‘ELE’ELE — The Kaua’i Senior Softball League took benefit of great climate to get a entire slate of video games to shake up the standings.
A early morning of present-halting characteristic online games took put in the Plumeria lined Ele’ele Park, and 4 games scheduled on the all-grass gardens at the Wailua Houselots.
There were being limited game titles with thrilling finishes.
Gents keep on the assault on league standings
On a wonderful daylight early morning, the Keonimana Gents continued their assault on the league standing maintaining their undefeated earn-streak intact. The Gents were assigned house groups on West Kauai’s turf and handled it like their personal shutting down their opponents.
As hard as they could try out, West Kaua‘i could not make it previous the major of the fifth inning. Keonimana located a lot of room to generate hits and rolled to their eleventh victory driving the 20- 5-inning shutout.
The Rookies assert next-location with gain around Barteks
The huge showdown for next put finally took the subject with the Rookies squaring off with Barteks.
Both of those teams misplaced a single match so far by way of the year, and the winner will have a next area to them selves. Shapa Ramos had the Barteks on a consecutive profitable streak likely again to the early section of the year. Alana Horikawa’s Rookies sailed through the levels of competition until eventually receiving knocked off by the Gents for their lone reduction.
The Rookies turned to their ability-hitting at the appropriate time to climb into the lead. Barteks was unable to string together their usual clutch hitting and struggled to create operates.
The Rookies (10-1) stand-alone in next put guiding a limited 9-4 victory.
The early morning concluded with an remarkable come upon that held the supporters stretched all-around the ballpark.
Lihue A’s topple Ohana
The Aloha Kia Lihue A’s faced Tony Rapozo’s Ohana in a match that went down to the wire. Dwight Fujii constantly has the A’s well prepared for tight match-ups, and the competition with Ohana fits the description with a 1-run finish. The A’s found accomplishment at the plate driving in seven runs.
Ohana strike very well and held the direct going into the base of the seventh. Ohana concluded the game keeping off the Aloha Kia Lihue A’s to capture an 8-7 thriller. The victory helped Ohana (6-5) climb into sixth-area the league standings. The A’s are a sport ahead in fifth-inning at 7-4.
Da Kruzers edge Houselots
Da Kruzers opened the video games at the Wailua Houselots with a limited fight with the East Kaua‘i Legends. Duane Girard’s Kruzers had a good day at the plate with quite a few rallies that retained the game near. The Legends ended up capable to appear up with the big bats to preserve the see-observed struggle lasting seven innings. The Legends carved out a lead and held off the late-inning cost of Da Kruzers, leaving the tying and winning operates stranded on the bases for a thrilling 14 – 13 victory.
Kawaihau prime Strong Metal
Kawaihau and Sound Metal stored the ballpark on edge with an additional slugfest. Tom Christy received the Steel sticks into scoring manner and returned to their really hard-hitting.
Derek Rapozo has Kawaihau just off the league-leading teams and ongoing with their second period momentum applying the long ball to pull forward in the late innings. Kawaihau proved far too a great deal down the stretch keeping Reliable Metal at bay for their sixth win of the round for a 12-8 victory.
Islanders register a further victory
Joe Bertucci’s Islanders captured another victory, this time mainly because of a forfeit recreation. They were set to choose on Hanamaulu in the third recreation of the morning. Peter Rayno finished up short-handed guiding the Hillsiders. They dropped numerous gamers in the last game and, with a depleted roster, and could not field a whole squad ensuing in a 1- forfeit.
Ohana hitting barrage also substantially for Aces
Kuku’s Aces battled the Ohana Motors Rebels about 7 innings in the early morning finale right before slipping. Ace’s starting up pitcher Mamo Shimatsu checked the Rebels on two runs in excess of the initially operate as a result of the line-up. Rebels starter Myles Yoshida labored on a a single-hitter into the fifth. The suitable-hander blanked the Aces with two outs in the bottom of the seventh ahead of Tommy Baptista drilled a line generate into a right to knock in a run and crack up the shut out.
Immediately after a gradual start out, the Rebels went to get the job done with a 28-hit assault rallying for a few 5-operate innings to write-up an 18-1 gain.
With two games remaining on the timetable, the Senior Softball groups head to Hanamaulu and Hanapepe. The Pat Baniaga Softball Stadium will have a long day with four significant contests on faucet. A few video games will make up the agenda at the Peter Rayno Softball Park.
Bartek’s opens the early early morning in Hanapepe, using on West Kaua‘i. The East Kaua‘i Legends will cross the island to go up towards the Rookies. Ohana seems to be to prolong their acquire streak tackling Kuku’s Aces in the late morning contest. The day will conclude with the Aloha Kia Lihue A’s seeking to derail the Keonimana Gents.
In Hanamaulu, the Hillsiders will host Kawaihau in the dawn activity. Sound Metal and Da Kruzers will go at it in the mid-early morning aspect. And the video games finish with the Ohana Motors Rebels acquire on the Islanders.
A pair of video games stay on the routine, and the Keonimana Gents will declare a share of the league title with a different earn to increase to their 11- file.
The Rookies, 10-1, hopes to hold on their heels.
Bartek’s and the Ohana Motors Rebels are tied at 9-2.
The Aloha Kia Lihue A’s stand alone in fifth with a 7-4 document. Kawaihau and Ohana are knotted at 6-5.
The Islanders are in the middle of the pack standing at 5-6. The East Kaua‘i Legends and Stable Steel are shifting in opposite instructions with 4-7 records coming down to the wire. Da Kruzers arrive in at 3 and 8 followed by the Hanamaulu Hillsiders, Kuku’s Aces, and West Kaua‘i with a acquire every.