Wednesday, December 23, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 23, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Sports Page10A New Texas December Fredericksburg sweeps past the Unicorns Boys fall to 02 in District By TIM WAITS Staff Writer FREDERICKSBURG The District 134A road has not been kind to the New Braunfels Unicorns as they try to get untracked early against league In always a tough gym for the Unicorns fell behind quickly and never generated the steam necessary for a takeover of the The home team kept its distance from the Unicorns and posted a 5750 win Tuesday after It was the Unicorns second district loss in as many We played even with them after the first said Unicorn Coach Allan We just couldnt get over the The Billies got off to a good racing to a 102 lead with the aid of a couple of threepoint shots and steady ball while the Unicorns were sputtering on of Craig Morrison and Rodney Holland scored field goals to cut the Billies lead to Daryl Kott banked in a shot at the firstquarter buzzer to give the Billies a seven point The next three quarters were a deadlock or the two In the second quarter it appeared the Unicorns were on the verge tak ing control of the John Schwarz hit a jumper and a pair of free throws and Darrel Hunter sank two straight field goals to cut the gap to The Billies picked up a pair of points on free but Garon Galloway nailed a threepointer from the top of the key to move the Unicorns within a Fredericksburg scored on its next three trips down the including a trey from Eric Morrison canned a jumper from the freethrow line at the but the Unicorns trailed by at Wed get to within three or four of them and then wed have a turnover or said They were in the bonus early and that hurt A if third quarter resulted in the Billies outscoring the Unicorns as neither team could get The Unicorns failed to gain ground as both squads traded buckets for the Statistics NEW BRAUNFELS 50 Hunter 3 22 Morrison 3 22 Schwarz 1 22 Herrera 3 34 Galloway 2 00 Holland 2 00 Slmmonds 2 01 Walker 0 00 Herman0 00 Totals 18 FREDERICKSBURG 57 Kaman Glover 5 23 McGlllOO Q Jacoby 0 00 Burg 2 23 Kott 5 310 Schandua 1 00 Herzog 6 13 Totals 20 New Braunfels 9 17 9 15 50 Fredericksburg 14 U 12 15 57 Fouled out Team Fouls New Braunfels Fredericksburg Three Point Goals Galloway Simmonds first few minutes of the In the last four the Unicorns were relegated to just three field goals all At the same the Billies scored just five Hunter popped for three with but the Unicorns were scoreless for the next three minutes as tur novers and failed threepoint shots stalled any chance at a Jimmy Simmonds hit a pair of threepointers in the last minute but it was too little and way too Herzog had a gamehigh 14 points for the Billies and teammates Kott and Rusty Glover followed with 13 and 12 No Unicorns scored in double as Hunter and Rico Herrera led the way with nine The Unicorns are now looking for ward to spending the rest of the holidays on their home The Unicorns will host scrappy Lockhart on Tuesday and will entertain Samuel Clemens on Were just going to prepare for said Hopefully well do better at District 134A GB District basketball standings BOYS Team Tivy Clemens Fredericksburg Canyon Boerne Smithson Valley New Braunfels Hays Lockhart Tuesdays Game FredericKsburg Si Saturdays Game Canyon vs Dripping Springs at Sm An tonio W 3 i 3 1 1 0 I 0 I New Braunlels Billies hold on to early lead ByTOMLABINSKI Sports Editor NBs John Schwarz shoots from the baseline in a game earlier this Photo by Deryl Clark Coming from behind has been a trademark of the New Braunfels girls basketball team all but Tuesday night the Unicorns picked the wrong team to try it Defending 134A champion Fredericksburg jumped out to a quick lead and Increased Its district record to 60 by downing New Braunfels 6354 at Unicorn The loss drops New Braunfels to 22 in district The teams downfall proved to be the first when the Billies dominated the offensive Senior post Joanne Frantzen had six of her gamehigh 22 points In the opening including two baskets off of The Unicorns press could not con tain which repeatedly found an open play under the basket The Billies completed the quarter by hitting the last five of their field goal giving them a 20Ulead Were just getting real notorious for our poor first We cant seem to get settled said New Braunfels Coach Patsy Davis If we can just make up our minds to play good basketball for four quarters we can do its just a mat ter of wanting to do she said Ntka Schmidt came off the bench to give New Braunfels a lift in the re bounding department Her nine points in the second quarter helped the Unicorns slay as close as they trailing at halftime New Braunfels stayed