New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, May 14, 1985, Page 6

Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung May 14, 1985

New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 14, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Blue trips Page 7A Sports HeraldZeltum 6 Cougars scratch 155 By DAVID KING Sports editor Canyons Cougars played more like their feline cousins alley cats Monday night against Seemed that every time the Eagles opened the the Cougars rushed in and got into the Canyon took advantage of five Pleasanton errors to score 12 unearned runs and take a decisive 1513 victory in the opening game of the teams bestofthree bidistrict baseball playoff The victory marked the Cougars eighth straight victory at Unicorn including regularseason and playoff games last Game two of the bidistrict series will be Thursday at 8 at South San High Schools Burrows The Cougars were as pesky as their semidomesticated cousins on slapping and poking Eagles pitcher David Sorolas curveballs all over the Canyon had 15 and only two went for extra In this you cant expect to knock the ball out very Canyon Coach Ralph Behrend Youve got to be satisfied to hit singles and Youre not going to hit many out in left field and left Youve also got to put the ball in play and force the other team to make Behrend Canyon and scored nine of its runs after twoout The Alley CatCougars actually trailed 20 at one as the Eagles scored twice in the top of the second on a triple by catcher Joey Canyon took the lead in the bottom of the After two designated hitter Ronnie Rittimann and first baseman Troy Moss singled up the Center fielder Danny Rodriguez loaded the bases on a throwing error by Eagles shortstop Danny Canyon third baseman Raul Chapa blooped a tworun single to right and then shortstop Danny Hernandez who went 3for4 with three runs batted in drove in Rodriguez with a sharp single to right to make it Pleasanton tied it in the but Canyon answered with a sixrun inning that sealed the Pitcher Brad Campbell started the uprising with an infield and he went to second on a passed Cat cher Bret Cappleman mashed a Sorola curveball into the leftfield corner for an RBI Cappleman sneaked to third on a passed and left fielder Gary Edwards Rittimann singled to left to score Cappleman and make it Moss hit into a force play for the first out of the inning and Rodriguez looked like he had made the second out when his perfect squeeze bunt scored Edwards and forced a throw to But the Eagles left the door open again when first baseman Jaime Trevino pulled his foot off the base too Chapa struck but Hernandez delivered a bloop single to left to drive in two more Hernandez hustled to second on the late throw to the plate and kept hustling seconds scoring on a throwing error on Randy Riggs ground Hernandez run topped off the inning and made it Pleasanton scored two unearned runs in the fourth after a twoout but Campbell struck out right fielder Eddie Martinez to end the threat and retired the DERYL Canyons Danny Hernandez repeats a familiar sight Monday crossing home plate side in order in the Brad didnt pitch that but we didnt make some of the plays behind him that we needed to Behrend Campbell allowed seven hits and three earned but didnt walk anyone and threw only 77 Pleasantons threw Canyon reached the 10run limit in the bottom of the fifth with a twoout After Hernandez hit into a double Riggs reached base when his grounder went under Salinas glove at With Campbell at the Riggs moved to second on a wild Campbell lined a single up the middle to score Campbell went to second on a passed and the Eagles walked Cappleman intentionally to put runners at first and Edwards chopped a single over Salinas glove to score Rittimann bounced a grounder to third baseman Mark who threw wildly to first to allow Cappleman to Moss blasted the first pitch to rightcenter field for a basesclearing finally chasing the bedraggled Sorola and making the score Pinch hitter Hector Martinez ended the pseudodrama by rolling reliever Greg Caylors 32 pitch into right field for a scoring Moss and ending the All 1 can say is weve got to play another ballgarne before the series is Behrend But its a Winner Brad Campbell Box score DERYL CANYON ah r h bi 1 1 3 3 1100 1221 3 2 2 1 2211 1322 2201 1011 2012 1010 31 151513 ss 2h p c If tlh 1 h cl ph 3b ph Totals Ploasonton Two out when garno ending run s E Salinas MRodrigun LOB Pleasanlon Canyon 6 2B SB DRndngnr Ploasanton Canyon W 9 1 Caylor one bailor in WP PB Boyln 3 T PLEASANTON c rf 21 1 b cf 31 c p ss If Totals ab r h rbi 1 2 2 0 0 3000 1 2 1 000 1 1 0 012 000 0 1 0 0 0 22 5 7 5 2 1 2 1 205 06 15 DP Pleasanton 3B S IP H R ER BB SO 123 0 1515 333 10000 75 306 A Region IV playoffs All the other teams involved in the Class 4A Region IV playoffs start their bestofthree bidistrict series New Braunfels plays Uvalde at 8 at Unicorn New Braunfels will start Armando against Uvaldes 11 0 Earl In far South District 164A champion Ed couchElsa opens its series with 154A runnerup That game is at Pan American University in Edinburg at 8 In the other 164A runnerup Brownsville Pace is at 154A champion Flour Bluff for an 8 The PaceFlour Bluff