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BURT GIRLS ARE COUNTY CAGE CHAMPIONS Lakofa Bows After A dame Try, Saturday Hurt high school's girl basket- K-n »l am walked off with the ° sth county title, Saturday defeating a game but Lakota team, 54 to 33. A packed gymnasium of partisan but orderly rooters watched the final contest of the county tournament on the Burt floor. In the consolation final, Whittemore eased to a 41-35 victory over Seneca. Burt won its way into the finals Friday night by downing the Whittemore girll 57 to 27, while Seneca bowed to Lakota m the other contest, Friday night. Lakoia Led Early In the Burt-Lakota game it was a case of sharpshooting and expert guarding against gameness. Burt had the size, but for the first quarter of the game, and even to halftime, Lakota made it a battle. Lakota, in fact, took an early lead with two quick baskets. Dremmel then dropped in a free throw and a basket for Burt, but Farrow came through for a Lakota bucket and Lakota led, 6 to 3. f Bleich t and Griese of Burt tallied, to put Burt ahead for the first time, but Farrow again dropped a goal, as the game seesawed in score to the quarter. Dremmel's free throw gave Burt an 11 to 0 edge at the first quarter. Clow At The Half From that point on, Burt held the lead. At the half it was 23 to 20 for Burt, but the third quarter proved disastrous for Lakota. Here Burt took full advantage of the height of Harriet Griese and Lavonne Bleich in the forward floor, while Ethel Lampe at guard played the best game of her career. Seldom did a rebound escape her. At the third quarter, Burt led 41 -23, and then coasted on into the final quarter with a safe margin all the way. Whitiemore Consolation Whittemore, rated on pre- tourney games to be one of the leading contenders for the county title, lost its zip in the semi finals when its guards fouled out of the contest with Burt. Whittemore-had an excellent • season's record prior to the tournament, having won 18 end tost'only one] and that also to Burt. Despite the fact that Dorothy Oftedahl tipped in 20 points for Seneca, in the consolation final, Whittemore took the contest with Eileen Mnahs setting a new scoring pace for the winners with 11 baskets and five three throws for a 27 point total, the highest single game tally of the tournament, matched only bv Lavonne Bleich of Burt who also tallied 27 points in the final game. In first round games, scores were as follow: Lakota 55, Lone Rock 36 Whittemore 54, Grant twp. 23 Burt 07, Titonka 24 Second round scores were: Seneca 44, Ledyard 28 Lakota 55, Wesley 22 Following the final game, Saturday night, presentation Of the runnerup and cham BURT HIGH SCHOOL'S county championship girls team is pictured above. The team consists of Charlotte Dremmel, Harriet Qriese, Layonne Bleich, Ethel Lampe, Shirley Miller, Velma Weis- ke, Myrna Wieske, Gale Carlson, Caradene Koepke, Sheralee Horstman, Yvonne Ditsworth and Palma Joy Olson, Paul Bolie is coach of the team, and Miss Larson is sponsor. Upper jiometf SECTION TWO ALOONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 1950 VOL. SS^NO. 3 Coach King's first team is now preparing for the conference tournament, which opens this week ^t Humboldt. Algona meets Eagle Grove in the first contest. Box score: Algona (42) FG FT PF Ross _. __ 104 Wellendorf 1 2 4 Sparks _ 414 Anderson 4 1 1 McDonald 001 Hutchison 601 Samp 001 16 10 8 Iowa Falls (41) FG FT PF Sprout .3 0 5 Surls 512 Smith 332 Taylor 403 Long 1 0 1 Schalk 11 1 Cmelik 021 17 WHITTEMOHE GIRLS won the county consolation title, Saturday night at Burt. Team members are Eileen Maahs, Esther Mogler, Vernita Zumach, Ruth Braatz, Marilyn Maahs, Elaine Maahs, Cathryn Esser, Elaine Meyer, Lora Wichtendahl, Marilyn Schmeling, Naomi Greinert and deanne Weinhold. Supt. F. E. Slagle coaches the team. Academy Five 3M3Victor At Whittemore St. Cecelia's Blue Knights downed the Whittemore high school basketball team Tuesday night, Jan. 17, at Whittemore, 37 to 13. At the end of the first quarter the Knights led 8 to 4. At the end of the first half St. Cecelia's racked up 19 ana held Whittemore to their original 4. E. Winkel was high point man for the local team with a total of 10 points. Leading the opposition was Wichtendahl with 5 points. Box score: Si. Cecelia's (37) FG Winkel, A., f 2 Loss, f o Winkel, E., c 4 Woodcock, g 1 Wilhelmi, g 1 Harig i Hoenk 0 fen-is i Schick _ 2 12 Swea City Has Revenge; Nips Algona, 49-40 Defeat came to Algeria's Bulldogs