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Summer baseball classic opening Wednesday

The Highway 120 Summer Baseball Classic, featuring Escalon's summer baseball players, opens Wednesday, June 30, in Escalon and Manteca and will play through Saturday, July 3. Tickets can be bought at the door for $3 a person; children 10 and under are free.

Bracket A, featuring Manteca, Modesto Christian, Sierra, and Central Catholic will be played at Manteca High; Bracket B, featuring Escalon, Hughson, Linden, and Hilmar will be played at Escalon High.

YMCA Schedules Hoop Nights

The YMCA of Stanislaus County will be holding open play nights for high school basketball. Open play will take place on Friday nights and will run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. All open play will be held in the gym at the YMCA of Stanislaus County at 2700 McHenry Avenue.

Participants must be at least 14 years old. Pre-registration is not required. Participation is free for YMCA facility members and $2 per session for all other participants. For more information, contact James Lynch at 578-9622, ext. 30.

Open play dates for July are scheduled on July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30.

Join The Fun At Community Pool

Regular hours at Escalon's community pool are Monday through Saturday, now through Aug. 14, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The pool will be closed on Sundays.

Pool fees this year will be $1 for youths, $2 for adults and $1 for seniors (60-plus). Swim passes are available, 15 passes for $12 for youth and seniors, 15 for $27 for adults. The pool will also be open for early morning lap swim, Tuesday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 8 a.m., cost is $1 per person.

Cal Mex Squad Suits Up

The Golden State Lumber team for Escalon is playing in the Cal Mex baseball league this season and is playing home games at Escalon High. The team features many former EHS players.

Scheduled on Sunday, July 4 Escalon will be playing a 1:15 p.m. contest at the Aztecs, with the Tigers at Escalon on July 11, Modesto Panteras at Escalon, July 18, 1:15 p.m. Escalon will be at the Giants, noon, July 25 and Escalon will close out the season at the Cardinals with a 3 p.m. game on Aug. 1. For more information, contact Joe Gasper, 838-2717.