Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 17, 1967 · Page 4
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Algona, Iowa
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Monday, July 17, 1967
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Algona s Burt in sectionals/ 3-0 Bulldog win 15th; meet Corwith-Wesley Algona high school moved into the semi-finals of the sectional baseball tournament Friday evening as Craig Espc twirled a no-hitter at .Burt and the Bears went down 3-0. The Bulldo* will Corwith-Wosley it 7:30 p.m. •t the Garrigan diamond tonight (Monday). Th« winner will moot tho Twin Rivers sectional winim here Wednesday night in the finals At 7:30 p.m. Espc was supurb as he struck out the first 11 men to face him and finished with 10 for the night. Only solid blow was delivered by shortstop Wayne Lavrcnz, when he sent Craig Taylor on a liopd gallop to haul down a drive with one down in the •icvcnth. Closest thing to a hit wai a dribbler about 20 feet down the third base line which Espe hobbled momentarily to allow Ruhnkc to get to first. He died there when Fries fanned, i ONLY OTHER baserufnnero were pitcher Boyd Bristow. who walked and got to second on a passed bail in the fourth, Rtiltz, who walked and ad- vaneed to third on a stolen base and Sacrifice; and Patterson, who also walked and got to second in the ninth before ftuhnke struck out to end the game. •rlstew §ave up tin hits to Algona.and pitched a stout game. Ho got fine tup* port from shortstop Wayne Lavront and thirdbaseman Batt In tho oarly innings, The game was tied at 0-0 after three and the only hit was' Tom Claude's one-out single in the third. But Algona scored twice in the fourth. With one out, Bob Farnham walked, stole second and came home on Taylor's single. The latter scored on a stolen base and two passed balls. Algona got its final run In the fifth when Espe singled to deep short and took off for second shortly after. The throw went into centerfield and when a couple of Burt players had difficulty in picking up the ball, Espe steamed all the way home. ROG MEYER also singled in the inning and Taylor and Dale Pedersen belted singles in the seventh but Batt staved off further Algona runs by spearing a short pop fly off the bat of Bill Boldridgc on a suicide squeeze play and easily doubling Taylor at third. Espe walked three men and Bristow gave up only two free passes. Eight Algona batters struck out. sW^a^Wlawe^ T i *;, it*; Batt, 3b, 2 Bristow, p. 2 0 0 0 0 H. Lavrenz, c. 300 Patterson, If. .... 2 0 0 Westling, cf. 1 00 Ruhnke, cf. 200 Pries, rf. 200 Cranston, Ib. 200 TOTALS 18 0 0 ALGONA (3) ab r h Espe, p. 311 Claude, 2b. 3 01 Meyer, 3b. 301 Farnham, If. 210 Taylor, rf. 312 Barr, ss. 200 Belts, ph. 1 0 0 Jones, Ib. 200 Pedersen, ph. 1 0 1 BURT (0) Stiltz, 2b. ab r h 200 Hagen, c. 200 Boldridge, cf. 3 0 0 TOTALS 25 3 6 Score By Innings R H E Burt 000 000 0—0 0 4 Algona 000 210 X—3 6 .1 Bancroft and Lakota posted first round sectional wins at Bancroft Wednesday night. The Johnnies blanked Swea City 10-0 And Lakota trounced Titonka 16-1. Steve Vaske struck out 11 Trojans in posting the win for Coach Vince Meyer's club. Bancroft picked up seven hits and made one error and were helped by five walks from O'Green. Swea City had only two hits and committed six errors. Dick Diers and Vaske both homered for the winners. Lakota collected 11 hits in its 16-1 win and played errorless ball. Twin Hi vert, C-W tivince; Smtnl metts St. John's Corwith-Wesley edged West Bend 2-1 in the second game of the sectional tournament here Friday night to advance into the semifinals against Algona high school Monday. The winners picked up single runs in the second and third innings while West Bend got its lone run in the seventh and had tho tying run on second with one out but couldn't bring it around. In other sectional tournament action around the area, Twin Rivers edged LuVerne 6-5 in extra innings to move opposite Rolfe, which downed