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   Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - May 6, 1993, Aiken, South Carolina                                 Celtics’  McHale  Retires  By The Associated Press  After spending 13 years in the company of Larry Bird, Dennis Johnson. Robert Parish and rest of the Boston Celtics, a worn and weary Kevin McHale finally called it quits,  McHale, who helped the Celtics add three championship banners to the Boston Garden rafters in the 1980s. announced his retirement Wednesday night after the Celtics were eliminated from the NBA playoffs by the Charlotte Hornets.  “All good things must come to an end.” a teary eyed McHale said af ter his career and the Celtics’ season ended “I really wanted to play one more game at the Boston Garden But it wasn’t meant to be. The tank’s empty.”  NBA Roundup  Charlotte won the best-of-5 series three games to one and became the first of the most recent expansion teams to win a playoff series.  In other games, Cleveland took a 2-1 lead on New Jersey with a 93-84 win; San Antonio went ahead of Portland 2-1 with a 107-101 victor; and the Los Angeles Clippers tied their series with Houston at two games each with a 93-90 win.  McHale, 35, retired on the same date as two other Celtics superstars, Bill Russell and Sam Jones. Perhaps the greatest Celtic of them all. Bird, announced his retirement prior to this season.  “People always ask me what it felt like to play second fiddle to Larry Bird,’’ he said. “I say it’s still a pretty mean second fiddle, because he was the best.”  Wearing his uniform No. 32 for the last time, sitting on a press table 1,200 miles from Boston with only a few stragglers remaining in the stands, McHale said goodbye with his customary class, then turned and walked quietly back to the locker room.  Cavaliers 93, Nets 84  At East Rutherford, N J., Cleveland took advantage of an injury to yet another of New Jersey’s  centers.  The Nets led by as much as 14 in the first quarter, but Sam Bowie went down with a sprained left foot in the second quarter, and the Cavaliers started to pound the ball inside against fourth-stringer Dwayne Schintzius and flu-ridden reserve Rick Mahom.    ,  CLEVELAND (93)  Nance 9-17 5 6 23, Sanders 1 6 0-2 2, Daugherty 8 14 6 8 22, Ehlo 9 16 3 4 2?, Price 2-12 3 3 7, Williams 1-10 2 2 4, Wilkins 1-2 2-2 4, Ferry 1-  1 O O 2, Brandon 3-6 1 1 7. Totals 35-84 22-28  93  NEW JERSEY (84)  Morris 6-13 0-0 14, Coleman 8-15 5-7 22, Bowie 0 0 0-0 0. Petrovic 6-14 5-5 17, Robinson 5-11  2 2 12, Brown 2 7 0-0 4, Schintzius 4-7 1-2 9, Addison O O 0-0 0, Cheeks 2-4 0-0 4, George 1-2 O O 2, King 0-1 O O 0, Mahorn 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-74 13-16 84  Cleveland    17    28 32 16-93  New Jersey    26 24 20 14—84  3-Point goals Cleveland 1-9 (Ehlo 1-2, Sanders 0 ' Brandon 0-1, Price 0-5), New Jersey 3-8 (Morris 2 4, Coleman 1-2, Robinson 0-2). Fouled oui None Rebounds—Cleveland 58 (Nance 17), New Jerse'y 40 (Coleman 13). Assists— Cleveland 15 (Price 4), New Jersey 21 (Robinson 9) Total fouls Cleveland 20, New Jersey 24 Technical Cleveland Illegal defense. Flagrant foul - Morris. A—16,453.  Spurs 107, Trail Blazers 101  At San Antonio, the Spurs held Portland scoreless for the final 3:05 to complete a fourth-quarter  comeback.  PORTLAND (101)  Drexler 8 19 1 1 19, Williams 5-5 2-2 12, Bryant 3 7 O O 6 Strickland 6-13 4-5 16, Porter 7-18 2 3 16 C Robinson 7-18 O O 14, Duckworth 2-5 2 2 6, Kersey 3 9 2-2 8, Elie 1-1 1 2 4, Wolf 0-1 0-  0 0. Totals 42-96 14-17 101.  