Sand Bar/Integrity, kept its integrity with a 20-19 win over Joey’s Pizza in the City Men’s Softball League.
Sand Bar kept its two-game lead over Cocomo’s Grill when it beat Joey’s in a Texas Tiebreaker.
The Tiebreaker is used when the scored is tied and the time limit for the game is nearly up. When each team comes to bat they automatically have a runner on second base, effectively putting the runner in scoring position.
Tied at 16, Brian Trtan slammed a three-run homer to give Joey’s a 19-16 lead. However, given the same situation, Sand Bar scored four times to win.
Sand Bar’s Brad Frazer and Justin Hanna hammered out three hits each with teammates Jason Berning, Evan Hollowinski, JP Nachef Paul Thomassen and Greg St. Amour added two hits each, with Nachef, Thomassesn and St. Amour slamming home runs.
Joey Oliverio rapped knocked out four hits for Joey’s, with Santo Gentile, Steve Pahr, Vince Gentile, Trtan and Shane Moore each knocking out three hits. Tony Olverio added two hits, including a home run.
Sunset Grille edges Nacho Mama’s, 21-20
In another nail biter, Sunset’s Chad Clawson hammered out four hits, Rick Hanscom and Donnie Montroy managed three hits each and Corey Geddis, Kevan Kirby and Lee Vanderjagt added two hits each.
Chris Broxson led Nacho’s with four hits, while Andy Schmidt, Jim Bonfitto and Stu Stewart added two hits each.
Cocomo’s Grill downs DaVinci’s, 22-14
Cocomo’s Kevin Hennings and Scott Gibbs slammed out four hits each, with Hennings hitting a round tripper. Neal Alberry added three hits, while Brian Day, Vip Glover, Wes Alberry and Curt Witthoff collected two hits each. Day’s hits included a grand slam home run.
DaVinci’s Taylor Goldsmith and John Rihbar had three hits each, while Mike Radlovacki, Mark Feola Jr. and Bob Natale Sr. added two hits each.
The standings show Sand Bar in the lead at 12-1, Cocomo’s, 10-3, Joey’s Pizza and Sunset Grille, each 7-6, Nacho Mama’s, 5-8, DaVinci’s, 3-9 and Eli Contracting, 1-11.
Games on Thursday include Eli Contracting and Nacho Mama’s at 6:15 p.m., Cocomo’s and Sunset Grille, 7:30 and Sand Bar and DaVinci’s at 8:45. Joey’s Pizza has a bye.