Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on March 11, 1976 · Page 7
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Manilla Whistles by Fort Dodge By Dennis O'Grady (Sports Editor) DBS MOINES - Manilla, unbeaten in 28 games and rated second in the state, will get their chance for revenge here tonight at.8:45 p.m. when they will take on Vern McLearn's young Mediapolis club, rated sixth, a 74-70 overtime victor over No. 3 and previously-undefeated Aplington. It was Mediapolis and Debbie Coates that ended Manilla's dreams of a state championship for a second straight year last season, winning in a quarter-final round contest. The Hawkettes, under veteran coach Larry Bullock, showed good scoring balance and quickness in the forward court to turn back stubborn Fort Dodge, only a third-year team, 87-77, Wednesday night in a contest that saw the whistle blow 55 times for fouls. Behind the scoring of Jean Rostermundt and Vicki Pedersen, Manilla outscored the 23-4 Dodgers, 14 to 2, at the end of the first quarter to take a 26-12 lead. Fort Dodge, under veteran coach, Ed McNeil, stayed within striking range behind the foul shooting of Cheryl Peters and post Sue Reitsma. The taller Dodgers came' back in the second quarter and closed to within 42-32 at intermission despite being out field-goaled!9to8. • Fort Dodge came within seven points in the second half at 48-41 before Manilla pulled away to keep a steady lead. The Coon Valley champions Eyes Glued — -Staff Photo Manilla all-state guard Shelley Soe (right) and Fort Dodge's Sue Reitsma have their eyes glued to the basket during Wednesday night's state girls' tournament first round game in Des Mo.ines. No. 2 Manilla whipped Dodgers, 87-77, to run record to 28-0 and remain as the only unbeaten team in the tournament. Manilla will face Mediapolis at 8:45 p.m. tonight in a quarter-final round test. • Calculators • Adding Machines • Typewriters had a big edge in field goals, 36 to 21, but Fort Dodge kept things respectable, hitting 35 of 43 free throws for 78 per cent. "I thought Fort Dodge played very well. They have one of the better offensive teams we've seen," commented Bullock. The 77 points scored against the Hawkettes was the most they have given up this season. The previous most was 71 scored by West Monona of Onawa in the district final. "Peters (Cheryl) took the ball to the basket and it gave _ us trouble," continued Bullock, "but we've got some good guards. Our sophomores, Jane Chapman and Julianne Schechinger came in and played well." Bullock was referring to his Storm Lake Ousted in Sub-state By The Associated Press No. 9. Humboldt posted a 62-58 overtime victory over 14thrated Storm Lake Wednesday to earn a berth in the Class AA state boys' basketball tournament next week. Other winners in the last of- the substate games were Atlantic, Elkader Central, Forest City, Knoxville, Maquoketa, Mount Pleasant and Spencer. All will play Tuesday in first-round tourhey action. Gary Westphal scored six straight free throws in overtime to lead Humboldt past Storm Lake. Jamie Lilly posted 29 points for the winners, and Westphal had 17. Storm Lake, three of whose starters fouled out, was paced by Rich Malcom with 23. Atlantic posted an easy 72-54 victory over Council Bluffs St. Albert, with Ken Mally scoring a game-high 25 points for the winners. Atlantic led 34-30 at the intermission, but it was no contest in the second half. Jim Haas posted 16 to lead St. Albert. • Roy Wiggins scored 16 points to lead Spencer to a double-overtime victory over Ihwood West Lyon 74-68. Spencer led 38-33 at the half, and the score was tied 58-58 at the end of regulation play. Tlmei Herald, Carroll, la. —r Thursday, Mqrch 11, 1976 / sophomores because two starting guards, Toni Mohr and Julie Hanson, fouled out. The, Hawkette boss felt his all-state guard, Shelley Soe, played well. "She played intelligently tonight against their big girl (Reitsma)." Offensively, Bullock was pleased with his team's performance as Rostermundt poured in 44 points, including 15 in the third quarter. Miss Rostermundt finished hitting 19 of 28 shots as Manilla shot 57 per cent from the field for the game. , Cathy Bauer was next in scoring for Manilla with 24 points, most of them coming on drives and Pedersen added •'-19, including 10 in the first quarter, mostly on long jumpers. Peters led Fort Dodge, making their first tournament appearance, with 37 points, followed by Reitsma" with, 28 and Mary Jo Jorgensen w'ith 12. Asking about the fouls, Bullock said he had no gripes about the officiating. "We've had some games called pretty tight this season and others pretty loose. It didn't bother me." Box Score: Manilla FG FT PF TP Rostermundt 19 6-8 3 44 Bauer 8 8-13 2 24 Pedersen.... 