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Tuesday, May 3, 1977 THE GAZETTE, EMPORIA, KANSAS Page 9 OUT ATHOME — Emporia State's Fred Riesgo is tagged out by the Benedictine catcher Antone as he tries to score from third on a ground ball in the second game of a doubleheader here Monday. The Hornets were unable to score in this inning, the fourth, but went on to post a 6-0 victory over the Ravens. E-State also won the opener 6-0. The sweep locked up the home field advantage for the Hornets in next week's District 10 tournament. Bowling News. . . . Rob Woodruff Again Takes Honors By Jerry Trowbridge Rob Woodruff seems to be warming up again just as the season is coming to an end. Coming off his 729 series two weeks ago, Woodruff put together games of 212-215 and 267 for a big 694 series last week. Worthy of runner-up mention on the honor roll is Brad Law. Law, rolling in the YBA Junior- Senior League at Bluestem Bowl, put together games of 194-229 and 183 for a fine 606 series. :•... Other honor roll scores for the Bluestem Bowl men were by Dennis Burns 243-230-670, Wayne Noller' 226-244-662, John Heffron 235-617, LcRoy Moore 223-602, Hal Bowen 253, Bob Clifton 241-601, John Herrick 234, Steve Ziegler 223, Wade Hinds 227, Charles Turney 223, Rocky Ziegler 223 and Mel Noller 221. Marv McCracken won the 'so- close* award with his 599 series. Lyon County Bank won the second half of the Bluestem 1 league. The Bluestem women's honor roll champion was Elaine Carlson with a 212 game and a fine 581 series. Other honor roll scores were by Carol Heffron 232-557, Donnia Brair 201-563, Ruth Noller 226-548, Maudclene Reynolds 538, Marsha Aeschliman 533, Jackie Hileman 202523, Irene Miltz 523, Jackie Gay 522, Vickie Feldhauscr522, Pam Price 522, Ruth Shirley 521, Bertha Minton 517, Rosie Stauffer 516, Rita Nelson 203-514, Wanda Scott 5!4, Blanche Jean- nerctt 509, Mary Louise Boertman 504, Lee Steeley 503, Maxinc Gasso 208-501, Shela Teller 501, Barbara Haber 500, Carol Lassatcr 206 and Jolene Ohlman201. Bales Electric won the Tuesday Night Gals League, and Dolly Madison is the champion of the Wednesday Houscwivc's league. High scores for the Bluestem Senior Citizens were by Chet Brunner with a 226 game and a fine 561 series, Walter Weiland 198-496, Jake Jacques 176-484, Maggie Patrick 472, Minta Smith 183-470, Doris Hollar 176,465, Clarence Culver 177-164, Leonard Kcrwick 177. In YBA action at Bluestem Bowl, high scores in the Sub- Prep Beginners Division were by Mark Summers 145, Dean Leonard Is Sharp In Royals' Win Over White Sox '- KANSAS CITY (AP) — The mysterious disappearance of Dennis Leonard's curveball, and his subsequent erosion of confidence, worried Whitey Herzog more than anything else when the Kansas City Royals broke spring training. "We need him," the Royals manager said with furrowed brow. "He's got to be a good pitcher for us." One game does not a season make, but in a four-hit, 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox Monday night Leonard's curve was snapping and biting at the corners of the plate exactly the way it once did. Hurt 135-112-247, Scott Carnes 133, Jeff Facklam 129, Randy Briar 129 and Scott Summers 93-90-183 (with a 59 average). Good scores for the three Prep Division Leagues were by Larry McAlister 155-460, Martin Pederson 177-151-437, Shaun Brown 186, Gene McCalliser 180, Jeff Lynch 163-145-444, Brad Steadman 148-144-417, Terry Mattin 151, Randy Aeschliman 148-147, Steve Taylor 145, Louis Paccapaniccia 122, Fritz Worthen 123, Brad Huddleston 158, Alan.,Sea$y f . ! 