Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on February 25, 1959 · Page 10
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Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas · Page 10

Pampa, Texas
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Wednesday, February 25, 1959
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10 1MB PAMPA fcAlLV NEWS as, 1959 Slat rvesters Skin le Undefeated A : - B "W ^ TF otes; 57-37; By RICK Daily. News Editor Bftck-board height and hustle that was late in arriving and a tightly-knitted shifting zone defense of waving arms were the leading characters in a little playoff drama titled, "Pampa vs. Wichita Falls" or better still, "Harvesters Head Toward Austin." The Tuesday night production unraveled before the Harvester Field House floodlamps here and a noisy throng of 2,600 who made enough racket to leave you thinking you were attending a Zulu convention, was a bi-distrlct battle. When all was said and done the proven star had retained the spotlight, just like the script Insists every season. It was Pampa 57, Wichita Falls * * * 3f, and not really much of a contest after the first ten minutes of play. The win, the Harvesters 41st straight and 28th this yfrar, sends Pampa against the state's only other undefeated Class AAAA out" fit, Odessa. In a game which will probably determine the eventual state championship team, the Harvesters and Bronchos (29-0) will 'meet in all likelihood this Satur- jday night. j Odessa sand-blasted Bowie High I of El Paso Tuesday night, 69-55, 'to advance into the state quarterfinals with Pampa. Officials of the two schools are due to meet at 5 p.m. today in the Caprock Hotel in Lubbock to decide upon a site for the big battle. A coin flip will probably put the, game in either Pampa or Odessa. * * * Ktiek Pezdirtz tu pauairt The fellow over there in the corner with the grey speckled sports coat, the big beak and an even bigger grin, is Clifton McNeely. Yeah, the guy with the pleasant dimple in his chin and his fists jammed down in the pockets of his dark slacks. He's a happy guy. But he's worried too. He's delighted his Pampa High basketballers trooped off the court on the fat end of the score last night, but he's really got the shivering shakes over his next opponent. Nobody's blaming the guy either. His outfit looked only fair in trimming Wichita Falls, 57-37, last night. Well, maybe on second thought though better than just "fair." Just let's say they've had better nights this year. But then, like the ole Amarillo sage, Putt Powell, sez, "Them Harvesters couldn't play good 'cause they didn't have nobody good to play with. Why Tascosa would win one of three from the Coyotes." Tascosa, however, wouldn't win one of three or even one of 300 from Pampa's Saturday night foe, the Odessa Bronchos. And Putt would be the last to argue thusly. The question that stands screaming for a|tention at the moment is ... will Pampa be able to win the one game that could be their toughest of the current campaign. The answer: They are capable, but not if they don't put on a sharper performance than they did last night Shooting Slacks Off Only In four of their previoui 37 victories this season, have the Harvesters failed to surpass 57 points. Only in the third period last night did the Pampans warm up their shooting eyea for a better than 40 percent average. They hit 41 percent In the first, Pampa hit 37.5 percent of their shots, in the second 36 and in the fourth 35. Pretty consistent shooting, but nothing like the sizzling .508 team shoot- Ing mark that was proudly carried into the game. Of course Wichita Falls didn't even do as well. The Coyotes could muster only 13 of 60 field goals for a drab .217 percentage. Pampa wound up with 24 of 64 and a ,375 target mark. The red-clad invaders poured through 36 percent of their shots In the first quarter, then slacked off to 14 pecent In the second, picked up to 30 percent In the third and hit rock bottom with only li percent in the last eight minutes. Assistant cage coach T • r r y Culley flew down to Odessa Tuesday morning to scout the Broncos in their 69-55 win over El Paso Bowie. Odessa also had scouts scribbling down notes with every Harvester basket here. McNeely said the Odessa- Pampa game, which must rank^ along side the Abllcne-Amarillo football playoff game of 1957 among the state's all time great showdowns, would most likely be played Saturday