‘I have been waiting for this’: Class B baseball returns to the Valley; 18-U Astro Falcons dominant in first outing


Astro blanked the Whiting Rolloffs 10-0 in their opening Class B 18U game of the season which started Sunday

STRUTHERS, Ohio (WKBN) – Class B baseball returned Sunday as the league began their season following health and safety guidelines set forth by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine.

All three divisions are having a season (14U, 16U and 18U), playing 18 games each plus a postseason.

The U18 Astro Falcons got off to a hot start, topping Whiting Rolloffs 10-0 in five innings.

Champion grad and Ohio University baseball player Andrew Russell pitched a complete game shutout, allowing just four hits with 6 Ks.

Canfield grad and Charlotte freshman Dom Pilolli went 1-3 with 3 RBIs and 2 runs scored.

Columbiana senior Chase Franken had a hit and scored twice.

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