'l57¿;'Chücky • Law 145, StaniGrlssinger,vl33, Velrey Blocker 129, Danny Ross 129, Curt Bodkin 124-122, Sean Buffum 125, Doug Aeschliman 112, David Burmeister 105, Allen Henery 103, Nikki Roberts 106106, Todd Marshall 105-104, Viki Kasten 114 and John Speer 109. High scores in the two Junior- Major Divisions were, along with Brad Law, by Doug Neuman 171-154-490, Tony Hanson 161-156-460, Rhonda Baskett 166, Janet Weaver 166-425, Mike Johnson 179-449, David Anderson 159-149, Jeff Golden 194, Julie Burenheide 149-380 and Kelly Cox 164. ' The YBA John North Travel League hosted Salina last Sunday with the young Emporiahs taking first and second place in the tournament. Winning their respective high 10 and 30 for the tournament were Jeff Golden, Randy Smith and Karena Os- mnn. The fall and winter leagues are now over for the YBA, and their party will be this Saturday at Bluestem Bowl at 10 A.M. All YBA bowlers and their parents are invited. In league action at Emporia Bowl, the women's honor roll champion was Nita Grant with a 224 game and a 565 series. Other good scores were by Sherri Mossman 230-540, Lorena Loomis 530, Vickie Roether 206525, Jan Warhurst 520, Jackie Morgan 516, Judy Null 515, Francis Moberly 503, Donna Wood 502, Janet Willard 237, and Ann Judson 211. The •men's honor roirchainpfv ¡on was Doug Montgomery-with a 248 game and a 601 series. Also on the honor roll was Glen Bazil with a 220 game. The First National Bank of Madison won the Wednesday night 6:30 men's league. > High scores in the Emporia Bowl Senior Citizens League were by Frank Lettelier 179-496, Rilcy Stormont 186-494, Ernest Perrier 185-484, and Carl Hein- rieh 198-484. In AJBC action, high scores in the Junior-Senior Division were Linda Sweetman 201-519, Brenda Elbe 195-514, Leona Bazil 181-490, Jerry Judson 210475, Eugene Schaefer 190-466 and Mike Moberly 178. High scores for the Pee-Wee Division and their one-game series were Mike Hubert 90, David McElfresh 85 and Ray Stanton 82. • All men's association bowlers are reminded that the annual meeting and payoff will be Friday, May 20, at 7 P.M. and will be held at Emporia Bowl'. Major League Baseball American League East W L Pet. GB Milwkce 13 7 .650 — N York 12 9 .571 l'/i Bait 10 9 .526 2'/z Boston 10 9 .526 2'A Toronto 10 13 .435 '4'/4 Detroit 8 13 .381 Ste Cleve 7 12 .368 5'/4 West K.C. . 13 8 .619 — Minn 14 9 .609 — Oakland 13 10 .565 1 Chicago 11 9 .550 l'/z Texas 10 9 .526 2 Calif • 9 14 .391 5 Seattle 8 17 .320 7 Monday's Results . Milwaukee 3, Toronto 1 Oakland 2, Baltimore 0 Kansas City 3, Chicago 1 Only games scheduled! Tuesday's Games Milwaukee (Cort 0-0) at Toronto (Jefferson 0-1), (n) Seattle (MacCormack 0-0) at Boston (Wise 1-1), (n) Texas (Blyleven 2-2) at Detroit (Ruble 3-1), (n) . California (Tanana 4-0) at New York (Torrez 3-1), (n) Chicago (Stone 1-3) at Kansas City (Pattin 0-0), (n) Only games scheduled Wednesday's Games Minnesota at Cleveland Milwaukee at Toronto, (n) Oakland at Baltimore, (n) Seattle at Boston, (n) Texas at Detroit, (n) California at New York, (n) Chicago at Kansas City, (n) Sports Sweep Benedictine. .'..,. Hornets Secure Berth In District 10 Playoffs National League East W L Pet. GB Pitts 12 7 .632 — S Louis 13 8 .619 — . Montreal 9 8 .529 2 N York 9 10 .474 3 Chicago 8 9 .471 3 Phila 8 10 .444 3'A West Los Ang 18 4 .818 — Cinci 10 11 .476 7'A Houston 9 12 .429 8'A S Fran 8 12 .400 9 Atlanta 8 14 .364 10 S Diego 9 16 .360 10'¿ Monday's Results Pittsburgh II, Atlanta 1 Cincinnati 3, St. Louis 2 San Diego 4, Philadelphia 3 Los Angeles 3, New York 1 Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games Houston (Richard 1-2) at Chicago (Burris 3-1) Pittsburgh (Reuss 0-3) at Atlanta (P.Niekro 0-4), (n) Philadelphia (Carlton 3-1) at San Diego (Sawyer 1-2), (n) New York (Espinosa' 2-0) at Los Angeles (Hooton 2-1), (n) Montreal (Stanhouse 1-3) at San Francisco (Montcfusco 22), (n) Only games scheduled Wednesday's Games Houston at Chicago Montreal at San Francisco Pittsburgh at Atlanta, (n) St. Louis at Cincinnati, (n) Philadelphia at San Diego, (n). New York at Los Angeles, (n) By Ken H arre U Emporia State locked up the home-field advantage for next week's District 10 tournament by sweeping Benedictine 6-0 and 6-0 here Monday behind the pitching of Gary Pickert and Ben Bounous. The sweep gives E-State an 8-0 record in the eastern zone of the district with only two zone games to go. Every other team in the