Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 27, 1973 · Page 9
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Second Quarter Clinches Win Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Tue*., Feb. 27, 1973 i Fo Jonesboro Whips Dogs LITTLE ROCK -- The Joncs- boro Hurricane lived up to its reputation as a great state tournament team here last night, defeating the Fayettcvillc Bulldogs 70-44 in the first round of the state AAA tournament. Jonesboro advanced to 24-5 for the season, while Fayetteville ended the year with an 11-19 mark. The Hurricane next plays tomorrow night at 7:00 against Forrest City, which downed Springdale 55-40 last night. Despite last night's lop-sided score, the leading scorer was Charlie West of Fayetteville with 15 points. However, ' no other Bulldog scored more than six points, while four Hurricane starters hit for double figures: Mark Million, 13; Billy Clark and Preston Miller, 12 each; and Larry Andrews, 10. The Bulldogs outscored Jones- oro tram the tree throw line, 18 of 31 to 12 of 21, but could net only 13 field goals while he Hurricane sank 29. West scored six of Fayetteville's tield joals, and none of his teammates made more than two. After Jonesboro jumped to a 17-10 first-quarter lead, the Bulldogs were never in the game. The Hurricane outscored Fayetteville by only 13-12 in the third period and 17-16 in the fourth, but by then had already put the game away by taking a 23-6 edge in the second quarter for an overwhelming 4016 halftime lead. Miller scorec all 12 of his points in the first nine minutes of the game, and then Million took over with seven points in the second quarter. The Hurricane led all the wa^ n the game, starting with Iwo ield goals by Robert Spcers and one by Miller for a .6-0 lead. The closest Ihe ^Bulldogs came was 6-4 after jump sh'ols by W e s I and Mike Kretschmarl Fayelteville slayed wilhin range until the score reached 15-10, at which point Jonesboro began a 22-3 hlilz which resulted in a 37-13 advantage. The only suspense in the final two periods was whelher Jonesboro would double Fayelleville, as the Hurricane led by scores of -14-22, 46-23. 51-25, and 53-26, before the Bulldog reserves matched up evenly with the Jonesboro bench.- There were 48 fouls called in Ihe game, 25 against Jonesboro and 23 against Fayetteville. No one fouled out, but four players on each team finished Ihe game with four fouls: Million, Speers Andrews, and Clark of Jones- oi\ Tony Childress, Al|yn Donaubaucr, Lynn WaMren. and West of Fayettevillej - '· Just as Fayetleville was hurl i) · the slale 4purnamenl last year by an injury lo Bob Noland, Ihe Bulldogs h a d lo play without their third-leading scorer this ycSar, Neil Bvulon. who · 'was 'injured before ' lusl night's game. One bright spol for Fayelteville was the coiv tinned good free throw shooting of Jackie Davis, who ended the year with 10 consecutive successful free throws in. the last three "games. - · ·· For the season,' Wesl scored 321 'poinls for an average of 10.7, Krelsohmar · scored 149 poinls in 15 games for a 9.9 mark, 'Bruton was next wilh 228 poinls in 27 games for an 8.4 Cy Young Award Winners Jim Longborg, left, acquired last year's 27 game winner, last year by the Philadelphia laces new shoes as the two Phillies .as a second starter relax after Monday's first behind Sieve Carlton, right, ' workout. Longborg, who came from the Milwaukee Brewers won the Cy Young award In 1967. (AP Wirephoto) From Muskogee Roughers FHS Netters Take Win BASKETBALL SCORES liiiiiniiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiffliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiii By The Associated Press EAST Cowling 78, Cathedral, N.Y. 49 Phila. Textile 56, Widener 52 Mansfield St. «2. Ship- perisbiirg 54 New' Hampshire- 77, Dartmouth 66 Vermont 74, Norwich 47 S. Conn. 112, Merrimack 85 SOUTH Mid. Tenn. 87, Austin Pcay 86 Mississippi 97, Florida 80 Centenary 87, NW La. 75 LSU 78, Tennessee 74 Kentucky 111, Alabama 95 E. Ky. 77, E. Tenn. 72 Marshall 71, Fla. St. 59. Miss. St. 72, Georgia 68 Auburn 79, Ga. Tech 69 Tenn. Tech 85, Morehead 79 Old Dominion 67, Madison 49 Ga. Southern 76. Houston Baptist 62 . SE Louisiana 69, McNeese 86 Kentucky Wins While Tennessee Is Beaten 74 MUSKOGEE,. Okla. -- The Fayetleville' High tennis team handed the Muskogee Roughers a big 8-1 loss last Saturday. It Was. not only the first win of the new season for Fayetteville but it was .also, the first time FHS has handed Muskogee a loss at home.' · - . . '. In singles play Phil Williams bounced Curt Robinson of Muskogee 2-6, 6,-3,.6-3. Fayetle- ville's Ken Furst then ripped Fred Dow 6-2, 6 ; 1 while Mike Hardy gave x the . Bulldogs a bigger lead by ousting Rusty Bradley 6-2, 6-1, Mark Rom handed Chuck Perette of Muskogee 6-1, 6-0 while Bill Napier of Fayetteville defeated Glen Blood 6-1, 6-1. Curt Rom whipped Ronnie Coburn 6-2, 6-0 to give the Dogs a clean sweep in singles competition. In doubl.es Williams and Rom defeated Robinson and Bradley 7-!j, 5-7, 6-4 while Furst and Napier dumped Blood and Dow 7-6, 6-0. Carl Imhoff and Hardy slipped to Chuck and Mark Perette 6-3, 6-3 for Fayetteville's only loss. Imhoff defeated Mark Perette in B team action 6-1, 6-1 while Chris Bashor handled Mike Bel- chor 8-1 in a pro set. Charles F.aulkner dropped Tony Vaugh 6-2, 6-1 and I a n Sutherland bounced Mike Elskin 6-3, 1-6. 6-4. Curt Rom and Chris Bashor won their B team doubles match 9-6, in a pro set, over Coburn and Vaugh. Sutherland and Faulkner then defeated Owens and Belchor 6-2, 6-1. Fayetteville's junior high team also claimed a : victory over the Muskogee unit 7-0. John Brooks of Fayetteville downed Glen Butler 64, 7-6, Thomas Ray blasted Paul James 6-1, 6-0, Tom Coker defeated Steve Cawood 6-1, 6-3, Nick Gyles ousted Marty Thompson '6-0, 6-0, Susan St- MIDWEST Minnesota 90, Northwestern jhenson dropped Tim Rooney 62, 6-1 and Eric Teas outlasted Jim Hester 6-7, 6-2, 6-2. In the only B team -match Naoto Sekiguchi lost 'to D. Allen of Muskogee 6-2, 6-3. In doubles Brooks and Coker defeated Butler and James 6-4, 2-6, 6 4 , Ray and Giles upended Cavvood. and Thompson 6-1, 6-3 and Stepbensoh and Teas downed Rooney and Hester 6-0, 6-1. Next action for the Bulldogs begins March eighth w i t h a three day road trip enc o m p a s s i n g four matches. March eighth Fayetteville tests Ponca City, March ninth the Dogs take on Shawnee and Tulsa Memorial and on March 10 FHS tries Tulsa Edison. According to coach Allan Beauchamp the four matches represent' four of the toughest teams in Oklahoma. Illinois 96, Michigan 89 Wisconsin 71, Purdue 63 Kansas St. 91, Okla. St. 67 Mich. St. 87, Ohio St. 83 No. Illinois 86. Cent. Mich. 81 Oklahoma 78, Colorado 68 Arkansas Meets Tech In SWC Showdown The Arkansas Razorbacks play what may be the mosl imporlant contest played by a Porker team in quite a few years. Tonight at 7:30 the Hogs host SWC leader Texas Tech. ' - , . ' · · ' . ' · The Hogs still'have a shot at the SWC .title if they can dispose of Tech tonight and if the Raiders fall to Baylor Saturday afternoon in Lubbock. That's certainly a lot of ifs for Arkansas coach Lanny Van