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St. Bart's Oldtimers Softball League:
(As of July 10) Angels Division:
TEAM W-L-T Percentage St. Thomas 5-2-1 1.000 St. Jude 10-1-0 1.000 St. Blaise 1-7-0 .000 St. Paul 3-7-0 .000 St. Joseph 6-3-0 .000
TEAM W-L Percentage St. James 5-4-0 1.000 St. Michael 6-4-0 .667 St. Anne 2-6-1 .500 St. Patrick 4-6-0 .333 St. Louis 3-5-0 .000
St. Thomas 14, St. Blaise 9
Terry Gallagher had three hits and Frank Pepe had two hits for the win- ners. St. Blaise Captain and pitcher Tom Sherwin was unable to eclipse last week's heroic four-hit pitching effort, but he did have two hits in this game. Other batters for the spunky St. Blaise squad were Brian Will- iams, Bob Reick (3 RBI) and Tom Faitoute with three hits each and Gerry Rites and Jim Ruggiero with two hits apiece.
St. Michael 7, St. Patrick 4
St. Michael was led by Tony Will- iams and Ben Lobrace with three hits each and by Joey Shea, Tom Reade and "Marvelous" Marv Scherb each with two hits. Tom Kucin and "Joltin" Joe Murano each had two hits in a losing effort.
St. Jude 22, St. Joseph 12
St. Joseph gave up 21 walks and played "musical pitchers" to try to overcome the absence of the Big Bad Wolff. For St. Jude Bob Elmi, Randy Grizzard, Captain Tony Perfilio and "Jersey Joe" Romash each had two hits. For St. Joseph Tom Straniero (4 RBI, 2 HR and 3 runs) had four hits; Don Rowbotham had three hits; and Karl Grossman, Dave Rothenberg and Captain Dean Talcott each had two hits.
St. Louis 12, St. Anne 8
Sluggers for the winners were Glen Walz (4 RBI) with three hits and Tom "Son of Stats" Ulichny, Chris
Reimers, Larry Erhard, Captain Marty Lillis, Gary "Jose" Cardinale and Pete Vanderheyden with two hits each. Ed Marchelitis had three hits and Steve Pirella, Frank Del Re and Steve Mihansky had two hits apiece for St. Anne.
St. Patrick 9, St. James 7
For the victors Kelly Larson and Dom Valenzano each had three hits and Tom Swales, John Esposito (3 RBI), Captain Pat Luongo and Al Rezza each chipped in with two hits. For St. James Lou Ballestriere had four hits; Stan Grausso and Tom Maher each had three hits; and Cap- tain Jim Hoelzel had two hits.
St. Michael 20, St. Anne 6
Batters for the winners were Tom Reade ( 1 HR, 1 triple and 4 RBI) and Ben Lobrace each had four hits; "Pink Floyd" Roberts and Marv Scherb (1 HR, 1 triple and 4 RBI) had three hits each; and Joe Shea, Steve Pietrucha, Tony Williams (3 RBI) and pitcher Nick Barattucci each had two hits. Steve Pirella had three hits and Jim Steger had two hits for St. Anne.
St. Joseph 23, St. Paul 22
The Wolff-less St. Joseph squad scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning for the win. St. Paul hitters include Pete Chemidlin (6 RBI) with four hits; Mike Camfield with three hits; and Bill Reichle (3 RBI), Captain Paul Nadolny (2 triples) and Larry Szenyi with two hits each. For St. Joseph, Karl Grossman (8 RBI, 2 HR & 4 runs) had four hits; Gerry Spitzer had three hits; and Chuck Krajcsik, Tom Straniero, Dave Rothenberg (4 RBI and 1 HR), Don Rowbotham, Tony Barattucci, Captain Dean Talcott, Karl Mende and Rich Varsolona had two hits apiece.
St. Jude 11, St. Blaise 6
Gerry Rites and Bob Reick each had two hits for St. Blaise. For St. Jude Marty Bernstein and Jack Lynch (4 RBI) each had three hits and Bob Elmi, Jeff Friedlander, Tom Rutkowski and pitcher Frank Chupko had two hits each.
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RBI single over first and Johnson followed with an RBI single down the right field line.
From the third inning on, the Charlie Brown's offense was helpless. Lucy was lost, Schroeder was pre-occupied, Pig Pen was a mess and they were all working for Peanuts. Only Roy George had a single in the fifth and Kamler had a bad-hop single in the sixth for Charlie Brown's.
