League leader Synergy Wealth scored in the first four innings to build up a lead that Softball’s R Game couldn’t overcome and won, 19-11.
Synergy was led by pitcher Bud Ramsey with four hits. Adding three hits were Howard Charney, Bob Kelly, Jim White and Michael Collins. Charney and White each stroked a triple and accounted for seven runs. Collins also had a three-run homer.
Softball’s R Game had four hits each from John Kushner and Rick Duemler. Jim Kitzler drove in three runs with a hit and a sacrifice fly.
Palm Ridge Dental continued to win with a 12-10 victory over Sammy Joe’s. Palm Ridge had three hits by Ed Chirumbolo, Paul DiJulio and Bruce Harlan. Craig Dahlquist had a triple to drive in a couple of runs and John Leone’s triple started off the second inning.
Sammy Joe’s was powered by Mike Raine’s four hits, two of which were triples. Mark Hildebrand had a single, a pair of doubles and a sacrifice fly to account for three runs.
Team Koller won a low-scoring game, 7-2, over Pie O Mine. Team Koller’s leadoff batter, Mike Gillen, had four hits. Tom McGann had three hits while Bob Riley, John Ambrose and Dan Linn stroked two hits each.
Pie O Mine scored all of its runs in the last inning as leadoff hitter Dave Campbell, Ed Moriarity and Ken Atkinson all had hits. John Charles also stroked a single and Chick Cicatelli drove in the second run with a sacrifice.
Arden Jewelers scored in each of the first five innings and put away Paul Davis Restorations, 11-1. Arden’s leadoff batter, Manny Sanchez, had a pair of triples in his first two at bats and added a pair of singles to lead his team.
The next batter, Doug St. Andrews, had a sacrifice fly and three hits, while the third batter, Alan Zahm, smacked a pair of homers and a single to drive in five runs. Ray Bedford had three hits for the winners.
Paul Davis managed only seven hits with pitcher Gary Luck stroking two, as did sub Rick Duemler. He set up the lone score as his double advanced Don Mulneix to third. He then scored on a sacrifice by Don Brozick.