ON AREA DIAMONDS | Youth baseball
Babe Ruth (age 13)
Sluggers 5, Line Drive 0 -- Shutout through seven innings, Sluggers scored all its runs in the top of the eighth. Matt Shelton got the win in relief.
North Stars 9, Astro Falcons 2
North Stars 7, Line Drive 0
Astro Falcons 7, Wharmby Sports 1
Babe Ruth (ages 14-15)
Line Drive 17, Mahoning Valley Panthers 7 -- Line Drive Academy used 17 hits to score 17 runs. Mike Popio, John Tatarka and Eric Pollen each had three hits while Nathan Cope had two for Line Drive. Eric Davis and Mike Bruno each had two hits for the Panthers.
Rondinelli 5, All-Star Sports 4 -- Bert Morales knocked in the winning run to score Andrew Zunic. Drew Fitzpatrick, Jaymee Shephard and Cory Nesbitt each had a double. Jamie Ferguson got two hits for All-Star Sports.
Joe Koch Realty 12, Sluggers 2 -- Joe Koch Realty produced 20 hits. Jared Kirin pitched a complete game for the win. Matt Pitzulo had three hits and four RBIs. Chad Kobylanski had three hits and three RBIs. Kevin McCulloh had three hits while Ricky Segesto and Jonathan Brady hit a double and triple.