Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on October 28, 1949 · Page 4
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.«—XAUGATOCK NEWS (CONN.), FRIDAY, OCT. 28 194» Wilbur Cross Rallies To Tie Naugatuck, Garnet Blows 14-0 Half-Tune Advantage To Muff Victory 14-14 -Charlie Alegi, Bobby Rabtoy Score Touchdowns . The Naugatuck High School foot twit tmm had victory within.;' its Itrasp yesterday afternoon at Rec l*>J*nn. Field-'and then lost it, at, WWur' Cross ;»truck 'for two last touchdowns to gain a 14-] 4 ' : - Completely outplayed by .the 1 Greyhounds throughout, the bigger. heavier. New Haven squad was on the, short end of a'W-0'count lfrt.e In tb» third period '-when they took advantage of a Naugatuck "boner" to\. score. On fourth, down, with the ball resting on the Naugatuck 44, quarterback Alan Crosswait punted to the Cross 20. The ball hij: 'and. rolled back towards mid- fleld; with Don Rice, Cross half- bffek. and three Naugatuck players •waiting for it to roll dead. 73-Kard Run At the last second. Rice scooped up the ball right from under the noses of the Naugatuck youflhs, headed for the sidelines and with •' th« aid of three •timely bloetks, . threaded his way for 73 yards down " the stripe to. a touchdown. Tackle \ Don Breen. Cross t captain, 'boo'ted " tHe 'extra potat 'to' make 'it"14-7. '. With less than .four minutes, to go, with Naugatuck in possession on its 37. -Bob Rab'toy dropped back to pass. Substitute Cross quarterback . Joe. Kottage /stepped In .and intercepted the heave on the 45 and was tackled almost Immediately on the 43. On the first play from scrimmage, fullback George Clark dropped back and threw a long pass which Rice, who had gotten behind the Naugatuek secondary, gathered in on the 22. racing the rest of the way for the score untouched. Breen again booted the extra point, giving Cross the tie. g In t?je final two minutes-of the game, both teams filled the air with passes, hoping to Connect for a TD. Naugatuck wfas unable to gain- after the kickoff and punted to the Cross 38. On the first play from scrimmage Bob "Red" White intercepted one of Clark's tosses on <hls own 40 and carried to the Cross-"- -'45 before being brought down. , lnterceptia>n Cross regained possession on the nittt^play when halfback Frank Sullo*" intercepted a pass bv Jimmv McCann on his 37, carrying back to : the Naugatuck 35 before being bumped out_ of bounds by the 1st Nanfgatuek 4ejTender, with only 50 seconds remaining in the, game. Three passes were incomplete and a running play failed to gai'i as Naugatuck took over with 26 seconds to go. The locals "had time for iust two passes, one going incomplete and the other complete from Rabtoy to Crosswait for a three-yard gain. Naugatuck took the offensive early in the first Quarter and carried the fight to their bigger op- Txments all the way. The Garnet kicked "off to Cross to start tne game and the Elm City crew was unable to gain," losing 'five yards ftphr scrimmage before being forced; to kick. - •The tall was downed on the Naupatuck 46, -from where y>e locals started a drive which carried -them to the Cross 15. Rabtoy. Charlie Alegi and White alternated for a- first down oh the Cross 43. Rabtoy and White carried to the 37. from where Rabtoy threw, .a pasr straight down the middle to end Bill Matos, who took the ball on. the 21 and went to the 18. Two plays later Rice, easily the Cross standout player of the day, inter cepted a pass on the 14 and ran it back to the 30.•' ' . • . Recover* Fumble Again, unable to gain through the Naugatuck line, Cross booted to the Naugatuck 19 where the ball was downed. The locals picked sp two first downs to the 43 wherv> tfiey.were forced to kick. Crosswait got off a beautiful boot which rolled to ,the Cross seven, where Rice picked it up and carried back to the 17. Two plays later guard George Mitchell broke through to {nock the ball out of quarterback Frank Gersback's hands on an attempted pass, recovering on the 11 yard line. Two cracks at the line netted out or.e yard and then Alegri broke around his own left end, and. although hit three times and almost downnd on the five, bulled hii way over for the score. He then booted the point giving the locals a 7-0 lead The Greyhounds received another break after the ensuing kickoff, when Cross employed an illegal shift and were penalized from their 30 to the 21. A pass went incomplete and Clark was spilled back on the 14 on another attempted pass. On third down Cross elected to kick, but tackle Eddie White, who had started his first game, broke through to block