PITTSBURGH - Steubenville Post 33 moved its record to 19-13 with a split of a doubleheader Saturday on the road against Plum.
Post 33 earned the Game 1 win behind the complete-game performance of Josh Malesky on the mound and a single and home run from catcher Kai McClurg for a 6-2 victory.
Malesky fanned three and walked two.
Plum came back in the second game and scored six runs in the fifth and sixth innings for a 7-2 win.
Alex Young tripled for an RBI and Brenton Colabella and Justin Corsi each added a double and an RBI. Bryan Pierro doubled and singled and JoJo Pierro singled twice.
Corsi delivered two doubles and an RBI in the second game, while Josh Merrriman contributed a single and double and Colabella a single and RBI.
Post 33 hosts Wheeling at 1 p.m. today for two, visits Moundsville Monday and entertains Wayne County for a nine-inning affair on Thursday.
Steubenville 6, Plum 2
Steubenville 210 201 0 - 6 8 0
Plum 000 110 0 - 2 10 1
STEUBENVILLE: Malesky (WP, 3K, 2BB) and McClurg; Young T, rbi; Colabella D, rbi; Corsi D, rbi; McClurg S, HR, rbi; Porreca rbi; B. Pierro D, S; J. Pierro 2S.
PLUM: Crass (LP, 0K, 5BB), Dawson (4, 0K, 0BB) and Spynda; O'Block 3S; Kirkpatrick 2S; Cross D; Podvasnik S; Dawson S; Koshinsky S; Guido S.
Plum 7, Steubenville 2
Steubenville 100 100 0 - 2 7 1
Plum 001 042 x - 7 7 3
STEUBENVILLE: Murphy (LP, 2K, 3BB) and Merriman; Colabella S, rbi; B. Pierro S; J. Pierro S; Corsi 2D, rbi; Merriman S, D.
PLUM: Stotler (WP, 1K, 0BB) and Spynda; Guido S; Podvasnik S; Spynda 2S, rbi; Malesky 2S, 3rbi; O'Block S; Dawson S.