Condors four-peat at Huntington
by Misty Volaski
The Secure Horizons Condors 70-and-over senior baseball team
returned this week from the 14th annual Huntington Beach Senior
Softball Tournament with the championship trophy for the fourth
The Condors were led by tournament MVP Anson Whitfiels, who batted
at a .750 clip, pitched a one-run victory over arch-rival Tiodize
D-99 and played superb defense at third base, as well as outfielders
Jack Givens and Sal Cisneros, both named to the all-tournamenrt
team for their outstanding defensive play and timely hitting.
The Condors were undefeated in five games including what was
called a "hair-raising final" with D-99, which produced
four lead changes before the Condors prevailed by a score of
Since winning the Senior Softball World Championship last September
in Las Vegas, the Condors have won six of the last nine tournaments
they entered, finishing second twice.
They will travel to Hemet next in August, then to the Field of
Dreams in Riverside in September.
From there, they will go to the World Championships in Phoenix
in October and the Master's Championship in in Las Vegas in November.
Team members also include Manager Dave Townley, Richard Wheeler,
Cuno Ranshau, Ken Lockman, Chuck Schmelter, Walley Mathews, Larry
Roberts, Dan Crawford, Sam Marquez, Bill Clement Lou Cunbo, Russ
Burton and Andy Zembo.
© 2002 The Ojai Valley News
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