STRUTHERS OH- The Astro Falcons scored early and often, taking down A2Z Athletics 12-7 on Saturday at Bob Cene Park in 16U action.

Dom Polkovitch earned the win for Astro, giving up seven runs (six earned) on eleven hits over 4 2/3 innings, striking out five and walking just one. Ryan Neifer took the loss for A2Z, allowing four runs in the first inning alone.

Gavin Hiscox led all hitters with four hits, including two doubles, and scored twice. Rowan Urbach and Ben Oddis each had two hits, two runs, and two RBIs. Ty McCaskey added a triple among his two hits, scored a run, and drove in two more. Joey Gabriel chipped in with two hits, a run, and an RBI, while Jake Dovich contributed an RBI single and scored twice.

For A2Z, Raymond Trovato had three hits, scoring and driving in a run. Xavier Klamer added two hits, including a double, two runs, and an RBI. Danny Jorge had two hits and two RBIs in the effort.