Wednesday, March 27, 1996

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 27, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas 6 0 HeraldZeitung 0 Wednesday March Sports Day To talk with Sports Editor Thomas Godley attout Sports Day call 6259144 ext 24 Herald Sports Day The Press A mans gotta make at least one bet a day else he could be walk ing around lucky and never know Jones former horseracing trainer In the news Optimists club golf tourney set for March 30 The New Braunfels Optimists will kick off the first annual Friends of Youth Golf Tournament Saturday March 30 at Rebecca Creek Golf Course northeast of Spring Branch Deadline for registration is March 23 Proceeds from the tournament will benefit local youth scouts Little League teams Boys State programs bicycle safety cours es a Youth Appreciation Banquet and fund ing for scholarships NB Little League gets set for openingday ceremonies The New Braunfels National Little League will open the 1996 season with ceremonies on March 30 at 10 at the baseball fields near Landa Park The American League president will throw the opening pitch to signify that both leagues will come together next season in a unified league Mike Kelly is the National League president for 1996 NBMS golfers tee up at San Marcos Tournament following are results for New Bfeurrfels1 MiddleSchool gofers whbconrv peted Golf Tournament on March 25 Eighth grade boys Michael Schaeffer 40 Stewart Griffin 42 Josh Speck 47 Matt Janca 50 Hagen Cohle 56 Team Finish first Individual Michael Schaeffer first place 8thgrade boys Seventh grade boys Dustin Graves 52 Deryk Lindsey 55 Chris Cameron 57 Chad Guthrie 59 Tommy Fey 73 Team finish third Girls Laura Boutwell 43 Cody Crandal 56 Megan Villareal 69 Individual Laura Boutwell first place girls division Rockin R sponsors volleyball inner tubing competition The Rockin R Riverjam is signing up vol leyball teams and inner tubing contestants for the April 6 music festival Sign up also is being taken for a jalapenoeating contest scheduled for 3 The fee is per volleyball team Call Barrys Underpass Saloon after noon at 6251223 for entry forms The inner tube contest begins at 1 Cost is per person which includes an inner tube life jacket and transportation to the river All contests have first second and third place prizes Tickets to the Riverjam are or per family Each contestant in the volleyball inner tubing and jalapeno eating contest receives free entry into the fesitival For more information call 6095030 Registration continues for Hummel Golf Tournament Golfers can still sign up to play in the Hummel Museums Golf Tournament set for Landa Park Course on Friday March 29 and many local businesses and individuals have made contributions to this tournament to make it a success The competition starts at 8 Registration fee is per person for a four man team which includes green fee cart rental lunch and prizes Tournament Chair Frank Schaeffer has assembled a wide array of sponsors and prizes for the tournament including a hole inone prize 1996 Ford Ranger XLT cour tesy of Bluebonnet Motors on the par 3 hole No 9 Tickets will be sold for the museums Humnieltest Raffle Prizes include a signed Ben Hogan sculpture by Paul Tadlock of New Braunfels and two roundtrip airline tickets compliments of Continental Airlines end Rennerts New Braunfels Travel For more information call 210 6095131 or pick up an entry form at the Hummel Museum Unicorns notch 6th straight district By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor The New Braunfels Unicorns are closing in on a playoff spot With a 105 victory over the Hays Lady Rebels on Tuesday the Unicorns 148 60 stayed unbeaten in District 284A and put the magic number for a postseason bid at two more wins Its looking real good for us right now but we know theres still four games left in the second NBHS coach Cindy Manley said We have to keep working and give it our best shot because everyone is going to be coming after The Lockhart Lady Lions 1310 win ners over Bastrop remained two games behind New Braunfels in the district standings A fourrun rally in the fifth inning secured the Unicorns two game cushion in district and sixth straight win Hays jumped out to 40 lead in the First inning The Unicorns closed