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February 14, 2003

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)03 Friday, February 14, 2003 " I land The CATALINA ISLANDER Page 7 an an rre en 're er- da as he ge he. to en ad he aic fff ~a ry :nt ns "or in le, tn to in at ly Or ty ld ia ld ds ks S, a )n td td le er A YSO soccer season ends The soccer season for Avalon's youth has come to an end but the spirit is guaranteed to return next year. Playoffs and a family awards picnic were held on Sunday, Feb. 2. The kids were playing their best and showing off the skills they learned during the season. Taking top honors were Catalina Yamaha in the U-14 division, Aladdin's in the U-10 division, White Teto's in the U-8 division, and Island Toys in the U-6 division. Joining in the fun were (pictured above) the Tejeda family along with Tommy Moreno and Alex Villagra. It was a cool Thursday, Feb. 6, evening but the action was hot on the Joe Machado Ball Field. The first game of the evening had Sparrows facing Hotel Metropole. Sparrows collected 5 runs in the first inning with Hotel Metropole nailing 4. The Sparrows added to their lead by adding 1 run in each of the third, fourth and fifth innings. Hotel Metropole m ed 1 run in each of the fourth and fifth innings. Going into the sixth and final inning, the Sparrows added four more runs. Hotel Metropole could only come up wfth 3 runs and Hotel Metropole took the game with a final of 12 to 9. For Hotel Metropole, Gregg Miller was 3 for 3 with a homerun. Kenny Engel was 2 for 2 with a walk. Jill Ross, Roman Pacheco and Chuck Martin checked out with 1 hit each. For the Sparrows, Cesar Sillas, Art Jimenez and Lupe Sanchez all landed 3 hits. Felipe Casillas, Howard Fineman and Amy The men faced offlast week in score 20-17. SCI was led by the For the Sandtrap, Rafa softball league play. Sillas brothers. Jose went 4 for 5 Ramirez and Jojo Machado each First up was Catalina Express while Cesar was 3 for 5. Ed Hall, went 4 for 5. Lipe Hernandez and facing Luau Larry's. Express Rob Rapson and Tino Rodriguez Roberto Tejada, Sr. each went 2 jumped out early and never nailed 3, while Josh Flynn hit 2 for 4, while Roberto Tejeda, Jr. looked back. Luan's made it close homeruns, hit a homerun. with a late ninth inning rally, but came up short ina 19-16 loss. The victory puts them in the hunt for the second half championship. They were led in &trine bY their new player Doug Jann, who went 4 for 5. That gives Jann 7 hits in 9 at-bats this season. Also for Express, Leon PadiUa went 4 for 6, while Lil Joe, Chris Putnam, Sparrow and Chris Barrios all collected 3 hits. For Luau Larry's, Larry Hernandez was 3 for 5 with 2 homeruns and Steve Gonzalez was 3 for 4 with a homerun. The second game of the day was a battle between Sandtrap and SCI Sandtrap. Sandtrap took a big lead with 6 runs in the first, only to have SCI answer with 5 in hae bottom half. Sandtrap came ck with a few runs in each of the next three innings to take a 14 to 6 lead, but SCI came back again with 6 runs in the bottom of the fourth. Sandtrap held a 15-12 lead when SCI exploded for 8 runs in the fifth inning. Sandtrap tried to come back in the final inning, but ran out of time. Final 0&u Chocolates with Plant Mini Greenhouses Porcelain Treasure Boxes 257 Catalina AVA! i 510-0297 Enjoy our Signature Menu & Romantic Harbor Views! LIVE MUSIC by Roger Connelly & Friends 8 p.m. - Midnight Carnations for the Ladies featuring Roger Connelly Table Top W MAGIC/ ep by David Groves 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Roger Connelly & Friends 8 p.m. - Midnight up Haugelstein all had 2 hits and Aurora Felix and Monique Fineman landed l each. The second game of the evening wasn't as close in scoring. Catalina Cable TV faced off against Del Torto. Both teams scored 2 in the first, with Del Torto edging ahead with 1 run in the-s cond. The third saw Del Torto operrl p the margin, scoring 4 to Cable TV's 1. Del Torto added 5 more in the fourth, while Cable TV was held scoreless. The fifth and final inning saw both teams score 2 runs each. Final score Catalina Cable TV 5, Del Torto 14. For Catalina Cable TV, Kenny Trainer, Jr. was 2-2. With 1 hit each were Fernando Ramirez, Lorenzo Gonzalez, Jr Kayce Rowan and Diana Leonhardi. For Del Toto, Charlie Carrasco was 3-3. With 2 hit each were Jeff Jensen, Steve Hoefs, Dave Johnson (1 was a homerun), and Hugh Carson. Rounding it out with 1 hit each were Steve Bryan, Cindy Morris, Lorraine Sadler, Andrea Rinehart, Martina Johnson and Margarita Rodriguez. It's the :g would be sweeter than taking your sweetie to Steve's Steakhouse for Valentine's Day 7 ni a week for Dinner starting at 5:00 p.m. Lunch at 11:OO am daily Closed for lunch Mondays & Thursdays [ CATALINA CABARET di share C Fri. & Sat 14th &15th Reservations 510-0008 230 Crescent, On the Waterfront