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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 11, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas Page 6A May 2005 Phil Hendrie watches the state tennis COMING FRIDAY Track trekking Area athletes headed to UIL state To have your sports event publi contact Will Wright at or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org THE DAILY SV baseball marches on Rangers begin bestofthree area playoff series against SA Taft Time Spurs at Sonlcs San Antonio seeks 30 series lead over hobbled Seattle Time TNT WOAIAM1200 UIL tournament time SV athletes at UIL state track meet at UTAustin Time all day NBA PLAYOFFS WESTERN CONFERENCE SECOND ROUND Spurs whip Sonics for 20 series lead SEATTLE SUPER SONICS SAN ANTONIO SPURS Radio WOAIAM 1200 Sunday San Antonio Seattle 81 Tuesday San Antonio Seattle 91 Spurs lead series 20 Thursday San Antonio at May 15 San Antonio at May 17 Seattle at San if necessary May 19 San Antonio at if necessary May 22 Seattle at San if necessary Tim Duncan SAN ANTONIO AP The San Antonio Spurs sure are making things look easy this post Manu Ginobili came off the bench and livened the offense with his usual array of layups and long making 9 of 11 shots and scoring 28 leading San Antonio past the Seattle SuperSonics 10891 Tuesday night for a 20 lead in their second round Tim Duncan was his usu al steady self with 25 points and nine rebounds for San Since a stunning loss at home in the playoff opener Tony Parker against the Spurs have won six straight by an aver age mar gin of 16 Consider ing how theyve dominated the Sonics in every aspect leading for all but 62 sec onds perhaps Seattles best hope is that overconfi dence gets the best of San And thats not like The Spurs certainly remember what happened this time last when they led Los Angeles 20 after winning the first two games of the second round at The series moved to the Pacific Coast and San Anto nio didnt win Manu In case Ginobili anyone coach Gregg Popovich will surely men tion it before they fly to Seattle for Games 3 and starting Thursday Ray Allen shook off a sprained ankle that knocked him out of the opener and scored 25 points in 42 Rashard Lewis scored The Sonics even had a stretch of 22 points scored by that Problem the Spurs already had taken thanks mostly to When he came in the first he quickly made two 3pointers and two putting San Antonio up The lead was 4224 with left in first Seat tle got back within but the lead was 12 at half time and at least nine the rest of the The Sonics did a better job of containing Tony but the point guard still scored 22 points and helped the Spurs make 53 percent of their Unicorns tennis settles for silver STATE BASEBALL PLAYOFFS SOFTBALL CLASS SA REGIONAL QUARTERFINALS Smithson Valley 253 Corpus Christ Moody bestofthree series Friday 7 at Smithson Valley Saturday 5 at Cabaniss Corpus Christ third game to if necessary BASEBALL CLASS SA AREA bestofthree series Smithson Valley 217 SA Taft 1413 Thursday Wolff San Antonio Friday Wolff San Antonio Saturday 1 Wolff San Antonio if nec essary NB s Hendrie vow to return for title next year By Will Wright Sports Editor AUSTIN It just wasnt to be for Hendrie and Ashley who fought gamelyf blfore falling in Class 4A ten nis singles championship matches Tuesday at UTAustins PenickAllison Tennis Alamo Heights Hunter Mills avenged his loss to Hendrie at Aprils Region IV pulling out a 64 Whitehouses Jessica Wente out lasted Turpin 64 for the girls singles New Braunfels tennis coach David Mueller said he was dis appointed in the but proud of his wholl both be back next The girl Ashley played really hung in he said who lost in the same match last The match was very close with a lot of deuces and ads Ashleys opponent just played the big points trailed 30 in the first but came back to tie All he needed to do was get consis tent and his mental attitude was real good and he got back in who lost in last years 4A singles raced out to an early lead over Hen who was slow Our matches are usually so he started out making a lot of AyhiGh he normally doesnt j I he would back on and he I just had to be real patient and tried to make my Hendrie led 54 in the first before Mills broke his Mills went on to