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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 30, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Around the state Region I finals Everman 1711 Andrews Andrews won Game 1 Tuesday night Game 2 wilt be played at 4 Friday in with a third game to follow if Region II finals Waco Midway 281 DeSoto 27 Waco Midway won Game 1 20 Tuesday Game 2 will be played at tonight at 8 in with Game 3 Friday in Waxahachie if Region III finals Jasper 239 Bridge City Jasper won Game 1 Monday night Game 2 will be played tonight at in with Game 3 on Friday in Bridge City if Thursday Special May 6 NB evens series with 61 decision ByTOMLABINSKI Staff writer Canyon and New Braunfels traded places Wednesday night as the Unicorns evened the Region IV championship series at a game apiece with a 61 win over the After committing four errors in Tuesdays 52 New Braunfels took advantage of five Cougar errors and played solid defense behind the threehit pitching of Armando We turned it said New Braunfels Coach Peter The problem Tuesday was that we were too We just relaxed Canyon Coach Ralph Behrend said the difference in the game was his teams defense and the pitching of We were It just wasnt baseball we were he Martinez just shut us down early on The way we we couldnt hit off of but we could have made it closer if we had played some Behrend Martinez went all the way for New giving up one unearned run and three infield hits to notch his 12th victory of the Anytime you throw like Armando its hard for anyone to hit He was still real sore but he came back and did Garza Against a team like that is super because they are such a good hitting New the visiting team in the game played at Unicorn opened the scoring with a run in the first David Caddell led off with a walk and stole second Eddie Cantus groundout to second moved Caddell to After Martinez walked to put runners on the Bobby Tristan hit a checkedswing pop Canyon first baseman Troy Moss made an overtheshoulder grab in foul but had to turn com pletely around to throw Caddell tagged up and The Cougars tied the game in the aided by two Unicorn Bret Cappleman led off the inning by reaching first when shortstop Box score NEW BRAUNFELS ah r h bl CANYON ab r h bi cf ss p 3b 1b c rf 2b dh 4000 3000 3111 4221 4020 3021 4010 3110 31 ss 2b p 3b p If 1 b dh rf 0 3 0 3 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 LESLIE New Braunfels David Caddell slides into home plate safely after a wild pitch as Canyons Brad Campbell waits for a The Unicorns Don Duncan is in the Edddie Cantu misplayed a one Ronnie Rittimann beat out an infield single to move Cappleman to Both runners advanced on a wild pitch before Martinez settled down to strike out the next two Designated hitter Scott Wagner reached base when he hit a grounder which Cantu could not scoring who tried to score from second on the was thrown out at home by Rittimann was ejected from the game when he crashed standing up into New Braunfels catcher Dicky Behrend said Rittimanns ejection hurt the but was not the deciding It hurt not having his bat in but that wasnt the turning That was just one more he New Braunfels regained the lead with two runs in the With two Tristan lashed out a double over the head of center fielder Danny Alan 2 for4 on the lined a single to Tristan scored when Gary Edwards misplayed the ball and Walker moved to Walker moved to third on Ortegas single to right and scored on Cougar pitcher Brad Campbells wild With the help of three Canyon the Unicorns scored two more runs in the fourth Russell Hansmann singled up the middle and moved to second when second baseman Randy Riggs threw wildly to Caddell hit a fly ball to but the ball skipped off Rodriguez Riggs took the throw from center and threw wildly to third in an at tempt to cut down The ball Now 210 06 000 E Cantu Riggs Edwards LOB New Braunfels Canyon 2B SB IP H R ER BB SO New Braunfels W124 7 31 0 1 14 Canyon L1034 96 3 2 2 00 0 1 5 Campbell faces three batters in the WP PB 1 A ended up in the Cougar allowing both runners to New Braunfels scored again in the fifth with three straight hits off Walker knocked a single to left and moved to second on Ortegas single to Don who was 2 lined a double to deep right scoring Michael Rodriguez came in to pitch for the getting the Cougars out of further On Rodriguez first Canyon catcher Bret Cappleman picked off Oretga at third for the first out of the Rodriguez struck out the next two batters to get out of the Rodriguez