Andy Menzie Basketball
Shurtleff Lose First Game To Springfield Team Show PotentOf f ense In Spiort End of $5-34 Score Lineups and Summary Shurtleft (34) Plarer ff ft pt McClfnt'k, - - - - Marfleld, f 0 2 S Mclntyre, Sprlnglleld (38) Plasyer Scott, f Satton, f Itenile, e Abbott, g Staler, f Hale, f .. Totals itttal ....» 8-1 i, f I 1.1 .200 Ltrrlion,' f 0 0 S ,15 B 1 Plldey, e, ...8 1 3 .404 Turn'ujh, f S 2 Z .001 FM-II, f .000 White, g IS g 14 Totals ...0 0 0 18 012 Score at ball: Shurtltff 1B| Sprlni- teld in. ; • ,' Shurtleff College lost the first game of the season Saturday even- ng at Springfield where the Plo- ners faced the Junior College; the score was 35 to 34. Shurtleff has ix road games to play before the lome schedule starts the middle of }ecember, and the Pioneers go to -Carllnville, Friday night, to oppose Blackburn, and to Jacksonville the following night to open the Little Nineteen schedule. Coach Fischer is pleased with the offense of .his team which was good In this opening game, but announced the Pioneers were weak on defense. Two guards) Abbott and Stalker, were taken from the game oh fouls and this further weakened the- defense defense 'in the closing minutes of play enough for the Juniors to snatch the game by one pq/nt. Andy Menzie was the star of the game for the Altonlans, . Scoring five field goals and five "free throws, IS ' points, ' to 'lead both teams In* scoring. -is a veteran veteran letterman and Is the center of the team. Scott and Plldey shared honors for Springfield. Scott scored nine points, and Plldey seven. The Shurtleff schedule has not been finished as yet .but will be announced . within the next few days. Blackburn, the team the Pioneers Pioneers face Friday night, Is an old non-conference rival that split the series with Shurtleff last season. When the Pioneers go to Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Saturday night, they will be facing a team slated as one of the strongest in the conference.