Morning Star Staff
After a month of action, the White House Mortgage Gators finally found their sticks Wednesday night at Kin Park.
The result was a 21-15 Vernon Women’s Slo-Pitch League win over the previously undefeated Ice Cold Pitches.
It was a great offensive showing by the 1-2-1 Gators, who chipped away and scored in every inning.
Tiffany Disher was in a zone, going 3-for-3 with a grand slam home run and six RBI. Nancy Lafreniere also found her hitting groove and batted 3-for-3 and drove in four runs.
Melissa Locke and Tanya Saddleman Joe each supplied three hits and one RBI for the Gators, while Iva Wiens was 2-for-2 with one ribbie. Newbie Alicia Melnick entered the game cold in the middle innings and smacked a two-run dinger. Denise Farmer earned the win.
In other play, Tenacity grounded the Competition Exteriors Dynamite 16-9.
Karen Christian was 3-for-3 with three ribbies for the 0-3-1 Nitros. Jen Ternier also went 3-for-3, while Rae Cohen and Sandi Demers each provided two hits in three plate appearances.
Tenacity improved to 3-1 for a share of first place with the Ice Cold Pitches.
Meanwhile, Predator Trucking rolled over the Chupacabras 17-3 in Vernon Mixed League play Tuesday night/
Calendar girl Leah Riley played incredible defence at second base registering eight outs for the Truckers.
Jared Sochan went 4-for-5 with five RBI, while Matt Slater was 4-for-5 with three ribbies and Darryl Sharp had four hits in five at bats, diving in three runs. Kevin Smoliak pitched a great game despite not being able to hit or throw to first base.