Brenden’s Boys Win Sun Division

Larry Wolfe

Manager Mike Gloyd led the Brenden Financial Planning team to the Sun Division pennant, compiling a record of 13-5. That was three games better than the 10-8 mark posted by Manager Ron Carmichael’s Real Estate Rustlers team. The Rustlers are sponsored by the Jim Leckner Real Estate Agency.

Bob Wicks led the league in both batting average and home runs. His .844 average was 20 points better than second place hitter Mike Lebet’s .824. Other top ten hitters were Reyes Gonzales (.789), Larry Kaufmann (.788), Bobby Farmer (.768), Randy Neumann (.744), Dan Melosi (.735), Dave Platt (.735), Mike Otman (.730), and Tom Stephens (.711). Wick’s 18 homers were four more than second place Tom Chilton’s 14. Reyes Gonzales, Dean Messier, and Tom Stephens blasted 13 round trippers each, while Mark McKinnon, Tom Kasunic, and Mike Lebet had 10 taters each. Randy Neumann led the league in singles with 64, while Dave Platt was the doubles leader with 16. Kelly Anderson, Ron Carmichael, and Dan Melosi tied for the lead in triples with three each.

Our Winter League started on Jan. 7 and will continue through Feb. 14. The regular season will be followed by a three-day, double-elimination seeded tournament beginning Feb. 18. Team sponsors and managers for the Sun Division are Brenden Financial Planning (Manager Mike Gloyd), Frank Margiotta’s Farmers Insurance Agency (Manager Ron Carmichael), Leckner Realty (Manager Sam Giordano), and Spooner Physical Therapy (Manager Randy Neumann).

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