Game 1: Dragons vs. In Place Cabintery
The Dragons would hop on the board quickly, scoring 3 runs in the top of the first with the help of a 2-run double by John Connors. The cabinet folks would get 2 back in the bottom half off a 2-run single by Vito Nigro. Dragon power would surge in the 2nd as they plated 4 more runs, 3 of which of a dinger by Jeff Hess. Mike Downey would join the dinger party in the bottom of the frame, the 2-run variety, to keep the Cabinets chances open to winning the game. Dragons singled their way to 3 more runs in the 4th to push their total to 10. In Place Cabinetry would get the team inning cycle to start the bottom of the 4th. Mark Smith (Single), Mike Downey (Homer), Tony Oliver (Double) and Dave Buonomo (Triple) led the charge to help tie the game at 10 after 4 innings of play. That barrage of hits was all the Cabinets could muster the rest of the game as the Dragons would bring 8 more across over the last 3 innings, including a laser shot by Greg Hess. Dragons win the opener 18-10.
Game 2: PhillyJunk.com vs. Throwdown
Philly Junk would get the party started scoring 3 runs of a K.C. Ingram boom shot. Throwdown would bring one across to break the seal in the bottom of the first. Both teams would go silent in the 2nd but rebound with 4 runs for Philly Junk and 3 runs for Throwdown in the 3rd. We were all tied after 4 innings due to some stellar throwdown defense and hot bats. Philly Junk would regain the lead in the 5th and ride a 9-7 score into the bottom of the 7th. All they had to do was hold Throwdown from throwing down. Unfortunately a hit, an error and a sacrifice would cut the lead to 1 with only 1 out. Jon Poore stepped to the plate and went to phillyjunk.com to place an order. He pointed at the opposing team suggesting that they were the junk about to be taken out. He delivers a 2-run, game winning, mammoth of a home run that left the crowd a daze. Throwdown takes it 10-9.
Game 3: Irish Car Bombs vs. TGI Fridays
What a game this was! Let's pick this one up from the bottom of the fourth where TGIF is at the plate and down 6-2. TGIF would plate 6 runs with the help of some 2-baggers by Keith Keppley and Adam Lightkep. Rob McKenna would hit a 2-run dinger in the inning that shook the field. ICB would stay silent in the 5th but TGIF would add to their lead with some extra base hits by Adam Lightkep and Mike Koz. Down 11-6 in the 6th, ICB roared back by scoring 4 runs off of walks and singles. TGIF kept the extra base hit train rolling with 3 more doubles by Chris Hesdon , Keith Keppley and Adam Lightkep. They extended their lead to 5, 15-10. ICB would tie it up in the top of the 7th! A 2-run homer by Ryan Goodman led the charge but they couldn't take the lead. Chris Hesdon was back at it again, hitting a walk off single for the win in the bottom of the 7th. TGIF wins 16-15.
Game 4: Titans vs. Wackers
Titans get the bats going early as they bring home 4 runs in the top of the 1st. However, the Wackers stay true to their name and bring 8 runs across spraying the ball everywhere including doubles by Joe Murray, Kyle Simonye and Gene Walczak. The celebration that was their first inning performance would be short lived. Titans brought 8 runs in with the help of some doubles by Mike Dura, Kyle Rizzi, Darren Shaw and Kevin Bramble. They would score 6 more in the 3rd, 4 in the 4th and 5 in the 5th to end this game early. Some notable hits in the scoring outburst were doubles by Joe Engro, Kevin Bramble and Mike Dura. Kyle Rizzi added a triple. Titans take it 27-12.
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