August 9, 2017

Photos by RON COOKE/The Citizen
Morays batter Serbio Brogen steps into a pitch on Friday night for a double.

Photos by RON COOKE/The Citizen Morays batter Serbio Brogen steps into a pitch on Friday night for a double.

The Keys Auto Repair Jaibas were not about to be the next victim of the T&W Chevron Morays, which racked up wins against the other two teams in the opening weeks of Men’s Over-39 Softball League.

The Jaibas pulled off a 22-16 upset of the Morays on Friday night at DeWitt Roberts Field.

The Jaibas wrenched a 12-1 second inning advantage and never looked back. Lefty Chris Hilliard doubled as part of his 5-for-5 performance to pace the Jaibas. Bobby Lopez slugged a trio of doubles and had a base hit, Ronnie Presley went yard twice and singled two times to drive in four runs. Marty Gregurich also put a pair out of the park and added two base hits to plate six runners and John Hornyak ripped a two-base hit and three singes.

Nick Hogen and Rafale Acebey each singled three times as Roberto Kneeham and Tom Haas sinlged two times each.

T&W’s Dylan Kibler tripled and slugged a trio of base hits, Greg Eagle doubled twice and singled, Dave Matea hammered a double and a pair of base hits and Bob Maun gapped three base hits. Jeff Kurkowski doubled two times for five RBI, Harry Milliken thumped a three-base hit and base hit and Ben Blattenbeger and Danny Rose both added a pair of base hits.

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Kenny Gilman doubled twice and Jimmy Hake each went 5-for-5 to lead the Roncos’ one-run margin of victory.

Geoff Lemos homered and singled three tinmes for five RBI and Charlie Peace nailed a pair of doubles and singled two times. Tommy Lapp homered twice and singled to plate the wining run for five RBI, Jason Johnson drove in four runs via two doubles and a single, Ken Dispenza singled three times, and Robert Franco and Mark Hoffer each gapped a pair of base hits and J.C. Ramirez chipped in a base rap.

The Snappers’ Junior Guieb drove in seven runs via a home run and three singles, Jose Santiago and Willie Rodriguez each doubled two tinmes and singled twice and Scott McCollum and Rafael Acebey singled four times apiece. Alexey Verges, Tony Alfonso, David Flynn (double), Tony Mendez and Rich Roland nailed two hits each.

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