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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 20, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Sports June 1991 New Texas Page 7 Miller succeeds Garza as NB baseball coach White Sox first baseman Paul Guerrero puts out Vivrouxs Juan Herr sniP Herrera went 2for4 with three RBIs to help Vivroux win a era on a secondinning grounder during Wednesdays city champion 307 Photo by Annelies Schlickenrieder Vivroux earns city title in rout ByJOEBELK Sports Editor In what more resembled a football the National Leagues Vivroux Toy and Sporting Goods won the city championship game of the minor and intermediate leagues Wednesday night against the American League champion White The White Sox are a good team this doesnt take anything away from Vivroux Manager Don Thornton The score is not reflective of their Paced by strong hitting and two shutout innings by pitcher Mark Moli Vivroux jumped out to a 90 We talked about Thornton We told the kids we had to get out here and get on the board The key to it was us We knew they had two of the best pitchers in New Braunfels Derrick Sassenhagen and Eric so we worked on hitting fast After one out in the Vivroux the National League champion unloaded for seven consecutive Jason David Koutz and Mark Molina set the table for Ricky De los who hit a shot to left for the first two of his gamehigh six Louis Perez then knocked in Moli na and De los Santos with a base hit to Issac McKee followed with an infield Juan Herrerabatted in the final two runs of the inning with a long shot to right scoring Perez and McKee to give Vivroux a 60 The National League representative added three more in the when Seth Weisser reached on an error and Thornton followed with a Koutzs RBI groundout scored Weisser from and Molina singled to score Perez doubled down the leftfield line to plate Molina for the third run of the Through the first two Molina had not allowed a But the White would change things in the as Paul Guerrero led off with a Lee Michaelson and Randy McCall then broke up the nohitter with con secutive RBI triples to McCall scored on an and then Jonathan Smith walked and scored to cut the lead to The two triples in that inning were the White Sox only hits of the game off Vivroux extended its advantage with seven thirdinning Infield singles by Jason Mathey and later three walks and a hit batter set the The bulk of the was done on twoRBI sin gles by De los Santos and The White Sox added another run in the fourth when Joey Sassenhagen went to third on an infield error and scored on Juan Castillejas sacrifice Vivroux added four in the with RBIs on a Thornton a Koutz fielders a Molina dou ble to right and a De los Santos The White Sox manufactured a fifthinning run on no Guerrero was hit by a stole took third on an and scored on a dou ble steal with Vivroux added 10 runs in the bot tom of the with the four hits in that inning giving the team 23 for the Timothy Schmidt scored the final run of the game for the White Sox in the sixth when he walked and eventu ally scored on Joey Sassenhageris sacrifice Molina struck out six and walked six for throwing a complete game Hes the best in the Thornton Every time he got flustered or rattled a little he calmed himself down and found the strike And our defense backed him up if we didnt have that it would have been a different The Vivroux offense was led by Jason who went 4for4 and scored in all of his five De los Santos led in production with six hitting Molina and Perez also hit with Molina scoring four times and Perez batting in McKee hit and Herrera batted in three on 2for4 who relieved Derrick Sassenhagen in the struck out five for the White Upcoming city championship games will be at the AL with the Pee Wees on Friday and the Majors on both at 7 ByJOEBELK Editor For the first time in 16 New Braunfels has a new baseball Ncal Miller was promoted Wednes day to replace longtime Unicom Coach Peter who was named assistant principal at New Braunfels Middle School Tuesday Miller has been Garzas assistant in the Unicorn baseball program for the past five assisting with four varsity playoff teams and coaching several successful junior varsity Its just a move thats New Braunfels Athletic Director Lew Simmonds Hes been in the he knows baseball and he knows the Hes done a great job with the and hell do a great job as head of the Miller said he was very excited about the I was he WhenI was told that Peter got the middle school job and I was likely to be his I couldnt Im just real honored that I was He said a head coaching job was something he had hoped but he also wanted to stay in New I was real interested in going into a head coaching position in he Ive really enjoyed coaching in New and Ive really enjoyed coaching with A big part of the reason I stayed here as an assistant was because Peter and I worked so well He said he doesnt anticipate any wholesale changes in the as he hopes to build on the tradition established by Our styles are very Neal Miller We share a lot of he There are not going to be a lot of real big Because Garza has taken the Uni corns to the playoffs 10 of the past 16 including a 1983 trip to the state Miller said he knows he has big shoes to New Braunfels is a real good baseball and I intend to contri bute to that he This is where I want to I feel well qualified for the After a year at Spring Woods High School in Miller has spent his entire coaching career at New His 11 years in NBISD include 10 years at the high school and one at the middle Fundraiser Saturday A local junior girls softball team bound for the state tournament in Lubbock is having a fundraiser Saturday at the Rotary Field in Comal ParL The 12to 14yearold team will be playing a motherdaughter game on Saturday at 7 and team members are currently seeking pledges for the game on a perrun The state tournament in Lubbock runs July Junior and senior teams from New Braunfels will be Admission for Saturdays mother daughter game will be with pro ceeds coming from donations and A concession stand will also be available to benefit the with donations coming from Handy Holiday Drive In and Astros win AL majors The Astros won the American League majors championship Wed nesday defeating the Dodgers The winners of the majors second broke a tie for the first half championship with Wednesdays The team will now play Knights of Columbus in Saturdays city champ ionship game at 7 at the Ameri can League Four NBTC members demonstrate versatility Athletes place in three cities And theyre off Beginning June 25th The HeraldZeitungs And Theyre Off racing feature will give you all the results from weekend races at Bandera Downs as well as handicap information for the weekend races to Four members of the New Braun fels Track Club dominated their age groups at Tuesdays multievents meet in Kliff Kingsbury and Eric Pocck each won their categories by healthy and the local midget contin gent which included Wilkins and Ben Hooker took three of the lop four places in the pcn taihlon out of almost 20 Kingsbury won the pentathlon with a toial of 2800 He ran a in the 80meter had a 223 shot high jumped 47J4 long jumped 151 and finished the 800meter run in Wilkins earned second place among the pcntathletes with 2480 He ran a had a 263 high jumped long jumped 136 and ran a Hooker placed compiling 2050 He ran a 163 had a 200 high jumped long jumped 12914 and ran a In the bantam Poeck enjoyed a resounding win earning a suni of 920 points which was 300 points greater than his nearest Poeck ran a 100meter high jumped mid had a shot at the Lone Star Games in the club earned 11 places including five Dusty Payne won the bantam 800meter run with a and the 1500 in Hooker won Uie midget high jump with a and placed fourth in the 800 with a Jerry Van Noy took first in the junior javelin with a 1181 and placed fifth in ihe high jump with a Amber Wenzel won the junior 800meter run with a Jodi Anderson placed second iu iho midget shot put with a and fifth iu ihe high jump at Megan Schwab finished fourth in the junior 200meter running a Holly Covington ran fifth iu the intermediate 800meter run with a At the AAU meet iu San NBTC members earned four first places and three runnerup Poeck won three events on Ins own the shot long jump and high His efforts iu those respective events were J29 and Kingsbury took first in the high jump with a and placet second in the 80meter hurdles witli a and the long jump with a Elizabeth Hennessey placed second iu the junior long jump with a The NBTC will be taking pail in a regional qualifying meet at Norihside Stadium at Sun Antonio on As an advertiser whose special niche includes horse racing will not want to miss this opportunity to reach your market with this high readership Call today for more Braunfelc HoraldZdtuna M M 707 Landa 6259144
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