Kia cruises into first place tie with Brewers

Excellent action on basepaths during mixed slo-pitch league play







Courtenay Kia won a pair of games including an 11-3 victory over Banner Landscaping Brewers to move into a first place tie with the Brewers in Tier 1 of Comox Valley Mixed Slo-Pitch last week.

Kia also dumped the Sunlife Slammers 18-3. The Brewers rebounded with an 8-5 win over the Beachwood Café Ducks. The Ducks edged the Mariners 11-10 and the Mariners were also surprised by Balls Deep, losing 14-10. The Slammers got by Balls Deep 15-9.

Tier 2

The Wild remained the only undefeated team in the league as they dropped the Peanut Gallery 12-7 and nipped Mission Possible Shockers 17-16. Berard’s Plumbing dropped both games of a doubleheader, losing 12-4 to the Peanuts and 18-5 against Applebee’s Average Joes.

Nissan just squeaked by the Wrecks 15-14 to remain in a tie for second spot in the standings. Jack Davies belted two huge home runs as the Angels outscored the Joes 24-18. Peanut Gallery finally got their offence on track as they pounded the Plumbers 27-16.

Tier 3

Christy James banged out a triple to help the ViiC Vikings knock off the Elks Zombies 18-8. The Vikings also stopped the Dirty Birds 15-9 to move back into first place. Oyster River Rats had a good week as they were 20-3 winners against the Wankees and outlasted the Zombies 17-14. Al Jenkins for the Rats lead off the game with a homer against the Zombies.

The Steamers got by Applesauced 11-10 and outscored the Zombies 18-14. The Brew Jays were beaten 20-9 by Sauced but rebounded for a 19-6 win over the Wankees.

Tier 4

Billy D’s Dodgers won both of their games to stay ahead of the pack. The Dodgers won 8-6 over Calm Batters and easily defeated RPM Electric Blue Thunder 16-7. Komox Grind won both ends of a doubleheader, stopping the Coco Loco’s 14-6 and prevailing 16-4 over Merit Home Furniture Cruisers.

The Cruisers outlasted C.V. Marine Misfits 16-14 and Blue Thunders kept the Pacers winless beating them 14-1. G & G Instigators remained near the top of the standings with a 16-13 win against the Grind and Calm Batters were 13-2 winners over the Pacers.

Tier 5

Major Ballers scored a mighty 13-7 upset win over previously unbeaten Malfunctions. The Ballers also doubled up the TULS 10-5. The T-Birds had a great week, winning all three of their games. They started with a 14-12 victory over the Tuls and then took both ends of a double header 16-7 against the Swingers and 19-4 over the Slippery Kittens. The Swingers finally got into the win column as they got by the Contenders 12-11.  EZ Ryders knocked off Slippery Kittens 11-9.





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