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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 20, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Sports m New Texas Big East NC reach regional finals By THi ASSOCIATED PKtsS After a years hiatus from the Final the Big East Conference is back in Twelve teams still remain from the 64 that began the NCAA Basketball Tournament last but the Big East already is assured of having at least one team and possibly two in the Final If the latter one of them will be in the championship game because of this years Georgetown won the tournament in 1984 and Villanova beat the Hoyas for the 1985 ti the year Johns gave the Big East three members of the Final Syracuse and Providence are still alive this year after impressive victories in Thursday nights regional And if the Big East doesnt turn out to be the best conference in the at least there wont be any argument from the Southeastern the Southeast Regional at Providence rolled to a 10382 upset of ninth ranked Alabama as guards Billy Donovan and Delray Brooks bombed away for five 3 point goals the second Reggie Williams scored 34 points and Charles Smiths seven consecutive points erased a twopoint secondhalf deficit as Georgetown downed 20 Kansas 7057 for its 14th straight Georgetown and Providence will meet Saturday for the fourth time this season Georgetown has won twice with the winner advancing to the Final the East Regional at East center Rony Seikaly scored a career high 33 points and led 10 Syracuse to an 8781 victory over in Thursdays only game that didnt involve a team from the Big freshman sensation Reid scored 31 points and personally held off 18 Notre Dame down the stretch as secondranked North Carolina avenged a regularseason loss by defeating the Irish If Syracuse beats North Carolina on Satur the Orangemen will play the GeorgetownProvidence winner in the na tional The other two regionals resume In the West Regional at 1ranked NevadaLas Vegas plays Wyoming and 1987 FXKAJL FOUR sixthranked Iowa faces In the Midwest at thirdranked Indiana goes against 17 Duke and fifthranked DePaul meets Georgetown lost a 3931 advantage before Smith erased a 4139 Kansas lead with a 3 point shot with He then add ed another basket off a fast break and hit two free throws to stretch the Hoyas lead to 46 Smith finished with 13 points and Perry McDonald had Providence 82 Providence sank 14 of 22 shots from 3point range the Friars shot 69 percent alltold to Alabamas seven for who had 26 got all five of his 3poinl gbals in the first half as the Friars took a 4941 who had 23 continued the assault in the second half with four 3 A 3polnter by Brooks ignited a 122 run that ended with Darryi Wrights 3pointer and gave Providence a 3524 lead with left in the first After Alabama pulled within Providence scored nine straight which lost for the third year in a row in the regional could get no closer than seven points in the second Jim Farmer topped the Crimson Tide with 24 Syracuse Florida 81 Syracuse erased a 6964 deficit and took the lead for good 7775 on freshman Derrick Col emans dunk with both coaches agreed that Colemans block on An drew Motens shot with to go and leading by five was the turning the Orangemen promptly cut the deficit to 68 67 on Howard Triches threepoint The expected battle of big men never The 6footlO Seikaly scored 23 points in the first half while Floridas 72 freshman Dwayne Schintzius had only six points before fouling out with Ver1 hon Maxwell led the Gators with 25 Notre Dame 68 Reid was the North Carolina offense in the final The 6foot9 forward scored 16 of the Tar Heels final 17 points with a variety of turnaround jumpers and rimshaking Notre which had won 11 games in a got within three points twice In the final four Both times Reid countered with North Carolina took control in the first half with a 164 run Reid scored seven points for a 2819 The Tar Heels never trailed David Rivers topped Notre Dame with 23 points Cougars in uphill district battles Both Canyon and New Braunfels face stern tests today in District 13 4A baseball which is 12 following losses in its last two travels to Fredericksburg to meet the leagueleading New Braunfels hosts upanddown Hays Consolidated while Smithson Valley will travel to Southside for a non district Fredericksburg whipped Hays 131 in five innings on Tuesday to notch a perfect 30 record in district play and is gunning