The Daily Inter Lake from Kalispell, Montana on May 28, 1976 · Page 11
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The Daily Inter Lake from Kalispell, Montana · Page 11

Kalispell, Montana
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Friday, May 28, 1976
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Duly Ifflw L»*«. K«l,»p*i Monunt. Fra§. M|y 26. i ^^ ine uuiy vnn v.a««. iviiitpwi. Moni»n«. triaij. H|y 26. 1974 A -- ) ) Garrett wins battle H \SSM Wayne Garrett vs. Tug McGraw. "I'm saying to myself, 'don'! try and pull him Just try to go the other way," 1 said Met pinch-hitter Garrett. Two outs and the bases loaded. Ninth inning. Phils ahead 2-1 "I remember playing with him and he's a good hitter," said ex-Met McGraw, working in relief. ·The count is 2-2. "With the bases loaded and two out, 1 don't look for the fastball," said Garrett. . "1 tried to keep the ball away from him," said McGraw. "There is no eanhly way he'll give me a fastball," said Garrett. "I tried to sneak the fastball by," admitted McGraw. In comes the fastball. CRUNCH. Out goes the fastball. Three runs score and Garrett winds up en third with a tiiple. Mets win 5-2. "My eyes really lit up when I saw that fastball," said Garrett. "Sometimes they pop 'em up, sometimes they hii a line drive, Football coach Jack Swarthout and basketball mentor Jim Brandenberg of the University ot Montana visited Kalispell Tuesday to help recruit Century Club members. Colin Andrews (lett) and Bill Redman (right) of the Century Club joined the Grizzly coaches UM coaches recruiting in a photo at the Outlaw Inn. University of Montana boosters who wish to join the Century or Golden Grizzly organizations should contact Andrews or Redman. Photo by George Geise Kalispell Lions rally past Darigold, 18-5 The Kalispell Lions rallied for eight runs on just four hits in the bottom of the third inning and went on to defeat Darigold 18-5 in Kalispell PeeWee Major League game Thursday night. In other PeeWee Major games, VFW defeated Skyline Dairy 9-4, Evergreen Lions shut out the Grizzlies 5-0 in a game called after four - innings because of darkness, KM walloped Norms. News 19-6, Kair- Mont-Egan had little trouble with Trails West Realty, winning 17-3 and Kila romped past" CC 22-14. The Kalispell Lions trailed Darigold 5-4 going into the bottom of the third, when the big inning proved all the Lions would need. The Lions followed up the big inning with four more runs in the fourth and two in the fifth. McAuliffe, MacMillan and McKay shut the Darigold squad down on just five hits, while their teammates were ripping out H. Haegele, Murray and McKay each had two hits for the winners. Johnson had three hits including a home run for Darigold. Norm's News used four pitchers who were unable to detain the KM barrage. The four pitchers struck out 13, but walked nine and gave up 15 hits. Frith went all the way on the mound for the KM, striking out nine, walking two.and giving up eight hits. Tommy Lyford pitched f o u r scoreless innings for the Evergreen Lions, giving up just four hits and rapping out a double to back his own pitching effort. The Lions scored one run in the second and two each in the third and fourth. Darrin Yarde with two doubles and Shawn Quinn with a triple paced the Lions hitting attack against losing pitcher Bobby Morrow. Chuck Spilis scattered six hits in pitching VFW past Skyline Dairy. Spilis struck out 13 along the way. VFW scored its nine runs on just five hits, with a big five-run third inning the key. Flaherty was the losing pitcher. Trails West scored its three runs in the first inning, but a nine-run third inning propelled Fair-Mont- Kgan to the victory. FME pounded out 24 hits, while winning pitcher Tim Wachholz limited Trails West to seven hits and struck out 14. A three-run home run by Crow paced Kila to its victory over CC. Thaine Fisher was the winning pitcher in the slugfest, while Berrett was charged with the loss. Kiser, McAfee, Fisher and Crow provided the punch for Kila and Merdith and Andrews did the damage with the bat for CC. SAVE. 15% AT FLATHE AD SPORTS SPRING SPORTS SHOW THl RS. FRI. SAT MAY 27, 28, 29 s-\vi: in \imF.ns OF DOLLARS o\ IMMUIH P O L A R I S * SI 7.1 K I · GLASTROV SIGN UP TO WIN '120 FISH FINDER 8 190 AC-DC TELEVISION WITH POWER PACK sometimes they miss it." said McGraw. "It's a round ball am* a round bat ... and anything can happen " There were only two other games played Thursday in the National League Chicago beat St. Louis 2-1 and San Diego topped San Francisco 3-1. The Phils built their 2-1 lead against Jerry Koosman on the strength of Bob Boone's RBI single in the fourth and Ollie Brown's homer in the sixth. Dave Kingman's 17th home run of the season, tops in the majors, accounted for the