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In Conference Wrestling Tournament ESTHERVILLE DAILY NEWS, MON., JAN. 29, 1973 Page 10 Fitzgerald, Clarken Are Lakes Champions Two Esthcrvillc High School grapplcrs were crowned conference champions in their weight classes in the l^akes Conference wrestling tournament held at Cherokee Saturday. The Kstherville matmcn placed sixth with 39 points as Spencer took home conference honors with S6 U ; points. Jim Kit7.geraid, wrestling at 145 pounds, and Pat Clarken, wrestling at 112 pounds, were first place winners for the Mid- Uets with Mike Ryan finishing a close second in the ltUi-pound class. In the UL'-ponnd class, Pat Clarken decisioned Brian Peters of Sheldon 8-1 to gain a semi-final berth with 1-aiic ,Tan- gcrs of Spirit Lake. Clarken then decisioned Jangors fi-1 for the right to meet Al Kincts of Kni- metsburg for (he championship. The stocky junior decisioned Kin- nets' S--1 in the final match for the I-akes Conference championship. In the 145-pound class, it was .Tim Fitzgerald all the way as the senior picked up the maximum of Ki points by pinning all three of his opponents. "If a most valuable wrestler of the tournament would be chosen," stated Kstherville Coach IVe Hrainerd, "Jim Fitzgerald would get it." Fitzgerald, who played linebacker and center for the football team, pinned Sibley's Dennis Grevc in the second period of first round competition. Fitzgerald led 7-0 before posting the Hood Drives .Estherville Midgetette Ann Hood drives around a Cherokee .defender in l^tes Conference, action Friday night.in.the Estherville gym. Hood's 36 points were not enough as the Cherokee girls downed Estherviile 63-56.— Photo by Jim Ferree Cherokee Rebounding Stings E'ville Sophomore Boys The Esthervills sophomore boys fell ID -Jos Cjerofeee junior varsfcy Friar zught at Cheroke*. The CfasTtMst r> a 14-12 lead a: TSU •sui Sat 5rrs: period ami onlh t -advantage at halftiiai.. Tui brtr-a owned a 35-27 jear" IIE: tjii i-i^r± oisr- ter as ins- Zjcifc'rviji yearlings were beaisi. a: iza Mtrit. The ifasgzii Tm >r &,z *<d only three c£fes£h« r&roxiSs b the firsi halL EsihervLUfc hi: per cen: from the field—connecting on 14 of 40 shots. Cherokee made 19-57 from the floor for 33 per cent. Dean Summa and Tim Kennedy Must Win Games For ISU AMES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa State Coach Maury John readily admits the Cyclones' two games this week are in the "must win" category if his team is to contend for the Big Eight Conference basketball title. Iowa State, 3-2 in the conference after two straight losses, and faces co-leader Colorado Saturday in a regionally televised game. "We're still in the race, but the next two are an absolute must," said John after Iowa State was upset 90-78 Saturday night by hot Kansas. "We can't stumble now." Iowa State, 12-5 over-all, led only once— at 8-6— and had a tough time keeping Kansas^off the offensive backboard. "Their big men simply overpowered us inside," offered John. "We did not play a good game. We didn't show the enthusiasm a home team should." Sophomore Rick Suttle and 610 center Danny Knight did the damage," teaming up for 48 points and 25 rebounds. Mike Fiddelke of Paullina also hurt Iowa State. Making only his third start, the sophomore hit seven of 10 floor shots and finished with 17 point*. hauled in six and five rebounds respectively for the sophs. • Kennedy led all scorers for the night with seven buckets and four charity shots for 18 points. The sophomores next travel to Storm Lake to face the Tornado sophs at 6:45 p.m. Friday. BOXSCORE ESTHERVILLE NAME FG FT F Pts. Summa 9 2-0 1 6 Birkland 0 2-0 1 2 Day- 3 0-0 1 6 Kennedy 7 4-0 1 18 Hempstead 1 1-1 3 3 Rose 0 0-0 1 0 Bras hear 1 0-0 0 2 TOTALS 14 9-2 8 37 CHEROKEE Hirshman 8 0-0 3 16 Bevard 1 0-0 1 2 Schnoes 2 3-1 2 7 George 4 0-0 1 8 Goeb 1 0-0 1 9 Fishman 2 1-1 2 5 Larson 1 2-0 0 4 TOTALS 19 4-2 10 44 fall to advance him into the semifinals. Fit/gerald went to work on Spencer's Tom Metier with an infraction and near fall in the first period. Jim then pinned Metier in the second period. In what Coach Brainerd described as the most exciting match of the day-long event, Fitzgerald pinned Gary Colvin of Cherokee in five minutes for the championship. Jim