The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 18, 1966 · Page 5
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Hot, Ball-Hawking Bears Clout Austin Pacelli 81-59 Bleich Tries A Lay-Up A tight defense that forced plenty of errors and "hot hands" during the first half of action led the Garrlgan Golden Bears to a lop-sided 81-59 victory over the rugged Pacelli Shamrocks before a large crowd here Friday night. The win gave Coach Steve McCalTs club a 9-1 season mark and their sixth straight victory. Garrigan will pull all stops in an effort to dump its next opponent, Mason City Newman the only team to get past the locals all season. The Mason City outfit bested the Bears, 82-71, Dec. 10, at Mason City and the return engagement is slated here this Friday night. It should be a lulu. The Bears trailed the Shamrocks early by 1-0 and 3-2 margins - and didn't get the upper hand until they banged in 11 points in two minutes late in the first quarter to lead 21-14. At the buzzer, the locals were on top, 24-17, thanks to the ball-hawking of Bob Smith, Dick Bleich and Bill Reding and the scoring of DickMuller, Don Potthoff, Reding, Brian LaBarre and Smith. Garrigan shot about 70 percent from the field and hit all six free tosses attempted during the first eight minutes. After Pacelli closed to gap 24-18 at the start of the second stanza, the Bears, with Muller and Reding shooting well, pulled out to a 34-19 bulge and the visitors made only one other threat during the rest of the fray. It was 44-29 at halftime and the locals held a 5-4 edge in steals and 19-14 margin in Alflona, (la.) Upper Det Motnet Tuetcfay, January 18, 1966 rebounds. Muller had 15 points, Reding 10 and Potthoff nine when the teams reached the intermission. Pacelli's Tom Ball had 12 and Dan Carroll had 10. Pacelli got two quick baskets to open the second half, but the Bears pressed ahead and added another point to the margin before the buzzer sounded ending the third round. Garrigan led, 58-42, with eight minutes left. Reding canned another six points during the quarter. Only the shooting of Ball kept the Shamrocks in the game during the final stanza. He came up with seven points, finished the night with 27, and led both clubs in scoring. However, it wasn't enough as the Bears showed too much balance for the visitors. McCall's stall-offense added points to the margin during the last quarter as the ball-handling of the locals set up the buckets that ran the lead to 22 points at the end. Garrigan had seven men in the scoring column, including four in double figures. Reding finished with 23, Muller 20, Smith 12 and Potthoff 11. The rebounds were pretty well spread out too, as Muller got 10, Potthoff nine and Reding eight. Thefts were chalked up by Smith, 3, Bleich and LaBarre, 2, and Potthoff, Reding, Muller, and the Joes, Ringsdorf and Becker, 1 each. Top rebounders for the losers were Carroll and Wes Halverson with seven apiece as the teams got 32 off the boards. Garrigan chalked up a dozen steals to five for the visitors and blocked shots were even at two. Box score: GARRIGAN (81) Potthoff Reding Muller Smith Bleich LaBarre Long Youngwirth FG 3 8 9 5 1 3 0 2 FT 7-5 8-7 2-2 4-2 5-1 0-0 0-0 3-2 F 4 4 4 4 3 0 1 1 31 29-1921 The Garrigan Golden Cubs won their sixth straight in the curtain- raiser, a 48-36 decision that upped the record of Coach Duane Kramer's club to 