June 13, 2013


Night Owls pound out couple of ‘D’ victories


Bob Ellis/staff photographer
Palm Gardens/Fine Designs second baseman Tara Wilhoit tags Lara Discenza (27) of Deli Downtown without the ball, which went into centerfield Wednesday at Dexter Park. The play is backed up by shortstop Miranda Cooper (right).

Wendy Lockwood delivered three doubles and a triple as Night Owls pounded out 33 hits during a doubleheader softball sweep of Homer Logging in Cortland Women’s Slowpitch League D Division action Wednesday night.
Lockwood went 3-for-4 with three doubles, three runs scored and three RBIs in a 13-1 romp in game one. She banged her triple in the 5-2 victory in game two.
In other D Division contests, One Cent Saloon conquered Tioga Hardwoods/Cutia’s Auto 11-6 and Deli Downtown blanked Palm Gardens/Fine Design 23-0.
In C Division play, Franklin Rock/Central City nipped Red Jug Pub 1-0 in eight innings, Paddy’s Pub posted a 6-4 victory over Gator’s/Cortland Storage and Brix handed Hairy Tony’s a 10-4 setback.
In E Division action, Easy Street/Stupid Choppers took the opening game of a doubleheader from The Tavern/Home-Cort Advantage 11-6, but The Tavern crew bounced back to take game two 4-2. Ho-Beau’s was a 10-4 winner over Dark Horse.
Night Owls 13, Homer Logging 1: Night Owls clung to a 2-1 lead before scoring seven runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to pull away. Teresa Larkin added a 3-for-4 bat with three RBIs while Alexis Young was a perfect 3-for-3 with two RBIs for Night Owls. Jessie Curtis and Arlone Chrysler (double) provided support by going 2-for-3.
Sherri Dewitt and Abbey Homer went 2-for-2 for Homer Logging. Stephanie Preston was 2-for-3 with a triple.
Night Owls 5, Homer Logging 2: Night Owls took a 3-0 lead in the top of the second inning and added insurance runs in the fourth and seventh innings.
Mary Kate Boland led the way by going 4-for-4. Val Plumley added a 3-for-3 effort while A.J. Deforest and Deidre Plumley were each 2-for-3.
Chrissy Fisher and Abbey Homer drove in the Homer Logging runs.
One Cent Saloon 11, Tioga Hardwoods/Cutia’s Auto 6: One Cent broke a 5-5 tie with six runs in the top of the sixth inning. Jody Maroney (3 RBIs) and Nikki Reed (2 RBIs) were each 4-for-4 to pace the winning attack. Dusty Dirig added a 3-for-3 effort with two doubles and two RBIs.
Sarah Cobb led Tioga/Cutia’s with her 3-for-4 bat. Nikki Billings and Stacy Billings each provided 2-for-4 bats. Nikki had a triple and two RBIs. Rachel Moran and Michelle Stevens were also 2-for-4 for Tioga/Cutia’s.
Deli Downtown 23, Palm Gardens/Fine Designs 0: Marcy Griffin hit a double, triple and home run to aid the Deli Downtown rout.
Franklin Rock/Central City 1, Red Jug Pub 0, 8 innings: Danielle Dewey drove in the lone run of the game in the top of the eighth inning of this defensive battle. Amber Ingalls hit a triple for the winners.
Paddy’s Pub 6, Gator’s/Cortland Storage 4: After taking a 4-2 lead in the bottom of the first inning, Paddy’s needed a pair of fifth-inning runs to secure the victory.
Kellie Wood went 3-for-4 to lead Paddy’s. Lindy West (double) and Amy Terwilliger added 2-for-3 efforts.
Mary Griffin and Abby Martin (double) each went 2-for-3 for Gator’s.
Brix 10, Hairy Tony’s 4:Stacey Caldwell, Tarrah Seaver and Laura Campbell each went 3-for-4 for Brix. Campbell drove in four runs.
Lisa Parsons, Corinne Russell, Mary Phelps and Gina Hiscox each hit a double for Hairy Tony’s.
Easy Street/Stupid Choppers 11, The Tavern/Home-Cort Advantage 6: Melissa Ward hit a double in the opening game win for Easy Street.
The Tavern/Home-Cort Advantage 4, Easy Street/Stupid Choppers 2: Christy Mott hit a double and was part of what would be the winning run as The Tavern took game two of the twinbill. Rachel Chase had a pair of RBIs.
Ho-Beau’s 10, Dark Horse 4: Stacie Kellaway and Crissy Colasurdo hit doubles as Ho-Beau’s used a six-run fourth inning to build an 8-1 lead and cruise to victory.


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