The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 10, 1950 · Page 7
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BULLD06S OUTPOINT HAMPTON 42-39 Hutch Hits New High With 19; Humboldt Next By Roger Benson .ffe^. pa & rf e lasse ? made the between victory and Fri- , u and used the first time against Hampton with telling effect. He set a new scoring record for the Innl*" £ jumping in eight field total of 19 tosses for a Four In A Row f^u ou . 1 l n ', t miss for a while in the first half when he dropped m four straight field goals on his tricky pivot shot. This kind of i? otll ?5 kept A1 B°na in the game when the rest of the team cooled Jerry Anderson hit for four •withers and five -charity losses to get 13 to protect his seasons average of 12.33 per game. Algona "B" squaders lost a neartbreaker to Hampton, 23-22 after maintaining a lead most of the way. It must be admitted that Algona had a little help from the opposition in that a Hampton man drove in to make a field goal shortly after the second half started ... but made it ir Algona s basket. Bryant was high for the "B' with eight, followed by Devine with five. Anderson Opens . Anderson started the ball rolling in the "A" game by dropping one from the end of the free throw key. This was followed in rapid succession by two free throws by Ross and Anderson. In a tooth and nail first quarter, each team was able to hit for seven points in a hurry and it finally ended 10-9 for Algona. Algona used a man-lo-man defense in the early stages of the game, but after the first halt switched to a zone which was much more effective in tiiffling the Hampton offense. After Hutchison warmed up with his four field goals, Algona held a 23-20 lead at half-time. Hampton Rolls Hampton came bock in the third quarter to hammer In 11 points while Algona was held to nine. It was rather a listless third quarter, with ragged ball handling and spotty defensive work. Although Algona was on top, 32-31, things looked bad. Anderson developed his full head of steam in the fourth quarter, hitting from his favorite spot at the end of the key. With five minutes to play, the score stood at 40-39. Through three minutes of play, neither team could score and as the clock moved on its relentless way. the game grew tense. Algona broke the ice with a free throw to insure at least a tie and followed this with another gift shoot to put the game away. Free throws played a big part in this game, with Algona sinking 14 and missing 13. Hampton had a better percentage with 11 made and six missed. Three points on the free throw line turned the- tide. BOX SCORE Algona (42) "A" FG FT PF Ross, f ....... _____ 030 Wellendorf, f ...... o 0 4 glgona Upper Be* Jfltome* SECTION TWO ALOONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 1950 Happy, Happy S. & L Bowlers Bancroft Five Cuts St. Joe In 41-39 Thriller It was a battle of centers Jan. 3 when St. John's of Bancroft squeezed out a 41-39 victory over St. Joe. Bancroft's Mulligan and St. Joe's McGuire each hit for 19 points to neutralize each other. St. Joe jumped off to a 10-8 lead in the first quarter but Bancroft snatched it away at halftime, 20-17. It was nip and tuck during the final quarter, with the lead changing hands. St. Joe was at a disadvantage after losing its 6'5" McGuire at center on fouls. St. John's reserves made the evening "Bancroft Night" by taking their opener 24-15. BOX SCORE Bancroft (41) FG Egan, J., f 1 Egan, B., f 0 Mulligan, c 7 Saunders, g 2 Murray, g 2 Froehle, f 2 FT 4 0 5 2 1 1 PF 0 0 2 2 3 1 THERE ARE TWO S. fc'< L. bowling teams, and this one which bowls at the Barry alleys, is churning along in the upper strata — second spot in the league as of last week. The maple crackers pictured above are (left to right) Harry Kunze, Gene Boettlicher, Russell French, Merle Moxley, Ed Thissen, Bob Gade and flomey Waldera. Al Missal took the picture. Sparks, c 2 Anderson, g 4 McDonald, g 0 Hutchison, g 8 Vaughn, f _ ._ 0 14 14 13 Hampton (39) . FG FT PF Botts, f '3 3 5 Davis, f 324 Shipper, c 533 Harrison, g .._• 125 Renaud, g : 0 14 Perez, g 203 Algona (22) "B" FG FT PF Bryant, f ... 