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pj J vLk il UJIj g THURS., FEB. 28, 1963-R .Jio4 SLtlStltft HtltU Sf PREP SPIKESTERS IN SEASON'S OPENER . Santa Ana Relays Lure 33 Schools for Two-Day Competition on College Oval BY WILL KERN ; What appears to be one of the better balanced fields will go after records today and Friday in the annual Santa Ana Relays at Santa Ana College. Runners from 33 Southland high schools will compete in four divisions in the two-day meet, starting each day at 3 p.m. Smaller schools are in action today with the large1 schools competing Friday.' Nine teams battling for honors in Division I (largest schools) are considered very well balanced. Santa Ana is the defending champion and rated strong again this year, particularly in the hurdle events. Montebello will challenge with sprinters and hurdlers, Santa Ana Valley has good distance runners, Tus-tin is well balanced and Magnolia has top half-milers. Compton Favored Compton is considered a "shoo-in" for Division II honors, Pomona is the class of Division III and Charter Oak is favored in Division IV. : Events include a shuttle hurdle relay, the eight-man mile, four-man two mile, four-man 440, sprint medley, tjght-man 880, four-man 880, distance medley and four-man mile relays. Competing are: DIVISION" I Montebello, Orange, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Santa Ana Valley, Tus- tin, Westminster, Magnolia and Costa Mesa. DIVISION II Compton, Los Altos, Newport Harbor, Excelsior, Garden Grove, Whittier, Upland, Santiago. DIVISION III Bellflow-r. Huntington Beach, Po mona, Montclair, Buena Park, Loyola, Bell Gardens, Corona. DIVISION IV Nogales, Corona del Mar, Charter Oak, Claremont, Mater Dei, Laguna Beach, Valencia and Garey. ' Divisions III and IV run today and I and II go at it Friday. Running . concurrently is the 3rd annual Mustang-Pi rate Field Event Carnival at Costa Mesa High. Spon sored by the high school and neighboring Orange Coast College, the carnival provides competition for three- man teams in the shot put, pole vault, high jump, broad jump and discus. Today's ' action includes competition among Orange, Anaheim, Santa Ana, West minster, Magnolia and Costa Mesa. Friday s action is sup posed to be held at Orange Coast, but only schools to have filed entries have been Los Altos and Newport Harbor. Costa Mesa coach Russ Larson was going to try to drum up a few more teams for the small school competition. Other meets scheduled this week include five dual meets today and two Friday. In today's action Sunny Hills is at Fullerton, Long Beach Millikan at Western, La Habra at La Puente, Savan na at Bolsa Grande, and Lo well, at La Serna. Friday's meets include Valencia at Corona and .Fallbrook; at Capistrano. . f i A by i I .;. j If V' I '" : (r J " M r i f Riverside Will Test Santa Ana Friday Night Free - wheeling Riverside City College provides the last test of the season Fri day night for Santa Ana College s improved c a g ef corps when the two Eastern Conference powers meet at Santa Ana. The unbeaten Riverside team has already clinched the conference champion ship but the Dons need a win to preserve second place. Santa Ana warmed up Tues day night by thumping Chaf- fey, 81-60. Orange Coast, which Tuesday night upended San Bernardino, 58-51, will fight to stay in the first division Friday night against Mt. San Antonio. A balanced Pirate attack led to the win over San Bernardino. Fullerton has a pair of games this weekend, meeting Grossmont's Griffins Friday night at La Mesa and Southwestern Saturday night at Chula Vista. The Hornets bowed to Mt. San Antonio Tuesday 87-79. END OF THE LINE Terry Hermann, seated, and Jon Brettman will be playing their last college basketball game in Orange County Saturday night when they suit up for game with Weber College ot Utah. Times photo Chapman Gets NCAA Berth; Titans Hopeful Saturday Vote to Determine Last Team for Collegiate Tournament at Fresno Chairman Named FULLERTON Jim Jew. ett has been named chair man of the handicap and rules committee for Amer ican Legion Post 142's golf tournament March 11 at the Alta Vista Country Club, Placentia. JAYCEE TRACKSTERS IN BIG LONG BEACH MEET ' Orange Coast, Santa Ana and Fullerton JC will be among 18 junior colleges fighting for honors in Satur day's running of the Long Beach Relays, mammoth kickoff for the Southland's outdoor track season. Meet director Jack Rose f aid there will be six categories of competition university-open, college, fresh man, two junior college divi- fions, and high school' with some 1,250 athletes rep resenting 5o teams entered Action gets under way at Long Beach Veterans Memo rial Stadium at 9:30 a.m. with the hammer throw. The last event the 2 -mile walk is scheduled at 4:30 p.m. There are 83 events m all. Orange Coast has a strong sprint-relay team of Gary Curtis, Steve Lenhardt, Pete Mathews, Steve Johnston and Gary Blockburger ready for action. Santa Ana's dis tance team, anchored by ace Jim Conlay, also is consid ered strong. if. IT'S i FASHIONABLE TO LEASE Ltait any nw tnak or model at LOW RATES with Ex$cutiv$'9 Famoui ont-year mm. open tnd plan. CONTINENTALalr eondionlnrt45.15 THUNDERBIRDair conditioning! 