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Go Ahead 2-0 in Series » 0 tut "0< ByJIMCdUR Upf 6pm Writer tNOLfiWOOD, cm (UPt) Despite a 2*0 start in their opening series against tiw Chicago Bulls, the Los Angeles Lalters needed seven games and a last-minute finish Sunday night to advance to the semifinals against Ckilden State. Now the Lalcers find them* selves in the same position-^ 2-0 start against the Warriors^ following their l04-d4 victory here Thursday night. The series now moves to Oakland for games No. 3 and 4 Saturday and Monday nights. Jerry Weit lank cioMen ^ate, inm, with a Jumper with eight seconds to go Tuesday night and he finished them oft with a 36-point performance in ttte second game, while Wilt Chamberlain gave the Lakers superiority on the hoards with 30 rebounds. "Our defense won the game," said West, who complained he never felt more tired than in the opener against Golden State when he scored 17 pointl. "I felt so much looser tonight. When I woke up the other day, my hands felt heevy. This time, my hands felt light." If neceuary, the best-of- SPORfS Galesburg, 111., rrldty; April 20, 1973^ Pagi II seven series will return here Wednesday night. Meanwhile, the Eastern Conference finals between the Boston Celtics and the New York Khicks, tied at 11, will continue In Boston tonight. In game No. 2 of the Laker* Warrior series. Chamberlain OHHWUINNMS naia inunnomit, wnna ainiiigy was lo •iiempi in' tm On Laker giant away rrofli «tM Mtn with his outsMa HMOtHil, It'll, tin Ukari WMOd up wlnnliig the rebMtiidliigliattla,864Y. "I thMk thty (the Warriors) get tired the last few minutes," said Ch a ffl be r 1 a I n. "They weren't taking good shots toward the end but I think our defense had something to do with that." Golden State, the team that eliminated the Milwaukee Bucks, was led by Bar^ with 21 polnts-*befOre he fouled out with 2:04 to go***and Mahdl Abdat'tlahman, the former Walt ttanard, who came off the btneh to score II jpolnii.' Barry mane, an onscene gesture aner rauiing out ana af t(ir tha game was ^lek to point out that the Lakers won the lame at the free throw line *>24 to IS^whlle each club made 40 field goals. "I'm not going to change our defense," said Golden State Coach Al Attles. "We ihtend to play With the same aggressive* ness we've been playing with. Quite frankly, r didn't see any extraordinary roughness on our part out there." Gast w. 1. pet. Pittsburgh 7 1 .175 — C3iicago 7 4 m VA New York 6 S .541 2% Montreal 5 5 .soi 3 Philadelphia 4 6 .400 4 St. Louis 1 West 9 .100 7 w. 1. pet. g.b. San Francisco 11 4 .733 — Cincinnati 9 4 .692 1 Los Angeles 1 1 .429 4^ Houston 6 8 .429 444 San Diego 6 8 .429 Atlanta 3 9 .333 Burt Hooton Blanks Mets on Three Hits By United Press International One year and three days after rookie Burt Hooton's knuckle-curve ball startled the baseball world with the first no- hitter of 1972, the 23*year-old Chicago right*hander continued his dominance over the New York Mets with a three-hit, 7-0 victory. Hooton (1-1) capped a five,run first inning with a two-run tout, two-run rally against Rick single and limited New York to three hits while striking out six and walking two to give Chicago a split of the dou bleheader. The Mets took the first game, 3-1, behind the five- hit pitching of Jerry Koosman and the bat of Jerry Grote. The Cubs, who had scored a total of only three runs in their last three games, broke out of their slump against Jim McAndrew in the first inning of the nightcap, knocking the Mets' right-hander out of the game after only two-thirds of an inning. The loss was the Mets' third shutout loss in the last four games. In the opener, Koosman (24) allowed the Cubs only a second- inning unearned run in going the distance. Cardenal's