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Sports Sunday. November 10. 1991 IB Time! Photo Glna Redden ted SC scoring *!th 21 points. SC women win 96-80 in opener AUSTIN — The Schreiner College Lady Mountaineers got their 1991-92 basketball season off to a high-scoring start by beating Huston-Tillotson College 96-80 on Friday in the first round of the Concordia Invitational. The win put SC into the championship game with host Concordia Lutheran on Saturday night at 8 p.m. The Lady Mountaineers broke open a close game in the second half. Leading only 44-41 at halftime, Schreiner scored the first seven points of the second half and never looked back. A big factor for SC was its deadly 3-point shooiing. The Lady Mountaineers had five 3-poinl goals in the second half, wilh Julie Redden and Deesa Stein connecting twice and Gina Redden bombing in one. Huston-Tillotson made a move on SC in the second half, but point guard Patty Smith, plagued by four personal fouls, returned to the lineup to settle things down. "Patty took over," said coach Tom Wells. "She ran the floor and got the ball to who needed it" Gina Redden led the way for Schreiner, scorinefSft points on 6-of-l2 floor sholwig. Stein and Angie Peveto scores! 6 each, while Joan Uecker had 13. Juco iransfer Tracy Edmunds led in rebounds with 9. Uecker had 8. Smiih dished out 11 assists. Virginia Hicks had 5. Schreiner shol only 37 percent from ihe floor, which Wells allri- buted to first-game nerves. But ihe Lady Mountaineers sank eight 3-pointers and hit 26 of 36 free throw attempts. The Lady Mountaineers led 91-68 before Wells cleared the bench at the end. A defensive standout for SC was freshman Tammy Jordan. Other Schreiner scoring was Hicks 6, Julie Redden 6, Kristi Fryar o, Edmunds 5, Kelly Dean 2, Tracy imith 2, Jordan 2, Missy Odom 1. Sports briefs Riverhlll women have scramble • Winners in the Riverhill Women's Golf scramble on Wednesday were: First — Jeanne Stevens, Jane Webb, Pat Gooding, Louise Young. Second — Ann Chesney, Margaret Leischer, Belty Rogers, Maggie Hosier. Third — Mary Naredo, Doe Thacksion, Laura Clemens, Margaret LoveiL Fourth — Betsy Bain, Mary Meadows, Julie Finger, Shorty BaggetL Fifth — Suzanne Spillman. Naomi Barker, Dorothy Amerman, Betty Koehlcr. Smokeout golf slated on Nov. 21 • The 1991 American Cancer Society's "Great American Smoke Out" Golf Tournament will be held Nov. 21 at Schreiner Municipal Golf Course. This annual event is open to 144 participants, men and women, using a Florida Scramble format. Tee off time will be 1 p.m. Participants can arrange their own foursomes. Individual entries are encouraged and will be placed on fourso.nes. The entry fee will be $5 per player, with the entire purse being distributed in gift certificates to the winning teams. Due to the popularity of the event, players are encouraged to sign up as soon as possible. To register, or for further information, contact the Scott Schreiner Pro Shop at 257-4982 or Pat Olsson at 896-0760. Antlers pound Southside in finale By CLIFF NEWELL Times Sports Editor KERRVILLE — You' ve heard of William "the Refrigerator" Perry? Meet Rey "the Kitchen" Ramirez. Ramirez, 320 pounds of beef on the hoof, scored the game-capping touchdown as the Tivy Antlers went from near disaster to domination in trouncing the Southside Cardinals 33-13 in the season finale on Friday night in Antler Stadium. Borrowing a page from the 1985 Chicago Bear Super Bowl season, the Antlers let Ramirez, usually a tackle, play fullback and carry the ball. In the process, he became the largest man to score a touchdown in Tivy history. Tivy head coach Donnic Laurence sympathized with Southside's plight in trying to stop Ramirez. Sort of. "How'd you like that big sucker falling on you?" he asked wilh a chuckle. "We wanted to have a little fun and get after it, so we practiced wilh Rey at fullback this week. He's a great kid." Big Rey's score was