NABF WORLD SERIES
Brooklyn (N.Y.) Bonnie Paws 8, Astros Falcons 3
Brooklyn jumped to a 7-2 lead in the first inning and never looked back. Brooklyn finished with 11 hits. Thomas Pallazotto, Ryan Rodriguez and Joseph Narvaez each collected multiple hits. Pallazotto went 3 for 3 at the plate to lead Brooklyn. Lucas Slesinki earned the win for Brooklyn giving up three runs, six hits and striking out two. Zach Leonard led the Astros with two hits.
Baird Brothers 2, Roth Brothers 0
Brandon Kilpatrick earned the win for Baird throwing a five-hit shutout and striking out three. Baird scored off an error by Roth and a single to left field for its two runs. Trent Milliren took the loss for Roth. He pitched six innings allowing two runs and three hits. Dylan Mattocks went 2 for 3 for Roth.
NABF 18-U REGIONAL FINAL
Release (Ohio) 6, Creekside Fitness 2
A five-run third inning sent the Release past Creekside and into the NABF 18-U World Series, which begins Thursday at Cene Park. Nick Smith scattered seven hits and struck out eight for the win. Chad Szydlowski had two hits and a sacrifice and Aaron Valentine had a double and two RBIs. For Creekside, Matt Senchak had two hits and scored while Noah Suarez singled and scored.
NABF 18-U REGIONAL SEMIFINALS
Creekside Fitness 7, Diamond Boys (Ohio) 2
Sebastian Lay pitched a one-hitter and struck out six for Creekside. The locals collected 16 hits, including two singles and two doubles by Johnny Medvec. Matt Senchak, Pad O’Shaughnessy, Dom Pecchia and T.J. DeShields each had two his. T.J. Hoffman had two hits for the Diamond Boys.
Release (Ohio) 5, Lincoln Park (Mich.) 4
Justin Hudacek got the win for the Release, scattering seven hits. Nathan Birtley had a two-run single and Ryan Jacobs added a run-scoring single. Jace Matkin singled and doubled with two RBIs and Tyler Beachnau had two hits for Lincoln Park
JUNIOR LEAGUE SOFTBALL
Poland-Canfield 9,Wheelersburg 0
The Poland/Canfield Junior girls won the state championship with Sunday’s victory. KaiLi Gross fired a two-hitter and struck out nine. Brooke Bobbey and Abby Farber each had three hits to lead the locals. Connie Cougras and Gross each had two hits. Poland-Canfield advances to regional play in South Holland, Ill., and will face Iowa to begin the double-elimination tournament at 3 p.m. Saturday.
WARREN AA BASEBALL
Warren Metro Ice 11, Marlins 9
Warren Metro Ice built a nine-run lead in the fifth inning, but had to hold on for a narrow win. Jake Evanoff and Mark Herron each drove in three runs for Metro Ice. Herron had a triple and Evanoff singled and doubled. A.J. Armstrong earned the win for Warren. He pitched four innings, giving up one run and three hits. He struck out two and did not walk a batter. The Marlins’ rally included a run-scoring single by Bobby Dulay, an RBI double by Nick Morton and an RBI single by Tom Popadak in the fifth. Dulay had another RBI single in the sixth. Pelo added a run-scoring single in the seventh. Dulay had three hits.