15-8 to win Championship
LEAGUE CHAMPS! In the Thursday night playoff game, Roosters defeated Marty Harrison's Fricker's 3 team 15-8, to win the Legends championship. Back row, from left, coach/sponsor Gregg Ballmer, Larry Gagin, Kevin Koepher, Bob Collins, Scott Gist and Jeff Szenderski. Front row, from left, Tom Hosinski, Javier Almanza, Jose Mondragon, Hider Hillau and Mike Haman. Not pictured: Dave Williams and Phil Franklin. The Roosters team finished the season with a 14-3 record.
2014 SSS League Standings
FALL BALL LEAGUE
2014 Sylvania Senior Softball Standings & Results
Sept. 16 Scores and HighlightsHerb’s Hammers (15) - Autumn Smashers (3)
Andy & Barney’s (17) - Fall Ballers (5)
Herb’s Hammers (15) - Autumn Smashers (8)
Andy & Barney’s (14) - Fall Ballers (13)
Herbs’ Hammers (15) - Autumn Smashers (3): The Hammers were led by the outstanding pitching and defense of Ron Fox in both games, also showing fine glovework was Lenny Jones, Terry Finch, Roy Woodworth, and Jeff Aiello. Leading hitters, Terry Finch, (3-3 3R), Dave Ronau (3-3 HR 2RBI), Ron Fox (2-2 BB 2R 2RBI), Mark Gedert (2-3 OTF 1B RBI), Jeff Aiello(2-3 2R 2RBI), Guy Stager (1-1 BB R RBI), Chuck McMillen (1-2 R RBI), Jack Holloway (1-1 RBI), and Kevin Koepfer added a hit, and RBI.
The Autumn Smasher's had a rough start to the Fall season losing 15 to 3 to Garys' Hammers. The offense only had 8 hits in the entire game. We threatened in the 1st inning with bases loaded and no one out but only scored one run as we got a bad break when Marty Harrison hit a smash to third that the Hammer's turned into a DP.
Andy & Barney’s (17) - Fall Ballers (5): A&B opened the Fall season with an impressive 17-5, 5-inning win over Rick Schmidt's Fall Ballers. The team combined speed, good defense, solid pitching with timely hitting: Neal Klopping, Phil Richard and Jim Dandar led the charge with three hits each.
Fall Ballers - Andy and Barneys won over the Fall Baller's who had trouble getting started in game #1.
Herbs’ Hammers (15) - Autumn Smashers (8): The Hammers were trailing 6-3 after 3, but tallied 4 runs in each of the next 3 innings. Offensive leaders: Terry Finch capped off a perfect evening by going 3-3, RBI. Rick Stager went 2-3 with an OTF HR after finding a bat he liked, this being the 5th one he used on the night. Also contributing, Roy Woodworth (2-3 2B 3RBI), Ron Fox (2-3 2 2B RBI), and Dave Ronau (2-4 2B RBI). Mark Gedert blasted a towering 3 run OTF HR and added a single and 2R. Lenny Jones was the defensive star with a spectacular diving catch, and added an assist, throwing out a runner at 2nd on a base hit. The entire infield of Fox, Woodworth, Finch, Aiello, Gedert and Koepfer were all brilliant, turning in several gems.
The Autumn Smashers played a much better second game and the lead went back and forth until the late innings when the Hammer's took control. The Smashers were led in hitting by Mark Clair and Joe Beham each 3-3; as well as Tom Spy, Terry Thomas, Marty Harrison and Ed Blankenship all who had two hits each. The Smasher's were missing a big bat in Tom Duhart for both games. The Smasher's will look to get in the win column next week.
Andy & Barney’s (14), Fall Ballers (13): A&B - In the second game, Fall Ballers led 13-10 with A&B at bat in the bottom of the 7th. The top of the line-up was up to the task: Chuck Feltman walked, Neal Klopping legged out a gapper for three bases; scoring Feltman. Phil Richard doubled, scoring Klopping. Two runs in. Jon Labeau drew a walk. With one out, Dan Schlenbaker singled, driving in Richard. Dan took second on the throw to third, Labeau was safe. John Kuschell grounded to
SS and was out at first. Labeau raced home on the throw to score the winning run.
Fall Ballers - Game #2 Andy's rallied in the bottom of the 7th to score 4 runs to beat The Faller Ballers.
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