New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, May 1, 2001, Page 7

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May 01, 2001

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 1, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Contact Sports Editor Bryan Adams at 6259144 SPORTS May 2001 IB Spurs oust Wolves in Game again SAs Twin Towers pour in 45 points BY JOHN AKERS AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS Tim Duncan scored 24 points and David Robinson added 21 as the San Antonio Spurs wrapped up their firstround series against Minnesota with a 9784 vic tory Monday The 31 winners of the will play the winner of the Dallas Utah They also knocked the Wolves out of the first round in before going on to win the NBA The Wolves lost in the first round for the fifth time in as many Their 05 series record in the playoffs is the worst among all NBA Minnesotas Anthony Peeler and Terrell both scoreless in the first hit backtoback 3pointers with less than six minutes left as the ROBINSON NBA PLAYOFFS Game 4 Spurs Timberwolves 84 Next game Western Conference Semifinals Game 1 San Antonio Spurs Utah Jazz Dallas Mavericks TBD Timberwolves rallied from a 10point deficit to make it But a pair of baskets by Robinson pushed the Spurslead to Brandon hit another but a pair of free throws by Tim Duncan and a 3pointer by Danny Ferry pushed the Spurs lead to 8475 with The Wolves never got within seven points after The Wolves Wally Szczerbiak scored 20 giving him 38 over the last two He was held to 18 points in the first two games of the Robinson played the fourth period with four He picked up his fourth with remaining in the third and the Spurs leading NBA Playoffs WESTERN CONFERENCE SPURS VS TIMBERWOLVES All Times CDT First Round Bestof5 April 21 San Antonio Spurs Minnesota Timberwolves 82 April 23 San Antonio Spurs Minnesota Timberwolves 69 Saturdays game Minnesota Timberwolves San Antonio Spurs 84 Mondays game San Antonio Minnesota 84 wins series 31 Blues go home with 20 lead over Stars LOUIS AP Its been a long time since the Louis Blues playoff scenario looked this The Blues havent made it out of the second round since but theyre now in posi tion to end that drought after winning the first two games at They are home for Games 3 and 4 where they had the NHLs best regular season record with a shot at clinching Theyre far from cocky after winning 21 Sunday even if the optional skate Monday was minus almost all the big Its but its a long coach Joel Quenneville I know its going to get tougher and tougher as we The Stars have been in the Stanley Cup finals the past two winning the title two years Things can change and I think we understand that Blues forward Cory Stillman Stars coach Ken Hitchcock had no problem with his teams play in Games 1 or Dallas had a 133 edge in shots at one point Its a big Hitchcock but if we can bring the same effort in Game we give ourselves a chance to This is all about Game The last time the Blues won the first two games on the road was when they swept the Chicago Black hawks in the first The last time the Blues were up 2 0 in any series was when they swept Los Angeles in the first Unicorns hungry for more NB softball team to host Rattlers in area title game CHRIS New Braunfels third baseman Jennifer Bartels fires the ball to first base during a game earlier this season at Unicorn New Braunfels hosts San Marcos at 7 today at Unicorn Field for the Area BY BRYAN ADAMS Sports Editor After tasting a postseason victory for the first time in school the New Braunfels softball team pre pares to make the San Mar cos Rattlers its next With a 21 extrainning win over San Antonio Kennedy in the BiDistrict Championship on the Unicorns return to action in Round 2 at 7 today at Unicorn Field for the Area Were really said NBs leading hitter and first baseman Karisa As long as we come out and play we know we can We have a lot of confi The Unicorns won 11 of 14 games at home this including their last six of sev Anticipating a large crowd for tonights New Braunfels has added two extra sets of bleachers to accommodate the Were expecting a big McCarty We feel lucky as seniors to have another home and we want to win this one for the All season our par ents have really gotten into the The teachers and administrators have come out and watched us this and its meant a lot to NB head coach Tracy Gree bon said its always an advan tage to play at espe cially in the The crowd is bigger and the players are more famil iar with the Gree bon These kids should Softball District 274A Softball Final Standings All Dlst Smithson Valley 235 91 NewBraunfels 166 83 Kerrville Tivy 1410 74 Canyon 1015 37 Fredericksburg 1113 28 Boerne 910 28 April 23 New Braunfels Kerrville 0 April 27 BiDistrict playoff game 2 SA Kennedy 1 Todays game Area Championship San Marcos at New 7 at Unicom Thursdays game Area Championship Smithson Valley Dripping 7 at Hays High School in Tickets available at gate know every bump in the field and which way the ball is going to Itll be a good The Rattlers won District 264A and received a bye in the first round of the play Even though the Uni corns have not seen the Rat tlers play this they are aware of San Marcos tough sinkerball pitcher and speedy leadoff Their pitcher throws a drop but she doesnt throw very said NBs secondleading hitter and cen terfielder Tara See Canyon baseball team wrapsup regular season Canyon pitcher Will Galloway strides to the plate during a game earlier this The Cougars wrapped up their sea son with a 106 loss to Smithson Valley Friday night at Ranger The Rangers finished second in District 274A and wait for their firstround playoff game to be Smithson Valley waits on playoff picture to unfold FROM STAFF REPORTS The Canyon high school baseball despite going winless in district fin ished the season strong against the top two teams in in District Canyon 521 010 in under the direc tion of firstyear head coach Danny closed out the 2001 season Friday with a 106 heartbreaking loss to crosscounty rival Smithson Valley Earlier in the Canyon fell behind early in the game against the district champs from Boerne 244 and came up short Our kids played their best two games of the year this past Lengyel To play tough with Boerne and have Smithson Valley on the ropes for six Im real ly proud of our son Valley has a great It showed how good they are to come back the way they But our kids played real ly The first time we played Smithson Valley they beat us It is a show of our kids character to come back and play Smithson Val ley to a 106 game in the last game of the We wish Smithson Valley the best of luck in the The Rangers will not find out when or where they play their firstround playoff game until late Tuesday night or Wednesday The Rangers play the third place team in District Southside and Kennedy were tied for sec ond at the end of the regular season and were forced to play a roundrobin playoff to determine playoff Smithson Valley went up 10 in the bottom of the first inning after Cody Fuller led off with a single and Michael Pawelek ripped a single to drive in In the top of the Canyons Tanner Henk reached on an error Scott Schneider and Tyler Tunnell reached on a field ers Chad Gregson then and Wes Michalec reached on another fielders choice to load the bases for Brandon With a 22 count and two Bugosh crushed a grand slam over the centerfield wall at Ranger Smithson Valley answered with a tworun home run by Reininger in the bottom half of the Canyon picked up another run to go up 54 when Henk advanced on a wild pitch and Schneider knocked an Canyon added another run in the sixth when Bugosh hit a twoout double and scored on Justin Thompsons In the bottom of the Smithson Valley exploded with five hits and scored six Chris Dabbs and Ryan Yates all had hits in the Yates went 3for4 District 274A District 274A Baseball Standings All Dlst xBoerne 2441 82 xSmithson Valley 188 73 xKerrvilleTivy 1762 64 NewBraunfels 14151 55 Fredericksburg 1410 46 Canyon 521 010 xclinched playoff berth Fridays games Boeme New Braunfels 0 Smithson Valley Canyon 6 Kerrville Fredericksburg 1 End of regular season with three doubles in the Matt Schriewer entered the game for Canyon with a run ner on third and no outs and retired the only three Smith son Valley hitters he Pitcher Nick Fey started for the Reininger started on the mound for the and Chris Van Kleef came on in relief in the fifth ;

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