The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 25, 1965 · Page 16
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 25, 1965
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ALGONA, LAKOTA WIN DISTRICT ROUND Semi-Finals Here Friday Pit Four Kossuth Teams Alpona diced limmrtsbtirj; 72- P8 and Lakota i:o1 Armstmnp 71-63 in a pair of hard-foiipht liattles as play opened in flip Boys' District Basketball 1 uui- nament lx?fore a full IIOIISG in Garripan Fipldlimisc' lipre, Monday niplit. Tlir \vinnr J's will meet in tlip first of (Mi-semifinal panics on tho samp floor at 7 p. m. this Friday. St. John's of Bancroft nipt Sentral ajid Garripanlanfrlpdwith Graettinger in otlipr opening; round games of the meet last night (Wednesday) witli tliose two winners slated to mcpf ut 8:30 p. m. Friday. The finale will pit semi-final winners at 7:30 p. m. Monday and the tourney champs will advance to Sul>State action. The Lakota-Armstrong fray got things underway Monday and the contest proved to r>e a fitting opener, developing into a thriller after the State Line teams survived a cold first half. Almost four minutes went by in the first quarter before the first field goal of the game split the net. That's when Roger Becker, Lakota's mainstay hit, giving his club a 3-2 lead and the Eagles, who ran their record to 21-1 for the season, never again trailed, despite the numerous rallies by the Tigers. Larry Hippen flipped in six points as Lakota took a 12-6 lead at the end of eight minutes, Becker carried most of the load in the second stanza, canning nine points as the Eagles built a 29-24 halftime edge. Al Lindell, Dick Barrett and Jim Godfredsen (who played a whale of a game for the Tigers) kept Armstrong within range with 21 points between them. Lakota's Dick Thompson flipped in four vital buckets, upping the count to 52-42 at the three-quarter mark, then hung on for dear life as the Tigers came back with a roar. With Barrett and Lindell doing most of the damage, Armstrong outscored the Eagles, 10-2, early in the fourth period - and all of a sudden it was cozy again. Becker, Thompson and Stan Tjaden, a fine veteran who had not shown too much through the first three periods, then potted the points and Becker came down with the rebounds that thwarted Armstrong's chance at victory. Becker, with a fine last three quarters of play, led both teams in scoring and rebounding, getting 26 points and 14 rebounds. Lindell and Godfredsen each glommed 12 rebounds and Lindell topped the scoring with 21 points for the losers. Barrett came up with 19 points for the Tigers, while Thompson fired in 18 for Lakota. The 2,000 or so fans present barely had a chance to quiet down before the Bulldogs and E-Hawks took the floor for their second meeting of the year. Algona was out to avenge a 71-69 overtime loss in the season opener, and using an effective stall offense through the last 4:08 of the fourth quarter got the Job done. Coach Howie Stephenson'sclub threatened several times to clout the E-Hawks, but went flat occasionally, allowing the visitors to rally and close the gap. The teams were tied at 7-7 and 9-9 before Algona, with Al Priebe and Dale Teeter getting most of the points, managed to gain a 14-11 edge at the end of the first quarter. The offense and defense of the Bulldogs sparkled through much of the second stanza, with Teeter canning 10 points, Tom Claude six and Craig Espe four, and the locals, who ran their season mark to 10-9, acquired leads of eight points several times, then upped the count to 32-20 before the E-Hawks, behind the spectacular long-range gunning of Craig Lewis, chopped the lead to 34-31 before Espe fired one in from 45 feet out at the halftiint buzzer, giving the Bulldogs a five point edge. Ernmetsburg battled to 38-38 and 40-40 ties during the third round, but Teeter, Priebe, Claude and Dan Merryrnan, who was out of action for a short time when he injured an elbow, kept the offense going. The locals were oa top 55-GO at the three-quarter buzzer. Algona fans sat with their hearts in their mouths moments later when Eimnetsburg grabbed the lead at 58-57 and again at 60-59 - but the Bulldogs were more than equal to the task at hand, went into their stall after taking a 63-60 lead, and with Teeter hitting 6-of-C from the free throw line, managed to ice thp verdict. Treter led Ixith teams in scoring with 27 points - and also Ipd in rebounds with 13. I'ripl>e counted 14 points and got 12 re- ixninds, wliilp Claude hit a carper hiph of 12. Merryrnan