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Gandy Dancer improves Town and Tavern league record to 17-1


BRASHER FALLS - Gandy Dancer used a late rally to claim an 11-9 win over Pit Stop-Big Boyz on Thursday in an Town and Tavern Modified Softball League matchup.

With the win, Gandy Dancer improved to 17-1 atop the league standings.

After battling back and fourth, Gandy Dancer took the lead for good in the top of the seventh on a two-run homerun by Justin Dowdle. Dave Hurley followed with a two-run single to seal the win. Dowdle, the game MVP, went 3-4 with two runs scored. Tim Harmer was 3-3 with two homeruns and three runs scored while Hurley was 4-4 with a homerun.

For Pit Stop, Michael Zelyez went 3-4 with two homeruns. AJ Kormanyos and Joe Arney both went 2-3 with two runs scored.

Riverview/Dar’s 17, Casino 7: Casino put up a great effort before Riverview-Dar’s found its offensive stride in scoring nine runs over the final three innings.

Josh Laduke led the way offensively going 4-5 with two homeruns and three runs scored. Mike Macaulay was 4-5 with three runs scored. Tim Keleher went 5-5 with a homerun, two doubles and three runs scored.

For Casino, Kevin Newton went 2-3 with two runs scored. Todd Planty (run scored) and Jarred Lanning contributed three hits apiece.

Laughing Crow 17, No Law Warriors 2: Laughing Crow scored 12 runs in the first two innings and never looked back in posting the win.

MVP Gilbert Jacobs earned the win, pitching a complete game, slowing down a hot Warriors team, by only giving up two runs while striking out two. He also went 2-4 with a run scored. Jarred Gray went 2-3 with a homerun and three runs scored. Matthew Bresett went 3-4 with a triple and three runs scored.

For the Warriors, Michael Weller tripled and scored a run. Erik McLaughlin homered and Mark Peets went 2-3.

Norwood Legion 16, Rampage 5: Chris Farnsworth drove in Mark Plante in the fifth inning with what would hold up as the game-winning as the Legion squad pulled away late for the win. Game MVP Chris McGrath was 4-4 with a homerun, double and two runs scored in the winning effort. Plante singled and scored twice while Cody Smith went 3-4 with a double and two runs scored.

Jake Pitcher went 3-3 with two runs scored in the losing cause. Jason Whalen (run scored) and John Snow both had solo hits.


No Law Warriors 18, Rampage 6: The Warriors steadily pulled away from a 3-3 second-inning tie for their third straight win.

MVP Mark Peets went 2-2 with a homerun and three runs scored in the winning effort. Erik McLaughling was 3-4 with a double and three runs scored while Luke Peets went 2-3 with a run scored.

For Rampage, Herb Currier went 2-2 with a run scored. David Currier doubled twice and scored a run while David Lee Barney singled and scored twice.

Coast Guard 14, Norwood Legion 13: Coast Guard built a five-run lead before holding off a late rally for the win.

Zach Leffler earned MVP status going 3-4 with three homeruns. Chris Deshaies was 4-4 with a homerun, two doubles and two runs scored while Jarred Shope slugged a pair of homeruns.

For Legion, Ben Regan went 4-4 with three runs scored. Brian Gallant was 4-5 with a run scored while Michael Monica went 3-5 with a double and run scored.

Gandy Dancer 25, Timber Tavern 9: MVP Justin Dowdle had five strikeouts in tossing the win. He aided his own cause by going 4-4 with a homerun and two runs scored. Dave Hurley went 3-4 with three homeruns. Nick Frederick was 3-3 with three runs scored.

For Timber, Denny Keleher was 2-2 with two runs scored. Ronnie Plumadore (run scored) and Trevor Keleher (double) both went 3-3.

Riverview-Dar’s 8, Parishville Amvets 1: In a defensive battle, Amvets took the lead in the second inning with a run before Riverview-Dar’s countered with a decisive three-run rally in the bottom half.

MVP John Richards pitched the win, striking out two, while going 2-2 with a homerun and two runs scored. Patrick Thompson and Andrew Laughlin both had two hits including a homerun and came around to score twice.

For Amvets, Jeremy Zenger (run scored), Justin Storie (double) and Dennis Tebo, Jr., connected for two hits apiece.


Riverview-Dar’s 17-1, Gandy Dancer 15-3, Laughing Crow Winery 14-3, Pit Stop-Big Boyz 11-5, Coast Guard 9-5, Parishville Amvets 8-10, Now Law Warriors 6-12, Norwood Legion 6-11, Timber Tavern 4-12, Rampage 2-14, Casino 1-17.

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