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The San Bernardino County Sun from San Bernardino, California • Page 37

The San Bernardino County Sun from San Bernardino, California • Page 37

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ChafTey pummels SBVC in match of frontrunners Merrill throws 2-Iiitter, but SBVC beaten, 1-0 Cajon wins battle for SAL lead, 4-0 The Sun The Sun By BRIAN R. MURPHY Special to The Sun LANCASTER Joanna Merrill threw a two-hitter and struck out five, but conference-leading Antelope Valley scraped up a first-inning run and hung on to defeat San Bernardino Valley College 1-0 in softball Tuesday. Merrill did not allow a walk in the Foothill Conference game. Freshman left fielder Crystal Lara was 2-for-3 for the Indians, who got five hits. The Indians they remain in second place at 5-3 in the conference, 6-1 1 overall. RANCHO CUCAMONGA Freshman designated hitter Joe Baca singled in sophomore catcher Marc Loeb with the only run that the San Bernardino Valley College baseball team would get as it absorbed a 9-1 Foothill Conference defeat at the hands of traditional rival Chaffey on Tuesday. The defeat knocked the Indians (6-2-1, 21-9-1 overall) out of first place in the Foothill Conference. Chaffet improved to 6-2 and 18-11-1. Freshman Gabriel Pineda, the first of five SBVC pitchers, took the loss in two innings of work. Pineda (2-2) allowed three runs in four hits with no strikeouts and a walk. C2 The Sun WEDNESDAY, April 5, 1989 KALEIDOSCOPE Cubbies find fans on 'South' side The smell of hot dogs and peanuts mixed with the aroma of boiled crawfish as Cubs regulars cheered their team from the Wrigley Field annex at the Milan Bar. It is 950 miles from Wrigley Field to the door of this little bar. tucked away on a side street in New Orleans, but the baseball fans that crowded irr for the Cubs' opener Tuesday feel much clos-ec to the team they pull for. "We really got behind the team in 1983. That's the year we got cable and we had our choice of Atlanta, Houston, the Rangers or the Cpbs. We picked the Cubs. They're the perfect New Orleans team. Everybody in the bleachers having a party and Harry Caray sounds like he's from here anyway," said bartender Janet Alexander. I Sporting Cubs T-shirts, hats and visors, the regulars cheered as Rick SutclilTe took the mound for the Cubs against the Philadelphia Phillies. "This is as close as you can get to major league baseball in New Orleans, coming in here and atching the Cubs with a bunch of baseball finis. Until we get our own team, the Cubs are New Orleans team," said Peter O'Neill. Most of the fans are long-time major league baseball fans ho have now adopted the Cubs, O'Neill said. "I lived in New England and San Francisco and still love the Red Sox and the Giants, but the Cubs are better here," he said. Happens all the time Add, Cubs: Pitcher Greg Maddux, on getting married in the offseason: "I teed up at 8:30, picked up the tux at 1 and said 'I do' at 5. Just a normal day." Reach out and touch someone Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Junior Ortiz, on why he has chosen No.O to wear after giving up his No.26 to give to newly acquired pitcher Neal I Ieaton: "That's because any time you want anything, what do you do? You dial 0." Does He charge interest? Giants outfielder Brett Butler, a devout Mormon, seems uncomfortable talking about his three-year, $4 million contract extension: "God lent me the money." SAN BERNARDINO Behind the tenacious pitching of senior right-hander Joey Wilkinson, Cajon High School shut out Apple Valley 4-0 Tuesday to break a three-way baseball tie for first place in the San Andreas League. San Bernardino, which also began the day tied for first, fell to Victor Valley, 8-3. Wilkinson went the distance, choking off numerous Sun Devils threats while shutting out Apple Valley on nine hits and three walks. He stranded 10 AVHS runners, including three at third base to hike his record to 4-2 and reduce his ERA to 1.50. He struck out four. Apple Valley right-hander Mike Hill (2-1) took the loss as he gave up one earned run on four hits. Reliever Mike Wallace gave up two runs in the sixth inning. The Cowboys improve to 3-1 in the SAL and 6-4 overall. Apple Valley falls to 