STRUTHERS, OHIO- In what was a close game all the way through, the Crestview Rebels took the lead late in the game in an 8-5 victory over Struthers on Thursday. The game was tied at two with the Rebels batting in the top of the fifth when Hunter DuVall singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run. The Rebels collected 11 hits on the day. Max Hawkins, Ethan Feezle, DuVall, Jesse McKee, and Josh Dragovich all managed multiple hits for Crestview. Hawkins led Crestview with three hits in five at bats. Crestview earned the victory despite allowing Struthers to score three runs in the sixth inning.  Struthers scored its runs on a groundout by Michael Scavnicky. After the Rebels scored three runs in the top of the sixth, Struthers answered with three of their own. The Rebels scored when McKee singled on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs and Hawkins singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.  Struthers then answered when Scavnicky grounded out, scoring two runs. Cayden Booth was credited with the victory for Rebels. The righthander went six innings, allowing five runs on six hits and striking out two. Tyler Milhorn threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. Milhorn recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Rebels. Chance Laczko took the loss for Struthers. Laczko went four innings, allowing one run on four hits, striking out three and walking one. Crestview will take on Howland on Saturday at 12:00 pm. Struthers will travel to Mineral Ridge on Friday at 5:00 pm. 


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