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AWKS AIR BOMB INDIANS BY CHUCK OTTEKSON Prep Kditor VERO BEACH - Sieve Har din and Ernest Williams, perhaps the finest aerial combination in .Seacrest High football history, teamed up for the big play of the season Friday night to give the unbeaten Seahawks a ! fantastic 20-13 triumph over pre-j viously-undefeated Vero Beach before a standing-room-only ! crowd of 10.IXX) screaming fans 1 13 all. Hardin then engineered ithe 76-yard drive that enabled the Seahawks to clinch a tie for the Suncoast East Championship and move a notch closer to the coveted district 4-AA crown, j On the first play of the drive jHardin hit speedy halfback Den-inis Matthews for a 39-yard gain to the Vero Beach 37, where Vero safetyman Steve Bartoluc-ci made a touchdown-saving tackle. Seconds later, with a fourth and nine situation staring him in the face, Hardin connected with Williams for a 12 yard gain. Vero Beach was charged with pass interference on the play and the Hawks elected to take the penalty, moving the ball to the Indian 21. On third and six with the seconds ticking away, Hardin once again faded back to throw, but this time big Gary Parris Vero Beach's S-foot-four, 192- pound all-state end wrestled him to the ground (or a 13-yard loss. So, with 1:37 left in the game, Seacrest had the ball fourth down and 19 yards to go, on the Vero Beach 30 yard line. A tie would .virtually assure the host Indians of a state playoff berth and leave the Seahaw ks as undefeated also-rans for the second straight season. But the cool Hardin was having no part of a tie. Once again he calmly faded back, ignored the fierce rush being put on by Parris, Bernie Blanton, Junior Knowles and company, gave Williams time to get open on an in-and-out pattern and hit him with a bullseye inside the five. Williams bolted into the end zone with 1:29 showing on the clock and Seacrest fans went wild. It was his seventh touchdown pass reception of the season and ninth of his career. Both are school records. Tom Pigna-to's conversion made it 20-13. Vcro's final hopes were ex at the Citrus Bowl. Four minutes and 20 seconds remained in the contest when Seat rest got the hall at its own 24-yd. line with the score tied at Palm Beach Post-Times j Marine Weather Small boat forecast for the Florida lower east coast through the Bahamas as far as Nassau and southward through the Florida straits Saturday. Seas two to four feet. Inland waters choppy. Best Fishing Bet tinguished seconds later when middle linebacker Ronnie Mack intercepted a Tim Testerman pass at the Indian 40 and returned it to the 16. Hardin then ran out the clock to give coach Randy Cooper's Seahawks their 19th consecutive regular season victory. It was also their 21st straight game without a loss, a streak dating back to a 2.V7 defeat at the hands of Vero Beach Pompano in Lake Worth, Spanish mackerel in the "Hole" just south of St. Lucie Inlet and blue-fish in the surf from Jupiter Island to Jensen Beach appear to be top prospects today. The lively sailflsh action should continue off Palm Beach and Bovnton inlets. Saturday, Nov. 16, 1968-13 ton this same gridiron two years Vikings Whip Eagles On Defense 17 Lake Worth Leonard 20 0 Kennedy Carver By DON BOYKLN Staff W riter RIVIERA BEACH Delray Beach Carver High and Riviera Beach Kennedy were expected to light up the Riviera Beach High Field scoreboard with as many points as a pin-ball machine bulbs Friday night in their Important Atlantic Conference ago. The game was everything the overflow crowd could have asked for. Twice Seacrest shot out in front, only to have Vero Beach come back to tie it up. Then came the dramatic winning rally. The Seahawks scored the second time