night. And for a very easy-to-understand reason too says Mac: "It'll give both schools more time to sell tickets." Ex-Harvesters Hitting Pampa's potent scoring duet at Rice, Gary Griffin and E. Jay Mcllvane have 'been regulars with tha Owls all season and doing a good job for the Houston school In Southwest Conference play. Take last Saturday n I g h t's game for instance. Griffin hit a, sweltering 75 percent of his shots and finished with 14 points on six of eight field goals and Basketball Results United Press International East Penn State 88 Lehlgh 63 Dartmouth 81 Holy Cross 64 Adelphl 91 Ithaca 05 Buffalo U. 72 Buffalo Tchr| 86 St. Joseph (Pa) 82 Drexel Tech 69 South Navy 70 Delaware M Wake Forest 60 South Carolina 63 Northwestern I*. 86 Centenary 69 Chattanooga 108 Marseille 80 W Note* Paint it Rockhurit 66 Kansas City (Mo) 89 Westminster (Mo) 7? Drury 64 (Minn) 7T -Augsburg 76 Tl Indian* Central M ft* »- t$ 84 ' Tw* UO C. erf Oxarkf w * i ot two fre« - pitches. Mcllvane chipped in with eight as Rice toppled Baylor In Waco, 54-48. Last night in a torrid 94-64 Owl win over Texas Tech, Mcllvane tallied 13 and Griffin m e i h e d nine, And Pampa's fabulous frosh ball-handler and Scoreboard ao- saiUant at the University of Texas, Bill Brown, made whoopee with 37 points In his last Saturday night's game against the 1CU Pollywogs. Brown had only three free-throws, but 17 big field goals by the ex-Harvester whirlwind helped establish * new record for the Yearlings. Bill b.a4 a good chance to crack the Gregory Gymnasium scoring record of 41 points for a college player, but was yanked from the game with over five minute* remaining. Oh yeah, the Yearlings won the game. And Pampa's Sam Condo led Hardin-Simmons past Eastern New Mexico Monday night with a JO point barrage to fatten up hit tMiPO scoring average. From Pampa'i Golfing "Old Guard" is Mark Heath, who ha* been «l*cted vie* president ot the Tri-St*te Senior Golf Association. Tta* 25th annual tourney of th* 4s*n. tor golfers over 60 (new membership ag* requirement U n°w 55) will be unfurled July «47 *t tht 4m»riU« Country dub. 4n4 them there WM &* sport*- writ#r vfcp became a f rf »t b*cau*i tat'f b«j» up to/ The Harvesters were hard-pressed in the early stages, mostly because of their own inability to buy a rebound and due to poor passes and shoddy shooting. It was, however, rebounding and a «one de.- fense .that the Coyotes couldn't penetrate except with outside sniping that brought eventual victory, The. Coyotes of Wichita Falls pitched a mild scare into the souls of the Pampa populace during the first seven minutes of action especially. It took the Harvesters that long to catch up with the pesky invaders in scarlet. Except for a tlp-ln by Mack Layne, the Coyotes had things just about as they darn well pleased at the outset as they scrambled to a 7-2 advantage, on a lead-off bucket by Gerald Phillips, a pair of goala by slick Garland Bailey and a free pitch 'by ail-American foot- baller, Leland Allred. Tlien along came Craig Winborn with A long one-hander from the right side and Httle harnessed Charlie Minor with a short jump shot to close, the gapj t-6. Bailey sandwiched a basket and ,a free throw around a charity shot by Coyle Winborn and the Coyotes were nursring a 10-7 edge with 1:28 left in the first period. , Then the Harvesters hitched up their short pants and went to work. Layne, Who hauled in 17 of Pampa's 58 rebounds for the night, slapped through one of the longest tip-ins of his career and was fouled In the process. His ensuing free throw with 1:02 remaining in the quarter knotted the score at 10-10. Pampa pulled ahead for the first and last time AS only 23 seconds showed on the board with i Layne sinking ft crip. A target 'shattering jump-shot by all-stater, Coyle Winborn with just eight Seconds left gave the local quintet a 14-10 lead when the,first period buzzer sounded. The Coyotes were beginning., td stagger as the second stanza open? led but managed to keep within | reaching distance for three irtltt> I utes until Pampa stretched an Ms-is lead to 11 points and a 2645 'halftimc cushion. Coyle Winborn and Bob Gindorf swapped out buckets with Bailey and Phillips for the 18-15 count before the 6-5 Layne connected with another tip-in, Gindorf and Coyle Winborn added free throws, Layne a jump shot with a minute left' and Minor a jumper with only nine seconds left on the clock. Only once; in the