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AJO COPPER NEWS, page 6 Suzanne Hoppe Renee Russell 198200 kHS honor graduates so. of g Bill Peckham Jessica Lozano Barbara Sehlolterer .... I)onila Snider With high distinction..... Denise Garcia Charmain Hess OOlO With distinction. Dirty Dozen take so,ftball tourney Garcia, second place went to the Tolleson Playmakers, managed and sponsored by AI Munoz; third to No-Stars manager Pete Roberts; and fourth to Super Stars II, managed by Ray Alvillar Jr. Tire Sport manship I rophy went to Boogie Brothers, manager Kenny Antone. Individual Irophies were also presented. Peru Manuel Pina, third baseman for tile Playmakers took the in- dividual trophy for best of- fensive player, with a bat- ting average of .840 and one home run. Most valuable player award went to Dave Mayer, left fielder for the Dirty Dozen, for his .727 batting average and making only one error in seven games. Individual trophies went to all the first and second team players. The Dirty Dozen roster in- cluded Ruben Garcia, Dario Garcia, George Maya. Jose Ramon Sepulveda, Alvaro Sepulveda, George Nicholson Dave Maver, The 12 learn double elimination slowpitch soft- ball tournament spon- sored bv Frank Morago at the Bud Walker Park Friday through Sunday, June 18-20, was an enor- mous success -- especially for the Dirty Dozen. They won six games on Sunday, the last day of Iournamenl, to advance to the fumls. They defealed the Boogie Brothers, Ten High, No-Stars, Super Stars II and the Playmakers twice along the way. George Maya Dit- ched four complete games and relieved early in the other two for the Dirty Dozen--over thirty innings of pitching in a single day for Iron Man George. The only loss bv the Dirty Dozen was to the Piaymakers Friday, the first day of the tour- nament. They then won the final game, with the Playmakers, i 8 to 12. Team trophies were given to the first four teams. First place trophy was accepted bv .Dirty .Dozen manager Mu"ndo John Tucker, Ricky Men- dez, Ward Derrick, Joe Gonzalez, Jaime Hightover, Donnie Derrick, Sammy Leon, Ray ('alderon and Alfonso I.aborin. Uhlpires for the tourney were Dave Romero, Tom- my Cuthberlson, Junior Buena, Rmzer Morone, and Maria Yanez Sr. Ant.,'cl Monreal was tile announ- cer. The tournament spon- sors thanks all the'Beer League team who gave up their schedule to par- ticipate, also Merle Morago and Mundo Gar- cia for all their efforts and the use of the PA system. Manager Mundo Garcia also gave special thanks from the team to Lynn Martin for her support during the tournament and t hroughout t he year. Manuel Mendez of Ten High, Joe Aimasy of the No-Stars and Fermin Fierros of the Playmakers each hit two home runs during the tourney. Fierros had his two in the same game. Ward Derrick, Bruce Ledbetter, Mundo Garcia and Andy Perez each hit one home run. Next tournament scheduled for Bud Walker Park will be Friday, Satur- day and Sunday, July 2, 3, and 4. Sponsor will be AI Munoz, manager of the Tolleson team. Trophies for individuals and teams ar. planned. For infor- marion on entry fees and similar details, managers and players may call the Hut. Altendance was hivh for all tlree day of the lotlr- name|rt, and an e\\;en greater crowd is expected for the ne\\;l one. ]-tlel-C i', no admission fee for any o1 I hese }zanies. Bits arid Pieces The happiest time in any man's life is when he is in red-hot pursuit of a dollar with a reasonable prospect of overtaking it. Lisa Rounlree Ajo Veterinary Clinic 1770 Gila Bend Highway Telephone: 387-7789 Answered 24 hours by a doctor  Open Thurs. 10to 12 2ta5 " lop Stall BeaChi the son of ',chool Beach and Mc(;rady tfih school I|as placed tire pasl two 53-0 record. lhird at 'o[ 3 record. HiS tit|des 103 tlis faslesl ds, aainsl Ben,,on. He has represent Stars in the Classic, and American lion by nationally ts magazine. Beach vitation to Classic High coach Don Beach has 92 Iorie,, and WaS in Ihc 141 cla,, for Ih' ea(m. l-he ( twld iq t:la,.zl,  The first Valenlina Ballesleros coins, leger made from ton's Happy Hour at the AioBar Monday thru Saturday Starting Wed., June 23, Discount Prices Reg cans & bottles .......... Tall cans ..... 90 Mug Light beer .... 80 Pitcher ." Quarts ..... $175 Mixed drink, Hours: 10o.m. to 11 and 6p.m. to p.m. Summer Sale 2 % Off All Stock Thursday, June 24 thru Wednesday, 677 N. 2nd Ave. 9:30to5:30 Monday thru Saturday