Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
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
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
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.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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