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Speak the Word, Stealers and Dolphins Triumph in Softball Action

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Feb. 6, 2008 — Speak the Word ministries, Seaborne Stealers and the Divi Carina Bay Dolphins were all winners Monday night in Bob Owens Slow-Pitch Softball League action at the D.C. Canegata ball park. In game one, Speak the Word outlasted Wyatt Heat 21-19 in a slugfest. Game two saw past champions and one of this year's favorites to go all the way, the Stealers, overpower Anchor Dive to win 15-8. In game three, the Dolphins shocked 40 Caliber 20-9 in a huge upset.
Speak the Word 21, Wyatt Heat 19
In a matchup of two of the league's elite teams, Speak the Word edged Wyatt Heat 21-19 in a seesaw affair. Speak the Word scored 21 runs on 20 hits with two errors, while the Heat had 19 runs on 22 hits and committed three errors. Ian Lewis picked up the win on the hill for Speak the Word, while David Oetken got the loss for Wyatt Heat. Top hitters for Speak the Word were Sylvester McIntosh, 2 for 3 with two home runs and five RBIs; Robert Pickering, 3 for 4 with two home runs and four RBIs; and Dexter Skepple, 2 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs. For the Heat, David Gonzalez went 3 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs, and Oetken went 3 for 4 with a home run and four RBIs.
Stealers 15, Anchor Dive 8
After upsetting a powerful Wyatt Heat squad in their last game, Anchor Dive came into Monday night's contest against the second-place Stealers looking for a repeat performance. The Stealers would have none of that, however, as they humbled Anchor Dive 15-8 with some timely hitting and outstanding defensive play. The Stealers had 15 runs on 19 hits, while Anchor Dive had eight runs on 13 hits. Stealers ace Samuel Ramos was the winning pitcher, while Edwin San Kitts got the loss for Anchor Dive. Top hitters for the Stealers were Eustace Davis, 3 for 4 with three home runs and five RBIs; Enrique Soto, 2 for 3 with a home run and three RBIs; and Angel Torres, 2 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs. For Anchor Dive, Greg Gumbs went 3 for 3 with three home runs and four RBIs, and Nicholas Miller went 2 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs.
Dolphins 20, 40 Caliber 9
In the nightcap, the Divi Carina Bay Dolphins shocked 40 Caliber 20-9. The Dolphins' pitcher, Jeffrey Naar, kept the 40 Caliber power hitters off balance for the most part, while his team had its biggest offensive outburst of the season. The Dolphins pounded out 22 hits in scoring their 20 runs, while 40 Caliber could only muster nine runs on 12 hits. 40 Caliber ace Steve Nisky was the losing pitcher. Top hitters for the Dolphins were Naar, 2 for 3 with two home runs and three RBIs, and Juan Burgos, 3 for 4 with two home runs and five RBIs. For 40 Caliber, Eddie Nenetiz went 2 for 3 with two home runs and three RBIs, while Mapleton Lawrence went 2 for 3 with a home run and one RBI.
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