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ORRUM RAIDERS and Maxton Eagles wrestle for the ball under the net during their contest Tuesday night. Orrum won the bout 60-57. (Bill Price Photo) Orrum Defeats Maxton ORRUM - The Raiders of Orrum nipped Maxton's Eagles 60-57 in non-conference basketball here Tuesday night, while the Orrum girls won 42-26, and the Orrum jayvees won 5452. Campbell led Orrum's scoring with 18 points, and Nealy and D. Ford each had 12. Nealy also topped the team in rebounds with 8. Campbell was Maxton's leading jayvee scorer, while Warwick and Jones paced Orrum with 20 and 18, respectively. Orrum plays at Rowland Friday, and hosts West Columbus Saturday. The Saturday games at Orrum will start at 5:30 p.m. BOYSGAME Maxton: McLean 4, McNeill 8, Wilkerson 4, Graham 8, McKoy 2, Davis 12, Douglas 4, Jackson 4, Hall 11. Orrum: Campbell 16, Nealy 12, D. Ford 12, C. Ford 10, Lewis 7, Gerald 3. Maxton 13 8 16 20-57 Orrum 12 18 17 13-60 GIRLS GAME Maxton: Hall 5, Jacobs 2, Evans 2, Terry 4, McNeill 5, Murphy 2, Locklear 2, Bryant 4. Orrum: Stephens 12, Ford 14, Townsend 14, Revels 2, Thomas, Britt. -- The Uobesoiiiaii. Lumberton, N.C., Wednesday, January 5, 1977 Athlete Of Year Scotland Basket Stops At The Buzzer LAURINBURG - The Lumberton Pirates lost their opening conference game here Tuesday night as they dropped a heartbreaker to undefeated Scotland County 5W9, when Robert McPhatter sank a jumper at the buzzer. Lumberton had its chance to go ; ahead with :33 left, in the contest, but the'shot failed. The loss places the Pirates' record at 5-4 overall on the season and 0-1 in conference play. Scotland remains unbeaten at 7-0 and 1-0 in league action. Scotland opened the contest with a full court press, but Lumber-ton's ball-handling and easy lay-ups beat the Scot's pressure in the early going. Larry Gore hit the first three field goals of the game for the Bucs as Lumberton jumped to a 74 lead early. Zake Lorick stole the ball and scored, hit a lay-up with help from a beautiful pass from James Robinson, and then hit from outside to bring Lumberton to a 13-8 lead. Gore added two baskets as the first quarter ended with the advantage to the Pirates at 1714. The second quarter was wild and frenzied as Gore and Lorick hit buckets to make it 21-16. However, Scotland's Winslow Ratcliff got hot from the outside and hit four consecutive baskets to propel the Scots into a 24-21 lead with 4:33 left before halftime. Lumberton experienced cold shooting from the floor during. Scotland's run and also had some anxious moments as Gore was run over by a Laurinburg player and received a cut over his eye. No foul was called however and Gore's absence was felt. The two teams traded baskets as Gary Campbell and Larry Richardson each connected for the Pirates. The Scots stayed close to the Pirates during this late second quarter surge by hitting their free throws as they refusedto miss from the charity line. The half ended with Scotland leading'35-31. Gore returned to action after halftime and made a beautiful move underneath to tie the score at 35-35. Lorick added a pair of field goals and Jackie McMillian added a bucket as the two teams traded baskets during the third period of action. Harold Johnson's goal at the buzzer gave Scotland a 41-41 tie with the Bucs after three periods. Gore gave back the lead to the Pirates with a basket, but Ernest Armstrong hit three straight field goals as Scotland moved ahead 4743. The Pirates refused to fold, however, as Lorick hit two in a row and fed McMillian underneath as the Bucs fought back to knot the score at 4949. Over three minutes remained at this point and both teams did not take a shot as they played cautiously and seemed to be playing for the last shot. With :33 remaining, Lorick's shot barely missed and Scotland rebounded. Then with :02 left, McPhatter hit his jumper and Scotland had its first league win. Gore's 19 points and Lorick's 16 tallies lead the Pirate scoring while Ratcliff had 17 for Scotland. The Lady Pirates took their fifth loss of the season as they fell 74-25 to the Lady Scots. Lumberton's leading scorer and playmaker, Patricia McNair, was lost early in the game with a sprained knee. Mamie Huggins was the leading scorer for the Piratettes with 11 points and Mary Williams was Scotland's leading scorer with 21 points. In the first contest of the evening the Lumberton junior varsity brought their season's record to 5-2 with a 5349 victory overthe