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Friends and family members joined the City of Avalon Fire Department on Wednesday, May 30 to honor Chief Jack Goslin for his four decades of ser- vice to the community. The new City Fire Department was dedicated to his memory, and a plaque is now affixed to the front of the building which reads, "Jack "Chief" Goslin (1936-2010) Avalon Fireman 1962-1971. Chief 1971-2001. In recognition of Jack's four decades of service to the Avalon Commimity.. Often the only firefighter on duty, always the first on scene. This station which he helped design, is dedicated to the man simply known as "CHIEF"." Seen in the photos above are (Left) Tim Gostiri (Chief Goslin's son), (Center) Tim Winslow with Pat Goslin and current Fire Chief Steve Hoef and (Right) The Goslin family (L-R] Mitch Emerson. Tim Goslin. Becky GoSlin. Pat Goslin. Brad Foote. Bernadette Foote. George Foote and Natalie Foote. Staff photo Chelsea McCormick makes softball homerun history BY PATTI ENGEL The first game of the night was between Straight Up Builders and Bravo's Landscaping. Straight UP Builders got off to a quick start with the two run inside the park homer from isaac Felix. Bravo's Landscaping came right back with an inside the park homer from Jose Cuevas, followed by two doubles and two singles to score a total of four. Straight Up Builders reclaimed the lead with three runs in the second. Bravo's Landscaping tied it up on the triple from Bob Kennedy who scored 9n a throwing error. The game continued with a run from Sfraight Up Billdets fol- lowed by a run from Bravo's. Bravo's Landscaping then took the lead in t/ae bottom of the fifth with a run. Straight Up Builders scored four more jr! :the sixth for a0other change of iead in the game. Three more followed in the seventh. Down by six, BravEs Landscaping came up with their last chhnce at the game. A couple of errors, two doubles, a single and a sacrifice fly added up to five runs. With runners on second and third and two outs, Bravo's Landscaping couldn't come up with a hit, and the game ende d with them a run shy. Final score Bravo's Landscaping "12, Straight Up Builders 13. For Bravo's Landscaping, Larry Hernandez and Bob Kennedy were 3-3. Joe Cuevas, Joes Tovar and Hedy Alvarado all collect- ed two hits. Carlos Hernandez, Bart Glass, Mary Amoroso and Lyndsey Salmeron all contributed a hit. For Straight Up Builders, Isaac Felix was 4-4. Porschia Denning had three hits. Joe Hernandez, Beto Martin and Roberto Cisneros all collected two hits. Scotty Rohlafsen. Eddie Arnold, Courtney Eary, Melinda Felix and Mindy Malan all had one hit. spot in the history boom Two more runs followed Chelsea's 2 RBI homerun. The Lobster Trap came to lay, and batted around the order. Nine runs scored, four 0f them from Robert Reye'8 inside the park Grand Slam. The Lobster Trap added two more runs in the second before Chuy Sillas made a great catch in left to rob Manny Hernandez of the extra base hit and end the inning. Both teams scored ttrree in the third. The Lobster Trap added one more in the fourth. In the fifth and final inning, The Sand Trap had three more runs score, one from another home run rom Chelsea McCorm!ck, is :time inside the park. Time expired and the game ended with the score The Sand Trap 10, The Lobster Trap 15. For the Sand Trap Chelsea McCormick had the hot bat, going 4-5 with two home runs. Jorge Hernandez, Keani Hooikaika, and Dustin Cookman all collected two hits. Chuy Sillas, Edmundo Vega and Santiago Martinez all con- tributed one hit. For the Lobster Trap, Robert Reyes, Jimmy Felix, Mario Chavez, Mickey Mann and Susan Budd all had two hits. Manny Hernandez, Aurora Felix, Brittanie Sapal and Cindy Morris C6ntributed one hit each. Standings Bravo's Landscaping-5-1-1 The lobster Trap-4-2-1 Straight Up Builders-2-5 The Sand Trap-l-4-2 Top Batters Isaac Felix-.810 Brittanie Sapal-.526 Jose Tovar-.800 Sandy Gutierrez-.500 Larry Hernandez-.792 Porschia Denning-.474 Bob Kennedy-.733 Courtney Neary-.467 Jorge Hernandez-.706 Keani Hooikaika-.455 Jimmy Felix-.700 Chlesea McCormick-.450 Second game, two Traps The second game of the night was between The Sand Trap and The Lobster Trap. Jorge Hernandez opened the game with a double. Chelsea McCormick came up to bat right after, and promptly hit the ball over the left' field fence. Chelsea is the first female to hit a home run out of the park at the Joe Machado Field. Congratulations Chelsea for your What some have called "the biggest eucalyptus tree in Avalon". has now been reduced to a pile of fire wood. Crews began cutting down the tree on Sumner Ave on the afternoon of Saturday May 26th, and have worked on clearing the debris since Staff photo turn awaits on the new tsland. excursiorr ik.ow, ae , The ultimate , Land and iSea Tour. 6 ; Friday. June 1, 2012 THE CATALINA ISLANDER