81 F
The Villages
Monday, September 27, 2021

Frankie Brin 74’s goes undefeated to win softball tournament in Sanford

The Frankie Brin 74’s softball team won its bracket at the Salt-N-Pepper Family Memorial Tournament.

The event was held this past weekend at the Boombah Sports Complex in Sanford. Frankie Brin finished the tournament with a 4-0 record.

The Frankie Brin 74’s softball team scored four victories to win the Salt-N-Pepper Family Memorial Tournament at the Boombah Sports Complex in Sanford this past weekend.

On Saturday, Frankie Brin defeated Senior Moments, 20-2, and The Venom, 16-15. In the win against The Venom, Frankie Brin scored one run in the bottom of 7th inning to get the victory. Linwood Manning drove in Cal Allison for the win. The Venom were the top-ranked team in the 74’s bracket.

On Sunday, Frankie Brin played The Venom again in their first game and came away with another win, 23-9. Roger Scott drilled three home runs, while Al Barrett and Bob Juhaszr also had homers. In their second game on Sunday, Frankie Brin defeated Woodlawn Hitting Club, 21-12, to finish the tournament undefeated.

During the two two-day event, Frankie Brin’s Bob Falzone and Bill Dunkley went down with injuries. But Frank Murth and Duane Miller stepped up and filled in admirably for them.

Scott did the majority of the pitching, earning three wins, while Miller tallied the other victory from the mound.

Frankie Brin had a tournament team batting average of .764. The leading hitters were Dunkley 1.000, Cal Allison .929, Dave Sellars .923, Dave Mamuscia .818, Murth .800 and Scott .786 (four home runs and 10 RBIs). Other team members were Linwood Manning, Rod Severson, Greg Foster, Bob Buchanan, Barrett, Falzone, Juhaszr, Miller and Dick Kanyan.

More Headlines
Stories in and around The Villages, Florida

The Villages, Florida

Letters to the Editor
Opinions submitted by residents in and around The Villages

COVID-19 takes toll on male sexual performance

A Village of Poinciana resident points to a report that should inspire men to seek the COVID-19 vaccination.

Non-residents using pools in The Villages

A Village of Pine Ridge resident is concerned that non-residents are regularly using swimming pools in The Villages. Read his Letter to the Editor.

There must be a reckoning

A reader from Jupiter Beach, in a Letter to the Editor, declares there must be a reckoning when it comes to former President Trump.

I won’t get the COVID-19 vaccine

A Village of Orange Blossom Gardens resident, who suffered through COVID-19 in December with her husband, explains in a Letter to the Editor why she won’t get the COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19-positive aliens coming into America

A Village of Mallory Square resident, in a Letter to the Editor, asks Democrats to admit their hypocrisy as COVID-19-positive aliens flooding into America.

The Villages, Florida