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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 14, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Sports October Page 9A Canyon knocks off NB in thriller Unicorns suffer first district loss Cougarettes pull within a game of lead leerts Ctfiter If both teams played with playoff Intensity Tuesday It was only because they were trying to get in a little practice before the real Canyon handed New Braunfels Its first district volleyball loss of the nipping the Unlconw 1511 in front of a en thusiastic crowd at Cougarette That was really good volleyball by two good volleyball said Canyon Coach Donna Im glad a lot of people got to see The loss was only the fourth for the Unkorns In 28 matches and drops their district record to Canyons win avenges a 153 loss to New Braunfels In their first meeting and gives them an 82 Both teams have four games re maining on the It was a super match both teams played really We made a tew more errors than they did and they capitalized on Perry The Unicorns missed 13 serves In the game Canyons When you miss that many youre asking for said New Braunfels Coach Claudia Perry In splitting the first two the winning teams enjoyed big leads setting up the pivUal third New Braunfels opened up a 42 lead In the final with Kelll Davis and Rachel McFarland serving aces and Kim Wlngate scoring a point with a smash into the middle of the Canyon Then the Cougarettes took scoring the next nine points unanswered to take an Margie Williams started the string with an Two net violations by New another ace by Williams and an errant block at tempt forced Perry to cail a time out with the score 74 But Wlm RitUmann kept the string alive for scoring two points on successive blocks Stacey Moeller drilled the ball Into the middle of the court for point 10 and a New Braunfels spike was forcing Perry to call another time out Canyon would go through a com plete rotation of servers plus two before It would score another point In the the Unicorns made a game of it by tying the score at 11 A Cougarette kill into the net started New Braunfels comeback Rachel McFarland made it 117 with Canyons Wim Rittimann left and New Braunfels Krista Wright right both make plays in Tuesday nights exciting match between District 134AS top two Photos by Deryl Clark two low aces that seemed to plummet Just after crossing the net Krista Wrights fifth and final ace of the match brought the Unicorns within three then Amy Cooks slam of a Cougarette overset made the score forcing Boehle to call a timeout New Braunfels did not let the delay slow the team as an overset by Canyon fell lifelessly into the then a line drive ace by Leigh Ann Forney tied the rubber game At that point 1 didnt think that wed ever get off of Sometimes you just get stuck on a number I was sure glad to see the Scoreboard final ly click over to Boehle That came after a Leah Krieg kill won back the serve for the Cougaret tes and Canyon went on to win the next four points and the Moellers set landed squarely on the but Lory Hill poked the ball over for the 12th Canyon Jen nifer Kyle delivered an ace off a Unicorns arm to make it After an exchange of Kyle assisted Hill on a kill to bring up match Krieg finished the con test with an ace which ricocheted off a front row player for New Braunfels Canyons serving has really im proved We had a lot of trouble with their Perry The Unicorns took a 91 lead in the first game and never really looked back Canyon narrowed the gap to 11 7 and but an ace by Wingate and a slam by McFarland settled the Wright had five of her matchhigh eight kills in the first Canyon claimed the second game in the same fashion New Braunfels won the taking an 81 lead and holding off a Unicom Moeller and Hill each had two aces in the game while Jody Hill and Krieg all had blocks for I think this match will help us recognize our said who praised Roni Aivarado for her digs all over the Perry said she was most pleased by the performance of her senior set and said her team would not be devastated by the Were but I know were the type of team that will work volleyball District 134A Volleyball Standing Team w L New Braunfels 9 1 Canyon 8 2 Smithson Valley 6 4 Tivy 6 4 Clemens 5 5 Hays 4 6 Lockhart i 9 Boerne i 9 Tuesdays Matches Canyon New Braunfels 1511 Smithson Valley Lockhart Tivy Clemens Hays Boerne Fridays Matches Tivy at Smithson Valley Canyon at Clemens Boerne Hays Saturdays Matches New Braunfels at Lockhart real hard to get back on This loss should draw us even closer together as a she It was such a long and hard fought I think both teams are just thankful that there were no in The Unicorns travel to Lockhart on Saturday before hosting Tivy on New Braunfels closes the season with a match against Clemens at home on 24 and at Smithson Valley on Canyon visits Clemens on Friday and travels to Boerne on The Cougarettes close out district play at home against Hays on 23 and at Lockhart District playoffs are scheduled to begin on Statistics AcesaiochsKiiisPoints Assists CANYON Kyle lOOl Williams Schandua 0010 Riftimann 0134 Tyler 0 Moeller a 3Sl Aivarado 0000 Kriefj 12tS Hill JJ44 Totals NEW BRAUNFELS Davis 1021 Forney McFarland 303 5 Vela Wingate Ken Wright 0010 Wright 5187 9t Totals 1SJ2923 J v score Canyon wins Freshmen score Canyon wins 15 SV holds back the Lady Lions TIM WAITS Staff Writer A Parents Night crowd at Smithson Valley was able to see the Range ret te varsity use a lot of players and try a number of dif ferent plays They also saw a vastly improv ed Lockhart team that gave Smithaon Valley a little more of a struggle than as the Rangerettes outclassed the Lady Lions 159 Both games hung in the balance most of the way before the Rangerettes turned on the The play was so slowpaced We tried a lot of different things and Lockhart has said RangertHte Coach Louise David son We got to see a lot of dif ferent people playing a lot of dif ferent posit Lockharts improvement was evident from the as the Lady Lions raced to a quick 61 But Lady Lion mlscues caught up with them and an ace by the Rangerettes Kim Vorden baum helped tie the game Tied Vordenbaum gave the Rangerettes the lead with a kill off a Leslie McCoy The Rangeret tax scored four points during Vordenbaums second turn at including a point from another McCoy spiked a Lady Lion overset to put the Rangeret up A McCoy ace gave Smithson Valley game