Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on January 25, 1978 · Page 56
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6— Ukiah Daily Journal, Ukiah, Calif. Wednesday, January 25, 1978 Cat fives down host Rancho next Troy, Having taken two out of three games on an enemy court at Petaluma Tuesday, Ukiahi's Varsity, Jayvee and Frosh basketball teams, in reverse order, try to make it three for three Friday in friendly Chessall Gymnasium against tough Rancho Cotate, wanted to win, like it believed in team play as well as individual effort. Craig Ullrich scored 14 points, six on the foul line, but got a key steal from Petaluma's. Casey Gilroy to bring Ukiah from behind. The Cats then stayed on top, John Gulyas capturing a key starting at 5:30 p.m. with the rebound and then getting fouled, He made five of his six points in that final eight minutes. Doug Daut had 12 points for Ukiah; Tim Walkley and Gulyas, six-each; Marty Murphy, and Joe Hurlbut, who had seven rebounds, each scored four needed points and Pat Prine added two. Ukiah's Varsity had 20 field goals and 22 of 30 from the line to 21 Petaluma field goals but 17 of 24 from the line. Four Trojans Frosh encounter. Ukiah's Frosh lost their first game of the season to a smoother, more experienced Petaluma Frosh quintet Tuesday, 55 to 48. The Ukiah Jayvees came back strongly on defense and offense in the final five minutes to overcome Petaluma's Jayvees, 58-54, as Petaluma lost its big man and Ukiah kept its poise and struck for 17 points after regaining board control and were in double figures — pressing the JV Trojans into Ferrick, 17; Gary, 15; Weidig, 13 and Gilroy, 10— but in those final eight minutes when it counted to most it was Ukiah which rose to the offensive- defensive challenge. Flip Fitch and Pat Fetzer led the balanced Ukiah Jayvee scoring attack with 17 and 16 points, but it was the loss of 63, board controlling Rex Council sets criteria for hosting Games LOS ANGELES (UPI) — The City Council Tuesday approved a 149-page plan that set down guidelines to ensure that Los Angeles, and not the International Olympic committee, controls revenues from the Olympics if the city teamed Kareem Abdul- •* « *' VII I. 111.. .1. Jabbar simply fantastic after reading 'obit' INGLEWOOD (UPI) - The Philadelphia 76ers double- hosts the games in 1984. The plan was presented by Mayor Tom Bradley and approved on a 13-1 vote following a 3M> hour debate. It will be translated into French, the official language of the IOC, and presented to the committee in Switzerland by Jan. 31. The document stresses the use of existing facilities for the games and said control of Olympic revenues should lie with the city, not the IOC. "Arrangements are to be spartan," the first paragraph error after error to wipe out a nine point deficit and win by four. The Ukiahi Varsity played one of its finest games— except for a lapse in the third period, but had it when it needed it the most, down the final stretch, to pull out a big, 62 to 59, victory over the Trojans as three men were in double figures and many were tough on the boards. Which brings the Cats, after practice today and Thursday, to the next task at hand — beating stubborn Rancho Cotate of Rohnert Park on the Ukiahi Chessall Gymnasium floor Friday night. Casa's Varsity barely lost to Montgomery, 53-47, Tuesday in a bitter struggle; while Santa Rosa cooled off Cardinal Newman quickly, 46 to 35 in other Varsity NBL encounters. Ukiah jumped out in front at Petaluma in the Varsity game, 19 to 13; led at the half, 35-32; got outscored by eight in the third period, 18 to 10, to trail, then shut down Petaluma the fourth period on tight defense, tough rebounding, smart ball control and 17 point scoring to win, 62 to 59. Mark Levy, strong on the boards, sharp on offense, and heady enough on defense to cut out a Trojan dogie from the herd and keep him tied up in the Petaluma backcourt for 30 seconds to force a key late turnover with Ukiah still trailing, had a great night. He scored six field goals, 14 points, ' grabbed seven rebounds, hit two for two from the line and turned in some strong defensive pla/. The Varsity played