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phone 3-1111 no Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Saturday Morning, February 15, 1941 (Section Two) Page Three E id frounces Tempe 14— The Univcrsity » Lobo J<r t h °, ff defeated the hot- of Arizona State of Tempe, 51 to! PEORIA DOWNS MUSTANGS, 23-21; TOLLESON WINS **********V************ Mesa, Ray Fives Gain Meet Final Tf fobos, led by Ray Tan- fr 1 " 11 national forward, drew * and banging away with one- the corner, was Tempe de- 21 a- •er.ii when Head. itt, is to last Jyto stem'' ethi. I lite' tlat. thfc Jt om ate Elf- M- . bit ait icy me iri., arc ntbe phij eeras iyone Her- Roy veet invaders, IS to 8, first »»Jf- But the thered steam and were at thc Jones paced an- threat in 39-32 Upset TVJESA, Feb. 14—The cagers of •" A Ray and Mesa High Schools rolled into the championship finals of the East Central district basketball tournament here tonight, and will clash for the title at 9 o'clock tomorrow night. Ray sprung a surprise by polish- Tempe Prep \p or t Thomas Stuns Globe, 38-32; Phoenix Net Miami Cagers Also Reach ing off the Buffaloes. 6114". " , \l- rt lf-~-l-'e I "'» uil lillr Jt-i"['t nl^II £}UlIcUUft, whittling the \\qlfpacks 39 to 32 and ^ M £ Jackrabblts -- but the drive died ran away from Hayden Hign , s quintet. 58 to 23. to UicLotos went ahead to their with 15 litfctt Soza.f JOMS.C O'NelU McNabb trailed him PF FG FT Total! 4 4 5 13 4 S 0 fi 3 6 3 15 1033 220 4 iatasms TOTALS PT MEXICO TuMr.1 Gnman.1 B1U 16 17 11 46 PF FG FT Totals 3853 - 5 11 CJlon.c R Boew V. Baenn TOTALS 16 19 13 51 wore: Kew Mexico 2E. Tempe 16. throw miesed: I«w Mexico 1. 'officials: Niralay, Referee: Rouse. Um- Former Golf Champ Wins iHE links spotlight shifted to Mrs. H. D. Ketcherside, former ate women's chamion, as the Hoppe Retains Cue Crown With Victory Over Schaef er QHICAGO, Feb. 14—(AP)—Willie Hoppe, title-collecting human robot of billiards, retained the world's three-cushion championship tonight with a 50-to-34 victory over Jake Schaefer of Cleveland. The triumph was Hoppe's 16th in 17 matches in the month-long round-robin tournament which ended tonight. Schaefer finished with 15 victories and two defeats, good Coolidge edged Casa Grande, 441 for second place in the 18-player to 35, and Superior slipped bv Gilbert, 26 to 25, in an overtime'thril- ler, to reach the semifinals in the consolation bracket, where they meet at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. Tempe and Hayden clash at 3 p. m., and victors in those two frays will battle at 8 o'clock tomorrow night for the consolation title and the conference's third entry in the state championship tourney at Tucson, both Ray and Mesa already being assured of the right to compete. The deciding match went 89 innings with Hoppe ahead all the way aft«-r the third inning. His opponent, however, battled him doggedly to the very end although he seldom wa» within striking distance of the 53- year-old master, who has been winning hill-ard trophies since 1906. Hoppe and Srhaefer battled on even terms through three innings. ~ . ,, 4 , . , . . I Hoppe eased ahead with two points Tempe got off to a fast start to- •- ------ -• — • .'.... night and led Ray 12-9, at the end of the first quarter. But the boys in the fourth. Then he exhibited his matchless touch in the fifth, running 11 points before missing ! he ™ inin e t°wn Wt their a difficult bank shot. in Iho Q*»n/\nrt anH VirtM o •?<!_! stride in the second and hold a 2415 advantage at halftime. They in- Schaefer stubbornly resisted by straight triumphs last year and adding 13 in a row this year before Welker Cochran, former champion, of San Francisco, defeated him a few days ago. Hoppe now has risked his title twice this year. lie defeated Schaefer in a challenge match just prior to the start of the tournament last January 12. lie had a commanding lead on Schnefer and the match was almost over when Hoppe was stricken with pneumonia. Schaefer conceded that Hoppe had retained the title. The tourney just ended started while Hoppe was still in bed, but he recovered rapidly and made a belated start in the meet, playing creased it in the third, leading 30-i holdin * ?v. op P e v., scor f'f s \ f 1 r - fou ,^i!] is schedule of 17 matches in IS -•• - - - '-.*>. ; turns at the table while he himself days. 20. Lopez, forward, paced the vic-i lurns . ; . . . tors with 15 points and Owens. I scored -J^'" 1 <? omts - le * vln £ l " e Tempe forward, scored 10 for his f ore 1 ?