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July 15, 2010

 

Losing habit halted by Homer Logging

Softball

Joe McIntyre/staff photographer
Franklin Rock/Central City third baseman Jamie Hage fields a grounder for an attempted force out at second base in the third inning against xpress-pay.com/Cutia’s Pizza Wednesday at Beaudry Park.

Homer Logging picked up its first Cortland Women’s Slowpitch League D Division win of the season in impressive fashion Wednesday night, rolling over Stone Lounge 19-7 in a five-inning mercy rule game.
In other D Division contests, Bob’s Riverside beat Deli Downtown 10-5 and Red Jug Pub beat Palm Gardens 18-6 in another mercy rule game.
Ho-Beau’s/Doug’s Fish Fry stayed atop the E Division with a come-from-behind 11-10 win over Dave’s Automotive, while Dark Horse was a 10-7 winner over Easy Street/Stupid Choppers in six innings and St. Charles/Tioga Hardwoods whipped The Tavern 26-5 in a six-inning mercy rule game.
Franklin Rock/Central City Bar & Grill was a 14-10 winner over Xpress-Pay.com/Cutia’s Pizza in the C Division, where Hairy Tony’s drubbed Ivan’s 10-2 and Paddy’s Pub/281 Bowl bested Gator’s Tavern 14-6.
D DIVISION
Homer Logging 19, Stone Lounge 7 (5 inn.): Stacie Young (triple) and Sherri DeWitt both went 3-for-4 to lead the way as Homer Logging rolled after losing its first nine games of the season. The winners also benefited from strong defensive play. Julie Bennett tripled for Stone Lounge, which fell out of first place with the loss.
Bob’s Riverside 10, Deli Downtown 5: The winners got all the runs they’d need early, scoring six times over the first two innings. Wendy Lockwood went 4-for-4 and scored three runs to lead the way offensively, while Jenn Dellamonica went 3-for-4 with a double, triple, an RBI and a run, Sue Apley 3-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a run, Val Plumley 2-for-3 and Nicole Meeker 2-for-4 with two RBIs.
Erin Moore went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs for Deli Downtown, while Abbey Reich (two RBIs) and Shannon Standhart (two runs) both went 2-for-4.
Red Jug Pub 18, Palm Gardens 6 (5 inn.): Red Jug Pub exploded for 10 first-inning runs and never looked back, led by Sara Allen, who went 3-for-4 and scored two runs. Brie Foley (three runs) and Kelly Bushey (two runs) both went 2-for-3 for the winners, while Miranda Odell went 3-for-3 and scored a run for Palm Gardens
E DIVISION
Ho-Beau’s/Doug’s Fish Fry 11, Dave’s Automotive 10: Cathy Heath (two triples), Crissy Colasurdo (double) and Terry Sovocool all went 3-for-3 for division-leading Ho-Beau’s/Doug’s, which scored six runs in the first but trailed 10-7 before scoring four times in the bottom of the fifth for the final margin. Kayla Stockton went 3-for-5 for Dave’s Automotive.
Dark Horse 10, Easy Street/Stupid Choppers 7 (6 inn.): Karen Standish went 3-for-3 for Dark Horse, which trailed 3-1 before scoring five runs in the fourth and three more in the fifth. Jamie Reynolds, Shelly McCumber, Katie Potter and Michelle Bleck all went 3-for-4 and Melissa Morgan was 2-for-4 with a double for the winners. Chrissy Davis went 3-for-3 for Easy Street/Stupid Choppers, with Heather Neadom, Jody ward and Kristen Dye all going 3-for-4.
St. Charles Hotel/Tioga Hardwoods 26, The Tavern 5 (6 inn.): The winners, who were led by 5-for-5 nights by Donna Cruz and Rose Adessa, closed the game out by scoring 10 runs in the top of the sixth and keeping The Tavern scoreless in the bottom of the same frame. Stacy Billings doubled twice as St. Charles Hotel/Tioga Hardwood collected 21 hits in all.
C DIVISION
Franklin Rock/Central City Bar & Grill 14, Xpress-Pay.com/Cutia’s Pizza 10: The winners erased a 4-1 deficit with a 10-run fourth inning. Katrina Fox homered for Franklin Rock/Central City, which had 23 hits in all, while a homer by Tiffany Hubbard was one of 17 hits by XPress-Pay.com/Cutia’s Pizza.
Hairy Tony’s 10, Ivan’s 2: Christella Yonta (triple) and Krista Gillette (double) both went 4-for-5 and Anna Whitmore homered to lead a 19-hit Hairy Tony’s attack. Beth Seamans (triple) and Corinne Russell both went 2-for-3 for Ivan’s.
Paddy’s Pub/281 Bowl 14, Gator’s Tavern 6: Deb Contri (triple) and Jonna Ball (double) both went 3-for-3 for the winners, who broke a 4-4 tie with two runs each in the fourth and sixth innings, sandwiched around a six-run fifth. They were complemented by Kellie Wood (triple), Katie Mayo and Kim Frost, who all went 3-for-4. Gator’s was led by Denise DuBrava, who went 2-for-3.

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