like it DOING JAYVEE HUSTLE! — Ukiah Jayvee basketball players Dino Champion, No. 25; and Mary Christenson, 30, watch as Petaluma's Dee Baddeley attempts shot over guarding of Gina Bartolomei in game won by Ukiahi Jayvee girls, 53-26, in NBL opener here Tuesday. Varsity girls had closer game but also won 43-36. —Journal photo by Erickson. of the document reads. "The wnen he recalled reading a games are to be financed from storv in a Los An 8 eles receipts from the games themselves, from funds to be secured from other levels of government, from other income-generating programs and from private contributions." half but still he played a fantastic half. That just goes to show you statistics don't mean everything." Laker coach Jerry West was asked about the newspaper story and he said, "Well, it's typical of superstars. The great players are praised when the team wins and receive complaints when they lose. But Kareem is our franchise and we rise and fall emotionally with him. "He was absolutely magnificent. It's the finest game he has played for me this season." In answer to another question, West said, "It's not fair to say Kareem ins't hustling. story in a Los Angeles He can't go this hard every newspaper Tuesday saying night. Certainly we would like Abdul-Jabbar was through as to seem him this aroused but Jabbar but couldn't stop the Los Angeles Laker center who scored 39 points, grabbed 20 rebounds, had 6 assists and blocked 4 shots. The Lakers led all the way when they beat the team with the second best record in the NBA by a 117-102 score Tuesday night for their fourth straight win. They thus moved into a tie with Golden State at the bottom of the Pacific Division with a 21-24 record. Billy Cunningham, the Philadelphia coach, snorted Williams on fouls with 5:57 to go and Petaluma nine points ahead which opened the doors Ukiahi's basketball girls got for Ukiah's come from behind off on the right scoring track victory. _ • in the first North Bay League Fitch hit a fantastic 11 of 14 games of the season Tuesday from the line as he was fouled evening when they two-timed repeatedly on drives. Fetzer Petaluma before heading for had eight field goals for his 16 points, while Sid Maurer had six points, Brian Stearns, five; Glenn Wright, playing his first game after an injury, added six; Brett Preston, three; Greg Shear, three and Jim Hurlbut a free shot. Ukiah's Frosh had a pattern of bad, good, bad, good quarters of 8-15-8-17 points, Ukiahi basketball Eighth-grade Lancers girls top Petaluma explode for victory X^X^X^vS^vtfU^X^X^X^ Sports a dominating force in the NBA. "I pick up a paper and read Kareem's obituary," he said. "Then he comes out and does something like this. He was simply awesome. That's the best game anyone has played it's unfair to expect him to play like this all the time. This is not a one-man team. "This has been a strange season for Kareem. First he had the injury in the first game, then he had to adjust to new faces, then not being tough Rancho Cotate opposition Friday at 3:30 p.m. in Rohnert Park. The Jayvees got the season's NBL play underway by blitzing Petaluma's girls, 53 to 26, after leading, 16-4 and 28-8 the first two periods. Ukiah's Varsity, with Petaluma applying more pressure than anticipated, came in briefly to provide defensive pressure, an occasional feed and rebound and all in all the Ukiahi Varsity girls got the job done, if not perfectly. Nancy Weiss got an occasional timely field goal each The St. Mary's eighth-grade Lancers exploded for 27 points in the fourth period to outdistance Holy Spirit of Santa Rosa, 77-59, Sunday for their second win of the Catholic Youth Organization season. The four other CYO quints against us all year." About the selected to the All-Star team Lakers as a whole, Cun- first time in his career. I ningham said, "Their defense stopped just about everything we tried to do. "We double-teamed Kareem like we planned and he was five for 15 in the first first time in his career, suspect his pride is hurt." Abdul-Jabbar dressed quickly after the game and walked past the writers gathered around West and said not a word. GI.KNNKRICKSON Sports Editor Bay baseball