Gear Train Pylons hosted a successful slo-pitch tournament over the weekend complete with ideal weather conditions.
Great Lakes Physio-Corey’s captured the ladies C division, and ServiceMaster were runners-up in Ladies D.
Bank Robbers edged GC Lounsbury Dirty Mitts in an exciting Men’s E final.
Doug Falkins took home the men’s home run contest honours, and Shannon Ewing won the ladies title.
Great Lakes Physio – Corey’s handed Eichenberg its first loss of the season edging them 4-3.
They were given a scare from Orange Crush, coming from behind to win by five.
Orange Crush won a pair of EMI and Ritchie’s Ice Cream and BBQ. Ritchie’s beat ServiceMaster but were defeated by EMI.
Ritchie’s Ice Cream & BBQ 12,ServiceMaster 4
Ritchie’s: Jen VanBesien 3-4, Ashley Aker 3-4
ServiceMaster: Tracy VanParys 2-3, Sarah Reddekop 1-2
Ritchie’s spotted ServiceMaster a four-run lead scoring 11 late to steal the win.
Great Lakes Physio – Corey’s 4, Eichenberg’s 3
Great Lakes: Janet Culliton 2-3, Tania Ghesquiere 2-3
Eichenberg: Lauren Duffy 3-3, Kate Hahn 3-3
Both pitchers, Deb Simmonds from Great Lakes and Jen Mowatt from Eichenberg, pitched strong games. Kasey McKenzie drove in the game’s winning run.
Orange Crush 22, EMI 4
Orange Crush: Courtney Morse 4-5, Candy Obar 4-5
EMI: Amber Meyer 2-4
Chrissy Barnard and Candi Obar scored four runs for Orange.
Orange Crush 11, Ritchie’s Ice Cream BBQ 8
Orange: Chrissy Barnard 4-4, Mavis Poirier 3-4
Ritchie’s: Lindsay Warboys 3-3, Michelle Warboys 3-3
Orange plated 13 runs between the third and fourth innings.
Great Lakes – Corey’s 12, Orange Crush 7
GL – Corey’s: Christine Gubesch 3-3, Kim Walker 2-3
Orange: Candi Obar 3-3, Bobbi Anderson 3-3
Great Lakes scored seven in the sixth to overtake Orange.
EMI 12, Ritchie’s Ice Cream BBQ 4
EMI: Sarah Sparzynski 4-4, Kim Wood 4-4
Ritchie’s: Ashley Aker 3-3, Jen Heleniak 2-3
Leadoff batter Sarah Sparzynski had four hits and scored two runs for EMI.
Hollister KIA and Focus continue to dominate the B loop with Hollister holding a one-game lead.
Hollister won by mercy last week over Challengers and Hericanes. Focus mercied Outcasts.
Outcasts lost a close one to Scared Hitless. Hericanes and Challengers recorded the other victories.
Focus 18, Outcasts 2
Focus: Shelley Vandenbrandt 2-2, Nettie Friesen 3-3
Outcasts: Amber Woolgar 2-3, Tonya Temple 2-3
Kristen doubled and singled twice for Focus.
Hollister KIA 20, Challengers 5
Hollister KIA: Carrie Mezzatesya 3-3, Tammy Lalone 4-4
Challengers: Trudy Froese 2-2, Aggie Dyck 2-2
Carrie Mezzatesya tripled and scored three runs for the winners.
Challengers 20, Cardio Plus Camo Pitches 9
Challengers: Neta Klassen 4-4, Anna Driedger 5-5
Cardio Plus: Krystal Sivyer 4-4, Tanita White 3-4
Tina Enns led Challengers with a pair of triples.
Hollister KIA 22, Hericanes 6
Hollister: Julie VanHaecke 4-4, Kristin Mawhinney 4-4
Hericanes: Meghan Leathong 2-2, Erin Thompson 2-3
Jen Dahl scored four runs for KIA.
Scared Hitless 6, Outcasts 5
Scared Hitless: Cheryl Johnson 3-3, Kim Jeromin 2-2
Outcasts: Tiffany Rokeby 4-4, Steph Miller 3-4
Scared Hitless won with a walkoff hit from Renee Lachapelle in the seventh.
Hericanes 11, Scared Hitless 2
Hericanes: Jill Ferguson 4-4, Steph McDonald 4-4
Scared Hitless: Jenn Millen 3-3, Cassie Ratelle 2-3
Kristen Duncan scored three runs for the winners.
Gators were the only team to record multiple wins last week. They beat IC Waters in walkoff fashion and also upended Roosters.
Maple View Variety beat Robert Q for the second time this season.
Robert Q pulled off a walkoff win over Vector Blue Jays. Haines Roofing, IC Waters and Vector grabbed the other wins last week.
Gators 19, IC Waters 18
Gators: Darryl Baswick 5-6, Jon Nunn 5-6 HR
IC Waters: Mike Shewan 5-5 HR, Steve Leacock 4-5
Jon Nunn’s seventh-inning homer won it for Gators in walkoff fashion.
IC Waters 18, Robert Q Travel 8
IC Waters: Mike Shewan 4-4 2 HRs, Cedric Tomico 3-3, Darren Cadotte HR, Steve Voth HR, Shawn Crane HR
Robert Q: Matt Bilger 3-4, Joe Highley 4-4 HR, Nick Nagy HR
Gators 15, Roosters 8
Gators: Kieran Taylor 3-3, Steve Ghesquiere HR, Jon Nunn 3-3, Aaron Laporte HR
Roosters: Derek Buchner 3-3, Scott Heath 3-4
A seven-run third was key to Gators’ victory.
