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Page 12 Thursday, July 9, 1998 The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION

CYAN YELLOW MAGENTA BLACK

(Week of June 19) Nilsen Detective Agency 15, Cheeques 5

Bob DeBellis had a home run and two hits. Chuck Harrell and John Wactor had three hits and Butch Ernst had two hits and was the winning pitcher for Nilsen.

Comcast Cablevision 9, Russell's Tuxedo 1

Charles Lehman had two hits and three RBI. Bill Reicle had two hits, a home run and two RBI and Tony Yarussi had two hits for Comcast.

Legg Mason 27, All America Fi- nancial 2

Mick McNicholas had five hits, Bob Rahnenfuhrer had five hits in- cluding a triple. Tony McCall tripled for Legg Mason.

(Week of June 26) Comcast Cablevision 23, Crest Refrigeration 8

Comcast belted 24 hits. Ron Torsiello had four hits and five RBl, Ron Virgilio had three hits including two doubles and five RBI, Jim Malfetti nailed a three-run triple and had four RBI and Tony Yarussi had three hits.

Antones Pub & Grill 17, Legg Mason 12

Antones was led by Pete Byrnes, John Lyp and Gary Wiese with three hits, Vic Gorman, Bob Matten, Steve Fatula, Al Daddso, John Patricco and Mike Denci had two hits. Joe Tarulli and Lyp homered and Bob Matten

tripled. Willie Morrison homered for Legg Mason.

Cheeques 17, Russell's Tuxedo 2

Cheeques was led by Chip Weiss and Larry Erhart with home runs.

Nilsen Detective Agency Wins 24- 22

Bob Debellis thumped two home runs, Lou Krok blasted a home run, George Crostwitz, Tino Iannacone and Jerry Barret three hits each for Nilsen.

Cheeques 21, Crest Refrigeration 5

Chip Weiss blasted three home runs for Cheeques

Antones Pub & Grill 22, Union Center National Bank 15

Mike Denci and Bob Matten had four hits each, Mike Pender, Jerry Faraolo and Joe Tarulli had three hits, Stu Cofsky, John Lyp, Pete Byrnes, Gary Wiese and Rich Hyer had two hits each. Mike Denci tripled twice and Bob Matten tripled for Antones.

Legg Mason 17, Nilsen Detective Agency 11

Henry Barnes had three hits in- cluding a triple and home run, John Geoghan had three hits with a home run and Mick McNicholas and Bill Cansta added 3 hits for Legg's as they beat first-place Nilsen who lost for only the second time this year

All America Financial 8, Union Center National Bank 5

Brown's went searching for its "Linus Blanket." Unfortunately, Charlie Brown's, with blanket in hand, was unable to muster any offense in the fourth.

Charlie Brown's brought in a re- lief pitcher with the confidence of Snoopy in the fifth to quiet the Jolly Trolley. All three Trolley batters popped out and Charlie Brown's went to bat in the bottom of the fifth with renewed confidence.

After Kamler flied out to left, Chuck Dashiell beat out an infield single and Shinock squibbled a single to- ward short. Battiloro belted an RBI single to right and Valli dug in at the plate and crunched a two-run triple to deep left field. Brian Castner drove in Valli by grounding out to short and Charlie Brown's had narrowed the score to 11-6.

The Jolly Trolley was again hushed in the sixth. Only Dave Ciarrocca reached first on a walk and Charlie Brown's threatened in its half of the inning. Emery dribbled a single up- the-middle and Kamler knocked a single to center; however, Dashiell popped out to short to end the threat.

Tobey singled in the seventh but the next three batters flied out to right. During that inning, Charlie Brown's right fielder Castner made a great sliding catch of a fly ball hit by Swain.

Down to its last at bat, Charlie Brown's once again uttered, "Good Grief" and attempted to boost its

morale. With one out, Battiloro slapped a single to right and Valli punched a single to center; how- ever, the Jolly Trolley clamored with a slick second-to-first double play initiated by third baseman Jogis to abruptly slam the door on Charlie Brown's.