Eman and his charges, yet it's the first time in several years that the Razorbacks have been "in the race" this late in the season. Arkansas stayed in the race last Saturday by downing a physically tough SMU squad. Tech obliged by losing to Texas AM. Martin Terry's 47-point performance earned the respect of fans and the awe of television commentators in Saturday's game. With this much at stake you can expect more of the same tonight. Defensive standout Doug Campbell could be another to watch. Campbell added 24 big points to his usually outstanding game while fellow forward Dennis White entered in the second half to rescue some crucial rebounds. Dean Tolson will be available to block shots, grab rebounds and score plenty of points. In short tonight's contest stacks up as the single most important and exciting game in quite a few seasons. El Dorado Beats NLR Northeast SOUTHWEST Houston 94f Samford 75 Corpus Christi 92, S. Mississippi 84 S.F. Austin 82, Texas AI 79 La. Tech 105, Tex.-Arlington 87 · Hardin-Simmons 91, S. Ala.- bama 83 - '·· · Howard Payne 109, Tarleton St. 99 Sam Houston 77, SW Texas 58 College Ark. Slate 92, Abilene Christian 85 Ark. College 71, UA-Monticello 59 Hendrix 104, Ozarks 70 Southern State 61, Harding 55 Henderson 86, State College Ark. 79 Ouachita 76. Ark. Tech 69 High School State Tournaments Class AAAA El Dorado 49, NLR Northeast 42 Class AAA Helena 52, Hot Springs 51 FS Southside 59. Blytheville Kentucky was in the midst of a 111-95 Southeastern Conference college basketball victory over Alabama Monday night when the public address man decided to report Tennessee's 78-74 upset loss Against Louisiana State. Immediately, the partisan Kentucky crowd started .shouting, "We're No. 1," and although the chant was premature, it could give Tennessee some food for thought. The Vols' loss and Kentucky's victory shaved Tennessee's SEC lead to a meager one-half game over the Wildcats. The two teams clash head-on March in the game that likely will d e t e r m i n e t h e conference champion. Meanwhile, third-ranked Minnesota moved a one-half game ahead of idle Indiana in the Big Ten race with a 90-74 victory over Northwestern, Kansas State clinched a tie for the Big Eight crown by beating Oklahoma State 91-67 and Austin Peay missed a chance to clinch the Ohio Valley Conference title by bowing to Middle Tennessee. The shocker, of the night though, was LSU's upset ol Tennessee. Mike Darnell hi five foul shots in the final 4( seconds to clinch the victory Eddie Palubinskas, who led a! scorers with 25 points, also hit a pair of free throws in the final spurt. The loss left Tennessee at 12 in the SEC wilh three games, all on the road, remaining. Coach Ray Meal's viewed the situation calmly. "I don;t think one game is going to throw us out of Ihe race," said Mears. "It would have been a lot easier if we liad won." Kentucky look advantage'·· of Tennessee's slip 1 by knocking off Alabama lo tighten the race. Kevin Grevey's 27 noinl, led five Wildcats.in double fig ures. Alabama's Wendell-Hud son look game honors wilh 31, Kansas Slate can do no wors than tie for the Big Eigh crown after trouncing Okla homa Slale-while second plac Colorado was .losing to Okla hgma 78-68. '·. Tigers Beaten By Lockesburg CONWAY -- The West Fork Tigers were eliminated from the state Class B tournament here last night, losing in' the first round to Lockesburg, 83-68. The Blue Darters came into the tournament as the winners of Area 12B. Lockesburg took a 22-lfi lead in the first quarter, and then scored 22 more points in the second period while