Ram­blers’ big hit out

Auckland City Harbour News - - Sport -

Mt Al­bert Ram­blers’ play­er­coach Donny Hale broke a scor­ing stale­mate in dra­matic fash­ion dur­ing their Auck­land fast­pitch soft­ball match against Marist on Satur­day.

With the game locked at 55, Hale pounded a home run over the fence, end­ing the game im­me­di­ately.

Ram­blers’ Nathan Nukunuku also hit a home run, while there were fine bat­ting dis­plays from Mike Gibbs and Bernard Hale.

Marist and United are chal­leng­ing reign­ing champs Ram­blers for their place at the top of the ta­ble.

Auck­land United pounded North Shore side Roost­ers 12-0, smack­ing six home runs, with Kurt Al­lan and Rod Caddy hit­ting two each.

And Eden Roskill notched up their sev­enth win of the sea­son, beat­ing How­ick 3-2 in a tie-breaker.

Mean­while the in­jury-rav­aged Ram­blers’ women suf­fered their third suc­ces­sive loss, go­ing down to arch ri­vals the Waitakere Bears 52.

On Satur­day Auck­land United face How­ick at Mead­ow­lands from 3pm, while Ram­blers play Glen­field at Rosedale Park from 4pm.

Eden-Roskill take on Otahuhu at Sim­son Re­serve at 3.30pm be­fore meet­ing Marist at 5.30pm.

The Ram­blers’ women clash with Otahuhu at Sim­son Re­serve on Sun­day from 11am.

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