eastern zone has at least three zone losses. The eastern zone winner, which will be E-State, earns the right to be host for the district playoffs. Those playoffs are scheduled to start next Thursday and will involve four teams, two from the eastern zone and two from the western zone. The District 10 winner goes on to the Area Three playoffs. Emporia State also set a school record for wins Monday, as it moved to 34-7 with the sweep. The old record for wins in one season at E-State was 33. The 1971 club finished at 33-19 and the 1975 team ended at 33-16. Mike Warren set an individual record with three stolen bases against Benedictine. He now has 31 for the season, eclipsing the old record of 29 swiped by Terry Hill in 197-1. Hill got a good view of his record being broken as he is currently the E-State third base coach. The Benedictine doubleheader opened a hectic week, thelastof the regularseason, for the Hornets. Today they are hosting Central Missouri in a pair of games. Wednesday they move on to Baker to finish district zone play, and then Saturday and Sunday they are at Fort Hays and Kearney State to end Central States Conference play. E-State coach Dave Bingham thinks a busy week is just what his team needs. He felt the Hornets, except for the pitchers, were stale Monday after a six- day" layoff. "We weren't very «,• impressive," Bingham said '•fatter the sweep, "we weren't hitting the ball like we can." In the opener, E-State left eight men on base, even though it did rap out 11 hits. The top of the order did most of the hitting, with Darrell Alexander and Warren each getting three safeties and Fred Hernandez driving in two runs with a single and a sacrifice fly. In the nightcap the Hornets had six hits, but at least half of those should have been outs. The Benedictine right fielder, though, couldn't find the baseball in the sun or solve the tricky breeze, and flies turned into extra-base hits. Kansas City Picks Cornerback Green KANSAS CITY (AP) — With a big smile on his face, Kansas City Chiefs Coach Paul Wiggin said today that in Gary Green, "we've got the premier corner- back of the year." Green, a 5-11, 184-pound scholar-athlete from Baylor, was taken by the Chiefs as their No. 1 pick in the first round. "Besides his great athletic ability, he has class and leadership, and he will be a great kick returner," Wiggin said. The Chiefs were known to be highly interested in defensive tackle Mike Butler of Kansas, who was snapped up by Green Bay just ahead.of the Chiefs' pick, which was the 10th selection of the first round. Neither Pickert or Bounous needed much help. Pickert was overpowering in the first game as he struck out 14 in the seven innings. He sacttered four hits and four walks during the shutout and is now 9-1. , Bounous allowed just two hits in the second game. He wasn't far from a no-hitter, as one of Benedictine's hits was a blooper to right that Steve Gillies dived for and got a glove on but couldn't control and the other was a bad hop single over Fred Riesgo's glove at third. Bounous struck out six and walked three in moving his record to 9-2. And on the matter of records, he has now won 29 games during his E-State career, three more than any other pitcher in the school's history. The Hornets pushed four runs across in the second inning of the opener. Riesgo reached on an error, Steve Gillies walked, then Mike Gehrer, Frank Trujillo, Alexander and Warren all singled for the runs. In the fourth, Alexander and Warren again each singled, and after an overthrow at second Hernandez brought Warren in with a sacrifice fly to give E-State a 5-0 lead. Warren doubled and Hernandez singled for the sixth run in the sixth. The Hornets scored three runs in the second inning of the nightcap without getting a hit. Those three runs were the result of four walks and" two throwing errors by the Benedictine catcher. E-State scored a single run in the fifth on an error, walk and a single by John Upshaw. The Hornets then scored two in the sixth on a double to right by Trujillo, a triple to right by Alexander and a sacrifice fly by Hernandez. Greg Rogers, the regular E-State designated hitter, did not play in the doubleheader. He was struck in the eye by. a ground ball in practice Friday 'and was still recuperating Mori- day. Darrel Kaufman, the regular right fielder, also sat out again because of a groin injury. Jeff Purcell is also going to miss a turn on the mound because of a sore arm. The Box Scores First Game BENEDICTINE Smilli Ratlctic, ss Glolhzbadi. tf Wiilki-r, tb Hoorneuf, illi Cocbrane. 