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Jovial Jolly Trolley Rumbles Over Charlie Brown's, 11-6

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SPITZER, STRANIERO SLASH TRIPLES

St. Joseph Wins Fifth; Pummels St. Paul, 12-8

By DAVID B. CORBIN

Specially Written for The Westfield Leader and The Times

First inning triples by Gerry Spitzer and Tom Straniero got St. Joseph's big blue machine in gear and led them to a 12-8 victory over St. Paul in St. Bartholomew's Oldtimers Soft- ball League action at Brookside Park in Scotch Plains on July 2. The win was St. Joseph's fifth in-a-row.

The momentum began when lead- off hitter Chuck Krajcsik drew a walk and Straniero smashed his triple to deep, deep center field to drive in Krajcsik. Bill Wolff yanked an RBI single to right, Harry Semple slapped a single to left and Don Rowbotham grounded into a force play. With run- ners on first and third, the left-handed Dave Rothenberg sliced an RBI single down the left field line.

Spitzer addressed the plate then splattered a triple into the left field fence, sending home Rowbotham and Rothenberg. The pummeling contin- ued. Tony Barrattucci bashed an RBI

single to left, then Rich Varsolona crushed a 12 foot infield single to drive in Barrattucci with the seventh run of the inning.

Although its first three batters were retired by St. Joseph ace pitcher Wolff in the bottom of the first, St. Paul did not lose faith and yearned for its next chance to bat. St. Paul pitcher Matt Vastano allowed singles to Karl Mende and Krajcsik, but yielded no runs in the second.

Pete Chemidlin hit a leadoff single to right for St. Paul in the second. Fran Celardo reached first safely on an error and advanced to second while Chemidlin dashed home to score. When Darryl Eaton flied out to center, Celardo tagged up and sped to third. Emmett O'Hara hit a chopping RBI single to short, but the rally was quelled when Wolff scooped a grounder hit by Paul Nadolny, tossed the ball to second for the force, then the second baseman flicked the ball to first for the double play.

With the score now, 7-2, St. Joseph desired to improve its lead in the

Women's Games Results of 5K Run:

