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Houston City League Fall 2004

Playoff Game 3
Championship
Apollos 7 Red Sox 1
After waiting one month and enduring 6 rainouts the Apollos and Red Sox finally played Championship Game. Alex Dutka pitched 7 innings and only allowed two base runners, both in the Top of the 7th..Alex was helped by several excellent defensive catches by Clifton Siems and Dave Dorner. Clifton Siems pitched the 8th/9th allowing one run and 4 baserunners... Offensively for the Apollos Bob Pfaff lead the way with his towering home run into the Stratford wind, and after another towers shot that ended at the wall, he doubled the other way. Mike Estrada had several hits and Matt Zajac lead one rally with an excellent bunt. The Apollos finish 11-0 and the Red Sox finished 10-3, all three losses coming to the Apollos...
Playoff Game 2
Winners Bracket Championship
Apollos 5 Red Sox 1
The Apollos were lead by Matt Zajac who doubled in the bottom of 2nd scoring two. He then scored on Andrew Dunn's single. Sonny Terrazas pitched 4 scoreless innings. The game remained 3-0 until top of 5th when the Red Sox got a well placed double and a single of Clifton Siems to plate a run. Siems would not allow another run in 3 innings despite getting in trouble in the sixth earning his first save. Both Terrazas and Siems were relatively sharp with their offspeed pitches after several months off from throwing. In the bottom of the 6th the Apollos scored two more runs. Josh Kurkstian scored after walking and stealing on Clifton Siems double, Siems scored after stealing third and making it home on a wild pitch. Mike Wilson left the game after his second at bat with labrum problems, he was replaced by Josh Kurkstian. The Apollos played without Mike Estrada, Will Wade and Kevin Hall, Mo Caesar played for the Apollos.
Playoff Game 1
Apollos 22 Mets 0
The Apollos got a first round bye in the 6 team post season tournament for having the first seed. Alex Dutka struck out 10 in 6 innings not allowing but one base runner and 0 walks.. Mike Wilson went 5-5 with 2 doubles and 2 HR's. All 10 Apollos scored a run.
Game 8 Apollos 10 St Thomas 1
Alex Dutka pitched 7 innings allowing 1 earned run and striking out 8, he only walked 1 batter. Dave Dorner had 5 rbi's including a three run homer. St Thomas held the Apollos to three runs for the first 5 innings before the Apollos broke the game open. The Apollos finish the regular season 8-0 and the first time they have an undefeated season.
Game 7 Apollos 21 Tomahawks 2
The Apollos played this one with 7 guys, every player got at least 6 at bats some got 7.. Alex Dutka pitched 2 innings allowing 2 runs, Clifton Siems pitched 3 innings allowing no runs. Siems and Terrazs homered,Terrazas had 4 hits and 4 rbis, Andrew Dunn was 5-6 had 7 rbi's with two bases loaded doubles.
Game 6 Apollos 15 Red Sox 1
Sonny Terrazas went 5-5 with 2 home runs and 3 sharp doubles. He also pitched 5 innings for the win. Sonny was knocking the cover off the ball. Mike Wilson and Clifton Siems also had 5 hits and Siems also homered.
Game 5 Apollos 15 Mets 5
The Apollos faced better pitching from the Mets than the entire season so far. Bob Pfaff went 3-4 with 3 rbis and 3 runs and a majestic bomb that almost got into the Schwartz Park Lights. Sonny Terrazas pitched 5 innings allowing 4 earned runs and went 2-3 with 3 rbi's. Will Wade and Clifton Siems also scored three runs. Bob Pfaff pitched the last inning allowing one run while striking out two..
Game 4 Apollos 9 Braves 7
The Apollos took a 6-0 lead in the third inning. And had the lead until the 5th inning. Dave Dorner allowed three runs in the 5th. Clifton Siems allowed two runs in 6th and JT Thompson allowed two runs in the 7th. Dorner and Dutka allowed no runs through the first 4 innings. Jeff (the coach at northbrook) had two sharp hits. The first drove in two runs. Sonny Terrazas had two hits and triple. Andrew Dunn was 3-4 with 3 rbi. Clifton Siems stole three bases with two hits.
Game 3 Apollos 15 Tomahawks 4
This was the day for position players to pitch. David Dorner, Clifton Siems, Andrew Dunn each pitched two innings and Will Wade pitched one inning. Siems allowed three runs and Dunn allowed a run the rest threw shutout innings. Offensively the Apollos were lead by Alex Dutka 3-3 3 runs, David Dorner 2-3 with HR and Matt Zajac 2-3 4 rbi and HR. The Tomahawks are an expansion team and will improve in future
Game 2 Apollos 8 Houston Braves 3
The Apollos took a 6-0 lead in this game in the first inning and lead 8-1 going into the 8th when the Braves scored two runs.. After scoring 6 in the first inning the offense really slowed David Dorner tripled and scored two runs with two hits. Will Wade and Andrew Dunn also had two hits.. Sonny Terrazas pitched 5 innings allowing one run. Mike Wilson and Alex Dutka each pitched a scoreless inning, and Clifton Siems allowed two runs in the final inning.
Game 1 Apollos 14 Houston Reds 0
Alex Dutka threw three perfect innings Sonny Terrazas gave up one hit in three innings.. The Apollos made the easy conversion to metal bats by scoring six runs in their first inning. Mike Wilson had a three run homer, Dave Dorner had three hits, Matt Zajac and Andrew Dunn each had two doubles... Offensively all nine batters scored runs. The Apollos welcome new players Dave Dorner, Matt Zajac and Josh Kurkistan.
Day   
Date   
Time       
Team        * =Non-Conference
Score
  Sun.  10/03/2004  1:00 p.m. Apollos
14
  View game highlights Stratford High School
 