pitched the final three innings for Canyon without giving up a Im real happy about Behrend He came in and did a good Hes the only one who did anything gave up only one Cougar hit in the final five in striking out the side in the fourth and striking out the final five batters he Game three of the series will be Saturday at 2 at Unicorn Mi By DAVID KING Sports editor Even Stevie Wonder would have appreciated Armando Martinez pitching performance Wednesday The fwoonk sound of the New Braunfels seniors fastball hitting Dicky Ortegas mitt and the agonzied cries of the Canyon fans would have been enough evidence for as the Unicorns wonder struck out 14 Cougars and led the Unicorns to a 61 victory to even the teams Region IV championship series at who had lost to Canyon twice this allowed the hardhitting Cougars three infield hits and walked one batter as his record climbed to I felt pretty good my arm bothered me a little early in the but the more I the better I Martinez Martinez arm was so sore in Saturdays game with EdcouchElsa that he came out after the first But that wasnt going to happen Coach Tim Kingsbury asked me if I thought he was working too New Braunfels Coach Peter Garza Sometimes he gets going too and it gets him in But he wasnt too fast tonight he was just pumped Part of Martinez fire came from a pregame talk he had with former Unicorn catcher Doug Garza Doug had control of these guys they didnt give him any backtalk and they rarely shook off any Garza They had confidence in now a catcher at said his message for Martinez was I just told him to relax and to not let this be his last he He had We just grinned at each and he went out and did Martinez combined his fastball which Campbell said came close to the 90 milesperhour range with a curveball that seemed to fall wherever he The Canyon who usually eat fastball pitchers with carrots and struggled to make solid contact the entire I threw about halfandhalf curveballs and fast and thats a lot of curves for Martinez I think it threw them As usual with the he got stronger as the game His confidence seemed to build every inning as the Unicorns lead He challenged the entire Canyon lineup even catcher Bret the teams best Cappleman struck out once on a curveball that broke a foot outside the strike When the guys are behind I dont think he can be Campbell When hes got a hes pretty confident out there with a 61 he can do a lot of After a thirdinning walk to Danny Mar tinez retired seven hitters in a five on Raul Chapas infield hit broke the but Martinez struck out Danny Hernandez to end the threat and then retired the Cougars in order in the final two striking out five in the I had confidence the whole way it just felt Martinez If it was going to be my last I wanted it to be a good helps cool Cougars Armando Martinez follows through after a pitch Wednesday night LESLIE Soccer riot deaths give Liverpool bad reputation England AP A riot by Liverpool fans at a Belgian soccer stadium has erased the citys record for good sportsmanship and left it with a sense of I feel shocked and ashamed by what has said Eddie a member of the British Parliament from It is a night of shame for Residents of the northern port city were at a loss to explain the roots of the which has become a recurring problem at British soccer Experts also Related PageSA Some blame it in pentup frustration born of hard economic times but others say it has been a problem for Some say it is related to crowd behavior Witnesses have blamed Liverpool fans for a riot prior to the European Cup chamipionship game in on Wednesday night in which at least 38 people Most of the dead were Italians who had come to watch the game between the Liverpool team and a team from Liverpools municipal council deputy Derek said One of the things about Liverpool that has always united people no matter what bad times they are having is the football Tonights events have destroyed the good name of Liverpool as a footballing I am totally British probation officer Geoffrey who has spent 30 years working with young blames British soccer hooliganism on high Unemployment among young people is 25 percent or more in some areas of especially economically decaying areas like Christopher a Cambridge University historian said violence at sporting events dates back at least to the days of Queen Elizabeth years At that pamphleteer Philip Stubbs called it a bloody and murthering murdering practice in his work Abuses in the Realme of Andrew
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