The Public Work Pavers and the Juan Luis Hospital Injectables both got huge wins Tuesday night in the Housing Parks and Recreation Governmental & Industrial Softball League at the D.C. Canegata Ball Park. The Pavers rolled over Education 6-2 in game one, and the Injectables outlasted the Fire Department 14-12 in the nightcap.
Pavers 6, Education 2
The cellar-dwelling Public Work Pavers surprised Education 6-2 behind ace pitcher Gabriel Jagrup. It was the Pavers with six runs on nine hits and one error, while Education finished with two runs on nine hits while committing three costly errors. Gareth Knight, the Education ace who was on a three-game winning streak, got the loss. Top batters for the winners were Luis Roman (3 for 4 with three RBIs) and Jagrup (2 for 2 with one RBI). For Education, Otto Perira was 2 for 3 with two RBIs, and Kai Schjang was 3 for 3.
Injectables 14, Fire 12
The nightcap was a battle between the top two teams in the league. The Fire and Injectables currently sits 1-2 respectively in the league standings. However, on Tuesday it was the second-place Injectables who came away with the two-run victory. It also was the Injectables’ second consecutive win over the league leaders, as they continued their march to the top of the league standings. The Injectables finished with 14 runs on 18 hits and one error, while Fire scored 12 runs on 11 hits while committing two errors.
The winning pitcher was Julio Perez, and David Clarke got the loss for Fire. Top batters for the Injectables were Jun Belardo (4 for 4 with three RBIs), Raymond Cintro (3 for 5 with four RBIs), and Kenny Milligan (3 for 5 with one RBI). For Fire, Edwardo Carino was 2 for 4 with two RBIs, Steve Simmonds went 1 for 1 with a home run and three RBIs, and Arthur Canaii was 3 for 4.