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Central Florida League Fall 2019 Highlights Week Five

The players on Palm Ridge Dental continue to win as they bested Team Koller, 16-9. The Dental squad got three hits each from substitute Gary Nicolay, Dale Neff, Bill Sass and Phil D’Adamo. Ed Chirumbolo and Craig Dahlquist each walked twice and had two hits. Sass and Neff drove in three runs, while Nicolay sent four runs in.

Team Koller had four hits from Rocky Spottswood and three each by John Ambrose, Dan Linn and Paul Brocato.

By virtue of playing one more game, Synergy Wealth continues to lead the league with its 14-8 over Babiarz Law. Jim White powered Synergy with four hits including a three-run homer. Adding a pair of hits were Bob Kelly, Jim Creed, Howard Charney, Mike Collins, Jim Gordon, Scott King, Mike Landry and Vin Stebbins. Gordon and King each had a triple.

Babiarz Law got two hits by Manager Tim Wilcox, Pat Kirk, Gary Lewis, Roy Warter and substitute Craig Dahlquist. Dave Hafer drove in two runs in the first with a double.

Softball’s R Game shook off its hitting slump and defeated Arden Jewelers 17-3. Smacking three hits for Softball’s R Game were John Kushner, Rick Duemler, Bob Holbert and Jim Lambert. Adding a pair of hits were Jim Kitzler, Al Houle, John Barracato, Neil Marple, Leroy Yoder and George Kennedy. Arden Jewelers had three hits by Gary Coleman and a pair from Vinny Caso and Don Evans.

Pie O Mine won its first game of the season, 13-11, over Paul Davis Restorations. Pie O Mine’s Kevin Moore had four hits and Dave Campbell added three. Stroking a pair of hits were Ken Atkinson, Chick Cicatelli and substitute John Ashby. Moore drove in four runs for the winners.

Paul Davis scored six runs in the first two innings and then only one more until the top of the seventh, when the team scored four runs in attempting a comeback. Steve DeLuca had three hits in the loss, while Chris Iorio, Don Brozick, Ron Rowe, Ron Lipowski and Manager Don Mulneix each had a pair of hits.

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