Frankie Brin Financial (FBF) 74’s traveled to Auburndale Softball Sports Complex, Auburndale, Florida to participate in the FHCASA Vietnam Anniversary Classic which was held on November 3-4, 2018.
The team went 3-1 while playing in the 74 plus Division which had a 3-team bracket.
In the first game on Saturday, FBF won 15-7 over Lakeland 74’s. In the 2nd game, FBF won 16-9 against Woodlawn Hitting Club 74’s.
On Sunday, since rain was expected, the tournament went to a 1-pitch format. In the first game, FBF lost to Woodlawn Hitting Club 74’s, 5-4. The final game would be played against Lakeland 74’s for the Championship. FBF shut down Lakeland 74 in the first inning and went on to score 5 runs in the bottom of the inning. FBF went on to win the game 10-2.
Frankie Brin Financial gave up a total of 23 runs while scoring 45 throughout the tournament. Dewey McVicker did an excellent job pitching all four games. Leading hitters for Frankie Brin Financial: Dick Kanyan (.833), Dewey McVicker and Carl McWilliams (.700), Rod Severson (.692) 3B-2 and ITP HR, Frank Murth (.692) 2B, Roger Scott (.667), 2B, 3B, ITP HR, Jim Harrison (.636) 2B, 3B, Gregg Foster (.615) 3B-2, Dave Foltz .556), Dave Mamuscia (.400), Don Borie (.333) 2B and Tom McGann (.308) 2B-2, 3B-1.