August 1, 2011
Cutia’s Pizza keeps ‘Parg’ playoff crown
It was a repeat performance for Cutia’s Pizza.
After winning the Jim Partigianoni Coed Slowpitch League title last year, Cutia’s repeated again Saturday as Dave Hubbard hit for the cycle during a 14-8 victory over Gator’s Tavern in a rematch from last year’s softball title tilt.
Hubbard went 4-for-4 with a double, triple and home run. Cutia’s advanced to the title game with a 16-2 win over Gator’s in the semifinals and a 14-2 triumph over Easy Street, both five-inning mercy rule victories.
Cutia’s Pizza 14, Gator’s 8: Despite playing with just nine players, Cutia’s built a 7-0 lead through four innings. While Gator’s tried to rally by scoring all eight runs in the fifth and sixth innings, Cutia’s scored nine times in the same two innings to seal its second straight title.
Winning pitcher Jim Hogan added a 3-for-3 effort with a double. Tim Dovi, Jake Robillard and Becky Gillette each added 2-for-2 bats. Robillard hit a double and triple while Anna Dovi provided two doubles. Jeremy Deverese contributed a triple.
Nate Krause went 3-for-4 for Gator’s with a double. Scott Knight and Jim Beattie each went 2-for-4 with a double.
Cutia’s Pizza 16, Gator’s 2: Cutia’s started quickly with seven runs in the top of the first inning and never looked back in this semifinal rout.
Jim Hogan was 4-for-4 with two doubles and six RBIs. Amanda McLaughlin added a 4-for-4 efforts with two doubles while Beth Seamans went 4-for-4 as well. Deverese (2 doubles, triple), Tim Dovi (double, triple) and Anna Dovi each swung 3-for-4 bats.
Jack Barker and Corey Romans got hits for Gator’s.
Cutia’s Pizza 14, Easy Street 2: Tim Dovi and Anna Dovi each drove in four runs and were 3-for-3 at the plate in this contest. Tim Dovi’s hits were a double, triple and home run; while Anna legged out a double. Seamans added her own 3-for-3 bat while Deverese (double, triple), Alexis Young and Justin Hogan were each 2-for-2 for the winners.
Garrett Stage was 2-for-2 for Easy Street.
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