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K & B Electric shortstop Anthony Pitts makes a throw to first for an out in the first inning against Bell Construction.
Slowpitch softball: Bell rings up ‘A’ crown
Bell Construction added the Cortland Men’s Slowpitch League A Division playoff championship to its regular-season softball title Tuesday night with a 14-12 win over K&B Electric.
The Meldrim Field winners — who swept the best-of-three final series and won all four of their postseason contests — moved to a 4-0 lead heading into the bottom of the third. K&B pulled to within 5-4 before an eight-run fifth gave Bell Construction a little breathing room. K&B answered with seven runs in the bottom of the frame but could get no closer, as each team scored once in the sixth and both were scoreless in the seventh.
Ryan Stevens went 4-for-4 with a home run and a run scored for Bell Construction, which totaled 25 hits on the night. Seth Montgomery went 4-for-5 with two runs while Mike Zaccardo (two doubles, run) and Casey Crandall (two runs) b
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