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Garrigan Posts 68-57 Win Over Pacelli; 7 Stiraight Garrigan's Golden Bears rolled to an impressive 68-57 victory over Austin Pacelli in the Garrigan gym before a large crowd Sunday afternoon. While Coach Leon Venn's team won by just 11 points, it was apparent the margin might just as well have been 25-30 points. Twelve men saw action for the locals, who have now won seven straight and have a 10-4 season record. The Bears have two games this weekend. They will travel to Mason City for a meeting with Newman high Friday night and attempt to avenge a 46-38 loss earlier in the season, then will hos Emmelsburg Catholic here Satur day night. The Bears hammera Emmetsburg, 71-42, in an earlier meeting. Garrigan wasn't rusty at all af ter a lay-off of a week which followed a successful drive to the Sioux City Diocesan Tournamenl championship. It took the Bears only two or three minutes to really get rolling against Pacelli's Shamrocks and except for one c'oM stretch in the early stages of the second period, the outcome was never in doubt. With Mike Cink canning buckets left and right, Garrigan swept to an 11-3 lead halfway through the first period. Cink had 12 points when the buzzer sounded ending the quarter with Garrigan on top, 6-Algona (la.) Upper De* Molnes Tuesday, February 6, 1962 21-10. Then came the only Garrigan drouth during the entire game. The Bears went almost four minutes without a point at the start of the second round and Pacelli made the most of it, cutting the margin to 21-18. However, Cink, Lyle Loebach and John Fandel then flipped in the points that built the halftime margin to 37-20. In fact, the Bears got the last 14 points scored before the intermission. The third quarter was much the same as the earlier going, except that Loebach took over the scoring chores, almost by himself. He rebounded like a demon and pitched in nine points while the Bears upped the margin to 54-34 at the three-quarter mark. Play in the last period was erratic as Coach Vann inserted reserves from the midway point on. At that time, Garrigan was on top, 58-42, and the scoring of Von- felt, who canned 10 late points, wasn't enough to pull Pacelli within range of the rampaging Bears. Cink got 18 of his game-leading 21 points during the first half. He also grabbed six rebounds and stole, five Patelli passes. Loebach counted 14 last-half points and wound up with 20, also topping >oth teams in rebounds with 16. Bob Gcecke got 11 points and 14 rebounds, including 13 in the first half, arid Fandel flipped in 10 points from his guard slot. Hanson and Vonfelt led the losers with 14 points each and the latter was the top rebounder for the Shamrocks. Sox score: Garrigan (68) FG FT F Goecke- 5 1-2 S. Smi^h 1 2-3 Loebach .7 .10 ..5 Cink Fancjel Studer 0 Schneider 0 Rahm 0 Heinen 0 M. Smith 0 Bradley 0 6-9 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-1 0-2 28 12-21 15 Pacelli (57) FG Arndt 4 Kurina Bock Anderson 3 Hanson 7 Vonfelt .....5 Becker o Ulwelling 0 FT 2-2 0-2 0-0 1-4 0-0 4-9 0-1 0-0 Lakofa Teams Win Game And Title, Ledyard Lakota's Eagles downed Ledyard S5-49 to capture the State Line conference title and give their school a sweep of the two titles Friday night at Ledyard. The girls, finished the league season with a perfect 10-0 record. They beat Ledyard's defending champions 45-40. An overflow crowd witnessed the two rugged, hotly-contested games. Charold Barrett and Jim Rose led the Eagles to a 26-20 first half lead and they held it the rest of the way. Ledyard's final challenge came with five minutes to play as they got within one point, 42-41. The rally fell short when Payne fouled Bulldog Rally Is Just Short Of Win 25 7-18 15 Garrigan's fresh-sophs dropped a 52-49 decision in the curtain- raiser after trailing 23-18 at the half, despite 22 points by Lee Froehlich. Bulldogs