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Baytown Sun, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1985, Baytown, Texas THE BAYTOWN SUN SPORTS March 1905 2C 3C 3C Late North Shore rally drops Ganders by 43 B Shore Friday The Mustangs nipped the Sun staff photo by Angle Bracey By MICHAEL KEARNS North Shore pitcher Brian Bohanan walked himself out of a one run lead in the fourth inning ofFriday nights District 235A baseball game against Robert Lee at Memorial But Lee pitcher Braden facing none on and two out in the seventh inning and holding a 32 returned the Backtoback Woodall walks in the seventh set up Chuck MeKeons screaming double down the left field Both freeride baserunners scored and coach Chris Rupps North Shore Mustangs left Memorial with a hardearned 43 now 02 in District 235A play and 42 will travel to Ross Sterling Tuesday night for a 7 North Shore is undefeated in two starts in district and is 81 Woodall treaded on thin ice on six separate The first five nailbiters in the fifth and sixth inn ings netted the Mustangs only one That came on a McKeon solo hsnie ran in the Lees lanky righthander had the Mustangs gasping in the But he let the Mustangs come up for air as he walked a then suffered his first loss in two Thats what I kept thinking about the whole said Lee skipper Gary We flirted with getting baserun ners But it worked ex cept for the last It was a good all but those cou ple of For the first three innings of the Bohanan was work ing on a perfect Woodall had a few ducks on the pond ear but they reached base on a pair of a walk and a bat ter hit by a MeKeons homer was the first of six hits Woods would Woodaii finished game with six strikeouts and a half dozen Bohanan gave up three walked three and struck out With two out in the Gander Bohanan struggled with his control and walked Mark Bookmyer and John Andy Duke took the lefthanders first delivery and doubled to the centerfield fence to score Byington trotted home on a passed Woodall averted disaster in the Mustang With two on and one Ricky Fain bounced to Byington at He pitch ed to Duke at second to nail Lloyd Tibbits while Fain reach ed on the fielders Greg See REL Page 2C Jcvaij rflge2 Rangers hand Deer second straight shutout loss BY CAMPnEljTj ctotnoa A iUM irt DEER PARK Turnabout is fair After being limited to two hits and no runs In their District 23 5A opener the Ross Sterling Rangers pulled the same number on the Deer Park Deer The ace on the mound this time was Donovan who fired a fourhit shutout as Sterling took a 30 decision from the The win evened the Rangers at 11 in district play while the Deer fell to Perhaps as distressing to the Deer as their winless record is the fact that they have been shut out in their first league North Shore blanked Deer Park 40 on Thurs The Rangers are now 741 on the year while the Deer are Along with the fine pitching of the Sterling defense was a telling point in the The Rangers had fumbled their way to 29 errors in their first 11 Against the the Rangers performed flawlessly afield and even pulled out a gem or Forbes was matched up against Deer Parks Doug Hann who came into the game with a personal 04 In the top of the first he pro ceeded to help himself to his fifth After Chris Rhodes grounded out to open the Mike Easley coaxed a fullcount walk from The righthander then walked Lester Felder on five pitches and faced Sterling catcher Kelly Price lofted Mannings first delivery into shallow right field and dropped anchor at loading the With Bryan Hemmenway at the Hann ing uncorked a wild pitch that Deer catcher Gary Dubose had no prayer of Easley scored easily on the errant handing Forbes the only run hed While the Rariger senior wasnt he was very Forbes walked Dubose to open the Deer Park but Price gunned him down during an attempted steal of Lee Tregre then but Forbes retired Chuck Foster and Todd Cavness to get out of the in In the Kevin McDonald singled to left with one Tim Plant then bounc ed a shot to which caromed away from the first An alert Bobby Taylor grabbed the loose and fired to Felder In time to nail Plant at McDonald advanc ed to second on the but he died Forbes got Robbie Griffin on a groundout to end the and McDonald was the last Deer runner to reach se cond Two innings the Rangers decided to get Forbes a pair of runs to play Taylor opened the Ranger fourth with his second single of the a highhopper up the Carlos Lozada grounded out to but Taylor moved to second on the With Forbes at Manning unleashed another wild This one sent Taylor