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Co-ed softball wraps up season with night tourney BY PATTI ENGEL The Catalina Co-Ed Softball League wrapped up the winter season with a one night, three game tournament. Bravo's Land- scaping took on the Sand Trap in the first game of the night. Bravo's Landscaping got on the board first with two runs. In the bottom of the inning, Jenny Boyd caught the pop-up at catcher to record the. first out. Bravo's then turned a double play to get out-of the inning. Bravo's Landscaping increased their lead in the third with four more runs. Four more runs were added in the fourth. Sand Trap got on the board in the bottom of the inning with two runs. Neither team scored in the fifth and final inning. Final score Sand TraP 2, Bravo's Land- scaping 10. For The Sand Trap, Betty Teje- da was two for two. Jorge Hernan- dez, Jesse Gallegos and Gilberto Gamboa were all one for one. Ma- fia Reyes also collected one hit. For Bravo's Landscaping, Larry Hernandez and Jose Tovar were two for two. Cassie Burch also collected two hits. Bob Kennedy, Bart Glass, Jenny Boyd and Lynd- sey Salmeron contributed one hit. The second game of the night featured Straight Up Builders and The Lobster Trap. The Lobster Trap got on the board first with a run in the first. Straight Up Build- ers tied it in the third. In the bot- tom of the inning The Lobster Trap had a run in, when Porschia Denning robbed Robert Reyes of the extra base hit by catching his fly ball in left center. Robert had to settle for a sacrifice scoring out. The Lobster Trap sealed the game with their five run fourth inning. Final score Straight Up Builders 1, The Lobster Trap 8. For Straight Up Builders, Isaac Felix and Roberto Cisneros were three for three. Steven Bray, Scotty Rohlafsen and Porschia Denning all collected one hit. For The Lob- ster Trap, Sean Sterling was three" for three. Robert Reyes, Mickey Mann and Manny He[nandez were all two for two. Also- with two hits was Cindy Morris. Brittanie Sapal contributed one hit. The final game for the Tourna- ment Title was between Bravo's Landscaping and The Lobster Trap. The Lobster Trap opened the game with three runs. Bravo's Landscaping was on fire, and an- swered back with a total of 12 runs. The Lobster Trap stayed in the game with another five runs in the second, only to see Bravo's Lans- dscaping answer back with a to.tal of four runs, thanks in part to the home run from Bob Kennedy. Both teams left runners stranded in the third. The Lobster Trap kept the pressure on with another three runs in the fourth, with Robert Reyes contributing one off his home run. THAN K YOU! We would like to thank everyone who participated in the 24th Annual dust for the Halibut, Just for the Kids Tournament. We could not have done it without the support of many people businesses in outside of this community! Thank you to all our Sponsors: Casino Dock Caf6 -- Steves ' Steakhouse -- Abes Uquor Store -- The Locker Room -- Jordahl Construction, Inc, -- Mark Vermeeren M/Y Quan Yin -- Savage Properties Pete Cathy Savage -- Ron Bevins -- Catalina Beverage --Chets Hardware Store -- Catalina Freight Une -- Ken Putnam -- The Landing Bar Grill - Luau Larry's -- Leo's Drug Store -- Catalina Transportation Services -- Island Water Charters Event Raffle Contributors: Island Motorcycle club -- Catalina Transfer -- Pancake Cottage -- Buffalo Nickel -- Island Rentals -- Catalina Cantina -- Catalina Island Scentsy -- Angela Bogard -- Mario Kalakas -- CC Gallaghers -- Catalina Island Inn -- Wet Spot -- Harbor Patrol -- Del Sol -- Catalina Cookie Co. -- Island Toys -- CSC Board Shop -- Afishinados -- Coyote Joes "--- Catalina Yamaha -- Straight Up Builders -- Island Threadz -- SCI Co. -- Catalina Island Museum 7- The Bay News -- Scuba Luv -- Peggy's Gifts -- Billy Beyd -- Connolly Pacific -- Joanna Chavoya -- Catalina Express -- High Tide Traders -- Parasail , Catalina -- Island Breeze -- Catalina Hair & Nails Special