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Wednesday, February 19, 1964
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Redlands Daily facts Wed, Feb. 19,19(4 - 15 Yucaipa Thunderbirds clinch league cage crown Yucaipa High Thunderbird I Eight league champions drew [for second in the Rio Hondo, cagers wrapped up the Desert 'first-round byes in the pairingsjOne team, in addition to Santa QUICK STOP — Redlands High guard Hank Mercado, 23, puts on the brakes as he brings the ball downcourt in yesterday's Citrus Belt League game against San Bernardino. Charles Miles, 52 is guarding Mercado. San Bernardino notched a 63-53 win over the Terriers in the RHS gym to move into a tie for the CBL title with host Redlands. (Photo by Jim Sloan) Terriers lose first league game to Cards By TAM IRVING Number 13 proved unlucky to Redlands High Terriers as San Bernardino Cardinals moved into a tie for the Citrus Belt League lead with a 63-53 win over the BUS cagers in Terrier gym yesterday. Coach Al Endeman's Terriers held two identical 46-43 wins over coach Dick Adairs Redbirds this season but were unable to chalk up number three. Redlands and San Bernardino are now tied for the CBL title both with 12-1 records. The Terriers close out league i play Friday at Fontana and then} move into the California Inter-1 scholastic Federation playoffs' on Tuesday if they win over! the Steelers. San Bernardino is! the number two CBL team in] the playoffs. A standing room only crowd) of 2.200 in Terrier gym watched) the Cards' Ernie Powell lift the i lid in the third period to propel 1 the winners out of reach of Red-' lands. It was the hosts first defeat at home this year. The Terriers are now 20-5 for the season vs. the Redbirds 20-3. [ Behind by four at the half 27- 1 23 Redlands wasn't able to come) back in the jumbled third pe-j riod. In a three minute span' San Bernardino moved from a 32-27 lead to a commanding 44- i 31 margin with Ernie Powell.) Sherman Sweeney and Jim; Frame causing the most damage. Redlands returned to its ball control and pattern play in the final period but couldn't regain the lead and the Cards went home the winners by 10 points. Terrier center Tom McCutcheon, playing with a tightly taped ankle wasn't at full power but played most of the game. He canned eight of the first 10 Redlands points so that the losers were down by only two at the quuarter, 12-10. The second quarter saw hustling guard Hank Mercado and forward Jim Gardner tanking eight of the 13 Redlands points as the Cardinals outscorcd them only by two for a four point margin at the midway break. | In the first half the Terriers! held the high scoring Powell to j four points, one field goal and aj pair of charity tosses. The sec ond half he added 18 more. Tight guarding had held Pow-jfort. We also lost the ball 30 ell down but Jim Frame and|times without getting a shot. Charles Miles proved to be red-j "In the fourth quarter we hot from 25 and 30 feet away;didn't get a chance for a single from the hoop so Powell wa sifoul shot which is kind of hard more loosely guarded. i to believe in eight minutes Well Played i against their type of team," En- "lt was a well played game."j (ien,an sM I Terrier head man Endeman's) Center Steve Hagcn came in said. "The shooting was out- iin ,n e closing minutes of the fi ) standing for both teams. We ishot 52 per cent from the floor | and they had 46 per cent. "I think our ball handling and, free throw shooting were thcfc Ith , n ; The Redlands center nal period and tanked six points. Bob Molcnkamp had six and Jim Gardner was high with 17 for Redlands. McCutcheon end- two main causes for the loss but received a tremendous ovation I'm not disappointed. Thought j wilcn *», ,ed •«« ^am onto the that Hank Mercado and Ray Hurt did a tremendous job for us," the coach added. "We have to play ball control and pattern against a team like theirs, if the lid comes off then look out. We did well on Powell the first half but then Miles and Frame came through with their long shots. Our offensive rebounding hurt us, we weren't getting the second and third cf- Rojas wins in fifth court before the game started. Citrus Belt League Varsity Basketball W. L. PF Redlands 12 1 760 San Bernardino. .12 1 931 Riverside 9 4 697 Fontana 5 8 662 Chaffey 5 8 750 Pacific 1 12 631 Colton 1 12 606 PA 600 634 722 743 798 827 835 Valley League basketball crown with a smashing 72-50 win over [host Palm Springs last night, i Coach Kent Hayden's Kings | sped to a 16-6 first quarter lead over the Indians and then released today, but all eight Paula, will be permitted to en, ter from the Frontier League. have been told by the Commis- where at prescnt> three teams sioner to "be prepared to play _ Buena. 