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by Doug Harvey
Pirates Take Blues, Shedden Takes Sailors, Maroons Take Boxall

The seventh set of games of the 2018 Port Stanley Senior Softball season were held Wednesday, June, 13th, 2018 in mostly cloudy skies, with temperatures rising over the day to 27 degrees Celsius. The wind was from the west at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h, and a UV index of 7 or high.

In Game 1 the Pirates took the early lead in the first sending five players around the bases, while in the second added only one. The Blues meanwhile got on the scoreboard in the second with four runs. The fourth inning was another busy inning with the Pirates adding three, and the Blues adding two. The Pirates extended their lead again in the fifth adding another two runs to lead 11-6. In the sixth the Blues got a break getting four runs putting them down only by one for a tie. The seventh was another great inning for the Pirates with another five players going around the bases, but in the eighth made only one run to lead 17-10. Going into the ninth the Blues were down by seven, optimism was high that they could turn the game around stealing that win from the Pirates, they did however manage four runs putting them three shy for a tie with a score of Pirates 17 - Blues 14.

In Game 2 Shedden got on the scoreboard with a single run in the first, and added another five in the third to lead 6-0. Meanwhile the Sailors took a little longer, got on the scoreboard with a single in the fourth, and then added another three runs in the fifth. Shedden having control of the game extended their lead by two in the sixth, a single in the seventh, and finally another two runs in the eighth to end with 11. The Sailors meanwhile were still having one of those days managed another single in the eighth to finish with 5. The ninth was scoreless keeping Shedden in the lead with a score of Shedden 11 - Sailors 5.

In Game 3 the Maroons seemed to be looking for a win today by taking that early lead with three in the first, adding another two runs in the third resting at five. Meanwhile Boxall started with two runs in the fourth, and added another two runs in the fifth. The bottom of the fifth was another good inning for the Maroons with five players going around the bases keeping the Maroons ahead 10-4. In the sixth Boxall added two, and the Maroons added the last run of the game. The last three innings were close but scoreless giving the win to the Maroons with a final score of Maroons 11 - Boxall 6.


Port Stanley Senior Softball 2018 Standings

Team Games Wins Losses Ties Points
Shedden 7 6 1 0 12
Pirates 7 5 2 0 10
Sailors 7 3 4 0 6
Maroons 7 3 4 0 6
Boxall 7 2 4 1 5
Blues 7 1 5 1 3

Last Updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018 17:53:29 PM EST

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