ON AREA DIAMONDS | Youth baseball &amp; amp; softball
Roth Bros. 5, Bandits 3.Becdir 10, Lazart 2.Line Drive 7, Wolf 1.Youngstown Express 9, Youngstown Propane 7.Astro 5, Livi 4.
Babe Ruth (14-15s)
Belleria Pizza 12, Commercial Neon 10 -- Justin Lemmo, Justin Herberger, and Mike Rose each had three hits. Nate Tascik had a triple and three runs batted in.Sluggers 4, Line Drive 2 -- Josh McKenney scattered four hits in six innings of work. Dave Piersante had a two-run double while Bryan Boyce drove in two runs. Adam Miller notched the save.East Side Kiwanis 7, Storm 5 -- Joe Iacobucci was two-for-two with a double and John Warren cracked three hits.Belleria Pizza 12, Line Drive 13's 1.Central Optical 11, Campbell 8 -- Kevin Drummond bagged three hits and stuck out five from the mound while Anthony Porter added two singles.
Babe Ruth (13s)
Lawrence County Cougars 13's 12, ESK 13's 1.Lawrence County Cougars 13's 9, Line Drive 13's 2.
Struthers St. Anthony 14, Niles Atty. Matt Blair 4 -- Dan Monus' three hits included a double. Tristan Suchora, Gordon Slanina and Jerry Beeson had two hits each for Struthers. For Niles, Brandon Wickline had two hits.Boardman Mayo & amp; Orvits 10, Poland Spartan Chevy 7.
Valley Sting Purple 8, Extreme 4 -- Jaclyn Carpenter of Champion and Kasey Karr of Champion singled then scored in the seventh inning on a double by Lia Gordon of Leavittsburg in the title game of the Poland Pride NSA qualifier. Also with RBI hits were Allie Patton of Poland and Angelica Pugh of Newton Falls. Valley Sting Purple 5, Ohio Emeralds 1 -- Jaclyn Carpenter of Champion pitched a five-hitter in the semifinal game.