Brake’s Heating burns up competition
East Coast Concrete drops men’s softball league final in five games
After three nights of tough competition, the 2013 champions of the Carbonear Molson men’s slo-pitch softball league have been crowned.
A best-of-seven competition saw Brake’s Heating defeat East Coast Concrete in five games.
In a close final, Brake’s took the championship Sept. 12 with a 4-3 triumph over East Coast.
Kevin Penney had two hits in the final game for the champs.
Sam White tossed his fourth pitching victory, while Gerard Griffin took the loss.
To open the series Sept. 5, Brake’s annihilated their opponents by a score of 7-0 in Game 1.
Barry Short had three hits in the win, while Steven Peach, Kevin Penney and Roy Flight had two apiece.
Sam White got the credit for the pitching win while Gerard Griffin took the loss.
In the second game of the doubleheader, Brake’s defeated East Coast with a 14-2 victory.
With three hits, Kevin Penney was the top batter for Brake’s, while Steven Peach made it on base twice.
Gerard Griffin threw loss again, while Sam White tossed the win.
Brake’s continued their winning streak in the first of two games Sept. 9 with another 7-0 victory.
Sam White continued the trend of the winning pitcher, while Gerard Griffin received the loss.
Nine players from the winning team managed to get to base, while the top batter for East Coast was Chad Parsons with two hits.
Facing elimination, East Coast had their first win of the final with a 4-3 victory.
Brake’s was winning the fourth game when East Coast bounced back to extend the series into Game 5.
The pitching win was spl i t between Gerard Griffin and Tom Harris, while Sam White suffered his first loss of the series. Carbonear softball tourney The league hosted its first-ever softball tournament Sept. 14 at the Carbonear Recreation Complex. Seven teams participated in the event, including the league champs, Brake’s Heating.
Other teams participating were Morrow and Morrow, Greenspar, Home Life, BPS Land Scaping, Aero Whiteway and Norman’s Cove.
Home Life defeated Morrow and Morrow to win the tournament by a score of 1514.
Members of the winning team were Rudy Butler, Steven McLean, Brandon Roach, Mitchel Butler, Jason Curnew, Justin Oates, Matthew French, Michael Adams, Phillip Norman and Kenneth Abbott.
Brake’s Heating is the Carbonear Molson men’s slo-pitch softball league champions. Members of the team are ( l- r) front — Matthew Davis, Sammy White, Matthew Powell and Gary Holloway; back — Darrell Parsons, Grant Tobin, Tim Brake, Paddy O’Keefe, Tyson Crant, Craig Traverse, Roy Flight, Stephen Peach and Barry Short. Missing from photo was Kevin Penney.