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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 28

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THE BAYTOWN SUN Wednesday, December 1, 1992 i-n In Hoops, REL Falls RSS Downs Indians For Second Time By VALERIE ROBERTSON The Ross S. Sterling cagers took care of Port Neches-Groves, 64-37, in an encore performance Tuesday night in the Winnie Brown gymnasium. Although the Rangers disposed of the Indians, 73-37, in the first round of the Lee College Classic, the victory did not come as easy the second time around. The Rangers got off to a sluggish start, allowing Port Neches to jump out to a 4-0 lead before Ervin Barnetl hit two buckets to tie the score and Greg Vincent hit a 12-footer from the left side of the key to give the Rangers the lead with three minutes and 20 seconds left in the first quarter. Sterling ended the first quarter with a 15-6 lead compared to a 16-4 lead in their first meeting. ''There was a lack of adrenalin," said Coach Woody Walker. "We were just not aggressive or as fired up. That's a result of the tournament. We had four hard games. "When you beat a team like this it helps you realize that because you beat them once it doesn't mean you will a second time," Walker added. Stephone Leaks opened the second quarter by hilling three baskets within the first two minutes, but two fouls by the Rangers allowed the Indians to close the gap to 21-14 by scoring on both the baskets and free throws. But the Rangers ended the half with a 36-16 lead after Greg Vincent stole the ball and scored on a layup, then hil three outside shots from the right corner and added an additional point at the free- throw line. Casey Alfred added two when he hit both of his shots at the free-throw line with two seconds left in the half. "If Vincent hadn't had a hot hand, we would have had problems," said Walker. "He scored over half of the points in the first half." Vincent, who was the leading scorer in the game, scored 19 of his 21 points in the first half, with 13 of them coming in the second quarter. "We just didn't play any defense. It's been one of our problems, but it was much worse tonight," Walker said. "We didn't do a very good job on the halfcourt press, but we started playing better in the second half." Sterling limited Port Neches to seven points in the third quarter to widen the gap to 52-23, but the fourth quarter was much closer as ti.e Indians scored 14 points to the Rangers' 12. Donald Forbes and Wayne Tubbs utilized their outside shooting skills, with Tubbs hitting two shots from the right side of the free-throw line to pave the way in the final quarter. Brian Neskora scored 12 points and Malcolm Broussard added 10 points to lead the junior varsity to a 55-34 victory over Port Neches- Groves. The sophomore team defeated Houston Smiiey 35-23. The leading scorers were Arnold Wyche with 17 points and Bryan Gesford with 10 points. Port Neches-Groves (37) l.rBl.-uu- 1 'j I) ir2. UVMbrook 6 2-2 1 H. Sevens 1 ]-:! I <. MiT;,](.h<)i>ni>ii. tulk-M i-2u». Jordan Ui) 1 ii <r .lime's :1 I) o o 6. Lmclt'ni'r 11-12 3, Buchaunn 0 OD^ii Tcii.iis i>->:>Hf,:i; RossS Sterling (64) Young :i c :! 3 .1 Virv-erH Kl 1-f 3 '21. Bnrnetl 4 1-21 '.>. L*>:tks -} n-0 ij ;. Oh"n 2 u 0 !) 4. Lewis 0 O-o n 0, AUreil 1 2-JU4. Fur-lies. l.'nnaM 30-0 1 G. Tubbs 3 0-0 (I fi Totals :!" 1 7 i J M PN-CJ 6 10 7 14—37 RSS 15 21 10 12—64 Ganders Drop 70-58 Game To Jackets PORT ARTHUR (Sp) - The Robert E. Lee Ganders fought nip and tug Tuesday night for the better part of the game, but were outscored 17-2 during the final four minutes, falling to Port Arthur Jefferson, 70-5tt. After going to the locker room at the half ahead, 34-32, the Ganders were outscored 1:5-3 in the third quarter. With 4:30 loft in the game, the Ganders found themselved down. 53-48 REL then got hot and scored six straight points, pulling ahead, 5453. Port Arthur then took their turn and got busy, and when the Ganders missed three one-and- one situations — the shooting became ice cold. Kevin Newman paced the Jackets with 16 points, followed by Steve Thompson with 12. Teammate Steve Rocaforle added 10 and John Harmonson chipped in 12. Harold Williams was the leading scorer for the Ganders, putting awav 20 points. Charlie Brown was the other double figure scorer with 14. Michael Williams led the Ganders in the rebounding department with 11. Greg Shields pulled in 10 rebounds and Mike Wilson nabbed seven. Mustangs Dominate All-SWC By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS To the champions go the spoils. The Cotton Bowl- bound Southern Methodist University Mustangs, who earned their second consecutive league title, landed eight players on The Associated Press 1982 All- Southwest C o n- ference first team as selected by the league's coaches. Again, it was anall- SMU backfield for the second year in a row with senior running backs Craig James and Eric Dickerson joining quarterback Lance Mcllhenny, a junior. Guard Joe Beard, a senior, was the fourth Mustang to make the ; mythical first team on offense. It was almost an all-Mustang secondary. Senio_rs Blanc Smith a n d W e s Hopkins, and junior Russell Carter were named to the defensive backfield. Linebacker Gary Moten, a senior, was the eighth Mustang chosen to the first team. SMU Coach Bobby Collins was named the SWC Coach of the Year in his first season at tnehelm. Dickerson, who gained 1,617 yards rushing with an average of 147 per contest and a seven- yard average, was named the Offensive Player of the Year. James also made the first team as a punter. SMU had three players on the second team including offensive tackle Brian O'Mcara, and defensive linemen Russell Washington and Kevin Chaney. Named to the second team was Deer Park's Mark Kirchner, an offensive guard for Baylor, and Pat Coryat, a Baylor defensive lineman. Coryat played at Robert E. Lee and graduated in 1979. Clay Leads LC Over winners. 