By Rob Potter
SWAN LAKE July 17, 2007 L&B Tack scored three runs in the fifth inning to break a tie and added four runs in the sixth inning to record an 8-1 victory against The Nugget on Thursday night in a Sullivan County Women’s Softball League “A” Division game at Max Eronimous Firefighters Field.
With the win, L&B Tack improved its record to 8-5 this season.
In the top of the fifth, a two-out single by Robin DeMarmels allowed to Lori Froehlich to score and give L&B Tack a 2-1 advantage.
Later in the inning, Liz Stubits singled to right field. Jeanni Montalto and DeMarmels both crossed home plate on Stubits’ base hit.
L&B Tack added four runs in the sixth.
Lacy Dalrymple and Karen Smith began the inning with back-to-back singles.
Froehlich then hit a ground ball to shortstop. Dalrymple was forced out at third base, but Smith moved to second base and Froehlich reached first.
Fran Kaiser then doubled to center field, allowing both Smith and Froehlich to score and give L&B Tack a 6-1 lead.
L&B Tack added its final runs of the evening on a Nugget error and an RBI single by Tricia Tuttle.
L&B Tack took a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning when Karen Smith scored on a hit by Kaiser.
The Nugget (2-10) tied the game in the bottom of the third on an L&B Tack error.