Dixon Five Suffers First League Loss
go in big lo if the seeking for the rebound the ( A P Michigan a as relays. mile Dixon Five Suffers First League Loss Dlxon Beverage wÂ«s handed its first defeat of thÂ« St. Joseph Recreation Basketball league season last night by the Whirlpool Automatics Automatics In a 41 to 34 American division contest. In other gnmes last night, A u t o Specialties downed Kcrlys Produce 47 to 46 in an overtime National division game, and Industrial Rubber trounced Ross Carrier 61 to 32 in a second National division game. Dixons 1 detent by the Automatics was their first loss In five contests, three during the first round of and one previously In the? second hair. The loss relegates them to second place in the division, and lodges the Automatics In the lead spot, with a 2-0 ledger in the second half. Dixons 1 Russ Jorgenson was high scorer, with 13 points, snrt Lloyd Krieger led the winners] 11 points. Dixons led by two at the half, by one point at the end of the third period, before submitting. The Auscos and Kerlys played tight contest throughout four qunr- ters and an overtime. Kerlys held a 13 to lo lead at the end of first quarter, and the score was deadlocked 19-18 at the half. The Auscos tallied 13 points in the period, to Kerlys' II, and led 32 to 30 at the end of the quarter. Kerlys made up their two-point deficit in the final quarter to tie the score 41-41, but the Auscos for two field goals and a pair of charities for six points, to Kerlys' five, in the overtime to win. Wesaw was the winners' high scorer, with 14 points, and Dick Glllespie paced the losers, also 14 points. Paul Mooney, with IS points, paced Industrial Rubber's 61 to win over Ross Carrier. Jim Krieger and Roy Anderson paced the losers, - - ... -^.i,.