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The Corbin Times-Tribune from Corbin, Kentucky • Page 2

The Corbin Times-Tribune from Corbin, Kentucky • Page 2

Corbin, Kentucky
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1-Corbln Tlmw-Tribont, Monday, March 15, 1971 titles Jackets, Cars Join Sweef "'The Middlesboro Yellow Jackets and Coach Willie Hendrickson in the 13th Region and, Laurel County's Cardinals and Coach'Raymond Reed in the 12th Region, carry the banneri of 'Southeastern Kentucky basketball Into UM Kentucky "Sweet! Sixteen" dribble derby Wed- at Louisville's Freedom Jackets are paired in the last of the firtt round games on Thursday evening "against McDowell of the 15th Region. Laurel 'County' will take- on Bardstown in the first game of Wednesday night's tournament session. According to available records, Middlesboro is making its first tournament trip. The 13th has been dominated in the 'past by Clay County, Bell County, Knox Central, Corbin and Harlan.up to the 1940 period and in the 1 53 year history of the state playoff. The Yellow Jackets' opponent sports the tallest high school player this year in 6'11" Steve Smith. He led McDowell in Saturday night's finale with 16 points and 20 rebounds in an 82-52 victory. Middlesboro, runner-up in the 51st 'district, 'turned -back runneriip Lynch out of the 52nd in the 13th finale. The Lynch quint fell 67-57 victims of the Jackets. Laurel County annexed the 12th crown as expected with a 73-65 victory over Pulaski County. The game was a costly one for Coach Reed's Cardinals. They lost G.J, Smith, 6-7 pivotman, before the game's cracked a bone in his foot in the pre-game warmup. X-rays Have revealed the'crack was near the same point of fracture Smith sustained before the season Coach'Reed is hoping to fit Smith with a brace for state tournament play. He is only one of two players from the ,1970 State all-tournament, team making the return trip this year. Tournament Five Runners-Up At i i. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Five high school basketball that lost in district tour- nament'finals'can be thankful that Kentucky allows the dis- trict nuiner-up to advance, to the regional tournaments. Because those five teams-- Louisville Male, JM.C. Napier, Pendleton County, Middlesboro and Lexington Lafayette-aU won their regional tournaments and made it to this week's 54th which begins Wednesday afternoon at Louisville's Freedom Hall. Four teams that appeared in the 'tourney last year--defend- Ing champion Male, Ashland, Covington Catholic and Owens- boro--will be back: Also, seven' of the teams ranked in the top 'ten' in the Associated Press' final prep poll of the season emerged as regional winners. Top-ranked Male, 28-3, had little trouble disposing of Louis- ville Westport in the 7th Region, winning 96-60 behind the 27 of guard BUI Gordon, Give yourself these personal advantages IK CMRDENCE to speak up for your judgment end beliefs, to keep calm vnder pressure, and win the confidence of others TIE CONVERSATIONAL ABILITY to tell yourself ami your ideas convincingly, to talk easily with frbndi or strangers alike TIE PERSUASIVENESS to enlist from others, win tMr' loyalty and respect, pro- mote harmony TK DECISION-MAKING ABILITY to get to the core of problems, consider them impartially, and on your decision! Look around you and you'll see that people with these traits are tht onei who are making a in your company and community. Dtlt Carnegie training will help strengthen these personal jutt it hat and one-half million and Cell us now far information. Louisville 2 and 24-4, also'had an easy time in drubbing Louisville Shawnee 89- 64 in the.6th Region'as John Luster and Keith Price com- bined for 53 points. -'Third-ranked 'Covington 29-3 and a