League leader receives double dose of defeat
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 5:38 AM
Play continued through rain showers on July 17 when Canton became "upset city" as league leading and previously unbeaten Canton Pub suffered defeat twice in one night.
Tyler Qualey of Chiggy’s rounds third and heads for home as Canton Pub third baseman Paul Tollefsrud waits for a throw from the outfield during action from a previous week.
It snapped Pub's 13-game winning streak - dating back to last year's regular season and tournament championships.
Cellar-sharing Spring Grove Legion shocked the Pub in the lid-lifter before Canton Bank won its fourth straight game in the finale. However, Pub still leads the league by two and half games.
SG Legion 14, Canton Pub 10
SGLegion 045 014 0 = 14
Pub 202 102 3 = 10
The Pub scored first but played from behind for the final six innings. Pub's Eric Wilder took over the league home run lead with his sixth and seventh round-trippers of the summer. Teammate Tyler Erickson also sent one over the fence.
Chiggy's 11, Steuart's 9
Chiggy 002 603 0 =11
Steuart's 212 021 1 = 9
Last-place Chiggy's knocked Steuart's out of second place, seizing the lead with a six-run rally in the fourth inning. Chiggy's had prevailed 12-1 in the teams' previous meeting.
Canton Bank 18, Canton Pub 15
Pub 1-0-2 4-1-6 1 = 15
Bank 10-6-0 2-0-0 x = 18
Pain for the Pub was unabated as the Bank racked up 10 runs in the first frame. It was 16-1 after two innings.
Paul Tollefsrud connected with his fifth home run of the season for Pub while Bank received homers from both Quinton Sand and Tori Nelson.
Standings W L
Canton Pub 7 2
Canton Bank 4 4
Steuart's 4 5
S. G. Legion 3 5
Chiggy's 3 5