New York offense until the ninth. A pinch-hit single by John Milner and an error by Phils starter Jim Kaat started the Mets' rally, and a force play and a .brilliant throw by centerfielder Garry Maddox to cut down Bud Harrelson at home on Ed Kranepool's single almost ended it. Reliever Gene Garber walked Kingman intentionally to load the bases before McGraw came on to face Garrett and the lefthanded bat- ter drilled his threebagger. Roy Slaiger got Garrelt home with a do«- bie for the final run. Koosman, 6-1, won it with relief help from Skip Lockwood. Garber, 11. lost it. The Phils saw their four- game win streak ended but they still lead the National League East by five games. Cul« 2, Cardinal* I Steve Renko, 1-1, and Darold Knowles teamed for a sin-hitter. Chicago got the winning run in the f o u r t h when St. Louis second baseman Mike Tyson dropped the throw on a potential inning-ending double play. Tyson singled in the Cards' only run. Pete Falcone, 2-4, took the loss. Padres 3. Cianl* I Brent Strom, 5-2. and Butch Metzger combined to stop San Francisco on seven hits Dave Winfield drove in one run with a sacrifice fly and scored another on Doug Rader's double. Ed Halicki, 2-8. was the loser. Jenkins hurting hitters By ASSOCIATED PRESS Ferguson Jenkins is suffering from a bad back, but he's been nothing but a pain in the neck to American League hiltcrs of late. Despite pitching with a "sharp, nagging pain lite a toothache," the Boston Red Sox pitcher won his third straight game Thursday, a four-hit, 2-1 beauty over the Milwaukee Brewers. "On a couple of plays I thought my back would fall off," said the right- hander. Jenkins has beeii pitching with violent muscle spasms in his back for a couple of years now, although you'd never know it. He won 25 games for the Texas Rangers in 1974 and 17 Jast year before his trade to the Red Sox. In the other American League games, the Oakland A's beat the Minnesota Twins 5-3; the Cleveland Indians stopped the New York Yankees 5-3; the Baltimore Orioles nipped the Detroit Tigers 4-3; the California Angels trimmed the Chicago White Sox 3-1 and the Texas R a n g e r s beat the Kansas City Royals twice, winning the completion of a suspended game 5-4 in 10 innings before taking the regularly scheduled contest,'6-4. V . ;.. While Jenkins "provided th'eVarni" for the Red Sox, Doug Griffin provided the legs and Cecil Cooper the bat. Griffin scored the winning run on Cooper's seventh-inning sacrifice fly. With the score tied 1-1 and one out in the seventh, loser Pete Broberg. 14, hit Griffin with a pitch. Griffin took second on a wild pickoff at- tempt by Broberg and continued to third when first baseman George Scott was slow to retrieve the ball near the grandstand railing. After an intentional walk to Rick Miller, Cooper followed with his pinch-hit sacrifice fly to center. Jenkins, 4-5, struck out eight and allowed only three runners to reach scoring position after serving up Darrell Porter's first home run of the year in the first inning. \ 's .i. r r. ins .1 Pinch-runner Larry Lintz stole second and then scored the tie- breaking run on an error in the seventh inning as Oakland defeated Minnesota Eckelberry's one-hitter paces Eagles' victory Rick Eckelberry tossed a nifty one-hitter and struck out 19 in leading the Eagles to a 10-1 victory- over McDonalds in Kalispell Babe Ruth baseball action Thursday night. Eckelberry spun the one-hitter for Pee Wee tourney sfarfs tonight The first game of the PeeWee Major League Baseball Tournament begins today at 5 p.m. with more games scheduled through Sunday. .; '..Sponsored by the Evergreen Lions "club', the Memorial Weekend tourney will include eight teams from Somers, Bigfork, Columbia Falls, Kalispell and Evergreen. The Evergreen Lions and the Evergreen PeeWee Baseball Association are furnishing trophies for the event. The final game of the tournament is Sunday at 7 p.m. seven innings, also walking seven batters and hitting another. The Eagles backed the strong pitching performance with seven hits, including two each by Tim Nielsen and Jack Hagel. Ron Bostic was the losing pitcher, giving up two runs in the first, four in the second, and two in the fourth and sixth. In other Babe Ruth action, Reeds- Tinseth pounded First Federal 16-3. Hod Tinseth and Justin Boylan limited First Federal to two hits in .leading the Reeds-Tinseth squad which upped its record to 2-1, while First' Federal is now 1-1 for the season. Verne Boche with three hits and Joe Costa who went 2-2 including a triple were the top hitters for Reeds- Tinseth, off losing pitchers Mike Hensler and Dave Clark. Hensler and Kirkland had the only hits for First Federal, Hensler knocking in both runs with his hit. 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