Nip Hampton, 52-49 Streit Tallies 23; Charity Tosses Margin It's about 90 miles to Hampton, but stay-at-home Algona fans missed a couple of prime basketball games, and a pair of victories. The Algona varsity nipped Hampton, 52 to 49, and avenged an early- season loss on the Algona floor, while the "B" team also grabbed a last second win, 46-44. Hampton swept into a quick lead with two baskets sank a free throw. before Wooc Then Wetze! tallied and Streit dropped' in twp, to give the invaders a 7-4 edge, and the first quarter ended with Algona ahead, 12-9. From there on it was a see-saw contest, with free throws making the difference in the final outcome. Each team tallied 16 field goals, but Algona's 3-point margin came at the free throw circle as the summary will show. It was Corky Helgeson, a young Hampton man who lived in Algona until he reached the 8th grade, who was the major thorn in Al- gon'a side. He counted eight baskets, all from outside, and while Algona's defense was good inside, Helgeson kept his team in contention by hitting from the corners and outside the foul circle. After the half ended, 23 all, the Algona team roared back to start the second half and took a three- point margin, and worked some nice patterns for successful layups. Wetzel, while held in check on the scoring end, did some excellent work on rebounds. Sig Wood had a new experience, he went out on fouls. The last one was mistakenly handed to Wood, although th<< bench thought it was meant for Streit. Chuck turned in his usual good point total with 2,'i, while Tom Waller dropped in two from outside and two more on steals from Hampton, at the middle of the court. With three minutes to go, and Algona leading 47 to 43, the Bulldogs went into a modified stall. Hampton snagged a basket, however, leaving a one-point gap. Then it became a contest of Hampton's baskets against Algona's free throws. With Algona holding a slim lead, Hampton pressed a little too hard. Waller dropped in two free throws, Kueck netted two more, and the margin was maintained, despite Helgeson's beautiful pair of outside baskets near the climax. Both teams played a fast-breaking game and a rugged one, especially under the boards, but on a sportsmanlike basis. It was one of the few games this season when opposing team members exchanged conversation with each other during the contest — giving the referees the business, no doubt. Algona's win kept Hampton out of second place in the loop, as Iowa Falls lost to Webster City, and kept the Bulldogs still with a shot at the first division in conference final standings. Box score: Hampton (49) fg it pf Geddes 0 3-3 3 Birdsell 2 2-2 2 Meyer 3 5-7 4 11 Jensen 1 3-3 4 5 Helgeson 8 0-0 X W Dreyer 0 3-4 0 Patten 2 1-3 4 5 Algona (52) fg ft pf tp Wetzel 1 0-0 2 2 Wood 1 4-4 5 6 Streit 8 7-11 2 23 Pratt 1 1-1 0 3 Waller 4 6-10 4 14 Kueck 1 2-2 2 4 Shackelford 0 0-0 00 16 20-28 15 52 SLOBE'S BUCKET WINS "B" GAME, 46 TO 44 Rick Slobe only bagged one basket during his appearance with Algona's "B" team at Hampton but it was the big one. It won the game! And two seconds to go. I was ~£ Half 'raising finish. The B's led, 15-13 at the half, with Sundet, Hardy, Egel, Naylor and Steinman carrying the bulk of the load. Near the climax Hampton tied it up, each team traded goals, then Slobe laced one in from the side. * * * W L Clarion 10 0 Iowa Falls 6 4 Hampton 6 5 Webster City 6 5 Humboldt 6 5 ALGONA 5 6 Clear Lake 3 7 Eagle Grove 0 10 Friday's results — Algona 52, Hampton 49; Clarion 63, Clear Lake 45; Humboldt 65, Eagle Grove 46; and Webster City 58, Iowa Falls 56. Games this week — Clear Lake at Algona; Hampton at Clarion; Webster City at Eagle Grove; and Humboldt at Iowa Falls. STATE LINE STANDINGS (Boys) W L Lakota 12 1 Ledyard 9 3 Rake 8 4 Burt 7 5 Armstrong 7 6 Titonka 6 6 Ringsted 4 8 Swea City 4 8 Thompson 2 10 Sentral 2 10 (Girls) W L