18 GREELBY (Colo.) TRIBUNE Wed., April 26, 1972 By HAL BOCK Associated Preii Sports Writer Call Marvin Miller. The American League's hilters arc back on strike--put (here every time Wilbur Wood and his knuckleball go to work for the Chicago White Sox. NS'ood has pitched 36 innings this season and allowed exactly one run. -Only a two-out homer by Kansas City's Bob Oliver in [he bottom of the ninth inning of his first start mars Wood's pitching record so far. 'Hie rubber-armed right-hand- er hurled his third consecutive shutout Tuesday night, baffling Cleveland f0 as the White Sox won their sixth straight game. In other American League action Tuesday, 1 Oakland edged Sew York 4-3 in 12 innings, Minnesota blasted Boston 12-0, Kansas City trimmed Baltimore 3-0, California downed Milwaukee 4-1 and Detroit took Texas 4-1. The White nine games 'Â·;'Â·)-HE .GOT IT -- University High pitcher ' Ken Suddnth makes this superb diving catch in second-inning action against Eaton Tues- day to slop a Red scoring threat. Eaton rallied in the seventh inning to beat the Bulldogs, 6-4. (Tribune photo by Steve Bauer) . ' ; Â· Eaion Nips Bulldogs, 6-4 By STEVE BAUER Tribun* Sporti Writer EATON -- Eaton came from fhiiid to heal University High, 4J in a tough Welco baseball . game at ..^.Tuesday. man and Tom Cramer scored on fwo wild pilches. Wilh two outs in the lop of the fiflh inning, Tim Kawakami singled and went around the Doudenmicr Field bases on a balk, a passed ball and a wild pilch. .-; . University High was ahead 4-; going inlo the seventh inning With two onls ami runners on first and second, an overthrow at firsl allowed Ihe tying run to cross the plale. A wild pilch allowed the winning run. University High stranded five runners in Ihe first Iwo innings. Both learns had Ihe bases loaded with the lop of Iheir batting orders coming up. Bui Eaton pitcher Don Donation and University pilcher Ken Suddnlh got themselves out of trouble. In the top of the fourth inning, Mike Eldridge tripled for :Ealon. Then a hit bailer and ( :an overthrow on a pickoIE t 'scored two runs for the Heds. \ Â£ Misfortune struck Ealon In ! 'jhat inning. Ace pilcher Don : 'Donahoo Iwistcd an ankle when Â· ;he was caught trying lo steal ' 'second base. Then the Bulldogs lied the Â· igame in the hollom of Ihe ; 'fourth. Gary Bohman singled. i :A walk and a single by Doug i ijlause loaded HID bases. Boll- Don Donahoo, Sieve Strong !4) and Mike F/ldridge; Ken Suddnlh find Dale Hughes. Valley Extends Win Streak :To 29 Games University High lied it again in the bottom of the inning. Walt Barnharl singled and went lo third base on an error. Barnhart scored on a squeeze bunt by Tom Cramer. Tlie Bulldogs took the laad in the sixlh inning, as Hau'se tripled and scored on a fielder's choice. I3nl Union's seventh innning rally, plus key University High errors gave Hie win to Kalon. Steve Strong scored the tying run on an overthrow at first aase Tim Kuwakami scored the Bluedevils Beat Huskies, PIERCE - A pair of tlrird- inning liomeruns made the difference Tuesday as Fort Lupton beat Highland, 13-5, in Welco baseball here. The Bluedevils pulled away ram a 3-3 deadlock with eight R....H....E Eaton --.000 710 3-4 UH _ _ _000 211 0-^t Weather Halts Northern Games Northern Baseball games featuring Grcclcy West and Greeley Central were postponed Wednesday by wot and windy weather. West will now host Sterling -- weather permitting -- at 3 p.m. Thursday at Butch Butler Field here. Central's single contest wilh Loveland will be made up Monday (May I) at 4 p.m. In Loveland. The teams also have doublchcadcrs scheduled for Friday. West is to travel to Fort Morgan and Longmonl