Friday, December 02, 2022

On July 14, the Moonlight Moonrakers faced the Garden View Mountain Lions. Both teams entered the game 2-0 but only one would remain undefeated when the day was over. The Mountain Lions jumped out to an early five run lead. Then lead by the offensive prowess of locals; Yosef Isaacs, Jonathan Gellis and Kenny Schiff the Moonrakers bats came to life. The team from Moonlight pounded  out 31 his, and eight runs in the top of the ninth to win 21-11. The victory gave them sole possession of first place in the OBBL Central Division.

In their next game on july 21st the Moonrakers, continued to pummel the opposition. The 16-0 victory over Yifeiarades maintains their impressive undefeated season. Shalom Motechin pitched an impressive complete game shutout. In addition to Motechins impressive outing, this was a true team victory. Shai Gerson, Yaakov Rosenberg, Jonathan Gellis and Kenny Schiff made terrific plays in the field. Slugger David Gotleib was named the player of the week with four hits (including a monster home run that still has not landed) and six RBIs.

By Kenny Schiff

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