STRUTHERS OH- Dura Edge just got past Whiting Roll-Offs on Wednesday in a 9-8 Game 1 victory in the playoffs. After giving up a big seven run 2nd, Dura Edges pitching silenced the Whiting bats and gave their offense room to slowly chip away at the lead.
Nick Leasure was anything but leisurely at the plate for Dura. He went 3-3 with a run scored and 2 RBI. Nate Rynd went 2-2 with 2 runs scored, a walk, and 2 RBI. Nick Kingerski also collected 2 RBI on a 1-2 day.
For Whiting, Mike Pasquello went 2-4 with 2 runs scored and 2 RBI. Dante Micaletti went 2-4 with 1 run scored and 2 RBI. Nate Hayes went 2-3 with a run scored, a walk, and a RBI.
Joe Bobusci pitched five scoreless innings to give Dura’s offense room for the comeback. He gave 4 hits and struck out 6. Tyler Rekich was the starting pitcher and as awarded the victory.