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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 16, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Wash; Jeff, Marion Score Caae Wins Wash Cool, Mal one Hits 35 Points By Jack Ogden Executive Sports Editor Kennedy high school won its sixth straight game and added to Washington’s basketball woes in the Wash gym Friday night with an impressive 68-56 victory- The hot-shooting Cougars, tuning up for the approaching tournament grind, hit nearly 51 percent from the field as they broke away to a .{5-20 halftime lead and then held off a second half Wash rally. “We looked real good at the start,” admitted Kennedy boss Dave Etienne. “We alternated two offenses, and when Wash stopped one, the other seemed to work. “We gave them to» many chances with mistakes in the second half, hut maybe that was because we had too big a lead. “It was really a team effort. Craig Enright did a fine defensive job on Jeff Dawson in the first half, Kick Danly came through with some big baskets in the third quarter and Bill Malone carried us down the stretch.” Malone did more than that. The Valley scoring leader hit four straight baskets in the late-going to hold off Wash rallies, but he also had five in the first half as he wound up with 12 of 20 from the field and 26 points. “I don’t know if we were tight or not,” said Wash boss Don King, as he reviewed the fact that his squad hit only seven of 33 shots in the first half. “We came hack well and cut it from 15 to six,” he explained. “But when we took one had shot and missed a layup, and that was tht* game.” King paid tribute to the Cougars. “They are a tough team to handle,” he admitted. “Their front line is so versatile they can go inside or outside.” The Wash defense did a fine job in the first quarter Friday, but even then the Warrior at- Gazette Photos bv Tom Merrvman Too Tight on Defense Kennedy's Bill Malone (35), who led all scorers with 26 points, was fouled by Washington's Mark Thompson in this action Friday at Wash. Kennedy won the game, 68-56. Emergency Landing, Cage Squad Is Safe Hempstead Gets 39 in 4th Period By Al Miller Gazette Sporti Writer Jefferson high withstood a 39-point fourth quarter by Dubuque Hempstead to pick up its third basketball victory of the season Friday night in the Jeff gym, 87-81. “It sure feels nice to win,” exclained Colin Williams, the Jeff coach, “even though the score .should have been 80-58 or 80-60. “I feel as if we’re the Dubuque city champs, as we’ve beaten Hempstead twice and Senior once for our three victories.” The J-Hawks have also lost nine times in the Mississippi Valley conference and 12 times, over-all. Hempstead is now 3-9 in the Valley, also. Hempstead shot 16 for 26 in the final quarter—getting a lot of easy buckets off its press— but only outscored Jeff 39-25. “It was the same old story,” Williams explained. “We have to learn to handle the ‘panic’ press. Now’s the time to learn and I wasn’t going to call a timeout every time we ran into trouble with it. “I thought we had a good enough lead to handle it.” Yeah, they did, thanks to 14 straight points at the end of the I third period that shot their lead1 to 20 points at 62-42. “We went into the half with a, 10-point lead and all we talked: about was maintaining that! edge,” said Williams. Dean Uthoff, the 6-8 sophomore center, was a tower of strength for the J-Hawks. He matched his season-high total of 26 points (also against Hempstead) and cleaned the hoards 29 times. No Robbing This Cradle -Gazette Photos by L. W. Ward Jefferson's