June 2, 2008


HERMITAGE -- Mercer Bowl improved to 3-1 on the 2008 season Sunday evening with a 16-3 home win over Jim's Automotive at Patagonia Senior. The game ended after 4 1/2 innings due to the 10-run rule.

Justin Songer paced Mercer Bowl with two doubles and a single while Marty Baur doubled twice. Randy Clark tripled and Tim Murray doubled.

Also for Mercer Bowl, Craig Songer rapped three hits with Eric "Skinner" Bombeck and Rich Jones both singling twice. Dave Bodien also singled twice.

Winning pitcher Bryan Bailey scattered eight hits over five innings to record the win.

For Jim's Automotive, John Smith doubled while Keith Gibson singled twice. Devin Kulka also singled twice. Kulka pitched for Jim's Automotive and took the setback.