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•encer Here Tuesday ESTHERVILLE DAILY NEWS. MON., JAN. 31, 1972 Page 9 Grapplers Pin Storm Lake VARSITY 98- Mike Ryan (E) pinned Phil Smith, 4:28. 105-Dennis St Lawrence (E) won by forfeit. 112— John Anderson (SL)dec. Pat darken, 7-0. 119-Brian Iske (E) dec. Phil Struthers, 12-6. 126-Mark Koffard (SL) dec. Greg McDonald, 4-1. 132— Paul Richardson (SL) dec. Rick Johnson, 10-4. 138— Gary Dahl(E) pinned Lyle Morse, 1:07. '145— Randy Pomeroy (E)dec. Joy Mills, 11-4. 155— Glenn Higgins .(E) dec. Don Phillips, 5-3. 167—Frank Boever (E) dec. Mike Hoffard, 2-0. . 185— Brad Jones (SL) pinned BobMoyer, 5:10. Hwt.-Bryan Moffitt (E)piimed Jeff Thordarson, :20. STORM LAKE — Estherville, holding an unusual 15-9 lead go­ ing into the heavier weights, pinned a 35-15 defeat on Storm Lake In wrestling action Friday, to remain undefeated in dual competition against Lakes Conference foes. • But there won't be much time to relish the victory as another Lakes foe, Spencer, which is also undefeated in duals against Lakes teams comes to town after just being crowned Lakes Champion at Emmetsburg a week earlier. Getting the ball rolling early for Estherville Saturday was Mike Ryan at 95 pounds, coming up with a fall in the fourth period. Dennis St. Lawrence then was awarded a forfeit and a win from Brian Iske put the Midgets up 15-9. Gary Dahl then made quick work of his opponent with a first period foil at 138, Randy Pomeroy, Glenn Higgins, and Frank Boever rode to conservative decisions and Bryan Moffitt, filling in admirably at heavyweight, had a 20 second fall. Ryan went in front 2-0 In the first period at 98 pounds against Storm Lake's Phil Smith with a takedown, added a reverse in the second period while giving Smith an escape but had Smith on his back and the pin in 28 seconds of the third round. At 119 pounds, Iske hadtofight from behind most of the match before gaining a 12-6 decision from Tornado Phil Struthers. Struthers opened the first round with a takedown but Iske mastered a reverse to go into the second round tied 2-2. Struthers then got a reverse and predicament to go in front 6-2 before Brian scored on a reverse and two consecutive predicaments to take an 8-6 advantage. In the final period Iske had a reverse and predicament. Gary Dahl, taking over the 138 pound duties for the Midgets, opened the match by being penalized one point for an infraction but came back to record a takedown atainst Storm Lake's Lyle Moore and proceed to gain the fall in 1:07 of the period. Randy Pomeroy had little trouble in rolling up the points but was unable to gain a fall against Storm Lake's Jon Mills at 145 pounds. Pomeroy took a 4-0 lead in the first round withatakedown and predicament, led 9-2 after the second period with an escape, takedown and predicament after allowing a reverse, and scored on a reverse in the third period while twice being charged with one point infractions, for the 11-4 victory. Glenn Higgins again opened the match with a takedown at 155 pounds against TornadoDon Phillips but had only a 2-1 lead going into the second period after allowing Phillips to escape. Higgins scored on an escape in the second period, Phillips was awarded one point for an infraction by Higgins and Glenn went in front 5-2 with his second takedown. Stalling again cost Higgins a point in the third quarter to cut his winning margin to 5-3. There was little scoring in the 167 pound match between Midget Frank Boever and Tornado Mike Hoffard. The first two periods were scoreless with neither wrestler gaining an advantage in the free wrestling and Boever riding Hoffard for the two minute second period. But the third period saw Boever register two points on a reverse, the margin of victory in the competition. After setting through the first