just the final note of a Tivy second half surge that blew out the Cards after a first half that could have been disastrous. The Antlers fumbled the ball away three times and nearly let the Cardinals build up a big lead. Tivy was lucky to get out of the first half with only a 7-6 deficit. Laurence said, "I told our guys at halftime all we had to do was hold on to the ball and we were going to win." Truer words were never spoken. The Antlers proceeded to score on four straight drives in the second half and get a runaway victory. "We were having fun and playing the game the way we were supposed to," said Laurence. "We relaxed and had fun and enjoyed ourselves." The first half wasn't nearly as enjoyable. The Cardinals, winless in district, surprised the Antlers by marching 70 yards for a touchdown on their opening drive. The young man mainly responsible was ihe tricky and tireless James Scndejo, who carried the ball eight limes. He had a long run of 27 yards and scored the TD on a 2-yard run. Omar Cervantes added the PAT kick. The Cards got even more fired up when Tivy's Jason Lavender fumbled away the subsequent kickoff. Only a holding penalty prevented Southside from adding a quick second touchdown on a pass from quarterback Henry Cardenas to end Tony Castano. Tivy looked like it would wipe out this early embarrassment by driving 73 yards to the Card 11. But halfback Kelly Kncese lost the handle on a pilch from quarterback Chris Currie, and the Antlers were foiled again. Times Photo by Ken Schmidt The Antlers sprung a big surprise on Southside when they installed 320-pound Rey Ramirez at fullback. If there is anybody bigger in Tivy history who ever scored a touchdown, let him come forward. Ramirez is shown on his 3-yard TD burst. The revved up Cards threatened to score a second TD, but once again a penalty saved ihc Antlers. A flag for an ineligible receiver wiped out a big pass play deep in Tivy territory. Following a pass interception by Scotl Parker, ii appeared the Antlers would gel untracked when Currie dashed 47 yards to the Cardinal 2. But the ball was raked from fullback Blair Hunt's hands as he tried to plunge into the end zone, and Southside got its third fumble recovery of the game. Stung, the Antlers stopped Southside cold on its next possession, and George Outline's 20-yard punt return brought the ball back lo ihe Cardinal 23. Tivy easily punched the ball in for a score, with Currie getting the touchdown on a 6-yard run. Duncan Mann missed the PAT, but Tivy was finally in gear. It was a foretaste of the big second half. Once the Antlers stopped fumbling, they couldn't be stopped, scoring on drives of 64, 51, 55 and 37^,;yards. The Tivy offense was greatly aided by a smothering Tivy defense, which got a handle on the dangerous Scndejo. Kneese sparked the first score by dashing 36 yards to the SS 28. Three plays later, halfback Ronnie Harris burst into the end zone from 13 yards out. Hunt sei up ihe nexi score by breaking one for 31 yards, and halfback Bryan Benson gol ihe score on YARDSTICK Tivy SS 15 First Downs 13 34-326 Att-Yds. Rushing 50-169 65 Yards Passing 73 391 TOTAL OFFENSE 242 2-2-0 Passing 4-9-1 3-3 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 4-50 Penalties-Yards 11-100 1-34.0 Punts-Avg. 5-23.2 a 2-yard run. Tivy went to the air route for the first time on its next score. Currie launched a bomb to wide open tight end Roy While for a 58-yard scoring play. Tivy gol ils firsl successful conversion of ihe night when Currie again connected with White for two points. A blocked punl by corncrback Jud Abel, giving Tivy the ball at the Cardinal 37, set up Ramirez's heroics. Fans rubbed their eyes in disbelief as the big guy set up at fullback. Ramirez ran the ball four straight times up the middle and scored on a 3-yard run on his final carry, on which the Southside wall seemed to cave in. Mann kicked for the final Tivy poinl of Ihe night. The Cards