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Archives 6-9-99

Men's Softball
Babe Ruth
Girls Softball
Minor League

Men's Softball
Huckeby Defeats Berkline In Men's League
by Will Sells

All games scheduled for Wednesday, June 2 were rained out, making the opening game of the week a 17-7 Huckeby Construction win over Berkline.

Ricky Davis led Huckeby's with 4 hits, while Jimmie Lewis and Allen Lewis added 3 hits each. Waylon Ledbetter and Greg Parsons each hit a home run for Huckeby Construction.

Billy Witt led Berkline with 3 hits, while Jeff Hammock, Bruce Gore, and Eddie Johnson added 2 hits each.

Bruce Gore hit a home run for Berkline.

Thursday's second game was won by Kelly Williams/DeKalb Health Foods over Ciphertek as they scored 9 runs in the seventh inning to win 14-7.

KW/DHF was led by David Moore and Steve Boles with 3 hits each, while Randy Wilson, Mark Meadows, John Brooks, and Mark “The Hammer” Lee added 2 hits each.

Ciphertek was led by Jeremy McDonald, Greg Arnold, Steve Castle, and Michael Melton with 2 hits each.

The third game of the night was a forfeit as TranSouth was unable to field enough players against Pepsi.

Top 10 Batting Avg. (20 or more at-bats)
Robbie Burgess, Pepsi .818
Ricky Davis, Huckeby .800
Eric Mitchell, Pepsi .793
David Moore, KW/DHF .769
Jeff Flowers, Johnson .739
Mark Thrasher, KW/DHF .710
Gerald Clark, Johnson .679
Randy Wilson, KW/DHF .647
John Reagan, Pepsi .643
Wayne Dishman, Berkline .643

Home Run Leaders (6 or more)
Eric Mitchell, Pepsi 14
Jeff Arms, Pepsi 11
Waylon Ledbetter, Huckeby 10
Johnny Painter, Johnson 8
Kenny Tayse, Johnson 8
John Reagan, Pepsi 6
Mark Thrasher, KW/DHF 6
Greg Parsons, Huckeby 6
Bert Jolley, Johnson 6
Gerald Clark, Johnson 6

Men's Standings W L
Johnson Paving 8 0
Pepsi 7 1
Kelly Williams/DeKalb Health 5 3
Huckeby Construction 5 4
Berkline 4 5
Ciphertek 1 8
TranSouth 0 9

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Babe Ruth
Babe Ruth Babe Ruth Season Closes Out
Overton County Babe Ruth finished up the regular season with two games last week. Game scores are as follows:
Tuesday, June 1
Union Bank 13, Byrdstown Medical Center
Lake Times News 9, Overton County Cable 4

Babe Ruth Standings W L
Lake Times News 11 1
Overton County Cable TV 7 5
Dalton Express 6 6
Byrdstown Medical Center 4 8
Union Bank 2 10

Babe Ruth Top Pitchers W L
Jeff Aldridge (46 SO) 6 0
Michael Poston (45 SO) 3 0
Luke Mason 3 0
Nathaniel Rich (55 SO) 3 1
Anthony Ognibene (58 SO) 4 2
Brad Butler 2 1
Michael Murphy 1 0
Jonathan Cummings 1 1
Jason Gibson 1 1
Todd Rose (43 SO) 2 3

Babe Ruth Top Batting Avg.
Todd Rose (Dalton) .567
Jeff Aldridge (LTN) .516
Anthony Ognibene (Dalton) .450
Chris Garrett (BMC) .444
Patrick McKay (UB) .444
Jonathon Cummings (LTN) .435
Donovan Reid (LTN) .435
Josh Cravins (UB) .409
Michael Poston (LTN) .395
Alan Asberry (BMC) .379

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Girls Softball League
The Overton County Girls Softball League held its 10-Under Tournament on Saturday, June 5. Roberts Motor Company took the tournament championship with a win over a tired First National Bank team.

The day began with Union Bank posting an 8-3 win over American Savings Bank.

Building Center then put First National Bank into the loser's bracket with a 14-5 win.

In the second round, Roberts Motor Company downed Union Bank 10-1.

Roberts Motor Company then defeated Building Center 16-7.

In the third round, First National Bank eliminated ASB with a 12-5 win.

First National then eliminated Union Bank with a 19-5 win.

In the fourth round, First National narrowly defeated Building Center 13-10, placing Building Center third in the tournament.

In the championship game, First National faced Roberts Motor Company in their fifth game of the day and fourth consecutive game. Roberts Motor Company got out front early and held on to win 14-9 for the championship.

The 10-Under regular season was closed out earlier in the week with games played on Thursday, June 3.

Building Center handed Roberts Motor Company only its second defeat of the year with a 12-11 win.

American Savings Bank won its second game of the year 9-6 over Union Bank.

Building Center solidified its season runner-up position with a 21-19 win over First National Bank.

10-Under Final Season Standings W L
Roberts Motor Company 10 2
Building Center 9 3
First National Bank 7 5
American Savings Bank 2 10
Union Bank 2 10

Minor League
Holt's Takes Minor League Season Title

Holt's Family Pharmacy won the Overton County Minor League regular season championship after play last week.

Scores in games played were as follows:

Tuesday, June 1
Hall's Sports 8, Sullivan's 1

Thursday, June 3
First National Bank 8, Physical Medicine 4
Holt's 14, Hall's 7

Friday, June 4
First National 11, Berkline 7
Phys. Med. 10, Co-op 7

Saturday, June 5
First National Bank 11, Sullivan's 10

Minor League Standings W L
Holt's Pharmacy 11 1
First National Bank 10 2
Berkline 5 7
Hall's Sports 5 7
Physical Medicine 5 7
Sullivan's 4 8 Co-op 2 10


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