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FALCONS SWEEP THEIR WAY TO A CHAMPIONSHIP

PHOTO CREDIT: GARY LEININGER

STRUTHERS OH- After taking a competitive game on Thursday night, the Astro Falcons flexed their muscles in Gamd 2 on Friday night to sweep the Class B 16U Championship Series. The Falcons rolled to a 14-3 win over Creekside. The Falcons scored 9 runs in the 3rd to run away with the game.

Mark Pieto had a tremendous game at the dish going 2-3 with a run scored, and an eye popping 4 RBI. He wasn’t the only Falcon hitter to find success, Bo Fornataro went 2-4 on the night with 2 runs scored, and a pair of RBI. Shawn Kristophel went 1-3 with a run scored, and 2 RBI. Luca Ricchiuti went without being retired going 2-2 with 2 walks, 2 runs scored, and a RBI. Jaden Rishel also had multiple hits going 2-3.

Kolten Ruark took the win on the mound. He lasted 4 innings and gave up 3 runs on 5 hits.

Paul Connelly led the offense for Creekside going 2-3 and knocking in a RBI. Danny Flynn, and Jack Davis also added RBI. Shane Lindstrom went 1-3 with a run scored.

Jameson Beck was charged with the loss for Creekside. He threw 2 innings and gave up 8 runs on 8 hits. He struck out 1.

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