The Hays Daily News from Hays, Kansas on December 19, 1976 · Page 13
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Hays, Kansas
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Sunday, December 19, 1976
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December 19, 1976 PAGE 14 HAYS DAILY NEWS Lions Use Free Throws To DownTMP Monarchs, 64-50 One of the better exhibitions of free throw shooting was displayed by the Lyons Lions Friday night at the Field House. The Lions hit an amazing 86 per cent of their free throws in downing the Thomas More Prep Monarchs in a Mid-State League battle, 64-50. "We put a lot of extra work in on our free throw shooting." said the Lyons' coach Don Smith, after his Lions broke up a close game by hitting 15 of 16 gift shots during the final eight minutes of the game. "But I think our experience did show up some," explained the Lyons coach who has all but one member from last season's team back. "And they had to be hurting some without their No. 2 scorer," Smith said as the Monarchs' senior forward missed the game because of the flu. "We've been mighty lucky so far, as we also beat Russell, when it was minus one of its starters," added Smith. While the Lions were red hot at the line, the Monarchs were just the opposite, ice cold. "I don't know what to say, we have each player take at least 25 free throws during practice, and they don't do that bad. But in a game they just seem to clutch," was TMP's coach Al Billinger's explanation of the Monarchs' bad free throwing. For the game, the Monarchs hit only six of 16 for a poor 37 per cent. The contest was much closer than the final score indicated. After a nip-and-tuck affair throughout the first three quarters, and with the Monarchs leading most of the time, the talented Lyons crew made their move with 4:36 remaining in the game. Trailing by two, 46-44, the Lions, although not showing much polish but still getting the job done, outscored the Monarchs during the final four and a half minutes, 20-4 to turn the rough-and-tumble battje into a run a way. Of the 20 points during the scoring spree, 12 came at the line, on 13 attempts. During the first three quarters, the biggest lead enjoyed by the Monarchs Was seven points at the short of the second quarter. But the Lions quickly bounced back, scoring the next seven points to deadlock the game at 16-all, with 5:51 remaining in the second quarter. At the end of the first half, the Monarchs were holding on to a shaky two point lead, 2927. After the score was tied twice during the first two minutes of the third quarter, the Monarchs put together a five point scoring sput to take a 36-31 lead with 2:49 remaining. Unable to shake the pesky Lions, the Monarchs had to settle for a three point lead, 4037, at the end of the third quarter. the Lions started off the fourth quarter scoring the first five points to take at 42-40 lead. The Monarchs then regained the lead, but it was shortlived as the visitors then put together their 20 point rally. The Lions'" Marlyn Pincin took game scoring honors with 21 points. TMP's Terry Kisner was close behind with20. The only other Monarch to hit the double figure scoring was Terry Karlin who had an even dozen. The Lions, doing most of their scoring on layups, hit 20 of 50 from the field. The Monarchs, taking some bad shots, especially in the fourth quarter, hit on 22 of 69. The setback left the Monarchs with an overall record of 2-3, while the Lions, leaders of the Mid-State League, are not 3-0. The Monarchs' B-team also came out on the short end as it was defeated, 56-48. B-team scoring. TMP — Diehl 10, Classman, Brown, and Koerner four each, Howerton eight, Gross 14 and Walters and Brenner two each. Lyons — Bernhardt and Bettin 14 each, Thurnton 12, Godfrey 11, Ehrlich and Stephens two. Lyons (M) Fg Ft Pf