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May 26, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 28

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n TTMtS, Sun., May 24, 1*74 VAWTTCVILLS, ArMAM*** Williams' Seventh HR Sinks Gibson, Redbirds CHICAGO (AP) -- Bill Williams hit his seventh home run of the season and drove in three runs, leading the Chicago Norton Powers Tiger Victory DETROIT (AP) -- Willie Morton's three-run homer in the eighth inning lifted the Detroit Tigers to a 5-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians Saturday. Morton's 12lh home run of the season came off reliever Free Beene following singles by Mickey Stanley and Al Kalinc It wiped out a 4-2 Cleveland lead on Charlie Spikes' two-run homer in the top of the eighth. Oscar Gamble opened the Cleveland eighth with a single off reliever Luke Walker arx Spikes hit his sixth home run o the season. However. Horton' blow made a winner of Walker his first American League decision. Cubs to a 5-4 victory over Bob Gibson and the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday. The Cubs broke a 2-2 tie in the third inning when Don Kes singer singled and Williams tagged Gibson. 3-4. for his home run. Chicago added what proved to be the winning run in the same inning on .a walk to Rick Monday, a stolen base and it. Louis errors by catcher Tim McCarver and shortstop Luis Alvarado. The Cardinals came bacl vith two runs off winner Bil Bonham in the fifth on single i y Ted Simmons, Bake McBride and Joe Torre and a triple by McCarver after Torr was caught rounding first toe far on his single. Bonham, 3-8, gave way t Dave LaRoche in the sixth in ning and the left-hande blanked St. Louis on one hit th rest of the way. Johnson Sends Rangers Past Minnesota, 4-3 -- Alex Johnson's first home un of the season, a two-run hot in the eighth inning iclpcd the Texas Rangers to a ;-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins Saturday. Toby Harrah opened the eighth with a single, the eighth hit off loser Vic Albury. 2-2 and Johnson followed with hi! lomer, putting Texas on top 3 2. Jeff Burroughs' singlt chased Albury in favor of Bil Campbell and the Ranger added what proved to be the winning run on a walk and Len ny Handle's single. D e s i g n a t e d hitter Ton, Oliva's sixth-inning homer, hi second of the season, gave thi Twins a 2-1 lead against Jacki Brown. Brown, 2-1, was making hi first start of the season afte seven relief appearances. H left in the eighth after th Twins scored their third run. Brewers Snatch First Place From Sox Behind Briggs BOSTON (AP) -- Johnny ?riggs drove in four runs with is 10th and lllh homers of the eason and the Milwaukee Irewers defeated Boston 9-2 .aturday, snapping the Red Sox' six-game winning streak and regaining first place in the American League's East Divi- 'on. Briggs belted a two-run homer into the bullpen in right- center against Boston barter Reggie Cleveland, 2-5, in the irst inning and hoisted another two-run shot into the left field screen off Rogelio Moret in the sixth. Pedro Garcia accounted fo :wo more runs with his sixt! nomer, a two-run shot of" Moret in the seventh. The Brewers, who were knocked out of the division leac by the Red Sox Friday night jumped to a 5-0 lead in shellinf Cleveland in th esecond innin and were in command all th way behind Clyde Wright. 5-5. Wright scattered nine hits i pitching the Brewers back o top of the AL East by one-ha Cuellar Two-Hits Yankees On National TV a me. Milwaukee jumped on Cleveand for three runs in the sec- nd inning. Robin Vount singled ith two out and Don Money nd Dave May followed with oubles for two runs. George 3cott then delivered the first of three hits, a single that cored May. M a r i o Guerrero singled across a Boston run in the ourth inning and Dwighi Evans singled home another .ally in the fifth. NEW YORK (AP) - Mike Cuellar baffled stumbling New York on two hits for his fifth consecutive complete game victory 'and the Baltimore Orioles efeated the Yankees 5-1 Satur with the help of home runs Donna Young Retains Lead PLYMOUTH, Ind. (AP) Donna Caponi Young, the first round leader in the $35,000 Ladies Professional Golf Assp ciation tournament, turned i erratic performance wit five birdies and four bogey Saturday but managed to sta one stroke ahead going int Sunday's finals. That'* B«rni« Who? GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. AP) -- Pitcher Bernie Guka novich struck out five and gave up just six hits Saturday to ead Anne Arundel of Maryland to a 10-2 victory over Kan [akee. 111. in the National Jun or College Baseball tourney. Meramec of St. Louis, Mo. led by freshman shorts to' Steve Viefhaus, beat Mitchell M.C.. 12 6 in an earlier game o the double elimination tourney. by Paul Blair and Don Baylor. . The nationally televised base- all game produced the Y»n- ees' fifth setback in a row and 3th in their last 1C games. Cuellar, who dropped hi» first hree decisions, walked four nd struck out one. He was scored on in the tilth when Graig Nettle*- walked and Fer iando Gonzalez doubled him home. Baltimore took a 1-0 lead in ELECT B I L L M U R R A Y SHERIFF For Woihington County Paid for by Citizens for Murray CumiTuUM, MeHin Palmer, Obalrraan the third inning off loser Pat Dobsoo. J-7, · former Oriole. Blair opened the fifth with his fifth home run of the season and the Orioles made it 3-0 and chased Dobson on singles by Bobby Grich, Earl Williams and Boog Powell. Brooks Robinson's single off reliever Dave Pagan made it 4 0 and Baylor hit his first home run of the season off Pagan in the seventh inning. · MVC Singles Capping a tremendous year. Layn Phillips of Tulsa Univ e r s i I y won the singles championship of the Missouri V a l l e y Conference tennis tournament this week. As an individual champion, Phillips is eligible to compete in the NCAA tournament at Los Angeles, June 17-22. He has compiled a 30-4 record this season. Phillips could become the first TU All-America netter since Babe Cameron in 1939. "If I stay in shape and prac tice I'll have a chance," he said of the NCAA event. "There will be 600 to- 700 players there, which means there will be six rounds before the quarter finals." Early last week, Tulsa lost 6-3 to Oklahoma State in its final dual meet of the year, giving the Hurricane a 25-9 record. Phillips again beat f o r m e r Wimbledon juniors champ Mike Collins, however. Brian Sakey of Arkansas handed Phillips his worst loss this year, defeating him 6-1, 6-1 as part of an 8-1 Razorback victory at Tulsa on March 13. Phillips came back to beal Sakey 6 2 , 7-6 at Fayetteville on April 27, but Arkansas won the team match again, 7-2. Tennis League Prepares For Second Season The Arkansas Tennis League, of which the Fayetteville Tennis Association is the current champion, will begin its second season on June 1. League members in 1973 included the Magnolia Tennis Association, El Dorado Racquet Club, Crossett Tennis Club, Russellville Racquet Club and Fort Smith Racquet Club. The league hopes to enlarge both the North and South divisions, and add a third division of two or more Liltle Rock, North Little Rock and Pine Bluff dubs. Play is one division, with six singles and three doubles matches in a home-and-away format. Russellville will play at Fayetteville on June 15 and July 20, and Favetteville will travel to RusseUville on June 29 and August 3. The North and South division winners will meet at Little Rock on August 17. Teams interested In joining the league may contact John Teas at 443-2157. Ota*. G. 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