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Page 4 San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, Arizona Wednesday, March 31, 2010 I Miners improve to 5-1 in region, earn a number three power ranking in 2A State Devils without a run in the bottom of the fourth. The Miners were once again held scoreless in the top of the fifth inning as the Dust Devils managed to score another run to build their lead to 5 - 10. The Miners scored one more run in the sixth inning while the Dust Devils went on to score two more runs for a 6 - 12 score. The Miners were not able to get anything going jn the top of the seventh inning giving the Dust Devils the victory: San Manuel scored six runs on eight hits and committed seven errors; Eloy scored 12 runs on 15 hits and committed one error. On the mound for the Miners was Shilo Morgan (Frank Bejarano came in for relief) with Matt By Frank Smith The Sin Manuel Miner varsity baseball team headed over to Eloy on March 22 to take on the Dust Devils in a non-region match up, with the Miners taking the loss 6-12. In the top of the first inning, the Miners went scoreless while the Dust Devils scored eight unanswered runs. The Miners battled back in the second inning to push four runs across the plate to cut into the lead, the Dust Devils answered back with one run in the bottom half of the innifig. Both teams drew silent in the third inning. In the fourth inning, the Miners scored one run holding the Dust Thanks for your patronage! 337 N 20vv__ 77- Mammoth 5 87-2,380 &gt;Computerized Tax Preparation >Bookeeping and Payroll Office: 520.487-9200 Home: 520-385-2571 Cell: 520-705-8136 Get your refund fast- within 24 hours of IRS acceptance. >Electronic Tax Filing< >Refund Loans< >Fund Transfers< (Must be correctly prepared) Se Habla Espafiol Rapid Refund Checks issued on site! Subject to bank approvat . PREPARED YOUR OWN? BRING IT TO US. WE CAN FILE IT ELECTRONICALLY. Appointment Necessary Walk-Ins Welcome 5 South Main St,, Mammoth (inside SPV Lions Bldg.) 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On March 23 the Miners packed their bags once again and took to the road to face the Baboquivari Warriors, returning home with a 15-3 win and improving their record to 5-1 in the region and 7-5 overall with a # 3 power ranking in 2A State. The Minersscored six runs in the first inning, four nms in the third, one run in the fifth and four runs in the seventh, inning. San Manuel scored 15 runs on 14 hits and committed one error; Baboquivari scored three runs on two hits and committed four errors. On the mound for the Miners was David Carbajal (Elfie Vigil came in for relief in the seventh) with John Ruiz catching. Carbajal (1-0) allowed two hits, three runs - two earned, "struck out seven, and walked four batters. Offensively, Matt Phelps went 3 for 4 with a home run, a triple, two runs scored, and three RBIs; Daniel Padilla went 2 for 4 with two doubles, one run scored and two RBIs; Yimmy Scott went 2 for 3 with a double, a triple, two runs scored, and three RBIs; Anthony Segovia went 2 for 4 with one run scored and one RBI; John Ruiz went 1 for 2 with a triple and one RBI; and Peter Gaona went 1 for 2 with a triple, a run scored, and one RBI. "Matt Phelps hit his third home run of the season in the seventh inning," Payne said. "This was a well. pitched game by David Carbajal. We were aggressive on the bases, stealing 11 bases." The Miners will travel to Vail on Thursday to take on Empire in another non-region match- up, with the JV team playing at 4 p.m. and the varsity taking the field at 6 p.m. San Manuel will then host Canyon State on Tuesday, April 6, with a 4 p.m. start. Miner golfers stay busy on the greens at By Frank Smith The San Manuel Miner golf team has been busy on the greens as they have had two matches thus far in the season. In their first match of the season on March 10, they were fortunate enough to travel to the Ritz Carlton in Marana where the PGA's Accenture Match Play Championships are held. The scores were not so great but the team had a fun time in the match with Pusch Ridge Christian Academy. Playing in the match were the Ritz and the Stronghold Miners' scores for the day were 51s by Ralph Bencomo and Nathan Johnston, 54s by Andy Monfred and Kyle Randall, while Pete Reynoso struggle on the tough Stronghold lay out with a 66. Also playing as the Miners' sixth man, a non-scoring position, was Nathan Meadows. "The Stronghold can be a real tough layout if a pla.yer doesn't keep the ball in play," Burrow said. "With lots of wash area, desert area, and ravines to wreak all sorts of havoc on then, the team seniors, Kyle Randall, Nathan Meadows, Ralph Bencomo, Courtney Encinas, Rudy Hill, Nathaniel Meadows and Preston .Casillas; sophomores, Nathan Johnston, Pete Reynoso, Chris Wilson, and Jessica Hillis; freshmen, Andy Monfred, Chantelle Krause, and Rene Ayala. The Miners played a match on Monday, March 29, at Cobre Valley Country Club in Miami, and then they will travel to Tucson's Arthur Pack Park to play at Crooked Tree Golf Club on March 31 with a 3 p.m. tee time. Lady Miners battle to stay consistent on the Nathan Johnston, Pete Reynoso, Kyle Randall, Courtney Encinas, and Andy Monfred. "It