Reds Hand the Marlins First Defeat in Deep River Horseshoe League
The Reds handed the Marlins their first loss of the season by claiming a 4-2 victory when the two teams squared off during Week 3 action in the Deep River Horseshoe League at the First Congregational Church on May 11. The Marlins now have a record of 14-4 on the season and lead the Pirates by 1.5 games for first place in the league standings.
Pudge Goodrich, an A Division player from Old Lyme, recorded a season-high series of 127 and a season-high 39-point game to lead the Reds to the win over the Marlins. Clinton resident Mark Goodale of the Marlins and Haddam resident Mike Zanelli, Sr., of the Giants tied for the high scores among A Division players with 140 points and 37 ringers apiece on the night.
Zanelli, Sr., also recorded a league-high total of 9 double ringers in a series to help the Giants grab a 4-2 win versus the Cubs and move into a tie for third place. Zanelli, Sr., tossed 4 perfect games, while Killingworth resident Frank Rausch of the White Sox also had 4 perfect games in his club's 4-2 win against the Mets.
Joe Heery of Old Lyme had the third-best series in the A Division with a 134. In the B Division, Deep River's Scott Allen, Jr., Dennis Allen of Westbrook, and Chester resident Jeremy Davis finished in a three-way tie for the spot with their totals of 97. For the C Division, Anthony Conkling of Marlborough had the best series (92), Paul Stevens of Higganum was second (84), and East Haven resident John O'Brien finished in third (72) for the week.
Behind the Marlins (14-4) and the Pirates (12.5-5.5) in the top two spots, the Giants and the Rangers are in a tie for third place in the standings with their records of 11-7 on the year. The Cardinals, Dodgers, and Orioles are next in line with their marks of 10.5.7-5.
Here is a look at the rest of the standings: White Sox (10-8), Tigers (9.5-8.5), Cubs (9-9), Padres (8-10), Royals (7.5-10.5), Red Sox (6.5-11.5), Reds (6.5-11.5), Angels (6.5-11.5), Yankees (6-12), Braves (6-12), and Mets (5.5-12.5).
Information courtesy of the
Deep River Horseshoe League