August 06, 2007


Red Dragon wraps up first place finish

Paddy’s Pub enjoyed a perfect Sunday by sweeping four Cortland Women’s Slow Pitch Softball League C Division make-up games.
Paddy’s improved to 15-1 by sweeping Woodman’s Pub 9-4 and 14-2 in five inning; shutting out second-place Jack’s Taxidermy 11-0 and rolling past Bob’s Riverside 20-1 in five innings.
In other C Division action, Woodman’s bounced back with wins over Gator’s/Franklin Rock 11-6 and Bob’s Riverside 18-4; Jack’s Taxidermy defeated Gator’s/Franklin Rock 16-4.
In D Division make-up action, Lucky’s Too upset first-place Anecelle’s 8-6 while Ho-Beau’s edged Lucky’s Too 10-9 in a D-E crossover game.
Paddy’s Pub 9, Woodman’s Pub 4: Paddy’s jumped to a 4-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning, but maintained its edge by outscoring Woodman’s 5-4 during fourth, fifth and sixth inning action.
Swinging 2-for-3 bats for the winners were Lindy West (triple), Kim Frost, Katie Mayo, Melea Bartley and Kellie Wood.
Tara Roberts was 2-for-3 for Woodman’s.
Paddy’s Pub 14, Woodman’s Pub 2: Paddy’s used a six-run first-inning to take the lead in the second game of the doubleheader, but it was a four-run fifth inning that lead to the game reaching the mercy rule and ending early.
Kristina Abbott led Paddy’s by going 3-for-3 with a triple while Lynn Baker was 3-for-4.
Dixie Clark paced Woodman’s as she went 2-for-3.
Paddy’s Pub 11, Jack’s Taxidermy 0: Melea Bartley helped her own pitching cause by going 3-for-3 as Paddy’s built an 8-0 lead over the first three innings.
Jackie Newton was 1-for-2 for Jack’s.
Paddy’s Pub 20, Bob’s Riverside 1: Paddy’s shortened this game to five innings with the help of a big 12-run third inning explosion. Kristina Abbott was 2-for-2 for Paddy’s while teammates Lynn Baker, Lindy West, Melea Bartley and Kellie Wood each went 2-for-3.
Sue Apley was 2-for-2 for Bob’s Riverside.
Woodman’s Pub 11, Gator’s/FR 6: Woodman’s took a 6-2 lead after the first inning, but Gator’s tied the score at 6-6 in the top of the third inning when Christella Yonta belted a grand-slam home run. Woodman’s answered with one run in the fourth, plus two runs in both the fifth and sixth innings to secure the win.
Linda Rabusin and Dixie Clark each went 2-for-4 for Woodman’s Pub.
Janet Weise and Deb Smith each went 3-for-4 for Gator’s/Franklin Rock while Loni Donahue was 2-for-3.
Woodman’s Pub 18, Bob’s Riverside 4: Woodman’s scored five runs in the top of the first inning and five more in the second to take a 10-2 lead before coasting to victory in a six-inning contest.
Becky Merritt and Jen Hamilton each posted 4-for-4 efforts with the bats for Woodman’s while Kat Deyo and Tara Roberts each went 3-for-4. Merritt and Hamilton each had one double.
Shelby Mauvee was 2-for-2 for Bob’s with Jody Maroney and Sue Apley adding 2-for-3 efforts.
Jack’s Taxidermy 16, Gator’s/FR 4: Jack’s scored three times in the bottom of the first inning and built an 11-0 lead through five innings.
Becky Van Wagenen led the 21-hit attack by going 5-for-5 with two doubles and three RBIs. Michele Workman (4-for-5, 2 RBIs), Sue Ann Stahlman and Laura Johnson (3-for-5) each added one triple to the Jack’s attack.
Danielle Heath was 2-for-3 for Gator’s/Franklin Rock.
Lucky’s Too 8, Anecelle’s 6: Marci Griffin went 4-for-5 as Lucky’s Too scored six runs in the top of the sixth inning to rally from a 6-2 deficit.
Ho-Beau’s 10, Lucky’s Too 9: Trailing 8-2, Ho-Beau’s scored seven runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to take a 9-8 lead. The winners added one more run in the fifth while Lucky’s Too tried to rally with a single run in the top of the seventh.
The highlight of the game was a triple play. Crissy Colasurdo started the play by making a great catch. She tagged the runner from second base and then threw to first to double off that base runner.




Paddy's Pub tacks on four more wins

Mike Greco went 2-for-3 with a double and triple to lead Red Dragon to an 8-4 win over Gator’s Tavern Sunday in Cortland Men’s Over-35 Slow Pitch Softball League action.
Red Dragon finishes the regular season at 10-2 and claims the regular season crown.
In other Over-35 action, Cortland Carpet edged Gator’s Tavern 13-11, Friends topped Cortland Carpet 12-10, Paddy’s Pub defeated Friends 8-5, Paddy’s Pub downed Andrews Agency 18-6 and UAW Local 1326 beat Andrew Agency 9-6.
Red Dragon 8, Gator’s  4: Red Dragon jumped to a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the third inning and held Gator’s off the scoreboard until the seventh inning.
Jim Hogan (two RBIs) and Tim Stogsdill each added 2-for-3 bats to the winning attack while Ken Morgan went 1-for-2 with two RBIs.
Andy Moore led Gator’s by going 3-for-3 with Mark Waterson going 2-for-3.
Cortland Carpet 13, Gator’s 11: Gary Watts (double) and Mike Stanton (triple) each went 3-for-4 to lead the 27-hit attack for Cortland Carpet, who jumped out to a 10-1 lead through three innings. Gator’s closed to within 10-9 in the top of the fifth, but Cortland Carpet held a 12-9 lead by the end of the inning. Gator’s pulled to within one in the top of the sixth, but the Carpetmen added an insurance run in the bottom of the inning.
Mike Myers added a triple and home run to the winning attack with Pat Casselberry also lacing a three-bagger.
Randy Arnold was 3-for-3 with a double to lead Gator’s while Dicky Arnold was 2-for-3 with a triple.
Friends 12, Cortland Carpet 10: Friends secured the victory with three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning as Cortland Carpet tried to rally in the top of the seventh with five runs.
Charlie Borden and Pete Delaquatro each went 2-for-3 for Friends while Mike Myers had three this, including a double, for Cortland Carpet.
Paddy’s Pub 8, Friends 5: Paddy’s broke a 5-5 tie with one run in the bottom of the fifth inning and added two insurance runs in the sixth. Kevion Cowen was 4-for-4 with a double to pace the Paddy’s attack with help from Jim Stanton (3-for-4) and Don Butler (2-for-3).
Chuck Chawgo, Sr. was 3-for-3 for Friends while Brian Poole adding a 3-for-4 effort. Chuck Chawgo, Jr. went 2-for-3 with a double.
Paddy’s Pub 18, Andrews Agency 6: Paddy’s Pub raced to a 5-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning and built an 11-1 advantage through four innings.
Kevin Cowen led the way by going 4-for-5 with two doubles while Mike DuBrava was 4-for-4 with a double and home run. Dave Riehlman was also 4-for-5 with Kevin Bishop going 3-for-5 with two triples.
Dyer was 2-for-3 with one double for Andrews Agency.
UAW Local 1326 9, Andrews Agency 6: UAW scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to overcome a 6-5 deficit and win the game.
Terry Ostrander led UAW by going 3-for-3 while Frank McMullen was 3-for-4 with a triple.