Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida on June 29, 1974 · Page 11
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Saturday, June 29, 1974
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1 s Survive In LML Tournaments Four teams survived losers' bracket ptay Friday night in the sub-district little major league all-star tournaments. Coastal blanked Callaway, 11*0, and Fred Bishop edged Springfield, 2*1, in the East division, Robert Burch pitched a two-hit shutout and David Green's three-run homer was the big hit in Coastal's win while T.C. Creel homered and Jimmy Taylor's singled led to the winning run in Fred Blship's victory as Bob Aultman, who hurled a one-hitter, outdueled Scotty Collins. Ricky Byrd's single in the fifth inning was the only hit for Springfield. Beach hipped A.L. Klnsaul, 5-4, by holding off a late rally and H.L. Johnson moved past Southport, 6-4, in West sub-district games. Mark Glvens hurled a two-hitter and Chris Parker and Danny Higgins provided the hitting for Beach while Fernandez Griffin homered in a losing cause for Klnsaul and Kenny Merchant hurled a two-hitter with Bruce Haynes cracking a homer, Terry Shivers atriple and Teddy Strickland a double for Johnson while Joe Hair homered for Southport. Coastal and Fred Bishop are slated to lock horns Monday at 7 p.m. at the Springfield field in the losers' bracket semifinal. Beach and Johnson meet Monday at 7 at the Howard Parker field in St. Andrew in the losers'bracket semifinal. The East winners' bracket final Is scheduled for tonight at 7 at the Fred Bishop field in Millvllle, with the victor gaining a spot in the district tourney. The West winners' bracket final at 7 tonight at the R.L. Turner field In Forest Park matches Mid-City and R.L. Turner, with the victor getting the second of four district berths. A.L. Klniaul 000 (Tl3-< 2 2 Betch 003 00O-5 1 3 Qrlttln, Scheurlch (3) and D»vl», Chlldree (4);OtveMandHlgglns. Weiskopf Grabs Lead In Western CHICAGO (UPI) - Tall Tom Weiskopf dropped an 18-foot birdie putt on his 17th hole Friday for the sixth sub-par round of the day in the $200,000 Western Open to seize the midpoint lead with the only under par score in the field. Weiskopf, with a 70 for the day and a 141 for two rounds, was the only player in the afternoon half of the field who could improve on par. He earned a one-stroke lead over Al Geiberger, who shot his second straight par round for a 142 total. Everyone else in the field was over par. Weiskopf, who said he "felt like I had a few bad shots, but I hit the ball pretty well," went over par on two of his first three holes, then birdied three of the next four to turn one under par. On his 13th hole he went into a trap and went back to par until his birdie putt on the par-317th hole of his round. "I enjoy playing this course because it's a lot of challenge," Weiskopf said of the 7,002-yard, par-71 Butler National Golf Club course. "It's a very exacting golf course. You've got to play the shot that's required. If you're playing well, it's a lot of fun." Geiberger went over par twice on his first nine, missing the green on both holes, but he got back even on the second nine when he dropped a 35-foot birdie putt and then chipped in from 25 feet for another birdie. "You have to be patient and play this course," Geiberger said. "If you make a mistake, forget it and go on to the next one because the other guy is going to make mistakes too. The guy who makes the fewer mistakes and holds his composure will be the winner. The main thing is to stay up there as close as you can. I don't think anybody is going to make a lot of birdies." All three of the first day leaders—Frank Beard, Gary McCord and Bob Goalby— slipped behind on their second round. Goalby, with two triple- bogey sevens on his first nine, wound up with an 80 for a 150 total; McCord had a 74 for a 144 and Beard a 75 for 145. Five players deadlocked at 143, two strokes behind, and three of them were among the six who bettered par. Tom Evans set a course record with a 67 for 143, Larry Wise had a 69 for the same total and Bobby Mitchell shot a 70 to get into