winner in 15 straight games.twon straight Region 9 drub- bing: Newport Catholic 90-66. ,6111 Topmiller and Jim" Rippe hit 22 points each for the victors. a Bowling Green was the only top-ten team falling by the wayside in Saturday night action. Franklin-Simpson turned the trick in the 4th edging on a last 'second shot Bland. Franklin-Simpson, 25-6, also -had defeated Bowling Green twice' before this season. Number five Owensboro earned a record 24th trip to the state tourney, dropping 33- game winner Drakesboro 54-42 in -the 3rd Region. Doran Maddox paced Owensboro to its 26th victory in 20 games with 19 points. Sixth-ranked Anderson Coun- ty, riding the 25 points of All- Stater Jimmy Dan Connor, edged stubborn Carroll County 78-72 in the 8th Region. Ander- son improved its record to 27-2. Behind most of the game, 9th- ranked Carlisle County fought back in the last quarter to edge defending 1st, Region champion Tournament Pairings Are Announced LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Here are the first-round pair- ings for this week's State High School Basketball Tournament at Louisville. Wednesday: Owensboro (3rd) Region vs. Pendleton Co. (10th) at 1 p.m. M.C. Napier (14th) vs. Cov. Catholic (9th) at 2:30 p.m. Laurel County (12th) vs. Bards- town (5th) at 7:30 p.m. Lou. Male (7th) vs. Carlisle Co. (1st) at 9 p.m. Thursday: Ashland (16th) vs. Lex. Lafayette tilth) at 1 p.m. Lou. Central (6th) vs. Christian Co. (2nd) at 2:30 p.m. Franklin- Simpson (4th) vs. Anderson Co. (8th) at 7:30 p.m. McDowell (ISlh)'vs. Middlesboro (13th) at 9 p.m. Paducah Tilghman 68-62. Leo- nard Larkins hit 18 points for Carlisle, 34-2. McDowell, No. 10, leveled Pikeville 82-52. as the tallest player in the state, 6-11 Steve Smith, had 16 points and 20 rebounds for McDowell, 33-5. In other.regions: Christian 26-3, de- feated Madisonville 82-75 in the 1 2nd Region as David Shelton hit "32 points. Bardstown upset Taylor County 4443 in the 5th Region to. up its record to 17-9. Pendleton County, 24-8, got two free throws with 36 seconds left from Steve Crotty to edge Mason County 80-79 in Region got a fine game from Irvin Stewart (25 points) and dumped Frankfort 49-39 in Region 11. Laurel County downed Pulaski County 73-65 in Region (Continued to page 8) Mike'. stepped. in 'Saturday night to take up some of the scoring slack lost with Smith's injury. He led the Laurelltes with 31 points in the game. Midiilesboro, winning its 16th game in 27 for the year, jumped in front of Lynch early. never looked back, but fought off two Lynch rallies which narrowed the margin to only two points on two occasions, The Jackets got a 14 'point first half from 6-7 sophomore center Robert Mayhall. He -guided the Jackets 'into 'a 17-6 advantage, in the first eight minutes. Lynch 'a first rally sparked by Forest Pearson and Howard Jordon that cut the difference to two. The Jackets held a 4-point edge at the halfway point. With Mayhall limited to eight in the second half, 6-foot senior Binky Howard' tossed in 13 for the last two quarters. The winners pulled: away from a 2- point edge in the third quarter to a 47-39. advantage at three-quarter pole, Howard's 24 and Mayhall'S 22 led the Jackets with Bobby McDade and Howard Spriggs bagging 10 apiece. Howard Jordan's 13 and Forest Pear- -son's 12 paced Lynch its seventh defeat -in 28 games for the year. Lynch, who had, been 'hot afield 1 against Jackson County and hitting a torrid 58.6 per cent ''against Lone Jack, managed a mere 31.3 Saturday. They hit on only 21 of 67 shots. Meanwhile, Middlesboro fired away at a 47.6' rate in hitting 24 of 51 Middlesboro placed, Mayhall McDade on the 'all tour- nament team. The choices from Lynch, were Jordan and 'Curt Stewart. The other selections were Ronnie Alexander and Major