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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 11, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas ContactSports Editor Bryan Adams at 6259144 ext 223 Friday April IB Astros rookie pitcher holds off Reds 510 sets record with leadoff homer HOUSTON AP Rookie Jeri ome Robertson pitched seven strong innings for his first career victory and Craig Biggio set the ML record with his 31st leadoff home run as the Houston astros beat the Cincin nati Reds 42 Thursday night Robertson was in a basesloaded jam in the fourth inning similar to the one he faced in the fifth inning of his first start against Colorado on Aprils In that one he gave up eight runs and was pulled This time the left hander struck out Jose Guillen and Ruben Mateo Hes not a kid who Astros manager Jimy Williams said He BIGGIO has very good mound presence Cer tainly I think catcher Gregg Zaun helped Robertson 11 allowed just two hits while striking out eight and Walking three He retired the last 11 batters he faced I was feeling pretty good until I got myself in that little Robertson said Zaunie called some good pitch es and I stepped off the mound to get a little extra The difference between tonight and the last time is he was amped up a little more Cincinnati starter Danny Graves 01 allowed four runs three earned and seven hits in 6 23 innings Octavio Dotel struck out the side ih order in the eighth inning and Billy Wagner finished for his third save Biggio led off the game with a homer off Graves breaking the NL mark for leadoff homers set by Bobby Bonds Rickey Henderson holds the major league record with 80 leadoff home runs Running to regionals NBHS girls track field team wins District 254A Championship Rv RDVAM AnAiio i BY BRYAN ADAMS Sports Editor LOCKHART all the times were turned in and all the measurements were taken the New Braunfels High School girls track and field team won the District 254A Champi onship Thursday night The Unicorns scored 182 points to beat the Bastrop Lady Bears The Canyon High School girls team finished fifth with points The NBHS boys team placed sixth with 53 points and the Canyon boys team was seventh with 51 points Two athletes and one relay team from Canyon qualified for the Region IV4A Track and Field meet which takes pkce April 2526 at Alamo Stadium in San Antonio Freshman Bo Warm who wasentered in five events won the 200meter dash with a time of I didnt think Id do that great because that Kendra Sargent girl is really fast I was surprised I got Warm said Warm also qualified for regionals in the 100meter dash after finishing second with a time of Im really excited I didnt think Fd make it my freshman Warm said 1 was really nervous and felt a little sick to my stomach As a freshman I dont know how great Im going to do at regionals but Fm just going to go there and do my Also from Canyon senior Josh Peterson qualified for regionals in three events He took second in the both the 400 meter dash and the 200 meter dash Peterson qualified for regionals in the 200meters his sophomore year with a time of Pretty much the last 100 everyone started fading and I knew I had Peterson said Im just exhausted and excited right See TRACK at Lockhart High School qualifiers 1 PoteVautt 2 Derek Clark NBHS 13feet 5 t GIRLS i HighJump r 1 Jackfe Lucas NBHS 5feet 2lnches 4 v PoteVautt 1 Kayla Konomos NBHS 11 feet 3inches 2 Laura Koenig NBHS 11 feet 0inches Triple Jump 1 Michalee Smithers NBHS Discus 1 Amanda Carberry NBHS 006feet Synches t 7 Thursdays regional qualifiers BOYSV 800meter Run 1 Luke Hansen NBHS t 400meter Dash 2 Josh Peterson Canyon Joh Peterson Bryan Jonas New Braunfels athlete Kelly Heinbaugh competes in the 300meter hurdles during the w District 254A Track and Reid meet Thursday at Lockhart High School Heinbaugh captured first place with a time of to qualify for regionals First place Unicorns take show on the road District HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL STANDINGS DM AH Dripping Springs 81 194 Austin Lake Travis 82 147 Bastrop 72 97 Canyon 55 124 Locfchart 611 NewBrauntete 27 614 DeiVaye 010 M7 Tuesday Canyon 7 Dripping Springs 3 Lake Travis 11 Uckh Bastrop 11 Del Valte BAYLEA TAYLOWHeraWZeitung sUdes safely into during a 144 rout of Bastrop this past week Tbe Unicorns play at 7 today at Del Valle Bastrop at Lockhart Masters meets its match rain mud BY DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer AUGUSTA Ga National finally jnet its match Mother Nature not Martha Burk Four days of heavy rain turned golfs hal lowed grounds into a muddy mess and forced the first round of the Masters to be postponed for the first time since 1939 Tiger Woods chasing histo ry as he goes after his third straight title didnt even make it to the golf course Those who did never got much far ther than the clubhouse We believe this golf course is said Will Nicholson chairman of the competition committees This golf course will just not take any more The 93 players will return Friday for 36 holes weath er permitting as the Mas ters continues on a strange path through uncharted waters Augusta National endured nine months of criticism lev eled by Burk and the Nation al Council of Womens Orga nizations against the clubs allmale membership She still plans to protest Saturday the first day sunshine is in the forecast The club closed its gates Monday for the first time in 20 years because of rain and lightning and even part of the fabled Par 3 Tournament was rained out Wednesday Now this Td like to see something good happen here because of all the negative David Toms said But we dont play in a dome Theyll get the tour nament in and theyll have a great That begs two questions when and who The forecast is for more See District 275A AH
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