Andy Menzie All Star Basketball

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Andy Menzie All Star Basketball - Boxboard Squeezes Out Mullen's to Win Final 'Y'...
Boxboard Squeezes Out Mullen's to Win Final 'Y' Basket Tilt 'Aces Come Second, Owens Third as Newark Takes Fourth—Medals, Trophies Awarded — Fulton High-Scorer and Named Best Ail-Around Player With Roth, Wade — Denton Second High— Menzie Best Sportsman With the "Y" gym packed to the rafters, the Boxboard five went through to a thrilling victory over the Mullen'* Ace«, winning 29 to 26, in the Y M. C. A. Gold Medal Tourney Wednesday. Both teams played played air-tleht ball in the first half, with the Boxboard pushing into a one'point lead as the gun sounded for the rest period. Coming back for the second half, Mullen'* jumped Into the lead again as they did In the first half. From then on the lead changed hands a dozen times and finally deadlocked at 25-all, when Fulton was fouled and sunk the to" s to put Mullens ahead, 26 to 25. At this point, Boxboard called for a time-out and discovered, among other things, that defeat was staring them in the face with only one minute and 20 second! to tie up the ball game. . When play was resumed tne Boxbonrders passed to Fraser who tried for a long shot and missed. Poor ball handling then lost the game for Mullens and Denton slipped slipped through to score and was fouled on the shot. He missed the free toss but a moment later Roth followed up on a long shot by Nlcolet putting the Boxboard ahead, 29 to 26. When the ball went back to center the gun went off and It was all over. Roth was high-point man, with 10 points, while his lanky opponent, Fulton, was second with nine to make him a grand total of 42 for the entire entire tournament, or an average of 14 points a game. 'Battle Royal' In the playoff for third place, Ovens-Illinois defeated Newark by score of 35 to 31. This contest was also a "battle royal" but the glassblowers led most of the way and managed to hold their advantage advantage until the final gun. Campbell, Campbell, Turner and Klmbro were high scorers for Owens with 10, eight and seven points respectively. For Newarks, Brooks was high with points while B. Davis and Smith accounted for 17 more between them. At the conclusion of the Box- board-Mullens gam* the awards committee went into a "huddle" to make last-minute tabulation* before before presenting the tourney awards. Physical Director Lou Cross introduced introduced Bill Brunner, Telegraph sport* editor, who made the following following presentations: Gold first place team trophy to Boxboard manager, Fred Berry. Silver second place team trophy the Mullen's Aces. Bronze third place team trophy the Owens-Illinois Glass. Eight gold basketballs were awarded player* on the Boxboard team while a similar number of •liver ball* were presented to members members of the Mullen's team. Eight gold medals went to players on Owens-IUinol* team, while Manager O'Brien was presented with gold medals for the men on his fourth place Newark team. 10 Merit Award* Ten merit awards were presented presented to the best players on teams eliminated in the first round of the tourney. The men so honored were: McDowell, Bilyeu, Gushleff and Williams of the Lahey Undertakers Undertakers at Madison; Essig and Bowman of the Alton Lumber Co.; Sawyer and Akins of the Camp Rainey team and two men on the Panther squad, Kolkmeyer and Childers. Members of the first all-star team, who were presented with gold medals, were Fulton of the Mullen's Aces; Wade, Denton, Roth and Nicolet of the Boxboard. A second all-star team, receiving bronze medals, was composed of Fraser of Boxboard, Smith of New- arks, Menzie of Owens, Brazier and Voyles of Mullen's Aces. Fulton received two high-point medals, one for an all-tourney high score of 42 points and one for single single game high score of 20 points Denton and Roth were tied for second all-tourney high score, with 30 points each. They "flipped" for the medal and Denton won by a tail. The best all-around player aware went to Fulton of the Aces; second place went to Wade of Boxboard, and his team-mate, Roth, got third, The all-tourney sportsmanship award was presented ).o Andy Menzie of the Owens-Illinois team, WICHITA, KM., March 25, UP)— Four teams from four itates will answer four questions when in the semi-final round of the Women's National A. A. U. basketball tournament tournament tonight The thrice champion Tulsa Steno* will meet the pre-tournament pre-tournament favorite Galvestpn, Tex., Anico Sextet and the Wichita Thurston* will battle the Little Rock Flyer* for the right to move to the title round. The four questions: 1.—Will the strong Wichita de- 'ense line of Corrine Smith Alpha Shook and Mildred Pederson be able to stop the equally as strong "little Rock front line of Hazel Valker, Lucille Thurman, and Vera Dunford? 2,—Will All-America Frances Williams, Galvestin guard, be able to stop All-America Sonny Dunlap of Tulsa? 3*—Will Potential All-America Nora Cain, Galveston center, be able to check All-America Alberta Beck? 4.—Will the Stenos sweep on to their fourth consecutive title? Tulsa advanced last night with a 22 to 11 victory over the clever Des Molnes, A. I. B. sextet. Galveston Galveston defeated Houston 25 to 14. Wichita downed Nashville Carriers, 34 to 15, and Little Rock edged out Lambuth College of Jackson, Tenn., 26 to 22. Boiho.rd (ID Hirer It It ft Mullen'* Am <»«> Pnuer, f 11 C'unhmin, f Roth, c Nlcnlrt, Dtnlon, i t 4 .1 t II S halt I Plirtr Bnuler, < Rlltky, f ration, c Dunn, i Moon, * Vojrltf, ( ToUU .. Scor* lit Ac** t«. Owtni-Illlnol* <35> PKyrr f* It pf Rchulfn'r. I Turner, f Rlmbro, t MentiF, e Plummer, f Omphfll, t M»rtln, f • Total* • Boxtxmrd 11, 11 n pf s ii i i 10 •» Mullen'* Newark* (.11) FUjrer tenn, ( Smith, I Nh.nkn, r Brook*, c (((•mm, t Davit, ( If It pi o » * 1 0 A t I t 2 1 3 Total* ..147* Total* .. IS lit Nrnrc at half: Onrn* 1R, Newark* II. Official*—neaion aod Monfcal. ftltnti — LaManh, Timer; Harrl*, Scorer, Tulsa Stenos to Defend 3 Titles CarlinvilleHigh Begins Spring Grid Practice CARLINVILLE, March 25 (Special)—Coach (Special)—Coach Maynard O'Brien is planning big things for the Carlinville Carlinville football squad of 1937 in the Couth Central conference. The coach has called for candidates for spring training and SO athletes have responded. O'Brien was the coach of the South Central champion* of 1936— Mt. Olive, which was the smallest school in the conference. He believes believes Mt. Olive will be a hard team for his Carlinville team to defeat next season as ten of its eleven lettermen will return. O'Brien has institute spring training in the belief that the Carlinville Carlinville boys will fare much better if they have been acquainted with his system of coaching by the time the fall season rolls around. The

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 25 Mar 1937, Thu,
  3. Page 18

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