173 Devlne, t 211 Holmes, c 101 Scanlan, g • 002 Pederson, g 124 Amunson, c 000 Beamish, g 001 Hutchlnson, f 000 Hampton (23) Jones, f Jensen, f Sommerfeld, c Purcell, g 1 Libby, g 1 Birdsell, g ' 2 5 FG .- 2 . 2 1 Bruns 1 10 FT 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 12 PF 1 1 4 4 3 2 3 "Stop Burl" Movement Launched At Barry's 10 3 18 Since the two points made by a Hampton man in Algona's basket are credited to the team, the box score indicates only 20 points for Al&ona. Next cage foe for Algona's Bulldogs will be Humboldt, here Friday, Jan. 13. Humboldt has a conference record of three wins and one defeat, losing to Webster City Dec. 9. They have a game average of 38.66 points. Humboldt knocked over Clarion Friday night by a decisive 44-35 count and is gunning for Algona. The Bees go into action at 7 p. m. "Stop Burt" is the cry of Thursday night bowlers at Barry's as that team continues to increase their lead. They now have a record of 39 wins and 12 defeats, with Hoovers and the Mainliner tied for second with 33-18. Barry's still control the Blue league with 32-19 while the Plantation Ballroom leads the Purple league with the same margin. High score for the week was turned in by H. Anderson who rolled 237. Others to gain the coveted 200 or better mark were Fr. Gearen (223), Fr. Ahman (204), D. Goff (209), Larson (207), A. Pettit (205), Hutchins (201), C. Miller (201). G. Wittkonf (235). M. Moxley (218), M. Calhoun (203), G. Geilenfeld (207-203), W. Nelson (200), Wm. Batt Jr., (200), R. Donavon (213), J. Grotte (204), and A. Wittkopf (200). LEAGUE STANDINGS Blue (Mohday) W Barry's 32 K. of C. 30 Old Style 29 Algona Barbers 25 Lotts Creek 25 Eddies Floral 21 National Guard 19 Am. Legion 20 Purple (Tuesday) W Plantation 32 S&L__. 29 Sportsmen 27 John Deere 26 Blanchard Lumber 24 Council Oak „ 24 Schmidts Roller 22 Plum Creek 17 Green (Thursday) W Burt 39 Mainliner 33 Hoovers 33 Redings Super Mart ... 26 Algona Imp. 26 Algona Produce 22 V. F. W. _ „ 15 Ledyard 11 M. Bestenlehner Bowls 201 In Woman's League When speaking of 200 or better m bowling, a person usually thinks of the male faction, but the women's league at Barry's can boast of their own Mary T Bestenlehner who last week rolled a 201 and 156. Ed's D-X is still topping the league with 26-15 but Modernistic is closing the gap again, threatening to regain their lead spot. Bowling 150 or more were K 154), J. Crawford (l^ P A esth , us 058j - Hi-Ian 1 p. Marcy (152), Ott 14 13 8 St. Joe (39) FG FT PF Ollig, f 302 Origer, f 404 McGuire, c 835 Reding, g _. 102 Berte, g 200 18 13 (171), J. Sperry (165) and L. Wolcott (161). LEAGUE STANDINGS Ed's D-X 26 Modernistic 24 Weidenhoff 23 Upper Des Moines 22 Druggist Mutual 20 N. W. Bell 20 Sperry's 17 Woodwards 16 CUTS TOE Harry Harrison, conservation officer at Madrid, cut off his big toe with an axe while chopping wood just before Christmas. He was brought to the hospital in Des Moines, where the toe was sewed back on. CORN PICKED Pete Duhn, of near Gtaettinger, so far has picked about 4,000 bushels of grounded corn. Mr. Duhn is 79 years af age. -"Mor» ; sports new* pay* 2, • > tht» Section. St. Cecelia's Defense Trips Ft. Dodge, 35-25 Algona Tops Conference Algona holds undisputed first place in North Central conference basketball circles with a perfect conference record of four wins and no defeats. Webster City had a non-conference with Sioux City (East) Friday night and came out with a 42-21 win. They remain in second spot with 3-0. W Algona 4 Webster City 3 Humboldt 3 Iowa Falls 2 Clear Lake 1 Clarion 1 Eagle Grove 0 Hampton 0 A good defensive player is often the deciding factor in this fire wagon brand of basketball as was shown Friday night when St. Cecelia Acad'- emy of Algona put the squeeze on Sacred Heart of Ft. Dodge, 35 to 2f5, to win here. Art Winkel was assigned the seemingly impossible job of guarding Mortillary, the fastest man to see action at the Academy this year. Art stuck like glue and when the evening was over, Mortillary had only three points, the lowest total of his