Pocahontas, in action at Livermore Friday night. The winner of the Rolfe Twin Rivers game will meet the Algona - Corwith-Wesley winner at Garrigan Monday night. MEANWHILE at Bancroft Friday, St. John's and Sentral advanced to the sectional semifinals and will meet tonight at 8 p.m. at Bancroft in the finals. St. John's crushed Ringsted 14-2 and Sentral moved past Lakota 6-2. Catcher Bob Bierle drove in three runs with a triple and single and walked twice to pace the Sentral victory. Ken Marlow went all the way on the mound and scattered five hits. rMMIIIIWW l § tho Bancroft win at ho bolted a bases loaded triple In the second to More throe. Me also singled and walked twice in four trips to the plate. Dick Diers started on the mound for Bancroft and pick Welp took over to pitch the fifth and last inning. Bancroft is now 16-1 for the season with only a 2-0 loss to Twin Rivers marring its mark. LITTLE LEAGUE GAMES W L Rockets . § 1 jell ... . » 1 Bombers 4 4 MlMiles - 1 5 Aath* 1 5 Results Lilt We»k > Wednwdty- RockeU 18 Missiles 16 Thursday- Bombers 4 Astronauts 1 Garrigan high school bowed out of the sectional tournament in the first round as West Bend shut out. the Bears 2-0. Garrigan finished with an 8-7 season's record and Coach Steve McCall has scheduled several more games for the summer for the team, not including any seniors. First game will be against the Eagle Grove JV's Thursday. Garrigan managed only three hits and never got a man on third base. John Winkel doubled with two out in the sixth but Joe Becker flied out to end the threat. Only other Bear to make second was John Mertz when he walked in the second inning. The Bears only had four baserunners with Don Courtney and Kevin O'Brien getting the other two hits. West Bend scored one run in the first and its second in the third. Pitcher Bl^jr struck out eight Garrigan players. The Bears had beaten him twice before in regular season games. •flWIt Thursday— W L Cards 5 Colts 6 0 Met* 4 2 Saints 2 4 _ . Astros — 2 5 **•"?"* Cubs 2 5 Warriors Results Last Week Wednesday— Astros 38 Cubs 37 (6 innings) Thursday— Saints 26 Cubs 25 SENIOR Gianto 1 W L _ 6 1 _ 4 3 A(|Mi DM h |oM at For! Dofet AMERICAN W L Athletics 5 1 Angels 3 1 Yankees 3 1 .Orioles 3 2 Indians 2 2 Tigers 0 4 Twins ..__- 0 5 Results Last Week Wednesday— Indians 10 Tigers 7 Thursday— Athletics 4 Orioles 1 NATIONAL W L Giants 5 Braves 4 Cards 4 Pirates 2 Phillies 1 Dodgers 0 Reds 0 Results Last Week Wednesday— Pirates 11 Dodgers 4 Chiefs . 3 4 Trojans —_ 2 4 Whittemore 2 5 Results Last Week Wednesday- Spartans 9 Warriors 6 Thursday— Spartans 18 Whittemore 6 GIRLS SOFTBALL NOVICE W L 1 Robins 5 Redbirds 4 2 Orioles 4 2 Jays 1 4 Canaries 1 6 Results Last Week Wednesday- Robins 18 Redbirds 14 Thursday- Orioles 28 Canaries 17 JUNIOR 1 2 4 4 Gophers Colt's Lions Hawks Bears Results W 4 . _ 4 3 2 1 Last Week L 1 2 3 3 5 Wednesday— Gophers 10 Colts 9 Thursday— Lions 8 Bears 3 Attending the District 2 Team Play. Tournament at the Fort Dodge Country Club on Thursday, July 12 were 6 ladies from Algona. The Algona team consisting of 'Mrs. Claude Slagle, Mrs. Harold Erickson, Mrs. Walt Hagen, Mrs. Jerry Ferris, Mrs. Clayton Pittman and Mrs. Jim Kolp placed third in the event with a 357 total for the day. Fort Dodge was first place winner with a 349 and the American Legion took second place with a 353. The tournament held annually brings the six best players from each town and the 4 best scores are used in determining the winners. Individual scores for ths local team were Mrs. Erickson, 85; Mrs. Slagle, and Mrs. Hagen, 90; Mrs. Ferris and Mrs. Pittman, 92 and Mrs. Kolp, 95. The winner of each district will go to the Newton Tournament held later this month. One advantage of a large vocabulary: it lets you insult the other fellow and get out of range before hie realizes it. WHY SETTLE FOR LESS THAN THE BEST? America's No. 1 Prestige Car JAKE A TEST RIDE TODAY! 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