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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 26, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Sunday April J6t 198 New Stillhot Unicorns blast the 135 ByflMWAltS Staff Writer MOUNTAIN CITY If the New Braunfels Unicorns have learned anything In recent it is to get ahead and stay fn the last two against Smithson Valley and San Antonio the Unicorns took an early lead only to lose the lead and come back to The Unicorns came from behind to defeat Llano two weeks Against Hays Friday night at Rebel the Unicorns jumped to a 60 lead and kept pouring it as the Unicorns went on to win 135 The win puts the Unicorns over the mark in District 134A play for the first time in two years That to me is what we have need ed for two years is to be able to come said Unicorn Coach Peter Garza 1 was real happy after getting the early we came back and scored he said The Unicorns erupted for six runs in the top half of the but the Rebels answerer with three in the bottom of the But the Unicorns scored steadily the rest of the while starting pitcher Ricky Gomez shut the Rebels Rico Hererra started the Unicorns rolling with a tworun shot over the over the centerfield With the bases Rene Juarez walked to bring in Jake Villarreal from third base cleaned the bases with a twobase hit to the left center field wall before Gomez was thrown out at third Ahead the tnicorns added a run in the fourth doubled home Rodney Holland from first base New ttraunfels picked up four runs on zero hits m the fifth inning Inept Box Braunfels 060 143 Hays 030 60J 0 S E Mills Holland NEW BRAUNFELS HAYS ab r h DP Hays New Braunfels LOB New Braunfels Juarez 2b Gomez p Esqda 4 0 2 3 If Lncstr3b Cstllo 4 00 0 2B HR Herref SB S SF Eanes a u m k R Landin ph Ramirz ph Poskey 1 flraunfels Gomez iW 44 4 Garza pr Castlja rt Vaughn 2 11 4 0 Hrrera 0 pitched to two batters the Villreal c Holland ss Caddell 2 2 1 p Young p Flores 0 00 0 PB WP cher interference Gomez CatBy Totals Poskey Rebel pitching and fielding allowed Unicorn hitters to blanket the base paths Rebel starter Pedro Rodriquez ex iled after walking Villarreal to bring in Thomas Ramirez from Chris Young replaced Rodriquez only to walk in two more before leaving in favor of Raymond Juarez flew out tb right field to score Viliarreal from Although the Rebels made things easy for the Unicorns in the the Unicorns peppered Rebel pitchers for il a far cry from some of the outputs early in the The kids are just doing a great just getting after it and hitting the Jason Eanes and Ramirez opened the sixth with singles up the Both runners were replaced by pinchrunners Lonnie Aleman and Buddy Troy Turman bunted the runners to second and set ting them up for With the Rebel infield slapped a single between short and third to score Aleman and The Unicorns led 133 going into the bottom of the Gomez 44 was the scat tering nine hits and although he had three wild he went the distance without giving up a Herrera led the Unicorn offensive at tack with a 2for3 performance arid four a team coming off Tuesdays major upset of frontrunning managed to push across two runs to avoid the 10run rule and prolong the Neither team scored in the final The are on a having won seven of their last eight Garza hopes to package his team and keep them rolling through the final five games on the district beginning with Ca nyon on Tuesday night at at Unicorn Thats what we ve got to said Garza of staying We hold our destiny in our Billies nudge Canyon 76 ineight innings ByTOMLABlNSKI Sports Editor It seemed to be too good to be true for a long time Friday and ultimately It was After opening a 60 lead in the first Canyon watched helplessly as Fredericksburg clawed back to take a 76 District 134A baseball victory in eight innings at Cougar Field The Billies who entered the week as the states fourthranked almost lost its second game in a row to the young Cougars Fretleruksburg lost to Hays on Wednesday Weve played a lot o games where we do that play real well yet still find a way to said Canyon Coach Ralph Behrend Im pleased with the way we played We came clost About as close as ihe attachment between Ollie North and the Fifth Amendment The Cougars opened the game by ripping Fredericksburg starter Tim Stuewe or six runs on six hits and two Biiiie errors then managed one more hu over the next seven inn ings ofl reliever Scutt Immel He Immel pitched a good game against us We werent to do much against him lUhrend said Wilh his looping curve and on target fastball Immel notched his sixth victory ol the season to giu Fredericksburg an 11 i diMis record The Billies scored lhne runs in the two more in the fourth and the game with another run in ttie sixth Two hits off anyon reliever Rudy Benav ules m the first inn Uer prcv iiittn I IwlLg ii ll tW r t I I nl 111 Canyons leading hitter rips a single m a game earlier this Photo by Ieilri u k 111 liiilUtt uli u i hr h t ir Ill field turned into tour iold tilove can robbing the Cougars o several potential ruts and nms Their defense is pretty solid They gut the job done