squabble _ _ SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) — Oakland people (Coliseum ofThe "last' threepeiTods,"just weren't as lucky, however, at ( Mclnerneyled the rebounding San Francisco Mayor George officials and Mayor Lionel while Petaluma's more leading from the opening tip- polished ball handlers and off, and hanging in all the way, scorers were consistent at 1415-14-12 in a 55-48 win. Kenny Johnson had 14 points and Ron Vaughn 12 to pace the more consistent Trojan Frosh, while Ukiah's Mike Freitas scored 14 points including six field goals to lead .Ukiah scoring. Brian Deering had finally pulled the game out of the fire. 43 to 36. The margin of difference was the first eight minutes and a seven point Ukiah lead, 16-9. As scorekeeper Denise King pointed out to Coach Kent Porter, each team scored 13, four and 10 points eight points, Mike Williams each of the succeeding three and Ritchey, seven each; periods to stay neck and neck. Tyvin Whittaker, six; Art Lee, For a while it appeared Ukiah four and David Post, two points. The Frosh hope to put to good use what they learned would break away to a stronger lead, only to have Petaluma's Val Mustad or Kim Succetti, Monica Ferrick, not to do and what they must Nancy Marinsir or Barb do to win when they host Crowell find some way to tank Rancho's fine athletes at 5:30 a field goal, drive for a lay-in p.m. Friday in Chessall or hit a crucial free shot to Gymnasium to start the NBL again come within six or seven triple header. No math to retire PHOENIX, Ariz. (UPI) — Joe Namath, the glamour figure of pro football for the last decade, will announce his retirement this afternoon when he arrives for a sports celebrity golf tournament. Namath told the New York Times late Tuesday night that his 13-year pro career is over. "I'm not going to play next year," said Namath, the York Jets. "I knew this was points and keep the Cats on their toes. Nancy Weiss, though closely guarded most of the night, shook loose for four outside field goals the first half, while Karen Chapman, who had a my last year. It was no fun number of early assists, Sue being a second-string quar- Ward, who played an ex- terback. Sometimes it was a cellent, cool, all-around game, bit melancholy, looking and Cindy Peterson bucketed around and knowing I other field goals and Cindy and Lisa. Letourneau added wouldn't be playing football anymore." Namath, who signed a then- record $427,000 contract in 1965 and later engineered the biggest upset in modern pro flamboyant quarterback who football history when he led joined the Los Angeles Rams the Jets over Baltimore in last season as a free agent Super Bowl III, said he had no after 12 years with the .New immediate plans. Al Sandell services SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) Funeral services were planned today for Alfred Samuel Sandell, a top figure in amateur boxing for a half- century. Sandell died two days ago at the age of 87. Amateur boxers he worked with who later went on to pro league, but not necessarily out fame included Gene Fullmer, nf fh^ir rl» ss T,,P S riflv nifiht as YouitfCorbett. Fred Apostoh, Bearcat fives bow Potter Valley's Bearcat basketeers stepped out of their Lisa. Letourneau free shots to counter Petaluma's seven points by Kim Succetti and build a much-needed, 16-9 first period lead. With some girls bothered by toothache, or touches of the flu ect., the Wildcats at times appeared listless. Some tremendous board work by Lisa Letourneau, who came on to score eight of her nine points the last three periods and snare 18 rebounds in the game, helped tremendously. So did the steady feeding, rebounding and defensive work of Sue Ward and the rebounding and occasional pivot shots of Cindy Peterson before she got into foul of their class Tuesday night as they hosted Cloverdale. Cloverdale's Sean Daly scored 23 points and Bret Domenichelli added 20 as the third-ranked Cloverdale team won, 66 to 57 from the scrappy Bearcats. Steve Shepherd had 18 points, Jim Brown, 11 and Don Brown, 10; while Craig Carson added eight, Keith Lyly and Steve Dean, four-each; and Nate Lewis two for Potter's Varsity. Cloverdale