they had possession of the football, following an errant Vero Beach pitchout and a short 22-yard punt which gave the visitors the ball at the Indian 36 midway through the opening period. The drive consumed seven plays, with Hardin connecting with Williams on a 15-yarder for the score on a fourth and three dituation with 5:04 remaining in the first quarter. GRID DL'ST Seacrest 's rushing defense, which had given up slightly more than ,'!U yards a game prior to Friday night, yielded 162 to the hard-running Indians. Russ accounted for 87 yards in 20 carries and Downs, who piled up 63 yards in four tries in the first half, wound up with 67 in six attempts. Allen was Seacrest's leading rusher with fi.'l yards in 14 carries. Mix-on was a standout at linebacker for the Indians. The game was hard fought but cleanly played. Vero was penalized only .'!." yards and Seacrest none. style two-minute offense roared back for a touchdown before intermission. The Eagles started their only six-point drive at their 32 and after one pass play loss nine yards and a running try netted six, quarterback Anthony Penn who had tossed 17 TD passes going into the game connect- By ED PLAISTED Executive Sports Editor LAKE WORTH Coach Bill Humphrey isn't a three yards and a cloud of dust man, you understand. He likes the forward pass. Trouble is Humphrey doesn't have a quarterback who can pass and this has frustrated his Lake Worth Trojans most of this football season. Friday night at Runs Bullard Field the Trojans threw only two passes while Leonard's Lancers tossed 28. But one of Lake Worth's passes an eight-yarder from halfback Jack LaBay to end Howard DuIanyH was good for a first period toucHdown. And that was really all the Trojans needed to make their homecoming game a success. football game. But the contest turned into a bruising defensive affair with Kennedy's unbeaten Vikings prevailing, 17-6 before 4,500 fans. Kennedy Coach Ben McCoy had said before the game that en wun .iionsu nusun iur oi yards giving Carver a first down at Kennedy 34. Two plays later, Penn whipped a scoring strike to Dobson (or a 32-yard touchdown. GRID DUST Sam Clark gained 129 yards in 30 carries to lead the game in rushing . . . Both team punters did a creditable Sob. Carver's Dobson punted five times for an average of 39.2 while Coleman of Kennedy averaged .'SO with five kicks . . . Coleman also kicked off, intercepted one pass and ran back his defense would be the key to fU .f- fPA- - 'tf 1. tr1rf.ft'Vw ? iti'i" iT1'1 " . --a..-.-. Smum 'St. ' Lake Worth, however, added the Vikings chances. And the likeable McCoy was two other touchdowns on runs by sophomore halfback Mike Humphrey, the 16-year-old son of the goal. Officials finally chased band off. ..Floats were the best in the area with sophomores representing winter, juniors spring and sophomores autumn. ...Sandy Eullington's LW cheerleaders head coach, enroute to a 20-0 STATISTICS S still talking up his defense moments after the final gun sounded. "It was our defense that did it for us," an elated McCoy said. "The game went about as I expected and our defense did a tremendous job." punts. 132 111 VB 14 lli2 74 1115 111 25 II STATISTICS h'lrsl Downs Kushlnn Yardage Passing Vantage Kelurn Yardage iKIeks. Passes. Kumbles Passes Punls IX n on -conference victory and the mythical championship of the city. A crowd of estimate at about 1,200 saw fullback Mike Bene-Nel's 64-yard run off-tackle set up the first Trojan TD. But a 15-yard holding penalty almost put Lake Worth out of reach on the turned in usual fine job. They include Rainie Douglas, Marsha Eouse, Bienda Hiestand, Debbie Hildinger, Susan Ledbetter. Lauren Lucier, Cathy McKinnon and Debbie Northern... 