it. Cross recovered on the four however, and on last down kicked out to the 36. Rabtoy Scores Rabtoy picked up. a first ftX-'n on the 26 and after he and White had gone to the 20, hit Bill Matos for a first down on thu 13. A'egi went to. the 11 and then Rabtoy sliced! off tackle and battled hii- way dhrousrh the entire Cross secondary to go over standing up. Alpgi .again booted the extra point, giving Naugatuck a 14-0 lead with less than a, minute remaining in Oi« half. Although the squad continued to outplay the visitors in the third and fourth period?, they couldn't stand prosperity and made the two mistakes which cost them a victory. The tie was the third in six games for the locals, who have vcit to win. Cross he,? a record of two wins, one tie and four losses in seven games. Cross filled to make a single first down in the game. They had a net los? of 15 yards from scrim- rrage.by rushing, and an entire- net Grain of only 28 yards from scrimmage for the entire game. That grain was the result of the 43- yard touchdown aerie] ,which by the way, was the only one of eight passes which " complete. Statistics Statistics on the game Garnet, Cross Players Scramble For Loose Ball BllMatos, No. 15, Naugk end, George'Mitchell, NaufrtttucitfUn ppor another Crosn player scramble for a loose ball on the"last play of the first half In the Naugattick-WUbur X% mi" ,* ff ^?,% Th , e baU W8S " nal ' y recovered ' by'»w on the Cro s .s,,!!7-yard lino just «* Uie half ended. Other identified players are: Joe Fierogostino, No. 60; Frank Sullo, No. 52; and George Clark No 56. Officials In the left foreground Is ''Chick" Kelly, of Wnterbury. ' Sports Still Leading As News Grid Poll Enters 7th Week they managed to are as — — — --*•<- 6a.iuc are as follows: Naugatuck made nine first downs to none for Cross, complet- d the °r17 passes to one of one * while one while Cross Cross intercepted intetcepted -•" -j-w-j »*ti-ci,v;e[jLeu three. Each team received one 15- yard penalty. Cross fumbled four times, recovering three and Nau- jatuck fumbled twice, recovering Alegi, Rabtoy and White all ran well for the locals. Alegi almost went all the way for a score on the kickoff starting the third period when he took the ball on a crisscross from White, racing to mid- 'ield before being brought down. He and running-mate Rabtoy picked up several large gains around ihe line and White reeled off sizeable chunks of yardage .hrough the line. The summary: Naugatuck (14), Ends — Carroll, Matos, Schiller Monaghan. Tackles—J. White, DiMaria Clv- mer. Guards—O'Brien, Mitchell, Pas- seek, Brady. Centers—Fowler, Johnson. Backs—Alegi, Croswait, Rabtoy, . White, McCann, Sclinske, M Matos. Wilbur Cross (14). Ends-rJuster, Butler, Dennison , Tackles—Brenn, Bellardino, Yen- mus. Guards—Piergnstino, Dalton. Center—Radiazewski. Backs — Grezebeck, Sollo, Clark, Avalone, Heminway Rice, Cottage. Score by periods: Naugatuck 7 7 Q 0—14 Wilbur Cross 0 0 7 7 14 To-ochdowns, made by Alegi Rabtoy, Rice 2. Points after touchdown, made by Alegi 2, Breen ,2 (placements). Officials: Referee, Slattery umpire, Kelly; head linesman,'Forst; field judge, Culkin. Southworth Series Cut Incident Labeled Shameful By Elliott (By XJrdted Press) Every day, in every way, it's becoming increasingly clearer that there's plenty of friction on the Boston Braves baseball team. The latest proof comes dirertly from Third Baseman Bob Elliott I and, indirectly, from Baseball Commissioner A. B. Chandler. It all centers around Boston Mg Billy South-worth's cut, or rathe the size of his cut, of the Worl Series money. Wednesday, Comsr. Chandler in directly confirmed reports of dis sension between Southworth an his players when hn revealed th Braves voted Billy only a half share of the World Series mone; It wasn't so much tho money. Bo; ton finished fourth anrl the fu shares amounted only to $33 apiece. Chandler didn't think t.his wa cricket. The commissioner explained tha he had over-ruled the voting of th rtavers and ordered them to cu Billv in for a full share. Elliott, the Boston third sacker was contacted at his home in San Diego, and had this to say abou the Series-cut incident: "It was the most shameful thin;. I have ever experienced in my base ball career," said Elliott. "And know that Tommy Holmes, he'; Boston outfielder, actually, wa sick when he had to sign the tab ulated results of the voting." Eliott savs that he and Holme ied »h intercede /in favor o Southworth when Ihe team wa voting: on how to .distribute tht money. "At the time of the meeting-, said Elliott, "I expressed .mysel as strongly as I could. Maybe som. of the boys thought they wnuh not be back next year. I don ! know. "All I do know is that they wer. de^d wrong." Holmes was asked to commen on^ the incident and begged off "Man, don't ask me to say any thing," Holmes told one newsmari "I've got lo live with those peop] next year." Worcester,' Mass. — Providenc, Colleg-c never won a football game from Holy Cross. The teams played 17 times; the Friars scored onh in Six. Alegi Picks Up Short Gain Against Cross U-State honors is shown picking r^vii w «„ »i~ ^;~CL""»~" *i."7 "?