September2007

ASA Men's "B" National Championships in Altamonte Springs (Orlando), Florida

September 1, 2007

Altamonte Springs, ON


ASA Men's "B" National Championships in Altamonte Springs (Orlando), Florida.Opening games at 9 am are completed. Rockers stink up the place with numerous miscues...many errors including but not limited to misjudgments, dropping balls, walks, over running balls, throwing to the wrong bag, base running errors leading to getting thrown out at home, pitching to Omar Moraga who hit 2 bombs...Hello!... exasperated by ASA umpires calling dead balls for the Rockers pitchers lifting there feet off the mound, calling balls for throwing one to many warm up pitches, etc.Oh, the score 7-5 Luna's Towing over the River City Rockers.Romies Angels won in extra innings 6-5 with Shawn King driving in veteran, Danny ? who bowled over the Innovative Communication, Utah catcher for the winning run, scoring from 2nd. Both Hunhoffs threw, BJ finishing. Chadwick threw for Utah

Kary Moore
karymoore@aol.com

UPDATE
The River City Rockers mercy Romies Angels 8-0 in 5 innings. Mario Pereira led the game off with a solo Bomb off Tony Hunhoff to pace the Rockers. Rusty Newnan and Dany Blanco added each two-run shots. With Scott Harrison ( two hits) on 3rd and Kary Moore on first, the Rockers ran the "pickle play". Moore starts a steal of second...stops...catcher throws down to second...Harrison breaks for home & scores...Moore into second. This was the same play "ran" against Kelder in the opening extra inning game of the NAFA "AA" game to tie the game up and propel the Rocker's to a 3rd place finish.The umps have "settled" down and quit trying to call everything. The Rockers play Tiffany's from Michigan in a 9 am match up with Tiffany's bringing both pitchers from the Priority Mortgage team at the NAFA "AA" tourney and setting up an elimination rubber game.


UPDATE

The River City Rocker squad led by coaches Paul Carelton and 6-time champion Ben Herrera mercied Tiffany's of Michigan 9-1 in 5 innings. Ed Gaspar picked up the complete game win vs. Michigan. Scott Harrison, CF, Mario Pereira, 3B and Greg Rogers, C all clubbed homers; Mike Abernathy added a triple and Mark Summers and Kary Moore added RBI's to lead the balanced offensive attack.Florida Fastpitch beat Cruces of New Mexico 2-1 to advance in the loser's bracket and now the Rockers (2-1) face Florida Fastpitch (2-1) next in an elimination game at 3 pm.


UPDATE


Monstrous thunder and many lightening strikes with major downpours currently occurring. The tournament is delayed with the lightening warning alarm system sounding to clear the fields/areas for minimum :30. The games are appx. 4 hours behind. Fields have to be soaked!


 Kary Moore
karymoore@aol.com

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