the tie. Others at 143 were Tom Watson with a par 71 and Gary Sanders with a 72; Sanders was three under par with three holes to play and went double bogey, bogey and bogey to lose his chance for the lead. Others tied with McCord at 144 were Miller Barber, who shot a 69, Gene Littler and Chuck Courtney, while Rik Massengale and Gay Brewer were tied with Beard at 145. Both Arnold Palmer and Lee Trevtno shot 72 to move into a seven-way tie at 146. Once again, a number of players withdrew from the competition on the trying course, among them one of the young lions of the tour, Ben Crenshaw, who had a first round 81. The field was cut to the low 70 scorers and ties for Saturday's third round. All players who shot 153 or better, 11 over par, made the Saturday field. It was the highest score to make the cut this year, surpassing the previous high of 151, nine over par, in the Heritage Classic. rl.UJohnstm 004 002-8 4 1 Southport 040 HON 2 2 MerchanUr^ShlvwsiChaprnanMdSauls. Callaway 000 0OO-O 2 1 Coastal 0O4O7X-U S 0 Thomai, D. Williams (5) and D. William*, Chtimar (5); Burch and Bright. fred Bishop 001 100 -2 2 4 Springfield 100 0DO-1 1 3 Aultman and Creel: Collin* and Thomai. Teenager Sets World Record SANTA CLARA, Calif. (UPI) — Heather Greenwood of Fresno, Calif., got the Santa Clara International swimming meet off to a flying start Friday by winning the women's 400-meter freestyle In a world record time of 4:17.33. The 16-year-old Hoover High School senior led from the opening horn to win by a body length over Shirley Babashoff to better the world mark of 4:18.07 set by Keena Rothhammer of Santa Clara in 1973. "I heard everybody yelling on the last lap, so I knew I must have been doing pretty good," the excited teenager said. Miss Greenwood, a 1976 Montreal Olympic hopeful, had splits of U01.50, 2:04.62 and 3:12.10 enroiite to her record- breaking swim. Wearing a new "rubbolastic" fabric swimsuit, Miss, Greenwood said the almost see- through outfit may have contributed to her performance. "I don't really know if it did, but it didn't hurt any," she said. "Rubbolastic" suits, according to swimming experts, is so tight it serves almost as a second skin, cutting down swim time by preventing water absorption and air pockets in the suit. Cubs Win In 18th MONTREAL (UPI) - Jerry Morales, hitless in eight previous trips to the plate, tripled home the winning run in the 18th inning Friday night to give the Chicago Cubs an 8)7 victory over the Montreal Expos in the first game of a doubleheader that was the longest major league contest ever played in Canada. The game, which took four hours and 55 minutes to complete, also was the longest in the majors this year. Don Kissinger led off the 18th when he was walked by loser Ernie McNally, now 5-8. Morales then tripled down the right-center field alley to score Kessinger. The Expos tied the score in the ninth inning on a single by Ron Hunt, a pair of passed balls by Rookei catcher Steve Swisher and a wild pitch by relief pitcher Burt Hooton. 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Six teams will compete, beginning at 9 a.m. They are Panama City's Citizens and Traders, Pensacola Mets and Belvin, Corry Field and Eglin. The tournament has been named in honor of the late Buck Walker, a fast pitch enthusiast. Walker sponsored a fast pitch team here for many years. His teams in 1962 and 1969 won state championships. Many of the players of those two teams are on the Traders team this year. The annual Panama City fast pitch tournament, with teams from all over the southeast, will be held the second weekend in July at Oakland Terrace Park. Baker, Copra Spur Braves St. Andrew Baptist and St. each collected three hits. John's Catholic, a couple 'of United Nazarene of Opelika, local teams, racked up victories Ala., dropped Panama City Fir- Friday night as the annual st Baptist, 8-6, First Baptist of ,church Southeastern slow pitch Opellka won over Panama City Softball tournament got under Hlland Park Baptist, 22-4, Huff- way at Oakland Terrace Park, man Baptist of Birmingham St. Andrew walloped Smyrna topped St. Mark Freewill Bap- Baptist