The Annandale diamonds in Tillsonburg will be abuzz this Friday, July 5, as Slo-Pitch All-Stars Night returns after a lengthy absence.
The festivities commence with two 6:30 p.m. starts. The ladies will take to the field on Diamond No. 2 while the Men’s B match will be on Diamond No. 3, followed by Men’s C at 7:45 p.m. and the Men’s A game at 9 p.m.
The A game will be followed by a home run derby.
The Men’s C game will be for the President’s Cup with president Chris Parker’s Parkz Pros vs VP Kyle Hollister’s Holly’s Henchmen!
The evening’s proceeds will go towards diamond improvements and the purchase of memorial stones in the name of Don Parker and Karen Miller.
Domino’s will be serving up pizza and there will be a cash bar. Homerun Sports will be providing prizes for MVPs.
Should be a fun evening!
Ladies All-Star Game
The two teams that will oppose in the Ladies All-Star Game will be Kelly’s Kool Kats vs Dream Weavers.
The official scorekeeper will be Challengers’ Sara Klassen.
Kelly’s Kool Kats
Coach – Kelly Spencer (Eichenberg’s)
Janet Culliton - Great Lakes / Corey’s
Kasey McKenzie - Great Lakes / Corey’s
Amy Beattie – Jays
Jess Grundy – Jays
Deanna Littler – EMI
Jordan Coderre – EMI
Amanda Friesen – Focus
Heather Haley – Hericanes
Hilary Stoop – Hericanes
Dawn Patterson – Cardio Plus
Krystal Sivyer – Cardio Plus
Becky Ford – Eichenberg’s
Coach – Dave Weaver (Great Lakes – Corey’s)
Assistant Coach – Mona Desmarchais (Scared Hitless)
Tamarah Schultz – Eichenberg’s
Lauren Duffy – Eichenberg’s
Sue Deschaemaeker – Ritchie’s
Steph Menich – Ritchie’s
Kristen Mawhinney – Hollister KIA
Susie Klassen – Challengers
Tina Enns – Challengers
Sandy Salverda – Scared Hitless
Jen Millen – Scared Hitless
Trisha DeLoose – Outcasts
Steph Miller – Outcasts
Deb Simmonds – Great Lakes / Corey’s
Men’s A Division All-Stars
Coach – John Nichols
Mike Wencel – Maple View Variety
Brad Wencel – Maple View Variety
Abe Epp – Maple View Variety
Dave Phillips – Haines Roofing
Phil Durham – Haines Roofing
Craig Smith – Haines Roofing
Steve Leacock – IC Waters
Matt Summers – IC Waters
Eric Lockey – Vector
Eric Vanwynsberghe – Vector
Blair Davidson – Vector
Coach – Ron Dalby
Derek Penner – Gators
Aaron Laporte – Gators
Kieran Taylor – Gators
Jared Pettman – Roosters
Derek Kunderman – Roosters
Mark Hamulecki – Roosters
Josh Stubbs – Robert Q
Clayton Stubbs – Robert Q
Bryan DeBlaire – Robert Q
Brad Adams – Woodland RV
Tom Csoff – Woodland RV
Kyle Neuman – Woodland RV
Official scorekeeper will be Lacey Cluett.
Men’s B Division All-Stars
Coach – Trevor Fleet
Trevor Fleet – DeGroote-Hill
Doug Falkins – DeGroote-Hill
Jim Long – DeGroote-Hill
Mike Vanwynsberghe – Dirty Mitts
Jarrett Anderson – Dirty Mitts
Corey Smith – Dirty Mitts
Shaine Hall – Big Bass Brawlers
Joe Stone – Big Bass Brawlers
Steve Derks – Big Bass Brawlers
Scott Beattie – Corey’s
Scott McIntyre – Corey’s
Jason Vandommele – Corey’s
Coach – Kyle Smith
Kyle Smith – Hollister KIA
Kyle Hollister – Hollister KIA
Travis Horvath – Hollister KIA
Cheyne Sarafinchin – Kirwin Oatman
Thom Puhr – Kirwin Oatman
Jordy Thompson – Kirwin Oatman
Nick Barnim – Domino’s Hounds
Jim McKillen – Domino’s Hounds
Joel Prouse – Domino’s Hounds
Pete Krahn – Ontario Laser Spartans
Pete Friesen – Ontario Laser Spartans
Jake Friesen – Ontario Laser Spartans
Official Scorekeeper will be ‘Super’ Jeff Gwynn.
