Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on February 15, 1964 · Page 10
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Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas · Page 10

Garden City, Kansas
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Saturday, February 15, 1964
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Buffs Bump Pratt in Sluggish Tilt By JIM CONCANNON PRATT — Garden City High's Buffaloes survived a sluggish performance here Friday night to defeat the Pratt Greenbacks 41-34 in a West Central Kansas League basketball encounter. Friday's triumph boosted the Buff season mark to 11-6 and puts the Garden crew 6-4 in WCKL action. The Buffs are still in the thick of the conference title fight with two big showdown games slated on successive Friday evenings with Larned and Great Bend. Should Coach Dave Craft's charges take both of their final outings, they are assured of at least a tie for the league title. Great Bend tops circuit standings at 7-3, but must win both remaining games with Pratt and Garden to protect an undisputed championship. Garden defeated Pratt handily on Jan. 10, 47-27, but was somewhat less convincing last night. The Buffs did not trail in the first meeting, but wore unable to take the advantage for good until late in the third period Friday. 1'ratt held the upper hand for the entire opening frame and led 0-5 at the break. Garden went Sophs Roll Past Pratt PRATT — Garden City High sophomores jumped out to an enrly lead and were never headed here Friday night as they posted a 58-46 basketball victory over the Pratt sophs. Victory upped the soph mark to E-3 and marked their second of the season over the Greenbacks. Garden had defeated Pratt 57-41 earlier in the campaign. Coach Jim Coale's crew led 178 34-18, and 44-28 at the quarter stops. After early sparring, Garden substituted freely and all players saw considerable action. Two future Buffs were in twin figures. Steve Smith was high at 15 with Dave Keller chipping in 11. Jim Beckman of Pratt was high for the game with 21. Keith Weins contributed 10 for the Frogs. Garden had a 25-19 edge hi field goals. Both units collected eight free throws. The winners had 18 tries, the losers 20. .Final game of the season for Garden sophs is set Feb. 28 as they host the Great Bend tenth graders. QARDKN CITY SOPHS—Deltemua 4-0-3-8; Keller 6-1-2-11; Spikes 1-31-5: Smith 7-1-0-15; Humphrey 1-1-18: Ward 1-2-1-4; Mcschko 1-0-0-2; Kiteh 1-0-3-2; Heinemann 1-0-0-2; Adorns 3-0-2-6. Totals 25-8-13-5S. VHATT SOPHS—Beckman 9-3-4-21; Welns 4-2-2-10; Baker 9-0-0-6; Mc- Phcrnon 1-2-2-4; Hughs 2-1-4-5; Mcade 0-0-0-0; Heape 0-0-1-0; Brahm 0-0-0-0. Totals 19-8-13-46. Garden City 1'raU 17. 17 !• 14—M 8 10 10 IS—40 Garden Frosh Capture Double SCOTT CITY — Garden City ninth graders took a pair of victories here yesterday over the Scott City ninth grade teams. Garden won the A-team game 40 to 30 to bring its season record to 7-6. James Rupp led the Garden attack with 11 points, and Kerry Phillips had 7. It was a nip and tuck first half with the score at 8-all a the end of .the first period, and Scott holding a 1C-15 half-time ad vantage. Garden turned warm the third period to score 14 points while holding Scott to ». McCoUumn bit for 10 points to lead the losers. Garden'* unbeaten ninth grade reserves continued their string with « 4447 win over the Scot B team. Phil Rudd scored 11 t( pace the winners, and Ohnick score a like number for the losers. Steve Nelson scored ft for head for the first time at 10-9 'hen Emil Krug fired a 20-foot ct shot with 4:29 left before in- crmission. The visitors led most of the way from then on to half-time, ut never by more than three x>ints. The margin after 16 minutes was a narrow 17-16. The host club never led in the inal half, but brought the score o a deadlock twice, at 20-all and 25-all. Then with 3:29 still hewing on the third period lock, Mike Collins fired a 20- oot jumper to put the Buffs nit 27-25 and they were in command the rest of the way. Garden's biggest spread of the light was only eight points, that oming on four occasions in the Inal stanza. The final seven- [toint difference was the third mallest victory margin of the 'car for the Buffs. Both squads connected for 15 ield goals. The separation is ound at the free throw line, ust 21 fouls were whistled in he contest, nine for Garden and 2 on Pratt. The winners cashed in on 11 of 3 attempts in amassing their margin. The losers could sink only 4 of 11. From the field, the Buffs hit 15 of 48 attempts for a :ool 31 per cent. Pratt was far varmer at 39 per cent, downing 15 of 39. High-point man for the fourth game in succession for the vic- ors was senior captain Mike Collins. The 6-2 post man recorded 12 markers for his fifth consecutive finish in double figures. Emil Krug chipped hi 11, Deluding ten in the inaugural half. Top scorer for the game was ?ratt's 5-8 senior guard Mike Sewell with 13. Kenneth Fischer added eight more for Coach Jim Stotts' losers. OAHDKN CITY A—Mayo 2-2-2-6; B. Krusr 0-0-0-0; Rupp 1-O-0-2; E. Krug 4-3-1-11; Collins 5-2-2-13; Salt- >r 0-0-0-0; King 2-1-3-5; T. Gooden -3-1-5. Totals 15-11-9-41. THAT! A — Gales 0-0-0-0; K. Fischer 8-2-0-8; Baker 2-0-2-4; Woodrow .