C&P Loses Opener, Wins Night-Cap in the Gothams' Tournament

NEW YORK CITY (May 19, 2007) - The Chessie Macs of Chesapeake and Potomac, participated in their first Gothams' tournament and split their two games. The tournament was held in Central Park on May 19th.

In the first game, C&P played Flemington, NJ and was handed a defeat by the score of 20-9 in a well spirited match. The game was played under 1873 rules.

In the second game, playing 1864 rules, C&P faced the host Gothams. After giving up 7 runs in the first, C&P settled down for an exciting come from behind 16-14 victory.

JD "Buckeye" Almond turned in the defensive play of the day, snagging a foul ball outstretched, while sliding. New addition David "Bull" Pauwels drove in seven runs and crushed the longest hit of the day. Joe "Commodore" Stanik hurled two complete games, notching his second victory against two defeats for the season. Jeff "Bucket" Turner reached base safely in seven of his eight trips to the plate.

Chesapeake and Potomac would like to thank the New York Gothams for inviting them to play in their tournament. Also they would like to thank the Gothams and Flemington for two well played games.