New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, January 4, 1987, Page 9

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January 04, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 4, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Sports January New Texas 9A N B boys hold top spot Unicorns rally to edge Battlin 4037 By TIM WAITS Stall Writer Wade Felker calmly hit two free throws and a technical with eight seconds left to break a 3737 deadlock and give the New Braunfels Unicorns a thrilling 4037 comeback win over Fredericksburg Friday The win gives the sole possession of first place in District New which trailed the Billies since midway in the second overcame a six point with less than three minutes left In the The Unicorns scored the last nine relying heavily on the i We just brought in two guys off the bench and they did the scoring and we didnt lose a said New Braunfels Coach Allan The Unicorns lost starters Leon Sneed and Doak Hunter to fouls in the third quarter and early in the and were forced to go down the stretch with the The Unicorn bench brigade ac counted for 19 of the teams 40 One of the players off the Danny hit a couple of jumpers to even the score at 31 with just less than six minutes the Unicorns went dry for a couple of being limited to just one shot by the tough Billie Darren who scored 16 of his gamehigh 20 points from the freethrow hit two more freebies with left to put the Billies ahead 37 Duecker was at the line for the and went llof16 in the first Neal Donop broke the Unicorn dry popp Statistics New Braunfels Fredericksburg 37 FREDERICKSBURG Darren Ducker 2 1623 Doug Ramsey 1 s5 Rusty Glover 100 David Herzog 3 Jason Hopkins 2 01 Tony Kaman 0 01 Totals NEW BRAUNFELS Wade Felker 2 56 Leon Sneed 4 23 Doak Hunter Darrel Hunter Craig Morrison 1 OX Alan Matney 4 12 Neal Donop Danny Tristan Totals Fredericksburg 11 11 9 6 37 New Braunfels 10 9 6 15 40 Fouls New Braunfels Fredericksburg Fouled out Technical foul ing a bucket from the On Fredericksburgs ensuing harassment from Craig Mor rison forced the Billies into a fivesecond Craig Morrison did a super job of drawing their point guard out on said Morrison did the job on the other end of the hitting a short jumper off an assist from to bring the Unicorns within two points at Alan another substitute instrumental in the Unicorn hit a jumper from inside the lane to tie the score with Duecker had an opportunity to put the Billies ahead from the line once but he missed the last of his 23 free throws with 45 seconds remain Luksa called a timeout with 25 seconds left to draw up what turned out to be the play of the It was a predesigned play to hit our postman Felker under the he The play was executed with a brilliant pass from the Unicorns football quarterback has only been out here a weekanda half and look at said You just draw it up on the sidelines and hell do Matney rifled a perfect twohand overhead pass to Felker rolling down the Felker drew a foul on the shot from the Billies Doug Ramsey with eight ticks Ramsey added insult to injury by drawing a technical to go along with the twoshot foul situation for Felker hit all three tries at the standing all by his That wasnt the end of the as Felker was called for an intentional foul on Ramsey while set ting up for the halfcourt inbounds But Ramsey missed both free shots to end the Billies We just had an allout team said We showed our depth and range from the There is no drop off in In the first New Braunfels was hit with 15 personal fouls compared to Fredericksburgs The Billies made only one field goal in the first but led 1110 at the The Billies made only five field goals in the first but led 2219 at Although missing the entire fourth Sneed led the Unicorns in scoring with 10 The Unicorns will travel to Schertz Clemens to face the 31 who fell to Kerrville Tivy Cougarettes drop 4836 Canyon broke loose from an 1818 at halftime to go on to a 4836 win over Smithson in 134A a girls basketball game Friday Renata Rittimann scored 12 points and Stacey Moeller had 11 points to lead the We played them closer this said Smithson Valley Coach Keith Canyon just did a better job of getting rebounds in the second We just started throwing it away and the game just started slipp ing Wendy Gentry kept the Rangeret tes close with 16 despite play ing with a broken Shes been our most consistent scorer for