Wednesday, December 16, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 16, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Sports December New Texas NB handsHounds first loss of season ByTIMWAITS Staff Writer Parents of the New Braunfels Unicorns girls basketball team saw their daughters come of age before their eyes with the biggest win of the young season The Parents Night crowd at Unicorn gym saw their team come from behind to pull out a thrilling 5149 victory over previously unbeaten Boerne With last Saturdays 7451 drubbing at the hands of the Lady Greyhounds in the finals o the Boerne tourna ment planted in their the Unicorns went to work Monday to make that loss a distant memory After we got stomped by them in the we worked hard said Unicorn Coach Patsy Davis We folded under their pressure i in Uic tournament and we did at times but we handled them well That was one of the best second halves we have she said The first time the Unicorns grabb ed the lead was with i 2H led in the game Hut they clung to that lead un til the final After Krista Wright hit one of two fne throws to move the Unicorns within 4038 with ti u Kim playing a wing on the Unicorns half court stole a Lady Hound pass at midcourt and took it in for an easy bucket to tie the score on the next trip Wingate went uff the glass nun her low post position to put the ahead or gtxxl Kelli Davis gave the I niconts a 4t 4J advantage with a field goal froni the corner but a threv point play by the Lads Hounds Joan Uevker med the the lead to one with 1 12 re maining Wingate pushed ttn niorn fur GB District 134A District basketball standings GIRLS Team W Fredericksburg 4 Boerne 3 New Braunfels 2 Tivy 2 Hays j Clemens i Canyon i loekhart i Smithson Valley u l Tuesdays Games New Braunfels 51 Boerne 4y FrederirksfourR 75 Canyon 43 Hays Clemens Tivy Fridays Games Valley at Canyon Dec 32 FriHlerickstiurgat New Braunfels BOYS Team w L GB i lemens n Fretlencksburfc 2 Tivv 2 Canyon i Boerne i i New Braunfels o l Smithson Vallev i i i Havs 2 2 Lockharl u i 2 i Boerntto Ntu h 67 Cam on 56 MI Havs 62 45 Uxkhar Handera i 27 New Braunfels at Kntlenckiburg her ahead with a free throw and took a sharp feed from Cindy Torres for an easy basket Boernes Debbie Weiss hit two fret shots to cut the lead back to two with remaining Weiss was whistled for traveling on the Lady Hounds ensuing offensive trip after a fouled Wen ds Doeppenschmidt on the Lmcorns pass With 27 seconds Doep penschmidt casually hit the first freebie plus the bonus to give the Unicorns a fourpoint Holly Ketchum closed the gap to two with a bank shot for Weiss was forced to foul Wingate with five ticks as the Unicorn junior was driving to the Wingate missed the front end of the oneplusone attempt but the with no timeouts were unable to get off a shot before the They are a determined said Davis of her It seems we are better coming from That may not be good down the road but its what were doing One of the key moves in the game or the Unicorns was their second quarter switch from fullcourt to halfcourt pressure The move helped the Unicorns weather a second quarter in which they didnt score a point in more than four minutes and didnt hit a field goal un til there was just left in the The Unicorns went on an 82 run to close out the first half Davis con nected on backtoback field Crista Dees and Nika Schmidt hit from the low post in the last minute to get the Unicorns to within at halftime We play a lot better in said Davis of the halfcourt 1 guess we feel more secure being closer to the Unicorn guards Torres and Wright came up with steal after steal as the Unicorns gnawed away at the Lady Hounds lead in the third quarter Wright brought two interceptions back for easy baskets and hit a long jumper during the Unicorns eight point frenzy late in the quarter that brought them within a 3635 Uecker made it w35 at the end of Kelli Davis goes up fro two of her teamhigh 15 points Tuesday Photo by Deryl Clark the quarter with a field goal Davis led the Unicorns with 15 points while Uecker led all scorers with 16 They are real said Coach Davis of her players We worked on breaking the press and well be ready for Fredericksburg Dec 22 Statistics BOERNE 51 locker 6 i Ketchum oo Carpenter 1 oo Weiss Tausch 1 00 Sew aid Pfeiffer 0 oo Britt 2 12 5 Totals JO NEW BRAUNFELS U9 Davis 6 34 Dees 3 00 Wright 4 Schmidt 137 Torres 201 Doeppenschmidt o 22 Scheel oooo Totals i e14 Boerne 15 14 9 New Braunfels e II U 16 51 Fouled out Wright Team Fouls Boeme New Braunfels 13 Threepoint goal Lecker 2 Dees JV score New Braunfels 31 Boerne 28 Freshmen score New Braunfels Boerne 35 Academic 134Ateam in volleyball announced Nearly half of the 37 players named to the 134A Academic AllDistrict volleyball team are local Statefinalist New Braunfels had seven players who qualified for the team with 90 or above grade averages on all Six players from Canyon made the list as did four from Smithson Making the team from New Braunfels are Melissa Leigh Ann AJma Rachel Mary Alice Kim Wingate and Krista The six Cougarettes earning the honors are Lory Jennifer Stacey Wim