came up with eight rpbounds and Steve Hardv's four came at the right time. The ball-hawking of Claude, Espe and Teeter disturbed the E-Hawks some of the time. Teeter's 27 gave him 400points for the season - an average of 21.1 points por game -highest in history here. Box scores: Lakota (71) FG FT F Hippen 3 Becker 10 Tjaden 3 Thompson 8 Cordes 3 Hamilton 0 Ellsworth 1 28 14-Algona, (la.) Upper De< Moirus^ Thursday, F«b. 25, 1965 S KOSSl/rH COUNTY "1 PORTS. Bears Drop 75-67 Game; Take 8-11 Mark To Meet Miller, Martin, Fitz Place Algona Second In State Wrestling Meet 2-2 6-7 2-3 2-3 2-6 0-0 1-1 15-22 16 Armstrong (63) FG FT F Sturm Lindell Godfredsen Colston Barrett 1 8 4 4 3-3 3 5-10 3 1-2 3 1-2 3 3-5 3 25 13-22 15 Algona (72) FG FT F Merryrnan Teeter Priebe Espe Hardy Claude Emmetsburg (68) Mullen Brown McMillln Stauss Lewis Twait Whitmore 3 9 4 4 1 5 26 1-1 9-13 6-10 1-3 1-2 2-2 20-31 FG FT F 4 5 1 4 11 0 0 0-0 5-6 5-5 5-6 3-5 0-1 0-0 18-23 T9 In what appears on the surface to be a tournament of well- matched teams, the Lakota-Algona meeting holds promise of being a dandy. It will mark the third straight year the two have met - and each holds one win, witn Algona dumping the Eagles 79-72 last year on the way to third place finish in the State Tournament after the north Kossuth club dumped the Bulldogs 58-53 a year earlier. Lakota again has a fine team - and any letdown by the Bulldogs is liable to result in defeat, for it will take a good team to sideline Lakota this year 1 * The third time proved to ue the charm for St. Edmond Friday night as the Gaels posted a 75-67 victory over Garrigan in a foul-infested game at Ft. Dodge. The Gaels dropped two earlier meetings with the Bears here by seven point margins. Losing their second straight, Coach Steve McCall's club ended the regular season with an 8-11 mark - and entered District Tournament play against Graettinger here last night (Wednesday). St. Edmond had problems against the Garrigan pressing defense during the early going, but didn't trail after Jim Klinger stole a pass and counted on a lay-up to make it 4-3. The winners led 17-13 at the quarter and held the upper hand 30-25 at halftime as the Bears canned six of nine free throw attempts during the second stanza. While the whistle-tooting was noticeable during the first half, It "tiidn't prove to be a real factor until the final two periods when a combination of fouls and erratic ball handling by the Bears allowed the winners to pull away. When Don Potthoff, who canned 19 points during the final quarter and 30 during the night, hit a Jumper at the start of the third round, it cut the margin to 30-27, but the Gaels countered and had a 38-33 lead later when a 14- point burst by the home team ran the count to 52-33. It was 56-42 at the three-quarter mark. Coming down the stretch, three Bears and two Gaels left the game via fouls - and Potthoff got hot. It was 62-45 when the junior center began to hit almost, without a miss - and he slammed in seven of nine shots in the last eight minutes to keep the Bears in the contest. Chuck Becker was second best scorer for the Bears with 11 points, while Klinger, who left the game with his fifth foul during a heated argument of muscles during the final period, got 21 to lead the winners. Then came Tom Anderson with 19 and Perkins with 12. According to final statistics, St. Edmond hit 54 percent of 50 shots and the Bears managed 40 percent of 52 tries from the field. Of the 51 fouls called, 6 Girls Teams From Area Advance To District Play Six area teams moved into District Tournament action this week as a result of results of consolation and final round games in Girls' Sectional meets Saturday night. Under the girls setup, Sectional champions, runners-up and consolation winners advance to District play. Sectional championships were won by Twin Rivers, 75-56 victor over Lakota at Corwitli; and Ringsted which dumped Sentral, 61-55, at Gruver. Consolation winners were Terril, 93-91 winner over Armstrong at Gruver; and Corwith-Wesley, 65-36 winner over Rockwell- Swaledale at Corwith. Lakota and Corwith-Wesley swung into District play at Clear Lake Tuesday night and Sentral and Terril saw action the same evening at Spencer. Twin Rivers will meet the Corwith-Wesley Sheffield winner at Clear Lake tonight (Thursday) and Ringsted will tangle with the' Terril-Clay Central winner, also tonight, at Spencer. Twin Rivers led Lakota, 20-12, 34-27'and 46-32 at the quarter buzzers as Kristie Erdman hammered in 50 points for the winners. The