WEST PLATTSBURGH — The race for first place during the first half of the Adirondack Slo-Pitch Softball League regular season at Legion Post 1619 is shaping up to an extremely close one.
Defending A Division champion Coors Light was the lone unbeaten team remaining prior to a 9-8 setback to longtime rival Norm Baker & Sons/Post 1619 this past week.
Five teams now have one loss, with Big Earl’s Restaurant leading the way with an 8-1 mark.
Next in line are the Bandag Brewers (7-1), Northern Corridor (6-1), World Warehouse (6-1) and Coors Light (6-1).
Baker’s/Post 1619 (4-2) is the lone team in the league with two losses.
Big Earl’s Restaurant 8-1
Bandag Brewers 7-1
Northern Corridor 6-1
World Warehouse 6-1
Coors Light 6-1
Baker & Sons/Post 1619 4-2
Loreman’s/Pizza Palace 5-4
Dragoon’s Farm Equip 4-4
Ron Hoy Construction 4-4
Leroux’s Transport 4-4
Bluff Point 4-4
J & M Snacks 4-5
Ron’s Corner Restaurant 3-5
Ahern Sheet Metal 2-4
Krazy Horse Muddawgs 2-5
Dunkin Donuts 2-7
Neighborhood Garbage 1-8
Jiffy Lube 0-7
AuSable firefighters lead county league
AUSABLE FORKS — AuSable Forks defeated Ellenburg Depot last week to improve to 4-0 and remain the only unbeaten team in the Clinton County Firefighters Softball League. Mike Mitchell was the winning pitcher.
CVPH (1-2) picked up its first win of the season and, in the process, handed West Chazy/Beekmantown (3-1) its first setback.
Michelle Hitt and Cory Thompson were both 3-for-4 in support of wining pitcher Kent Faus while Roy Clark contributed a key double.
South Plattsburgh and District 3 were rained out while Saranac/Dannemora had the bye.
Gentlemen’s Slo-Pitch League
Friday, May 30
H & R Block 10
Leo’s Tavern 1
WP-Greg Patterson. LP-Joe Campbell. HR-Cory West, 2-4; Ben West, double; Jon Dumas, 2-3; Casey Keating, double; Rick Keating, 2-3. LT- Brian White, 2-3, double; Dave Taylor, 2-3, double; Bryan Lewis, double.
Adirondack Propane 11
WP-Kris Phillips. LP-Tim Sova. AP- Joel Perry, 3-4; Cory Russell, 4-4, home run; Brandon Nichols, 3-4. Am- Tim Rottier, 2-3; Larry Hopkinson, 2-4 triple; Mark Raville, double
Monday, June 2
Adirondack Propane 6
Forbidden Pleasures 1
WP-Josh Angus. LP-Louis Mussaw. AP- Joel Perry, home run; Mike Manson, 2-3, home run; Brandon Nichols, 2-3; Ken Marshall, 2-3 double. FP- Brad Rivers, 2-3 double; Chris Rule, double; Justin Handly, 2-3
(The game between Sear’s/No 1 Chinese Restaurant and Sodbusters was rained out in the bottom of the third inning)
Tuesday, June 3
Hometown Auto 8
HA- Dan Martin, 2-3; Bill North, 2-4; Andy Cymbrak, 3-4; Lee Tuper, double; Cory Johnson 2-4, double; Ron Marshall, 2-3; Jay Dupra, 2-3. AM- Tony Hooper, 2-4; Tim Rottier, 2-4; Kris Chase, 2-3; Evan Conners, 2-3.
H & R Block 14
Sears/no 1 Chinese Rest 2
WP-Jason LaFlesh. LP-Don Tambini. HR- Ben West 4-6, 2 doubles; Eric Meacham, 5-6, double; Jon Dumas, 2-5; Chuck McKee, 2-5; Casey Keating, 3-5; Jordan Marsh, 2-5; Jason LaFlesh, 4-5.
Hometown Auto 10
WP-Mike Marshall. LP-Aaron Poupore. HA- Dan Martin, double; Rob Grant, 2-2; Andy Cymbrak, 2-2; Steve Myatt, double. SB- Joe Santamoor 2-3, double.
Mcclain Construction 10,
Tupia’s Custom Blackstopping 3
WP-Jack Brown. LP-Mike Dumas. MC- Dan Shantie, 3-4; Aaron Varin, 2-4; Shawn McClain, 3-4 double; Trevor Tatro, 2-4 double; Jack Brown, 3-4. TC- T. J. Leclerc, 2-4; Chad Leclerc, 2-3; Mike Dumas, 2-2; Jarrid Fleury, 2-3 double; Adam Scharf, 2-3.