Friday, March 10, 1995

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 10, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas 8 Friday March IportsDay P To talk with Sports Thomas Godley t Sports Day call 19144 ext 24 HeraldZeitunq Sports Day The Press The Days Quote ir y CT Irf Im real proud off the way the team bounced back after that loss yesterday We were a different team tonight We didnt play errorless ball but we got good pitching played solid defense and had timely hits We did what we need ed NB baseball Coach Neal Miller In the news Spurs get buzzer shot win CLEVELAND AP To Sean Elliott one second one full second seemed like plenty of time You know if you have 5 seconds you have to tip it in But with a full sec ond you can turn and Elliott said Thursday night after his layup on an inbounds play at the buzzer gave the San Antonio Spurs yet another close win 10098 over the Cleveland Cavaliers The Spurs winners of nine Of their last 10 games have won nine straight games decided by three points or less Cleveland has lost five of its last six games David Robinson scored 26 Elliott 19 and Avery Johnson and Vinny Del Negro 16 each for the Spurs Dennis Rodman grabbed 10 rebounds nearly eight under his average but got the biggest one of the game when he ran down Terrell Brandons missed shot with one second to play The Spurs called a timeout and coach Bob Hill then drew up what proved to be the winning play Newks Tennis Ranch resets clay court ribbon cutting The opening day ceremonies for four new clay courts at Newks Tennis Ranch on Highway 46 in New Braunfels has been changed from March 5 to April 9 For more information call 6259105 Spring break baseball camp A baseball camp emphasizing the fun damentals of throwing fielding hitting and base running will take registration Saturday March 25 at 9 m at Unicorn baseball field Players may also register on the first day of camp March 27 Cost is and includes a Tshirt The camp which is for youth ages 712 will run March 2730 from 9 to noon at the National Little League Fields Registration is limited to 40 players Call Neal or Dee Miller at 6295518 A separate mini camp for pitchers ages 1314 is scheduled Friday March 31 from 9 to noon at Unicorn field Cost is Trevino overcoming surgery SAN ANTONIO AP Lee Trevino the Senior PGA Tours alltime money leader was a bit troubled as play began today at the SBC Dominion Seniors event at Dominion Country Club The 55yearold Trevino winner of 24 Senior titles and 27 regular PGA tour championships missed the final month and half of last season with a bulging disc in his neck He underwent success ful surgery and rehabilitation Charity golf event to benefit NB Uttle League players Aid Association for Lutherans AAL Branch 2382 will sponsor a charity golf tournament starting at 9 am on April 8 at Landa Park Proceeds from the tourna ment wiH be matched by AAL and will benefit the New Braunfels Little League Association All interested players should contact David Luckemeyer at 6250207 or Fred Collins at 6256197 before April 4 Entry fee wil be plus normal cart and green fees All players are welcome Unicorns move to winners bracket NB levels Leander restores pride By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor Nothing erases the sour taste of a lop sided loss like the sweet smack of victory The New Braunfels Unicorns coming off a shelling at Seguin soothed the palates Thursday night with a 63 win over the Leander Lions at NBHS Field Jeff Gonzales struck out 11 batters to earn the win and push New Braunfels into the winners bracket of the Unicorn Tour nament The Unicorns take to the field again today at against the winner of the TaylorKilleen Ellison game NB Coach Neal Miller savored the out come Thursday and praised the Unicorns resiliency Im real proud of the way the team bounced back after that loss Miller said We were a different team tonight We didnt play errorless ball but we got good pitching played solid defense and had timely hits We did what we need ed Johnny Reyes ignited the scoring in the bottom of the third with a double to right center that scored Kelly Garza and Jeremy Moeller giving New Braunfels a 31 lead On the next at bat Eric Martinez smashed a shot to the same spot in the out field and drove in Reyes for a 41 lead Leander scored in the top the third off a fly ball to right field The runner at second tagged and the throw to third got away The Lions were granted a ground rule advance to home when the ball rolled into the visitors dugout The Unicorns led 42 in the fifth when Reyes sparked the bats again with a double to right center Martinez followed with a single and Carlos De La Cerda lined a shot over second to add two security runs making it 62 The Lions got a run with two outs in the seventh off a close call at first that allowed the thirdbase runner to go for home The umpire called the tag at the plate safe The Unicom faithful didnt like the call But Gonzales struck out the final bat ter with two men on base to end the game and put the fans at rest Unicom Tournament Today Taylor vs Killeen Ellison noon NBHS Georgetown Consolidated 11 am NBHS Temple vs NBHS New Braunfels vs Taylor Killeen winner NBHS Thursdays Scores Boerne 7 Canyon 1 BoemeS Pflugerville2 Pflugervilie 2 Reasanton