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ft- i ftyOlLPETEnS BOSTON (UPI) - The New York Knkks won a musical mSiSUstpHBtt t^riday night over the SMtott Celtics. The Khieks controlled the tefnim o^ the game, throwing Celtics off SPORTS the rhythm* and their banded running together the OALESBURG, ILL., SAT., APR, 21, 19^3 SEC. 2 PAGE 11 for a VMl win that gave New Yorkers a 2-1 edge in the National Basketball Astsociation Eastern Conference championships. ''t thought we controlled the tempo of the game well/' said Knicks' coach Red Holtzman. "It seemed we let the tempo get slow" in the third period when Boston came from a 65-50 deficit to within two points, 8179, in the first minutes of the final period. "We paid the price for it but we picked up the tempo again," as the Knicks ran off 10 straight points to win going away, Holtzman said. The Knicks built a ^27 first- period lead into a 58-4^ halftime margin on the strength of a 14-3 surge in a 5:24 stretch. The keys for the Knicks in the surge—and in the game- were Dave DeBusschere and Walt Frazier. "DeBusschere really played well. He's probably the man you can pick as the guy who beat us/' said Celtics' coach Tom Heinsohn." But DeBusschere had a great deal of help, especially from Bill Bradley who pumped in six points during t h e Knicks' devasting fourth-quarter streak. John Havlicek, a doubtful starter for Sunday's fourth game because of pulled neck muscles, had 12 points in the third period and Dave Cowens added 13 to bring the Celtics to within four points, 81-77, at the close of the third frame. But after Don Nelson's jumper at the 33-second mark of the fourth quarter closed the gap to two, the Knicks regained their "tempo/' First Bradley hit from the top of the key, then Frazier swept under the bucket for a falling reverse layup, and Bradley came back with a jumper and a baseline shot. Phil Jackson, who pulled down seven rebounds while scoring eight points, completed the spurt with a long one-hander and the Celtrcs were finished. Fi \v New York players scored in double figures, led by Frazier's 23. Other top scorers were DeBusschere, 17; Bradley 15; and Monroe II. Havlicek led all scorers with 29, followed by Cowens with 27 and Jo Jo White with 24, but no other Celtic scored' more than four points. The ^ I. + t - Iff • :s L fourth will be game played in New York Sunday. By JOE ST. AMANT , and tied for fourth with Bruce RANCHO LA COSTA, Calif. (UPI) Lee Trevino has his eye on becoming a millionaire through golf earnings and he will reach that milestone if he wins the $40,000 first prize in the 72-hole $200,000 MONY Tournament of Champions Sun- Jo Jo White Scores day. Super Mex has a one-stroke lead going into today's third' ^""^^ round with a 68-71—139. five Crampton, 73-68. Jim Colbert, who led the first round with a six-under 46, slipped 10 strokes to 76 and was at 142, two tinder par along with Bert Yancey, 75-67, and Homero Blancas, 67-75. There were only nine subpar rounds in Friday's wind compared with 15 in Thursday's under par a for the -139, La Costa Jo Jo White:(10) of the Boston Celtics scores tics at Boston Garden Friday night as the underneath, while .m (19) of the knicks won 9(i-91 to take a 2-1 lead in their New York KnicfijS waits for the rebound, it' NBA playoff series, was one of the brighter moments for the Cel* By United Press International National Pittsburgh Chicago New York Montreal Philadelphia St. Louis East . w. I. pet; g.b. 7 1 .875 " 7 4 .636 1% 6 5 .545 2% 5 5 .500 3 4 6 400 4 1 9.100 7 American League East Baltimore Detroit Milwaukee Cleveland New York Boston 7 5 W .I. pet*g^b. 8 4 .667 5 .583 1 5 .500 2 h Boyer Leads Wifl(iiipeg To 5 7 .417 3 5 7 .417 3 4 6 .400 3 West w. I. San Francisco 12 4 pet. .750 g.b. Cincinnati