will come to Greeley to meet Central. LA SALLE -- Valley right- hander Slan Brunlz threw a 1- hit game to give (he Vikings a 10-0 slmloiil over Weld Central and push the Welco champions' winning streak lo 2!) straight games. Valley is 15-0 overall liiis season and 13-0 in Welco play with its second siraight con fercnce Mile already in hand. Gene Daiglc (jnl Hie only Rebel hit, lending off Ihe f i f t h inning wilh a single. Unify, hai no walks, but nil one halter. He struck out four Rebel bal- 'Â«"-. ., . , ., , I K K R S K Y - Plallc Valley Infield defense was (he kny,j b c , l t Roosevelt, 8-2, in Welco .vilh nine outs coming nn infield'| r l ; C ] ) n i| | 1CTC Tiicsd'iv grounders. Brunt/, made four Thc Broncog arc 7 .V in Wc lco of the infield plays himself. p | ay . Rnnycvcll drops lo 6-7 Lupe Chacon was 2-3 wilh;\volco mark three RBIs for Valley, H i l l ) , /n ,. ry ScnU lriplcti to Lewis was 2-3, including a| 0 r f Mlc t) , ir(! i n n i n g . Plate Valley Beats Riders triple. He also hail one RUI and scored three rims. Vince Barcrra was 2-2 wilh Iwo runs scored. Arnkiiwn singled him W. Central Valley .000 311 R K 00-- 0 1 2x-- 10 10 Mark Sirio.s, lid .Ionian (4) flnci Randy Yeatjer; Slan liruiil/ and Stan Smilh. sfarl Jodi in. Ar.ikawn was 3-4 in the game. Uoijsevell had .1 tola! of six hits lo gel five runs in Ihe Ihird. R H E Roosevelt 000 000 2-- 2 i 2 PV DOS 300 X-- 8 IT 5 .Jim Weber, K;iul Hcrrci'ii (Â·!) ami Haul llcrrcra RIK! Mike Crespin; Jiarry Pritchsird a n d ] Larry Scotl. winning run on a wild pilch. University High is now 6-7 in Welco play. Ealon is 9-3. runs in the fop of the nning. Wcs Okamoto third and Duane Kirkmeyer each slugged 51 3-run homers lo account for six Fort Lupton runs. Dale Souther hit a homer for Highland in Ihe bottom of the nning, but Highland didn'l have any runners on base. Oknmolo was 3-b al Ihe plate for Forl Lupton, Press Okamolo was 2-4. Loyal GalUitin was 2-4, including a double. liolli Kort I.uplon and High land arc 5-8 for Hie season. R H E Ft. Lupfon ....128 000 2--13 9 3 Highland ..._ 03! 010 0-- 5 7 9 Wcs Okamolo, Don Anderson '3) and Brent Schcider; Alan inosliila, Lee Giffin (2) and Loyal,Gallalin. HR: Wcs Oka- moio, FL, 3rd wilh 2 on base; Duane Kirkmeyer, FL, 3rd wilh 2 on base; Dale Souther, H, 3rd with none on base. Chisox Win Sixth Straight 'Knuckleball' Wood Hurls Third Shutout Sox have played this season and Wood has started four of them. He works with two days rest because the knuckler puls virtually no strain at all on his pitching arm. . ... . .1 i Â»*Â«- u u i i _ i n i 1111 n n EI I T I H I a WULV.II i , ! ? ve "' bcen dou b |e as to . An B els snapped a pulling much of a strain on Wood either. The Indians managed seven hits against the knuckler but three double plays kept Wood out of serious trouble. Chicago, which dropped its first three games of the season b e f o r e Wood straightened things out, slruck for three runs in the sixth inning, snapping a scoreless duel between the knuckleballer and young Milt Wilcox. That was plenty for Wood, who got only one run in each of his first two starts this season. Pitching dominated elsewhere in Ihe AL too. Dick Drago's two-hitter ended 1-1 lie by scoring three times. Lolich survived s shaky first inning to subdue Texas, ending the Rangers' four-game winning streak. Tony Taylor tripled home two runs for the Tigers. Steve Braun and Steve Brye combined to drive in runs for the Twins. Kansas City's streak as the Baltimore. six-game losing Royals blanked California's. Clyde Wright, Easy Victories Mark Denver Tennis Meet DENVER (APJ-Australia's Ken Rosewall takes on fellow countryman Roy Emerson today