CLASS AA ROUNDUP Seventh-inning rally keys Bud's/DiCioccio
Ed Morales tossed a two-hit shutout for Youngstown Metros.
YOUNGSTOWN -- Bud's/DiCioccio, behind by a run, scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning to post a 9-6 victory over Roth Brothers in a Class AA League game at Oakland Field.
Adam Cox singled and moved to second on a sacrifice bunt, then Ross Buttle was hit by a pitch and Dean Palombaro walked to load the bases.
Shane Davis singled home Cox and after a strikeout, Rick Gozur singled home Buttle and Palombaro, then Joe Marzano singled home Davis.
Frank Santore Cox, Gozur and Marzano each had two hits for Bud's (11-1).
Brian Frasco hit a three-run homer and doubled in another run to spark Roth Brothers (8-4). George Rohan added three singles, while Brent Timko hit two doubles and Jim Putko two singles.
Yo. Metros 12, Gibson/Governor 0
Ed Morales pitched a two-hitter to pick up the win in the five-inning contest played at Pemberton-Donnell Park.
Scott Bender hit a double and triple and scored twice for the Metros, while Josh Conkey hit a pair of singles and drove in four runs. Jonatha Habuda hit two singles and drove in three runs and Brent Parks hit a double and single and drove in two.
Willie Sly hit a double for Gibson/Governor.
WARREN -- Mike Van Dyke pitched a no-hitter with 13 strikeouts as Predator Trucking posted a 3-1 victory over LBW Dawgs at Packard Park's McGregor Field.
Jonathan Camuso got two doubles for Predator Trucking.
Champion Molded Plastics 9,Gibson-Governor 5
CMP scored at least one run in every inning but the seventh to prevail.
Chris Green hit a triple and single to spark CMP.
Ryan Dillon added a double and single.
In other games, Penn Ohio edged Metro Ice 8-7 and Bazetta-Cortland Optimists rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to edge CMP 4-3.
Penn Ohio leads the Caffie Division with a 8-1 record. Molded Plastics follows with a 8-2 mark.