Central City beat K&B Electric 7-1 in another A Division game, while in the B Division The Crew was a 17-3 winner over St. Charles.
Bell Construction 15, Stone Lounge Tune Squad 6: Chad Parker’s 4-for-4 night with two triples and three runs scored paced the winners’ 25-hit onslaught. Mike Zaccardo (two doubles, run) and Ryan Stevens (run) both went 3-for-5 while Seth Montgomery went 2-for-3 with two walks and runs and Morgan DuBois went 2-for-5 with two home runs and two runs.
Eric Youngs went 4-for-4 with a double for the Tune Squad while Josh Shepard (triple, run) and J. Mackey both went 2-for-3, Elkin went 2-for-4 with two runs and Billy Crowe hit a homer.
Central City 7, K&B Electric 1: Brandon Watkins went 3-for-3 with three RBIs for Central City while Pat Casselberry (double) and winning pitcher Dennis Hopkins both went 2-for-3. K&B was limited to just five hits by Hopkins, no one with more than one hit.
The Crew 17, St. Charles 3: The Crew rapped out 28 hits in the win while St. Charles had eight hits, with no individual statistics reported. Game two is Thursday at Dexter Park starting at 8:30 p.m.
QUADRA FLEX SWEEPS: Cortland Quadra Flex closed out its CNY Senior Softball League regular season at 17-1, good for first place, by sweeping a doubleheader from Oakdale Physical Therapy from Johnson City, 12-7 and 15-2, Tuesday.
Paul Ibert, Bill Dunn and Gary Contri had two hits each in the opener, in which Quadra Flex moved to 3-2 lead after two innings and never looked back. Dave Perez, Ray Jura and Harold Schoonover had two hits apiece for Oakdale Physical Therapy.
Ibert went 3-for-3 in the second game, in which Quadra Flex scored in every inning, while winning pitcher Mike Richmond (who allowed just six hits) and Gene Signor both went 2-for-3.
Top-seeded Quadra Flex faces the same Oakdale Physical Therapy team at River Park in Kirkwood this Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. to open the league playoffs.
Final standings: Cortland Quadra Flex 17-1, Horseheads Simmons Rockwell 15-5, Binghamton Karousel Kids 12-8, Vestal Skylark Diner 11-7, Cortland Eagles Club 8-12, Endicott Teed’s Auto 8-12, Johnson City Oakdale Physical Therapy 7-13, Vestal Southern Tier Hearing 0-20.
FROSTY COW/MULLEN’S ADVANCES: Frosty Cow/Mullen’s Body Shop scored 11 runs in the bottom of the first inning Tuesday and went on to beat The Odd Balls 14-4 in a Dryden Co-ed Softball League postseason play-in game.
Donnie Evener’s grand slam home run keyed the winners’ early outburst, which also included a two-run single by Margaret Degaetano, who went 3-for-3 with three RBIs in the game.
Winning pitcher Pat Capps and Tiffany Burgos both went 3-for-4 for Frosty Cow/Mullen’s, which was led defensively by shortstop Brad Canfield. Thomas Lobdell (triple, run) and Deanna Day (RBI) both went went 3-for-3 for The Odd Balls while Morgan Lobdell went 2-for-2 and leftfielder Erica Green stood out defensively.
The single-elimination semifinals take place Thursday at Dryden High starting at 6:30 p.m. Frosty Cow/Mullen’s, which finished fourth during the regular season, takes on first-place Dryden Mutual on Field 1 while on Field 3 second-place Twisted Toads meets third-place Inlet Glass & Mirror.