of Pensacola, 20-4, as tist of Phenix City, 13-10, and Dane Messlck and Dennis Trinity Methodist of Phenix Pledger each hit two home runs City dumped Lakeside of Bir- and a single and Wayne Villad- mingham, 16-6, in other sen added three singles and St. John's topped Bloxham Heights of Tallahassee, 11-6, as Eddie Waters and Hank Faccinl homered and Jay Purvis rapped a triple and double. Another local team, St. Andrew Assembly, went down to an 8-7 defeat at the hands of Milton First Baptist while Milton's Hickory Hammock won by 14-6 over Summit Park Methodist of Pensacola. Four more first-round games in the 32-team double-elimination tournament are slated for 8 a.m. today, with local entries Lynn Haven Methodist playing Myrtle Grove of Pensacola and Church of God of Prophecy playing Northside Baptist of Annlston, Ala. The other two pit First Christian of Pensacola against Freewill Baptist of Phenix City and Temple Baptist of Tallahassee against Assembly of God Tabernacle of Atlanta. Panama City's Central Assembly won over Center Point First Baptist of Phenix City, 13-8, as Phillip Toole, Tommy Odom and Ray Sublett P.C. First Baptist had Johnson with three singles. Joe Other openers saw St. Mary's of Pensacola winning over Oswitchee of Fort Mitchell, Ala., 28-5, Lakeview Baptist of Tallahassee winning over Holland Creek of Phenix City, 10-4, and First Baptist of Montgomery winning over Woodland Baptist of Phenix City, 17-6. Russians Take Early Lead AUSTIN, Tex.. (UPI) Russian hammer thrower Yuri Sedyhk, undaunted by a searing Texas sun, smashed a meet record and inspired the Soviet Union to an early lead in the 3rd annual Russian-American Junior Track and Field Meet Friday. The Americans, however, got off to a strong lead in the track, Baker's Houston McTear finished ahead of two Russians to take second place in the 100-meter dash. McTear ran 10.33 only to be nipped by teammate Clancy Edwards at 10.31. capturing one - two finishes in the boys 100 and 400 meter dashes and 110-meter hjirdles. Through seven complete events, the Soviets held an overall 42-35 lead, while the U.S. boys led the visitors 24-20. The Russian girls, favored to win their division, jumped to a 22-11 lead. Sedyhk and teammate Alexander Turfanov outdistanced two American challengers by, more than 30 feet. Sedyhk's best toss —226 feet, 11 inches—shattered the record set by Sergey Korobov of the U.S.S.R. at the first meet in 1972. "We don't have this kind of heat at home in the Ukraine," Sedyhk said through an interpreter. "It bothered me somewhat. I did not throw well, only on the one throw." The 90-degree temperatures didn't seem to bother the Russian women either, who captured the top two positions in the discus throw with little trouble. Winner Lubov Skoro- pistzeva bested American Judy Lane, who finished third, by 27 feet with a throw of 162 feet, 5 inches. Clancy Edwards and Houston McTea of the United States lunged ahead of two Russians at the tape and won the 100 meter dash in the boys division. Curtis Byrd and Ron Harris, two Yankees, took one-two places in the boys' 400-meter run. The largely partisan crowd at Memorial Stadium roared with approval when Americans Michael Johnson and Dedy Cooper took the first two places in the 110 meter hurdles. Both raced ahead of Russia's Pavel El'Ter- man near the tape. The two-day meet concludes Saturday night. The United States is defending champion, having won last year at Odessa in the Russian Ukraine. The Soviets won the first junior meet, held in Sacramento, Calif., in 1972. Tigers Triumph DETROIT (UPI) — Luke Walker pitched six strong innings in his first American League start Friday night and, helped by a 14-hit attack, hurled the Detroit Tigers to a 97 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. Walker, 3-0, had things well in hand until .the seventh inning, having given up only a leadoff home run to Bobby Mitchell in the fifth, his third of the season. Kevin Kobel started and lost Spurs Challenge Blazers SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (UPI) — The San Antonio Spurs Friday issued a $50,000 challenge to the Portland