- 1 ,°- , He reduced this to four points, but then Hoppe cut loose with a two-run anri then a team. Mesa had its own way with Hayden after the first quarter, which was pretty even, with the Rabbits leading by only S-5. At the half, however, it was 22-11 for Mesa, and iwhen the edge increased to 38-11 [the Rabbit reserves took over and finished the tilt. Mesa led by 4115 at the end of the third. Junior Crum, Mesa center, scored 20 points, and Graham, a forward,' . Jav Bozeman of Vallejo, Calif., defeated Cochran, 50 to 32, in 26 innings for third place in the tourney. Bozeman's 26-inning mark five-run and stayed ahead by nine'tied the tournament's best game points or more the rest of the way. jheid by Hoppe. The victory was This tournament gave Hoppe a • Bozeman's 13th in 17 matches, record of 36 victories in 37 starts! while Cochran finished with 12 wins in the last two title tournaments,'and five defeats, good for fourth the New Yoiker rolling up 20'place. nlry in the February handicap wnament quarterfinals yester- ly. Mrs. Ketcherside defeated Mrs. Z. T. Addington, 4 and S, in the only first-flight match played and then captured class A honors in the special event-i "tin whistle"—with a (core of 36. Mrs. F. W. Pool led class B in le special event with 31, and Mrs. F. W. Beer paced class C with 35. Mrs. E. R. Foutz won by default ram Mrs. H. R. Askins in another •cheduled first-flight encounter. lie match between Mrs. S. H! Grande's Cougars to gain the semi- lobertson and Mrs. Gray Madison ras postponed, as was the engage- ent between Mrs. B. J. Russell .jjjC! Bd Mrs. N. B. McGinnis. In the second flight, Mrs. C A. Rebadow defeated Mrs. Willie Low, Z and 1; Mrs. F. W. Pool downed Mrs. J. C. Mueller, S and 2; Mrs. W. B. Bilger defeated Mrs. Blake Field, 6 and 4, and the match between Mrs. Joseph Becker and Mrs. UacFarlane Barker was postponed. met* ;ional loug- New riom fling- he rtfl the ut Mrs. M. E. Barnhill paced third ight firing by sweeping over Mrs. .W. Olson, 7 and 6. In that ticket, Mrs. F. W. Beer defeated !a Baron Goldwater, 4 and 3, nd matches pitting Mrs. I. A. tunings against-Mrs. G. S. Cun- ble •- mghaai and Mrs. C. B. Webster •-$ ijainst Mrs. W. G. Willson were postponed. In the fourth flight finals, Mrs. L E. Cruthirds edged Mrs. Lyle tens, 2 and 1. been , in- iitlayi T. me i 500 ne. rill 500 100 *< •T- Kim- enior :orpi nrf« : msed e of' Udltf e « Tucson Five Scores 42-23 Win Over St. Mary's Knights the end of the first, then Superior! rpuCSON, Feb. 14 — (AP) — Tucson High School closed its regular forge ahead to lead by 14-11 at the, -•- basketball season here tonight with a 42-to-23 victory over St. The Superior-Gilbert thnllerj saw Gilbert race to an 8-4 lead ati half and 20-15 at the end of the] third. The score was 24-all when the whistle ended the fourth stanza, and in the overtime period Superior outscored Gilbert by a point to win, 26-25. Forward Sanchez led Superior with 10 markers, and Lamb, Gilbert forward, scored eight. The Bears of Coolidge High' bounced back into the running for a state title berth by downing Casa (Exclusive Republic Dispatch) pIMA, Feb. 14—Fort Thomas High School's surprising cag- ers came through with their second stunning upset of the Eastern Conference basketball tournament by bouncing the strongly-favored Globe High School Tigers into the consolation bracket by a 38-32 score on the Pima High School gym floor tonight. The victory sent the Fort Thomas five into the finals where it will tangle with the Miami High School Vandals at 8 o'clock tomorrow night. Miami, with the regulars resting a good part of the time, trounced Thatcher, 62-32, tonight. The wins clinched state tourney berths for Fort Thomas and Miami. In consolation-round games today, Safford. shocked last night by Fort Thomas' 29-28 win, came back to drub Pima, 34-18, and Duncan, state champion the last three years, trounced Clifton, 35-18. Safford will clash with Duncan at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning, and Globe and Thatcher will match baskets an hour later. The two winners will tangle at 7 o'clock tomorrow night to decide third place and the third berth in the state tourney. Fort Thomas held a 5-4 lead at the end of the first quarter, and matched baskets with the high-riding Tigers until near the end of the half when Globe knotted the game at 15- all. Fort Thomas went out in front, 25-22, at the end of the third period, and then Francis Kelley, sophomore guard, came through with three baskets in the final minutes to give Fort Thomas the win. Norman Johnson, Globe forward, took scoring honors with 14 points, and