Despite a postponed second game of a double-header against Montrose on Saturday, the first game was played with the Hawley Senior Legion Baseball Team falling by a score of 12-7.


Despite a postponed second game of a double-header against Montrose on Saturday, the first game was played with the Hawley Senior Legion Baseball Team falling by a score of 12-7.

The Toros went through four pitchers and allowed 13 walks while combining to strike out five and give up only seven hits.

Offensively they picked up 10 hits with three players having two a piece. Jake DeSane (2 hits, one run scored. 2 RBI’s), John Gardepe (2 hits, 1 RBI, 1 stolen base and a run scored), and Will McLaughlin (2 hits, 1 run scored, 1 stolen base) paced Hawley at the plate. Ian Dassance had an RBI double, D.J. O’Heren, Erik Pulkkinen, and Chris Ortiz rounded out the Hawley offense all with one hit each in the contest.

Junior Legion

The Junior Legion team went to Valley View on Sunday and after sweeping a double-header they improved their record to 17-2 on the year, including a five-game win streak.

In game one against Valley View the Toros plated runs in the first two innings and added another in the fifth to secure a 3-0 victory.

Steve Camasta was the winning pitcher for Hawley going seven solid innings, stricking out six, and allowing only three hits in the shut-out.

Pulkkinen, Kyle Conklin, and David Ortiz each had two hits in the game. Kenny Ciszak, McLaughlin, Camasta, Kane Kellogg, and Joe Bias all had one hit each.

Game 2

In the second game of the double header the Toros took a one nothing lead after the first inning and racked up six runs in the seventh to win 12-5.

Kane Kellogg picked up the win on the hill for Hawley going 1.2 innings allowing no runs and just one hit and struck out one batter.

Pulkkinen was a perfect three for three at the plate with a double, two stolen bases, three runs scored and an RBI. Pulkkinen also reached base after being hit by a pitch.

Caleb Vogler, Grant Schafer, and Steve Camasta all had two hits in the game. Robert Cameron, James Goetz, David Ortiz, and McLaughlin each had one hit.