win that game and won the but Hendrie forced the which Mills took Hendrie came forging a 31 lead in the second he he got a little When I got up on him kind of thought I had the sec ond he I played my serve too loose and didnt real ly focus like I should I started going for some big serves and shots I normally dont Hendrie double faulted sev eral while Mills made some brilliant returns on die other The Alamo Heights senior tied it at 3all and went ahead 43 and then Hen drie briefly rallied to pull to but Mills closed him out the next See Page 7A DAVID New Braunfels Ashley and Hendrie smile with their silver medals fol lowing their UIL Class 4A state championship singles matches Golfers try to ride wind NB girls finish 7th NBs Williams finishes 10th By Will Wright Sports Editor winds were swirling at the Class 4A UIL state golf championships Tuesday at Roy Kizer Golf Scores rose across the board including those of area who ended the two day tournament disappoint ed but optimistic for next The New Braunfels girls team finished seventh after shooting a 373 on the par71 New Braunfels Nick Williams carded a 76 and 146 total in the boys good enough to tie for Canyons Carole Norris shot an 85 on the final finishing with 163 and in 22nd It was real windy today and that affected the New Braunfels coach Glenn Phair Top Unicorn Courtney Ray remained sidelined because of forcing New Braun fels to play a second day with only four The Uni corns twoday total of 733 was well behind winner Mont gomery I Dallas High land Park 623 and District 274A foe Lake Travis We took a hit right Phair Right off the bat we go from five to and that was a big disadvantage from Day Ashley Patterson Courtney Kruppa 84 Kelsey Lynch 94 and Kim Gary 101 did the best they could under the circum Phair I couldnt be prouder of my he We definitely earned a spot at the state tour nament and we ended up fin ishing ahead of one Our in 2nd day Canyons Norris 22nd goal was to finish in the top but that was hard to do with only four All of the Unicorns will return next With two junior high prospects in New Braunfels will be ready for another run next the coach Williams wont get that The senior was four over at the turn and never could get on track in his final round as a high At he tied four other players for 10th 15 strokes behind champion Sang Yi of Lewisville whose 131 included a tournament record 64 in the first Nick couldnt find a green on the front and couldnt sink a Phair said of who bogeyed four holes on the front nine to finish six See Page 7A MANDY New Braunfels Kelsey Lynch walks off after completing a putt during the first day of the UIL Class 4A golf tour The Unicorns finished Astros lose to Marlins MIAMI AP Mike Low ell snapped a slump and broke a tie with a tworun and the Florida Marlins scored five times in the eighth inning to beat the Hpuston Astros 62 Tuesday Florida trailed 21 enter ing the but Carlos Delgado tied the score with his fourth home end ing reliever Russ Springers streak of 9 consecutive scoreless innings over 10 Miguel Cabrera reached on an infield and Paul Lo Duca Jeff Conine was intentionally walked to load the and Springer 02 depart Lowell pulled the first pitch from Chad Quails off the Scoreboard to put Flori da who came into the game with one RBI in the past 15 snapped an 0forll Alex Gonzalez singled home a run to make it and Juan Encarnacion became the seventh con secutive Florida hitter to reach when his bloop single I scored another Jim Mecir one of five Marlins pitchers to combine on a pitched a scoreless The Astros fell to 215 on the including losses in 12 of their past 13 Overall theyve lost seven of Pinchhitter Orlando Palmeiro put Houston ahead 21 with a runscor ing single in the That gave him three RBIs in the series and four this sea Paul Lo Duca hit his sec ond homer in the second for the their first in six Willy Taveras hit his sec ond homer for the who came into the game with 18 home fewest in the major Hous tons Brandon Backe pitched six innings and allowed three hits and one run Lo Ducas Florida starter Brian Moehler pitched six innings and allowed just four hits and one dropping his ERA to Once Moehler Houston quickly took the See Page 7A
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