Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on May 23, 1970 · Page 16
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Page 16 GREELEY TRIBUNE Sat., May 23, 1970 BOULDER (AP) -- Two new state records were established Friday in preliminaries 'of the 66th annual Colorado State High School Track and Field Championships at Boulder. Bill Kehmeier of Cedaredge and Craig Cronk of Weld Cental both bettered .the Class AA 440-yard dash record of 50 seconds flat. Kehmeier did it in 49.4 and Cronk recorded a 49.8 clocking. The old record was set by en Hodges of Julesburg in 1965. In the Class AAA 880-yard re- 'BONKED' -- The catcher's throw (arrow) hits Denver Lincoln's Steve Mendez on the helmet as (he Lancer scrambles back toward second base in this fourth inning action of the State AAA playoff baseball game Friday at Jackson Field. Mendez had singled and moved to second on an error.' Colorado Springs Mitchell Catcher Mike England fired his pickoff attempt to Second Baseman Steve Wealherly. When the ball hit the helmet it caromed into the outfield, and Mendez went to third base. He scored on a sacrifice fly by Max Cue. Mendez collected four successive hits in leading Lincoln to a 5-0 victory. (Tribune photo by Paul Moloney) State AAA Baseball Tourney Lincoln, Lakewood Meet State Championshi By JIM EAKLE Tribune Sports Writer With the exception of one player, it was a day for pitching Friday at the stale AAA base. ball tournament. Two shutouts doited the opcn- ··Ing activity with Lincoln's cen- ··· terfielder Steve Menrez taking · ·· the day's batting laurels. Mendez ripped a home run. runs to spark his Lincoln Lancers to a 5-0 win over Colorado Springs Mitchell. His hitting, one of his four hits aided Lin- base and headed for the dugout.!thc (minis, coin's scoring. Each safety wasiHe was lagged out after a mild Babe Ruth Tryouts Mon. The Greeley Babe Ruth base- hall final tryouts will be helc Monday, Butch Butler Field, 4 p.m. Boys ages 13-15 who have not yet been assigned to a team should come out. They need not yet have signed up previous to Craig Cronk Sets Dash Record Fri. lay, Denver East set a new record with a 1:28.1 clocking, surpassing the previous low of 1:28.5 set by Denver Manual in 1965. Finals in all events are scheduled Saturday. In other Class AAA preliminaries, these were the top qualifiers: Discuss--Bill Valerio, Aurora Central, 168-3. Triple Jump -- Don Bailey, Manual, 45-9. 120 high hurdles--Ralph Fisher, Manual, 14.5. 100-yard dash--Davie Holmes, Weiskopf Takes Lead As Atlanta Classic Hears End By ED SHEARER Associated Press Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) - Chuck Courtney, a quiet Californian, bad barely begun his second round in the $125,000 Atlanta Golf Classic Friday when tall Tom Weiskopf took control at the halfway point with an 11- under-par 133. Courtney, a 29-year-old bachelor who joined the PGA tour in 1964, fashioned his second straight 67 over the hilly, 7,053- yard Atlanta Country Club course as sweltering 90-degree heat baked the fairways, greens and players for the second straight day. Courtney's 134 total gave him second place by two shots over a trio deadlocked at 136--Gary It was on No. 10 that Player missed a two-foot putt that Colorado Spring! Palmer; Tom Scavusso, Mullen, and Mike Walker, DXenver East, all 9.9. Mile run-Felix Sandoval, Lamar, 4:31.3. 440-yard dash-Bob LaVoie, Arvada West, 48.7. 180-yard low hurdles -- Tom Sorenson, Loveland, 19.8. 880 run-Randy Sigley and Tom, Ledingham, Broomtield, 1:58.3. Other Top Class AA qualifiers: Shot put--Ernie Baca, Rocky Ford, 52-5 1 /*. Long jump--Darrel Lowder, Palisade, 21-V4. 120 high hurdles-Bill Kehmeier, Cedaredge, 14.7. 100-yard dash--Randy Olsen, Rocky Ford, 9.9. 