Category: Lake Town

Lake Town Takes Fellowship Series

Saturday, October 13th, 2040
The Lake Town Archers “bent but didn’t break” against the Mirkwood Sylvan in the Fellowship Series.

That’s according to Luumsh Derrokicker of Lake Town, who was named series MVP.

“Our guys faced adversity and overcame it. This series wasn’t easy, but we stuck to our game and made it work,” he said.

Lake Town won the final game by a 2-0 count and the series 4-1.

Derrokicker’s MVP performance included hitting .571 with a .609 on-base percentage. He also had 1 home runs, drove in 4 RBI and scored 5 runs.

The Lake Town Archers don’t know who they will face in the next round. They will play the winner of the Bree Cheese – Bywater Bounders series. Bywater leads the series 3 game to 1. The Two Towers Series schedule will be announced after the Fellowship Series finishes.

Lake Town Takes Hobbit Series in Deciding Game

Sunday, October 7th, 2040
In an exciting Hobbit Series that had its fair share of drama and intrigue, perhaps it is Tolkien Baseball fans who have come out the winner.

But on the field, the winners were the Lake Town Archers, who edged the Rivendell Royals 2-1 to advance to the Fellowship Series.

Lake Town won the final game by a 3-2 count to wrap up the series. Vigan Goldtearer earned series MVP honors, by hitting .500 with a .500 on-base percentage. He had 0 home runs, drove in 1 RBI and scored 0 runs.

The Lake Town Archers will play against the Mirkwood Sylvan in the next round. Mirkwood had a bye in the Hobbit Series. The Fellowship Series schedule will be announced after the Hobbit Series finishes.

Playoff Bound: Lake Town Secures Wild Card

Friday, September 28th, 2040
There will be playoff baseball in Lake Town this year. The Lake Town Archers have officially clinched a postseason spot, with their record currently sitting at 87-72.

“We feel like we’re the best team in the Shire Conference Hobbit Division and we want to go out there and prove it now,” said center fielder Kognar Moonkiller.

Bucklebury Snaps *Silverwolf’s Streak at 23

Sunday, September 9th, 2040
Lake Town third baseman Duilin *Silverwolf experienced something against the Bucklebury Fairies he hadn’t experienced a while: a hitless game.

The Fairies pitching corps quieted his hot bat and snapped his streak at 23 games, but his teammates picked up the slack to lead the Archers to a 7-1 victory at Lake Town Park.

“Hey, ain’t nothin’ bad about a losing a 23-game hitting streak,” *Silverwolf joked with reporters after the game. “Now you guys will have to find someone else to bother for stories.”

In 135 games this season *Silverwolf is batting .326 with 161 hits and 44 home runs. He has scored 116 runs and driven in 103.

*Silverwolf Swats #400

Sunday, September 2nd, 2040
Lake Town Archers slugging third baseman Duilin *Silverwolf swatted his way to the 400 home run mark today as the Archers fell to the Erebor 6-4.

For his part, *Silverwolf chipped in 1 RBI, scored 1 run and collected 1 hit in 4 at-bats, but it was not enough to turn the tide.

“It was a special day for Duilin,” the team publicist said afterward. “He was disappointed at the result, but everyone was all smiles as he crossed home plate. We’re proud of him.”

*Silverwolf’s career batting average is .322. In 1454 games, he has gotten 1733 hits, 400 home runs, 1016 RBIs and scored 1165 runs.

Shire Conference Picks Top Performer

Monday, August 27th, 2040
His lightning swing and solid bat took the Shire Conference by storm. All week Duilin *Silverwolf of the Lake Town Archers shocked opponents with an electrifying performance to capture the Shire Conference Player of the Week honors.

The talented third baseman sparked his team by hitting .435 with 3 home runs, 4 RBIs and 8 runs scored.

Batting .315 to date, *Silverwolf has 40 home runs and 93 RBIs.

Lake Town’s *Silverwolf Top SC Batter in July

Wednesday, August 1st, 2040
On the heels of a very productive July, Duilin *Silverwolf received Shire Conference Batter of the Month recognition today.

The battle-tested third baseman hit .380 for the Lake Town Archers and racked up 11 home runs, 26 RBIs and 32 runs scored.

This year *Silverwolf is hitting .303 with 30 home runs.

Lake Town-Ravenhill Trade: Lomebrildur for Banks

Monday, July 30th, 2040
The players apparently knew they were on the trading block, so it did not surprise one of them when he learned that he had been traded to Lake Town. “Got my bags packed already,” he said, when reached for comment. The Archers will receive 33-year-old 1B Pimpernel Banks, while 38-year-old RHP Tavseen Lomebrildur will go to the Ravenhill Darkwings.

Currently Lomebrildur has a record of 8-5 with 69 strikeouts and 32 walks in 110.2 innings and a 4.47 ERA.

Hitting .254 to date, Banks has 3 home runs and 9 RBIs. He has played in 57 games.

Star of the Week Selected in SC

Monday, July 9th, 2040
All week long nobody could get Duilin *Silverwolf out in the Shire Conference and that is the prime reason he was voted the Player of the Week.

The Lake Town third baseman took home the trophy by blasting 12 hits in 23 at-bats for a .522 batting average, driving in 7 runs and scoring 10 times.

This season *Silverwolf is hitting .292 with 87 hits, 23 home runs, 52 RBIs, scored 60 runs and played in 81 games.

Moonkiller Takes This Week’s Trophy

Monday, July 2nd, 2040
Kognar Moonkiller must have thought he died and went to heaven this week. First he went on a remarkable batting rampage, hammering the ball at a .435 clip, then the Lake Town center fielder finds out he has been voted the league’s top performer and gets the SC Player of the Week Award.

For the week Moonkiller batted .435 (10-for-23) with 3 home runs and 7 RBIs.

This season Moonkiller is hitting .289 with 85 hits, 14 home runs, 47 RBIs, scored 42 runs and played in 78 games.