even with the district leaders in the third still trailing by 17 at the end of and crept closer in the with Kelli Davis and Crista Dees combining for thrive three pointers In the final After trailing by as many as 26 nudwas through the third a shot by Kim Wtngate pulled New Braunlels within 10 at 5242 with 5 40 left In the game Backtoback jumpers Davis from beyond thethreepoint lino late in the game pulled the Unicorns within eight points at 6153 In the quarter tne mines were outscored 21U Coach Davis said it JUM took her team some tune to it could play with the defending champions 1 think thev intimidated us a little Statistics FREDERICKSBURG 63 Widenfeller Saltemeler 401 Kramer 5 00 Ramsey 8 25 Frantzen 8 67 Ellers 0 00 Ellers 0 00 Totals 27 Ml NEWBRAUNFELS 54 Wingate 114 Torres 0 00 Wright o 2 2 Dees 5 00 Davis 6 46 Welly 3 12 Doeppenschmldt 1 00 Schmidt 3 36 Scheel 0 00 Hardeman 0 00 Totals 19 Fredericksburg 20 U 12 13 63 New Braunlels 12 12 21 54 Fouled out Davis Total fouls Fredericksburg New Braunfels 19 Threepoint shots Dees Davis i2i at first They may have hurt especially in the first she But they are just a real solid You cant spot them that big a lead and expect to come back The game also marked the return of Debbie who has missed the past few weeks with an ankle injury Welly played sparingly Tuesday night and looked impressive in scor ing seven points She was a little tentative Id say she was playing at about Go Davis said think it will be a dif ferent story when Debbie is at full strength Kelli Davis 18 points led New Braunfels Dees finished with 13 points After playing Tivy and Boerne in their last three the Unicorns vull also get a break of sorts in the with the next four games coming against Smithson Valley and Hays Itll be a different story from here on in Well be a belter Davis predicted District 134A DiMriCl GIRLS Team W Boerne Braunfels Hays Canvon Game GB 3 li 3 4 New lir junleh SilurdJi Game l Antonio San LeavellFloyd combination sparks Houston victory By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Houston Rockets 1 reason for trading Ralph Sampson was to strengthen a chronically weak On Tuesday Sleepy Floyd paid the first dividend on that Floyd scored 27 points and fellow guard Allen Leavell added leading the Rockets to a 122103 vic tory over snapping a four game losing The who got 20 points from Dominique never led in the game and the loss ended a fivegame winning who hit 11 of 14 ex pected to be replaced in the starting lineup by who was traded to Houston along with Joe Barry Carroll for Sampson and Steve Fitch used Ihem The FloydLeavell combo is what they make of Fitch It didnt look too temporary Floyd was nine of IB from the field and 8for8 at the free throw giv ing the guard combo a 67 percenl average from the Akeem Olajuwon scored 14 poinls for the Rockets and shared rebound honors with Rodney McCray with 13 But it was Floyd and Leavell who stole the Youre not accustomed to seeing their guards play like Wilkins They were really performing and it carried over to their big Kings Spurs 96 Mike McGee envisions himself as a i Sleepy Floyd blue collar worker for the Sacramen to After just four games in a Kings McGee scored a season high 30 points and established a fran chise threepoint record to lead Sacramento to a victory over San An I just want to do what I can do for the McGee said I came to Sacramento to help I cant promise a rose garden or a cham Youve got to remember a team is made up of 12 individuals and Im just one man doing what they want me to The sevenyear NBA veteran guard hit five of eight threepoint baskets to eclipse the previous fran chise mark of four established by Ed die Johnson last McGee also tied a singlequarter Kings mark for Allen Leavell threepoint baskets when he con nected on three of four in the first period McGee played his fourth game a King after being acquired Dei It from Atlanta in exchange for two secondround draft picks in iwi ami 1995 Were not surprised at all about Mikes performance assts tant Sacramento coach Willis Heed We got him because we knew he could do things for us defensively and offensively that we needed to gel He wasnt getting a chance to contribute in Atlanta but he can Alvin Robertson scored 2J points and leammale Walter Berry added 24 points for San Antonio The defeat gave the Spurs seven consecutive losses on the Otis Thorpe and Terry Tyler each scored 17 points for Sacramento The Kings win broke a twogame losing streak Sacramento has lost id of the last 2H games We re just playing badly on lIn San Antonio head coach Bob Weiss aul ol his teams 111 road reeord We lack confidence You come out ami shoot 3d percent in the first half and tinother team is going to rip you apart