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Dog days of summer are back

Warm weather, close games and surprising scores highlight season's opening week around the league

Posted: Wednesday, May 20, 2009

It was almost balmy last week!! Perfect softball weather, and if you weren't playing, you should be re-thinking that decision.

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Photos Courtesy Of Anna M. Millard
Photos Courtesy Of Anna M. Millard

As usual, there were lots of unexpected surprises, and a lot more really close games...

Men's C Division

Taku Oil stands alone at the top with wins over TimberWolf and Team Imperial. Parts Plus split a pair, losing to Team Imperial 15-7 before coming back to beat TimberWolf.

Team Won Lost Ties GB

Taku Oil Sales 2 0 0 -

Team Imperial 1 1 0 1.0

Parts Plus 1 1 0 1.0

TimberWolf 0 2 0 2.0

Men's D Division

Southeast Mine Supply and Northern Lights Development are neck-and-neck at the top of the standings, with both teams sitting at 2-0. The Miners thumped Pavitts 22-6 and Dirty Dozen 23-8. Northern Lights shut down the Rounders 20-8, but the Rounders came back to beat Pavitts 21-13.

Team Won Lost Ties GB

SE Mine Supply 2 0 0 -

Northern Lights 2 0 0 -

Rounders 1 1 0 1.0

Pavitts 0 2 0 2.0

Dirty Dozen 0 2 0 2.0

Men's E Division

The old guys, Island Pub, and Kapplers Computers are battling for this division lead after the first week. Both squads sit at 2-0 after The Pub team from Douglas took out Play it Again Sports 18-5, and then knocked down Home Depot 15-1. Earlier, Gas N' Go was edged by the Home Depot 15-14.

Team Won Lost Ties GB

Island Pub 2 0 0 -

Kappler Comp. 2 0 0 -

Home Depot 1 1 0 1.0

Gas N' Go 0 2 0 2.0

Play it Again Sp. 0 2 0 2.0

Men's F Division

The UAS Flukes and the First National Capitals both finished the opening week undefeated, as the Caps took a pair from Double Ugly 22-11 and Perseverance/Pak's 47-4. Ouch!! The ACOA Mudstingers were edged out by 10 Right Fielders 16-15.

Team Won Lost Ties GB

UAS Flukes 2 0 0 -

First Nat. Capital 2 0 0 -

Double Ugly 1 1 0 1.0

10 Rightfielders 1 1 0 1.0

ACOA Mudstinge 0 2 0 2.0

Persev./Pak's 0 2 0 2.0

Women's C Division

Pat's Douglas Inn (Louie's) and Imperial stand at the top of the standings, both at 2-0. Pat's slipped past Alaska Litho 13-10 and Lynden 16-11. Sticks N Stones got thumped by Imperial 12-5 and by Alaska Litho 16-7, but better days are coming!

Team Won Lost Ties GB

Imperial 2 0 0 -

Pats Douglas Inn 2 0 0 -

Alaska Litho 1 1 0 1.0

Lynden 0 2 0 2.0

Sticks N Stones 0 2 0 2.0

Women's D Division

Merchant's Wharf and Chicks with Sticks are at the top of the leaderboard at the end of the first week, with identical 2-0 records. The Parts Plus Ladies walloped AEG Staffing 13-3, but then the Chicks handed them a 12-6 loss. HECLA's Angels lost to Mendenhall Mall 9-4 and were routed by the Chicks with Sticks 22-1.

Team Won Lost Ties GB

Merchant Wharf 2 0 0 -

Chicks with St. 2 0 0 -

Parts Plus Ladies 1 1 0 1.0

Mendenhall Mall 1 1 0 1.0

Hecla's Angels 0 2 0 2.0

AEG Staffing 0 2 0 2.0

Coed D Division

Team Miller Lite, the preseason favorite, jumped out to a 2-0 record with wins over Southeast Waffle House and the Wee Fishie Shoppe, while Nizich Dental was edged by Drunkateers 9-6.

Team Won Lost Ties GB

Team Miller Lite 3 0 0 -

Drunkateers 3 0 0 -

Wee Fish Shoppe 0 2 0 2.5

Nizich Dental 0 2 0 2.5

SE Waffle House 0 2 0 2.5

Coed E Division

Auke Bay Electric, Valley Liquor Crown Royals and the Hooliguns all had a perfect 1-0 start to the season. GCI Party Fouls was barely edged out by Auke Bay Electric, while Cliff Beadle's State Farm lost a pair.

Team Won Lost Ties GB

Hooliguns 1 0 0 -

V.L. Crown Royal 1 0 0 -

Auke Bay Elec. 1 0 0 -

GCI/Party Fouls 0 1 0 1.0

C. B. State Farm 0 2 0 1.5

Coed F North Division

In the North part of the Division, Brain Pain started off undefeated at 2-0. Foodland wiggled past the Killer Bees 12-11, and then left the tying run at third, after scoring four runs with two outs, to lose to HAZ GAS 15-14. Both the Pavitt Piranhas and Bartlett Too are still looking for their first wins, as Bartlett Too got edged by Brain Pain 8-7, and Brain Pain beat Pavitt 19-8.

Team Won Lost Ties GB

Brain Pain 2 0 0 -

HAZGAS 1 0 0 0.5

Foodland 1 1 0 1.0

Killer Bees 1 1 0 1.0

Bartlett Too 0 2 0 2.0

Pavitt Piranhas 0 1 0 1.5

Coed F South Division

In the biggest of the divisions, four of the teams are undefeated, four have not won and one team is 1-1. T & ★ Mad Batters took it to Trusted Choice 16-4 and Alaska Towing 15-3. Reliable Oil slipped past Team America 18-17 and Trusted Choice evened their record at 1-1 with a 15-6 win over ERM Adder Ups. Off the Cuff played well to get past the Bartlett Bruisers 8-5.

Team Won Lost Ties GB

T & H M. Batters 2 0 0 -

Reliable Oil 1 0 0 0.5

The Pirates 1 0 0 0.5

Off The Cuff 1 0 0 0.5

Trusted Choice 1 1 0 1.0

Team America 0 1 0 1.5

Bartlett Bruisers 0 2 0 2.0

ERM Adder-Ups 0 1 0 1.5

Alaska Towing 0 1 0 1.5

Coed G Division

The Labor Party, Local 52 Terminators, leaped out of the gate with a 2-0 record, beating SeaBreeze and the Red Headed Step Children. AWARE edged the Attractive Nuisance, 13-12, and lost a squeaker to the Red Heads, 10-9. MRT Slammers also edged out the Attractive Nuisance, 15-11.

Team Won Lost Ties GB

The Terminators 3 0 0 -

Seabreeze 2 1 0 1.0

Redheaded Step. 1 1 0 1.5

MRT Slammers 1 1 0 1.5

AWARE 1 2 0 2.0

Attractive Nuis. 0 3 0 3.0

• Please look for full Juneau Sports Associationupdates, standings and photos in every Wednesday Empire sports section throughout the season.



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