Myrtle Stubbs

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Myrtle Stubbs - Law f on High Tennis Players Open Bids In State...
Law f on High Tennis Players Open Bids In State Tourneys With Babs Yarmuk favored to cop her second straight state girls singles crown, Lawton high's net- ters swing into state tourney action today at Sl.illwater and Norman. Coach Bob fihelby's LHS girls were favored to cop the crown in the girls meet at OSU, but faced stiff competition icom Seminole and Northwest Classen in the team battle. The Wolverines hoped to finish as high as third in the boys' competition at OU, with Oklahoma City Harding and Shawnee cast in the favorites' loles. Finals are .slated Saturday afternoon. Julie Ashlocl; and Linda Leva form the LHS girls' doubles entry which is a slight favorite to win the title. However, Senainole's Zekeah Atyia and Myrtle Stubbs and Northwcsr't Classen's Betty Cameron and Jean Cox are considered strong threats. Miss Yarmuk was upset by second - seeded Marie Edwards of Shawnee in the finals of the OCW invitational fov ' her only loss of the year. But-Eabs leads Miss Edwards, 6-2, in their two-j'ear rivalry- Francie Green, LHS' other girls' singles entry, meets Carolyn Lew- ii,' Northwest Classen, in the lirst round while Miss Yarmuk and Leva-Ashtock drew byes. There are 22 entries in girls' singles and 13 doubles teams. Billy Higgins and James P t am- ming have an even chance of copping the boys' doubles title, but will have to contend with Harding's classy pair of Wayne and Jerry Hirst and Shawnce's entry of Ike Grose and Larry Bowers, among others. In the boys singles, Pete Love and David Thompson will represent the Wolverines. Since netters are ineligible to compete in both singles and doubles, LHS' sophomore ace, Higgins, won't be to enter singles. Defending champion Billy Buckley of Harding is the favorite, he must cope with such outstanding strokers as Shawnec's Don Brcwington and Roger Jack of Northwest PATTY DEFEATS JALABERT PARIS (UP) --Budge Patty "of Los Angeles and Paris will meet Andres Gimeno of Spain in -the men's semi-finals of the Paris International tennis tournament today. Patty advanced by defeating Paul Jalabert of France, 6-4, 7-5, while Gimeno ousted "Robert Haillet of France, 6-3, 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 Thursday. i '.

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  1. The Lawton Constitution,
  2. 02 May 1958, Fri,
  3. Page 11

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