Greater Nashua Senior Softball
IMEC trounces Global 15-1
IMEC brought their bats to the game and got 15 runs on 26 hits. Johnny Peterman got the party started with a single in the first to drive in two runners. In the second, IMEC plated five runners on a series of singles. In the fourth, the bottom of IMEC lineup started a rally as Bill Kotopoulis (4 for 4), Hank Frkanec (2 for 3) and Mark Corbett (2 for 3) all singled and scored on singles by Mitch Milewski (3 for 4) and Jim Edwards (3 for 4). Al Lamontagne capped the scoring with a three-run HR in the seventh. Bill Kotopoulis scattered seven hits, but John Chase was 3 for 3 with a triple and drove in Global’s only run
The Leathernecks were surprisingly quiet for the first three innings. But in the fourth they rallied for five runs on six consecutive hits. The key hits were an opposite field double by Jeff Fuller, and a bloop double by Wally Hedlund. The Leathernecks exploded for eight in the top of the seventh on 10 consecutive hits and no outs. Ted Theos held the hard-hitting Dionne squad to 12 hits and his defense was solid in the field. Dionne’s Frank
Sommer was 2 for 3 with a double and Steve Archer was 3 for 3 in a losing effort.
M&N outslugs Hansons 18-12
In a game that nobody wanted to win, M&N out slugged Hansons. M&N scored 13 runs in the first three innings. Harry Doutt double in the first drove in two runs. Harry’s triple in the second with the bases loaded was the key hit. Mike Albano and Kip Ferguson had key hits in M&N’s five-run third. But Hansons scratched back for 12 runs of their own making the score 13-12. But M&N scored four in the sixth and another run in the seventh. M&N got 22 hits, but 19 singles. Hansons got 27 hits in the defeat. Hanson’s Gary Boyle was 4 for 4 with two triples. Ten different players got three hits or more.
Joks beat Calvary 9-6
Joks jumped out to a 2-0 in the first when Del Patton hit a linedrive double on the leftfield line. Joks extended their lead to 5-0 when Gerry Vye laced a double to center field to drive in three runners. Calvary tied the score in the fifth when Bob LeMieux, Leo Melanson and Lerry Hersh all reached with singles then scored on singles by Don Fusco and Bob Lavoie. In Joks seventh inning the bottom of their lineup rallied as Steve Brzozowski, Charlie Mooradian, Fred Maplebeck and Tom Anderson (3 for 3) all singled. Calvary had two runners on in the bottom of the seventh, but Paul Archer made a fine catch to haul in a long fly to end the game
Leathernecks edge Arts 6-2
Arts jumped out to 2-0 lead in the first when Dan Birck doubled and Frank Willey’s double off the fence plated Dan. With the score now knotted at 2-2, the bottom of the Leathernecks line-up clicked. Joe Richards, Dick Moushegian and Harold Murphy all singled to load the bases then Cam Boyd doubled to drive in two runs, and when Jeff Porter singled the score stood 6-2. Ted Theos tossed six shutout innings from the second to the seventh.
Dionne beats up Calvary 11-1
This was a close game for the first three innings, but Dionne’s erupted for four runs on seven hits in the fourth, and added six more unanswered runs the rest of the way. Ed Jaracz led the medics with four hits, while Frank Sommer, Butch Dunham Al Czernicki and Bill Bowser added three hits each. Don Kasper led the Saints with a perfect 3 for 3, while Greg Gougian and sub Rob Rich added two hits each. Calvary made two double plays, but struggled to stop the 23-hit attack of the medics. Bill Bowser made two outstanding catches in center field.
Pine Street routs M&N 18-3
Pine Street came out hot at the plate, leading 11-3 after three innings, and coasting in for the win. Chef batters pounded out 26 hits, and it seemed that nothing was going right for the sportsmen, who scored in the second and third, but were shut down for the rest of the way. Thom Riley and sub Cam Boyd led the Sportsmen, accounting for six of their 11 hits. Joe Martinoli, Mike Ford and sub Frank Sommer led the Chefs with four hits each, while Larry Kittle, Rob Rich and Paul McKinnon all reached three times. Each team pulled off a double play, with M&N’s coming in the first inning and Pine Street’s in the third. Frank Sommer hit a grand slam in the seventh for Pine St.
Hansons hang on,
beats Joks 12-10
A seesaw battle that saw both teams tied at 7 after three innings. In the fourth, Hanson’s scored three runs on Bob Napolitano triple, Gary Boyle’s (3 for 3) single, Mike Doolan’s (4 for 4) single and jocular Miles Page’s (4 for 4) single. Ted Theos, subbing at second base for Hanson’s, was a rally killer against Joks. With runners on first and second and no outs, Ted snagged a hard-hit line drive hit by Gerry Vye going up the middle and flipped it to second catching the Joks runner off the bag for a double play ending a possible big inning for Jok’s with the heart of their order coming up to bat. In the top of the seventh, with the bases loaded Miles Page and Ted Theos singled to drive in two runs. The score was 12-7 going onto the bottom of the seventh. A five-run lead looked safe. The bottom of Joks lineup, Charlie Mooradian, Fred Maplebeck, Tom Anderson and Peter Monaco all singled. Bob Lamontagne’s single made the score 12-10. The game ended on a bang-bang play at second base when Leo Melanson’s throw to Mike Barnhart barely beat the runner.