(Local Residents After Winner) (Local Residents After Winner) (Local Residents After Winner) (Local Residents After Winner) (Local Residents After Winner) 1. Laurie Corbin 1. Laurie Corbin 1. Laurie Corbin 1. Laurie Corbin 1. Laurie Corbin Morristown Morristown Morristown Morristown Morristown 18: 32 18: 32 18: 32 18: 32 18: 32 2. Jody- LynnReicher 2. Jody- LynnReicher 2. Jody- LynnReicher 2. Jody- LynnReicher 2. Jody- LynnReicher Haledon Haledon Haledon Haledon Haledon 19: 58 19: 58 19: 58 19: 58 19: 58 3. Paula Vagueiro 3. Paula Vagueiro 3. Paula Vagueiro 3. Paula Vagueiro 3. Paula Vagueiro Newark Newark Newark Newark Newark 20: 23 20: 23 20: 23 20: 23 20: 23 4. Jennifer Buccino 4. Jennifer Buccino 4. Jennifer Buccino 4. Jennifer Buccino 4. Jennifer Buccino Westfield Westfield Westfield Westfield Westfield 20: 51 20: 51 20: 51 20: 51 20: 51 5. Sue Ann Jankulow 5. Sue Ann Jankulow 5. Sue Ann Jankulow 5. Sue Ann Jankulow 5. Sue Ann Jankulow Scotch Plains Scotch Plains Scotch Plains Scotch Plains Scotch Plains 21: 13 21: 13 21: 13 21: 13 21: 13 7. Kathleen Higgins 7. Kathleen Higgins 7. Kathleen Higgins 7. Kathleen Higgins 7. Kathleen Higgins Scotch Plains Scotch Plains Scotch Plains Scotch Plains Scotch Plains 21: 49 21: 49 21: 49 21: 49 21: 49 8. Lena Hollman 8. Lena Hollman 8. Lena Hollman 8. Lena Hollman 8. Lena Hollman Scotch Plains Scotch Plains Scotch Plains Scotch Plains Scotch Plains 21: 57 21: 57 21: 57 21: 57 21: 57 14. Susan Graff 14. Susan Graff 14. Susan Graff 14. Susan Graff 14. Susan Graff Fanwood Fanwood Fanwood Fanwood Fanwood 23: 07 23: 07 23: 07 23: 07 23: 07 15. Susan Sulentic 15. Susan Sulentic 15. Susan Sulentic 15. Susan Sulentic 15. Susan Sulentic Westfield Westfield Westfield Westfield Westfield 23: 23 23: 23 23: 23 23: 23 23: 23 20. Ellen English 20. Ellen English 20. Ellen English 20. Ellen English 20. Ellen English Fanwood Fanwood Fanwood Fanwood Fanwood 24: 34 24: 34 24: 34 24: 34 24: 34 22. Maureen Higgins 22. Maureen Higgins 22. Maureen Higgins 22. Maureen Higgins 22. Maureen Higgins Westfield Westfield Westfield Westfield Westfield 24: 46 24: 46 24: 46 24: 46 24: 46 23. Ann Skudlark 23. Ann Skudlark 23. Ann Skudlark 23. Ann Skudlark 23. Ann Skudlark Westfield Westfield Westfield Westfield Westfield 25: 08 25: 08 25: 08 25: 08 25: 08 26. Joy Fickett 26. Joy Fickett 26. Joy Fickett 26. Joy Fickett 26. Joy Fickett Mountainside Mountainside Mountainside Mountainside Mountainside 25: 53 25: 53 25: 53 25: 53 25: 53 28. Veronica Schramm 28. Veronica Schramm 28. Veronica Schramm 28. Veronica Schramm 28. Veronica Schramm Cranford Cranford Cranford Cranford Cranford 26: 05 26: 05 26: 05 26: 05 26: 05 33. Margaret Mchale 33. Margaret Mchale 33. Margaret Mchale 33. Margaret Mchale 33. Margaret Mchale Cranford Cranford Cranford Cranford Cranford 26: 40 26: 40 26: 40 26: 40 26: 40 35. Christina Kenney 35. Christina Kenney 35. Christina Kenney 35. Christina Kenney 35. Christina Kenney Westfield Westfield Westfield Westfield Westfield 26: 45 26: 45 26: 45 26: 45 26: 45 38. Pam Duthie 38. Pam Duthie 38. Pam Duthie 38. Pam Duthie 38. Pam Duthie Scotch Plains Scotch Plains Scotch Plains Scotch Plains Scotch Plains 27: 20 27: 20 27: 20 27: 20 27: 20 41. Kristin Montross 41. Kristin Montross 41. Kristin Montross 41. Kristin Montross 41. Kristin Montross Cranford Cranford Cranford Cranford Cranford 27: 44 27: 44 27: 44 27: 44 27: 44 42. .Shelly Ozdamar 42. .Shelly Ozdamar 42. .Shelly Ozdamar 42. .Shelly Ozdamar 42. .Shelly Ozdamar Westfield Westfield Westfield Westfield Westfield 27: 55 27: 55 27: 55 27: 55 27: 55 43. Tracy Martin 43. Tracy Martin 43. Tracy Martin 43. Tracy Martin 43. Tracy Martin Westfield Westfield Westfield Westfield Westfield 28: 21 28: 21 28: 21 28: 21 28: 21 49. Mary Mchale 49. Mary Mchale 49. Mary Mchale 49. Mary Mchale 49. Mary Mchale Cranford Cranford Cranford Cranford Cranford 30: 59 30: 59 30: 59 30: 59 30: 59 51. Tourie Nozari 51. Tourie Nozari 51. Tourie Nozari 51. Tourie Nozari 51. Tourie Nozari Westfield Westfield Westfield Westfield Westfield 31: 32 31: 32 31: 32 31: 32 31: 32 53. Coleen Coffey 53. Coleen Coffey 53. Coleen Coffey 53. Coleen Coffey 53. Coleen Coffey Scotch Plains Scotch Plains Scotch Plains Scotch Plains Scotch Plains 32 32 32 32 32: :: :: 56 56 56 56 56 57. Nora Waldstedter 57. Nora Waldstedter 57. Nora Waldstedter 57. Nora Waldstedter 57. Nora Waldstedter Westfield Westfield Westfield Westfield Westfield 35: 56 35: 56 35: 56 35: 56 35: 56 58. Colleen Moyle 58. Colleen Moyle 58. Colleen Moyle 58. Colleen Moyle 58. Colleen Moyle Cranford Cranford Cranford Cranford Cranford 36: 47 36: 47 36: 47 36: 47 36: 47

