The Atchison Daily Globe from Atchison, Kansas on January 3, 1977 · Page 6
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NAUGATL'CK SEWS (Conn.) Friday, May7.1976-Page II Greyhounds Notch Important 5-1 NVL Victory Over Crusaders By STEVE GESSECK Scholastic Sporlswriter Jim Foley and Tom Burns combined to pilch a four hitler, andIhe Holy Cross defense gave Naugatuckfive unearned runs as UK Greyhounds defeated the Crusaders 51 yesterday at Brecji Field. The win sols up tomorrow's big contest at Municipal Stadium, presently leading the Hounds by one game in the NVL race, Foley, in raising his season record to 3-1, went six innings, allowing two singles, walking a pair, while striking out four. Burns was tagged for an 'warned run in the ninth but pitched three innings, allowing two hits, fanning one batter and walking rone. "Our pitching hasn't been as good thus far this season as 1 was ho pi ng it would be until this week. We got a shutout from four pitchers on only three hits Tuesday and our goal today was another shutout," Naugy coach JocBojko commented after the game. 'Thisdcfinitely puts the pressure on Wilby. We're only one game behind them and we will be going into Saturday's game flying high." The Greyhounds, now 8-3 overall and 7-2 in the league, broke on top with two runs in the (ourlh inning off of losing pitcher Pete Bouron. Walt Koproski led off with a walk, and one out later Bob Stauffer reached on the first of two errors in the inning by third baseman Vin Sanloro. Jim Thurslon forced Stauffer at second for the second out, but another error by Santoro, this one on a grounder by Gary Palmer, allowed the first run to score, Fran Cipriano brought in Thurslon from second on a ground rule double which rolled over the bank in right field. The Garnet got some padding in the sixth by scoring three more limes off of Bouron. Stautfer singled and was sacrificed to second by Thurston. Palmer walked and Cipriano followed with a single to load the bases. Foley bounced a ball to shortstop Marty Gunnoud who's throw lo the plate was high allowing Stauffer loscoreand still leaving the bases loaded. Consecutive walks to Burns and Frank Montoni, the second one issued by Ilusly Bernal, forced in the final two Naugatuck tallies Kolcy breezed through his innings, retiring the first eight baiters he faced before walking Rich Mini. Tom Bouron got the first hit off of Foley, leading off the fourth inning, but Foley got himself out of any possible trouble by picking a sacrifice bunt attempt out of the air on a diving atlempt and doubling Bouron off of first. In Ihe sixth, with two down, Cross had two men on with two away but Foley got Pete Bouron to bounce back to Ihe box to get out of the inning. The Crusaders only other scoring Ihreal, besides in the ninth inning, came in the seventh when Ken Novi tripled with one away. Burns got out of the inning, however, on a grounder to short and on a line defensive play by Naugy third baseman Gary Palmer. Palmer ranged far into Ihe hole to grab a bouncing ball off the bat of Gunnoud and throw to first for the final out. Three errors by Naugy substitutes in the last inning allowed the Crusaders to score their only run of the game, breaking the scoreless string at 17 innings. "Our play as a team has been coming along. We are getting better pilcliing and aren't making as many errors in Ibe lield as we were early in the season. If we continue loget good pitching the rest of the way, we will be lough," Bojko concluded. NAUGY NOTES - In working his six innings, Foley threw only 70 pitches, an excellent number.. . The senior righty was keeping the ball low and was mixing up Ns pitches perfectly. . , Foley also broke Bouron's no hil at- lempt when he drilled a single ihrough the hole inlo lefl field with one out in the third inning... In Ihe first game between (he two teams, won by Holy Cross 4-3, Pete Shambreskis went two for three, had an RBI and scored Ihe winning run for the Crusaders... Yesterday,Foley and Bums gave Shambreskis the collar, holding Km hitless in four at bats... Naugy has now avenged one of their losses and will be trying lo avenge a second one tomorrow against Wilby in Municipal Stadium ., Game lime is 1 p rn . The Wildcats won the first meeting between the two schools by the score of 8-1 last month and will probably hace Al Gregouli, who pitched a two hitter Tuesday againsl Kaynor Tech, on the mound... Bojko will most likely counter with Rob Stauffer,.. It It i: Holy Cross 000 00) 001 • 1 1 4 Naugatuck 000 203 OOx -583 F. Bouron, Bernal