N Braunfels 6 Leander 3 Pleasanton 6 Canyon 5 Cougars run out of gas in seventh By GQPLEY Spprts Editor Herald Zeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL New Braunfels Hector Molina above swings for the fences Thursday night in the Unicorns 6 3 win over Leander Canyon Reagan George right took to the plate as well as the mound for the Cougars in a seventhinning 65 loss The Unicorn bats fared well against Leanders ace pitcher Brandon Attal who gave up eight hits Jeff Gonzales pitched for New Braunfels giv ing up four hits and striking out 11 The win advances the Unicorns into the winners bracket today against the winner of the TaylorKilleen Ellison winner Three gamesiri less iliah 24 hours took its toll on the Canyon Cougars Having returned from Schertz Clemens on Wednesday night and then taken the field Thursday morning against No I Boerne the Cougars were running on a low tank It caught up to them later that day against the Pleasanton Eagles who scored two runs in the seventh inning and stole the game from Canyon 65 Canyon Coach Ralph Behrend not ready to blame the rough schedule point ed to mistakes as the reason Just loo many Behrend said We cant expect to win when we do Canyon appeared on its way to victory when Brette Parrish led off the top the seventh with a triple Brandon Cox brought him home on a sacraficebunt to put the Cougars ahead 54 The Eagles came back by getting a walk and a single to put men on first and second with no outs Canyons Regan George then struck out Matt Pacheco the Eagles scored off an errant throw to first that allowed the third base runner to come home For the game the Cougars had eights and six errors to the Eagles eight hits and three errors Canyon left six men on base and Pleasanton left nine Ricky Boehle went 2 for 3 for the game Parrish was 2 for 4 with a triple Jerry Van Noy was 2 for 3 Panther girls undefeated in Christian Athletic League From submitted reports The Panthers of Saints Peter and Paul com pleted winning seasons in boys and girls bas ketball grades 56 and 78 in the Christian Ath letic League The fifth and sixth grade girls team finished 8 0 and were CAL champions in their division The fifth and sixth grade boys ended with a record of 81 and also were CAL division Cham pion The CAL includes New Braunfels Christian Academy Seguin Lifcgate Bracken Christian School Hill Country Christian in San Marcos San Marcos Baptist Academy and Sts Peter and Paul In the 7lh and eight grade division the Panther girls team finished 180 They were CAL Cham pions and first place in the St John Boscoe girls basketball tournament The seventh and eight grade hoys team were also successful Their league record was 82 They placed sec ond behind Seguin Lifegate Overall the Panthers were 177 They competed in the St John Boscoe Tour nament in San Antonio against some ol the larg er Catholic school in the arch diocese They also competed at the Barton Junior High Tournament in Kyle against much larger 3A and 4A public schools The Panthers completed their 19941995 bas ketball season with a combined record of 293 in the CAL Overall the teams were The seventh grade girls team members are top from left Mrs Hartmann Erin Stockbergar Iris Rodriguez Naomi Matelski Sara Tippit Millie Fisher middle row Kimberlee Hohensee Jessica Edwards Amber Miller Monique Mendoza Sara Weber first row Monica Jergins Amy Cordero Brianne Marbach Jessica Charles Hummel heroes Herald Zeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Gregg Weston middle owner of Tree Tops Restaurant donated to the Hummel Museum Charity Gotf Tournament scheduled for May 19 At left John Collins Hummel Museum director and Janelle Berger right Hummel board member accepted the check Houston shocks TCU in SWC tourney By DENNE H FREEMAN AP Sports Writer DALLAS AP Strange things usually happen in the Southwest Conference basketball tournament and nothing could have been more unusual than Houston stacking the Texas Christian Homed Frogs The Frogs had blasted the Cougars twice during the regular season but couldnt do it when it count ed Thursday Willie Byrd and Damon Jones hit critical free throws in the lust 17 seconds and Tim Moore scored 19 pounds and hauled down 15 rebounds as the sixthseeded Cougars rallied from a 14poinl deficit to shock the thirdseeded Horned Frogs 8077 Houston will play Texas Tech a 9254 winner over Southern Methodist at 8 today Texas which got a first round bye meets Rice at 6 The Owls followed the careerhigh 30 points by Tummy McGhee loan 8475 victory over Texas Lance Hughes who led Tech with 18 points said the Cougars scare the Red Raiders Houston matches up with us real Hughes said It should be a great SMU was never in the game against Tech SMU coach John Shumate said they whipped us in every aspect of the game It was Three other Tech players were in double figures as the Red Raiders notched their 19lh win of the year TCU finished the season at 1611 while the Cougars improved to 918 The Frogs thrashed the Cougars 10692 and 10695 during the regular sea son TCU coach Billy Tubbs said he wasnt sure you could call it an upset 1 dont know lhal this was an he said Houston is good enough to win this Byrd made three free throws and Jones added another when TCU was trying to gel back into the game