Santa Cruz Sentinel from Santa Cruz, California on March 14, 1990 · Page 14
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B-2 Santa Cruz Sentinel Wednesday, March 14, 1990 SC pitchers have the right stuff Cardinal pair team to hurl no-hitter against Hollister SANTA CRUZ - For a pitching stafT that is in a rebuilding stage. Santa Cruz Minn's Cardinals appeared to have completed phase one of construction Tuesday, as Collwn SchaefTer and Thea Lincoln combined for a no hitter in a 16 0 non league win over Hollister. Schaeffer, a junior, went the first four Innings, recoding five strikeouts and two Girls' softball walks. Lincoln, a sophomore, pitched the final three innings, with one strikeout and two walks. "They're progesslng." said Cardinals Coach Vic Miguel, who this season needs to replace Debbie Chavez, who graduated after being the team's starter for four years. "I'm pleased with their progress. Hut we're far from being a solid team at this point." The Cards made three errors, but with the pitching and a 21 hit attack, things were pretty much In Cruz control. SchaefTer appears to have worked Into the " No. 1 starter's role, Miguel said, while Lincoln could see plenty of action during the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic league season, which begins next week. The win improved Santa Cruz's record to 2 3 and was its first at home. The game was virtually locked up by the bottom of the third inning, when the Cards rallied for nine runs. Auddrena Mauga and Sara Dalbey each cracked a three run home run. and Diane Gergen lashed a two run triple in the inning. Mauga and Gergen each went 4 for 5 with four RBI on the day. while freshman second baseman Jessica Iang was 3 for 4. Live Oak 5. SLV 0 MORGAN HILL Junior pitcher Tasha Zobrosky gave up her first career home run, a solo shot by Karen Matteson to lead off the second inning. Zobrosky allowed only four hits while striking out seven and walking one, but was hurt by two key errors. Only two of Live Oak's five runs were earned. "We let it slip by," said SLV Coach Mark Crivelli, whose Cougars fall to 3 1. "It was our first game on the road and we just weren't ready to play." Zobrosky had two of SLV's four hits in the game. The victory was sweet revenge for Live Oak, which entered the Central Coast Section Division II South tournament last year as the No. 1 seed and were defeated in the opening round by SLV, Crivelli said. North County 9, Alisal 6 SALINAS With the scored tied at 5-5 in the top of the sixth inning. North County took the lead on a pair of runs that scored on a wild pitch and a sacrifice bunt RBI by Veronica Mercado. The Condors, 2-2, added two insurance runs in the top of the seventh, the key hit an RBI single by sophomore pitcher Carina Jimenez. V. v- V if .-... .y .. Bill Loveiov Sentinel Thea Lincoln fires off a pitch Tuesday in Santa Cruz's non-league game against Hollister. Sports digest Cards' league win streak at 42 SANTA CRUZ - The Santa Cruz High Cardinals opened their Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League boys' tennis season in usual fashion Tuesday they won. The 7-0 victory over visiting San Lorenzo Valley was Santa Cruz's 42nd straight league victory. The last time the Cardinals lost was on May 1, 1985, when they were beaten 4-3 by Aptos. The best match of the day was at No. 1 singles, where John Sanford of Santa Cruz defeated Isaac Mraz, 6-7 (6-8 tie-breaker), 6-2, 6-1. The Cardinals, 4-0 overall, only lost four other games in the remaining six matches. In two non-league matches, Harbor blanked Monte Vista Christian 7-0, and Robert Louis Stevenson defeated Aptos, 5-2. The best match for Harbor, 4-0, was at No. 1 doubles, where Gil Gerstein and Brian Care topped Jacky Tang and Rex Chung, 6-3, 6-0. Aptos, 2-2, got its two victories from Mike Schiro and Matt Smith at No. 1 and No. 4 singles, respectively. Hitting, pitching lead Cabrillo -GtLROY Michelle Johnson went 4-for-4 at the' plate and Shelley Rains pitched a three-hitter to lead the Cabrillo College Seahawks to a 10-5 Coast Conference softball victory Tuesday over the