91-4 1 19 Hanson 0 0-0 6 0 Soe 0 0-0 4 0 Mohr 00-060 Thomson 0 0-0 2 0 Chapman ... 0 0-0 2 0 Schechinger. 00-050 Totals 36 15-25 31 87 Fort Dodge FG FT PF TP Peters 8 21-25 Reitsma .... 9 10-14 Jorgensen... 4 4-4 1 37 1 28 0 12 6 0 0 Of 0 0 0 Barnes 0 0-0 Thompson... 0 0-0 Jochimsen .. 0 0-0 Collins 0 0-0 Shipman 0 0-0 Beisser 0 0-0 Totals 21 35-43 24 77 Scoring by Quarters: Manilla 26 16 23 22-87 Ft. Dodge .. .12 20 17 28-77 Attendance: 9,538 Officials: Michael KIopfen- stein of Winfield and Carroll Oberman of Yarmouth. Tightly-Guarded — -Slaff Pholo Fort Dodge guards, Kenda Jochimsen (left) and Kim Barnes (right) have Manilla's Jean Rostermundt tightly-guarded in state girls' basketball game Wednesday night. Rostermundt, however, broke loose to score 44 points as No. 2 Hawkettes advanced to tonight's quarter-final round with 87-77 victory. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Here are the pairings for the three-class, 24-team Iowa .High School Athletic Association state boys basketball tournament Mar. 16-20 in Des Moines at Veterans' Auditorium: CLASSA TUESDAY, Mar. 16 8:45 p.m. Allison-Bristow, 23-1, vs. Burnside Central Webster, 22-0. WEDNESDAY, Mar. 17 12:30 p.m. Corning, 20-2, vs. Graettinger, 17-5. 2:15 p.m. Iowa City Regina, 18-5, vs. Manilla, 21-2. 4 p.m. Coggon North Linn, 18-5, vs. Rock Valley, 25-0. CLASSAA TUESDAY, Mar. 16 12:30 p.m. Atlantic, 16-4, vs. Elkader Central, 15-6. 2:15 p.m. Forest City, 18-3, vs. Humboldt, 21-1. 4 p.m. Knoxville,-14-7, vs. Maquoketa, 17-4. 7:05 p . m . Mount Pleasant, 15-6, vs. Spencer, 14-6. CLASS AAA WEDNESDAY, Mar. 17 7 p.m. Ames, 21-0, vs. Bettendorf, 17-4. 8:45 p.m. Carroll Kuemper, 17-2, vs. Cedar Rapids Washington, 17-4. THURSDAY, Mar. 18 12:30 p. m. Fort Madison, 18-2, vs. Mqrshalltown, 16-5. 2:15 p.m.——Sioux City Heelan, 17-5, vs. Waterloo 'Columbus, 16-5. Jotting Down — -Staff Pholo Kuemper coaches Wayne Chandlee (left) and Lou Galetich jot down a few things in practice recently as they prepare the Knights for their opening state tournament contest against Cedar Rapids Washington Wednesday. Kuemper will take 17-2 record against 17-4 Washington. FIRESTONE FARMER DAYS ATTENTION FARMERS! * FREE 8 TON M & W RUNNING GEAR * Just Register for a FREE 8 Ton M & W Running Gear during our Farmer Days. No Obligation — Nothing To Buy SPECIAL PRICES ON ALL FIRESTONE TIRES AND DUAL WHEELS DURING THIS EVENT BLISS TIRE SERVICE CARROLL AMES SAC CITY PERRY STONE'S Hwy. 30 Downtown Corroll Shaky Favorite's Role to Iowa IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — You don't have to remind Iowa Coach Gary Kurdelmeier that his team has a rendezvous with collegiate wrestling history this weekend. "No team — other than three from the Big Eight — has ever won back to-back titles'," Kurdelmeier recounted before leaving for the 46th annual collegiate championships that run through Saturday in Tucson, Ariz. "In fact, other than Oklahoma State, Oklahoma and Iowa State, no team has ever won more than one championship. So there is a challenge." Iowa went into the three-day meet Thursday as shaky favorite. "I don't like it, but there's no way that we can avoid that favorite tag," said Kurdelmeier, whose team won by 25 points a year ago in what was"considered a mild surprise. The 1976 Iowa team was the one that was suppose to bring Iowa its first national championship. The Hawkeyes, many observers say, arrived a year earlier. "Last year we got about every break possible by winning all the close decisions and it paid off in points," recalled Kurdelmeier. "To"win a national title you've got to be lucky and that holds for us this time around too." Cross-state rival Iowa State, Big Eight Conference powers . Oklahoma — the only team to defeat Iowa in a dual meet — Lehigh, Cal Poly, Oregon State, Penn State and Big Ten runnerup Minnesota are expected to be Iowa's chief challengers. Kurdelmeier said the key to Iowa's chances will be in the seedings, avoidance of any major upsets plus strong showings by what he calls his "M squad" — Keith Mourlam, Mike McDonough and Mike McGivern. Iowa probably will have to land two wrestlers in the finals to grab the team championship. The Hawkeyes along with Iowa State and Oklahoma qualified their entire 10-man teams. Defending national champion Chuck Yagja (150) and two-time Big Ten champion Chris Campbell (177) are, .expected to be top seeded. •, J* Is Your Business Property Underinsured? • Fred J. Dolezal • James J. Kratotktf • Tom Dolezal • John H. Fortune • George Coffin MID-IOWA INSURANCE ASSOCIATES, INC 213 WEST FOURTH STREET CARROUL. 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