didn't roll over. They used iwo halfback passes by Sendejo to Castano to score another touchdown with less than a minute to play. The setup came on a 31-yard completion, and ihe score came on a 20-yard play. Tivy had a couple more surprises al ihe very end. Guard Priest Dimery was set to return the kickoff, bul the overanxious Dimery couldn't get any traction and slipped on the Tivy 16. However, on the very next play halfback Rann Davis nearly broke one all the way, rambling 66 yards for the longest play from scrimmage this season. "It was nice to end like that," said Laurence. "Il was good for our seniors to go oul wilh a win, and it gives us something to build on for next year." Tivy racked up 326 rushing yards on 34 plays. Currie and Davis had 74 each, Hunt had 59, Kneese 47 and Benson 44. Scndejo was heroic in defeat, rushing 33 limes for 133 yards. Tivy seniors seeing their final action were Duncan Mann, Josh Menchaca, Edward Chacon, Rob Franklin, George Guthrie, Rann Davis, Nathan Mooney, Joey Gumbert, Chad Hyde, Blair Hunl, Sean Schulgen, Priest Dimery, Mark Houston, Cheston Thurman, Ted Pelzel, Paul Simone, Donnie Miller, Joey Padilla, Rey Ramirez, Rusty Nesbilt, Cody Robbins, Jason Allison, Scan Browning, Chris Dahse, Troy Perkins. The Antlers finished wilh a 3-7 overall record and a 2-3 district record. Times Photo by Ken Sthmidt Time* Photo by Ken Schroidl tha Spurs stage big rally to catch Cavaliers, 107-101 SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio coach Larry Brown has no doubts about his team's ability to play under pressure. "Il was certainly an amazing comeback," said Brown, after the Spurs rallied in the second hulf 10 beat Cleveland 107-101 in over- lime Friday nighi. "Normally, you don't ask your bench U) bring you back, bul (hey got stuck in ihe situation and came through like champions," Brown said. "They missed some big shots down ihe sireich, bul we also made the big plays when we had to." San Antonio trailed by as much as 13 in the second half, but reserves Antoine Carr and Tom Garrick sparked a comeback. The Cavaliers' 78-66 lead after three quarters evaporated in a 17-4 Spurs run al ihe slart of the fourth quarter. Carr and Garrick combined for 11 points during the run that put the Spurs ahead 83-82. Wilh the game lied al 95 in the final minute, Cleveland's Steve Kerr hit iwo tree throws, giving the Cavaliers ihe lead. But Terry Cummings' 12-fooier tied the ganic again wilh 25 seconds lefi. "The fourth quarter came ar- ound and we were ready 10 play," Cummings said. "The firsl few minutes of the fourth was definitely ihe turnaround." Brad Daugheny missed a 3-pointer at ihe horn thai would have given Cleveland the victory in regulation. "1 thought we had a chance to win," Daugherty said. "We jusi didn't make the plays al ihe end." The Spurs were trailing 99-97 in overtime, bul Robinson hit a field goal and four free throws as San Antonio look a 105-99 lead, pulling the game out of reach. Robinson led all scorers with 31 points. "They missed some big shots down the stretch, but we also made the big plays when we had to." —Larry Brown "it was jusi one ol ihose games thai we were oul ol ii lor a while," said Robinson, who was 1 Vfor-21 from ihe floor and scored su ol his team's lOpoims in overtime. "An- loine and ihe whole bench jusi came oul and played real hard and lhal xivcs us a real lilt." Cleveland is a lot baler than a loi of people give credit for, Robinson added. "We were very foriunaie lo win." Craig Ehlo scored 29 pomis and Daugherty 26 tor Cleveland, playing its fifth straight road game. "The turnovers we had down the sireich hurt us and we can'i do lhai on other teams' courts and expcci to win." Ehlo said. "We played well lor three quarters bul couldn't make ihe opportunities down ihe stretch. Everything lhal went our way lor mosi of ihe game tell apart ai ihe end," he said.

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