Judy Schandua and Margie The four players on the team from Smithson Valley are Leslie Bluzette Deleyce Saur and Deanna Like New Boerne had seven players make the All Academice The Lady Greyhounds on the team are Megan Alexander Courtney Tammy Rachel Felice Rachel Seewald and Joan Hays had six players on the team Ann Ginger Kim Michelle Amy Powell and Lora Winzer Four players from Kerrville Tivy qualified for the team Brenda Debra Shannon Riddle and La Sony a Monica Hill and Anna Leija made the team from The grades of the volleyball players from Samuel Clemens were not Cougars tumble in 134A road games New Braunfels rally short in district opener Slow start bogs down Canyon in loss to Billies HiiKHNK A HIT spoiling Boerma 1 point halftime lead New Hrjunfels Uns team fell short in its half rally Inxauvof shooting at the frtv line The ikxnu C if m the half but hit just U n i retthrows in the game including five in the fourth quarter as the irev hounds pulled out a ti District Li 4A a lory night It was the firM district game for the while Boerne improved its record to 1 l David Shivers scored iy of his gamehigh ll points in the first half as the Greyhounds took a 4024 halftime ad vantage Boerne hit six three pointers in the with Sim ers connecting on four We left ourselves with a little too much to said New Braunfels Coach Allen Luksa We played a good second half both offensively and defenstv ely l w as the f rw throw line that ultimately did us in Included in the five missed freethrow opportunities was the front ends of two one and one opportunities At the same Boerne was taking advantage of its op portunities Paul Meffernan sealed the game by tutting all six of his free throw attempts in the final quarter They haw a good Luksa said of the Grey hounds They have a lot of good outside shooters But 1 fevi like we could easily have won the game John Schwant paced the Unicorns with 17 points Other players scoring in double figures for the team were Darin uuh r and Parker Bankston and Craig Mor rison with Hi each Heffernan finished the game with 16 points for with Joe Donges adding 10 New Braunfels will gets its rematch with Boerne at home on Jan 26 The Unicorns open play in the Canyon Classic at 4 Thursday against Del Valle They will play either Ixxkhart or Gonzales in the second A victory against Del Valle would send New Braunfels to an p in game on Friday a loss would move the Unicorns to aaa in contest Statistics NKW BHAlNFKUS 61 Svhwan 17 Galloway 12 Morrison lo BmkNtun in Hunier Holland Simmomls Walker Herman lotualrv Anl Herrera UoKKNK to Shiveni21 Heffernan Donfies 10 Jackson Ijngbem HensXy New Briunleli i 1J 11 19 n Boerne jo 20 J II 45 FHKDKRICKSBURG A slow start in the enemy gym proved to be too much to overcome for the Canyon Cougars Tuesday night as the Fredencksburg Billies handed the Cougars their first District 134A 6736 Canyon fell behind by after the first and the Billies staved off the Cougars rally efforts The Cougars narrowed the gap to two points in the third quarter but the Billies kept coming up with the shots when they needed It seemed like everytime we would get close they would hit a ahreepoint goal1 or get a big said Canyon Coach David Taylor They hurt us with They are a good shooting Eric Herzog canned four three point shots to keep the Cougars at bay and finished with 14 Statistics CANYON ia61 Burkhardt Wilson Jonas Kaderli McBride Perkins Abel Kndicott Serold Wilkes FREDERICKSBURG 611 Kott Herzog Glover Kaman Schandua McGllI Jacoby Halltime score Fredericksburg Ca nvon24 Teammate Daryl Kott had a game high while Al Burkhardl led the Cougars with A lot of stuff just wouldnt go down for said They didnt do anything we werent prepared for A 10 of 19 night at the freethrow line didnt help the The Cougars made up some ground in the second quarter by outscoring the Billies 1410 to make the score 30 24 at Canyon stayed within a couple of threepoint shots of Fredericksburg until the closing when the Billies went on a scoring binge to bump up their winning We played We just werent said You cant play from behind in their now 11 in district will spend the weekend hosting the Canyon the Cougars own The Cougars will enter tain Handera at 7 If the Cougars get by the they will take on the winner of Thurs day afternoons San Antonio Col game Friday at 7 Rangers wallop Bandera Smithson Valley did not allow Bandera to score one field goal in the second half With thai in mind easy to figure out that the Hangen en joyed a lopsided 7340 nondistrict victory over the Bulldogs ut Ranger liyin Tuesday night 1 dont think Ive ever had that said Roger Kraft of his teams accomplishment We had an excellent second half of Brandon Franz provided most of the Rangers offense with a game high 18 points The game w as fairly close in the first as the Rangers led 1513 after the first quarter and by just at halftime A change in defensive strategy and the steady offensive output allowed the Rangers to pour U on in the second half The Bulldogs did manage to score second half points from the freethrow line The game marked the last non district game for the