7 14 1 i 12 2 l'i 2IH :iii m 112 When asked if Kennedy was the best Class-A club in the 74 H 21 2 6 17 1 fi-;W.2 .i.'IKK Kumbles I.ost Yards Penallec! scokim; Hrwrml 8 0 Vero Beach 0 8 state, a humble McCoy replied STATISTICS Kirsl Dnwns Hushing VariiHue l'Hssjnt; Vanlayc Krlurn Yard.int' Passrs funis Fumbles Lost Yards Penalised SCOKIM DelravCarvrrl) (on :-H Coli-man2RI-'(; "We hope so. We think we have 1 1 0 7 L 11 - 20 - 13 i Kick 71) next play. That set the stage for S Williams, 15, pass from llardln Hti lllli : Kennedy I1-2H 1 Firs! Downs Rushing Yardage Passing Yardage Passes Punls Fumbles Losl Y .1 ids Penalized SCORIN! 2.12 H 1 2 n 4 11 ) .1 4 41! .1-31 (I 1 laileili Vb-Husslrumkiikbloekedi S Hardin I sneak ' Plgnato klek ' VII Mixon ti pass from Teste I Parris pass from Teslerrfian I S Williams 3(1 pass fiom Hardin nalokiek' Allendance 10,1100. rman ' Pig a good club." Kennedy unbeaten in eight starts has already assured itself a state playoff berth and will likely meet Broward County powerhouse Hollywood Chami-nade, which was also without a loss before Friday night 's plav. K S ( lark 1 run ill. Coleman klrki (' Dobson 32 pass Irom Penn (kick failed i K S Clark tie run i Coleman kick i All. i.M the razz I e dazzle pass play from LaBay to Dtilany. "It was our defense that really did it for us tonight, "said a happy Humphrey after the game. "I was very pleased with the plav of LaBay, Jesse Hall, Jeff Jacobs and Rich Adams on defense. Thev all did a tremendous rriaay night at Riviera High Field. Kennedy won, action Beach 17-6. billiard II (I 0 (I Lake Worth 7 li 7 (I 211 LW Uulunv, 8, puss from l.aliav, t.a Bay kick i LW Humph rev, 12, run (kick failed LWK Humphrey 51, run, tl.aBa kick) ELUSIVE Kennedy's swift end Henry Coleman (No. 80) eludes the grasp of a Carver tackier during McCoy was not talking of Moore Haven 27 Bishop Verot o Football Results rooroaii Results i i I I MOORE HAVEN Moore Haven's Terriers gained a 27(1 homecoming victory over liish-' op Verot here Friday night to gain their fifth football victory of the year. Scoring in every period, the Terriers capitalized on the pass ing of quarterback Bill Whitencr and the running of tailback (a'orge liailum. Bailum was the leading ground gainer for Moore Haven, scored a touchdown and added the point. Whitencr capped a DO yard first quarter drive wilh a one yard sneak and later passed 41 yards to end Robert Cox for a third quarter Terrier I'D. Moore Haven travels to I.a-Iielle Friday. playoffs, however, Friday night, even after the Vikings all stopped the explosive Carver Eagles. "We have one more obstacle ahead of us," McCoy said, "and that Is the Roosevelt game next week. If we can win that one we will have an undefeated regular season. That game Ls a big one for us," Kennedy was given its first scoring chance with less than one minute gone in the game when Carver halfback (ireg Dobson fumbled on the first play of the game following the opening kickoff. Tackle (ieorge Greene recovered for Kennedy at the Eagle .12 and six plays later versatile Henry Coleman was booting a perfect 28 yard field goal to put the Vikings on top, 3 0, with 8:4.r togointho opening period. The remainder of the first period and late into the second HHiH SCHOOLS Seacrest 20, Vero 1,'i Lake Worth 20, Leonardo Palm Beach 21, North Shore 0 Forest Mill 42, .Jupiter 0 Pahokee.'il, Boca 20 Newman 10, Miami Mil. 0 Moore Haven 27, Verot 0 Roosevelt 19, Lake S. IX McCaity20, Merritt 1. 20 I tie l Lake Placid .12, Frostproof 0 Martin C.2.r, Belle til. I) Clewiston 7, Immok. 