Rock posts two wins
Rock Hard Construction rebounded from a slow start in the Carbonear Molson slo-pitch softball league last week by posting two victories in three outings.
July 22 Game 1 — Rock Hard Construction 17, West Side Charlie 9
Top batters for the winner were Robbie Harris, with four hits, Keith Peddle had three hits, and Jim and Gord King had two hits each. Cecil Taylor also homered for Rock. Mike Whiteway had two hits, both home runs, for West Side. Paul O’Leary also cleared the fence.
Game 2 — Rock Hard Construction 12, Butt’s Esso 7 In its second win of the night, Ryan Dean had three hits and Paul R. O’Leary reached base on two hits as Rock cruised to victory. Brian Fitzgerald, Jim King, Robbie Harris, Cecil Taylor and Bradley Harris had one hit each in helping with the win. T.J. Badcock, Jeff Parsons and Mat Davis homered for Butt’s.
Game 1 — Butt’s Esso 12, West Side Charlies 10 Jeff Parsons, with two round-trippers, and Chad Parsons, with one home run, paced the winners to a close victory over West Side. Jeff Parsons finished with three hits in the game. Ryan Parsons and T.J. Badcock also had three hits each. Top batters for the losers were Paul O’Leary, with four hits, Jamie Clarke had three hits, including a home run, and Cory Mahaney, Scot Cleary and Mike Whiteway had three hits each.
Game 2 — West Side Charlies 22, Rock Hard Construction 13
West Side hammered Rock on the strength of four hits from Cory Mahaney and a home run by Scot Cleary. Mahaney had four hits on the night. Cleary Paul O’Leary, Eric Penney and Curtis Squires had three hits each. Robbie Harris had three hits for Rock, including a home run.