ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball
East Palestine Venezia Auto Sales 9, Columbiana 6: Ed Byerly singled, doubled and tripled while Brandon Lewis, Brian Hanolt and Richard McNeal added two hits apiece. For Columbiana, Nate Shaw and Dean Stokes tripled.
Austintown Dr. Belli 6, East Palestine Venezia Auto 5: Mike Domer had the game-winning RBI while Scott Ratkowski doubled and James Rolley had two hits. For Venezia, David Mullins and Travis Biscella doubled.
East Palestine Venezia Auto 13, Struthers 5: With its 16th victory of the season, Venezia secured first place in the Tri-T Colt's north division standings. Brian Hanolt pitched a five-hitter while Craig Ward's double knocked in two runs. For Struthers, Bill Bowes and Tom Monus doubled.