June 28, 2012


Ho-Beau’s/Doug’s win is extra sweet

Kristy May completed her perfect day at the plate for Ho-Beau’s/Doug’s Fish Fry by driving in the winning run in the bottom of an extra eighth inning on Wednesday night.
May’s fourth hit in four at-bats was the walk-off winner that gave her E Division softball squad an 8-7 victory over Easy Street/Stupid Choppers in the Cortland Women’s Slowpitch League.
In other E Division action, Dark Horse beat Ivan’s Dave’s Auto 16-11 and Tioga Hardwoods/Cutia’s Auto doubled up The Tavern/Home-Cort Advantage 6-3.
In D Division contests, Night Owls downed Palm Gardens 17-12 and Deli Downtown clipped Penny’s One Cent 10-1.
In C Division play, Paddy’s Pub edged Franklin Rock/Central City 11-9, Hairy Tony’s topped Red Jug Pub 11-4 and’s Pizza defeated Gator’s/Cortland Self Storage 22-12.
Ho-Beau’s/Doug’s 8, Easy Street/Choppers 7: Ho-Beau’s/Doug’s led 5-2 through two innings before seeing the game tied up fourth,with Easy Street/Choppers then moving ahead 7-5 lead in the fifth. Ho-Beau’s battled back to tie the score at 7-7 in the bottom of the sixth inning and won the game in the first extra inning.
Mary Hicks went 4-for-5 for Ho-Beau’s/Doug’s. Stacie Keleway added a 3-for-4 effort with a double while Betty May was 3-for-5. Melissa Morgan was 4-for-4 in the loss, teammates Mel Sands and Mckayla Sharak adding 3-for-4 performances.
Dark Horse 16, Ivan’s/Dave’s Auto 11: Dark Horse broke a 4-4 tie with four runs in the bottom of the fourth inning and secured the victory with an eight-run fifth inning. Ivan’s battled back, but came up short.
Steph Riker powered Dark Horse with her 3-for-4 bat that included a double and five RBIs. Shelly Mcumber belted a triple for the winners. Romney Badman and Jessica Rigg each hit triples for Ivan’s/Dave’s Auto. Haley Lowie added a double.
Tioga Hardwoods/Cutia’s Auto 6, The Tavern/Home-Cort 3: Tioga/Cutia’s broke a 3-3 tie with a run in the top of the sixth inning and two more insurance runs in the seventh. Pam Wenck, Christy Mott and Stacie Schafer each hit a double for The Tavern.
Night Owls 17, Palm Gardens 12: Night Owls trailed 12-6 heading into the bottom of the sixth inning before the home team plated 11 runs to comeback and score the victory.
Nicole Meeker led the attack as she was 4-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs. Wendy Lockwood (2 doubles), Audrey Jones, Val Plumley and Bridget Dutcher each contributed 2-for-4 efforts.
Pacing Palm Gardens was Carrie Gumar who went 4-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and three RBIs. Shanna Brown and Miranda Odell (triple. 4 RBIs) added 2-for-4 performances and Sue Foster was 2-for-3.
Deli Downtown 10, One Cent 7: Deli Downtown used four extra-base hits to pull out the win. Lara Almansberger belted a home run, Lindsay McCandless and Abby Reich had triples with Marcy Griffin hitting a double.
Paddy’s Pub 11, Franklin Rock/Central City 9: Deb Contri (double) and Jess Hull each went 3-for-4 as Paddy’s scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning to take a 10-8 lead. McKenna Riley, Danielle Sheriff and Steph Hartquist were each 3-for-4 for Franklin Rock/Central City.
Hairy Tony’s 11, Red Jug Pub 4: Christella Yonta was a perfect 4-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs as Hairy Tony’s broke open a close 5-4 game with six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning. Tina Watson and Lisa Carter chipped in with 2-for-3 nights while SueAnn Stahlman was 2-for-4.
Shannon Allen went 2-for-3 for Red Jug Pub.’s Pizza 22, Gator’s/Self Storage 12: The winners used a pair of 10-run innings to blow this game open. The second outburst coming in the bottom of the sixth inning when leading 12-10.
Gina Phelps (double, 4 RBIs), Emily Frantz (double, 2 RBIs) and Alexis Young (double, 2 RBIs) each provided 2-for-3 bats at the plate for the’s Pizza. Jamie Brown (double), Melissa Trichilo and Becky VanWagenen were each 2-for-3 for Gator’s/Cortland Self Storage. B. Barber was 3-for-4.


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