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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 28, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas Sports Day Firedup Magic evens RocketsLakers series ByKENPETlRS AP Sports Writer INGLEWOOD ic Johnson who gripedyhbout His rote intheLflkcts playoff onner hod the run of the floor scored 26 points in a 10494 victrfy over the ton Rockets who piyed the final 10 minutes without Haiftem CHajuwon The twotime defending MB Acham pions overcame an First quarter their worst of the season nit the Lakers took command after Objuwon who hasnt fouled out of a regularseason game in seven years drfw his sixth foul with Los Angeles ran ofja 144 streak in a threeminute span with six minutes The bestof5 shifts to Hou and Thursday ni Johnson who a 9382 lead ies is tied 11 and or games Tuesday iplained to coach Del Harris about being stuck in the post and not handling the ball enough in an 8783 loss to the Rockets on Thursday scored on drives short hooks and often set upme Lakers plays from the outside as they evened the series Eddie Jones added 20 points for Los Angeles wjth a careerhigh 11 rebounds Anthony Peeler who missed the opening game with a strained right calf came Off the bench to add 12 points Sam Cassell led the Rockets who had a string of eight consecutive road playoff wins snapped with 22 points and eight assists Olajuwon had 18 points Otajuwon drew his fifth and sixth fouls within a span of 19 seconds He bumped into Jones on a rebound on the Rockets end of the court then was called on the other end when he went up to try to block Anthony Peelers driving shot In other NBA playoff action Anthony Mason dominated the inside collecting 23 points and 12 rebounds Saturday as the New York Krucks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 8486 for a 20 lead in the bestof5 series The Knfcks can wrap up the first round with a victory Wednesday night at Madi son Square Garden where the Cavaliers were 20 during the regular season The visiting team has won 12 of the last 14 New YorkCleveland meetings including regular season and postseason games The Knicks are 71 at Cleve lands Gund Arena since it opened in 1994 Cleveland trailed 4441 at halftime and never caught up in the second half although it twice gbt within a point Both times Mason answered with a put back that gave the Knicks a 5047 lead early in the third quarter and a layup and foul shot that put them ahead 6965 with left in the game The Cavs closed to 8078 on Terrell Brandons 19foot jumper with sec onds to play but could get no closer Herald Zeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Relnwr a Canyon sophomore leaped to first place In the long lump and qualified for three state events oh Saturday at Riley riled after Bulls beat Heat ByMIKENADEL AP Sports Writer CHICAGO AP Pat Riley is appealing to NBA refereessense of fair ness asking them to start treating his Miami playets especially Alonzo Mourning with the same level of respect they give the Chicago Bulls This whole thing should be about the Heat coach says even though its The Bulls arent buying it Thats Pats gamesmanship and hes good at coach Phil Jackson said Saturday a day after Chicago opened the playoffs witli a 10285 victory over the Heat I wont enter into Bulls center Luc Longley who helped get Mourning in foul trouble Friday said its a shame Riley feels the need to lobby for more agreeableofficiating I hope its not responded to It wouldnt be setting a good Longley said its a little bit like letting the dog in the house because hes barking on the back Like Mourning Longley fouled out of the game Unlike Mourning Long ley is not his teams best player So when foul trouble limited Mourning to 10 points and two rebounds in 21 minutes the Heat was in trouble regional title By THOMAS OOOLEY Sports Editor HeraldZeitung photo by THOMAS GODLEY Golfer Jimmy Walker is headed to state for the third straight year Thtte straight regional golf may be m unprecedented feat but Jimmy Walker imt ready to rest on his laurels In two weeks the Canyon sett out to complete his the itttetounumeA Thats what Im aiming for this saWWatter who fireda2under 70 lait Tues day to win his third aass4A Region rVthJe I feel like I have a pretty good shot at it The course is open and real long which fits my kind of game Im looking forward to it The state tournament opens May 67 at Roy Kizer Golf Course in Austin Walker shot his first under par at age It won his first national tournament at age 14 when he captured the TexasOklahoma Junior Last July he played in the prestigious Rotex Tournament of Champions which features the top 50 junior golfers in die nation He credits his father Jim for honing the skills that have made turn one of the top high school golfers in the state As the years go by I like gauge my game against my he said If I can beat him I know Im playing well because hes one of the best amateur players AV CHS golf coach Tom Kosser describes his fledgling star as a smart player who manages the course extremely Hes a fine putter but its his ball striking skills that sets him Kosser said Jim my is still maturing Hes getting bigger stronger and better every With a four stroke lead heading into the sec ond day of the regional tournament Walker shot a 76 to win by one shot Walker a member of the National Honor Society is garnering attention from college recruiters He hopes to stay in state and play for Texas TCU or Texas Until then he has a summer of national tournaments and a shot at a recordsetting fourth consecutive regional Runners carry Olympic torch for Atlanta games LOS ANGELES first of runners carried the newlylit Olympic torch Saturday down a grassy path flanked by the flags of 197 com peting nations to start its crtiivcounliy journey to Atlanta Olympic decathlon champion Rafer Johnson jogged from the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum site of of Olympic games in 1932 and 1984 and handed the torch to Gina Tillman Her grandfather Jesse Owens won four gold medals at the Olympics After running a half mile Tillman embraced Janet Evans who will seek a record fifth swimming gold medal A fingernailsized flame symbolizing the spirit of the Olympics arrived from Greece on Saturday to ignite the torch when the flame will be carried to the I summer games openingday cere monies I KMERGKNC EYEGLASS SERVICE Glasses made whileyou wait One hour or less for most prescriptions Creative Eyeyrear 844 N Walnut St New Braurrfels TX 78130 V V KTORTHCLIFFp L IGOLF COUNTRY CLUB Holes Weekdays Holes WeekendsfHol This great deal is especially for our home folks We appreciate youe business over the years and we want you to bring in this ad for a special discount Valid K up to 4 persons on all entrees daily specials MonFri only Not valid with any other offers New Fraunfefe Smokehouse IHSSatHwyie Factory Store Native Designs and Consultation f Herbs Native Plants Aquatic Antique Roses Soils Si Rark Mulch t Bob Fitzsimmons Proprietor 6089160 658 Landa New CO in11 2 FOR I GREEN FEE CAttT RENTAL HJEQUIJtED Must present this ad Offer expires May 11 Must call for Tee 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