third period did the Coyotes spunk up. They erased a S2'l§ Pampa lead to 32-28 before Craig Winborn warmed up with three straight set shots from the outside to shove the Big Green Warrlorl into a commanding 40-26 advantage at' the end of three rounds*^ In this fourth Quarter Clifton McNeely :hftd the .traffic shuffling on arid off the court, with threei complete tdams (18 players) seeing service. Twice in the last quarter the Harvesters streaked to 25- point leads before the Out-classed Coyotes were able to chop the margin to an even 20 by the game's climax. Sub Phillip Gist poured through a long jump shot from outside the circle and the Harvesters had a 5530 lead and moments later they returned to a 25-point spread at 57-32 when Billy Wray swished the. cords with a long set shot. * * * It was ft clean and hard fdught lilt all the way, although not of the spine'tingling variety after the first ten minutes, Pampa's District 3 - AAAA champs committed 12 fouls and the 4-AAAA champtftH Coyotes had only ten personals. Behind Layne's If rebound*, Coyle Winborh was close with 13, giving the two tree-top tali tfar< vesters 33 6f pawpa'r, M rebounds. The Coyotes managed only 37 rebounds with Bailey snagging 1 nine. The 37 points chalked ttp by the visitors were next to the 1 o w 6 s t point total hit by a Harvester opponent this season. Only Tascosa in a 73-36 loss had A worse offensive night of it. The bi-district game was a pure and simple case of a 'bigger and better club clobbering a smaller and less-Seasoned outfit. * * * Odessa Defeats Bowie, 69-55 United Press International |Castleberry 33-31, Smiley defeated Defending state champions Killeen 66-41, Beaumont French Hoop-Ddt*D0o? Cyl, Wmbdffi Gifulorf . LayftS 6fg. Mtnof Slat Timrns Wray Cooper Carter Neslaga Wise Stroud Terrell TotAlS fl 11 i 6 1 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 J4 H 3-3 6-0 2-8 0-0 0-0 0-0 a-o o-o o-o o-o o-o o-o o-o {>' 8 2 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 fl-14 12 IS 1 li 10 i 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5? Wichita Falls (3D *t ** P' *P Allrfrld 4 0-0 0 8 Walbrick .10-00 J McDonall 0 3-4 » S Bailey ' S 4-4 J 14 Phillips., .3. M 2 J Scott f 0 2-3 0 J Deal 01-831 Totals 18 1M7 10 J7 Score by quartern! Pampa 14 12 14 17 — 57 Wichita Fall* 10 8 11 11 — 37 Officials: Bob Smith and Don Sarran. Pampa of Class AAAA and Belton eliminated Alvin 55-52 In over- I of AA were a step nearer a return time - South San Antonio defeated 'to the state schoolboy basketball! San Antonio MacArthur 58-52 and tournament today, but Class AAA | Kingsville beat Pharr-San Juan- champ Waxahachie Joined the! AIamo 47 ' 42 I Class A and B tltlists on the \ sidelines. j i Pampa whipped Wichita Falls .57-37 in its bi-district game Tues-j !day night, while Belton romped j Ipast Lampasas 87-33. Kilgorej ; knocked out Waxahachie 65-61. | Earlier, Class A champ James j Bowie had failed to get outside j its district and Class B titlistj Blossom fell to Roxton 85-66 Mon- j day night in bi-district play. j Pampa was joined in the AAAA 'regional round by Odessa, Dallas! i Jefferson, Garland, Houston Mil-' by, Port Arthur, Austin McCal- ;lum and Laredo, while Greenville, Smiley, Beaumont French, South San Antonio and Kingsville moved .up along with Kilgore in AAA. I A week end regional tournament I at Lubbock will furnish the other ; AAA berth with Hereford playing JLake View and Andrews meeting i Graham in the first round. ! Port Arthur and South San An: tonio were finalists last year, | while Class AA finalist New Lon- jdon also won again, 46-36 over ; West. j Odessa won its 29th straight without a loss in turning back El Paso Bowie 69-55, while Pampa's victory ran its record to 40 in a row, including a 28-0 mark for I this season. J Dallas Jefferson beat Fort : Worth Poly 37-32, Garland knocked out Tyler 68-57 Monday j night, Milby beat Houston Bellaire 152-44, Port Arthur downed Galena i Park 44-38, McCallum downed i Corpus Christ! Miller 49-34 and I Laredo nosed out Harlandale ' 51-49. Greenville put out Fort Worth RAY FACES ANTHONY NEW YORK ,(UPI) — Light heavyweights Tony Anthony of New York and Sonny Ray of Chicago will meet in a return 10- rounder March '20 at Madison Square Garden. Anthony won « close decision at the Garden, Nov. 14. WHO'S TIPSY! Both baskets weren't really on the Harvesters end of the court in last night's 57-37 Pampa bi-district demise of Wichita