0 Alva 26, J. Carroll 0 Kennedy 17, Carver!) Martin County 25 Belle Glade 0 jobs in containing Leonard's passing game. "I wasn't pleased with our of-fense. It never got moving at all in the second half. I though Benefiel (lid a whale of a job. 1 guess you can say I was tickled, too, by my son's running." Young Humphrey, a "ifoot-K, Impounder, does the 100-yard dash in only 10.2 but his father said he is much faster in the 50. Friday night he raced around end for 12 yards and a touchdown with 2:24 left in the second period and with 1:23 left in the ,Hond period and with 4:23 left In the third period he galloped fil yards for another TL). LaBay placekicked two out of three extra points. It was a frustrating night for Leonard's junior quarterback Charles Close. A good passer this season, Close both ran and passed Friday night in an attempt to get his team on the scoreboard. But he completed only 1 1 of 2X passes. Leonard lost its best scoring bid of the night early in the second period after driving to a first down on the l.W 9. A holding penalty put them out of reach and Close's desperation, fourth down bomb was incomplete in the end zone. The win gives Lake Worth a 6-2 1 won. lost, tied record, with unbeaten Seat rest its final foe on Thanksgiving Eve. Leonard is 3-5 with two games left to plav. filUI) 1)1 ST: Leonard band stood In the end zone with four minutes lelt to the first half as Lancers were driving toward .,; : ' ; . ... ., . .-. ., ..; . ; ; f, '' f . ,-"rr- , ,,; , " snf l " '- , . '.. . - T t A , , - . j . ' ; . t yard lines only to have a tumble and an interception stop them. The win evened Martin Coun tv's record at I I. Protest quarter was a defensive standoff with each club exchanging three STATIST!! S IK, l( punts. But Kennedy pushed across a touchdown with only 2:16 remaining before halftime when Sam Clark slashed in from the one and Coleman accounted for the Kith point with his first of two placements. Carver displaying a pro- BELLE GLADE Head Coach and Athletic Director Willie Ir-vln of Lake Shore reported the game played Friday night with Roosevelt was being protested. The Maroon Devils were leading 19-18 in the game which was not completed. STUART - Albert Mclntyre raced for three touchdowns Friday night to pace Martin County High to a 2a-0 victory over Belle (ilade. Mclntyre scored on a one yard run and a 20 yard pass reception from II. I.. Bowling, but it was his electrifying 84 yard return after intercepting a pass that thrilled the Tiger fans. Belle (ilade was hampered by four lost fumbles, and two pass interceptions each of which killed golden opportunities. Twice in the fourth quarter the Rams got to the one and nine 1 us! I low us II 12 Hushing Y.ml.o'e ''I o'i I'lvsimr Y.ild.i,:. , Pa--.es li, , 2 1" I. 0 piiios 1 1: i c I- Ulllbles I.ost 2 Y.llds IVn.lll.'eil I i I , S OKIMI KelleOlade . II II II II - II Martin I iitintv 7 li 12 II ';.' H Ml llll'.te Mill 'W,ll!nl. kll k Ml ' Mi Ifl'S ! I' H nil M,. I M T . -l i !;!' HI ku k lalii il 1 Ml lilnl .ii'. In ;i.i.s !.,m inig ku k I. ni it i Ml' Kogeis I run i ku k failed 26 Alva John Carroll 32 STATISTICS Lake Placid Frostproof Sayers (25) and Ricky Dunn (8) In game Friday night at Russ Bullard Field in Lake Worth. 211 II i: i . SWEEP - Lake Worth High's Mike Humphrey (21) sweeps around end behind good blocking before being stopped by Leonard players Walt FORT PIERCE - Alva High spoiled John Carroll's homecoming Friday night, blasting out a 26 0 football victory and making Carroll's season record 2 and 7. Alva is 5 4. A I l'f2 111! 