In the 5K road race which finished on the track, two time State USATF champion Laurie Corbin of Morristown led wire to wire to score the victory in a course record of 18:28. Local age group winners be- sides Buccino were Sue Ann Jankulow of Scotch Plains (25-29, 21: 13), Lena Hollman also of Scotch Plains (first master, 45-49, 21:57) and Nora Waldstetter of Westfield (60-69, 35:56).

Kathy Higgins of Scotch Plains finished second in the 30-34 age group while Fanwood's Sue Gruff took third place honors in the 40-44 group in 23:07. Fellow Fanwood resi- dent Ellen English placed third in 24.34 for ages 30-34.

According to Games organizer, Mark Zenobia, "all events were ex- tremely competitive from the 100- meter dash to the shot put, and the weather held up to make for a beau- tiful day". Next year's Women's Games is scheduled for June 26 and will feature some added events and many more teams.

Brandt, Buccino Lead Locals in Games

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John Welsh looped a single to right and Marcazzo singled Roth home to make the score 9-5.

Vaserberg poured it on with a double to left to lead off the seventh. Breuninger stepped to the plate and blasted his two-run homer to ease Shady Lane comfortably into the lead, 11-5. Greco slapped a double off the trees, but Viviano flied out to left for the third out.

Shady ended the game with im- pressive field work. Mike Ewing hit a long fly ball to center field which was expertly caught by Breuninger. The quick hands of second baseman Vaserberg and shortstop Manno's perfect crossover timing, ended the

third. Wolff walked, Semple grounded out, then Rowbotham arced an RBI single to left-center. Rothenberg wiggled an infield single and Spitzer slashed a single to center. Barattucci bounced an RBI single and Dean Talcott lofted a sacrifice fly to right to send home Rothenberg with the third run of the inning.

Wolff allowed a single only to Larry Szenyi in the third and Ken Hoelzel got the only single for St. Joesph in the fourth. Jeff Haines got an infield single for St. Paul in the bottom of the fourth but no runs were scored.

St. Joseph increased its lead to 12- 2 in the fifth. Krajcsik walked, Wolff hacked an RBI single over first base and Semple reached first safely on an error and Wolff's courtesy runner alertly scored on the miscue.

St. Paul kept its spirit and scored three runs in the fifth. Mike Camfield knocked a single to center, Chemidlin punched a single to right, then both base runners advanced when the ball

got by the right fielder. Celardo brought home Camfield with a ground ball to third and Darryl Eaton walked. Nadolny grounded out but drove home Chemidlin and Vastano poked an RBI single to center.

After St. Joseph failed to score in the sixth, St. Paul narrowed the score to 12-8 with three more runs in its half of the inning. Rick Wustefeld drew a base-on-balls and Matt Hoelzell legged out an infield single. Derek Von Langen followed with another infield single, then both Wustefeld and Hoelzel scored when Camfield reached base safely on an error. Chemidlin hammered a 10 foot infield single to bring home Von Langen with the third run.

