STEUBENVILLE - Post 33 strung together two four-run innings in a 9-3 victory over Toronto Post 86 Thursday at Vaccaro Field.
Steubenville put four on the board in the first and third innings to hand Toronto starting pitcher Seth Cox the loss.
Alecks Porreca and John Linn had two-hit games for the winners. Porreca delivered a triple and Alex Young and Justin Corsi doubled. A double by Young was turned into a two-base error and a run when it was misplayed in the outfield.
TRYING TO TURN TWO — Steubenville Post 33 second baseman John Linn tries to turn a double play during Thursday’s 9-3 victory over Toronto. Post 86’s John Romey, who was out on the play, looks at the throw to first base.
-- Mike Mathison
Vance Goddard contributed a two-hit game for Post 86. Cox and Ralph King doubled for Toronto.
Jim Panella earned the win. He struck out six and walked none.
Steubenville 9, Toronto 3
Toronto 002 001 0 - 3 8 3
Steubenville 404 001 x - 9 7 4
TORONTO: Cox (LP, 1K, 3BB), King (4, 1K, 0BB) and Soloman; King D; Cox D, rbi; Romey S; Owens S; Antinone S, rbi; Melville S; King S.
STEUBENVILLE: Panella (WP, 6K, 0BB) and Laukert; Porreca S, T, rbi; Corsi D; Young D; Mihalyo S; Linn 2S, rbi; Panella rbi.