Big inning sparks Banes to 8th victory

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 1 August 2017 at 1:52 pm

A big 6 run third inning scoring burst keyed Banes Machine Shop/Banes Plumbing to a 9-4 win over Tonawanda Monday to close out the Medina Women’s Softball League regular season.

Jen Masse and Sue Seefeldt both had a single and a double in the decisive frame which also included singles by Connie Heschke, Jami Chatt, Kathy Allen and Patti Page.

Another double by Masse, along with singles by Seefeldt and Robin Blaun, helped to plate two early runs in the first inning.

Tonawanda scored 4 times in the fourth frame.

Masse, Seefeldt and Jessica Carpenter each finished with 3 hits as Sarah Surdel, Allen and Page each added 2.  Surdel also turned in an excellent defensive game at third base.

Banes finishes the ‘A’ Division regular season at 8-2 and tied with Orleans Vets for first place. The two teams will play in a tie breaker game for first place at 6:30 p.m. August 7 at the Sacred Heart Club Field.

‘A’ Division – Banes 8-2, Orleans Vets 8-2, Jr. Wilson 6-4, O’Brien’s 4-6, Tonawanda 4-6, Albion Vets 1-9
‘B’ Division – NYSCOBA 9-0, Mariachi 6-3, Jr. Wilson II 5-4, Champs 3-6, Erin Townsend 2-7, Hojack Bar and Grill 2-7