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HISTORY MADE IN SENIOR SOFTBALL-SEMI FINALS TUESDAY

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Best-of-5 Semi-Finals

 Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs 5– NTV Hitmen 4

Kellys Pub evened their best of five senior softball semi finals Tuesday night as they edged NTV Hitmen 5-4. Veteran pitcher Sean Cleary went two for four at the plate and struckout 13 to get the win. Teammate Liam Shea went one for three but that one hit was a home run his first playoff career homer.

 

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs Pitching Stats:

WP: Sean Cleary 7IP, 4R, 7H, 3BB, 13K

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs Top Batters:

Sean Cleary 2-4, 1R, Double, 2RBI

Mark Lewis 1-2, 1R, 2BB

Liam Shea 1-3, 1R, 2R Home Run, 2RBI (1st Career Playoff Home Run)

Patrick O’Leary 1-3, 1R

Blair Ezekiel 1-3, Double, 1BB

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs RUNS:

2R 2nd: Mark Lewis led-off the inning with a single to left-field and With 1-Out: Liam Shea hit a 2R Home Run to left-field.

3R 5th: Patrick O’Leary led-off the inning with a single to centerfield, Shane Boland walked, Sean Cleary doubled to right-field to score O’Leary and Shane Boland, Blair Ezekiel was walked intentionally and With 1-Out: Mark Lewis walked to load the bases and Stephen Strapp hit a SAC Fly to left-field to score Cleary.

NTV Hitmen Pitching Stats:

LP: Robbie Greene (Starter) 4IP, 4R, 4H, 3BB, 4K

Lee Cose (In Relief) 3IP, 1R, 2H, 2BB, 3K

NTV Hitmen Top Batters:

Ryan Boland 3-3, 1R, Double, 2R Home Run, 1BB, 3RBI

Brad Ezekiel 1-2, 2R, Solo Home Run, 2BB, 1RBI

Kenny Gosse 1-2

Sheldon Keough 1-3

Danny Mullins 1-4, 1R

NTV Hitmen RUNS:

3R 1st: Brad Ezekiel led-off the game with a Solo Home Run to left-field, Danny Mullins reached on an error and Ryan Boland hit a 2R Home Run to centerfield.

1R 5th: With 1-Out: Brad Ezekiel walked, Danny Mullins reached on an infield hit and Ryan Boland singled to right-field to score Brad Ezekiel.

 

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers 6– The Bigs 2

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers moved to within one win of a berth in the final series with their 6-2 win over the Bigs on Tuesday night. Colin Walsh was a one man wrecking crew with three solo home runs in this game and also recorded the save. It marks the first time in a playoff game in the history of the league tha a player has hit three home runs.

Mark Stack 2-4, Triple, 1SB, 1RBI And Doug Marshall 2-4, 1RBI

Jason Hill Pitched Win And Went 1-2, 1R, Double, 2BB

Nathan Kenny 1-3, 1R, Solo Home Run, 1RBI (1st Career Playoff Home Run)

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers Pitching Stats:

WP: Jason Hill (Starter) 4.2IP, 2R, 5H, 1BB, 4K

SV: Colin Walsh (In Relief) 2.1IP, 0R, 1H, 0BB, 4K

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers Top Batters:

Colin Walsh 3-3, 4R, 3 Solo Home Runs, 1BB, 3RBI

Mark Stack 2-4, Triple, 1SB, 1RBI

Doug Marshall 2-4, 1RBI

Jason Hill 1-2, 1R, Double, 2BB

Nathan Kenny 1-3, 1R, Solo Home Run, 1RBI (1st Career Playoff Home Run)

Tony Meade 1-4

Game Notes

Colin Walsh (3CPD) Became The 1st Player In Senior League History (1957-2020) To Hit 3 Home Runs In A Playoff Game. Walsh Led-Off The Top Of The 1st Inning With A Solo Home Run To Centerfield Off Nick Pittman, With 1-Out In The Top Of The 4th Inning Walsh Hit A Solo Home Run To Centerfield Off Nick Pittman And With 2-Out In The Top Of The 6th Inning Walsh Hit A Solo Home Run To Left-Field Off Mark Power.

Nathan Kenny (3CPD) Hit His 1st Career Senior League Playoff Home Run. With 1-Out In the Top Of The 2nd Inning Kenny Hit A Solo Home Run To Centerfield Off Nick Pittman.

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers RUNS:

2R 1st: Colin Walsh led-off the inning with a Solo Home Run to centerfield, Jason Hill walked, Hill advanced to second base on a wild pitch and With 2-Out: Mark Stack tripled to right-field to score Hill.

2R 2nd: With 1-Out: Nathan Kenny hit a Solo Home Run to centerfield and With 2-Out: Colin Walsh walked, Jason Hill walked and Doug Marshall singled to right-field to score Walsh and Hill advanced to third base on the play and Marshall advanced to second base on the throw.

1R 4th: With 1-Out: Colin Walsh hit a Solo Home Run to centerfield.

1R 6th: With 2-Out: Colin Walsh hit a Solo Home Run to left-field.

The Bigs Pitching Stats:

LP: Nick Pittman (Starter) 4IP, 5R, 7H, 3BB, 8K

Mark Power (In Relief) 3IP, 1R, 3H, 0BB, 2K

The Bigs Top Batters:

Nick Pittman 2-4, 1R, Solo Home Run, 1RBI

Mark Power 1-3, 1R, Solo Home Run, 1RBI

Bryan Clarke 1-3

Craig Edmunds 1-3

Mike Noftall 1-3

The Bigs RUNS:

1R 1st: With 1-Out: Nick Pittman hit a Solo Home Run to left-field.

1R 5th: Mark Power led-off the inning with a Solo Home Run to left-field.

Next Senior League Playoff Action

Tuesday, September 22

Best-of-5 Semi-Finals

Semi-Final #1 Series A (4th Place vs. 1st Place)

Game #3: 6:00pm The Bigs vs. 3 Cheers Pub Dodgers (3CPD Leads Series 2-0)

Semi-Final #2 Series B (3rd Place vs. 2nd Place)

Game #3: 8:15pm NTV Hitmen vs. Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs (Series Tied 1-1)

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