SAN ANTONIO (107)  Elliott 7 10 4-4 19, Carr 3-6 1-1 7, D.Robinson 8-16 10-14 26. Ellis 2-8 0-0 4, A Johnson 1-5 0-0 2, Anderson 8-17 2-2 19, Reid 4-7 9-10 17, Daniels 2-3 3 4 7, Cummings 3-8 O O 6, Del Negro 0-  1 0-0 0 Totals 38-81 29-35 107  Portland    28    25 30 18-101  San Antonio    25    28 25 29-107  3 Point goals Portland 3-9 (Drexler 2-3, Elie 1-1, Porter 0 5), San Antonio 2-8 (Anderson 1-1, Elliott 1-2, Reid 0-1, Daniels 0-1, Del Negro 0-1, Ellis 0-2) Fouled out—None Rebounds—Portland 50 (Williams 7), San Antonio 56 (D.Robinson 14) Assists Portland 20 (Strickland 9), San Antonio 22 (A Johnson 6) Total fouls—Portland 27, San Antonio 19. Technicals—Carr, Reid, San Antonio illegal defense. A—16,057.  Clippers 93, Rockets 90  At Los Angeles, Mark Jackson hit three of four free throws in the final 33.2 seconds to force a Game 5 on Saturday.  HOUSTON (90)  Horry 2 6 O O 4, Thorpe 6-12 2-3 14, Olajuwon 10-23 5 8 25, Garland 6-13 O O 12, Smith 5-12 0-0 10, Bullard 3-3 0-0 9, Brooks 3-8 0-0 7, Floyd 1 -10 2 2, Herrera 2 2 O O 4, Maxwell 1-3 1-1 3. Totals 39 83 8-14 90 LA CLIPPERS (93)  Norman 5-12    3-8    13, Manning    5-19 9-10 19,  Roberts 10-16    0 3    20,    Harper    9-17 1-2 21,  M Jackson 2 13 4-6 8, Williams 1-5 O O 3, Grant 2-6 O O 4, Conner 2 3 O O 5, Spencer 0-1 O O 0 Totals 36-92 17-29 93.  Houston    20    24 31 15—90  LA Clippers    23    25 26 19 — 93  3 Point goals Houston 4-10 (Bullard 3-3, Brool- I 4, Maxwell 0-1, Horry 0-3), Los Angeles 4 . (Harper 2-3, Williams 1-1, Conner 1-1, Norman O I, Manning OM Fouled out—None. Rebound" 11 Dutton 57 (Claiuwon 18), I ns Angeles 61 Roberts 13). Al .sts—Houston 20 (Olajuwon 9), Los Angeles 23 (M.Jackson 7). Total fouls Houston 20, Los Angeles 17. A 14,710  Jackets Earn Berth In Soccer With Win  AP Leafdesk  GAME OF TAG: Atlanta pitcher Greg Maddux prepares to dive back to home plate and score  the Braves lone run in a 4-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Pirates  (Continued From Page 9A)  and everybody will think I got the plate, but Slaught knew, so I tried to (fake) him out.”  Walk (3-2), who had lost his last two starts, was nearly as effective as he was in beating the Braves 7-1 in Game 5 of the National League playoffs The right-hander, only 6-9 lifetime against Atlanta, allowed seven hits in the first four innings, but benefited from three double plays and a disputed pickoff of David Justice at first base in the fourth.  With the Braves leading 1-0, Justice debated trying to stretch a liner into right field into a double before returning to first. He barely beat Orlando Merced’s throw, but was called out by umpire Gary Darling when he momentarily lifted a foot off the base.  Terry Pendleton followed with a double and Sid Bream singled, but Damon Berryhill grounded into a                     PITTSBURGH                  ab r h bi        ab r h bi      4    0    0    0    Marlin lf    3    1    0    0      3    0    2    I    JaBell ss    4    1    1    0      4    0    0    0    VnSlyk cf    4    I    1    1      4    0    1    0    King 3b    4    0    3    3      3    0    1    0    Merced rf    3    0    1    0      3    0    2    0    KYnfl 1b    4    0    0    0      3    0    0    0    Slaught c    3    0    1    0      3    0    0    0    Foley 2b    3    0    0 0      2    I    1    0    Walk p    2    1    1    0      1    0    0    0    Wehner ph    I    0    0    0      0    0    0    0    Wagner p    0    0 0    0      0    0    0    0    Belinda p    0    0    0    0      30    I    7    I    Totals    31    4    8    4                      OOI OOO    000-    I     ATLANTA  Nixon cf Blauser ss Trsco lf Justice rf Pndlton 3b Bream 1 b Brryhll c Lemke 2b GMddx p Klesko ph Mrcker p Howell p Totals Atlanta  Pittsburgh    OOO 002    02k—4  E Justice (I) DP—Atlanta I, Pittsburgh 3. LOB Atlanta 3, Pittsburgh 5. 28- Pendleton (4), VanSlyke (6), King (5), Walk (1).  