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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 10, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas VICTOR SIERRA Marlons Eord make Schoolboy Honor Roll Thursday Special October Page7A Ole Valenzeula dodge Cards LOS ANGELES AP Fernando Valenzuela made Tommy Lasorda look like a baseball genius Asked why hed chosen the recently struggling lefthander to open the National League playoffs for Los Angeles against the Louis the Dodger skipper smiled and replied Fernando has helped make me Manager of the Year three who hadnt won a game in almost a shut out the Cardinals for 6 13 innings Wed nesday night as the Dodgers took a 4 1 victory in the first game of the best ofseven In tonights CDT second Los Angeles Orel 193 and winner of 11 faces the Cardinals Joaquin 21 at Dodger In the the Dodgers beat the Cardinals at their own scratching out runs with timely hits and alert baserunning including a twoout bunt for a run in a threerun sixth inning that gave the Dodgers a fourrun Valenzuela allowed seven two walks and struck out six before yielding to reliever Tom Niedenfuer in the They succeeded in keeping Cardinal speedster Vince Coleman and Willie McGee off the NLs top hitter at this struck out three Los Angeles third baseman Bill TOM MY LASORDA not known as a threat on the scored the Dodgers first two runs off loser John Madlock reached first in the fourth inning on an error by Louis third baseman Terry stole then raced home on Pedro Guerreros bloop single to right In the Madlock started things off with a oneout double off the left wrist of the Cardinals fielding whiz at Ozzie After Guerrero was walked Mike Marshall flied But Mike Scioscia laced a single to center to score Madlock as Guerrero alertly took Then Lasorda noticed that Pen dleton was playing deep at third and yelled toque Spanish for bunt at Candy Maldonado as the Puerto Rico native stepped up to And Los Angeles first base coach Manny from the Dominican made sure that also from the Dominican was aware of the Maldonado then laid down a per fect bunt that hugged the thirdbase line as Guerrero broke for nearly stepforstep with fielded the ball with his bare right but his throw to the plate struck a surprised Tudor in the back and fell harmlessly to the in field grass as Guerrero scored the Dodgers third I knew Louis catcher Darrell Porter and Pendleton didnt speak Lasorda said with a sly Steve the next hit Tudors first pitch up the alley in left center for a double to give the Dodgers a 40 That hit chased who allowed seven hits and was charged with all the Dodgers Ive been in baseball for a long time and ive never seen that bunt play Cardinals Manager Whitey Herzog You have to give him a lot of credit to get that bunt down with two LESLIE HERALDZEITUNG Members of the team are from left Tod Efren Maldonado Hector Mike Dan Dorman and Chris Coley Unicorn cross country team running toward 1985 goal Jays slice 65 TARnMTTl TV Ti By DAVID KING Sports editor The date isnt burned into Fred Pinks but he definitely knows when he realized that the New Braunfels boys cross country team was going to be good this year during track season and the end of cross country season they started to come said the Unicorns fifthyear New Braunfels was a surprise qualifier for the regional meet last cross country and the Unicorns Hector Martinez was second in the meters at the district track meet last I knew we were going to do well Pink They New Braunfels boys have won three of their four meets this including last weeks event at Kerrvilles Schriener the site of the district meet later this I think they want it more than any other team Ive Pink They know what theyre going The other teams Ive had have just run to be but this group has a definite The trail to that the state started this season at Medina The Unicorns won They finished third behind 5A Round Rock Westwood and Yoakum at the Fredericksburg but the next week beat Yoakum decisively at Yoakums And last the Unicorns topped the defending district at the Antlers It marked the third time New Braunfels had beaten the Antlers this Tivy did not attend the Medina Valley In a cross country each teams top five finishers are used in the A team is given a point for each position of finish first one point second two points with the lowest team score Leading the New Braunfels blitz are seniors Hector Hernandez and Mike both of whom have finished in the top five at every meet this Hernandez is a threeyear veteran of the while Payne is back for his second season after missing last year with an The squads other seniors are Tod a and Bill who is running with the team for the first Junior members of the team are Chris Efren Maldonado and Dan Coley and Maldonado have been with the program See Page 9A TORONTO AP The Toronto Blue with surgical have carved up Kansas City in the first two games of the American League The job has been so skillful and exact that the Royals cant even see the The Blue Jays 65 victory in 10 innings Wednesday had the same characteristics as their 61 triumph Tuesday Toronto hit no home runs in either but the Blue Jays got solid pitching and airtight defense while taking advantage of every Kansas City mistake and there were We have our work cut out for Royals third baseman George Brett But weve got Bret Saberhagen going for us at so weve got to be confident about Fridays Today was a travel day and both teams scheduled workouts in Royals Stadium in advance of Fridays third game of the bestofseven The Royals will throw the 21year old 206 during the regular against Toronto veteran Doyle We definitely need a win Friday Saberhagen It puts a little pressure on Going home makes it a little But