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Sunday, April 18, 2021

Two teams tied for first place with 5-2 records in Central Florida League

Two teams are tied for first place after seven weeks of play in the Central Florida League.

Sammy Joe’s and Team Koller are sporting 5-2 records, followed by Palm Ridge Dental and Synergy Wealth, which are tied for second with 4-1 records. Softball’s R Game sits in third place with a 3-4 record and Paul Davis Restoration remains winless.

The latest games in the league include:

Softball’s R Game 8, Sammy Joe’s 7

Sammy Joe’s 223 000 0-7

Softball’s R Game 030 200 3-8

  • Winning pitcher: C.J. O’Neill. Losing pitcher: Duane Miller.
  • 2B: Sammy Joe’s (Mike Arnella). Softball’s R Game: (Bob Greenawalt).
  • 3B: Sammy Joe’s (Bill Reed).
  • HR: Softball’s R Game (Alan Zahm).
  • 3 RBI: Softball’s R Game (Rich Bergman).

Team Koller 17, Paul Davis Restorations 9

Paul Davis Restorations 105 000 3-9

Team Koller 300 554 X-17

  • Winning pitcher: Jim Moyer. Losing pitcher: John Ashby.
  • 2B: Paul Davis Restorations (Wayne Heiman 2, Paul Brocato, Gregg Quattlebaum). Team Koller (Dave Saxe, Don Melcher, Howard Charney).
  • 3B: Paul Davis Restorations (Bill Stutters). Team Koller (Rocky Spottswood).
  • HR: Team Koller (Charney).
  • 4 hits: Paul Davis Restorations (Don Brozick). Team Koller (Charney).
  • 3 hits: Paul Davis Restorations (Quattlebaum). Team Koller (Erick Fromhulzer, John Ambrose).
  • 3 RBI: Paul Davis Restorations (Heiman). Team Koller (Charney).

Synergy Wealth 8, Palm Ridge Dental 7

Synergy Wealth 301 000 4-8

Palm Ridge Dental 121 001 2-7

  • Winning pitcher: Tim Carroll. Losing pitcher: Neil Marple.
  • 2B: Synergy Wealth (Jim White 2, Mark Hildebrand 2, Rick Duemler, Bob Kelly). Palm Ridge Dental (Tom Nicodemo, Don Melcher).
  • 3B: Synergy Wealth (Kelly, White).
  • HR: Palm Ridge Dental (Charlie Clare).
  • 3 hits: Synergy Wealth (White, Hildebrand). Palm Ridge Dental (Mike Gillen).
  • 3 RBI: Synergy Wealth (White).

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