12.03 CHEVROLET IMPALA 69.65 Chapman College has been awarded a bid to the NCAA College Division's Pacific Coast Tournament and there's still a chance slim as it might be 'that Orange State will be invited, too. Dr. George Ziegenfuss, San Diego State basketball coach and regional director of the NCAA, said final selection of the four teams will be made Saturday after final games are played in the CCAA cage chase. Right now," Ziegenfuss told The Times, "it looks like Fresno State, San Francisco State and Chapman are as sured of bids. The remaining bid will probably go to the second place team in the CCAA (UC Santa Barbara or San Diego State)." Still Chanc Ziegenfuss said there Is still a possibility that Orange State or Cal Poly of Pomona might be awarded the invi tation, however. "I will not be participating in the vote in as much that my team is one of those un der consideration,", he said "Fresno State has already clinched at least a tie for the CCAA title and will be the host team for the tournament March 8-9. San Francisco State, the Far Western Con ference champion, did not want the tournament and Chapman's facilities are inadequate, " Ziegenfuss said. Orange State has a 14-6 record with two games left to play, Friday night at Univer sity of San Diego and Satur day night at Fullerton J C against Weber College of Utah. Chapman's' record is 18-6 with one game left, Saturday night at Fresno State Chapman holds a two out of three edge over Orange State this season, a major factor m the decision of which team to invite, according to Zie genfuss. Tourney Ineligible! Ziegenfuss also indicated that the fact that three Orange State players Terry Hermann, Jon Brettman and Jim Hatchett would be in eligible for the tourney was a factor in the decision by the selection committee. Winner of the Pacific Coast Tournament qualifies for the eight-team national college tournament at Evans- ville, Ind., March END OF THE ROAD Brettman, Hermann to Leave Sports Pages Terry Hermann and Jon Brettman really aren't old men, but many a faithful sports page reader would probablv be willing to swear that their names have been appearing in basketball box scores m Orange County since the elimination of the center jump. This is not too far from the truth. Saturday night the two "grey-beards" suit up for the last time for Orange State College for a game with Weber College of Utah. It will end eight years in the local sports page for Hermann and six years for Brettman. Terry played three years of varsity ball at Orange High and a two-year stint at Fullerton JC before joining the Orange State Titans for three years. Brettman had one year at Santa Ana High and two at Santa Ana Col lege before his three years as a Titan. , Glad It's Over Hermann, 22, admits he's kind of glad it's over. "I'm not what you'd call an old man, but I think I'm getting a little stale. It seems like I've been playing basketball for an awfully long time." Actually, Hermann's play ing days in competitive bas ketball date back 11 years to when he played for Orange Intermediate School. Since then he has collected more titles and honors than, a Latin general. Both players have a collec tion of scoring records, all- league, all-tournament and all-state honors that would fill a library of scrapbooks. Brettman, 23, was born in Santa Ana, but lived most of his school years in Lincoln, Neb;, returning to Santa Ana in his senior year of high school just in time to lead the Saints to the Sunset League championship. In his first year at Santa Ana College he was a starter on the team that won the conference championship and fin ished second m the state tournament. The two players were op ponents in high school and junior college before joining forces at Orange State. Terry says his biggest thrill as a player probably was participating last year in the NAIA Tournament at Kansas City. Jon believes his biggest thrill came the night Santa Ana beat Newport Harbor in 1958 for the league cham- ship. "And then who did ytvj play?" chuckled Terry, who remembers very well being a member of the Orange High team that tripped the Saints in a special "county playoff" 'Heart Fund