STRUTHERS, OH- The Astro Falcons used timely hitting and pitching to defeat Roth Brothers 7-3 Monday evening in 18u action.
Andrew Russell picked up the win for Astro, tossing 3 1/3 innings of shutout baseball, giving up just two hits while striking out five and walking two.
AJ Arp took the loss for Roth, yielding five runs in just three innings of work.
Dom Pieto hit a double and drove in three runs for Astro in the win. JJ Wetherholt and Matt Shepard each had a hit and scored twice while Aiden Shepard and Dom Pilolli both slugged a triple and touched home in the game.
Cam Holloaugh went 2-3 with an RBI leading the offense for Roth Brothers.*
*Contributed by Robert Harvischak