DaVinci’s and Nacho Mama’s are tied for first in the Island Division. CJ’s on the Bay and Kirk’s Coney Island lead in their divisions.
Tied for first, DaVinci’s and Nacho Mama’s, hold a two games lead over Mutual of Omaha Bank and the Brewery in the Island Division. CJ’s on the Bay continues to lead Mango’s by two and a half games in the Marco Division and similarly Kirk’s Coney Island has a two games lead over the American Legion Post in the Gulf Coast Division.
Crazy Flamingo’s, 15; Rookies, 15
The game ended in a tie due to limits. Flamingos’ Jim Green Fred Kramer and Leon Schmitt sprayed three hits; Ray Zielinski, Paul Womack, and Ralph Leiterding had two, with one of Womack’s a triple. Kramer and George Lancaster had three RBI, Green two. Rob Mann and John Robichaud mauled the ball for four hits for Rookies, with Jim Baumann, Nick Brooks and Mario Lucca having three; Tom Loiacono and Bob Traver two. Traver clouted a homerun and had four RBI, John Wood three; Brooks, Mann, and Robichaud two.
Stonewalls, 17; CJ’s on the Bay, 17
The two teams battled to a tie again due too a time limit. Stonewalls Joe Cervelli smashed the ball for four, Tom Purtell, Jim White, and Dick Corley three; Bill DiNeno, Dick Carson and Nick Brooks two. DiNeno launched a homerun and Purtell and Cervelli mashed a triple. Cervelli totaled four RBI, Corley three, and Purtell two. CJ’s Doug Stang rocked the ball for three hits two being homeruns, while Don Rooksberry, Pat Shannon, and Bob Levasseur had two. Frank Flint clobbered a grand slam for four RBI, Stand and Randy Wesolowski three, and Mike Arnold two.
Mango’s, 20; Joey’s Pizza, 5
Based on a 15 run differential the mercy rule was invoked after five innings. Mango’s Paul Vorwick ripped four hits; Jeff Dougherty, Jim Yount and Doug Kemp three; Jim Battye, Don O’Connell, Warren Uhl, Joe Barry and Jan Grossman two. O’Connell and Yount walloped a homerun with O’Connell having six RBI; Dougherty and Yount three, Uhl and Barry two. John Hollerbach had two hits one being a homerun giving him three RBI for Joey’s, Denny Davis two.
CJ’s on the Bay, 10; Mango’s, 10
Both teams had the opportunities to win the game but in the end it was tie. Don Rooksberry, Doug Stang, Chet Dal Bianco, Ed Kopecky, Larry Anspach and Bob Levasseur had two hits for CJ’s. Anspach drove home three runs and Stang two. Mango’s had Jim Yount, Warren Uhl, and Doug Kemp peppered the ball for three hits; Jim Battye, Paul Vorwick, Joe Barry and Jan Grossman two. Vorwick, Uhl and Fran Diotte had two RBI.
Crazy Flamingo’s, 8; Joey’s Pizza, 4
Tom Paterson lead a team effort win for Flamingo’s with three hits, Ray Niemeyer and Butch Monson had two , with Monson cracking a triple. George Lancaster had two RBI in the win. John Hollerbach nailed three hits for Joey’s, while Jerry Kratz, Bob Monaco and Denny Davis had two.
Rookies, 19; Stonewalls, 11
Rookies took Stonewalls to task with Jim Baumann of Rookies sting the ball for four hits, John Robichaud had three, Nick Brooks and Jay Terzis two. Baumann, Robichaud, Terzis and Frank Dooley plated three runs, Bob Traver and Brian Maguire two. Jim White and Dick Corley zipped three hits; Tom Purtell, Joe Cervelli and Randy Morrison two. Cervelli who thumped two triples brought four runs in, Morrison, White, and Corley two.
CJ’s on the Bay, 19; Joey’s Pizza, 8
Don Schwartz, Doug Stang, Chet Dal Bianco, and Pat Shannon all nailed three hits with Dave Banghart and Bob Levasseur having two for CJ’s on the Bay. Stang and Dal Bianco each slammed a homerun, Banghart a triple. Stang chalked up four RBI; Banghart, Dal Bianco, Shannon and Mike Arnold three. Joey’s Denny Davis, Jack Mateja, and John Ranieri had two hits, one of Davis’s a triple; Jerry Kratz had two RBI in the loss.Rookies, 15; Mango’s, 9
Rookies Nick Brooks, Bob Traver and John Wood each stroked three hits, while Tom Loiacono, Jim Baumann, Dave Coward and John Robichaud had two. Baumann launched a homerun, he and Bob Mann recorded three RBI; Loiacono and Traver two. Jim Battye, Doug Kemp and Jan Grossman had two hits, one of Grossman’s a triple for Mango’s; Jim Yount had three RBI and Paul Vorwick two.
Stonewalls, 13; Crazy Flamingo’s, 12
The winning run came across the plate on bases loaded walk to Bill DiNeno. Randy Morrison laced three hits for Stonewalls; Jim White, Dick Corley, Dick Carson, Bill Miller and Rob Mann chipped in with two. Joe Cervelli, Corley, Miller and Mann drove in two runs. Flamingo’ Ray Zielinski punched out three hits one a triple, with teammates Ray Niemeyer, Joe Furst, George Lancaster, Jim Green, Ralph Leiterding and Mike Rechtin having two hits. Niemeyer and Lancaster pounded a homerun. Green chased in five runs and Rechtin two.