•""•• "' .J"=»vcra»y s ciasn at Recreation Field. Charlie carrioH frr. m "ii," Experts Disagree On 11 Of 20 Games Chosen The NEWS board of football expert,: agreed to disagree again this week, showing differences of opinions of 11 of the 20 collegiate g-amos chosen. The Sports Department, current pace setter, holds a seven-game bulge over the Composing Room, and is nine games in front of the third olaco Advertising Department. Editorial i,5 10 games back and Circulation is 20 games back, now coneeederJ to he 'out o£ th>> running-. Sports and Composing- disagree on eisht of their selections and Advertising- sees four games differently than the leadens. Last week, and for '-the- third straig-ht week, the experts turned m 'below average scores. Sports and Advjrtsing topped the r.?ck each with only 13 winners Composing and Editorial trailed with 12 and Circulation haft 11. ! The standings: Spent i3 . . . OA Composing gs Advertising gi Editorial ............ 79 Circu!ation ] 70 30 37 3!) 41 50 .750 .692 .675 .t!5« .583 This week's selections are as follows : Ba yl°r ......... .... 21 14 14 I? fl Tex. Christian ...... 7 21 7 7 14 Boston Col ......... 13 7 7 21 Q \illanova .......... 27 19 21 33 21 Local Hunters Leave For Maine Tomorrow Ten local sportsmen will leave the borough tomorrow for two week's of deer hunting in Maine. They are: Dr. Joseph J. Sitar, president 'of the Naugatuck Pish & Game Club; Fred Baker, Les Baker,'Frank Baker, James Baker, Dee Hart, 'William Brush, Harry Stuart, Harry Schmitz, Sr., and Harry Scbmitz, Jr. Rubber Co. Girls' Bowling League Results Listed Results in the IT. S; Rubber Co. Girls' Intel-department Bowling League aro as follows: < Monday nivixloii High Spots 1, Fireflies 2. Invaders 3, Racers 0. Boot Toppers 3, Pow Wowa 0. Hltfh Stoppers 2, Cuba 1. Chargers 3, Charmera 0, High individual single—Nora D lagc 116 .'Helen Qazdik 116. High individual three — Rufin Peteril. 309. High team single—Boot Topper High team three—Boot Topper 1433. Tuesday Divisions Streamers 3, Bluchers 0. Gems 3, Tigers 0. Style Gaiters 3, Hopefuls 0. Cutups 3, Keds 0. Wiidcata 3, Cagcra 0. High ,individual single —Hole Washes, 145. Hiifh individual 'three — Hele Washes; 391. High team single—Style Gaitc; 510. High team, three—Gems, 1537. Dan VII, Yale Mascot, Sidelined New Haven, Oct. 28^-Even Handsome Dan VII is getting Into the act. . With a half-dozen Yale football players due to ait out thla week's game because of injuries or illness, it was announced today that the Eli mascot might also be benched for the Dartmouth fray. He was hospitalized yesterday with an eye infection. MASQUERADE DANCE Saturday, October 29th White Eagle Ballroom Main St., Derby, Conn. Frizes — Door Prizes — Prized Music by Charlie Sloback and His Orchestra Free Older and Doughnuts ........... 14 19 7 14 13 Wake Forest ...... 26 37 14 13 2< Cornell 35 48 28 41 40 Columbia 6 14 7 13 6 Fordham Georgetown 21 27 21 28 12 14 13 14 21-11 Georgia 34 33 14- 7 0 Alabama 7 19 7 13 11 Georgia Tech 19 19 21 12 7 6 14 14 Ha rvard .. Holy Cross 7 27 14 14 12 13 14 14 12 13 Illinois 7 12 7 13 14 Michigan .~ 27301432 G Tmliana Q 6 21 10 6 Wisconsin 14 20 14 20 14 Iowa 28 14 14-14 Oregon 21 6 7 13 Kansas 33 21 14 13 24 Kansas State C 7 0 7 7 STAGB & SCR&N SHOW CLEVELAND STARRING GEORGE Bl HAMPDtN (RIWINO CO. WIUIMANSETT . MAS*. FAMOUS IN NEW ENGLAND FOR 8O YEARS! Missouri . Nebraska 21 39 21 28 6 13 14 0 24 14 5hlo State 19 20 14 21 fl "Northwestern 14 12 7 12 II 27 24 21 la 21 12 14 14 13 7 'enn State 21 28 21 33 14 Syracuse 0 14 7 20 0 'rinceton 14 21 21 14 0 Rutgers 7 14 7 o 7 o. Methodist 21 14 14 21 21 7 6. 7 18 14 JCLA 7 13 7 24 0 allf 14 20 14 36 14 'ale 7 7 7 20 7 artmouth 33 19 28 21 12 State To Release 26,000 Pheasants Hartford, Oct. 29—(U P)—Con- ectlcut hunters are going to have nore pheasants to shoot. The State Board of Fisheries and Uame announces that it is releas- ng some 14,000 birds before Nov. 1. Another 12,000 will be released between Nov. -1 and Nov. 26. 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