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2-B THE BAYTOWN SUN Tuesday, April 22, 1996 Plethora of area thinclads gear for regionals By ED CAMPBELL There will be no shortage of Sun area athletes at the Region IV track meet at Conroe Oakridge on May 2-3. At the conclusion of Saturday's District 10-4A meet, Channelview's boys squeaked out with a one- point win. The Falcons nipped C.E. King 115-114, paced by senior Derwin Lewis, A four-event winner, Lewis took home firsts in the long jump, the 100-meters, the 200-meters and the 400-relay. In all, Channelview Coach Gene Moser will be taking at least six athletes to the regional meet. Wendell George finished third in the 100 behind Lewis and Galena Park's Johnny Ailums. Unfortunately for Ailums, however, he pulled up lame after the meet and George may be his replacement. Crosby finished third in the meet with 99 points, followed by Liberty with 70 and Dayton with 48. In leading Channelview, Lewis won the long jump with a leap of 23-feet, 7 l /£-inches. He was followed by George, who qualified with a 22-6%. Teammate Averion Hurts won the shot put with a 55-5 and the discus with a 158-9. Lewis teamed with Jonathan Fry, George and Ranrty Tarwater to win the 400 relay in 43.53. Fellow Falcon Doyle Walker won the 800-meters witli the time of one minute and 57.98. Lewis' winning time in the 100 was 11:17, and George's third- place time was 11:26. Lewis won the 200 with the time of 22.44. The Crosby regional contingent will be led by sprinter Richard Dorsey. Teaming with McHenry Frank, Adrian Jn,Marie and Charles Wilson, Dorsey led the Cougars to first place in the 1,600 relay with the time of 3:20.68. Dorsey also finished second in the high jump at 6-4 and won the 400- meters at 49.52. Track and field Crosby's Mark Stoot was the high jump champion, clearing the bar at 6-6. Wilson placed second to Dorsey in the 400, with the time of 49.69. Jn.Marie won the 110 hurdles at 14.96 and finished second to Frank in the 300 hurdles. Frank won that event at 40.31, while Jn.Marie's time was 40.34. From Liberty, distance runners Morris Bankhead and Kevin Tullos performed as expected. Tullos won the 3,200-meters with the time of 10:14.32 and Bankhead won the 1,600 with a 4:30.06. Bankhead also placed second in the 800 at 1:59.11. Liberty teammate Brian McBride also qualified, taking second in the discus at 137-3. Greg Dickerson was the only Liberty sprinter to qualify, taking second in the 200 at 22.78. The only Dayton qualifier was the 1,600 relay team of Kelvin Haynes, Tim Bentley, Charles Burke and Steve Fowler. It finished second to Crosby at 3:22.39. Channelview's girls team also emerged victorious, easily outdistancing second-place Dayton 140-120. Liberty's 98 points were good enough for. third, while C.E. King was fourth with 93 points and Crosby was fifth at 70. The Falcon girls were led by Kim Rice who took second in the long jump at 17-6, and Helena Jones with a second in the high jump.at 5-0. Tammy Harris collected a second place in the discus at 102-8, while the Channelview 400-relay team grabbed a first with the time of 49.80. The Falcon 800-relay team also grabbed first, with the winning time of 1:45.20 and Tanya Dorsey, who ran leadoff leg on the 800-relay, also grabbed second in the 100-meters at 12.73. Channelview's Roun tree paces Tigers Seven runs in the third inning gave the East League Tigers an 8-7 upset victory over the Astros in the major league campaign. The Tigers' Cory Rountree pulled the strings leading the batting with two singles, a pair of runs batted in and a 2-for-3 night at the plate. Other leading Tiger hitters were Larry Flowers (triple and RBI) and Keith Hart (l-for-2). Jimbo Wells took the win on the mound while J.D. Sellers picked up the loss The Astros were led by Cory Johnson (2-for-3. KBI and a run), Robby Roy (2-for-2 which includes a double and two runs) and Chris Nelson (l-for-2 and a RBI). Texans 4, Oilers 3 Jeff Miles hurled a no-hitter and Darryl McDermand pitched a one-hitter for the Texan win. Daniel Heyen went l-for-2 and Miles went 1-for-l. The Oilers' Zack King fanned an amazing 14 but failed to come up with the win. Bradley Vacek had the only hiv ( double) for the Oilers. Panthers 9, Wolves 5 J.J. DeLuna whiffed 10 Wolves batters for the win while Dan Marquez took the loss. Leading the Panthers at the plate were Jack Lumas and Tony Kelley with 2-for-2 nights. James Standridge and Bryan Prater had the sole Wolves hits. Bears 9, Bobcats 8 In a pitcher's duel, Danny Deans came up with the win while striking out 10. Danny Goodner fanned 1) in the loss. Out of 30 outs, 24 were strikeouts. Clay Jones connected up with a three-run homer for the Bears. Scott Kirkland had the sole Bobcat hit. Colts 10, Cougars 7 Dominic Gonzales had the game-winning shot on an in-the-park home run for the Colts. Joey Evans Little League went 3-for-3 as did Jeremy Brock. Falcons 8, Lions 7 Eric Thomas led the Falcons to a win with a 3- for-3 night at the plate. Derek