Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 17, 1972 · Page 32
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Greeley, Colorado
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Monday, April 17, 1972
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OREELEY (Colo.) TRIBUNE Mon., April 17, 1972 West Beats Ft. Collins Twice By MARC NEWTON Tribune Sports Editor ..Grcelcy West swept n pair of games from Toil Collins here Saturday and retained ils share singles, a ground ball and a sacrifice fly lo gel a run across and take a 1-0 lead. 13ut Dial was it. May didn't even come close lo getting into trouble in of, the Northern Conference Ihe other nine innings he pil- basoball lead wilh Foil Morgan.!died. T h e defending Northern! Truesdoll Hits Homer inning and, nfler a shakey start, and one Lambkin run, .struck out Ihc side. Two outfield error;, c o 111 r i b u I c d to Truesdell's troubles in Ihc third inning. So May was again called lo the mound. And he again came 'through, Ihough one Fort Collins champion Spartans used timely! Mike Truesdcll, who went .'l-liirun had come across. hilling and the pitching of Doug'from the plale in Ihc first May lo subdue the Lambkins, contest, belled a homer in (he second inning lo lie Ihc score at 1-1. 11 remained lied unit] the 4-1 and 11-5. The Iwin losses knocked Fort Collins from a tfiree-way tie for the Northern !?art. Play Wildcats Tuesday Wifh a 5-1 Northern record singled _ (9-1 overall), West goes into a (Larry Holh was safe on :mj,\'nl | lc 'calmly struck out Hie bottom of Ihe Fourth with Iwo Spartan May Puts Out Fire Truesdcll got through the fourlh okay, but found himself wilh (lie bases loaded and none oul in Iho fifth inning. A double by Lambkin catcher Hob ouls. Mike Truesdcll j'|-|| 0rnc brought in Ihrce rui'.s and Ihird basemaiij ilm ] .\j ;ly W;IB again called in. Tuesday rioublehearter wilh, 1 error. Then the "lillle man with] crosslown rival Grecley Ccnlrai fieri with Ihc Maroon Mustangs [·r o m Forl Morgan. The Muslangs look both ends of a Lovcland flic big bal" -- Orlie Carpio slammed triple lo Hie righl-cenlcr f e n c e , scoring Truesdell and Hoth and giving L'.yy i n bill from Saturday, 7-1 and 't-2. 'limely hit was his second Leflhandcr May won the firsljas many games for West. the Spartans a .1-1 lead. Carpio s in game, throwing a fivc 4ml striking out nine Lambkin;,. And May, who is undefeated ii; five starts this season, made three seperate rescue .in- pearanccs in the second jo preserve the Spartan victory. ]. Timely Hitting i And timely hitting came in the persons of Mike Truesdell ihd Orlie Carpio in Iho first panic, and Dan Vail, Carpio and Tom Runnells in the second cnnlesl. Spartans got eight hits jn the 4-1 win Iwo-run single gave lhe Suar- lans a 3-2 win over Poudre week ago. Carpio (lien side and ended the uprising. Meanwhile, amidst all Ihe pitching changes, Dan Vail, Carpio and Tom Runnells were hammering Forl Collins pil-j ching and putting Grceley Wesn on Ihe Scoreboard. Tim Spartans took a 1-0 lead i a walk lo Carpio, a sin^ie' iby Hunnells, a fielder's choice, across inrce runs, uui May s sinking out the side .subdued Fort Collins and West added three more runs in the lop of the ninlh to lake the victory. Hoth singled; Carpio singlet!; Uunnells walked, May walked to bring in the first rim. Then Vail singled in two more rur.s. 16 Strikeouts West had a total o.' !li strikeouts in the second game. May had eight, Truesdell six, and Francis Kreulzer, who pitched Ihe seventh inning for Ihe Spartans, had Iwo. Next slop for West is Tuesday's doubleheader with Greeley Central at Butcn Butler Field. Game times are 1 p.m. ana 3 