id and Shambreskis. Foley. [iurns (7) and:Murphy. WP Foley (3-D. l.P- Bouron lO-IJ. Celtics Nets Triumph By L'liitert Press Inlrnational Mention Ihe name Paul Sila around the National Basketball Association and the firsl reaction is defense. But the Cleveland Cavaliers are finding oul thai Silas can play offense, loo, Tht> husky Silas, known as one of Ihe best defensive and rebounding forwards in the NI1A. turned offensive Thur (lay night Ho scored 11 oE hi 21 (minis in (he fourth quarter lo squelch a Cleveland ralh and give the Huston Celtics a 111-99 victory over the Cavaliers in Ihe opening game ol their NBA semifinal playoff series. .Silas «ent to the offensive when tin 1 Cavaliers, who once trailed by 1G [mints, pulled even ol 77-77 at the end of the third period. His three-point play in the final quarter all hut crushed Cleveland. "We (hough! we had them in the third quarter when they were resting some of their fjuys." said Cleveland Coach Hill Fitch. "But \ve made some foolish offensive and defensive errors, like four in a row. After thai. Ihe Celtics had 3 great ^running game.-'-.>, >-.• ^ John ilavljccj^ \$d Boston, •with 26 points while Dick -Snydor ami Campy Russell had •21 each for Ihe Cavaliers. The winner of (he Hosfon- Clevehmt series, which resumes Sunday, will face the Dinner of the Golden Stalc- PhDenix matchup for the NBA title. That scries resumes in Phoenix tonight with the clubs liedflt l-l. In the ABA championship scries, Julius Erving continued Ills wie-man shou 1 , leading (he N'ew York Nets lo a 117-lt victory over the Denver Mug- pets and ci 2-1 lead. Erving. who scored 45 and -IS points in the first two games, scored 31 Thursday night, eight in Ihe last 90 seconds, lo secure Ihe victory. He accounted (or eight straight points, two blocked shols and two steals in the final 90 seconds and in all, had 10 rebounds and four Mocked shols. Krving now has 124 points in the three games, most of them against one of the top defensive players in Ihe AHA. Bobby Jones. "Jones is excellent in team defense," said Erving, "Bui as far as individual defense goes, he can't stop me." David Thompson led Denver with 32 points, but an offensive foul call against him near the end crushed the N'uggets' hopes. Flyers Eliminate Bruins By KKN KDSKNRKHCi scribed his achievement with I'l'i Sports Writer cliche-ridden phrases. Heggic- U'ach bad a pretty "II was one of the biggest good month Thursday night. thrills of my life." Leach said. The 26-year-old Philadelphia "Everything worked out. It was righl wing, who led the just one of those nights. I don't National Hockey League with consider myself a superstar. I CI regular season goals, scored just do Ihe job," five goals in the Flyers' 6-3 The triumph set up a victory over Ihe Boston Bruins showdown between the NHL's lo establish one playolf record lop two regular season point and tie two others, while leaders. Ihe Flyers and Mont- vaulting the two-time defending real Canadiens. who reached game when he scored his fifth Stanley Cup champions into the Ihe finals by crushing the New in the third period. finals once again York Islanders' dreams Thurs- Slill. the remarkable pcrfor- day night with a 5-2 win. They mance didn't provoke any begin their best-of-seven series emotional outbursts from the SndaynightinPhiladelphia. soft-spoken Indian, who de- When Leach scored his first goal at 5:45 ol Ihe firsl period, il was the ninth straight playolf game, in which he had scored, and broke the record set by Ihe Canadiens' Maurice Hichard in both IS46 ar.d 1952. He lied a record for mosl goals in a period by adding Ihree in the second period, then joined Hichard and Toronto's Darryl Sittler in the record book for mosl goals in a playoff and putting in Hie rebounds." said Shutl. "II just so happened I was right in front of the not both times. We knew we had to beat them i>ccau.se if we had to go back to \Mng Island, they'd tie tearing at us," The Islanders, who won the fourth game in New York Tuesday night, were hoping to rally from a :i-o game deficit as they did last year against Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. Montreal Coach ScoUy Bowman credited the victory to the checking of Bob Gainey. Doug Jams and Jimmy Etoberts on NAUGATl'CK SECOND BASEMAN Frank Monloni (left) puts the lag on Crusader centerfielder Ilkh Mini as h> attempted to sleal second base in Ihe third inning. Mini was out on a line throw from Camel catcher Jim Murphy, (N'EW Spholoby Steve Geueck> Waterbury Routed Meanwhile, Montreal gained the finals when