led 8-7 at the end of the first period, 14-11 after the second and 1611 before he posted the fall. In the 105-pound class, Estherville's Mike Ryan decisioned Robby Jassey of Sibley in the first round 3-0. In the semi-final match Ryan decisioned Doug Kock of Spencer 8-0 to gain a berth in the final match. In that match, Emmetsburg's Mark Ruddy decisioned Ryan 3-2 for the championship. Estherville grappler Ray Hood placed fifth in the 155-pound weight division Hood was decisioned by Shel­ don's Pat Niiehel, the eventual champion, 3-1 In first round competition. In the losers' bracket, Hood pinned Sibley's Bob Ltechty in the second period and then de­ cisioned John Patera of Storm Lake 9-3 for fifth place. Mark Peterson finished sixth in the 119-pound class. Peterson, who replaced Dennis St. Lawrence who suffered a dislocated elbow in practice, was pinned by Ken DeGoot of Spencer in the first round of wrestling. Peterson decisioned Tom Boge of Storm Lake 7-3 in the losers' bracket but lost to Emmetsburg's Joe Myers 6-0. Estherville grappler Rick Johnson drew a bye in the first round but was decisioned by Storm Lake's Paul Richardson for sixth place. Midget matman, Steve Gudgell, wrestling for the injured Kevin Sawyer finished sixth in the 167- pound class. In the first round, Cherokee's Kim Aduddell pinned Gudgell but Steve came back in the losers' bracket to decision Chuck Kruger of Sibley 5-0. Gud­ gell was pinned by Joel Naber of Spirit Lake for fifth place. The Estherville wrestlers next meet the Spirit Lake matmen Tuesday night in a make - up match in the Estherville gym. LAKES CONFERENCE Spencer Sheldon Cherokee Emmetsburg Spirit Lake Estherville Sibley Storm Lake 86'/ 2 73</ 2 71 60 56 39 28 15 Midgets Fall to Taller Braves With four minutes left in the game. Cherokee broke a 55-55 deadlock to reel off eight straight points as the Braves handed the Estherville Midgets a 67-64 defeat in Lakes Conference action at Cherokee Friday night. "It was a great effort by the Midgets," stated Estherville Coach George Hess. The Midgets are now 5-5 in the Lakes Conference and 7-7 overall. With 1:40 remaining in the contest, the Braves owned a 65-64 lead with Estherville having possession of the ball. "Bob Hart- man took a shot that hit the rim, then the backboard, then the rim and fell off," said the Midget mentor. Cherokee's Dude Phipps, an all Lakes Conference forward last year, sank two free throws to ice the Braves' eighth conference win of the season. It was the battle of the boards that determined the final outcome as the taller Braves, with Phipps at 6' 4", Kelly Perrin at 6* 4"l and Mark Schnoes at 6' 3" dominating the rebounding. "It was not because of a lack of effort," commented Hess, "but even Jim Ferree, Editor though we had good inside positioning we just couldn't cope with the board power of Cherokee." At the end of the first quar­ ter, the Braves owned a 20-16 lead with most of its buckets coming on rebounded shots after a miss. With four minutes left in the half, the taller Braves opened a 31-21 lead and the 18-year cage coach for Estherville immediately called a time out. Behind the efforts of Hartman, Jim Willey and Tom Hackett, the Midgets ran off eight straight points as the visitors closed the gap to 34-31 at intermission. Estherville connected on 13 of Turnovers Hurt Midgetette Bid for Third Win in a Row BOXSCORE ESTHERVILLE NAME FG FT F Pts. Hood 11 14-9 4 36 Egeland 4 2-4 3 10 Long 5 0-0 0 10 Hubers — — 6 — Kenny — — 1 — Vaubel — — 3 — Peterson — — 5 — TOTALS 20 16 13 22 1 1 I ' . 56 CHEROKEE Kl 1 File ' ; 7 4-6 4 ' 18 Hy daman 11 11-2 1 33 Leinbauch 6 0-0 0 12 Hanson — — 1 — Wheeler — — 6 — Nelson — — 2 — Hausman — — 4 — Khal — — 2 — TOTALS 24 15-8 20 63 BY JIM FERREE The Cherokee girls capitalized on numerous turnovers by the Estherville girls in the fourth quarter and turned them into a 63-56 win in the Estherville gym Friday night. It was the first loss Coach Les Lammers' Midgetettes suffered in three starts as the forward court was victim of countless three-second lane violations and traveling calls. "Those fundamental errors really hurt us," pointed out Lammers. "Cherokee played good inside defense that forced us into those turnovers." , Cherokee took a 41-40 lead- into the fourth