BOARDMAN, OH- Poland just had a feeling they hadn’t seen the last of the Boardman All-Stars. Thursday, they proved it.
Poland blasted past Austintown 12-2 in an elimination game on Friday to setup the championship rematch.
In the first inning, Poland got their offense started. Carson Martinucci singled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs. Poland tallied five runs in the third inning, batters contributing to the big inning included Dom Delloumo, Colin Simerlink, and Carson Martinucci, all knocking in runs in the inning.
Colin Simerlink was on the pitcher’s mound for Poland. The pitcher lasted four and two-thirds innings, allowing three hits and two runs while striking out seven and walking zero.
Bryce Freudenberg was on the hill for Austintown. The righthander went two and two-thirds innings, allowing 11 runs on ten hits and striking out one. Bryce Stovall threw three and a third innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Poland collected 13 hits. Colin Simerlink, Zachary Marantis, and Matthew Pint each managed multiple hits for Poland.
Karter Oyster went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Austintown in hits.