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August 23, 2018 I The Lovell Chronicle I 11 Lovell City League Softball Standings TEAM W L Jameson 9 6 Mayes 7 6 Schr0eder 1 11 LOVELL CITY LEAGUE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT RESULTS TUESDAY, AUG. 14 Game A - Jameson over Schroeder by forfeit Game B -Arnold 16, Sanchez 0 Game C - Jameson 26, Mayes 24 THURSDAY, AUG. 16 Game D - Baxendale 19, Arnold 18 Game E -Arnold 22, Schroeder 5 - loser out Game F -Mayes 24, Sanchez 13 - loser out FRIDAY, AUG. 17 Game G -Arnold 24, Mayes 3 -loser out Game H - Baxendale 15, Jameson 8 SATURDAY, AUG. 18 Game I - Jameson 20, Arnold 3 - loser out CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: JAMESON VS. BAXENDALE, POSTPONED TO MONDAY MONDAY, AUG. 20 Game J -Baxendale 33, Jameson 23 - Championship BY SAM SMITH Six teams battled it out for the championship su- premacy at the 2018 Lovell City League Softball Tour- nament during the past week at Constitution Park. Tuesday's open- ing-round games saw the number-three seeded team, Jameson, beat the num- ber-six seeded team, Schro- eder, by forfeit. Next, number-four seeded Arnold defeated the number-five seeded team. Sanchez, 16-0 to advance to the next round. The nightcap saw team Jameson upset the num- ber-two seeded Mayes 26- 24. Christian Spitzenberg- er and Kaleb Leithead had Friday, Team Arnold stayed alive in the tourna- ment by defeating Team Mayes 24-3. Jordan Arnold hada three-run inside-the- park home run. Next, Team Baxendale defeated Team Jameson 15-8 to advance to the champi- onship game. AJ Montanez had a two-run home run in the game. Saturday's game saw Team Jameson eliminate Team Arnold 20-3 to ad- vance to the champion- ship game. Team Jameson scored eight runs on three home runs, two by Michael Jameson and one by Grant Thackeray. single to bring in McKay Baxendale to end the game on the 10-run rule. Thackeray, Jake Walk- er and Jameson also had home runs in the game for Jameson. Members of the cham- pionship team are Kade Baxendale, Pete Baxendale, McKay Baxendale, Morgan Baxendale, Jake Lohof, Kade Nicholls, Riley Abraham, Joey Croft, Nic Haskell, Zac Haskell, Beau Green, Jason Wachob and AJ Montanez. The Baxendale team fin- ished the season 10-3. "We struggled a little bit in the beginning, but we rallied back, Kade Baxen- The championship dale said. "Jamesons were a dgame between Team Baxen-fierce contender, but they ale and Team Jameson wascouldn't hold the Bax Squad two home runs each in the game. Mike Jameson also moved to Monday due to down:' wet and cold weather. Members of the run- ripped a homer. SMXT, In Monday's champion-ner-up team are Ryan Nich- Thursday games saw Billy Davila swings at a pitch during the Lovell City ship game, Team Baxendale olls, Cleve Wilson, Greg the number-one seed- Lea e Softball Tournament Friday at Constitution Park. defeated Team Jameson 33- Rael, Billy Davila, Grant ed team Baxendale hold on to beat Arnold 19-18. Team Dawla was a member of the runner-up team, Jameson.23 to win the title. Leithead Thackeray, Michael James- Arnold jumped out to a 7-1 had a two-run and a three- on, Mike Jameson, Seth Ow- lead after one inning, but the number one seed by in the final inning to seal the run home run in the game ens, Greg Smith, Jake Walk" team Baxendale climbed scoring eight runs to lead victory, for Baxendale, and Nic Has- er, Brandon Jolley, Jesse back into the game by scor- 15-8. Team Arnold respond- Kyle Leithead, Kade kell had a two-run homer.Piper, Shane Walker, Kevin ing five in the second and ed as they built a come- Nicholls and Riley Abraham Morgan Baxendale, Beau Jones, Ben Walker and Phil- two in the third to lead 8-7. back late in the game to tie had home runs for Team Green, Abraham and Mon- lip Rael. In the fourth, team Baxen- the game at 18-18. However, Baxendale. Jeff Samson had tanez also had home runs. The Jameson team fin- dale proved why they were Baxendale would plate a run a home run for Team Arnold. Abraham had a walk-off RBI ished the season 9-6. a BY RYAN FI1-ZMAURICE tion that they would havegent on whether or not said. it's really difficult to have The School Board of Big to get the approval of Dis- (District No. 1) is still in- According to Smith, too many programs at Horn School District No. 2 trict No. 2. terested:' Woodford said. School District No. l's first one time," Woodford said. is beginning the process of "We asked them to start "Their board said yes to yes vote was an approv- "Track is big here, there's ,a, taking another look at add- a middle school program, it. They said yes, regard- al starting the conversa-lot of tradition and history. ing soccer to the sports of- and they did:' School Dis- ing Lovell adopting it. Their tion and not a statement If a high school soc' fered by both District'No. 1 trict No. 2 Superintendent circumstances have cer- of approval of starting the cer team was formed, they and No. 2. Rick Woodford said. " They tainly changed a little bit. program, would not be short of corn- The possibility was first established a club team, We don't know if that voteIf the decision is made, petition, Woodford said. raised in the spring of 2016 and now they're back and applies today:' it will again be made by the "There's at least seven when the Pryor Mountain asking if the board could Superintendent for consensus of both school programs I know that are Soccer Association asked reconsider. The board feels School District No. 1 Ben boards. Smith said it is un- within a three hour drive in the boards of District No. they need to give them due Smith said his board is re- clear as of now how that Wyoming," Woodford said. 1 and No. 2 if they were in- consideration again:' luctant today to add any process will be carried out. Those would include terested in beginning a high The decision will again sports to the roster. Woodford stated the Powell, Worland, Riverton, school soccer program, depend on the consensus"We're just such small same concerns Smith had Buffalo, Sheridan and Cody. The association received of both school districts, schools, we just have a hard about the number of ath- There is not yet a time- the approval of School Dis- Woodford said. time with having enough letes in his district, line for when the decision trict No. 1 with the condi- "Part of this is con6n- kids to go around:' Smith "We're smaller schools; will be made. S Remember the "Six Ps of Evacuation: People, Pets, Prescriptions, Papers, Personal Needs and Priceless Items BEFORE Reduce Risk of Wild Fires to Rural Prope J. 1. Install nonflammable ground cover such as stone or rock and plant nothing within 5' of a house, cabin, or structure. 2. Prevent excessive vegetation by regular mow- ing and trimming; remove pine needles and debris. 3. Keep firewood at least 30' away from struc- tures. 4. 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