p. ;n. central split wilh Poudre Saturday. Ft. Collins 100 000 0--1 5 2 Grecley West 010 300 x-- 4 8 1 Schulz, (L), Kislcr (G) and Thorne; Doug May (W) and Jeff Fanning; Home runs -Miko Truesdell, GW. Greeley West 120 233 0--11 14 4 Ft. Collins Oil 0 3 0 0 -- 5 5 2 Steve Stromberger, Dotig May (1), Mike Truesdell (W) (2), May (3), Truesdell (4), May (5), Francis KreuUcr (7) and Jeff Fanning; Fisler (M, Moddlcmog (4), likblad (6) and Throne. ami a single by Valt lo bring ^,.,,,,« .,,,.j, scored on a , passed ball and provided the;'" ; nln - rllls was lo be lhe ·1-1 victory margin for lhe,«rst of five hits and lhe first defending Northern champs. l)f llve RBIs "' NilU - Vatl Goes 5-5 Carpio went 3-4 from [he plale, scored four runs and had Second Game 'Different' The second game was long and "different" with imny pilching changes by bolh loams. Although Forl Collins made Ihree mound changes in ill'-' contest, il couldn't match tie pounded field changes by Spartan coach three Forl Collins pitchers for [.John Christcnscn. )4 hits in Ihe second victory. Forl Collins got. to May for he only time Salurday in the op of fhe firsl inning of irst game, bunching the Steve Slromherger started Ihe game for West, got inlo e^r'y trouble and was replace:! by May who put out the fire. Mike Truesdell came on in Ihe second one RBI in Ihe second game. Hunnells was 2-2, had cue RBI, and scored three limes. Valt's Ij-fi day, including a booming triple, was left on base every lime and didn't score a inn. Calchcr Jeff Fanning was 2-5 ami scored two runs. West Carried a comfortable 8-2 lead into Ihe bollom of !he fifth when the Lambkins pul Spartan-Cat Baseball Clash Slated Tuesday Cats, Poudre Split The annual baseball duel hetv/ccn Greeley West and Greeley Central is scheduled for Tuesday at Butch Butler Field here. The first contest begins at 1 p.m., with the second set for a half-hour after completion of the first game, probably about 3 p.m. West is currently tied lor the lead in the Northern Conference with Fort Morgan. Boii, carry 5-1 records. Central, following a split with Poudre Saturday, is in a three-way tie for second with Longman! and Forl Collins. All are 3-3 in Northern action. West will probably go with ace lefthander, Doug May, in fhe first game. May hns fc»ecn overpowering in rolling up a perfect 5-0 record this season. Second game starter will be either lefty Mike Turesdell or righthander Steve Stromberger. Central will go with Roger Lehrer in the first contest. Hfr carries a 5-2 record after a loss and a win in the Saturday games with Poudre. Rangel will go with sophs Arnie Lopez or Steve Reifschncider in the second game. Other Northern doubleheaders Tuesday will soc Poudre at Fort Collins, Loveland at Longmont and Forl Morgan at Sterling. i= j-FORT COLLINS - Wildcat first baseman Rich Kaherline (lit a homenin in the iKiltom jif the seventh inning of the F'ccnnd game to give Grccley Central an U-7 victory ami a split with Poudre in a Northern Conference baseball doiible- jieader here Salurday. I The Impalas frcjii Poudre had earlier scored a 5-0 shuloiit vic- ^ory over Roger Lehrer and the Cats in the first game. A lota! (if eight homeruns were hit in (he two ballgames, six by Poudre batters and Iwo -- in eluding Ihc game-winning bias! by Kaherline -- by Wildcats. Ron Schulkc led off (he bottom of (he first inning for Ihe Cals wilh a homcrun affer I'nndre had laken a 2-0 lead on 'a "single, and a homer by Greg Yokcm ~ " of soph Arnie tape'/, in Ihc top of the inning. Mike Cruz and Gary Wagner singled wilh Iwo away and came in on a sharp single Kalierline to give the Cals 3-2 lead. So Central coach Rich Rangel called in Lehror lo (lie mound and the big righthander responded with Iwo clutch strike- 1 outs lo retire the side. : 'Itiis set the state for Kabacr- linc's homcrun. He belled the first pitch over the fence for the game-winning eighth run. So Lehrer. who pitched only iwo-thirds of an inning in the second contcsl, picked up lhe had eluded him . n! 1 " lhe flr ' sl « ;!mc impairs Gary Trujilln Don Grcir/., Impala Icflftclder, hil his firsl homer of Ihe second contest in the second inning lo lie Ihe score at Ihree-all. Yokcm gave the Impahis a 5-3 lead in Ihe fourlh inning on a two Iwo-run double following walks and a single. But Central relaliafed in its half of Ihc fourth, pulling p| Mike Drown liii leadoff homers in the firsl game to give [heir learn n 2-fi lead. Poudre added Iwo more runs in Ihc third and another in the fourth to lake Ihe 5-0 victory. across three runs and regaining j, , , t3,,i] c ,-' Ihe lead, 6-5. Mark Biirnham, " lle ' Cal third basemen, doubled in two runs and catcher Mike Crux loubled in Bnrnham for the bird rim of Ihc inning. The Wildcats added another ·mi in Die lop of lhe sixlh on luce straight walks and a run- scoring .sacrifice by Crux. So The Wildcats had only Ihiee liit.s in lhe first game, all of (hem singles. Central plays Greeley West in dnublehcador Tuesday at Cenlral look a 7-5 lead into lhe l Gllmc i j|ncs are 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. (pick up linescores) Tribune Sports Pages Marcus Newton, Editor; Steve Bauer, Assistant HOME RUN HITTERS - - Valley's Ernie (liucky) Chacon, left, gets congratulations from leammale Billy !,cwis after hitting a home run in lhe second game of a double header against Kalon Saturday. Lewis also hil a homer in that game. Chacon hit an- olher one later in the same game and had one in the first game. Valley's total, of six homers in lhe day helped lhe Vikings to an important double win over the Reds. (Tribune photo by Steve liauer) On Tap Preps BASEBALL Tuesday Northern Greeley West at Grecley Cen- Iral, doubleheader, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Butch Butler Field. Poudre al doubleheader. L o v c l a n d doubleheader. We I co Weld Central Greeley, ·! p.m. Forl Collins, Plattc Valley at Forl Luplon, doubleheader, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. TRACK Tuesday Northern Lovelaml and Greeley Central tat Poudre, Fort Collins. Plalle Valley at Ealon, 4 p.m. Fort Luplon at Roosevelt, Milliken, 4 p.m. at Longmonl, Fort Collins at Greeley West. Welco P'ort Luplon and University at Plalle Valley, Kersey, 4 p.m. Weld Cenlral and Windsor al Valley, Gilcresl, 4 p.m. al University, Valley at Highland, Pierce, p.m. GC ............. _____ 000 000 0--0 1 2 2 Wednesday Poucfre 202 100 x-5 12 0 Welco Roger Lehrer (L) and Mike Cm/,; Mullen (W) and Romer; llnmeruns -- Gary Trujillo, Valley Shows Power In Defeating Eaton By STEVE BAUER Tribune Sports Writer EATON - six home runs and a rabbit running out of a pasture, things were pretty e x c i t i n g doubleheader m a between Welco Eaton slreaked oul of a neighboring field stole (he show in lhe sixth inning of the second game. The long-eared speedster ran right by the pitcher's mound and out left field before anybody could react. And Ihe laughter he and Valley here Saturday. icreatcd helped break the len- The clash was billed as a sion of Ihc game. Ihriller, but Ihc way defending! slate champion Valicy stormed through the Iwin hill for a Mike Brown, Poudre. Poudre half of the final inning. Poudre 210 ioo 2-7 9 : But Wildcats appeared lo dim GC _ 30D 301 1--8 9 I vhen Grcnd hit his second liomcr of (he game on the secod Katon at Platle Valley, Kersey, 4 p.m. Saturday at