Idaho Free Press from Nampa, Idaho on February 17, 1975 · Page 11
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Nampa, Idaho
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Monday, February 17, 1975
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I i The champ a l l OS Tlie Icfcilio Kw Press. Mondav. February 17.1975 -- 11 Crespin takes State as Nampa ends up in sixth Dave Crespin grabs Ryan Ra'smussen in title boul... riyi'aulBukcr Free Press Spurls Keillor TWIN KALLS (Special) - Pugnacious Dave Crespin, a second-semester addition lo Ihe Nampa wrestling learn, lurncdDislriclihree'sdisasteral the Stale wieslling championships into a lilllc bit of gold Saturday iiiglil. The little junior from Fruita, Colorado, knnckMl off previously undefeated Ryan Kasmussen of Borah 6-i in Ihe 105-pound litlc bout (or Ihe Bulldogs' only individual crown. Nampa finished in a lie for sixlh place with Highland when Ihe three-day meet at College of Southern Idaho was over, but Crespin and 'Dogs' Coach Kollie Lane were already ihinking about next year. "1 ihink we'll have a lot heller team," said Crespin as tie clulched Iris Slate medal, "A lol of the guys here who didn't place this lime will next year." Lane was smiling aboul the prospecls. He took 11 men to the big one off his second straight District iriumph and most of Ihem did a lol of wrcslling here. Four 'Dogs -- Curl Bradburn al 98, Eddie \Vhilc al 105. Scull DeChambeau al 138, and Curl Henslcy at 185 -- narrowly missed consolation titles. NAMTA DIB PRODUCE enough points, 29, lo lie Highland in a closely-packed group of schools that followed Stale's big two Jerome and Pncalcllo. In a year (hat saw Ihe usual^ power shift lo the Eastern learns, Jerome was Ihe exception. Playing in their own backyard, the Tigers crowned Itiree individual champs Saturday night in front of a parlisan mass at CS1 lo lake Ihe learn win from Pocalello for the first time in four years. Jerome had Itfi'i points and Pocatello 70'. 2 and if (here was any discussion aboul Ihe finish before 7 p.m. finals began, il was over when Tigers Greg and Tim Callen -- cousins -- won titles al 98 and 112 lo start the evening. , .-..-· DISTRICT THKEK'S olher powers were well down Ihe line and came one-afler-lhe-olhcr. Borah was ninth and next closest to Nampa with Caldwell lOlh, Meridian lllh, and Vallivue 12lh. There were four men from Ihe district in position lo lake lilies after the semifinals and.ironically, Ihey were pitted against each other with Crespin meeting Hasmusscn and Caldwell's Cecil Vassar facing Capital's Tim Kane al 126. Cougar L'oacli LeKoy Inglis shook his head. "WJial have we got, four in Ihe finals and all four wrestling ammig Ihemsolves 1 .' Thai's a shame. It's loo bad we couldn't break it up a liltlemore Ihan thai." After 6-4 win, he stands as champion . .. Pf»l« by Diint Olson And gets victory kiss along with State medal Montana's a/I but champ in Big Sky L'nlled I'rcss International ·;·· if il wasn'l official until Ihis week, il is now. The Big Sky Conference title is down to a .'Ihree team race -- led by MOD- ·jna. : v With the Grizzlies splitting on .'the road, they officially elimin- · ialed five of the conference's ' fiamfrom a chancefor Ihe 1974- ;vj basketball crown. "We would have preferred a ·Sweep." said Monlana coach . -jfiid llealhcote. "hul we're salis- 'fled wilh a spill. Now we hosl Ihe Ally Iwo learns lhal have a ; (Shance to lake Ihe Mile from us ·mis weekend." '.3 Monlana can assure