cage career. Sacred Heart came in with the reputation of being the best team in the eastern end of the Diocese. They went away a wiser and quieter team. Eldon Winkel Hits 17 While Art Winkel was putting a crimp in Sacred Heart's offenes, his brother, Eldon Winkel went Whittemore Gals Trip Seneca 36-33; Boys Lose There was reason for celebration by the Whittemore fern bas- keteers Jan. 2 when they succeeded in downing that tough Seneca team 36 to 33. It was a fine way to start the new year, but the boys' team felt a little different. Seneca whipped through a flashy 54-36 victory over Whittemore to even the count for the night. In female competition, the scoring was limited to three girls on each team. For Seneca, E. Oftedahl led with 12, D. Oftedahl got 11 and L. Foley hit for 10. Thompson, Peterson and Olson were blanked. For Whittemore, Eileen Maahs Jet 12, Elaine Maahs got 8 but E. Mogler was topper for the night with 16. Zumach, Broots and Maahs couldn't hit that night. It was a different story when the boys took over. Seneca decided they wanted this one and really went to work. They held a 16-8 lead after one quarter of play and made it 20-15 at Jialf- time. . ... .. .,„. .. . ./,.. . ... -.:.• The Scoreboard showed a 44-31 lead in the third quarter for Seneca. There was considerable fouling in this game, with Whittemore picking up 29 personals and Seneca getting called for 10. BOX SCORE (36) FG 0 Whittemore Schultz, f Rochleau, f 6 Wichtendahl, c 9 Voight, g 2 Schmeling, g 1 Mogler 1 Wenrspan 1 Dau 1 FT 0 0 4 ' 0 1 1 0 0 PF 4 5 5 5 5 1 2 2 15 Seneca (54) FG Kennedy, f 3 Looft, f 3 Boever, c 5 Moore, Bill, g 2 Moore, Bob, g 4 Crouch 1 Erlberg 0 Bert 0 6 FT 1 3 5 4 3 0 1 1 29 PF 2 3 4 1 1 3 2 0 18 18 16 OFFICE SUPPLIES — Largest stock in Kossuth county. Algona Upper Des Moines. in the NEW newspaper building, Algona, la. MEET HAROLD SUNDET Your Friendly State Farm Mutual Representative Auto-Life-Fire-Hail-Liability Insurance If is a pleasure to annonuce that Harold has done an outstanding job his first year with State Farm. He SPECIALIZES in Prompt-Courteous—Reliable Service Call 841 or See Harold, 307 E. Lucas JOHN M. HAYES, Dist. Mgr. State Farm Ins. Co.'s 202 E. Kennedy TYPEWRITERS, •teadart «t*», A>r i Algona Upper Des Molnea. on a scoring rampage of his own, garnering 17 points on seven goals and three free tosses. Sacred Heart uses a strategy of putting in the reserves to start while the regulars have a chance to see what their opposition has to offer. This plan gave St. Cecelia a chance to build up a 156 lead in the first quarter, providing a cushion throughout the game. By half-time, things had developed to a point where the Blue Knights led 19-12. Each team picked up eight points in the third canto. Sacred Heart rallied in the fourth quarter with 15 while the Academy was held for eight. When the visitors saw that their man-to-man wasn't going to work, they switched to a pressing defense but to no avail. Bob Loss and E. Winkel continued to pour in points while Mortillary was handcuffed. Evens The Count This victory for the Academy avenges a loss they suffered earlier in the season when Ft. Dodge won by seven points. Blue Knight Bees won their tussle. 23 to 13 to make thing3 rosey for Academy cage fans. BOX SCORE St. Cecelia (35) FG FT Winkel, A., f 2 1 Loss, B., f 5 0 Winkel, E., c 7 3 Wilhelmi, g 1 0 Woodcock, g 0 1 Harig 0 0 PF 3 0 0 3 2 0 15 Sacred Heart (25) FG O'Brien - 0 Steinrnan 1 Schneiner 2 Kearney , 0 Kueny 0 Mortillary _._ 1 Jones 2 Kueny ' 1 LaVellc Kirby — 2 1 5 FT 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 B PF 2 0 2 0 0 1 1 3 0 2 10 5 11 This week will be a rugged test for the Blue Knights, meeting St. Joe there tonight (Jan. 10), Corwith here Jan. 13 and Bancroft here Jan. 15. Corwith and Bancroft ,ho4d, victories oyeiv St.. Ce~, celia in previous games, so competition will be rough. There Is A Difference In OIL BURNERS WILLIAMS OIL-0-MATIC The greatest advance in oil heat history NEW-ALL NEW OIL BURNER Model "FIFTY-TEN" a word to the wise .... 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