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Sandpiper’s win streak at six

In a game that featured a total of 24 hits, Sandpiper had enough

to outlast Team Viagra, 6-5, in an even battle between the top and

bottom teams in the Tuesday League standings of the City of Laguna

Beach Men’s Summer 16 Softball Program.

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The victory at Riddle Field allowed Sandpiper to extend their win

streak to six games and put them at 6-0 and in first place.

They are the lone, remaining unbeaten team in summer league play.

The loss was the sixth consecutive for Team Viagra, now 0-6.

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Each team pounded out 12 hits.

Jeff Heminghaus, Bill Reimer, Dave Sommerville and Mickey Allen --

who comprise the top-half of Sandpiper’s batting order, each recorded

a pair of singles.

Winning pitcher Chris Howell had Sandpiper’s lone extra base hit

of the game, a double during a five-run sixth inning.

A trio of hitters led Team Viagra with Keith Mulvaney and Nate

Pivaroff each hitting a home run and Dave Brobeck getting two

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doubles.

In other games:

Rotary 3, Good, Bad and Ugly 1

Mark Maurer recorded the pitching victory behind a four-hit effort

to pace Rotary.

Donn Johnson smacked a three-run home run and single and Maurer

backed his pitching performance with three singles.

Rotary is in third place at 3-2.

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Good, Bad, and Ugly, which managed just four hits off of Maurer,

fell to 2-4.

Island Shade 3, Used Cars 1

Bruce Aguinaldo tossed a four hitter to lead Island Shade.

Aguinaldo and Andy Bunn each hit two singles, and Kevin Ketchum

hit a solo home run to highlight the offense of Island Shade, which

evened their record at 3-3.

Jeff Bettencourt singled twice to account for half the four hits

managed by defending champion Used Cards, now 2-4.

Tuesday League Standings

1. Sandpiper, 6-0; 2. Ganahl Lumber, 4-1-1; 3. Rotary, 3-2-1; 4.

Good, Bad and Ugly, 2-4; 5. Island Shade, 3-3; Used Cars, 2-4; 7.

Team Viagra, 0-6.


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