THE Sunshine Auto Wildcats and the Commando Security Truckers continue to stake their case for the women’s and men ’s pennants as the New Providence Softball Association continued its regular season action Saturday night in the Banker’s Field at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex.
In the ladies’ opener, Sunshine Auto doubled up the Bommer G Lady Operators with a 12-6 victory as Mechelle Moss outduelled Diva Burrows from the Lady Operators on the mound in the pitcher’s showdown.
Moss also helped her own cause as she led the Lady Wildcats’ offensive attack, going 3-for-5 with four runs batted in and three more scored.
In a good production night for Sunshine Auto, Donette Edwards helped out by going 2-for-4 with a RBI and a run scored and Larika Russell and Tamika Davis were both 2-for-5, scoring a run apiece.
For Bommer G, Sophia Cartwright was their bright spot as she went 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI.
Likewise, Commando Security put on another spectacular display as they knocked off the BTC Elite Warriors 10-3 in the men’s feature contest behind the winning pitcher performance from Thomas Davis.
The losing pitcher was Jeffrey Woodside.
For the Truckers, Ramon Storr had a good night at the plate, going 2-for-3, driving in two runs and scoring as many runs, while Terran Wood went 1-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored.
In a losing effort for the Warriors, Sherman Ferguson went 1-for-3 with a RBI and a run scored.
The NPSA will continue its regular season action on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at the Banker’s Field with double headers starting at 7 pm each night. Teams are now trying to solidify their positions for the postseason.
The playoffs is scheduled to get underway next month with teams vying to qualify to represent the NPSA in the Bahamas Softball Federation’s National Round Robin Tournament that will be played in October.
The NPSA is now headed by Henry Dean.