The Mariners played great defence to stun the previously unbeaten Banner Landscaping Brewers 10-2 in Tier 1 Comox Valley Mixed Slo-Pitch League action last week.
Courtenay Kia moved into a second place tie as they recorded a pair of wins, 13-11 over the Mariners and 16-3 against the Whistle Stop Madness. Sunlife Slammers broke their losing skid with a pair of impressive wins, 21-3 over the Heaters and 15-4 against the Beachwood Café Ducks.
Duane Hemmingway and Stefani Anderson had some big hits in the first two innings as the Brewers scored nine runs and held on for a 10-5 win over the Madness. The Ducks edged Balls Deep 14-12.
The Wild ran their record to a perfect 6-0, clobbering the Wrecks 18-7 and getting by the Nissan Titans 10-7. Mission Possible Shockers kept pace as they crushed Peanut Gallery 19-3 and outscored Applebee’s Average Joes 18-13.
The Angels fell 17-9 to the Titans but rebounded with a hard-fought 11-10 win against the Wrecks. The Joe’s and the Wrecks played to a 17-17 draw.
The VIIC Vikings dropped their first two games of the season, losing 11-6 to the Steamers and getting surprised by the Wankees 6-5. Mike Espey homered in the loss to the Steamers.
The Dirty Birds doubled the Blue Jays 8-4 and crushed the Elks Zombies 17-2 to move into a first place tie with the Vikings. Lots of ties this past week as the Brew Jays and Steamers were 7-7 and the Wankees and Zombies were 12-12. Applesauced narrowly got by the Oyster Rats 16-15.
Billy D’s Dodgers kept the Pacers winless recording a 27-6 win. RPM Electric Blue Thunder stopped the Coco Loco’s 19-9 and handed the Calm Batters their 2nd loss 11-7.
G & G Instigators ended the Calm Batters five-game winning streak as they were 13-9 winners. They followed up that impressive win beating the Coco Loco’s 18-7. CV Marine Misfits doubled up the Loco’s 24-12 but fell to the Calm Batters 10-7. Merit Home Furniture Cruisers shut down the Pacers 16-0.
Malfunctions nipped EZ Ryders 11-10 and beat Slippery Kittens 17-11 to hold on to first spot. The TULS had a couple of close wins, stopping the Contenders 12-10 and edging the Slippery Kittens 12-11. The Swingers were doubled 22-11 by the EZ Ryders and the Major Ballers were 15-10 winners over the T-Birds.
League standings in Scoreboard, page B14.
– Comox Valley Mixed Slo-Pitch League