itself of at feast a lie for the Big Sky litle iilh a pair of wins tiexl Friday wrf.Saturday in Missoula. Thfi Grizzlies now have a game and a half lead over defending champion Idaho Stale. Boise Stale is aolher game hack. The Grizzlies hall run Ihtir conference mark lo D-fl by beating Boise State 81-66 Friday night in Boise. But Idaho Slain stayed in the race by handing Monlana its first conference loss of the year, -19-47 in Pocatclto Ihe noxl night. "We were jusl coming off a bout with the flu," said Idaho Slate coach Jim Killingsworth. "so we were glad to get any kind of a win. We'll lake anything in (he win column." Five of Killingswnrlh's Ren- gals had missed practice early lasl week, bul were back in lime for a pair of games againsl Monlana anil Monlana Slale. "I ihlnk we had U win Ihe Monlana game without going into overtime. I don't think we could have lasted an extra period." 1SU also look down MSU 88-77 Friday as Sophomore center Sieve Hayes scored a combined G-t points and 33 rebounds in Ihe two games against the- Monlana icams. Bill, wilh Hayes boxed in by Ken McKcnzie in (he final seconds of Ihe Grizzly game, Keviri I Inyl had lo sink a jumper from the lop of Ihe keyhole al the buzzer (ogive the Bengals their two-poinl win. Hoyl finished wilh 10 points. Hayes had 23 to lead all scorers. The two wins gave ISU a 7-2 Big Sk, record, while Boise Stale is 6-1 AN HOUR OH SO I.ATKIi Inglis watched as Vassw turned a near-pin late in Ihe second round into a 7-2 victory over Kane and a Slale crown fur Caldwcll. "lie's oncgrcal kid," said l.ane laier. "I'm glad he \vun. He's really worked hard for il." Cecil was 30-s'going inio ihc meet and had wrestled most of i he year al 132. Before Districl, Inglis decided he jusl wasn'l heavy enough and shifted him down a notch. l-ant had a problem himjstlf when Crespin showed up (or practice Ihis year. He had Eddie While al IDS and the two were almost dead-even n wreslle-offs. Crespin look Ihe No. 1 spot eventually and gol upset early in Districl. \Vhite went onto Hie finals hut there was really no conflict. In fad, Lane says ilie two complemented each olher perfectly. SATURDAY NIGHT. Crespin found himself going againsl a man who was 28-0 in Hasmusscn. While had nearly beaten the liorali man in District, losing 13-9, and Dave was right there watching. "Kddic coming so close then really gave him a lol of confidence," said Lane. "Kddiediua good job here and he helped Dave, loo .. .They helped each otherihis season." Yon had lo peg Kasmussui as Ihc favorite when Ihc '«'» squared off m the championship mat. There was a packed house al CSI, but few Dislrici Ihree fans. A small group from Nampa was there In cheer Crespin on. "1 KNK\V UK WAS unliualeii," said Crespin laier, "Bui I figured I had nothing to lose if I gave i I all I had. 1 knew he was good." Crespin proliably had a beiier idea when Has go! the takedown in Ihe first round on him for a 2-0 lead. "Nobody's ever dune lhal lo me before," he said. "Usually, ihal's where 1 gel my first points." In Ihe second round, Crespin came up wilh a good mnye to tic Ihe malch, 2-2, Kasmussen worked an csc'apeloimive ahead 3-2, Ihen Crespin reversed for a 1-X advanlage heading inlo Ihe third period. WHKX KASJ1USSKN got an escape himself lo lie il 4-4 and ihe clock licked away in ihc ihird period, ii was a mal icr of who would gei lhal last takedown. "1 knew il was gelling pielly close to ihe end of Ihe maich. If I could gel a lakcdown and jusl ride him. 1 