Havoc team finally breaks into win column

Photo by Donna Harris / Freelance Photographer; Connie LaFarga of the Mixed Nuts team laces into the pitch delivered by the Lights Out pitcher.

By Ray Conner
Sports Editor

It might have taken most of the season, but with determination the Havoc team earned its first win.

Now every team in the Kern Valley Co-ed Softball League has at least one win in the books.

Havoc scored their victory against the Sons of Pitches 13-11.

Havoc rallied in the last two innings to secure the win. They score all 13 runs over the final two innings of play.

With the score 10-0 in the sixth inning the Havoc team sent 12 batters to the plate. They exploded for nine runs to get back into the game. The score was now tied at 10-10.

The Sons of Pitches added one run in the bottom of the sixth to go back on top 11-10.

In their next at bats they were able to plate four more runs. They had to hold on as the Sons of Pitches had the tying run at the plate with two outs. They were unable to score and the Havoc team had secured their first win of the season.

Havoc hits: Jeremy D. 4 (HR, 2-2B), Dwayne 3 (GSHR), James 2 (2B), Jennifer 1, Brandon 1, Michelle 1.
RBIs: Dwayne 4, Jeremy D. 4, Brandon 2.

Sons of Pitches hits: Troy 3 (2B), Ray 3, Brennan 2 (2B), Reyna 2, Corrin 2, Bob 2, Shane 1.
RBIs: Troy 3, Ray 2, Shane 2, Corrin 2, Bob 1.

In other action:
Regulators 20
Wild Bunch 10
Regulators hits: Michael 4 (2B), Mark 2 (GSHR), Bret T. 2 (HR), Eric 2 (2B), Bobbie 2, Kristi 1, Brett 1, Amanda 1, David 1, Liz 1.
RBIs: Mark 4, Bret T. 3, Michael 2, Eric 1, David 1, Liz 1.
Wild Bunch hits: Steve 4, Ian 3 (HR, 2-2B), Gary 3, Brian 3, Annaliese 1, Lynzie 1, Mitch 1.
RBIs: Ian 2, Mitch 2, Annaliese 1, Steve 1.

Mixed Nuts 18
Lights Out 10
Mixed Nuts hits: Aaron 5 (2-2B), Adrian 4 (3-HR), Matt 4, Jessica 2 (3B, 2 B), Kyler 2 (2B), Amanda 1, Shawna 1, Emily 1, Ryan 1, Debbie 1.
RBIs: Adrian 8, Jessica 2, Matt 2, Aaron 1, Kyler 1, Connie 1, Ryan 1.
Lights Out hits: Pablo 4 (2-HR, 2-2B), Aaron 3 (2-HR), Kyle 2 (2B), Teddie 2, Summer 1.
RBIs: Pablo 4, Aaron 2.

Wild Bunch 13
Mixed Nuts 12
Wild Bunch hits: Charles 4, (HR), Nate 3 (HR, 2B), Ian 3 (3B), Tisha 2, Steve 2, Lynzie 2, Kelsey 1, Lori 1.
RBIs: Charles 3, Mitch 3, Ian 1, Nate 1.
Mixed Nuts hits: Adrian 4 (2-2B), Jessica 3 (2B), Kyler 3, Connie 2 (2B), Aaron 2, Amanda 1, Matt 1.
RBIs: Adrian 3, Kyler 3, Amanda 1, Connie 1, Aaron 1.

Regulators 22
Lights Out 7
Regulators hits: Michael 6 (1-GSHR, 2-HR, 2B), David 3 (HR, 2-2B), Amanda 3, Patrick 2 (HR), Bret T. 2 (2B), Brett 2, Kristi 2, Adam 2, Tina 1, Liz 1, Carly 1.
RBIs: Michael 8, Patrick 3, Amanda 2, Mark 1, Kristi 1, Brett 1, Tina 1, David 1, Adam 1.
Lights Out hits: Pablo 4 (HR, 2-2B), Aaron 2 (HR), Summer 1, Jeff 1, Reyna 1, Kyle 1.
RBIs: Aaron 3, Pablo 2, Kyle 1.

Punishers 7
Havoc 0
*Forfeit win for the Punishers

Hot Shots 7
Sons of Pitches 0
*Forfeit victory for the Hot Shots

The current regular season standings are as follows:
Hots Shots 10-1
Regulators 10-2
Mixed Nuts 9-3
Punishers 7-4
Wild Bunch 6-6
Lights Out 3-9
Sons of Pitches 1-10
Havoc 1-11