Thank you to: Pedro his crew -- Judy Rios -- Mary Jenny Boyd -- Kim Felix -- Russ Armstrong -- Mallory Sterling -- Albert, Sophia Marlie Navarro -- Steve Bray our founder fo r continuing to support the tournament -- and all the anglers who supported this years tournament. Also, we greatly appreciate the suRport of our family, friends, and the entire Avalon community! Avalon Veteran's Memorial Park Purchase a Brick for the Memorial Contact Dave Gardner (310} 510-1484 or write: Avalon Veterans of Foreign Wars P.O. Box 1672 Avalon, Ca 90704 -- Mark, Kellie, En'n 12:43 PM Nichole Costello AD SPACE COURTESY OF Sean Sterling seen getting one of his three hits. Photo by Jennifer Leonhardi Bravo's Landscaping answered back with one. Going into the fifth and final inning, The Lobster Trap .was down by six. Robert Reyes hit his second home run of the night, this one a three run blast. Another run followed before the second out. Down by one with two outs, The Lobster Trap couldn't bring the ty- ing run home, and the game ended with the score The Lobster Trap 16, Bravo's Landscaping 17. Congratu- lations Brave's Landscaping for winning both League and Tourna- ment Titles. For The Lobster Trap, Rob- ert Reyes was a perfect four for four with two home runs. Mario Chavez and Cindy Morris were right behind him with three hits. Sean Sterling, Mickey Mann, Brit- tainie Sapal and Aurora Felix all had two hits. Manny Hernandez and Susan Budd contributed a hit each. For Bravo's Landscaping, Jose Cuevas and Bob Kennedy were three for three. Bart Glass, Jose Tovar and Beto Chavez were two for two. Also with two hits were Carlos Hernandez, Cassie" Burch, Mirta Mora and Jenny Boyd. Larry Hernandez, Lyndsey Salmeron and Mary Amoroso all contributed one hit. The Catalina Co-Ed Softball League would like to thank their extraordinary groundskeeper Jim Felix for the incredible job he al- ways does having the field ready for play. We also want to thank our sponsors, Bravo's Landscaping, Straight up Builders, The Lobster Trap and The Sand Trap. We ap- preciate your support. Thanks go to the City of Avalon for allow- ing us to play on their field.' Final thanks go to our even-tempered umpire Kenny Engel. Young adult mystery novel set on Catalina Island A fictitious estate on beautiful Santa Catalina Island is the setting for Will Zeilinger's young adult mystery, Something's Cooking at Dove Acres. Young Maddie Van der Wald inherits a huge house from her Great Aunt Helen, but it is shrouded by rumors of ghosts and buried Native American treasure. If she doesn't follow the terms of'the will, which forces her to remain on the island and forsake her life back on the mainland, her greedy cousin will inherit it all. &BLAIR irlg: > :i i;;{?: ? To pay off some of her Great Aunt's debts, Maddie decides to al- low the installation of a cell phone tower on part of her property. Her decision brings legal problems and protestors to Dove Acres. Her life has become a total mess and she wonders if her boat trip to this island was really a trip to Hell. Her only solice comes from her best friend Jojo and an unusual neighbor lady. She meets eco-ac- tivist Luke Garrett who thinks there may be a way OUt of her fix. Find out what happens in this tale of mYstery, romance and Na- tive American history. Available only in electronic format, this Ebook can be found online for Kindle, Nook, Kobo, iTunes or for the PC. The author, Will Zeilinger lives in Signal Hill, California and visits Catalina fre- quently. :He was inspired to write this story by the fact he can see the island from the top of the hill and admires the close-knit nature of the islander community. For more information, contact Will Zeilinger at (562) 883-3760, or email to REPORTER WANTED The Catalina Islander is seeking a part-time on-Island reporter. Skills include news gathering, writing, editing and photography. Please email resume to 310.510.0250 310.510.8957fx 4 i Friday, June 22, 2012 THE CATAUNA ISLANDER