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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 27, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Arkansas post Southwest Conference routs Page WA NB runners capture district title Page 9A Rangerettes grab district championships Page 8A orts October Page 7A Unicorns top 3314 By DAVID KING Sports editor New Braunfels and Canyon both had fun Friday night at the ninth Wurst Bowl football The Unicorns just had a little more New Braunfels scored four of the first five times it had the ball for a 270 halftime then held on for dear life for a 3314 victory in front of fans at Cougar New Braunfels good times were wetblanketed a little in the second quarter when quarterback Victor Sierra went out with a broken left Sierra will be out of the lineup for at least three But even with junior Alan Matney running the life was fun for the New Braunfels rushed for 176 yards including 106 by Stephen Millett and passed for 68 more in the first 24 Thats the way our offense has been New Braunfels Coach Jim Streety said of the first Thats the way its been since the Clemens New Braunfels has broken 30 points the last three Canyons offense and its fun was reserved for the second when the Cougars held the Unicorns to no first downs and scored on drives of 37 and 61 We had a real discussion at the Canyon Coach Troy Burch The final thing I said was go play football and leave the field with some We really discussed the situation how sorry it was to play that They didnt have any And you cant play the game if you dont have any Burch said the Cougars were too tense before the leading to a shellshocked performance against a team that showed why its already alone atop the District 134A standings at New Braunfels took the opening kickoff and did a Sherman throughGeorgia driving 73 yards in 15 plays and draining off the Millett had most of the slashing inside and outside as New Braunfels offensive line came off the ball like high who completed five of seven mixed in two completions to fullback Stephen Hanz to keep the drive Millett shot through a gap in the line for the touchdown from the and Sierra added the extra sank in Return man Brad Campbell fielded the rolling kickoff on one knee at the and New Braunfels Stephen Millett looks for running room in the middle of the line during Fridays game CI ARK MF RAI 0 7f was whistled down Quar terback Kody Smith dropped his first snap and hobbled it back to the Ben Garcias 40yard punt pushed the Unicorns back to the but New Braunfels went to work there with the same The secondbiggest play of the drive was a 19yard thirddown completion from Sierra to fullback Ryan Purdy that moved the ball to the Millett lost two yards on a then looked trapped again before stopping and floating a pass back across the field to who caught the ball and atomsmashed with Albert Natal the Facing thirdandgoal from New Braunfels called time out and was then assessed a delay But Sierra calmly lofted a touchdown pass to Barry then came out of the game with a broken He had broken it in the collision with He got hit pretty Streety said of But he doesnt back off from I guess he should have laid New Braunfels good times continued on the when Leon Sneeds popup died between five Canyon players at the Cougars The Unicorns Paul Brotze hustled down and made the New Braunfels converted on the break before the Cougars had time to scratch their heads and wonder what Hanz stormed right up the middle for a touchdown on second down from the Sneed added the extra and it was 210 with still left in the The teams exchanged and Canyon finally jumpstarted its picking up its first first down and driving to the Unicorns 29 before Danny Rodriguez was stopped on fourth and New Braunfels took over and went 71 mixing Millett and Matneys talents to kill all but the final seven seconds of the Millett scored from the but Sneeds kick disappeared and it was 276 at the The touchdown was the last first down by New which stuck to a rightwing game plan the second Canyon took advantage of a 58 yard punt by Garcia to set up its first The seniors kick See Page 8A Royals rally in ninth KANSAS AP Kansas coming back when it seemed scored two runs in the ninth inning on a oneout pinch single by Dane lorg to beat the Louis Cardinals 21 Saturday night and force a deciding seventh game of the World The seeking their 10th world had gone ahead 10 on their own clutch pinch hit by Brian Harper in the top of the appearing to have spoiled another fine outing for Royals left hander Charlie But with Cardinals reliever Todd Worrell pitching the ninth and three outs from the Royals fought just as they did from 31 deficits in games in the American league playoffs and the Series The winning rally included a disputed play at first a muffed bunt attempt and a passed and it resulted in two runs that extended the Royals season by one more Jorge Orta started the inning with an infield single to first Jack Clark fielded the ball and threw to Worrell but first base umpire Don Denkinger ruled that Orta beat Worrell to the The Cardinals argued briefly thai Orta had missed the but he remained there as Steve Balboni came to Balboni fouled the first pitch high in the air and it dropped untouched in front of the Royals dugout as Clark and catcher Darrell Porter converged on the home run hitter who has yet to get an extrabase hit in the fouled off another then lined a single through the left side that sent Orta to After taking two balls and then fouling off two bunt Jim Sundberg laid down a bunt that Worrell fielded toward the thirdbase The Cardinals pitcher threw to third to force Orta for the first Onix Concepcion ran for who had taken second on the and a passed ball by Porter allowed both runners to advance one Pinch hitter Hal McRae was walked intentionally after the passed ball and lorg came lorg took one pitch out of the strike zone before lining a single into right field that scored both Concepcion and who just beat the throw from Andy Van Game 7 Sunday night will match lefthander John Tudor of the Car dinals and righthander Bret Saberhagen of the two 20 game winners and the aces of their respective It will be the first matchup of 20game winners in the seventh game of a World Series since the New York Yankees Ralph Terry faced Jack Sanford of San Francisco in Stymied Bulldogs play to scoreless tie Valleys Letbetter hauls down ianderas James Compton during Fridays ByTOMLABINSKI Staff writer Defense took center stage Friday night as Smithson Valley and Bandera battled to a 00 tie in a District 273A The two teams successfully recreated the 1960s as Ranger Stadium turned into Soldier Field with the two teams turning in dazzling performances of a classic Green Bay PackersChicago Bears With both teams combing for a total of just 278 of fensive the game resembled a BlackandBlue division game at its When both teams were able to move the ball into scoring the defenses stiffended even Smithson Valley held allstate fullback James Compton to 56 yards on 21 while the Bulldogs Versatile quarterback Jimmy Sides was limited to 34 yards on 16 Anytime you can hold an allstate fullback to 56 you know youve done a good Sides hurt us a few but I thought we contained him pretty He was our biggest said Ranger Coach Stan Smithson Valley did not fare much Fullback Chris Gentry gained 103 yards on 26 but the other Ranger runners managed only 34 yards in 16 The closest Smithson Valley came to scoring was on the last play of the when Gentrys 47yard field goal attempt fell The closest Bandera came to scoring was midway through the third After a holding penalty pushed the Bulldogs back to their own Sides attempted to throw long on third Under heavy the senior scrambled into his own end then ran down the While Sides was tight end David Ziegler wrked himself behind the Ranger Sides rifled the ball to Ziegler at the and after the Ranger defender dove for the all and the receiver scampered into the end The touchdown was called because Sides had crossed the line of scrimmage before he made his On the next the Rangers roughed the Bulldog giving Bandera new life on its own The defense but on the next punt Smithson Valley was called for a personal giving Bandera the ball on its own The Bulldogs moved to the Ranger 36 before the ball over on On their next Handera reached the Ranger 43 before a fourth down Smithson Valley took over and drove to the Bandera but the Rangers fourth down play
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