Don Hittenmiller (dark headgear), a fourth - place finisher in last year's state meet, has Prairie's Steve Shebetka locked in a cradle before he pinned the Hawk grappler in the finals of the 1G5-pound sectional tourney finals at Prairie Friday night. Jeff Matmen Dominate Prairie's Tourney Field Fast Start Pays Off for The Indians ANAMOSA—Marion’s basketball team extended its longest winning streak this year to two games with a surprise 59-51 victory over Anamosa here Friday. A big first half got the ball rolling for the Indians, now 2-9 in Wamac conference play and 13-12 overall. In that period Marion raced to a 37-20 lead. Anamosa was hampered by I the loss of star center Dan Neunaber, the conference’s second leading scorer. Neunaber picked up three early fouls and so was forced to the bench for much of the game. The losers kicked off the third quarter with a six-point scoring burst which cut the deficit to 37-26. But Marion managed to hang on and preserve the margin until the final minute of play. The 1:50 mark of the fourth frame saw Marion on top by 53- 51. But then Steve Stolze sank a pair of free throws and the Indians held on to win it. Neil Sumner had a brilliant night for the winners as he led all scorers with 20 points. He was also mainly responsible for holding Neunaber to 14, far under his 21-point average. Sumner got help from Jerry Crowley, who added 13, and Tom Bice, who had ll. Anamosa is now 8-4 in the conference and 12-4 overall. Smnr Lrwly Bice Roth Stolze Kiburz Jensen Marion (59) FO    Pt    Tp «    8 13 JO    Neunbr A    14    13    Raisin 4    3    3    ll    Michels 4    O    I    8    Costello I    3    3    5    Sinker 0    3-2    J    Burch 0    O    O    0    Shade Rchdn Anamosa (SI) Fq Ft Tp A 2 2 14 S OI IO 3    3-3    9 3 OO A 2    2-4 A 2    0-1    4 I 04    2 0 OO 0 Team Totals Jefferson .. .. Prairie Iowa City Iowa City West 44 41'* 41 17 SIOUX FALLS, S I). (AP) -The pilot of a twin-engine plane carrying members of the North Dakota State basketball Kquad was credited with a superlative job following a successful emergency landing at the Sky- tack had problems. Wash led ll- haven    Air Park near here. IO at the quarter, but five of the! “We    were verv lucky,” points were on free throws. NDSU    head basketball coach |    cedent,”    said    Harris    Hybert Paced by Malone. Enright and Marv    Skaar said. “God was    son,    manager    of Skvhaven. . . Danly, Kennedy broke loose in with us”    i The South Dakota Highway f e‘d’ £ “J0 f' the second to outscore    the    Earl    Dahl, Fargo.    N.D., I Patrol dove to the    scene. ”    ll    k    f, J0Jcd heir    best losers, 25-9, and virtually wrap    brought    the plane down    Friday! picked up the North    Dakota    *    n *l    *"«    chari' up the victory.    without    the use of radio or State party and took it    to Sioux! of    21    fo^lhp w" LL Turnovers, a total of 17    of    landing    gear after one    of the I Falls where cars were    rented\m    wr    CMUSiangs By Steve Allspoch I Gazette Sports Writer Take a “not so lucky” seven, leave out the hearts and flow-! lers, but add a St. Valentine’s our *°*a^    said    Jeff    head [Day massacre that came a day menb)r    McNeil. It was i late, and what do you have? jvery satisfying from the stand-! For Jefferson high’s wrestling P°*n<    that    this    team    was    facing Uthoff had 17 points by inter* team vou have an imDrcssivc    stiffest    challenge    of    the    sea- mission. He go.    able support; opening' defense of Tis state    district from junior guard Dave Alberts, class AAA mat title and a sec- “VVe <Iualifled several guys 1 _jwin) enjoyed a season high of 19| tional championship that was a *be districts, but P°Jnt^    .    