3b Sander, rf Mincirsernn, rf Anlonti. L- Warren, Till Hell, p Totals E-STATE Alexander, If Hernandez, cf Uwke, ll> Ujtslinw, c Burnt», |>r Riesgo. 3b Gillies, rf Gchrcr. dli Trujillo. ss Pickert. p Totals Hcnedictine K-Slalc BKNKOICTINE Smith, cf Iladelle, ss Roorninii. ()h Walker. Ih Bi.sliop. rf Cuctjran. 3b Westlmff. If Meade, 2Í) Antonu, c Geieer, p Desoía, p Totals K-STATE Alexander, If Warren, 2h Hernandez, cf Lcaku, Ih U|>shaw, ilh Riesgo, 3b Gillies, rf Geiircr. c liarnys. pr-lf Trujillo. ss Uounmis, p Totals The Line Benedictine E-Stale INK tf L rf r cf The Une Se 000 0-10 Second Gai IN E i f cf f AB •J Í 2 3 3 3 1 2 1 2 1 0 23 AB •1 1 3 •1 •1 U 2 1 3 3 0 2!) ore 000 101 me AB 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 •Í 2 U 0 21 AB •1 4 1 4 3 2 2 2 0 1 0 23 R 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 R 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 r. 0—0 x-C It 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 H 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 6 II 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 •1 II ;i .1 1 1 G 0 0 1 1 0 n •1 II II 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 M 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 6 Bl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 R! 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 • s a 0 Bl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Bl 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 000 000 0 030 012 jc 024 6 G 0 GAME HUNTER'S FRIEND The RED WING Dryers Shoe Store DOWNTOWN 520 COMMERCIAL Buccaneers Open NFL Draft Today By Selecting Bell NEW YORK (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, as expected, chose Ricky Bell, Southern California's 218-pound running back, as the No. 1 selection in the National Football League's draft of college talent today. The Seattle Seahawks, picking second, traded their selection to Dallas, as rumored, and the Cowboys took Heisman Trophy winner Tony Dorsett, the most prolific ground-gainer in history, who led the University of Pittsburgh to the national championship. In return for giving up its first-round pick, Seattle received Dallas' first-round choice—No. 14 over-all—and three second-round selections, giving the Seahawks five picks in the first 54. Bell walked into the packed ballroom at the Hotel Roosevelt seconds after his name was announced and strode to the microphone displaying a Tampa Bay jersey with a white No. 42, his uniform number in ctllege. "I waited a year-and-a-half for this day," Bell said. "I've got the ability to play in the NFL. There's no question in my mind. This is the biggest challenge of my life and the biggest challenge of the team's life to establish a winning trend. "We can't do any worse than we did last year unless they expand the schedule to 16 games. Then we could go 0-1G." Bell referred to Tampa'Bay's 0-14 record last year ¡n its initial season of NFL play, the worst mark in the league's history. The Cincinnati Bengals, using a pick acquired from Buffalo jn the Sherman White deal, went for Eddie Edwards, an All- American defensive tackle from the University of Miami. In rapid-fire succession, the New York Jets, who had hoped to get Dorsett, chose Marvin Powell, an offensive tackle from Southern California, and the New York Giants selected Powell's Southern Cal teammate, defensive tackle Gary Jeter, -¿r -¿r * Olpe Wins Crown OLPE — Because