Mark Ordiway hit a three-run home run in a four-run sixth inning to give Mangione Beverage the lead and 11-10 Over 30 Modified Softball League win over Blue Ribbon Rentals on Tuesday at Betts Park.
Nick Bryan was 3-for-4 for Blue Ribbon, which left the tying run on second in the top of the seventh inning.
Randy Chase had a double and triple for Mangione, and Eric Corey added two hits in the win.
Times Observer photo by Allen Seybert
Accent Staffing’s Pete Edling, center, successfully steals third base as Bullpen’s Gary Freeborough, right, catches the throw during an Over 30 Modified Softball League contest Tuesday at Betts Park.
In other action, Dave Zembardo and Dave Klemons each had three hits and teammate Ryan Johnson added a double and homer for Midtown Motors in a close 11-10 victory over Buckhorn.
Jon Hoffman, Jeff Carlson, Mark Garrett, Shawn Ristau and Scott Hall all had two hits, helping Accent Staffing to a 16-6 victory over Bullpen. Ristau had two triples and Mike Garrett added one for the winners.
Freddie's scored the final four runs of the game to nip Kwik Fill, 14-13. Kwik Fill was defeated despite scoring 10 runs in the fourth inning. Matt Maze doubled and tripled for the winners while Brian Davis homered.
Blue Ribbon Rentals 202 003 3 - 10 11
Mangione Beverage 330 104 x - 11 10
2b-Dave Johnson (B), Ron Snyder (B), Randy Chase (M), Ed Baldensperger (M). 3b-Chase (M). HR-Nick Bryan (B), Mark Ordiway (M). WP-Baldensperger. LP-Dan Strickland.
Midtown Motors 305 101 1 - 11 15
Buckhorn 412 101 1 - 10 13
2b-Don Stitt (B), Cory Darr (B) 2, Jim Horton (B), Dave Klemons (M), Ryan Johnson (M), Dave Zembardo (M) 2. HR-Johnson (M). WP-Zembardo. LP-Jim Greville.
Bullpen 000 023 1 - 6 14
Accent Staffing 122 052 x - 16 18
2b-Jim Morrison (B), Jared Paul (B), Pete Edling (A), Brian Bennett (A), John Hoffman (A). 3b-Mike Garrett (A), Shawn Ristau (A) 2. WP-Bennett. LP-Rick Gustafson.
Freddie's 110 352 2 - 14
Kwik Fill 010 (10)20 0 - 13
2b-Matt Maze (F), Tim Day (F), Andy Taylor (K), Rich Zdarko (K), Glenn Morse (K), Joe Hennessy (K). 3b-Maze (F). HR-Brian Davis (F). WP-Marty Swanson. LP-Morse.