Lakota 10 0 Ledyard 6 3 Sentral 6 3 Burt 6 4 Titonka 5 4 Armstrong 4 6 Ringsted 1 8 Thompson 0 10 NORTH STAR LOOP (Boys) Goldfield 9 1 LuVerne 8 1 Sheffield 7 3 Fertile 6 4 Corwith-Wesley 5 5 Klemme 5 5 Boone Valley 5 5 Franklin 4 6 Kanawha 4 6 Dows 3 7 Ventura 2 7 Rockwell-Swaledale l 9 (Girls) Ventura 7 l Franklin 7 2 Corwith-Wesley 6 3 Boone Valley g 3 Kanawha 5 5 Sheffield 4 5 Dows 4 5 Rockwell-Swaledale 2 7 Fertile 1 o Grapplers Drop 27-11 Decision ToOsageHere A fine Osage wrestling team grabbed the final four matches to post a 27-11 victory over a ruggec Algona high team before a large crowd at the high school gym here Friday night. The visitors als( took the B-team meet, 22-19. Coach Champ Martin's team wil host Estherville in a dual mee here tonight (Tuesday). The Bulldogs will be out to improve upon 'heir 6-4-1 dual meet season. Algona was down, 8-0, after the first two scheduled matches Friday. A forfeit in the 95 Ib. class ;ave the visitors five points and Jill Baker dropped a decision at 03. After Don Hutchison and Terry Brandow posted impressive decisions. to make it 8-6, Tim Vipond dropped a close decision to make t 11-6. Bob Patton then came from be- lind to gain a draw and Mike Kain, black eye and all, came through at 138 Ibs. to make it 13-11 in favor of the visitors. The win allowed Kain to remain unbeaten for the season. As far as match victories were concerned, that was it for the locals. Osage took the final four to walk away with the verdict, despite the fact the duel was hard fought all the way. Results — 95 — Algona lost, forfeit. 103 — Bill Baker (A) decisioned by Bruce Haugen, 6-2. 112 — Don Hutchison (A) decis- ioned Jim Lundberg, 3-0. 120 — Terry Brandow (A) de- cisioned Gary Kuper, 2-0. 127 — Tim Vipond (A) decision- ed by Ron Barker, 6-4. 133 — Bob Patton (A) and Jim Brandau drew, 4-4. 138 — Mike Kain (A) decisioned Jim Young, 6-5. 145 — Bob Ellefson (A) decision- ed by Dick Wilkes, 7-2. 154 — Garry Graham (A) decis- ioned by John Schlick, 1-0. 165 — Jim Pingel (A) decisioned by Jim Woolm, 4-2. Hwt. — Bill Specht (A) thrown by John Dietericks, 2:54. Kain, Patton, Vipond, Brandow and Hutchison were most impressive for the Bulldogs against a team that was as good as any to appear here for years. Brandow was never better, and Kain's win came after he received a bump on the head during the first period that made it very difficult for him to outpoint his opponent. The B-team went down battling too. A fall by Larry Stratton and decisions by Denny Miller, Pau Smith and Bob Martin, which made it 19-19 going into the heavyweight match, set up a thrilling climax to the meet. Tom Burlis went all out to defeat an opponeni that must have outweighed him by 40-50 pounds, and had a 1-1 draw until the final two seconds of action when a take down gave Osage the match and meet. The Osage varsity has a 9-1-1 record, the only defeat coming at Becker unde ,edyard Boys (49) 16 17-221849 Goldfield 0 9 loo. out. Barrett led all scorers with, 20 joints with Kent Gerzema adding 12 for the winners. Steve Johnson lad 15 to lead the Panthers with Billy Menke adding 12 and Payne 10. The opener was a tight defensive battle as both guard courts stood put. Lakota survived a two point second quarter when Ledyard's defense was at its best. Their only points came on free throws. A cold-shooting Panther- ette team could do little better with five pouits and Lakota led 16-12 at the half. Marilyn Rippentrop led Lakota with 25 points with Pat Tjaden adding 13. Tjaden hit four key points late in the game to ward off the final Ledyar.d challenge. Nancy Herzog scored 17 points before fouling, out with Gail Baumah adding 11. Lakota Girls (45) fg ft pf tp Cook 0 7 1 7 Tjaden 4 5 4 13 Rippentrop .11 3 5 25 Cordes 0 0 2 0 Eichhorn 0 0 2 0 Becker, D 0 0 5 0 Bauman 0 0 0 0 15 15 19 45 Ledyard Girls (40) fg ft pf tp Herzog 5 Johnson 3 Bauman 