Hudspeth. who went 2-for-3, also aided the cause. Royals 18, Mets 15 Raiders 11, Yankees 4 Eric Pequeno and Servando Garcia went 3-for-4 to lead the Raiders while Jason Ramirez and Paul Alegria parked homers to help. Alegria also picked up the win on the mound while Mark Berry go the loss. Steers 10, Wildcats 4 Jose Jimenez, who went 3-for-3, carded a two-run homer for the Steers. Victor Schwarnkrug got the decision and Nick Masterson walked away with the loss. Rams 12, Beavers 4 Doug Cox, Matthew Lopez, Nathan Hagen and Joey Cunningham led the Rams with 3-for-3 efforts at the plate. Bobby Thibodaux and Greg Bitterly each hit a double for the Beavers. Reds 10, Padres 1 Matthew Cessna got the win and Chad McHugh the loss. Phillies 16, A's4 The Phillies were aided by David Holland's inside-the-park home run. The main Phillies force was the pitching of Michael Jahnke, Dale Hanks and Jeremy Reznicek. The trio combined to hold the A's hitless. Jahnke got the win. In other games, it was the Raiders 11, Yankees 4 and the Expos clubbed the Pirates 18-5. Surprise! Giants on top By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS . Good chili is supposed to be hot . . . li'k'e:Chili Davis. After batting just .151 with nary an extra-base hit through San Francisco's first 11 games, Davis has hit three home runs in the last two contests, including a pair in Monday night's 5-1 triumph over the Los Angeles Dodgers. The surprising Giants, 9-4, thus moved into first place in the .National League West, one-half game ahead of Houston, and the team that won only seven games "last Aprii and finished last with a <>2-lti() record is five games over .500 for the first time since June 4. H)f',:i. "I'm hitting the ball hard [again and it feels good," Davis ^saici. "We're starting to believe National League we can win and that we're supposed to win." In the only other NL game. New York came from behind three times to nip Pittsburgh 6-5. The St. Louis-Chicago game was postponed because of a forecast of snow. Davis homered to lead off the Giants' second against Rick Honeycutt. In the fourth, Jeffrey Leonard got a leadoff single and Davis hit his second home run. The Giants added a run in the fourth on Rob Thompson's single and Jose Uribe's double and Thompson had an RBI single in the sixth. That was more than enough support for Roger Mason, who pitched a three-hitter as the Dodgers suffered their 10th defeat in 14 games. Ken Landreaux's fourth-inning homer produced their only run. Mets 6, Pirates 5 The Mets' game was coming from behind in extending their winning streak to four games. They did it three times, capped by a two-run rally against Pat Clements and Jim Winn in the ninth inning on Len Dykstra's single, a sacrifice, Tim Teufel's game-tying double and Gary Carter's RBI single. Jim Morrison and Mike Brown homered for the Pirates, who blew leads of 2-0, 4-2 and 5-4 and had their five-game winning streak snapped. Carter hit a two- run homer off Larry McWilliams in the third inning to wipe out Pittsburgh's first lead and Ray Knight hit a two-run shot off Cecilio Guante in the eighth. 1,600-relay team also qualified, taking second at 4:14.79. Crosby's Ponda Griggs qualified by winning the high jump at 5-1, while teammate Rolanda Norman placed second in the 800-meters at 2:34.4. Cougar Michelle Nutting grabbed a pair of seconds, in the 100-hurdIes at 16.47 and In the 400- meters at 1:00.58. Cherri Harris' winning 200- meter time of 27.23 was also good enough for regional qualification. For Liberty, Nina Moddin and Lana Harmon completed a 1-2 sweep in the shot at 33-8 l /4 and 33-2, respectively. Harmon also won the discus at 115-10 and teammate Sandra Haley was second in the triple jump at 35-7 l /2. Panther Rhonda Semien placed second in the 1,600-meters at 6:14.22, while the Liberty 800-relay team was second at 1:48.16. Dayton qualified Debbi Cannon, who won the 3,200-meters in 12:46.59 and Rhonda McCrory, who won the 400-meters with a 1:00.0. Cannon also won the 1,600-meters in 5:37.50 and Dayton's 1,600-relay team captured first place with the time of 4:09.65. Port Arthur Stephen F. Austin captured the District 20-3A boys meet, with Anahuac taking second. Still, the Panther girls easily won their meet. Both Sun area teams Anahuac and Barbers Hill will have several entrants in the Region III meet, to be held May 2-3 in Brenham. For the Panther girls, who outdistanced Hamshire-Fannett 171-90 in the meet, Hattie Hopkins scored 35 points and was named the outstanding performer of the day. She won the long jump with a 17-5M> and the triple jump at 35-7. Mary Beth Ferguson took first place in the shot put with a 37-7. Ronnie Huff grabbed a second place finish in the 3,200-meters with a 13.56 and Kristin Ezer was se- BAYTOWN Junior track and Held team 'recently won the eighth grade district champion' Ato. Back row (L-R): Walter Norton, Tim Lewis, t£drfan Green, Brandon Terry, William Harolds, Tommy Maaon, David Shirley and Kirven Tlllis. Front row (L-R): James Rincon, Steve