run- scoring single, after rightfielder Rusty Staub had dropped Jim Hickman's line drive for a two- base error, accounted for the Cubs' only run. The Mets ended a string of 29 scoreless innings with a two- Reuschel in the fourth. John Milner started the inning with a single and scored the tying run on a double t>y Wayne Garrett. Grote then singled to score Garrett with the tie-breaking run. Milner added an insurance run for the Mets in the eighth with his fourth homer. In other National League action yesterday, Montreal edged Philadelphia, 6-5, and San Francisco beat Los Angeles, 8-6. The only other NL game scheduled, Pittsburgh at Atlanta, was postponed beciause of rain. in the American League, Detroit outslugged Boston, 11-7, New York whipped Baltimore, Jack Nicklaus, rated a . llie MONY Tournament Powerful Roy ah Rip Oakland A % No, 1 Money Winner 3-1 favorite to win ping on^o the third green Thursday. Nick- of Champions at laus, who shot a 2-under-par 70, is 1973's RJincho La Costa, Calif., is showji after chip- No. 1 money winner with $106,064. UNIFAX Colbert Has 1-Stroke Lead In Tournament of Champs RANCHO LA COSTA, Calif. (Upi) - At 32, Jim Colbert of Kansas City, Kan., has been on the pro golf tour for seven years and has won only three tournaments but he doesn't tak6 a back seat to the big names such as Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer. He shot a 34-32—66, six under"psr: to move into a one-stroke l^ajt in the first round of the 72- hol^ $200,000 Tournament of Champions Thursday. "I don 't consider myself a dai>k horse," he said. "People ji^s ^t don't talk as much about qie, as some of the other golfers." stroke back at 35-32-67 wa^: Homero Blancas of Houston,\ who was the last of the 31 entrants to qualify for this elite event. He won the Monsanto Open at Pensacola, Fla,, last Sunday. ' "I'm a streak player and I'm on a hot streak," he said. "This course is kind of awesome with its narrow fairways and deep rough but it grows on you." Tied for third and stlU in good position for a shot at the Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there. with hel|i fuf youf Cdf hudie life .iiul hedlth KiMiiaiiii' See me. Six-Player Trade FOXBORO, Mass. (UPI)-The New England Patriots obtained runnipg back Wayne Patrick and linebackers Edgar Chandler and Jeff Lyman Thursday in a six-p^yer trade with the Buffalo Bills. The Patriots surrendered linebacker JUnCheyun'ski, guard Mike Montler and defenaive end Halvor Hagen jn the deisi; Tbe key player for New England was Patrick who enjoyed his best season in 1971, ranking as the Bills' No. 1 runner and receiver. He is expected to fill the void created earlier |in the year bythe Patriots' trade of Carl Garrett to the Chicago Bears for a first round draft choice. tdp money of $40,000 Sunday were Lee Trevmo and Jim JanUeson, a rotund fhrst-tlmer from Mollne. IlLTrevlno, who qualified by winning she tournaments during the past 12 months, shot 31-37 and Jamieson who won just one—the Western Open—carded 35-33. Grier Jones, the collegian from Wichita, Kan., landed alone in fifth place with 34-33— 69. Palmer and Nicklaus, who have each won this tournament three times, shot 70 and were in a tie for sixth with four other pros—David Graham, Deahe Beman, Lanny Adkins and Bob Dickson. Defending champion Bobby Mitchelii who beat Nicklaus hi a playoff last year, failed to show much with a card of 37-36 -73. On a clear day with only a light breeze sweeping across the course, 15 pros were under par and another two equalled it. By VITO STELLINO UPI Sports Writer The Oakland A's collected eight runs Thursday night and that's enough to win most games. But the A's were routed because the Kansas City Royals pounded Manager Dick Williams' shorthanded pitching staff