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SWEET 16 Redondo Rebounds From Slow Start, Beats Evert to Win Singles Title Marita Redondo is the 1972 National Girls 16 cnampion. Rebounding from a poor start, Miss Redondo used her crisp^ backhands and overpowering forehands to down .eanne Evert of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. 6-4, 6-0 to capture the Sweet 16 title in her third year^ of trying Saturday afternoon before a large crowd at the Charleston Tennis Club indoor facility. Miss- Redondo of National City, Calif, broke Ft. Lauderdale's two-year hold on the crown without losing a single set in the seven-day event, but not before giving her supporters some anxious moments. After winning the toss and electing to receive to take advantage of Miss Evert's weak serve, Miss Redondo dropped the first 11 points of the match and fell behind 2-0 and 40-0 in the third game. "I wasn't really nervous before the match," Miss Redondo said. "But, being down 2-0, I was pretty tight and Just started bitting out." The tall Californian put away a forehand into the deep left corner and Mowed with anotb- -$ftfl rtwto by UWTMM Pltre* TWO OF A KIND LOOK OVER A RAIN-SOAKED SCORECARD SATURDAY Colin Campbell, 14, Tallies Up Score While His Father, Bill Campbell, Looks On Bogies a 6 No-No' For Bill Campbell er winner in the right corner to get back into the match. The game went to deuce twice before Miss Redondo caught Miss Evert moving and hit behind her to win the game. No* wasting time, Miss Redondo blasted an ace to open the fourth game and went on to even the set 2-2 and the two finalists divided the following games to set the stage for the all important seventh game. Miss Redondo missed a perfect overhand smash from in front of the net to start the game, but came back on a booming forehand to the left corner and a put away off of Moss Evert's first drop snot of the match to take the game and move ahead for the first time 4-3. A seemingly frustrated Miss Evert missed a drop shot to fall behind 5-3 and lost the set when one of her lops hit the ceiling. The second set was a mere formality as Miss Redondo completely controlled the tempo and kept the Ft. Lauderdale netter on the defensive. Miss Evert dropped seven straight points hi the second and third games and all six games of the second set to the overjoyed new champion. "I'm so happy," Miss Redondo said after the match. "I really wasn't thinking much about the past two tournaments here. "I knew these courts were faster than those outside and my game would also be better ... I had a lot of confidence. My strokes have been on throughout the tournament." Miss Redondo said she practiced with top competition in California before coming east and this helped her tune her TOP SINGLES PLAYERS POSE AFTER SWEET 16 FINALS Marita Redondo (Right) Defeated Jeanne Evert for Title Staff Photo by Lewis Rairw GAZETTE-MAIL Charletton, W. Va. f July 30, 1972 s SPORTS 1C" By Bob Baker WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS --It pays to be good. The 17 golfers in the champi pnship flight of the West Virginia Amateur Tournament didn't have to play in the rain Saturday. The third round of the championship flight was postponed. But amid some grumbling, all the other golfers from the first flight through the 12th flight and the senior division did have to go out and get soaked for the third straight day. Leader Bill Campbell and the other players in the championship flight will play 36 holes today, starting at 8:30 Another State Amateur story and picture on Page 6C a.m. The men will have a 30-minute lunch break and then play again in the afternoon. Why was play in the championship flight called off Saturday while the other flights went ahead and teed off in the rain? "The reason is that we can handle 17 players at 36 holes but we can't handle all the other flights," tournament director Fred Burns explained. "These 17 are the only ones with a chance for the championship. We'd rather wait and hope for championship conditions Sunday." * * * BUT WHAT HAPPENS if the rain continues and today's play is wiped out? "Do you want to get a five- iron wrapped neck?" replied