ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball and softball
Babe Ruth (14-15)
Youngstown Express 6, Rondinelli Tuxedo 3 -- Mike Eliseo, the winning pitcher, and Mark Delisio combined on a three-hitter. Jay Davis singled twice for Express, while Andy Todor had a double and three RBIs. Dom Modarelli had two RBIs. Pat Elias hit a RBI triple for Rondinelli.
Tri-T Colt (15-17)
East Palestine Venezia Auto Sales 3, Boardman Boosters 1 -- Brian Hanolt pitched a two-hitter while Craig Ward had two doubles. David Mullins and Ed Byerly each had two hits. For Boardman, John Crogan singled and scored.
East Palestine Venezia Auto Sales 10, Crestview Fire Force 4 -- Winning pitcher Nick Henry drove in a run with a base hit. Frankie Newman homered and Johnny Simon doubled. Brandon Lindsay and Brandon Lewis had two hits apiece. For Crestview, Steve Varkony had two hits.
East Palestine Venezia Auto Sales 7, Austintown Dr. Belli 1 -- Winning pitcher Richard McNeal doubled while David Mullins singled and scored twice. For Austintown, C. Dockory doubled.
Tri-T Pony (13-14)
Springfield Firemen 14, Canfield L.B. Foster 3 -- Matt Minetti's two-run double led Springfield's 20-hit attack.
Salem UCT 10-15, Springfield 8-14 -- In the first game, Jesse McGuire's four hits included two doubles. Dominic Gilbey's two hits included a triple. Cody Dillon's two hits included a double. For Springfield, Ron Wood had two doubles. In the nightcap, Gilbey's four hits included a double. Nick Greier's three hits included a double.
Canfield Electric 12, Boardman Bill's Place 6.
Austintown Quaker 5, Niles Hangware Trophy 1 -- John Lutz scattered four hits and struck out 11 going the distance to pick up the win. Mike Craig and J.R. Miller each had two hits.
Austintown Quaker 15, Columbiana Post 290 2 -- Tim Connell pitched a complete game and struck out nine. Nick Ricjey, Matt Cercone and C.J. Learn had three hits apiece. Mike Craig and Chuck Housteau each had two.
Austintown Quaker 11, Niles Dunnigan Photograph 1 -- Winning pitcher Matt Cerone had four hits to led an 18-hit attack. Tim Connell also had four hits, while Housteau and Learn added three each.
Bills Place 7, Campbell Black 6 -- Bills Place took over first place improving to 16-6. Josh Moffie had three hits. Chris Pechak pitched a complete game for the win.
Austintown Landmark 14, Poland Tangier 11 -- Brad Learn hit a three-run home run, double and single and finished with five RBIs. Matt Scurti hit a single and double and drove in two runs. Greg Ledesma worked six innings and struck out 13 to pick up the win. Luke Blangero doubled and singled, while Logan Price and Dan Buccino had two singles apiece.
Canadian Thunderbirds 5, BB Rooners 0 -- BB Rooners lost the championship to the Thunderbirds and finished with a 6-1 record. Matt Hundley threw a complete game and struck out seven. Nolan Reimhold and Jeff Hehr each had a double.BB Rooners 5, Canadian Thunderbirds 1 -- T.J. Smith scattered four hits in going the distance to pick up the win. Cedric Haynes hit a double.
BB Rooners 1, Welland Renegades 0.
Tri-T Pony (13-14)
Canfield Southeastern Equipment 5-7, Poland ABI Orthotics-Prosthetics 4-3 -- Laura Hageman scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning of the first game. In the nightcap, winning pitcher Ashley Bleggi had two hits while Nicole Mamula drove in two runs with two hits. For Poland, Detoro and Conger had two hits apiece.Boardman Dart Trucking 10, Niles 8 -- Relief pitcher Tricia Bailey struck out six batters over three innings to get the win. She also contributed two hits while Sarah Albani and Mallory Hay had three each. For Niles, Kelsy Mikesell, Kelly Leonard and Laura Donadio had two hits each.Mill Creek Sandwich Factory 11, Canfield Sean Studio -- Mary Whelan hit a home run and single, while Carrie Byers, Nicole Smaldino and Ashley Koual each had two hits. Terra Koontz was the winning pitcher.Mill Creek Sandwich Factory 8, Boardman Option Care 6 -- Kristen Bielik and Gina Ginyer each had a RBI hit. Jamie Spickler led the losers with a double.