STRUTHERS OH- A2Z Athletics was throwing fire on Sunday in 18U Class B action. Their pitching shut out Whiting Roll-Offs in a 3-0 win.
Although there wasn’t much offensive production for the Athletics, Malakai Roberts went 2-3 to lead them in hits. Roberts added a RBI to his stellar day at the plate. Clay Mitchel went 1-3 with a RBI.
Joey Barr was exactly Athletics needed on the mound and picked up the win. He threw 6 innings giving up no runs on just 3 hits. He struck out 5 and walked 1.
Robert Giles went 1-2 on the day and was a bright spot in Whiting’s struggling day. Luke Lamitina recorded a perfect line at the plate going 1-1 with a walk. Luke Giles also went 1-2.
Mark Conti pitched well for Whiting despite being tagged with the loss. He threw all 7 innings and gave up 3 ER on 7 hits. Conti struck out 3 and walked 1.