mere    point shy of IOO. Jeff also received 14 points! It all happened at Prairie Friday night, as the J-Hawks easily outdistanced second- sophomore guard    Gordy Nord- P,ace Prairie <61* gren.    ,owa    City (41) and Hempstead, which was by guard Greg    Merritt’s 28 points, outshot Jeff from the heroes for the J-Hawks, all were equally awesome. From Don Hittenmiller (105) and Paul Viktora (112), to Jim Balvanz (119). to Boh .Jenkins (.heavyweight), who came through a tou"h wrestle back, it was a big night for Jeff. 22 MI JI 12 10—54 18 13—51 Totals 21 17 2A 59 Marion  ..... Anamosa ........ Field Goal Shooting Marion    si    att.,    21    made,    41    pct. Anamosa    $5    att.,    22    made,    40    pct. Team Fouls: Mar.on 15. Anamosa 20. Fouled Out: Marion: Kiburz; Anamosa: Neunaber. Totals ll .. I S[ior(s PKO BASKETBALL p.m. and landed some 45 min lites later Dahl lost radio contact and'. Jeff aho received 14 points was unable to land the craft at!f™" f'uy S'“^,cr and 13 ,r“m tho Sioux Falls municipal air- " Selinger William* was also port, some 15 miles north of thc!plcfed w,lh ‘ho over-all play of Skvhaven strip    |    sophomore    guard    Gordy    Nord- “The pilot did a beautiful job „ of bringing it down... ex-1 empstead, which was paced Prairie qualified eight for the    nba Saturn Cwittnnci and that pleased Bob    Atlantic    Dms.on that one! Mellgren. who had his fingers    New York    34    24, (the tourney) will be extremely cr°sscd for six qualifiers.    Phnadeiphia    ii    4! tough. We’re just happy to be fading the Prairie charge capital Cen,ral 0ivS*W26 taking this many guys into the was unbeaten Doug Teach, now    Houston    23    34 thing.”    j <6-0. Last year’s third-place c‘*v,Und westam con»^an« For the record. McNeil will    stat* finisher at    112 pounds    Milwaukee    d,vu,ch 2 points)    have no less than ten grapplers    hammered Iowa    City’s Rick    Detroit0    ^ 2? Iowa City    in the district and seven of    Bostwick in 4:30    in the 119.    K c-°mah‘3    pacific    oivfio#*1 final. Jeff’s Pct. .719 .600 .559 os .371 .317 .733 688 656 .359 GB 6’i 12 23'* 7'/, 1IV» IS West (17).    those    won    titles    Friday night. pound “I'm very, very pleased with There were no outstanding (Continued Ralvun? Golden State ndivanz Los Angeles Page 8. Col. 2.) Seattle Phoenix Portland them. gave Wash numerous op-j engines malfunctioned. The portunities in the final two plane, larger than recommend-periods and the Warriors took od for the runway at advantage of them enough to strip, slid off the runway of the trim the lead to six points, at 52-46, on a basket by Steve Kennedy with just over four minutes left in the game. But Malone then took over and scored Kennedy’s next six points as the Coughs built it back to 58-48. a field, but nom passengers was injured. for the 60-mile drive to Vermillion and the North Central Connie air I ference game. into! Another plane carrying the nine (remaining NDSU team mem-jbers and other officials landed l(^H)    j    at Vermillion. Fine Job ‘‘He did just job.” said Skaar, who along the plane were players Warner with assistant coach Dave Shel- Huss, Lynn Kent. Steve Salad-house and five starting players mo. Dennis Schultz and Mark were on their way to Vermillion Gibbons. Hempstead (St) Fq Ff Tp A 4-4 IA Slnqr 2    3 5    7    Ernst 3 OO A Uthoff A 3-3 15 Alberts 13 2-4 28 Stker 0    