Lincoln Senior Softball organization presents three scholarships

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The Lincoln Hills Senior Softball organization recently presented scholarship checks of $750 to Lincoln High seniors Brianna Koller, Cassandra Emerson and Kathleen Krilanovich. Koller (3.38 GPA) participated in basketball for four years and was a co-captain. She received a leaders award, was a member of the Link Crew (mentors freshmen), participated in youth and J.H. youth groups, was a teacher’s assistant, and served as a youth group leader while holding a job for the last two years. Koller will attend Sierra College and wants to study wildlife to become a zoo veterinary technician. Emerson (3.28 GPA) has been on the honor roll for four years. She is also a member of the yearbook club, leadership class and played softball for four years. She has been a swim instructor, softball camp instructor, and participated in ASA softball for four years. She has received ASA honors at the Nationals and has held a job for the last three years. Emerson will attend Saint Francis University in Pennsylvania on an athletic scholarship. She plans on studying to become a math teacher. Krilanovich (3.76 GPA), involved in jazz and marching band (student director), was a co-captain in basketball and participated in track and field. She was yearbook editor and was also involved in various schools and community activities including PAL, Relay for Life and Link Crew. She has also worked for the last three years and has contributed many hours to after-school activities including Lincoln Hills Senior Softball. Krilanovich has been accepted to Hofstra University in New York and she is interested in studying media broadcasting and public relations. Lincoln Hills Coyotes The Lincoln Hills Coyote 70s, a traveling senior softball team, swept Yuba City in a Sierra League doubleheader May 22, winning Game 1 17-10 and holding on to win the other game 18-17. The 70s are now 14-2 in league play. The Coyote 65s hosted Fair Oaks in league play and split a doubleheader, winning 24-14 before losing 11-7. The Coyote 60s, 65s and 70s are participating in the Rock ‘N’ Reno tournament this week. Sun City Classics The Sun City Lincoln Hills 70s Classic, a senior softball team, continued their summer league play by splitting a doubleheader at Lodi Friday. Lodi won the Game 1 17-10 but Lincoln rallied to win Game 2 5-3. Lincoln’s Jay Holland had three hits in the opener while second baseman Vern Devincenzi led the defense. Lincoln’s Dave Ramn was solid on the mound in Game 2 while teammates Carl Zierman and Dar Gallaway led the defense. The Classics, managed by Bernie McCoy, play doubleheaders each Friday either at home or in Sacramento, Lodi or Placerville.