for 19 hits and coasted to a 16^ victory. When John "Blue Moon" Odom was knocked out in the four-run first inning, Williams handed the ball to Paul Lindblad. "I told Lindblad he had to go five Innings when I gave him the ball," WiUisms said, "I'm not going to ruin my pitching staff for one game." LiodUad didn't quite make five Innbigs. Before Williams lifted hhn with one out in the fifth, the Royals had blasted him for 12 hits and 11 runs. Darold Knowles finished up the game and allowed just one run in the final 3 2-3 innings but the damage already was done. Of course, it is true that the Royals are doing a lot of hitting this year against every team they face. They've scored 12 runs or more five times. Amos Otis, who drove in four runs with two singles, a triple and a homer, said, "We're just doing things differently this year. Everybody's for everybody else now." Paul Schaal, who had three hits and drove in three runs, said, "The whole team believes we can win." In the other three games, Detroit routed Boston, 11-7, New York beat Baltimore, 6-1, and Milwaukee topped Cleveland, 10-7. In the National League games, Montreal beat Philadelphia, 6-5, the New York Mets beat the Chicago Cubs, 3-1, but lost the second game, 7-0, and San Francisco beat Los Angeles, 8-6. The Pittsburgh-St. Louis game was rained out. The'Detroit Tigers collected 16 hits while routuig Boston to complete a four-game sweep of the Red Sox and move into a flrst>place tie with Baltimore in the AL East. Mickey Stanley hit a three^run homer and Al Kaline and Ed Brinkman singled home two runs each in the rout. Bobby Murcer climaxed a six-run second inning with a three-run homer as the Yankees downed the Orioles behind the five-hit pitching of Fritz Peterson and Lindy McDaniel. The Yanks won the series 2-1 and it was the first time since 1963 that the Yanks have won their first series of the year at Baltimore. George Scott drove in four runs with a pair of homers and a single and Darrell Porter hit a three-run homer to power Milwaukea to the victory over Cleveland. Scott tied the game, 7-7, with his third homer of the season in the seventh and singled in another when the Brewers exploded for three runs in the eighth. 6«1, Milwaukee beat Cleveland, 10-7, and Kansas City trounced Oakland, 16-8. Ken Singleton belted a three- run homer in the sixth Inning as Montreal erupted for five runs to defeat the Phillies. The score was tied M when John Boccabella led off the sixth with a single and later scored on a double by rookie infielder Pepe FriaS. Mike Jorgensen's double drove in Fries as Montreal went ahead 34. After Ron Fau-ly walked, Singleton followed with his first home run of the season, an opposite field blast over the left field fence. Mike Torrez who worked six innings, won his first game of the year in four decisions. Tom Walker mopped up for his first save of the season after Philadelphia got single runs in the sixth and seventh innings and rallied for three runs off Walker in the eighth. Larry Christenson, a 19-year-old pitch er, suffered his fu*st major league loss against one victory. Indianapolis Closes Gap In AA Race By United Press International There are no runaways In American Association baseball — not yet, anyway. In the Eastern Division, Indianapolis climbed to within half a game of leader Omaha with an 8-5 victory at Tulsa. In the West, Denver leads by just half a game. Evansville won at Oklahoma City Thursday night, 5-3, and in the other game, Wichita climbed Into a tie for third place In the West by outslug- guig Iowa, 14*11. Omaha at Denver was postponed because of snow. NBA Standings By United-Press International (Dlvtokn Finals) (Best of Saven) East ioir Leagiie Stan Hy umy KM Inte^aM Johnsn, Tex Vlntne, Cal Fisk, Bos Kelly, Chi Hortn, Det Grifn, Bos D.Alln, Chi Rdrigz, Mil Rojas, KC Andrws, Chi Baston New York w. 1 1 1. 