for its fourth victory against visiting After defeating Samuel Clemens in their 134A the Cougars have lost to two of the better teams in the district Boerne and Canyon might be facing the team in the district in New Braunfels got on the winning track earlier this week against Smithson Valley behind the pitching of Ricky the Unicorns host Although they were blown out by Fredericksburg on District 134A Baseball standings Team W L GB Fredericksburg 3 o Boerne 2 1 i Lockhart 2 i i New Braunfels i i Clemens i i Smithson Valley 1 2 2 Canyon 122 Hays i o 2 Kerrville Tivy o 2 Tuesdays Games Lockhart Canyon 2 New Braunfels 1 Smithson Valley i Fredericksburg Hays five innings Boerne Kerrville Tivy 11 Todays Games Hays at New Braunfels Canyon at Fredericksburg Lockhart at Kerrville Tivy Clemens at Boerne Smithson Valley at Southside the Rebels can be explosive Two new editions to the Clemens and will square off tonight in Boerne was one of the preseason favorites in the district and has won two of its first three On Tues the Greyhounds held off a furious Kerrville Tivy rally for a 13 11 Clemens was off on Tuesday but downed Tivy last week to notch its first Lockhart travels to Kerrville today in a meeting of the the two teams at the top and the bottom of the 134A The Lions made it three in a row by downing Canyon on while the Antlers lost their second game of the season to Boerne on Tivy did manage some offensive firepower in that scoring 10 runs in the fifth inning to take an 117 lead before the Greyhounds scored four runs in the sixth and two in the seventh to win the nearly fourhour k All of todays district games begin Smithson which has drop ped games to Fredericksburg and New Braunfels after opening district play with a stunning victory over plays old District nemesis Southside at p Lady Longhorns reach East finals by toppling James 9157 i AP Topranked Texas used hot shooting from the floor and an edge on the boards to move into the finals of the womens NCAA East Regional basketball while sixth ranked Rutgers held off a late rally to win its ticket to the Longhorn center Clarissa Davis scored 18 of her gamehigh 26 points in the first half Thursday as top seeded Texas defeated 12thranked James Madison Sue Wicks scored points and grabbed 13 rebound to lead Rutgers Lady Knights to a 7560 victory over 13 North Carolina State Texas and Rutgers meet in the finals never trailed as it scored the games first seven James Madison trimmed the margin to three several times before trailing 20IH with remaining in the first half A series of turnovers plagued the Dukes from that point and the Longhorns scored 22 of the next 30 points to grab a 4226 halftime The Longhorns continued their surge in the second leading 7542 with left A final basket at the buzzer gave the Longhorns their largest lead of the Texas outshot James Madison 64 percent to 44 per cent from the field and was 2531 from the free throw Texas held a 3223 rebounding edge The Longhorns got 20 points from Andrea Lloyd and 17 from Beverly Davis added 10 The were led by Floretta Jackson and Missy Dudley with 12 points each In the other semifinal after grabbing a 3624 halftime Rutgers outscored the Wolfpack 205 over a sixminute stretch in the second half and then held off a late rally with some clutch free throws to seal the victory Rutgers held its largest advantage at 6342 with remaining when the Woipack made a run Kight straight points cut the lead 6452 with remaining and State eventually pulled to within eight at 68 60 with but could get no closer Hegina Howard added 16 points and nine rebounds for while Kristin Foley added 10 points Annemane Treadway led with 15 points while Debbie Bertrand and Mary Lindsay add ed Hi each After a weeks all six local track teams will be checking their numbers at the Tivy Antler Relays in Kerrville on Photo by Leslie Knewaidt Track and field teams get serious in Kerrville Spring break has ended and its time for the local track and field teams to get down to some serious competition in the middle of their schedule All three local and girls track and field teams will be among the 11 boys and Hi girls teams at the Kerr ville Tivy Antler Relays SaturtUu Besides the New and Smithson Valley u District KJ4A lineup of and Lockhart will be there Teams outside of the district in clude Medina renter Mason ami I valde Boys and girls teams are identical except that IxKkharts girls will not beat