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 - EAGI.E RUNNER ELMO HAWTHORNE ''.arts bis slide...
EAGI.E RUNNER ELMO HAWTHORNE ''.arts bis slide into third base but the ball got there in time lor th< Rockdale player to make the ta«. The action took place Saturday night at Bob Jones Park as the Eagles nailed down the district championship. Eagles Sweep Doubleheader, Win Baseball District Title By Mike Odom ; face Martin got to base on an] 31 in Jones Park at 7:30. The Hearne Eagles swept a _ error, but that was as far as the t Ronald Hanks and Kenny double header from the Rockdale; Tigers advanced because the next Stone scored one run each in the j Tigers, 3-0 and 6-5 to win the j 21 men went down in order. second inning and James Baker District 17-AA baseball chain-1 -Hearne will meet Georgetown i crossed the plate once in the opened a pionship Saturday night in Bob in bi-district play in a three Jones Memorial Park. i game series that will start May Pete Martin pitched a no hit- 26 at 7:30 in Georgetown. The ter against the Tigers in the first second game is scheduled for game and then went on to win i May 30 in Bob Jones Park and the second one also. if each team should win one The first Rockdale batter to ! game, a playoff will be held May third frame to wind up Eagle j scoring in the first game. i Ray Cotropia and Stone open- ed the scoring in the second | game with runs in the second' inning. Stone came right back in the third stanza along with Martin and Ken Johnson for three more Eagle scores. Johnson capped tho game off in the seventh inning with the last run that put the locals ahead 6-5. | Cotropia turned in an out- j standing performance at the plate by getting five hits out of six times at bat in the two games. Coach Ken Batson said that this is the first time Hearne has won a baseball championship in several years and that the win seemed to pick up the school spirit quite a bit. He added that next year should be another good one for the baseball team since all of the boys will be back. The Eagles go into the bi-district games with a 10 won, six .'lost record. Georgetown has won 116 games out of 19 starts. The winner of the bi-district competition will meet the winner of the Columbus-Bellville games in regional play. 42 Seniors In YARD-WIDE SMILES were being displayed by Ray Cotropia (left) and Pete Martin Saturday night after the Eagles took a double header from Rockdale to win the District 17-AA baseball championship, Martin did mound duty for both games turning in a no-hitter in the fir^t one and striking out 20 Tiger hatters during the evening. Cotropia led the Eagle hitting .attack with live hit? out of six times at the plate He hit safely his first five times up. The Hearne High School senior i commencement exercises will be held Firday, May 27, at 8 p. m. in the high school auditorium. Valedictorian of the class this year is Miss Kathleen Cotropia and the salutatorian is Miss Betty Birdwell. Other students on the honor roll (students with an average of 90 or above- for four years) are Miss Theresa Merka, George F. Smith Jr., Miss Ruby Lynn Crowder, Miss Karon RUM, Miss Gail Clepper, Bobby Batson, Miss Toni Calhoun, Frank Martinez and Ronny J, Shaw. All are members of National Honor Society Additional seniors who are

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  1. The Hearne Democrat,
  2. 26 May 1966, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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