point and fVanna Schraeder ended the game with an Although the Rangerettes scored the Iirti three of the eacoad including an act by Ualie Lockhart blew pact IhMs with tig straight Monks Hill scored on a block and LaSoaye Grant smacked a Statistics Acesaiocks SMITHSON Hennigar 3 032 1132 Vorden baum 3044 Gentry Parker Bales Howling Veil Spethl Schrxwder 2 HyattoOoo Totals finu UKKHAKT Grant UnaO OXM Hill 0222 Manning MM Thompson IVlgado Magallenez 0020 Totals JMIS Freshmen score Lockhart wins JV score SV wins 159 Rangerette overset to give the Lady Lions the Schroeder connected on another ace and Smithson like the first came back to tie Also like the first the Lady Lions recaptured the lead after an errant Rangerette Sheryl Parker brought the Rangerettes back into the forefront for good with backto back serves for On the next Vordenbaum made a spec tacular leaping save of a shot and the Rangerettes went on to a 107 Lockhart crept back within but the Rangerettee took control after Vordenbaum collected her third ace of the match and Michele Hen nigar scored two of the final three points with It was a good said Ashley Bales played the back row for the first time and made a lot of nice The win improves Smithson Valleys District 134A record to 6 keeping the Rangerettes with an outside shot at a playoff They are two games behind secondplace Smithson Valleys varsity will host Hays at Friday Cards even series with 1 0 win LOUIS i AP i Those ready to write off the St Louis Cardinals just because they lost two straight National League playoff games must have forgotten John Tudors He pitched with both his heart and his catcher Tony Pena said after Tudor held off the San Francisco Giants for 7 13 innings of Louis 10 victory Tuesday Ive never seen him pitch any Everything he threw he was keeping while advancing Louis to tonights decisive game in a playoff series tied at three games escaped several San Francisco 1 changed speeds and moved the bail said who threw 118 Tonights per formance really wasnt any better for me than Game 2 t a 50 defeat except for 800 feet in home runs 1 gave up The lone run Tudor needed to prevail against a powerladen Giants lineup came giftwrapped in the second behind on a 12 count against loser Dave hit a leadoff line drive to shallow right field that for seconds appeared ready to be But San Francisco right fielder Candy after first losing the ball in the also lost his feet and Pena ended up with a triple as the ball bounced to the 1 thought 1 hit the bail but 1 thought he Maidonado i was going to catch Pena National League ay The Associated Press All Times COT LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES National Leatue Louis San Francisco 3 7 San Francisco Louis 0 San Francisco 5 10 San Francisco St Louis 2 n San Francisco Louis 3 Came Louis San Francisco series tied 33 Todays came San Francisco Hammaker 1010 at Louis Cox 11 Somebody up there must be looking out for because it was like a stroke of good thats for he I hope He is looking out for us again in Game We need all the help we can Once Pena was perched at third the Car dinals got the run home on Jose Oquendos short sacrifice fly to right after Willie McGee grounded out to third With him Tudor coining youve got to do Louis Manager Whitey Herzog said of thirdbase coach Nick Leyvas decision to send who slid around catcher Bob Melvins at tempted tag at home I always send him in that 1 dont care if hes out by 10 A towelwaving Busch Stadium crowed that cheered Penas run had moments before wat ched McGee put an end to a serious San Francisco I knew I was going to catch I feel in this I should catch McGee said of a oneout low shot off Jose Uribes bat he speared with a running I got a good jump on That was the The catch allowed Tudor to breathe but not for After Pena gunned down Robby Thompson on an attempted steal following Thompsons walk to start the San Franciscos The Giants went down in order in the but trouble arose again in the This Melvin and Uribe singled to put runners at first and se cond with none Cardinals third baseman Terry Pendleton eased the pressure by picking up Draveckys attempted sacrifice bunt and throwing to shortstop Ozzie who was covering the third for a Its Tony Penas Tudor said of the close which was hotly disputed by San Francisco third base coach Don Terry decided to go and Im glad he Busch an apt name for leftfield fans in Louis LOUIS AP The stadiums name is a perfect description of the crowd of that filled it for the sixth game of the National League The Louis fans decided Tuesday night that the critical condition of the hometown down 32 and one loss away from elimination against San required drastic Perhaps a little something to distract left fielder Jeffrey Leonard of the who had been destroy ing their team with his bat and not acting particularly contrite about So they yelled at Leonard from the time he came to bat in the first inn using derisive chants of Jeff to taunt Whea who had hit four home runs and was batting struck the chants got the fans the strikeout and the chanting were con And when he struck out again in his next swing against John the fans were convinced they were OB to something shrugged it 1 got suspended ww time in grade school for raising he said My mother and father yelled loafer and louder at me for that than they the crowd did If the yelling wouldnt get Leonards well maybe something more tangible How about parkftg of sugar and salt How about hot dogs aatd batteries How about money they threw lots of he recalling the coins the charitable citizens in left field tossed his 1 mean there was lots of out They must have I was goiog to do a tap day night and just to make sure Leonard got the they tossed two of them at One bell landed maybe five yards Leonard It was the Leonard left most of the cash on the choosing to pick up only a lone ly quarter which he casually flipped in the air on his way to the dugout after one inning Then there were the Louis response to a cowtowa crack that came out of the Giants clubhouse earlier in the series and was attributed to The sea of redclad fain rang cowbells all over the ballpark Tues That is until the sixth when Terry Pendieton hit a foul drive down the left field Leonard pur sued the ball into the One deciding he tanked dumped a container of beer on him The no I At that the ma toward ftott to try to save
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