The Rockville Royals defeated the Hoss Dental to secure the 2019 GHIBL championship. The Royals won 12-2 in 5 innings with consistent offense throughout the lineup, and the solid pitching of Shane Legare and Eric Rubelmann. Legare aka “Big Show” went 4 strong innings giving up only 2 hits and 1 earned run, and Rubelmann shut the door with a strong 2 strikeout inning. Offensively, the Royals were led by several standouts. Scott Clouser went 2-3 with 3 RBI. Eric Rubelmann went 3-3 with 2 runs scored and an impressive RBI double. Rich Hilton continued to pile up the career playoff stats, going 2-3 with a run scored and a RBI. Tim Field wrapped up his excellent playoff run while in his 14th season, going 1-2 with a run scored. Joe “Junior” Antonelli, also in his 14th season, provided veteran leadership as well, going 1-1 with a run scored. Carl “Hot Dog Man” Guglietta and went 1-2 with a RBI while securing his first Eric M. Hoss Cup after many years of seeking the ultimate GHIBL prize. Curtis “Prodigal Son” Anthony added 2 RBI and a run scored. Matt Garvais went 1-1, while Matt Eliseo went 1-2. Hoss Dental was led by Alex Hoss who went 1-2 with a triple and a run scored. Jake Kalette went 1-2 with a run scored, while Matt Harrington added a RBI.
|November 3, 2019||1:00 PM||CTABL Postseason||2019|
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