Last-ditch rally lifts Silk Screening to win

Gilroy
– California Silk Screening needed four RBI-singles with two out
in the bottom of the seventh inning to upset Las Animas Sweepers
12-11 in the Men’s CC League second-half softball opener Monday at
Christmas Hill Park.
Gilroy – California Silk Screening needed four RBI-singles with two out in the bottom of the seventh inning to upset Las Animas Sweepers 12-11 in the Men’s CC League second-half softball opener Monday at Christmas Hill Park.

Nolan Rickert tripled and scored on a Mike Wall single in the top of the seventh to give the Sweepers an 11-8 lead. After Eddie Vargas and Maciel Urenda each reached base with hits in the Screener seventh, two infield outs followed.

Gabe Ponce kept the rally going with an infield single. Carlos Garcia followed with a single to make it 11-10. Omar Benitez tied the score with a safety to left, then Raul Gracia won it with a single to center.

Rich Luna hit a single, double and triple as No Soup 4 You defeated Windsor Plumbing 9-5.

Kurt Gitmed added three hits and three RBI for the first-half CCC champion. Mark Dean went 4-for-4 and Guy Bostock and Benjie Doi each cracked three hits for Windsor Plumbing.

Kris Ferguson hit a two-run home run and Mike Leslie delivered four hits and scored four runs as Countryside Daycare Center topped VFW Vets 27-5. Oscar Montenegro went 2-for-3 with three RBI for VFW Vets.

Brian Sleeper hit two home runs as Campbell’s Towing defeated the Desperados 16-15 in the Men’s CCC opener at Las Animas Park.

Sammy Avila added a three-run poke and a triple for the Towers. Dean Filice went 3-for-3 for the Desperados.

Mario Maciel went 3-for-4 and scored twice to propel Dutchman’s Pizza past Pro Electric 8-4. Roy Escudero went 3-for-3 for the Electricians.

Jeremy Page homered in a three-hit, five-RBI effort in a 15-8 Temple Inland win over the Slammers. Val Casillas went 3-for-4 for the Slammers, the first-half D champion.

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