Friday, February 8, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 8, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Page 8 Sports New Texas February 1991 Cougars claim first 275A win BOERNE After giving up 11 in four district the Cougars decided it was time to beef up their And a weeks worth of practice time seems to have the A strong effort by Canyons full backs and plus a three flurry in a 15minute led Cougars to a 41 victory over Thursday giving the team its first District 275 A soccer vic tory of the Were a lot better team than our record said Coach Danny Bueno of the Cougars 14 district Things just havent gone our Were really not that Aficr beginning district play the top three Bueno he had hoped lo start a winning Streak against the rest of the plans went awry last weekend when Seguin scored a goal in the final to pull out a 21 Now lhai ihe Cougars have secured their first 275A Bueno said it is hoi too late to build some Canyon hosts 13 Kerrville Tivy in a game The kids are excited lo get a he Hopefully we can make a We wanted lo gel our firsl win against but things just didnt work oul for Bui weve got Tivy at home and as long as the kids Soccer District 275A Soccer Standings Team W L T Pts San Marcos 6 0 0 12 Smithson Valley 5 0 1 11 New Braunfels 3106 Clemens 2215 Seguin 2304 Boeme 2404 Tivy 1302 Canyon 1402 Lockhart 0 5 00 Wednesdays Game San Marcos Clemens 1 Thursdays Game Canyon Boeme 1 Todays Games Clemens at New Braunfels Kerrville Tivy at Canyon Smithson Valley at Pllugerville Lockhart at San Marcos Boerne at Seguin play well be Bueno credited the play of midfiel ders Brian Jurgcn Fidel Rodriguez and Louis Gonzales for neutralizing Boemcs two foreign exchange players Thursday Their two best players were mid and we were pretty con cerned about them because they are such good But they werent factors cxcepl for early in the he After a slow start for the firsl seven or eight Bueno Canyons midfielders began to con trol the ball and open the game up for the Harvey Gomez had the first goal of the scoring midway through the firsl half off a crossing pass from Marky Within 15 minutes the Cougar lead was up to as Rodrigo Rodriguez scored on a oneonone opportunity with the Greyhound and Vela scored from 20 yards out with Chris Garcia credited with the Twenty minutes into the second Boerne cut the lead to 31 on an indirect kick from 10 yards A few minutes keeper Krisien Malish slopped a Greyhound penally which Bunco said pul ihe momentum back on Canyons Thai penalty kick would have made it bul he did a good job on The only goal he gave up was on the indirect kick from up so Id say he did a real good Bueno said of his a sophomore forward reluming to the lineup after missing a week with an ankle scored his second goal of ihe game and fourth of ihe season on another oncononc His first atlcmpl was defiecied by the but bounced right back lo kick off Ihe carom found the corner of the net to ice the The Cougars ouishoi Boerne 188 in the while sweeper Roger Gomez and fullback Doug Hell were defensive Bueno The defensive unit also received a boost wilh Ihe return of fullback Warren who was out with grade Canyons Fidel Rodriguez 14 and Roy Vela 9 box out a New Braunfels player in a prior The Cougars had their first taste of success in district play with a 41 victory over Boerne Thursday Photo by Erik Karlsson Thursdays contest was a makeup game of the one that was postponed on Tuesday because of the wet condi tion of the Boeme Middle School field on Full slate of games on tap for tonight All nine Disiricl 275 A soccer learns will be in aclion with New Braunfels and Canyon hosting games and Smithson Valley on the road for a nondislrici San the disiricl leader with a 60 hosts lastplace The Lions are winless in five bul had only been oulscored by eighl goals in their firsl four outings before being stomped 110 by Smithson Val ley on New which had ils game al Kerrville Tivy poslponcd on Tues will hosl Schertz Clemens al 8 The Unicorns are having losl lo San Marcos in ils last game on The Buffaloes come into town with a 221 having lost 31 lo San Marcos on Tivy will play al Canyon in a The Antlers are hav ing suffered backtoback shutoul los ses lo Smithson Valley and San In tonights fourth district Seguin will host The Grey hounds loss to Canyon dropped them lo while ihe Maiadors having been outscorcd seven goals to six in those disiricl Smithson Valley filled ils open dale on ihe district schedule with a game at The Ran gers arc one point behind San Marcos in the 275A standings wilh a 501 After a disappoinling lie with Clemens a week Smithson Val ley revamped ils resulting in its 11goal effort againsl Elliott lights it up for 30 in Spurs victory SAN ANTONIO AP Wilh Terry Cummings and Rod Strickland out of the Sean Elliott knows he has lo assume more of ihe scoring burden for the San Anionio Is 30 poinls enough Elliotl reached his careerhigh