880 run--Larry Lowry, Julesburg, 2:01.5. · . Greeley West's Doug Max and U1 v e r s i t y High's Tom would have given him anothe^ uammcn P laced n '6 h i n . - -- i quarterfinal action at the state AAA and AA track meets here birdie. Two Atlanta Classic champions, Bert Yancey in 1969 and Sob Lunn in 1968, were deadlocked at 137 with veteran Kel Nagle. Jack Nicklaus, who sank an 80-foot putt for an eagle on the 577-yard No. 8, and Lee Elder stood at 138. Eight players were lodged at 139. Saturday. Max, in the high hurdles, won liis heat, qualifying him for the semis today. He had a time of 14.7. He finished second in his low hurdle heat. Quammen placed third in his heat in the AA mile to qualify for today's finals. hard-hit, leaving no doubt of his combined with Lancer pitcher power. His home run was Max Cue's 4-hit masterpiece,(judged by officials to be at least paved the road to a state cham- 390 feet. It sailed over the left- nionship meeting with Lakewood center field fence. pickle for the second out of: the inning. i Today's title tilt will feature Lincoln's hard-hitting against Lakewood's defense and pitch- ;. double and two singles, scored!i n the second inning, the Tigers ; three times and drove in two| sco red when the Bulldogs, after pulling a double play, thought today. I Pitcher Cue struck out six and i i n g- Unusual Plays , |walked one during his four-hi(-| The line score and story Lakewood topped the Brighton jter. Bulldogs 2-0 on two weird plays. Pacers Can Win Crown By Win Sat. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (API- there was three ouls and left the on after the catcher dropped a field. Guess what:? There were only two outs and Tiger Gary Parka-, who had walked, pranced home to score. Fred Tilson's single and Dale Chikuma's single aided fhe Lake- Iwood stanza. third strike. The next bailer, Paul Williams, hit a bouncer to third base. The third sacker Ron Holmes, (brother of UNC star Mick Holmes) threw the ball' Fruita Wins AA Baseball Championship GRAND JUNCTION (AP) -Left-handed, pitcher Glen Ross pitched and batted Fruita Mon' ument High School lo a 13-2 "' victory over Las Animas Fri.' day for the Colorado Class AA a uuuuic. »II-HI-«II, i«mcwuuui , ,, ,, , . , , ,. . high school baseball champion-lgathered nine hits, three by;?"* TM U A s ^ h d d a n a l l rons · _i_:_ ichni-tctnn Tmr, Moionn .tournament last \\ canssday. jFriday's first game appeared in The ]ndiana Pace ,: s can caplurf , Mitchell threatened once injFndays Tribune, page 6. |, he Amcrican Basketball Asso- the third, but it was snuffed out; Sccond e R H E ': C iatirm championship today by by a mental mistake by base-! Lakewood 010 00 , 0 - 2 9 o'bealing Ihe Los Angeles Stars runner Jim Bowles. Bowles golj B r i hton 000 000 0 _ 0 2 o as the best-of-7 playoff series re!turns lo Indianapolis. Mike McNcill and Gary Park-; And the Stars' coach, Bill er: Tim Heng and Steve Ben-.sharman, is among Ihe first to nell. jadmil his team has had a hard In the sixth frame, Tilsonjing that he was out, wide and pulled the second base-, , . , . , ,, . , man off the base. Bowles, think- durin e e;icl1 tll! 1 ' rlda . v - T O U R N E Y TIDBITS - Two' 1 /" 16 llandli , n S he PaeerS ' who have a ,i-l lead. !unusual plays occured, one left Ihe walked, stole second and scored when Rick Robert's routine fly,| f^rilf to left was misjudged by Brigh-1 V J U I I ton's Jim Imatani and fell tori a double. All-in-all, Lakewood] "We have to get an extra special job to handle these guys," Sharmnn said. "They've , Tommy Aaron and Dan Sikes, whose 65 was the low score of the second round. Asked if he hoped to catch Weiskopf in today's third round, Courtney smiled and replied, "I'd like to catch him Sunday." That's pay day, with $25,000 going to the champion, an amount only $85 less than Courtney won in 1967--his best money-winning year on the tour. Meanwhile, Weiskopf had added a 68 to his opening round 64. stringing out nine straight pars on the back afler knocking in four birdies going cut. Player, the little South African, was charging for the lead after turning the first nine in 32, four under par. Arizona Rips BYU in First Playoff Games Utah (AP)-Jim Wil- niihln-nl;iv ?flr».