Fall season softball champs crowned

 

Carol Chiarello

The fall softball season came to an end December 15. Let’s recap the final results.

Monday Community League – Splendido, managed by Debbie Seguin, came in first place with a record of seven wins, only three losses. Second place went to Stifel, led by Dave Stevens, with a final tally of five wins and five losses. Third place was a tie. Both Mi Pueblito and Robson Communities Inc. had four wins and six losses. They were managed by Rich Battagello and Mike Hamm.

Monday Recreation League –Charles Hendryx led the players of Shifren Physical Therapy to the top with an impressive record of ten wins and four losses. Manny’s Organization Station, with Pat Brennan at the helm, finished in second place with seven wins, six losses. Third place went to Ray Szpakowski, CPA, Tim Benjamin as skipper, with (ouch) three wins and ten losses.

Tuesday Competitive League – First place went to the Tom Ottaway-State Farm sluggers, led by Harold Weinenger. With ten wins and four losses, these players cranked out 279 total runs, the most of any team in our leagues. Players Pub, managed by Greg West, came in second place with seven wins and six losses. A distant third place went to Chuck Kill’s team, SaddleBrooke HOA #1, with three wins and ten losses.

Tuesday Community League – Jim Takacs was in charge of our first place team, SaddleBrooke Remodeling, ending the season with seven wins and three losses. Second place went to Patrick Shaffer, DDS, managed by Tom Klein, with three losses and seven wins.

Thursday Coyote League – All hail Sunshine Experts, our first place winners with eight wins and four losses. Ken Meinhart wrote the line ups for this team. In second place, we have Shelves That Slide, skippered by John Sentowski, with an even record of six wins, six losses. Orbitel Communications, with Tom Klein as manager, finished in third place with four wins, eight losses.

Friday Community League – We had a tie for first place. Pride Mechanical, with Ryan Mitchell in charge of the line ups, and Sheftel Dermatology, Ron Romac at the helm, both completed the season with seven wins and five losses. Second place went to Stone Canyon Painting, led by Ken Beals, with a final record of four wins and eight losses.

Friday Competitive League – The Charles Company was led by Charles, I mean Charlie LaNeve, to a first place finish with eight wins and four losses. In close second place, with seven wins and five losses, we had Sharon Bellamy-Covenant Insurance, managed by Buzz Schmitt. Preserve Grill, with Terry McNellis at the helm, finished in third place with three wins and nine losses.

The men and women of SaddleBrooke Softball play year-round. The winter season began January 8. Games are played every weekday morning; Wednesday is practice day. Everyone is welcome to come out and watch your friends and neighbors take to the field. If you have questions about softball, please contact Mark Hojnacki at 817-727-0068, or [email protected]