Two teams tied for first place with 4-1 records in Central Florida League

There’s a two-way tie for first place in the Central Florida League after five weeks of action.

Sammy Joe’s and Team Koller each boast 4-1 records to lead the league. Palm Ridge Dental and Synergy Wealth are tied for second place with 3-2 record. Softball’s R Game sits in third place with a 1-4 record and Paul Davis Restorations remains winless with an 0-5 record.

The latest games in the league included:

Team Koller 7, Softball’s R Game 5
Softball’s R Game 100 202 0-5
Team Koller 014 020 x-7
Winning pitcher: Jim Moyer. Losing pitcher: Bob Baker.
2B: Softball’s R Game (Baker). Team Koller (Kevin Saunders, John Ambrose).
3B: Team Koller (Ambrose).
HR: Softball’s R Game (Manny Sanchez). Team Koller (Howard Charney).
3 hits: Softball’s R Game (Bob Greenawalt).
3 RBI: Softball’s R Game (Baker). Team Koller (Charney).

Synergy Wealth 16, Paul Davis Restorations 7
Synergy Wealth 410 145 1-16
Paul Davis Restorations 421 000 0-7
Winning pitcher: Carlos Lopez. Losing pitcher: John Ashby.
2B: Synergy Wealth (Jim White 2, Rick Duemler, Art Anton).
3B: Synergy Wealth (Ray Bedford, Anton). Paul Davis Restorations (Paul Brocato).
HR: Synergy Wealth Synergy (White). Paul Davis Restorations (Wayne Heiman 2).
4 hits: Synergy Wealth (Bob Kelly).
9 RBI: Synergy Wealth (White).
4 RBI: Paul Davis Restorations (Heiman).

Sammy Joe’s 10, Palm Ridge Dental 7
Sammy Joe’s 402 22-10
Palm Ridge Dental 510 01-7
Winning pitcher: Duane Miller. Losing pitcher: Neil Marple.
2B: Sammy Joe’s (Dave Vest 2, Bill Reed). Palm Ridge Dental (Kyle Garland, Neil Marple).
3B: Sammy Joe’s (John Leone). Palm Ridge Dental: (Chris Iorio, Mike Gillen).
HR: Sammy Joe’s (Dan Linn). Palm Ridge Dental (Charlie Clare).
3 hits: Sammy Joe’s (Pat Kirk, Vest). Palm Ridge Dental (Clare).

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