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SATURDAY MAY 16 PAGE 6 Sports Culpeper tar lcxpnnent Il li I fc I 1 it Show Time Today Track Members of the Cul peper Blue Devils and Devilettes track team travel to James Wood High School in Winchester for the Region II champion ships Major Leagues The Baltimore Orioles play the second game of a weekend series against the Chicago White Sox 7:05 pm at Comisky Park Bob Milacki (2 2) will face Jack McDowell (7 0) Scoreboard High School Scores Baseball Orange 7 Courtland 5 Louisa 10 King George 2 Softball Courtland 8 Orange 1 Major League Baseball New York 3 Oakland 2 Boston 3 California 0 Seattle 2 Toronto 1 Cleveland 5 Minnesota 0 Baltimore 2 Chicago 0 Philadelphia 8 Cincinnati 0 San Diego 9 Pittsburgh 2 Atlanta 4 Montreal 2 Minor League Baseball Lynchburg 2 Peninsula 1 (comp of susp game) Lynchburg 5 Peninsula 3 Prince William 4 Durham 2 Remember When? May 16 1953 The White Sox loaded the bases against the Yankees in the ninth inning before pitcher Tommy Bryne a substitute batter hit a homer off NY pitcher Ewell Blackwell Staff Photo Mike Hensdill fink pv "7 x': 1 1 A The Culpeper Blue Devils won their season finale Thursday night by defeating the Louisa Lions 10 2 avenging an earlier 19 4 defeat at home to the Lions Blue Devils crush Louisa ri jffy) mS Rte Staff Photo Mike Hensdill CCHS concluded the season with a 9 9 mark 7 9 In the Battlefield District By Michael Hicks STA WRITER MINERAL Last year the Culpeper Blue Devils shared the Battlefield District baseball championship with the Louisa Lions And with virtually the same team returning from last squad the Blue Devils appeared early on to be on their way to another district crown but luck on their side this season Of the 18 games Culpeper played this year nine of them were decided by two runs or less And of those nine the Blue Devils lost seven of those games However with a playoff spot just out of reach CCHS decided to take out their frustration the final week of the season on two teams preparing for post season play Having already defeated fourth place Courtland 15 4 Tuesday the Devils traveled to Louisa Thursday night and avenged an early 19 4 defeat at the hands of the Lions by clobbering Louisa 10 2 Matt Ketchum started on the mound for Culpep er and he pitched three strong innings before giv ing way to Dobie White who finished off the Lions over the final four innings Please see DEVILS Page 7 Comets cool the Heat 5 2 The Culpeper Comets travel team outshot Haymarket 32 17 en route to a 5 2 victory over the Heat May 3 Brad Hawkins assisted on Robert opening goal of the game before scoring himself on a penalty kick to give the Comets a 2 0 ad vantage at halftime Haymarket cut the lead in half at 2 1 with a goal early in the second half before Chris Johnson handed the Comets back their two goal lead with a spectacular goal through the defense David Deisterhoft later scored on a Brian Sprinkle assist giving the Comets a 4 1 lead before Haymar ket scored its second goal of the game to cut the deficit in half for the second time in the game IO Spencer Hallett finished off the scoring with a 25 foot shot that trickled under the finger tips of the Haymarket goalie Marc Dodson and Ben Allen each played well in the midfield for the Comets who remain undefeated for the season defense had a four and Vi game shutout feat snapped when Haymarket scored in the se cond half The Comets will play again today against Madison beginning at 12:30 pm at Sisk ield before playing a make up game with auquier Tues day May 19 at Cedar Lee Junior High School in Bealeton beginning at 6 pm Associated Press The Boston Celtics evened their series with the Cleveland Cavaliers at three games each after 122 91 win TH? A IK JKSSfU tOaB Il 31 Celtics rout the Cavaliers BOSTON (AP) The Boston Celtics with Larry Bird making his first start since April 3 fought off questions about their age and pushed their Eastern Conference semifinal series with the Cleveland Cavaliers to a seventh game with a 122 91 win riday night Reggie Lewis scored 26 points and Bird had 16 points and 14 assists to lead Boston which won for the ninth time in 15 games when they have trailed in a playoff series 3 2 including a 6 2 record at Boston Garden Game 7 is Sunday at Richfield Coliseum Boston is 17 3 in seventh games while the Cavaliers will be playing a Game 7 for the second time They beat Washington in 1976 before eventually losing to the Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals Kevin McHale had 22 points 16 in the second quarter for Boston and finished nine for 12 from the field On defense the Celtics were able to hold down front line Only John Williams came close to his average with a team leading 18 points Brad Daughterly who had 28 in 114 98 Game 5 vic tory scored 11 and Larry Nance was limited to 6 12 less than the fifth game Craig Ehlo who scored 20 points for Cleveland in Game 5 had 13 ri day 11 in the first half Leading 89 73 after three quarters the Celtics continued to build the lead to as much as 122 87 on Kevin layup with 23 seconds to Please see CELTICS Page 7 to present big night of boxing Pierre scheduled ten rounder with Carlton West of Portsmouth at Arena Saturday afternoon has taken on added significance Pro moter Cedric Kushner confirmed