STRUTHERS, OH- Creekside tried to pull the upset card in the top of the seventh inning on Sunday against the Astro Falcons, plating 4 runs in the frame- but ultimately fell short, 7-5.
Dom Pieto led the Falcons at the plate, going 1-2 with a double, a walk, and a pair of RBI’s. Bobby Lane, Dom Pilolli, Greg Johnson, Andrew Muraco, and Chase Franken also plated a runner each.
On the mound, Jon McCullough would fight for the win- going 6 innings, giving up a run on 4 scattered hits. McCullough also struck out 5 in the outing.
For Creekside, Gavin Miller went 2-4 with a double to his credit, while driving in a trio of his teammates. Gage Gillott would hold the loss, giving up 3 earned runs in 4 innings of work, while striking out a pair.
The Astro Falcons extend their lead atop the Cene/Goldstone Standings at 8-1, while Creekside holds onto second at 7-3. Both teams are slated to return to the diamond on Tuesday, Astro will take on Eagle Wear at 8:30, while Creekside battles Roth at 5:45.