IP H RER BB SO  Atlanta  GMaddux L,2 3    7    6    2    2    1    8  Mercker    1-3    1    2    2    1    0  Howell    2-3    1    0    0    0    0  Pittsburgh  Walk W.3-2    7    7    1    1    1    1  Wagner    1    0    0    0    0    2  Belinda S,8    1    0    0    0    0    2  Umpires Home, Kellogg; Flret, Darling, Second, Pull, Third, Williams.  T 2 12 A 16,034  double play.  “If it wasn’t for our pitching, where would we be?” Blauser said. “It’s frustrating. You can’t point to any one spot, we’re all responsible for not scoring any runs.”  Paul Wagner pitched the eighth and Stan Belinda finished up in the  ninth for his sixth save and second against the Braves.  The Pirates had lost four of five games and were in danger of falling two games under .500 for the first time since 1989.  GIL THORP  From Staff Reports  NORTH AUGUSTA - Joshua Heatherly scored two goals and Paul Prescott added three assists as North Augusta High School defeated Brookland-Cayce High School 3-1 in a Region 3-AAAA soccer match Wednesday night.  With the win, the Yellow Jackets (11-4) will make the region playoffs which begin Tuesday. North Augusta’s opponent, location and time has yet to be determined.  In addition to assisting on both of Heatherlv’s goals, Prescott also fed Charles Bess for a goal.  Jackets Blank Mustangs In Region Tennis Match  NORTH AUGUSTA - The North Augusta High School boys tennis team wrapped up its season on Wednesday with a 6-0 win over Midland Valley High School.  The Yellow Jackets, who finish the season 6-6. won all five singles matches and the lone doubles match.  Singles - Chris Graham (NA) cf. Jeremy Johnson 6 1, 6-0; Jordan Printup (NA) d. Jake Robertson 6 0. 6-0. Patrick Williams (NA) d. John Robinson 6-0, 6-1; Kyle Bowers (NA) d. Steve Bennett 6 0, $4. Andrew Belt (NA) d. Jason Jackson 8-0, 8-0.  Doubles - Luigi Boscto-Nathan Baker (NA) d. Josh Fields Raymond Wood, 6-1, 6-2.  Aiken Prep Falls 3-2 To Augusta In Tennis  Augusta Prep defeated Aiken Prep 3-2 Wednesday in tennis.  Beck Endres won his No. 3 singles match for Aiken Prep, while the No. 2 doubles team of Michael Cushman and Brandon Davis also won their match.  Singles — Chris Geiger (Augusta) def Stirling Thomas 7-6, 6-2; Jasant Kamath (Augusta) def. Parker Pierce 8-1, 6-1. Beck Endres (Aiken) del Etc Lin 6-1, 6-2.  Doubles — Zach Bromer-Danny Ngyuen (Augusta) del Ben McFerren-Erik Gerstenberger 6-  Area Roundup  1, 6 4. Michael Cushman-Brandon Davis (Aiken) def Wes Dunaway-Luke Fishback 6-4, 6-0.  Softball Tournaments To Take Place In Area  The New Edition/Aiken Merchants softball tournament for Class C, D, E and church teams will be held this weekend in Saluda and Johnston.  Fee for entering is $100 and teams will hit their own balls.  For more information, contact Melvin Stephens at 642-2278 or Wallace Gilliam at 275-4609.  Also, the Southern Softball Association of America will hold a tournament in Aiken later this month.  A Memorial Day Shootout will be held May 29 at O.R.A. Fields for men’s D and E classes and women’s I), E and church teams.  Fee for entering is $118 and teams will hit their own balls. Contact Charles Parrish at 593-4293 for further information.  Golf Marathon On Tap Friday At Houndslake  The Young Life golf marathon is scheduled for Friday at Houndslake Country Club.  Under the format, a field of 27 golfers will play IOO holes of golf and also compete for prizes. Participants are asked to raise a minimum of $1,200 through pledges from sponsors in order to play. Participants are encouraged to get 12 individuals or businesses to sponsor them at $1 a hole. Sponsor’s donations are tax deductible.  More than $8,000 in prizes and gifts will be awarded in the marathon.  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