Kut-Rite sweeps Microboard Processing, Inc.
Kut-Rite Hair Shop upped its Valley Independent Softball League record to 4-0 by sweeping Microboard Processing, Inc. 23-1 and 20-3.
Brian Valeria led the hit parade in the opener by going 4-for-4.
Chris Kovacs and winning pitcher Paul Raymond notched three hits each, while Mark Maas, Pete Silva, Joe Orlando and Rob French added a pair apiece.
In the nightcap, French and Silva had three hits each — including a home run by French.
Greg Bastek, Nick Lifrieri, Maas, Orlando and Valeria garnered two base hits apiece, with Orlando also connecting for a round tripper.
Raymond again twirled the win and also added a pair of base hits.
Enzo Zanfardino’s three-run inside-the-park homer capped off a six-run sixth-inning rally that gave the Ghostbusters a 10-4 win over Choice Design Remodelers in the opener of their twin bill.
After plating four runs in the first, the ’Buster’s offense slumbered through the next four frames while the Designers plated two in the third and two more in the top of the sixth to tie the game.
The Ghostbuster bats then awoke in a big way, with a six-run outburst to keep their undefeated status intact.
Tim McGinnis went 3-for-3 to top the winners’ hit list. Dave Facchini, winning pitcher Tom Bell and Zanfardino added two hits each.
John Schepp had a pair of safeties for Choice Design. Steve Donnarummo was the losing pitcher.
Taking a 2-0 first inning lead, Ghostbusters (6-0) stayed on top all the way as they finished off their sweep with a 7-4 nightcap win.
Nick Musante, Kevin Deegan, Ryan Moran and McGinnis had two hits apiece, while Eric Facchini and Anthony Cassetti knocked in a pair of runs each.
Choice Design (1-5) got two hits apiece from Geoff Nichols, Jeff Bryce and John Sinchak.
Bell again bested Donnarummo for the pitching decision.
Pennsylvania Steel (5-1) swept Jesse’s Barber Shop (3-3), 4-1 and 5-4.
The Steelmen plated two runs in the first inning and stayed on top the entire way in their 4-1 opening game victory.
Spurred by Chris DiCostanzo’s two-run double, Penn pushed across three runs in the opening frame and again led all the way in the nightcap win.
Penn led 5-2 going into the seventh, when Jessie’s rallied for two runs before Penn snagged the third out to ensure the sweep.
Led by left fielder Travis Edmonds, the Penn defense was solid in support of Jon Petruny — who hurled both wins.
Benanto Real Estate (3-1) picked up a pair of wins over Porky’s Cafe (0-2).
Behind 4-for-4 performances by Steve Tilki and Matt Thomas, who also drove in four runs, the Realtors captured the opener 8-1.
Benanto held on to nip Porky’s 13-12 in the nightcap. Ricky Valenti’s four hits was best for the victors. Joe Thompson, B.J. Valenti, Rob Piccirillo and Thomas added three hits each.
Jumping out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning, The Meeting Place Restaurant was never threatened in racking up a 15-5 victory over Haynes Materials in the opener of their doubleheader.
Up 8-0 after three, Meeting Place saw Haynes tally three in the top of the fourth, before they put away the win with a seven-run outburst in its half of the frame.
Mark Osborne had a pair of hits and four RBIs to pace the winning offense. Ed Leggo, Anson Mero and Alex Montero all also had two hits each.
Best for Haynes were Stu Fodiman and Adam Peters with a pair of hits each.
Fred Davila earned the pitching win over Jon Basher.
Trailing the entire game, Haynes staged a four-run rally in the bottom of the seventh to edge Meeting Place 9-8 in the nightcap contest.
Spurred by a bases-loaded, bases-clearing double by Jason Maldonado, Meeting Place took a 4-0 second inning advantage. Meeting Place led 4-3 after three, 6-4 after four and 8-5 going into the home half of the seventh.
Haynes then strung together five straight base hits, a sacrifice fly and two more hits capped off by Kevin Pink’s game-deciding single.