that Coetzer ranked 1 by the World Boxing Association and Riddick Bowe (3 WBA) will fight a 12 round elimination July 18 with the winner to fight the survivor of title fight between Evander Holyfield and Larry Holmes With a pro record of 38 2 including 26 knockouts Coetzer is also ranked number two by the International Boxing ederation (IB) His only losses were on points to Bernard Benton and Ossie Ocasio which were later re versed via a one round KO and ten round decision over Benton and Ocasio respectively Last riday Bowe upped his mark to 30 0 (26 stopping Everett Martin in five An upset by West 17 10 (8 and a former Virginia cruiserweight champion would completely alter the planned sefjg ario After taking a unanimous 12 round decision over Donny Lalonde to re tain his WBA Cruiserweight title on the same card as Bowe Bobby Czyz has emerged as one of the name fighters in this weight division who can generate a decent payday That should provide an extra added incentive to the IB world cruiserweight title bout on Saturday involving champion James Warring and Johnny Nelson should a WBAIB unification fight follow Warring 13 1 (9 is the first American to win world champion ships in both boxing and kick boxing Ain accomplished actor he has ap peared in such films as and ist Some of his friends from Hollywood are planning to attend Ranked 2 by the IB Nelson will be getting his second shot at a wofl3 championship In January 1990 he fought WBC champ Carlos DeLedh When the bout was declared a draw DeLeon retained his title Since losing his first three pro fights the British and European titleholder has won 21 of his last 24 outings including the DeLeon draw As for local favorite Jason Waller of Stafford who takes on Tim St Clair of Roanoke for the vacant USBA Southern Cruiser weight title this bout can vault him into the world rankings With a record of 15 3 1 (13 Waller has been promised a ranking in the IB should he score an impressive win over St Clair 10 2 (4 Also appearing on the 12 bout card which shapes up as the most attrac tive boxing program ever scheduled in the state are such rising stars from this area as Antonio Reese Kevin ullingrton Gary Alphonso Dryer Ges ses Ethiopian Messgana and Paul Hansberry of DC Tommy Smith and Dean White of Northern Virginia1 Manny Simms of Warrenton and Lynn Jackson of Manassas Rec Department to host 5k run today The Culpeper Recreation Department is sponsoring a 5K run scheduled for Satur day May 16 beginning at 9:00 am The race will be held rain or shine Registration for the race will take place at 8:30 am the morning of the race at the rear of the Culpeper County High School gymnasium There is no cost for the par ticipants entering the event and trophies will be presented to the winners in each age group There will be a male and female category in each of the following age groups: junior high school high school 20 29 30 39 and 40 and over or more information con tact race director Shirley Gray at 825 0451 Baseball sign up The Rappahannock Athle tic Association will be taking registrations for boys ages 16 through 18 interested in play ing summer baseball May 17 from 2 to 4 pm at Stuart ield in Amissville There will also be a prac tice held that day All participants are re quired to bring a birth certifi cate and pay a S20 registra tion fee or more information call Billy Dodson at 937 4353 or Ronald Dodson at 937 4606 ootball sign up Registration day for the Culpeper ighting Bulls Culpeper Bandits and a six to nine year old football team not currently named will take place Saturday May 16 from 10:30 am 1:30 pm at Yowell Meadow Park All youngsters wishing to register must bring a birth cer tificate and be accompanied by a parent Also all participants must be a certain weight to play for one of the three teams or the 6 9 year team all six to eight years old must weigh 105 pounds or less and nine year olds must weigh under 70 pounds To play for the Culpeper Bandits you must be between the ages of nine through 12 Nine year olds must weigh between 70 and 150 pounds 10 year olds under 140 pounds 11 year olds less than 120 pounds and 12 year olds 90 pounds or less or the Culpeper ighting Bulls players must be be tween 11 and 14 years of age Eleven year olds must weigh between 120 175 pounds 12 year olds between 90 160 pounds 13 year olds under 140 pounds and 14 year olds 120 pounds or less I A registration fee of S35 is required to play for the Bulls and $45 to play for the Ban dits and the six to nine year old team or more information call Kemp Pullin at 829 0009 1 Legion tryouts American Legion Post 330 will hold baseball tryouts Saturday May 16 at 2:30 pm and Sunday May 17 be ginning at 2:00 pm AU interested ball players 1 are welcome to attend or more information call Danny Goolsby at 937 4053 Golf tournament Second National Bank will host their 16th annual Ladies Golf Association tournament Tuesday May 19 at the Coun try Club of Culpeper All ladies from the Tues day group and the are invited 1 nf There is a sign up list at the Pro Shop at the Country Club Game postponed i RICHMOND (AP) The Scranton Wilkes Barre game against Richmond was post poned because of rain riday The game will be made up as part of a June 16 double header.

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