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MARION IL- Dawson Wallace drove in four runs on four hits to lead Youngstown past Chiba Japan 10-3 on Tuesday in the Colt World Series Semifinals. Wallace singled in the sixth scoring two, singled in the first scoring one, and singled in the seventh scoring one.

Youngstown got on the board in the first inning after Wallace singled, scoring one run. They then added one run in the second. Jacob Rynd singled, making the score 2-0. Another single by Chandler Maurice extended the lead to 3-0 in the top of the third inning.

Carson Klase stepped on the hill first for Youngstown. He gave up five hits and three runs (two earned) over six innings, striking out three and walking two. Hanuki Dan started on the hill for Japan. They gave up five hits and three runs (two earned) over two and one-third innings, striking out none and walking one. Cameron Huff tossed one inning of shutout ball for Youngstown in relief. He surrendered one hit, striking out none and walking none.

Youngstown collected 12 hits in the game. Maurice and Wallace were tough to handle back-to-back in the lineup, as each drove in four runs. Anthony Triveri collected two hits for Youngstown in five at bats. Tanner Stricko led the lineup with two walks. Overall, the team had a strong eye at the plate, collecting seven walks for the game.

With the win You gstown locks in their spot in the championship game on Tuesday night. They will match up against Southern Illinois. First pitch is slated for 8:00 ET.


By Eric Hughes


STRUTHERS OH-  Avalanche held off Whiting late in Game 5 on Tuesday night to win the 16U championship following an exciting 8-7 finish.

Avalanche started off hot with a pair of RBIs from Rocky Serafino and Nick Solderich in the first inning and a three-run homer from Serafino in the second inning to jump out to an early 5-0 lead.

Whiting got on the board in the third inning off an RBI single from Ryan Rebholz that scored two and added another run in the fourth inning to cut the deficit to 5-3.

Avalanche responded by scoring one run a piece in the next three innings to take a resounding 8-3 lead after six innings.

Whiting did not go down without a fight, as they scored four runs in the seventh inning, including an RBI single from RJ Kissick that scored two runs and cut the deficit to one.

Landon Whippo, who was called on to relief pitch in the sixth inning, was able to pull through for the Avalanche and strike out Tyler Houk with a runner on first and two outs to seal the deal.

Rocky Serafino picked up the win on the mound for the Avalanche, allowing three runs on three hits in four innings. He also had four strikeouts.


EAST PALESTINE OH- The Astro Falcons 16u squad is coming off a Class B Championship on Friday night. They swept Creekside Fitness 2-0. They finished their year with a Class B record of 24-2. Naturally we had to hear from a few of the members of the newly crowned champions.

Manager Scott Ruark, and players Luca Ricchiutti, and Jay Campbell joined YSN’s Running :Point to talk about their championship summer with DJ Yokley, and Anthony Hartwig. They discuss their confident mindset, their time management, and much more. You won’t want to miss this exclusive conversation with members of the Astro Falcons 16u team.


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