PARKVILLE, MD---With a potent offensive attack and strong pitching, the Oak Crest Good Guys, the resident softball team at the Parkville-based retirement community, earned a pair of victories to capture the Annual Erickson Living Softball Tournament.
The Good Guys also won the tournament in 2011 and 2012.
The event, held in Catonsville at Charlestown retirement community on June 5th, matched residents from Oak Crest, Charlestown, Riderwood (Silver Spring) and Greenspring (northern Virginia) in a two-round format.
The Good Guys defeated Greenspring 12-0 in the opening game.
In the championship versus Riderwood, Oak Crest jumped to an early lead and played stellar defense to win 17-1.
The Good Guys also received vocal, enthusiastic support from residents of Oak Crest who made the trip to Charlestown.
2014 Oak Crest Resident Softball Team Roster
Walter Stawinski (left field), Team Manager
Joe Adam (pitcher)
John Bennett (short stop)
Ron Brown (right center)
Sam Culotta (1st base)
Joe Gunzelman (catcher)
Joan Jacobs (right field)
Gordon Kirsch (middle infielder)
John Lehr (catcher)
Bill Metzger (2nd base)
Ron Stokes (3rd base)
Bob Thuman (left center)
Agnes Bennett: Official Scorekeeper
Temica Hopson: Oak Crest Wellness Manager/Coach/"Team Mom"
Bryan Kohler: Oak Crest General Services employee and Coach
Frank Robinson: Oak Crest General Service employee and Coach
Erin Bartkowiak: Oak Crest Wellness Coordinator and Baserunner
Renee Hill: Oak Crest Wellness Coordinator and Baserunner
Laura Selvage: Oak Crest Wellness Coordinator and Baserunner
[caption id="attachment_119848" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Players and coaches for the Oak Crest Good Guys, the resident softball team for the Parkville-based retirement community, are pictured prior to their two-game sweep in the Annual Erickson Living Tournament. The two-round format was held at Charlestown on June 5th.[/caption]
About Oak Crest: Oak Crest is one of seventeen continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living. Located in Parkville, Maryland the scenic 87-acre campus is home to more than 2,100 residents. Oak Crest is the ideal greater Baltimore retirement destination offering a true sense of community, convenience beyond compare and a sensible financial structure.