ihiiuglil I'd have it." The clock showed abuul 35 seconds left when Crespin whirled around Kasmussen for the winning takedinvn. And jusl like he said he would, he rode il mil for the win. While Kasmussen anguished over the climax of what had been a pcrfeci season. Crespin looked surprisingly calm. His coach talked about poise. "He knew what he was doing," nodded Lane. "I thought he'd gel lhal first lakcdown. bul Rasmussen countered real well in ihc firn round. Dave wresiled a smart match." Afler laughing through Crespin's victory kiss and medal presentation. Lane talked about the learn. "We'KK NOT REAL disappointed in sixlh. We'd hoped fur some other places, bul we wraslled a lol in iliis lotiriianieni. Anytime I've been disappointed, il's been for ihe boys, nut because of Ihem." CHAMPIONSHIP BOUTS H POUNDS -- Greg Callen. Jeromr, d Rudy Beth. Highland CONSOLATION - Dan Kaeslncr. CBlur d'Alfne. d Roser Miller, Highland. 19POONOS-- Dave Crespir-. Nairipa.dRvan (tasmussen. Bor?h. ·· 4. CONSOLATION -- Rutty Vrtllard, PoCAIelh. d Mike Brewn. Lewitfon. . 11? POUNDS -- Tim Callen. Jerome, d Paul Pitper, Sr*k« stiver. CONSOLATION -- Kim Morns, BlicVlool. d Harvey Taylor, Jerome 111 POUNDS -- Dall Gardner, South Fremont, d Pal LaHimer. POCAIello. CONSOLATION -- Lvnn PeMeruix. Rigby. d JiT, Andrus. Boi\r.evi:te. m VQUNDS - Cecil Vassir, Caldwell, d Tim Kane. Capilal, !·} CONSOLATION - Kenny Vvett. Pocatello, d Brian Gibhs. Snake Rim. I}] POUNDS -- Lvle Thompson. Snale River, d Craig Bontiahe. Uwiiron CONSOLATION -- Mark Brown, Capital, d Rod rncma*on. IPrcir-e. 131 POUNDS -- Mike flanning. Pocalello, d Steve Neilson. hellcv. CONSOLATION - Clay Ward. Valliw. dTom Han, Jerome. 11-1. HS POUNDS - Brue Mac,hen. Skyline, d Brad Diehl. Jerome CONSOLATION --Alike Nagood. Capital, d Ooug Patterson, Madison MS POUNDS - Jim Rcdmter, MOSKW. d Dale Nelson, Pocatello. CONSOLATION- Sean Kay, Mirico.d Lanny Workman, Highland. HI POUNDS -- Calvin Romerill, BonnEville, 6 Kevin landon. Shelley. COVSOLATION - Dojg McCoy, capital, p gill Laurance. Meridian IBS POUNDS - Heal Russell. Shelley, d Tom Cochrine, Jerome. CONSOLATION -- MarV Brown, Meridian, d Randy Graves, Skyline. 1- C. HEAVYWEIGHT -- Norm CCnrane. JOrome, d FrznVlin King. Pacatella. CONSOLATION -- RCK Porlman, Bonneville. d Bill Rat. Borah. CLASS A SCORING -- J e r o m e It 1 1, Pocalello lo 1 1, Shelley 11. Snake River 40, Bcnneville 33, Highland It. Nampa If, Lewiston 26*1. Skyline ?(',, Borah II. Caidwell 11'J, Meridian 20, Vallivue !»',, South rremonl II. V.jscaw II, Cceur d'AI«ne Ii. Madiion I!'.. Rigor It, V.micolO, Burley B'r. Preston I 1 ?, Blackloot I. Post Falls 3, Twin Tails 1, Idaho Falls l, Kellogg 1. CONSOLATION ROUNDS CLASS A -- fB pounds -- Nampa's Curl Bradburn decisioncd by Kacffnei 01 Cceur d'ATeflB, ff-1, in semifinals. iOS -- Nampa'j Eddie While d'ccisioned by Brown ol Lewislon, 4-0, in semifinals, in -Caldwell's Reed Buhler, decisioned by Morris 01 Blackloot, 15-i, in semif.nals. Ill -- Vallivue's Rudy Cedttlo decisioned by Petterson ot, 7-1, in overlime or semifinals. I3B pounds -- Nampa's Scott OcChambea j decisioned by Clay Ward of Vallivue. -0. in semifinals. IIS --Meridian's Kevin Wood declslontd by Mite Hagoodol Capital, 2-1 in semifinals. IBS -- Meridian's Mark Brown d Mark Villano ol Pocalello. 10 1 in semifinals. Nampa'! Curl Henslev decisioned by Graves ol stylme. 