4 Logeman 0 Apka o Waterhouse o Klinkseik 0 Pingel o Carpenter 2 Farrow o 17 11 A tremendous fourth quarter rally by Algona's Bulldogs fel three points short and allowed undefeated Estherville to rack up a 61-58 victory before an enthusiastic crowd in the high school gym here Saturday night. The win was the fourteenth straight for the Midgets, while Coach Howie Stephen' son's team now has a 7-8 season mark. The Bulldogs will attempt to even their season and conference records here Friday night .when they will host Clear Lake, owner of a 3-7 loop mark. The Lions dropped a 63-45 decision to Clarion's high-flying league leaders Friday night. Algona posted a 47-44 vie tory over Clear Lake at Clear Lake in an earlier meeting this season. Estherville blasted Algona right off the court during the early firing Saturday night. The Midgets, utilizing a fine passing attack and pin-point shooting, built a 7-2 lead midway in the period to 15-4 at the end of the first eight minutes. And Algona was in bad shape in the foul column. The two big men, Chuck Streit and Sig Wood, had four and two, respectively. So things looked mighty black.. Streit sat out the second period while Lynn Kueck and Maynard Shackelford took over. Kueck flipped in six points, his entire output for the game, Bill Wetzel arid Tom Waller four each and Wood three as the Bulldogs rallied from a 23-6 deficit after two minutes of play to trail by 33-23 at halftime. Algona's chances of victory still looked slim. Estherville's Geerdes kept banging away, along with Fatka and Timmins, and the Midgets added to their margin during the third quarter. They led, 54-38 shortly before the buzzer and took a 54-40 lead into the final stanza. Waller, Streit and Wetzel counted most of Algona'a points during the eight minutes. Nobody in the gym knew it (with the possible exception of the Bulldogs), but the final eight minutes proved to be as exciting as any played all year. Estherville got the first basket in the fourth period to lead 56-40, get five more points In the last 7% minutes. Meanwhile, Sig Wood, Algona's only sophomore starter, began hitting the points that moved Algona closer to a possible victory. He grabbed rebounds with authority, although given plenty of help by Streit, Wetzel and Wai ler, hit three field goals and four free throws as the locals cut the margin to 61-50 with four minutes to play and 61-52 with two minutes left. Algona scored the final six points of the night to chop the margin to three points at the buzzer. The wind-up stunned everyone in. the crowd. Wood topped Algona's scoring with 16 points, followed by 14 by Waller, who got the game's most exciting bucket on a driving lay- up, and Wetzel, who again worked his head off, with 11. Geerde's topped Estherville with 25 and his ability to move into the open for clear shots. proved to be the difference in the teams. Selmonson got 13 for the winners. Wetzel grabbed 10 rebounds, Wood and Streit nine each and Waller seven and Waller and Wetzel managed to steal the ball six times during the game. Geerdes, Selmonson and Moritz were Estherville's top rebounders. Box score: Algona (58) FG FT F Wood 5 6-10 3 Wetzel 3 5-7 3 Streit 3 1-2 5 Waller 6 2-3 5 Pratt 1 0-0 1 Kueck 2 2-3 3 Shackelford 1 0-1 1 Estherville (61) Moritz 0 Geerdes 8 Selmonson 5 Fatka 3 Timmins 3 Berg 3 Ihristensen 0 21 16-26 21 FG FT F 4-4 9-12 3-5 0-4 0-0 1-3 0-2 22 17-30 19 Estherville's sophomores remained unbeaten with an easy 67-28 victory over the Algona B-team in the curtain-raiser. Bruce Sundet Lakota Boys (55) Barrett, Cl 3 Serzema 3 Rose 3 14 12 26 fg ft pf Geilenfeldt 3 Barrett, Ch 6 'ushman o 0 6 2 3 8 0 0 0 20 0 then had to work very hard to led Algona with eight points. Burt Wins Pair From Sentral, 78-45, 46-37 18 19 15 55 fg ft pf tp 'ohnson 5 3 3 Brandt, S 0 2 3 'ayne, J 4 2 5 tfenke 4 4 3 Green 2 0 2 loyd 2 0 1 'ayne, C i 2 l 