1 1 West pet. .500 .500 w. 2 0 1. pet. 1.000 .000 Los Angeles Golden State Thursday's Results Los Angeles 104 Golden St. 93 (Only game scheduled) Friday's Games New York at Boston Walton to Dallas DALLAS (UPI) - The Dallas Cowboys announced Thursday the signing of UCLA tackle Bruce Walton, the 6-6, 251- pound brother of UCLA basketball Ail-American Bill Walton. Walton was the Cowboys' fifth-round draft choice. Thttrsdey's Resntts Montreal 6 Philadelphia 5 New York 3 Chicago 1, ist Chicago 7 New York 0, 2nd ^ San Fran 8 Los Angeles 6 Pitti^ at St. Louis, ppd., rain (Only games scheduled) Today's Probable Pitchers (All times EST) San Franciseo (Marichal 2-1) at Los Angeles (Downing 1-0), 11 p.m. Atlanta (Gentry Irl) at Cincinnati (Gullett 2-1), 8:05 p.m. San Dlcgo (Corkins 1-1) at Houston (Forsch 1-1), 8:30 p.m. (Only games scheduled) Saturday's Games St. Louis at Philadelphia Montreal at New York Pittsburgh at Chicago Atlanta at Cincinnati San Fran at Los Ang, night San Diego at Houston, night AmerleMi Laifue East Bslfimore DetrMt New York Bosten Miwiukee Cleveland Kansas City Minnesota California Otiesgo Oakland Texas 1 • 7 5 4 4 4 West 4 4 3 2 I. I. 3 4 4 4 7 5i I'h. m .455 .444 .444 pei .780 .m m 2 2 2 3 g.b. 2^ 3 3 5 4^ Tbflrsday's ResalU Detroit 11 BostM 7 Kansas City It Oakland 8 Milwaukee 10 Cleveland 7 New York 6 Baltimore 1 (Only games scheduled) Today's ProbaMe Pltcbers (AUtfuies EST) Texas (Hand 04) at Minnesota (Hands 1-1), 2:11p.m. California (Wright 0-2) at Oakland (Holtzman 1-1), 11 p.m, Chicago (Bahnsen 0>1) at Kansas City (Busby 1-1), 8:30 p.m. New York (Stottlemyre 2-1) at Milwaukee (Ryerson 0^)), 8:30 p.m. Boston (Pattin 1-1) at Cleveland (Perry 2-1), 8 p.m. Detroit (LoUch 1-2) at timore (Alexander 2-0), p.m. Saturday's Games California at Oakland Chicago at Kansas City Texas at Minnesota , New York at Milwaukee Boston at Cleve, twilight Detroit at Baltimore, night Bal- 7:30 Major League Leaders By United Press International National League Cncpcn, Cin Fairly, Mtl Mrshll, SD Croodsn, SF Snguln, Pit Maddx, SF Szemre, St.L Morgn, Cin Torre, St.L McMlln, LA g- 8 8 9 12 8 15 10 13 10 6 ab 30 22 18 49 39 60 40 51 38 19 r. 6 6 3 6 7 8 5 12 4 0 h. 14 10 8 19 15 23 15 19 14 7 pet. .467 .455 .444 .388 .385 .383 .375 .373 .368 .368 American League g- 7 n U 9 6 C 9 8 7 12 6 ab 25 34 33 24 24 33 32 24 52 22 r. 3 3 10 3 5 6 5 3 12 3 h. 12 16 14 10 10 13 12 9 19 8 pet. .480 .471 .424 .417 .417 .394 .375 .375 .365 .364 Home Runs. National League: Wynn, Hou, 6; Bonds and McCovey, SF 4; Aaron, Atl, Bench, Morgan and Perez, Chi, Davis, LA and Stargell; Pitt.3. ABA Standings By United Press Iiiiematlonal (DlvistOB Fiaals) (Best el Seven) East Kentucky Carolina West w. 2 2 w. 3 2 2 2 pet, .500 .500 pet. .600 .400 Canadiens, Hawks Score Victories By MARTIN LADER UPI Sports Writer Montreal won its second straight game from the Philadelphia Flyers with a H decision ThHrsjday night, while STATE FARM ; frisurance Compantes ' Ifome Offices: BfoomlnQtorii Illinois iBUD NELSON llP(i39 m N. Headersen SEE JOE GORMAN Harold Wilson Realty 1131 N. H «ad»Hoa 443-3103 Clhicago made it three in a row against the New York Rangers with a 3-1 victory. This left tbe Canadiens with a 2-1 advantage ovtr the Flyers and the Hawks holding a ^1 lead over the Rangers in tbe best-of-seven sets. The Canadiens and Flyers square off again Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia, but Chicago doesn't resume its series with the Rangers until Tuesday night. "They try to kill .us with four games in five days, and now we have five days off," said Chicago defenseman Pat Sta- pieton. "I don't understand it." Oddiy, it was a man who