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THE BAYTOWJ1 SUN Catledge key Malone's sub carries 76ers Scoreboard TMM«. Oakland i. sc*m*o Pm aim Detrte, T fxa»_ By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Terry Catledge's mission was simple in the deciding game of, Philadelphia's playoff series with Washington — take the ball to Bol. The 6-foot-8 Catledge, playing center in place of the injured Moses Malone, scored 27 points Sunday, most of them in the first ' half against 7-foot-6 Manute Bol, ; as the 76ers defeated the Bullets 134-109 to win their first-round NBA playoff series 3-2. "I was just throwing the ball up every chance I could," Catledge said. "If he <Bol) • blocked it, I was just going to take it right back to him. I was going up as strong as I could. "After my first two or three shots, he stayed off me. I seemed to have more room as the game went on," Catledge, the 76ers' No. 1 draft choice from South Alabama, said. Catledge, who was 13-for-22 from the field, had 21 points in the first half while Bol, also a rookie, finished with no points, two rebounds and one blocked shot. The NBA's leading shot blocker played little in the second half after Philadelphia jumped ahead 70-52 at haHtime. Two second-round series had their openers Sunday, with Boston defeating Atlanta 103-91 and the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers routing Dallas 130-116. On Saturday, Houston beat Denver 126-119 in another second-round opener. The playoffs resume Tuesday with Atlanta at Boston, Denver at Houston and Philadelphia at Milwaukee. On Wednesday, Dallas is at Los Angeles. While Calledge and Charles Barkley, who had 19 points, 15 'rebounds and 12 assists, controlled the Bullets inside, Philadelphia point guard Maurice Cheeks added 24 points and 11 assists before leaving the game in the fourth period with a twisted ankle. Cheeks, whose ankle was to be examined today to determine if he can play in the opener against Milwaukee, said he expects to be •ready for the Bucks. Lakers 130, Mavericks 116 Los Angeles, which is yet to be challenged in Jour playoff games, also rolled to an 18-point 'halftime lead and then coasted against Dallas. ; The Lakers, who won their first three games by at least 20 'points against San Antonio, led "22-6 midway through the first quarter, shook off a Mavericks' -rally in the second period and then pulled ahead 66-48 at 'halftime. NBA playofis Los Angeles hit 64,4 percent of its field-goal attempts in the first half, while Dallas made just 35.4 percent. The Mavericks got no closer than 13 points in the second half. Dallas Coach Dick Motta said it was unfair that the Mavericks had to finish their first-round series against Utah on Friday, travel on Saturday and meet the defending champions on Sunday. "It definitely didn't do our Major Leagues NATION ALUCAOUK KMtDhrisjts* W L Pet 01 New York 11 .Ttt — Philadelphia 7 .467 4H SI. Louis 7 -«7 4S Pittsburgh t .46] 4'* Montreal 7 43* 5 Chicago 8 400 y-, Weet Division Houston n 5 .722 San Francisco. ..11 7 611 2 San Diego 10 s ss« 3 Atlanta 7 10 412 S'i Lot Angeles ..7 13 330 7 Cincinnati 5 10 333 «'? Saturday's games. New York 4. St Loutil Philadelphia 6. Pittsburgh 5 Montreal 4. Chicago 1 Houston 1. Cincinnati o Atlanta 5. Leu Angeles 4. 10 Inn- Ings San Francisco 3. San Diego 2. 10 Innings Sunday's games Pittsburgh 13. Philadelphia S Chicago 12. Montreal to New York S, SI Louis 3 Houston 6, Cincinnati 0 Los Angeles 7, Atlanta 4 San Diego 6. San Francisco 4 Monday's games SI. 