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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 22, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Page 8A Sports New Texas Rockets bomb NB in tourney Unicorns show strong meet McCallum today SEGU1N New Braunfels lost its Thursday opener of the Seguin girls basketball to a Judson team which returns three starters from a strong 1991 playoff They are very Theyre very and they execute New Braunfels Coach Maria Pustejovsky said after the loss to adding that her Unicorn team played well in stretches of the 8030 That score sounds she But the girls never quit play There were two or three different times during the game when they were doing things really I know the girls were real upset But I couldnt get that because they kept playing Judsons lead was 125 at the end of the first and Pustejovsky said the game could have been much different if the Unicorns firsthalf shots had We were taking some good shots and they just wouldnt fall she The shots they were taking were the correct You have those kind of The Unicorns play today at against Austin The winner will play again at 9 on while the loser is Against Nina Garcia led New Braunfels with 10 Nina played a great Pus tejovsky said of the Unicom who hit fouroffour freethrow She was all over that Jennifer Kiolbassa and Kim Caffey added five points while fresh man Sarah Bolle scored Another positive thing about the game was seeing the Judson pressure which was similar to the one used by New They ran the very same press we Pustejovsky The girls had to see that it Now they just have to execute the things that theyre SV at home today The Canyon and Smithson Valley boys teams both host basketball games while the Cougarettes and Rangerettes are on the road against former district The Cougars home opener is against highlyregarded which is predicted to win District The teams meet at Canyon at The Cougars lost at South side on Tuesday in their season Smithson Valley hosts a strong Dripping Springs team at The Rangers are the only Comal County so far to win their and are 10 entering todays game after defeating Memorial on New Braunfels Nina here playing in a game against Seguin last led the Unicorns with 10 points against Judson in Thursdays opener in the Seguin The Unicorns play Austin McCallum today at with a chance to play at 9 Saturday if they The Canyon girls play an afternoon game traveling to Boeme for a The game was moved up because of Boemes football playoff game against Clemens at Nonhside Smithson Valleys girls play at Tivy in an 8 The Rangerettes routed Tivy last year in their but this year Smithson Valley will be without starters Tiffany Friesenhahn and Loretta Friesenhahn was injured in the final seconds of Tuesdays close loss to Dripping New Braunfels boys start the sea son on against a very strong Round Rock Westwood team which went to the 5A playoffs last The game starts at Statistics 30 NEW BRAUNFELS Garda Caffey Kiobassa Bole Orr Simon Cook Chafin entering SWT Hall of Honor NBISD trustee once Bobcats leading rusher iron man The Southwest Texas State University athletic department will induct New Braunfels resident Leo Chafin into the schools T Association Hall of Honor on Saturday during nalflime of the SWT football game against Sam Houston State The game begins at 2 with Chafin and three other Bobcat standouts scheduled to be inducted at Chafin and his will also attend a din ner for Hall of Honor inductees as well as the annual banquet the morning of the As a Bobcat football Chafin earned a let ter in 1951 and was the teams leading scorer and rusher with 60 points and 736 The following he also earned a letter after serving as team captain for the He was once mure the leading scorer with 48 while again pacing the teams ground game with 774 During that Chafin rushed for 181 yards against Texas setting a Southwest Texas Stale singlegame rushing record which stood for 15 He earned his bachelors degree in physical edu cation fiom Southwest Texas in and in 1957 received as a masters degree in education from the Chafta coached football for the and was a high school coach in Texas for eight At one lie and his three Qiia Fats and Harold were simultaneously coaching Texas Chafin believes they were perhaps the only four brothers ever to be coaching at fte fame time in