Al Manzi mashed a double to left, Masterson arced a single over third and Nikorak bopped an RBI single to left for the Factory in the fourth. In the fifth, Rob Rowland chopped a single to center and rambled to sec- ond on a fielder's choice. Johnson yanked an RBI single down the right
field line and Shovlin, batting right- handed, pushed a single to center. Later, Johnson jaunted home to score the 17th run on a sacrifice fly. Al-
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Mattress Factory Smothers Poor Charlie Brown's, 17-1
Brett Cummings and Tom Yessman added singles but no runs were scored.
Gabe Bravo of Appazzato Con- struction singled and then scored in the fifth after John Appazzato and Pete Sjonell also singled. The Depth Chargers now held a 7-2 lead.
A single by Charger Mike Lembo, in the sixth, drove in Shaun Heron and Ed Boll, who also singled. With Langenfeld on third base, Young yanked an RBI single to give the Depth Chargers a 10-2 lead.
Appazzato Construction would an- swer in the bottom of the sixth with runs scored by Royster and Randy Moran on a single by Jim May and a sacrifice fly by Joe Appazzato. John Appazzato popped out to the short stop to bring the sixth to a close, 10-4.
Appazzatto quickly took care of the Depth Chargers in the seventh. Yessman flied to right field, Ciccotti hit a line drive to first base and Cummings was tagged out at second.
Appazzato emerged with four runs in the seventh. Sjonell and Musano would score. Tullo was thrown out at
third and Andy Brown scored on a sacrifice fly by Moran. Royster doubled and also scored, courtesy of a single by May. The Appazzato crew was back and down by only two runs, 10-8.
The Depth Chargers, however, were not frightened by the slim mar- gin and exploded in the eighth to finally sink Appazzato. Langenfeld, Lembo, Young, Daundly, Yarcheski, Cummings, Yessman, and Ciccotti scored on a triple, four singles, one walk, and two doubles, slamming in eight runs. Langeneld, batting again in the inning, had a double, but Lembo flew out to center field to end the powerhouse scoring run.
The hard hatters were pressed for runs but scored only one in the bot- tom of the eighth. Sjonell walked and scored on a single by Tullo.
Both teams were unable to score in the ninth and the Depth Chargers showed that they were better than their 6-12 record by ending this game with a 18-9 victory.
Depth Chargers 201 133 080 18 Appazzato Cons. 100 012 410 09
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Depth Chargers Explode; Shatter Appazzato, 18-9 St. Bartholomew's Oldtimers
Softball League Results
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Russell Road Ambushes Poplar Place Men, 11-7
after an error by the first baseman. Next, slugger Joe Walsh gracefully smashed a three-run home run to clear the bases.
Russell Road was not finished. In the sixth inning, O'Connell singled and Espensheld drilled a double. Cullinane bopped a sacrifice fly which allowed O'Connell to score, then Espensheld came in to score on a single by Arnie Peoples. Later, Peoples crossed the plate for the third run of the inning. Russell Road was treading heavily on Poplar Place with a commanding 11-1 lead.
But the Poplar people wouldn't give up as they went on a five-run scoring rally in the bottom of the sixth after Russell yanked pitcher Cullinane. Smith and John DeNoia singled. Rick Jackson doubled to
bring in Smith and DeNoia, then Chris DeNoia singled to drive in Jackson. Steve Stark walked and a long sacrifice fly by Kevin Newell brought in two more runs to make the score 11-6.
Johnson hammered a triple in the seventh for Russell Road. Later, Johnson scored on a single by Kurt Staedle.
Kelly, who reached base on a fielder's choice, scored for Poplar Place in the bottom of the seventh on a single by John DeNoia. Later, Jack- son then popped out to center field to end the game. Russell Road upped its record to 7-3 and Poplar moved to last place in the division at 3-8.
Russell Road 401 122 1 11 Poplar Place 001 005 1 07
Fanwood Old Men's Softball Standings
FOMSA STANDINGS: (As of July- 13) TEAM W L Russell Road 7 3 Hunter Avenue 8 4 Willoughby Road 7 4 Montrose Avenue 6 6 Sun Valley 4 4 Shady Lane 5 6 Poplar Place 3 8 Marian Avenue 3 9
Jolly Trolley 10, Cellular Signal 2
The Jolly Trolley upped its record to 6-8 to help solidify its playoff position by derailing Cellular Sig- nal, 10-2, on July 8. Cellular Signal slipped to 4-12.
