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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 24, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas a Wednesday January 24 1996 V v Sports Day With SpOftS Thomas Godley Sports Day call 6259l44 ext 24 jaw The Press New Braunfels had a chance to stick the dagger in us But we hung in there Now we have to try to win the next six Who knows what can Canyon basketball coach Kenny ftotzter after the Cougars 5451 win Tuesday night In the news CMS 7th grade teams secure district championships The Canyon Middle School seventh grade A and B teams recently captured dis trict championships with victories over Smithson Valley in the conference tourna ment at Alamo Heights on Jan 1920 In a breathtaking 5453 win over Smithson Valley the CMS Jaguars A team rallied from a sevenpoint deficit with only 47 seconds left in the game and no time outs Canyon hit two three pointers in less than 30 seconds to pull to within a point Smithson Valley then missed two sets of free throws and Canyon grabbed the final rebound drove the length of the court and drew a foul at the other end The Jaguars hit both shots to win the game and the champi onshiip yltieyfinished the season at 121 Thelhal game was set up after the Jaguars topped New Braunfels 5837 on The CMS seventh grade B team defeated Alamo Heights on Friday night 5524 then handled Smithson Valley 4130 in the cham pionship The CMS B team finished 121 on the season Benefit golf tournament to aid Childrens Diagnostic Center A golf tournament which will support the Childrens Diagnostic Center is scheduled for Feb 20 Trie event will consist of two person teams malefemale with flighted competition determined by handicaps The entry donation of per couple should be sent to Alice Simpson 728 Summerwood Drive New Braunfels TX Please include proof of handicap The event will include prizes and a barbecue dinner For more information call 6205917 New Braunfels CYO to hold youth baseball registration Payers interested in signing up for base balC fastpitched Softball and tee ball can register Sunday Feb 4 from 10 to 1 at Sts Peter Paul Catholic Church Local youth ages four to 18 are invited to compete in the Christian Youth Organization league A fee of will include a Tshirt and cap Discounts will be given to families regis tering three or more children Teams are encouraged to find sponsors although it is not mandatory Teams will be divided into age groups 1 Fof more information call Anthony Klar at 6091694 Survey to help identify local youth sports facility needs Parents and guardians of students in the New Braunfels and Cornal school districts will be receiving a questionaire concerning the need for additional yquth sports facilities locally The questionaire form will behanded out to students beginning Monday Jan 22 Parents should fill out and return the form to Braunfels Youth Sports Inc The survey is designed to help officials determine the need for a new youth spprts complex Landa Park Golf to host benefit tourney for Hummel the second annual golf tournament ben efitting the Hummel Museum is scheduled for March 29 at Landa Park 3of Course in Netjv fcraunfels The competition will have a start at 8 with a fourperspn perieam one best Entry fee is includes green fee goodie bag food and refreshments mulligans will be sold The field is lirnit Jo the first 21 paid Hummel Inc is a nonprofit organization All Igee ds benefit the museum For more call Frank Schaeffer touma at 6093151 or 6255636 golf results Wf top scores at Landa AsjsociajjQn weekly tournament Acheron 30 S Hoover 32f Second Ofc 33 Kirk Third M ffay Lee tie 32 A Simpson Herald Zeitung Sports Day Cougars stay alive in 2844 Lastsecond free throws propel Canyon past New Braunfels BY THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Jimmy Keresztury releases a shot past the defense of Wenzel in the second half Tuesday night With their backs to the wall and New Braunfels seizing the momentum late in the fourth quarter Canyon dug deep and kept its season alive at the free throw line Sinking four shots from the stripe in the final 30 seconds the Cougars emerged with gutwrenching 5551 win Tuesday night at Unicorn Gym and ended a three game skid Its about said an exhausted but pleased Jimmy Keresztury who led Canyon with 18 points and 12 rebounds We needed something to lift us out of this slump The only place we could go was up Were just glad to finally pull one out Now weve got to try and win the rest of them Six in a row Thats what were aiming for New Braunfels which currently finds itself in a threegame skid dropped to 13 and into a fourthplace tie with Canyon and the Lockhart Lions in the 284A standings The Lions topped Hays 6865 in overtime The Unicorns trailed 4333 early in the fourth quarter but away on a 14 4 run that brought die raucdus borne fans to their feet Senior guard Mark Phairs layup after a steal and pass by Tony Bradford tied the game at 4747 with remaining Keresztury hit a free throw to put Canyon back in front but Bradford who scored 13 of his team high 18 points in the final stanza answered at the other end by grabbing an offensive rebound and putting it back in a single midair stroke The basket gave the Unicorns their first lead at 4948 Thirty seconds later Bradford drained District standings Bastrop Smithson Valley flays lockhart Cany6n New Braunfels Overall 1310 1310 912 District 30 31 22 13 13 t3 two free throws to stretch the lead to 51 48 with left The Cougars season was slipping away when Keresztury found position inside made a spin move and layed in a shot with on the clock making it 51 50 The Unicorns who were in the penal ty went cold on their next two posses sions and immediately fouled after each miss Rocky Johnson canned a free throw to make it 5151 Kereztury then hit the first of two attempts The second shot bounced off the rim and into the hands of Travis Wommack who passed to Boehle Boehle was fouled and made another free throw to give Canyon a 5351 lead with 26 seconds on the clock Aaron Moore who had seven points missed the mark on a threepointer with under 10 seconds Early on it was the fastbreaking heels of Boehle and Hector Torres that pushed Canyon out to a 1610 first quarter lead Torres scored all 10 of his points in the first half New Braunfels which made 20 of 56 shots in the game stayed with in striking distance and trailed 2923 at halftime We felt we had them in the last two said Bradford We were think ing Play good defense and try not to foul their best