Alex Eusebio (1-0) tossed a no-hitter Tuesday night in Columbiana’s league opening win over Leetonia. The Clippers (4-0, 1-0 EOAC) defeated the Bears 13-0 in 5 innings at Firestone Park.
Eusebio was dominant, allowing only two baserunners (1 BB and 1 HBP) on the afternoon while striking out 10 Bear hitters.
Offensively, the Clippers had 10 hits and also walked six times. Seth Spooner led the way with a 2 run homerun and a triple. Zachary Pleska added two hits. Devin Daugherty tripled and Alex Eusebio helped his own cause with a double. Bayden Pipoly reached base 3 times including a hit and stole five bases for Columbiana. Ashton Kakavros and Ian Less each got their first varsity hits to help the winners.
The Clippers and Bears will finish their two game set tomorrow at Leetonia. First pitch is scheduled for 5 PM.