Men’s C Division
Coach – Chris Parker
Johnny Epp – Hit N Run
John Klassen – Hit n Run
Diedrich Klassen – Hit N Run
Kevin Alward – Destroyers
John Sergeant – Destroyers
Dave Lockstein – Destroyers
Shawn Elliott – John Beere
Kevin Stuyt – John Beere
Shawn Sivyer – John Beere
Adam Jensen – Cain’s Pelicans
Nick Lonsbary – Cain’s Pelicans
Andrew Kamenar – Cain’s Pelicans
Coach – Kyle Hollister
Jeff Davies – Broadway Lanes
Jesse Legg – Broadway Lanes
Brent O’Brien – Broadway Lanes
Gus Ford – Straight Up
Mike Mudford – Straight Up
Connor Smith – Straight Up
Ray Howick – Stickmen
Shawn Ryerse – Stickmen
Bryan Granger – Stickmen
Nate Moyaert – Delhi Dodgers
Marty McDonald – Delhi Dodgers
Rob Atkins – Delhi Dodgers
Official scorekeeper will be the scorekeeper from Hit N Run.
The new kids in A knocked off first-place Maple View Variety in come-from-behind fashion. Woodland RV Park also beat a nine-man IC Waters squad, Gators and Robert Q Travel, each won by forfeit.
Maple View scored a close win over Robert Q.
Maple View Variety 12, Robert Q Travel 8
Maple View: Mike Wencel 4-4, Randy Miller 2-3, Ryan Miller HR, Nathan Klassen HR
Robert Q: Nick Russell 2-3, Bryan DeBlaire 3-4
Ryan Miller had a two-run homer in the winner’s five-run sixth.
Woodland RV Park 19, IC Waters 6
Woodland RV: Brad Adams 5-5, Rick Csoff 5-5
IC Waters: Steve Voth 3-4, Jeff Cadotte 2-4
Brad Adams, Kyle Decleir and Brandon VanHaecke crossed three times for Woodland.
Woodland RV Park 17, Maple View Variety 14
Woodland: Tom Csoff 4-5, Rick Csoff 4-5, Dave Mathews HR, Aaron Phillips HR
Maple View: Randy Miller 3-4, Ryan Carroll 3-4
Woodland’s Aaron Phillips had a two-run homer in their seven-run sixth.
Hollister KIA Kekambas won twice last week beating Ontario Spartans by seven and by two in a late surge over Domino’s Hounds.
Corey’s Restaurant picked up its second win of the season easily upsetting third place GC Lounsbury Dirty Mitts.
DeGroote-Hill remained atop the division winning with just nine over Kirwin and Oatman. They also came from behind to beat Big Bass Brawlers by five.
Corey’s 26, GC Lounsbury Dirty Mitts 10
Corey’s: Chad Hyatt 6-6, Scott McIntyre 6-6
GC Lounsbury: Kent Collings 3-3, Rob Vandemaele 3-3
Everyone in the winner’s lineup scored at least one run.
Hollister KIA 17, Domino’s Hounds 15
Hollister KIA Kekambas: Cody Furlong 4-4, Evan Prouse 5-5
Domino’s: Harv Johnson 4-4, Joel Prouse 4-5
Evan Prouse scored four runs for Hollister.
Hollister KIA 17, Ontario Laser 10
Hollister KIA: Chad Barclay 4-5, Jamie Haines 4-4
Ontario Laser Spartans: Jake Dyck 3-4, Jake Friesen 3-4
Kekambas broke the game open with a seven-run fourth.
DeGroote-Hill 9, Big Bass Brawlers 4
DeGroote-Hill: Doug Falkins 3-3, John Nichols 2-2
Big Bass: Ross Groat 2-2, Shaine Hall 2-3, Joe Stone HR
Jason Puhr had a pair of doubles to lead the winners.
DeGroote-Hill 19, Kirwin Oatman 12
DeGroote-Hill: John Nichols 4-5, Dave Weaver 4-5, Mark Vanderhaeghe 2 HRs
Kirwin Oatman: Thom Puhr 4-4, Steve Smith 3-4
Mark Vanderhaeghe had a pair of homers for the nine-man DeGroote-Hill squad.
Hit N Run won three and Cain’s Pelicans won a pair last week.
Hit N Run came from behind to win the nine-against-nine battle against The Destroyers. They had a mercy shutout win over Straight Up.
Cain’s won easily over Stickmen and Delhi Dodgers, who scored seven late to beat The Destroyers.
Hit N Run 23, Destroyers 21
Hit N Run: Paul Reimer 6-6, Diedrich Klassen 4-5 HR, Peter Enns HR, Johnny Klassen 2 HRs
Destroyers: Dave Lockstein 5-5, Terry Lockstein 4-5, Troy Temple 2 HRs
Peter Enns led the winners with eight RBIs.
Hit N Run 27, John Beere 12
Hit N Run: Jake Enns 4-4 HR, Herman Enns 3-3, Abe Klassen HR
John Beere: Shawn Elliott 4-5, Kevin Stuyt 4-5 HR
David Enns had six RBIs against the eight-men John Beere.
