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Sean Cleary is the Molson-Coors St. John’s senior league player of the month for September/October.

SOFTBALL

Cleary, Kirk take late season honours

Sean Cleary is the Molson-Coors St. John’s senior league player of the month for September/October.

The Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs pitcher posted a 10-4 overall record in league, provincial and playoff action with 205 strikeouts and a 1.23 earned run average.

Cleary also had a .273 (12-44) batting average and hit four home runs while driving in eight runs.

He was named MVP of the 2013 provincial and St. John’s senior league playoffs.

Ryan Kirk of Goulds was chosen the St. John’s intermediate player for September/October.

Kirk, who was named MVP of the league playoffs, batted .500 (7-14) with four home runs and nine RBI.

Sullivan receives Level V umpire status

Softball Canada recently announced that Newfoundland’s John Sullivan has received his fast pitch level V umpires designation.

Sullivan is the seventh umpire from this province to obtain his level V. The others are Dave Hollett (1986), Bob Hickey (1988),  John Baldwin (1995), Randy Souliers (1997), Jerry Kirk (1998) and Keith Pender (2005).

SENIOR HOCKEY

Brazil returns to lead AESHL executive

David Brazil was returned for a second consecutive term as president of the Avalon East Senior Hockey League during the league’s annual meeting recently.

Also returning are Joe Maynard (Vice-President), Jeff Dwyer (treasurer) and Seamus O’Keefe (Marketing/PR).

New additions to the League executive include Jack Casey (secretary) and two at large directors, Rick Carrigan and Paddy Daly.

Meanwhile, the Southern Shore Puglisevich Breakers have been added to the league for its 47th season. They join the Northeast Eagles, Bell Island Blues and two-time defending champion St. John’s Toyota Plaza Caps. Each team will play a 21-game schedule, tentatively scheduled to open on the Nov. 1 weekend.

ROAD RACE

Freake, Bazeley win Turkey Teak 10K

David Freake and Kate Bazeley were winners in the Turkey Tea 10K road race Sunday.

Freake posted a time of 32 minutes and 11 seconds in claiming the male division followed by Mark Greene (32:40) and Adam Snow (32:52).

Brazeley’s winning time in the female category was 34:32. Caroline McIlroy placed second in the women’s section with a time of 35:27. Third place went to Alison Walsh in 37:06.

Organizations: Avalon East Senior Hockey League, PR

Geographic location: Goulds, Canada, Newfoundland Brazil Northeast Eagles

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