on the Swea City floor last Tuesday when Swea City slammed through a 49 40 victory. This was the second defeat for the Bulldogs. They lost to Ft. Dodge, 55-45, earlier in the season. In the first game of the Swea-Algona series, Algona came out with a one point victory, 40 to 39. trophies was made by the superintendent of the Swea City schools. Consolation box score: Seneca (32) FG FT PF E. Oftedahl 401 Doocy --- - 000 D. Oftedahl 922 Simpson 004 Foley 1 2 2 M. Thompson 005 Hantelman - 001 G. Thompson 004 Olson 005 M. Jensen 000 Peterson 000 Kennedy 000 14 4 24 WhiUemore (41) FG FT PF E. Maahs 11 5 3 Meyer 1 0 0 Maahs 1 1 1 Weinhold 000 Mogler 333 Wichtendahl 000 Zumach 000 Schmeling 000 Braatz 003 Greinert 000 M. Maahs - 002 Esser 000 16 9 12 Box score, county final: Lakota (33) FG FT PF Olson 402 Farrow 720 Swalve 414 Christ 005 Miller 005 Wirtjes 004 Ankeny 003 Ennen 001 15 3 24 Whittemore (54) FG FT PF Bleich 11 5 0 Carlson 000 Dremmel 380 Koepke 000 Griese 6 1 1 Weiske —- 000 Lampe 002 Miller - 0 0 3 Horstman 000 Ditsworth 0 0 1 V. Weiske 002 Olson 000 20 14 9 Meyers of Bancroft and Barber of West Bend did a fine job of officiating during the tournament. Ross Nets IS Points Bouncing Ray Ross had his best night, hitting for 15 points \o lead his team mates in a bid for victory. It was his night for fives, getting five field goals, live free throws and five personal fouls. Algona jumped off to, a good start by maintaining a lead throughout most of the first half, but Swea started hitting late in that period and knotted the score fet 20-all at intermission time. Second Half Spurt It probably will never be known what Swea Coach Stewart told his boys during the rest period, but they came back fast to take the lead. The Trojans showed remarkable improvement over their play in the earlier game. Snappy shooting, accurate passing, spot mobile" was still rolling at Elkader until recently, when it was shipped by trailer back to Detroit. The 1900 Olds has been owned by J. B. Conlan, Elkader dealer, who made a few trial spins in it before shipping it to Michigan. shooting and controlled dribbling had the Bul.dogs with their barks to the wail. Second* Lose Aigona's second team lost its tussle, 21-18. Algona's Bees have had a rough time this season as far as winning goes, but they have been showing constant improvement since Christmas. The closeness of scores recently attests to the effectiveness. Biu Bryant has been the leader in scoring, hitting as high as 18. has been There some reluctance on the part of the Bees to shoot when they have an oppportunity, but this is something that can be ironed out. Box Scot* Algona (40) Ross, f 5 Wellendorf, f 1 Sparks, c 2 Anderson, g 4 First Teams FG FT PF Hutchison, g Va ' ' itcnison, ughn, f 0 0 McDonald, g 0 Reding 0 1 Samp Christerisen S 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 13 Swea Gift? (49) FG Montgomery, f 2 Mortensen, f 0 Jones, c 8 Erickson, g Larson, g ..... Anderson ... Koons ... 1 14 FT S 4 3 1 1 1 0 17 PF 4 2 4 4 0 5 Sertwa Victor In Ringsted Fray Seneca commanded its home court with hometown pride to whip Ringsted twice, with the boys winning 37-28 and the gals taking their game 48-17, Jan. 13. D. Looft and D. Boever paced Seneca with 12 each while Voet- mann handled Ringsted's main scoring job with 13. It was almost no-contest in the girls' game, with Seneca out in front 17-2 after one quarter of competition. The lead was increased to 29-9 at half-time and to 37-14 after the third quarter. E. Oftedahl went on a scoring spree with 10 field goals for 20 points, followed by E. Oftedahl and L. Foley with 13 apiece. M. Doocy was the only other girl to score for Seneca, getting two. Ringsted's scoring was remarkably even, with three girls getting three points each and four getting two points. STILL GOING 50-year old "merry Olds- Free Throw " Win For Algona At Iowa Falls Algona high barely nosed b3 Iowa Falls in a North Centra, conference tilt, last Friday evening on the Iowa Falls floor. Final score was 42 to 41. It was a case of free throws that iecided the contest and Algona lad the best of it there, sinking 10 of the gift shots, while Iowa 5"alls only netted seven. Algona was ahead at the end of the first quarter, 11 to 7, but railed at the half, 22 to 15, and at the third quarter, 34 to 30. In the final stanza, the Bulldogs were behind until the final minute and then they tallied five !ift shots in. a row, with Raj- loss dropping in three and Wellendorf two to put