8-2. Jack Muller hit well from all angles to notch 22 points for the winners. Dump Humboldt Algona's seventh grade basketball team posted a 38-33 victory over Humboldt here Friday afternoon. The win was the second without defeat for Coach Art Olson's crew. After trailing early in the contest, 10-6, the locals came back and led 17-10 at the quarter, 28-18 at the half and 35-29 at the three-quarter mark. Rick Nielsen counted 16 points and Neal O'Brien nine for the locals. STATE LINE ACTION Lakota, Ringsted Divide RINGSTED - Splitting a pair of State Line conference games, the Lakota girls defeated- the Ringsted girls 62-49 with the Ringsted boys winning 86-73 over Lakota Friday night. The Lakota girls rallied In LAKOTA GIRLS (62) FG FT PF TP Karels 11 4 l 26 Junkermeier 9 2 4 20 Boyd 1002 Leonard 6 2 2 14 Coy 0 0 00 Hertzke 00 l o Christ 0020 TOTAL 27 8 10 62 RINGSTED GIRLS (49) FG FT PF TP Watson 14 4 0 32 Miller 0060 Sorenson 4119 Jensen 0030 Johnson 0010 Ellerston 0010 Nelson 3218 TOTAL 21 7 13 49 Lakota Girls 12 10 25 15 62 Ringsted Girls 17 7 12 13 49 the third quarter from a halftime deficit to take the lead 47-36. The Eagletts trailed by two points at the end of the first half 24-22. In the final quarter of action, Lakota outscored Ringsted 15-13. Sue Karels scored 26 points to lead Lakota with Jo Junker- Jneler adding 20 points. Leading the way for Ringsted was Norma Watson with 32 polts. The Great Danes raced to a 21-14 first quarter advantage. Ringsted Increased its lead to 9 points at the end of the first half by outscorlng the Eagles 24-22. Ringsted, In second half action hit 41 points while hold- Ing Lakota to 27 points. The two Montys, Fisher and Miller led Ringsted with 28 and 21 points respectively, John Peltersen added 13 points. Larry Hippen scored 20 points for high effort for the Eagles with Jim Junkermeier adding 19 points. LAKOTA BOYS (73) FG FT PF TP Hippen 10 0 2 20 Hamilton 5 0 4 10 Weringa 2307 Junkermeier 8 3 4 19 Sleper 1012 Smidt 0020 Madetzke 2004 Koppen 5 l 4 11 Karels 0 0 l o TOTAL 33 7 18 73 RINGSTED BOYS (86) FG FT PF TP Hansen 5 l 0 11 Peitersen 5 3 4 13 Jensen 0 3 l l Johnson 3006 Fisher, M. 11 6 2 28 Miller. 10 1 2 21 Fisher, J. 1022 Paulson OOlo Reed 0200 TOTAL 35 16 12 86 Lakota Boys 14 22 19 18 73 Ringsted Boys 21 24 21 20 86 Johnnies of Bancroft End Swea String at 9 of Bancroft built a 14 first half lead here Friday night and made most of the points SWEA CITY (58) FG FT PF TP Hazelbotf 4 13 9 Elliott 5 3 5 13 Skaar g 0 24 Peterson 2 6 5 10 Larsen, L, 5 2 5 12 Larson, c, 1002 Anderson 304$ Larson, j, 1002 TOTAL g3 12 24 58 70-58 victory Swea City and snapped a nine game Trojan victory string. Included fn that nine game Swea City string was a 6456 Trojan win over Bancroft at Swea City on Dec. 21. Bancroft led Friday night at all the stops, 19-10 at the first quarter buzzer and 37-23 at halftime and 57-40 at the third stop. Rob Batten's 26 points paved the way for the upset while Dick Piers and Tom Murray added 14 and 1 ^ Tom Elliott, LeRoy Larsen and Steve Peterson had 13, 12 and 10 points for Swea City, now 9-2 on the season. * * BANCROFT f70) FG FT PF TP Carpenter 2307 Dlers 3 8 4 14 Hatten 9 8 0 26 Murray 5 3 3 13 McCarthy 2054 Farrow 1406 TOTAL 22 26 12 70 Swea City 1013171858 Bancroft 19 IB 20 13 70 Garrigan's Golden Bears raced past Austin Pacelli here Friday night 81-59, and one of the