Kelly counted 12 points for the winners. Miami had little trouble whipping Thatcher, the Vandals taking a 16-6 lead at the end of the mlartpr "" " lodgers Receive Cuban Welcome HAVANA, Feb. 14— (AP)— An atnusiastic welcome was accorded embers of the Brooklyn Dodgers, to came here from Miami in two lanes today to begin their spring "ning period. The group, headed by Larry Mac- lap, president was met by Cuban Wrnment 'officials, several hun- "w tans and a band. A parade of owrcars and police escorted them ' H 1 . eir hotel, with a stop at the w -i lal palace for Rreetings President Fulgencio **° and rh &O& ihool »*-• boat' « J Sdfa, time. absent from the . ]%«, who were not in train- Scamp tonight are due by boat ™' when Manager Leo * rst Trainer Dies YORK. Feb. 14-(AP)who trained and man- UI7ni> fam °us Finnish Mary's Knights of Phoenix. The game marked the first athletic contest 3 between the two schools. (the final stanza. hnn(;t ,. ncr lho „„ . fn ed I 4^-23 S"e tatS ' For the two opening quarters the Badgers were forced to play an i Frank Downs of Miami set the i all-out game to stay ahead ofjCoach scoring pace with 20 points, and Bowling Results r.OLIlSrOT ALLEYS : N the Goldspotters League. O. S. Stapley rolled (519-459-617—1.72S to take three _oints from Shell Oil which had 542- 5611547—1.571. Herring was high for O. S. final spot in the consolation round. The Cougars ga:ned the right to tackle the Coolidge five by edging Chandler, 31-25, in a second-round! consolation game this morning. Casa Grande started fast against Coolidge and grabbed a 17-8 lead at the end of the -first quarter and held a 23-17 edge at the half. The Bears hit their stride in the third period and went out in front by a 3330 count. Simmons of Coolidge took scoring honors with 23 points, and J. Ar-1 menta and Robinson topped CasaU'^tlT'... . Grande with eight each. iwith 406. The Cougar, were out in front all t ^«^**^^»^g* h f ° d %£ the way in their game with Chand-j-^0-539. AS a result of its victory Field ler. holding a 9-4 edge at the end of its now in second place in league standings. Stanley with 391 while Gran had 3S6 for Shell Oil. The Insurance Girls rolled 512-fa3-56fi— 1.696 in taking four points from the Goldsnotlers. who rolled 4S1-522-4K9—1.549. Wilson was high for the winners with 407. while King had 311 for the losers. O. S. SUpley had hich team wrlen for the night with 1,72.1, Insurance <ilrl« had hich name with S13. Prenovost rolled 700-62S-S3S—1.96K to win four points from Mayer and take a firm hold on first place in the TGA _. __.„:_ for his team I while Maffeo was high for Mayer the first quarter. Casa Grande lea. 17-12, at the half, and 22-17 at the end of the third quarter. Little of Chandler and Tip Killingsworth of Casa Grande tied for scoring honors with 10 points each. o Clarkdale Stops Prescott _. , ieW was high for his _ while K. Welling led his team w-ith 461. \Vurth took four points from Rlrhen- hercer with «:2-(U4- 1 :48—1.064 acalnit X98-507-504—I.B07. F. Rnnan rolled 199-I8X-I99—MB tn lead the wlnnern while Vocel WM hich for the lo»er« with 428. Merev n-on three points from Murphy with 506-555-627—against 42S-633-""" hieh lor Murphy with 42: lurphy ,-583— Gordon Bucknum's"Knights. Tucson was in front, 12 to S, at the end of the first quarter and led at halftime. 20 to 16. The Badgers surged to a more comfortable margin after the start of the second half, and led, 29 to 18, at the end of the third period. Paul Stevens, all-state center, led Tucson with 19 points, while Forward Gary Wade was second high with 10. Forward Charlie Navarro and Center Bill Thompson each tallied eight points for the visitors. Frosh Quint Jolts Bruins ^TUCSON, Feb. 14—(AP) University of Arizona fre; In Tourney (Exclusive Republic Dispatch) VUMA, Feb. 14—Two Yuma racket-wielders, one Tucson netter and two Phoenicians survived opening day play in the Arizona closed tennis tourney's singles here today. One Phoenician, one of the tourney's most highly-regarded entrants, was Homer Richards, jr., winner over Harvey Miller of Yuma in the first round by a 6-4, 6-3 count. He drew a second- round default from Dr. Alan Hicks of Tucson to advance to tomorrow's round. The other was Audrey Barnard, defending women's singles champion, who easily disposed of Lois Barbour, Phoenix, 6-0, 6-1, and will play Evelyn Tomlinson of Phoenix in the finals Sunday. Miss Tomlinson defeated Louise Armistead of Yuma, 6-2, 6-0. Herb Labensart of Tucson coasted through the first round on a bye and then defeated Dutch Solomon of