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1F Tea, - April 18, 2012 Page 9 Photo by Sean C. Morgan Photo by Tim Swanson At left, Howard Dew, left, talks April 6 about starting the Sweet Home Tree Commitee during the presentation of Sweet Home's 25th Tree City USA award and tree planting at 923 Main St. Above, Laura Westmeyer, left, and Molly Laycock give trees to fourth-graders at Oak Heights. All fourth-graders in School District 55 received free trees. Sweet Home also was named the 2012 Oregon Tree City of the Year in recognition of its 25th anniversary as a Tree City USA. "ly The Huskies easily walked through their opponents in base- ball this week at home, complete- ly dominating Junction City 25-1 on April 11 and holding off La Pine 6-4 on Friday. The Huskies improve their record to 5-9 overall and 4-2 in league play. They will host Sisteks, the league leader, on Friday and Cottage Grove on April 24. They were scheduled to visit Elmira on Tuesday. The Huskies are second in league, followed by Elmira, 3-3. XElrnira has already played Sisters twice, while this week's matchup will be the second versus Sisters for the Huskies. Sweet Home 6, La Pine 4 The Huskies scored three runs in the second and fourth innings to take a commanding 6-0 lead against La Pine. La Pine rallied in the sixth inning and scored four runs. but the Huskies held the Hawks and recorded the win. Winning pitcher Cory Hanks pitched 10 strikeouts, walking only one batter and giving up five hits in the first six innings. Drayson Scott pitched one inning in relieL striking out two batters and giving up one hit. with no walks. The Huskies hit the ball nine times, with Austin Rice going 1-3, Jeremy White, 2-4; Hunter Bidwell, 1-3 with an RBI and a double; Scott, 1-4; Ty Harvey, 1-1; Nate Melcher, 1-3, with a run; Hanks, 1-3, with a run; and Colton Holly, 1-2, with a run. Kyle Winslow reached base on a walk and scored a run. La Pine 000 004 0 - 4 6 4 Sweet Home 030 300 x - 6 9 1 Sweet Home 25, Junction City 1 The Huskies turned in a devastating second inning, taking a 15-0 lead over Junction City. Junction City scored its only run at its next at bat, while the Huskies turned in five more runs each in the third and fourth innings. The Huskies hit the ball 16 times and reached base another 10 times on walks and three for hit batters, while three were struck out. At bat, White went 4-5 with four RBIs, two runs and a double, Bidwell went 2-5 with three runs. Justin Rice went 1-3 with two RBIs and three runs. Scott went 2-4 with three runs, two RBIs and a double. A. Rice went 1-3 with three runs and three RBJs. Harvey went 1-2 with an RBI. Melcher went 1-2 with three RBIs and two runs. Hanks Photo by Sean C. Morgan Cory Hanks slides into third prior to scoring a run for the Huskies in their 6-4win over La Pine on Friday. went 2-4 with with three runs and two RBIs. Winslow went 102 with three runs and an RBI. Brandon Gregory went 101 with an RBI. Holly scored two runs and recorded an RBI. J.T. Weld scored two runs. Hanks started the game and recorded the win, pitching three WEEDS, GRASS, BLACKBERRIES AND MORE MUST BE TRIMMED: Grass and weeds cannot be over 10 inches high Blackberry vines cannot cross the property lines Plants cannot block sidewalks or vision from a road Property owners and renters will be sent a courtesy notice to trim overgrown vegeta- tion. If vegetation is not trimmed, the City may have the aroperty mowed or cut as needed without further notice. The City will bill the owner/renter for the work. innings. He struck out four and walked one, giving up one run on two hits. White pitched an inning in relief, striking out one. Scott also pitched on, striking out three. Junction City 001 00 - 1 2 4 Sweet Home 0(15)5 5x - 25 16 1 2 Pancakes, 2 egg, 2 bacon or link AND Coffee 5:30am to 7am DALLY 6305 MAIN STREET, SWEET HOME, .1 'I i