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Central Florida League Fall 2019 Highlights Week Six

Palm Ridge Dental took over first place by remaining perfect with a 14-12 win over Arden Jewelers.

The Dental team got three hits each from Paul DiJulio, Craig Dahlquist, George Loew, Bill Sass and Phil D’Adamo. Sass, D’Adamo and John Leone all had triples.
Arden had Doug St. Andrews, Don Evans, and sub Ken Atkinson stroke three hits. Adding a pair each were Alan Zahm, Mark Isom, Ray Bedford, Peter Daub, Don Melcher and Carlos Lopez.

Softball’s R Game scored in all but one inning and defeated Paul Davis Restorations, 15-7. Bob Holbert, Rick Duemler and pitcher Neil Marple each had three hits. Adding a pair apiece were John Kushner, Jim Lambert, Art Anton, Al Houle, Leroy Yoder, George Kennedy and sub Kevin Moore.

Paul Davis leadoff hitter Chris Iorio had a super day at the plate with two singles and two triples. Adding two hits each were Don Brozick, Ron Rowe, Steve DeLuca, Gary Luck and Jerry Woolsey.

Synergy Wealth fell from the ranks of the unbeaten as Sammy Joe’s won, 17-12. Sammy Joe’s Rick Fredieu and Rich Bergman smacked four hits each. Tony Whittaker had a two-run homer as one of his two hits. Also tallying two hits were Mike Raines, Ron Lipowski, Vic Nucatola and Jeff Bekasi.

Synergy got three hits from Jim Creed, Howard Charney, Scott King and Jim Gordon. Sub Gary Nicolay had a home run in the first inning. Michael Collins, Bud Ramsey, Mike Landry, Vin Stebbins and manager Vernon Brooks all had two hits in the loss.

Team Koller bested Babiarz Law by the score of 18-11. Bob Riley, Ed Flynn and Rocky Spottswood led Koller with three hits each. Chipping in a pair of hits were John Ambrose, Tom McGann, Al Maar, Paul Brocato, Bob LaFrance, and Mike Labetti.

Babairz got three hits from Scott Marshall and two each by Maury Fjestad, Pat Perkins, Jim Wiegand, Mark Goodwin, Dave Hafer and Tim Wilcox.

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