CADIZ - The Steubenville Legion Post 33 baseball team opened its season with a 4-2 win at Cadiz Thursday.
Josh Malesky picked up the win on the hill for Steubenville. Steve Mihalyo was the big bat for the victors, picking up a triple, single and three RBIs on the day. Brenton Colabella knocked in a run with a double, while Aleks Porreca and Kyle Laukert each had a double and a single. Alex Young had a single as well for Steubenville.
Rasheen Mitchell had a triple and an RBI for Cadiz, with Ike Bailey and B.J. Buzby each adding a single.
Post 33 (1-0) hosts St. Clairsville today and a welcomes Coshocton Saturday for a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m.
Steubenville 4, Cadiz 2
Post 33 002 100 1 - 4 8 2
Cadiz 200 000 0 - 2 3 1
POST 33 (1-0): Malesky (WP, 7K, 3BB) and Laukert. Mihalyo t,s, 3rbi; Young s; Colabella d, rbi; Porreca d, s; Laukert d, s.
CADIZ (0-1): Kernick (LP, 1K, 4BB), Pelegreen (4th, 1K, 1BB) and Nick Patrone. Mitchell t, rbi; Bailey s; Buzby s.