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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 9, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 6 O HeraldZeitung a Tuesday September Sports Day To talk with Sports Editor Tom Erickson about Sports Day call 6259144 Ext 223 Readers can send email to HZsports@aol.com Sports Day The Press NB field at Sundance Comal County Sports Events are listed according to timeliness and as space allows Mental Retardation tourney The second annual Mental Retardation Golf Tournament is set for Saturday at Sundance Golf Course All proceeds benefit the Comal County Mental Retardation Center The tournament will be a fourperson scramble with an 8 shotgun start The entry fee includes golf cart lunch and prizes For more information call Chris Johnson at 6436744 NB Girls Softball Association meeting The New Braunfels Girls Softball Association will con duct its yearend meeting at 7 Monday at the Church of the Nazarene Ali coaches and interested persons are encouraged to attend Topics to be discussed include the election of officers bylaw changes and old and new business Coors Light Summer Slam Softball Tournament The 1997 Coors Light Summer Slam Softball tourna ment is set for Sept 20 at the Segum Softball Complex The tournament is open to mens Class CD teams with one designated home run hitter For more information or to enter call 6096247 or 210 738 9324 The deadline for all is 5 on Sept 17 NBJGA fundraisers fiie New Braunfels Junior Gof Association currently is participating in two fundrais ers with 100 percent of the pro ceeds going to its members Pedges of one cent or more per scored during the La Cetera Open Sept 15 2 are being c on oehalj of the for Charity drive MBJGA also is selling Texas Open tickets for off the regu lar gate price The ticket is good for any one day of the tournament Tickets are available at Sundance Golf Course Northcliffe Country Club or by Joe Tafoya at 6256881 NBJGA members also will be accepting pledges and selling hckets at area courses during rhe next two weekends Funds raised will benefit the scholar ship and general funds Refugio Festival of the Flags Volleyball tourney Cood outdoor volleyball karris are invited to participate in Refugios Festival of the Flags Volleyball tournament on Get 4 and 5 The deadline for registration is Sept 21 Team members must be at least 15 years old The entry fee is per team Trophies will be awarded to the winning teams with all pro ceeds going to the Refugio Boys and Girls Club For more information or to register call 512 5264467 after 5 Third annual Geronimo SK mile walk The third annual Geronimo 5K mile walkiis sched uled for 8 on Oct 11 at Navarro High School The early registration fee is per run ner Registration is on race day Proceeds from the race ben efit the Navarro High School country and track teams wiii be given to first secondand thirdplace finish ers in each age group and first place male and female walkers Ail participants will receive a commemorative Tshirt For more information call Eva Taiinenill race director at 830 3030322 or Coach Steve Zaleski at 6063952 Special to the HeraldZeitung Fiftyseven New Braunfels Junior Golf Association members gathered at the executive links Sundance Golf Course on Sunday to com pete in an alllevel tournament with Josh Speck s score of 69 taking first in the Gold A division Speck was closely trailed by JonjVfichael Ecker after the first nine but a birdie on No 16 finalized the win Speck totaled seven pars to Eckers eight Ecker finished with 71 for second In the Silver A division also hitting off blue tees Ben Smock took a threestroke lead on his two competitors with five pars and a birdie on No 8 for 31 after nine Both Jeff Kovalcik and Gatlyn McDonald racked up four pars on the front side with Kovalciks 34 one up on McDonalds 35 When Smock fell into a pattern of four bogeys on the back side McDonald heated up by sinking five consecutive pars to come within one stroke of the lead Kovalcik added four more pars on the final nine to gain one stroke to match his front nine score Smock held on to the lead finishing at 66 despite pars by Kovalcik and McDonald on Hole No 18 McDonald placed second with 67 followed by Kovalcik at 68 Mike Wallace also took a onestroke win with his total of 70 for first in the Blue A division Wallace not only celebrated six pars but scored birdie on holes 4 and 5 Walt Harris of San Marcos matched Wallaces front nine score of 34 but lost one stroke on the back side to place second