STRUTHERS OH- Peospects came in to Sunday’s 16U Class B Playoff series with momentum after their round 1 win. Creekside was able to stem the tide however and outlast Prospects 3-1 to take 1-0 lead in the semifinal series.
Jack Davis was key in Creekside’s win going 1-2 with his teams only 2 RBI of the day. Paul Connelly went 1-3 with a run scored. Payton Zupko also collected a hit going 1-2 with a walk, and a run scored. Devin Gruver went without being retired and collected a 1-1 day with 2 walks, and a run scored.
Nick Magnifico took the win on the bump lasting 7 innings and giving up just 1 run on 3 hits. He struck out 5.
Jak Kenney went 1-3 for Prospects and scored their only run of the game. Andrew Kirilla, and Carter Knupp both went 1-2 on the day. Caleb Hadley worked a walk.
Kirilla was hit with the loss on the mound for Prospects. He went 5 innings and gave up 3 runs on 6 hits. He struck out 3.