no matter how well the Royals AL OLIVER winning hit do back in front of their own theyll have to come back to the shores of Lake Ontario if they hope to keep the Blue Jays from becoming the first Canadian team to appear in the World The offday is going to help us more than Brett They want to go out and play right Going to Kansas City may slow down their Momentum didnt seem to mean a thing to the Blue Jays on They fell behind twice and had to overcome what could have been a crippling call by the umpires but still they It seems like this is a team that comes back from said Al the designated hitter who drove in the winning run with a two twostrike single in the Id say this is pretty This team has a lot of talent and character and it has the ability to come Its been that way ever since Ive been With the score tied Willie Wilson opened the Royals 10th with a single to stole second and scored on Frank Whites con troversial twoout single to Toronto center fielder Lloyd Moseby attempted a shoestring catch of Whites sinking liner and came up showing the ball in the web of his long But umpire Dave who was patrolling the rightfield ruled that Moseby had trapped the We didnt so it was an even said who figured prominently in the Blue Jays win ning rally in the bottom of the Reliever Tom Henke picked up the victory while Dan Quisenberry took the It was pretty quiet in the dressing Quisenberry There were a few fourletter words but nobody tackled a clothes I think weve got to hang with I think if we can win the first game back in Kansas we might be able to get back in this Highoctane Tigers challenge SV defense ByTOMLABINSKI Staff writer The 1985 version of the Floresville football team would make any of the major car companies The Tigers are a little bigger this more efficient and loaded with Floresville comes equipped with two tailbacks who are quick around the a 400horsepower fullback and an offensive game plan to make the most of its the team is well with almost half a ton on the front line and dependable linebackers to back them Floresville is the best team weve seen outside of said Smithson Valley Coach Stan whose will line up against the Tigers Friday night at Ranger They have the biggest defensive line we have seen all year and their linebackers are the best weve he The Tigers offensive scheme is led by running backs Anthony Nathan Braun and Jesse a will not be a stranger to Smithson In test years contest between the two Price rushed for 174 yards on 24 carries and two touch Starters Smithson Valley Offense Player QB Mike Irvine 165 200 240 155 145 215 185 185 185 190 196 12 11 11 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 Di T E E E OLB OLB ILB ILB CB CB FS Floresville Offense QB FB TB SE TE Wunderlich lobby Mockert Piesion Janes John Lozano Greg Mosier Kevin McCoy Shawn Balmos 60 60 60 60 510 511 185 200 196 155 160 190 170 165 155 200 160 160 170 160 12 12 12 12 12 12 11 12 12 11 11 12 10 11 RT RG C Ryan Bippert Mark Fuller Alfonso Floras Mark 59 61 61 160 235 214 230 180 250 185 200 240 250 225 160 185 160 155 155 12 12 11 12 11 12 12 11 12 12 12 12 12 12 10 12 11 LT Saul Sanchez Jeff 60 62 RE Scon TB Scon Mike livine Aaron Smith Scott 511 511 FB Chris WB Phillip Ulcak SE RT RG C LG Joey Cash Diron Wunderlich Bobby Mockert Mark Caldwell 60 60 David Jimenez 510 LT Saldania Jeff 62 OLB OLB R CB CB SS Mark Perez Ryan Bippert Jesse Salinas 60 59 LT Dennis Parker TE Defense John Lozano Price Toby Kennedy Rex 59 Nathan Braun Pat Coldeway Secun Pevela 59 As fast and elusive as Price Irvine said who quarterfaacked Floresville last is the teams main rushing He kitted everybody in their first three bail He has little more speed titan they are about as good a onetwo punch as you could ask he Saunas will also see action for the in last seasons win over Smithson Salinas gained 65 yards on nine scoring on a 37yard Quarterback David Jiminez leads the team out of the I and will throw often to his speedy They wiU throw quite a bit and they dont mind throwing at any They like to throw to their backs out of their backlield to take advantage of their speed on the Irvine The Rangers were hurt by Holy Cross last week by the quick pass to the running backs in the and Irvine said the team will be more ready for We wont be able to keep them from running outside for the passIt is just going to he a matter of covering them he The defensive line of tackles Scott Little 185 and Jeff Sekula 250 and ends Richard SaUonia 240 and John Garza 200 will make things difficult for the Rangers offensive The Mark Ryan Bippert and Jesse are quick and Irvine the smallest of the is one of the best athletes on the he If the Tigers have a soft spot it is in the If they have a its in the Not because they arent but just because their line and linebackers are so Irvine They cover you pretty but they give you a good cushion by playing you So we would like to try to take advantage of he Whether Smithson Valley will be able to attack the secondary will depend on the health of Ranger quar terback Mike Irvine and tailback Scott who has been plagued with a sore arm for a few sufered a groin pull in practice on who is just now recovering from a groin had a slight knee sprain in the Holy Cross A lot of our game plan depends on the health of those If they can perform close to 100 well try to throw a litte more than we Coach Irvine has won three games in a row going into Fridays district Aside from a 276 loss to Medina the Tigers have outscored their op ponents Irvine said it would take an effort like the Rangers had against Canyon to stall the I hope we can get the same effort we had in that Floresville is a solid football he
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