STRUTHERS, OH- It was an interesting day on the diamond for A2Z Athletics today.  The 14U powerhouse blasted through the first game as a pair of Youngstown teams squared off in the NABF 14U World Series as A2Z Athletics battled Eagle Wear.  A2Z won a crazy, high scoring affair 18-10.

Braeden D’Angleo picked up the win for A2Z, pitching five innings, allowing eight runs.  Connor Miller suffered the loss for Eagle Wear, giving up five runs without recording an out.  Anthony Magalise helped lead the offensive onslaught for A2Z, recording three hits, including an RBI double, and scored four times in the contest.  Jarrod Malagise had a double of his own among his three hits, scored three times and drove in a run.  Parker Lyons slugged two hits, one of which being a double, drove in three runs and scored two of his own.  Shane Lindstrom banged out two hits, including a two-run double, and scored twice while Carlo Battalini hit a two-run double in the win for A2Z.

JP Genova led the way for Eagle Wear with three hits, two runs, and an RBI.  Bryce Barringer hit a pair of doubles, drove in three runs, and scored twice while Joe Gentile hit a double and drove in three runs in the game.


                    1 2 3 4 5 6 7   R H E
A2Z   (2-1)  7 0 0 7 2 2 0 18 14 4
Eagle (2-1)  3 0 3 0 2 2 0 10 14 5
Braeden D’Angelo, Kaiden Anthony (6), Parker Lyons (6), Drew Kirilla (7) and Jarrod Malagise; Connor Miller, Ethan Prout (1), Jak Kennedy (4), Eli Boivin (4), Dominick Ratkovich (6) and Nick Leasure; WP: D’Angelo; LP: Miller; 2B: J. Malagise (AA), Lyons (AA), Anthony Malagise (AA), Shane Lindstrom (AA), Carlo Battalini (AA), Jake Hettrick (EW), Bryce Barringer (EW, 2), Joe Gentile (EW)
A2Z Athletics 18 – 10 Eagle Wear
*Contributed by Rob Harvischak