During last Tuesday night’s softball game Jeff Adams of Forest Lumber slides in safe at home plate. Sandra McKimson (left), catcher for Café Aroma, is a second too late for the tag. Café Aroma pitcher Lance Fogle helps cover the play. Café Aroma won the game 12 – 7. Photos by Careena Chase

The last week of regular season games began with Creekstone Inn taking on Pacific Slope Tree Co., who took a slim lead into the fourth inning. Then Creekstone Inn put together a big inning as Dawn Sonnier and Jon Miller each got key hits. Creekstone Inn won 13-6 and wrapped up first place for the regular season.


On Tuesday, Café Aroma played Forest Lumber. The game was close entering the third inning when Café Aroma had a big inning. John Newman and Lance Fogle got key hits. Café Aroma won the game 12-7.

Pacific Slope Tree Co. met Team Patty Perez on Wednesday. Pacific Slope played solid defense all game, led by infielders Jody Posey and Jeff Donahoo. Pacific Slope went on to win the game 13-2 and wrap up second place for the season, before the playoffs begin.

The final game of the regular season was between Forest Lumber and Ajax, who came out swinging early. They scored a bunch of runs in the first few innings. Raymond Marcus and Drew Marcus got several key hits leading Ajax to a 13-5 win, which secured third place for them.

A game between Ajax and Pacific Slope couldn’t be made up and the forfeit went to Pacific Slope.

The top four teams will now meet in the playoffs, which began Monday, Aug. 13. Season champ Creekstone and fourth place finisher Forest Lumber play Tuesday, Aug. 14, and Thursday, Aug. 16. If a third game is needed, they’ll meet Monday, Aug. 20.

Forest Lumber’s Law Anderson hit a hard drive during their game against Café Aroma on Tuesday.

In the other first round match up, Pacific Slope plays Ajax. The first game was scheduled for Monday, Aug 13, the second on Wednesday, Aug. 15, and a third if necessary for Friday, Aug. 17.


Final League Standings

Team Wins Losses
Creekstone Inn 9 1
Pacific Slope 8 2
Ajax 6 4
Forest Lumber 4 6
Cafe Aroma 3 7
Team Perez 0 10

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