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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 18, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas Page 6A HERALDZEITUNG May Canyon hurdler SPORTS To have your sports event publi contact Will Wright at or by email at E DAILY Unicorns BlueWhite NB to stage annual spring football game with players on varsity Time 6 CmtfanSpring Fling Canyon JV and varsity football teams to scrimmage at Cougar tlm Canyon baseball playoffe Rangers play nt Austin Westlake Cougars Alamo Heights at SAKD Time Canyon basebaflers drop series openers Rangers errors lead to 20 loss to Chaps By Will Wright The HeraldZeitung SAN ANTONIO One lousy inning can often decide a contest between evenly matched teams in the state baseball And the Smithson Valley Rangers got a refresh er course on that on Two errors led to the two first inning runs by Austin Westlake that gave the Chaparrals a 20 victory in the first game of the teams Class 5A regional quarterfinal series at Blossom Athletic The teams will play die second game tonight at and a third should the Rangers win will be played at Texas State at 1 District 255A champion Westlake 298 was flawless in the field as the Rangers com mitted three The five hits the Chaps got off Smithson Valley starter Ben Woodchick didnt count for much after the Rangers first inning as Smithson Valley turned three double plays and caught two runners That was the best game that Ben has pitched all Smithson Valley coach Chad Koehl And we played great If you take away that first and were But you cant do that weve got to play every And well have to do that Koehl couldnt explain the Rangers rough Several players who were on the foot ball team didnt play in the scrimmage Thurs day save for David who didnt play in the baseball We were I really dont know why and that comes back to Koehl I can guarantee you that we wont be flat tomor no MIRANDA Smithson Valley shortstop Ryan Morrow forces Westlakes Will Harris 12 at second as Jonathan Rosfeld 10 looks on during the Rangers 20 loss to the Chaparrals in the first game of the teams Class 5A regional quarterfinal seriesThursday AREA BASEBALL PLAYOFFS in1 See Page 7A CLASS 5A REGION IV QUARTERFINAL Smithson Valley 259 Austin Westlake 298 Tickets adults students Game 1 Westlake SVO leads series 10 2 Westlake Game at Texas State Universitys Bobcat Field if nec essary CLASS 4A REGION IV QUARTERFINAL Canyon 295 Alamo Heights SAISO Spring Sports Com San Antonio Tfctotef wuctafltsr Getting there Take Interstate35 south through downtown San Anto Take the Take turnaround back under highway take the second or third The stadium complex is straight 1 Heights Canyon 4 AH leads series 10 today 0 Game Saturday ifnec essary Cougars5 late rally falls short in 64 loss By Kevin Washburn The HeraldZeitung SAN ANTONIO The Canyon baseball team knew what was It just could not do anything about Alamo Heights pitcher Randol Tellkamp shut the Cougars down for six innings and the Mules held off a Canyon rally in the sev enth for a 64 win in Game 1 of the bestof three Class 4A Region IV quarterfinal series on Thursday at the SAISD Spring Sports Com We told the kids mat 90 percent of the time Tellkamp would throw a curveball or a which is what I think he and just to tty to make good contact with the We just couldnt hit Canyon coach Peter Garza said when asked about the opposing who allowed four walked two and struck out 1 think we inustve popped up at least 10 No ones to Their pitching beat us on that and their hitting beat us on the other The Mules jumped ahead 21 in the fifth and added four runs in the seventh which turned out to be very Down 61 and facing Canyons final three Garza went to his bench for a The Cougars 295 responded with three including an RBI each by pinch hitters Royce Rodriguez and to cut the deficit to The Mules got Ramirez to fly out with Trenton Irwin standing on third base to end the Garza said he was happy to see his team show some fight despite the fiverun Weve along that we kids that are capable See Page 7A Rangers scrimmage caps spring drills sPurs Suns By Will Wright The HeraldZeitung SMITHSON players were racking and hustling out at Ranger Stadium on as Smithson Valley coach Larry Hill put his football players through their final spring For an hour and a the Rangers went at it first alternating first and second teams in various then breaking off into passing and blocking then back to 11on 11 play in short goal line and kicking Hill and his coach es were pleased with the which constituted their equivalent of a spring SPRING FOOTBALL Its always hard to tell who really stood out or didnt do so well until you see the and intrasquad play doesnt really give you a good Hill Weve been block ing for MacArthur and Roosevelt all week and then we come back and block against each other in our set of But I thought our defense ran to the ball real well and made the offense go through them a little Once we go through the tape well get a better feel for how we The pace was real good and we went through a lot of Thats what we do in our scrimmages come out in a game situation as opposed to just running The Rangers went an uncharacter istic 92 last which ended in a bidistrict loss to San They lost a horde of players from last years but returned 36 that include five offensive and six defensive Injuries to several players last fall gave newcomers opportunity to dis play their which has helped Smithson Valley develop a little bit more quickly this Of the Rangers have several players still in the baseball which some SAN ANTONIO AP ing about Amare Stoudemires return tonight for Game Phoenix Suns coach Mike DAntoni went for the under Thatll DAntoni said Stoudemire and Boris Diaw were suspended for Game 5 on Wednesday night for leav ing the bench during a minor scuffle late in Game With out the two the Suns lost 8885 and the Spurs grabbed a 32 lead in the best ofseven TNT Photos by DAVID Smithson Valley receiver Cody Renken 3 runs after making a left quarterback David Pawelek hands off to Trent during the Rangers final football scrimmageThursday afternoon at Ranger what hurt because they werent able to fully participate in workouts over the past four Hill and his staff know what they have for the most Without getting into specifics the Rangers dont yet have a depth chart or set a varsity roster heres what the coach had to say about the spring OFFENSE LINEMEN This is Rangers best position with seniors Shawn Wyatt a 295 pound James Fry center 260 and Tommy Parsons tackle All three of those are returning starters and Division I colleges are looking at Hill Tanner a kid we moved from will play at right guard and will finish the spring as the 1 At left tackle will be Dillon Brown and Ethan who have been sharing QUARTERBACKS Senior David Pawelek takes over for Bryan Hill as the He completed one pass for 13 yards last and he snowed he can pass and run during the scrimmage on But he will have to lead on the which always takes some RUNNING BACKS Senior Trent Rios looked great during Thursdays lowering his shoulder against a tackier to get into the end zone after a long run and catch ing a pass for another who rushed 201 times for yards and 21 scores last will be backed up by JV player Trey who has looked good this spring but didnt play in the scrimmage on Chris Brehms graduation leaves a big hole at but Hill has slotted Chandler Hill and Talor Kelley into that Chandler played a little bit of inside receiver last year and probably finished the spring a little bit but Talor will certainly factor in there as Hill Were playing several players at tight See Page 7A Every time you go through some tough and we have this weve snapped back from DAntoni while Stoudemires return will be key to getting a road win and staying alive the Suns didnt wal low in his Game 5 Although we were inter that wasnt on our mind after the If we just had If we just had Suns star Steve Nash We were If I just made this If I made this The Spurs went a little easi er on the applauding their undermanned We fought the whole way We made it a 48 minute a la Phoenix in the last Tim Duncan said Credit to them for playing as short handed as they See Page 7A