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Page 6 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES St. Paul, Va. Thursday, April 7, 2016 Mission report on E1 Salvador Ridgeview stops Lady Devils :~" The Lady Wolfpack efeated Castlewood 9-6 in ,oon conference softball ction Tuesday at Ridgeview. Kayla Mullins led the .Lady Pack with 3 hits scor- ,'flag 1 run. Kaillen Deel and :MaKayla Vaughn each had 2 hits and scored twice. Gracie Hicks had a pair of flits for the Lady Devils scoring twice. Sam Couch also had a two hit game for Castlewood. Nikole Counts led off the home first with a base hit scoring the games first run on a Castlewood error. Cassidy Fleming led off the top of the second with a base hit and scored on a two out base hit by Sam Couch knotting the game at 1 all. The Lady Devils took a 2-1 lead in the top of the ttaird. Hicks reached base on a hit to left field and came in to score on Sydney Strange's rbi single. The Lady Pack regained the lead in the bottom of the frame scoring 4 times. Bailey Frazier, Mullins, and Deel tallied three straight hits and Kenzie Fleming plated Vaughn with the fourth run of the inning giving Ridgeview a 5-2 advantage. Hicks was safe on a Ridgeview error ).eading off the top of the fifth inning. Strange cJaalked up her second rbi .of the day reaching base on another error scoring Hicks to make the score 5-3. Four consecutive knocks by Mullins, Deel, Libby O'Quinn, and Vaughn led ,to a 4 run fifth and a 9-3 Ridgeview lead. Strange, -Fleming, and Tori Long each reached base and ,sCored in the top of the sev- "rnth making the score 9-6. O'Quirm ended the Lady "Devils rally inducing a pair of groundouts for the win. "" Scoring Summary CHS R H E 663 RHS RHE 9 144 (W) O'Quinn (L) Hicks Lady Generals drops Lady Devils Sophomore Mackenzie Davis scattered 7 hits and struck out 8 leading the Lady Generals to a 6-1 win over Castlewood Wednesday. Courtney Cox and Victoria Manis each had two hits for Lee High. Sam Couch and Shaakira Home each had two hits for the Lady Devils. Home and Sam Couch kept the two out second inning alive with back to back hi~s, with Home scor- ing to give the Lady Devils a 1-0 lead. Lee High struck back in the home third tee- ing off the inning with bunt hits by Cox and Samantha Littlefield. Kenzie McPherson loaded the bases with a single and Arielle Tritt's sacrifice fly put Lee High on the board. Jaycee Medley's base hit drove home McPherson for a 2-1 lead. The Lady Generals added 4 runs in the fourth frame getting hits from Victoria Manis and Cox while taking advantage of three Castlewood errors. Davis fanned five in the final four innings, stopping two Castlewood scoring threats for the non conference win. CHS R H E 173 LHS R H E 692 (W) Davis (L) Home Lady Devils top Cobras Castlewood defeated Council 7-2 in non confer- ence softball action Monday at Castlewood High School. Cassidy Fleming paced the Lady Devils with two hits and two rbi and Gracie Hicks got the win striking our 5. Brianna Ratliff posted a 1- 3 game with a rbi for Council. Courtney Hess took the loss for the Lady Cobras. After setting down the Lady Cobras in order to open the game Hicks got to work on the offensive side. The Lady Devils hurler reached safely on an error then moved up to second then third on consecutive walks given to Autumn Hall and Sydney Strange. Fleming plated Hicks and Hall with a base hit. Strange would give the Lady Devils a 3-0 edge scoring on Peyton Jessee's groundout. Hicks struck out two in the top of the second and got another on a bunt groundout sealing the inning. Sam Couch led off the home half of the second inning with a base on ball. After two outs Hall and Strange reached safely on back to back errors and Fleming picked up the slack ripping a hit into left field. Castlewood led 6-0 after two frames. The Lady Devils picked up their 7th and final run in the bottom of the third inning. Janie Skeens walked and later scored on a base hit by Shiann Couch. Hicks sent the Lady Cobras back in order in the fourth and fifth innings recording a strike out. Hess reached safely on an error leading off the sixth inning, scoring on Ratliff's base hit. Ratliff would later score on a ground ball out making the score 7-2. Hicks got the first two Lady Cobras on strikes in the seventh inning. After a base hit by Alisha Hunt, Hall and Sam Couch recorded the final out on a 4-6 fielder's choice at second base. Scoring summary Council R H E 243 Castlewood R H E 752 :Lonesome Raceway opens !2016 season April 9 i by Chase Brashears Adult grandstand admission is only $10, and children 12-and-under are admitted free. 14 events - including NASCAR Whelen All- American Series racing and touring series - will make up the 2016 schedule at "The Pine." The season The mountains of ,. , ;Southwest Virginia will ~again hear the roar of engines beginning this Saturday, April 9 as Lonesome Pine Raceway