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l, lilllr~wt~="'m" ------ Page 4 The CATAUNA ISLANDER i i I n Friday, July 14, 2006 O. Ill~lli~' By Patti Engel Johnny Rome got a base hit, followed by another base hit, but Scuba Luv won the June 16 when Rome was caught in a pick- game against Del Torte with a le trying to get to third, the inning final score of 18-7. ended with a runner stranded. The game opened with Scuba Scuba Luv continued to add to the Luv scoring three runs on three score when two runs scored thanks base hits and a walk. Del Torte left to an error, a double from Dave two men stranded in the bottom Larsen, followed by two more half. base hits. In the second, Del Torte Great effort from Jesse brought the game closer with two Machado on a diving stab at short- runs scored on two base hits and an stop to catch the ball, only to have error. Scuba Luv put another three it drop when he hit the ground. A on the board thanks to four base second highlight of the inning was hits, an error, and a sacrifice fly. when Bob Kennedy showered Del Torte stayed close when a Rome with glass after hitting the walk was followed by a home run glass screen covering the light from Jimmy Felix to score two. down the right foul line. Del Torte Del Torte left the bases loaded, got back on the board in the bet- Some great defense from Bentom half when Josh Flynn hit a Eroen's over the shoulder catch to two run homer. Del Torte crept rob Justin Hemandez of a hit was closer with another run when the highlight of the fourth inning. Machado hit a triple, and scored Scuba Luv got back on trackon a subsequent base hit. in the fifth, when they battedIn the ninth Scuba Luv left a around the order, collecting five man on. Del Torte came up with runs with two outs on five base one last chance, but a bare-handed hits and two walks, play from Kennedy at third col- Scuba Luv kept the pressurelected the second out. Felix hit a on in the sixth when Rich Heman- double, but was left stranded to dez opened with a double, fol- end the game. Final score Scuba lowed by an error, a base hit, and a Luv 18, Del Torte 7. two run shot from Phil McGrath. For Del Torte Justin Heman- A great catch in right center from dez, Felix, Roberto Tejeda Jr, Phil Lopez got the first out, then Machado, Rome and Paul an error, and two more outs left Bestudik all collected two hits. two stranded for Scuba Luv.Josh Flynn, Tom Sanders, Phil These are must-have books about the Magic Island! Authorized by Rare, behind-the-scenes look at Wrigtev family's l(fe on Catalina 172 pagesfilled with many rarefamilvphoWs! Soft cover books $37.75 tlard cover books $59.75 Ctt, ino Ballroom & Big Bands! Catalina lsland---a War Zone/ Rich hbtory,/ncred/b/e pictures! 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Larry Hernan- Mc Grath and Kennedy had two Express in the Sixth put another dez, Trevor Oudin and Sean Ster- hits, while Ben Eroen and Arman- run on the board for them. ling all had one hit. do Pimentel each collected one hit. Art, Caps 'n Designs suffered a double play from Express in the $tnmlinp Second Game eighth, then put together a base hit, Art, Caps n Designs 3-I The second game of the night followed by a double from Kenny Catalina Express 3-1 featured Catalina Express winning Engel, then took advantage of Del Torto 1-3 the game against Art, Caps 'n three errors to score three. Express Scuba Luv 1-3 Designs, with a final score of 13-5. didn't let up, and answered back Art, Caps 'n Designs scoredwith three more runs of their own Schedule for July 14 first in the second inning with a when Isaac Felix hit a two run 6 p.nt pm Scuba Luv vs. Catalina run on two base hits. Scan Sterling homerun followed by a solo shot Express was busy at catcher, picking off from Weston I eonhardi. 7:45 p.m. Del Torte vs. Art, Caps two runners off first base to end At the top of the ninth, Art, 'n Designs the scoring threat. Caps n Designs left a runner Catalina Express answered stranded when Curtis Hall ended Top m 'tem back when Eddie Hall hit a double the game when he picked off the Cooper Cameron .692 and later scored. In the fourth runner at first base. Final score Isaac Felix.684 Catalina Express pounded out Art, Caps 'n Designs 5, Catalina Jimmy Felix 611 four base hits, a double from Express 13. MichaeI McBride .600 Trevor Oudin, and took advantage ForArt, Caps 'n Designs Pin Dave Larsen .588 of two walks and an error to score Rodrignez, Juan Carlos Aguilar Tanner Enge1.563 seven, and Tatmer Engd collected two Johnny Machado 545 A solo home run from Pin hits. Pin Rodriguez .533 Rodriguez put the second run on Chuey Sillas, Frank Heman- 1"me Rodriguez .529 the board for Art, Caps 'n dez, Johnny Machado, Marie Eddie l-,1all.529 Avalon Women's Softball team sponsors. League opened the season with 26 The game finished with a final women signed up to form twoscore of 15-11, with SCI winning teams, the game. Santa Catalina Island Compa-" S&M was first up, and scored ny, and Sean& Mia are the tawo two runs on three base hits and an AVALON ROTARY wishes to thank Dr. Art Bartner and the USC Trojan Marching Band for their superb performances in Avalon's Independence Day Parade, Wrigley Stage Concert, and the Eighteenth Annual 4th of July Gig in Paradise. Our appreciation.goeso.ut to th.efollowing xor melt support in making mls evem nappen: Dr. Frank and Mrs. Ruth Blair Tuna Club Hotel Atwater Catalina Baggage Delivery & Storage Services Catalina Beverage Company Catalina Express Catalina Freight Lines Catalina Island Resort Services- Casino Ballroom Channel House Restaurant The Landing Restaurant Mr. Ning's Restaurant Santa Catalina Island Company- Discovery Tours t , Our special thanks to all who donated, and made R possible. Donations for next year's.event may be sent to: Avalon Rotary- Jack Wall USC Band Fund P.O, Box 444 Avalon, CA 90704 Service Above Self error. SCI came right back and put together a base hit, a walk, a dou- ble from Erica Cushing, followed by two more base hits and an error to score five runs, In the third inning, S&M took the lead with four runs scored on two base hits and three errors. SCI took the lead back with two runs on a base hit, an error, followed by a double from Jessica Garcia and another base hit to score two. Both teams were quiet in the fourth. In the fifth, the lead flipped back to S&M when with two outs, " two runs scored on four base hits. The lead flopped again when SCI came up in the bottom of the inning and Mallory Sterling opened with a double. Two quick outs followed, but then Tracy Larsen hit a double, followed by three base hits and a walk to score four more. In the sixth a mini melt down from S&M helped SCI to score four more runs on three base hits and four errors. Top of seven S&M was down by six, and scored three runs on four base hits, an error, and a double from Vicki Rogers before leaving two runners stranded. For S&M, Betty Tejeda was three for three, while Cassie Burch, Mary Amoroso, Linda Wills, Vicki Rogers, Mary Boyd and Jacqueline AKiyama collected two hits. Katie Herbst contributed with one hit. For SCI, Tracy Larsen and Jessica Garcia were three for three. Aurora Felix, ERica Cush- ing and Cindy Morris all collected two hits.Briana Levitt, Amie Haugelstein and Mallory Sterling all collected one hit. The women will play the next three Thursday nights at 6:30 p.m then move to 6 p.m. once the City of Avalon Sluggers season ends. The teams invite, the public to come on out and support the play- ers, while enjoying a competitive softball game and a hot dog.