Banner Landscaping Brewers outscored Mission Possible Shockers 18-16 and were 12-7 winners against the Renegades to take over solo first place in Comox Valley Mixed Slopitch Tier 1 play.
Speedy Auto Glass Devils nipped the Lucky Dawgs 13-12. The Shockers captured their first win of the year 13-12 over Ducks Gone Wild. The Ducks also fell 14-13 to the Renegades while the Sunlife Slammers were 15-10 winners over the Ramrods.
In Tier 2, Average Joes ran their record to a perfect 6-0, doubling the Calm Batters 18-9 and dropping Sauced 12-9. Loose Cannons won a pair of games 16-11 over Billy D’s Benchwarmers and 13-8 against the Peanut Gallery, keeping Average Joes within sight.
VIIC Vikings were trounced 17-4 by Sauced but rebounded with a 18-11 win over the Benchwarmers. Calm Batters also got their first win, upsetting Sauced 17-16.
In Tier 3, The Wrecks continued to roll, beating the Misfits 16-7 and trouncing the Contenders 14-1. The Griffin Ball Busters toppled Komox Grind 19-7 and outlasted the Rats 13-10 to remain one point behind the Wrecks.
Malfunctions won both of their games 20-12 over the Rats and 13-12 against the Grind. Zombies had a pair of draws, 6-6 with the Contenders and 18-18 with the C.V. Marine Misfits.
In Tier 4, The Pacers took over solo first spot as they came back 15-11 against Walker’s Optional. Ross Thompson smacked a two- run dinger for the Pacers. They also played to a 7-7 draw with the Tee Box Ballers.
Walker’s nipped the TULS 7-5. The Avengers narrowly beat Weavers Leather EZ Ryders 15-14 and crushed Slippery Kittens 15-5. Coco Loco’s remained winless, falling 12-7 to the Kittens and 19-8 to the Tuls. EZ Ryders and Ballers played to an 8-8 tie.
On a very sad note, Harry Lavoie passed away on Sunday morning. Harry was an icon down at Lewis Park for decades as he and his wife Joan ran the concession. Harry will be missed by all of the ballplayers fastpitch and slopitch and we offer our deepest sympathies to Joan and all of the family.
– Comox Valley Mixed Slopitch