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Meet Tootles the Schnauzer." She loves to kayak, walk and chase birds. She just celebrated her 10th birthday and spends every summer on the island at the Matchless Retreat on Claressa Ave. Her humans Doug Hilson & Manuel Costa have had a fam- ily home here SinCe the I930's,= which was built by Doug's grandparents Alice and Leo Roth. Doug & Manuel, who were married on the island, cel- ebrated their 25th anniversary here this July 23. Do you have a pet you would like featured in the Islander's Pet of the Week feature? Send information and photo '-by e-mailto editr @ fiec tfiv1- BY PATTI ENGEL Friday nights under the lights continue with Bravo's Landscaping taking on Bluewater Grill in the first game. Bravo's Landscaping got on the board first with solo home runs from Nick Flores and Jorge Hernandez. Bluewater Grill answered back with an RBI tri- ple from Robert Reyes, who later scored. Defense ruled the next two innings. In te bottom of the fourth Bluewater Grill converted a walk into a run. In the fifth, Bluewater Grill continued their offense with an inside the park home run from Robert Reyes. A single was followed by a homerun from Brian Ramirez to collected two more. Bluewater Grill added two more to their lead in the sixth. Bravo's Landscaping got back on the board in the sev- enth when Ozzy Noriz hit a triple and scored. In the top of the eighth, the bats for Bravo's Landscaping woke up. Eight base hits, a double from Derek Moreno, a home run from Mario:Jimenez, and a key error to extend the inning added up to nine runs. A shell shocked Bluewater Grill could only answer with a home run from Robert Reyes in the bottom of the inning and fell short, with the score Bluewater Grill 9, Bravo's Landscaping 12. For Bluewater Grill, Robert Reyes was four for four. Dave Zeller, Sebastian Sanchez, Kenny Engel and Gilberto Gamboa all : ahad two hits Rich Heruandgz~ ] Brian Ramirez and Santiago J Martinez collected one hit. For WI Bravo's Landscaping, Nick Flores and Mario Jimenez collected three hits. With two hits were Joe Hernandez, Derek Moreno, Jorge Hernandez, Ozzy Noriz, Edmundo Vega and Mickey Mann. Frank Rojo collected one hit. Catalina Express took on Straight Up Builders in the second game. Catalina Express scored first with a lead off triple from JD Laflin who later scored. In the second, Catalina Express had three base hits, doubles from JD Laflin and Allan Vega and a triple from Joey Rail to bring home six more. Straight Up Builders tied it up in the bottom half of the inning. Five base hits, a double from Jose Cuevas (who was tagged out try- ing to stretch it to 3), and home runs from Josh Flynn and Weston Leonhardi brought home seven. Catalina Express regained the lead with a run in the third. Straight Up Builders took the lead back in the bottom of the inning with six runs. Justin Hernandez had a double during the rally. Catalina Express added three more runs in the fourth. Curtis Hall hit a double in that effort. In the bottom of the inning, Jose Cuevas hit an inside the park home run for the only Straight Up Builders score. Michael Rodriguez got two RBIs from his home run for Catalina Express in the fifth. Straight Up Builders kept it going with two RBIS for Sergio Rodriguez off his inside the park homerun. Tyson Farley hit a double and later scored for the third run of the inning. Back to back doubles-from JD- .l~flin and Allan Vega added two more: for Catalina Express in the sixth. 4 C IT IL10 ISL II DeR Founded in 1913 by Ernest Windle Publisher Vince Bodiford Geaeral Manager Jon Remy Editor Dennis Kaiser Office Assistant Kristy Throndson Business Office Jaishree Patel Graphic DeSigner Christy Smith Multimedia Director France Te 635 CRESCENT AVENUE SUITE A AVALON, CA 90704 ( to) SlO-OSOO FAX: (310) 510-2882 Postmaster: Send address changes to The Catalina Islander P.O. Box 428, Avalon, CA 90704 Calendar: Noon Monday t News: 5 p,m. Monday I Display Advertising: 2 p.m. Tuesday I Classified Advertising: Noon Tuesday I Legal/Public Notices: 5 p.m. Monday Send to One Year Subscription: Catalina $39 Mainland $48 Subscriptions via First Class Mail are available for $80/year A Publication of CommunltyMedla Corporation. CATALINA ISLANDER (USPS 093-140) Acceptance under 39C, F.R. 3464 periodicals postage paid at Avalon. CA 90704 and other additional offices, Adjudication Decree NO. 377598, Date of Adjudication: Oct. 4, 1934 Exact Name of Newspaper as shown in the Petition for Adjudication: The Catalina Islander. Published weekly at 101 Marilla Avenue, #6 Avalon, CA 90704. The entire contents of The Catalina Islander are copyrighted by The Catalina Islander. No part may be repro- duced in arty foshior) without written consent of the publisher. Thts publication Is printed almost entirely on recycled paper, Contents Copyright 0 2014 and Title Registered. Catalina Islander, Inc All Rights Reserved. ~I PROUD MEMBER OF THE CALIFORNIA NEWSPAPER f=l~ PUBUSHERS ASSOCIATION INTRODUCING ONLINE MOORING RESERVATIONS Now aeeepting mooring reservations on Catalina Island! Go to www.V'mifI oHarbors.eom/qVIoodngRez to make your reservations now. Wmit us online or call 3.o.5.o for more information. SANTA CATALINA P ISLAND COMPANY 877. 778. ~'322 VisitTwoHarbors.eom n in Straight Up Builders rallied again in the bottom half of the inning. Weston Leonhardi had a double, and Bart Glass a triple on the way to bringing home six. Michael Rodriguez hit an RBI double and later scored for Catalina Express in the seventh. Straight Up Builders answered back with one. In the top of the eighth, Allan Vega opened with a "double and later scored. Catalina Express left two men stranded to end the game with the score Catalina Express 18, Straight Up Builders 24. For Catalina Express, Michael Rodriguez was four for four. JD Laflin, Allan Vega and Joey Hall all had three hits. Mario Chavez had two hits, while Curtis Hall, Tino Rodriguez and Dave Clary collected one hit. For Straight Up Builders, Justin Hernandez collected four hits. Jose Cuevas, Josh Flynn, Weston Leonhardi, Tyson Farley and Bart Glass all contributed three hits. Sergio Rodriguez, Manny Hernandez and Bob Kennedy had two hits. Schedule for Friday, July 25 6:00 p.m. Bluewater Grill vs. Catalina Express 7:45 p.m. Bravo's Landscaping vs. Straight Up Builders Standings Catalina Express 3-2 Straight Up Builders 3-2 Bluewater Grill 2-3 Bravo's Landscaping 2-3 Top Batters Robert Reyes .882 Joey Hall .667 Weston Leonhardi .647 Kenny Engel .632 Jimmy Felix .611 Justin Hernandez .600 Allan Vega .583 Josh Flynn .571 Ozzy Noriz .556 Home Run Leaders Joey Hall 5 Weston Leonhardi 5 Or design your own experience on a fully equipped vessel with cabin, restroom, and satellite TV corsario charters 424.738.0080 2 Friday, July 25, 2014 THE CATAUNA ISLANDER