(@) Reds
0
  Mon.  10/11/2004  7:30 p.m. Houston Braves
3
    Schwartz Park
 
(@) Apollos
8
  Sun.  10/17/2004  4:00 p.m. Apollos
15
    Bear Creek
 
(@) Tomahawks
4
  Wed.  10/20/2004  7:30 p.m. Apollos
9
    Northbrook High School
 
(@) Houston Braves
7
  Thurs.  10/21/2004  7:30 p.m. Apollos
15
    Schwartz Park
 
(@) Mets
7
  Sat.  10/23/2004  1:00 p.m. Apollos  
    Westbury High School
Rained Out
(@) University of St. Thomas Celts  
  Sun.  10/24/2004  1:00 p.m. Tomahawks  
    Westbury High School
Rained Out
(@) Apollos  
  Fri.  10/29/2004  7:30 p.m. Apollos  
    Schwartz Park
Make up 10/23-Rained Out
(@) University of St. Thomas Celts  
  Sun.  10/31/2004  12:00 p.m. Red Sox
1
    Westbury High School
Location/Date change
(@) Apollos
15
  Sun.  11/07/2004  12:00 p.m. Tomahawks
2
    Westbury High School
Make up 10/24
(@) Apollos
21
  Fri.  11/19/2004  7:30 p.m. Apollos  
    Clemens- Anderson Park
Make up 10/29-Rained Out
(@) University of St. Thomas Celts  
  Fri.  12/03/2004  7:30 p.m. Apollos  
    Schwartz Park
Make up 11/19
(@) University of St. Thomas Celts  
  Sat.  12/11/2004  3:30 p.m. Apollos
10
    Clemens- Anderson Park
Make up 12/3
(@) University of St. Thomas Celts
1
  Tues.  1/11/2005  7:30 p.m. Mets
0
    Clemens- Anderson Park
 
(@) Apollos
22
  Sat.  1/15/2005  1:00 p.m. Red Sox
1
    Clemens- Anderson Park
 
(@) Apollos
5
  Sun.  2/13/2005  1:00 p.m. Red Sox  
    Stratford High School
18+ Championship-Rained Out
(@) Apollos  
  Sun.  2/20/2005  1:00 p.m. Red Sox
1
    Stratford High School
Championship Make up from 2/13
(@) Apollos
7

Arizona Conference
W
L
T
 Win% 
 Conf 
  Sky Sox
5
3
0
 0.625
 5-3 
  Lone Stars
5
5
1
 0.500
 5-5-1 
  Katy Braves
5
6
1
 0.458
 5-6-1 
  Rockies
4
5
0
 0.444
 4-5 
MABL Open Conference
W
L
T
 Win% 
 Conf 
  Apollos
11
0
0
 1.000
 11-0 
  Red Sox
10
3
0
 0.769
 10-3 
  Houston Braves
6
5
0
 0.545
 6-5 
  Mets
6
7
0
 0.462
 6-7 
  Reds
4
8
0
 0.333
 4-8 
  University of St. Thomas Celts
3
7
0
 0.300
 3-7 
  Deer Park Cardinals
0
0
0
 0.000
 0-0 
  Tomahawks
0
10
0
 0.000
 0-10