ten matches, Bryan Moffitt only got in on 20 seconds of the action in heavyweight competition before pinning Storm Lake's Jeff Thordarson. Moffitt quickly recorded a takedown which was the only previous scoring. In the 112 pound match, Storm Lake's John Anderson scored on a second period predicament, added a reverse and near fall in the third period to defeat Midget Pat Clarken 7-0. Storm Lake's second win came in the 126 pound class with Mark Hoffard gaining a 4-1 decision from Greg McDonald, Hoffard* s scoring on a takedown and predicament in the first period while McDonald scored on a second period escape. Paul Richardson scored a 104 decision from Midget Rick Johnson at 132 pounds, with John­ son scoring all four points in the first period. Rick had a takedown, gave Richardson an escape, then again had the takedown before allowing a reverse for a 4-3 lead after two minutes. Richardson had a reverse, near fall and predicament in the second round and the third was scoreless. Storm Lake's only fall of the night came at 185 pounds when Brad Jones pinned Bob Moyer in 5:10. Moyer opened the scoring in the match with a takedown in the first period but gave Jones an escape for a 2-1 lead. Jones added a near fall in the second period, an escape and takedown in the third before the fall. Terril Boys Nab Title Share State Line Titles Unsettled As Rake, Swea Boys Tied CORNBELT CONFERENCE BOYS All, Conf. Games' STATE LINE CONFERENCE GIRLS ALL CONF. GAMES W L W L Lakota 5 1 11 5 Titonka 5 2 12 3 Burt 5 2 10 6 Woden 4 2 10 6 Sentral 3 4 11 8 L-C 3 4 9 7 Thompson 3 4 7 9 Ringsted 2 4 11 8 Armstrong 2 4 5 12 Ledyard 14 1 11 BOYS Rake 7 1 11 4 Swea City 7 1 10 5 L-C 6 2 8 7 Lakota 6 2 14 2 Burt 5 3 8 5 Armstrong 5 3 8 6 Ringsted 4 4 6 7 Thompson 4 4 5 8 Woden 2 6 4 8 Titonka 17 2 10 Sentral 1 7 2 11 Ledyard 0 8 2 12 Lakota holds a slim lead inthe girls' division while Rake and Swea City are currently tied for the top slot in boys' play but both divisions of the State Line Conference are still tip for grabs with at least four teams in contention in each division. Rake and Swea City have both posted 7-1 marks to head up the boys' standings with three games left to play while Lincoln Central and Lakota are sitting in the wings should the leaders falter with 6-2 records, just one game out of first. Burt and Armstrong are currently battling for the fifth place with 5-3 records and Ringsted is battling Thompson, both 4-4, for seventh place. In the girls' standings, Lakota with a 5-1 record and two games left seems to be in the drivers seat with the lead in hand but Burt and Titonka both have suffered just two losses while winning five and are only one-half game out while Woden with a 4-2 mark is one game back. Overall for the season, the Lakota boys have posted the top record, 14-12, for the season while Rake is 11-4, Swea City 10-5, Burt 8-5, Armstrong 8-6, and Lincoln Central 8-7, as the only teams to post winning marks. The girls are led by Titonka with the best overall record, 12-3, while Lakota is 11-5, Burt and Woden 10-6, Sentral and Ringsted 11-8, and Lincoln Central 9-7. Action resumes in the State Line Tuesday night with Lakota at Lincoln Central, Rake at Sentral of Fenton, Titonka at Swea City, Thompson at Armstrong, Ledyard at Ringsted, and Burt at Woden-Crystal Lake. Grubb Leads Burt Lassies Victory BURT — Patty Grubb pumped in 57 points to lead Burt past Lincoln Central, 78-71, in girls' action, then Roger Sarchet hit 26 points to lead Burt to an 87-80 win in boys' competition. In the boys' game, Lincoln Central spurted off to a 21-12 lead at the end of the first quarter of action but Burt was able to fight back and knot the score at 34-34 at halftime. Burt went on to a 57-51 lead after three quarters. "We went from three minutes left in the first half