In Torah Tidbits’ historic 1,000th week in franchise history, pitcher Rabbi Jonathan Cohen struck out five, using the timely ‘K’ to hold the lead and record a 6-4 win over Jerry’s Kids.
The Tidbits scored 6 runs in the bottom of the first, and then held off numerous Jerry’s Kids’ rallies, thanks to Cohen’s clutch strikeouts on the mound.
“I wish for myself as a pitcher, the same thing that I wish for Torah Tidbits and our team manager and TT editor and creator Phil Chernofsky,” said Cohen. “Another big K, and success and growth for years to come – and a touch of that Willie Mays magic.”
Café Rimon 14 – Lakewood Heimishe Bake Shoppe 6
In a highly-anticipated showdown, Nussi Jacobovitch and Chaim Schone led a Café Rimon offensive onslaught to retain first place.
Jacobovitch opened the scoring in the first with a sacrifice fly. Schone then singled, Chaim Webber doubled, and Shimon Cohen tripled them both home.
Jacobovitch knocked in more runs later, doubling home Schone and Pinny Itzkowitz. In the fourth, Schone hit a 3 run homer over center, before Jacobovitch launched a monster shot deep over left field.
For Lakewood, Dovid Blieman homered over the left field wall, and Shloimy Gruen sparked a 4-run rally with clutch hitting.
Segwayz 6 – Bagelsbergs 5
With the score tied at 4 in the penultimate inning, Segwayz and Bagelsbergs traded shots, with Segway staying a step ahead thanks to a pair of runs in each of the last two innings.
For all the latest news, schedules and scores, visit www.israelsoftball.com .Monty Wayland
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