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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Wednesday, May 15, 2002
Junior League meets to hold draft for 2002 season
The Pecos Junior League will be holding a meeting at 6 p.m. today at the
Maxey Park baseball field for all 13 and 14-year-olds interested in participating
in Junior League baseball this season.
All players and coaches must attend the meeting, Pecos Little League
President Ismael Mendoza said, since there will be a player draft tonight
by the coaches, with the 13 and 14-year-olds assigned to their respective
Mendoza said the Little League will also hold a meeting this Saturday
at Chano Prieto Field beginning at 1:30 p.m. to collect fundraising money
collected from the league's recent candy sale, and to return any unsold
candies at the time. That will be followed by a trio of inter-league All-Star
games, with the `C' Division Phillies and Tigers combining to take on the
Padres and Mariners at 4 p.m.; the `B' Division Diamonbacks and A's facing
the Astros and Indians at 6 p.m. and the `A' division Dodgers, Padres and
Cubs taking on the Yankees and Rangers' top players at 8 p.m.
Eagles place eight on all-district team
Eight members of the Pecos Eagles' baseball team were named to the first
team All-District 2-4A team by the district coaches, while head coach Bubba
Williams was named Coach of the Year after the Eagles went undefeated during
the 2002 district season.
The team was selected two weeks ago and released following Pecos' elimination
from the Class 4A playoffs by the Frenship Tigers this past weekend.
Eagles' senior catcher Mason Abila shared Most Valuable Player honors
for District 2-4A with San Elizario senior Bo Solis, and the Eagles had
three of the five pitchers named to the first team, in senior Richard Rodriguez
and juniors Matthew Levario and Barney Rodriguez. Four other juniors were
named to the first team _ infielder/outfielder Rigo Ramirez, outfielders
Freddy Torres and David Elkins and designated hitter Joey Ortega, while
the lone sophomore in Pecos' starting lineup, Oscar Parada, was a second
team selection as an outfielder.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
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