until five minutes had been played in the third quarter by being outs cored 25-5," L-C coach Terry Koebernick stated. John Krieger copped the scoring honors for the game with 34 points for Lincoln Central while Jeff Felkey and Mark Thiel wound up, with 11 each. For Burt, Sachert had 26, Mark Behrends and Steve Scott 14 each, Joel Jent 12, and Dave McFarland 11. In the girls' contest, Burt edged in front 20-18 at the end of the first quarter,"held a 40-39 halftime advantage and a 57-56 lead after three quarters. Backing Grubb in Burt's scoring column were Cindy Sill with 11 and Cheryl Batt hitting 10. Burt shot 54 per cent for the game. Ann Harvey's 49 points paced Lincoln Central while Kay Anderson chipped in with 15. Lincoln Central returns home Tuesday night to host Lakota in two conference tilts while Burt's next action is at Woden Tuesday, also a conference game. Rake Retains Share of Lead RAKE — Rake dominated the second and third quarters of action Friday to dump Woden-Crystal Lake, 66-56, and retain a share of the lead in the boys' division of the State Line. Rake, after only edging infront by one, 19-18, by the end of the first quarter, pulled infront 40-27 at halftime and led 51-29 at the three quarter mark. Rick Anderson paced the Rake attack with 18 points while Rick Hagedorn hit 16 and Rick Bronas had 15 for the Tigers. High for Woden were Bill Harrington with 16 and Brad Bunns with 12. Rake also captured a 40-33 win in the junior varsity contest. Lakota's Defense Gains Two Wins LAKOTA — Defense led Lakota to a double victory over Ledyard Friday, the girls posting a 44-12 win before the boys rolled to a 63-24 victory. In the girls' game, Lakota led 11-4 at the end of the first quarter, 20-6 at halftime and 30-7 after three quarters. Collene Karels led Lakota with 27 points while Linda Ford finished with 13. High for Ledyard was June Bush with six. In the boys' contest, Lakota led 16-3 after eight minutes, 27-13 at intermission and 46-16 after three quarters. Lakota was led by Dale Simmons with 18 and Paul Peterson hitting for 14. Jerry Johnson topped Ledyard with seven points. Ringsted Splits With Thompson THOMPSON - Ringsted and Thompson split a doubleheader Friday, Ringsted copping the boys game 66-53 after Thompson grabbed a 75-67 win in the girls' action. Ringsted had to fight-from behind in the boys' tilt, trailing 2014 at the end of the first quarter but in front 32-30 at halftime and 48-41 after three quarters of play. Kevin Hanson hit 22 points and Bill Wikert finished with 21 to pace Ringsted*s attack while Larry Farland hit 15 and Dan Ahnemann hit 12 to lead Thompson. In the girls' action, Ringsted edged in front 16-15 at the end of the first quarter but halftime saw Thompson up by one, 37-36, and the Thompson lassies leading 5451 after three quarters. Ringsted was able to take a 59-58 lead with five minutes left in the game before the Thompson rally overwhelmed the Great Dane lassies. Janet Geesman copped the scoring honors for Ringsted in the game with 38 points while Pam Preston had 18 and Susan Johnson scored 11. High for Thompson were Barb Smith with 33, Judy Wirth with 30 and Diane Skogen hitting 12. „ Swea City Nips Armstrong Rally SWEA CITY - Swea City built up a 15-point lead in the first half of action then starved off a Armstrong rally in the final quarter to gain a 67-61 win in State Line action Friday. Swea City held an 18-14 advantage after the first quarter and was on top 42-27 at halftime before Armstrong cut the margin to 12, 54-42, after three quarters. Leading Swea City in the scoring column were Darwin Issacson with 21, Arlan Weekman with 18, Doug Johnson with 15 and Donny Pingel scoring 11. Top scorers for Armstrong were Jeff Cronkwith25, Paul Stevens hitting 13 and Scott Turner with 15. W L W L Terril 6 0 10 