Gators erupt on Ice Cold Pitches

After a month of action, the White House Mortgage Gators finally found their sticks Wednesday night at Kin Park.

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.