4-1, in semifinals. U7 -- Bill Laurance ol Meridian advanced by disqualification over Mike Julian of Skyline. CLASS B TEAM SCORING --Salmon 5!',. Bishop Kelly41, Lakeland 4|ii, Telon IS. Bulle «',. Bulte IB',, Parma »i|. Wood River 79, Kamiah 27. Aberdeen and Firlh 2S, vveiser, Challis. and Cambridge 17, North Fremgnl and Filer It. New Plymouth 13'i. Malad u, McCall- Oannelly to'i. Grangevilte and Fruiiland 10. Rah River f, Kimberly and Bcrners Ferry B, Lapwai. Gooding. Valley 7, wesl Jefferson, Decla. and Kootcnai i, American Falls S. Soda Springs t 1 ;. Marsh Valley, Middle ton, and Orofino 4. Homedale J. Xuna 2' j. Cascade 7, St. Maries 7. C'earwaler Valley. Westside. Oakley 1. Borah will be \'"'£Z'" District toe BOISE-Meridian will be Ihe first-round opponent of Caldwcll High's Cougars in the Class A-l Region ·'?'( 'Valey) Basketball Tournament, the two clubs lo meet Thursday nighl al 7 in Capital's gym. Thursday's 8;30p.m. nigh-leap and the other game in the Cougar-Warrior side of Ihe eight-learn bracket will match Borah against the Nampa Bulldogs, who lost a coin flip for the No. 5 seed. Over at Boise State--also on Thursday - u n b e a t e n and tourney favorite Capital (20-0) will open al 7 p.m. against Emmett, white Boise's Braves go againsl Mountain Home. Meridian 110-10) won a coin loss Saturday from Borah (9-1!) afler both finished.-with Region 2 seedings records if 7-5 to share second place behind 12-0 Capital. Then came Boise al 66 for the No. 4 spot while Elmore and Nampa knolled on 5-7 records for the No. 5 and 6 spots ahead of 2-10 Caldwell (3-17 overall). Emmett automatically drew Ihe No. 8 seed due lo nol playing every leam homc-and-home. All eight teams will also play Benson and Lande win NAMPA--Jose Benson and Kick Lande, two of Ihe hopefuls for Northwest Nazarene in Ihis week's NA1A Districl 2 w r e s t l i n g c h a m p i o n s h i p s , finished off Ihe regular season wilh two wins apiece over the weekend. While NNC was losing 21-18 to Big Bend Community College and 27-18 to Treasure Valley in dual matches, Benson look a pair of victories lo raise his seasonal average lo 13-2. Lane, at 150 pounds, is 19-1 afler his'wins and he heads the four-man delegation from NNC to the NAlA metl al Forest Grove. Brett Carl (14-3-21 and Rick Powers (10-10 at 150) are also going. Ill --'nwlUf (TV) wonky ((I.; Ill- 1 CarlfN) dec. Anthony 13-4) IJ4 -- enwn IN]dec.Stiatfeldt.J;III-D. PowerI IN) pin. Robertson 2nd R-; IM -- Lande (N) won br HI.; 151 -- Br*A (TV) d«. R. Powers ;·; IH -- Meltatt [TV! dec. Robinson Mr 177 -- Tarlor [ T V ) dec. Nisley I.-2; 1M --Sapp« (TV) pin. Boldway 2nd R.; HvY -- Price I TV) won br fit- TEAM - TVCC 27, HHC II Ml- No milch; 174 - Wirmolh [»H pin. Wallace 3rd R.; Ill-- ItnsuilNI dtc. Gray »: I" -- ° Powers (H) dec. Spring! n T-); !» - Lande IN) dec. HMtinl I'll; 1SI - »'I»K ») dec.'tr. Powers! 0:1*7--Monlajotrifrv'Nt won by III,; »!--Nilley[N!*K. Or. »«yc« 19-1; IK-Ol Boyct IBB) Bin. Midway 3rd ».; Hvv -- Sliirp ( B.B) won by Ht. T E A M - l)f Bend II, NNC II. RACERS CUT 3 INDIANAPOLIS (UP!) -The expansion Indianapolis Racers of the World Hockey Association Friday cut three players from Iheir rosier, reducing it lo 20. Friday, I wo bowing out of Ihe meet and lo hang up (heir uniforms as losers' brackel "·victims; in those 'two Friday ouster games. The same site brackets will play at Capital and BSU's Bronco Gym on Friday as on Thursday. Coin flips also will be needed lo break some ties in the Valley's other District tourneys from (he Class A-2 level through A-4. 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