host Gavilan Rams. "We were really making contact today," said Cabrillo Coach Vera Pulido, whose team had a season-high 12 hits in the game. Dora Escamilla was 2-for-4 and Rains 2-for-3 as the Seahawks evened their conference record at 2-2. Rains struck out eight and walked two. The big inning for Cabrillo was the third, when the Seahawks scored five runs, the key hit a two-run double by Johnson, who had two doubles and three RBI in the game. Whitman too tough for UCSC SANTA CRUZ Visiting Whitman College of Walla Walla, Wash., proved too tough for UC Santa Cruz, defeating the Banana Slugs 6-3 Tuesday in a women's tennis match. Two of UCSC's three victories were by freshmen. Alisson Latt defeated Kris Turner, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 at No. 3 singles, and Kari Swenson topped Jill Locke, 6-1, 6-0 at No. 4 singles. UCSC is 6-6 overall. Aptos golfers sink Watsonville APTOS Led by Jerrod Thompson's 1-over-par 49, the Aptos High Mariners defeated the Watsonville Wildcats 264-302 in a 12-hole Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League match Tuesday at Aptos Seascape Golf Club. Matt Braga and Whitney Worrell each shot 53 as Aptos raised its record to 3-0 in league and 10-1 overall. Pete Hunkel was low man for Watsonville with a 56. In another league match, Jon Hcllesoe of Harbor shot a 6-over 54 to lead the Pirates to a 314-322 victory over the San Lorenzo Valley Cougars at Pasatiempo Golf Club. SLV was led by Jim Oathout with a 60 in the 12 hole match. Butcher sets sights on record ELIM, Alaska (AP) Three-time winner Susan Butcher set her sights on a record run Tuesday and defending champion Joe Runyan vowed to stay in pursuit as the two leaders in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race mushed up the windswept Bering Sea coast of Seward Peninsula. Butcher pulled into Elim at 11:51 a.m. and left at 2:26 p.m., minutes before Runyan arrived looking fresh. Butcher told race officials she thought she had a chance to reach Nome before 11:06 a.m. Wednesday to break her 1987 record of 11 days, 2 hours and 5 minutes, despite dropping one dog at the checkpoint and continuing on with a team of 11 compared to Runyan's 15. Running in third place, Lavon Barve reached Elim at 3:20 p.m. Butcher, from Manley, has retained the lead she grabbed overnight in the trecherous crossing of ice-covered Norton Sound as leaders close in on the finish line on Front Street in Nome and the $50,000 first prize. His salary for the 1990 season would have been guaranteed automatically if Stieb had pitched in 225 or more innings in 1989, but he pitched 206 2-3 innings last season. Stieb was 17-8 in 1989 with a 3.35 earned-run average. He is the club's all-time leader in several categories: victories (148), strikeouts (1,432) and complete games (99). His contract has options at $1.7 million for 1991, $1.8 million for 1992, $1.9 million for 1993, $2 million for 1994 and $2.1 million for 1995. Walters to play at DeAnza EVANSTON, 111. (AP) Rex Walters, leading scorer for Northwestern University's basketball team, plans to quit the Big Ten school and enroll at a junior college near his parents' California home, the sophomore guard says. Walters is the second Northwestern player in a week to tell Coach Bill Foster that he planned to leave the school. Kevin Nixon, a 6-foot-8-inch freshman has said he wants to move to a school closer to his home in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The 6-foot-3 Walters averaged 17.6 points a game this season for the Wildcats, who finished last in the Big Ten at 2-16 and were 9-18 overall. Walters was the conference's sixth highest scorer with a Big Ten average of 18.5 points. Walters said he planned to finish the school year at DeAnza Cupertino, where his parents live. Holyf ield requests a hearing Hawk netters blank Gavilan PATERSON, N.J. (AP) Evander Holyfield, the No. 1 heavyweight contender, is asking for a restraining order that would prevent heavyweight champion James "Buster" Douglas and boxing promoter Don King from interfering with scheduled "purse bids" for a Douglas-Holyfield