|Dumais's 3 run HR in first opens scoring door, errors in infield and outfield doom Hodor's.|
After seven weeks in the inaugural Knapp Ranch Adult League, one team, with a convincing victory, is alone in first place.
CrewSaters held off a late rally to secure their second victory against Hodor's Hodors this season, and win 15-9.
Aside from the Dumas Homer, Aaron Moskowitz, Manny Matamoros & Eric Patton all had key hits for the 'Crew' who capitalized on a bevy of error by Hodor's -their "achilles heel" this season.
The Crew as led by another complete game by Andres Mendoza, & outfielder Leon Deloney, who had two big catches to end the inning with runners in scoring position.
The Giants did have one bright spot - a great 6 run inning that brought them within reach of the lead - but thats as close as they would get'.
"I think we just need more time as a team together...on the field, working on skills...off the field, living the life.... said Hodor's Josh Silver.
Hodor's Hodors (4-3) is desperate for a win, losing 3 of its last four. They face the red hot Knapp Ranch Bruins (4-3) at 10:45 AM Saturday. CrewSaters (4-2), looks to keep rollin rollin rollin along, as they face the 'Sons of Pitches' (1-6) at 9: 00 AM Saturday .
|Bates pitches second complete game in a row, drives in 3 to lead Bruins.|
'Sons of Pitches" Manager, Chris Hoffman had a big game Saturday. He had two big catches in Center, 2 rbi and two base hits.
Unfortunately, it was for another team as a substitute in the early game.
The Sons missed their leader at the plate, as well as third baseman Nick Wicksman, as the 'Sons' struggled to score and keep up with the high flying Bruins offense.
The Bruins notched their third victory in the last four games, and its no mistake HOW the Grizzly Bears are doing it -- offense. KRB's have averaged 20 runs there last two games, and a whopping 15 runs per game average, across the season to date.
"I throw strikes, nothing fancy. Our defense does the rest" said Bruins Pitcher Ian Bates
Dean Hedges, Anthony Garcia Jr & AJ Henderson & Matt Hernandez (who showed up on time this time!) all had big hits for the Bruins red-hot offense.
Knapp Ranch Bruins (4-3) look to stay in the hunt for first this week, as they battle Hodor's Hodors (4-3) in the 10:45 AM game Saturday, while Sons of Pitches (1-6) look to rebound as their starters return as they take on the CrewSaters (5-2) at 9:00 AM Saturday.