- i - i · , ,- r i v w w , uiau \m j--unit M H ^nVnav' ,vy tn . RI '' lllln S" s P ccti ' S]W ' snootln glliams cracked a three-run hom- ,'I,/TM,.' Mi. ' lde l )lhi balance, you name it." i er in the ninth to help Arizona to fly on Ihe Steve Mendez on third and Mick' : Montgomery on third, Max Coach Bob Leonard says his EATON - - The Ealon Worn-'hit a fly ball to left field ship. I shortstop Tom Melson. . ROES struck nut 12. limited! Tiger hurler Mike McNcill the Trojans lo four singles and was superb, giving up only two - h a d a no-hitter going until the hits, striking out six and walking er in the ninth to help Ar a 10-5 slaughter of Brigham Young University in the first of for" he^second' ThC playoff ' s fh ' Sl two S ames l\V-sten" ga Mhletic ay0 Con f fercnce tor IllC SCCOlia , InHbimmnlis U'Ptif in HIP Par-- , ,...,, ,:,,. . ircn ., taking tne S(ars b was caught. Mendez tagged and, raced home ·for granted. , . , , ,, , ., in Indianapolis went to Ihe Pac-ihocohaii liiln Next Wednesday, the firoup;Lineolnrun. In Ihe meanwhile, :crs Thc - S(ars won ,,,,, , hirH | basel "" m |_ e : fifth inning as he picked up his!one.' Brighton pitcher Tim Henglmeeting will be held. 10th straight victory without a|hit a double in the fourth inningj The results: loss. In addition, he drovi will host an "IF"' Tournament.!the throw from Ihe leflficlder; Also, a luncheon and business| wcnl lo second and lllc .v nailed I Montgomery who edged just ~ when the series moved to Ana" h e Indtena iimiona Northern Division champ BYU look a 5-2 lead into the eighth but was stranded after Allen First flight: 1, Mickey Baker. fourlRowe fanned. Ilcnge was thc| 2, Ruby Tittle. 3, Dorothy Poe. little loo far on the play com-i ," . . ,-vlolinn (ho firin.l/illititr plilJLCl nu.m, v.i.,1. me mumna bquaa fa , , , Brad M · I came back to win Xo. 4, also l m . r l l n c nn , wn h f t , ^ jpleling Hie twin-killing. on the West Coast. ... runs with a single, a triple, and!pitcher that beat Greeley Cena 340-foot home run with onejtral last Saturday 2-0 to gain the on in the fifth inning. It was Fruita's last competition in Class AA with a move AAA finals. Name of the Game In the first tilt, Mendez was " to class AAA scheduled next''he "name of the game." Every .. fall. Ron Lopez of Las Animas spoiled Ross' no-hitler bid with a single opening the fifth. He -· scored later when Ross walked ^ three straight batters. The oth- . er Las Animas run came in the sixth on back to hack singles by losing pitcher Bob Stwalley, '· Mike Nichols and Mike Galle., gos. Las Animas 0000110-2 4 9 Fruita 330 331 x-13 13 1 Stwalley, Medina (1), Gallegos (2),'Monloya (4), Abdulla (5) and Garcia. Ross and Keith. W-Ross (10-0). L-Stwalley (6-2). HR-Ross. Second flight: 1, Cathy Carlson. 2, Marge Cunningham. 3. The Pacers lost to Oakland sor-nnd gamp, Lake- , now Washington) in last year's wood's Dan Cramer led off Ihe ABA championship playoffs. A ,..,, . . , . , . , . fifth inning, being hit by a victorv irl todav . s nationally tel- " Jeanne Spencer. ' , P iteh - R °S er Ma ' sacrificed hinv cvise(1 Ralnc Third flight: 1,« Carol Ham-jJ" ^"l.T 3 .'"'"' M, 0ramer :thc Indiana up two runs on two hits, singles to J. Ray Rokey and ccnterfield- ier Dave Prcst. The safety by Prest drove in Rokey and first baseman Rod Denver Owned Car Having Indy Troubles INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -Den- Cloverleof Friday 1, Hokey Der Wuff 14.40, 9.60, 4.40; Dreaming Peg 4.40, 3.40; Loveiand Streak 4.00. Quinielt (1-8) 26.20 time 32.42. 2, Perky Print 8.60, 4.20, 2.80; Dube Ceasar 8.00, 5.20; Osment 3.80. Quinicla (1-5) 34.40 time 31.77. Daily Double (1-5) 55.80. 3, Oshkosh Fire 22.40, 12.80, 6.80; Rock 0 Rock 9.80, 5.60; 'er sportsman Bill Daniels had'Sam Murphy 5.20. Quiniela (2-8) his back to two walls here to-! 