1112 HI Maggie Smilli Firs! Downs Ku-liing Y irdage Passing Y.H 'I.ige Passes I'll 'lis Fumbles I.ost Y.llds P. n,illed sroiiiNii Alva II liihn ( arrolt I) A Sroll 2 I. ! un A Sl ot! '', kh koll le'inn A Afllilla m. m'en eplei kn k ' A li,l! lie! , sjl Iljn passes tor the year, while Watson has thrown 21 I'D serials. The (ireen Dragons plav Avon Park next week. ki ki Viult. i Villi' I pass Longest run of the night was a 9r yard kickoff return for a touchdown by Robert Scott Miami - Alabama Game Could Lead To Bowl LAKE PLACID Lake Plac-id's (ireen Dragons scored their eighth football win of the year here Friday night, drubbing Frostprool 32 0. Quarterback Danny Watson tossed three touchdown p isses to end .limmy Atkins to top lliel ireen Dragons' otlense. Lake Placid scored twice on the ground, once on a -Hi ard Hint return by Johnny Trout man and again on a 22 yard run by halfback Ricky Wise. Alkins has now caught IS touchdown Pahokee Boca Raton 31 20 S( OHISO Fn,siiioof li 0 0 " " I ike PI, ,n nl il 1 1 7 12 12 I P - A'kms. 27 i.iss Iran W.i'si.'i ' VVa's,,n kii k i IP Ttnii'maii. "inl ri'uin 'kuk ' iil.il' 1. 1' Alkins, "i pass llom w ils.in i Watson kieki I P Wise. 22 run iku k lulled! I P - Alkins i: pass hum W.tson. 'kirk ".llleih Wins Golden ATLANTIS Maggie Smith of the I'tiA National (iolf Club was the overall gross winner of the (Jolden (iolf Club championship at the Atlantis Country Club Friday. She posted a 5-4 hole total of 242. Overall net winner was Hael Brown "f Lake Worth with21ti. othci witincs I h.mipl'inship Flihi nss' Ruin M.i .1 All.intis, 2')4 ami l!. 'en Ncslnll. Hii-aki-isia' Xt'i Ncl (,la.l 's Unu'll, Atlantis 2'T. Irr.nKcm' FuMnn, lat.ili.ilili's'ri. l-'lil FliEh' 'irioss' lane ('hall, int. Wr B.-.h h JTl. Ftan TifvKil. Uclia II.' it h: 171 N.'l Mid IVistma. 1 - i .i llc iih ,'IT Helen 1'cli'i'siin. Saia !a 11M s.-cond Flik'lii jiiioss' Ailah Mavc lltlil ini.-''!. Ailanlis JT'i, l.mli lavlor, lima K it Ion -N Ncl Marti' Sh'.islci . I'l.A Nalional M Fllaln'lhCaimll. AllanlKiH. Third Flmhl ijiicssi ,Ui Lawrence. Ailanlis 7l, Anne ('anipliell, Lchlnh Acres .'sr,' Net: IVe Andersnn, West I'alm Bi .lch .'.In. I ;iad s Sand. Lake Win Ih. 211. K'Hirth Flight lyrnssi Carmen Prince. I.chiL'h Acies 2S7, Sis ( iullli kson. Saiasata 2"! e' I.ucl I'rasl. I)e!ta 2lh, Iren.j 1 H'lc Mamaie. 211 1 PAHOKEE -Pahokee, moving towards the Suncoast Conference Western Division title scored two touchdowns and a field goal in the final half Friday night to hand Boca Raton a 31-14 gridiron defeat. Newman 40 Sterling and Osborne scored in the first half, Osborne on a 62-yard sizzler. Osborne was the night's big rusher wilh 168 yards in 16 attempts, while Sterling the division's rush leader hit for K.r yards in 13 carries. The win boosted the Blue Devils' won loss record to 6-2-1. Miami Military 0 Special to The Post Times MIAMI A bid to a bowl game could easily as not go to the winner of the University of Miami-University of Alabama football game tonight in I hi-Orange Bowl. Both teams are still in the running for the eight established bowls. When the kickoff comes Saturday at 8:.'il) p.m., there will be bowl scouts in the Orange Bowl press box. Miami and Alabama will be meeting for the eighth time. The series between the schools opened in IA41, and since that inauguration of relations, the Crimson Tide has emerged victorious five out of seven meetings. Miami's two wins came in 19.11 and 1935, when the Hurricanes won 23 7 and 34 12. Bear Bryant's 'Bama clubs of I9ti and 1963 won over Miami 36 3 and 17 12. The teams have not met since Charlie Tate took over as head coach of the Hurric anes in 19M. UM will go into Saturday's Homecoming tussle in somewhat of a crippled condition. Tony (Tine, defensive end, suffered an injury against Penn State last week and may have to sit out the game. Others banged up were defensive bach Tony Sta warz, defensive tackle Robert Trocolor, and center Allan Folkins. It's expected that the latter quartet will be able to play. Two other injuries in practice this week robbed the Hurricanes of alternate offensive tack