Thursday nighl in San Antonios 118108 victory againsl hit ting 12 of 15 shois from the The guys were getting me the ball flfter the first couple of shots went said who had 10 poinls in ihe firsl nine minuies and fiad 18 by I fell prelly II also helped that David Robinson took on his share of Ihe scoring and rebounding with 35 poinls and 15 The Spurs shoi percenl and had lillle irouble snapping their seasonhigh Iwogame losing Detlef Schrempf led Indiana wilh 21 Reggie Miller added 20 and Michael Williams The bottom line is thai we didnl move the ball on Schrempf We didnt get the ball lo the open You cani play ihis game when you are sianding We got caught standing too many 1 Indiana was sluggish on getting just 19 assists and being out scored 348 on the fast I For just the second time all rookie Dwaync drew a starting Robinson moved fVom center 10 power forward due to Cummings injured Schintzius finishedwilh 9 poinls arid 8 rebounds in 26 I was thrilled with San Antonio Coach Larry Brown f His conditioning looked great and I think we need to keep playing I The Spurs used a 122 run laie in the second quarter to erase an eight point deficit en route to a 5151 tic at the Robinson had 15 thirdquarter including 10 straight midway through the period as the Spurs built a 1point Ahead 9690 with to San Antonio went on a 166 run lo pui the game out of 11296 wilh J We played well in the first half ajnd then we went fiat at the start of the second and let them calch Miller I dont know what we need to dp to get us over the hump but we NBA All Times CST EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic GB 14V4 New 15 New 22 Central 4 7 18 19 WESTERN W L GB 32 13 31 16 2 27 21 17 27 16 29 16 14 31 18 14 33 19 39 9 35 11 3 30 16 8 26 20 12 22 23 15 32 13 32 Midwest Division San Antonio Utah Houston Dallas Minnesota Denver Orlando Pacific Division Portland LA Lakers Phoenix Golden Stale Seattle LA Clippers Sacramento Thursdays Games Atlanta Charlotte 114 Houston Cleveland 92 Boston New York 101 Orlando Minnesota 103 Washington New Jersey 117 Chicago Detroit 93 Dallas Golden Slate 101 San Antonio Indiana 108 Todays Games No games scheduled really need to push which missed all 10 of its threepoint fell to 419 on the road while San Antonio climbed to 195 at Mavs Warriors 101 DALLAS AP With four sec onds left in the game and his team try ing to defend a onepoint Dallas Mavericks Coach Richie Adubato fig ured Golden State Coach Don Nelson would try something oul of the ordin ary to go for the Atlubato was but Nelsons call for a backdoor play from out of bounds on the right sidelines glanced just off ihe fingertips of Rod preserving Dallas Nellies probably the best al being clever al the end of the Adubaio Nobody would expect somebody to try a 15foot backdoor pass from oul of bul hell do And it almost Rolando Blackman hit iwo free throws wilh nine seconds remaining lo give Dallas the The Warriors still had two oppor lunilics lo pull oul ihc victory in ihe final four Chris Mul lins attempt 10 lob for a layup for Higgins off ihc inbounds pass fell out of Dallas Derek Harpers allcmpi lo inbound the ball wilh seconds remaining also wcnl oul of giving ihc Warriors anolhcr Bul Tim Hardaways dcspcr aiion 30fooicr al Ihc buzzer glanced off ihc Harper led seven Mavericks in dou ble figures wilh 20 points and Randy White and Blackman added 14 Mitch Richmond paced the Warriors wilh 34 points and Hardaway added which won for ihc fourth time in its last five trailed 101100 after Richmond canned iwo foul shois wilh seconds lo selling the stage for Blackmans dra matic free Rockets Cavaliers 92 Ohio AP For a few seconds early in the fourth quar ihc scripi was unfolding John the NBAs highesl paid was back from injury and poised to lead ihe Cleveland Cavaliers into playoff Williams dunk pulled the Cava liers within one point of Ihc Houston His 15footcr on the baseline put Cleveland up But that was all Williams could and the Rockcls wrecked his comeback when David Wood nailed a 3point shot with seconds left lhal gave Houslon me lead for The Rockcls claimed their fourth slraight victory and their seventh in the last eight Cleveland has lost 24 of Good Time To Your Rifle our expert gunsmith will action to make it f rtjie barrel and Drives is offer pood mail I Is In For Service Consider pad which includes ihc ntflal to cosi C IfliMlKng mtfte brake tp case yow riflo sighted plus milking needed repairs or oiher Docs Guns Walnut New Brauntels 6291736 NB girls in boys host Hornets The New Braunfels Unicorn girls basketball team plays its final game of the season tonight at East while the Unicom boys host the Hor nets in the only home game on the The two 264A local boys teams are both on the Canyon at dis trict champion Clemens and Smithson Valley at The Unicom boys are in an unenvi able as East Central will be trying to clinch a playoff berth at Uni corn Gym in the East Central