Dura Edge out-hit Astro Falcons 11 to six, but it wasn’t enough in an 11-7 loss on Thursday
Astro Falcons opened up scoring in the first inning, when Bo Fornataro’s sac fly scored one run.
In the bottom of the first inning, Dura Edge tied things up at one. Joe Babusci drove in one when Babusci singled.
Astro Falcons pulled away for good with four runs in the second inning. In the second Drew Kaschak singled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run and Jay Wrona doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring three runs.
Dura Edge put up five runs in the sixth inning. Their big bats were led by Mitch Garvin, Blake Jefferies, Nick Leasure, and Babusci, all driving in runs in the frame.
Astro Falcons scored six runs in the fourth inning. Wrona, Luca Richiutti, and Fornataro all drove in runs in the frame.
Sean Kristopliel earned the victory on the mound for Astro Falcons. The hurler allowed three hits and one run over two and two-thirds innings, striking out four and walking zero. Kaschak and Fornataro entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Fornataro recorded the last out to earn the save.
Evan Levkulich took the loss for Dura Edge. The pitcher surrendered five runs on five hits over two innings, striking out two.
Dura Edge racked up 11 hits on the day. Leasure, Babusci, and A J Verdi all managed multiple hits. Leasure led with three hits in three at bats.
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