simply had too much fire power, winning, 5632, while Kevin Hunter with 12 and Kenny Brown with nine led Potter Valley. Ray Lunny Sr. and Jr., Grant Butcher, Luis Molina and Babe Figueroa. Sandell was a seaman and a tailor as a young man. Jodie Knight came in to spell the ailing Karen Chapman, Jackie Kimpton helped maintain board control replacing foul-plagued Cindy Peterson* Candy Cannon when Petaluma was about to draw even, and wound up with 15 points but did not have one of her smoothest or sharpest shooting nights. Thank goodness Cindy Peterson, with 11 points; Lisa Letourneau with nine, four the last desperate quarter; Sue Ward, with six very timely points; and Karen Chapman, with a first-period field goal and five assists before retiring, took up the slack, kept their defensive poise and responded to pressure enough to win. Friday at Rancho Cotate the Ukiahi girls face an even tougher double challenge, starting at 3:30 p.m. With Katie Weaver, Dino Champion, Dana Flint and Tami Walkley supplying the outlet of downcourt passing and inside rebounding, and Shannon Ward and Paul Nichols the up-front fast- break speed, scoring and steals, the Ukiahi Jayvees took "it to Petaluma's outgunned girls from the very start in a 53-26 opening game win Tuesday in Chessall Gymnasium. A sparse but appreciative mini-gathering of fans — the girls deserve a much larger audience — saw Shannon Ward sink three first period baskets, add two free shots, then add four final baskets the last period to score 18 points in all on steals or fast-breaks set. up by her teammates. Sometimes clearing out the zone, as they say in pro football; sometimes stealing, sometimes taking a short pass from a teammate, or a long one, Paula Nichols also scored 18 points on nine field goals and helped Shannon and others get clear for their buckets. Dana Flint scored seven points; Brenda Hanson four; Lyndie Cook, Dino Champion, and Gina Bartolomei two points each, in addition to grabbing a host of rebounds, and contributing some alert defense, quick-handed steals and feeding passes between them. JonAnn Hamilton, Mary Christenson, and others who didn't score contributed to assists, rebounds, or team defense. Rincon Valley Junior High. The fourth grade dropped a 1910 decision, the fifth grade fell 45-11, the sixth grade went down to defeat 46-21, and the seventh grade lost 48-24 to Holy Spirit. The five teams travel to Santa Jlosa again this Sunday for games at Cardinal Newman High School against St. Rose. Game times are 9:30, 10:45, noon, 1:15 and 2:30 for the fourth through eighth grade teams, respectively. The eighth grade upped its record to 2-3 with Sunday's victory. Holding a 50-44 lead at the end of three quarters, St. Mary's led by Aaron Evans' eight points and Stan Garcia's seven in the 27 point final period, ran away from their hosts. Evans ended up with 22 points, a season high for all St. Mary's teams, while Robert Proctor hit for 16, Garcia hooped 12 and Tom Rawles was the fourth in double figures with 10. Chris Knudsen scored seven, Todd Richey six . and Eddie Manley four in the victory. The seventh grad (0-5) was on the other end of a scoring blitz. Within three points of their hosts at the half, 16-13, they fell behind as Holy Spirit put 18 points on the board in the third period eh route to the 48-24 win. Tim MacDonald scored 13 to lead St. Mary's while Mark Fanning added three and Tony DeLapo, David Ryan, Tom McKeown and Mike Lewis, contributed two points a piece. The sixth grade (1-4) fell behind from the start and ran into foul trouble in a 46-21 loss. Shannon Williams scored six, followed by Tommy Ford with five, Warren Galletti and David Brown with four apiece, and Shawn Hook with two. Brown led the St. Mary's rebounding effort with eight, Galletti grabbed three, Ford and Doug Denny snared two each, and David DeLapo hauled in one. The fifth grade (0-5) had four players in the scoring column in their 45-11 loss. Sam Jackson hit four points, Joey Vargas scared three, and Kevin Mclnerney and Eric Clarke added two each. effort with five, Jackson grabbed three, Clarke snatched two, and Vargas, Brad Chick, Joey Bartolomei and Craig Hill had