around Burns, your who didn't even want to think about the possibility of more rain. Campbell, who holds a five- shot lead with a 137 score for two rounds, said he doesn't think the 36-hole windup will hurt his chances for a record 12th Amateur title. "I seldom go out and play 36 holes just for the fun of it but I've often played tournaments and 36 holes in qualifiers," said Campbell, who is 49. "I played 36 holes in the U.S. qualifier at Cincinnati in June and shot 72 and 71." Ward and Burke Hawkins of Huntington. Henry McCoy of Sistcrsvillc is at 145. Campbell didn't play Saturday but he did go out and walk in the rain watching his 14-year-old son Colin play a 12th flight match. "Colin lost a tough one. He was one up with two to play but got beat on the 18th hole. I may have put the jinx on him," Bill said. game to the championship level. "I really had to concentrate on my game in California and I felt ready," Miss Redondo explained. "Jeanne would have played better outside, but my shots were just too much today." Miss Evert teamed with Kathy Kuykeodall of Miami, Fla. to salvage the day with a doubles championship win over Miss Redondo and Robin Tenney of Los Angeles, 6-7, 6-}, 6-2. In other final day matches, Miss Kuykendal topped Miss Tenney 7-5, 6-3, for third and fourth place in the singles, while Carrie Fleming of Ft. Lauderdale defeated Lele Forood also from Ft. Lauderdale, 6-1, 6-i in a battle for fifth and sixth place. In an all California battle for third and fourth place in the doubles division, Vicki Jensen of San Diego and Kathy May of Beverly Hills bested Robin Haris of La Jolla and Margaret Teague of San Diego 6-2, 6-2. 17 Innings Morales Strokes RBI-Single, Saddling Reds With 4-3 Loss The Associated Press San Diego outlasted the Cincinnati Reds Saturday night at Riverfront Stadium. Jerry Morales stroked a run- scoring single in the 17th inning, giving the Padres a 4-; decision in 17 innings. The Mi by Morales followed a double Box scores on page 2C JOHNSON AND Lou Cuffarol Miss Forood and Betsy Nagel- of Wheeling spent the morning playing cards in the men's locker room with brothers Burke and Marshall Hawkins. "I had better have a good 18 in the morning Sunday or there won't be 36 for me," laughed Johnson as lie shuffled cards. It has been a tough tournament, for Director 73-year-old retired Burns, the Huntington BmT ****· " K mn \ bother sports editor. He not only has me. I think I can maintain my * Hs sphpf ,, llp Hismnted hv concentration m e n t a l l y and physically all day." Campbell said his strategy is "just to play my game and let the others take care of themselves. Mine is basically a conservative game. I try to avoid bogies and let the birdies come when they may." Closest to Campbell is Frank Sexton of Barboursville at 142. Bob Johnson of Charleston is third at 143. Tied for fourth at 144 are Bob Gaston of Clarksburg and Jim seen his schedule disrupted by the rain but he has been limping from a hernia condition. "It must have happened Thursday but I don't know what I did to cause it," Fred said. "Everytime I move around, it hurts. The doctor at The Greenbrier clinic told me I would be okay until I can get back home and see my regular doctor. Burns has attended the Amateur since the mid 1930s and said this is the wettest tournament he can remember. sen outlasted Susan Mehmed- basich and Susan Zaro 5-7, 7-6, 7-5 for the Feed-In Doubles title. Earlier, Misses Forood and Na- gelson beat Bunny Bruning and Susan Hagey 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 while Misses Mehinedbasich and 1 Zaro defeated Gretchen Gait and Sandy Stap 2-6, 6-4, 7-6. also gave Award to Tourney officials the Sportsmanship Leonard Captures Schaefer After Mixup With Al Unser MOUNT POCONO, Pa. (AP) -- Joe Leonard, a 37-year-old campaigner from San Jose, Calif., was declared the official winner of the Schaefer 500-mile auto race Saturday an hour after the honor had gone to Al Unser. Leonard, the 1971 driving champion of the United States Auto Club, had taken the lead with 90 miles to go after most of the early contenders bad fallen by the wayside. He cruised home about 25 seconds ahead of Johnny Rutherford