shooters But they got to the line and got those Unicorns prevail in soccer showdown From staff reports The New Braunfels Unicorns claimed early bragging rights over the Canyon Cougars with wins by the varsity 41 and junior varsity 10 on Tuesday night at Cougar Stadium The Unicorn won on a goal by Eugenic Arreguni off an assist from Erin Wong The Unicorn varsity which improved its record to 61 came out shooting and applied early pressure that led to the first score Freshman Joe Burke took the ball through the middle passed to Kyle Reneau who scored to make it Reneau took a pass from Clif Steagall and sent it through to Marco Sanchez who beat a diving Canyon goal keeper and made it 20 The Cougars 33 came roaring back when Paul Paniagua beat three Unicorn defenders and rifled a 20yard rocket past Bradley Brandenburg to make the score 21 At the 30minute mark Joe Burke beat the Cougars left fullback and hit the back post to make it 31 The Cougars had two other opportunities to score Paniagua and Adrian Armendariz narrowly missed the the mark with two shots on goal in the first half The second half started when Reneau took a pass from Sid Gosa carried it at 30 yards and passed to charging Gilbert Morales who nailed the upper corner of the net to make it 41 The Unicorn defenseanchored by Gosa Michael Kawozoe Steagall Michael Dischinger and Travis Baker shut down the Cougars in the second half With Sanchez Andy Holtman Reneau and Josh Motz applying consistent pressure the Cougars played a defensive second half taking four shots on goal the the Unicorns 10 New Braunfels coach Bob Rodriguez said the team per formed solidly on offense and defense The ball movement was crisp and balanced he said The Unicorns next opponent is Kerrville on Friday at at NBHS The Cougars travel to Boerne for a Friday game at HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Travis Baker left goes heads up for the ball New Braunfels girls top Canyon 5345 By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer The New Braunfels Lady Unicorns unleashed their fast break game in the fourth quarter and raced off with a 5345 victory over the Canyon Cougaretfes at Cougar Den on Tuesday night I am proud of our team we huifg in there real Unicom Coach Larry Schulte said We were able to get the rebounds and get the quick outlet passes needed to set the pace of the The win by the Unicorns evened their District 284A record at overall Canyon falls in dis trict New Braunfels broke open a close game early in the fourth quarter to go on a 157 run in the last seven minutes Paced by Elizabeth Weismans four straight baskets the Cougarettes erased an eight point deficit in the third quar ter to go on a 168 run The run ended when Tanya Castille ja nailed a three pointer to tie the game at 3838 with left But then the Unicorns went to work Emilie Wotipka hit a layup to put New Braunfels up for jood at 4038 The Uni corns got most of their points on easy transition baskets and were able to penetrate the Cougarette defense Unicom guards Kelly Werth and Melinda Aguirre will able to find wide open scorers down low for incontested layups and shots much to the dismay of canyon Coach Tina Duncan When the Unicom lead got up tc seven points Duncan called timeout with over ft ur minutes left We had too many turnovers down the stretch and they got to many easy Duncan sad They ran us off the floor At the beginning of the fourth quarter the reason why they were uncovered is because for some reason the girls were not getting their matchups right Bui later on in the game our girls were not moving v rell on Unicom guards combined for 35 points during the game Kelly Werth led the way with 12 po nts three steals and sev Melinda Aguiire Bastrop claims 2S4A lead By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor Bastrop Bears put to rest any questions about who deserves No 1 billing at this point in the District 284A race In a clash of unbeaten teams the Bears 146 40 ran away with a 7656 win over Smithson Valley and claimed sole possession of the district lead on Tuesday night Ill say it Bastrop is the best team in this SVHS coach John Valenzuela said They took it to us No doubt about it Theres no one who can beat Behind a patented fullcourt attack the Bears went to the free throw line 48 times and made 28 shots while the Rangers shot only eight of 17 from the stripe and committed 28 turnovers which tainted a solid 48 percent shooting night from the field Bastrop opened with a 100 run and led 3325 at halftime The gap stretched to 4736 at the start of the fourth quarter and the Rangers were unable to get closer than five points after a layup by Brad Triesch at the mark in the third Anthony Simpson and James Bohner led the Rangers attack with 16 and 14 points respectively Clint Mabry who came off the bench to run the point guard spot had five points Strauch Bill Sturgis also scored five each Chris Tale and Matt Palmquist led Bastrop with 20 and 18 points respectively HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Canyons Elizabeth Weisman 50 attempts to move past Melinda Agulrres defense steals including seven points during the fourth quarter run Enulie Wotipka came off the bench to add 10 points and Valerie Bangle added two points Forwards Joy Caddell Nola Muir and Katie Hudgins each produced six points each with Muir getting eight boards Kelly Joy and Melindadid a nice job of running the floor for Schulte said Weisman led Canyon with 21 points and 10 rebounds Katie Sprencel scored seven points and nabbed 10 boards Castilleja provided outside shooting support for the Cougarettes scoring 10 points and nailing three three point ers NB girls fall to Incarnate Word From staff eports Under a windswept field at Uni com Stadium the Incarnate Word Shamrocks blew past the New Braunfels Unicorns girls soccer team 10 on Tuesday night The Unicorns took seven shots on goal in the first half were unable to score as both defense dominated penalty kick hut the wind forced it wide in first half With 30 seconds left until intermission the Sham rocks scored on a throwin which was headed for the box and inadver tently deflected by a Unicom player into the goal New Braunfels dominated the sec ond half but continued to have trou ble converting any of 12 shots on goal The Unicom junior varsity how ever came through with a 42 victo ry oyer the Incarnate Word junior Valerie Steagall had two goals Brady Bray and Adrienne Pierce had one each New Braunfels take to the road on Friday to for a difficult three game stretch