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STRUTHERS OH- The Astro Falcons wasted no time on Saturday clinching their regular season title. They swept two games with the Prospects to clinch their seventh straight crown.

GAME 1 5-4:

Ben Stanker got the ball rolling for the Falcons offense going 1-2 with a RBI, 2 walks, and a run scored.  Ty Casciato went 1-3 with 2 walks, a run scored, and a RBI.  Jay Wrona went 1-5 but hit the walk off RBI in the eighth to clinch the win.

Brian Pirone got the win on the bump for the Falcons.  He went 2 innings and gave up 2 hits but no runs.  He struck out 3.

Luca Bertolasio was a bright spot for the Prospects going 2-4 with 2 RBI.  Brandon Popio went 3-4 with a run scored, and a RBI.  Tino Multari went 1-3 with a RBI.  AJ Stallsmith collected multiple hits going 2-3.

Jace Markle was tagged with the loss going 1 inning giving up 1 run on 1 hit.  He struck out 1.

GAME 2 8-5:


AJ Havrilla was the big bat for the Falcons in game 2.  He went 3-4 with a run scored, and 3 RBI. Ty Casciato continued his strong day going 2-2 with 2 walks, 2 runs scored, and a RBI.  Vince Machuga went 1-2 with 2 runs scored, and a RBI.

Pirone got the win again for the Falcons going 3 innings this time around giving up 4 runs on 5 hits.  He sat down 4 hitters on strikes.

Evan Pirtz had a big day for the Prospects going 1-3 with 2 RBI.  He also scored a run.  Brandon Popio and Andrew Kirilla both went 1-3 with a RBI.

Austen Price got charged with the loss on the mound for Prospects.  He lasted 2 innings giving up 5 runs on 5 hits.  He struck out 3.


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