Crescent outduels Buckhorn in Over 30 softball league

Crescent Beer’s Rick Eaton and Buckhorn’s Jim Greville locked up in a pitchers’ duel won by Crescent, 5-4, on Thursday in an Over 30 Modified Softball League make-up game at Betts Park.

Jeff Berdine, Don Cummings, Mark Massa and Nick Petrarca had two hits each in the win. Massa’s two-run triple highlighted a three-run third for Crescent to take the lead. After Buckhorn tied the score in the fourth, Jon Gerarde’s base hit scored Petrarca with the eventual game-winning run.

Butch Johnston and Lee Gray each went 3-for-4 for American Legion in a 18-4 win over Hertzel and Brown.

American Legion 356 40 – 18

Hertzel and Brown 120 10 – 4

2b- Butch Johnston (A), Dustin Wilcox (H). HR-Tim Prelog (A), Butch Johnston (W), Pete Smith (H). WP-Lee Gray. LP-Drew Wilcox.

Buckhorn 120 100 0 – 4 9

Crescent Beer 103 100 x – 5 10

3b-Mark Massa (C), Ryan Smith (B), Shane Greville (B). WP-Rick Eaton. LP-Jim Greville.

Freddie’s 13

Craco 6

2b-M. Phillips (C), M. Swanson (F), D. Boyer (F). 3b-Swanson (F). WP-Swanson. LP-R. Thomas.