Morrow & Morrow threepeat as champions
The Bay Robers 19-and-over men’s slo-pitch league concluded a successful season Sept. 27 after Morrow & Morrow capped off a 4-0 sweep in its best-of-seven series with Ecofoam to take the title at the Wilbur Sparkes Recreation Complex. The champi- onship marked the third straight league title for Morrow & Morrow. In the first game of the double-header, the defending champs defeated Ecofoam by a score of 8-1 to take a 3-0 series lead. In the second game, Morrow & Morrow got the brooms out with a 14-4 victory. The Compass was there to take in all of the action. Here are some scenes:
Morrow & Morrow captured its third consecutive Bay Robers 19-and-over men’s slo-pitch league title after sweeping Ecofoam in the best-of-seven championship series. Members of the team are: Front (l-r) —Robert Mercer, Justin Follett, Tyler Thompson, Justin Coombs and Blair Adams; back — Jeremy Mercer, Brian Greeley, Brad Jones, Stephen Dawe, Randy Wade and Jim Whelan. Missing from photo are Edward Badcock, Zack Ryan and Tyler Adams.
Peter Mercer takes a rip at a ball.
Morrow & Morrow shortstop Tyler Thompson rears back to fire a ball across the infield, while third baseman Brad Jones ducks for cover.
Ecofoam players (from front) Brent Mahaney, B.J. Harris, Johnny Dyke and Jason Dyke keep an eye on the game.
Jason Dyke takes a vicious cut at the ball, while his teammates look on.
Ecofoam shortstop B.J. Harris anticipates a ball being hit to him.
Jim Whelan delivers a pitch to an unseen Ecofoam batter.
Blair Adams waits for the ball.
Blair Adams misjudged this fly ball as it scrapped the top of his glove and fell into the outfield.
Ecofoam first baseman Cory Mahaney and Morrow & Morrow player Jeremy Mercer share a laugh during a lull in the action.
Ecofoam hurler Peter Mercer lays a ball over the plate.