victory gave the winners a 17-5 season record. Ringsted trailed much of the way against Sentral, but came up with a late rally to win. The Danes and Satellites were tied, 16-16, at the quarter and Sentral held 33-31 and 52-49 leads at the half and three- quarter mark. Karen Jensen led the winners with 23 points and Bonnie Welirspan got 22 for Sentral. A basket by Nicky Galbraith with five seconds left gave Ringsted its win over Armstrong in overtime. She finished with 47 points, while Sharon Waldschmidt was high for the losers with 33. Corwith-Wesley broke away from Rockwell-Swaledale in the second period and was never headed as Renalda Schultz tossed in 31 points. Corwith-Wesley's season mark went to 16-4. Lakota, Sentral, Twin Rivers and Ringsted advanced to the finals of Girls' Sectional Basketball Tournaments at Corwith and Gruver with wins Friday night. Lakota dumped Rockwell- Swaledale 60-51 and Twin Rivers sidelined Corwith-Wesley 78-54 at Corwith and Sentral shot past Terril 64-53 and Ringsted edged Armstrong 80-78 at Gruver. Bonnie Wehrspan flipped in 40 points to lead Sentral to its win over Terril in a contest that saw Sentral limit the losers to 20 points in the first two periods while cruising to a 34-20 lead. Lakota led all the way in its victory over Rockwell-Swale- dale, holding leads of 19-14, 2822 and 46-34 at the quarter buzzers. Linda Siemens counted 27 points for Lakota and Marilyn Losee got 20 for the losers. Twin Rivers, which had quite a time downing Ledyard, 63-58, in earlier tourney action, hammered out a 23-3 lead over Corwith-Wesley and had little trouble winning. It was 43-21 at halftime and 56-39 at the three-quarter buzzer. Kris Erdman led Twin Rivers with 40 points, while Renalda Schiiltz counted 32 for Corwith-Wesley. Twin Rivers ran its season mark to 17-4, while the loser's season mark went to 15-.4. 28 were on Garrigan players. Box score: Garrigan (G7) FG FT F Bleich Becker Muller Ringsdorf Potthoff Smitli Reding 2 4 3 0 10 0 2 21 3-4 3-6 0-0 6-7 10-16 1-2 2-4 25-39 28 St. Edmond (75) FG FT F Uenny Miller copped the 138- Ib. title (the second year in a row he has been state champion), Dave Martin grabbed the 145-lb. crown and Tom Fitzpatrick placed second in the heavyweight division as Algona trounced all opposition except Osage to place second in the State class A. Wrestling Tournament before a record-breaking crowd in the Hippodrome at Waterloo Saturday night. A crowd of 8,000 attended the finals - and attendance during the two days of the meet totaled 20,000 (also a record), with many Algona fans present to see their three favorites turn in remarkable jobs in the tourney. The fine finish by the Algona trio of scrappers provided a fitting climax to one of the Bull- dogs' greatest seasons. Only one team here won more dual 'meets (11) and posted a better record than the 1964-65 club's 10-3 mark - and never did Coach Champ Martin get more mileage from three men in a State Meet. Miller was the top point-getter at Waterloo as he posted falls in the opening and serni-final rounds, while Martin zipped past three opponents with decisions and Fitz gained decisions in his first two outings before falling, 3-2, in the finals. Only one other team in the tourney had two state champions - team champion Osage, and the crown went to Osage as a result of the two crowns, at 95 and 133, two more high finishers and points gained by grapple rs moving up from round- to-round in the meet. Osage had five men in first round action and all advanced to semi-finals. A total of 26 teams chalked up points in the meet, with Osage winning on a 47 point total, followed by the Bulldogs with 35, Britt 28 and Clarion 20. So north Iowa, and this area in general, proved again to be the most powerful in the state. In first round action, Miller disposed of Jim Coins, Prairie (Cedar Rapids) in 1:41; Martin decisioned Chuck Peters, Grundy Center, 5-2; and Fitz posted a 4-0 decision over Randy Carlson, Tri-Center (Neola). Miller also led Algona's charge in the semi-finals Saturday when he upended Frank Havick, Oakland, in 1:53; but Martin and Fitz followed suit and got into Klinger Peterson T. Anderson Hassett Crawford Perkins Doyle P. Anderson McTigue 4 8 1 2 4 0 0 0 9.7 5-6 1-5 3-7 4-6 3-5 4-8 1-2 0-0 0-1 Lakota, Armstrong Cop Own Sectional Crowns 21-40 23 Going into District action, the Bears were led by Potthoff, who wound up with 269 points and a 14.1 average during the regular season. Becker counted 180 points and had a 9.4 average; Reding, 136, 7.1; Bleich, 130, 6.8; Muller, 122, 6.4; Smith, 45, 3; and Ringsdorf, 45, 2.6. Garrigan scored 1156 points and allowed 1193 during the season, giving the locals a 60.8 offensive average and 62.8 defensive mark. NORTH CENTRAL (final)" W. L. Eiglt Grov* —tt 0 Clo.r L.k. 12 2. Clarion 8 « W*bst»r City ... 