A. J. Jersey 7, Mattress Factory 3
A. J. Jersey became a serious con- tender and upped its record to 10-6. The Mattress Factory, always a con- tender, slipped to 10-5.
Scotch Plains Men's Softball League:
(As of July 13) A Division:
TEAM W-L Percentage The Hideaway 13-6 .684 PEPCO 13-6 .684 Sneakermania 13-6 .684 Phoenix Tube 10-9 .526 Bravo Landscaping 9-10 .474 Malibu 8-11 .416 Jade Isle 7-12 .368 CTC Renovations 3-16 .158
TEAM W-L Percentage C & C Landscape 15-3 .822 D & L Locksmith 14-5 .737 Starlight Cleaners 12-7 .632 S. P. Post Office 10-9 .526 Flanagan's 8-10 .444 Depth Chargers 7-12 .368 Appezzato Const. 4-15 .211 Fridays 4-15 .211
Sneakermania 15, The Hideaway 14 Sneakermania 11, The Hideaway 0
Sneakermania beat Hideaway 15- 14 in 14 innings and then romped 11-0 in the second game this brings the top three teams into a three way tie for first and Sneakermania had the tie-breaker on both Hideaway and Pepco.
C & C Landscaping 17, Starlight 16
C & C scored six runs in the last inning to come from behind and nip Starlight 17-16.
though no further runs were scored, Lombardi had a single in the sixth and Zippler and Perotta added singles in the seventh.
The three Factory pitchers, Walsh, Manzi and Mirabella limited Charlie Brown's to only four singles while picking up three strike outs. Charlie Brown's slipped to 4-9 while the Mattress Factory jumped to 10-4 and moved into close contention for first place with Chaos which, at the time of this game, had a 9-2 record. In addition, the defending champion Mattress Factory has been gearing up for the upcoming playoffs by field- ing its "Big Guns".
Mattress Factory (10) 13 120 0 17 Charlie Brown's 0 10 000 0 01
Scotch Hills Women Tell Golf Results
A spokeswoman for the Scotch Hills Women's Golf Association of Scotch Plains announced the winning team of the "Chairman's Cup–Second Round" tournament held July 7.
Low gross, Linda Moncur and Marga- ret Hickey, 1 point each.
First low net, Marge Grimmer, Mar- garet Hickey and Eve Kennelly, 4 points each.
Low gross, Mary Kay Danskin, 1 point. First low net, Lew Fisher, 6 points. Second low net, Nancy Pharis, Pat Herring and Mary Kay Danskin, 2 points each.
Low gross, Evelyn Hecker, 1 point. First low net, Evelyn Hecker, 6 points. Second low net, Phylis Coumbe and Betts Sutman, 3 points each.
Low putts, Evelyn Hecker. Chip-ins, Betts Sutman, hole no. 8.
CHAIRMAN'S CUP FINAL RESULTS
Winner, Eve Kennelly, 62. Runner-up, tied, Margaret Hickey and Olga Rose, 67.
Winner, Pat Herring, 67. Runner-up, tied, Nancy Phares and Mary Kay Danskin, 70.
Winner, Evelyn Hecker, 59. Runner-up, Doris Grow, 63.
Ash Brook Women Tell Golf Results
A spokesman for the Ash Brook Women's Golf Association of Scotch Plains announced the winners of the "Handicap Stroke Play" tournament on July 9.
Low gross, Jane Jones, 85. First low net, Gloria Glickman, 66. Second low net, Marlane Deara, 67. Third low net, Anne Schmidt, 69.
Low gross, Kim Huff, 92. First low net, Huff, 68. Second low net, Marge Perretta and Joyce Bukowiec, tied, 71.
First low gross, Shirlee Casarola, 102. First low net, Casarola, 67. Second low net, Natalie Pines, 72. Third low net, Barbara Roberts, Terry Komoroski and Pat Dowd, tied, 73.
Low Putts: Perretta. Chip-ins: Ethel Araneo, No. 9; Glickman, No. 9; Perreta, No. 8, Shirley Sawyer, No. 7.
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WTA Mixed Doubles Tennis Ladder Told
Below are the standings of the Westfield Tennis Association's mixed doubles ladder reflecting the matches played through July 12.
