Close games in senior softball

The Highlands 60s softball league had a very close game on Monday between the Alan Jay Red Sox and the Reflection Orioles with Alan Jay coming out on top by a score of 16-15.

Alan Jay was paced by John Buja's five hits, Ray Trudell smacked four hits and multi-hit games by Les Osbeck, Wayne McNett, Ken Ferrano and Roger Gasperlin.

Winning pitcher was Dan Webb.

Reflection had Don Cunningham, Chuck Detore, Dick Ostrich, Rick Enfels, Orlando Hernandez and Hall of Famer David Reed all with three hits.

Reed belted a home run.

The VFW 4300 White Sox got their first win of the year by upsetting the Cubs by a score of 12-9.

VFW 4300 had Jim Lauzon. Ivan Taylor and Fred Richardson with three hits each. Roy Oak and Gary Tankersley had two hits apiece and the winning hurler was John Kloet.

The Cubs were led by manager Jim Guild, Clark Jackson and J.R. Reed who had multi-hit games.

The Wednesday games had the Cubs beating Reflection, 18-11.

The Cubs had sparkling defense and hitting by Hoppy Rewis, and multi-hit games by Jim Kahn, Clark Jackson, Jim Guild, Todd Martin and J.R. Reed.

Frank Lantz added an extra-base hit to the attack. Reflection was paced by Ron Rieches with a double and a triple and Jerry Barber's three hits.

David Reed had a home run while Larry Kelly and Rick Enfels smacked three hits each.

VFW 4300 won for the second time in a row by upending Fairmount Services by a score of 18-17.

VFW 4300 had Roy Oke with five hits and the game-winning double and he also turned two sparkling defensive plays to save the game.

John Miller had four hits, Ivan Taylor, Ed Lindberg and Jim Lauzon had three hits each.

Tom McNally was perfect at the plate with two hits and a pair of walks and John Kloet picked up the win on the hill.

Fairmount Services was led by Phil Grimpe's four hits, while Jack Stairs, Bill Todd and Steve Blazing had threew hits each. John Smutnik added a home run.

Everyone is invited to attend the games which start at 10 a.m. Monday through Thursday at the Highlands County Sports Complex.