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St. John's senior softball: Bulldogs remain unbeaten

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Both they and second-place Hitmen come away with wins in games shortened by mercy rule

The Kelly’s Pub Molson Bulldogs remain perfect in the early stages of the Molson St. John's senior fastpitch season after an 11-2 win over The Bigs (2-3) Tuesday night at Lions Park.

Jeremy Hickey hit his first career senior home run, and pitched the win for the Bulldogs (4-0).

Scott Myers drove in four runs and Hickey had three RBIs for the winners in a game shortened to five innings by virtue of the league’s mercy rule.

Liam Myers scored three runs for the Bulldogs.

Hickey (2W, 2K) scattered five hits in pitching the win over Matt Power.

Tuesday’s second game was also abbreviated to five innings as the second-place NTV Hitmen blanked Chayee Bourras Wines Vines 0 9-0,

Veteran Robbie Greene (4W, 8K) allowed only one hit, Nathan Jesso’s bloop single in the bottom of the fifth.

Danny Mullins led off the game with a triple — one of three of his hits on the night — and the Hitmen (3-1) never looked back, with seven different players scoring a run.

Fergus Griffith had a solo homer while Kenny Gosse and Jeremy O'Reilly each had two RBIs for the winners.

Chayee Bourras starter Andrew Kelly took the loss, with Douglas Cheeseman working two innings of relief in his first pitching performance in the senior league.

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Standings

1. Kelly's Pub Molson Bulldogs 4-0

2. NTV Hitmen 3-1

3. The Bigs 2-3

4. 3 Cheers Pub Bud Light Dodgers 1-2

5. Chayee Bourras Wines Vines 0-4

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