Phoenix, 6-0, 8-6, in the second round. Solomon had defeated Kennedy of Yuma, 6-3, 6-3, in the previous round. The Yumans in tomorrow's round will- be Clare Riesen, victor over Jerry Foster of Phoenix, 6-2, 6-2, in the second round and the winner of tonight's match between Dutch Liedig and Clarence White. Foster defeated Clyde Shields of Yuma, 7-5, 6-3, in the first round and Riesen drew a bye. Liedig and White were also given passes through the opening frame. Labensart will meet the winner of the Leidig-White match tomorrow and Richards will match strokes with Riesen. In the men's doubles, the combine of White and Reisen defeated Richards and Ormond Parke of Phoenix, 9-7, 6-0, and will meet Foster and Douglas Miller of Phoenix tomorrow. The latter team drew a first- round bye. Labensart and Solomon will face Leidig and Shields tomorrow in a first- round doubles .encounter. In the mixed doubles, Harvey Mullenaux was high for Thatcher j Miller and Dorothy Cutler of Yuma defeated Lyda Branham and Bob with eight. Safford held Pima to two points in the first period to lead, 8-2, at the end of the quarter, and the Bulldogs held a 15-5 edge at the halftime intermission. Flaying a tight defensive game, the Bulldogs were out in front, 24-7, at the end of the third quarter. Granillo. Safford center, counted 10 points for scoring honors, while Hudson and Beals each counted five for Pima. Duncan's Wildkats got away to a flying start and held a 10-2 lead over Clifton at the end of the first quarter. The Trojans rallied in the second period to trail, 13-9. DeHart of Tempe, 6-1, 6-4; Louise Raley and Riesen defeated Miss Barbour and Foster, 6-4, 6-3 and Miss Tomlinson and Solomon defeated Elizabeth Rose and Norman Finn, 6-2, 6-4: Mrs. Barnard and Labensart drew a bye. In the semifinals tomorrow, the Barnard-Labensart team will face Miss Cutler and Miller and the Raley-Riesen duo will play the combination of Miss Tomlinson 'anc Solomon. In the junior men's singles, Harry Powell of Yuma defeated Parke 8-6, 4-6, 6-0, Richards drew a bye and Doug Miller of Phoenix ant Phoenix Coyotes Gain Semifinals Of Consolations pEORIA and Tolleson, pre-tournament favorites, clearly proved themselves the class of the district in winning their way into the finals of the West Central basketball tournament on the North Phoenix floor yesterday. In so doing they earned places in the state tournament, regardless of which wins the game at 9:15 o'clock tonight. Third place in the district still is on the fire with the two Phoenix high school clubs, Scottsdale and Glendale the contestants. In yesterday's games Glendale went into the semifinals in consolation play by drubbing Litchfield Park, 63-35, for a tournament scoring record. The Phoenix Coyotes became the other consolation semifinalist when they eased through to a 36-10 victory over Gila Bend. Tolleson defeated Scottsdale, 46-24, in a came which became a rout in the final stages, while Peoria followed much the same pattern in knocking over the North Phoenix Mustangs, 43-21. Scottsdale and North Phoenix semifinal losers, meet at 9:3( o'clock this.morning to determine which reaches the finals in the consolation bracket. Phoenix and Glendale clash at 10:45 to determine the other consolation finalist. The two teams to come through this morning'!: games meet at S o'clock tonight in a battle for third place and a right to represent the district in the state tournament in Tucson two weeks hence. Peoria and North Phoenix battled on close-to-even terms in the early stages of last night's game. Both were tight as fiddle strings and neither was able to find the basket consistently until well into the third quarter. When the more-publicized Peoria stars, John (Red) Padelford and Ralph Baskett, were unable to locate the hoop, Gilbert Fierros, Panther center, took over the scoring load, teaming well and counting four points in the opening quarter, which 'ended with the Panthers leading, 9-2. North Phoenix Axbabes Beat Gila Cagers rpLAGSTAFF, Feb. 14— (AP)—The •*• Frosh cagers of the Arizona State Teachers College at Flagstaff came from behind to wallop Gila Junior College, 61 to 50, here tonight. Gila was in front, 28 to 25, at the half and held the advantage until midway in the second period. Bill Casson, Flagstaff guard, set the pace with 17 points, one more than a teammate, Tom Cantrell, center, contributed. Delbert Lee, Gila guard, tallied 15. The teams meet again tomorrow. —The freshmen ; ton with five, polished off Phoenix Junior College Bears, 58 to 37. in the opener of a two-game basketball series here tonight. Forward Dick Dermody paced the Kittens with 14 points, and Red Norwood led the Bears with 12. Arizona held a 27-to-16 lead at the half. The teams clash tomorrow in a preliminary to the Arizona- But the Wildkats again hit theirJFjrm will meet in a first-round stride and gained a 25-12 lead at! Kame tomorrow morning, with the end of the third quarter. Rice of Duncan was high with 15 points, and Coronado led Clif- Mexico Border Conference JT.A-MOR ARCADE Flour and Feed pulled into (Exclusive Republic Dispatch) j-alah, „!