Haines Roofing 24, IC Waters 8
Haines: Craig Smith 4-4, Jason Gekiere 4-4 HR, Phil Durham 2 HRs, Jake Klassen 2 HRs, Dave Phillips HR, Martin Klassen HR
IC Waters: Matt Summers 3-4, Tim Miners 3-3, Jeff Cadotte HR, Steve Leacock HR
Phil Durham had a pair of two-run homers for Haines.
Vector Blue Jays 20, Haines Roofing 16
Vector: Adam Thomson 5-5 2 HRs, Jason Mudford 4-4, Chad Lofthouse HR
Haines: Phil Durham 4-4 2 HRs, Dave Phillips 3-4
Adam Thomson homered twice and scored five runs for Vector.
Maple View Variety 19, Robert Q Travel 16
Maple View: Darren Pace 4-4, Ian Baker 4-4, Randy Miller HR, Brad Wencel 2 HRS, Ryan Miller (grand slam), Aaron Uhryn HR
Robert Q: Josh Stubbs 4-4 HR, Mike Supinski 3-4 HR, Mike Wolfe HR
Brad Wencel and Ryan Miller each drove in five for the winners.
Robert Q Travel 17, Vector Blue Jays 16
Robert Q: Nick Nagy 5-5, Robert Nant 4-4
Vector: Eric Vanwynsberghe 6-6, Trevor Oakes 5-6
Cody Quinney had the walkoff hit in Robert Q’s four-run seventh.
GC Lounsbury had a big week collecting four wins.
Kirwin and Oatman mercied Corey’s. DeGroote-Hill won in extra innings over Ontario Laser Spartans, and Big Bass Brawlers collected the other win.
Big Bass Brawlers 21, Ontario Laser Spartans 6
Big Bass: Ryan Hambleton 3-3, Ryan Copping 3-3, Joe Stone HR, Bob Evans 2 HRs, Brent Schooley 2 HRs
Ontario Laser: Jake Dyck 2-3, Abe Krahn 1-1, Corny Krahn HR
Bob Evans and Brent Schooley each homered twice for the victors.
GC Lounsbury Dirty Mitts 24, Big Bass Brawlers 14
GC Lounsbury: Chris McDonald 5-5, Rob Vandemaele 4-4 HR
Big Bass: Ryan Hambleton 4-4, Bob Evans 3-3
Trevor Stuyt tripled and scored four runs for GC Lounsbury.
GC Lounsbury Dirty Mitts 27, Corey’s Restaurant 17
GC Lounsbury: Cory Smith 5-5, Kent Collings 4-4, Mike Vanwynsberghe HR
Corey’s: Jan Dagg 5-5, Scott Beattie 4-5
Cory Smith had three triples and a double for GC Lounsbury.
GC Lounsbury Dirty Mitts 20, Hollister KIA Kekambas 15
GC Lounsbury: Kent Collings 4-4, Colin McDonald 3-3
Hollister: Jordan Bruckler 3-3, Cody Furlong 2-3
Trevor Stuyt and Kent Collings scored three runs for the winners.
Kirwin and Oatman 25, Corey’s 9
Kirwin and Oatman: Darryl Whittington 3-3, Darrell Maddock 4-4
Corey’s: Dave Goncalves 3-3, Tony Martin 3-3
Darryl Whittington and Darrell Maddock each scored four runs for the winners.
DeGroote-Hill 16, Ontario Laser Spartans 13
DeGroote-Hill: Bob Long 4-5, Dave Weaver 3-3, Doug Falkins 2 HRs
Ontario Laser: Corny Krahn 4-5, Abe Krahn 4-5
Bob Long cleared the bases with a triple in DeGroote’s six-run eighth.
GC Lounsbury Dirty Mitts 11, DeGroote-Hill 10
GC Lounsbury: Devin Lee 2-2, Kent Collings 2-3, Travis Nikin HR
DeGroote-Hill: Mark Vanderhaeghe 3-4, John Nichols 2-3
Colin McDonald had the walkoff base hit for GC Lounsbury in their three-run seventh.
Broadway Lanes Bears handed Hit N Run their first loss of the season. They also beat Cain’s and John Beere to take over first place.
Delhi Dodgers recorded a pair of victories and, from first hand, I was able to observe that this team is having fun in their inaugural campaign.
Broadway Lanes Bears 14, Hit N Run 11
Broadway Lanes: Jesse Legg 3-4, Kyle Bridges 3-4 HR, Corey Bridge HR
Hit N Run: Diedrich Klassen 3-4, Jonny Epp 3-4 HR, Herman Enns HR
Broadway Lanes upset first place Hit N Run despite fielding only eight players.
Delhi Dodgers 13, Stickmen 9
Delhi: Marty Macdonald 3-4, Alan Geerts 3-4
Stickmen: Dave Phipps 4-4, Ray Howick 3-4
Marty Macdonald, Josh O’Neil and Mike Decoene all scored two runs for Delhi.
Delhi Dodgers 18, John Beere 8
Delhi: Kurt Pettit 4-4, Nate Moyaert 4-4
John Beere: Shawn Elliott 3-4, Kevin Stuyt 3-4
Bill Chesney crossed four times for Delhi.
Broadway Lanes Bears 18, John Beere 11
Broadway Lanes: Jay Seitz 4-4, Phil Beauvais 3-4, Jesse Legg 2 HRS
John Beere: Andrew Barnim 3-4, Ian Monk 3-4
Jesse Legg had a pair of three-run homers for the winners.
Broadway Lanes Bears 9, Cain’s Pelicans 8
Broadway Lanes: Jeff Davies 3-4, Justin Lockstein 2-3
Cain’s: Mike Kamenar 3-4, Andrew Kamenar 3-5
Jeff Davies doubled and scored the winning run for the Bears.