2-2 and 7-5. "Wilkinson did a great job for us today," said Cajon coach Bill Mierzwik. "This win really raised our confidence level. Right now we are doing a lot better in pitching and fielding, but our bats need to start coming around for the timely hit more often." Three errors by the Sun Devils cost them two runs and the loss is Apple Valley's second straight. Sun Devils coach Gahbrielson attributed Tuesday's loss to "mental and physical errors." "I'm unhappy about the kids today," said Gahbrielson. "They were not mentally prepared coming into this game. The last two weeks we have made quite a few errors, especially at first base." Cajon scored the first and deciding run in its half of the third inning on a bases-loaded sacrifice fly by sophomore catcher Mike Proch. The Cowboys struck again in the fifth inning when senior Jeff Bees came home from third base on a fielding error by Apple Valley shortstop Travis Satterland. Cajon padded its lead in the sixth. With runners on the corners, Wallace threw to first in an attempt to pick off Shane Chuning. Caught off the bag, Chun-ing was chased toward second base by Jason Hamilton. Meanwhile, Cameron Gerber (brother of California Angel Craig Gerber) took the opportunity to race home. Hamilton saw Gerber making the dash but the throw home was a tad late. Chuning stole third base moments later and came home when Jason True bobbled the throw. "If we keep this up, we're going to lose (to Bar-stow) on Friday," said Gahbrielson. "Changes will be made and non-producers will be sitting the bench." PREP BASEBALL Or maybe he's too big Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, after being presented with an extra-large set of clubs by the Phoenix Suns during his farewell tour: "Golf is a scary game. The ball is too small." FRAM OIL FILTERS Limit 2 at sale price. PH8A Reg. 2.57. CHAMPION SPARK PLUGS Limit 16 at sale price. NON-RESISTOR San Poly get CBL wins; Rim rips Bruins PENNZOIL MOTOR OIL Limit 12 quarts at sale price. SAE 30. 10W-30, 10W-40. V57 rim The Sun EA. OTHERS REG. TO 2.57 2.27 REG. OVER 2.57 10 OFF RESISTOR 89 SPORTS IN BRIEF Frenzied Michigan fans cause damage ANN ARBOR, Mich. Shop owners swept up shards of glass Tuesday as University of Michigan officials tried to piece together an image left shattered by a mob of frenzied basketball fans. Authorities expressed disbelief and dismay at the aftermath of a raucous celebration Monday night, when at least 6,000 screaming revelers defied rain and police to mark the Wolverines' first NCAA championship. The mob that overturned a cab, smashed windows and uprooted street signs after Monday's 80-79 overtime victory over Seton Hall, Sgt. Sherry Vail said Tuesday. Tarpley given clearance to practice DALLAS Mavericks forward Roy Tarpley has been cleared to resume practicing with his mm Pun UFITIW WARRANTY MASTER CYLINDERS GAS-MATIC SHOCKS GAS-MAGNUM IT! Monroe's best Remanufactured. A Enr rlnmnt iirA 283 MM EA. SHOCKS Most light trucks, vans and RV's. For most domestic and import vehicles. IMPORT, Reg. to 34.99 28.88 teammates as part of a continuation of his after-care program, a team official said. Tarpley, on suspension for a drug-related violation, will attend the Mavericks' practice Thursday morning, said Kevin Sullivan, director of media serv ices for the team. Dr. Dave Lewis of the ASAP Family HlOTECT j7if 'lit wssins. S3r 11 1 INJECTOR 60 MONTH BATTERY SON OF A GUN Protectant by STP. Limit 2 at sale price, 8 oi. ST 6506 83 CLEANER Limit 2 at sale price, 8 oi. 7524 39 Senior shortstop Roy Garcia doubled in two runs with two out in the second inning, giving host San Gorgonio a 2-0 victory over Rubidoux in a Citrus Belt League game on Tuesday afternoon. Senior right-hander Carlos Heredia surrendered five hits in a complete-game effort. He struck out nine and walked four. Junior left fielder Danny Blum was the only Spartan to collect two hits, going 2-for-2 on the day. The Spartans improve to 1-3 in the CBL and 5-11 overall while the Falcons fall to 2-3 and 5-6. RIVERSIDE POLY 2, REDLANDS 1: Pitcher Ray Cervantes threw the ball away while trying to pick off David Powell in Riverside Poly's two-run fourth inning as the Bears (4-1, 12-1) edged Redlands (1-4, 5-8) in a Citrus Belt League game