Local kids lead the way in Eastern Gateway’s home opener win


The Gators improve to (2-2) on the season win

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Eastern Gateway Gators won their home opener Wednesday afternoon with an 11-10 victory over Mercyhurst North East.

Warren Harding grad Grant Williams, Boardman native Evan Knaus and Jackson Milton grad Noah Laster all homered for the Gators, who improve to (2-2) on the season win.

Williams finished with 4 RBI and Poland grad Braden Olsen scored three times for EGCC. Alfredo Cruz earned his first win of the season.

Eastern Gateway will return to Rich Coppola Field in Austintown March 4 when they host Owens Community College. The first pitch of that scheduled doubleheader is slated for 1 p.m.

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