AUSTINTOWN OH- In the NABF Junior division semifinals, the Astro Falcons beat a Ohio Longhorns team 13-5. They would be stacked up with a separate Longhorns squad in the championship, but couldn’t overcome this challenge. They fell to Longhorns-Piscura 4-0.
Jay Campbell got the start on the mound for the Falcons and started things off with a quick 1-2-3 inning. Tommy Mawby matched that on the hill for the Longhorns throwing a solid 1-2-3 frame. Both pitchers had a no hitter through 3 innings of play.
Ryder Spath broke up Campbell’s perfect game by getting on base in the fourth, and then stole second base. Spath came along to score to break the tie 1-0. Mawby then scored on an error to make it 2-0. The Longhorns continued to score in the inning and Alex Healy’s sac fly made it 4-0 before the inning was over.
That was the end of the scoring as Mawby threw a gem of a game and shutout the Falcons defense. He threw 3 innings of perfection.
The Ohio Longhorns win the 2021 NABF Junior Division World Series!