Cagle, Mario Ridgell, Brad Lewis, Robert Campos, Rashaud Wallice and Brent Bo wen. (Sun staff photo by Carrie Pryor) cond in the 800-meters at 2:29.3. In the 1,600- meters, Lynna Abernathy was second with the timeof6:07. The sprint relay team of Seleta Lewis, Violet Haskins, Irene Thlbodeaux and Hopkins also qualified, taking second with the time of 49.2. The same quartet also took second in the 800-meter relay, clocking in at 1:45.6. Coach Del Basinger's team of Ezer, Joy Johnston, Haskins and Hopkins also qualified in the 1,600-relay, taking first with the time of 4:05.3. A dropped baton in a relay race cost the Panther boys the district crown, but didn't stop a slew of Anahuac boys from qualifying for the regional meet. As anticipated, Leon Moulton captured both the 100- and 200-meter events. Moulton's winning time in the 100 was 10.61 and his 200 time was 21.94. Bert Whittington also grabbed a first, taking the 800- meters in 2:30 time. Anthony Jackson grabbed a second place in the 110 high hurdles with the time of 15:09. Jackson also took second in the high jump, clearing the bar at 6-2. Kenny Humphrey recorded a second in the long jump at 20-10'/j. The Anahuac mile relay team of Whittington, Humphrey, Kevin Kirkwood and Tim Russell also qualified, taking second at 3:25.6. For the Hill, four athletes will be regional-bound. Two members of the boys team qualified, joining two members of the girls team. Julie Henscey won the 100-meter high hurdles and Missy Wright took second in the high jump at 5-2. For the boys, Kit Morton took the first place shot put honors at 150-1. Rob Butler also grabbed a first place, taking the 300 intermediate hurdles in 40.1 time. SEATTLE MARINER Gorman Thomas (20) is tagged out at second base by Minnesota Twin Steve Lombradozzi Monday night hv Minnesota's Kingdome. Thomas attempted the steal during the second inning of the American League game. Thomas later homered in the contest. (AP photo) Whit son wins on the road By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Given the safe haven of a pit-' ching mound on the road, Ed Whitson found what he was looking for. Whitson, l-l, scattered five hits over (i 2-ti innings for his first victory of the season, and Don Mattingly hit three doubles and drove in five runs as the New York Yankees defeated the Kansas City Royals 8-4 Monday night. "Hopefully, I've showed them something, that I can still pitch," Whitson said. "For myself, it was a big plus. I wanted to prove I could still win." It was Whitson's first start since Yankee Manager Lou Piniella announced the 30-year- old right-hander would only start road games because of the hostile reaction of fans at Yankee Stadium. Elsewhere in the American League, it was Detroit 5, Boston 4; Cleveland 7, Baltimore 0; Toronto 7, Texas 6; Minnesota 5, Seattle 2; and Oakland 6, California 2. After a bad outing in his first start this season, Whitson asked to be traded. In an effort to insulate Whitson, Piniella decided to put him in the bullpen at home and in the starting rotation on the road. Royals starter Bret Saberhagen now is l-l. Indians?, Orioles0 At Clevelend, Tom Candiotti pitched a three-hitter, striking out a career-high 10 batters, and Andy Allanson went 4-for-4 and knocked in three runs as the Indians defeated Baltimore. Candiotti, l-l, a 28-year-old who developed a knuckleball in the minor leagues last season, walked four. "I didn't take it seriously until last year, and it's American League turned me around," Candiotti said of the fluttering pitch. Baltimore's Floyd Rayford, who was playing in his first game of the season after being sidelined by a bone chip in his left thumb, committed four errors to tie an AL record for third basemen shared by 19 others and last done by Detroit's Tom Brookens in 1980. Blue Jays 7, Rangers 6 At Toronto, Cliff Johnson hit an opposite field three-run double to right in the eighth inning to give the Blue Jays a come-from- behind victory over Texas. Tigers 5, Red Sox 4 At Boston, Darnell Coles hit his first homer of the season for the decisive run and set up two other scores with a single and a sacrifice as Detroit snapped the Red Sox' four-game winning ' streak. • . A's 6, Angels 2 At Anaheim, rookie JosC Canseco hit two homers and", drove in four runs, and Joaquin Andujar pitched three-hit ball over six innings for his first ALT victory as Oakland defeated^ California. •"- DIET .CENTER-, THE LAST WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM YOU'LL EVER NEED. CALL 422-DIET REFINERY & CHEMICAL PLANT WORKERS, DRYWALL FINISHERS and SANDBLASTERS.. If you have worked in any of the above fields 25 years or more as a craftworker, operator or laborer, in operations, maintenance or construction, and have difficulty breathing or have lung cancer, you MAY be suffering (ram an occupational disease. If you have an occupational disease, you MAY have a legal remedy to recover money damages. No charge for initial visit. 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