to Manning worked Forbes to a full but lost With leadoff hitter Rhodes at Forbes quickly stole With Taylor at third and Forbes at Rhodes ripped a dou ble over center fielder Tregres Taylor and Forbes scored with ease and the Rangers led 3 That was pretty much all she Manning gave way to reliever Donnie who ef fectively shut Sterling down for the rest of the But the Deer couldnt solve the Forbes Deer Park went down In order in the fifth and sixth but Cavness led off the Deer seventh with a Forbes brushed off the fanning pinch hitter Rob He then Induced McDonald to fly to center and Plant to ground to se After the Sterling Coach Al Hawthorne was doubly No he How about that Donovan looked strong and we looked strong In the field behind We still need to be scrappln because there are some tough teams We didnt get much off Elliot when he came But I was pretty impressed with He got burned by some bad calls from the home plate umpire in both teams But he didnt let that rattle He didnt complain and Just kept on challenging Thats the mark of a good In the Shawn Schimm Ing and Bobby Taylor turned in some fine That play where Bobby grabbed that ball that bounced off Lester could have saved a I think the whole team Is coming Itll take a while before the whole package Is The Rangers will tangle with crosstown rival Robert Lee in a Tuesday matchup at Winnie Brown Game time Is 7 DEERPARK ib r b bl o 1 o Elliot Fatter dh o 1 o Seele 0 0 0 o o o Bdngfleld ph l o o o McDonaldrf Plant 000 o o o 000 040 R88 Hhodoi rf Adomi 3b Stanley Felder r h b o o o 000 Price 0 1 0 Hemmenway 113 000 Schlmmlng n 3 o o o s o o 1 0 Forben i o 0 312 aw oj 000 ttXl ft LOB RSS SB S IP H R ER BB SO 18 AH235A cagers tabbed PASADENA Senior Steve Garnett of the Pasadena Eagles has been voted most valuable player for the 198485 season by District 235A basketball Meeting here this the head coaches also selected Pasadenas Phil Eaton as the districts coach of the Garnett was a unanimous choice to the alldistrict first which featured 10 Baytonians to make the squad were Paul Roberts and Donovan Forbes of Ross Sterling and Mark Bookmyer of Robert The remainder of the first team was comprised of Pasadenas Boyd Pasadena Dobies Brian Cum mings and ZulTan Pasadena Rayburns Dean Shores Rusty Kilgd and Deer Parks Jeff Sterlings James Redou and Keith and Lees Jim were among the secondteam Roun ding out the squad were Dobies Wade Rayburns Cory Pasadenas Rick South Houstons James McSpadden and Dionne North Shores Johnny Jones and Doug Maraffa and Deer Parks Robbie Baytown players receiving honorable mention were Jim Connolly from Lee and Marc Morris from Others so honored were Deer Parks Randy Dykman and Kerry North Shores Brian South Houstons Mike Graham and Richard Rayburns Jeff Kevin Walbrick and Brad Dobies Darrell Seymour and Pasadenas Mark Gaitan and Frank Gar 7 4 DeerPark 73332 Elliot 0 0 WPManning Lakers pound Rockets into submission HOUSTON AP The Los Angeles Lakers came into the Summit with a point to and did they ever make The perennial kings of the National Basketball Associa tions Western showed a little extra feeling in dumping the Houston Rockets 130107 Fri day They had heard talk about the Rockets becoming the force of the Western but the Lakers arent ready to give up their It bothers all of us that everyone says that Houston is the one coming out of the West in the veteran Bob McAdoo Were show They cant run with The Rockets ran successfully with the Lakers in the first but the next three periods were a disaster for the who had another frustrating night on their home court against the It was Houstons 13th straight home loss to the who ex tended their winning streak to nine We still know were the Western said Kareem Abdul who scored 30 We I a credible respect from and I think they have a reasonable chance to go a long way in the The Rockets held a 3230 lead at the end of the first but from that point the Lakers took leading 63 56 at the half and turning it into a blowout in the second At one point in the second Houston called a time out to set up a then couldnt get off It was a strange game from the standpoint of shot selection and It was really Los Angeles Coach Pat Riley We had great team defense forcing them into perimeter It comes down to a If they had it would have given them con fidence the next time we But to its only a big game for Itll be forgotten in the Houston Coach Bill Fitch See Page 2C SIDING BAYTOWN CHAPTER PUCKS UNLIMITED ANNUAL BANQUET CASH RAISING SALE 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