It’s shaping up to be a two-team race for first place in Tier 1 of the Comox Valley Mixed Slo-Pitch League
Courtenay Kia got by the Mariners last week to move into a tie for top spot with the Banner Landscaping Brewers. The Heaters lost both games, falling 19-7 to the Brewers and getting outscored 22-16 by the Beachwood Café Ducks. Mike Meeres banged out a grand slam for the Brewers.
Nissan Titans nipped the Peanut Gallery 12-11 while the Wild were stunned 11-6 at the hands of Applebee’s Average Joes. Both teams still remain tied for first. Average Joe’s swept their doubleheader, beating the Peanuts 16-13. The Angels won a pair of games, knocking off Berard’s Plumbing 20-15 and upsetting Mission Possible Shockers 17-10. One other game had the Peanut Gallery defeating the Wrecks 9-7.
The Steamers just got by the Rats 6-5 to remain in first place. Sean Bullock made an outstanding, over-the-shoulder catch for the Rats. Second-place VIIC Vikings were doubled up by Applesauced, losing 24-12. Mike Espey homered as the Vikings rebounded with a 9-4 victory over the Wankees. The Dirty Birds are still in the mix as they won convincingly 15-3 against the Wankees. The Brew Jays handed the Birds a 12-10 defeat.
Billy D’s Dodgers are one win away from clinching first place in Tier 4. The Dodgers got by Merit Home Furniture Cruisers 11-10. They swept a doubleheader, crushing the Pacers 29-1 and winning 13-5 over C.V. Marine Misfits. RPM Electric Blue Thunder were 16-12 winners against G&G Instigators and nipped the Cruisers 11-10.
The Thunder also beat Coco Loco’s 18-11 to remain in second place. Calm Batters handed the Cruisers their third one-run loss of the week 7-6 but fell 16-15 to the Komox Grind.
The Malfunctions won both of their contests, 21-15 against the Swingers and 15-7 over the Tuls to continue to lead their tier. The Contenders dropped a pair of games, 16-9 to Major Ballers and 13-5 to the TULS. EZ Ryders won 15-3 over the T-Birds.
– Comox Valley Mixed Slo-Pitch League