AUSTINTOWN, OH- Austintown Fitch defeated South Range 10-0 on Monday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Nick Desalvo induced a groundout from Bajerski to finish off the game. Austintown scored five runs in the fifth inning. Kole Klasic and Mike Grazier all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning. The only bright spot for South Range was a single by Kris Scandy in the fifth inning.
Desalvo was credited with the victory for Fitch. He lasted three innings, allowing one hit and zero runs while striking out one. Sam Brooks took the loss for South Range. He allowed six hits and five runs over four innings, striking out three.
Nick Bianco started the game for the Falcons. He went two innings, allowing zero runs on zero hits, striking out three and walking one. The Fitch Falcons racked up ten hits on the day. Vinny Direnzo, Klasic, Robby Russo, and Grazier each racked up multiple hits. Grazier, Russo, Klasic, and Direnzo each collected two hits to lead the Falcons. Austintown Fitch Falcons was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Russo had the most chances in the field with six.
South Range will look to rebound today against Girard in preparation for their District Opener on Thursday at home.
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