The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 10, 1967 · Page 9
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 10, 1967
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Bears Shatter Scoring Mark BulWo ** Brccz « In Win At Bancroft, 104-74 *" m * ••• ** + mmgi + f \* M %f * %^iT I nr Scoring the most points ever by a local high school basketball team, Garrigan's Golden Bears raced past St. John's, 104-74, at Bancroft Saturday night, gaining their eighth straight win after a season-opening loss. Coach Steve McCall's outfit, ranked seventh in the state in the latest poll, will take the annual long trip to Austin for a meeting with Pacelli this Friday night and will be seeking to up the season mark to 9-1. The Bears struck early and often to nab their easy win at Bancroft in a foul-infested contest that saw the two clubs commit 56 personals and shoot a total of 81 free throws, getting nearly one-third of the total points from the charity line. Each club lost three men on fouls. Brian LaBarre, BUI Reding, Dick Muller and Joe Becker furnished most of the fireworks as the locals bombed their way to an early 11-1 lead that soon went to 31-18 at the end of the first period. Meanwhile, Vaske and Diers accounted for most of the points for the Johnnies. Except for a young fellow by the name of Carpenter, St. John's was colder than an old maid's heart during the second stanza as the home club managed only eight points, with Carpenter hitting three fielders and Vaske two free tosses. Garrigan, which hit 50 percent of its attempts from the field during the first 16 minutes, had Muller, LaBarre and Becker ringing the bell consistently and rolled to a 60-26 halftime bulge. Fouls began to tell during the third round as Becker, LaBarre and Jack Muller each had number four charged - and the Johnnies, with Vasked flipping in 10 points, Farrow seven and Carpenter six, out-scored the Bears, 24-21, so the count stood at 81-50 at the three-quarter mark. Dick Muller and LaBarre each canned seven points for the Bears. During the fourth quarter firing, Becker, LaBarre and Jack Muller of the Bears and Vaske, Carpenter and Kissnar of the Johnnies fouled out and St. John's cut another point from the lead before the end - but despite a four-point edge over the victors 10-Algona, (la.) Upper Des Moines Tuesday, Jan. 10, 1967 Box score: CARDIGAN (104) Becker J. Muller D. Muller Reding LaBarre Young wirth McCarthy Courtney Nitchals FG FT F 4 6-8 5 1 4-5 5 9 11-13 2 3 4-4 2 4-6 9 6 1-1 3 2 0-1 4 3 0-0 3 0 0-0 1 37 30-38 30 ST. JOHN'S (74) FG FT F Farrow 3 8-11 3 Vaske 8 7-11 5 Diers 5 6-9 4 Meyer 1 1-2 1 Schneider 0 0-10 Nemmers 0 4-63 Stork 0 o-i o Carpenter 7 0-25 Klssner 0 o-o 5 24 26-43 26 Garrigan copped the junior varsity game, 81-45 as Jim Fickbohm got 17 points, John Winkel 16, Jim Walker 12 and Steve Wingert and Tom Black 11 each. The win was the sixth in seven starts for Coach Duane Kramer's club. WORTSmORNER during the second half, the homo club was never in the contest after the cold second period. Garrigan won an earlier contest with the Johnnies here, 8049, Dec. 2. Big Dick Muller, Garrigan's all-time career scoring champion, led the assault as he continued to regain his shooting eye with 29 points, including a. pair of free throws after the game-closing buzzer that ran the count to 104. A long jump shot by Becker, with 3:56 remaining in the gamo, shattered Garrigan's single game scoring mark of 92, which had been chalked up twice before. Dick Muller got the free throw that ran the count to the century mark, then Dave McCarthy tossed in a fielder to make it 102 before Muller's final free throws. LaBarre was hot again from the far reaches as he canned 22 points, while Becker got 14, Jim Youngwirth 13 and Reding 10. Vaske got 23, Diers 16 and Farrow 14 for the Johnnies. Dick Muller also topped the rebounding for Garrigan with 18 grabs, followed by Jack Muller with 11 and Reding nine. Vaske got 10 and