STRUTHERS OH- The bats were in full swing on Wednesday in the Class B 18U matchup between the Avalanche and Knightline. Both clubs combined to put up 27 total hits in the game. But the Avalanche were too much to handle for Knightline, as the Avalanche came away with a 14-10 victory.
Julian Trott, DJ Donatelli, and Noah Kockler were all X-Factors for the Avalanche at the plate and on the bases. Trott went 2-3 with 3 runs scored and a steal. Donatelli also went 2-3 with 3 runs scored, an RBI, a walk, and a steal. Kockler went 2-4 at the plate with a run scored, 3 RBIs, and 2 steals. The Avalanche scored 14 runs on 13 hits, and finished with 10 RBIs as a team.
Logan Ayres got the win on the hill for the Avalanche. In his 5 IP, he allowed 9 earned runs on 13 hits. He finished with 3 strikeouts on the day.
Both Gavin Shrum and Madden Boehm led Knightline at the plate. Shrum went 3-4 on the day with 2 runs scored and an RBI. Boehm went 2-3 with a run scored and 3 RBIs. Knightline scored 10 runs on 14 hits, along with 9 RBIs as a team.
Tyler Capan took the loss for Knightline. He gave up 4 earned runs on 4 hits. He finished with 2 strikeouts on the day.
*Contributed By YSN’s Brendan Miller