one each. The fourth graders (0-5) had a close encounter with Holy Spirit but came out on the short end of a 19-10 decision. Chris Epright led the local cagers with seven points, Clint Bennett added two, and John Paul DeLapo had one. Following this Sunday's game in Santa Rosa, St. Mary's has a pair of games here at Chessall Gym: Feb. 5 against St. Francis of Sonoma, and Feb. 12 versus St. Joseph's of Rohnert Park- Cotati. The season concludes Feb. 19 with a game at Healdsburg. Moscone has denied a charge Wilson) knew I could not go by Oakland owner Charlie for the schedule splitting and Finley that Moscone's lack of name changing." cooperation caused an end to negotiations to move the A's to Denver. Oilman Marvin Davis Monday withdrew his $14 million offer to shift the franchise to Denver. Finley then accused Moscone of killing the Denver Moscone said he would not mind if the Giants played a "few" games in Oakland. Bob Lurie, president of the Giants, said "I think we could have reached an agreement, but time ran out on us when Mr. Davis withdrew his offer. I did not ask for the split deal by refusing to participate schedule, the Oakland people in a compromise which would did, and strongly indicated have had the Giants play half something could be done to their home games in Oakland, possibly changing the team's name. "By asking that," said Moscone, "the effect would have been to deny both release the A's from their Coliseum lease if their proposals had been acceptable." Oakland has another 10 years to go on its stadium lease, which was the key franchises an identity. Fur- stumbling block to the Denver thermore, I'm sure that the deal. Parents of eighth-grade boys, girls invited to Thursday Boosters meet looks be taken now toward the 1978-79 athletic programs at Ukiahi. programs for 1978-79. ; Zaina knows the Boosters cannot wait until September to Charles Myers, former do something constructive — Ukiahi basketball and and parents whose present baseball star and coach, now eighth-grade children will Parents of all eighth grade girls and boys in the Ukiah Unified School District are urged to attend a meeting of the Ukiahi Boosters Club tomorrow, Thursday, at 7:30 p.m. in the Home Economics vice-principal, will be present want to participate in a full Building of Ukiahi. Purpose of the meeting will be to acquaint parents of incoming Ukiahi students for the 1978-79 school year with the sports programs, sports •budgets and Booster activities Thursday night at 7:30 to athletic program throughout answer questions about the ne *t year, are needed and can sports-student activity help now to assure no major programs at Ukiahi. Thanks largely, if not totally, to the efforts of the Ukiahi Boosters Club all on behalf of sports for both sports for the coming spring girls and boys at Ukiahi. Robert L. (Lou) Zaina, president of the Ukiahi Boosters, has asked athletic semester at Ukiahi are assured of enough transportation and other necessary funds. But now is directors of the high school to the time to assess the needs fcr football, wrestling, cross- country, basketball, swimming, track, baseball, softball, golf, tennis twice a year review some of the athletic programs and their direction for the coming, 1978-79 school year. With Kingsburg high school, and other Ukiahi athletic which spawned Olympic two-time Decathlon r Campion Rafer Johnson, brother, Jimmy cuts in sports locally. CORRECTION In a story carried in yesterday's Daily Journal regarding South Ukiah Little League, the sign-up donation was listed as $5 with a $10 minimum per family. This was in error. There is a $10 maximutn, not minimum. The Daily Journal regrets the error and any inconvenience it may have caused. and his Johnson, retired all-Pro defensive backfor the 49ers, dropping all spring sports, and Ukiahi having to dig for transportation money for its programs, it is essential that Lake AAendocino Lions Club CRAB CIOPPINO FEED Saturday, February 25 5 p.m. until crab is gone LAKE MENPOCINO CLUBHOUSE Tickets $6.50 each Available from club members Lose 10 20 30 Pounds, Or More! MEN WOMEN TEENAGERS Alfred W. 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