STRUTHERS OH- Creekside has been on a roll as of late, as they looked to keep their great season going with a win over the Prospects. In 18U Class B action, Creekside came away with a 9-4 victory Friday night.
Caleb Hadley came up big at the plate and on the bases for Creekside, going 2-3 with a run scored, an RBI, 1 stolen base, and drawing a walk. Cam Lapinto also came up big at the plate. Lapinto went 1-2 on the day with 2 runs scored and drew 2 walks as well. Creekside scored 9 runs on 8 hits, and put up 3 RBIs as a team.
Zach Luciano got the win on the hill for Creekside. He went 6 IP with 4 earned runs on 8 hits. He finished with 5 strikeouts on the day.
Brandon Popio led the Prospects at the plate, going 2-2 with 2 runs scored, 2 RBIs and drawing a walk. Olindo Pezzone also had a great day at the plate, going 3-3 on the day with a double and a run scored. The Prospects scored 4 runs on 9 hits, along with 4 RBIs as a team.
Pezzone took the loss for the Prospects. He went 3 IP, surrendering 7 earned runs on 5 hits. He also finished with 3 strikeouts on the day.
*Contributed By YSN’s Brendan Miller