Softball games continued at the Murphy Town Ball Field on July 19-20. In the first game, the Abaco Groceries Diamond Dollz faced Team L.A. Although it was a close call, the Diamond Dollz beat Team L.A. – 4 to 2. In the second game, the T.C. Jets beat Hope Town Wreckers: 12 to 3.
Scores from July 21 triple header saw Team L.A. handing down a devastating blow to the Terez Gas Angels – beating them 20 to 4. It was DNR versus Simple Solutions in the following game, and DNR beat the North Abaco team – 5 to 2. In the final game, Creter’s Bulldogs beat the Hope Town Wreckers – 7 to 2.
On July 26, there were tremendous losses for Simple Solutions and DNR Sluggers. In their game against the Hope Town Wreckers, Simple Solutions scored seven runs while the Wreckers accumulated 17 runs. DNR scored no runs at all leaving the Bulldogs to hog 15 runs for their team.
Despite a triple header being scheduled for July 27, only one game was played because of two funerals that were held in North Abaco. Condolences were extended to TC Jets player Todd Thompson on the passing of his father.
Even though Simple Solutions and DNR played the only game of the night, it would prove to be the longest game of the season so far. The first pitch was given by DNR Pitcher Crayford Hannah shortly before 9:30 p.m., and the game ended well after midnight. This allowed DNR to close in the gap created by Simple Solutions, but they did not gain enough runs to surpass their opponents. The scores were close, but it was Simple Solutions who won the game – 25 to 23.
The schedule for the next two weeks is as follows: On Aug. 2: Simple Solutions vs. DNR Sluggers at 7:30 p.m.; and the Hope Town Wreckers vs. TC Jets at 9 p.m. On Aug. 3, it’s the A.G. Diamond Dollz vs. Terez Gas Angels at 7:30 p.m.; and DNR Sluggers vs. Creter’s Bulldogs at9 p.m. The following weekend, on Aug. 9, DNR Sluggers and the Hope Town Wreckers deliver the first game at 7:30 p.m., while TC Jets and Simple Solutions close out at 9 p.m. Aug. 10 features Team L.A. vs. Abaco Groceries Diamond Dollz at 7:30 p.m., and the Simple Solutions vs. Creter’s Bulldogs at 9 p.m.
All games are currently played at the Murphy Town Ball Field next to Abaco Central High School.