Behrend said We go i a few breaks in the first inning anil took advantage of but that it After a gameopening Canyon opened a floodgate of base runners in the Thomas Villanueva reached first on an error and moved to third on a double by Ken David Schubert picked up two RBls with a single up the middle and moved to third when Benavides reached base on the second Fredericksburg error Kelly Mulhollan pounded a single to center field for another then Eddie Lopez flare single to left brought home Benavides and Mulhollan Designated hitter Albert Flores moved Lopez to third with a then first baseman Bill Waechter hit the fourth straight Cougar one bagger to drive home Lopez with the sixth run Immel left his shortstop position and took the getting Gilbert Hernandez to hit into a fielders choice and Villanueva to pop up to end the Canyon had ust two base runners the rest of the neither getting past first Schubert drew a walk in the fifth inning and pinch hitter Jeff Wilkes singled in the Four nils and two Canyon errors gave the Billies three runs in the third Two hits and one error in the fourth narrowed Canyons lead to 65 Left fielder Frankie Villanueva scored the tying run in the sixth after reaching base on an error He scored on a double play First baseman Daryl Kott opened the eighth with a and after moving to second on a scored on a single by Stuewe Stuewe finished the game with three hits in five plate appearances Box score FREDERICKSBURG ab r h bi Stuewe p 5131 Rileycf 4112 Immel ss 4021 Detrch 2b 3000 Munoz c 4000 Jnstn dh 4 o o o Kottlb 3210 FVlnvalf 3200 Eillers3b 4 i 3 i Totals 34 7 10 Herndz ss TVlnva 2b DAlfnso If Schbrt rf Benvds cf Mulhlln c Lopez 3b Flores dh Wilkes ph Wachtr Ib Hinjsa Ib 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 2 1 2 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 6 Fredericksburg 003 201 Canyon 600 000 00 6 E Lopez DP Fredericksburg LOB Fredericksburg Canyon 2B DAlfonso SB Deitrich Flores SF Riley IP H R ERBB SO Fredericksburg Stuewe i 66101 Immel i W60 72 10013 Canyon Alvarado 5 5 4 i o Benvdes L 45 42 5 2 1 0 0 Stuewe pitched to 9 batters in Alvarado pitched to 4 batters in fourth HBP By Alvarado Kott Balk Alvarado Although the Cougars made six er rors in the they did have a few fielding gems by Hernandez at short and Mulhollan behind the With two out in the third and runners on first and Mulhollan made a spectacular diving catch against the fence in foul territory of a Derrick Deitrich pop up to end the at 381 in district will visit New Braunfels at on Tuesday Regional qualifiers meet Local track athletes face stiff competition at meet SAN AVION Id Local athletes who qualified lor the next week s Region meet good at what some ol their t oin petition will le like d what the A competition is like The A and A athletes AIU paired logethei in many i at the regional qualifiers meci Saturday at Alalllu Madium The tough competition lain I mean a lot to elite any on slats like Ken D Allonso and Scott lien Illg D Allollso set a school itvoid in the discus with an astonishing throw ol IHU leel 7 inches Hemug won the pole vault dealing 1 Alfonso was lourlh in the put with a throw ol Jimmy Wilbun was lourlh in the pule v aull with an even HO to anuunt lor all 28 of ihe Cougars points The Cougar loo meter relay team ran a 4 t7 well oil then usual tune Kody Smith did not enter the open events he qualiiied in the loo meters and long jump The IGUi meter relay team did not perform either We did OK said Canyon Coach Pete Rivas We were kind of laying low this w eek New Braunfels athletes looked as they prepared ioi regionals Kevin Walker ran the 3ou meter intermediates in a scorching 17 7 tor third place After being bumped early in the race Walker Was in the 110meter high hurdles with a time of u 4 i i gll sain v I i Lew Sun isoi me Hell i n M jn Hi rHIM 1 i nuler i ii a oiiij ni hu malice I MV a 1 iliu I I II I Ml e i A as the III si iiii the baton in Mir handing lo S A i fd 111 pick NH IMOII aii six aitei the tk k had ald ul tlu I k lor fuUI ii I ihe opening decided lo m and had positive ri iinisheti his spill It was lar and ijuartci We may iiiiiliing said sun i uidiv idual splits and Ug IUt sWId h tin realls ill 4h away 11 r iKlVf Jell continued his cunsis wort in Uie placing lourlh in seconds upcn tveiiti Danny Dor m an i ai I he Kuo m an even two minules ano sueed came in at i n1 Diin in canie in wilh his hes Itioo meters with a1 7 smithson alley s Kichard Ai ree whu qualified lor regionals in the mite did not take part in satuidays meet due to persistent tendoiulis in his ankle He re mains questionable for this weekend s moel Barrow earns 5th Julie Barrow the Imcorn girls lone qualifier was third in the illsi u and filth 111 the shot put was a distant third in the discus with a throw ol iu lo The winning throw was a meet recnrd I M eel hy a participant Iriiin Uolistown which is only two ltvl ot Harrow s personal iiest she was tilth in the shot with a throw ul though the winning thiow was only one loot tiettei She really tired ami light said I UK urn Iuach Kied Pink she duln I gel tu waimup much