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Softball week has Happy Birthday a two thriller games Bravo's Landscaping, Coyote Joe's forced to settle for a tie f0R THE ISLANDER This past week featured two incredibly thrilling softball games. Coyote Joe’s took on Bravo’s Landscaping in the first game. In the top of the first, Nick Morones hit a solo home run. Marisa Morones and Juan De La Cruz followed with doubles. A sacrifice fly brought home the second run of the inning for Coyote Joe’s. In the second inning Jose Cuevas col— lected two RBIs off his triple for Coyote Joe’s. Bravo’s Landscaping tied it up in the bottom of the inning off two base hits, a double from Tyler Engel and a home run from Weston Leonhardi. Nick Morones hit his second solo home run for Coyote Joe’s in the third. Bravo’s Landscaping answered back with a run to keep it tied. Bravo’s Landscaping turned an error into a run in the fourth inning. Coyote Joe’s used two errors, a base hit, and doubles from Jose Cuevas and Hector Celaya to regain the lead with three runs home. Bravo’s Landscaping took the lead back in the bottom of the inning when five runs scored off two base hits, a double from Joe Hernandez, a triple from Tyler Engel, and a homerun from Miguel Reyes. Going into the sixth and final inning, Coyote Joe’s was down by three. A walk, and error, two base hits, a triple from Jose Cuevas and another home run from Nick Morones had five cross- ing the plate. With two runners on, Miguel Reyes made the amazing running over the shoulder catch to end the threat. Bravo’s Landscaping entered their last at bat down by two. Two base hits and a dOuble from Selina Morones brought home two runs. The game ended in a tie, 13-13. For Coyote Joe’s, Jose Cuevas and Nick Morones had three hits. Juan De La Cruz and Ron Bevins had two hits. Hector Celaya, Francisco Bravo, Marisa Morones and Amie JImenz all collected one hit. For Bravo’s Landscaping, Tyler Engel and Weston Leonhardi col- lected four hits. Miguel Reyes had Is your birthduy 5' eon/tiny up? Pleuee serial us your nun/Le uuel picture to be included in the Islurwter V/uglyx/‘Muypuuv, < “my. ‘, . vmzm’icr v\ \Téllfl‘fiiifiiéj Fin: editorfis‘tiie;ai ’5 Please include the month and day your birthday. g three hits. Angel Hernandez, Selina Morones and Haley Campbell con- tributed two hits. Joe Hernandez had one hit. ' Game two between Chet’s Hardware and Straight Up Builders came down to the last inning. Chet’s Hardware opened the game with two runs. Straight Up Builders answered back with one. Chet’s Hardware had another run score in the second. In the third inning Robert Reyes hit a triple, and scored on the homerun from Christian Martinez. Paul Daniel Romo followed with a double, but was left stranded at second. . Straight Up Builders opened the bottom of the third with back to back inside the park homeruns from Josh Flynn and Chuy Sillas. Straight Up Builders took the lead in the bottom of the fourth when three runs scored off two errors, a base hit and a double from Josh Flynn. Chet’s Hardware tied it up in the fifth. Diego Rios hit a solo homerun in the sixth for Chet’s Hardware to'regain the lead. The lead switched again in the bottom of the inning when Straight Up Builders had a solo home run from Josh Flynn, two base hits, and a double from Jose Octavo to bring home three. Going into the final seventh inning, Chet’s Hardware was down by two. Four base hits and a double from Robert Reyes brought home three and the lead. Straight Up Builders got their last at bat. An error brought home the first run. With a runner at third, Chuy Sillas collected the walk off hit to score the winning run. Chet’s Hardware 10, Straight Up Builders 11. For Chet’s Hardware, Robert Reyes was four for four. Adilene Soto was thee for three. Nestor Cubillas, and Felipe Casillas col- lected two hits. Christian Martinez, Paul Daniel Romo, Diego Rios, Alex Campos and Aimee Casillas all contributed one hit. For Straight Up Builders Josh Flynn and Chuy Sillas had three hits. Allan Casillas collected two hits. Ryan Hinkley, Jose Octavo, Keith Jaudon and Amanda Younger all had one hit. Standings Straight Up Builders 2-1 Bravo’s Landscaping 1-1-1 Coyote Joe’s 1-1-1 Chet’s Hardware 1-2 , v..h‘if§i\fl‘li‘l a? <5 i > Courtesy Photo Karen King, born in 1954, is celebrating a birthday Aug. 9. Karen, the owner of AfishinadosGallery Store, is a 20+ year resident of Avalon. Birthday girl, Karen, is pictured with her three granddaughters, Avery, Zoe and baby Olive. TAKING CARE or: You FREIGHT NEEDS To - CATALINA ISLAND ,_ Whether your freight needs are large or small, Avalon Freight Services provides reliable, year-round, scheduled or chartered freight transportation from Port of Los Angeles to Catalina Island. a. AVALON FREIGHT SERVICES 385 E SUJIDJOI’G Street, San Pedro, CA 90731 FREIGHT SERVICES