Changing of the seasons in Comox Valley slopitch

Mixed league has wrapped up; Men's and Ladies league now underway

The Mixed Slopitch season ended last weekend and the Men’s and Ladies season started this past Monday.

In Men’s action, Seeco Slammers edged KNB Steamers 13-12.  West Coast Grinders were 12-5 winners over Solo La Puntita. S&M Swingers outlasted Smokin’ Woody’s 11-9. Madman Mckay’s Jays dropped CV Marine Misfits 10-3.

The Avengers were nipped 8-7 by the Misfits but rallied for a 13-7 win over the Coco Loco’s. La Puntita crushed Weavers Leather Ballbusters 20-4. Smokin’ Woody’s outscored the Loco’s 15-12.

Meanwhile, only one team managed to sweep both league and playoff honours in Mixed league play.

Banner Landscaping Brewers won Tier 1  while the Slammers won the playoffs by default as no other Tier 1 team participated.

Average Joe’s won both the league and playoffs in Tier 2. Weavers Leather Ballbusters captured Tier 3 league and Peanut Gallery were Tier 3 playoff winners.  Tier 4 league winners were the Avengers

while the Ballers won the playoffs.

– Comox Valley Slopitch

 

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