* virWa Yte£ PRF^fDTT Fob 14__riarkrlalpipoint win over Donofrio's Confectionery- r;-u <?.X--,.' ,,£,:.„ _h__ r .T-. e The Klour and Feed win save then, a two-point lead w'ith one week to po in the first half. The winners tallied 2.426 to Donofrio's 2.394. Gene Fra/ier led the Flours with a 517 series, while George Petere paced Dor.ofrio's with 524. Consolidated Motors col a four-point High School's Wolves gained revenge for an early-season setback by defeating the Prescott High School Badgers, 27 to 21, in a Northern Conference basketball game here tonight. It was the same score by which Prescott won in the earlier encounter. Clarkdale took a 6-1 lead at the v ovpr wllKr . ,. lt ,, end of the first period, but the 2343 Ted Dicbold was high for Porter's ~ • " • w : ith'S50. and George's Tire Shop was win from Montgomery- Ward. 2.300 to *' 104 Huddlestun was high for the Motors with 49S. and Bruce Douglas topped Montgomery Ward with 432. N. Porter Company won a Badgers came back to knot the count at 11-all at the halftime intermission. Clarkdale was out in front, 21-17, going into the final quarter. Rodriguez of Clarkdale took highpoint honors with 15, and Morales tonped Frescott with seven. The Clarkdale Junior High quint defeated Prescott Junior High, 2321, in the preliminary- > trained Henie - , - n4 Skatm K champion and ct !! re actress ' was found al Hotel E d^on toy ears old- he had b een suffer- th'j? « ecam ' e almost as famous roueht n 1 as Nu ™i when he toted <w, e P hant °m Finn to the Her 1h. ISo lor a serics of races 3 «,i,k < ar MJlet emc aftcr she turned a RO and was associat- until about two years / $QSuffered Scalzo 14—(AP)— virtually unknown Nampa, Ida., scored "Pset tonight when he technical T B P . etey Scalzo Association's in a non- ywood Stadium. ,. - for only s - Santa Clara Univer- 50 St. Mary's College, p'av?r a basl <etball game at ^vilion tonight. a favoriu t , u „„. -•wi in Dc rhy, was sent to »Stak« C ^ pelc in the Flam ' °»kes of $20,000 value. Junior Netter s Compete Today Play in the February boys and girls tennis tournaments will get under way on the Encanto Park courts at 9 o'clock this morning with Mark Mai hews and Leona Critchfieid defending the titles they won last month. Miss Critchfieid will meet Barbara Blaine.in a first-round match at 9, and Malhews will match strokes with Raymond Gump at 10 o'clock. Boys finals will be played at noon, and the girls title match will be played an hour later. o .• Decision Taken By Lou Ambers HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 14— (AP)—Lou Ambers, the Herkimer hurricane making his debut as a welterweight, had all the wind he needed tonight to take a 10- round decision from Norment Quarles of Hendersonville, N. C. Each weighed 140 Vi pounds. Ambers, booked for an overweight bout two weeks hence with Lew Jenkins, who took the lightweight crown from him eight months ago, absorbed some punishment from Quarles in the infighting, but took the upper hand often enough to win easily. CALIFORNIA FIVE WINS BERKELEY, Calif., Feb. 14— (AP)—The University of California went on a scoring spree to wallop UCLA, 54-32, in a fast and rough southern division, Pacific Coast Conference, basketball game here tonight. . paced hy Waldrip with 467. Fannin's Hardware won all three names and total pins to take four points from Karls Produce 2.575 to 2.432. C. Brmyn was hot for Fannin's with 574. Cris Kans Daced his team with 510. Fannin's Hardware turned the top fenes of the nirht with totals of 2.575. while hich same went to Karis Produce with S37 C. Brown led the individuals with a 574 series, with hich Fame _"! 21 coinc to Jim Thurmond of Porter *. Two teams from Miami are scheduled for special matches with the Pla-Mor scjuads at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. BOWI.ISC CENTER I N one of the hardest-fought matches of the league season. Stockham's Coolers won four straight points Biltmore Laundry-nry Cleaning _ from In the Phoenix National League last night at the Phoenix Bowling Center to the tune of 2434-2.40S. Cooler? won each game. •R-757. R40-S36 and S16-S15. . C. Gardner had high series for the winners with 543 while C. C Howell hacked him up with 533. T. Southard e 515 took down honors for the losers. Snn Mercantile continued II" wln- nlne streak, taklnc three out al _'<•'»• from Phoenix Itadlo Company. 