Grecley West, 352-2563 iUrli of Ihe inning from [.ope/. The sophomore hurlcr retired he next bailer on a grounder, |bill Randy lluhcr followed wilh 16008th Ave. ] iinn 'her homerun lo pull lhe i Impalas inlo a 7-7 lie. Hoyl, Yokcm (I) Miiiic?. (L) (5) and liomcr; Arriie l/opez, l-ehrer (7) ( W ) ami Crux; Homeruns -- Ynkcrn. Grenz I'U), llubor, Poudre; Hon -Schulke ami Kich Kaherline, Grceley Cenlral. aboi/e NNE HfcJE NNHAT IT I4KES. Like Boots · Packs · Tents · Down Bags Clothing · Trail Food CooKware The Works By Sierra Design Gerry · Aloenlite Lowa Northern Love] and doubleheader, 10::!0 a.m., Hiilch Butler Field. Grecley Cenlral at Slerling, doubleheader, 10:30 a.m. Ixjngmonl al Poudre, Forl Collins, doubleheader. Forl Collins at Fort Morgan, doubleheador. (Note: .second games begin a half-hour usually about 1 p.m..) contests, usually about 1 p.m..) Wolco Eaton at Weld Central, Kecncsbiirg, doubleheader, 10:30 a.m. and I p.m. University at Valley, La Salle, doubleheader, 10:311 a.m. and 1 p.m. Ii o o s e v e I I at Highland, Pierce, douhlehcader, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. The Suzuki TS-400." It's the fastest dirt bike you can ride in the street. SO-Sli mr-h. VI lip/6000 ·piu. 5 |-mls. 10 fi./lbs. of orquc. Takes 17° hills. Trials 5-way iuljnsi.ilile rcnr shocks. CC1 iumnuatir lube. Primary ick suiting. Dirt r Sircct. Fjihcr pl.KO, you win. Grecley Central and Greeley Wcsl al Aurora Relays, Aurora. Welco All Welco Assn. teams and most of AA teams in the stale a I Roosevelt invilalional, Johnstown, nil day. GOLF Tuesday Northern L o n g m o n t , Sterling and Greeley West at Fort Collins, .1 p.m. Poudre, Greeley Central and Where The ''S 2526 8th Avenue 352-7196 Itoosovclt and Highland at: dmlblc 'TMniph musl have come Ealon, 4 p.m. '"" " Friday Northern Greeley Cenlral and Greeley Wesl al Longmonl Relays. Northern Saturday Forl Morgan, Saturday Loveland p.m. Northern Grecley Wesl and Grceley Cenlral at Walt Clark Invitational, Lovclajid. GYMNASTICS Friday Ixiveland al Greeley West, 4 p.m. as a surprise to even Viking baseball fans. The 11-1 and 14-G victories give Valley a comfortable lead in the Welco standings. Coupled with a loss lo Fort Lupton last week, Katon is suddenly in irnuble. There are only five games left on the schedule for most (earns. Eaton is now 5-3 in Welco play. The Vikings are 9-0. Valley coach A] Gettman points out the Vikings still face some lough competition will] g a m e s against Highland, Universily and Roosevelt. But gelling past the Reds was Hie big Icsl of the season. Luft Stars For Valley Senior leflhander Brad Lufl ;as lhe slar of the firsl p.ime, pitching a 4-hitter against Katon, which was balling into the game. Luft .310 also UNC Golfers After Sixth Straight The University of Norlliern Colorado golf learn seeks ils sixlh straight victory of Ihe season nl Colorado Mines Tuesday! al I p.m. ! UNC defeated Mines 15-3. j !April i at Greeley in Ihe second! jmcot of Ihe season. j In that conlcsl, sophomore Tom Cnulson and senior Sieve Benjamin lied wilh Van Ples-| 'singer of Metro Stale with 75's: jlo share Inw round honors. I IMetro Slate participated lo, make up a match Ihal had been postponed because of bad weather. ; The Hears are coming off of| a double dual victory over: Metro Slale am! Denver Uni-l vcrsity in Denver lasl Monday.! UiNC (lofealed Metro State tor the second lime this season, 1 4 - j ·1, and gained an 11-7 victory;· lover UU. ! Tom Coul.sim fhol a 73 (o lead] ·Bear go^fcr.s'. and Ken AiKlerfinl iaddei In Iw-over-par 7-1. Edj illnlloway and Sieve Benjamin! developed feol (rouble and shot, 7fl's. liolh are expeo'od 1" lo' in i;i)ucf shape fur