Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on March 18, 1976 · Page 7
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Ames Topples Bettendorf DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) ~ There's still more bad news for the Class AAA boys' state basketball field. "Joe Morton and Chuck Harmison didn't have a good night — and we still won, so that's a good sign," concluded Ames Coach Arnie Zediker after his top-ranked team toppled plucky Bettendorf 66-56 Wednesday night. No. 12 Carroll Kuemper gets the next shot at trying to stop Ames, which came into the eight-team big school meet as a lopsided favorite. "We're in the top four now, now it's the top one that we want," said Kuemper Coach Wayne Chandlee after his club sidelined seventh-rated Cedar f Rapids Washington 57-53 in the other opening-round game. Class AAA first-round action concluded Thursday afternoon when Fort Madison, 18-2, was matched against Marshalltown, 16-5, and Sioux; City Heelan, 17-5, tested: Waterloo Columbus, 16-5. ! Ames' performance wasn't^ awesome — merely sufficient" — as the Little Cyclones boost-C ed their record to 22-0. "We won the ball game — but Bettendorf out-hustled us," said Zediker. "We had a chance early to bust the game open. We could have led 14-2 at one point in that first quarter, but instead came away with something like an 8-4 lead." Unranked Betlendorf, 17-5, led only briefly at the end of the first quarter and the start of the second before sophomore reserve Kevin Highland came off the bench and hit three quick field goals in an 8-0 Ames breakaway. The streak thrust Ames into a 20-14 lead with a little more than five minutes left in the second quarter, and the closest Bettendorf came thereafter was two points. "I really thought we played hard — but I was disappointed in our execution," said Bettendorf Coach Denny Thiessen. "We made far too many crucial mistakes — mistakes that hurt. "1 felt a couple of times if we ever got it lower than six points in that fourth quarter, we'd have a chance. But each time we'd get close, we'd Times Herald, Carroll, la. ^ Thursday, March 18, 1976 / make a mistake." Harmison, the Little Cyclones' 6-8 all-state center, had only a so-so night scoring, tallying 15 points in hitting seven of 16 from the field. He collected a game-high 15 rebounds. Morton had nine points but was only four-of-12 from the field. "It was an off shooting night for Chuck," added Zediker, ."but we're seven deep, and we had other people like Highland and Matt Burgason to pick up the scoring slack." Burgason chipped in with 14 points and connected on seven straight shots from the field after missing his first attempt. Junior center Rick Zucatto topped Bettendorf's scoring with 15 points, Joel Graham added 14 and Kurt Schmeltzer had 13. The Bulldogs were guilty of 23 turnovers, compared to 11 for Ames. "They did about everything you have to do to win a close ball game — grab the key rebounds, hit the pressure freef throws, don't make mistakes and move the ball under pressure," said Washington Coach Don King in praise of Kuemper. Neither team led by more than six points before Kuemper moved to a 43-35 advantage with two minutes left in the third quarter. Washington, however, came back and finally knotted the game at 47-all with five minutes to play. After one more deadlock, the Warriors' field goal accuracy deserted them. Kuemper moved to a 55-49 lead before Washington could get a field goal with 1:11 to play. "The way they move the ball, it's tough to take a lead away from them," added King. "Ames should have too much for them, but I think if they get a lead on Ames, you're going to see Ames really tested." A field goal by reserve Tom Schenkelberg broke the last tie and gave the Knights' a 51-49 lead with 4:04 to play. His two free thows and two by Rick Friedman in the next minute boosted the margin to six. "Our kids showed a lot of poise tonight," offered Chandlee. "We knew what we had to do in the that fourth quarter, and we executed almost perfectly." Kuemper, 18-2, was charged with only three turnovers in the final half and hit eight of nine free throws in the deciding fourth-quarter. What would it take to sideline Ames, Chandlee was asked. "We would have to do a good job on Harmison but still not neglect their other people, because they're far from a one- man ball club. "They have a lot of poise, a good bench»and are well- coached. Just a solid ball club no matter where you look. It would take a super effort." Friedman led Kuemper with 19 points, including 13 in the final half, while quick guard Bob Kelly added 13. Kevin Tessmer 12 and Schenkelberg 11. Norval Dickson topped Mississippi Valley Conference champion Washington with 15. Giving Instructions — —Slnff Photo Kuemper Head Coach Wayne Chandlee Assistant Coach Lou Galetich. The Knights (right) gives instructions to players during advanced with 57-53 win and will meet timeout of game with Washington of Cedar top-rated Ames at 3:15 p.m. Friday at Rapids Wednesday night. At left is Vet's Auditorium in DesMoines. All items may nol bo available at all staltonslorcs Otter limilod to quantities ol stocV available Limit right reserved Sports Glances Most Valuable Phil Maynard of Lake View has been named Buena Vista's most valuable basketball player this season, it was announced today by the Storm Lake college. Gaining letters for the Iowa Conference champions include Dan Nurse of Carroll, Has It All — -SMI Photo Shown above is Carroll city policeman Merlin Reinart at Kuemper's state tournament game Wednesday night in Des Moines. Reinart, one of the Knights' most ardent fans, has it all with his Knight beanie on his head. Kuemper takes on top-rated Ames at 3:15 p.m. Friday. 402 E. SIXTH ST. CARROLL ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST UNUSUAL SERVICE STATIONS PRICES GOOD MARCH 18 THRU 23, 1976 . NOW! 3 WAYS TO CHARGE! use TOUR Holiday CRfDItCABD 7 Randy Braden of Glidden, Rollie Wiebers of Denison and Tom Monahan of Audubon. ISU Assistant Pete Rodriguez was named defensive co-ordinator and line-backer coach Thursday by Iowa State University football Coach Earle Bruce. Rodriguez., a Chicago native, graduated from Western State, Colo., in 1963 and coached at Stratton, Colo., and Harrision. Colo., high schools before joining the Arizona staff under Darrell Mudra in 1968. Rodriguez continued as Mudra's top assistant in moves to Western Illinois and in 1974 to Florida State. Not Heavily Favored Iowa State goes into the Big Eight Conference gymnastics championship Friday in an unfamiliar role — not heavily favored. The Cyclones and Nebraska traded dual meet victories this year and are co-favorites. Iowa State has won the title the last seven years and 10 of the last 11. The Cornhuskers have won two titles and Colorado one. Don Young, defending champion on the pommel horse, will lead the 112-member Iowa State team at Boulder, Colo. Creighton Admitted Creighton University was admitted to the Missouri Valley Conference. Coaching Change Abe Gibron of The Tampa Bay Buccaneers has been changed from defensive line coach to defensive coordinator for the new National Football League team. The switch for Gibron, formerly head coach of the Chicago Bears, was announced Wednesday by head Coach John McKay. John Rausch, formerly with the Atlanta Falcons, was named offensive coordinator. To Be Honored Ten members of the 1926 St. Louis Cardinals, the club's first world championship team, will be guests Aug. 22 during a 50th anniversary reunion at Busch Stadium. 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