the As a high school Chafin lettered in foot tesfcfthaj and track al Georgetown High urbere he was an In addition to numerous high school Cha fm earned sevwaJ collegiate He was voted the Star Coofweoce in addition to being be South captain New Braunfels resident Leo Chafin was a 1952 team captain tor the Southwest Texas State University football and was the Bobcats leading rusher and scorer for conse cutive He played every offensive down of football while at Southwest and will be inducted into the universitys T Association Hall of Honor on Saturday during the haJftime of Saturdays SWT game against Sam Houston Former Southwest Texas State University football coach Milton Jowers described Leo Chafin as being the toughest athlete he ever coached in a 1955 of the SWTSU football team and Student T Asso ciation In he signed with the Cleveland Browns and became the first SWT football player to sign an NFL contract after World War He remained involved with Southwest serving as the pres ident of the T Associations alumni organization and as a member of several Currently a New Braunfels ISD Chafin founded the Southwest Texas Bobcat Club in 1976 and was the organizations president during the first and third years of its He has also lent his efforts to various Bobcat club With 20 years of experience as a Texas public school Chafin was involved in parent teacher associations as president at New Braunfels Middle and High He was also president of the New Braunfels High School Athletic Booster Club in AH three of his Greg and graduated from New where they partici pated in In a 1955 article on Chafin in the Austin thenSouthwest Texas foot ball coach Milton Jowers described the New Braun feU athlete as being the toughest football player he ever The article went on to call Chafin the iron man of noting that he played every offensive down for the during hit years at Being inducted to the T Association Hall of Honor with Chafin are Jim Jerry Hopkins and Sid November 1991 Unicorns Rams Mrtetaip Now BnunMi champion of Dtotrid 2S5A and bkfctrid wtnotf John tftfnlftaot playoff of Dtotrtet 283A andbkfcttet wfnmr at Alamo Stadium In San LMI wMk Now Bmuntols detested LM Wanted Sam wiMHiirwvw MV IPIMi riWUVIWVlf AW Last years playoffs New Braunteto lost 3515 to Madison In bMslrfct Marshall beat MacArtiur and PharrSan JuanAlamo before toeing to Judson 4930 In me fiwitaffcsW Directions Take Interstate 36 South to San Get on Loop 410 Wesl Exit 281 South the Airport exH and turn Take 281 to tw HMebrand exH and turn Alamo Stadium wM be on the adjacent to the Trinity University Game notes New Brwntote draws possMy the toughest team In Region IV big or The Rams were unbeaten and staleranked before the lose of Antony Holmes early In District 285A After they aaw dropped two dblrfct games to Soufiwasl and but defeated 28BA champion Clark thanks to a phenomenal defensive effort The 285A District which features al ol tw ISO schools and is almost inarguabfy the toughest In Two teams whteh missed out on the play offs Holmes and Southwest might have District or made ttw play offs in even a slightly easier Marshalls loss to Southwest was without four ol the teams top players Holmes and three defensive bacWteW starters from an outstanding Those three players were suspended for two games the Southwest loss and a win against Jay for breaking team rules David Vtoenllne told he San Antonio newspapers al the time that al three were good kids and team leaders who simply made a Marshall had success In the playoffs last reaching the Region IV finals ol the Big School drvtslon which then included two teams from each The Rams edged MacArthur In the area before defeating PharrSan Juan Ala mo to advance to the regional There the Rams ran Into a Judson team which was favored to win the Big School division but ended up losing to another Marshall High School Texas In vw For New last weeks victory against Lee was the llrst ptayoll win since 1 966 when the team edged Uvakte 2113 hi It was also the llrst win in history for New Brauntete when competing In the states largest classification meaning 5A In gen because the Unloorrn are In the Small School division of he largest Marshall reaches the area round lor the third year in a an amazing eat consider ing the Rams were 28 as recently as 1 The picked to be tie dass of San were that