura Edge in a 10-0 victory.
Russell struck out 5 batters in 4 innings of work on Friday.
The offense was sparked early with runs in each of the first four innings. The Astro Falcons (8-1) scored three runs in all but the second inning where they had a single tally. Leading the way was Bryce Warwick with a 2-3 night, driving in three runners. Kevin Vaupel accounted for a pair of runs personally, and also drove in a pair. Russell also drove in a run to help his own cause. Chase Franken and Vince Armeni each had 2 stolen bases on the night.
Braden Olson (0-1) took the loss for Dura Edge (4-6) giving up 3 hits and 7 runs in two innings. Olson also struck out five and walked three. Jarett Wright pitched in relief and gave up 3 runs (1 earned) on a pair of hits while walking four over two innings.
Matt Senchak had the lone hit for Dura Edge.