in the discus smithsim V alley s girls pel formed well at the meet but were shul out ol the scoring by the lough compel it inn Leslie McCoy had her best time ot the yeai in the ijuariei mile at bu HI seconds but it was not quick enough lo place McCoy tied with with live other competitors at J J lor third place in the high jump but because of missed attempts placed seventh Carolyn Kice did not run her best tunes in the mile or two mile runs finishing at 6 t2 and 1 i U2 respectively The sou meter relay team was toiced lo scratch Irom the meet when Sheryl Parker was injured belore the race It was good lo go out and com pele and just get some practice said Kangerelle Coach Davidson It was an awfully lough meel We just A anted to stay m shape and avoid injuries Canyon Judy Schandua per in it e long jump and triple jujnp for Renata Rmunann raced in the luotneter hurdles Ellisdown Mavs DALLAS AP s Dale a former Dallas Maverick made his old team pay for trading him night to even their NK vAestern Conference playoffs at game each a former ursi round draft pick who was traced for seldom used Al VuHd scored 2 points and hit two trtf throws with two seconds led to play in a 1 v ictory This is what 1 had dreamed ol coining into this building and doing something like thus You wonder if you re going lo get a call Irom the reterees in that type of situation Hut it was so obvious with three guys guarding me and two of them knocked me out ol hounds 1 hey had locail it It wasiit a controversial call at all Kills said It was the first close game weve played against Dallas all year We knew we had to have H Now we are going home with a split and that s exactly what we wanted Seattle Coach Bernie Bickerstalf said 1 in surprised the oliicials called it but Im glad they did Dallas is still the favorite in this series We were very fortunate tonight NBA A NBA Playoffs By The Associated Press FIRST ROUND Best ol Five Saturdays Games A Lakers 1 iy Denver 1J7 Lakers lead series Ji Seattle 111 Dallas luo series tied al 1 I tah tiolden Slate I lah series Dallas Coach Dick Moila said the highly favored Mavs paid too much attention lo their press clippings and pedigree I was afraid of this Seattle never let us get into the flow Motta said You have to give Ber me and his staff credit 1 thought we were ready We were sharp in prac lice but I could tell we were in trouble in the first three minutes when Seat tie handled our press so well It didn t bother them at all The third game ot the beslot series will be played in Seattle on Tuesday night Ellis a former Mavericks first round draft made the free throws after Sam Perkins fouled him Dallas called time but Brad Davis threepoint shot at the buzzer hit the front rim and bounced away Kills scored C points and Xavier McDamel added 28 points as the Somes gained revenge for a 151129 whipping in the first game of the bestof five scries Center demon who didnt score a point in the first also was a force for the scoring a season high 20 points Dallas was led by Mark who had 2S points and by Rolando Blackman who added 24 With the score tied at Ellis missed a shot with four seconds to play and Perkins grabbed the re bound and called time out However guard Derek Harper traveled as he ined to throw the ball in and the somes worked the ball back to Kills tor the winning free throw s The Mav s went into the game as 12 pomi iavorites bui could never gain control they did on Thursday night when they built up asmuch as a 38 point lead on Seattle Dallas had a 5u record against Seattle during the regular season Blazers try to deal with Rocketssize Ore AP The Portland Trail Blazers hav e an obvious problem against the Houston Rockets Blazers Coach Mike Schuler said That s a big team out there they opened the NBA playoffs against Portland Friday the Rockets had their Twin Towers Akeem olajuwon and Ralph Sampson together in the starting lineup for the first time since Feb i olajuwon scored 3u grabbed lu rebounds and blocked five shots and still recovering from a knee added a strong 23 points in 39 minutes as Houston look ihe homecourt advantage away from the Blazers w ah a 125115 victory Game 2 ol the bestvf five series is set for 12 au p m PUT Sunday at Portlands Memorial Coliseum and will be ised nationally by CBS Friday nights game was predictably a v antage to the Blazers It s no secret were not the most physical team in the Schuler said The the highest scoring learn in the NBA dur ing the regular season would like lo get into a runand gun game with the who prefer a slower ap proach 1 ihmk we need lo control the pace and take them out of their halfcourt game said Portlands Kifej Vandeweghe We had it going for a few but we need to use our running game all the way And weve got to stop Olajuwon and Sampson from getting the ball down lOVSi With the Blazers double and tripleteaming big Rackets underneath the basket Allen LeavelJ aad Robert Reid were left open to bomb away iroro the Leavell scored 22 and Reid 17 Lea veil failed the Blazers comeback hopes with of fourthquarter long range
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