said Additional scorers for the Cougarettes were Kathryn Kyle with Lori Hill with and Tara Cappleman with For Smithson Michelle Hennigar had six while Leslie McCoy and Sheryl Parker had The win improves Canyons record to 23 in district and moves the Cougarettes into fifth place in The Cougarettes are 59 for the The loss drops the Rangerettes mark to 13 in district and 215 for the Statistics Canyon Smithson Valley 34 CANYON Rittimann MoeUer 11 Kyle Hill Cappleman Williams Krieg 2 SMITHSON VALLEY Gentry Hen nigar McCoy Parker Hardy Lozano Heathcock Dix Haininw Lady Billies nudge Unicorns FREDERICKSBURG Proving to be a little too much for New the Fredericksburg Lady Billies defeated the Unicorn girls 58 50 Friday night in District 134A basketball The down throughout most of the charged back to within three points at 4946 in the final But the Lady Billies held off the Unicorn charge to insure the I think weve got a phobia of not ever beating said New Braunfels Coach Patsy If we get over the well beat New Braunfels trailed 1711 after the first quarter and were behind by at The Lady Billies held a 10point advantage at 4636 before the Unicorns made their Jody Ramsey spurred the Lady Billies with 24 For the Unicorns it was Debbie Welty who led with 13 The big difference is that they have played together for twoanda Statistics Fredericksburg New Braunfels 50 NEW BRAUNFELS Debbie Welty 5 3t Heather Woods 4 36 Crista Dees 4 Roxane Holz 212 Krista Wright 0 M Suzanne Byrne Kelli Davis 1 00 Cindy Torres 1220 New Braunfels Fredericksburg 11 13 12 14 17 14 IS 12 50 58 Unicorn Heather Woods applies defensive pressure in a game earl ier this season half said Davis of which does not field a volleyball Davis said there may be some lineup juggling on the part of the who will prepare for a Parents Night game at home against Schertz Clemens Tuesday We may do some changing around and some might have a sad surprise said Others who contributed points for the Unicorns behind Welty were Heather Woods with 11 and Crista Dees with The loss leaves New Braunfels with a 32 district record and a 98 mark on the Its off icialNittany Lions 1 AP Joe who failed to win a national championship in his first 16 seasons as Penn States head coach despite three perfect has now won two in five Although it was a since second ranked Penn State defeated 1 Miami 1410 in the Fiesta Bowl showdown on Friday the Nittany Lions were runaway winners Saturday in Associated Press national championship They received 54 of 57 firstplace votes and of a possible points from a nationwide panel of sports writers and Miami finished second with points while Oklahoma remained The who trounced Arkansas 428 in the Orange received the other three firstplace ballots and Oklahoma was picked 1 in the preseason I dont know if this game is a significant step toward a college football but for Penn State its Paterno said I had three other teams 1973 I felt deserved a chance to prove they were national and they didnt get 9 chanceIm sure wed have been voted 2 and Miami l if this confrontation hadnt taken In Penn State went 120 and was fifth to Notre Ohio Oklahoma and With a 120 record this Penn State was the nations only unbeatenuntied Miami and Oklahoma finished 111 and respective ly Arizona a 2215 winner over Michigan in the Rose received 938 points in climbing from seventh place at the end of the regular season to Michigan slipped from fourth to Healthy San Francisco faces redhot Giants EAST AP The San Francisco 49ers limped in to Giants Stadium a year ago for a wildcard playoff game with the New York Giants and crawled are coming East again to play the Giants in an NFC semifinal game and this time m Walshs may he playing as well as anybody in the NFLAed that includes the NFC East who come into the game with a 142 a ninegame winning streak and the role as early favorites to go to the Super The last playoff game was very difficult to play because we had peo ple who could not practice the entire week and tried to Walsh Roger Craig headed the 49ers list of walking wounded and dropped almost everything thrown his way in the Giants 173 It was later revealed that the running back had a serious leg injury and that several other players were not 100 Walsh says this year is We are playing the best we have played this he Whether that is good enough to overcome a team with the momentum and greatness of the