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Tuesday, July 24, 2001

Bacas take top flight's top spot in K of C's weekend tourney

The team of Ruben and Michael Baca took first place in the Championship Flight of the Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament, held over the weekend at the Reeves County Golf Course.

The Bacas shot a 63-68-131 to win by four strokes over Paul Hinojos and Steve Valenzuela, who shot a 67-68-135. Michael Benavides finished third with a 69-70-139, after finishing in a four-way tie at the end of regulation and then winning a playoff on the first hole.

There were four flights in the two-day tournament. In the First Flight, Mike and Carla Claburn won first place with a 72-67-139, one stroke ahead of Robin Land and Betsy Sikes, who shot a 73-67-140. Joe and Manuel Carrillo took third place, shooting a 75-66-141.

Gilbert Herrera and Ralph Nunez won the Second Flight title with a 148 score over 36 holes, after a round of 76 on Saturday and 72 on Sunday. They defeated the team of Fredrich and Alfred Chavez in a playoff, after they also shot 76-72-148. Jimmy Martinez and John Morrow were third, with a 78-72-150 total.

In the third flight, Orlando Leyva and Jeff Mills shot an 82-69-151 to win first place, two strokes up on the team of Shawn Brugette and Fred Cabarrubo, who had a 79-74-153 for the tournament. The team of Torres and Monclova placed third with a 79-75-154 score.

"I want to thank all the people who sponsored us and all the people participating in the Knights of Columbus Tournament," said Erasmo Acosta of the Reeves County Golf Course, who helped organize the tournament. "We especially want to thank all the volunteers who came out to help with the tournament."

Youth football, volleyball sign-ups continue

Reeves County Community Sports and Recreation Department is enrolling children for its PeeWee Football and youth volleyball leagues between now and mid-August

Parents of children who are in Grades 3-6 who want to participate in the football program can pick up enrollment forms at the recreation office, located in the old Pecos High School gym, during regular hours. Entry deadline is Monday, Aug. 20 and the cost is $25 per child.

Sign-ups for youth volleyball will continue through Friday, Aug. 17 at the old Pecos High School gym. RCCRD Director Nora Geron said the league is also open to children in Grades 3-6, with a registration fee of $10 per child.

Parents registering their children for either football or volleyball should bring a birth certificate to the RCCRD office, and both parents' signatures will be needed on the registration form.

For more information call 447-9776.

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