The Orlando Sentinel from Orlando, Florida on June 25, 1985 · Page 7
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Sport; L The Orlando Sentinel, Tuesday, June 25, 1 985 7 3 3HNY LEM A, If PONT r -T.vsasp?.. -g ansa FKll PICK BCJ8C 1 VJZfr JIM VIRGASENTINEL Bicycle motocross racers lean to right entering the first turn. 265 motocross riders survive test Eustis is eliminated By Joe Williams OF THE SENTINEL STAFF UMATILLA There were thrills and spills at the Supercross bicycle motocross race at the Umatilla BMX track Sunday. A total of 265 riders from all over the state participated in the event, which was sponsored by the National Pedal Sports Association. It's the second largest number of riders who have participated in a supercross this year. The top team was Carl's Well Service of West Palm Beach with 128 points, while J&R Bike Shop of St. Petersburg was second with 127. Among the top local finishers was Deanna Merrill of Umatilla, who was third in the girls 11-12-year-old division. Jeff Campbell, 7, of Altoona, won in the beginners class, and Phillip Johnson of Umatilla was third. Carl Vossberg of Umatilla was third in the boys 7-year junior class; Jake Buchanan was third in the 7-year expert class; Jeff Lawson of Umatilla was third in the 9-year beginners; Rocky Baron of Umatilla won the 10-novice class; Robbie Burchett of Umatilla won the 12-year beginners, and Todd Foster, also of Umatilla, was third in the class. The program wasn't without incidents. Several riders were injured during the event and were treated at Waterman Medical Center in Eustis. None were hospitalized. Many of the injuries occurred during accidents on the Alligator Alley portion of the course a double jump on the back stretch. The only reason for the accidents is the kids haven't practiced it enough," saidAl Merrill, the track's designer. "You have some kids who feel they can clear it both bumps but can't. It's just a judgment thing." Bin Little League action Saturday, the Eustis Phillies were eliminated from the District 14 Senior League Top Team tournament with a 2-1 loss to Oviedo. Jamie Carter suffered the loss for Eustis and allowed six hits while Alan Greene limited Eustis to only two hits. The Leesburg Dixie Major team opened the season with a double-header victory over Clermont-Groveland, 6-3, and, 18-4. Jac Gelb pitched the victory in the opener, and Dro Ormrod picked up the victory for Leesburg in the second game, getting relief help from Chris Vinson. The Eustis Big League Cardinals had their 12-game winning streak snapped during a double-header Sunday. Eustis (15-5) won the opener, 10-3, over Ocoee and then dropped a 9-7 decision in the second game. Boogie Ellis was the winning pitcher in the first game, while Jack Tomson took the loss in the second contest. The Leesburg Junior Miss girls softball team successfully defended its title Saturday by winning the Florida Recreation Softball Association tournament in Davenport. Leesburg's Senior Miss team didn't do bad, either, finishing second in the state. The Leesburg Junior All-stars were handed a forfeit for a first-game victory, then defeated Northwest Volusia, 14-8, and Haines City, 10-8, but lost to Haines City, 8-7, in the first game of the championship round of the double-elimination tournament. But Leesburg bounced back for a 16-7 victory in the title game. Leesburg's Senior Miss team dropped the opening game of the tournament, 11-3, to Haines City but bounced back with wins over Sanford, 9-8, Haines City, 7-5, before being eliminated from the tournament by state champion Ormond Beach, 3-2. , . PONTIAC 1000 2 dr. per mo. L 1 "i -C5!7& PONTIAC 2000 SUN8RID 2 dr $13703. per mo. PONTIAC GRAND AM 2 dr. $1 &727 'per mo. BUICK CENTURY CUSTOM 4 dr. $ OfU5 per mo. PONTIAC PARISIENNE 4 dr neurit dopoolt. tt 4 tWt required on dotvorjr. per mo. on 1 1 .000 mM par rr . Fir monuYi fttymont ok ml i not Indud my owtof -lwUId opUom, 1984 OLDS TORONADO 2 dr U4.995 1984 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE 4 dr 8995 1983 BUICK LE SABRE CUSTOM 4 dr M95 1984 TOYOTA SR5 PICK-UP 7995 1984 BUICK SKYLARK CUSTOM 4 dr 7995 1982 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE BROUGHAM 4 dr 7995 1983 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE 4 dr 7995 1982 PONTIAC 6000 L.E. 4 dr 7595 1983 BUICK SKYHAWK WAGON 7495 1983 CHEVY CITATION 4 dr 6995 1981 OLDS DELTA 88 ROYALE 4 dr 5595 1979 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX LJ. 2 dr 5595 danny and sons tea buick-pontiac ' ' family dutintu ' ' Under The Big Flag. 2900 Kurt St. Eustis. Fla. Orlando Toll Free 656-3538 Lake County 357-4181

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