Griffey, Cumberland; Mike Felty and. Larry Grant, Clay County; Larry Napier, and Rodney Lone Jack', and J.B. Whitehead, Jackson County. Individual Scoring (Continued to Page 8) "Bring On Wildcats Mac Is Ready For Kentucky SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Thanks to Clarence Glover, the unsung hero of Western Ken- tucky's basketball team, the Hilltoppers will get their first shot ever against the Kentucky Wildcats. Glover scored the winning basket as the final buzzer sounded Saturday, handing the Tin-ranked Hilltoppers an uphill 74-72 victory over powerful Jacksonville in the NCAA Mid- east' Regional Tournament. By winning, the Hilltoppers-- Ohio Valley Conference cham- pions--earned the right to meet Sin-ranked Kentucky this Thursday night in a second- round Mideast Regional game at Athens, Ga. Following the great come- from-behind victory (Western trailed by 17 points with 16'A minutes left to play), Western's 7-foot Jim McDanicls shouted: "We been waitin' 32 years to play them (Kentucky) and we're gonna get'em 'Thursday night." Western coach John Oldham was a bit more cautious. "We know Kentucky has one of'the greatest teams in the country," he said, "It has ex- cellent outside shooting and is deep in manpower. Tom Payne has come along. It will be a greal our, boys will be extremely high." But back to Glover. The 6-8 senior forward from Horse Cave rallied Western with his rugged rebounding and hotshooting as the Hilltoppers oulscored Jacksonville 24-6 to take a brief lead with nine minutes to go. The lead see-sawed until Jacksonville's Chip Dublin hit a 15-foot jump shot to tie it at 72- all with left. West- ern's Rose then drove for the basket, but his layup was blocked by Artis Gilmore and Jacksonville got the ball with six seconds left. Then Jacksonville's Ernie Fleming, who hit 18 points, dou- bio-dribbled after taking the in- (Continued To Page 8) Independent League Pepsi And Bankers Win DAL! GAUM 10II COUIU.t The Corbin Independent Basketball League opened Its 1970-71 tournament play Sunday at Edwards Gym. First round action saw Corbin Deposit clip The Fad 69-62 and the Pepsi Cola Bottlers edge out the Drive-In Prescription Shop 72- 68. Next Saturday's play will pit Corbin Deposit against United Parcel Service at 8:30 With Pepsi vicing with American Greeting In the second tilt. clafh on Sunday for the tour- points paced with Larry Harris bagging 12 and E. Teague 10. Bruce Bundy's 25 topped the losers cause with W. Snyder hitting for 13 and J. Hash another 11. Pepsi was in front at each quarter stop against the RX crew. They fronted the Drive-In 24-17, 45-31 and 58-48 at each stop. J. Cupp with 19 and Myrvin Grigsby with 17 set the Bottlers pace. H. Collett's 20 and P. Johnson's 17 was best for the Drlve-In. Down 17-12 at UN first quarter rett, CorMn PtpnH caught the fnl hi Uw nvmd hwd at lime They dim 4 mgt at IN tUM rot Hay. If I ScwlHg Corbin Deposit Harris 12, 2, B. Crook Smith 7, Vermilllon 21, J. Teague K. league in, the Bwndy2S, B. Sfwly 1 0, S. Monhollen 0, Miller 0, B. Snyder 2, W. Snydcr 13, D. Sevier 11. Score by Corhln I) poult 12 17 45 12 Pepsi Cola, (72)--P. Pietrowski 8, J. Cupp 19, M. Grigsby 17, T. Smith 10, C. Wilson 12, J. Mcsser 0, J. Payne 4, D. Fells 0, J. Hewlett 2. Drlvc-In RX Shop- J. Sen- sabaugh 7, H. Collett 20, Johnson 17, 12, Rice Walker 0, H. Perry A. Perry 0. Qwirteni 24 17 I'rlcm In Thin Ad Goad I8-I7-I" TAPE TEUS THE TALE! Pinchin'Prices AoW To wemlcome FOOD STAMP Hunt's Sliced Or Halves Peaches U.S.D.A. GRADE'A' Whole or CUT FROM GRAIN FEDYOUNG PORKERS; SEMLBONELESS tffcjfcj HAMS '169' i Pork Chops TrayPik PORK CHOPS Southern Star NO. 1 BRAND Sllc.d TRAY a PAK LD. DOMINO SAVE SUGAR SUNSHINE CRACKERS 4 HI $1 OBOX I. 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