The host Tallmadge baseball team improved to 5-1 overall and 2-0 in the Suburban League American Conference after earning a 5-4 victory over Copley Monday at Dave Young Field.

Todd Bangston pitched 2 ? scoreless innings of relief to get the win.

Luke Thomas had three hits and three stolen bases and Sam Seeker had a triple and an RBI for the Blue Devils.

Owen Jascoe added two hits, two RBIs and a stolen base for Tallmadge.