Houston Los Angeles San Diego Atlanta 10 4 .714 1 7 8 .467 4^ 6 6 9 .400 9 .400 5M8 3 10 .231 m Friday 's Games Cincinnati 4 Atlanta 2 Houston 6 San Diego 2 San Fran 7 Los Angeles 3 (Only games scheduled) Sunday's Games St. Louis at Pbila, 2 Montreal at New York, 2 Pittsburgh at Chicago, 2 Atlanta at Cincinnati San Fran at Los Angeles San Diego at Houston West Kansas City Minnesota Chicago California Oakland Texas Friday's Results Minnesota 5 Texas 1 Milwaukee 2 New York 0 w. 1. pet. g.b. 9 4 .692 is 4 .600 m 5 4 .556 2 4 5 .444 3 4 7 .363 4 2 6 .250 4V^ 4 i Bait 6 Detroit 5i 10 inns Cleveland 3. Boston 2 Chicago 16 Kan City 2 Oakland 4 California 3 Sunday's Games California at Oakland Chicago at Kan City, 2 Texas at Minnesota New York at Milwaukee Boston at Cleve, 2 Detroit at Baltimore WINNIPEG (UPI) - Wally Boyer didn't perform any tricks but he did leave his calling card. » The veteran center Boyer scored two goals Friday night and narrowly missed . a hat trick as the Winnipeg Jets trumped the Houston Aeros, 5-1, in tile opening game of the World Hockey Association's semifinal round. The Jets skated to a 3r0 lead in. the first period and never looked back from there. Boyer was instrumental in the victory and late in the game the Jets attempted to set up the 36-year- old low-scoring Boyer for his third eoal of the ^ame. but Country Club course which was buffeted by strong winds Friday. Trevino, who has been on the pro golf tour only six years, has career earnings of $961,733 and the $40,000 would make him the fourth millionaire. Those who preceded him into the millionaire's circle are Arnold Palmer, Billy Casper and Jack Nicklaus. Nicklaus was the pre- tournament favorite here as usual in the field of 31. Nicklaus is a stroke back of 'trevino at 140 with a pair of 709 and in a tie with J. C. Snead, 72-68. Palmer is at 141 with 70-71 "The wind was in our face all the time except on the 15th," said Trevino. *' I drove it terrible all day. I thought I'd never finish that 17th hole. I hit a bad drive, then a six-iron into the rough and when.I finally got on the green, I missed a five-foot putt and took a bogey six." Trevino sunk a 10-foot putt for a birdie three on the 16th in addition to the one on the 10th. Bob Lunn, Sacramento, Calif., had a rare nine on the par-tour first hole when hisr ball hit him on the head when he tried to get out of a bunker. He took a two;9troke penalty for that and then three-putted for his quintuple bogey. Lunn shot a 77 and was at 150. V Vhiie Sox Crush Kansas City Fan Makes Catch jor League Leaders goal failed. Houston Coach Bill Dineer noted after the Aeros' performance, **it was simply our worst effort in our last six By United Pres^ International National League Cncpcn, Cin Goodsn, SF Snguiln, Pit Sizmre, St.L Maddox, SF Torre, St.L Morgn, Cin Milnr, NY Strgll, Pit Perez, Cin pet. .438 g. ab n h. 9 32 6 14 13 52 7 20 .385 8 39 7 15 .385 10 40 5 15 .375 16 65 9 24 .369 10 38 4 14 14 52 12 19 11 33 7 12.364 8 33 14 54 .368 .365 Rojas, KC D.Alln, Chi 13 55 13 21.382 9 35 6 13 .371 Home Runs National League: Wynn, Hou 6; MqCovey, SF 5; Aaron, Atl, Davis, LA. Milner, NY and Bpnds, SF 4. Amencan League g. ab r. pet. 8 29 3 13 .448 American League: Fisk, Bos 5; Melton, Chi and Tenace, Oak 4; Cepeda and Petrocelli, Bps, 8 12 364 Spikes, Clev, Cash, Det, May- 7 19 !352''^^^^y Garcia. iMay and Scott, Mil Hisle Minn, Bando and Jackson, Oak 3. games." Other Winnipeg scorers were Billy Sutherland, Dan Johnson gnd player-Coach Bobby Hull. The ^ goal by Hull—on a powerful 30-foot shot that appeared to handcuff Houston goalie Wayne Rutledge—was his first in the Jets' last four playoff games. Duke Harris scored the lone tally for the Aeros with a shorthanded goal late in the second period. By United