PAGE SIX THE DAILY MESSENGER, CANANDAIGUA, N. Y., FRIDAY, J A N U A R Y 16, 19J8 Friday Â· Saturday Only! GENUINE LEATHER Watch Straps CROWN JEWELERS 156 South Main Street Local Pros Drop Newark 55-46 And Plan More Games On Local Court HEADQUARTERS FOR BATTERY SERVICE JL Â«br fcoUÂ«r mar toon bÂ» a iltoiy* Stop in far oar EBEE ?OWEK-fULL WE FAST WINTER STARTS... Atl-WEAIMER ft AT T E R Y pock*d wQk end Hvcrry and track. MURPHY'S Super Service Phone 613 Niagara St. The local 'American Legion pro m 0 "" tecJTT! to^^led ^hp N A ^'Rrk Centers quint, 55-46, last night, on the Academy annex court. The Legionnaires played much better basketball than had been expected, as most members of the team had not played since about mid-December, with the exception of two or three practice sessions. They found little to inspire them in the small number of fans present, which was about the same as the low customer figure set earlier in the season. But the local cagers refuse to abandon their faith in the number and willingness of local cage enthusiasts, and plan more local contests in the weeks to come. They believe (hat before the season ends fans will be on hand in sufficient hundreds to enable the quint to at least break even on expenses. Although the first half ended wrth the Legionnaires on the short end of a 23-25 score, the cagers proved their mastery of the situation when, in the very early third quarter Mason triggered a sudden charge with a goal, followed by three successive and rapid scoring tosses by Frantel. One each was then made by Craugh, Beals, Lord and one again by Frantel. The Centers were barely able to eeke out three points during the period, which ended with the locals leading 39-28. Although the visiting Centers managed to accumulate 18 points during the expected last period drive, they did not come within seven points of the Legionnaires. The pros had their second team on the court during a sizeable portion of the frame, during which Beals, in a surprise demonstration of basket accuracy, sank the last five successive tosses of the game. Frantel led the Legionnaires with 15 points, three of which were made in four free throw attempts. Beals followed with 14, and Lord with 11.. Wage was high scorer for the visitors with 12, followed by Palermo with nine. New among the Legionnaires' SHENKMAN'S % A n n u a l Wintertime Â· Â· of our finest UALITY COATS Beg. $30.00, $33.50 NOW . . . Reg. $37.50, $40.00 NOW . . . Reg, $45.00, $50.00 NOW . $ $ $ 0 0 3 a Reg. S55.QO, $57.50 NOW . . . . . . S60.00, $65.00 NOW . . . . . $ 27 32 39 49 85 85 85 85 85 SHENKMAN'S The Men's Store of 'Canandaigua Tune in WQVA at 6:10 Daily for Local and Vicinity News ficadeiny Cagers to Visit Geneva Tonight for Vital League Test Cromwell Coaches Olympic Trackers learn. roach's By Bill Ilerici-r LOS ANGELES. Â«.-P Â·- in his 3'Jth unc? final year as a developer of i^reu! athletes. Soul hern California's Dean Cromwell has been appointed head coach of the 1948 j hope that he would U. S. Olympic track and field ' Olympic appointment. "The c u l m i n a t i o n ?)f the way the smiling, spare 6S- year-okl Trojan coach put it. This. Cromwell disclosed, is his last season as an active mentor. University of Southern California rules demand automatic retirement at age 67, but he was given a one-year extension with the snag the F. H. McELWEE SON FUNERAL DIBECTOKS Phones 562 or 1223 CARSON FURNITURE COMPANY 71 South Main St The Academy varsity cagers visit Geneva, tonight, to meet the Geneva varsity in their third game of the season in the Finger Lakes league schedule. The Academy quint has lost one and won one in the two league contests played previously. The Academy's surprise loss to Waterloo, 40-35, last Friday, considerably reduced its chances of qualifying for the sectionals. However, a victory over Geneva, tonight, would greatly improve its position in the league race. Coach Frank Frantel has been putting the % - arsity squad through intensive drills, and is continuing to emphasize basket accuracy, a major weakness of the quint this season. However, his cagers showed considerable improvement in a Finger Lakes-Wayne leagues' conference match with Newark, on the annex court last Tuesday, when the locals downed the visitors. 31-25. The usual string is expected to start for the Academy tonight, featuring Dick Rodney, Nel Saeger, Bob Salsich, Bob Fox, and line-up last night was Don Marsh, recently discharged from Army service. He appeared during the fourth frame for the first time this season. Although he was among the shortest and lightest of the pro cagers. he displayed driving speed and cool movements. He dropped both of two foul shots during his brief participation in the affray. The pro quint will journey to Hornell next week Saturday, Jan. 24, for a match with the Mi-High' pros of that city, and the next Saturday, Jan. 31, to Elmira to meet the Moose pro team there. In the same period meantime the club hopes to be able to schedule at least one and preferrably j two contests to be played on the ' Academy annex court. | .Newark Legion Legion Frantel Beals Lord Mason Craugh Cravan Marsh Henderson Murphy Totals Newark Wage 6 0 12 Nuebler 3 1 7 , Stiles 0 0 0 | Palermo 4 1 9 Minutelo 2 2 6 McHugh 2 0 4 Keise 1 1 3 Gullo 1 1 3 Brown 1 0 2 Totals 20 6 46 Mike Kidder. The J-V team is confident of continuing its power show in which it. has been bested only once this season. Mack. Cobbett, Meath, Boylan and Henry are expected to lead Coach Edwin Draper's charges into the fray. Bloomfield Downs Rushville to Set Eight Strait Top EAST BLOOMFIELD -- The East Bloomfield town cagers defeated Rushville's town quint. -1028, at Bloomiieici. Vv'edacjuay night to strengthen its lead of the Finger Lakes Towns cage loop with eight straight victories in as many games. Score at the halftime was 18-15, favoring the winners. EAST BLOOMFIELD--40. Kennedy. 1-0-2; Steel. 2-1-5; McGraw, 5-2-12; Hudson. 1-0-2; McMillan, 1-1-3; Retard, 2-0-4; C. Webb, 0-1-1; Stubb, 2-1-5; A. Webb. 1-02; Rayburn, 2-0-4. FGs-17; FTs6: TPs-40. RUSHVILLE -- 28. Daily. 2-1-5; Gage, 0-1-1: Breen. 2-0-4; Bell, 4-2-10;. Paddock. 0-3-3: Divini. 00-0; Clark, 2-1-5. FGs-10; FTs-8: TPs-28. Tomorrow night. Saturday, the East Bloomfield league leaders meet Honeoye Falls, at the latter place. THE CANANDAIGUA KIWANIS CLUB W I L L P R E S E N T THE 5lh ANNUAL Kiwanis Minstrels at Canandaigua Academy Auditorium Monday and Tuesday, January 26-27 CURTAIN AT 8:15 Genera! Â£.20 (tax inc.) Tickets May Be Purchased at the Following Stores L. M. 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