-0,1-2: Sewell 6-1-4-13: Harris 1-01-2; Blankensbip 2-1-0-5; I*. Fischer 0-0-4-0. Totala 15-4-12-34. Garden City 1'ratt 12 16 7 11 8—41 7—84 FAN FARE Pr»rc« Pile* HI 26 Rangers Rally Brings Victory PRATT — A torrid third quarter gfve Garden City High School's B-tcam a 65-52 basketball victory over the Pratt junior varsity here Friday night. The host Greenbacks led virtually all of the opening half and still held the advantage four and one-half minutes into the third period. Pratt led 1744 at the quarter and 33-31 at intermission. Their final edge came at 38-36. Then Bob Krug dropped two free throws to knot the count, and Archie Gooden downed a layup to make it 40-38. From that point to the end of the stanza Pratt did not hit a bucket, while Garden was downing 16 more points to lead 56-39. The Rangers coasted in to victory. Larry Pierce, a 5-9 sophomore guard, again paced scoring for Coach Curt Shipley's winners, this time with a fine 26-point total. He popped in ten fielders and six of seven from the line. Bob Krug sank 11 of 12 free shots for his 11 markers. The losers claimed two performers in double figures. Dwayne Gales topped Frog production with 16. Dennis Buck added 12. Garden, now 9-5 on the year, connected for 33 per cent from th field on 19 of 58 and rimmed in 27 of 33 at the stripe, a good 82 per cent rating. The Green backs were credited with 38 per ent with 21 of 55. They missed 3 of 23 free throw opportunities. GABDKN CITY B — Fierce 10-6-026; Kraus 2-1-1-5; Sheehy 1-1-4-3; A. Gooden 4-1-4-9; Reed 1-2-5-4; Hamman 0-4-5-4; Montney 1-1-0-3; Furgu- on 0-0-0-0; Krey 0-0-0-0; B. Krug 01-0-11. Totals 19-27-19-66. PHATT B— Calea 6-4-4-16; Henderon 3-1-5-6; Wood row 2-1-3-6; Moore -0-1-2: Rorabaugh 1-1-4-3; Buck 6-0-12; Olggy 3-3-4-9. Totals 21-10-23- Fnttt HIGH SCHOOL SCORES Eudora 71, Baldwin 62 De Soto 55, Gardner 34 Srping Hill 52, Louisburg 47 Overbrook 73, Wellsville 40 Osawatomie 68, Princeton 65 Maur Hill 58, St. Joseph (Mo) Benton 57 Central 74, Onaga 63 Sublette Rumbles To League Victory SYRACUSE — The Sublette Larks romped to a 70-44 win here last night over a cold Syracuse High School basketball team in a High Plains League contest. The win put the Larks 4-1 in league play, and was Syracuse' fourth loss against a single league win. It was Sublette all the way as the host Bulldogs couldn't find the range. Hie visitors moved out to a 25-10 first period lead, and held a 35-22 half-time advantage. Larry Hall and Rodney Watt each scored 19 point* for the Larks, while the t points scored by Oliver Palmer and Eric Hammond were high for the Bulldogs. Syracuse connected with only 19 of 79 shots for a low 18 per cent. Sublette hit for 42 per cent, connecting with 24 of 91. Syracuse took 36 from the boards, while Sublette took 44 — led by Lloyd McLain's 15, of which 12 were defensive. The Bulldogs made 10 errors to Sublette's 14. In B-team play, Sublette won 42 to 34. Randall Stapleton led the winners with 12, while Jim Baldwin was high for Syracuse with 0. Syracuse plays again here Tues day night, meeting Ulysses. „ — Palmer 3-6-4-9; Bch. ralut 0-3-4-3; Dunn 3-3-4-7; Ttoorae- c*«k 0-0-4-0; McPan«ld 0-4-3-4; Has lett 8-3-3-8; Roy O-O-O-O; Wal» 1-00-3; JanU 1-0-3-3; Hammond 4-1-4-9 TOU1» 13-18-34-44. — Watt 8-8-6-18; MetU 3-6-1-8; McLftin 2-6-3-9: HaU 7-6-6-19 Wrixht 3-0-S-«; Hewerly 3-3-4-8; QIU 1-0-3-I; Orth 0-0-1-0; Winter Q-OHH Total* 36-30-3WO, It U 11 City 14 U • IS—52 Pag. 14 Garden City Telegram Sotwdoy, February 15, 19*4 Kyi. Roto Quit* As Bockfi.ld Coach NEW YORK (AP)—Kyle Rote announced Friday night that he had resigned his position as backfield coach of the New York Giants but will remain with the club in • public relations capacity. Rote made the announcement on his radio show. Rote, 35, who holds the club record for touchdowns, had held the coaching Job for two years following his retirement at an active player. LaughliiTs AMANA SALE Continues! AU- Totally Frost-Free... FREEZER 120 CM. Ft.—411 U. Capacity • Up 189 9 ! LAUGHLINJELECTRIC 114N.M* " IUU " 1111 " f I"*"*" MM1U

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