Of­fense not hard to find in Car­bon­ear

Teams score a com­bined 68 runs in four games

The Compass - - OPINION -

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.

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