J.O.S.E. Wins Coed Tournament Title

WARREN – J.O.S.E. 360 captured the Warren Industrial Open Coed Softball Tournament title for the third straight year with a 4-0 record and was 14-0 during that span.

In the championship, Luke Hipple blasted two home runs and Jason Matve delivered four hits in a 22-19 win over Modern Floor.

Kristy Kuzminski and Robert Honaker had two hits while Brandon Gifford homered for the winners.

J.O.S.E. also took care of Modern Floor, 21-20, by holding off a seventh-inning rally to reach the championship.

Derrick Harper, Hipple and Matve each homered twice while Robbie Glover recorded an inside-the-park home run. Cyndie Page and Richard Allen had three hits apiece.

Harper swatted two homers and a triple among his four hits, Dustin Bausch had a homer and Hipple hit a grand slam as J.O.S.E.. topped CTI, 20-15, in the opening game.

J.O.S.E. also downed the Sheffield Boosters, 14-1, in five innings.

Matve gave up only three hits, one a home run by Dan Bullock in the first inning. He helped himself by belting a homer, triple and a double.

Harper added three hits with two triples and a double, Derek Honaker homered and Nicole Pischera doubled in the victory.

Members of the team are coach Randall Westfall, Robert Honaker, Rachel Tellinghuisen, Karen Costion, Rachael Anderson, Jose Rodriguez, Matve, Hipple, Derek Honaker, Harper, Pischera, Kuzminski, Allen, Bausch, Gifford, Glover, Cyndie Page and batboy Bobby Peting.