quarter but Nancy Long's bucket put the Estherville girls out ahead with 7:42 remaining in the contest. The undefeated Cherokee girls, ignited by freshman Jean Leinbaugh's basket, outscored the- Midgetettes 11-2 in the next three minutes to enjoy a 52-42 lead with 5:18 remaining in the battle. Ann Hood's layup and free throw with 2:07 left made it 5653 but the Midgetettes turned the ball over six times in the last two minutes of play as the Cherokee girls outscored the Estherville girls 6-3 in the closing minutes. "We didn't get the offensive rebounds that we usually get in the forward court," noted Lammers. In all, the Estherville girls had 17 turnovers and threw the ball away 28 times. The Cherokee girls, behind the outside shooting of Karl a File and Leinbaugh, coupled to en­ joy a 16-13 lead at the end of the first period. "We just didn't react to their defense," commented Lammers. "We hadn't really been tested in the first two games but the girls learned quite a lot in that game." The score was tied five times in the second period as ha If time came with a 26-26 deadlock. The third quarter proved to be just as exciting as the score, changed hands five times before, Oherokee owned a 37-34 lead with' 1 2:33 left in the quarter. Hood's two buckets and two free throws enabled the Midgetettes to come within one at 41-40 at the third- quarter break. "Deb Hubers played an excellent game for us in the guard court," stated Lammers. The 5' 6" sophomore collected nine rebounds before fouling out with about two minutes left in the game. Hood had another excellent night as the senior poured in 11 field goals and sank 14 free throws for 36 points. Sue Egeland and Long finished the night by finding the hoop for 10 points each. The Midgetettes were 20 of 53 from the floor for 37 per cent. Cherokee was led by Jane Hyndman's 33 points and connected on 24 of 52 attempts for 46 per cent. The Estherville girls host the Tornado girls Thursday night in the Estherville gym. 26 attempts from the floor at halftime for a very warm 50 per cent. The Midgets, behind the shooting of Chris Tullestad, Hartman, Rob Bothwell and Terry Poulos, took the lead, 43-41, for the first time in the closely fought battle with two minutes left in the third period. Hackett's interception for an easy layup, let Estherville enjoy its biggest margin of the night at the third period came to an end with the Midgets out ahead 48-45. The Midgets cashed in on 12 of 14 free throws that kept them in the game but could only manage two field goals. It was with four minutes remaining that Cherokee's eight- point scoring burst dashed any hopes for the Midgets creating an upset. The Braves finished the night hitting on 25 of 80 shots for a chilly 31 per cent. Cherokee tallied four players in double figures led by Phipps' seven field goals and three charity shots for 17 points. Estherville hit on 22 of 54 shots from the field for 42 per cent. The Midgets hit 76 per cent of its free throws— sinking 20 of 27 charity shots. Hartman, Estherville's only returning letterman, led all scorers for the night with seven buckets and five gift shots for 19 points. Terry Poulos pumped in six baskets and sank four free throws for 16. The Midgets next travel to Storm Lake Friday night where they will take on the Tornadoes beginning at 8 p.m. BOXSCORE ESTHERVILLE NAME FG FT F Pts. Rullestad 2 2-1 5 6 Guge 1 4-3 4 6 Hartman 7 5-1 4 19 Bothwell 3 3-2 5 9 Poulos 6 4-0 1 16 Willey 2 0-0 5 4 Hackett 1 2-0 3 4 TOTALS 22 20-7 27 64 CHEROKEE Means 3 4-1 5 10 Grant 1 1-4 3 3 Perrin 4 5-3 3 13 Greenwood 5 0-0 5 10 Schnoes 5 4-5 3 14 Phipps 7 3-0 2 17 Schmillen 0 0-0 2 0 TOTALS 25 17-13 23 67 Sophomore Girls Enjoy 33-4Halj 9 tiMirtleud The Estherville sophomore girls made it an easy time of it for the third week in a row as they rolled by the Cherokee sophs 54-12 Friday night in the Estherville gym. The Midgetettes owned an amazing 33-4 lead at halftime as they coasted to their third big victory in three starts. Kathy Peterson and Laura Goecke combined for 43 points for the home team as the Estherville sophs completely dom­ inated the whole game. BOXSCORE ESTHERVILLE NAME FG FT Peterson, K. 11 1-0 Peterson, L. 0 1-1 Goecke 10 0-1 Hawkeyes Now in Roll Of Spoiler in Big Ten Terril, Graettinger