LORADO TX- Antonio Cordeiro drove in five runs on three hits to lead Youngstown past Palmview, Texas 21-12 on Friday at Uni-Trade Stadium. Cordeiro tripled in the sixth scoring two, singled in the fourth scoring one, and singled in the seventh scoring one.

Bats blistered as Youngstown collected 17 hits and Palmview, tallied nine in the high-scoring game.

Youngstown got on the board in the top of the first inning after Ben Slanker walked, Aj Havrilla scored after tagging up, and Owen Henne singled, each scoring one run.

Palmview tied the game in the bottom of the first thanks to a double by Antonio Villarellal, a double by Jacob Torres, and a double play.

Youngstown took the lead in the top of the third. Slanker doubled, scoring two runs, to give them the leg up, 5-3.

Palmview flipped the game on its head in the bottom of the third, scoring nine runs on six hits to take a 12-5 lead. The biggest blow in the inning was a grand slam to left field by Antoino Balboa on the ninth pitch of the at-bat that drove in four.

Youngstown scored five runs on five hits in the top of the fourth inning. Austin Lafferty singled, scoring one run, Jack Lutte singled, scoring one run, Lafferty scored after tagging up, Slanker doubled, scoring one run, and Cordeiro singled, scoring one run.

Youngstown then made the score 13-12 in the top of the sixth after Cordeiro tripled, scoring two runs, and Henne singled, scoring one run.

Youngstown scored eight runs on two hits in the top of the seventh inning. John Chalus drew a walk, scoring one run, Cordeiro singled, scoring one run, Henne was struck by a pitch, driving in a run, Gino Lazzari drew a walk, scoring one run, Jacob McGuire drew a walk, scoring one run, Lafferty doubled, scoring two runs, and Lutte grounded out, scoring one run.

Kiayuan Baskerville pitched three and two-thirds innings in relief for Youngstown. The reliever gave up one hit and zero runs while, striking out six and walking one. Luke Mccoy led things off on the hill for Youngstown. He gave up eight hits and 12 runs over three innings, striking out four and walking eight.

Youngstown tallied 17 hits in the game. Leadoff hitter Lafferty led with four hits in six at bats. Chalus, Henne, Lutte, and Slanker each collected multiple hits. McGuire led with three walks. Overall, the team had a strong eye at the plate, piling up 11 walks for the game. Youngstown turned one double play in the game. They were sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Cordeiro made the most plays with 10.