Softball announces Fall Champs

Aleta Rosenthal tries to make the out in this close play with Janice Mihora; photo by Jim Smith.

Aleta Rosenthal tries to make the out in this close play with Janice Mihora; photo by Jim Smith.

Shortstop Stu Kraft is ready to get the ground ball hit right to him; photo by Jim Smith.

Shortstop Stu Kraft is ready to get the ground ball hit right to him; photo by Jim Smith.

Carol Chiarello

Fall season for SaddleBrooke softball ran from October 8 through December 11, 2015. Let’s see how the players and their teams fared:

Monday Recreation League: Stifel, managed by Dale Norgard, took the championship with five wins and three losses. Stone Canyon Painting, led by Charles Hendryx, took second place with three wins and five losses. Only three total runs scored separated these teams over the entire season.

Monday Community League: We had a tie. Mike Hamm led Tri-Community Lock & Safe to a record of five wins and three losses. Debbie Seguin was skipper of The Charles Company team, also ending with 5-3 record. One run separated the output of both these teams on the season. Coming in second place was Twin Lake Air, LLC, Harold Weinenger at the helm. Ryan Mitchell managed The Villas Assisted Living players to a third place finish with two wins, six losses.

Tuesday Competitive League: Steve Garceau led Vantage West Credit Union to a runaway championship with ten wins, only two losses. Coming in with a tie for second place were the two other teams. Waste Management, David Bohlman, manager, and W & W Physical Therapy, Ron Quarantino, manager, both finished with four wins and eight losses.

Tuesday Community League: Window Wizard, led by Debbie Seguin, finished in first place with seven wins, two losses. Ron Romac was captain of X-Pert Automotive, in second place with two wins, seven losses.

Thursday Coyote League: Ambient Air Heating & Cooling, Alan Stein as skipper, is champion with an impressive record of nine wins, two losses. Second place went to A Closer Look Real Estate Inspection, headed up by Don Colen, and a record of five wins, six losses. In third place, Jim Smith and his Allstate Insurance-Bruce Unger team, with two wins and eight losses.

Friday Competitive League: Bill Spevak was manager of the first place Bank of the West players who finished with seven wins, four losses. Barron Electric, Bruce Fink as captain, was a close second with six wins, five losses. Beverly Agnew, DDS, led by Mark Hojnacki, came in third with three wins and seven losses.

Friday Community League: BRAKEmax with Manager Rich Hagerty finished as champion with five wins, three losses. Runner-up was Brookshier Pools with Jerry Cowart as leader, with three wins, five losses.

Games are played four days a week. Winter season started in January; most games begin at 10:00 a.m. Come out to our ballpark and see the luxury seating and beautiful ball field that many of your friends and neighbors call their second home. Better yet, we welcome men and women to come play with us. If you have questions about softball, please contact President Stu Kraft at 825-1466 or email him at: [email protected]