October 20th, 2013
It was a cold day with muddy field conditions, but we still had fun. We had 3 teams and played a round robin. The first 2 games were 3 innings. The last game was a regular 5 inning game.
Game 1: Rose Cronin/Sarah Malone Cronin/Joe Cronin/Thomas Randolph vs. Andrew Cronin/Joe Hubly/Howard Cronin/Leonard Cronin
Game 1 of 3 and it was a close one. Rose struck first in the bottom of the first with a two-run HR. In the top of the second, Howard crushed a grand slam. The home team answered back in their 2nd inning and the score after 2 complete was 5-5. Nothing happened in the 3rd which meant extra innings. Andrew and Co. couldn't manage a run in the top of the 3rd which set the stage for Thomas. Thomas hit a walk-off solo HR. Final score 6-5.
Game 2: Andrew Cronin/Joe Hubly/Howard Cronin/Leonard Cronin vs. Sarah Nelson Cronin/John Cronin/Karen Cronin/Pat Cronin
The game got off to a quick start. After 1 inning the score was 3-2. The second inning was highlighted with a 2 run inning by Sarah/John/Karen/Pat. They added a run oin the 3rd and the final score was 6-2.
Game 3 - Championship: Rose Cronin/Joe Cronin/Thomas Randolph/Sarah Malone Cronin vs. Sarah Nelson Cronin/John Cronin/Karen Cronin/Pat Cronin
The championship was one for the ages. Everybody played well. John and Karen each hit 1 HR. Pat hit 2. In the end, Rose/Joe/Thomas/Sarah hoisted the trophy in a 8-6 victory.