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Socorro is “IN” History Books; Falvey, Mares, Navarrette and Stoltz Claim 2009 STATE CROWN

Double click the headline to read. . .June 13, 2009 Senior Cory Falvey hit a two run home run to tie the game and a Grand Slam to break the game open and helped lead Socorro to a 12-7 Texas High School 5A Championship. Falvey’s 6 RBI’s and two home runs followed a home run and 3 RBI’s in the semi-final game earned him Most Valuable Player honors. Senior Bobby Mares pitched the semi-final win added a pair of hits. Senior George Stoltz continued playing with a torn ulnar collateral ligament and served as the designated hitter and scored a run. Senior Jessiray Navarrette set a record for on base percentage at the State Tournament. Falvey’s three homers set a 5A Final Four record and also gave him the highest season home run total for an El Paso high schooler. Sixty years of history coupled with 12 years of commitment and 1 year of accomplishment have landed a second State Championship for El Paso. Your commitment and relentless pursuit of perfection have made you legendary! Congratulations to all of You and Your Families!

June 12, 2009 Senior Cory Falvey hit a three run home run to break a 3-3 tie and Senior Bobby Mares followed with a solo shot going “back to back” to break open Socorro’s eventual 11-3 win over Austin Westlake and advance to play for the Texas High School Championship. Senior George Stoltz opened the game with a triple on the second pitch in the bottom of the first inning and scored the first run of the game. Senior Jessiray Navarrette added a pair of hits and stood strong on a short hop on a first and third situation to tag a Westlake runner out at home and keep the game tied at 3-3. Mares went the full seven innings and picked up the win.