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Softball Inc. Stays Unbeaten

Jan. 17, 2009 — Softball Inc. remained the only unbeaten team in the Bob Owens Slow Pitch softball league by easily defeating 40 Caliber 15-6 on Thursday at the D.C. Canegata ballpark. The Cartel and Wyatt Heat were the night's other winners, but both had to fight hard to earn their victories.
Softball Inc. 15, 40-Caliber 6
Softball Inc. continues to sit atop the Bob Owens Slow Pitch softball league with the only unblemished record to date after easily disposing of 40-Caliber, 15-6, in game one on Thursday.
It was Softball Inc. with 15 runs on 22 hits and three errors, while 40-Caliber finished with six runs on 11 hits and four errors. The winning pitcher was Bill Harris while Howard Forbes got the loss. Top batter for Softball Inc. were Tim Gillipsie, 3 for 3 with a home run and three RBIs and Aaron Smith was 3 for 3 with two home runs and five RBIs. For 40-Caliber, Mapleton Lawrence was 2 for 2 with one RBI and Ben Mitchell was 2 for 3 with one RBI.
Cartel 15, Salty Sailors 14
In game two, the Cartel outlasted the much-improved Salty Sailors by a score of 15-14. This game saw several lead changes before the Cartel was able to hold on for the win. The Cartel finished with 15 runs on 19 hits and two errors while the Salty Sailors plated 14 runs on 15 hits with three errors. Dave McFarland picked up the win on the hill for the Cartel while Denny Denton got the loss for the Salty Sailors. Top hitters for the Cartel were Kenny Milligan 3 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs, and Eddie Dunkirk, 2 for 3 with two home runs and four RBIs. For the Salty Sailors, Dave Wentz was 3 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs, and Jeff Elvins was 1 for 2 with a home run and one RBI.
Wyatt Heat 28, Speak the Word 25
In Thursday’s late game, defending champions Wyatt Heat defeated Speak the Word 28-25 in a slugfest. The two teams amassed a combined 49 hits; Wyatt Heat with 28 runs on 27 hits and three errors while Speak the Word finished with 25 runs on 22 hits and two errors. James Smith was the winning pitcher while Greg Francis got the loss. Top batters for Wyatt Heat were Eric Perez, 5 for 5 with a home run and two RBIs, and Jose Berrios, 3 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs. For Speak the Word, Javier Encarnacion was 4 for 4 with three home runs and eight RBIs, and Norbert Pickering was 2 for 3 with a home run and three RBIs.

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Jan. 17, 2009 -- Softball Inc. remained the only unbeaten team in the Bob Owens Slow Pitch softball league by easily defeating 40 Caliber 15-6 on Thursday at the D.C. Canegata ballpark. The Cartel and Wyatt Heat were the night's other winners, but both had to fight hard to earn their victories.
Softball Inc. 15, 40-Caliber 6
Softball Inc. continues to sit atop the Bob Owens Slow Pitch softball league with the only unblemished record to date after easily disposing of 40-Caliber, 15-6, in game one on Thursday.
It was Softball Inc. with 15 runs on 22 hits and three errors, while 40-Caliber finished with six runs on 11 hits and four errors. The winning pitcher was Bill Harris while Howard Forbes got the loss. Top batter for Softball Inc. were Tim Gillipsie, 3 for 3 with a home run and three RBIs and Aaron Smith was 3 for 3 with two home runs and five RBIs. For 40-Caliber, Mapleton Lawrence was 2 for 2 with one RBI and Ben Mitchell was 2 for 3 with one RBI.
Cartel 15, Salty Sailors 14
In game two, the Cartel outlasted the much-improved Salty Sailors by a score of 15-14. This game saw several lead changes before the Cartel was able to hold on for the win. The Cartel finished with 15 runs on 19 hits and two errors while the Salty Sailors plated 14 runs on 15 hits with three errors. Dave McFarland picked up the win on the hill for the Cartel while Denny Denton got the loss for the Salty Sailors. Top hitters for the Cartel were Kenny Milligan 3 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs, and Eddie Dunkirk, 2 for 3 with two home runs and four RBIs. For the Salty Sailors, Dave Wentz was 3 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs, and Jeff Elvins was 1 for 2 with a home run and one RBI.
Wyatt Heat 28, Speak the Word 25
In Thursday’s late game, defending champions Wyatt Heat defeated Speak the Word 28-25 in a slugfest. The two teams amassed a combined 49 hits; Wyatt Heat with 28 runs on 27 hits and three errors while Speak the Word finished with 25 runs on 22 hits and two errors. James Smith was the winning pitcher while Greg Francis got the loss. Top batters for Wyatt Heat were Eric Perez, 5 for 5 with a home run and two RBIs, and Jose Berrios, 3 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs. For Speak the Word, Javier Encarnacion was 4 for 4 with three home runs and eight RBIs, and Norbert Pickering was 2 for 3 with a home run and three RBIs.