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STRUTHERS OH- The Astro Falcons scored early and often, taking down A2Z Athletics 12-7 on Saturday at Bob Cene Park in 16U action.

Dom Polkovitch earned the win for Astro, giving up seven runs (six earned) on eleven hits over 4 2/3 innings, striking out five and walking just one. Ryan Neifer took the loss for A2Z, allowing four runs in the first inning alone.

Gavin Hiscox led all hitters with four hits, including two doubles, and scored twice. Rowan Urbach and Ben Oddis each had two hits, two runs, and two RBIs. Ty McCaskey added a triple among his two hits, scored a run, and drove in two more. Joey Gabriel chipped in with two hits, a run, and an RBI, while Jake Dovich contributed an RBI single and scored twice.

For A2Z, Raymond Trovato had three hits, scoring and driving in a run. Xavier Klamer added two hits, including a double, two runs, and an RBI. Danny Jorge had two hits and two RBIs in the effort.


STRUTHERS OH- Thursday night at Bob Cene Park, Creekside rolled over A2Z Athletics with a commanding 14-2 win in Class B 16U action.

Freddie Zehetner was on fire, racking up two hits including a triple, driving in two runs, and scoring three times. Blake Burchill chipped in with two hits, including a double, and crossed the plate twice. Dane Barber had a monster game with three hits, including a double and a homer, driving in six runs and scoring three. Vince Gentile added two hits, including a double, and two RBIs.

On the mound, Dominik Cataldi pitched a complete game, giving up just four hits and two runs while striking out five.

For A2Z, Xavier Klamer had two hits, including a triple, and scored a run. Greg Faunda doubled and drove in a run, while Andrew Gillie tripled and scored.


STRUTHERS OH- Athletix got things in gear on Tuesday night, taking down A2Z Athletics 7-2 in Class B 16U action. Tyler Kirlik led the charge, going 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs and a run. Brady Stovall contributed with a hit, 2 RBIs, a walk, and a run, while JD Henderson was perfect at the plate, finishing 1-for-1 with an RBI, 2 walks, and a run. Brady Haught and Cale Moraski each added an RBI to the mix.

On the mound, Collin Resetar was dominant, pitching 5 innings, allowing just 1 earned run on 1 hit, and striking out 12.

For A2Z Athletics, Landon Burke managed the only hit, going 1-for-2. Shane Hixson and Bobby Levonyak both walked and scored a run, but it wasn’t enough to overcome Athletix’s strong performance.


STRUTHERS OH- Avalanche dominated A2Z Athletics on Sunday with an 8-0 shutout. Gabe Titus was on fire with a double, a triple, and two runs. Braden Burnette chipped in with a double, an RBI, and two runs. Caleb Koncar and Will Beckert each smacked a double and drove in a run.

On the mound, Matthew Myers was lights out, going 2 1/3 innings, allowing just three hits and fanning three batters for the shutout victory.


STRUTHERS OH- In Class B 16U action on Saturday, A2Z Athletics took down Knightline 8-5.

Andrew Gillie led the way for A2Z with two hits and two runs. Bobby Levonyak added two hits, including a double, with two RBIs and a run. Xavier Klamer racked up three hits and a run, while Jaden Schuver chipped in three hits, including a double, and a run. Luke Bates was clutch with a double and three RBIs.

For Knightline, Anthony Pastella had two hits, an RBI, and scored twice. Khalef Freeman added a triple and a run, but it wasn’t enough to stop A2Z’s offense.

A2Z Athletics came out strong and held on for the win in this exciting matchup.


STRUTHERS OH- Thursday night saw the 3B Barons crush A2Z Athletics 15-0 in 16U Class B Baseball action, thanks to explosive hitting and a combined no-hitter.

The Barons’ bats were on fire. Ben Yeckel went 2-for-3, driving in 5 runs and scoring once. Paul Malley was perfect at the plate, going 3-for-3 with 2 RBIs and 3 runs. Rory Pischer chipped in with 2 hits and 2 RBIs, while Davin Friedman also went 3-for-3, drove in 3 runs, walked once, and scored 3 times. Conner Hart added 2 hits and scored twice.

On the mound, Friedman and Malley teamed up to throw a no-hitter in this run-rule game, each pitching 2 innings. They combined for 7 strikeouts and allowed only 1 walk. The Barons’ stellar performance on both sides of the ball sealed their commanding victory.


STRUTHERS OH- Ballistic doubled up A2Z Athletics 6-3 on Tuesday in 16U Class B Baseball action.

For Ballistic, Ryan Cameron led the way with a 2-3 performance and two RBIs. Owen Bauer chipped in with a hit, an RBI, and a run. AJ Marinelli added an RBI, going 1-4. David Vlosich was perfect at the plate, going 3-3 and scoring twice.

On the mound, Bauer pitched three innings, allowing three runs on eight hits and striking out four. Colton Hall closed it out with a dominant performance, giving up no runs, hits, or walks while striking out four.

A2Z saw some solid hitting from Shane Hixson, who went 1-3 with an RBI. Luke Abates had a strong game, going 2-3 with an RBI and a run. Jaden Schuver also contributed with an RBI, going 1-3, while Landon Burke went 2-3 and scored a run.


STRUTHERS OH- Avalanche scored 8 runs in the final two innings to smite A2Z Athletics on Thursday night in Class B Action.

Peyton Koss went 2-4 at the dish for the Avalanche. He knocked in a RBI and scored a run. Reese Henderson went 2-3 with 2 runs scored. Keegan Balla didn’t record a hit, but did manage to get credited with 2 RBI. Jake Mattocks went 1-3.

Balla was credited with the win for Avalanche on the mound. He threw one inning and gave up 1 earned run and 0 hits. He struck out two and walked two.

Johnny Cambert led the Athletics with 2 RBI on a 1-2 day. He also walked and scored a run. CJ Frasco went 1-3 with a RBI. Gabe Saunders walked once and scored a pair of runs.

Brendan Ray took the loss for the Athletics. He threw 2 innings on the mound. Ray gave up 0 ER on 3 H. He struck out 3 and walked none.



Jake Corll went the distance for Dura Edge as they picked up their 3rd win of the season to get above the .500 mark for the first time this year. The Austintown Fitch right hander delivered 7 innings of 3 hit 1 walk baseball, managing to strike out 9 in the process.

Corll, to his credit, worked through some defensive struggles of the Dura Edge infield. Fiveseparate times, Athletix runners, whom all reached by an error, would make their way into scoring position. The Dura Edge starter worked his team out of trouble all but 1 time, allowing a single run to come across in the sixth, on an error.

While Corll was stellar on the mound, his victory did not come without offensive help. A 9-hit effort from Dura Edge, highlighted by Jarrod Malagise’s3-for-3 effort, provided more than enough run support to pick up the victory 5-1 over Athletix.



Jake Corll – 7 innings pitched, 3 hits, 0 earned runs, 9 Ks, 1 walk

Jarrod Malagise – 3-for-3, 1 double, 1 triple, 1 run scored


Malakai Roberts – 2-for-3, 1 double

*Contributed By YSN’s Jamie Thomson