The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 20, 1965 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 20, 1965
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Algona Wins Fifteenth At West Bend 8-3 Algona recovered from Wednesday's 2-0 loss to Forest City by winning at West Bend Friday night, 8-3. Algona had beaten West Bend earlier this summer 10-4. This time Coach Keith Christie gave five of his starters a rest, and the .revised line-up cracked out eight hits in earning the club's fifteenth victory of the season against six losses. Larry Scobba started and threw,, five scoreless innings before Roger Meyer finished up in the final two. Scobba improved his record to 5-0 as he held West Bend to one hit, a single to Barber in the second. Algona counted two in the first when Dennis Breidert and Dan Gilmore walked and scored on Meyer's single and Dave Martin's ground ball to second. Singles by Scobba and Meyer helped get a single run in the third. Scobba led off the fifth with a home run, and the rest of the Bulldogs moved two more across before the side was out on two walks, a sacrifice, and a single by Martin. A double by Gilmore and another single by Martin brought in a run in the sixth, and Breidert's double in the seventh pushed Bill Boldridge across with the eighth Algona run. Algona will meet Humboldt here Tuesday at 6:30 p. m. Box score: ALGONA D. Breidert, 2b R. Barr, 2b D. Gilmore, cf L. Scobba, If-p R. Meyer, s-p D. Martin, c B. Farnham, Ib Farnham, 3b Boldridge, rf R. Feaster, s D. Haase, ph WEST BEND Fogarty, 2b Blever, s Dahlhauser, If Blair, p Medsgar Barber, Ib Meyers, c Blever, rf Bonstetter, 3b Wortz, 3b Metzgar, cf Mikes, cf AB 2 1 4 4 2 4 3 4 1 3 1 29 AB 3 4 2 3 0 4 3 2 2 0 3 0 26 R 1 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 JL 8 R 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 H 1 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 8 H 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 County Loop Eagle Grove downed St. Joe 5-3 and Bancroft dumped Swea City 18-2 in Kossuth County Baseball League action during the weekend. St. Benedict will travel to Eagle Grove for a night game this Thursday. Bullpups Win Finale Over Clear Lake 5- Algona's freshman-sophomore baseball team ended its season on a high note by defeating Clear Lake here Thursday night, 5-3. The win allowed Coach Jim Anderson's Bullpups to finish with a winning season of 5 wins, 4 losses and a tie. Clear Lake had beaten Algona 11-7 at Clear Lake last month, but this time the Bullpups got the job done. The Lions scored one in the first on a single and a triple, but Algona followed the Laker run with a three-run outburst of its own. All nine starters came to the plate; three walking, three scoring, and three left on base when the rally subsided. Don Hagen's single was the only hit of the inning. The 3-1 Algona lead vanished momentarily in the fifth when the Lions scored two runs on two hits and an error. But the 3-3 tie didn't last through the inning as Algona bounced right back with the last two markers of the game. Hagen's second single started things off, and a sacrifice, a walk and an error did the rest of the damage. Craig Taylor picked up another win as he went the full r seven innings. Roeber was the only Bullpup besides Hagen to get a hit. Season statistics show Hagen with the top batting average at .400. Box score: ALGONA AB R H Barr 210 Allen 3 1 0 Taylor 310 Hagen 3 1 2 Roeber 1 0 1 Perkins 110 Hutchison 1 0 0 Olson 300 Ludwig 200 Pederson 3 0 0 22 5 3 NEW SCOTCH BRAND typewriter cleaner — clean — fast — convenient. Office Supply Dept, Upper Des Moines Pub. Co. One Hit Not Enough, Bulldogs Bow To Forest City Indians In Final SPORTS Algona (la.) Upper Das Molner Tuesday, July 20, 1965 He Did It Again! There were several smash-ups during the weekly program of hobby and modified stock car races at the fairgrounds here Friday night - with the mishap shown above taking the cake as the most serious. Rich Yeoman, Algona, who has now had three serious mishaps on area tracks during the current season, is shown climbing out of number 11 after it rolled and was smashed on the first turn after the start of the hobby feature. He was not hurt. Dick Lallier, one of the track stewards, is about to give Yeo- a hand, while at the left, Don Patton, who was ready with extinguisher in case a blaze occurred, set the exting- man a fire uisher into action when the bulb from the UDM camera lighted up the area for the picture. (UDM Polaroid Flashfoto by Don Smith) Bulldog shortstop Pale Teeter unwinds bis bat against Forest City's fest-baUer, Jack Olsen. Olsen prove4 to be the only obstacle between Algona and the sectional tournament champion- sMp at Garrigan Wednesday. He struck gut 12 and allowed one nit in the 2-0 Forest City victory. Wesley Wins 6HS Junior Hi Tournament Wesley stayed undefeated in Garrigan junior high league baseball by beating Whittemore 4-1 Sunday evening in the finals of the league tournament at Garrigan. The win was the