1 Mallard 4 2 10 2 Everly 4 2 9 3 West Bend 4 2 8 3 Graettinger 3 3 8 5 Sioux Valley 3 3 8 6 Marathon 2 4 3 10 Ruthven 2 5 4 8 Sioux Rapids 0 7 0 13 GIRLS Everly 6 0 14 2 Ruthven 6 1 15 1 Terril 4 2 10 2 Sioux Rapids 4 3 9 7 West Bend 3 3 5 8 Sioux Valley 3 3 5 9 Mallard 1 5 5 9 Graettinger 1 5 3 13 Marathon 0 6 1 14 With two games left to play, Terril tucked away at least a share of the Cornbelt Conference title while idle Friday night while Everly is still being threatened by Ruthven for the girls' title. Resuming conference play Friday night, Graettinger travels to Everly, Sioux Rapids is at Ter-v ril, 'Mallard at Sioux Valley, and, West Bend at Marathon. The Terril game will be the end of the conference season for Sioux Rapids with the remaining eight teams completing their conference season the following Friday. Everly Roll* At Sioux Rapids SIOUX RAPIDS - Everly captured both ends of a double header from Sioux Rapids Friday, the girls gaining a 64-38 win in the first game and the boys winning 60-41. In the girls' contest, Everly was in front 17-12 at the end of the first quarter, held a 41-19 lead at halftime and a 54-26 advantage after three quarters. Diane Lux topped the Everly attack with 24 points, Lynn Gould hit 20 and Pat Fell finished with 15. Glenda Lydall was the only Sioux Rapids player in double figures with 19. In the boys' contest, Everly was in front 19-9 at the end of the first quarter, held a 32-17 leadat halftime and a 42-30 advantage after three quarters. Randy Birchard topped Everly* s attack with 24 points, Lee Schonee hit 17,andTerryThomp- son 13. High forSiouxRapidswas Dick Lehr with 14. Graettinger Nab* Double Victory GRAETTINGER - Graettinger, playing on its home maples, rolled to a double victory over Marathon Friday, the girls winning 61-33, and the boys gaining an 87-49 win, both in Corn- belt Conference action. In the boys' contest, Dave Ennen hit for 22 points while John Ferrell and Norm Nicol were collecting 18 each to pace the Pirates. Mark Anderson paced Marathon with 19 points in the game, "We used a full court press and just wore them down," Pirate coach Joe Ferrell stated, "scoring 55 points in the second half to really break the game open." Ferrell also added that Eli­ nen had 19 rebounds and Alvin Luke 17 for the game. In the girls' contest, Graettinger charged in front 15-5 at the end of the first quarter, helda 3015 lead at halftime and a 4521 advantage after three quarters. Connie Tuininga hit 26 points and Barb Peterson 20 to pace the Piratettes while Marathon was paced by Paula Weisner with 12 and Qory Howe with 11. "Our girls really played well," coach RonaldBrockmeyer stated, "with Kathy Wikert, Betty Brown, and Shelly Kulow putting up a fine effort in the guard court." Brockmeyer added that "15 girls saw action for Graettinger in the game." Pirates, Ruthven Split Twinbill RUTHVEN—Graettinger made it two wins in as many nights in boys' play by edging Ruthven 6259 in boys' play after the Pir- atette lassies were unable to cope with Ruthven's offense in falling 79-45. In the boys' game, John Ferrell went to the free throw line for two points and Dave Ennen once in the final stages of action to assure the Pirate win. Graettinger led 37-30 at halftime. Ferrell hit for 24 points while Ennen had 20 to top Graettinger's scoring for the game. Ennen also pulled down 20 rebounds. In the girls* contest, Ruthven jumped in front 22-13 at the end of the first quarter, led 34-21 at halftime and 54-34 after three quarters. "Ruthven really plays aggressive defense," Graettinger coach Ronald Brockmeyer commented following the game. Brockmeyer added that Kathy Wikert again had a fine game for the Pira­ tettes in the guard court. Graettinger was led offensively by Connie Tuininga with 25 points, Jean Wikert hitting 10 and