STRUTHERS OH- After the Avalanche forced a game 3 earlier in the day, Dura Edge responded with an authoritative 15-4 win to advance in the 16U Class B Playoffs.
Ryan Telesz was a monster at the dish for Dura Edge going 3-5 on the night with 5 RBI. He also crossed the plate 3 times. Karter Weitzel went 1-4 with a walk, 2 runs scored, and 3 RBI. Marco Massucci was perfect at the plate going 4-4 with a walk, a run scored, and 2 RBI. AJ Verdi went 4-5 with a walk, 2 runs scored, and a RBI.
Weitzel was rewarded with the win on the mound. He lasted 6 innings and gave up 4 runs on 6 hits. 2 of the runs were earned. He struck out a pair.
Lucas Cummings led the Avalanche offense going 1-2 on the day and knocking in a pair of RBI. Austin Ward also went 1-2 with a RBI, and he scored a run. Jake Mattocks went 1-3 with a run scored.
The loss was charged to Reese Henderson who gave up 5 runs on 3 hits. Ward pitched 4 innings and gave up 2 runs on 6 hits. He struck out 1.