and more when at ful strength without key toy were ominously New Braunfels did not lose anyone to Coach Lew Simmonds said adding that the Unicorns were fortunate in that area because they will need everyone on the roster against The Unicorns have faced some talented teams in the playoffs in recent but Mar shall may be on the level of the state semifinal opponents the Unicorns saw In The Rams were rated among the top 10 or 20 5A teams by the Harris Ratings before losing Anthony Holmes to while New Braunfels never cracked the top 1 The bidistrict victory by New Braunfels gave District 255A Its first win against a 265A team In the playoffs In two the 255A teams have gone 1 5 against the North East and Judson This New Braunfels opponent has a different perspective than last weeks Lee was picked to finish last in 265A alter breaking a 1 2year playoff the Vol unteers were happy just to be was on the brink ol a trip to state last and this years team features several seniors who have been essential in the Rams success for the past two or three Players to watch Marshalls is hard to unless youre trying to tackte Anthony despite missing four has been the preeminent Region IV rusher this year with more than 1 yards in six regularseason Holmes had an excellent chance at the 5A rushing title before being hurt he was among the top one or two pushers hi tie state up to that The running back who fed San Antonio in Sam Houstons Vincent proved last week chat he was not In Holmes a talented rusher who was among the state leaders alter demolishing 275A did not have success against Marshall while Holmes ran all over the Houston defense despite not being al full speed in his first game Marshall also has a running threat at fullback Carlos who hasnt gotten much press despite a solid year blocking for Holmes and carrying the The Rams use two quarterbacks David Sammon and Marc both ol whom are seniors and have two years of shared experience at the The In Marshalls means toy know how to hand off to Holmes II the Rams throw more than three or four percent of the theyre probably having a bad Simmonds likened them to a vintage Kerrvilte team receivers may be wide open on the rare pass plays because teams are playing the run so The Unicorns want to make Marshall pass by slowing down but many of Marshalls opponents have not had success with similar game Marshall has a tot ol big people in front of Holmes FB Reza is 21 and the tight ends Jason Campbell and Karl Hoffman weigh 1 95 and The offensive line is also Sophomore center Luke Harms is the smallest al guards Mark Brown and Doug Wilson average 210 and tackles Zac Cravens and Tommy Jaramito weigh 245 and AH seven of the linemen are between 60 and comerback Todd Slebert to as much ol an allstate candkJate as Stobert is also a special teams leader as a safety and and he stepped in at run ning back wHh some success when Holmes was Sfebert fed the slate In Interceptions as a The Ram secondary Is probably the best hi the area In addition to safeties Mite Gann and Marc and comer Wilt Ftowers are all impact Marshall has a force defensively up front hi tackle Cart a Division I prospect at an Impressive The Rams have five senior defensive starters tackles Junek and Crague In addition to three of the defensive four of those fve are being courted by Division I Some of tte Rwns underclassmen wM have that chance in the future Junior DE Ndukwe Kalu and DT Mike Mazur are both as is sophomore mkjdfe line backer John Starters Here are the probable starters for the with uniform num bers and weights When Marshall has the bail OFFENSE TE B5Jason Campbell 195 Cravens 245 Brown 205 Harms 195 RT 73Tommy Jaramllto 235 Hoffman 205 WB 1 2Curtte Ormond 1 70 or 22Jason Cox 1 75 QB 23David Sammon 155 or 10Marc Saldana 170 FB 35Carios Reza 21 2 TB 33Anthony Holmes 51 1 70 NB DEFENSE Gutierrez 165 DT 89Matt Pusateri 21 5 DT 56Todd Robinson 200 OLB 88Dustin Simons 180 ILB 35Shawn Jurica 188 Turner 170 CB 23James Sargent 1 40 CB1Dannis Bryan 140 F8 33Andrew Juarez 160 When New Brauntols has the ball OFFENSE Bryan 140 RQ 67Chrte Leasman 200 Edter 192 Sargent 140 OB 7Mtehael Sierra 135 FB 38Shawn Benbrook 1 88 MARSHALL DEFENSE Kalu 205 Mazur 210 DE 220 SLB 60Howard Short 200 MLB 80John Robinson 180 Nestor 210 Flowers 176 180
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