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CLOVERDALE REVEILLE, CLOVERDALE, CALIFORNIA • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31,2012 -- Page 7 Athletes of the Week: The World Champion San Francisco Giants #32 Anthonie Rebottaro carries the ball while #80 Hunter Young blocks a #35 on the tackle. -Photo by Patti Calistoga Cub. -Photo by Patti Silva Silva II ful ByCharlie Delfino like no other. The absolutely won- The junior varsity and varsity Hard work and dedication pays derful staff of coaches, some new Chargers players have represented off in so many ways. Athletes we and others who have been donating Cloverdale very well this year and watch on TV running those preci- their time for many years, have the support and energy of the sion passing routes and running built not only a competitive and Charger Cheerleaders made each those open field touchdowns all well respected program but also and everygameeventhatmuchbet- started somewhere else besides the spend time on and off the field to ter. While the football players went big screen. Those amazing athletes teach these athletes to become a pad to pad and drove each other to came from small towns all over the proud part of their community as the ground each and every night country, and those athletes all put well. preparing for the weekend clash on on their football pads and cleats just These coaches instill into these the grid iron these young ladies also the same way our local Cloverdale boys and girls (yes I said girls, be- put in many hours of stunt drills Chargers do, one leg at a time and cause no athlete is turned away) the and choreographed routine practic- one foot at a time. road to become not only football es as they worked to bring their Dreams all start at a young age players but also respected young sport to the next level. and those with the determination men and women. Careers start on Way to go to the boys and girls and desire may be the ones we will that back field behind the tennis who put on those Charger uniforms be watching years from now. Our courts. It may simply be youth foot- and either hit, cheered, or scored a local youth football "The Chargers" ball careers or it could become high touchdown for the home team. The just finished a great year of football, school, college, or even pro football Chargers is sponsored by the Clo- They all have a love for the game careers, verdale Lions. By CharlieDelfino of time, had their two time Cy This week we are honoring a lo- Young winning pitcher Tim cal team in the Bay Area: The San Lincecum struggling in his worse Francisco Giants. The San Francisco season as a Giant, and losing the Giants have won their second All-Star game MVP Melky Cabrera World Series Championship in the to a steroid scandal, they rose above past three years, it all and played down the stretch In a playoff run like no other, the for each other and their fans. Giants came back from extinction They swept the American League over and over and proved to a na- Champion Detroit Tigers with two tional audience who didn't believe wins at home and two wins on the in them that you play until the very road. last out. Congratulations to this week's In a year where the Giants lost Athletes of the Week: The San Fran- their third baseman Pablo Sandoval cisco Giants. (the World Series MVP) for a period This photo of Giants' catcher Buster Posey was taken by Reveille photographer Charlie Delfino during a spring training game in Arizona. Posey has helped the Giants win two world series rings in his first three years with the Giants. Buster, who is the front runner for the National League Most Valuable Player of the Year Award had some home runs in the playoffs including a grand slam hit into the upper deck of the Cincinnati Reds' Great American Ballpark. Photos by Charlie Delfino San Francisco Giants 3rd baseman Pablo "The Panda" Sandoval shown here roaming the outfield during a spring training workout was chosen this year's 2012 World Series Most Valuable Player as he batted a whopping .500 with three home runs, a double, and 4 RBI's in 16 series at bats. In game one, Sandoval hit 3 home runs and had a single for a 4X4 night. The three home runs tied a Major League record held by only 3 other players in the history of baseball. The only other players to hit three home runs in a World Series game were Babe Ruth, Reggie Jackson, and Albert Pujols. Varsity Chargers players of the week for the Oct. 7 game against Point Arena were Damon Hernandez Offense, left, Dominic Bialoblocki Defense, and Derick Rilea All Around. The final score was CIoverdale 19, Point Arena 33. JV Chargers players of the week for the Oct. 7 game against Point Arena were Serafin Rosas defense, Max Sanders All Around, Sebastian Fenner Offense, and Dylan Scaramella Offense. The final score was Cloverdale-12, Point Arena - 21. Continuing their undefeated 2012 Darin Marcucci was third overall, season with a win over Middletown, Roger Martinez, 7th; Matt Hetrick, the Eagles varsity boys and girls 10th and Matt Baker, 12th. cross country teams ran the season The varsity girls were led by records to six wins and nolosses at a freshman Marty Beard's second cross country meet in Upper Lake place finish in her best run of the on Oct. 24. year; Ashley Delfino, 5th, Anabelle The boys junior varsity team also Doyle, 6th; Ariana Fernandez, 9th defeated Middletown to run their and YariSanchez, 11th. season second to five wins and one The JV boys defeated the Middle- loss. town JVs by the closest of margins The varsity boys top runners in a 27 to 28 win. The top runners were: Axay Patel in a first place fin- were: Jacob Torres, 2nd overall, ish in a hard fought run against sev- Scott Ragan, 4th, Ben Hennon, 8th en Roseland Prep runners as each and Travis Lewman, 11th. ran side-by-side for the 2.87 mile The team's final conference meet course and Axay winning in a sprint is at Clear Lake on Wednesday, Oct. to the finish. 31. County .... ...... ~ ,4~a~ 7, ehides here in Cio~ ~rdate since 1~4. C I1 Bob & Susaa Manegold: (707) 894;2940 !i ~ii! iiii iii " 40 Industrial Drive • Cloverdale, CA 9 425 Varsity players of the week for the 0ct.'13 game against the Mendocino Coast Jaguars were Defensive - Jacob Perlenfein, left, All Around - Alex Uselton, All Around - Tristen Rege, and Offensive - Everett Conway. 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