STRUTHERS, OH- The Avalanche continue to show grit in the middle of Grit City, as they walked off one of the elite teams in the Youngstown Class B League, defeating the Prospects 4-3.
John King was the hero in the seventh as he singled home the runner on a shot to left field. Tyler Cummings led the attack going 1-3 with 2 RBI and a double. Marshall Weinberg also contributed RBI in the victory.
Avalanche got a big effort from Caleb Graft who pitched 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 runs (0 earned) while striking out 8. Weinberg came in the game in relief.
Cavin Stauffer filed for the loss giving up one hit the ended in the casualty for the Prospects. Colin Gallahger did the heavy lifting on the bump, going four innings and ended with a strikeout to his credit.
Clay Wiesen had the lone RBI for the Buccos, while Sean Helpy went 1-2 with a double and a free pass.
The Prospects will fall to fourth place in the standings at 5-5, while Avalanche (3-7) increase their wins to 3 on the year.