le Robert Carlin, and reserve fullback Dennis Hacked. Miami scouts who have been following the Alabama team this year call the Tide quick and fast. "When they bear down, there're awfully tough," said scout Roy Bickford. "Alabama's passing game is comparable to the best passing teams Miami has faced, and they hurt you with the air game at the critical time," he said. "Their execution and quickness is what gets them yards." Miami's starting offensive lineup against the Tide will he almost the same one that opened against Penn State last week. The only exception may be at center where first stringer Don Brandy is expected to return to action. Allan Folkins, alternate center who started at the post against the Nittany Lioas, suffered a leg injury in that contest and Ls not expected to he in top form. Other starters will be David Olivo at quarterback, Vincent Opalsky at running back. John Acuff at full. Ray Bellamy at flanker, David Kalina and Ray Heinly at ends, James Schneider and (ieorge Hopgood at tackles, and Chuck Full-erton and James Chaltas at guards. The Miami defense as usual will be led by the fabulous two-time All-American Ted Hendricks, who appears a cinch to become a three-time All-American at the end of the 1H season. While many teams avoid sending a greater part of their plays toward Hendricks, many times he catches players going away from him. Ted goes into the Alabama game with a career total of 328 tackles. Cleary scored twice for the Crusaders, one on a 47-yard run. STATISTICS (N 11 (H 134 N 7 1 327 3 20 First Downs Rushing Yardage Passing Yardage Passes Punls Fumbles l.nsl Yards Penalized 43 4 2 '2 2 21.2 1 120 First Downs 13 Hushing Yardage 273 Passing Yardage 34 Keturn Yardage iKlrl's. Passes. FumtiWi Passes 4-1 0 Punts 1!' MM 4 Ik 711 4IJ Ilk 4 1 21 II 1 25 The stubborn Bobcats played Clewiston even-.sleven in the first half, knotting the game tw-o seconds before intermission with a 42 yard pass from (ieorge Sparling to Jim Agatheas. But the Blue Devils moved out from on a 25-yard scamper by Walter Osborne in the third period and stayed ahead as Leopold Sterling ran nine yards and Jim Mclntosch kicked a 3d -yard field goal. Boca also got on the score-hoard in the fourth period, hut the six pointer by Tom Nolan on a 1 yard run was too little and too late. MIAMI Cardinal Newman's defensive secondary picked off four Miami Military passes to gain a 40 0 football win here Friday afternoon. Crusaders Dan Cleary, Jim ( ooney, Sam Howell and Rich Fepin all intercepted Miami passes to key Newman's third win of the year. Fullback Tim Hulett was Newman's leading ground gainer, picking up 97 yards In 19 carries and rushing for three touchdowns. Left halfback Dan PH Military Faces" Froeport Catholic Palm Beach Military Acade mv pounded 56 0 by Freeport High last Sunday in its first football game ever hosts Freeport Catholic's Vagabonds at 2 p.m. today at Forest Hill High's Kett-ler Field. Palm Beach Coach Major Mike Mann is optimistic despite the outcome of the Cadcts's opening contest. Fumbles I. fist I Yards Penalized 20 scokini; Cardinal Newman 114 2 Miami MIIHary I I N Clears. 1 rn 'Hulett run N Hulett, 2" run i Hulett run i N Clears, 47 run. 'Mulct! run I N Howell. 2 run ' Flanagan klek I N Hulelt. I run. iklrk failedi N Huielt. 4 run. i kirk failed i S( OKINI. Bora Katun ft 14 0 43 20 I'ahukep 7 7 7 III - 31 P Sterling 3 run. ( Mrlnioseh klek i PW Osttorne 1,2 run, iNMntos' h kirk I UK Nolan i run ' Vi illlams ku k i UK Agatheas 42 pass from Sparling Williams ku k P3 1 Oslmrne 2r run i M( Intnsr h kirk i lilt Nolan 1 run i kirk hlorkrdi P Sterling 4 run ( Mrlnlnsi h Kick I P-Milnlosrh. KI field goal. k'i'iaij ! 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