108.40 time 32.01. I 4, 0. B.s' Deb 16.80, 7.20, 5.40; day. His race car and hard-luck driver Lloyd Ruby were running out of time to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 auto race here Memorial Day, and his newly acquired basketball team must win tonight to remain in contention for the American Basketball Association title. Ruby, one of the highest ranking drivers still unqualified for the 500, was towed in for the sixth time this year Friday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Daniels' car stalled in a prac- lice run with a broken ring and pinion gear. His crew hoped to have the car ready to go again today in the next-to-last qualifying session. Bart Ricki 6.80, 4.20; Alma Valor 3.40. Quiniela (3-6) 75.20 time 32.08. 5, Baby Black 10.40, 6.00, 5.20; Our Wages 5.60, 3.60; 0. B.'s Jim Dandy 3.40. Quiniela (5-7) 29.00 time 40.33 6, Bill Span 13.40, 6.80, 5.00; L. B.'s Mandy 5.20, 3.80; A. L. Formil 3.20. Quiniela (2-3) 51.40 time 32.26. 7, Kippling's Boy 18.00, 7.20, 5.40; Directorate 6.00, 3.60; Kev's Sandra 7.00. Quiniela (1(i) 49.40 time 31.62. 8, Be Mighty 10.80, 4.80, 3.20; Sticky Valves 4.00, 2.40; G. M.'s Topper 3.40. Quiniela (6-7) 17.80 time 40.34. 9, Oshkosh Lady 13.60, 6.80, 3.80; Todd's Andi 4.40, 3.20; B. And the Los Angeles Stars,.B.s'Bomber 3.40. Quiniela (1-2) purchased recently by the Den-; 19.00 ti me 31.65 ver cable television systems op- 10, Delivering Warren 9.20, erator, meet the Indiana Pacers.4.80, 3.40; Kitty B. There 500 tonight in a crucial game in 3.80; Shorty's Doc 2.40. Quiniela their best four-of-seven game series for the ABA title. (2-4) 24.80 time 31.72. 11, Oshkosh Roudy 11.60, 5.20, incrly. 2, Leah Penland. 3, Florence Wilson. ried to gn to Ihird on the ; He was thrown out on a throw,^ i cil a lic from lirstsackcr Roger Schwab. 1 .... _'...- '. , would give team their first in the three-year- Pro Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS j Friday's Result No game scheduled Today's Game Los Angeles at Indiana, afternoon, Indiana leads best-of-7 series 3-1 Sunday's Game No game scheduled. Monday's Game Indiana at Los Angeles, if necessary. TORONTO (AP) - Jockey Avelino Gomez, who had been scheduled to make a comeback Friday, has decided instead to retire. The 41-year old native of Cuba, who has been sidling on his return In a career lhat made him one of Canada's best riders had prnmisr-d to lake Drawbridge in (ho sixth race :\. Woodbine. He had been fighting illness ;" and weight problems and Ibis spring limited his participation ... to exercising horses. £ HOWCVIT. IIP jprnt a restless night in hed and when he gnl up decided his career, which .s.'rolfhes hark mor ,'i.47(i victories was finished. come up with the ball as it bounced off the fence. Reliever Brad Olsen was ;reeted by O'Brien's run-scoring double to the base of the left field fence. Singles by Rokey and Dave Jacome brought in another run and Olsen left in favor Steve Fitts. Fitts threw three pitches ] .o third baseman Williams and the third landed some 50 feet the right cenlerfield DEFENSE WINS -- Brighton Kirs! Baseman Roger Schu.-'b planl-; h's font nn Ihe bag ns ho moves nut. of the v. ·!·· ')· I.n!;u-i'irr : .- H'i;:rr May. Srlnvali tnnk .1 thrnw frnm IVrhi'r Tim Heng In rolire May mi a sacrifice bunt piny. ..·**.·* Advancing to second on Ihe sacrifice was Dan Cramer, the aclinn occurring in Ihe f i f t h inning nf Lakewood's 2-0 Slate AAA playoff win nvrr Rri"hlnn. (Tribune phnln by Paul Mnicincy) O'Brien, who made first on anjcoming here just to see the error by Cougar shortstop Mike I P' 8 ' Indiana leads the series, three|3.40; Mystic Kim 5.20, 280- games to one, and a victory to-. Real News 2.60. Quiniela (1-7) night will give the Pacers the;41.20 time 40.14. title- Twin Quin (2-4 1-7) 589.60 49 But Indiana coach Bob Leon- winners ard was taking nothing for; granted. "Los Angeles is not; Attendance 6,733. Handle $307,275. " end ' lle said. "Coach (Bill) Sharman has, PlOyerS Want Deeper Draft The Stars rebounded from the i | S ' a f len ' , j i , ! done a great ]°b with that ball Meyring faced only two men| (eam ,, ° n -, A ,'--,,..,, in the ninth as