Mariners’ motto: refuse to lose

Team remains undefeated in Tier 1 of men's slopitch league

 

 

 

Darryl Robbins CGA Mariners recorded another two wins to remain unbeaten in Comox Valley Men’s Sloptich Tier 1 play.

After being shut out for four innings the West Coast Grinders scored 13 runs to tie the game but the Mariners responded with four of their own for a 17-13 win. Steve Jordan smashed a three- run homer into the trees at Valley View 3 but in a losing effort as the Mariners were 18-14 victors over Madman McKay Jays.

The Jays and Watson & Ash Grabbers were tied going into their last at bats. The Grabbers put up five runs to go ahead but Jeremy Hoover hit a three-run dinger to bring the Jays to within two runs.  The Jays then tied up the game and with two away Jared Schultz banged out a double and Andrew Marinus singled to score the winning run in an 18-17 win.

Seeco Slammers doubled Smokin Woodys 20-10 and tied the Grinders 15-15. One other game had the Grabbers pound the Woodys 26-14.

Meanwhile, the Steamers recorded a pair of wins to retake top spot in Tier 2. The Steamers edged out the Griffin Ball Busters 15-14 and crushed the Coco Loco’s 17-4. The Outlaws beat the Holdups 13-7 but were beaten by the Ball Busters 11-6. The Misfits stomped the Coco Loco’s  24-9 but were trounced by the Holdups 17-6.

– Comox Valley Men’s Slopitch League

 

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