the meet New Braunfels champions of the Smithson Valley Relays two weeks ago with a number of athletes are nearly at full tilt for this week By the way the athletes are practicing I dont think it had an adverse It cer tainly put some fuel in their NB Coach Lew Simmonds concerning Spring Break Coach Lew Simmonds will be without injured distance runner Dar rel Hunter and brother Doak ques tionuble due to an ankle sul fered a month ago Doak Hunter is close to full said explain ing that Hunter will see a doctor to day Simmonds said he expects Hunter to get the goahead and that the Class 2A State champion Booand 1500meter runner would probably be given an abbreviated running schedule to break him in A fur UKweek Simmonds said It s hard tu sa B the way the athletes anpracticing I dont think it had an udviTM1 cfdvt It cer tamh put some fuel in their tank Canyon bms and coach Pete will lose Ins lop sprinter Kodi Smith and a few others to the omul Counts Mock show Kisas said the was good and we had some but now were getting down to business Field events begin at lu a in and tinrunning preliminaries start at y 45 a in and finals start at 45 p m Blackmails clutch FTs give Dallas win APi Dallas coach Dick Motta knows to ex pect trouble whenever the Midwest Division leaders take on a team with a losing such as the Sacramento Kings The Kings staged a 142 run in the final five minutes to throw a scare in to the Mavericks before guard Rolan do Blackman hit two free throws with 23 seconds remaining to enable the Mavericks to pull out a 105104 NBA victory Thursday We just went Motta I expected a lot more trouble from Sacramento than we ended up giving Everyone is gunning for Forward Mark Aguirre scored a gamshigh 28 points for but kajcj just seven in the second half Sacramento did a good job double teaming Mark in the second Mjatta said Mark wasnt feeling gopsd before the game added 24 points as improved to Guard remaining and ended when rookie forward Johnny Rogers hit a jumper to give the Kings a 104101 But Dallas center James Donaldson hit two free throws with 56 seconds left to cut the deficit to one setting up Blackmans game winning foul Rogers scored a careerhigh 12 points in his first game as an NBA Rolando Blackman Derek Harper managed 15 Guard Reggie Theus led the now with 18 Center LaSaJle Thompson added Sacramentos H2 run started with Without Moses Malone in the the Washington Bullets simp ly arent the same Theyre still a winning to the recent picfcmeup provided by Terry Catledge and Jay Vincent has to pick up the slack Washington Coach Kevin Loughery said after the Bullets defeated the Seattle Super scored a seasonhigh 29 Antonio 24 42 364 i a 20 46 3U3 23 National Basketball Association By The Associated Press EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L xBoston 48 18 Division x L A Lakers 52 14 7aa Portland 40 26 606 12 Seattle 34 34 500 la Golden Slate 33 34 4as Philadelphia 36 2y Washington 35 30 New York 21 45 New Jersey 20 46 Central Division itDetroit 44 21 xAtlanta 44 22 xMilwaukee 42 26 Chicago 33 33 Indiana 31 35 Cleveland 25 42 WE5TE8N CONFERENCE Midwest Division XDaJias 43 23 Utah 36 30 Houston 35 31 Denver 28 538 318 303 677 667 618 500 470 373 652 545 530 12i 27 28 11 13 20 7 8 24 41 36S LA Clippers U 53 172 40 clinched playoff spot Tlwsftays Sames New York Indiana UT Washington Seattle lofi Chicago LA Clippers 97 Golden State Portland 124 Dallas Sacramento 104 Togavs Seattle at Boston Denver at Philadelphia Milwaukee at Atlanta New Jersey at Cleveland LA Clippers at Houston San Antonip at L A Lakers Phoenix at Portland against and Catledge had 25 for the who have lost Malone to a neck injury Trent scored six of tus 22 points and made a key steal 111 over lime tu help New York snap a four game losing streak The whose last road vic tory was on Keb 20 against missed a chance to add an extra half game to their lead m their race with the Cleveland Cavaliers for the final playoff berth in the Eastern Con ference Bulls Clippers 97 Michael Jordan scored 4u points and Gene Banks added 24 to help Chicago end a sixgame losing streak Charles Oakley added 14 tor the who evened their record at 33 33 and equalled their road victory total of last season with their njnth Warriors iJ Joe Barry Carroll scored 10 pj 31 points in the finaJ made a wg defensive play seconds leading State over Portland   

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