CENTRAL LEAGUE WRITE UPS AND STANDINGS

APRIL 5, 2018

George Asan

 

desert

Desert Rose - 19    Ryan’s TD Sports - 9 

Congratulations to Desert Rose for winning the Spring Session championship and in convincing fashion.  Dan Kindler (triple) and Bob Downes (three RBI) spearheaded Desert Rose’s charge with four base hits each.  Mick Conway (home run, three RBI), Ralph Benjamin and Bob Powles contributed three knocks as a part of the cement men’s twenty-nine hits.  Greg Bronner doubled for DR.  Ken Hill, Bob Luther and sub Glenn Seeley (triple, four RBI) garnered three pops apiece for Ryan’s TD Sports.  Jim Keinath doubled and drove in two batters for Ryan’s. 

2nd place

2nd Place

 THE PRESS:  “The best three years of a sportswriter’s life are the third grade.”  George Raveling, former Washington State basketball coach.....“It’s a muscle pull, pull in the oblique.  That’s a muscle on your side.  Or, for you reporters, about where your third spare tire would be.”  Jayson Williams, former New Jersey Net NBA player..…“Good evening, and welcome to the end of our careers.”  Host Keith Olbermann’s opening words upon the debut of ESPN2

 

Camino Eye Care - 20    AZ Smiles Dentistry - 11

It happened again as Camino Eye Care pulled a rabbit out of the hat to best AZ Smiles by scoring eleven in the seventh.  Ky Slickers, Glen Ouchida (double), sub Trevor Cornett and Ken Boyd found the safe zone four times each.  Manager Jim Kreidler, Mark Kisala, John Skubic and Ron Cultum (triple) had three pops apiece.  Scott Lehman slammed two triples and drove in four runs for Camino who benefitted from seven free passes.   Manager Rich McAndrews was 4/4 to pace AZ Smiles.  Terry Zellers, Gary Scapito (double, four RBI), sub John McFarland, Joel Martineau (double, triple) and Scott McGraw (double) popped three hits each for the teeth pullers.  Bob Ottum doubled for AZ Smiles Dentistry.

Wanderlust Travel - 15     Sun Dome Plaza - 13   

The game was close but Wanderlust Travel took an early lead and kept it throughout by beating Sun Dome Plaza by two.  John McFarland (triple) led the travelers with four base hits.  Mark Chambers (triple), Buster Dickinson, sub Ky Slickers (three RBI) and Stewart Richline (double, four RBI) had three bingos apiece for the victors.  Extra base hits for WT – Tom Theoharis (double), Glenn Seeley (double, triple), Judy Grintjes (double) and Case Grintjes (double.   Joe Melendes sparked Sun Dome with four pops.  Dave Price, sub Rich McAndrews and manager (four RBI) slashed three safeties apiece for Sun Dome.  Subs Donna Reed lined a home run as did Joel Martineau who also plated three runners. 

Artist John Pugh 3D Mural – absolutely phenomenal…a lot of them are in California

arizona

“Slowin Down to Take a Look” in Winslow, Arizona, is a “A girl, my lord, in a flatbed Ford slowin’ down to take a look at me.”

Hayden Flooring - 12    Canyon State Air - 8

It was tied in the first inning but from there on it was Hayden Flooring showing why they missed the league lead by one game.  Manager Larry Reed (two RBI) led his team with four base hits.  Vernell King (double) and Jim Christenson (two RBI) complimented Hayden’s charge with three pops apiece.  Don Wickersham doubled as did Buster Dickinson who drove in two mates.  Wayne Haddy lined four singles to pace Canyon State Air.  Manager Dan mellon, Ron Groff and Jim Hyatt (two RBI) hit safely three times apiece for Canyon State.  Ted McVay had two hits and drove in two batters for Canyon State Air. 

Cooler Tymes - 13     Sun City Mechanical - 13  

A gentleman’s agreement brought this game to a close after being level up after seven complete innings.  Cooler Tymes’ manager Randy Settje (double) led his troops with four base hits followed by three hits from sub Jim Christianson (double).  Rick Magnussen doubled and sub Tom Settje tripled and had three RBI’s.  Lloyd Styrwoll (double) and Jesse Nelson paced Sun City Mechanical with four bingos apiece.  Manager Dwight Nichols (three RBI), Randy Nell (double) and Bob Kuhn (double) popped three knocks each for Sun City.   

Paul Tone Insurance - 12    Daily News-Sun - 7    

The last contest of the session saw Paul Tone Insurance handle Daily News-Sun while leading the entire game.  Craig Sorensen (double), Dave Burton (triple), Jim Linzmeier (three RBI), sub Lloyd Styrwoll and sub Dave Knoop were the leading batsmen for the winners with three bingos each.  Perry Tasky, Tim Heenan (two RBI) and Brian Krewson had three singles each for Daily News-Sun.  Larry Weede doubled for the news casters.

 

SUMMER:  “One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.”  Henry David Thoreau…..“When we’re young and beautiful, living free and easy.  Here without a worry, dancing in our bare feet because when the summer’s done we might not be so young and beautiful.”   Unknown…..“Hair gets lighter.  Skin gets darker.  Water gets warmer.  Drinks get colder.  Music gets louder.  Nights get longer.  Life gets better.”  Unknown….. Sounds like the Sun Cities and softball!

 

DRIVE CAREFULLY, BE SAFE, HAVE FUN, ENJOY SUMMER AND SEE YOU IN FALL

 

PLACE
2018 SPR 12
WIN
LOSS
Tie
%
GB
1
DESERT ROSE
18
5
0.783
0   
2
HAYDEN 
17
6
0.739
-1   
 
3
CAMINO
15
8
0.652
-3   
4
SUN CITY ME
14
8
1
0.630
-3 1/2
5
PAUL TONE
12
11
0.522
-6   
6
RYAN'S TD 
11
12
0.478
-7   
6
WANDERLUST
11
12
0.478
-7   
8
CANYON STATE
10
13
0.435
-8   
9
DAILY NEWS
9
13
1
0.413
-8 1/2
9
COOLER TYMES
9
13
1
0.413
-8 1/2
11
SUN DOME
7
15
1
0.326
-10 1/2
12
AZ SMILES
3
20
0.130
-12