Sieve Shult lived up to his reputation as a "garbage player" by scoring New York's star line of Billy two goals on perfect setups. Harris, Clark Gillies and Bryan "They say I get a lot oE TroUirr. garbage goals, but I like to say "We beat them t>etause v,e I'm just finishing off the plays had that checking iine again?! their big line." How man =aid Sport-0-Grams AMERICAN BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Commissioner Dave DeBusschere announced yesterday that the league's Board of Trustees has voted to terminate the Virginia Squires and has approved the transfer of the Spirits ofSt. Louis lo Salt Lake City... The Connecticut entry in the International Women's Professional Softball Association will launch a home and home exhibition series with the Pennsylvania Liberties tomorrow when they travel to Reading for a By United Press International \Vaterbury made mistakes and Reading took advantage of them. The Phillies scored eighl unearned runs Thursday night to defeat the Dodgers, 11-5. Waterbury miscues included five errors, three wild pitches, a passed ball and one hit baiter. Also, Dodgers' pitchers walked six batters. In other Eastern League games, Berkshire overcame Williamsport. 12-7, Three Rivers edged Bristol, fr-5, in 10 innings, and West Haven won two from Quebec City, 8-t and 2-0. John Poff doubled home the tying run in Ihe seventh inning for Reading, and scored Ibe go- ahead run on one of Waterbury's errors. Pete Guerrero stood out at the plate for the losers. He had a triple and drove in two runs with a single. Guerrero, 19, of the Dominican Republic, is batting .3M. It was Reading's third straight win over the Dodgers. DANBURY FAIR RACEARENA 4AH 'TJmtl EDTJ 15 9 JM j'i 17), ;,)0 p.m. New Britain May 15 and Walerbury, May 15. IUVEflSIDEPAIJK'S28TH SEASON' of auto racing andfirsl under the NASCAR banner hits Ihe launching pad May 15 and officials are anticipating one o! the largest opening night crowds in years. The May 15 inaugural is coordinated with Ihe opening day of Ihe amusemenl park and all its facilities, the largest in New England. Daryl Strickland, a New Jersey AU-S!ate forward has accepled a basketball grant -in-aid lo attend Fairfield University Ihis tall. The 65, 175 Ib. forward compiled an impressive lisl ol credentials during his scholastic career a I Ferris High School in Jersey City. BY WINNING TIIR EASTERN Intercollegiate Baseball League championship, Columbia University became the first team lo land a berth inlhe NCAA Northeast Regional baseball tournament which is scheduled at Palmer Field Middletown, May 27-31. The announcement was made by Larry Panciera, baseball coach at Ihe University of Connecticut and chairman of the Regional tournament selection commitlee. SENIOR TIM TOBIN, CHARGER baseball shortstop, has been named "Athlete of Ihe Year" al the University of New Haven. The announcement was made at the school's 1976 Varsity Club Alhletic's Awards Banquet. Tobin is currently leading the baseball team with a .455 batting average. He has scored 4) runs, collected 50 hits and has 26 RBI's to his credit. . . The Harlford Bicentennials today announced that tickets (or the Pete-New York Cosmos game of .May 15 are being soldal a brisk pace and to date over 3,000 have been sold. Tickets purchased at the gate Ihe night of the game are S8 tor adults and M for youlhs under 16. Advance sale is $5 for adults and S2 50 for children. Is Your Plumbing Crying For Help? Call your local plumbing contractor. Kenneth Grohs Plumbing & Piping 723-2084 24 HR. SERVICE A TOTAL OF 103 AWARDS for participation in varsity sporls al " the University of Connecticut during Ihe winter season was an, SJ rnunced by Director of Athletics John Toner. Receiving his award in swimming was Naugatuck co-captain BobSumma. . . Rick Monloni, \oS> forra "' Naugaluclc High School baseball standout is batting .316 for a Ihe number four ranked University of Miami baseball team. Hick leads the Hurricanes in homers with five and total bases with 11. He has stolen 13 bases in 18 attempts, his RBI total, like his batting average is second on Ihe learn al 41... !.OS ANGEi.ES (UPII - The- I.os Angeles Rams Thursday announced the signing of Mack llerron, the exciling lillle running back, who gained K-f yards for the New England Patriots in 1974. The Rams also signed Leroy Jones, a 5-foot-6-inch. 250-pound defensive end. who played with the Edmonton Eskimos in Ihe Canadian football league last year. Jfclft- -EL- I HEAR YE SHEAR YE! 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