2,392±.20.1. Hank Sine was the hlg cun of the winner's offense with BW while H. McCahe totaled 45! for Thoenlx Radio. Capitol Drugs grahbed three out of four from PBSW. 2.ai2-2.2fi2. respective honors going to Pete Hubbard with 540 and Murray with AM. Vinson-Carter Westmghouse hit 2.147 to win three from O'Connell Brothers. which had 2.00B. Walt Wihjnn was high man for the winners with 501. Dutch Godbehere shootinc 491 for O'ConneH'B Printers won three straight points to climb to vtithin one point of theloop- leadins Cleaners In the Phoenix Noon-day League yesterday. The Printers ^U™ was the Paperhangers. which dropped to th R 0 ™n"wriEht hit 170 and 1ft i for ?56 for Printers to take honorp while Nelson's 325 wa.» high for the Paperhangcrs. Meanwhile the Cleaners .lost two out of three nomts to the Painters. 934-927. fSiertivc honors goinz to Ernie Burleson with 29fi and Jerry Gancs with 329. The Printers totaled 1.027 while the Paperhangcrs were bagging Jt>4. Tho Thoenli B. P. O. Elkn all-rrtar Quintet will attempt 1.. italn revense Inmorrnw afternoon when It aealn rncaces the AJo Elks In a return .match of their home-and-home nerleii. Alo defeated the rhoenli combine at Tomorrow^ "rlTa't'ch. slated for 2 o'clock. 1 " J^SSF D C e°nvr derrick "STft ,„ cu lhe Phoenix Desert League — Wavne Gray's Builders vs. Calh Brothere. Sun Mercantile Juniors vs. Alabam Freight Lines and Water Users No. 1 vs. Boxing is a popular sport at the U. S. Naval Academy, 150 Middies tunning out this winter. game. Bank Five Wins League Laurels A free throw that made good with less than a minute to play gave the First National Bank quint the City Basketball League employee division title for the final third last night. With the score tied, Jim Burkhart sunk his charity toss and the Bankers won the title with a 31- to-30 decision over the Republic and Gazette. Johnny Jantz of the newsmen led the scoring with 14 points while Carol Phillips paced the winners with 12. In another employee division game, Coca-Cola clinched runner- up honors with a 43-to-40 win over the City Employees. Harold Dean captured top honors in last night's installment of the free-throw contest, sinking 10 of 15 shots. Burkhart counted on Wildcats Lose Frosh Line Star TUCSON, Feb. 14—(AP)—University of Arizona football losses from the freshman ranks reached seven today with the departure oi Charlie Kovatch, star tackle and honorary captain of the 1940 Wiid- kitten squad. Kovatch withdrew from classes and left for his home in South (Bend. Ind., where his brother, Johnny Kovatch, is an end at Notre Dame. Tom Chintis, Hammond. Ind., halfback star, left two weeks ago. Neither Kovatch nor Chintis had scholastic troubles. Five Frosh players left at the end of the first semester because of scholastic difficulties. They were Barney McMahon, center, Chicago; Gene Helms, back, Springfield, 111.; Louis Trebar, back. South Bend; John Nawara. guard, Detroit, and Bob Chamberlain, guard, East Chicago, Ind. nine of his 15 tosses and Miller and Arlie Galbraith each Bing scored eight times in 15 attempts. No games are scheduled tonight. o Detroit Honors Hockey Manager DETROIT, Feb. 14—(AP)—Detroit honored Jack Adams tonight for 14 years as hockey manager and the finest gift came from his own Red Wings who defeated the Chicago Blackhawks, 2 to 1, in a National League game before 8,082 spectators. Detroit's margin for its fifth triumph in six starts against the Hawks came in the second period on goals by young Gus Giesebrecht and the veteran Syd Howe. Chicago thwarted Goalie Johnny Mowers' bid for his third shutout of the season when Max Bentley blasted a shot home in the third period. The victory was the second for Detroit in the last 13 games. Over this stretch Detroit has lost six games and tied five. Tucson, Indian Fives To Clash The Tucson High School Badgers and Phoenix Indian School cagers will clash in a two-game basketball program on the Indian School floor at 7:30 o'clock tonight. The reserve quintets will open the program, and the varsity fives will tangle in the nightcap. The Tucson cagers are expected to encounter little difficulty in taking ithe measure of the Braves. Tucson To Meet Phoenix Elevens