National League Majors Division
Game Date: 4/29/14
Sons of Erin 13, Kiwanis 7
Kiwanis met Sons of Erin on another cold, wet, and gloomy night in April. Tyler Cousineau started on the hill for Kiwanis. Sons of Erin jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead after the first inning and 12-0 after two. But Kiwanis battled back. Tyler Cousineau had a stand up double, two walks, and a run scored. Ryan Moorhouse had a single, double and a run scored. Dylan Arooth singled, JT Oleksak singled twice and Cam Gourde doubled. CJ Skribiski, Jimmy Cloutier, and Joey Calderella each walked and scored. Aaron Muldrew and Cam Hoynoski pitched well in relief. But in the end, Sons of Erin proved too much for their opponents, overcoming the cold and late hitting by Kiwanis to win 13-7.
Game Date: 5/2/14
Oasis Shower Door 12, Bannish Lumber 2
Oasis Shower Door is out to a 5-0 start this year after a win against Bannish Lumber. Leading the charge with the big bats were Cody Collins and Jacob Wagner. Sean Dondley, Caden Matuszcak had great performances on the mound, with Jacob Marcoulier holding runners at bay behind the plate. Oasis players adding hits and great on-base presence were Leo Tymson, Andrew Scott and second basemen Anthony Pighetti. All of the Oasis players pitched in with hits, solid base running, and great defense to secure the five wins of the season.
Game Date: 5/3/14
Westfield Bank 6, Teddy Bear Pool 2
Westfield Bank finished a great game with a win over Teddy Bear Pools 6-2. Lead by the arms of Young Guns Jacob Mello, Joshua Wagner, and Al Rogers. Westfield Bank also had great hitting performances by Ethan Colkos, Jayden Peterson, and Will Fruwirth. In the field, Quinn OBrien and Nick Gauger made some great defensive plays. It was a pitching battle with Joshua Wagner getting the win with a no-hit outing. Westfield Bank is a team filled with great group of ball players and has started out to a great winning season.
Game Date: 5/1/14 Westfield Police 2, Lawry Freight 1
The rains finally came to an end and allowed the Westfield Police and Lawry Freight to meet on the ball field. Both teams came out strong with starting pitchers Colby LaPoint (Police) and Eli Patrone (Lawry). LaPoint threw three scoreless innings striking out nine of the ten batters he faced. Patrone was also up to the task with identical numbers, three scoreless innings while striking out nine batters.
Lawry put the first run on the scoreboard with three consecutive singles in the top of the fourth. The Police came back with a leadoff walk to Samuel Longley who was moved along with a single by Sullivan Donohue and driven in by Colby LaPoint. The score remained tied at 1-1 through the fifth inning.
In the bottom of the sixth, the Police took advantage of a leadoff walk to Longley. Longley moved up to second base on the second hit of the game for Donohue. Evan Grant was patient at the plate and walked during the next at bat to load the bases. With the game still tied 1-1 and two outs, it all came down to one at bat. Tim Donais stood in and was able to lay off several tough pitches drawing the game winning RBI on a walk. The Police improved to 3-2 on the season.
Game Date: 4/22/14 MoFroYo 7, Westfield Police 2
The Westfield Police (2-2) dropped their second game in a row while facing a tough pitching tandem from MoFroYo.
Westfield fell behind early yielding five first inning runs. The bright spot in the inning was the fine fielding play of John Cigal to keep damage to a minimum. After the first inning, the Police managed to keep the game close with relief pitching of Sullivan Donohue and Colby LaPoint who limited MoFroYo to two runs over the final five innings.
The Police scored some runs in the game due to the stellar hitting of Aidan Kingsley (2 singles, run scored).
Game Date: 4/16/14 Renaissance Manor 5, Westfield Police 0
The brief winning streak for Westfield Police (2-1) came to end. They faced tough pitching from Renaissance Manor and were kept off the scoreboard. The Manor carried a no-hitter deep into the game before Evan Grant was able to break up the no-no with a single.
Colby LaPoint pitched 2 2/3 scoreless innings to start the game, but it was not enough as the Manor erupted for five runs in the last inning.
Game Date: 5/3/14
OMG 8, Dunkin Donuts 8
The first Saturday in May was a beautiful day to play softball and OMG took on Dunkin’ Donuts at Sadie Knox field. Ella Cloutier took to the hill for her first ever pitching performance. She struck out one in one inning of work. Dunkin’ Donuts jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead but OMG battled back to score four in the bottom of the first. Tristan Walsh had two walks, a hit by pitch and two runs scored. Becky Mossati had a walk, two hit by pitches and three runs scored. Rhea Collingwood pitched four innings of fantastic relief and helped herself out at the plate going two for three with a walk. Maria Bonnfitto reached safely with a hit and a walk, and her sister Rachel had two hits and a run scored. Ella Cloutier walked twice with a run scored and Grace Burke walked once. Marlow Murphy had a terrific day at the plate scorching three hits and a run scored. The game eventually ended in a tie after 5 innings 8-8.
Game Date: 5/4/4
Westfield Police Association 11, Dunkin Donuts 3
Kenzie Raymond pitched four scoreless innings and Westfield Police Association (WPA) batters pounded out eleven hits to improve to 3-1 on the season with an 11-3 victory on Sunday. Raymond struck out eleven batters and yielded only five hits over her four innings of work as WPA starting pitcher. Lindsey DeLand led the hit attack with four base hits and reached base all five times at the plate. Emily Schieppe, Kelsey Bouchard, and Raymond each had two hits apiece and Rylie Nimchick added one hit for WPA.
WPA opened the scoring in the top of the first with singles by DeLand and Raymond, an RBI single from Schieppe, and a bases loaded walk to Megan Cichonski. WPA added a run in the third to make it 3-0 on singles from Nimchick and Bouchard and an RBI single from DeLand. WPA finally got some breathing room in the fifth. A single from DeLand, and five base on balls led to three runs to make it 6-0. WPA tacked on five more in the top of the sixth on a single from DeLand, a 2-RBI double by Raymond, a bases loaded walk to Nimchick, and RBI groundouts by Megan Cichonski and Allie Stucenski.
Ava Cichonski pitched a 1-2-3 fifth inning for WPA and ended a Dunkin Donuts three-run rally in the sixth to close out the victory.