Post Impressive Cornbelt Wins The Terril girls handed Everly its first loss in the Cornbelt Conference this season with a 51-47 shellacking at Terril Friday night. "The big difference," stated Terril Coach Roger Conway, "was we hit eight straight free Bulldogs Have Chance At Missouri Valley Title Drake's surprising basketball team faces two pivotal Missouri Valley Conference games this week and victories could thrust the Bulldogs into the title picture. Drake, 4-2 in the Valley after an easy 70-59 romp by Bradley Saturday night, is at Memphis State Thursday night and travels to Tulsa Saturday. Memphis State, which beat Drake 97-92 in two overtimes in a Valley opener, and Tulsa are 5-0 in the .conference to share first. "We've got to either win both games or get a split," said Drake Coach Howard Stacey. "If we win one of those games I think we still can be thinking in terms of a post-season tournament, bid." Stacey, however, cautioned that he is not removing his team from title consideration. "Stranger things have happened," he added. "The game that loom6 big now is that home loss to Memphis State. Had we won that one we would have been 5-1 and in good shape." After a slow start, Drake had little trouble against Bradley, which fell to 2-5 in the conference. Dennis Bell and reserve Larry Seger combined for 25 first- half points and the Bulldogs raced to a 37-22 advantage at intermission. Bradley thereafter never threatened. Stacey said the fact that Drake had little trouble with Bradley's 1-3-1 zone was "very pleasant to see." "Everybody says you can beat Drake with a zone defense," said Stacey. "We showed tonight that we can be effective against a zone." Bell finished with 18 points ston chipped in with 15 and Seger and Cleo Kilgore added 13 each for Drake. The winners shot 57 per cent from the floor (29 of 52) and also held a 44-26 rebound advantage, throws in the last two minutes of play." The Tigerettes owned a 13-9 lead at the first quarter break but the Cattlefeeders came fighting back to take a 23-21 lead into the locker room at halftime. Terril surged back in the third period to a 35-34 advantage and used clutch free throws in the fourth quarter to capture the win. The Tigerettes got balanced scoring from all three girls in the forward court led by Marlena Blundt's 18 points. Kris Krieger finished the night with seven assists and 17 points. Ann Cushman contributed to the winning cause with 16. Pat Fell and Julie Bird collected 16 and 11 points respectively for Everly. In the guard court for the Ti­ gerettes, Donn Glover, Roxy Rehm and Jane Hermansen each hauled in eight rebounds. The Terril girls are now 5-2 in Cornbelt action and 10-5 overall and host Arnolds Park Tuesday night. The Terril boys broke a 26-26 deadlock at halftime to score a 54-45 win over Everly Friday night. The Tigers owned a 10-8 lead at the end of the first quarter but the Cattlefeeders fought back to a 26 tie at halftime, Terril took a 39-34 advantage into the final quarter to post its fifth Cornbelt win of the season. Sophomore Dale I^tngner led the Tigers with 16 points, Bill Gerdeman and Erv Rowlands each finished the night with 11 points. Rowlands also cleared the boards with 20 rebounds. Dennis Selzer paced Everly with 16 points. John Gross pumped in 14 as the Cattlefeeders dropped into a third-place tie with Terril. The Tigers are now 12-2 overall and 5-2 in Cornbelt action. In what Coach Jim Reed described as their best game of the year, the Graettinger Pirates took sole possession of first place in the Cornbelt Conference with a 91-69 pounding of Sioux Valley Friday night at Graettinger. "We played 100 per cent for 32 minutes," commented a ju- billiant Reed. Sioux Valley took an 18-16 lead at the end of the first quarter of play but the Pirates fought back to a 44-31 gap at intermission. Graettinger, behind the shooting and rebounding of junior Dave Ennen, stretched its lead to 6043 going into the final quarter as it breezed to its 13th win in 15 starts, Four Pirates scored in double figures for the Pirates led by Dave Ennen's 25 points. Ennen also finished the night with 22re­ bounds. John Ferrell connected for 24, Steve Moran ripped the nets ten times for 20 and Tim Kulow pumped in seven field goals and 16 points. Jody