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Port Stanley News RSS Feed  Seniors Softball Maroons Win 19-13 Over Sailors, Shedden Wins 19-7 Over Boxall, Blues Win 6-2 Over Pirates

Seniors Softball

by Doug Harvey
Maroons Win 1913 Over Sailors, Shedden Wins 197 Over Boxall, Blues Win 62 Over Pirates

The fourteenth set of games of the Paul Caldwell Wooden Bats League 2019 season were held Wednesday, July, 31st in a mix of sun and cloud with a high of 26 degrees Celsius with the wind from the north at 10 km/h. The Humidex reached 30 and the UV index was 8 or very high.

In Game 1 both teams seemed to be playing well with the Maroons getting on the scoreboard first with four and then the Sailors coming back taking the lead with five in the first inning. In the second the lead was lost for a short time to the Maroons when they managed two runs, but the lead changed again in the fourth to a tie when the Maroons added four runs while the Sailors made a come back adding five runs to tie at 10-10. The fifth inning was the inning where the Maroons took the lead and kept control of the game by first sending five players around the bases and then in the seventh added another three runs to have an eight point lead. Both teams added single runs in the eighth, and the Sailors added another two runs in the ninth. The Maroons won in this high scoring game with a final score of Maroons 19 - Sailors 13.

In Game 2 Shedden took the early lead with three runs in the first and added a single run in the third to have a healthy lead of 4-0. In the fourth Boxall finally got on the scoreboard by sending five players around the bases and took the lead. Shedden took back the lead in the sixth with two runs, and added three in the seventh, while Boxall could only make it's last two runs to be down by two. This was a well played close game that Shedden won with a final score of Shedden 9 - Boxall 7.

In Game 3 the Blues got off to a great start with three in the first, added a single run in the second and third to lead by five against the Pirates who were sitting scoreless. It wasn't until the ninth that the Pirates managed to score two runs while the Blues added another run to easily win the game with a final score of Blues 6 - Pirates 2.

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Paul Caldwell Wooden Bats 2019 Standings

Team Games Wins Losses Ties Points
Shedden 14 12 2 0 24
Maroons 14 8 6 0 16
Blues 14 8 6 0 16
Pirates 14 6 8 0 12
Boxall 14 5 9 0 10
Sailors 14 3 11 0 6

Last Updated: Wednesday, 31 July 2019 16:40:56 PM EST

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