in quarter-final action of the $50,000 United Bank of Denver Tennis Classic. The professionals, contending or a top singles purse of $10,000, include 31 ot the top play- rs on the World Championship Tennis tour. Rosewall, seeded second behind Rod Laver, had little difficulty in defeating Brian Fairlie of New Zealand, 6-4, 5-5, in Fuesday's round. Rosewall's Iriumph followed the second day format which produced eight matches in which the win- icrs scored slraight set victories. Laver, of Australia, the tour's lop money winner with $58,750 and seeded first, defeated Roy Barlh of the United States, 5-7, 6-0. Layer's next opponent is Cliff Richey of the United Stales Thursday. Richey is making only his second appearance on the tour. Emerson moved into the quarterfinals by defeating Bob Carmichael of France, 7-5, 6-4, on the fast artificial surface. Ismail El Shafei of the United Arab Republic teamed wilh Fairlie lo defeat Carmichae: and Ray Ruffels of Australia, 76, 6-3, in the day's lone doubles match. Winding tip the first-round singles action, Australia's John Alexander defeated Russels, 75, 6-4; Marty Riesen of the United Stales whipped Frank Froehling, also an American, 64, 6-2; Cliff Drysdale of South Africa stopped Shafei, 7-5, 6-2; Jinlc of Denver Tennis Ihamp-onsMp Ter.nis lour: FErif-rcund Slngllf John Alexander of Australia defeated Hay Huffels of Australia. 7-5, 6-4. Marty Hiessen, U.S., drfr-ated Frank Froehliajr. U.S., M. 6-2. Ror Emerson, Auslialla. defeated Bob Carmlchael, France. 7-5, 6-i. Cliff Drysdale, Soulh Afikia, defeated '-.mall^ E[ Shafei, United A t a b Republic Cliif"HIckey. U.S.. defeated Terry Add!son, AusUalia. 7-6. 7-5. Ken Roscwall. Australia, defeated Brian- 'filrlle, Australia. G-) 7-5. : Rod T.avcr, Australia, defeated Roy Earth, U.S., 5-7. 6-0, 6-0. j Tom Okker, Netherlands, defeated Tony! Roche, Au.strali.1, -], S-1. j Flrlt-rourvd Doubles U.S. Ficd Slnlle, Australia, vi. Hiessen Roseivan vs. Emerson Charles Pasarell. U.S.. vs. Alexander Arthur Asfie, U.S.. . VI. Roger Taylor, Great Britain. Finl-round Deubln Rob Maud, Soulh Afriea. and Sione vs. Barth tnd Tom Leonard, U S. Ofcker.IUcsscn vs. Nikhi Pillc, Yu s o- ilavii. anil Jeff Bronviak. U.S. Neucflinbc a n d Roche vs. Hosewall and Slolle. Cliff Riciiey of the United 1 Terry Addison of Australia, 7-6, 7-5; and Tom Okker of The Nelherlands had no trouble downing Tony Roche of Australia, 5-1, 6-3. Each ot the winners moved into quarter final action. There still are three first-round doubles matches to he played before the pairs move up. The players are less than overjoyed wilh the fast artificial surface in the University Denver's arena, where the tournament is being held. "It's a completely different game from what is played outdoors," Roscwnll said. "AH the play is serve .and volley. It's too difficult to make good shots from the baseline." Ridley's only serious complaint was that he tired in Ihe late stages of the second and credited this to Denver's eleva- WAFFLE-STOMPERS FROM CAMPUS TO CAMPGROUND TO CITY '22 50 FULL LEATHER LINING, CUSHIONED INSOLE, ELASTICIZED PADDED TOP BINDING, AND VI- BRAMÂ® SOLE AND HEEL HAVE MADE THE WAFFLE-STOMPER BIG IN FASHION. IN BLUE AND BROWN SUEDE- ALL MEN'S LADIES' SIZES AVAILABLE.. THE SKI GOLF SHOP 928 8th Ave. Phone 353-3333 Jim Perry of Minnesota and Detroit's Mickey Lolich all had against the Yankees. The A's four-hitlers. Wright drove in two runs in the seventh inning with a clutch Minnesota piled up nine runs in the first two innings, making it easy for Perry. It wasn't so easy for Oakland battled back from a 3-0 deficit, tying the score on a homer by Gene Tenace and a two-run