Giants we will have to The Giants seem to have some ad vantages in this secondseason They have won their last two meetings against the the last one coming on l when New York rallied from a nQ halftime deficit to wto New York also won all eight of its home games this the only team te the NFL Broncos looking for respect with win DENVER AP A victory in to days AFC semifinal playoff battle with the New England Patriots would go a long way toward gaining Denver Broncos Coach Dan Reeves and his team some Over the past three only one NFL coach has won more regularseason games than Chicagos Mike Ditka has 39 victories during that with Reeves and BUI Walsh of San Francisco at Respect from the coaching frater is reserved tor those who win playoff and by that criterion Reeves comes up lie has taken the Broncos to the playoffs two times in his previous five seasons as head losing both The in have lost four straight playoff games DERYL Photographer Smithson Valleys Danny AAorin center and Brandon Franz battle Canyons James Hanson for a rebound Saturday night Smithson Valley pushes back CHS ByTOMLABINSKI Sports Editor It wasnt for the national but Friday nights Smithson Valley Canyon boys basketball game made the hearty fans who turned out at Cougar Gym forget there ever was such a thing as a Fiesta In a dizzying display of bumping and the Rangers outlasted Canyon 7060 in a battle of winless teams in the District 134A Smithson Valley Coach Roger Kraft credited his teams enthusiasm for the Even if you drew it up on you couldnt ask for a better Kraft Those kids were Weve got to play with Were not the most talented team there but no one gives a better ef The win gives Smithson Valley a 1 2 district record and 910 mark on the Canyon falls to 01 and After getting off to a slow shooting start in the first hitting just 4of17 field goal the Rangers shot 50 percent the rest of the leading by as many as 18 points with six minuxs3 to Before hitting 8of13 shots in the third the Cougars were shooting 35 percent from the It seems like there is always a point in the game when we cant put the ball in the said Canyon Coach David And then we missed 15 free five of them on the front end of Thats 20 possible and we lose by It was not a case of one team hav ing better ability than They have a better shooting team than we and that was the he Smithson Valley broke open a close contest in the opening moments of the second After closing the first period with an 119 the Rangers scored the first seven points of the second quarter on the way to a 3423 half time Todd who finished the game with 11 scored eight in the se cond quarter to pace Smithson Kraft said the Rangers had one of their better ef forts of the Weve got to win on 1 thought we had a pretty solid defen sive especially in the first It was he Smithson Valleys offense adjusted to every defensive variation the Cougars threw at Taylor Wed slow them down a Uttte bit by changing our but after a while they would conform to what we were he said Youve got to hand it to Smithson they played as hard as we Statistics Smithson Valley Canyon 60 SMITHSON VALLEY Cardenas 7 Curtis Rahe Kopper 2 12 5 Franz Maywald Hall 10 0 Deiley 0 22 Morin 146 Herring 10 LecompteO Totals 24 2234 CANYON Perkins Johnson 7 00 Wilson 2 610 3 01 Han son 3 00 Endicott Jonas 1 24 Fleener 7 410 Burkhardt 0 00 Smithson Valley 11 23 20 16 70 Canyon 9 14 13 24 60 Fouled out Total fouls Smithson Valley Canyon Technical fouls Canyon George Cardenas scored 10 of his teamhigh 18 points for the Rangers in the third as Smithson Valley took a 5436 lead into the final At that point Canyon took first nine shots while closing to within seven points with less than two minutes remain We just dug such a deep hole for it was top tough to get Taylor To be 19 points down and to pull within seven and to have the ball showed tremendous ef Jimmy Wilson scored eight of his 10 points in the while Jamey Johnson scored six fourthquarter Ted Fleener led the Cougars with 18 A Cougar foul put Brandon Franz on the line where he sank two to give Smithson Valley a 6859 lead with a minute icing the idonttoowifweletupalittteUt in the fourth quarter or they cams back or Kraft But we worked awfully hard to gel thai 19 point Smithson Valley will host second place KerrvUle Tivy on beginning at 8 Canyon will travel to Hays for a 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