TAPIOLA - For the second week in a row, Chassell rallied from far behind late in the game in Over 50 Softball League play.
But for the second time, the rally was for naught in an 18-13 defeat to Tapiola Thursday night.
Chassell tallied seven times in the top of the sixth for a 10-10 deadlock, only to see Tapiola score eight times on the bottom of the frame.
Tapiola's Bill Petrelius rounds third base and heads for home in Thursday's Over 50 League game against Chassell. (Paul Peterson photo)
Andy Heikkinen went 5-for-5 to pace the 3-2 winners, winning pitcher Jed Denomie added three more raps and Steve Oger tripled among his two hits.
Chassell, now 0-5, received four hits from Steve Giddings. Daryl Putala, Steve Ross and Tino Kitalong added three apiece.
In the other game, South Range scored an 11-8 win over Houghton by scoring five times in the seventh to erase an 8-6 deficit.
The 4-1 winners were paced by two hits from Joe Rossi, Stan Murtomaki and Tom Bauer. Jaron Tollefson's 3-run double in the final inning was the key hit. Winning pitcher Dave Kaiponen homered.
Houghton, 2-3, received three hits each from Tom LeGault and Dave Hoffman and two from Brian Turner. Steve Dunstan was the losing pitcher.