TUCSON. Feb. 14—(AP)—St. Mary's of Phoenix. North Phoenix and Inglewood, Calif., high schools were added today to the 1941 football schedule of Tucson High School, bringing the list of Badger opponents to 10. The schedule: September 19, Nogales, there; September 26, Bisbee, here; October 3, Pomona. Calif., here; October 10, St. Mary's there; October 17, North Phoenix, there; October 24, Mesa, here; November 7, Inglewood, Calif., here; November 15, Phoenix, here; November 20, Yuma, there: November 28, Santa Barbara, Calif., here. Sf. David Jars Tombstone Five (Exclusive Republic Dispatch) TOMBSTONE, Feb. 14—The St. David High School cagers romped to a 39-29 victory over the Tombstone High School Yellowjackets in a Southern Conference basket- jail game here tonight. The visitors gained a 10-9 margin at thc- end of the first quarter and were out in front, 20-13, at the half. St. David led, 29-22, going into the final period. Judd of St. David took scoring honors with 15 points, and Charles Rockhill led Tombstone with 13. The local cagers have been playing without the services of their coach. Joe B. Wisdom, who has been ill the past two weeks. The St David reserves won the preliminary, 19-17, in an overtime Richards meeting the winner. In the junior men's singles Parke defeated Harry Powell of Yuma, 8-6, 4-6, 6-0: Richards drew a bye, and Miller of Phoenix and Finn will meet in a first-round game tomorrow morning, with Richards facing the winner. Parke will meet Foster in the other game tomorrow. Foster and Miller gained a first- round bye in the junior men's doubles and will- meet Ernest Pan- crazi and George Leon, who also drew a pass, tomorrow. Finn and Powell will play Richards and Parke, who defeated Branham and DeHart, 6-4. 6-2. Leah Joe Carr of Tempe defeated Ruth Ann Lipscomb of Tempe in the junior women's singles and will meet Miss Raley, who drew a bye, tomorrow. Also drawing a bye was Chick Brewster of Phoenix, who will meet Miss "Branham, 6-3, 6-3, victor over Louise Armistead of Yuma. Bill Stelerc'will meet Slater and Bert Townsend will meet McClung in the matches for boys 15 years old and younger tomorrow. All are Yuma players. Bill Berry and Leroy Conrad, only entrants in the division for boys 13 years old and younger, will play for the title Sunday. In a match for girls under 15. Verda Raye Donkersly defeated Norma Dale Hyatt, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. She will play Sue Ellen Cain tomorrow. Miss Cain drew a bye. Finals in most divisions will be played Sunday. Defender Loses In Golf Tourney ST. AUGUSTINE. Fla., Feb. 14— (INS)—Dick van Kleek of Ponte Vedra, Fla., one-putted five greens this afternoon to overtake Bobby Walker, defending champion, of Jacksonville, and win his semifinals match, 2 and 1, in the national championship of golf club champions. Completing the morning 18 two down. Van Kleek pulled up even on the 13th of the afternoon round and went on to win. Bill Stark of Jacksonville won his semifinals match over John Moyer of North Hills, Pa., 6 and 5. Stark and Van Kleek will meet in 36-hole finals tomorrow. contest. Yale football, though de-emphasized somewhat in late years, gets $30,000 a year for broadcasting privileges. College Basketball Texas Tech 58. Hardin-Simmons 36. Creighton 60. De Paul 48. New Mexico 51. Arizona States Teachers College at Tempe 46. Colorado College 48. Western State 32. North Dakota 44. South Dakota State 43. Dickinson 57, Rutgers 85. Tulane 57. LSU 44. Texas 45. Baylor 44. Silver City Teachers 70, New Mexico Military Institute 46. San Francisco State 55, Nevada 41. Brigham Young 40. Colorado State 36. California 54. UCLA 32. Oregon 45. Idaho 33. Washington Stale 44. Washington 42. Wyoming 36. Utah 31. Notre Dame 41. New York University 38. Harvard 30. Cornell 28. Stanford 48, University of. Southern California 3R. Redlands 49. Whittier 43. Loyola of Chicago 44, City College ol New York 43. Grinnell 42. Cornell College 36. Duauesne 41. Waynesburg 28. Franklin and Marshall 56. Carnegie Tech 43. Danning Snubs Terry's Request MIAMI, Feb. 14—(AP)—Harry Danning, the New York Giants' No. 1 holdout, failed to appear as the first Giant squad held its initial spring workout today. Danning, who is asking a considerable increase over last year's $15,000 salary, failed to heed Manager Bill Terry's request to come to camp and talk over their differences. "I received word from our New York office that Harry has wired a flat refusal to report until his contract differences are settled. So I've simply decided to let him rest," said