Spring is in the air, and so are the high, arcing pitcher’s deliveries in Comox Valley Mixed Slopitch.
Tier 1: The Loose Cannons had a busy week playing three games winning two and tying one. Cannons and the Sunlife Slammers played to a 16-16 draw. The Cannons edged the VIIC Vikings 7-6 and won easily 14-6 over the Elks Speedy Devils.
Banner Landscaping Brewers remained unbeaten with a 12-7 win over the Renegades. Kings Royals knocked off the Devils 17-11.
Tier 2: Three teams remain unbeaten. Sauced won 14-3 over the Banditz and outscored Randomz 15-5. Calm Batters outlasted Randomz 19-11, running their record to 2-0, while Average Joes won handily over Malfunctions 18-6 and the Banditz 15-6. The Wrecks won their first game 17-5 against the Malfunctions.
Tier 3: Weavers Leather Ball Busters remained unbeaten crushing the Tuls 30-2. The Benchwarmers fell 6-2 to Peanut Gallery but blasted Komox Grind 21-4. The Peanuts had their second tie 9-9 with C.V. Marine Misfits. The Rats won both of their games, 18-3 over One Thirty Three and 14-5 against the Tuls.
The Misfits stopped the Contenders 13-2. Nathan Chrcek from the Zombies hit a grand slam, Gwen Johnston a double and Sarah Friesen a triple in a losing game as the Elks Zombies fell 21-12 to the Komox Grind.
Tier 4: The Avengers and EZ Ryders both ran their records to 4-0. The Avengers put down Slippery Kittens 26-9 and stopped the Ballers 15-4. The Riders were 19-9 winners over the Brew Crew and hammered the Coco Loco’s 19-5.
Michael’s Mavericks edged the Kittens 15-13 and played to a 9-9 draw with the Legends. The Coco Loco’s nipped the Ballers 6-5.
– Comox Valley Mixed Slopitch