13    I    Jcbson 2 OI 4 Doon in 1 0-0 2Bruzek I O O 2 Nrdqrn Rrnhq Hasken J. Mrt Pape G Mrt Kessler Jahncke Kirk Mchlsn Jeff (87) F« TpFf 3 4 13 1-2    4 • IO 24 7-10 14 4-4 14 0-1 2 0-0 0 OO 0 4 4    4 Ralph Miller's Oregon St. Cagers Topple UCLA 31    25    .554 32 27    .542    Vt 21    37    431    TV* 23    37    .313    IO , ^ . „2'    *    •£*    MV* Friday's Games Buffalo 118. Detroit 116 Philadelphia 92, Kansas City-Omaha 89 Chicago 92, Mi Waukee 90 Los Angeles 112, Seattle 96 Boston 106, Portland 104 CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) -UCLA has won seven con-sec u t i v e NCAA basketball Totals 34 13 21 SI In addition to Skaar. Slid- Jette”o*ad Totals 12 20 .22 20 a 30 27-si 17 J championships, but Coach John lo mFs} Wooden now is just “concerned marvelous! house and Dahl, otters on board | hSSSJS? ""Pi*..    .J•bou‘ us winninR ,he confcr Jefferson _____ Team Fouls: Fouled Out: us winning title” after Friday night’s 71 att , 30 made, 42 PCt. pnce E!X,ad J#M ” shocking loss to Oregon State Ralph Miller Both teams were troubled i0 meet the University of South! Also on the craft were WDAYj with fouls Junior Mark Ratcliff. Dakota for a conference basket-!sports director Earl Williams of who hit three baskets in the hall game Friday night.    (Fargo,    and Sports Editor Ed A sellout crowd of 10.376 here watched Oregon State, after several near misses in recent years, finally knock off the top-Bob Lilledahl scored 115 ranked Bruins 61-57. Bob Lilledahl Paces Adams Goal Shooting been shooting 35 per cent from ^jd^,onio Denver San Diego early going, sat out much of    the!    “We were on the runway for    Kolpaek of The    Forum,    Fargo;points to top basketball goal-: “j have no explanation.’’    ticularly his seniors,    lacked the remainder after picking    up    nbout HK) yards and in the field    Moorhead.    I shooting competition for boys at Wooden said after UCLA    lost    killer instinct. three first half fouls.    for what seemed 1.000 yard*.” The Bisons    lost the    basketball Adams school. Ken DePyperjjts first Pacific-8 game in    four The loss Friday    night con- Both Malone and Enright    had    Skaar added, “lf there would    game 101-94.    was second with IOO and Dave'years, snapping a 49-game    con-    firmed his suspicion,    he said. four fouls in the second half and | have been anything in front of I--;    Flanagan    third with 95.    ference    winning    streak.    The Enright eventually fouled out us, it would have been curtains.    FIGHT    RESULTS    j    In    girls    shooting.    Cathy Ruzic- Bruins hadn’t lost a Pac-8 with 2:21 to go and Kennedy inWo just thank God nobody was I Na*saSuiA%2hamn2ai "’stolid otwend5eiiI ka had 105 points to lead Grant front, 56-46    (injured.” Jeff Dawson, who didn’t start    r because of a knee injury that) L°Sf Contact kept him out of practice most of the free throw line. “I didn't even hear the crowd.” he said. “That is how hard I was concentrating.” “We made some mistakes that could have cost us, but they didn't in the end,” Miller said. The reason was that UCLA committed 21 turnovers, including two by All-America center Bill Walton in the final say publicly that his team, par- five minutes ABA East Division W    L    Pct.    GB 40    22    .445    — 36    23    .«t0    2' I 39    27    .591    3 20    38    . 345    ll IS    47    .242    25 West Division 42    19    .689    — 32    32    500    im 30    32    . 