STRUTHERS, OH – Creekside Fitness jumped out of the gates with two quick runs in the top of the first inning then struck again for three runs in the top of the fourth, all before Prospects got on the board. Although Prospects brought two runs of their own in, in the bottom of the fourth, the Creekside lead and pitching was too much to handle as Creekside Fitness got the win, 5-2.
For Prospects, Michael Galterio went 1-3 with a run scored. Sean Helpy added in an RBI. Shane Cato went 1-2 with a walk and an RBI while also tossing a complete game. Unfortunately Cato ended up taking the loss but went 7 full innings giving up 5 runs, 4 of which were earned, on 10 hits with 5 strikeouts.
For Creekside Fitness, Thomas Koch went 2-3 with a run scored and an RBI. David Duffalo went 2-3 with a run scored and an RBI. Grant Voytovich went 2-3 with a run scored. Cole Yeager went 1-3 with a double and an RBI while also throwing two perfect innings in relief with 2 strikeouts.
The winning pitcher was Nic Rispoli for Creekside Fitness as he went 4 strong innings giving up 2 earned runs on 2 hits with 11 strikeouts.