August 7, 2008
Seamans plays C tilt hero role
Beth Seamans delivered a clutch two-out RBI double that capped a five-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning as Homer Legion/Bernard’s downed Cortland Women’s Slowpitch Softball League C Division leader Jack’s Taxidermy by a 10-9 count Wednesday.
In other C Division action, Jack’s pounded Deli Downtown 17-4 in a five-inning contest, Paddy’s Pub/Elm Tree blasted Deli Downtown 20-6 in five innings, Stone Lounge crushed Millennium Marketing 14-4 and Woodman’s Pub edged Gator’s/Franklin Rock 8-6.
In D Division contests, Bob’s Riverside downed Palm Gardens 17-6, King Sub/Groton Fitness beat Ivan’s 9-6, Homer Logging dropped Easy Street 12-4 and Ho-Beau’s defeated Friends 14-8.
Homer Legion/Bernard’s 10, Jack’s Taxidermy 9: Jack’s grabbed a 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning and led 9-5 through six before Homer Legion began its winning rally. Arlone Chrysler was 2-for-4 for Jack’s, which pounded out 24 hits.
Singles by Corrine Russell and Jackie Markoff (2-for-3) started the rally and Amanda Brown (3-for-3) followed with her second double of the game, driving home both runners. After a walk to Sarah Hill (2-for-3), Tibby Salisbury (2-for-4) hit a double that scored Brown as Hill was safe at third. The next two batters were out and Seamans stepped to the plate to deliver the winning hit. It was the only hit for Seamans in the game.
Jack’s Taxidermy 17, Deli Downtown 4: Sueann Stahlman was 2-for-4 with two home runs as Jack’s had no trouble trimming Deli Downtown. Becky Pickert and Kristin Strowbridge added 2-for-3 efforts for the winner.
Paddy’s Pub/Elm Tree 20, Deli Downtown 6: Deli Downtown scored the first three runs of the game, but Paddy’s countered with 10 in the bottom of the first and pulled away. Kellie Wood was 4-for-4 while Lynn Baker (triple, home run), Deb Contri and Lindy West (double) added 3-for-4 efforts.
Jess Hull was 3-for-3 for Deli Downtown while Marcy Griffin went 2-for-2 with a triple.
Stone Lounge 14, Millennium Marketing 4: Stone Lounge led 6-3 before sealing the victory with eight runs in the bottom of the sixth inning. Carrie Mikela set the pace by going 4-for-4 with two doubles. Megan DeCarlo, Sherri Dewitt (double) and Alicia Dewitt each added 3-for-4 bats to the winning attack.
Penny Prignon was 4-for-4 for Millennium Marketing.
Woodman’s Pub 8, Gator’s/Franklin Rock 6: Woodman’s trailed 6-4 before scoring once in the top of the sixth inning and adding the decisive three runs in the seventh. Barb Gasperetti (2-for-4) delivered a key hit to spark the three-run seventh inning. Janie Bennett went 4-for-4 for Woodman’s while Becky Merritt and Stephanie Oyer (double) each added 2-for-4 efforts.
Katrina Fox led Gator’s by going 3-for-3. Deb Smith (double), Janet Wiese and Heather Kelchner added 2-for-3 bats to the Gator’s offense.
Bob’s Riverside 17, Palm Gardens 6: Bob’s put the game away with 10 runs in the bottom of the second inning. Sue Apley paced the division leaders by going 3-for-3 with two RBIs. Nicole Heider added a 3-for-4 effort with one double and four RBIs with April Byers contributing a 2-for-3 effort. Annette Balik and Mary Kate Boland chipped in with 2-for-2 nights while Jody Maroney hit a home run, scored three runs and recorded four RBIs.
Bonnie Haines was 2-for-2 with two RBIs for Palm Gardens with Shanna Barrows and Carnie Sullivan each going 2-for-3.
King Sub/Groton Fitness 9, Ivan’s 6: Rosemary Odessa hit a double as King Sub overcame a 6-0 first inning deficit with one run in the third and seven runs in the fourth.
Homer Logging 12, Easy Street 4: Homer Logging broke a 1-1 tie with five runs in the bottom of the third inning. The Loggers scored five more runs in the fourth, thank in part to a grand-slam home run by Lindsey Fiore.
Jody Ward hit a double in the sixth inning that helped Easy Street score its final three runs in the sixth inning.
Ho-Beau’s 14, Friends 8: Ho-Beau’s overcame a 5-3 deficit with eight runs in the bottom of the fourth inning. Cathie Heath swung a hot 5-for-5 bat. Laurna Henderson and Katie Reif chipped in with 4-for-5 efforts. Jody Moshlykin chipped in with her 3-for-4 bat.
Kathy Curry was 4-for-4 with a double for Friends while B. Palmer also doubled while hitting 3-for-4.
Super Sunday Schedule Released
League officials have released the make-up game schedule for this weekend’s Super Sunday action.
Beaudry I: Millennium Marketing vs. Homer Legion/Bernard’s , 9 a.m.; Stone Lounge vs. Woodman’s Pub, 11 a.m.; Stone Lounge vs. Homer Legion/Bernard’s, 1 p.m.
Beaudry II: Paddy’s/Elm Tree GC vs. Gator’s /Franklin Rock, 9 a.m.; Millennium Marketing vs Paddy’s Pub/Elm Tree GC, 11 a.m.; Paddy’s/Elm Tree GC vs Jack’s Taxidermy, 1 p.m.; Jack’s vs. Woodman’s, 3 p.m.
Dexter Park: Easy Street vs. Friends, 9 a.m.; Ivan’s vs. Easy Street, 11 a.m.; Ivan’s vs. Bob’s Riverside (forfeit), 1 p.m.; Palm Gardens vs. Easy Street, 3 p.m.
Starr Road: King Sub vs. Homer Logging, 9 a.m.; King Sub vs. Friends, 11 a.m.; Friends vs. Palm Gardens, 1 p.m.
Meldrim Field: Bob’s Riverside vs. Hobeau’s, 9 a.m.; Palm Gardens vs. Hobeau’s, 11 a.m.; Deli Downtown vs. Gator’s (forfeit), 1 p.m.
Cortlandville I: Deli Downtown vs. Jack’s (if necessary), 9 a.m.
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