game the next night. . Jon graduates in June with a social degree. Terry will receive the same degree in January. Both are unde cided about the future. "I sure hate to see these fellows leave," says Titan coach Alex Omalev. "We've put on a lot of miles together. "I'm especially sorry to see Jon go" Omalev cracked, "he's the only one on the team that laughs at my jokes." "I'm half-way glad it's all over," said nermann, who has had Omalev as his coach for the past five years. Prep Nines to Open Action . Baseball breaks out like a rash on the Orange County prep front this week with a dozen early season games scheduled. - Perennially strong Anaheim opens the season at home, meeting Paramount Friday afternoon at La Pal- ma Park. Savanna's Rebels, last year's surprise team in the CIF, takes on always tough. Fullerton at Savanna. Rancho Alamitos plays at Santiago and Newport Har bor hosts Long Beach Jor dan. Lowell is at Buena Park, Garden Grove at Mag nolia, Bolsa Grande at Sunny Hills, Servite at Corona del Mar, Corona at Valencia and Brea-Olinda hosts Nogales. BEFORE YOU CONSIDER ANY HOME ... INSPECT the CUSTOM HOMES in RANCHO LAGUNA This distinctive residential park consisting of 158 acres with tret lined streets and all utilities wn-derground now offers 19 custom constructed homes by some of the Southlands outstanding builders. The ultimate in design and construction is demanded in this architecturally supervised development. Some are ready for occupancy, others nearing com-pletion. Priced from $37,500 to $55,000. Reasonable terms. You own the land. This is the first time thes improved homes sites are on the market from $7,950. to 14,500. Rancho laguna 'At 1300 Coast Highway South, in Laguna Beach, turn left (Cress Street) and continue to Rancho Laguna. EVERETT DAVIS A SONS developers about our "unusuil Laguna Mien, hut. man U04 subordination plan". Main Office: 2700 East Coast Highway, Corona dtl Mar 'Builder of Quality Homat Inquirt La Habra Only County Team to Advance La Habra's fighting Highlanders meet second-seeded Ramona of Riverside in the second round of the CIF AAA basketball playoffs Fri day night at Riverside after becoming the only county team to survive 'Black Tuesday's" opening round which saw six other Orange County teams eliminated. Laguna Beach and Mater Dei, which had first round byes, open AA playoff action Friday night. The La-gunana will host San -Ma rino at Corona del Mar High School and Mater Dei travels to Brawley. La Habra edged California High of Whittier Tuesday night, 46-44, to vault into the second round. Rudy Becer-ra's two clutch free-throws in the last seconds of the game cinched it for the High landers. Rusty Disbro and Roger McMillan shared high-point honors for La Habra with 12 points apiece. Unceremoniously Bumped Anaheim and Santa Ana, the Sunset League's co- champs, were unceremoni ously bumped from the play offs by West Covina and Mayfair. West Covina led from wire-to-wire in beating Anaheim, 61-47. Mayfair surprised Santa Ana, 51-44. Huntington Beach lost to top-seeded Covina, 60-43, and defenseless Orange was knocked out by Long Beach Jordan, 52-41. Brea-Olinda lost a 50-42 decision to Braw ley, the team which Mater Dei will face in the second round. Laguna Beach's Friday night toe, ban Marino, downed Cantwell; 46-44. COUNTY SPORT CALENDAR COLLESI BMkttblN FRIDAY NIGHT-OrsnM Sfatf ColleM t th University of San CIho. SATURDAY NIGHT Webw (UfaM CaU IN at Orange Suit Coileac; Chapman College at Fresno State College. JUNIOR COLLEGE Basketball FRIDAY NIGHT Riverside CC at Santa Ana College; Mt. San Antonio at Orange Coast College; Fullerton JC at Gressmont. SATURDAY NIGHT Fullerton JC at Southwestern. Baseball FRIDAY-Pasadena CC at Santa An College; El Camino at Orange Coast College; Fullerton JC at Long Beach Stat v Track SATURDAY Orange Coast College, Fullerton JC and Santa Ana College at Long Beach Relays, Veterans Stadium, Long Beach. HIGH SCHOOL Basketball FRIDAY NIGHT Second Round ot CIP Playoffs. ' . - Baseball FRIDAY Paramount t Anohetmt Fuller, ton at Savanna; Long Beach Jordan at Newport Harbor; Rancho Alamitos at Santiago; Lowell at Buena Park; Garden Grove at Magnolia; Bolsa Grande at Sunny Hills; Nogales at Brea-Olinda i Servite at Corona del Mar; Corona at Valencia. Track TODAY Mustang-Pirate Field Event Carnival at Orange Coast College; First davs of Santa Ana Relays at Santa Ana College; Sunny Hills at Fullerton; Lon Beach Millikan at Western. La Habra at La Puente; Savanna at Bolsa Grande; Lowell at La Serna. FRIDAY Second day of Santa Ana Relays at Santa Ana College; Valencia at Corona; Fallbrook at Capistrano. 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