third in tourna- action for Wesley, after having finished the regular season with a 9-0 mark. Wesley beat the Algona Dodgers 3-1 and the Algona Braves 2-1 in six innings (five is regulation) to reach Sunday's championship game. Whittemore advanced by beating St. Benedict 7-3 and St. Joe 1-0. Whittemore finished regular season play in second place with a 5-3 record. U.S. Hy. 18 Bids For Work West The Iowa State Highway Commission will award a contract at Ames, July 20, for grading, widening and paving 12.1 miles of Highway 18 from Emmetsburg to the Clay County line. The work, as described in a bulletin from the Commission, follows: PALO ALTO - 12.2 miles of grade, culverts, Portland concrete pavement and widening on U.S. 18 from Clay County line easterly to Emmetsburg. PALO ALTO - ,3 miles of Por- land cement concrete pavement on U. S. 18 in Emmetsburg, Adams street to Superior street, Earlier the Commission awarded a contract for a new bridge over the Des Moines river and work on the bridge is beginning at once, Schattzie Wins Most Marbles Here Friday Gene Schattschneider, Algona, who is as lead-footed as anyone when his orange 56 modified is percolating properly, fought off a late challenge by Jim Edgington, Algona, and grabbed the feature, capping a perfect night for him before a large crowd at the weekly stock car race Jim Johnson of Gilmore City won the door prize Friday, a 1957 Ford 4-door, which was donated by Ken's Auto Service, during a free drawing. Schattschneider couldn't be beaten Friday, despite the fact Edgington was running hotter in his number 14. Schattzie copped the first heat and Edgington grabbed the second, with the fast-moving 56 winning the opener by a half-lap. Edgington then finished second in a special event for the four top point winners this season before this pair, plus Les Wildin, also of Algona, put on a real fast run in the trophy dash, with 56 winning. Then came the feature, which was also a fast drive. H was Schattschneider, Edgington and Wildin again for the first eight laps when a spin-out back in the pack forced a single file re-start. Wildin's car was scratched and Leo Christiansen, West Bend, took over third from then on, There were several re-starts, mostly caused by slight mishaps or spin-outs during the evening, A car driven by Rich Yeoman, Algona, was demolished when it Forest City's Jack Olsen gave Algona fans little to cheer about as he hurled his club to a 2-0 victory over the Bulldogs in the Sectional Tournament final at Garrigan Wednesday. The 5'2" righthander gave up a single to Tom Claude in the fifth for the lone Bulldog hit and allowed only four base runners all night. He struck out 12, while walking one. Algona bowed out of the tournament rather meekly as the Bulldogs could move no man farther than second base. • In fact, Claude's hit to right field was the only Algona ball hit out of the infield. Garrigan had better luck with Forest City earlier this summer, downing the Indians twice, 13-6 and 3-2. Craig Espe did a fine job on the hill for Algona, giving up just three hits, two to Olsen. Espe struck out 8. ForestCity's first run came in the third when with two out Olsen singled and scored on Terry Bransted's long double to right-center. The other Indian run crossed the plate in the fifth. Tom Anderson walked, moved to second on a balk and to third on Olsen's second single. Espe then issued his second walk of the inning to Bransted. As Bransted attempted to steal second catcher Dan Gilmore threw to second baseman Claude who caught Anderson off third base. Claude chased Anderson toward home but his toss to Gilmore was too late to get the diving Anderson. Algona leaves the tournament with a 14-6 record, but has games remaining with Humboldt July 20 and Burt July 23 and 30. They will be the final high school games for three seniors, Dan Gilmore, Steve Hardy and Skip Perkins. Coach Christie's club has already recorded another creditable campaign and a win in any of these remaining contests would be frosting on the victory cake. The Bulldogs have a 6-3 North Central Conference mark. Box score: ALGONA AB R H Gilmore, c 300 Scobba, If 300 Perkins, cf 300 Meyer, 3b 300 Teeter, ss 200 Farnham, Ib 100 Conn, rf 300 Martin, ph 1 0 0 Claude, 2b 201 Espe, p JL JL JL 22 0 1 FOREST CITY AB R H Olsen, p 312 Bransted, If 101 Donahue, Ib 300 Johnson, 3b 1 & 0 Lund, ss 2:00 Thomas, cf 2 '0 0 Davis, 2b 300 Anderson, rf 110 Rovang, c JL JL JL 18 2 3 rolled during the first lap of the hobby feature. The driver was not injured. Results - modifieds: first heat - 1. Schattschneider, 2, Roy Pelz, 3, Christiansen; second heat - 1. Edgington, 2. Wildin, 3. Rich Greene; 4 point leader event - 1. Wildin, 2. Edgington, 3, Freddie Funk; B-feature - 1. Funk, 2, Larry Nerdig; trophy dash - 1. Schattschneider, 2. Edgington, 3, Wildin; feature - 1, Schattschneider, 2, Edgington, 3, Christiansen, Hobbies; first heat - 1. Myron Langhoff; second heat - 1, Don HUbert; feature - 1, Don Doocy.

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