1000 Oaks, and Fillin the first round on Feb. 25 more — are tied for second, if ties develop cither for first In first-round games already mushroomed to a 39-21 margin lor second place in some leagues | set. Banning is at Blythe: El at the half. I where Friday's games are de-jCentro at Loara: El Segundo at The Thunderbirds will closejcisive." jLasuen; San Gabriel Mission at out league play Friday night at) Surprising Righetti of Santa!Pater Noster; and freelance Banning. Last nights victorylMaria (19-3). champion of the'Bosco Tech is at La Salle, was the ninth straight in league j San Luis League, drew second) EI Segundo is defending action. Iseeding, followed by Victor Val-|"AA" champion. Dennis Hare, the top scorer in the league, was held to just 16 points, his lowest output in the DVL but three of his teammates hit in double figures to boost the Thunderbirds to the win and title. Center Ron Wallace came through with 15 and JerryJ Piebe and Chip Chiappone) each pumped in 10. CIF With the victory the Thunderbirds move into California In terscholastic Federation AA Basketball playoffs. Yucaipa will draw a bye in the first round, Feb. 25 due to being the I league champion. They will imeet the winner of the El Cen- Uro vs. Loara clash on Feb. 28. Pairings for the "AA" Division of the CIF, SS, basketball play-offs were released today by Commissioner Kenneth Fagans: and, as was expected. South Pasadena (184) drew top seeding and a bye in the first round. ley of the Golden League (15-3) and Chino (16-5) of the Tri- County loop. All drew byes as did Servile (20-3). Yucaipa (166). Santa Paula (13-7) and Aviation (15-7). Several leagues are expected to have ties for second place develop, resulting in first-round games for some of the above. For instance, three teams [could tie for second in the Or- Yucaipa G. Priebe •* Hare 6 Wallace fi Chiappone 3 Sorensen 2 Shewmaker —— Byard Rubottom 1 McFarland <* Gedling 1 F. T. 2 10 4 15 3 15 10 5 7 4 2 1 2 Yesterday's Results lected his 13th knockout by stopping Ray Coleman of Phoenix at 1:21 of the fifth round in a scheduled 10-rounder at the Valley Garden Arena. Rojas. of San Pedro had trouble the first two rounds as Coleman landed numerous left hooks. However. Coleman began to tire in the fourth round, and Rojas, 129, connected with several punches to the head. In the fifth. Rojas connected with two solid left hooks which stunned Coleman, and referee George Latka stopped the contest. San Bernardino 63, Redlands 53 Riverside 53. Chaffey 50 Ramona 78. Fontana 62 Pacific 56. Colton 46 SBHS (63) G. F. T. Powell 8 6 22 Sweeney 3 4 10 Fortney 0 1 1 Frame 5 2 12 Miles 6 0 12 Hoak 0 0 0 Gray 1 0 2 Johnson 9 0 4 Totals 25 13 63 Redlands (S3) G. F. T. Gardner 8 1 17 Molenkamp 3 0 6 McCutcheon 4 3 11 Mercado 3 0 6 Hurt 1 1 3 Crowther 2 0 4 Hagen 3 0 6 Totals 20 5 53 DRIVES IN — Terrier forward Bob Molenkamp, 53, tries for two over the tight guarding of San Bernardino's Ernie Powell during the Redlonds-Cardinal game yesterday in Terrier gym. The Cards scored a 63-53 win over their hosts to pull into a tie for the CBL lead with coach Al Endeman's Redlands cagers. Both fives are now 12-1 in the league standings. (Photo by Jim Sloan) WHL standings Richardson wins by KO Score by quarters: San Bernardino.. 12 15 19 17—63 Redlands High ..10 13 10 20—53 NBA Standings Eastern Division W. L. Pet. Boston Cincinnati Philadelphia New York 46 16 .742 45 19 .703 26 35 18 48 .426 .273 Western Division W. L. San Francisco St. Louis Los Angeles Baltimore Detroit Pet. .587 37 26 36 27 .571 33 31 .516 27 35 13 46 .443 .246 Tuesday's Results New York 118 Los Angeles 117 Boston 103 Philadelphia 93 San Fran. 108 Detroit 98 (Only games scheduled). Wednesday's Games St. Louis vs. New York at Philadelphia Baltimore at Philadelphia Los Ang. vs. Detroit at Toledo San Francisco at Cincinnati LAS VEGAS. New (UPI) — Heavyweight Willie Richardson. 186. San Jose. Calif., knocked out Al Gonzalez. 