Trail Blazers to play a "get acquainted" basketball game at the Hemisfair Arena. Angelo Drossos, a trustee of the American Basketball Association Spurs, sent a telegram Brolcow Signs Buck Contract MILWAUKEE (UPI) Notre Dame guard Gary Brokaw, the first round selection of the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1974 NBA college draft, signed a multi-year pact with the club Friday. The 6-foot-4 Brokaw applied for and received "hardship status" following his junior season with the Irish. Terms of the contract werenot revealed. Brokaw averaged 17.2 points per game in two varsity seasons at Notre Dame. Last season, he shot 65 per cent from the floor while helping the Irish to a 26-3 record. to President Herman Sarkowsky of the National Basketball Association Trail Blazers proposing the game. Drossos took exception to remarks attributed to Sar­ kowsky about San Antonio during recent negotiations on a merger between the ABA and NBA. Sarkowsky reportedly said, "Why do we want San Antonio? Who would want to go to San Antonio? Who would want the San Antonio Spurs in their arena. I don't even know one player on the team." "Therefore," Drossos said in the telegram, "I would like to make you the following get- acquainted offer. We will pay the Trail Blazers $50,000 to play the San Antonio Spurs in the little town of an Antonio in their little arena. This will give you the opportunity to acquaint yourself with our humble surroundings and also possibly to see our 'no-name' players." Drossos told Sarkowsky there was one catch, however. "You must win the game to receive the $50,000." his fifth straight game. Marvin Lane touched him for a two-run home run in the second, his first of the season, Gary Sutherland doubled in a run in the fifth and the Tigers added three in the sixth—one on a single by Bill Freehan and the other two on Mickey Stanley's single. MUwukee Money 3b May cf Berry ct Scott lb DJohiuon dh Brlggi It Mitchell rf Moore c Yount si Vukovlch 2b Kobel p Champion p ERodrigui p Detroit abrhU 5 0 10 Stanley cf 3 0 0 0 Smherlnd 2b 2 110 Kaline dh 4 112 Horton If 4 111 Sharon U 4 0 10 ARodrlgz 3b 3 2 11 Freehan lb 3 110 Une rf 4 112 Moses c 2 0 11 Brown ph 0 0 0 0 Umont c 0 0 0 0 Brlnkman as 0 0 0 0 Walker p Hlller p 34 1 I 7 Total* abrbbi 5 112 5 12 1 5 111 3 110 1000 3 0 11 4 3 3 1 2212 2 02 0 1000 10 11 4 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ml 14 1 mn»m ~i moil tlx-1 LOB-Mllwautee 4, Detroit ATLANTA (UPI) - Dusty Baker's homer with one out in the 10th inning gave the Atlanta Braves a 1-0 victory in the second game and brought Buzz Capra his ninth consecutive win Friday night after the Cincinnati Reds won the opener 6-5 In a contest nearly declared forfeit because of irate fans who showered the field with Frisbees. Baker, who had snapped out of an 0-for-28 slump with a two- run single in the ninth inning of the first game, connected off Don Gullett, who had allowed only seven hits and three walks over the first nine innings while matching scoreless innings with Capra. In a promotion sponsored by a restaurant chain, the Braves gave away 10,000 frisbees to youngsters. Twice in the fourth inning, angry Braves' fans littered the field with hundreds of white frisbees to protest an umpires' decision. After the second incident, it was announced that the umpire would declare a forfeit to the Reds if the frisbee throwing was not halted. There were no further major littering incidents. In the second inning, Dan Driessen singled, Merv Retten- mund walked and Dave Concepcion was hit by a pitch to load the bases against Braves' starter Rorlc Harrison. Pete Rose walked to force in a run and Cesar Geronimo singled in another before Max Leon relieved Harrison. Joe Morgan drove in the third run with an infield out and Bench knocked in two more when his pop fly fell safely in short left. Tony Perez homered for the Reds in the fifth inning to give Cincinnati a 6-1 lead. Darrell Evans hit a two-run homer for Atlanta in the sixth to cut the margin to 6-3. ClBclnatl Atlanta abrhH 4 12 1 Garr If 5 12 1 Office cf 3 0 01 Evans 3b 4 0 12 Urn lb 5 12 1 Baker cf 0 0 0 0 Johnaon 2b 4 12 0 Oatea c 2 10 0 Robinson as 4 110 Tepedlno ph 4 0 10 MPerez as 0 0 0 0 Harrison p Leon p Foster ph Krausse p Murrell ph JNIekro p Correll ph 5 « 11« Totals Rose If Gemonlm cf Morgan 2b Bench c TPerez lb Chaney 3b Driessen lb Rettnmnd rf Concepcln as Carroll p Borbon p Mate MHwaakee Drtrall E-Sutherland. 