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EZEKIEL LEADS NTV HITMEN TO SEMI FINAL SOFTBALL WIN

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The best of five St. John’s senior softball semi-final series  got underway Sunday at Lions Park.

It took eight innings and NTV Hitmen edged Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs 4-3 in the opening game of their best of five senior softball semi final series Sunday at Lions Park.  

Brad Ezekiel 3-3, 2R, 2 Solo Home Runs, 1SB, 1BB, 2RBI

Danny Mullins 2-3, 1R, 1BB, 1RBI (Game-Winning RBI)

Kenny Gosse 1-3, Double, 1RBI And Ryan Boland 1-3, 1BB

NTV Hitmen Pitching Stats:

WP: Robbie Greene 8IP, 3R, 8H, 2BB, 3K

NTV Hitmen Top Batters:

Brad Ezekiel 3-3, 2R, 2 Solo Home Runs, 1SB, 1BB, 2RBI

Danny Mullins 2-3, 1R, 1BB, 1RBI

Kenny Gosse 1-3, Double, 1RBI

Ryan Boland 1-3, 1BB

Sheldon Keough 1-4

NTV Hitmen RUNS:

1R 1st: Brad Ezekiel led-off the game with a Solo Home Run to left-field.

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

1R 6th: Danny Mullins led-off the inning with a single to centerfield, Mullins advanced to second base on a Chris Murphy SAC; Murphy out 3-4 on the play and With 2-Out: Kenny Gosse doubled to left-field to score Mullins.

1R 8th: With The Game Tied 3-3 Headed To The Top Of The 8th Inning: Sheldon Keough was placed on 2nd Base to start the inning (ISF Tie-Breaker), Alex Williams came on to pinch-run for Keough and Danny Mullins singled to left-field to score Williams.

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs Pitching Stats:

WP: Sean Cleary 8IP, 4R, 8H, 3BB, 14K

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs Top Batters:

Shane Boland 2-3, 1R, Solo Home Run, 1BB, 1RBI

Sean Cleary 2-4

Blair Ezekiel 1-3, 1R, Solo Home Run, 1BB, 1RBI

Gary Bruce 1-3, 1RBI

Mark Lewis 1-4, 1R

Jon Kelly 1-4

Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs RUNS:

1R 1st: With 2-Out: Blair Ezekiel hit a Solo Home Run to left-field.

1R 4th: Mark Lewis led-off the inning with a single to centerfield, Lewis advanced to second base on a Stephen Strapp 4-3 groundout and With 2-Out: Gary Bruce singled to right-field to score Lewis.

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

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

In the A series 3 Cheers Pub Dodgers blanked the Bigs 7-0. The game went six innings and was called by the mercy rule. 

Colin Walsh 2-4, 2R, 2R Home Run, 2RBI

Jason Hill Pitched Win (1H, 7K) And Went 1-1, 2R, 1HBP, 1BB

Nathan Kenny 1-3, 1R, 1RBI, Kyle Ezekiel 1-3, 1BB, 1RBI And Doug Marshall 1-3, 1RBI

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers Pitching Stats:

WP: Jason Hill 6IP, 0R, 1H, 0BB, 7K

Game Note

Jason Hill (3CPD) Had A Perfect Game Through 4.1 Innings. With 1-Out In The Top Of The 5th Inning He Gave-Up An Infield Hit (Bunt) To Mike Noftall. Hill Retired The Side In Order In The 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 6th Innings.

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers Top Batters:

Colin Walsh 2-4, 2R, 2R Home Run, 2RBI

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

Nathan Kenny 1-3, 1R, 1RBI

Kyle Ezekiel 1-3, 1BB, 1RBI

Doug Marshall 1-3, 1RBI

Ryan Maher 1-3, 1R

Tyler McDonald 1-3

3 Cheers Pub Dodgers RUNS:

1R 1st: With 1-Out: Jason Hill walked, Hill advanced to second base on a pass ball and With 2-Out: Doug Marshall singled to left-field to score Hill.

1R 3rd: Colin Walsh led-off the inning with a single to left-field, Walsh advanced to second base on a pass ball, Jason Hill reached on an infield hit, a wild pitch allowed Walsh to advance to third base and Hill to advance to second base and another wild pitch allowed Walsh to score and Hill to advance to third base on the play.

1R 5th: With 1-Out: Jason Hill was Hit-By-Pitch, Hil advanced to second base on a wild pitch and Kyle Ezekiel singled to right-field to score Hill.

4R 6th: Tyler McDonald led-off the inning with a single to centerfield, Ryan Kelly came on to pinch-run for McDonald and With 2-Out: Ryan Maher singled to left-field and Kelly advanced to third base on the play, Nathan Kenny singled to centerfield to score Kelly and Ryan Maher advanced to third base on the play, Maher scored on a pass ball and Kenny advanced to second base on the play and Colin Walsh hit a 2R Home Run to left-field to end the game.

The Bigs Pitching Stats:

LP: Mark Power 5.2IP, 7R, 8H, 1HBP, 3BB, 6K

The Bigs Top Batters:

Mike Noftall 1-2 (1-Out Infield Hit In Top Of 5th Inning)

The Bigs RUNS:

NONE

Next Senior League Playoff Action

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Best-of-5 Semi-Finals

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

Game #2: 6:00pm Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs vs. NTV Hitmen (NTVH Leads Series 1-0)

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

Game #2: 8:15pm 3 Cheers Pub Dodgers vs. The Bigs (3CPD Leads Series 1-0)

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