second baseman Mark Driscoll went to second on another Staffieri error and left- fielder John Glenn doubled him home. Glenn went to third as center- j a quick halt to Denver's rags-' fielder Rich Fairbanks couldn't to-riches rise with a 4-1 series. I expansion teams dip deeper into _^_^^^^_^^^____ j existing franchises in the draft. _ . . I The players will recommend JPOrtS NOteS |:t»al each tenm be allowed to ' ' protect only 12 players in Ihe also-rans and barely won a i ' O r E x p O H S I O n spot in the ABA's Western Di-i vision playoffs. They upset Dal-! .TORONTO (AP) - The Na- las in a six-game series and put! tlonal Hockey League Players ' - a quick halt to Denver's rags-' Association favors a plan to let 020 000 026--10 15 1 001 110 200-- 5 11 4 beyond Fence. Arizona BYU Hooten and Rokey; Meyring, Olsen (9), Fitts (9) and Sanford. W--Hooten. L--Meyring. HR--Arizona, Williams. T -2:53. A-1,743. Fights By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS j June draft in order to strength NEW YORK (AP) -- Hans Li-.'en the expansion West Division, nedmann scored two goals and; according lo a spokesman, assisted on another as West! "This is part of the associa- Germany's Eintracht-Frankfurt tion's decision lo voice its opin- defeated Glascow Celtic 3-1 in ion over the running of the hoek- an exhibition soccer game at e .V business," said Alan Eagle- Randalls Island Friday night, iTM" of Toronto, executive direc- j tor ol Player'^ group. PARIS (AP) -."Fear finally! He said Friday the players overcame me," said Johnny!were ooncel ' ne( J because "the Servoz-Gavin, the French auto racing driver Friday as he an- expansion division of the NHL has become weaker and wcak- nounced his immediate retire- ·"'" since its inception in 1967. ment from competition. ! . Kagleson said the West Divi- Servoz-Gavin was one of! s ' on in 1987-68 was less than 40 France's top drivers. He recent-: P er cent as strong as the old ly had been the No. 2 man be- 1 East Division. He pointed out it hind Jackie Stewart, the world i lost about four or five per cent ! champ from Scotland, on the;°f "ts quality the next season Ken Tyrell March driving team, | a n d "y°u Just have lo recall ·and also drove with Jack Brab-!'^ Ihe Boslon Bniins lost only By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS nr . m ( ne ex-world champ from nne S sm » lo an expansion club ST. LOUIS-Ray "Windmill" · -' -- . . . - . » ' White, 178, Los Angeles, out- pointed A.J. Staples, 176, St. Louis, 10. MADRID--Pedro Carrasco, Spain, knocked out J. Jaime Marques, Brazil, 2; lightweights; Jose Legra, S p a i n , stopped Domenico Chiloiri, Italy, 7; featherweights. SAN DIEGO-Charlic "Bad , Australia, on the Matra proto: this season." type team. Each existing club, under current NHL rules, is allowed to ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. i Protect 15 players from the Van- Louis Blues of the National | couv cr Canucks and Buffalo Sa- Hockey League announced Fri-prcs, who come into the league day the club acquired Boston ; nc xt season^ ~ in return for a player to be named later. Lorcntz played in 61 games News" Austin, 162%, San Diego, j for the Bruins last season, scor- stopped Jesse Armenia, 168, | ing seven goals and assisting on | shorlstop, hit his first major league home run inside the park in Pittsburgh in 1967. This sca- Mexico, 2. AKRON, Ohio-Fate Davis, |16 for 23 points. | was the first Met homer of the ') _ Cov season II came in game No - 8 "Songbird" Williams, 151',s, entry City, England, defeated Philadelphia pitcher Jo* Memphis, Tenn., 10. the Wasnington Darts 4-2 2-0 Hoerner is co-owner of a St. Friday night in a North Ameri- j Louis travel agency. His former DJAKARTA -- Rice valued^cf.ii Soccer League international:teammate, shortstop Dal Max- 'al S40 million is cnroute from!game. Billy Rafferly scored vill of (he Cardinals, if, a part- 'the L'.S. i twice for Coventry. ' n e r .

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