Tag Archive for: 16U Class B Baseball


STRUTHERS, OH- The Astro Falcons and Dura Edge battled for the top seed in the 16U Hernandez division on Saturday afternoon. Dura Edge carried a slim lead the entire way, until the Falcons put a rally together in the sixth inning to take the lead and win the ballgame.

Dura Edge took advantage of 2 walks in the first inning, scoring both runners off an RBI single by Ethan Feezle, followed by an RBI double by Mathew Boccieri. The Astro Falcons came back to score 1 run in the bottom of the second inning to make it 2-1. Dura Edge had the lead all the way up to the sixth inning, where the Falcons put up a 3 spot to take the lead. Anthony Triveri tied the ballgame with an RBI single, followed by back-to-back RBI singles by Bo Fornataro and Sam Castronova to take a 4-2 lead. Relief pitcher Dom Cubellis sealed the deal in the seventh inning, to pick up his first victory of the season.

The Falcons improve to 7-4 on the campaign, and slide into first place in the Hernandez Division. Astro returns to action on Sunday against the Prospects at 11:30 A.M. Dura Edge will have to forget about the loss, as they play the Athletix in a double header on Saturday at 2:00 P.M. You can catch the live broadcast on YSNLive.com.


STRUTHERS-OH, The Prospects snapped a 2 game losing skid last night in a win over Eagle Wear in the Youngstown Class B Baseball League. The Prospects had the first advantage, and they kept that lead the entire way.

The Prospects struck first in the second inning on an RBI single by the left-fielder Dylan McCune. In the third inning, the Prospects took advantage of multiple Eagle Wear errors to plate 2 more runners. in the fourth frame, lead-off hitter Owen Boone roped a double in left center to score Nate Goldner, extending the lead to 4-0. The Prospects scored one more run in the sixth inning, and won the ballgame 5-0. Anthony Marimpietri picked up his first victory of the season, tossing 6 shutout innings, while striking out 7 Eagle Wear batters. The Prospects are now 4-8 on the campaign, and take on the Astro Falcons Sunday morning. Eagle Wear is still searching for its first win, taking on top seed Whiting tomorrow morning.


STRUTHERS, OH – The Avalanche 16U Youngstown Class B Baseball team is red hot in the month of June. The Avalanche looked to extend their winning streak to 6 games against Ballistic. The Avalanche took a dominant lead in the first four innings, and held on to a last inning comeback in the seventh.

Avalanche came out of the gates swinging, with back to back doubles from starting pitcher Noah Philson, and second-baseman Andrew Gault. Both guys scored and it was a quick 2-0 Avalanche lead after the first inning. The Avalanche scored a run in the third inning, followed by 2 more runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth, Santino Piccirilli led off with a triple into left center, with EH Aiden Bowser bringing him home with a sacrifice fly. The Avalanche had a controlling 9-0 lead heading into the last inning, but Ballistic didn’t quit scoring 4 runs in the seventh. Avalanche would keep Ballistic at bay, winning the ballgame 9-4.

Noah Philson was spectacular on the mound for Avalanche, recording 5 shutout innings, allowing just 1 hit and striking out 8 batters. Avalanche has now won 6 games in a row to improve to 9-2 on the season, extending their win streak to 6 games in a row. Ballistic is now 4-6 on the campaign. Both teams return to action on Thursday night at Bob Cene Park, you can catch both games on YSN.