Rangers who will be off for the next two as they prepare for only district competition beginning with Hays on Dec From here on out we will be pretty said Kraft We will just try lo establish consisten cy on the court Statistics BANDKRA w Scott 14 stoops Cardenas Kelies 6 Uame 1 York 1 Mazaurek Klach SM1THSOX Fraoz 18 Hall Curtis MonnS Herring Dielev 6 Massey 3 Newman BucWand icore Smithson Valley 27 Cold second half stalls the Cougarettes n nn t ho tiQcal in A tW By TOM LABINSKI Sports Editor The Canyon Cougarettes played two halves of basketball as consistent as they were distinct Tuesday night In the first Canyons shots went in In the second half they simply as Fredericksburg handed the Cougarettes a 7543 victory at Canyon Jodie Ramsey scored 22 of her gamehigh 34 in the second as the Billies stretched a 3130 halftime advantage into a 32point win to improve the teams district mark to With the the Cougarettes fall to We didnt do anything differently in the second half and neither did said Canyon Coach Joy For some reason our shots just would not fall in the last Fredericksburg was the model of efficiency Tuesday shooting better than 50 percent from the floor in each quarter and finishing the game with 35 field goals in 60 The Cougarettes were a respectable 13 of 36 in Statistics FREDERICKSBURG 731 Weidenfeller 0 24 Kramer 3 02 Sullemeier 9 oO Frantzen 4 00 Ramsey 16 22 Laumann 1 oo An Au Lashyra20l 4 Totals 35 5 CANYON 43 Priedel 2 12 Horecka 200 Augustin l Kyle 10 o Hill Krieg 2 oO Ploch Rittimann o oi Williams 4 24 Totals Fredericksburg U IS 22 22 75 Canyon II 4 Fouled out Total fouls Fredencksburg Canyon goal Krieg the first then fell to 5 of 22 in the last two We were moving the ball making our passes and taking the right It seemed like there was just a lid on our Scharf While the Cougarettes offease was Stacey Sultemeier found an open spot in the Cougarette 12 feet away from the basket on the From she hit seven of 10 accounting for 14 of her 18 Three of Sultemeiers madetoorder buckets came in the third as the Billies outscored Canyon I dont know how a team can score 11 points one 19 the and then be held to six and then Scharf said of her 1 thought our girls played a good game on both of fense and I dont know what would cause a team to go cold like Fredericksburgs biggest lead in the first half was seven but Margie Williams made one of two free throws to narrow the gap to six at Lory Hill then canned a 16footer and the Billies missed the front end of a Hills jumper cut the deficit to then Leah Krieg forced a turnover at Krieg came back to sink a threepointer the first for Canyon all season giving the Cougarettes their only lead of the That lead was extended to three points when Krieg hit again from 15 feet but Sultemeier See Page Two Aggies declared ineligible pending investigations COLLEGE STATION lAFi Texas football coach Jackie Sherrill said he has declared two players on his squad ineligible for the Jan 1 Cotton Bowl game with Notre Dame pending an investigation into allega lions they signed a contract with an Atlanta In view of the events of the past two days concerning Tony Hartley and Melvin Collins and after my talks with those two 1 have decided to declare them ineligible for competition until we can find out all the facts about their dealings with an agent named Jim Sherill said Tuesday night a shares time at offensive a is the Aggies backup It appears that both of them received financial benefits from the but we still question his testimony and the exact details of the entire Sherrill The Atlanta Constitution reported Tuesday that Bartley and Collins are among five Southwest Conference players involved with Abernelhy gave the Constitution a copy oi a contract that nine players signed with him last Abernethy said he decided to make his dealings public after having a religious religious The Constitution said the only contract copy Abernethy did not provide the newspaper was for Abernethy said Collins contract was in a safedeposit but he promised to bring it to the paper this Sherrill said Texas asked the paper for a copy of the notarized contract they have for but was turned down Texas officials have sent a represen tative to Atlanta to verify the Sherrill said If the allegations prove Bartley and Collins would be ruled ineligible under NCAA then would appeal their cases to the NCAAs eligibility committee in hope of restoring their eligibility for the Cot ton Sherrill Neither Bartley nor Collins will be allowed to comment on the Sherrill The other SWC players named by Abernethy as having signed contracts with him are running back Tony Jeffery and reserves Wayne Waddy and John all of Texas TCU ruted Jeffery in eligible prior to the Horned Frogs final game of the season because of his involve ment with Abernethy told the Constitution he signed nine players in all to contracts while they still had college 9 violation of NCAA Abernethy made other disclosures and ac cusations in addition to the player He said he paid to a top Dallas Cowboys personnel man for extensive in formation on college football players He would not name the