has already secured no worse than a secondplace tie with San Mar and any Hornet win or Rattler loss in the last three games eliminates San The Hornets have more offensive weapons than any other 2SSA with three of the districts top five East Central leads San Antonio with more than 90 points per and is 81 in district play after splitting its series with lead er East Central center Marcus who has signed to play college basket ball for San Diego is the top 5A scorer in the San Antonio area with points per Banks also leads the city with almost six blocked shots per and is first in district in shooting at 69 His rebounds per game rank third in 25SA behind South Sans Miguel Huizar and McCollums Pete Russell Fox is the Hornets second leading scorer at 19 points per which is in the top 10 among San Antonio 5A Michael who was the leading scorer in the first round against New is fifth in district with 17 points per The Hornets also have players competing for the district steals and assists Shannon Sullivan cur rently has steals per slightly ahead of Seguin phenom Andre and Chris Thompson leads a close battle with South Sans Gilbert Ramos in assists with per New Braunfels stats are not nearly so but the Unicorns do have some players among the area Mike Sierra has more than four assists per contest to rank among the top San Antonio area and Isabel Bus tos is among the steals Unicorn Coach Cliff Wilkins has said East Central is a beatable which in fact has lost several times throughout its difficult nondistrict but that even a team with comparable athletes has to play close to its best to come out with a The Unicom girls arc 47 in district and 822 on the and they hope to improve on that with their final game of the season at East The game is set for New Braunfels which beat the Hornets in the first round has three double figure tops of any Comal County Celeste Robin Riedcl and Cindy Mager carry the offensive load for the with posts Riedcl and Magcr also being the pri mary East Centrals top player statistical ly is Meredith who aver ages 13 points and eight rebounds per Sharpshooling Michelle Mabry leads the district in threepointers with 55 and guard Stephanie Rice is second in 255 A in two Basketball outrietasSA Todays Boyt terms EM Onlral at New Braunfels McCoNumalSflguIn South San at Hartandate Todays QlrltOarrat Harlandate it South San New BraunMt at East Central Seguin at McCoKum End of Season District M4A Todays Boys Oanws Canyon at Clemens HaysatLockharl Smithson Valley at Bastrop QMSBMIstrtet Playoffs Mondays Games Hays at Edwards Austin tockhart Austin at Conoordla Austin Rice trails only Seguins Darla Davis among 5A San Antonio assist leaders with per and is the district runnerup in steals lo South Sans Patty The Canyon boys travel to Scheru to face district unbeaten which won the 264A title with a one point victory at Hays on The Buffaloes return home to host Canyon in the 8 Buffalo center Robb who had scored nine and 10 points in the two games before lit it up for 32 of his teams 59 against the Miller leads all area scorers with almost 29 points per He is not the teams only as evidenced by the teams wins over Smithson Valley and Bastrop during his Henry Sala zar is the Buffalos other primary offensive hitting for 14 points per game and 41 percent of his three Smithson which has a two game winning streak after healing Lockhart and hopes to con tinue that run when the Rangers visit Bastrop at 8 Bastrops only district win came at Smithson Valley in the and the Rangers will hope lo split thai series and improve their current 35 district Bear center Danny Wisnicwski scored 25 points in the firstround meeting with the most on passes from point guard Alcie Peter who dished for nine assists in the The Bastrop team has some of the top athletes in the as Peterson is one of two basketball starters signed to play college Peter a free is headed to Texas while his starting forward Billy was signed as a defensive back by Southwest For Smithson Galen Church has scored 16 and 21 points in the past two and point guard Jon Herring has hit for 14 and 13 In the other 264A Hays and Lockhart meet in a game likely lo decide the district The Rebels and Lions arc currently tied for second with Hays boasting the districts greatest dcplh and Lockhart having arguably its best player in Clay which beat Hays in the first can clinch runnerup sta tus with a would need lo win and beat Bastrop in the season finale to cam the second spol Its a NEW BRAUNFELS AMERICAN LITTLE LEAGUE REGISTRATION TRYOUTS For all boys girls ages 8 12 as of July 1991 with birthdates in the months of or Registration 12th 68 at the Johns Episcopal Church Parish 312 A birth certificate registration fee are required for Tryouts Late Registration February 16 23 Noon at the American League Field on Common Across from the Fairgrounds All equipment except glove wil be For more call Fred Zinkgraf at 6293464