junior Scots. The junior Bucs used aggressive defense and the 17 point performance of Darryl Thomas to secure the win. George Fuller added 10 points and Glenn McMillian 14 for Lumberton. Leading scorer for the Scotland juniors was Mike McCoy with 18 points. VARSITY GAME Lum 17 14 10 8--49 Scot 14 21 6 10-51 Lum. Scoring: Gore 19; McMillian 5; Lorick 16; Richardson 3; Boykins; Robinson; Campbell. Scot. Scoring: Johnson 6; Armstrong 12; Ratcliff 17; McPhatter 8; Blue 2; Breeden 6. GIRLS GAME Lum 8 4 10 3--25 Scot 14 28 22 11--74 Lum. Scoring: McNair 2; Crump 2; Huggins, M. 11; Huggins, JL2; Douglas 3. Scot. Scoring: Robin 16, Britt; Robertson 6; Armstrong 14; Williams 21; Davis 7; Elliot 2; Lee 2; Chavis 2; McCoy 5. J.V. GAME Lum 13 13 16 11-53 Scot 6 10 18 15--49 Lum, Scoring: Fuller 10; Huggins 3; Game 2; McMillian 14; Kinlaw; Thomas 17; McNeill 4; Dockery; Whitfield; Barnes; Haliburton; Nealy. Scot. Scoring: Chavis 6; McPhatter 6; McCoy 18; Chestnut 2; Armstrong 6; Rothwell 11. 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I've had a good rest and I'm enthusiastic and ready to go," said Miller, obviously relaxed, eager to start the season and appearing slightly larger and stronger than in previous years. Johnny, who has scored some of the greatest successes of his remarkable career in the Arizona desert, was one of the first of the field of 147 to arrive for this kickoff event. "I like these courses," Miller said. "You can't get a bad lie in the fairways. And if I can get a good lie, I can hit my irons as good as anybody," said the man who has compiled one of golf's more outstanding records in Phoenix and Tucson. In the last three years he's won five of the six tour events played in this state, missing only in the Phoenix Open last year when rookie Bob Gilder pulled an upset. Three times in Phoenix and Tucson he's had a score of 61, once flirting with the untouched 50's. He won the 1975 Phoenix Open with a score of 260, the lowest 72 hole total for any tour event in more than two decades. For thelast three years the first two events -- Phoenix and Tucson -- have served as the keystone to Miller's season. This 72-hole chase over the tight little 6,726 yard, par 71 Comaneci Named Best NEW YORK (AP) - Nadia Comaneci of Romania, the cover girl of the 1976 Olympics who thrilled millions with her grace and perfection in the gymnastics competition, has added another trophy to her case--The Associated Press' Female Athlete of the Year Award. With the sports world focused on Montreal for the Summer Olympics, Miss Comaneci, then 14, grabbed center stage, moving into an area never traveled' before the realm of perfection. Her first flawless routine came on the uneven parallel bars, the first perfect score in Olympics gymnastics history. Proving the feat no fluke, Miss Comaneci picked up six more perfect 10s on her way to winning three gold medals. Miss Comaneei was a landslide winner in the balloting by a nationwide panel of sports writers and broadcasters for the Female Athlete of the Year Award. She compiled 342 of 605 votes, far outdistancing Dorothy Hamill, the gold medal fig- ure skater at the Winter Olympics. Miss Hamill of Riverside, Conn., who overcame her tendency for falling down to strike gold, received 106 votes. Chris Evert, winner of this award the past two years, finished third with 80 votes in, perhaps, her best tennis season ever. Miss Evert, the world's No. 1 female player, won Wimbledon, Forest Hills and, at one point, over 100 straight matches on clay. It is her misfortune, however, to be a professional tennis player in the year of the amateur athlete. Following Miss Evert in the balloting were speedskater Sheila Young of Detroit, who won a gold, silver and bronze medal at the Innsbruck Olympics; East German swimming sensation Kornelia Ender, who won four Olympic gold medals--including the gruelling 100- meter butterfly and the 200-meter freestyle races 26 minutes apart; golfer Judy RanMn, the first $100,000 winner on the women's tour. JCPenney Phoenix Country Club course Ushers in a 40-plus tournament schedule that offers the biggest amount of prize money and the most extensive television coverage ever. Portions of the final two rounds of this event will be televised nationally by CBS-TV on Saturday and Sunday. National television coverage is scheduled on all but three tournaments through the end of June. In all, 29 tour events will be televised. 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