Tp McClaln 2-3 0-0 5 4 Baker 4-9 2-3 3 11 Berbllnger 1-5 7-849 Ankerholz 0-4 3-5 0 3 Poncln 8-12 5-5 3 21 Allen 0-2 4-4 1 4 Frless 5-15 2-2 3 12 Totals 20-160 24-28 19-64 Thomaf More Prep (50) Karlin 6-18 0-2 4 12 Blcdsoe 0-01-2 0 1 Schmidt 3-9 1-2 5 7 Gross 1-3 2-2 3 4 Kisner 9-23 2-6 5 20 Parks 0-40-1 2 0 Koerner 1-30-0 0 2 Herndon 2-« 0-1 4 4 Totals 22-69 6-16 23 50 Garden City Buffaloes Pin Hays High In Dual Match Although the Ekey brothers, Tim and Chas, extended their win streaks, the Hays High Indians came out short in the score column and were defeated by the Garden City Buffaloes in a non-league wrestling dual at the Hays High gym Friday night by a score of 36-22. The only item the Indians led during the dual was after the second match, the 105- pound class, when Tim Ekey pinned Bill Peck in the second period. When Ekey scored the pin he was leading by a score of 60. For the junior it was his sixth straight win. The Indians added two more points, two matches later when Randy Bogue and Kevin Miller battled to a 6-6 draw. With the Indians losing the next two matches, they trailed by 10, 21-11 when Chas Ekey took the mat in the 145-pound class. Ekey drew his team within five, 21-16 as he scored a lopsided 26-6 superior decision over Marty Nelson. But the Buffs quickly added daylight on the next match as Chuck Melson pinned the Indians' Mike Thomason. Ron Smith for Hays in the 167-pound class, lost a heartbreaker to Jay Hundley 5-4. Hundley, coming from behind, scored all five of his points in the third quarter. In the next to last match, Dave Ulrich for Hays High was pinned by Rod Sheer. The Indians picked up their final six points in the last match of the evening, a forfeit to Dennis Johnson. In dual competition, the Indians overall record stands at 1-3. The junior varsity dual went to the young Indians by a score of 47-32. Picking up points for the Indians were Jeff Feller in the 98-pound class on a forfeit, Eugene Leiker in the 126- pound class on a forfeit, Brain Schmidt on a draw in 132- pound class, Younger on a decision in the 138-pound class, and Keefer, Johnson and Drake on forfeits. , 98-pound class — Bruce Beckum was decisloned by John Blgler, 15-4. 105-pound class — Tim Ekey pinned Bill Peck in the second period. 112-pound class — Tim Keller of Garden City won on a forfeit. 119-pound class — Jon Schmidt was pinned in the first period by Jim Schiffelbein. 126-pound class — Randy Bogue and Kevin Miller battled to a 6-6 draw. 132-pound class - Dale Hailing decisioned Robin Russell, 8-3. 138-pound class — Charlie Dorzwoiler was decisioned by Brian Kissick. 7-1. 145-pound class — Chas Ekey decisioned Marty Nelson, 26-fl. 155-pound class — Mike Thomason was pinned by Chuck Nelson in the second period. 167-pound class — Ron Smith was decisioned by Jay Hundley, 5-4. 185-pound class — Dave Ulrich was pinned by Rod Sheer, in second period. Heavyweight — Dennis Johnson won on a forfeit. Russell Downs Nickerson, 58-50 NICKERSON — The Russell Broncos scored a big 58-50 Mid-State League win over the Nickerson Panthers Friday night. With Kent Boxberger now healthy and leading the Broncos scoring, coach Kay Shank's Russell crew boosted its overall record to 3-1. In league play, the Broncos are 2-1. Boxberger who missed the first two games, led all scorers with 20. Also in double figures for the Broncos, who had to come from behind, were Sam Boxberger with 14 and Steve Williams with 12. After a deadlocked first quarter, the Broncos fell behind 28-22 at halftime. Going into the fourth quarter the score was knotted at40-all. Ty Henderson dropped in 13 to lead the Broncos to a B- team victory of 62-38. Russell (58) fg ft pf tp Tyler 1 022 Boxberger 9 2 3 20 Householter 0 0 1 0 Williams 6 0 1 12 R. Williams 22 0 6 Farmer 6 2 2 14 Clintzke 0 1 2 2 Eggert 0 1 0 2 Totals 26 6 12 58 Nickerson (50) Bergsten 0 0 3 0 Murray 4 2 1 10 Voss 0 0 1 0 Saxton 4 0 1 8 Priddle 7 1 3 15 Jones 6 5 0 17 Totals 21 8 0 50 Burstein (BA| Applebee Jensen 6X9" SPEAKER SYSTEM ""*" REG. $69.95 SAVE $15 PAIRj Two 6X9" coax speakers with 20 oz. magnets. With custom grilles and mounting hardware. 