of Fort Worth, Tex., who finally was Ottd place. credited with see- Rutherford', a 37-year-old vet-| Leonard, oblivious to the con- eran of many racing wars, drove his car to his garage. Both he and Al Unser said later fusion, said he was looking forward to picking up the winner's check of about $95,000. The they knew all along that Leon- \ purse, including accessory ard was the winner. l awards, totaled $496,750. I was chasing Leonard, notj Leonard's average speed was Al," Rutherford said. Spectators Knew Winner |a record 154.781 miles per hour, -- - |more than 16 m.p.h. faster than No one could explain how the I the 138.648 posted by Mark scoring ' ' though ^ spectators apparently knewj Leonard, who now has" won mixup occurred, al-JDonohue in winning the inmost of the 70,0001 augural Schaefer 500 last year. Leonard was the winner. : two 500-mile championship A USAC official had reported races in a career that spans 23 earlier that Al Unser was three laps to the rear of Leonard at years, required 3:33:49 to negotiate the 200 laps around the the 325-mile mark. Not only! 2.5-mile Pocono International | that, a check of the individual But up ahead, Al Unser, the j scoring cards showed Unser leader on the track, was givenispent :06:2d in his pit against the checkered flag by starter | only :02:35 for Leonard. Shim Malone. He and Leonard, who with Mario Andretti make up Parnelli Jones' Viceroy- Still later, USAC competition director Dick King announced that Unser had been penalized Samsonite racing team, pulled I a lap for passing another car their cars into victory lane to-j under a yellow flag situation getber. I late in the race. Raceway. Unser was credited with third place in the unofficial standings, completing 199 laps. Fourth was Billy Vukovich, driving the Sugaripe Prunce Special, credited with 198 laps. Fifth was Sam Posey in the Norris Industries Special, also with 198 laps. Stephanie Tolleson of Phoenix, Ariz. Chiefs' Win Sparked By Livingston CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- Kansas City backup quarterback Mike Livingston ran 39 yards for one touchdown and passed for another Saturday, rallying the sputtering Chiefs to a 23-17 victory over the New York Giants in the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame game, first of the r e g u l a r National Football League exhibition contests. Livington, a fourth-year man from Southern Methodist, replaced regular Len Dawson late in the second half and sparked the Chiefs from a 10-6 halftone deficit. by Nate Colbert and an intentional pass to Clarence Gaston It was only Cincinnati's fourth defeat in the last 15 games ant cut the Reds' lead over Houston In baseball's National League West to six games. Both teams scored in the ninth inning to send the contest into overtime. After San Diego nicked Clay Carroll, Cincinnati's ace reliever, for a 3-2 lead on Larry StahFs double, two walks and Fred Kendall's sacrifice fly, the Reds matched it on Barrel Chaney's one-out home run off Mike Corklns, the third of his career and second in the last three games. The Padres grabbed a 2-0 runs with a homer and a single, lead with a pair of unearned giving the Pirates a 3-2 triumph on a walk and two infield outs. They tied the count at 2-2 an inning later when Tony Perez led off with a double, Denis Menke singled and George Foster hit into a double play. Randy Hundley homered to make the difference in the Chicago Cubs' 3-2 decision over the St. Louis Cardinals. Lee May drove In four runs, powering the Houston Astros to a 7-2 victory over the Lot Angeles Dodgers. May ripped his 21st homer, a three-run blast, in the seventh inning. San Franscisco bunched five singles and a two-run throwing error by Atlanta third baseman Darrell Evans for five runs in the fourth inning and a 5-2 triumph over the Braves. Larry Bowa drove in two runs and scored twice, leading the Philadelphia Phils to a 5-2 victory over Pittsburgh In the first game of a twi-night doubleheader. Woody Fryman, who surrendered Willie StargelTs 22nd homer, was the winner. Brooks Robinson slugged his fifth homer with two out in the llth inning, lifting the Orioles to a 4-3 victory over Cleveland. John Briggs, Joe LaHoud and Dave May hammered homers, powering Milwaukee past the Tigers, 8-3. Bobby Murcer, Gene Michael and Hal Lanier contributed run- scoring hits in the first inning, staking New York to a 4-0 lead en route to an 8-1 victory over Boston. The win moved the Yan- cees above the .500 mark the first time this year. Reggie Jackson blasted a pair of home runs and Joe Rudi slammed a three-run shot as the Oakland A's beat Minnesota 7-2. The homers were No. 19 and 20 for Jackson. The Chicago White Sox nipped Kansas City 4-3. 