STRUTHERS OH- Creekside jumped out of the gates early on Tuesday to shock the Astro Falcons and take Game 1 of the 18U Champiobship series 10-8. Creekside scored nine runs in their first three innings. It was enough to hold off the powerful Astro offense.
Bj Arnold was huge for Creekside. He went 3-4 with 3 RBI. Grant Voytovich went 1-4 with 2 runs scored, a walk, and 2 RBI. Alex Duffalo went 2-3 with 2 runs scored and a RBI.
Offense was not an issue for the Falcons despite the loss. Andrew Russell went 1-4 with 3 RBI. JJ Wetherholt went 1-3 with 2 runs scored, a walk, and 2 RBI. Will Ray went 2-3 with a walk and a RBI.
Nice Rispoli picked up the win toeing the rubber for Creekside. He went 4 innings giving up 3 earned runs on 3 hits. He struck out 5.