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City of Avalon brings water polo to the harbor The City of Avalon has brought game of water polo to Avalon Harbor this Summer. The court is now located in Avalon Bay at South Beach and is available for open recreation use seven days per week. Water polo bails are available for use from Brown's Bikes for a deposit, and the space has already seen non-stop use! Adult warm-ups will be held Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m., with a scrimmage game set for 6 p.m.. Chet's From page 5 league. Congratulations ladies. For Straight Up Builders, Keani Hooikaika, Callie Moreno, Mindy Milan and Candi Quarnstrom had two hits. Vicki Rogers, Marisela Rodriguez, Sara Hall and Melissa Talsky all collected one hit. For Chet's Hardware, Aimee Casillas, Rocky Sillas, Caitlin Lopez and Maribel Rodriguez all contributed two hits. With one hit each were Evelyn Cano, Valeria Medina and Celeste Lichtenhan. - Standings Chet's Hardware 6-2 Straight Up Builders 5-3 Lins Ladies 5-3 Maggies Blue Rose 0-8 Top Batters Vicki Rogers .850 Callie Moreno .813 Valeria Medina .800 Lupe Sanchez .762 Aimee Casillas .688 Caitlin Lopez .667 Rachel Mc Cormick .650 Susan Budd .643 Larina Cassidy .636 Keani Hooikaika .579 Boaters All levels welcomed, including new players, just show up ready to play! Youth classes/scrimmages coming soon...Courtesy photos Coed Softball later brought home the third run of Larry Hernandezfollowedwith Hernandez, Charles Nash and spend the inning, a homerun, then two batters later Gabriel Torres all had one hit. night in From page 5 Catalina Express answered Weston Leonhardi hit a solo shot base hit, time was called. Final back with a base hit, a double for a total of four runs. Catalina Standings score was Bravo's Landscaping from Allan Vega and a home- Express was held scoreless in the Straight Up Builders 5-2-1 channel run from Curtis Hall to tie it bottom of the sixth. In the sev- Catalina Express 5-3 12, Bluewater Grill 21. For Bravo's Landscaping, Jorge up. Straight Up Builders had enth and final inning, Straight Up Bluewater Grill 3-5 two singles, doubles from Gabriel Builders left a runner stranded. Bravo's Landscaping 2-5-1 Hernandez had three hits. Isaac Torres and Weston Leonhardi, and Down by one, Catalina Express BY JIM WATSON Felix and Derek Moreno collected two hits. a triple from Larry Hernandez to got their last chance. Top Batters Danny Alonso, Joe Hernandez, bring home three more. With two outs, and a runner Robert Reyes .759 Ozzy Noriz, Frank Rojo and Catalina Express got a run in on, the third out was made by two Weston Leonhardi .643 Mario Jimenez all contributed one the bottom of the inning. Catalina fouls over the fence. The game Chuy Sillas .633 hit. For Bluewater Grill, Brain Express tied it up with a run in the ended with the score Catalina Michael Rodriguez .619 third and another in the fourth. Express 11, Straight Up Builders Josh Flynn .600 Ramirez, Sebastian Sanchez and Straight Up Builders took back the 12. Bob Kennedy .586 Chuy Sillas had three hits. Robert lead in the fifth with a two RBI For Catalina Express, Curtis Justin Hernandez .583 Reyes, Rich Hernandez, Kenny inside the park homer from Bob Hall had three hits. JD Laflin, Shawn Hall .577 Engel, Juan Luis Moreno and Gilberto Gamboa collected two Kennedy. Allan Vega, Eddie Hall and OzzyNoriz .567 The lead switched again when Mario Chavez all collected two Nick Flores .556 hits. Jimmy Felix and Julian Catalina Express had a run home, hits. With one hit each were Mario Chavez .556 Tejeda had one hit. followed by a three RBI inside the Shawn Hall, Michael Rodriguez Game 2 park homer from Allan Vega, then and Bryce Noll. For Straight Up Home Run Leaders The second game of the night a base hit followed by a double Builders, Larry Hernandez had Weston Leonhardi 8 was between Straight Up Builders from Shawn Hall got the fifth four hits. Weston Leonhardi and Joey Hall 6 and Catalina Express. Straight run of the inning. Straight Up Bob Kennedy contributed three Jimmy Felix 6 p:flderswas u p first. Weston: Builders took the lead rightb, k:-.hits..  .... \\;-  Michael Rodriguez .. 6 Leonhardi had a two RBI home when a walk was followed by a Josh Flynn had two hits. Tyson Nick Flores 6 run with two outs. Three base hits home run from Josh Flynn. Farley, Jose Cuevasr Manny Three boaters traveling from Avalon to the mainland were res- cued off the coast of Rancho Palos Verdes Monday morning, Aug. 11, after spending the night adrift in their 17-foot boat. U.S. Coast Guard officials said that the boat ran out of fuel. The boaters--one man and two women--were not injured. The boat left Avalon at approxi- mately 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, evening for its return trip to the mainland. However, unexpected winds and surface chop slowed the vessel's progress and at about 10 m. the boat ran out of fuel. Coast Gun d officials said the Boaters, Page 15 SANTA CATALINA'I ISLAND COMPANY 31o.51o.741o - WWW.IVCATALINA.COM 6 Friday, August 15, 2014 THE CATALINA ISLANDER