The Kings relied on a 132 scoring run over five minutes to open the game vulh a 22 point lead Sacramento look the lead with 2 4d left in the first quarter and never relinquished it The Kings opened the fourth quarter on M73 Mavericks Bulls 100 Mark Aguirre scored Ii2 points for but ironically none of them came in the fourth quarter when the Mavericks pulled away from Chicago The Mavericks outscored the Bulls earls in the final period to extend a point lead to III18H with left The who got 28 points from Michael Jordan got no closer than 11 thereafter Derek Harper scored 20 poinls and James Donaldson had 18 rebounds for the who swept both games of the season series wilh Chicago Celtics 76ers 115 which lost by 31 poinls in its last game at rallied down the stretch to beat the 76ers at Ifc B 067 Mattlr 12 12 bOO A e n ai e By The 8 13 Ml a EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division Pet Stale 3 IB 13 TufVCUi Games Huston Philadelphia Washington Ntu 1U ilM 3 7 Hi IhiUilelphu 115 Cltveland asOungton 1U2 Dallas 111 Chicago lOu Milwaukee NIVI York luS New IS2 122 Atlanta 1011 Central 1hoinu 1W I2u San tiltii Ilk CoMen Stair SI i Garnet Milwaukee 1 wi J Indiana 12 11 522 Cleveland 11 12 47H WESTERN at New Jersey Chicago al Neu York Ilah at Cleveland Dallas al Indiana Midwest Pet at Ihoenu Denver Dallas tii2 S tiliO 11 522 Antonio at Angeles Clippers Sacramento at 1 Angeles Denver at liolden State Uah San Antonio HI 4i 17 261 Games No games scheduled Fridays Games Pacific at New noon A al 1hlladelpliu the Spectrum for the first time in two years Larry Bird scored nine of his 31 points in the final five minutes for the who trailed 110109 with 1 33 to play when Bird tossed in a 3 pointer to put Boston ahead to stay Nuggets Suns 104 Denver stayed a halfgame ahead of Dallas in the Midwest Division as Alex English scored 16 of his 26 points in the first quarter against Phoenix The Nuggets got 24 points and 10 re bounds from Danny Schayes and 20 points from Lafayette Lever while extending their homecourt record to 101 James Edwards led the Suns with 23 points and 18 rebounds and Larry Nance added 21 but Phoenix never got any closer than 12 points in the second Bucks KnickslOS Milwaukee oulscored New York i8 20 and shot 70 percent from the field in the third period to break open a close game John Lucas had a seasonhigh 25 points and H while Randy Breuer added 24 points and 10 re bounds for the Bucks See Page MA Playing time for Me Dona Id hinges on Vikingsgame IRVING AP Now that hes received his Christmas present from the Dallas Cowboys Coach Tom Landry may give one to two of his players Sunday by playing Paul McDonald and Kevin It all hinges on Saturdays Minnesota Washington NFL game if Minnesota it automatically knocks the Louis Car dinals out of the playoffs and frees Landry to give some of his reserves liberal playing The Cowboys and Cardinals meet at noon CST Sunday in a regularseason finale at Tex as I might take a shot at playing McDonald and Sweeney if nothing is at Landry said Id be tempted to try some guys who havent worked to see what they could do If the Cardinals are still in then Im go ing with my strongest lineup with either Steve Pelluer or Danny White at quarter The veteran McDonald hasnt played a down with the Rookie Sweeney was Dallas quarterback in the three replace ment Landry praised who directed the Cowboys to an upset 2921 victory over the Los Angeles Rams Monday knocking them out of the playoffs I asked the team in the warmups to give me a to put something under my Christmas Landry They did Pelluer handled himself with a lot of poise He moved the team and didnt make any big mistakes That game helped him a lot 1 couldnt see many things to fault him The Cowboys snapped a tourgame losing streak with their first victory in December since We were happy to have anything happen Landry Landry got some bad news when doctors operated on linebacker Jesse Perm for a broken It was the third broken leg suf fered by a linebacker in three games Mike Hegman and Eugene Lockhart also are out with broken We broke our own legs this Landry Steve DeOssie fell on Perm Landry said he said he certainly wasnt go ing to take it easy on former assistant Gene the Cardinals Id feel bad for a but not for too long if we knocked Gene out of Landry said Of course we have a soft spot for Hes one of our people But we dont Intend to give him the game The Cowboys hurt their position in the May NFL draft by defeating the but Lan dry said he never thought a loss was beneficial no matter what draft position U Theres no substitution for Landry said Winning makes you The are out of the playoffs or the second consecutive Louis defeated Dallas 2413 in the opening game of the season