Press International The Chicago White Sox, who have been on the wrong end of some 12-run scores t^is season, avenged themselves Friday night, racking up eight runs in the first two innings en route to a 16-2 drubbing of the Kansas City Royals. Bill Melton, who drove in five runs on a single, a double and a two-run homer, proved to be the catalyst for the visiting Sox, touching off two Chicago outbursts. Melton started the Sox' scoring onslaught in the first, cracking .a run-scoring single before Mike Andrews connected for a two-run double. The Sox put the game out of reach in the second when Pat Kelly and Carlos May produced run-scoring singles, Dick Allen pushed another run across with sacrifice fly and Melton homer, his fourth round San Francisco Giants leftfielder Gary Matthews makes a leap up the wall, but a young fan, at top, ends up with the ball hit by the run trip of the season. Melton also keyed a five-run Sox rampage in the sixth inning, cracking a two - run double following a single by May and a double by Allen. Andrews and Jorge Orta slapped run scoring singles and another run crossed the plate on a double play. While Sox hitters were battering Royals pitchers, Sox hurler Stan Bahnsen was, for the most hitters. Dodgers' Joe Ferguson for a solo homer in the second inning at Dodger Stadium Friday. UNIFAX Relief Pitchers Keep Going Strong This capped the inning with a two part, baffling Royals Bahnsen scattered hits, nine holding the Royals to single in the third and sixth to even his record at runs sh Team mnmgs, M. The Sox sent Eddie Fisher (M) against the Royals' Wayne Simpson (1-1) at Kansas City today. The Chicago Cubs, who had the day off Friday, hosted the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field today. Leads Ask By FRED DOWN UPI Sports Writer 4 most baseball fans to Pedro Borbon and Johnsn, Tex Vlntne, Cal Horton, Det Holt, Min Kelly, Chi Grifn, Bos Fisk, Bos . Andrws, Chi 9 38 7 29 8 27 7 27 10 35 10 36 7 26 3 17 .447 6 12.414 311 .407 5 11 .407 614 .400 10 14.389 4 10 .385 Runs Batted In National League: Morgan, Cin 13; Pavis, LA, Bonds, and SF 12; and Coneepcion, For A S|i «ci«l Occasion Need • Sp«ciel Car? RENT ONE FROM US! (UPI) of The Glaric Ford Economical Quick Ddily .. WMkly . . Monthly GALISBURG IINCOIN - MERCUIY 120 N. Iroad McCovey, Cin, Watson and Wynn, Hou, Ferguson, LA and Spier, SF 10. Americaii League: Mayterry, KC 14; Rojas, KC 13; Kirkpatrick, KC 12; Fisk, Bos and Melton, Chi 10. Pitching National League: Gullett, Cin and Marichal, SF 3-1; BUling- ham and Grimsley, Cin, Reuss, Hou, Koosman, NY, Ellis and Moosei Pitt, Bryant and Sosa SF 2-0; Forsch, Hou, John, LA Seaver, NY and Bradley, SF 2-! minute 1; Carlton, PhU 2-2. American League: NAIROBI British team of Roger and Jim Porter in a Escort tightened their grip on the East African Safari Rally leadership today after a "bloody dangerous" second leg and a mixup by the Datsun team. The mud-spattered Clark reached Nairobi at the end of the 1,000-kilometer second section of the five-day event with 140 penalty points, 31 less than his nearest rivals, Sweden's Harry Kallstrom and Claes Bilstram, in a Datsun 1800. where the garage was." Bil­ stram said, *'but we don*t need much servicing. I don't think Clark is just tired, we can win, anyway, too far ahead. We are trying to save the car." Clark, looking very said: "It's bloody dangerous because of the speeds we are expected to maintain on public roads. Everything else is okay." Finland's Timo Makinen was into Nairobi with 176 The cars were allowed a 30- servicing period between the last two checkpoints McNally, but Kallstrom missed this when points Hannu Bait, Ryan, Cal, Coleman, Det, TlZVto\ iSplittorff, KC and Kaat, Minn 3- •lO; Perry, Clev 3-1. third and fellow