British Caribbean Bank, KHMH & City Council win in interoffice softball
The British Caribbean Bank gave Telemedia Digicell a 15-13 wake up call, Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital trimmed Oh Henry Barber Shop 13-9 and Belize City Council triumphed 18-10 over the BEL when the Belize City interoffice softball competition continued at the Rogers Stadium.
The British Caribbean Bank enjoyed their first win, a 15-13 run-fest over Telemedia Friday night. William Smith led the attack scoring the first run in the first inning, and the bankers led 6-0 when Marc Marriott, Vanessa Dawson, Smith Bryan Grant and pitcher Evan Lamb crossed the plate in the second inning.
Telemedia played catch up when Bernard Pitts, Melanie Blake, Otis Clother, pitcher Francis Usher, Nelson Tillett, and Shanti Roches scored seven runs in the third inning to take the lead 7-6, and extended it to 8-6 when Clother again scored in the fourth inning.
But the bankers surged ahead when Marriott, Dawson, Smith, Grant, Keith Carlo, relief pitcher Romelle Gomez and Lamb scored seven runs in the fifth inning to retake the lead13-8.
Clother scored another run for Telemedia in the sixth inning, but it was far too little because the bankers extended their lead to 15-9 after Marriott and Dawson scored two more runs in the sixth.
Telemedia made a last ditch effort in the top of the seventh when Pitts, Clother, Usher and Acosta scored four runs, but it was the bankers who went on to post the 15-13 win.
The KHMH medics were energized in their 13-9 win over Oh Henry Barber shop Sunday afternoon. They opened up with a 7-0 lead when Ricardo Hermoso, Omar Martinez, Ronaldo Siu, Ryan Miller, Andre Castillo, pitcher Arlette Castillo and Doyle Ifield all crossed the plate in the first inning.
Siu and Miller extended the lead to 9-0 when Miller rounded the bases on an error by the shortstop in the second inning, and the Barber Shop crew trailed 9-3 when only pitcher Shantel Flowers would round the bases on an error in the second, and was followed by Jason Jenkins and Scott Johnson.
Barber Shop’s Tommy Shaw hit a home run in the third and Edward Osbourne followed him, to cut the lead to 9-5, and Jumoke Castro scored in the fourth to narrow the deficit.
KHMH catcher Andre Castillo scored in the fifth, to lead 10-9 when Oh Henry’s Leonard Linares, Castro and Jenkins scored in fifth.
KHMH’s Martinez and Siu scored in the sixth, and Martinez scored again in seventh for the 13-9 victory.
The Belize City Council continues to lead the competition as they posted their fifth win 18-10 over BEL Powersockets. BCC’s catcher Reynaldo Duran and Godsden Ferguson led the attack scoring 4 runs each, while Enid Dakers, Glenford Flowers scored 3 runs each, Desiree Moralez scored two runs and Tricia Tillett and Rodney Lord also came home in the 6th inning.
BEL’s Adrian Gentle, Jason Bennett, Mark Cassasola each scored 2 runs, while Denise Gillett, Jamece Young, Jose Escalera and Marian Dawson scored one run each.
In the All Star game on Saturday afternoon, the Zone B stars overpowered Zone A 17-3, with relief pitcher Francis Usher scoring 4 runs, while Otis Clother, starting pitcher Melissa Forman, Mark Cassasola, Earl Noralez, and Tommy Shaw scored 2 runs each. Nelson Tillett and Denise Gillett scored one run each.
For Zone A, only Reynaldo Duran, Nicole Arana and Godsden Ferguson scored 3 runs in the 7th inning.http://www.belizetimes.bz/2010/10/22/bri...ffice-softball/