THE Lady Hitters remained on top of the standings in the women’s division of the New Providence Softball Association with a 12-5 rout over the Sigma Bracketts in the Banker’s Field at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex on Saturday night.
The Lady Hitters, last year’s runners up, improved their front- running record to 6-2 as Thelia Johnson tossed a five-hitter. Ashanti Darville, who played last year with the Lady Hitters, suffered the loss on six hits.
Johnson also helped her own cause by going 1-for-2 with a home run, driving in two runs and scoring as many times. Monalisa Joseph also had a homer with two RBI in her 1-for-2 night at the plate, scoring a run and Melinda Bastian was 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored.
The Bracketts are now sitting in fourth place at 4-2.
On Thursday night, the Sigma Wildcats blasted the hapless Bommer G Lady Operators 19-9 and the Andre Gardiner Construction Buccaneers routed the Mighty Mitts 12-2.
Wildcats 19, Operators 9
Jeanette Hilton got the win on the mound and Diva Burrows was tagged with the loss. Hilton helped her own cause going 2-for-3 with a homer, driving in four runs and scoring three times, Dornette Edwarfds went 3-for-4 with a double, three RBI and three runs scored and Stephanie Goodridge had a perfect 2-for-2 night with two RBI and two runs scored for the Lady Operators.
Dorothy Marshall was 1-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored, Neressa Seymour was 1-for-1 with two RBI and a run scored, Burrows was 1-for-1 with two runs scored and Jodi Clarke scored three times.
Buccaneers 12, Mitts 2
Thomas Davis picked up the win on the mound and Christopher Curry suffered the loss. Adrian Pinder went 2-for-3 with a RBI and a run scored, Maitland Demeritte was 2-for-3 with two doubles, two RBI and two runs scored, Angelo Dillett was 1-for-3 with a double, a RBI and two runs scored and Eric ‘Papi’ Johnson was 2-for-4 with a run scored.
Alphonso ‘Chicken’ Albury was 1-for-1 with a run scored and Tori Rolle was 1-for-2 with a double, a RBI and a run scored.
The NPSA is slated to be back in action this week with the following games on tap:
Tonight - 7pm - Scorpions
vs Sharks (L)
8:30pm - Miller Rams vs
Thursday - 7pm - Wildcats
vs Bracketts (L)
8:30pm - Operators vs
Saturday - 7pm - Wildcats
vs Lady Hitters (L)
8:30pm - Hitmen vs