'Lippy' Says His Farewells By Joe Mooshil CHICAGO (AP) - "Retired?" smiled Leo Durocher. 'By no means." Durocher, who earlier this week had stepped aside as Manny Sanguillen drove in two manager of the Chicago Cubs, was bantering with reporters in the nightcap. Luke Walker, with relief help from Ramon Her- Saturday. He had just given a brief farewell speech to his former winner. Ron Fairly clouted a three-run homer as the Montreal Expos trimmed the New York Mets 6-3. BALTIMORE CLOSED within nandez and Dave Giusti, was the players, many of whom had said they would rather not play for Durocher. But Leo, never one to turn his back on anything, faced them one more time. games of Detroit in thej "I talked to them as a group runs against 13-game winner Gary Nolan in the first inning. They broke through on an error by shortstop Dave Conception, Nate Colbert's single, a wild pitch and Clarence Gaston's two-run single. The Reds touched Mike Caldwell for a run in the third when Nolan singled and came around American League East when'and" l"shook hands with them Chiefs Defeat Charlies And Garber by 5-0 Count SYRACUSE, N.Y.-Gene Garber resumed his toil in the uniform of the Charleston Charlies Saturday night, but his usual sharpness eluded him. The ace of the Charlies' staff, who had just returned from a largely inactive stint with the parent Pittsburgh Pirates, scattered three singles over the first four innings and then got roughed up by Syracus. Soccer-style Stenerud, who kicking missed a Jan field goal that would have given Kansas City a playoff victory over Miami last year in the longest game in pro history, converted all three of his field goal tries. Stnerud's goals were 37, 43 and 14 yards in the nationally televised game played in cool, overcast weather before 19,302 in Fawcett Stadium. The game was past of the Hafl of Fame enshrinement ceremonies. Earlier in the day Lunar Hunt, Gino 'Ac* 1 Marchetti Parker OUie and were into the adjofaing shrine. Matson, Clarence inducted International Standings Saturday's Results Syracuse 5, CHARLESTON Peninsula 5, Louisville 3, first game, 10 innings Richmond 4, Toledo 2 Tidewater 3, Rochester 0 Friday's Games , ... , - . , , CHARLESTON 7-1. Syracuse 4-5 ^^J^l^^l^J Syracuse erupted for four runs in the bottom of the fifth Inning and scored a 5-0 victory over the Charlies. Allen Closter, pitchig his first complete game as well as his first S h o o t o u t of the season, blanked the Charlies on six hits. Joe Pactwa's line drive home run over the right field wall climaxed the four-run uprising against Garber. The Chiefs added another run in the sixth inning with Frank Tepedino's RBI double chasing Garber. Charleston wasted 1 a leadoff double by Gary Kolb in the top of the fifth inning. Kolb moved over to third base on a passed ball but Buddy Booker, Garber and Frank Taveras struck out in succession. C H A R L I E CHATTER: hareston and Syracuse wind Rochester 8, Tidewater 6 Toledo 3, Richmond 1 Peninsula-Louisville, rain W L Pet. GB 56 54 55 54 52 Louisville . . . CHARLESTON Tidewater . . . Rochester Toledo Syracuse . Richmond Peninsula 48 40 44 46 48 50 50 55 54 61 .560 .540 .534 .513 .510 .471 .471 a 6 p.m. game...Probable pitchers are Barry Moore (4-4) of the Chirletton ab r h bl SVTMUM Taveras ss 4 0 0 0 Bladt cf Howe ?b Kopacr Ib Zlsk If Joseph 3b Sharon cf Kolb rf Booker c Garber p Lamb p it) r It bl 5 1 1 0 3 0 T 0 Tepodlno Ib 3 0 2 1 4 0 0 0 Walton If 2 1 0 0 Oakland 4 0 0 0 Reid rf 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 McKlnney 3b 4 I 1 1 4 0 1 0 Pactwa rf-lf 3 1 1 3 I 0 2 0 Fernandez c 3 0 0 0 3 0 ft 0 Frailer 2b 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 Baker s s 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 Closter p 4 0 0 0 Frontlno ph 1 0 0 0 TeXi'ive p 0 0 0 0 Totals 31 0 t 0 Totals 3» $ 7 J .396 16% Sunday's Games CHARLESTON at Syracuse p.m.) Peninsula at Louisville Tidewater at Rochester Richmond at Toledo Charfaston Syacire* 000 AM OM-0 041 00*--S E--Taveras. DP--$yracuse 2, Charlesort. LOB--Charleston 6, Syracuse 8. (fi 2B--Kotb, Tepedlno. 