kicks the 2016 season into begins this Saturday and will come to a close in mid-September. For more information, contact us at (276) 395- 5155 or visit www.thepin- eraceway.com. Also stay up-to-date by following us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. L-R: Nancy Dickenson, Ellen Gilmer Alley, Mary Frances Gilmer Wallace, members of the January 2016 El Salvador mission trip sponsored by Lebanon Memorial United Methodist Church Mary Frances Wallace, Ellen Gilmer Alley and Nancy Dickenson present- ed a mission report to the Fort Gibson UMC congre- gation on their recent expe- rience as members of the Lebanon United Methodist Church Mission Team to E1 Salvador in January. Team members assisted ,in build- ing a new church, conduct- ed children's Bible School, painted classrooms in the Methodist school and con- ducted a medical clinic while in E1 Salvador. The team delivered children's clothes, shoes, and eye glasses to the E1 Salvador Methodist church. Spring planting season: select the right tree As winter thaws into spring, many homeowners are poised to take advan- tage of prime tree-planting season. Establishing new trees early can aid their growth throughout the year, and help them survive when hot weather arrives. But with so many tree species to choose from, how can homeowners know which trees are best suited for their landscapes? TCIA advises home- owners to consider the fol- lowing factors when select- ing a tree: hardiness (ability of the plant to survive extremes of winter cold and summer heat, and sud- den temperature swings) mature height and spread growth rate above and below ground available space above and below ground aesthetics moisture require- ments for the life of the tree maintenance require- ments for the life of the tree availability at local nurseries omamental effects, such as branching habit, texture and color of bark, flowers, fruit and foliage A professional tree care company can help you determine which tree species perform well in your local area and are suited to your desired plantirlg site. Arborists typ- ically analyze the specific plantklg site to determine the compatibility of the tree to the site. Environmental considera- tions may include: disease and insect problems that may limit your selections the prior use of the planthag site soil conditions, such as poor drainage, high or low pH, and soil nutrition the presence or absence of channelized winds the location of utili- ties, both above and below ground the proximity of the plant to roads, walkways and security lighting Is there enough space to plant a tree? The space available at the specific site and mature tree size are important con- siderations, and addressing these limits will go a long way toward reducing main- tenance costs. Utilities. in particular, should be given a wide berth. If your tree will ~ow to 25 feet or taller, do not plant it under or near overhead power lines. Do not forget the underground utilities; they may need to be serviced at some point, and the tree should never impede this. Call 811 for the national "Call Before You Dig" hot- line to make sure your cho- sen planting site will not hinder utility maintenance. Keep in mind the ground- level utility structures such as transformers and indi- vidual service connections, which also require space to be serviced. Where to plant Community ordinances may restrict planting of trees near power lines, parking strips, street lights, sewers, traffic control signs and signals, sidewalks and property lines. Municipalities may require planting permits for trees planted on city property. City codes often require that trees on city property be maintained by the city, so citizens planting an improper selection can cause problems for them- selves and the municipali- ty. Womens Ministries of Dante Assembly of God are sponsoring a Womens Conference Thursday, April 7 and Friday, April 8 at 7 pm and on Saturday at 10 am. First Assembly of God Dante, VA gear. Seven divisions of rac- img are set to take place at Saturday's season-opening NASCAR Whelen. All- American Series event. Headlining the event will be the Late Model Stock 2015 Chevy Spark Stock# 18215 was $14,405 2015 Chevy Spark LT Stock# 18217 was $t 5,995 Now$12,99 20t5 Chevy SUverado [ 2010chev, soo oLT I2'chev, sn~Tl [ [ Stock# 18150 was $t9,375 I Stock# 18145 was $19,530 ] NOw $15,995 ] NOW $15,995 2015 Chevy Cruze LT Stock# 18063 was $22,260 DBL LT 4x4 Stock# 17746 was $44,516 Now $35,515 FIND WROADS 2G15 Chevy Sonic LT Stock# 17938 was $16,880 Now$13,g Car division for 60 laps. Modified Street, Pure 4, ' Mod 4, Pure Street, Bandeleros, and Legend Cars will also be in action. Early practice will take place from 12 PM until 3 PM, with regular practice beginning at 4 PM. Qualifying is set to begin at ', 6 PM, and the first race of ',the season will get under- ',.way at 7 PM. 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