Offense not hard to find in Carbonear
Teams score a combined 68 runs in four games
Offense was not hard to find in the opener to Thursday’s softball action at the Carbonear Recreation Complex as East Coast Concrete bested Butt’s Esso in a shootout, 17-12.
Stephen King belted out five hits to lead East Coast to victory. Bradley Harris had four hits and Tim Brake contributed three hits in the win. Brad Gallant, Harris Cornish and Roy Flight had two hits apiece.
The top hitters for Butt’s were Charl Clarke, Blair Parsons and Jody Doyle, who had three hits each. Ryan Parsons and Gerard Griffin picked up two hits in the loss.
Stephen King picked up the pitching win and Gerard Griffin took the loss.
Runs were hard to come about in the second game of the Carbonear Slo-pitch League as West Side Charlies topped Butt’s, 8-3.
Leading the way for West Side were Sam White, Roy Flight, Tim Brake, Mike Whiteway and Grant Tobin, who picked up two hits apiece. Also helping the win were singles picked up by Paul O’Leary, Frank Finlayson, Kevin Penney and Paul Sullivan.
Dennis King and Chad Parsons had two hits each in defeat for Butt’s.
Sam White tossed the win for West Side, and Gerard Griffin took the loss.
July opened with a bang as West Side blasted East Coast 11-5 July 2 at the Carbonear Recreation Complex.
Paul O’Leary and Sam White shouldered the offensive load for West Sides, with each knocking out three hits apiece. Roy Flight, Kevin Penney and Keith Peddle had two hits, while Scott Cleary, Tim Brake and Cecil Taylor notched singles.
Leading East Coast was Peter Tuck with three hits, while Brian Tuck, Shannon Chafe, Harris Cornick and Chirs Parsons chipped in with two hits each.
Sam White picked up the win on the mound and Brian Tuck took the loss.
The bad luck continued for East Coast as Butt’s trounced them by a score of 11-1 in the second game of the evening.
Blair Parsons and Jody Doyle supplied the offence for Butt’s with three hits. Dennis King, Ryan Parsons and Ryan Dean had two hits each.
There wasn’t much offense to speak off for East Coast as they managed just seven hits. Brad Gallant and Gord King had two hits apiece while Brian Tuck, Peter Tuck and Bradley Harris had singles.
Gerard Griffin toed the rubber for the victory and Brian Tuck took the loss.