the Bu'ldogs ahead, 42 to 39. Iowa Falls then allied a field goal, and missed another that might have changed he final outcome as the game ended. Hutchison's six baskets, nil in tie last half, and the work of Wellendorf on rebounds, turned he trick about as much as any- FT 1 5 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 13 PF 2 3 4 3 2 0 1 1 0 16 Whttlemore HA (13) FG FT PF 1 Aocbleau, f Sohultz, t'z-^i-sx. i Wichtendahl, c 2 Schmeling, g 0 Voight, g 0 Mogler 0 Dau „__ 0 Smith 0 1 1 0 1 0 13 14 27 GAM? M WHEN THf BALL BOUNCES? Off A 4 5 28 The second team also won, but by a more even total, 25-22. Corpus Christ! of Ft. Dodge downed the St. Cecelia team Sunday, Jan. 22, by a score of 55-20, at Ft. Dodge. At the hall Corpus Christi led 22-9. Eldon Winkel led the local basketeers by sinking 3 baskets and 3 free throws for a total of 9. Knudson with ISpoints and Anderson with 12 led Corpus Christi. The St. Cecelia second team also lost by a margin of 15-19. Lavonne Wolcott Tops Girl Totals League standings: Team W Ed's D-X 30 Merle Hoover's 233 Week's Best At Barry Alleys Merle Hoover's 233 line was the best total of the week in league play Barry alleys. Standings remained virtually unchanged, with league leaders of the past few weeks still hold- positions. 'Honor Roll' scores of pa ing their 200 or betterY~Arwmkopf"(206)' Ferd Mittag (204). Marv Cnlhoun (212-222), Father Gearen (221), Goff (206), Briggs (222). Amfahr (218), Moxley (206), Mittlieder (200), A. Pettit (202), Anderson (205), Colberg (208), Whitakar (205), and Soup Briggs (205). League standings: Monday League (Blue) W Barrys _ 36 K. of C. 34 Old Style 33 Lotts Creek _. 29 Algona Barber Shop 29 Eddie's Flower 26 National Guard 21 American Legion 20 Tuesday (Purple) W Plantation 33 S. &L _. 33 Sportsman Tavern 31 Blanchard Lumber 30 John Deere 29 Council Oak 27 Schmidt Rollers 24 Plum Creek 21 Thursday (Green) W Burt 43 Hoovers 39 Mainliner 37 Reding Market 27 Algona Implement 26 Algona Produce 24 V. F. W. 17 Ledyard 15 L 21 23 24 28 28 31 36 37 L 24 24 26 27 28 30 33 36 L 14 18 20 30 31 33 40 42 Dremmel's 240 Is High League Line Of Week, Brandts A 240 line bowled by Dremmel took top single honors at Brandt's Lanes in league bowling this past week. Other scores of 200 or better were bowled by.Vi Teeter (221), E. Godfredson 7212), fftSst (203) Hal Long (202), M. Baker (239) C. Baker (218), J. Nelson (200) Casey Loss (210), D. Hutchinson (222). Pittman (227), Swanson (206), L. Huber (223). A. Young (223), and J. Intel-mill (218-203). Bob Gade had three lines which totaled 571 for the series. The games were 200, 205 and 166. League standings: American League Team W L Bauer Implement 38 Bankers Life 38 Hobarton Elev. 36 Ready Mix 32 West End Billiards 30 Baker Livestock 29 LuVerne Legion 29 Percival Bears 26 Algona All-Gas 23 Wesley Farmers 21 Allen Motor 21 Lion's Club 19 National League Team W Muller Cafe 39 Sharp Jewelry 37 Loebig Taxi 35 Clement Service 35 Tyke Indians 35 Bancroft VFW 30 Studer Stock 29 Consumers 29 Arnold Motor 28 Zenders 20 Weidenhoff Masons 19 Weidenhoff 6 22 22 22 27 28 28 29 37 38 51 GOT REPLY Mrs. Johnny Smith, Grand Junction, occasionally writes her name and address on one of the many eggs she sorts as an employee of a produce company. Recently she received a letter from a soldier stationed in Hawaii, who received the egg and sent Mrs. Smith a friendly note. MEETING At Decorah recently, Lars Siem had the pleasure of meeting Lars Seim. One Lars Seim is a well- known contractor there; " the other was his 20-year-old nephew, just, arived from Norway on a visit. He is member of tine Norwegian merchant marine. forlte sensational new See 'em soon. at... frilly Appliance Store Algona Weidenhoff 28 Modernistic 27 Upper Des Moines 26 Druggist Mutual 23 N. W. Bell 22 Sperrys 19 Woodwards L 16 L 18 20 21 22 25 26 29 31 Lavonne Wolcott with games of 173, 187 and 142 had the high single game and high three game total for the week. Other top scores: Carney (175), Kajewski (175), Sperry (162), Cook (152), K. Kelly (166), and Harlan (165). ROLLER DROME SCHEDULE EVENINGS Sun 8 to llp.m. Mon. private party Tgei.—Married couples Wed 8 to 11 p.m. Thurs., all school children only— 7 to 9:30 25c Fri. private party Sat 8 to llp.m. Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday evenings 40c AFTERNOONS Sat., 2 to 4:30 25c Sun., 2 to 4:30 25c PUnty of spectator room. Com* and watch the skater*. L J. 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