was a cold and blustery day at the Ritz. It is a really nice but tough course and the kids struggled playing it for the first time," head coach Rodger Burrow said. The Miners traveled to the Apache Stronghold in San Carlos on March 25 for a match against home team Miami and Tanque Verde out of Tucson. The Miners managed to score well enough to come out on top in the match scoring a 210, to Miami's 212 and Tanque Verde's 215. managed to negotiate the layout fairly well. I am seeing a lot of improvement in their game not only mechanically but mentally as well I see them playing a lot smarter and that is nice to see. Ralph Bencomo has been a nice addition to the team. He has really shown, some leadership vocally and he's leading by example, especially at practice. It is nice to have a senior on the team with a bit of golf knowledge willing to help out the younger players and showing them what is necessary for them to get better." The 2010 Miner golfers are: pOll 06/09 You're a neighbor, not a number. Our neighbors save an average of $565* a year. Getting to know you and how you drive helps us find. all the auto discounts you deserve.. Call me today! 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On March 22, the Lady Miners traveled to Eloy to take on the Santa Cruz Lady Dust Devils in a no region match-up, the ladies took the loss 5 - 1. In the circle for the Lady Miners was Brittney LeGrand with Jessica Castro catching, LeGrand faced 27 batters, allowing nine hits, picking up three strikeouts, with two defensive errors. The Lady Miners to the plate oltecting onlyfoxh'itS. ':: Brittney 'LeGrand went 1 for 3 with a double, Teisha Renteria went 2 for 3 with a single and a double, and Noelle Medina went 1 for 3 with a double. Head Coach Deanne Hogan said, "We didn't hit as well as 1 had hoped. The top of our line-up is hitting well above 400, but we fall off drastically from there." On March 23 the Lady Miners hit the road to Baboquivari and came back home with a 14 - 1 region In the circle was LeGrand With Castro catching. LeGrand faced 20 batters in five innings, allowing three hits, collected 10 strikeouts, walked one batter, with three team errors. The Lady Miners went to the plate 33 times producing 14 hits, had two strikeouts, on eight errors In the Hayden Tournament on March 26, in the first game of the tournament, the ladies took on Globe taking the win 11 - 0 in COLLEGE EXPERIENCE DAY : five innings with pitcher Brittney LeGrand tossing a no hitter and her second shutout of the season.. LeGrand was in the circle with Castro catching. LeGrand faced 17 batters, allowing no hits, collecting seven strikeouts, allowing two walks on no defensive errors. The Lady Miners had 11 runs on 15 hits, picking up 10 RBIs, on 10 Tiger errors. At the plate, LeGrand went 4 for 4 with three singles, a double, and two RBIs; Teisha Renteria went 1 for 4 with a single, and two RBIs; Jessica Castro went 3 for 4 with two singles, and a double; Noelle Medina went 1 for 3 with a triple and two RBIs; EmmyLou Clark went 1 for 3 with a single; Justeen Valdez went 2 for 4 with a single, a double, and two RBIs; Brit Garibay went 2 for 3 with two singles, and one RBI; and Karly Pena went 1 for 3 with a single. In the second game of the tournament, the Lady Miners faced off against a tough 3A Safford team losing 6 - 3 in 7 innings. The ladies came out on fire. The first four batters scored three runs in the bottom of the tst inning. LeGrand shut down Safford for thre6 innings, but the bottom fell out in the top of the fourth inning when the Lady Miner defense committed five errors, allowing 4 runs to score. The Lady Miners were unable to put anything else together to push another run across the plate. In the top of the seventh, Safford scored another two runs on two hits with two more defengive ff6. In the circle was LeGrand with Castro catching. LeGrand faced 37 batters, allowing 10 hits, collecting tbur strikeouts, with seven defenswe errors. At the plate, the ladies had a total of six hits. Brit LeGrand went 1 for 3 with a single; Teisha Renteria went I for 3 with a single; Jessica Castro went 1 for 3 with a double, and one RBI; and , Noelle Medina went 3 for 3 with two doubles, a home run, and two RBIs. Coach Hogan said. "We have a lot of inexperienced players on the right side of .the field. They are not sure of themselves under pressure. We work on routine plays daily in practice, but in the game, they play timidly. It's just something they are going to have to work through. Errors are killing us." On Saturday, the Lady Miners took on Catalina for the third game of the tournament with the ladies picking up the win. In the circle for the ladies was Justeen Valdez with Noelle Medina catching. Valdez faced 28 batters allowing four hits, collected five strikeouts, and three walks. LeGrand came in late in the game for the save. She faced four batters, fanning two and the defense got the other two outs. Lady Miners had four runs on six hits: LeGrand 1/4 single; Renteria 1/4 single; Castro 2/4 single, double: Emmy Lou Clark 1/3 single, RBI: and Angel Darby 1/3 single. In the game against Hayden, the Lady Miners lost 7 - 6. Coach Hogan said, "The Lady Miners See Lady Miners, Page 10