triple by Sal Bando. Oakland finally pushed across the winning run in the 12th when rookie Bobby Brooks walked, moved up on a sacrifice and scooted home on pinch hitter Mike Hegan's first-pilch double. When Began reached second base, he peered out to- Perry coasted past Boston as wards the Yankee bullpen. His father, Jim, is a New York seven coach. "I'm happy to see him get Lolich survived a shaky first "But I don't like to see him beat us." Bruins; Rangers Eye NHL's Stanley Cup ST. LOUIS (AP) - Boston's Bruins completed their Stanley Cup semifinal sweep of Ihe St. Louis Blues Tuesday night, and coach Tom Johnson expressed satisfaction for fhe'days off. The Bruins, had they not thwarted a late Blues come.. . , back 5-3, would be playing St. ion, 5,280 feet. "I started get- LO U J S i n Boston Thursday night ling a little pooped," he said. ins tead of preparing for a Sun- The flamboyant newcomer to day Cup finals opener against the tour was one of those who ( h e New York Ranger! at kept his cool but Addison twice home admonished the crowd to sit "We're elad to eet the pxtra down and be less enthusiastic. ti m ru, gHaW S aM John barreled to world! 4-1 lead and held on to cap the four-game sweep. "Johnny Bucyk's got a sore leg from an injury he suffered out there tonight, and we can use the rest.' The 36-year-old Bucyk, not believed seriously hurt, teamed w i t h ' P h i l Esposito in gunning !he Bruins to a fast start that made the difference against the Today'i SchedulH Alan Stone, Australia vs. Bob f.utz. Blues. Esposito rebound of ripped Wayne home Cashman's defeated carmichaei shot lo put the Bruins in front after only 1:29 and Bucyk's first of two power play goals made it 2-0.' St.- Louis trimmed the advantage to 2-1 on Terry Crisp'S nearing conclusion of the first period, but .Bucyk connected again at 4:44 of the middle session and Esposifo at 17:53 for the 4-1 command. On Tap With Preps BASEBALL FrW*y : . 'Â· . Northern ;Â·' Longmbnt at Greelcy Central DH), 1 and 3 p.m., Butch But-' !er Field. . ' . Greeley West at Fort Morgan (DH), 1 and 3 p.m. Loveland at Fort .Collins (DH). Poudre at Sterling (DH). Saturday Welce Â· . Â· . : Â· Â· .-. Plalte Valley at Weld Central, Keeriesburg, 10:30 a.m. . Highland at University High, ireeley, 10:30 a.m. Fort Lupton at.Eaton, 10:30 .m." Valley, at Roosevelt, Mill ike n, 10:30 a.m. . ' TRACK Wednesday Eaton and University at Valley, Gilcrest, 4 p.m. Thursday N on-Conference .instead ot toiaing, St. LOUIS barged back into the ccuitest. on goals by rookie defensemen Andre Dupont and Chris Evans. With 38 seconds left and pressure mounting on goallender G e r r y Cheevers, Stanfield scored another net to seal the outcome. Spurs, Bucks Meet Tonight DENVER (AP)-The Western Hockey League's least predictable and most explosive offenses will face off tonight in the tester Patrick Cup finals when the Denver Spurs and Portland Buckaroos open a bcst-of-seven playoff series here. Denver, the league champion, is riding the crest of a four- game sweep of its semifinal series with San Diego. The cup holding Buckaroos, who have won the Patrick six of the last seven years, upset Phoenix four games la two in 'their semifinal battle. Greeley Central, Grwley' West and University High 'in Greeley Intracity Track Meet, Jackson Field. Friday Northern Greeley West and Greeley Central at Fort Morgan In^ vitalional. Saturday Welco Eaton Invitational Track Meet, 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., Eaton. GOLF Friday Northern Greeley West, Greeley Central and Fort Morgan at Sterling, 4 p.m. GYMNASTICS Friday ; Northern Â· . 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