ENGLEWOOD OH- The Boardman 12u squad won big over Portsmouth 10-0 on Saturday in their first game of the state tournament..
Boardman were the first to get on the board in the second when Benny Malaska hit a sacrifice fly, scoring one run.
Boardman scored five runs on four hits in the bottom of the third inning. Harley Booms singled, scoring one run, Ricky Gozur singled, scoring one run, Gavin Sentner grounded out, scoring one run, and Dominic Italiano doubled, scoring two runs.
Jude Coffman earned the win for Boardman. He allowed one hit and zero runs over four innings, striking out six and walking none.
Italiano went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Boardman in hits. Boardman didn’t commit a single error in the field. Jackson Kelty had the most chances in the field with six.