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NABF: ASTRO FALCONS BATTLE INTO QUARTER FINALS WITH WIN OVER DIAMOND BOYS

PHOTO CREDIT: GARY LEININGER

STRUTHERS, OH- The Astro Falcons played their way into the quarter-finals of the NABF Senior World Series be defeating Diamond Hit Club 8-1.

Andrew Russell went the distance in the win for Astro, allowing just one run on six hits while striking out six and walking only one.  Justin Eles took the loss for Diamond Hit Club, surrendering six runs in under an inning of work.  Despite the loss, Diamond Hit Club qualified for the quarter-finals as well.

Chase Franken led the way for Astro with a pair of hits, two RBI and a run scored.  Braeden O’Shaughnessy hit an RBI double and scored twice while Josh Hoffman hit an RBI double and scored a run of his own in the game.  Lucas Gulczynski drove in two runs and scored a run in the Astro victory.

Dylan Jackson hit an RBI double in the game for Diamond Hit Club.

 

                               1 2 3 4 5 6 7    R H E
Diamond (2-2) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 6 2
Astro        (2-2) 6 0 2 0 0 0 x   8 6 1
Justin Eles, Tim Munz (1) and Jacob Ober; Andrew Russell and Justin Miknis; WP: Russell; LP: Eles; 2B: Dylan Jackson (DHC), Collin Gross (DHC), Braeden O’Shaughnessy (AF), Josh Hoffman (AF)
Astro Falcons 8 – 1 Diamond Hit Club
*Contributed by Rob Harvischak

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