Game Time and location.
The game time is 5:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays at the
Carmalita Park softball fields in Punta Gordo.
The evening begins at 5:00 PM with
each team taking infield practice
between 5:00 & 5:20 PM.
Fran Dempsey is the Manager
Manager's Assistant is Rick Miller
Monday January 4th was a chilly night for the first softball game of the 2021 season and an 18 to 8 victory over Pine Lakes. Lake Fairways had 18 runs on 19 hits and 4 errors. Pine Lakes had 8 runs on 12 hits and 8 errors. Batting was led by Al "Woody" Woods with 3 hits and an inside the park Home Run with 4 RBI's
Wednesday Jan 6th Lake Fairways defeated Old Bridge 19 to 9. Lake Fairways had 19 runs on 23 hits and 4 errors. Old Bridge had 9 runs on 11 hits and 2 errors. JJ Johnson led the hitting with 2 in side the park Home Runs and 5 RBI's
Monday, January 11th it was a 22 to 6 win over Buccanee LF with 22 Runs on 29 hits and 2 errors for Buccaneer it was 6 runs on 12 hits and 4 errors John "Bull" Donahue and Al "Showboat" Harris brought the big bats with 1 each Over The Fence for Home Runs
Wednesday January 13th
Game for the LF Softball team with Herron's Glen was rained out.
Monday January 18th, 15 to 14 victory over Del Tura Amigos
What a night for a ballgame. LF and Del Tura Amigos squared off for one of the most exciting games in recent memory. DT Amigos stopped LF in the first inning and scored 4 for the lead. LF gets 1 in the second and 3 in the 3rd but DTA comes back with 2 and an 8 – 4 lead at the end of 4 innings. LF gets 4 in the 5th and 1 in the 6th but gives up 2 and 1 for an 11 to 9 deficit going into the top of the 7th. Then the bats rock and the DTA defense gets in trouble. Lake Fairways pushes across 6 runs and gives up only 3 in the 7th inning for a 15 to 14 victory. Leading the hitting were “JJ” Johnson, “Rocket” Donahue & “Rifle” Kelly with 3 hits each. With 2 hits each were Wolf Mc Meel, Tubs Miller, Fleabag Theberge, Woody Woods, Big Al Harris, Brian Batterton and Pete Greco. Ace had problems with 5 walks but the defense bailed him out with 2 double plays. The Line score was LF = 15 runs on 25 hits & 5 errors and DT Amigos 14 runs on 17 hits and 4 errors. The LF players and fans celebrated with a hard-fought win to bring their record to 4 wins and 0 losses.
Wednesday, January 21st
First, I would give a BIG THANK YOU to Bill Mason for his fine effort with the score book.
On Wednesday, the opponent was Tara Woods and another fine night for Softball. In the first inning, LF shut down TW and scored 2 on a HR by Tubs Miller & Sac Fly by Rocket Donahue scoring Woody Woods from 3rd. TW scored 4 LF came back with 2 for a 4-4 tie after 2 innings. Both teams got 1 in the 3rd. LF broke the game open in the 4th with 5 runs for a 10 to 5 lead. The breakout was led by Meat with a single, Big Al with a triple, and singles by Rifle & Flea Bag followed by a 2 run double by Ace. Sarge knocked in the 5th run of the inning. Then the awesome defense took over in the last 3 innings giving up only 2 runs while the offense scored 3 more for a final score of 13 to 7 and the 5th victory with 0 losses. The hitting was led by Rocket Man, Big Al, Rifle, Ace & Tubs with 2 hits each. Play of the night -Rocket Man fielded a base hit in Right Center. threw a Rocket to Wolf, who fired a Laser to Sarge, nipping the runner at home. Also, Flea Bag and Rifle had 9 infield put outs between them. The Line score was LF 13 runs on 16 hits and 1 error while TW had 7 runs on 14 hits and 0 errors. And team and fans all go home happy again.
Monday , Jan 25th
The Del Tura Diablos are the home team. LF got 2 runs in the first, while giving up 1 in each the 1st & 2nd innings. Then the offense woke up while the defense put the hammer down. Scoring runs in the last 5 innings while holding the Diablos to zero. Woody led the offense with 4 hits on 4 at bats and 2 RBI’s. Pitching in with 3 hits each were Rocket Man & Rifle. The final Line score was LF = 19 runs on 23 hits & 1 error and DT Diablos had 2 runs on 6 hits and 4 errors. Another fine evening in South West Florida.
Wednesday January 27th
For the first time this year, the offense broke out with 5 runs in each of the first 2 innings while giving up only 3. Tubs with a double, Woody a walk, JJ a triple, Rocket a HR, Wolf and Meat singles, Big Al a walk and a Sac Fly by Rifle and there was the 5 run limit in the 1st inning. In the 2nd, singles by Flea Bag, Ace, Sarge, Festor, Fielder’s Choice for Batterton followed by Tubs and Woody singles totaled 5 in the 2nd. Then LF coasted home with 4 more runs and only giving up 1 more for a final score of 14 to 4. Once again, the big gun was Rocket Man with 3 for 3 hitting with another Over-The- Fence Home Run and 2 RBSarge. JJ Johnson went 1 for 3 and drove in 3 runs. The Line score was Buc = 4 runs on 11I’s. All said and done, 6 players had 2 hits each, Tubs, Wolf, Meat, Flea Bag, Ace & hits and 4 errors and LF with 14 .
Monday Feb 1st
Lake Fairways scored 6 in the first 3 innings giving up only 1 to the DT Amigos. Then the dam broke. They gave up 5 runs in the 4th for a 6 to 6 tie. LF took a 7-6 lead with 1 in the 5th but that would be their last. DT Amigos scored 2 in the 6th, 1 in the 7th for a hard fought 9 to 7 win. The highlight of the night was an Over The Fence HR for Tubs. Seven players, Tubs, Rocket, Wolf, Meat, Ribbit, Ace and Sarge came up with 2 hits each but it was not enough. Final line score was LF = 7 runs on 17 hits & 3 errors, while DT Amigos had 9 runs on 18 hits & 2 errors. LF & DT Amigos are tied with 7 wins and 1 loss to lead the league.
LAKE FAIRWAYS VS. HERONS GLEN ...
DEL TURA DIABLOS VS .PINE LAKES ...
HERONS GLEN vs.BUCCANEER ...