Legion battles back for Over 30 softball win

American Legion scored seven runs on nine hits in the top of the seventh of a 9-6 Over 30 Modified Softball League win over Kwik Fill on Tuesday at Betts Park.

Larry Heeter’s three-run home run pulled Legion to within 6-5 and Tim Prelog eventually scored Lee Gray with a hit to take the lead.

Glenn Morse was 3-for-3 with a triple in the loss.

Ryan Smith and Mike Sivak homered in Buckhorn’s 15-5 win over Meridien Hardwood.

Ryan Johnson, Jason Eggleston and Jim Newton homered in consecutive innings in CMFS/The Bucket’s 10-5 win over Mangione Beverage.

Brady Williams and Matt Willoughby each homered for Accent Staffing in a 13-5 win over Freddie’s.

Williams finished the day 3-for-4 while Willoughby and Jerry VanOrd were each 2-for-3.

Dave Stuart hit a three-run home run in a seven-run first inning, and Nick Bryan homered in a five-run second, in Nick’s Team’s 18-12 win over Hertel & Brown.

Accent Staffing 104 500 3 – 13 13

Freddie’s 211 001 0 – 5 6

2b-Jerry VanOrd (A) Shawn Ristau (A), Don Lotts (A), Ian Wilson (F), Marty Swanson (F). HR-Brady Williams (A), Matt Willoughby (A). WP-Jeff Carlson. LP-Marty Swanson.

Mangione Beverage 031 001 0 – 5 6

CMFS/The Bucket 433 000 x – 10 14

2b-Nick Martinelli (C), Ollie Anderson (C), Mel Eggleston (C), Tim Munksgard (M), Brad Johnson (M). HR-Ryan Johnson (C), Jason Eggleston (C), Jim Newton (C), Jeff Sleeman (M). WP-Dan Zamborik. LP-Ed Baldensperger.

American Legion 100 010 7 – 9 18

Kwik Fill 020 103 0 – 6 13

2b-Doug Eck (A), Lee Gray (A), Larry Heeter (A). 3b-Glenn Morse (K). HR-Heeter (A). WP-Heeter. LP- Rick Wagner.

Buckhorn 15 17

Meridien Hardwood 5 10

HR-Ryan Smith (B), Mike Sivak (B). WP-Jim Greville. LP-Dave Johnson.

Nick’s Team 750 004 2 – 18

Hertel & Brown 402 023 1 – 12

2b-Andy Harrington (H), Barry Klenowski (H), Jeff Dougherty (H), Bob Slocum (N), Todd Breeding (N). 3b-Dougherty (H). HR-Nick Bryan (N), Dave Stuart (N). WP-Denny Viglo. LP-Neal Kent.