Legnano softballers sweep into first place

By FIBS writing staff, Wed., Apr. 20, 2011, 19:35 CET

After four weeks of action in the Italian Softball League,the softballers from Lombardy moved into sole possession of first place bytaking two games from host Macerata, 3-1 and 5-1 respectively.  

Going into week four of play, four teams had claims to first place. 

Caserta backpedaled this past weekend in Sardinia, splittingthe two-game set with Nuoro.  The 2010champions also started slowly last year, so there have been no reports of beingworried in Caserta.

Forli swept Caronno 4-3 and 12-1, as they stay hot afterlast week's victory versus Legnano.  Caronnohas had a tough time adjusting to the highest level of softball in Italy,winning only one game during its first four weeks of play in the ISL.

The Titano Hornets have gone from the stars of the ISL tothe stalls of the ISL and now find themselves hovering at the .500 mark.  The Hornets stung first at La Loggia, winning3-1, before got their wings clipped 1-0.

Fermana jolted Bollate 13-2 and 4-0, placing them in themiddle of the standings.  The series lossfor powerhouse Bollate sends the squad two games out of first place.