Terry. He also said he had told Gabby Hartnett to get into condition as quickly as possible. Cardinals Sign Four Players ST. LOUIS. Feb. 14—(AP)—The Cardinals added four more players to the signed-contract list today. Infielder Johnny Hopp, outfielder Garden Gillemvater and Pitchers Howard Krist and Sam Nahem were the latest additions. Hopp, from Hastings, Neb., is Johnny Mize's understudy at first base. Gillenwater, not quite 23 years old, had a .305 batting average with New Orleans and the Cards last year. Nahem and Krist were one-two in earned-run effectiveness in the Texas League last BensonCagers Wallop Willcox (Exclusive Republic Dispatch) BENSON, Feb. 14—Benson High School's basketball team walloped Willcox High, 39 to 5, in a one- sided clash here tonight. Benson led by 9-4 at the end of the first, 12-4 at the half and then unleashed a scoring barrage. Johnny Graham, Benson center, paced his team with 15 points. The Willcox seconds triumphed over Benson, 22 to 16. had counted only on a pair of-' free throws. Ralph Wacker, Panther guard, was dogging Bill Greer. Mustang scoring star, so effectively Greer was unable to get a decent shot at the hoop. When Wacker collected three personal fouls late in the second period he was removed for a rest and Greer promptly counted from the field. Peoria led only 14-10 at the intermission arid nine of their points had been scored by Fierros, who was elected captain just before their first tournament game. Kenneth Carroll and Wacker, Panther guards, came through with needed points in the third quarter when the chips were down. Wacker stepped out and corraled six points —as much as the remainder of his mates combined. Bob Mclndoo scored a pair for the Mustangs, but the Panthers were out in front, 26-17 at the three-quarters. When the pressure was off;' Fadelford and Baskett loosened up and scored in their usual form to make the game a runaway. Padelford led the scor-. ing with 12 points, closely followed by Fierros with 11. Kimball Merrill, the Mustangs* rugged guard, led his club with seven points. Greer had six and Mclndoo, four. Zip Zaragoza, Tolleson forward, on his game for the first time in the tourney, scored 18 points to lead the Wolverines to victory. Tolleson went into the finals without being seriously pushed, though the game was fast and rough. Zaragoza. scored on the opening tip-off, and bucketed three more in the opening period, which Tolleson finished with a 16-6 edge. The Beavers tightened their defense in the second, battling Tolleson on close-to-even terms, but trailed by 12 points with the score 26-14 at the half. Chesley Cook, center, carried the Wolverines, while Scottsdale scoring was split among four players. Zaragoza got going again in the third, boosting his point total to 16, and Tolleson held a 34-20 lead. Bob Chastain, guard, paced Tolleson in the last^uarter assault on the basket which soon became a run-away. Chastain collected 12 points, second high in individual scoring for his team. Joe Pastorino, Scottsdale forward, paced liis mates with eight markers. The Coyotes loafed their way into the lower bracket of the consolation semifinals. The varsity held Gila Bend scoreless through the entire first period, first time that has happened to any team in the tourney, and were ahead, 15-0. . The Coyote reserves took over, froze up in the second quarter and could get only four points, Phoenix leading, 19 to 1, at the half. Eddie Gallardo, Coyote forward, joined the reserves and looped in four baskets in the third, at the close of which Phoenix led, 30-6. Gallardo took high-point honors with 10 markers. Sonny Swift, Gila Bend guard, led his team with five. The Glendale-Litchfield Park set- to opened as though it might become an upset, the Owls starting strong and leading, 13-9, at the quarter. But Amelio Cuevas, playing his first tourney game for Glendale, fired the Cards to action in a second-period rally that fairly iced the contest for the subsequent victors. Litchfield Park got only three points, and Glendale held a 27-14 margin at the half. The Cards increased that edge to 38-17 early in the third, slowed to watch Litchfield Park pile up 10 points quickly, and it was 38-27 at the end of the third. Glendale lost three men on fouls in the final period, but still managed to, pile up an additional 25 points. Kenny Weatherholt, Glendale center, led the scoring with 14 points, one more than J. B. McDonald, Litchfield Park guard, who dropped in nine of 10 free shots he attempted. 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