winner meets the CanyonPleasanton WAGNER BEENE GOTTARDY LEHMAN PHARRIS HUNTSUCKER MOSIER COX ALLBRIGHT MOORE Smithson Valley honors athletes at banquet Smithson Valley High School recognized its athletes and awarded Fighting Ranger and Fighting Rangerette awards in each gport at its annual awards banquet Monday Smithson Valley Athletic Director Stan Irvine said the awards went to students who were more than just great They are not necessarily the most talented but they are there to give 110 and show a good loyalty and sport he The Fighting Ranger Award in football went posthumously to James who died in There is not a single player who we feel more strongly shows the qualifications for the award than James He was a fine young and well remember him in a happy sort of He will always be in our Irvine Worthys family was present to accept the Irvine announced to the GOO people at the Texas Dance Hall that a James Worthy Memorial Award would be presented beginning next Two regional qualifiers won the Fighting Ranger and Rangerette awards in tennis Karen Allbright and Ramon Two members of the boys district championship Brian Cox and Mark shared the award in Kim Wagner and Kim Huntsucker shared the award for girls Wagner was a regional qualifier while Huntsucker was a state Greg who set a school record in the long won the Fighting Ranger award in boys Christine first team alldistrict von the award for volleyballwhile Steve Gottardy won the honor in In Tiffany Beene took home the girls Beene was a unanimous selection for first team alldistrict and was awarded an allregional certificate by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches an allregional Paul who was selected the districts most valuable won the award in boys Baylor University Atletic Director Grant Teaff recognized the schools athletic achievements and spoke of The Importance of the If you want to win and be successful in you have to recognize and understand your Teaff Success is all in the way you walk the path of Botched conversions doom Guns AP The Orlando barring a collapse in the final six weeks of the will surpass the modest goal set by firstyear Coach Lee With their 2120 victory over San Antonio Monday the Renegades amassed their third victory in 12 games this They have six chances to top their 315 record in 1984 when they were the Washington That mark was the worst in the United States Football Weve matched the Federals record of last which was one of the Corso weve got to try to build upon that and The Renegades won Monday with two long touchdown passes and a little bit of luck in the form of two missed extra points by San Renegades wide receiver Jerry Parrish ran under a 50yard bomb from quarterback Reggie Collier for one Jackie Flowers turned a short pass from Collier into a 45yard scoring San Antonio Coach Jim who watched his team fall to said he was impressed by the Lee Corso has done a good job down here in Bates Its a good football They need a few fine football players and they can compete with the other fine teams in the Eastern The Renegades scored midway through the first quarter when Collier hit the seldomused Their second score came with gone in the second when Flowers snared a pass and broke a tackle on his way to the 45yard touch The Gunslingers got untracked on their next driving 74 yards in 13 plays with Scott Stamper running the final yard up the Nick MikeMayer missed the extra point and the score stayed 146 with left in the first Orlando scored what turned out to be the win ning points with 24 seconds left in the Starting at their own 15yard the Renegades put on a perfect display of their twominute On their first possession of the second the Gunslingers marched 71 yards on nine plays for their second Stamper scored on a 2 yard run and Neuheisel passed to Frank Lockett for the twopoint conversion to make it San Antonios final points of the night came when George Works broke through the middle of the Orlando line on a 30yard scoring run to cap a 64yard drive with 46 seconds left in the third But the extra point attempt was botched when Rich Garzas snap on the extra point at tempt bounced before it got to the Marshall Judges must look at impact AUSTIN AP Judges at the local level often fail to see the statewide implications of their rulings concerning the con troversial noplay University Interscholastic League Director Bailey Marshall The UIL and Texas Education Agency are faced with at least 45 restraining orders regarding a new state law that requires students to be passing all subjects to be eligible for extracurricular Judges often look only at the local issue in their rulings and dont consider the statewide impact Marshall told the Texas Associated Press Sports Editors convention They dont rule by the law but by Marshall Its very You walk into the court and the the entire football team and their cheerleaders are sitting A judge at the local level often cant see the wisdom of punishing those hometown youngsters They dont see the problems that it causes for other ;

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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date: May 14, 1985

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