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Wednesday, May 1, 2002

Claburns win Hawkins title after playoff

The team of Mike and Carla Claburn from Monahans won first place in the Championship Flight of the 2002 Sadie Hawkins Tournament on Sunday at the Reeves County Golf Course, beating Kim Anderson and Betsy Sikes on the first hole of a playoff.

The Claburns shot a 62-63-125 while Sikes and Anderson shot a 61 for Saturday's opening round and a 64 over the final 18 holes on Sunday. Adam and Renee Gonzales took third place, shooting a 63-67-130.

In the First Flight, it took four playoff holes to decide first place as Gerald and Janell Burnett won over Starkey Warren and Leah Box. The Burnetts shot a 71-67-138 and while Warren and Box shot 69s both days to finish regulation with a 138 score. Third place also ended up in a playoff, and was won by Jerry Ornelas and Ashley James, who shot 71-69-139 for the two-day tournament.

In the Second Flight, Ricky and Belinda Kidd shot a 73-68-141 to win the division by one stroke over Tom and Sue Lankford, who shot 74-68-142. Donny and Donna Bradley were third, with a 74-71-145 score.

In the Third Flight, Steve and DeAnna Turnbo shot a 77-70-147 to win first place. Norman and Cathy Engebrecht shot a 76-73-149 to finish second and Bill and Carita Bandel were one shot back in third, with a 76-74-150.

A total of 38 teams competed in the four divisions of the tournament. This weekend, the Knights of Columbus will be holding their own tournament at the Reeves County Golf Course.

Pecos swimmers win two division titles

Pecos boys won a pair of first places in meets at Monahans and Abilene the past two weeks, while the Eagles' elementary school swimmers placed third in the Abilene meet.

The boys scored 332 points to Andrews' 168 in Monahans with both the elementary and junior high swimmers combined, and outscored the Mustangs 262-222 on the junior high level in Abilene. Pecos' girls were second in their divisions at both the Monahans and Abilene meets, as the host Loboes won their meet by a 290-226 margin over the Eagles and Lubbock All-Saints Elementary took first in the junior high division at Abilene, by a 298-276 margin over Pecos.

In Monahans, the boys won the 200 medley relay and the 200 freestyle relay, while the girls won the 200 free relay and were second in the 200 medley. Individually for the boys, Paul Parker won the 200 yard freestyle; Matthew Oglesby won the 100 individual medley; Matt Elliott was first, Jonathan Levario third, Travis Walker fifth, Joseph Tarin seventh and Miguel Estrada eighth in the 50 free; Parker was first and Tarin third in the 100 butterfly; Oglesby was first, Levario third, Walker fourth and Estrada fifth in the 100 free; Elliott was first and Parker second in the 500 free and Elliott also won the 50 yard backstroke, with Levario second and Estrada third. Oglesby was first, Tarin third and Walker fourth in the other individual event, the 50-yard breaststroke.

On the girls' side, Amanda Contreras was third and Cynthia Marmelejo fourth in the 200 free; Ashley Mendoza was second and Rebecca Gooding fourth in the 100 medley; Lindsey Shaw was first and Contreras fifth in the 50 free; Shaw was first and Marmelejo fourth in the 50 fly; Contreras was fifth in the 100 free; Shaw was first and Mendoza second in the 500 free; Gooding was fourth and Marmelejo seventh in the 50 backstroke; and Gooding was fourth in the 50 butterfly.

In the Abilene meet, the boys won both the 200 medley and 200 free relays, while the girls `A' and `B' teams were third and fourth both times.

On the junior high level for the girls Gooding was second and Contreras third in the 200 free; Shaw was first in the 100 medley; Mendoza was first and Contreras second in the 50 free; Marmelejo was second in the 50 butterfly; Mendoza was first and Gooding second in the 100 free; Mendoza also was first in the 500 free; Shaw was first and Contreras third in the 50 backstroke and Shaw also placed first in the 100 breaststroke, with Gooding third.

For the junior high boys, Elliott and Parker were first and second in the 100 medley; Oglesby, Estrada and Walker were second, third and fourth in the 50 free; Elliott was first and Oglesby third in the 50 fly; Elliott was first and Parker second in the 100 free; Estrada was first in the 50 backstroke; and Oglesby was first, Parker second, Walker fourth and Estrada fifth in the 50 yard breaststroke.

On the elementary school level, Lubbock All-Saints won the girls division with 298 points to 154 for Andrews and 115 for Pecos, while for the boys Andrews won with189 points to 148 for Lubbock and 125 for Pecos. The boys only had three swimmers competing while the girls had four swimmers entered, all from grades 2 and 3 in the division, which was open to first through sixth graders.

Heath Armstrong won the 200 freestyle for the boys; Josh Elliott was second in the 100 medley and won the 50 free; Armstrong won the 100 free with Gus Mendoza third; Elliott, Armstrong and Mendoza were first, second and fifth in the 50 back and Mendoza was second in the 50 free.

Allyson Reynolds and Conner Armstrong were second and third for the girls in the 100 medley; Armstrong was fourth, Reynolds fifth and Lauren Elliott 12th in the 50 free; Alexcia Mendoza was fifth in the 50 butterfly; Elliott was fourth in the 100 freestyle; Armstrong was third and Elliott seventh in the 50 backstroke and Reynolds was second and Mendoza fourth in the 50 yard breaststroke.

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