Unbeaten Riola keys Rondinelli
Reliever Tyler Pierce allowed no hits to Koch Construction/Line Drive.'
STRUTHERS -- Vince Riola pitched a complete game as Rondinelli Tuxedo defeated Roth Brothers, 14-1, Monday in Class B baseball at Cene Park.
Riola won his league-leading fifth contest without a defeat as A.J. Pulice had three hits and Tyler Micsky two. Only five of the fourteen runs scored by Rondinelli were earned.
R & amp; J Trucking 4,Koch Construction/Line Drive 0
Tyler Pierce came on in relief of Craig Schmidt and pitched seven no-hit, shutout innings for R & amp; J Trucking.
Schmidt started and gave up a leadoff single to Matt Ruble. Ruble's ball hit off Schmidt's hand and he left the game. Pierce went the rest of the way, giving up just one walk.
Jim Pasquine had two hits and Kevin Drummond added a triple for R & amp; J (13-6).
Jeff Olenych pitched a complete game for Koch/Line Drive (7-12), striking out six and walking four.
Astro Falcons 11,Dave Sugar Excavating 1
Jared Bartholomew had a triple and a double and three runs batted in as the Astro Falcons clinched first place in the Bob Cene Division.
Adam Wigley added a double and a single while Jim Kriebel had a pair of hits for Astros (15-4). Mike Swoboda won his first game on the season as he scattered six hits and had five strikeouts.
Andrew Sarich and Dave Baker each had two hits for Sugar (7-12).
Mink Financial 5,Wharmby Sports 2
Mink (11-8) broke open a scoreless game with a five-run sixth inning and held off a seventh-inning rally to clinch a playoff spot.
Kolten Morrison drove home the first two runs in the sixth with a single, then scored on a double by Brett Grabman.
Mike Brown had a run-scoring single and Caullan Owens completed the rally with a RBI triple.
Corey Vukovic (3-1) went the first six innings for the win. He had four strikeouts.
Lonnie McQueen took over with two on and none out in the seventh and finished up the game.
Wharmby (12-7) had scored twice and had the tying run at the plate in the bottom of the seventh but flew out to end the game.
Billy Herman had two hits for Wharmby while Tom Popadak (3-2) suffered the loss, allowing four runs in five plus innings.
Livi Steel 11,Youngstown Express 4
Brock Stevens had three hits, one a double, for Livi (11-8), which clinched the final playoff spot.
Scooter Hargate a pair of doubles and three RBIs, Tony Pozega had a single and a double, and Dan Morrison and Chester Kirkwood had two singles each.
Bobby Revesz (4-1) went the first five innings for the win with three strikeouts. Mike Berry and Mark Cartwright had two hits each for the Express (4-15).