Falls, but the way the Harvesters were hitting and the Coyotes weren't, Coach Perry Goolsby of the visitors may have gotten a bleary-eyed glance at the court like this. Actually this shot is a double-exposure, a photographer's device for a puzzling picture. It appears as if Pampa's Charlie Minor, No. 42 in white with back brace, is ready to hit cither basket with a crip shot over the outstretched fingers of the Coyotes' Garland Bailey. At left are two other Coyotes No. 58, Aaron McDonald; and No. 60, Leland Allred. Bucks Nip Gruver, 67-66, In Sudden Death Overtime STINNETT (Spl) — Jack Burns sank a layup shot in a sudden death overtime period here Tuesday, to give White Deer's Bucks a thrilling 67-86 win over Gruver in a bi-district basketball game. The win advanced White Deer, the District 2-A. champion, to the regional finals in Lubbock Saturday. The Bucks will meet the defending regional champions, the Plains Cowboys, at 9:30 a.m. Silverton plays Marfa in the other first round game at 8 a.m. Burnt bucket climaxed a tense series of bucket-swapping and missing of crucial shots, which began shortly before the end of the' regulation game. Both teams blewi a chance for victory in the over-' time periods before Burns settled the issue. Gruver led «l-69 with 18 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, but Jeff Bearden Hank two free throws to tie it at 9141 and fend Uw contftit into tha firs* ovtr- tim». Bt*rd#0'f two frftt throw* top- ed 35 points and controlled the backboards for White Deer. Ronnie Cade and Jeff Bearden buckets for White Deer in the first overtime, but they were matched by baskets made by Ayers and Miller of Gruver. Blankenship of Gruver, rated by White Deer coaches as the best player their team has faced this year, gave the Bucks a chance for victory on the last play of the first overtime period. He drew his fifth personal foul, as Bearden was in the act of shooting. Bearden, however, missed h i s two free throws and the game went into the sudden death overtime — one in which the first team to score two points is declared the winner. Blankenship's five fouls were the only black marks against him Wednesday, aa he scored 27 points for the Greyhounds. Gruver muffed a chance to win In sudden death overtime when Ronnie Wright went to the free throw line oo % one-and-on» situa tion. H« m Wf flm ital* but ^d the second. Gruver got the re| bound, but miased its shot, and 'Ronnie Cade cleared the board. Cade took' the ball down court, shot, and missed. Bearden got the I rebound and gave it to Burns, who j drove through the middle and laid up the winning bucket. j White Jjeer (67) 'Cade I Bums i Bearden -Knight Lester 'Adams i Totals fg ft pf tp 5 3-7 1 13 20-03 4 14 7-13 3 35 6 1-1 1 13 10-13 2 00-00 0 28 U-U U 67 Bowling MERCHANT LEAGIJK Team W L W L Fuller Sham. 3 1 22 10 Garden Lanes 3 1 20 12 First Natl. Bank 4 0 18 14 Import Auto 3 1 17 IS KHHH 1 3 16 16 Ideal Food 2'/z l'/a 15»i I6\' a Weaver Texaco 0 4 15 17 Pampa Prt. Shp. 1 3 14 18 Nichols Pnt. Ct. 1 3 13 19 National Gd. l',i 2',-i ll'i 20'i High Team Series: Ideal Food Store, 2323 High Team Game: KHHH, 809 High Individual Series: C. Mitchell, 540 High Individual Game: C. Mitchell, 193 HOUSEWIVES LEAGUE Team W L W I< Pin Splitters 4 0 63 39 Coffee Breakers 0 4 49 43 Wasps S 1 46 & 48 Va Potrollers 1 3 44 ' 48 Oddballs 2 2 43 49 Pin Spotters 2 2 41 >4 49% High Team Game: Pin Splitters, 562 High Team Series: Pin Splitters, 1541 High Individual Game: Lois McCain. Potrollers. 171 High Individual Series: Lei a Swain, Coffee Breakers, 424 i Uruver ! BJankenship j Ayers i Miller i Cluck \ Harvey i Wright Total* Scorje by Quarter»: fg ft pf tp 12 3-4 5 27 5 6-6 1 16 7 0-0 1 14 3 0-2 2 0 0-2 1 1-2 10-H li 66 10 l« W * i* U W 4 IHM HIM; IRESULTS WEMBLEY, England (UPD-- jjoe Erskine, 193, Wales, outpoint- Jed Willie Pastrano, 185, Miami ! Beach, Fla. (10). I HARTFORD, Conn. (UPD— Billy Lynch, 147, Hartford, stopped Frankle Anselm, 151, Philadelphia UO). MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (UPD- Dan HoUge, 19?. Perry, Okla., knocked out Garvin Sawyer, 193% Ciacuuw,U, Ohio (8>. Dunlap's Friendly MEN'S WEAR E.O.M. CLEARANCE Men's Suits By Curlee Reg. Values Are 49.95 55.00, 59.95 3995 123 Other Suits To Choose From Regulars Longs 36 to 44 3995 FREE ALTERATIONS Wash 'N' Wear Spring Slacks You'll Have Over 500 Prs. To Choose From. 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