The action was hot and heavy in the past two weeks in the City Men’s Softball League. Here are the results in order of games played.
DaVinci’s bounced back after two consecutive defeats to beat Marco Island Brewery, 10-8. Nathan Poteet led DaVinci’s with three hits, including two home runs. Ray Neil also contributed three hits and a home run, while Michael Graczyk also added three hits. The Brew was led by Trent Emerson’s four hits, John LaCava’s three hits and a home run from Marco Magdalener.
Islander Pool finally notched its first victory of the season against Nacho Mama’s, 24-16. Islander bats stayed hot with five players hitting home runs. Justin Board had four hits and a home run, Mike Guerra, Angel Mendoza and Efrain Gonzalez each had three hits and a home run and Jay Board had two hits with a home run. Nacho’s was led by Matt Hopkins’ three hits, including a home run, along with Eric Phillips, Anthony Palermo and Greg Curry with three hits each.
Cocomos dropped its second in a row losing to Kretch’s, 22-8. Greg Caspio, Joe Pitrone each had three hits for Kretch’s, along with Stewart Widner’s two hits, including a home run, while Cocomo’s was led by Scott Gibbs’ three hits, including a home run.
NeNe’s remains unbeaten, handing Joey’s Pizza its second consecutive loss, 15-7. Bobby Natalie led NeNe’s with four hits, including a home run and Niel Alberry added four hits. Joey’s was led by Brian Tartan’s three hits and Mike Busi’s two hits, including a home run.
Joey’s bounced back, downing Kretch’s,12-4, with three hits each by Steve Pahr and Kevin Kirby. Jimmy Stephenson, Joey Oliverio and Santo Gentile each added two hits. Kretch’s struggled at the plate as only Christian Polanco and Greg Caspio had two hits each.
The Brewery won its second straight game against the struggling Cocomo’s, 18-15. The Brew was led by Wes Huffman and Andrew Borders with three hits each and each hitting a home run. Trent Emerson, Ryan Richardson and Joshua Erickson added two hits each. Cocomo’s remained in a slump, losing its third game in a row, although it did get four hits from Niels Stone, including a home run and a home run from Eddie Kirst.
DaVinci’s, behind two hits each by John Sally, Ray Neil, Jordan Sieban and Taylor Goldsmith, handed Nacho’s its second loss in a row, 10-1, as Nacho’s struggled at the plate with only Kurt Busch having two hits.
Ne Ne’s won its ninth game of the season, staying unbeaten by sinking Island Pool, 7-4. Bobby Natalie stayed hot with four hits and Jason Berning, JP Nachef, Paul Thomassen and Greg St. Armour each had three hits.
Islander Pool was led by Joey Irigoyen and Leonel Fonseca’s two hits each, including home runs. Dakota Gutierrez and Jose Luellar each added two hits for Islander.
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