STRUTHERS OH- It was a close on, but Dura Edge did just enough to get a 6-5 Game 1 victory over Eagle Wear on Wednesday. Their offense had a big 5th inning, scoring four runs. Their pitchers did the rest keeping Eagle Wear quiet the rest of the game.

Jake Bowen led the bats for Dura Edge. He went 2-3 with a run scored and 2 RBI. Anthony Marcello was also very productive going 2-3 with 2 RBI. Zack Leonard went 2-4 with a run scored.

For Eagle Wear, Ricky Enlow did the most damage. He went 1-4 with 2 RBI. Teddy Ruffner had a perfect night at the plate, going 2-2 with 2 walks and a RBI.

Braden Gebhardt was awarded the victory on the hill for Dura Edge. He went 5 innings giving up 1 earned run on 5 hits. He struck out 7.