Banner Landscaping Brewers knocked off the Slammers, their closest competitor, 19-15 and won by forfeit over the Elks Speedy Devils to take a commanding lead for first place inTier 1 of Comox Valley Mixed Slopitch.
In other action last week, the Devils handed the VIIC Vikings a 15-7 loss while the Loose Cannons dethroned the Auto King Royals 8-3. The Vikings were 18-4 winners against the Renegades while the Slammers doubled the Royals 14-7.
Elsewhere, Average Joes knocked off the Calm Batters 16-7 and nipped the Wrecks 4-3 to grab a stranglehold on top spot in Tier 2.
Sauced fell farther behind the Joes, losing 12-10 to the Calm Batters. Sapporo Randomz lost both games of a twin bill 13-12 to the Malfunctions and 20-5 to the Wrecks. The Malfunctions got by the Bandits 12-11.
In Tier 3, Weavers Leather Ball Busters crushed the Elks Zombies 24-0 to remain in first place. The Benchwarmers blasted the Tuls 17-1 but were stopped by the Peanut Gallery 12-11.
Komox Grind won both of their games easily, 21-6 against Peanut Gallery and 25-9 over the Zombies. The Rats were 15-10 winners over the Contenders and 27-6 against 1.3.3.
In Tier 4, The Avengers doubled the Slippery Kittens 18-9 and stopped the Ballers’ winning streak with a 19-6 win as they remain unbeaten. EZ Ryders got by the Brew Crew 10-8 and handed the Coco Loco’s an 11-1 beating.
The Ballers also silenced the Loco’s bats, winning 10-1. Michael’s Mavericks nipped the White Spot Legends 12-11 and downed the Kittens 24-9. Scared Hitless took down the Legends 21-15.
– Comox Valley Mixed Slopitch