GULF COAST DIVISION
Kirk’s Coney Island, 6; American Legion Post, 2
Allen Schneider, Dan O’Sullivan and Mike Gallagher had two hits in Kirk’s win with O’Sullivan driving in two runs. Al Bozzo had two hits for the American Legion Post.
Kirk’s Coney Island, 16; Moose Lodge, 11
Alan Schneider fired up four hits for Kirk’s; Dan O’Sullivan, Ron Townsend three, and Denny Lello, John Gill, Dick DeAnna, and Ray Malone two. Lello had a solo homerun. O’Sullivan and Townsend chased in four runs; Schneider, Gill and Ernie Famiglistti two. The Moose Lodge had Jim O’Meara and Joe Callahan poking out three hits; Tony Brock, Roger Wise, Dan Mandetta, Ron Burger and Rick Condle two. O’Meara and Callahan had two RBI.
American Legion Post, 17; Moose Lodge, 11
Jim Conway and Bill Dauch ripped four hits for the American Legion Post; Al Bozzo, Angelo Polizzi, Rick Condle, Bob Grimm, and Charles Pineno had two. Dauch, who cracked a triple, had three RBI as did Conway and Dick DeAnna; Condle had two. Dan Cody and Huck McPhee led the Moose lining three hits; Jim O’Meara, who whacked a solo homerun, had two hits along with Don Mandetta, Bill Moors, and Ron Townsend. McPhee drove in three runs and Cody two.
Sand Bar, 17; Speakeasy, 16
Sand Bar stuck it to the Speakeasy again beating them by one run, for the second consecutive game. This time it was ninth inning homerun by Tom Bishard that was the crushing blow. Bishard, Wayne Bombaci, Jim Stewart and John Remhoff all had three hits. Bishard tallied five RBI, Remhoff and Dave Manzello three, Tom Angelo and Jim George two. Steve Clark and Mike Garofalo stung the ball for four hits for Speakeasy, while John Haskins and Tom McCullough had three. Rich Krumholz slapped a solo homerun with Haskins and Dan Gulick having a triple. Haskins had four runs driven in, Krumholz and Clark three, Garofalo two.
Brewery, 14; Mutual of Omaha Bank, 13
The Brewery edge the Bank behind the hitting of Jim Gilligan and Mike Shone who drilled four hits and three from George Grygorcewicz. Gilligan who had a triple had three RBI along with Shone, Ed Caster and Larry Wildes had two. Murph Knapke lined four hits for the Bank with Lou Wolfenson having three. Ed Kingsbury and Bill Shurina smacked a triple, Shurina driving in four runs, Kingsbury three, Bill Thompson and Jimmy Cuevas two.
Nacho Mama’s, 18; DaVinci’s, 6
Steve Hummel, Pete Oellrich, Ralph Sieja and Ed Hamill had three hits for Nacho’s. Oellrich racked up five RBI; Tom Polston who had a homerun had four, Tom Buettner three, and John Toti two. Tom Whitlock uncorked a three run homerun for DaVinci’s.
DaVinci’s, 14; Mutual of Omaha Bank, 7
DaVinci’s made the most use of their hits to end their three game losing streak having two five run innings to win the game. Chuck Reich had three hits for DaVinci’s and Mike Endelman smashed a two run homerun. Besides Endelman, winning pitcher Jack O’Brien also had two RBI and Paul Shelton three. DaVinci’s turned five double plays in the game to stifle any Bank attempt at a comeback. Jim Williams hammered out four hits for the Bank and John Gross had three. Williams drove in three runs, Craig Cunningham and Ed Kingsbury two.
Nacho Mama’s, 16; Speakeasy, 7
Nacho’s had a twenty-four hit assault in their game headed by Steve Hummel, Tom Buettner, Tom Gazzillo, and Jim Vitas all having three hits. Buettner pummeled the ball for homerun and a triple with Hummel also having triple. Ed Hamill had three runs driven in; Buettner, Vitas, Tom Polston, George Schnorr and John Toti two. Rich Krumholz and John Cavanagh had three hits for Speakeasy with Ray Kane and Dan Gulick having two RBI.
Sand Bar, 19; Brewery, 14
Sand Bar tore the cover off the ball with twenty-nine hits. Rod Lashley slashed four hits; Wayne Bombaci. Jim George, Dave Manzello, Tom Bishard, and Rich DiStasio had three, with Butch Coursen belting a homerun. Manzello and Coursen racked up four RBI; Bombaci, Lashley, Tom Angelo, and Jim Stewart two. The Brewery had George Grygorcewicz, Mike Schwab, and Jim Gilligan with three hits. Gilligan who smacked a triple had three RBI; Schwab, Bill Wright and Jim Ramage two.
ISLAND DIVISION STANDINGS / Wins / Losses
DaVinci’s / 9 / 4
Nacho Mama’s / 9 / 4
Mutual of Omaha Bank / 7 / 6
Brewery / 7 / 6
Sand Bar / 5 / 8
Speakeasy / 2 / 11
MARCO DIVISION STANDINGS / Wins / Losses
CJ’s on the Bay / 10 / 2
Mango’s / 8 / 5
Rookies / 5 / 7
Crazy Flamingo’s / 5 / 8
Joey’s Pizza / 5 / 8
Stonewalls / 5 / 8
GULF COAST DIVISION STANDINGS / Wins / Losses
Kirk’s Coney Island / 6 / 3
American Legion / 4 / 5
Moose Lodge / 4 / 6