Tinseltown Terror
2004 Spring Season
Wood Bat League Champions


Tinseltown instills Terror into Phillies while Taking the Spring Wood Bat Title!

Wednesday, 5/19/04
   Blair Field
     7:00pm  Tinseltown Terror - 9    at Phillies - 3

It was an exciting error free game that remained a one run ball game for most of the evening. Terror pitcher and game MVP, Brett Frietas went the distance holding the Phillies to just three runs while scattering seven hits.

Phillies starter, Junior Avina, got in a hole early while the Terror played small ball right from the beginning. In true team player spirit, Mike McNeely batting in the 3 hole sac bunted with no outs and runners on first and second setting the table for the hot sticks of Elvis Nelson and Jason Cly. This team play resulted in three runs for the Terror in the top of the first inning.

The Phillies answered back with a run of their own in the bottom of the first on back to back doubles by Anthony Barton and Jhavik Mahone. The Phillies nibbled away at the Terror lead when Mahone got another RBI driving Phillie lead-off hitter, Jerad Swartz in the bottom of the third. Score was 3-2 Terror after three.

The score remained this way for the next couple innings with great defensive play by both teams. One key point in the game took place in the bottom of the fifth. With the Phillies threatening to score, the Terror combination of McNeely, Bowne & Magiar turned a stellar 6-4-3 double play to hold the Phillies scoreless.

The Terror added another run in the top of the sixth. Justin Urbas led off the inning with a single, stole second and was moved over to third by McNeely with his second sac bunt of the game. Elvis Nelson delivered again blasting the first of his two doubles to drive in Urbas.

In the top of the eigth Urbas scored for the third time of the game on the second double by Elvis Nelson, giving Nelson three RBI's for the game.

In the ninth a base hit by Nick Gontmaher, a double by Jeff Bowne and an RBI single by McNeely led to three more insuance runs for the Terror.

The Phillies treid to mount a comeback in the bottom of the ninth with a lead off single by Frankie Rizado and an RBI single by Greg Venger, but Terror pitcher Brett Frietas still had more in the tank and proved to be too much for the Phillies to overcome this game. Final score Terror 9 Phillies 3. Let the celebration begin!

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