St. Joseph again failed to score in the seventh and the pressure was on. Eaton opened with a single for St. Paul but O'Hara lined out to the pitcher who then doubled up Eaton who was caught off base. Vastano lobbed a single over third but Szenyi popped out to third for the final out.

St. Joseph (5- 2) 703 020 0 12 St. Paul (3- 4) 020 033 0 08

Union County 50+ Softball Senior Division Results

fourth inning. Despite giving up singles to Ken Hoezel and Tony Barattucci, Chupko was able to es- cape the inning unscathed and St. Jude came to bat in the top of the fifth with faint hopes. Tom Rutkowski racked a shot which was dropped by the left fielder and advanced to sec- ond on the error. Joe Dolan dropped a single over short, then Chupko chipped a single to center to drive home Rutkowski.

Wolff and Grossman banged singles for St. Joseph in the fifth, but were unable to score. Wolff retired all

three St. Jude batters in the sixth and Chupko returned the favor by retir- ing all three St. Joseph batters in the bottom of the inning.

St. Jude was down to its last hope. Bernstein flied out to center, Engleman popped out to left and Rutkowski reached first safely on a throwing error. Tony Perfilio reached first safely on an error, but Joe Romash popped out to second for the final out. With the 11-2 win, St. Joseph upped its record to 4-2. St. Jude slipped to 7-1.

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St. Joseph Keeps Rolling; Crunches St. Jude, 11-2

CONTINUED FROM PAGE 11 Mattress Factory Bounces Cellular Signal, 15-4 By MIKE BABIK

Specially Written for The Westfield Leader and The Times

The Mattress Factory brought its big guns and blasted Cellular Signal, 15-4, in Westfield Men's Softball League action at Tamaques Park in Westfield on July 2. The Mattress Factory controlled the game from the start with three runs in the first in- ning scored by Kevin Zippler, Tom Perotta, and Tim Walsh.

Cellular Signal had flashes of scor- ing possibilities in each of the first four innings; however, no runs were scored. Al Lockhart and Joe Mrozek had hits in both the first and third innings, Mike Bernardo had singles in the second and fourth innings and Mike Culley and Gabe Bravo added singles in the second inning.

Later, in the fourth inning, the Factory went on a scoring rampage

and added six more runs to take a comfortable 9-0 lead. During that inning, the Factory manufactured four singles, one walk and two doubles.

Finally, Cellular Signal beamed with three runs in the fifth. Bravo and Jairo Henaoz both singled and Andy Brown bounced a two-RBI double to right-center. Later in the inning, Brown scored on a sacrifice fly.

Cellular Signal added another run in the seventh. Unfortunately for Cellular Signal, the Mattress Factory racked up one more run in the fifth and five runs in the sixth inning to make the final score 15-4. The Mat- tress Factory upped its record to 9-4 and moved into second place. Cellu- lar Signal dimmed to 4-9.

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Fanwood Old Men's Softball Association

FOMSA STANDINGS: (As of July 7) TEAM W L Willoughby Road 7 2 Russell Road 7 3 Hunter Avenue 7 4 Montrose Avenue 6 5 Sun Valley 3 4 Shady Lane 3 6 Marian Avenue 3 7 Poplar Place 3 8

Shady Lane Tracks Down Hunter Avenue, 11-5

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game with a double play and Shady Lane glowed with the smiles of vic- tory.

Shady Lane (3- 5) 300 204 2 11 Hunter (7- 4) 001 301 0 05

WTA Mixed Doubles June 28 Standings

Below are the standings of the Westfield Tennis Association's mixed doubles lad- der reflecting the matches played thru June 28. 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 booklets distributed 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 new WTA Website on the internet: http:// westfieldnj.com/wta.

