Hercules Welding Takes Softball Title

Hercules Welding (8-1) won the regular season and rallied to knock off third seed Warren Hay Mechanical 18-12 for Orange Coun­ty fall co-rec softball title in Cedar Grove.

Hercules, trailing 12-10 in the bottom of the sixth in the finals, scored eight times. The scoresheet doesn’t indicate who did what but 12 players batted and eight scored. For the game, Lance Mitchell homered and scored three times, Royce Wilkerson homered twice and Tyler Stephens had three runs to lead the offense. Lane Parker scored three runs for War­ren Hay, the third seed.

In the semis, Hercules defeated Indifferent News Bears by forfeit and Warren Hay edged second-ranked Orange Crush 11-10.