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Tuesday, May 29,  2001

Golfers Cagigial, Enriquez capture top tourney flight

Golfers Steve Enriquez of Fort Worth and Henry Cagigal of San Angelo ran away from the field in the Championship Flight of the Pecos Men's Golf Association's Memorial Day Weekend Tournament, as the pair shot a 125 to win by five strokes over a pair of teams.

Matt Burkholder and Curtis Howard won second on the first hole of a playoff over Mike Stone and Bob Golightly, after both teams shot 130s over the two-day, 36 hole tournament. Enriquez and Cagigal held a one-stroke lead after shooting a 63 on the first day of the two-man low ball tournament, then followed that up with a 62 on Sunday, while Burkholder and Howard shot 66-64 and Stone and Golightly shot round of 64 and 66.

There were a total of six flights and 130 golfers entered in the annual tournament this year. Local golfers Ismael Juarez and Steve Valenzuela captured first place in the First Flight of the tournament, shooting a 67-68-135 to win by one stroke over Rick and Blanton Baker of Alpine, who shot 70-66-136. Jim Pogue and Jim Espy were third, with 67-60-137 scores.

In the Second Flight, Johnny Burnett and Sean Cain were the winners, shooting 70s both days for a 140 score, one stroke up on Pablo Rivera and Rene Molinar, who shot 66-75-141. Royce Cassell and Charlie Claburn were third, with a 73-70-143.

In the Third Flight, Freddy Hernandez and Frank Gonzales won a scorecard playoff for first over Joe and Michael Carrillo, after both teams shot 138s over 36 holes. Hernandez and Gonzales had round of 67 and 71, while the Carrillos shot 68 on Saturday and 70 on Sunday. Taking third place were Al Dominguez and Al Hernandez, who finished at 140 after round of 70 both days.

Jack Ruiz and Elesio Martinez on the Fourth Flight, shooting 69-72-141. Luis Carrasco and Jack Galindo were second with a 73-71-144 and Jay Nabors and Gary Hennessey were third, with a 74-71-145 score.

In the fifth place, A.J. Chavez and Phillip Perez shot a 74-75-149 to capture first place, two strokes ahead of Ronnie Stookseberry and Ray Allen, who shot 77-74-151. They were two strokes up on the third place finishers, Alvin Gomez and Ray Evaro, who shot 75-78-153.

The next scheduled tournament at the Reeves County Golf Course will be The Sonny Gordon Tournament put on by the Knights of Columbus on July 21-22. The two-person tournament will use a low-ball format on Saturday and then six holes of low-ball, six of alternate shot and six of a scramble format on Sunday.

The tournament field is limited to 66 teams. For further information, call the Pecos Golf Shop at 447-2858.

First summer athletic programs for PBT students get underway

Three of the Pecos-Barstow-Toyah summer athletic programs get underway this week, with sign-ups for the summer golf program scheduled today from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Crockett Middle School gym.

Classes begin on Wednesday with Tina Hendrick as instructor. They will run and will run Monday through Thursday until the end of June at the Crockett Field. Times are 8-8:45 a.m. for Grades 1-2; 9-9:45 a.m. for Grades 6-7; and 10-10:45 a.m. for Grades 3-5.

The program is open to all P-B-T students and fees are $5 for one child, $8 for two and $10 for three or more in a family.

Summer tennis and weightlifting also begin this week, while the P-B-T track, basketball, swimming and volleyball get underway next week.

The first session of summer tennis begins Wednesday and runs through June 8, while the second runs from June 11-22. Pecos High School tennis coach Bernadette Ornelas is course instructor, with each day's activities divided up by grades.

Kindergarten and first graders will go from 8 to 8:30 a.m., second and third graders from 8:30 to 9 a.m., fourth through sixth grades from 9 to 9:45 a.m., junior high students from 10-10:45 a.m. and high school players from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. Students need to bring a racquet, water jug, hand towel, sunscreen and a cap or sun visor.

Summer weightlifting will began at the PHS field house on Monday and will run through June 15 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and from June 18 through Aug. 3 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the exception of the Fourth of July weekend. Head football coach Gary Grubbs will be the supervisor.

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