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Favorites advance in Liberty Tournament

Published July 20, 1982

Posted 7/20/21

LIBERTY - Doctor’s Ambulance of Kingston, which won the Liberty Slow-Pitch Tournament playing as Cecilia’s last year, showed their offensive power against the Port Jervis Pick Ups, …

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Favorites advance in Liberty Tournament

Published July 20, 1982

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LIBERTY - Doctor’s Ambulance of Kingston, which won the Liberty Slow-Pitch Tournament playing as Cecilia’s last year, showed their offensive power against the Port Jervis Pick Ups, scoring five runs in the first inning after their lead-off batter slammed a homerun to left-centerfield, and six in the second inning, as they coasted to an 18-5 victory in their second game of the tournament Sunday afternoon.

Doctor’s Ambulance will test their talents next week as the two weekend, double elimination tourney gets under way again Saturday morning. They’ll be playing Clavio’s of Newburgh, the 1979 and 1980 winners, in a 2:30 game. In other games in the winners’ bracket, the Spinal Cord Society of the Liberty Men’s League will face Johnny O’s at 5:30.

The Spinal Cord Society, which is currently leading the Liberty League and will be playing in the Sullivan County’s Democrat’s Tournament August 7 and 8, defeated Mateoson’s Woodwork and the New Paltz Losers to advance to the third round in the winner’s bracket. Johnny O’s beat the Why Nots and Perry Motors to advance.

Ham’s of the Monticello League, and also a team in the Democrat’s tourney, lost their opening game but then defeated Sportsworld, which will be in the Democrat Tourney, 14-5, to advance in the loser’s bracket. They’ll face the Why Nots at 10:00 a.m. next week.

At 11:30 a.m. Tee Pee Service, a team from the Liberty League, will face Mateoson’s Woodwork, and at 4:00 the Port Jervis Pick Ups will play Callinni’s.

Over $1,000 will be awarded to the first through fourth place finishers with $650 going to the first place team. - J.C.

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