with 71 Harris and thirdplace finisher Cody Teer opened with birdies with Harris going on to nail seven pars to leers four Teer finished at 75 fol lowed by Stephanie Barry with 79 Hitting from white tees the Gold B division was taken by Jason Frey Frey took the kad after nine with five pars and a birdie on No 9 for 32 but was chased by Colin Johnson with a par on No 1 and birdies on No 2 and 9 for 33 Kenneth Power was just one back at 34 land ing four pars and a birdie on Preys 35 on the back nine gave him 67 for first place six strokes ahead of the field Power went on to take second with 73 while Dillion Scotts seven pars totaled 74 for third just edging out Johnson at 75 and Christine Treanor with 76 The Silver division recorded the most remarkable scores of the day when Ashley Schneider shot a threeoverpar 61 for first place From the red tees Schneider shot a near perfect score of 29 on the front nine sinking two bogeys five pars and two birdies Matt Lackey matched at 29 with one bogey seven pars and a birdie on No 4 while Orlando Sanchez came in at 32 with a birdie on and four additional pars Schneider and Lackey ran neckinneck on the back nine with Schneider adding four more pars and a birdie on No 10 to total 32 Lackey sizzled on the final eight consecutive holes but was tripped up on the final hole to come in one back at 33 Lackey finished with a fourover62 for sec ond place while Sanchez racked up five pars and a birdie on Hole No 14 to take third at 63 Four other Silver B Pledger Keith Britton Andrew Flores IV Brian Sharp 69 shot in the 60s In the nine hole Blue B division NBMS sev enthgrader Andrew Scott took first by landing four pars to total 34 for a threestroke victory Josh Gaines sunk two pars for 37 and second place while Casey Dudley shot 38 for third Josh Prewitt was one back with three pars for 39 In the beginner division hitting from modi fied tees it wasTommy Crawfords five pars for 35 that took a onestroke victory for first place in the Gold C division Tyler Waite finished second with 36 sinking pars on No 1 5 and 9 followed by San Antonios Cody Gates at 42 for third Heather Lohmeier took fourth at 43 and Hardy Purvis FV placed fifth at 45 In the Silver C group Travis Adame took first with 38 pairing Kyle Richey captured second place after winning a tiebreaker with third place finisher Kyle Gates Both shot 43 for nine Christopher Kopp finished at 44 for first in the Blue C division just one up on Logan Schneider and Travis Turner Turner won the tiebreaker giving him second followed by Schneider in third and Scott Quick fourth In the final division the Blue Cl three NBJGA newcomers took home trophies Colby Swains 44 placed first Chris Gerhardt took second with 46 and Ryan Vessell placed third at 48 Putting champs Four area golfers qualified for the regional round in the Compaq World Putting Championship Robert Damarodas Roger Rodriguez center and Joe Luna will compete on Sept 27 at Onion Creek Country Club in Austin Not pictured is Jack Hood who also qualified for the regional HeraldZeitung photo by Tom Erickson SVHS JV football shuts out Marble Falls From staff reports The Smithson Valley junior varsity football team stalled the year with a 140 victory against Marble Falls Mike Hoge scored the Rangers first touch down with a 1yard run in the first quarter Tim Blount scored the second and final TD for Smithson Valley on a 30yard pass from Matt Woodchick in the second quarter Ian Flores added both extra points The second half was scoreless for both teams Blake Jones Matt Julian Matt Kelly Cody Regan and Woodchick all had strong performances on offense Jason Chapel Blount Raymond Devore and Jared Heckendorn led the way for the Ranger defense Smithson Valley A 36 Marble Falls 0 The freshman A team traveled to Marble Falls last Thursday and returned with a 360 victory Michael Moxley scored the first touchdown of the season but the extra point was no good Moxley scored again on the next series and the point after again was missed Late in the second quarter quarterback Cody Fuller hit David Krawcynzki for a touchdown and Michael Graham scored the twopoint conversion Ben Martin scored the Rangers final TD and Ryan Beyer added the twopoint conversion on a pass from Jared Little The defense shut out the Mustang offense and was led by Chris Van Kleef Blake Jackson and Michael Graham Ryan Yates and Ben Davis each had interceptions Gonzales 14 Smithson Valley B 8 The freshman B team lost to Gonzales 148 last Saturday morning Ryan Humes scored the