Delhi Dodgers 21, Destroyers 16
Delhi: Bill Chesney 4-5, Kurt Pettit 4-5
Destroyers: Kevin Alward 4-5, Paul Lavier 4-5
Kenny Mahler, Bill Chesney and Matt Hanson scored three runs for Delhi.
Hit N Run 16, Straight Up 0
Hit N Run: David Enns 3-3, Jake Enns 3-3, Herman Enns HR
Straight Up: David Lee 2-2, Mike Mudford 1-2
Ten of Hit N Run’s 11 batters drove in a run.
Cain’s Pelicans 22, Stickmen 6
Cain’s: Mike Robinson 2-2, Kevin Buchner 3-3, Andrew Kamenar HR
Stickmen: Ray Howick 4-4 HR, Dylan Graydon 2-2
Mike Robinson reached and scored four times for Cain’s.
Cain’s Pelicans 14, Delhi Dodgers 6
Cain’s: Andrew Dawson 3-3, Dave Kamenar 3-3, Nick Lonsbary HR
Delhi: Jordan Pope 3-3, Rob Atkins 3-3
Andrew Dawson had a triple and double for Cain’s.
ServiceMaster got their offence in gear recording 42 runs over two victories against their B Division counterparts, and Orange Crush piled up 54 over their two.
Jays moved alone into fourth after mercying Cardio Plus.
Great Lakes Physio – Corey’s, Eichenberg’s and EMI recorded easy wins.
Great Lakes – Corey’s 14, Hollister KIA 3
GL – Corey’s: Kim King 4-4, Christine Verscheuren 3-3
Hollister KIA: Melissa Johnson 2-3, Mandy Kromplak 2-3
Janet Culliton tripled and Tania Ghesquiere doubled for the winners.
Jays 20, Cardio Plus 5
Jays: Shirley Moore 4-5, Nicki Shewan 4-5
Cardio Plus Camo Pitches: Dawn Patterson 2-3, Steph Parker 3-3
Shirley Moore scored four runs for Jays.
Orange Crush 28, Hollister KIA 10
Orange Crush: Stacy Lauwerier 6-6, Kathryn Peter 6-6
Hollister KIA: Mandy Kromplak 4-4, Kristen Mawhinney 4-4
Leadoff batter Stacy Lauwerier reached and scored six runs for Orange.
ServiceMaster 20, Hericanes 5
ServiceMaster: Becky Abbott 4-4, Diane Hall 3-3, Steph Erdelac HR and grand slam
Hericanes: Heidi Hopper 3-3, Steph McDonald 3-4
Steph Erdelac led ServiceMaster with a grand slam, a two-run homer, and two singles.
ServiceMaster 22, Scared Hitless 12
ServiceMaster: Melissa Howick 4-4, Tracy VanParys 4-4
Scared Hitless: Danielle Boughner 4-4, Shannon Collings 4-4
Melissa Howick led the winners with a pair of homers and five runs scored.
Orange Crush 25, Challengers 7
Orange: TJ Balazs 4-4, Chrissy Barnard 4-4
Orange Crush plated seven in three consecutive innings.
EMI Steelerz 17, Cardio Plus 5
EMI: Kim Sage 4-5, Kim Wood 3-3
Cardio Plus Camo Pitches: Krystal Sivyer 3-4, Amber Way 3-3
Jordan Coderre, Sarah Sparzynski and Kim Wood each scored three runs for EMI.
Eichenberg’s 20, Hericanes 1
Eichenberg’s: Tamarah Schultz 4-4 grand slam, Nancy Hiebert 3-3
Hericanes: Mehgan Leathong 2-2, Melissa Mabee 2-3
Eichenberg had an easy time against an eight-player Hericanes.
This past week started the cross-over play against A Division opponents.
The Outcasts pulled off a monumental upset of Ritchie’s Ice Cream and BBQ, edging them by one. Scared Hitless also downed Ritchie’s in a 22-20 slugfest.
Focus collected the other division win outscoring a game Outcasts squad.
Focus 19, Outcasts 14
Focus: Marcia Wright 3-3, Nancy Benner 5-6
Outcasts: Lindsay Baillie 4-5, Trisha DeLoose 4-5
Greta Syve scored three runs for Focus.
Scared Hitless 22, Ritchie’s 20
Scared Hitless: Allison DeBlaire 4-4, Cassie Ratelle 2-2
Ritchie’s Ice Cream & BBQ: Holley Dayman 4-5, Lindsay Warboys 4-4
Allison DeBlaire scored four runs and Mandy Howe made some outstanding catches to lead the winners.