Three wins for West Side
Offence was not hard to come by when Butt’s Esso met West Side Charlie’s in Carbonear Men’s Slo-Pitch League action as West Side topped Butt’s 11-9 at the Carbonear Recreation Complex, June 18.
Roy Flight led the offensive attack with three hits, while Frank Finlayson, Scott Cleary, Sam White, Cecil Taylor, Jim Hunt and Paul Sullivan picked two hits each.
Sam White picked up the victory on the mound, and Gerard Griffin suffered the loss.
Leading the way for West Side were Matt Davis, Charl Clarke and Dennis King, who each stroked three hits in defeat.
In the second game on June 18, West Side edged East Coast Concrete by the narrowest of margins, 8-7.
Frank Finlayson, Tim Brake and Sam White picked up three hits for the victors. Roy Flight and Scott Cleary contributed to the win with two hits each and Mike Whiteway, Cecil Taylor, Paul McCarthy and Keith Peddle had singles. Sam White took the win, and Peter Tuck took the loss. For East Coast, Tuck and Kevin Penney had three hits apiece. Jamie Pike, Peter Tuck, Matt Powell and Nick Rossiter had two hits.
On Thursday night, West Side upended East Coast again, this time by a score of 14-9.
For West Side, Finlayson and White picked up another three hits each, while Tim Brake and Cecil Taylor had a pair of hits. Roy Flight and Paul McCarthy rounded out the offence with singles.
White again took the win, while Tuck was saddled with the loss.
Tuck had a four-hit night in defeat, while Mike Squires had three hits. Brian Tuck, Gord King, Jim King and Kevin Penney had two hits each.
East Coast got in the win column in the second game after doubling up Butt’s, 14-7.
Brian Tuck and Kevin Penney had three hits apiece. Gord King, Peter Tuck, Matt Powell and Mike Squires each smacked two hits in victory.
Toeing the rubber in victory was Brian Tuck, and Gerard Griffin took the loss.
Leading the attack for Butt’s was Blair Parsons, who knocked out four hits. Charl Clarke and Jason Power had three hits each.