Denny Arthur and Larry Crossley singled in the seventh to set up Jerry Nelson's go-ahead single for Kwik Fill in a 6-5 Over 30 Modified Softball League win over Club Buck on Tuesday at Betts Park.
Mangione Beverage blasted five runs in each of the sixth and seventh innings in a 12-1 win over Meriden Hardwood. Scott Chase had a double and a grand slam for Mangione (2-1). Ed Baldensperger added three hits and was winning pitcher, and Vinnie Massa had two hits in the 14-hit attack.
Mike Massa was 2-for-3 with three runs scored, and Eric Rosequist, Don Cummings, Brian Haines and Nick Fiorella had two hits each in a 13-3 win for Crescent Beer over Midtown Motors. Rick Eaton had two nice stabs at the mound defensively and scattered four hits in the win, and Todd Mineweaser had an over-the-shoulder catch for a double play at second base for Crescent Beer.
Cory Darr had a home run and a double in leading Buckhorn to a 14-5 victory over Blue Ribbon.
Former Pittsburgh Steeler, as well as Houston Astros farmhand in professional baseball, R.J. Bowers homered for Bullpen in a 13-3 win over Freddie's. Gary Freeborough had two doubles and five other Bullpen teammates had two hits each in the win.
Crescent Beer 20(10) 01 - 13 14
Midtown Motors 000 21 - 3 4
2b-Rick Eaton (C), Don Cummings (C), Nick Fiorella (C) 2, Troy Johnson (C). 3b-Mike Massa (C). WP-Eaton. LP-Dan Zamborik.
Mangione's Beverage 011 005 5 - 12 14
Meriden Hardwood 010 000 0 - 1 3
2b-Scott Chase (Ma), Mike Davis (Ma). 3b-Jim Dickson (Ma). HR-Chase (Ma), grand slam, Neal Kent (Me). WP-Ed Baldensperger. LP-Kent.
Kwik Fill 202 010 1 - 6
Club Buck 220 010 0 - 5
2b-Rick Thorpe (K), Joe Hennessey (K). WP-Jerry Nelson. LP-Denny Viglo.
Buckhorn 006 112 4 14 12
Blue Ribbon 230 000 0 5 8
2b-Don Stitt (B), Kenny Newark (B), Cory Darr (B), Dave Stuart (Br), Sam Bullock (Br), Bob Slocum (Br). HR-Darr (B). WP-Jim Greville. LP-Chad Ristau.
Freddie's 100 20 - 3 6
Bullpen 027 4x - 13 15
2b-Dan Boyer (F), Doug Johnson (F), Gary Freeborough (B) 2, John Paul (B), Jared Paul (B). HR-Bill Rook (F), R.J. Bowers (B). WP-Rick Gustafson. LP-Bob Boyer.