STONINGTON — Ben Royer went 3 for 3 with a RBI and Jimmy McPhernson went 3 for 4 with two ribbies helping Re-Elect Haberek edge Connected Systems 16-15 in a Stonington Red Men’s Softball League playoff game on Thursday.
Ed Haberek contributed two hits and three RBIs to the cause, which evened the best of three series at a game apiece.
Brandon Wheeler went 4 for 4 with a three-run homer and six RBIs for Connecticut Systems, and Mike Young went 2 for 4 with a RBI. Connected Systems won the first game of the series handily the day before, 14-2.
Johan Bjork (3 for 3, two RBIs), Sal Desimone (2 for 2, two RBIs) and Dave Hill (2 for 3, two RBIs) led the way.
Matt Edwards went 3 for 3 and Brandon Gauthier went 2 for 2 for Re-Elect Haberek.
Hi-Tech Meds vs.
Hi-Tech Meds took a 2-0 lead in this series with a wild 27-23 win on Wednesday and a 19-13 win Thursday.
Mike Williams hit a three-run home run and drove in another run in the first game. Jason Quinlan also knocked in four runs for the winners and Eric Hoadley knocked in two. All three players had two hits.
Joe Torres went 4 for 5 with a three-run homer and six RBIs for Remax/Hooties, and Jeff Venturini went 4 for 5 with two RBIs.
In the second game, Josh DePerry drove in three runs with a 2 for 3 night for Hi-Tech Meds. Mark Tebbets went 2 for 3 with a RBI, and Kevin Perry tripled and drove in two runs. Ben Bowne and Dwayne Venturini drove in two runs apiece for Remax/Hooties. Both players went 2 for 3 and also walked.
Remax/Hooties defeated Gringo Dingos 25-19 in a play-in game on Wednesday.
Ryan Magee went 5 for 6 with four RBIs for the winners. Venturini was 4 for 5 with three RBIs, and Glen Frey was 3 for 4 with five RBIs.
Jay Baton drove in six runs in a losing cause. He hit a three-run homer and had two other hits.
Matt Edwards and Jimmy McPherson went 3 for 5 for Handlebars in a game last Tuesday.
Charlie Reimann was 3 for 3 for Remax/Hooties.
Gringo Dingos 6
Hi-Tech Meds 2
Jason Bradley went 2 for 2 and Andrew Campagna was 1 for 2 for the winners of last Tuesday’s low-scoring game.
Mike Williams was 2 for 2 for Hi-Tech Meds.
Connected Systems 10
Gringo Dingos 9
Justin Doty went 3 for 3 with two RBIs and Johan Bjork drove in three runs for the winners. Bjork went 2 for 2, as did Sal DeSimone, who drove in two runs. Craig D’Ortana was 3 for 4 with two RBIs and Jay Baton was 2 for 4 with two RBIs for Gringo Dingos.
Hi-Tech Meds 15
Josh DePerry (2 for 3), Eric Hoadley (2 for 2) and Jay Hoadley (2 for 2) led Hi-Tech to a romp last Monday.
Ty McPherson went 2 for 2 for Handlebars.
Connected Systems 20
Brandon Wheeler went 3 for 4 and Jeff Venturini was 2 for 4 for the winners of last Monday’s game. Shakimm Curry ( 3 for 4) and Jeff Venturini (2 for 4) paced Remax/Hooties.