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Utah 111. £X»lla* wiM 1-1 Pet GB n t o no - M8 J 300 4 4tt 4 J7S « 230 * AMERICAN LE East Dlvlsl W New York 12 Boston Cleveland Detroit Baltimore Toronto Milwaukee .... ....a 9 . .. .S 9 .. .8 ....7 :AG ao L 6 8 8 8 9 10 S UE Pet. .667 .32S 529 'soo .444 41H GB 2', 2'', 3 4 t PHILADELPHIA 76ERS Coach Matt Goukas (right) pats Charles Barkley as his team completes a 134-109 victory over Washington Sunday. (AP photo) team any good," Motta said. But Motta's players didn't use fatigue as an excuse. "As a professional athlete, you're supposed to deal with everything," Dallas forward Sam Perkins, who missed all but four of his 17 shots, said. Celtics 103, Hawks 91 Kevin McHale sparked Boston on both ends of the court, scoring 24 points and holding NBA scoring champion Dominique Wllklns in check. McHale had six of his points during a 14-0 run tn the third quarter than extended a nine- point Celtics lead to 86-63. Only Atlanta's 28-17 advantage In the fourth period kept the final score respectable. McHale also played the major role In holding Wilkins to four field goals in 15 attempts and 13 points. The victory was Boston's Ii4th straight at home, setting an NBA record for combined regular- season and playoff homecourt wins. The Celtics broke the Minneapolis Lakers' mark that had stood since 1949-50. 7 8 8 y II 12 II .6:12 ,57» .52» .471 .421 .368 ,3M _ 1 2 3 4 S 3 West Division California 12 Oakland U Texas 9 Kansas City H Minnesota 8 Seattle 7 Chicago 6 Saturday's |imes Chicago 5, Detroit 4.11 Innings Cleveland 3, New York 2 Oakland 5. Seattle a Baltimore 11, Toronto 5 Boston 6. Kansas City I Milwaukee 10. TCXUN2 Ca!!!ornlu7. Minnesota 1) Sunday games Cleveland 9. New York? ToronluH. Baltimore U CwUlarnlaB. Minnesota? Boston at Kansas City, ppd . ruin Dulroll 4. Chlcti|([> I W L S a n J » c i <M-lll 11 4 Laredo < 32-9 > 11 5 I l 7 9 Tex Sooth. (ft-29> I !<? Bllnn(23 I7i 4 u LAST WEEK Saturday's game* Leet-3. San JaclntoJ : Texas Southmosl 2-4. Bitnn 1-1 THIS WEEK Sunday's (jjnes La redo 7-2. AtvlnS-1 Wednesday's (antes Lee at Alvln ill. I p m Laredo al Bllnn (2i, l p m San Jaclnto at Texas Southmoal (2), 1 p m Thursday's games PanoUalLeeiD. Sp m Friday's games Panola at San Jaclnlo >2' l 30 p.m. Saturday's games Texas Soulhmost at Lee <2i. I p.m. Laredo al San Jaclnto i2>. I p m Alvln al Bllnn <2>. I p m 23-5A standings W L Pet. GB Deer Park 1I'M i II 1 917 N Shoreilft-6) 93 750 2 Sterling! M-101 66 Soo s Lee(9-14i 66 500 3 S.Houston' 16-Si S 7 417 6 Rayburntil-ili 48 J33 7 Doble<7-15i 4 8 333 7 Pasadena i9-l3i . ..3 « .230 8 Tuesday's garo*i Deer Park al Lee. 7pm Sterling at Pasadena. 7:30p m. Doble al North Shore. 7:30 pm Raybum al South Houston. 4:30 p.m. Friday's games Sterling al Doble. 7 :k)p m Pasadena ut Le«. 7p.m. South Houston al Deer Park. 7 p.m. North Shore al Kay burn. 4 3o p.m. Local calendar Following Is u list ot Junior col legu and high school ulhlellc ovcnU this week Involving Bayla*n's Sterling vanity v* Pasadena, 710 pm. Paaadena MeiaonaJ Field Lee varsity n D**r Park. 7 p m . Memorial rteid Sterling Junior vanity vs Pasadena. I pm. Wuuile Bro«n field Oe» Sterling. Lee girls in Hegtoo lit Tournament. Clear La** Country Club, all day Transactions BASEBALL Amerteaa L**gu« Mtnoeaota Twins - Signed r'r&nk Paslore. pitcher Sent Dennis Burtl. pitcher, to Toledo ol th« International League NaUonai League St. Louis Cardinal* - Placed Jell Lahll. pitcher, on IR« IVday dlsabl ed list rrtroactlve la Thursday. April 24 KecalledCregBarger. pitcher, from LoulsvtJI* of the American Association Boeion l«. AUMt* »l. fteetan Tmii»j.A»rUl» Atlanta a4 Bestw BeeUa si AUairta tawtoy. May 4 Boston at Atlanta Tme U). Mays AlisMa si Boilon. if aececury TVisrislej, May « Bortoo at AllMU. if neee*ury frtesley. JsUyli Atlanta »i Boston. If mcvatary 11.1-1x4 ill.I NBA playoffs First round TM»»*By,A»nl» PtuiadelpM* st Mil* sake* Ttonslny. May) PhlladelpftU al Milwaukee &a*w*«y. May i Milwaukee at Philadelphia Mesxiay, May* Milwaukee si Philadelphia Wednesday. May 7 Philadelphia al Mllonukre U FrkJay. May t al philadelpDia Sunday. May II Phuadelpnu ai Milwaukn. il MONDAY Baseball Hoss S Slvrllng junior vursiiy v> Eastern Conference Cnlcajo vs Baaton Tue«Uy. April XI Boston 122. Chicago 1IM Hoitcn wins series I u Detroit v». AtUnla Friday. April a Atlanta 114, Detroit 11.1. 