only Ranger touchdown on a 70yard pass from Chris Schaal Chase Thompson converted the extra point Brandon Williams and Fernando Gutierrez led the way for the defense and Kent Lain had the game s only interception The freshman B team will play Clemens at 10 Saturday at home Canyon JV 6 Beeville 0 The Cougar junior varsity team defeated Beeville 60 Thursday night The Cougar defense dominated the game allowing Beeville just three first downs The defense was led by linebacker Gilbert Alejos defensive linemen Jeff Hodges and David Garrett and defensive backs Jay Verner Chip Adams and Travis Wibracht The Cougar offense overcame many mistakes from the first half to mount a 65yard sixminute scoring drive in the second half Gilbert Alejos capped the drive with a 10yard run The offensive line was led by center Brandon Albrecht and guard Mike Harper Others having a good game were Andrew Felsing Josh Graham and Joseph Barrientes Bridge New Braunfels Duplicate Bridge Tournament Sunday Stratiflighted Open 20 Teams 1 Pat HoodCarole DawkinsGeorge Dawkins Austin George Pisk Manchaca 2 Diane SnovelBill Walker San Antonio Donna McBnde Kerrville Sunday Strarflighted BCO Stratum B 31 Teams 1 Billy Dale JrBilly BroylesJoan BurchJo Ella Bolt Junction 2 Anne Hinton West Dorthy Rippstein Verline Luthringer Karnes City Lisa Hays San Antonio Sunday Stratiflighted BCD Stratum C 12 Teams 1 Roxana Tom Campbellton Katharine Gary Karnes City Walter LongC Long Kennedy 2 Nelson Brown Brown Houston Don MahoneyDiana Drenner San Antonio Sunday Stratiflighted BCD Stratum D 4 Teams 1 Jean KinzerShirley HollandGwynne ClarkMartha Jameson Austin Saturday AFT Strat 99er Stratum A 89 Pairs 1 Herb ShadeRobert Olson San Antonio 2 Beverly CantuDiana Lecuona Laredo Saturday AFT Strat Stratum B 7 Pairs 1 Herb ShadeRobert Olson San Antonio 2 Lillian Dimick New Braunfels Charles ONeil San Marcos Saturday Stratified Open A 86 Pairs 1 Paul Kelley Austin Phillip Grothus San Antonio 2 Vivian Leggett Waller RonWoodsum Houston Saturday Stratified Open B 46 Pairs 1 Gloria CookMary Jo King Austin 2 Vera Cfumene Austin Robbie Borcherc New Brauntels Saturday Stratified Open C 18 Pairs 1 Gloria CookMary Jo King San Antonio 2 Sally ArmstrongMary Jane Murphy San Antonio Its your move HwaWZeaung photo b Ann KueMer peers at another bridge player Friday during the New Braunfels Duplicate Bridge Tournament The fourday even took place at the Civic Center pholo by Michaa Sports Briefs Rangers net twd victories From staff reports The Smithson Valley tennis team improved to 31 with victories against both Fredericksburg and Lampasas The Rangersbegan the day a Ziania Dennis won the last match to secure the victory The boys team played its strongest tennis of the season winning six of nine matches Fredericksburg got the better of the Ranger girls winning four of the six singles matches and one of three dou bles matches In its second match of the day Smithson Valley beat Lampasas 171 SVHS lost just one match against Lampasas and swept the Badgers in boys doubles girls singles and girls doubles The Rangers will face Del Valle at Canyon High School at 4 today and will play in the Northside tourna ment this weekend CHS volleyball team loses consolation final to Judson SAN ANTONIO The Canyon High School volleyball team beat Alamo Heights in its consolation semifinal match Saturday in the SAISD tournament but lost to Judson in the finals The Cougarettes 95 beat the Mules 1315 154 157 before los ing to the Rockets 159 915 1614 Canyons Tiffany Weidner was named to the AllTournament team and Amie Barranco was named the tournaments most outstanding defensive player Canyon cross country team sends 15 to Starcke Park SEGUIN Fifteen members of the Canyon High School cross coun try team competed in a meet last Saturday at Starcke Park Three runners ran in the varsity races and 13 participated in the junior varsity division Brandon Roberts was the Cougars lone representative in the boys varsi ty race He finished with a time of Competing in the boys JV race were Dustin Hungerford Hunter Leber and Jonathan Pliego Jennifer Harlos and Amber Holguin represented Canyon in the girls varsity division Harlos ran the twomile course in and Holguin finished with a time of In the girls JV race Amanda Rivas finished 66th out of a field of 400 with a time of Amber Dornbusch was 83rd at Also running were Anna Friesenhahn Janet Pomeroy Jenny Petrie Rachel OBrien Katie Krejci Kimberly Owens and Karen Pomeroy
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