Banner Landscaping Brewers recorded a doubleheader win of 15-7 over the Heaters and 11-10 against the Sunlife Slammers last week to take over first place in Tier 1 of the Comox Valley Mixed Slo-Pitch League.
Billy D’s Benchwarmers dropped the Beachwood Ducks 10-6 while the Mariners trounced the Heaters 22-4.
Meanwhile, Courtenay Kia took over sole pocession of first place in Tier 2 as they crushed the Peanut Gallery 18-9 and stomped the Wankeees 16-2. In a good defensive battle the Peanuts got by Applesauced 5-3.
Zoom Zooms and the Romance Shop Master Batters played to a 7-7 draw and the Wankees and Applesauced also tied 15-15. The Wrecks split a pair of games, losing 12-5 to Berard’s Plumbing and nipped the Master Batters 13-12. Berards also upset Zoom Zooms 17-9.
Elsewhere, Mission Possible Shockers knocked off their two closest rivals to capture Tier 3. The Shockers edged the Wild 11-10 and beat Fishers Island Adventures 11-8. Elks Zombies also defeated Fishers 12-9 dropping them to third spot in the standings.
Christy James got a home run against The Grind and Annalise Eldstrom ripped a triple and Ryan McCotter mashed a home run as the First Insurance First Timers were 17-13 winners over Komox Grind. The First Timers also recorded an 8-5 win over the Rats. The Rats edged Chances 12-10 and the Wild outscored the Zombies 18-7.
Fisherman’s Lodge C.R. Pawn Boomers recorded three victories to move in to second spot in Tier 4 behind the Dirty Birds. Boomers started their run with a 13-9 win over Merit Home Furniture Cruisers. Jim Amos homered for the Boomers while Jared Sulz homered for the Cruisers. The Boomers then pounded the Pacers 17-4 and won a 7-0 forfeit game over the Islanders.
The Coco Loco’s beat the Cruisers 13-8 and played the Pacers to a 14-14 draw. Blue Thunder recorded a 17-10 win over the Islanders while the Dirty Birds remained the only unbeaten team in the league with a 19-14 win over Billy D’s Dodgers.
A + Fire Ballers just got by EZ Ryders 9-8 to hold on to first in Tier 5. Kelly hit a triple with two on base, Al hit a single home run and Matt homed with two on base in a losing effort for the Ryders. The Fire Ballers just got by the upstart Swingers 20-19. The Swingers beat Alano A’s 12-9.