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.