Offense rules in senior softball

SEBRING - The over 60s softball league got underway on Jan. 6 with very good weather.

The strong team of the Fairmount Rockies overwhelmed the White Sox by a score of 17-7.

Fairmount had a multitude of hitters as Phil Grimpe, John Smutnik, Jim Holmes, Jim Goodloe, Steve Blazing, Gary Steeves and Bob Poulin led the attack.

The light-hitting White Sox were paced by Don Dobbert's three hits, while Tom McNally, Dick Schultz and Jesse Hathaway belted a pair of hits.

The other game had the Cubs besting the Reflection Orioles by a score of 14-11.

The Cubs were led by manager Jim Guild, JR Reed, Jim Kahn, Clark Jackson and Todd Martin who each had multi-hit games.

Reflection's Gary Kindle had four hits, including a double, while Ron Rieches and Bill Kelsey had three hits apiece.

In Wednesday games. Fairmount continued its hot hitting beating Reflection's by a score of 18-14.

Fairmount was sparked by Phil Grimpe, Jack Stairs, Gene Phillips and Jim Holmes who had four hits, and Geo Lavoie, Dave Rosario, Gary Steeves and Steve Blazing had three hits each.

The Red Sox got off to a winning start by beating the Cubs.