Any additional new teams will be added to the bottom of the list in the order in which their applications are received. Ladder rules are contained in membership booklets dis- tributed to all WTA members.
The next reporting period will end Sunday, July 12. Match scores and ques- tions pertaining to the mixed doubles ladder should be reported to Alan Shineman at 654-2788. Standings are now also available via the internet at the new WTA Website: http:// westfieldnj.com/wta.
1. Boyle/Karp 13. Hudelson/Gazdak 2. Britt/Britt 14. Clevenger/Clevenger 3. Robins/Robins 15. Sharpe/Sharpe 4. Karnish/Aliche 16. Barber/Barber 5. Shineman/Shineman 17. DeSantis/DeSantis 6. Fechter/Fechter 18. Drittle/Drittle 7. Myers/Darmanin 19. Ridings/Ridings 8. Bernstein/Bernstein 20. Panagos/Panagos 9. Bender/Bender 21. Cerefice/Cerefice 10. Page/Augis 22.Lowenstein/Lowenstein 11. Thompson/Klingerhof 23. Resnikoff/Resnikofffer 12. Mitchell/Mitchell 24. Greenaway/Greenaway
WTA Men's Singles Tennis Ladder Told
July 12 marked the end of the 5th reporting period for the WTA Men's Singles Ladder. Activity increased on all ''rungs" of the ladder. Target deadline for the Men's Winter/Spring Ladder applications is August 1. Please report results of matches to Frank DeSantis at 654-9331 Exten- sion No. 1. Next reporting period ends July 26.
1. Robert Errazo 24. Steve Satkin 2. Vince Camuto 25. Michael Sanaman 3. Peter Sharpe 26. Alan Lo 4. Don Rosenthal 27. Hugh Coleman 5. Jeff Pollack 28. Mike Feldman 6. Steve Parker 29, Joe Donnolo 7. Len Resnikoff 30. Neils Jenson 8. Jason Sprung 31. Mike Panagos 9. Elvin Hoel 32. Frank Orbach 10. Gary Wasserman 33. Jim Bender 11. Russ Finestein 34. Mike Walters 12. Dave Leiz * Donald Dohm 13. Simon Lee * Andrew Rose 14. Frank DeSantis * Joseph Bobak 15. Mark Daaleman * Ken Arida 16. Roger Lowenstein * Achim Buecklers 17. Jim Osislo * Quaid Kapadia 18. Simon Lack * Thomas Schaves 19. Mike McGlynn * George F. Sincox 20. Bill Wilhelm * Steve Goodman 21. Gary Yee * Juan Antonio Perez 22. Dewey Rainville * Micheal Weingarten 23. Charles Carl * Llyod Marks
Westfield Men's Softball League Standings:
(As of July 12) TEAM W L Chaos 13 2 Mattress Factory 11 5 A. J. Jersey 11 7 Checchio Chiropractic 11 6 Jolly Trolley 6 10 Charlie Brown's 6 13 Cellular Signal 4 13 Sour Grapes 2 11
A. J. Jersey Forklift 7, Sour Grapes 3
A. J. Jersey put itself in contention with Chaos, the Mattress Factory and Checchio Chiropractic by down- ing the Sour Grapes 7-3 on July 7. The victory boosted A. J. Jersey Fork- lift to 9-6 while to loss soured the Grapes to 2-9.
OTHER SCORES: Mattress Factory 13, Jolly Trolley 3
Chaos 13, A. J. Jersey 6 Charlie Brown's 9, Sour Grapes 8 Checchio Chiropractic 9, Cellular Signal 3
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LONG FOUL INTO THE TREES…Scott Johnson of the Mattress Factory thumps a very long foul ball into the trees beyond the right field pole, but later hooks an RBI single over first base.
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GROUNDING OUT TO SHORT…Steve Skaar of Poplar Place grounds out to short during the first inning against Russell Road at La Grande Park in Fanwood on July 6. Russell Road defeated Poplar Place, 11-7.
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COMING IN TO SCORE…Gabe Bravo of Appazzato's comes in to score in the fifth inning. The Depth Chargers sunk Appazzato Construction, 18-9.
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IN THE DIRT…Mike Emery of Charlie Brown's takes a ball in the dirt in the third inning against the Mattress Factory.
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GROUND BALL TO SHORT…Roger Love of Charlie Brown's hops a grounder to the shortstop in the second inning. The Mattress Factory won big over Charlie Brown's, 17-1.