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Despite a valiant effort, the Avalon High School girls softball team ended their season on May 17 after losing the first round of CIF play offs to rival school Viewpoint. From left to right, the team members are Sadie Parsons, Maddison Hobbs, Alexis Romero, Celeste Lichtenhan, Celeste Meza, Jennifer Moreno, Asst Coach Hedy Nvarado, Nickey Kennedy, Coach Ahlea Hooikaika, Vanessa Sanchez, Marisa Morones, Valeri'a Medina, Uliana Zendejaz, As, st Coach Keani Hooikaika, Rachel McCormick, and Rocky Sillas. Missing from this photo is Diana Rios. Photo by Scotty Lopez. The Just for the Halibut, Just for the Kids fishing tournament will be hel d Saturday, June 10. The entry fee is $60 pe]: angler and includes a luncheon btfffet. Sign up sheets are available at Abe's Li- quor Store. Only 12() anglers will be allowed to participate. For more information, call (310) 510-0656. Organizers are seeking spon- sors to contribute $500 or more. All proceeds will go to vari- Just for the, Halibut fishing Straight Up Builders win in tournament set for-June 10 Coed Softball's week six ous children's programs on Cata- lina Island, including Catalina Kid Ventures, PLAY, Cornerstone Teen Center, Pee Wee Basketball and Avalon Schools. Previous tournaments have raised $265,000 for Avalon youth, according to Mark, Lellie and Erin Costello. The 23rd annual Just for the Halibut, Just for the Kids banquet will be held after the tournament at the Casino Dock Car6. The banquet will present prizes. BY PATTI ENGEL Week six of the Catalina Co-Ed Softball League had Sand Trap tak- ing on Straight Up Builders. Sand Trap got off to a fast start, thanks in part to the three run inside the park homer from Tomas Moreno. Three more walks were converted into runs for the Sand Trap, for a total of six crossing the plate. Sand Trap added another five to, their total in the second. Straight Up Builders got on the board with a run in the second. Edmundo Vega made the great diving catch in left to rob Mindy Malan of a sure base hit. In the third, Straight Up Build- ers decided to make a game of it. They batted around the order, in- cluding an inside the park homer from Isaac Felix, and a shot over the left field fence for a two-run homer from Beto Martin. A total of eight scored. Sand Trap held onto its lead by adding another run from Jorg e Hernandez' inside the park homer. In the bottom of the fourth, Straight Up Builders got busy with the bats again. This time Steve Bray added to their total of eleven runs scored with three from his in- side the park home run. With time running out Sand Trap. had to battle back. They had three runs cross the plate, but fell short of the victory as the final out was recorded. Final score: Sand Trap 15, Straight Up Builders 19. For Sand TraP, Santiago Marti- nez and Edmundo Vega were both 3-3. Chelsea Mc Cormick also collected three hits. Jorge Her- nandez, Tomas Moreno, Jesse Gal- legos, Sandy Gutierrez and Tracy Garcia all collected two hits. Chuy Sillas contributed one hit and a walk. For Straight Up Build- ers, Roberto Cisneros, Courtney Neary, Isaac Felix, Porschia Den- ning and Steve Bray all had three hits. Melinda Felix and Scotty Rohlafsen collected two hits, while Mindy Malan and Beto Chavez had one hit. The second game of the. night was between The Lobster Trap and Bravo's Landscaping. The Lobster Trap started off with four runs, only to see Bravo's Landscap- ing answer back with eight. The Lobster Trap kept it close with two more runs in the second. Defense ruled the nexttwo in- nings. In the fourth, Bravo's Land- scaping put another four runs on the board. The Lobster Trap had three score in the fifth. Bravo's Land- scaping kept the pressure on, scor- ing another four runs before time was called and the game ended. Final score: The Lobster" Trp 9, Bravo's Landscaping 16.. For The Lobster Trap, Robert Reyes was 3-3. Susan Budd col- lected two hits. With one hit each were Charles Nash, Manny Hernandez, Jimmy Felix, Mario Chavez, Mickey Mann, Sean Stealing, Brittanie Sa- pal and Cindy Morris. For Bravo's Landscaping, Carlos Henaandez, Bob Kennedy and Jose Tovar were 3-3. Larry Hernandez and Bart Glass had two hits. Jose Cuevas, Cassie Burch, Mary Amoroso an d Jenny Boyd all collected one hit. Standings Bravo's Landscaping--5-0-1 The Lobster Trap--3-2-1 The Sand Trap--l-3-2 Straight Up Buildersnl-5 Top Batters Jose Tovar--.833 Isaac Felix--.765 Larry Hernandez--.762 Robert Reyes--.733 Jorge Hernandez---.714 Scotty Rohlafsen--.714 Brittaine Sapal--.563 Courtney Neary--.545 Sandy Gutierrez--.538 Mirta Mora--.500 Two Harbors 2012 Calendar of Events June 9 by the West End Cruising Club. ghies. Summer Wine Festival Celebrate our 11th Annual July 6 August 4 Summer Wine Festival, complete Annual Firework Show 14th Annual Children's Challenge with fine wine, live music, & Watch our spectacular firework Meet us on the beach for a fun- much more. Get your tickets in show over Isthmus Harbor; fire- filled hour of relays, races, and advance, 310-510-4205. works begin at dark.  much more. September 1 June 23 July 7 Jimmy Walker "Buffalo Chip" Toss "Yacht Dog" Show Children's Festival Come test your athletic skills Don your doggie life jackets & I-lave your kids join us on the at our 26th Annual Buffalo Chip strut your mutt in our annual beach for crafts & activities Toss. Prizes will be awarded to yacht dog show. for our 26th Annual Children's the furtfiest throws. Festival. June 29-30 September 15 Opening Day Annual Dinghy Parade Microbrew Festival Celebrate the summer boating Decorate your dinghy in acre- lOth Annual Microbrew Festival; season with a weekend of boat- ative patriotic theme & follow us enjoy great beer and live music. ing seminars, raffles, cocktail ' on a parade through the coves. Get Your tickets in advance, 310- parties, & much more. Sponsored Prizes for the most creative din- 510-4205. "- ,2o12 .............................. ' ...................................................................................................................................................... T.t AT. .... mLA.*,.I