of wet grounds in Hartford, the Hartford Invitational baseball tournament was switched to Olpe Monday and pipe went on to.win the title too.' . . The Eagles edged Longton 3-2 in the first round. Leon Brown got the win. He got relief help from Jim Haynes who struck out five batters in one and two- thirds innings. In the title game, Olpe routed Hartford 12-2. Gary Schmidt was the winning pitcher. Schmidt also cracked a two-run home run and Haynes was two for three. Darrell Gardner hit a two-run home run for Hartford. The Eagles move to 12-4 with the wins. Hartford reached the finals with an 11-1 victory over Hamilton. Longton downed Hamilton 10-0 for third. * TÍr -ÍT Tourney Teams Needed Openings remain for the Pepsi-Cola slowpitch invitational this weekend here. The tournament will be double elimination and the entry fee is $45. Those interested in entering should call Steve Rains at 3424380 by 5 P.M. Wednesday. tV -if -¿r Freshmen Are Sought All freshmen students who are interested in playing Softball or baseball this summer arc requested to sign up as soon as possible at the Recreation Center or to call the center and register. The names are needed for team assignments. n v*/ : ***& LEAD E-HIGH TO TITLE — Greg Osbourn (left) and J.L. Lewis paced the Emporia High golf team to the Centennial League championship at Topeka Monday. Osbourn and Lewis both fired 69's for a 138 winning total in the two-man division. E-High was third in the four-man division with a 306 and first in the overall six-man with a 444. The Spartans won the title by M strokes over Lcavenworth. Emporia High Golf Team Wins League Championship Emporia High captured the Centennial League golf crown at the Topcka Public Course on Monday. The Centennial champion is the team with the best six-man score in the league tournament and the Spartans finished with a 44<1 total Monday to defeat defending champion Lcavenworth by 14 strokes. After Leavcmvorlh and its 458. score came Shawnee Heights at 467, Highland Park ut 472, Washburn Rural at 482, Hayden at 485 and Atchison at 567. Spartans Greg Osbourn and J.L. Lewis also combined to win the two-man division at the league tourney. Both shot two- under-par GO'S for a 138 total. Hayden was second in the two- man with a 152. Following were Washburn Rural 153, Leavenworth 101, Highland Park 105, Shawnee Heights 167 and Atchison 1691 The four-man title went to Leavenworth with a 297. Shawnee Heights was second with u 300 and Emporia High third with a 306. Then came Highland Park 307, Washburn Rural 329, Hayden 333 and Atchison 3!)8. Jim Handy led the Spartans in the four-man with a 73. Mike Stevenson added á 75, Mike Law a 78 arid Jay Sigman ah 80. Emporin High golf couch Lawrence Eudaley thought the 444 six-man score and the 138 two-man score wore probably the best ever at the school. The 30G by the four-man squad wps the best this year for E-lliyh." The Spartans also had to play the tournament without Larry Eudaley, who has usually been one or two in the four-man. Eudaley had to miss because of a doctor's appointment. Jay Shlenker of Lcavenworth was meet medalist with a 67. Osbourn and Lewis tied for second medalist. •£r -£r •£ 40-Pound Fish Caught Tom Kunish, 1115 Neosho St., reported that he caught a 40- pound yellow catfish at the Cotton wood Park sand pits Monday. He caught the fish oh a crappic jig using an eight-pound test line. They're here NOW! In ROYAL BLUE!, r RENT-A-TRUCK HERE'S 2 MORE GOOD REASONS TO SEE US FOR YOUR RENTAL NEEDS - FORD F-150 PICKUPS FORD 12 Passenger [O¡ CLUB WAGONS?* L,. 3OO2 West Highway 50 (316) 313-17OO X J ATTENTION EMPORIA Don't Buy In ... Topeka Wichita or anywhere else UNTIL YOU SEE US!! Come to the COUNTRY AND SAVE. . .We have a huge stock of all types of RV's. Come over and see NED HIATT'S Country Salea featuring the #1 name in RV's. . .COACHMEN. . .We are the .authorized dealer for your area - Lake Pomona, Kansas. NED HIATT'S COUNTRY SALES HEDGEWOOD ACRES Hwy. 268, V* Mile East of Vassar Playhouse