198'Mesa. Ariz., in the final round of a, scheduled 10 - rounder in the)Tlie San Diego Chargers, the Castaways Hotel fight of the!champions of the American Gillman signed for five years with Chargers SAN DIEGO. Calif. (UPI) • USF Dons shoot for 12th straight By United Press Internaticnal The University of San Francisco Dons shoot for their 12th straight cage victory tonight in ,pwhW J^£» ; gJ-- h a showdown West Coast Athletic Denver Seattle 25 26 4 I-os Angeles 24 25 4 San Fran 25 31 2 Portland 23 28 5 Vancouver 23 30 3 W L T Pts GF GA .".S 18 2 78 228 161 34 204 177 52 153 190 52 184 222 51 1S3 195 49 189 202 ange League and just two of the three would qualify for en-' try into the play-offs, according! Palm Springs to the Commissioner. The! Er ickson — League will have the responsi-|- ,ames bility of notifying the CIF as to! p ? rker which teams will enter should' Llc ' jer a three-way tie for second place develop. Brea. La Quinta, and Corona del Mar are expected to tie at 11 -5 behind Loara's 12-4. There is also a chance that Mater Dei could catch St. Paul and tie for second in the Angelus League . . . and Charter Oak and Bell Gardens could tie Totals 28 16 72 F. 1 n n Morrison I McShane n Runge 6 T. 7 fi 4 13 4 1 15 Totals 20 10 50 Score by quarters: Yucaipa 16 23 21 12—72 Palm Springs... 6 15 19 20—50 Jayvee score: Palm Springs 50, Yucaipa 42. Tuesday's Results San Francisco 4 Vancouver 2 Week Tuesday night. Richardson held the advantage throughout the fight, cutting Gonzalez' nose, face and eye in the early rounds. In the 10th, Richardson connected with a right cross and a left hook to his opponent's jaw and sent him sprawling for the count at 0:41. Bayou Bourg, Foghorn favorites ARCADIA (UPI) — Bayou Bourg and Foghorn were the probable favorites today in the featured $15,000 Glendale Purse at Santa Anita Race Track. Other contenders in the mile- and-a - quarter turf course race were Repute. Hold Mc. Double Stars, Djezzar and King of j the services of one of Swaps. game's greatest coaches." Football League, signed head coach and general manager Sid Gillman to a new five-year contract Tuesday, ending speculation that he might return to the National Football League. Gillman, who has coached the Chargers for four years, had said he received a "legitimate offer" to coach the Philadelphia Eagles, but owner Jerry Wolman had denied it. Gillman, former Los Angeles Ram coach, said he was "very happy" to be able to remain in San Diego. Terms of the new pact were not disclosed, but it was reported earlier that Gillman had rejected an offer of $35,000 a year which was a boost of $7,500 over his old salary. Chargers' owner Barron Hilton said after Gillman signed, "We are most pleased to have assured ourselves of retaining the Conference battle with the Uni versify of Pacific at Stockton, j Y our unused furniture or ap The Dons lead the WCAC withpliances will find a ready mar a 6-0 record, while UOP andket through Classified Ads San Jose State are 4-2. USF) has to play both the Tigers andj Spartans away but their performance last weekend would indicate that the nationally 15th ranked Dons do not worry about enemy courts. USF rolled up more than 100 points against both Pepperdine and Loyola as sophs Erwin Mueller, Joe Ellis and Russ Gumina showed that they had adjusted to the varsity grind. In a West Coast Athletic Conference battle Tuesday night. St. Mary's downed Santa Clara. 74-71, at Richmond, Calif. Jim Moore had 21 for the Gaels, while the leading scorer in the conference. Russ Vranko- vich. pumped in 35 for the losers. J Portland, which might have made it to the NCAA tournament if Oregon State and Seattle had not been around, ran its record to 15-7 with an 88-80 defeat of Oregon at Eugene. Kenny Falkner had 23 and Steve Anstett 22 for the Pilots. The loss snapped a six game win streak for the Ducks, who were led by Jim Johnson's 23 points. Idaho edged Montana, 66-64. in Big Sky Conference action as Tom Moreland hit on 12 free throws in the last three minutes. He and Montana's Tim Aldrich each scored 24 points. One of the coast's flashiest scorers, Gary Prestesater of Azusa, swished 44 as his team mauled Los Angeles Baptist, 113-64. Nevada Southern improved its record to 17-7 with a 98-83 win over Arizona State. Other scores: Pomona 94 Whittier 70, Pacific (Ore.) 75, Oregon College 70, Cal State 62 Cal Aggies 55. TREASURE HOUSE j SLALOM — Anderl Molterer of Austria, named by the European press as the world's best skier, will be among the pros taking part in the $12,000 Grand Prix at Heavenly Valley (Lake Taho area) February 28. In a recent slalom he showed this form. The three-day meet will be carried on TV on the "Wide World of Sports." OPENING DRILLS — Los Angeles Dodger Ron Fairly takes his turn in the batting cage as the Dodgers engaged in a pre-spring workout in Dodger stadium last Sunday. The baseballers will be at it again Sunday starting at noon. The workouts are open free to the public. The Dodger All- Stars will ploy the Long Beach Rockets following the workout this Sunday. (UPI Telephoto)

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