Enquiro Ligers Finish the Season with a Tough Loss
| Saturday, August 16, 2008
||Well the Enquiro Ligers finished the 2008 softball season with a 20-12 loss. There was a tough inning where the Ligers surrendered a season worst 14 runs in one inning. Despite some late inning heroics from Ligers left-fielder, Jody Nimetz, who hit an inside-the-park grandslam home run, the Ligers were unable to complete the comeback. Nimetz stated "... you know I felt good, I wasn't happy with my previous at bat and knowing that this might be my last at bat of the season, I wanted to do something special." Rightfielder Jason Lane had a great tournament with some timely base hits. Tracy Nimetz and Julie Stork also had great games with some solid hits and nice plays in the field. Firstbase, Bill Barnes also had a solid game. It was only Bill's fourth game all year as he missed most of the season with an ankle injury.
It was a tough year for the Ligers as they only managed a handful of wins. The Ligers were missing a couple of key players including Ryan Wood, Doug Moore and Andrew Spoeth who were unable to attend the final playoff game. Chris Davies also missed the playoffs due to some volunteer efforts. First year Liger, Chris Pinkerton, the Ligers starting pitcher had a great season and was the only Liger to hit homeruns out of the park earlier in the year. Special thanks to Denise Barnes for score keeping and thanks to all who came out to cheer on the Enquiro Ligers.
The tournament was played in temperatures that surpassed 102 degrees. Many of the Ligers were hydrating as well as they could between games as there was no lack of beverages. Four of the Ligers are off to San Jose where they will attend SES San Jose. Three of them including myself have to catch a 6:00 am flight to Seattle. With that, congratulations to the Enquiro Ligers who completed their second season earlier tonight in the Kelowna Recreational Softball League.
The Enquiro Ligers are:
Chris Pinkerton - Pitcher
Bill Barnes - First Base
Julie Stork - Second Base
Ryan Wood - Shortstop, Center Field
Doug Moore - First Base, Pitcher
Tracy Nimetz - First Base, Rover, Third Base
Dave Stork - Right Field
Jason Lane - Right Field
Steve Herrington - Center Field, Shortstop
Jody Nimetz - Left Field
Chris Davies - Right Field
Robin Valiant - Catcher
Denise Barnes - Catcher, Scorekeeper
Kyle Grant - Alternate Sub.
Amanda Lock - Rover
Andrew Spoeth - Right Field, Center Field
Manoj Jasra (first half of season) - Center Field
Labels: Enquiro Ligers
|posted by PlanetNim Caretaker @ Saturday, August 16, 2008