STRUTHERS OH- After the Class B Championship Series had to hit a pause button to make room for the NABF World Series, the Astro Falcons and Creekside Fitness met back up to complete the series. With a 2-1 series lead coming in, the Astro Falcons clinched the Class B title with an 8-3 win.
Tyler Armstrong came up clutch for the Falcons on the night going 2-4 with 2 RBI. David Kessler also knocked in 2 RBI on a 1-3 day. Ben Slanker mirrored those numbers driving in 2 going 1-3. He also scored a run. Zeke Hendricks managed multiple hits going 2-3 with 2 runs scored.
Joe Roth went the distance in a championship level effort on the mound. He gave up 3 runs on 6 hits, and ended with 6 strike outs and no walks.
Payton Zupko had a good day at the plate for Creekside despite the loss. He went 1-2 with a RBI. Tyler Kamerer went 1-3 with a RBI. Henry Shaffer also went 1-3 with a RBI from the top of the order.
Braeden D’Angelo took the loss on the mound for Creekside. He went 3 innings and gave up 5 runs on only 3 hits. He struck out 1. Creekside struck out 6 as a team.