Press-Republican

June 8, 2008

Big Earl’s takes Adirondack lead


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.



League standings

Team W-L

Big Earl’s Restaurant 8-1

Bandag Brewers 7-1

Northern Corridor 6-1

World Warehouse 6-1

Coors Light 6-1

Budweiser 6-3

Baker & Sons/Post 1619 4-2

UniFirst 4-3

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

Subway/Camoplast 4-5

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

Tabu 2-9

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.



Malone AmVets

Gentlemen’s Slo-Pitch League

Results

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

Amvets 6

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

Amvets 4

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

Sodbusters 0

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.