1. Boyle/Karp 2. Robins/Robins 3. Shineman/Shineman 4. Fechter/Fechter 5. Britt/Britt 6. Karnish/Aliche 7. Myers/Darminin 8. Bender/Bender 9. Bernstein/Bernstein 10. Page/Augis 11. Thompson/Klingerhoffer 12. Hudelson/Gazdak 13. Mitchell/Mitchell 14. Clevenger/Clevenger 15. Sharpe/Sharpe 16. Barber/Barber 17. DeSantis/DeSantis 18. Drittle/Drittle 19. Ridings/Ridings 20. Panagos/Panagos 21. Cerefice/Cerefice 22. Lowenstein/Lowenstein 23. Resnikoff/Resnikoff 24. Greenaway/Greenaway

Jane Garrity Is Honored As Outstanding Athlete

Jane Garrity, a 1997 graduate of Westfield High School and a fresh- man at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California, was named as this year's Outstand- ing First Year Athlete for her perfor- mance as part of the Caltech varsity fencing team.

This award, voted on by the Caltech student athletes, is given to a male and female first-year athlete who made "tremendous contributions to their teams through performance, attitude and dedication," according to a spokeswoman.

The award was announced at Caltech's fourth annual All Sports Banquet held on May 31. Though only in her first year of fencing, Garrity is the Captain of the women's epee team, which was ranked third in the Southern California Intercolle-

giate Fencing Conference this year. Individually, Garrity finished the year ranked sixth in the conference. She also took 13th place at the Na- tional Collegiate Athletic Associa- tion Western Regional Fencing Championships, held in March at Stanford University, which pitted the Caltech team against tough competi- tion from fencing powerhouses Stanford and Air Force.

Garrity, who is pursuing a degree in biology, plans to continue fencing for the remainder of her Caltech career.

Hills Soccer Camps Continues Registration

For Summer Sessions

Hills Soccer Camps, Inc. is continu- ing its registration for summer ses- sions. There is still room open for the Monday through Friday, July 20 to 24, camp at Jerseyland Park in Scotch Plains, and the July 13 to 17, and July 27 to 31 camps at Tamaques Elemen- tary School in Westfield.

The soccer camps are for boys and girls, ages 3 to 14, and includes pro- grams for beginners, intermediate, travel and select players. Goalkeeping programs are also being offered at both locations.

For further information, please call Joe LaSpada at (908) 537-7248.

POSTERS

The Westfield Leader and The Times

have the capabilities of making large color posters (24x18 and smaller) of sports photos or any photos you may wish to be reproduced. Prices are reasonable. Call David Corbin at (908) 232-4407 or e-mail Dave for information at dave@goleader.com.

David B. Corbin for The Leader and The Times

ONE MILE CHAMP…Ellen Kvinto, who runs out of Urban Athletics in Manhattan, breezes across the finish line in 5:08.

David B. Corbin for The Leader and The Times

400-METER WINNER…Seven-year- old Dariesha Rodwell of Brooklyn wins the bantam division 400-meter race with a time of 1:26 at the Women's Games.

David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times

SINGLE OVER THIRD BASE…Harry Semple of St. Joseph yanks a single over third in the first inning against St. Paul. St. Joseph scored seven runs in the first inning.

David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times

SINGLE TO RIGHT-CENTER…Brett Melworm of Shady Lane mashes a single to right-center in the second inning against Hunter avenue.

David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times

SIZZLER TO THIRD…Fran Celardo of St. Paul rips a sizzling grounder to third in the first inning against St. Joseph at Brookside Park in Scotch Plains on July 2. St. Joseph beat St. Paul, 12-8.

David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times

HIGH, BALL ONE…Mike Ewing of Hunter Avenue does not swing at a high pitch in the first inning against Shady Lane. Shady Lane overshadowed Hunter, 11-5, at La Grande Park in Fanwood on June 29.

David B. Corbin for The Leader and The Times

BALL ONE…Jason Swain of the Jolly Trolley watches a bad pitch, then later drills a two-RBI double in the first inning. The Jolly Trolley rolled over Charlie Brown's, 11-6.

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