Haines Roofing collects two wins to lead Men’s A

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A big week normally in Canada as our beloved Toronto Blue Jays return home this Friday.

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It also means that some of our local Tillsonburg Men’s Slo-Pitch League players get to participate in the major slo-pitch circuits.

A week ago, some Foldens Machine Works players competed in Men’s C in Super Series and the Pandas team they played for ended up losing in the final. Some ladies from the Tillsoburg league competed for Phoenix and Fireball. Fireball finished with a 2-2 record, unsure of Phoenix’s record. There is also good local talent playing in other divisions.

Men A

Haines continued to rack up a few wins at Foldens Machine Works. Courtland Landscape and Grounds won in its losing at bat against Foldens.

Haines Roofing 29, Foldens Machine Works 20

Haines: Johnny Grades 7-7 3HR, Martin Grades 6-6 2HR, Jake Classes HR, John Ralf HR

Foldens: Bob Evans 3-3 HR, Bryan DeBlaire 4-4, Logan Kloet 2HR, Clayt Stubbs HR, Matt Evans HR

Johnny Klassen homered in his last three at bats and Martin Klassen homered in his last two.

Courtland Landscape and Terrain 30, Foldens 29

Cortland: Adam Thomson 5-6, Nathan Peacock 6-6 2HR, Scott Balazs 2HR, Tyler Lamb HR, Trevor Oakes HR, Aaron Laporte HR

Foldens: Bryan DeBlaire 5-5, Jay Ashton 5-5 HR, Mike Wencel 2HR, Darren Pace HR, Josh Stubbs HR, Ryan Black HR, Steve Derks HR, Matt Evans HR

Courtland rallied for 10 runs in its last at bat to take home the win. Joe Thorburn provided the winning run.

Haines 20, Fold 11

Haines: Kyle Smith 5-5, Jake Klassen 4-5, Travis Horvath HR, Craig Smith HR

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Foldens: Mike Supinski 3-4, Aaron Tax 2-3 HR, Logan Kloet HR

Kyle Smith and Travis Horvath each scored four points.

Men B

Miller Remodeling remained undefeated after beating Hit N Run and Smitty’s Electric. Team Awesome took their first win with two wins over Smitty’s Electric, but Smitty’s beat them by one in their return.

Miller Remodeling 21, Hit N Run 17

Miller: Matt Ungar 5-5 HR, Ben Boldt 5-5, Justin Clapdorp 2HR 2

Hit N Run: Diedrich numbers 4-4, Abe Wolf 3-4

Ryan Miller crossed for the winners four times.

Miller 13, Smitty’s Electric 5

Miller: Ryan Miller 3-4, Randy Miller 3-3

Smitty’s: Brett Sinden 1-3, Chris Hass 2-3

Ryan Miller drove in three.

Team Awesome 14, Smitty’s 12

Awesome: Dan MacRae 4-4 HR, Derek Dodsley 3-4

Smitty’s: Doug Falkins 2-3, Jesse Legg 3-3

Marty Hawel and Derek Dodsley hit triples in the fifth inning for Team Awesome.

Smitty’s 19, Team Awesome 18

Smitty’s: Kevin MacDonald 5-5, Ross Groat 4-4, Jesse Legg HR

Great: Derek Buchner 4-5 2HR, Darryl Whittington 5-5, Shane Hall HR

Chris Hass had the walk-off base hit for Smitty’s plating Justin Wood.

Men C

John Beere came from behind to hand Pelicans their first loss on Thursday night. The pelicans recovered the following night, taking pity on a short-handed John Beere squad.

Morrison Realty Expos won a pair by beating Jokers and Norfolk Electric to take a tie for second with John Beere.

Morrison Realty Expos 12, Jokers 4

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Morrison: Andrew Garnham 4-5, Trevor Fleet 4-5

Jokers: Chris George 4-4, Brian Simmonds 3-4

Pitcher Trevor Fleet helped double and triple his own cause for the Expos.

John Beere 14, Pelicans 11

John Beere: Kalvin Smith 4-4 HR, Rick Pihokker 3-3, Jay Verhaeghe HR

Pelicans: Chris Parker 4-4, Matt Summers 3-4, Adam Jensen HR

John Beere fought back from an early seven-point deficit to win by three.

Morrison 18, Norfolk Electric 7

Morrison: Christian Devlin 4-5, Jayden King 4-5, Spence Meron HR

Norfolk: Keith McMerty 2-3

Expos scored seven in a bat around the first. Spence Meron was driving in five that night.

Men D

The battle of the undefeated took place on Tuesday evening between Tillsonburg Fire Safety/RNA Automotive and Brew Jays. Their first meeting was no contest, as Brew Jays had graced them in six years. Brew Jays also felt sorry for Flying Flamingos three nights later. Crusaders won a couple of Bad News Bears and J/E Bearing, Bears also beat J/E.

Brew Jays 30, Flying Flamingos 10

Brew Jays: Tom Csoff 5-5 HR, Bryan Granger 5-5, Devon Schultz HR, Dylan Cremery HR

Flamingos: Jesse Hiebert 3-4, Josh Hollis 3-4, Chris Steele HR

Tom Csoff helped home his own goal, doubling three times while driving in seven for the Brew Jays.

Crusaders 18, Bad News Bears 15

Crusaders: David Klassen 5-5, Corny Dyck 4-5

Bears: Scott Beattie 4-4 HR, Cole Palen 4-4

Crusaders stole this away with a nine-run seventh. Abe Hamn and Abe Bartsch had two-run triples in the rally.

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Crusaders 24, J/E Bearing 0

Crusaders: David Klassen 3-3, Benny Klassen 3-3

Y/E: Michael Hill 1-2, Paul Swance 2-2

Jacob Klassen led Crusaders with a double and a pair of triples.

Bears 24, J/E bearing 2

Bears: Bill Myers 4-4, Brian Beaumont 4-4

Y/E: Darren Swick 2-2, Paul Swance 2-3

Ten of Bears’ batters crossed the plate at least once.

Brew Jays 22, Tillsonburg Fire Safety/RNA Automotive 5

Brew Jays: Dan Konrad 4-4, Steve McKibbon 4-4, Gary Csoff HR

RNA: Chris MacDonald 2-3, Chad Vigar 3-3, Kevin Greenhead HR

Bryan Granger had three doubles for Brew Jays.

Men A

Haines Roofing 5-1-0-10

Foldens machine works 3-4-0-6

GC Lounsbury 2-2-0-4

Courtland landscape and terrain 2-3-0-6

Ward’s Automotive 1-3-0-2

Men B

Miller Remodeling 5-0-0-10

Smitty’s Electric 2-3-0-4

Hit N Run 1-2-0-2

Sluggers 1-2-0-2

Team Great 1-3-0-2

Men C

Pelicans 5-1-0-10

Morrison Real Estate Expos 3-2-0-6

John Berry 3-3-0-6

Joker 1-3-0-2

Norfolk Electric 0-3-0-0

Men D

Brew Jays 6-0-0-12

Tillsonburg Fire Safety/RNA Automotive 5-1-0-10

Crusaders 3-2-0-6

J/E who is 0-4-0-0 . wear

Flying Flamingos 0-5-0-0

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