Move over State Street Boys of Summer.
Hello, Lake Street Comeback Kids.
Hosmer’s knocked off regular season champion Nig’s Tavern in the second round of the Double-Elimination See-Way Slo-Pitch Softball Tournament on Thursday scoring eight runs in the top of the seventh inning down 9-2 for a 10-9 victory reaching the A Championship against Ogdensburg Bowl I.
Ogdensburg Bowl I edged Club 1812 4-3 also on Thursday.
Nig’s is still alive but will need five straight wins to be crowned champion.
The playoff tournament begins with B Division playbacks on Saturday morning as Murray’s and Buster’s playing off at 8:45 a.m.
Hosmer’s 10, Nig’s Tavern 9: A eight run seventh climaxed when John Stevenson singled to make it 9-8 and Matt Blackmer singled for a 10-9 lead. Darin King produced a two run triple in the inning and subfked, Drew Thornhill lined two triples and a single, Logan Ladoceur connected for two singles and a double and Ray Biller smacked three singles. Rob Powers and Josh Barkley also added two timely hits.
Nig’s Tavern scored five runs in the fifth inning for a 9-2 lead led by Bill Durham’s four singles and a double and two singles from Don McCarthy. Ryan Joanette added a triple and two singles.
Ogdensburg Bowl 4, Club 1812 3: Taylor Armstrong lined a double and a single and scored the game winning run in the fifth inning on a single from Greg Denner. Blair Davis added a double and a single while Ryan Bouchey added two singles.
Chad TenEyck supplied a double and a single and Gary Robinson, Josh Ladouceur each singled twice for Club 1812.
SEAWAY SLO-PITCH SOFTBALL
All Games At Monnet Park
Saturday: 8:45 a.m. Buster’s vs. Murray’s, 10:15 a.m. Ogdensburg Bowl II vs. Club 1812, 11:30 a.m. Winner of Busters/Murrays vs. Nig’s Tavern, 12:45 p.m. Hosmer’s vs. Ogdensburg Bowl I, 2:15 p.m. Winner of Nigs/Busters/Murrays vs. Winner of Ogdensburg Bowl II/Club 1812. 3:30 p.m. Winner of 2:15 p.m. vs. Loser of Hosmer’s/Ogdensburg Bowl I, 5 p.m. Championship. 6:30 p.m. if necessary.