Hillbillys join Cubs atop standings

HYDE CREEK-Galeazzi's first-inning homer kick-starts Hyde Creek to 14-10 win over Port Hardy in NVIBL play

HYDE CREEK—Taylor Galeazzi blasted a two-run home run in the first inning and the Hyde Creek Hillbillys never looked back en route to a 14-10 win over the Port Hardy Cubs Saturday at the local ballpark.

The win lifted the Hillbillys into a tie atop the league standings at 4-1 with the previously unbeaten Cubs.

Curtis Martyn added a two-run homer for the Cubs, but the visitors’ rally fell short after the Hillbillys rolled to a 9-3 lead through the first four innings.

Galeazzi and Curtis Carmen each went 3-for-3 for the ‘Billys, and Galeazzi scored four runs. Tom Cessford was 2-for-4 with three runs scored an an RBI.

Rod Romas had three hits for the Cubs, Martyn went 2-for-4, and both players drove in a pair of runs.

The league will be off this weekend for Father’s Day, then return to scheduled play with Port McNeill hosting Port Hardy Friday, June 22.


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