locals most responsible for the win was Dick Bleich, (10) shown here as he attempted a lay-up after one of the dozen steals by the Bears in the game. Attempting to block Bleich's shot is Tom Ball, who led both teams in scoring as he canned 27 for the losers. Top scorer for Garrigan was Bill Reding with 23 points as four of the Bears wound up in double figures during the night. Garrigan now has a 9-1 season mark including six straight victories. The locals host Mason City Newman here Friday night, then play in the annual DYO Tournament beginning Jan. 23. (Photo by Matt Frankl) »• •'•••^••^••^••• M .^ M B^»^^^ J ^^_ — .. . -I.-IT State Line Loop Tourney Now On Play in the annual State Line Conference Basketball Tournament got underway, with four games at two sites last night (Monday), and will continue through the week, with the finals in the girls and boys divisions slated Saturday evening at Lakota. Monday, at Ringsted, theRing- sted girls met Thompson and the Ledyard boys met Armstrong; while at Swea City a pair of boys contests, Sentral vs. Thompson and Swea city vs. Titonka, were played. Tonight (Tuesday) at Ringsted, play continues with two girls games, Armstrong vs. Burt and Monday's winner vs. Sentral. Reigning titleholders are the Lakota boys and Ringsted girls. Basketball fans in the area feel that Swea City is the favorite in the boys division this year, while Sentral and Armstrong .are favored in the girls meet. ' Here is the complete slate of games this week: Girls' Pairings —MONDAY(At Ringsted) •7 p.m. — Ringsted vs. Thompson -TUESDAY— (At Ringsted) 7 p.m. — Armstrong vs. Burt, 8:30 p.m. — Jan. 17 winner vs. Sentral. (At Gruver) I <£' m ' ~ Ls *ota vs. Titonka. 8:30 p.m, — Ledyard vs. Lincoln-Central. —THURSDAY— (At Sentral) 7 p.m. — Jan. 18 Ringsted tournament winners, 8:30 p.m.—Jan. IBGruver tournament winners, —SATURDAY— (At Lakota) 7 p.m, — Jan, go Sentral tournament winners, * * Boys' Pairings -MONDAY(At Ringsted) 8:30 p.m. -Ledyard vs. strong. (At Swea City) I Pl m - - Sentral vs. Thompson 8:30 p.m. — Swea City vs. Titonka. —WEDNESDAY— (At Rake) 7 p.m. — Ringsted vs. Lakota. 8:30 p.m. — Jan. 17 winners vs. Rake. (At Swea City) 7 p.m. — Sentral-Thompson winner vs. Burt. 8:30 p.m. — Swea City-Titonka winner vs. Lincoln-Central. -FRIDAY— (At Sentral.) 7 p.m. - Jan. 19 Rake tournament winners. 8:30 p.m. — Jan. 19 Swea City tournament winners. —SATURDAY— (At Lakota) 8:30 p.m. - Jan. 21 Sentral tournament winners. Ledyard Routs Rake LEDYARD — Five cagers In double figure scoring paced the Ledyard team to a 92-67 romp over Rake In State Line Conference here Friday night. Craig Lloyd captured high point honor for Ledyard and for the game with 19 markers. Arnie Johnson scored 17 points for Ledyard, and Rich Lloyd notched 14 counters followed by Ron Johnson with 11 and Eugene Dontje with ten to conclude Ledyard's high scorers. CORWITH-WESLEY MESERVEY-THORNTON BOYS: Corwith- Wesley 73, Meservey - Thorntojn 44. Scoring: Mike Anderson (CW) 25, Rick Siskow (MT) 14. Corwith. Wesley held lead at halftime, 37-21. Winners are now 1-10 for the season. GIRLS: Meservey.Thornton 51, Corwith > Wesley 49. Scar, ing: Vicky Detnjering (CW) 27, Kathy Kuhlers (MT) 25. Meservey-Thornton led at halftiiue 25-20. Corwith-WesJey is now 7-7 for the season. A CLASSIFIED AD """ WILL GET PAST RESULTS

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