6. 2B-Brlggs, Brinkman, Sutherland. 3B- Freehan, Kaline. HR-Une (1). Mitchell (3), Scott (8), DJohnaon (10). S-Lane. SF- Vukovlch, ARodrlguez. Ip h r er bb so Kobel L 3-7 5 9 6 6 0 3 Champion 12-3 4 3 3 0 0 ERodrlgue* 11-3 1 0 0 l o Walker W 3-0 61-3 5 4 4 3 2 HRIIter 22-3 4 3 3 0 1 Kobel pitched to tour batters In 6th. PB-Moses. T-2:18. A-22,431. Campanerls Sparks KANSAS CITY (UPI) - Bert Campanerls sparked a pair of big Innings with a run-scoring triple and single and scored twice Friday night, pacing the Oakland A's to a 7-1 romp over the Kansas City Royals. abrhbl 5 12 0 4 110 5 2 2 2 4 02 0 4 0 12 2 110 4 03 1 2 0 0 0 1000 1000 0 0 0 0 1000 1000 0 0 0 0 1000 0 000 1000 Kilts Mt III NO—I tUtttlJ*— 5 E-Driesaen. DP-Clnclnhatl 4, Atlanta 2. LOB-Cincinnatl 11, Atlanta 7. 2B-Oates, Garr. HR-TPerez (13), Evans (8). Tttels ClaclsaaU Carroll W 5-1 Borbon Harrison L 6-9 Leon Krausse JNIekro Ip h 6 6 3 11-3 32-3 2 2 r rr bb 3 3 2 2 2 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 Carroll pitched to 1 batter in 7th. HPB-by Harrison (Concepclon). WP-Leon. O/lvo Perfect CHICAGO (UPI) - Tony Oliva continued his torrid hitting spree Friday night with a 4-for-4 performance that included two home runs to lead the Minnesota Twins to 10-3 rout of Wilbur Wood and the Chicago White Sox. Oliva now has hit four home runs in his last three games and six in his last 10. The Twins' designated hitter,, who raised his average 12 points to .315, contributed a first inning single, a third inning homer, a fifth inning homer, and a seventh single that paved the way for all 10 Minnesota runs. Just for good measure, aging Harmon Killebrew blasted his 552nd career homer ahead of Oliva's single in the seventh. The Twins collected 15 hits in helping southpaw Bill Butler to his third win against two losses. Butler, however, needed late inning relief help from Dave Goltz. Singles by Steve Brye, Oliva, a double by Killebrew, and a triple by Steve Braun accounted for four runs in the first Inning against Wood. Wood, who has dropped three straight decisions tt the Twins this year, suffered his ninth defeat of the year against 12 wins. Perry Again CLEVELAND (Uff) George Hendrlcl Hibled Leron Lee home from ft 1 1 c ^se in the ninth inning to give the Cleveland Indians a 2-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox and hand pitcher Gaylord Perry his 14th consecutive victory before 33,020 fans Friday night. As Lee slid home with the winning run, he knocked over Boston's all-star catcher Carlton Fisk even though the throw to the plate was high and Lee appeared to have the play beaten. Fisk was carried from the field on a stretcher. Perry held the Red Sox to three singles as the second-place Indians cut Boston's lead in the American League east to 21-2 games. Perry needs two more victories to tie the American League record of 16 consecutive triumphs. The 35-year-old Indian righthander, who is now 14-1, hasn't lost since opening day when the Yankees beat him. He's pitched 14 straight complete games. Charlie Spikes, playing for the first time since suffering a pinched nerve in Boston iast Sunday, belted his 11th home run of the season in the fourth inning to give Perry a 1-0 lead. Rained Out Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, ppd, rain New York at Baltimore, postponed rain St. Louli at New York, postponed rain 'A GUIDES — BOATS — MOTORS — BAIT WADDELL'S i HUNTING - FISHING LODGE MOTEI * RESTAURANT ACCOMMODATIONS Specializing in fresh water Catfish Phone: „_ _ 653-4385 P0 - Box 606 AREA CODE (904) _ Apalachicola, Fla. 32320 GULF COAST SPEEDWAY STOCK CAR RACING also Modified Hess HWY.77 RACING fcVERY SATURDAY NIGHT IN TIME FOR VACATION A NEW SUPPLY OF AUXILIARY GAS TANKS FOR TRUCKS VANS & MOTOR HOMES B0ASE MFG. CO.

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