ISTRUTHERS OH- Dura Edge earned their way into the next round of the 18U Class B playoffs with a tight win over Prospects 3-2. The game was tied at 1 heading into the 6th inning. The Prospects scored a run taking a 2-1 lead into the 7th, but couldn’t hold on. Dura Edge scored 2 in the bottom of the frame to walk off into the next round.
Tyler Rekich went 1-2 on the day for Dura Edge. He scored a run, walked, and collected a RBI. Garrett Donaldson, and Caleb Jones both went 1-3 on the day with a RBI. Kris Scandy, and Nate Rynd both went 1-3 with a run scored.
Donaldson pitched the first 6 innings for Dura and gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits. He struck out 5. Rynd was given the win after cleaning up the 7th inning.
Evan Pirtz went 1-3 for Prospects and knocked in his team’s only RBI. Luca Bertolasio went 1-3 with a run scored. Jeremy Kreuzwieser scored his team’s second and final run.
Shane Cato pitched well for Prospects but was the tough luck loser. He went 6 full innings and gave up 3 runs on 5 hits. He struck out 3 and only walked 1.