8 6 Algona 7 7 Iowa Fall* 5 9 Hampton 1 13 Humboldt 1 13 Pe». T.QOO .157 .571 art .500 Lakota staged a furious last- period assault to whip Ledyard, 67-58, at Lakota and Armstrong eased past Swea City, 73-47, at Armstrong as the winners copped Sectional Tournament crowns Thursday night, and advanced to District action which began Monday night at Algona. Lakota's 20th win against a single loss didn't come easy. Ledyard held the upper hand, 47-37, going into the final eight minutes, when Lakota came through with the rally that produced the win. The Eagles outscored Ledyard, 30-9, down the stretch to gain the verdict. Five Eagles finished in double figures - Rich Thomsen getting 15, Larry Hippen 14, Roger Becker 13, Stan Tjaden 12 and .071, WINNER Outstanding Young Farmer of Iowa award by the Storm Lake Jaycees was won by Daryl Nelsen, 27, who farms near Newell. DIAMOND'S FEBRUARY END-OF-MONTH WINDUP SALE This Is It! Sweaters!SweatersI Sweaters! MEN'S SWEATERS Values to $16.95 On* Low Price Your Choice $5.00 MEN'S DRESS & WORK OXFORDS Browns and Blacks Valuei to $8.95 Loafers or Ties $5.00 pair RUBBER FOOTWEAR Get Them While We Have Them and We Still Have a Complete Range of Sizes in Stock. DIAMOND'S winners led at the quarter breaks, 15-11, 34-31 and 51-49, then broke the game open in the final stanza. Bob Maass topped Lu- Verne with 32 points, while John Wickett added 10. Lance Larson got 21, Duane Samson 16, Steve Whyte 15 and Bill Huis-, rnan_14Jor the winners.' "SEMI-FINAL GAME RESULTS Armstrong belted Ruthven, 8245, and Swea City edged Emmetsburg Catholic, 64-62, at Armstrong; and Lakota blasted Ringsted, 85-51, and Ledyard downed Lincoln-Central, 72-60, at Lakota in semi-final Sectional Armstrong, led by Dick Barrett, who fired in 20 points, completely throttled Ruthven in the second half after rolling to a 46-30 halftime bulge. Swea City forged a slim 3228 halftime edge over Catholic, then clung to the lead through the final 16 minutes to win as Tom Elliott canned 20 points. Lakota broke away from Ringsted after the Danes held the high-flying Eagles to a 13-10 lead in the first period - and went on to win handily. With five players finishing in double figures, Ledyard put together a couple of hot quarters, the first and third, to whip Lincoln-Central. The winners held an 18-6 bulge after the first period, then after the Gruver entry cut the margin 30-26 at halftime, went on the rampage again in the third stanza to outscore the losers 22-8 and insure the win. Craig Lloyd topped Ledyard with 21 points, while Dave Young led the losers with 22. the finals with decisions as the former thoroughly drubbed Dennis Mercer, Corning, 8-0, and the latter edged Max Matthiesen, Central DeWitt,J~" Miller handled Dave Jahnei, Osage, 4-1 (avenging for the second time Denny's only defeat of the entire season), and Martin posted a win by the same count over Steve Rosengren, Logan-Magnolia. Then Fitz was de- cisionedTry Steve~ Klein of Alden, who remained unbeaten with the victory. _ The work of MTUer, Martin and Fitzpatrick was so good the team finished higher in the State Meet than in the Sectional and Dictrict meets earlier. Algona placed third in each. Miller wound up the top scorer for the season with 90 points coming on a 26-1 record which included six falls - and his 2- year mark went to 171 points and a 47-2-1 mark. His 90 points also set a new record for a single season here. While Miller wound up his career as a Bulldog Saturday, Martin and Fitzpatrick, juniors, are certain to form the nucleus of next season's club. Martin finished 23-3 and got 77 points this year and Fitzpatrick wound up with 73 points and a 23-4-1 mark. Martin registered four falls and Fitz one. Dave will carry a caraer record of 46-6-1 into his final season and Fitzpatrick now has a 28-5-1 mark. Martin will undoubtedly set a new standard in victories for a career during 1965-66, while Fitzpatrick now has" the top mark ever posted by a heavyweight at Algona high. A total of five regulars from this year's successful team will be back next fall. Wayne Cordes 11, while Craig ! Lloyd notched 18, John Pedersen 13 and Ron Johnson 12 for the losers. 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