NTV Hitmen and Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs will play for the 2015 St. John’s Senior men’s fast pitch softball championship.
Both teams came up with victories Thursday night to win their respective series three games to one.
NTV Hitmen won their series three games to one over The Big’s with a six inning 9-2 decision.
Robbie Green tosses the win in this contest allowing just four hits walking two and fanning nine.
Home runs lead the winners in this contest. Brad Ezekiel hit a three run homer, Ryan Boland a two run shot and Jeremy O’Reilly and Greene had solo blasts.
Mike Noftall is tagged for 11 hits in taking the loss. He was touched for 11 hits, walked two and fanned eight.
Kelly’s Pub get by the Dance Academy Dodgers with a 6-4 eight inning victory.
How the winning runs were scored With The Game Tied 3-3: Daniel Dalton was placed on second base to start the Top of the 8th inning (ISF Tie-Breaker), Dalton advanced to third base on a wild pitch, Blair Ezekiel was walked intentionally, Jon Kelly was walked intentionally to load the bases, Mark Stack came on to pinch-run for Kelly, Mark Lewis singled to left-field to score Dalton and Blair Ezekiel, Mark Stack advanced to second base on the play, Sean Cleary reached on a fielder’s choice; Mark Stack out 1-5 on the play, Lewis advanced to second base on the play and With 1-Out: Stephen Strapp singled to left-field to score Lewis.
Sean Cleary is credited with the win. He gave up six hits walking two and sending 13 down swinging.
Mark Lewis hit a two run homer for the winners and Jon Kelly hit a solo shot.
Jason Hill is the losing pitcher. He recorded 13 strikeouts as well. Hill and colin Walsh also homered for the losers.
The first game in the best of seven final is set for 2:30 Sunday at Lions Park.