title bout. A hearing is scheduled for today in New Jersey Superior Court on Holyfield's request, which charges the fighter would be irreparably harmed if anyone sought to prevent the "purse bids," which are to be scheduled next month by boxing's three governing bodies, the WBA, WBC and IBF. "While Don King and others have been scrambling to obtain the rights to Douglas, they have tied each other, and Douglas, up in litigation," said Dan Duva, president of Main Events-Monitor, which promotes Holyfield's fights and is a party to the request for a restraining order against Douglas and King, as well as the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas. Jays exercise option on Stieb TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays Tuesday exercised the 1990 option in the contract of right-hander Dave Stieb for $1.6 million. Under the terms of Stieb's contract, signed in March 1985, the team had until Thursday to renew his option for 1990 or buy out the contract for $800,000. APTOS The Cabrillo College Seahawks defeated the visiting Gavilan Rams 9-0 Tuesday in a Coast Conference men's tennis match. At No. 1 singles, Cort Blackburn of Cabrillo topped David Prahl, 6-2, 6-2. The closest match of the day was at No. 5 singles, where Cabrillo's Bucky Bornstein defeated Arnel Vierness, 7-6, 6-3. Cabrillo, 4-1 in conference and 7-1 overall, won all nine matches in straight sets. Hawks get close, let Dons get away CUPERTINO - After pulling to within one run In the top of the eighth inning. Cubrillo College gave up four runs in the bottom of the inning and lost 8 3 to DeAnza in a Coast Conference baseball game Tuesday. DeAnza went up 4 0 by scoring runs in each or -the first three Innings, but Cabrillo made It a new ballgame by pulling to 4 3 In the eighth. The Seahawks' big rally began when Tlge McSwain got on base after being hit by a pitch. Stan Demplewoir. who went 2 for 4 on the day, singled, then Ken House hit a two run double down the right field line. House later scored on a ground out by Peter Nurre. Cabrillo might have tied DeAnza, or maybe gone ahead, but the rally was cut short. After Aaron Jones, the team't home-run leader, struck out. Donovan Marshbanks drilled a long fly. which was caught for an out in deep center field. The Dons got a lend off double from Jim Koehoer In its half of the eighth, but he was out on a fielder's choice. Cabrillo starting pitcher Richie Gutierrez, a sophomore right hander from Watsonville, hit Scott Blrdsal! with a pitch, then Josh Lutker got an Kiil single. Things then fell apart quickly for the Hawks when DeAnza's Frank Scliment ripH'd a three run home run to provided insurance for the Dons. The Seahawks dropped to 3 2 In conference play. 116 for the season. Cougars stay hot with sixth victory SALINAS San Lorenzo Valley High remained perfect at 6 0 on the season, with a 10 3 victory Tuesday over host Alisal in a non league baseball game. The Cougars exploded for eight runs in the first inning, on three doubles, two singles and two walks. The first eight batters that SLV sent to the plate scored in the first inning. SLV starting pitcher Steve Gonzales allowed just two hits and struck out two as he collected the win. SLV had 12 hits, the offense being led by junior Daren Polmeroy and senior left fielder Shane Seeger. who each went 2 for3. Polmeroy had an RBI. while Seeger scored twice and had two steals. Sophomore Ross Parmenter went 3-for-4 with an RBI and scored a run. Aptos 12. Palma 12 SALINAS There were plenty of fireworks, but unfortunately for both teams there wasn't enough daylight and the two had to settle for a tie. All nine Aptos Mariner starter got at least one of the team's 14 hits. Senior center fielder Kelly Stratton led the Aptos hit parade with a 3-for-4 performance, including a triple and three RBI. Matt Carriere, a senior right fielder, belted a solo home run in the first inning. He also picked up three RBI on a 2-for-4 hitting performance. Dave Allen and Cole Strickland each went 3-for-3. Boys' baseball North County 5. 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