West Fork could manage only 10. Each team took 19 shots from the field in that period, but the Blue Darters connected on 10 while West Fork made only four. The halftime score was 44-26 in favor of the team from north of Texarkana in southwest Arkansas. The Tigers were -hurt by the absence in the middle periods of Terry Mabry, who picked up his fourth foul midway through he second quarter. West For still outscored Lockesburg i the second half,-42-39,.but could not · make up the firsl-hal deficil. Tony Harrison and Darrel Helms led Lockcshurg wilh 2 poinls each. Charles Williamso added 16. Dah Bell got 14. an Thurman Haney had 11. Mik Clayton paced the Tigers wit 21 poinls, followed by Mabr wilh 18. : -· For the game, Ihe Darter outrebounded West Fork 37-3Z and outshot.the Tigers, 51. pe cent lo 35 per cent. Lockesbur is now 27-4 for Ihe season. Wes Fork ends the year with a 19-1 record. Mounlainburg, the winner a t h e . A r e a IB tournament,, wil begin stale' tournament, pla; tonight a t . 6:30 . agajjisj;. Ml ,'erage. and Gulley was,fonrtK ith 232 poinls in all Ihe games ir a 7.7 norm. ; . For Ihe day, trie AAA-West lok it on the chin from the AA-East, three games to one. esirtes the . Springdale and ayeileville losses, Hot Springs ·as upset by Helena 52-51.The me Western conference w i n /as Fort Smith Southside's '593 upset v i c t o r y over lylhcvilte, The Jonesboro-Fay- Iteville "game was the only .oiia f Ihe four in which the team 'ith the better-record won. In the only AAAA gama layed yesterday. El Dorado lade it lo the quarter-finals by owning North Little Rock Northeast -19-42. Thus there is lill mie player left in the 'stale ournamcnt who started ths cason with the Bulldogs.-He s fi-5 senior Boh Turner, who ransferred lo El Dorado, at emcster. nncslioro F G K T - F T A IT I'iillinn , 5 :i-'l 13 Clark 5 2-3 12 fliller ' ' -1 4-9 12 Andrews 4 3.;! \y 'peers 3 0-0 ' 6 ^agrone 3 00 e togue 2 (l-t) 4 .'an Pelt ' 1 0(1 2 ")evaxier 1 O f ) 2 libson 1 0-0 2 Brickcll rton V.iyclfevllle West Jhildrrss Kretschmar ulley Donaubauer Waldrcn Davis Trumbo Ownbey Tucker Stephens' 0-0 29 12-21 7D 3-5 4-5 2-4 2-5 2-2 .2-5 2-2 1-2 0-1 0-0 ' 0-0 15 6 n 6 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 13 18-31 44 THE Great Imperial IS IHE LAKGfST SELLING CIGAR - IN THE WORLD KING EDWARD LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Tommy Cotlrell flipped in 20 poinls and Nathaniel Aaron- hauled in 17 rebounds to pace El Dorado past North Little Rock Northeast 49-42 in a first-round game of the Class AAAA state tournament here Monday tonight. El Dorado advances into the quarterfinals against conference champ Little Rock Central Wednesday. 53 Jonesboro 70. Fayetteville 44 Forrest City 55, Springdale 40 Class B Mayflower 62, Rosston Oak Grove SI Wabbaseka 87, Wheatley 65 Mountain Pine 63. Paragould Oak Grove 43 Dell 61. Thornton 51 Fountain Hill 67. Bradford 49 Flippin 74, Mount Pleasant 44 I Black Rock 44, Scranton 39 Rent a New Piano On Our NEW PLYMOUTH GOLD DUSTER! A lot of economy car for the money. A canopy vinyl roof for no money. Rent-or-Buv Plan For Beginner Student 40% OFF Kirby Upright Vacuum Cleaner . . . ,comple1e with Attachments, Shampoo Unit, Buffer or Carpet FIu'Her-- With Trade-in KIRBY SALES SERVICE 17051 W. Emma --Springdale Phone 75*4253 limited Tim* Only New Pianos from $579 Mason A Hamlin Wurlitzer Knab* Fischer Wurlitzer Organs Rents for $12 Month!/ Rent up to six months. If yon decide to bay, we will make foil aBowanc* charge on the porchale price. 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