Barb Peterson with eight High for Ruthven were Jane Rubel with 33, Marcia Barber hitting 26 and Cindy Logan with 16. Sioux Valley Hits West Bend Twice WEST BEND - Sioux Valley edged a pair of narrow victories from West Bend Friday, the girls gaining a 48-42 win and the boys winning 70-65. In the boys* game, West Bend jumped in front 24-18 at the end of the first quarter, held a 4033 lead at halftime and. was in front 52-48 after three quarters. Sioux Valley took its first lead of the game with less than one minute left to play. Topping the scoring for Sioux Valley were Jody Maske with 27, Bill Struve with 14 and Joe Weatherall hitting 13. For WestBend, Bill Runchey hit for 29 while John (Please turn to Page 10) Junior Varisty Grapplers Victory to Final Match FEB. 4, 5, 6 STORM LAKE - Estherville's junior varsity wrestlers dominated the first four weights and rolled past Storm Lake, 33-27, in dual competition Saturday night. Mark Peterson started off with a fall at 98 pounds for the Midgets, Oliver Anderson won the 105 pound class by forfeit, Dave Brobst had a 6-4 decision at 112 pounds, and Dennis Dammann followed with a pin at 119 pounds. After a loss at 126, Doug Miner returned Estherville to the winners circle at 132 pounds with a 9-1 decis ion and DanBagan rolled to a 7-1 victory at 138. But that ended Estherville's scoring until the heavyweight match where Chuck Tostenson broke a 27-27 tie by gainings second period fall. In the 98 pound match, Mark Peterson gave up a first period takedown before quickly registering a reverse and gaining the fall in one minute even of the first period, against Tornado Scott Fritcher. Dave Brobst built up an early 3-1 lead in the first two periods, then saw Storm Lake's Scott Toay use a reverse and predicament to take a 4-3 lead early in the final round. Brobst, however, tied the score with an escape and recorded a takedown for the win. Dennis Dammann took a 2-1 lead into the second round, scoring a takedown and surrendering an escape against Storm Lake's Calvin Darner at 119 pounds. Dammann, starting in the top position for the second period, recorded the pin in 3:25. Doug Miner dominated Tornado Jon Nelson in the 132 pound competition with a takedown in the first round, a predicament in the second, and an escape, and two takedowns in the third. At 138 pounds, Dan Bagan had little trouble in decisioning Tornado Don Richardson, scoring a first period takedown and predicament, an escape and takedown in the second, and the third round being scoreless. Chuck Tostenson, after being held scoreless by Storm Lake's Dave Konrad in the first round, recorded a predicament in the early seconds of the second round before recording a fall at 3:02 in the match to wrap up the Midget victory. Storm Lake's first win inthe junior varsity came at 126 when Rob Oleson pinned Midget Mike Jenson in 1:44 of the first round. Oleson had gained a 2-0 advantage at the time of the fall. At 145 pounds, Tornado Jeff Southwick added a fall against Midget Scott Evans, building upa 11-2 lead before the recording a fall at 3:44. Ray Hood entered the grappling picture for the first time in a Midget uniform at 155 pounds, dropping a 11-10 decision to Storm Lake's Rich Lundberg. Hood opened with a takedown, gave up a reverse in the first period, recorded a reverse and two predicaments in the second round but gave up a predicament, reverse, and near fall, and each wrestler had a reverse in the third round. Storm Lake's Jim Fritcher pinned Midget Mark Guge in 4:38 after building up a 7-1 lead, Guge scoring only on a first round escape. Storm Lake'sRussStam­ mer won the 185 pound class by forfeit. COMPLETE COVERAGE OF SPORTS FESTIVAL IN THE AILY NEWS EXTRA COPIES AVAILABLE AT THE NEWS 0FFICE-15t Each

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