countryman Mikkola, last year's winner was fifth among the provisional leaders with 229 points. Another Datsun was fourth into Nairobi and had 204 penalty points. The garage mixup was The Datsuns setback Friday in Usambara Mountains suffered a Tanzania's when several cars ran out of gasoline and were stalled for 40 minutes when a refueling vehicle was late at a checkpoint. But the manufacturers competition, which counts toward the rally championship, remained wide open. Ford led the field with 329 points followed by Datsun 333, Peugot 439 and Porsche 447. Drivers said the second leg of the 3,212 mile, five-day rally was considerably easier than the first from Nairobi. Most of the suffered crushed broken cars Friday sides, dents, windows and smashed identify they'll probably say he was the Cincinnati Red pitcher who lost the seventh game of the 1972 World Series to the Oakland A's. Ask the Reds the same question and they'll answer that the 26-year-old righthander from Valverde, Dominican Republic is one of three unsung relief pitchers who have played a major role in the Reds' fast Rally At least 19 cars withdrew on the first leg. One Scandinavian favorite, Finn Hannu Mikkola, dropped right down the field today after a strong start. Mikkola last year became the first non-East African entry to win the rally but he limped into Dar Es Salaam with a smashed windshield and 149 penalty points. There were unconfirmed reports he jostled with another favorite, Pole Sobieslav Zasada, in the mountains. Local ace Vic r Preston Jr. of Kenya was also well down. start this season. The Reds have a 10-4 record so far this year with Borbon having 2-0, and Oakland clipped California, 4-3. *Titchers don't get too much allowed no earned runs in 11 2-3 1 recognition on our club because we have so many stars," says Carroll, and Friday night's game was a fine example. Leftfielder two fine Pete Rose made off innings spread over nine appearances and Clay Carroll and Tom Hall each having made five appearances. The trio has a total of seven saves. Borbon anjl Hall combined to pitch the final 1 1-3 innings Friday night as the Reds scored a 4-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves despite Hank Aaron's fourth homer of the season and the 677th of his career. Aaron's homer came off Don Gullett, who received credit for his third win of the I Perez with two on in the sixth, year. The San Francisco defeated the Los plays—cutting oir a run with a throw in the first inning and making a brilliant catch to end an Atlanta raUy in the eighth. Johnny Bench made one of his patented one-hand tags on Rose's first«lnning throw. And Bobby Tolan made what Rose called **the catch of the year" on a drive by Marty The Reds took a 1-0 lead in Giants I the first inning when Rose led Angeles Dodgers. 7-3, and the Houston Astros beat the San Diego Padres, 6-2, in the other National League games. In the American League, Chicago walloped Kansas City, 16-2, Minnesota beat Texas, 5-1, Baltimore edged Detroit, 6-5, Cleveland nipped Boston, 3-2, Milwaukee blanked New York, off with a single and eventually scored on Gary Gentry's wild pitch. RAIN TOMORROW Time to Insulate WHITE'S PHONE 342-OllS the,headlamps from collisions with he couldn't find the authorized ^second major one suffered by I each other, wild After rest Datsun service station. 'The Japanese didn't tell usitwodays. buffalo, the Japanese Nissan works in antelope and iackal and steep embankments. a compulsory period in Nairobi today, remaining competitiors Sunday begin the second half of the rally through Northern Kenya and the Greatdrift Valley. Motorcycle Roces ABINGDON FALL FESTIVAL GROUND Abingdon, Saturday, April 6:30 197 J Roces 8 p.m J ^

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