the gap to 54 in the third inning then took the lead in the fourth Second baseman Roxanne Blue belted a tworun homer over the leftcenter field wall driving in Misty Roberts and giving the Unicorns their first lead at 65 It was Blues second horhb run of the season Roberts added a twoRBI double in the fifth inning that scored April Tuch and Melinda Aguirre Braunes suicide bunt then brought in Roberts and capped the scoring Blue went 2for4 with a home run and a dou ble Roberts was 2for3 with 2RBI Pitcher Tammy Braune boosted Her record to 8 7 giving up six hits in five innings The Unicorn next host Canyon on Friday at Rangers beat Canyon By THOMAS GODLEY Sports Editor HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Shelley Sauer winds up for a pitch The Ranger senior notched her eightn win of the season on Tuesday defeating the Canyon Cougarettes 115 SMITHSON Smithson Val ley Rangers 87 33 scored six runs in the fourth inning to surge past the Canyon Cougarettes 115 on Tuesday at Ranger Field The win kept the Rangers playoff hopes alive in the District 284A softball race This was a mustwin game for said SVHS assistant coach Paul Dionne The girls needed to rebound from last week and secure at least a third place After a 15minute weather delay the teams relumed the field with the Rangers leading 74 in the fourth inning Designated hitter Roberta Legg belted a tworun single that sparked the Rangers sixrun explosion that broke open a tight game Pitcher Shelley Sauer went the distance strik ing out two and walking six to earn Jier eighth win of the season in 15 games The Ranger defense committed no errors for the second time in 1996 Cami Cunningham led the Rangers offense which collected seven hits Cunningham went 2for3 with two runs Sasha Horner also was 2 for3 with two runs Canyon tallied six hits and three errors Smithson Valleys next opponent is Lockhart at Ranger Field on Friday The Ranger JV defeated the Canyon JV 75 Burns scorches field at NB Junior Golf Tournament From submitted reports Perhaps it is the quiet confidence that draws lattarilionctoAhejSninj Antonio Churchill nailingJRyq consecutive pars is what gave Peter Burns his second win in as many New Braunfels Junior Gold Association tournaments he has entered With a fourover 40 Burns felt he could have played stronger I had already played 18 he explained softly I hit my drives line but gave up my putting game on the 1st and Burns putted within six inches of the final hole from eight feet out before finalizing the threestroke lead The NBJGA tournament was courtesy of PGA Professional John Ferguson and was held at San Marcos Quail Creek Country Club drawing one of the largest fields of talent in the area Another familiar face that of Smithson Val ley High School junior Dan Treanor came in at second in the Silver A division with his score of 43 Treanor shot par on the 6th and closed in at only once back with a birdie on the first before Burns recovered with pars on the second and fourth Two New Braunfels Middle school golfers Josh Speck and Hagen Cohle were tied at 44 for third with the final ruling going in favor of Speck Cohle recorded pars on and 4 to fin ish in strong contention but it was the par3 eighth that gave Speck third place In the Blue A division it was NBJGA new comer Dusty Owens that convincingly cap tured first with pars on five of the nine holes for a total of 44 New Braunfels High School fresh jujt back at 45Vvith pars on 1 and 2 followed by 11yearold Christian Academy fifthgrad er Chris Halley at 47 Oak Run sixthgrader Gatlyn McDonald took first place in the Silver B division with pars on the 4th and 8th for a total of 49 McDonald held a fivestroke lead going into the final three holes but NBJGA newcomer Ray Haynes of Smithson Valley Middle School challenged to come in at 50 for second place Another Oak Run student J Dylan Reiningcr shot bogey on the 8th to total 56 for third place In the Blue B division Mountain Valley thirdgrader Josh Ray placed first with his stun ning total of 46 on nine Ray paired and 7 and took bogeys on three of the remaining six holes Two other consistent winners Christine Tre anor and Christine Kovalcik took second and third respectively with scores of 53 and 55 Treanor is a Smithson Valley Middle