628-2615 r CNNELEC MEMORYSCAN RECEIVER REGULAR $339.95 SAVE $50 NO CRYSTALS REQUIRED! ISelect and change frequencies whenever you want. Reg\ u ceives up to 16,000 frequencies. "3 Codebook of 4000 lo, hi, UHF 9f * 29 ' 9 frequencies included. Solid state. •A SUPER TAPE VALUE 40 MINUTE HANK I'ftACK I APES FOUR $999 FOR Jt I' 05517-5 High quality 8-track tapes made available by a big B-A_s£eclal purchase. THE OUTSIDER FROM 5" DIAG. PORTABLE TV WITH 3-WAY OPERATION Take anywhere! $"|QO95 Play anywhere! 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WaKeeney's Golden Eagles Roll Past Norton Bluejays WAKEENEY — Good Top scorers were Kirk Kerri Tommneck was top defensive play carried the Hamilton for WaKeeney with scorer for WaKeeney with six. WaKeeney Golden Eagles to 12 and Tim Davis for Norton High for Norton was Swindler their first win of the season, a with 18. with eight. 41-24 win over the Norton Jana Deines scored 24 to led HJHS Girls Top Otis Hays Junior High won both the A and B contests in eigth grade girls basketball games with Otis-Bison last week. With Kerri Giles leading the way, Hays won the varsity game 22-16. Giles had eight points, while close behind was Maria Powell with six. . ~ Amy Montgomery added four and Emely Weisner and Teresa Shulz each had two/.. • The Hays Junior High'B- team posted a 21-19 win. . Scoring for the winners were Tolbart with six, Hissing and Arnhold four each, Staab three and Komarch and Weigel two each. Thompson with eight :was high for Oits-Bison in the A game, and Schreider with 10 was high in the B-game. •„; Salina South Downs Hays High Girls; SALINA SOUTH — Hays High ran into a fast moving Salina South team last Thursday and was defeated tiy a lopsided margin of 53-22 in a girls basketball contest. '-•" Hays High was never in the game as it fell behind 1WJ after the first quarter, 31-12'at halftime and 41-16 at the end-of the third quarter. >.< The winners were sparkeid by the scoring of Betsy Sloan, who threw in 18 points, and Susan Keith who had 10. -" High for Hays was Carmen Ginther with six. Also scoring for Hays were Pam Madden with five, Cindy Baker four, Sheri Searle, Geri Wilkerson and Carrria Giebier two each and Donna Keener one. .. . The Hays High B team; did much better than the varsity as it posted a 26-21 win. __ Scoring for the Hays* B- teamers were Baker six, Stromgren and Wynn four each, and Bissing, O'Connor and Meier each two. .- • Bluejays in a Mid-Continent League encounter Friday night. The win was the first for coach Roger Barta's Golden Eagles in three outings. 'After trailing 8-7 at the end of the first quarter, the Golden Eagles had a 10-4 scoring edge in the second quarter for a halftime lead of 17-12. At the end of the third the WaKeeney crew had increased it to eight, 24-16. Top scorers for the Golden Eagles were Greg Hamilton "with 11 and Rich Balluch with 10. No Norton player was able to get into the double figures. The B-game turned out to be a thriller as the young Bluejays pulled it out by one, 37-36. WaKeeney to a 55-40 win over Norton in the girls game. Next on the scoring list for WaKeeney was Laura Randel with 16 and Bonnie Newberger with 10. Jonna Swindler was high for Norton with 13. WaKeeney also won the B- game, 20-16. Fg Ft Pf Tp Schreiner 3 2 ,2 8 Hamelton 5 1 4 11 Balluch 4 2 3 10 ' Newcomer 2 3 2 7 Schrefner 2 1 2 5 Michaelis 0 0 1 0 Roe 0 0 1 0 Beydlcr 00 3 0 totals 16 9 18 41 Norton (2-1) Nelson 2 1 4 5' Hartman .3 2 3 8 Wiltfong 2 054 Brown 1 042 Rumford 2 004 Veh 0 