from the extra rest who scored the winning goal for the Hawks at New York. Pit Martin, who says be is still bothered by a groin injury suffered in tbe quarterfinals agahist St. Louis, took a pass from Stapleton and broke in alone on Ranger goalie Ed Giacomin with only 5:49 to play to snap a 1-1 tie. Dennis Hull, who bad scored the first C!hicago goal in tbe second period, then added the clincher less than three minutes later with his second goal of the evening. Tony Esposito once again was outstanding in the Chicago net, allowing only a third-period goal to Vic Hadt'lcld on a ciose- should benefit a great deal;in rebound. In the last two games, Esposito has permitted only two goals on 77 shots. Chicago Coach Billy Reay tried to be nonconunittal about the long delay, although he indicated he'd just as soon be playing on Sunday. ''Any time conditions are the same for both clubs I'll never complain," Reay said. "I'm not saybig I favor it, don't get me wrong, but it's the same for both of us. Of course, once you get momentum going, you want to keep it." Montreal, which now has been involved in three one-goal games with the Flyers, got both its goals in the first period on shots by Rejean Houle and Henri Richard. Terry Crisp got one back for the Flyers midway through the second period, but that was it as big Ken Dryden stood up to the challenge in the Montreal net. Referring to Houle's goal, Philadelphia goaltender Doug Favell said: "I didn't even see him shoot it. I was looking for the puck. I thought it went into the crowd, and the next thing I knew it was in the net." The Flyers had their liest chances in the first 10 minutes of the game when they swamed all over Dryden. But they couldn't capitalize on them and Philadelphia Coach Fred Shero said, "You can't keep up a sustained thing like that for 60 minutes." I Indiana Utah Thursday's Results Indiana 104 Utah 102 (Only game scheduled) Friday's Games Kentucky at Carolina (Only game scheduled) WHA Standings By United Press International (Semifbuds) (Best of Seven) East w. I. gf ga New England 2 0 6 4 Cleveland 0 2 4 6 West w. I. gf ga Winnipeg 0 0 0 0 Houston 0 0 0 0 Tbnrsday's Results New Enjiland 3 Cleveland 2 (Only game scheduled) llMvsday's Qamts Houston at Winnipeg (Only game scheduled) WANT AI^ BRING RESULTS! American League: Fisk^ Bos 5; Tenace, Oak, Williams, BaU, Petrocelli, Bos, Melton, Chi, Cash, Det, Mayberry and Otis, KC, Garcia and Scott, Mil, Hisle, Minn and Jackson, Oak 3. Runs Batted In National League: Morgan, Cin 13; Bonds, SF 12; Davis, LA 11; Wynn, Hou and ^ler, SFIO. American League: Maybefry, KC 14; Rojasi KC 13; Kirkpatrick, KC 12; Fisk, Bos, 10; Yastrzemski, Bos, Valentine, Cal, Otis, KC and Tenace, Oak 9. Pitching. National League: Billingham and Grimsley, Cin, Reuss, Hou, Koosman, NY, Ellis and Moose, Pitt, Bryant and Sosa, SF 2-0; Gullett, Cin, John, LA, Seaver, NY. Bradley and Marichal, SF 2-1; Carlton, Phil 2-2. Amerfean Leaguat McNally, Bait, Ryan, Cal, Ooleihan, Det, SpUttorff, KC and Kaat, Minn 30. AHL Standings By United Press InteiAational (SenUlub) BesioCSevsa w. 1. gl ga Nova Scotia Boston 1 0 8 1 1 8 w. 1 0 1. gf ga 3 2 2 3 Virginia Cincinnati Thursday's Results Virginia 3 Cincinnati 2 (Only games scheduled) Friday's Games Boston at Nova Scotia NHL Standings By United Press International (SemifbialB) (Best of Seven) w. I. gf ga Chicago 3 1 11 .10 New York 1 3 10 11 w. 2 1 I. Montreal Philadelphia Thursday's Results Montreal 2 Philadelphia 1 Chicago 3 NY Rangers I (Only game scheduled) 0 gp 0 10 Mild TOMORROW Time to Insulate WHITE'S PHONE 3424 )111 ii Motorcycle Races AIINGOON FALL FESTIVAL GROUNDS Abingdon, III. Sofurdoy, April 21, 1973 PracHcf 6:30 p.m. - • - Races 8 p.m.

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