Over 30 playoffs: Kwik Fill outlasts Freddie’s in extras
Kwik Fill overcame a rough start to beat Freddie’s, 13-12, in a 10 inning barnburner in Over 30 Modified Softball League playoff action Thursday at Betts Park. Tied at 10-10, Mike Smith led off the top of th 10th with a single and moved into scoring position on a Chris Cole sacrifice fly. Rick Rohlin drove in Smith for what would be the game-winning RBI for Kwik Fill.
Rick Eaton tossed a two-hitter and had three hits of his own for Crescent Beer in a 13-0 win over Accent Staffing. Eaton had a pair of doubles as part of his 3-for-3 day, Chris Torrance was 3-for-3 with a triple, and Jeff Berdine and Jon Gerardi each doubled twice.
Hertel and Brown Physical Therapy pounded out 18 hits en route to a 14-8 win over American Legion. Drew Wilcox was 4-for-4 with a double, Neal Wilcox had three hits, and Dustin Wilcox doubled and homered for Hertel and Brown.
Dru Freeborough and Shawn Wilson each had three hits for Craco Industries in a 19-7 win over Meridien Hardwoods. Freeborough had two doubles and a single while Wilson tripled twice and singled. Craco advances to play Nick’s Team in the second round of the B Division playoffs.
Accent Staffing 000 00 – 0
Crescent Beer 232 6x – 13
2b-Jeff Berdine (C) 2, Rick Eaton (C) 2, Mark Massa (C), Jon Gerardi (C) 2. 3b-Chris Torrance (C). WP-Rick Eaton. LP-Jeff Carlson.
American Legion 210 002 3 – 8
Hertel and Brown 220 703 x – 14
2b-Mark Heeter (A), Drew Wilcox (H), Dustin Wilcox (H), Jeff Dougherty (H), Jason Peterson (H), Mark Butina (H), Pete Smith (H). 3b-Jeff Young (H). HR-Dustin Wilcox (H). WP-Jeff Dougherty. LP-Larry Heeter.
Meridien Hardwoods 000 25 – 7
Craco Industries (10)80 1x – 19
2b-Dru Freeborough (C) 2, Shea Font (C). 3b-Shawn Wilson (C) 2. WP-Ron Thomas.
Kwik Fill 100 020 720 1 – 13
Freddie’s 430 030 020 0 – 12
2b-Rick Rohlin (K), Glenn Morse (K), B. Boyer (F). WP-Rick Wagner. LP-M. Swanson.