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BY PATTI ENGEL Straight Up Builders. Brave's Landscaping needed to It came down to the final league defeat Catalina Express to claim game to determine who would the title. It looked like Catalina claim the title of League Cham- Express was going to forfeit, but pion. Brave's Landscaping earned the seventh player showed up the title. Brave's came into the fi- just in time. During the first half nal game with a half game lead on of the inning, two more Express CATALINA COUPLES: KIM AND JIM FEUX Please send us your favorite photo of yourself or of another local Catalina couple to be included in the Catalina Islander. They can be young or old; in special places, special occasions or just at home. Email your high resolution photo to CALL TODAY AND LET DEWEY PEST CONTROL TAKE CARE OF YOUR PEST CONTROL NEEDS! ' 1929 players arrived to even it up. Ken- tom of the inning with a run in, ny Engel robbed Chuy Sillas of Weston Leonhardi hit another an extra base hit with the catch of two RBI home run to tie Justin his hard line drive. Dave Hubert Hernandez for the Home Run made a great snag at third to rob Title. Catalina Express put three Eddie Hall and end the inning, more on the board in the fifth. Brave's Landscaping came up to Gilberto Gamboa's sacrifice fly bat and was definitely looking for brought the run home for Brave's the League Title. Landscaping in the bottom half Bob Kennedy opened with a of the inning. In the bottom of triple, scored on the double from the sixth, Brave's Landscaping Joe Hernandez, who scored on added two more rttns before time Weston Leonhardi~s home run. was called. The game ended with Ten base hits, a walk, and anin: the score Catalina Express 13, side the park three RBI home run Brave's Landscaping 26. from Marco Gallegos totaled 16 For Catalina Express, Chuy runs in the bottom of the first. One Sillas and Eddie Hall collected more run scored for Brave's Land- . three runs. Joey Hall, Justin Her- scaping in the second, nandez, Bart Glass, Nick Mann In the third inning Catalina Ex- and Tomas Moreno had two hits, press got into the game. Two base while Robby McCormick and hits followed by Chuy Sillas' in- Johnny Cruz contribute~l one hit. side the park homer brought home For Bravo's Landscaping, Joe three. Another base hit, then the Hernandez, Robert Reyes, Rich homerun from Justin Hernandez Hernandez and Kenny Engel all added two more. Five more base had four hits. Weston Leonhardi hits brought home another two, for had three hits. With two hits were a total of seven in the inning. Bob Kennedy, Marco Gallegos In the bottom of the third and Gilberto Gamboa. Roberto Robert Reyes scored on the tri- Cisneros, Dave Hubert and Na- pie from Rich Hernandez, who than Macktal all had one hit. scored along with Dave Hubert The second game of the night on the double from Kenny Engel. between Straight Up Builders Catalina Express was keeping it and Glenmore Hotel no longer interesting, and added another had any bearing on league stand- three in the fourth. In the bet- ings. Straight Up Builders strug- gled to get seven to avoid the for- feit. In this very relaxed game, Glenmore Hotel opened with three runs. Straight Up Builders answered back with seven. Isaac Felix collected two RBIs on his inside the park home run. In the second Glenmore Hotel tied it up. Phil Lopez collected two of the RBIs from his inside the park homer. Yafet Mangesha made the running catch behind the plate to end the inning. Glenmore Hotel regained the lead in the third, with four more runs crossing die plate. In the bottom of the inning JD Laflin hit an inside the park home run. A base hit, and then Allan Vega hit the shot to wide open right field to collect two RBIs on his way around the bases. With time expired, Straight up Build- ers got their last at bat. Isaac Felix hit a triple, and scored on the error. A base hit later brought home the second run and the vic- tory for Straight Up Builders. Final score: Glenmore Hotel 11, Straight Up Builders 12. For Glenmore Hotel, Michael Rodriguez, Sean Amoroso and Juan Carlos Aguilar collected two hits. Phil Lopez, Edmundo Vega and Dehler Amoroso contributed one hit. For Straight Up Builders, Isaac Felix was four for four. J.D. Laflin and Beto Martin collected two hits. Allan Vega, Juan De La Cruz, Mickey Mann and Yafet Mangesha had one hit each. Tournament Schedule: Friday, August 24 6 p.m.--Brave's Landscaping and Glenmore Hotel 7:45 p.m.--Catalina Express and Straight Up Builders Wednesday, August 29 6 p.m. Winners from the Friday, Aug. 24 games Final Top Batters Weston Leonhardi--.783 Isaac Felix--.694 Josh Flynn--.694 Eddie Hall--.667 Justin Hernandez--.610 Larry Hernandez--.586 Marco Gallegos--.567 Bob Kennedy--.564 Garrett Amoroso--.560 Adam Nelson--.556 Robert Reyes--.556 Located within walking distance of'the new Catalina Express Terminal in San Pedro and less than one mile from the San Pedro DlqV Office, (Sun-Wed} (Thu-Sat) Choice o[I Kin9 bed or 2 Queens Free Parking Free Local Calls Refrigerator Free WiFi Smoke Free Daily Newspaper Pool/Jacuzzi Pillow Top Free Continental Free Cable Mattress Brealffast *Rate Is based on double oo:upancy and availability. Please make reservations in advance with the hotel directly. 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