School student while Kovalcik attends Carl Schurz In the sixhole Silver C division Frazier Elementary fifthgrader Recce Timmermann maintained his twostroke lead to capture first with his score of 33 followed by sevenyearold John Halley at 35 for second Both Timmermann and Hally shot par on the 4th Another NBJGA newcomer Scott Lyssy of Submitted photo NBJGA Quail Creek winners are bottom lr Josh Speck Joe Tafoya center Gatlyn McDonald Josh Ray Peece Timmermann Ethan Clark John Halley Andrew Scott J Dylan Reininger Heather Lohmeier Christine Treanor back Christine Kovalcik Peter Burns Scott Lyssy Chris Halley Ray Haynes Dusty Owens Dan Treanor and Andrew Hause Tournament glance 9 Holes Blue Tees Peter Burns 40 Dan Treanor 43 Dusty Owens 44 Josh Speck 44 Hagen Cohle 44 Stuart Griffin 45 Michael Schaeffer 45 Andrew Hause 45 John Ray 46 Chris Halley 47 Will Slaughter 48 Sondy Coker 50 Jeffrey Kovalcik 52 Dallas Miller 57 9 HolesWhite Tees Gatlyn McDonald 49 Ray Haynes 50 J Dylan Reininger 56 9 Holes Red Tees Josh Ray 46 Christine Treanor 53 Christine Kovalcik 55 Cody Crandall 56 Stephanie Schaeffer 56 Ashley Schneider 59 Keith Britton 60 6 Holes Red Tees Reece Timmermann 33 John Halley 35 Andrew Scott 40 Scott Lyssy 41 Ethan Clark 44 Heather Lohmeier 44 Daniel Ferguson 45 Joshua Downey 46 Blaise Korzekwa 47 Refreshments for the tournament were provided courtesy of the Factory Outlet Stores of New Braunfels NBJGA will next host an mediate tournament at Landa Park on Friday April 12 at 4 It will be followed by an alllevel clinic and board meeting at Sundance on Thursday April 18 at A beginner tournament will beheld Saturday April 20 at 10 at Par Tee Golf Center in Seguin For further information or membership registration please call Jodi McDonald at 6254831 Falls City took third place with a total of 41 A fourstroke advantage at 40 put Seele fifthgrader Andrew Scott in first place in the Blue C division Mountain Valleys seven yearold Ethan Clark and nineyearold Heather Lohmeier tied at 44 with Clarks score of sev en on the sixth putting him one ahead for sec ond followed by Lohmeier in third State champions Canyon High Schools Tyana Michalec far right was the overall champion in the 114pound division at the Texas State High School Womens Powerlifting Meet in Beaumont She lift ed a total of 640 pounds Marci Allen far left captured second overall and first in Class 4A in the 148division lift ing 710 Amber Anderson and Amber Heitkamp placed 4th and 5th respectively The Canyon power lifting team is coach ed by Dan Burke HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Coaches name girls AllDistrict soccer team Comal County places 11 on 284A first team From staff reports Eleven Comal County high school girls soc cer players were named to the Coaches 284A AllDistrict first team for 1996 The district champion New Braunfels Uni corns topped the list with six players on the first team Smithson Valley and Alamo Heights each had four and Canyon had one The following are the first and second team and honorable mention selections First Team Forwards Jennifer Alford NBHS Dorothy May Canyon Haley Adcock junior SHVS Ashley Summers Alamo Heights Midfielders Alejandra Lopez Alamo Heights Courtney Kita Alamo Heights Lea Alba NBHS Tara Mahoney SVHS Audrey Aguirre Soph NBHS Defense Shannon Ingram Alamo Heights Bethany Welch SVHS Summer Scheel NBHS Patty Jo Maxey NBHS Keeper Kelly Roberts SVHS Kristi Hull Soph NBHS Second team Forwards Jennifer Eary sophomore Smithson Valley Dawn Gibson freshman Smithson Valley Cynthia Escobedo sopho more New Braunfels Emily Gray junior Alamo Heights Hetchler freshman New Braunfels Melissa Saldivar senior Canyon Defense Cambry Clark junior Smithson Valley Erin Ousley junior Canyon Alice McPherson senior Alamo Heights and Jessica Ibarra senior Alamo Heights Honorable mention Stacey Shaw sophomore Alamo Heights Jenny Hawkins sophomore Canyon Jill Rust sophomore Smithson Valley Jenny Kuhn sophomore Smithson Valley Elizabeth Self sophomore Alamo Heights Heather Barker sophomore New Braunfels Orion Thompson junior Smithson Valley Kel ly Nairn senior Smiihson Valley Amber Anderson freshman Canyon Larin McPeak freshman New Braunfels Amanda Fergusa junior Alamo Heights and Laurie Hiracheta sophomore Canyon