15 18 13 18 49 LuVerne Sweeps Double-Header, Wesley-Corwith LuVerne cage teams swept a double-header from Corwith- Wes- ey, at LuVerne, last Friday night The LuVerne girls won, 54 to 47 md the boys took their game, 48 0 37. LuVerne plays Ventura tonight there, and Dows there Friday to wind up the season. The LuVerne lirls have a 15-2 record going into :he Ventura contest, and the boys are now 11-4 overall. The LuVerne girls are ranked 18th in the state The games are crucial. LuVerne is tied with Ventura for the Nurth Star lead, and the boys are tied with Goldfield for the top spot. MaeBelle Maass scored 40 points for the LuVerne girls, while Heine had 16 and Trauger 15 points in the boys contest. Bancroft Loses St. John's of Bancroft dropped its fifth game of the season against eight wins, losing to Emmetsbure 55-51 there, Friday night Don Smith had 20 points for Bancroft. Tonight (Tuesday) Bancroft will entertain Swea City. Sentral Loses 2 Lincoln-Central rolled over Sen tral Friday in both ends of a non- conference double-header at Sen- tr&i> In the opener the Hawkettes beat Sentral 56-32 behind the 19- point scoring of Shirley Laffey Nancy Graves was close behind for the winners with 18. Luida Ramus carried the scoring punch for Sen tral with 25 points. Sentral boys lost 63-46. Lynn Bierstedt had 16 for Sentral. Dennis Meister, 6-1 senior forward, closed out his Burt high school home court career Tuesday of last week in tremendous fashion scoring 36 points in the 78-45 State Line conference win over Sentral at Burt. Lynn Bierstedt had 19 points, tops for Sentral. In girls play the Burt girls continued a torrid performance on the hardwood notching their sixth consecutive win defeating Sentral 46-37. Lou Finch, Burt coach, praised the guard play of both squads. "Sentral did a fine job holding Pat Long to only 12 points while Janice Dreyer played her greatest guard game for Burt." While Sentral held Pat Long in check her teammate Judy Abbas connected on a dozen jump shots for 24 points to tie Sentral's Bev Wehrspan for game honors. Sentral Boys (45) fg ft pf tp Bierstedt, Ly 7 5 5 19 Stuck! ,..0 Geitzenauer 1 Berkland 4 Nelson 1 Eimers 2 Bierstedt, La. 17 13 16 45 Burt Boys (78) fg Gifford 1 Meister D 16 ft pf 1 1 Mitchell Kissner Hilton Meister, E 0 Zwiefel 0 WHlrett 0 Westling 0 Kolhaus Cook ... F-Bureau Pin Team Is Second Kossuth County Farm Bureau bowlers captained by Paul Bernhard, Fenton, finished 2nd place in the Iowa Farm Bureau State Bowling Tournament in Boone. Held on January 29, 30 and 31st, the tournament included about 400 bowlers who advanced from 9 district tournaments held in December. Other team members included Irwin Johnson, Lakota; Hank Dontje, Bancroft; Ralph Wesselman, Bancroft; and Raymond Bierle, Lakota. They rolled a 3024 total. LuVerne Takes 2 Over Sheffield LuVerne's boys team sprang an upset on the North Star conference tournament champs, Sheffield, last Wednesday night, upsetting the visitors, 62 to 60. Coach Bryce Wickett's aggregation did an even better job than the score indicates, netting 29 field goals to Sheffield's 25, but the latter team collected 10 frte thrdws to LuVefne's four, With 160 seconds left, and the game tied at 60' each. Sheffield played for a last-second shot, but LuVerne tied up a jump ball, and tallied just as the 'game ended. Gjerstad led LuVerne scoring with 21 points, Heinle totaled 15, and Hanselmart 14. Taylor was Sheffield's big gunV LuVerne's girls won easily, 66 to 41, with MaeBelle Maass netting 35 points. The victory left Lu- Verne with a 14-2 record for the girls. - -. Ringsted Over Ringsted continued its late season surge with a 54-43 State Line win over Swea City Friday at Rirtgsted. Ron Reed was the big scoring gun for the, Danes as he rammed in 29 points. Roger Conway led the Trojans with 10 points. 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