ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball
Tri-T COLT (15-16s)
Austintown Home Depot 11, Columbiana Graft Electric 6 -- Winning pitcher Jim Balog went the distance. John Grover had three hits, while Dan Gerberry and Mike Camacci added two hits apiece
Tri-T PONY (13-14s)
Struthers Daily Legal News 7, Springfield Remax 4 -- Adam Wolfgang struck out five to get the win. Jon Neider had two hits, including a grand slam, and pitched the seventh to get the save. Nick Demart had two hits, including a triple for Struthers. Dylan Jones, Paul Seveat, and Andrew Berry each had two hits for Springfield.
Babe Ruth (14-15s)
East Side Kiwanis 7, Line Drive Academy 0 -- Kevin Sikora, Derek Baker and Matt Backes combined to pitch a one-hit shutout. Jim Hlebak, Dan Hammond and Baker all had two hits each with Hlebak hitting a triple. Ben Leece chipped in with a two-run double.
Sluggers 6, East Side Kiwanis 4 -- Sluggers wrapped up second place and a 19-win season behind the pitching of Calvin Clayton and Greg Sansone. AJ Pulice hit the game-tying single in the sixth and Bryan Boyce brought home two to go ahead in the seventh. Lou Kopachy went 3-for-4 with a double, while Jim Gromada had two hits.
Commercial Neon 17, Campbell 5 -- Joe Fox, Ronnie Palowitz, Dan Balog, Tom Ivany, and Adam Hoops all had two hits. Ivany also tripled. John Pitzulo pitched the win.
Line Drive 15, Belleria Pizza 10 -- Sean Satterlee homered and tripled while John Foty, Grant Sevek, Jesse D'Amico, and Dom Modarelli all tripled. Marc Rossi added two hits. For Belleria, Mike Rose had two hits.
Line Drive 15, Storm 0 -- Marc Rossi went 3-for-4 with a double. Jared Bartholomew doubled and tripled while David Patrick had two hits.
Astros 5, Sluggers 3 -- Matt Bable got the win, going the distance and scattering six hits. Matt Ruble had a two-run single. For Sluggers, Tyler Stanley had two hits and Ryan Hamilton tripled and singled.
Belleria Pizza 15, Storm 10 -- Nate Tascik went 3-for-4 with a triple while Justin Herberger and Craig Bletso also had three hits each.