Maske paced Graettinger with 20 points followed by Max Lundt's 16 and Joe Weathers) I's 14. IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) The Iowa basketball team will be cast in the role of a spoiler here Monday night when it steps back into Big Ten Conference play to battle Michigan. Iowa will take a 7-7 over-all and 1-4 conference record into 7:30 p.m. game after ending a four-game losing streak Saturday night by easily romping by North Carolina-Charlotte 72-49. "This game should provide a good indicator of how we are going to come from the tough conference losses," said Iowa Coach Dick Schultz. Iwa's four conference losses have been by 19 points including two by a basket and another by three points. The game is a crucial one for Michigan, which suffered a 7973 home loss Saturday to Purdue and is third in the conference with a 4-2 mark. "That has to be a disappointment for them," noted Schultz. "So they could come in here fighting mad or flat. "I told our players that what really counts is how we react. We might be 1-4 but nobody has beat us yet, we've beaten ourselves." Iowa will also have a revenge factor working. The Hawkeyes opened their Big Ten season with a 65-62 overtime upset of previously unbeaten Minnesota, but two nights later lost to Michigan 71-59 at Ann Arbor. "Michigan's big front line will present us with some problems and they have good quickness in (Henry) Wilmore and (Camp) Russell," added Schultz. He added he may do some more lineup shuffling for the game. Against North Carolina-Charlotte, Glen Angelino started at a guard in place of Candy LaP- rince and Reggie Vaughan started ahead of Jim Collins at a forward, ' "We'll probably have Collins in there quite a bit because, of their big front lint." added Schultz. Michigan, 9-6 over-all, starts Russell (6-7), Ernie Johnson (6-8) and Ken Brady (6-10) up front. The Hawkeyes' revamped lineup had little trouble with North Carolina-Charlotte. Iowa reeled off 14 straight points to jump to a 25-8 lead with 5:14 Neppl Mason TOTALS CHEROKEE Farley Batz Corringsto Doedrick French Wichtendahl Rupp Pederson Barnett TOTALS ? Pts. 0 23 1 1 0 20 2 2-0 0 6 2 0-0 0 4 25 4-2 1 54 2 2-0 2 2-1 4 4-1 - 0 0 2 2 12 Baseball Gymnastics NEW YORK - First base- , 0WA crry> Iowa (Ap) _ man George Kelly, a slugging Carl Wa , Hn won the all ^ round veteran of 17 years with four to the Universlt of ^ National League teams, and pitcher Mickey Welsh, a 311 gymnastics team Saturday to dual meet victories over Illinois game winner in 12 major ^ minois and mQ st&u , league seasons, were named to , M in dua , scored baseball's Hall of Fame. Tennis season's high 161.05 points. Illinois State (146.85), Illinois (146.00) and Ohio State (137.15) LONDON - New Zealander followed. Brian Fairlie bested Britain's Wallin scored 52.75 points to Mark Cox, 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 to win win the all-around and Hawk- the men's singles title at a Rothman's International tourney. LOS ANGELES - Margaret Court fought off a leg injury, then held off Nancy Gunter 7-5, 6-7, 7-5 to take a $25,000 British Motors tourney. OMAHA, Neb. - DieNastase of Romania won the Midlands International title for the third year in a row when Jimmy Connors, of Miami, retired due to a bad ankle, Football eye teammates Bruce Waldman and Kerry Ruhl finished two- three. Wrestling AMES, Iowa (AP) - Top ranked and defending nationa champion Iowa State hosts No 2 Washington Monday in a dua wrestling meet and the Cy clones will be hoping to bounci back from a 20-17 defeat suf, fered Saturday night at OkM noma State. low* State, 10-1, first (our weights to State, 7-1, and then, bed • comeback slowed when th* Cowboys' Rick Jones ptanej aub Bob Van Horn at IT pounds^ ' i. Heavyweight .Chile Tayto: had iowa State's only pin. Ht ' ftayed. listen.:- . b>„ 2 •toppinj Dwignt Cartwrlght la lfli DENVER - The Denver Broncos traded veteran quarterback Don Horn to the Cleveland Browns for future considerations in 1974, the American Conference National Football League to* said. NEW BRUNSWICK. N, J. Head Coach John. Betas n, along with athletic director Al- Rahman Gale* <IW) bert W. Twltchell, of Rutgers fifth Absna -*^r e 1 fWll^P^W 8 ^-

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