July 18, 2013
Pitman shines, Ho-Beau’s wins in extra innings
Theresa Pitman went 4-for-4 as Ho-Beau’s scored two runs in the top of the eighth inning for an 11-9 victory over Dark Horse in Cortland Women’s Slowpitch Softball league E Division action Wednesday night.
In C Division play, Franklin Rock/Central City was a 16-3 winner over Red Jug Pub.
In D Division, One Cent Saloon picked up wins over Tioga Hardwoods/Cutia’s 4-3 and Deli Downtown 10-4 during a split doubleheader while Night Owl edged Homer Logging/NAPA 9-7.
Ho-Beau’s 11, Dark Horse 9: Ho-Beau’s led 9-8, but Dark Horse plated a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to knot the score at 9-9. Ho-Beau’s would then plated the winning runs in the top of the next inning.
Kathy Heath added a 4-for-5 bat to the winning attack.
Jamie Reynolds, Jacki Hinkle and Karen Standish each swung 4-for-5 bats for Dark Horse.
Franklin Rock/Central City 16, Red Jug Pub: Franklin/Central scored six times in the bottom of the first inning after spotting Red Jug Pub two runs to start the game. With three runs in the third and seven more runs in the fourth, Franklin/Central sealed the five-inning win.
Amber Ingalls hit a double and triple to pace the winning attack. Stephanie Hartquist added a home run to the winning cause.
One Cent Saloon 4, Tioga Hardwoods/Cutia’s 3: Tioga/Cutia’s scored all three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to take a 3-2 lead. One Cent rallied in the sixth with two runs to take the lead and steal a victory.
Jody Maroney went 3-for-3 with two doubles to pace the One Cent offense. Rachel Moran (2 doubles) and Kelly Pittsley added 2-for-3 bat to aid the victors.
Michele Stevens went 2-for-3 for Tioga/Cutia’s.
One Cent Saloon 10, Deli Downtown 4: One Cent led 4-2 before plating four runs in the top of the fourth inning to pull away in this make-up game.
Katie Apley led One Cent with her 4-for-4 bat and she scored four runs. Kelly Pittsley went 3-for-4 with one double while Danielle Swarm added two doubles in her 3-for-4 effort to the winning attack. Sue Apley was also 3-for-4.
Erin Reagan and Marcy Griffin each went 3-for-3 for Deli Downtown.
Night Owls 9, Homer Logging/NAPA 7: Homer Logging scored seven runs over the first three innings to enjoy the two-run lead and offset a five-run first inning burst by Night Owls. The Owls rallied with three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to take an 8-7 lead and added an insurance run in the fifth.
Wendy Lockwood and Teresa Larkin each went 3-for-4 with a double to lead Night Owls’ offense. Alexis Young also went 3-for-4 for the winners.
Jenni Dewitt, Stacey Young and Abbey Homer each had two hits for Homer Logging/NAPA.
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