Island Paving drain Beverages

Plenty of runs crossed the plate in recent little
league action.

The first slugfest was on Friday April 23 in the
Single-A showcase. Island Paving fell to Bodden Beverages 9-4 in spite of
Paving’s rightfielder Jesse Jackson claiming an inside-the-park home run.

The Island Paving fielders were on their toes and
made several exciting plays in the first two innings, the most impressive being
catcher Dane Muspratt fearlessly taking on a runner three times his size to get
an out in a gut-wrenching play at the plate. Other Island Paving highlights
included shortstop Mark Chow turning a perfect double play, a Julian Menko RBI
single and a run scored by Davin Gallagher. 

The Pony division saw a lot of runs on the board on
Saturday April 24.

Cameron Walters hit two home runs and Shawn Lansdell
and Ryan Lloyd also homered to lead Coldwell Banker to a 14-0 Pony Division win
over Deloitte last weekend. Coldwell Banker scored seven runs in the first inning
behind Ryan and Cameron’s back to-back homers and great hits by Brad Lansdell,
Matthew Dube and Alex Ruffer. The Coldwell Banker hit parade continued in the
second inning as they scored seven more runs thanks to Cameron’s second homer
and Scott Lewis’ RBI single, among other hits.

Global Captive Management (GCM) had a fine
all-around display in defeating Grand Old House 14-8 last weekend. GCM’s Lyndon
Waite played a faultless game with a fine outfield performance and getting on
base all three times at bat, including a three-run homer. Will Roberts also hit
a three-run homer and a double. The GCM outfield played well throughout the
game, with Jack McGregor making two important stops. The game ended with that
rarest of Pony events- a pop-fly swallowed behind the plate by Grand Old House
catcher Lauren.

In the last game the Conyers Cobras took down the Cayman
Growers 9-7.

 Saturday saw
more offense in the Double-A division. Finnegan Huffington and Kevin Webber
combined to pitch a complete game as Home Gas outlasted Subway 13-7. There were
fantastic plays from both teams but it was the double play by Pablo Bertrand, Mathew
Guitard and Ryan Vanderbol that won it for Home Gas.

From there Kennedy Gallery beat Paint Pros 7-4
before losing to Home Gas 17-9. Home Gas scored five runs in the first inning to
pulled away. The Kennedy Gallery sluggers recorded a number of strong hits,
highlighted by triples from David Lee and Dominic Pouchie and doubles for Krystal
Arch and Josiah Derksen. Gallery scored in every inning but struggled on
defense.

Home Gas batters combined hits with smart base
running to take advantage of every opportunity to score. Leading the way was
Pablo Bertran with four runs, Daniel Reid and Kevin Webber with three each and
Matthew Guitard with two.

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