april2007

Log Cabin Wins Indoor Tourney in Davenport

April 4, 2007

Davenport, IA


Log Cabin Wins Indoor Tourney in Davenport

 

Log Cabin fastpitch of Villa Grovewon this weekend's Davenportindoor tournament in come from behind fashion. The team fell twice on Friday toDolan & Murphy by a score of 5-2 and then again to Frany's by a score of4-2.

On Saturday, the teams were seeded for a singleelimination tournament. Log Cabin started the afternoon as the #3 seed and tookon the Sweetwater Aces, who finished as the second seed in Pool A. The Acesscored four in the bottom of the first but the bats came alive for Log Cabin,scoring fourteen runs in the last four innings to win, 17-4.

That win would create a rematch with the Shamrocks ofDolan & Murphy. This was one of the many very close games played thisweekend. Both teams scored once in the third inning and Log Cabin came back totie it in the top of the fifth inning on an RBI single from Shane Ring, scoringJohn Schweighart. That duo would hook up again, with Schweighart scoring thewinning run in the top of the seventh on another RBI single by Ring. Greg Punkewent the distance for Log Cabin, allowing only five hits and two earned runs toa very good D & M lineup.

In the championship, Log Cabin would face Franny's of Springfield who played agreat game to defeat the Quad City Sox, 2-0, to get there. The score was tied1-1 after one inning of play. Log Cabin would score once in the top of thesecond and twice in the third inning to take a 4-1 lead. Franny's scored oncein the bottom of the third and LC was able to counter that with one of their ownin the top of the fourth. Franny's scored twice in the bottom of the fourth,thanks to a two run home run from Dave Maskey. Both teams would make pitchingchanges in the fifth, Franny's turning to Mike Reis and LC turning to GregPunke. Both guys held the hitters in check, with Reis allowing two hits and noruns and Punke not giving up any hits and the only baserunner was a walk in histhree innings of work.

For the tourney, Greg Punke pitched 19 innings, giving up7 earned runs. He went 1-1 with a save. Andy Jones went 2-1, on 10 earned runsin 16 innings. John Schweighart led the hitting attack, going 9-15, with 8 runsscored and 4 doubles. Shane Ring was 9-17 with a homer and 9 RBI's. Greg Punkealso helped his cause going 7-17 with 5 RBI's.

Log Cabin would like to thank Ron Foster for a very funweekend. We all had a great time and hope to do it again next spring.

[u]Box scores for the tourney[/u]:

LC -200 000 0 - 2 3 1
D&M -010 400 x - 5 7 3

LP - Punke - 6 IP, 7 H, 5 ER
Jones (LC) - HR

LC -010 000 1 - 2 6 0
Franny's-101 020 x - 4 10 0

LP - Jones - 6 IP, 10 H, 4 ER

LC -120 604 4 - 17 23 1
Aces -400 000 0 - 4 8 0

WP - Jones - 4 IP, 7 H, 3 ER
Ring (LC) - HR, 5 RBI

LC -001 010 1 - 3 5 0
D&M -001 100 0 - 2 5 1

WP - Punke - 7 IP, 5 H, 2 ER
Ring (LC) - 3 RBI

LC -112 100 0 - 5 11 2
Franny's-101 200 0 - 4 4 1

WP - Jones - 4 IP, 4 H, 3 ER
S - Punke - 3 IP, 0 H, 0 ER
Schweighart (LC) - 3-4 w/ 2b, 3b



John Schweighart
john.schweighart@hillardagency.com

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