2OT. Atlanta wins series 3-1 Nrw Jtn*y vs. Milwaukee Tuesday. April U Milwaukee 118. New Jersey 111 Milwaukee wins series 3-0 Washington vs. Philadelphia Sunday. April 27 Philadelphia 134. Washington Ii», Philadelphia wins serlem 3-1 Western Conference San An loo to vi. Lo» Anflelea Laktn W*dnmday,AprUZJ Los Angeles Lakers IH. San An lon'.a'M. Las Angeles wins «nn J-u Sacramento vs Houston Tuesday, April M Houston 113. Sacramento SIS. Houston wins series 3-0 Portland vs. Denver Thursday. Aprti 14 Denver lit, Portland 111. Denver wins series J-l Western Conference Denver »s HauMoa Saturday. Aprti 14 llotnion 136. IJtnver lit*. Houston \tutr, vrlei IAI Tuesday, Aprtl it Denver al Houston Friday. May I HiKvfctun al Denver Sunday. May 4 Houston at Denver Tueeday. May t Denver al Houston. II necessary Thursday, May I Houston at Denver. If iwcnaar) Saturday. May 10 Denver al Houston. If rwc»s»ary OaUaa vs. Los Anajales Laken Sunday. April J7 Lo* Angeles Lakert 130. Dallas II*. U» Angeles leada t*rie» l-u Wednesday, AprU JO Dallas 41 Los Angeles Lakers Friday, May 1 Lot Angeles Lakers al Dallas Sunday, May t Lot Angeles Lakers al Dallas Tueaday, May I Dallas jl Los Angeles Lakers II necessary Thursday. May I Los Angeles Laken at Dallas, if necessary Saturday . May 10 Dallas at !-•>• Angeles Lakers II necesaar> Rested Nuggets like chances HOUSTON (AP) — The Denver Nuggets pluyed the Houston Rockets to a near standoff on only one- day's rest, and now they'll see what they do with a two-day break. "I feel very confident about our chances Tuesday night." said Danny Schayes. The Nuggets took on the rested Rockets Saturday night In In the first game of their NBA second- round playoff series, and although the Rockets rallied to a 126-119 victory. Denver left the court In an upbeat mood. The second game Is scheduled Tuesday night. "We were right there at the end with a chance to win the game." said Schayes, starting at center for Injured Wayne Cooper. The Nuggets pointed Lo a 14-0 stretch by Houston In the third quarter as the turning point. " "Other than that one lapse, \ve could've won the game," said forward Alex English, who scored 34 points. "Even after that, we came back and almost caught them." Houston Coach Bill Fitch said the Rockets will have to do a better job of stopping Denver's outside shooters In the second game of the best of seven series Tuesday nlghl. "They were throwing up three-pointers like they were nothing," Fitch said. "We'll have to do something about that." The Rockets started slowly despite having four days rest after blanking Sacramento J-U In their best-of-flve first round series. Rockets guard Robert Reid Is ready to meet the challenge. "I Imagine they'll be saying what they could have done with more rest." Reid said. "Well, we'll both have two days to get ready for the next game so we'll see how It goes." Akeem Olajuwon was the leading scorer with 3ti points for the Rockets but he started slowly. "We're ready now," Ola]uwon said, "We know this series is going to be a real fight. We'll have to play even harder in the next game." After Tuesday night's game In The Summit, the series will shift to Denver for two games. Additional games. If necessary, would alternate playing sites on a game-by-game basts. Rangers gain spot in semis By THE ASSOCIATED PHEW Back In February, no one would have believed U»e New York Rangers or Hartford Whalers would stilt be playing hockey at this time of year, no Jess winning key games in the NHL's Stanley Cup playoffs. But that is exactly what has happened. With their 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals Sunday night, the