38--Bladt. HR--P8C- Itwa (in. SB--Sharon, Tcpedlno. IP H R ER BB $0 Garber, L »-J Stt 7 5 4 I 5 Lamb 1% 0 0 0 l 3 T*u*ve 1 0 0 0 0 1 Ctaster, W S - « 1 6 0 0 2 10 PB--F«rWK*rZ. T--2:23. A--2,768. Charlies and Mike Pazik (8-7) of Syracuse...Rusty Torres, cut recently by the NewYork Yankees, reported Saturday to the Chiefs. individually" Durocher said. "I wished them the best, not for just now, but also in the future." Then Durocher reminisced. Stories of Past He told stories of Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Miller Huggins, Branch Rickey, Ty Cobb and other baseball legends. H« spoke of his scrapes and his controversial character. "If I crossed the v street on the right side," laughed Durocher, "there'd always be someone to ask why I didn't cross on the left side. That's how its been r pr 45 years. It's just a way of ife with me, I guess." Then Durocher proudly pulled telegram out of his pocket and asked someone to read it. [t was from catcher Randy Hundley, who tanked Durocher for "giving me a chance to lay" and "enjoy your retire- nent, give my best to your ovely family." Asked about the telegram later, Hundley said, "I didn't send t for show. I just like the guy. I can't help it." BASEBALL standings American League Saturday's Rtsultj New York 8, Boston 1 Baltimore 4, Cleveland 3, 11 Innings Chicago 4, Kansas City 3 Milwaukee 8, Detroit 3 Oakland 7, Minnesota 2 California 8, Texas 1 Friday's R«ult» Milwaukee 3, Detroit 2 Chicago 5, Kansas City 0 Boston 6, New York 5, 1st New York 3, Boston 1, 2nd Cleveland 4, Baltimore 1, 10 Innings California 3, Texas 2 Minnesota 4, Oakland 3 East W L Pet. GB Detroit S3 39 .574 Baltimore 51 40 .560 IV} Boston 46 44 .511 6 New York 45 44 .504 4Vi Cleveland 38 52 .422 14 Milwaukee 37 54 .407 15V? West 58 34 .417 -Chicago 52 42 .553 4 Minnesota 44 44 .511 10 Kansas City 45 48 .484 n'fj California 43 52 .453 ISVi Texas 37 5« .3*8 20Vj Sunday's Game* All Times EST Milwaukee (Slephenson 2-4 and Reynolds 04) at Cleveland (Wllcox 4-11 and Milkennv 2-1, or Hlldendorf 0-0) 2, 1 p.m. Bostoii (mcGtothen 3-3 and Tlant 4-3) at Jetrolt (Tlmmerman 74 and Swlbach 75) 2. 1:30 p.m. Chicago {Wood 17-',0) Perry p-9), 2:15 p.m. at Minnesota Texas (panther W and Stanhouse 0-2) at Oakland (Odom 9-2 and Hamilton 4-3), 2, 4 p.m. New York (KllmkowsM (H» at Ualti- mor* (Cuellar 9-8). 5:30 p.m. Kansas City (Hedtend 2-5) at CaWorote (Clark 4-8), 9 p.m. National League Saturday's Results San Diego 4, Cincinnati 3, 17 innings Philadelphia 5-2, Pittsburgh 2-3 San Francisco 5, Atlanta Houston 7, Los Angeles 2 Montreal 4, New York 3 Chicago 3, St. Louis 2 Friday's Results Philadelphia 2, ChicaooO Pittsburgh 3, New York 1 Montreal 3, St. Louis 1 Atlanta 4, San Francisco 3 1st (Second same rained out) San Diego 3, Cincinnati 1 Los Angeles 4, Houston 5 East W L Pet. GB Pittsburgh 58 35 .424 -New York 50 41 .549 7 Chicago . 48 46 .511 10'* St. Louis 44 45 .505 11 \ Montreal 42 48 .447 14',4 ! Philadelphia 34 59 .344 24 / West ' Cincinnati 54 35 .415 -Houston 52 43 .547 t Los Angeles 49 43 .533 TVi Atlanta 43 50 .4«2 14 San Francisco 42 53 .442 14 San Dieao 35 57 .380 21'/» Sunday's Glints AH Times EOT San Francisco (Marlchel 4-10 and Carrl- fhers 2-*) at Cincinnati (Grimsley 8-4 *nd Hall 3-1; 2, 1:15 p.m. Los Angeles (Singer 4-8 and John 1-7) at Atldrta (Stone 3-8 end Reed 8-10) 2, 1:35 p.m. Pittsburgh (Klson 4-3) at Philadelphia (Champion 4-111 1:35 p.m. Montreal (Morton 54) at New York (McAndrew 4-3), 2:05 p.m. St. Louis (Durham fo and Hlgglns 3-2) at Chicago (Bonham 1-0 and Reuschel 34), 2 1:30 p.m. San Di«go (Grief 5-11 and Corklns 2-5) at Houston (Dierker M and Richard 04), J. J.-30 p.m. \

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