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June 18, 2006

Tournament slate heating up

With the arrival of hot weather comes a slate of tournament opportunities for Wabash Valley softball squads. This year, as in years past, the usual suspects are playing again.

Two of the Valley’s best men’s slowpitch teams got together last weekend for a pre-Bloomington Invitational sparring match when Ballyhoo Tavern and EZ Clean (formerly Century 21) met in a doubleheader. As in the past, the games were close, with EZ Clean winning 20-18 and Ballyhoo earning a 9-6 triumph.

These teams have met several times in the last two years in an effort to determine who’s best on the local softball scene and will surely meet again later this year.

Finally returning to the diamond last weekend was the DeHart Rental men’s team. Managing to break away from adult basketball league play, Chris and Ryan DeHart seem to have revamped their roster for the 2006 season. Playing in Avon, they managed two victories in three games. In doing so, they defeated Magic Bats 22-6 and ASC 14-6 before losing to The Badgers by a 21-20 count.

According to manager Ryan DeHart, his squad anticipates playing in several tournaments before participating in the ASA state tournament.

Another traditional men’s tourney participant, Dean’s Party Mania, has had its early-season efforts marred by rain. As such, its early efforts are a good-news, bad-news situation. The good news is that it’s won 80 percent of its games to date. The bad news is that it’s played only five games.

Dean’s has managed a 2-0 record in the always-tough Terre Haute Park and Recreation Department’s Wednesday league. Its tournament play shows a 2-1 record in the Strawberry Fest at Crawfordsville before the losers’ bracket was canceled by rain.

As with the previously mentioned teams, Dean’s will undoubtedly play in several more invitational affairs.

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