The Rolla men's slow pitch softball league held their championship games on Tuesday, Aug. 14. Pruvit or Lose It took home first place in the Upper Division, while Key Sport won both the Middle and Lower Divisions.
Pruvit or Lose It didn't need to play a game on Tuesday night to seal the Upper Division after a dominant season. After going 8-0 on the year and finding themselves atop both the first and second half standings, they won they division outright.
Key Sport then swept the other two divisions. In the Lower Division, Key Sport faced off against McDonald's. Both teams came out swinging in the first few innings. Key Sport opened the game with four runs in the top of the first and McDonald's matched them in the bottom of the frame. Key Sport responded with three runs in the top of the second, but McDonald's stormed back with five runs in the bottom of the inning to take a 9-7 lead. After a quiet third inning, Key Sport retook the lead with five runs in the fourth, before McDonald's locked the game up in another tie in the bottom of the inning. The fifth inning was the final and deciding inning and Key Sport was able to punch four runs across. McDonald's was able to get their offense going, but they fell one run short in a 16-15 loss. That gave Key Sport the first of their two championships of the night.
Key Sport followed the win with a matchup against No Drama for the Middle Division title. Key Sport scored six runs in the first inning and built their lead out to 12-0 through the first three innings. No Drama was finally able to get on the board in the third and made a push in the fifth with a seven run inning, but it was too little too late. The closest they would get is 16-9. Both teams added two runs down the home stretch and Key Sport walked away with an 18-11 win and the Middle Division crown.