74-73 BURNEY YOUNG battles Port Neches-Groves' Jim Lindner for a rebound Tuesday night. The Rangers defeated the Indians for the second time in less than a week, 64-37. Young scored six points in the win. (Sun Sports Photo by Angle Bracey) By DAVE SORTER LUFKIN (Sp) — Carl Clay picked the most opportune time to break out of his season-long scoring slump. The O-foot-5 Lee College sophomore from Houston, who is the only returning starter for the Rebels this year, had averaged but 8.7 points per game through the early part of the season. During the first half of Tuesday night's game at Angelina, he continued that pace, scoring but four tallies. But Clay exploded after half time, netting 17 points and blocking three shots, one to protect a three-point lead with 30 seconds left, to lead the Rebels to a 74-73 victory over the Roadrunners. Despite Clay's heroics, the Rebels still weren't assured of the win until the final buzzer. Steve Daniels missed the front end of a one-and-one with 26 seconds left, and Otho Fields popped from IB feet to bring Angelina within one witli 11 seconds remaining. Six seconds later, Walton Montet missed his first shot of a bonus try and Kirk Simple managed to get down the floor for what looked like an easy five- footer that would give Angelina a victory. But he only got four of the five feet needed, and the buzzer sounded. "I thought that was going in," said LC Coach Mike Hefley. "Here we had our two best free- throw shooters {Daniels and Montet) at the line and I relaxed. Then they end up missing the darn things." It was a night of battling for the Rebels. LC had come back from a 10-point deficit in the first half to trail, 36-34, at halftime. Angelina mado noises like it was going to run away with it in the second half, but then Clay started showing his true colors. After the Runners had scored (See REBELS, Page2-D) own Junior High Teams Take 6 Wins The seventh grade "B" team of Cedar Bayou knocked off North Shore, 29-11 Tuesday evening in a non-district contest. Both teams fought hard in this defensive battle. Joseph Hector. Len Noble and Chris Hill shared high point honors for the Bears with six points each. Lance Tell added four to the CB total. Highlands 7 vs Channelview The Highlands seventh grade "A" team dropped a game to Channelview Tuesday night, 23-16. Lance Mize led the Highlands effort with six points. The Highlands seventh grade "B" team defealed Channelview. 28-10. The scoring leader for Highlands was Anthony Rlaskey vvilh eight points. Highlands 8 vs Channelview The Highlands eighth grade "A" team put together a good offensive night Tuesday, defeating Channelview, 67-50. Highlands' scoring loader was Mark Harris with 37 points, followed by Nigel Codrington with 18, Davis Elmore with 10 and Michael Cowcn with seven. The Highlands "B" squad edged Channelview by six, 26-20. Alexis-St. Ange and Norman Adams scored eight apiece for Highlands, with Anthony Bowen chipping in six points. Horace Mann 8A vs Barbers Hill The eighth grade "A" team of Barbers Hill came out shooting Tuesday against Horace BH Girls Rout Liberty MONT BELVIEU (Sp) — The Barbers Hill Eagle girls basketball team continued their win streak Tuesday night, easily disposing ol Liberty. 77-43. Eagle Pennee Hall was at the helm, scoring 22 points, handling 13 assists and stealing the ball seven times. Tarni Rogers contributed 21 points and had seven rebounds. Teammate Shelley Marcontell scored nine points and pulled in six rebounds. Kathleen Richardson chipped in eight points. Trina Ford helped out, nabbing seven rebounds. The Eagles travel to Corpus Christi Thursday to play in a tournament. They will meet Gregory-Portland at 2:30 p.m. Mann and led for three quarters until the Goslins outscored them in the fourth period to win, 41-40. Danny Prosper led the Goslins in scoring with 14 points, and he also pulled in 11 rebounds. Bart Cox shot in 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Teammate Ronny Shirley added 11 points. Horace Mann 7A vs Barbers Hill All Horace Mann team members par- ticipated in the seventh grade win over Barbers Hil!, 30-18. Horace Mann was paced by Sam Woodard with 10 points. Chuck Washinton added eight. Baytown Jr 8A vs Clear Lake The eighth grade "A" team of Baytown Clear Lake Tuesday night, un'.il eight seconds before the last buzzer, when Lake took control, and eventually defeated Baytown, 46-44. Army-Navy Ready ANNAPOLIS (AP) - Navy's chances of beating Army Saturday may rest with a sophomore quarterback with only a few minutes of playing, time and a new fullback who doesn't think he is cut out for the job. Navy Coach Gary Tranquill said Tuesday his starting quarterback for the 83rd Army- Navy game will be Ricky Williamson, a sophomore whose field experience is limited to the second half of the South Carolina game and "seven or eight plays" earlier in the season. Saturday's game in Philadelphia will be the' 83rd meeting between the two service, academies. Navy has 38 victories arid Army 37. Seven games have ended in ties, including • last year's 3-3 deadlock. The Middies have, however, dominated play 'over the last decade. ASK ABOUT OUR *10 £ RENT-A-CARS *27" a day/25 free miles, 20* a mile there after OR $ 4 2 95 no mileage HAD A WRECK? We direct bill your insurance company for RENT-A-CARS SAN JACINTO FORD ESB 470lHwy. 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