STRUTHERS OH- A late 6th inning surge was the key for Athletix as they came away with the win Monday night over Ballistic. In 18U Class B action, Athletix walked away with a 7-2 victory.
Nathan Vidmar, Clay Mitchell, and Isaiah Torres all led Athletix at the plate. Vidmar went 3-4 on the day with 2 runs scored and 2 RBIs. Mitchell went 2-4 with a run scored and an RBI. Torres finished 2-2 with an RBI and 2 walks. Athletix finished with 7 runs on 11 hits, along with 6 RBIs and 8 walks as a team.
Jack Leipheimer got the win on the hill for Athletix. He went 6 IP, allowing 2 earned runs on 7 hits. He finished with 4 strikeouts on the day.
Both Tyler Cunningham and Will Morrow led Ballistic at the plate. Cunningham went 2-2 on the day with an RBI. Morrow went 2-3 with a run scored and a stolen base. Ballistic finished with 2 runs on 7 hits, and an RBI as a team.
Morrow took the loss for Ballistic. He went 3 IP, giving up 3 earned runs on 6 hits. He struck out 4 on the day.
*Contributed By YSN’s Brendan Miller