Diers seven for St. John's, with Garrigan holding a 51-35 edge under the boards. LaBarre led the Bears' defense with a quartet of steals. Matmen Win Pair; Real Big One Next On Slate Algona High School's wrestling team upped its season dual meet record to 6-2 with a pair of easy wins during the week. Coach Champ Martin's mat crew downed Hampton there, 35-10, Saturday night after taking a 30-6 win from Webster City here three nights earlier. Both were North Central Conference meets. So, the Bulldogs, who have won two more dual meets than they did all last season (then winning the State Championship) and with two Invitational Meet championships and a thirdinanotherunder their belts, should be ready for a real challenge here tomorrow (Wednesday) night. That's when the undefeated Eagle Grove Eagles come to town for probably the best meet of the entire season. The three top teams in the loop, Algona, Eagle Grove and Clarion are all ranked number one in their areas of the state, so this meeting should be a dandy. Algona never trailed in the Hampton outing. Denny Petersen, freshman 95-pounder who seems to be getting the habit of winning, turned in a decision, followed by a decision by Paul Watkins and the score was 6-0. Tom Laing, freshman at 112 who was back in action for the first time after an injury in the Estherville meet Nov. 19, then was thrown after holding a point lead over his opponent, but Larry Munger won at 120 to make it 9-5. Steve Claude was decisioned at 127, but Don Camp, who leads the team .'n falls with six, flipped his man and it was 14-8. The only points Hampton got after that was as a result of a draw. Cling Young threw his opponent, Bruce Bennett and Max Miller got decisions, Phil Bode won by default when Grant of the home team sustained a shoulder injury and Brad Farnham got a decision as the Bulldogs took everything in sight from 145 through heavyweight. Young thus remained unbeaten in 16 matches this year, while Miller got Ms 14th victory, Camp his 12th and Munger his llth. Results ; 95 - Denny Petersen (A) de- cisioned Sheppard, 8-1. 103 - Paul Watkins (A) de- cisioned Murphy, 2-0. 112 - Tom Laing (A) thrown by Davies. 120 - Larry Munger (A) de- cisioned Stoltz, 7-2. 127 - Steve Claude (A) lost to Dillon, 7-2. 133 - Don Camp (A) threw Schmitt, :47. 138 - Randy Riedinger (A) and J. Showalter drew, 3-3. 145 - Clint Young (A) threw S. Showalter, 5:50. 154 - Bruce Bennett (A) de- cisioned Noelk, 6-2. 165 - Max Miller (A) de- cisioned Stock, 4-0. 180 - Phil Bode (A) won on default from Grant. Hwt. — Brad Farnham (A) de- cisioned Knueppel, 4-0. Algona Junior Varisty dropped a 26-22 decision in the curtain- raiser as Ed Bennet, Robbie Claude and Larry Taylor got decisions and Jerry Simpson, Steve Schultz, Lance Rutledge and Calvin Haahr camo up with draws. Against Webster City, Petersen, Munger, Claude, Roger Menneke, Riedinger, Young, Bruce Bennett, Miller, Bode and Farnham all won decisions to walk away with the victory after the Lynx got off to a 6-3 lead, winning the second and third matches of the night. The Junior Varsity clobbered the Lynx, 42-10, as Paul Watkins, Tom Laing, Robbie Claude, Lance Rutledge, Larry Taylor and Duane Hunt posted falls, while Gary Gade, Darrell Miller, Steve Schultz and Randy Calhoun won decisions. girls ratings 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. ». 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. II. 1». JO. THE TOP JO Hubbard ..... jj . Paton-Churdan (Churdan) ".'.'," 'ij.o Alllson-Brislow (Allison) ... "13-1 ' ............... . Medlapolis .............. ........ ,;.„ Valley (Elgin) ......... .' ".la.? Hartley ............. ,,.X South Hamilton (Jewell) ...'.'."" «." MId-Pralrie (Wellman) ...... a-0 Fredericksburg .......... ;;; 10 ^ Klngsley-Plerson (Kingsley) .. . so East Buchanan (Wlnthrop) .... 9-0 uuniap . . q i AvoHa (Avoca) '..".' ............. I, Everly ....... ............. ," ' Eddyvllle .... ............... g2 Elk Horn-KlmbalHor, ............. (Elk Horn) ....... . ,,, Carliale ........ . ............. "' S«ntr«l (Fenlon) .. ....... '""11 •> Maquoketa valley , ........... jo-j Many times in recent years, trips to Iowa Falls during the basketball season have spelled disaster (or nearly so) for the Algona Bulldogs-but that wasn't the case Friday night as the locals, who were blown part of the way by the blizzard moving in behind them, blasted the Cadets, 73-48, and remained unbeaten in the North Central Conference and leading the pack by three full games - with seven games to go. Coach Howie Stephenson's club, now 9-1 for the season, will host Eagle Grove's sixth place team in its only outing this week in another loop fray Friday night. The Eagles fell to Clarion, 53-42, Friday night, while Clear Lake bumped Humboldt, 57-40, and Webster City downed Hampton, 64-46, in other league games. Algona shot Iowa Falls down early, using a good defense, fine shooting and at times out of this world passing to fashion a 23-10 lead in the first eight minuts. And the Cadets never recovered from the shock - although there was more to come I The home club fared better during the second stanza - but not much, as the locals ran to a 40- 23 halftime bulge that Algona fans were sure would stand up (well, almost sure). All doubt as to the final outcome was removed after the intermission as the Bulldogs came out real hungry. For points, that is. When the buzzer ended the third round, Algona was on top, 59-33, as Iowa Falls had its second 10-point quarter of the night and that's all she wrote. It was cat and mouse in the final stanza, with reserves seeing a lot of action - and Iowa Falls outscored the Bulldogs, 15-14, down the stretch. It'shard telling how many points the margin might have been if Stephenson hadn't been humble. In Loop The Bulldogs' high-scoring guards, Craig Espe and Tom Claude, again led the scoring, Craig canning 21 points and Tom 18. Claude now has 197 points and Espe 196 this season, for 19.7 and 19.6 averages respectively. Bill Boldridge, who got 12 points for a career high against Clarion three days earlier, upped his personal mark again with a 15-point night and Brocke Laws added nine to the total. Espe and Boldridge each accounted for five steals - and Boldridge was the top rebounder for the locals, also. Box score: ALGONA (73) FG FT F Laws 4 1-1 0 Boldridge 6 3-62 Betts 3 0-1 2 Claude 7 4-51 Espe 6 9-12 1 Meyer 1 2-3 1 Jones 0 0-20 Farnham 0 0-1 0 Wildin 00-00 Taylor 0 0-00 27 19-31 7 IOWA FALLS (48) FG FT F Meyer 1 1-1 4 Bavender 1 0-00 Deal 3 2-3 1 McCoy 9 1-22 Dittmer 0 0-0 4 Bachlmar o 0-01 Best l 0-14 Craig o 1-2 1 Engelbritson 3 0-01 Peglow l 1-23 Parsons l 0-00 Craig i o-O 1 21 6-11 22 Algona's Junior Varsity remained unbeaten in 10 games with an easy 82-51 conquest in the opener. Coach Keith Christie's club was led in scoring by Mike Betts with 23 points. Rod Rogert notched 21 and Dale Pedersen 18. STATE LINE CONFERENCE BOYS Armstrong Thompson Lakota Ringsted Ledyard Rake Lincoln-Central (Gruver) Sentral (Fenton) Swea City Woden-Crystal Lake Burt Titonka GIRLS Sentral (Fenton) Lakota Woden-Crystal Lake Ledyard Burt W 5 5 4 4 3 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 W 5 3 4 3 2 L 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 L 0 0 1 1 2 Ringsted 2 2 Titonka 2 2 Armstrong i 3 Lincoln-Central (Gruver) 0 4 Thompson 0 5 Bruised When Auto Crashes Into Bridge Fred W. Plumb, 73, Algona, sustained a bruised forehead when the auto he was driving skidded on ice and struck a bridge one-half mile south of Algona on a county blacktop road Saturday at 12:50 p.m. The Plumb auto was headed south and was making a turn when it went out of control and struck the west side of the bridge. Damage to the auto was estimated at $325 by Deputy Sheriff Don Wood who investigated. COLD WEATHER MERCHANDISE AT HOT WEATHER PRICES ... AT DIAMOND'S! w • • I I

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