surprising Rangers clinched the Patrick Division title and moved into the semifinal round of the playoffs. NHL playoffs The Whalers, meanwhile, beat the Montreal Canadlens to force a seventh and deciding game in the Adams Division playoffs The winner gets to meet the Rangers, who have knocked off two of the highest regarded teams In the league, first the Philadelphia Flyers and then the Capitals. Perhaps even a bigger shock is Calgary's lead over Edmonton In the Smythe final, which resumes with Game 6 tonight In Calgary with the Flames holding a 3-2 lead over the defending Stanley Cup champions. A loss would end the Oilers' two-year reign and send the Flames into the Campbell Conference final against the winner of the Norris Division series between St. Louis and Toronto. The Blues hold a 3-2 lead In that one. with Game 6 scheduled for tonight In Toronto. Rangers 2, Capitals 1 The Rangers got two goals from Pierre Larouche and an outstanding performance In goal from John Vanblcsbrouck to beat the Capitals. The Rangers won their (Irst division title by playing brilliantly In a low-scoring, high-tension contest between two of the NHL's top defensive teams. Whalers 1, Canadlens 0 Mike L!ut. back In goal after missing two games because of an Injury, slopped 32 shots and Kevin Dlneen scored his sixth goal of the playoffs to lead the Whalers over the Canadlens. Patrick Roy, the Canadlens' 20-yeor-old rookie goalje, had another outstanding game. Pantoja defeated DEER PARK - Deer Park handed Robert E. Lee pitcher Tommy Pantoja his first loss of the season Saturday, as the Deer earned a 13-1 victory In District 23-5A junior varsity baseball action. Pantoja saw his record drop to 5-1. Lee Is H-5-1 overall and 9-4 In the district. It will finish the 19H6 season at 7 p.m. today at Pasadena High. Chuck Goodman and Thomas Mayo led Lee's batters against Deer Park with two hits each. 3 i Stay COOL This Summer YMCA GYMNASTS MEMBERS OF Baytown YMCA's gymnastics team are (from left, front row) Diane Pentecost, Elicia Smith, Mindi Dennett and Jennifer McCar- thy. (Back row) Rachel Cuoco, Lindsay Westendorf, Alison Killebrew and Carmen Thonon. (Sun staff photo by Angle Bracey) Mogambo' s trainer hopes for Derby win with these Carrier 38 ER SERIES Deluxe Units Quantity In stock Sii« Prk« 3 2Vi Ton $ 799 1 3Ton $ 899 1 STon M389 9.+ SEER lewMbif t*» & €32* CARRIER WINDOW UNITS 1; C:r-^ 5000 BTU nsy-, $ 199 + -12,000 ITU m..* $ 539 + U.SOOtTU M 1,090 ITU.... » M TMT Call us for a FREE SECOND OPINION • LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Maybe It's Mogam- bo's time to run a winning race again. At least 'trainer Leroy Jolley is hoping so since Saturday's Kentucky Derby will be the colt's next start. ! Mogambo figures to be no better than third phoice behind Snow Chief and Badger Land in the first leg of thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown. A field of about 15 3-year-olds is expected for the l 'A- 'mlle classic. ". Mogambo has four victories in 11 career starts, hut has yet to put together two winning races. \ There have been some Impressive victories for V»e strapping chestnut colt named after the 1964 movie starring Clark Gable and Grace Kelly. The plot In that drama concerned a gorilla hunt. The plot in this one Is to determine whether Snow Chief, winner of five straight races, actually Is a super horse. "Maybe it's his time to win," Jolley said Sunday after putting Mogambo through his first workout on the track at Churchill Downs. With regular rider Jacinto Vasquez aboard the son of Mr. Prospector-Lakevllle Miss, Mogambo did six furlongs in 1:11 1-5 and galloped out seven furlongs in 1:24 2-5. Jolley and Vasquez are a team which clicked for Derby victories with Foolish Pleasure in 1975 and, the filly Genuine Risk in 1900. 421-COOL S««0wr BavTemperature Control (nc.