lhe Mines' slammed two home runs lo help his own cause in lhe first pj:ne. Star center fielder Emi*; Chacon picked up a solo homer in the firsl game and added two homers wilh men on ba?c in the second game to boost his lotal to six home runs for Ihc season. Chacon was 4-5 in Ihc firsl game, also hilling a single and a double. Valley pitching, hilling BI«! defense generated a lot cf ex- cileTnent, particularly in the second game, where filings were close for awhile. Rabbit Interrupts Bui a cottontail rabbit lhal ihe pressure in the .second game. Valley jumped oul lo a 3-0 lead in the first inning. Billy Lewis, V a l l e y second, homered wilh one on b:iS5 to spark the rally. But Ealon came back with one run in fhe second inning and three more in fhe third lo take the lead. Valley bals look their toll against Katon'.« number Iwo pitcher, Steve Strong, and hunched Ihree more runs in the fourlh inning. Bui Calon was still in Ihe game as they added a run in lhe fifth inning. Strong slid in under a lag at second base on ^ sleal attempt. Then lion Don.ih.oo doubled him in to make ii 6-5. Chacon Homers But Valley wasn't Ihnrigh. Krnie Chacon homered vviih one on for two runs in Ihc sixth inning with no outs. Eaton pul in Howard Fuchs lo relieve Strong on the mound. But Valley went wild in Ihe sevenlh inning, slamming long flys into the outfield one afler another. Chacon picked ' up another two run homer in lhe onslaught. The Vikings were credited with only two hits in Ihe inning though as Ealon fielders cominilled six errors. Late in Donkey Ball Set Tonight For West Gym Donkey basketball, thb i crazy version of basketball played whils riding donkeys, Valley* is set tonight it Greeley West in a benefit by the Greeley West Lettermen's Club. The xi t h I e t e s have challenged their teachers and coaches. Proceeds v/ill go to the inning, too lale to save the game, Ealon pul in Jack Cazer to pitch and pul Fuchs in Caper's place at first"base. Valley Pitchers Slan Brunlz got Ihe win for Valley, his fourth of the season. Valley infield defense look one ground ball after another, stopping most Ealon rallies. Lufl struck out 10 baflcrs in the first game and gave up only one walk lo gel his sixth win of Ihc year. Eaton hosts Platle Valley Tuesday then plays the Broncos again Wednesday in a makeup game at Kersey. Valley travels to Pierce fo play Highland. The Vikings will be Ihe home learn, Ihough, since weather forced a move of Ihe game between. . Ihe Huskies and Vikings in the first round from Pierce to La Salle. First Game R H E 041 014 7-11 II 1 000 000 1-- 1 4 4 Brad Luft (W) and Stan Smith; Don Donahoo (L), Howard Fuchs (R) and Mike Eldridgc. HR: Ernie Chacon, V, 5!h with none on base; Lufl, V, 61h, wilh 1 on base; 7lh witn inone on. Second Game R H E 300 302 6--14 10 2 013 0 1 0 1 -- 6 7 8 Urimtz (W)' and Stan Steve Strong (L), the "Wali of Fame, fivitics start at 7:30 p.m. Eaton Stan Smilh; Howard Fuchs (6), Jack Gazer (7), and Mike Eldridgc. HR: Ac . Billy I,ewis, V, 1st with 1 on; Krnie Chacon (2), V, 6lh with ·---:.-- 1 on; 7th wilh 1 on. Look, Feel and Be At Your Best... In one of our men's hair pieces You know what a wonderful feeling it is to be looking your best. Well, you can feel even belter with ono ol our men's hairpieces' Light, Cool Comfortable lo wear. Easy to care for loo! Come iri today and let us show you how to look your best. We have the largest selection of hair pieces in Northern Colorado and will help you find the right color and style to suit you. DIAL 353-5071 For Appointment GROOMING FOR MEN 2nd floor above Farm Fare Cafeterlt 9lh A v o . n l nth ST.

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