0 1 0 Davis 0 1 2 1 Ellis Rumbles By Ringnecks, 58-49 totals. .10 4 19 24 Bogue Smothers Gorham's Oilers BOGUE — The Bogue Bluejays got back into the win column Friday night with an 80-37 romp over the Gorham Cilery in a Cheyenne League contest. The Bluejays, who were defeated earlier in the week by Quinter, had no trouble with the winless Oilers, jumping to a halftime lead of 42-22. In the third quarter, the Jays really poured it on with a 26-6 scoring edge. The Jays now 3-1, had good balanced scoring with four in double figures. Phil Switzer led the way with 20, while Arnie Carter and Dave Gustafson each had 16 and Greg Stephen 10. High for Gorham, and the only one to get in the twin digits, was John Nowak with 14. Bogue also won the girls game, 38-31 as Lou Anna Irby tallied 13 points. Longhorns Get First Win ELLIS — The one-two scoring punch of Bob Honas and Mike Augustine led the Ellis railroaders to a 58-49 Mid-Continent League victory over the Hill City Ringnecks Friday night. The Railroaders, unable to shake the pesky Ringnecks until the second half, picked up their fifth straight win. In losing their third in five outings, Hill City put up quite a battle during the first half, as the score at intermission was knotted a 23-all. Coach Tom Bowen's Railers got a little breathing room in the third quarter, with a scoring edge of 18-10. : Honas, who had claimed scoring honors in two of the first four games, added another as he edged Augustine by one point. He tallied 22, while Augustine had 21. Jerry Nix led the way for Hill City with 13, while Kyle Hawk had 12 and Tom Clark 10. The junior varsity battle turned out to be a thriller as the Ringnecks pulled it out by one, 36-35. Steve Mathany and Steve Jones of Hill City, along with Curtis Weber of Ellis all had 10 points apiece. Ellis won the girls A-game 36-20, while Hill City won the B-game, 24-9. Top B-team scorers "were Diane Mathany of Hill City with eight, and Kelly Weber of Ellis with four. Ellis (58) fg ft pf tp Honas 10 2 5 22 Augustine 9 3 3 21 Lang 2 4 .2 8 Herman :. 2 0 -2 4 Homburg 1 1 2 3 Robinson 0 0 2 0 Totals . .24 10 16 58 Hill City (49) Hawk 5 2 -2 12 Clark 4 2 4 10 Nix 5 3 "3 13 S. Mathany 0 2 .1 2 R. Mathany 1 Morris 2 022 0 '24 Gansel 2 2 .4 6 Totals 19 11 18 49 Girls Ellis (36) Rav Kuhn Keller Pfeifer \fg o 8 5 3 . 1 0 ft n 0, 0 0 i pf. tp •3 0 J 17 5 10 2 6 1 2 2 1 Totals 17 2 17 36 Hill City (20) Leiker ".'.. 0 • 1 1 1 Veatch 2 2 1.6 Rovenstine 1 0 1 2 Jilka 3 2 ;i 8 Clark 1 042 Veechcr 0 0 1 0 Worcester 0 1.1 1 Totals .7 6 -»0 20 RANSOM — The Ransom Longhorns broke into the win column for the first time this season with a 61-45 win over the Logan Trojans Friday night. -. The Longhorns sacked the game early, outscoring the Trojans 18-2 in the first quarter. At halftime the Ransom crew had increased it to 38-19, and 54-29 at the end of the third, before tapering off in the fourth. Handling most of the Longhorns scoring were Bernard Flax with 17 points, Bob Birnbaum 15 and Scott Suppes 12. Altman was high for the Trojans with 13. With Lenny Zimmerman hitting for 16 points, the Longhorns also won the B- game 53-49. The Ransom girls also came ouf victorious, 57-17. Hansom (61) fg ft pf tp ..7 3 1 17 ..4 4 2 12 Flax.: Suppes Birnbaum 6 3 3 15 Lutters o 1 1 1 Hair 4 0 2 8 Nichol 1 0 1 2 Herndon 0 1 0 1 Turner o 0 2 0 Wierman 1 Zimmerman. 1 2 .1 103 Totals 24 13 13 61 Logan (43) Snyder 1 0 0 Hanson 1 0 1 McDonald 0 0 1 Wilkison 1 0 4 Dougheity 1 0 0 Becker 0 0 1 Graves 1 1 1 Altman 5 3 3 Swindler l 2 2 Simoneau 2 0 1 Stark .- 2 0 2 Heersuik 4 0 3 VanRoekel 0 1 0 Totals 19 7 18 45 Flax Fast Break '-' Bernard Flax (10) of the Ransom Longhormi put« fh» finishing touch on a fast break as he nears the balket with Logan opponent Mark Altman (23).

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