CANFIELD, Ohio (WYTV) – Austintown Fitch edged Canfield 2-1 in 8 innings under extreme rainy and windy conditions Wednesday afternoon.
The Falcons tallied a bases loaded walk to score the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth.
Jared Katurasky went 1-2 with an RBI in the win for Fitch. Jake Gherardi finished the day 1-3 with a double. Nick Bianco went 2-4 in the victory.
Derek Gunter tossed 6 shutout innings with 5 strikeouts for the Falcons. Kapturasky picked up the win on the mound pitching 2 innings, allowing 1 run with 5 strikeouts.
Canfield Pitcher Joey Machuga worked 6 innings and allowed 6 hits, 1 run, with 2 strikeouts.
Joe DeLucia and Ryan Cheslik each went 2-4 in the loss for the Cardinals.
Fitch improves to 2-0 overall on the season, while Canfield drops to 0-4.