at Poly. RIM OF THE WORLD 10, BLOOMINGTON 2: Senior catcher Dave Brown went 2-for-2 with two runs and two RBI and senior right-hander Jim Love pitched his sixth complete game of the year as the host Scots (3-1, 5-8) rolled past the CIF2A third-ranked Bruins (4-1 9-3-1 i a Sunkist League game. For the Bruins, Robert Smith went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and Gilbert Ortega went 2-for-4 with an RBI. Sophomore righty Johnny Cortez took the loss and was relieved by senior left-hander Neto Callas in the third. YUCAIPA 9, BANNING 2: Senior right-hander Ron Simmons (3-1) struck out 10 and walked one as the CIF2A fifth-ranked Thunderbirds(4-0, 8-2) got past the Broncos (0-4, 2-10)inaSunkist League game Senior right fielder Lance Reeves drove in the winning run and went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and three RBI while senior center fielder Ed Burke was 2-for-3 with three runs scored and a pair of doubles. CHINO 5, DAMIEN 1: Senior righthanded pitcher Mike Wood tossed a complete-game five-hitter and went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead the CIF 4A seventh-ranked Cowboys (2-1, 12-1-1) to a Baseline League victory over visiting BEAUMONT 19, BIG BEAR 3: Junior third baseman Zack Ott doubled and drove home six runs and scored twice for the visiting Cougars (3-0, 6-6) as they rolled to a De Anza League victory at Big Bear (2-1, 6-3). AQUINAS 13, TWENTYNINE PALMS 9: Sophomore third baseman Angel Nunez went 2-for-3 and batted in the winning run for the Falcons (2-1) in a De Anza League win over the Wildcats. ABUNDANT LIFE 4, BUNDY CANYON 3: Senior shortstop Tom Moore doubled in two runs in the first inning and scored another run for the host Eagles (1-0, 5-1) as they won the Metro League opener for both teams. AMBASSADOR BAPTIST 13, TEMPLE CHRISTIAN 6: Junior Reggie Sparrow and freshman Randy Garcia comprised the Bulldogs' catcher-pitcher battery and also led the offense as Ambassador Baptist (3-0, 4-2) routed the Lions (0-3, 0-6) in a Victory League game. VICTOR VALLEY 8, SAN BERNARDINO 3: Senior Jay-ven Miller went the distance to get the win for the Jackrabbits (2-2, 10-3-1) as he struck out three, walked two, and allowed no earned runs on three hits against the Cardinals (2-2, 3-9) in a San Andreas League game. Haag named All-CIF Mega Torque, Low maintenance, With exchange. 20 or ST6516 3.47 12 oi 7518 1.79 fill!) 8S JplP' GUNK ENGINE CLEANER RAIN-X Limit 2 at sole price, Windshield protector. e3 5oi. RX714 SUPER GLUE eByLoctite. Limit 2 at sale price. Tyfj Bonds in seconds. BtJk sup-a 49 Limit 2 at sale price, Heavy duty engine cleaner, 16 oi. HEB-1 2 EA. Roy Tarpley Van Nuys gave the OK for Tarpley to practice, Sullivan said. Closing arguments heard in case CHICAGO Howard Pearl, a federal prosecutor, asked a jury to find the sports agents Norby Walters and Lloyd Bloom guilty of mail fraud and racketeering in connection with their representation of prominent college athletes. Pearl described Walters and Bloom as "two hustlers from New York who steamrolled over anyone, any institution, that they perceived as standing in their way." Rams sign Brock to contract ANAHEIM Free agent cornerback Lou Brock signed a contract with the Los Angeles Rams. Brock, a USC graduate, is the son of I tall of Fame baseball player Lou Brock. Estrada retains VV BA title INGLEWOO Juan Jose Estrada successfully defended his WBA junior featherweight championship Tuesday night by knocking out prev iously unbeaten Jesus Poll at 1:38 of the 10th round at the Forum. BRIEFLY NOTED: Former Oklahoma quarterback Charles Thompson has rebroken the leg he injured in the Sooners' game with Nebraska last year. Thompson broke his right leg during the weekend, a secretary for Thompson's attorney said. Ben Johnson's doctor may have falsified Ontario health insurance claims to cover up his practice of prescribing steroids, a lawyer suggested at a federal inquiry in Toronto The Brewers announced that Tom Trrbelhorn signed a two-year contract extension to manage the baseball team through 1991. 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The Division IV team is comprised of players from the 2 A A and 2 A levels.

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