484    12'/* 21    St    .475    13 26    37    .413    17 Friday's Games New York 115, Kentucky 101 Carolina 103, ban Antonio 97 Memphis 102. Denver 98 New York Kentucky Carolina Virginia Memphis Utah PRO HOCKEY Skaar said the plane the week, found the range in the j oped engine trouble about second half and shared scoring; honors for Wash with Dan Nem-mers. Each had a dozen points. % NASSAU, Bahamas Bahamas, Spencer 156, Jamaica, 3 CHICAGO Rocky DeFazio, 156, Chi 'SOO, stopped Nick Peoples, 154, Colum bus, Ohio, 5. SAN DIEGO — Tony Doyle 210, Salt lake City, outpointed Richie Gosha, 194, rlmnl- San Francisco, IO. UCVei ALBUQUERQUE. N M - Mike Quarry, •I-IS 117, Ins Anqeles, outpointed Bobby Ras J1 con, 171, Phoenix, IO. school, followed bv Barb Ridder at 90 and Cindy Dvorak at 75 the 1970 season. Jean Kane’s 60 paced St. Ludim- j Oregon State lest to the la’s, followed by Ruth Skvora Bruins 80-75 last weekend in Walton finished with 15 points, six under his Pac-8 average. He also grabbed 14 rebounds as UCLA controlled the boards 44-29. Oregon State trailed 34-27 at the break, but sophomore Paul scored an 87-86 victory to end having the killer instinct. We’re Miller came off the bench to hit NHL East Division VV L T Pts. GF GA Boston 34 9 4 84 244 146 Montreal 33 15 4 199 149 N Y, Rangers 27 14 12 64 1^5 147 Toronto 25 lf ll 41 157 Buffalo 24 25 6 54 178 185 Detroit ■V % a 4A ’82 VV? N.Y Islanders 14 Ii 14 42 130 174 Vancouver 15 ii 9 39 152 207 West Division Philadelphia 34 12 8 74 190 115 Chicago 27 ll 15 49 181 104 St. Louis 22 25 I 52 152 150 Atlanta 21 25 IO 52 142 161 Los Angeles 21 76 I SCI '5i 171 Minnesota 14 26 13 45 142 196 Pittsburph la 13 s 37 IS? 700 242 California ll 39 29 147 Not Killers game since Southern California “I was right about us not Friday's Games Montreal 9. Detroit 4 Boston 4, Vancouver 2 not as hungry as bt1.” Wooden said. “Oregon St;»t? played we should five shots rally the New England Toronto Quebec Beavers in the second I ^leveland from the outside to well,” .55, and Karen Moeller , 45. I AXS Angeles, leading Wooden to he added. The Beavers Kennedy (48) -q Et TP Malone Danly Enrl Church Wsbrn Rnhold Schbln 2 3 5 3 2 4 2 2 I 4 4 I OO 0    ll 1    I 2 11 Dqhty 12 Thpsn 14 Dwson 6 Kendy 2 Rani I Coolinq 7 Nemrs Hobbs Wash (54) Fq Ft 0 4 4 5 3 I A 0 TP 2 2 2 13 4 4 9 1} 12 ll OO 4 OO 2 OO 12 2-2 2 Coe Cagers Escape, 81-79 half. Miller, who led all with 16 points, was 8 from the field. UCLA today Houston ; Minnesota Winnipeg ,    Edmonton moved into near- vancouver ,    ,    ,,    _ I Los Angeles bv Eugene for an afternoon WHA East Division WLT 31    74    2 29    24    4 29    25    3 25    25    I 25    24    3 24    32    2 Wesl D‘v ‘ion 34 ? 5 0 22    32    0 20    37    0 Friday's Games New England 7 Pts GF 64    711 I Chicago Jersey 27 26 Minnesota 7, Winnipeg I Jersey 6. Cleveland 2 Houston 6, Los Angeles 4 Edmonton 3 SIMIS lie Totals Kennedy Wash 28 12 14 48 Totals 2110 18 56 ..IO 35    14    19—41 ...lf    4    17    14-54 Field Goal Shooting: Kennedy    55    ait.,    20    made,    so    4    pct. Wash    44    att.,    23    made,    34    pct. Fouls: Kennedy 15, Wash 14. Fouled out: Enright. J-Hawk Soph Five Falls to Hempstead Dubuque Hempstead topped Jefferson 6883 in sophomore basketball here Friday. Dave Hittenmiller paced Jeff with 16 points. Jelf(63) WUK Gasklll 17, Dave Mitten tilt miller l^< Steve Rook! 7, Steve (Arter IO. Mai k Anderson 8, Rick Samak 4, Steve centage I di rt 4 Doua Mollenhauer 2. Terry1 Hempstead 168)* sihwarfz 8 IM,Handel 20, Glad*,on 2, Delaney 22, Tracey 6. By Kevin Kane The Coe college basketball team had to rally five times before escaping a determined Carleton upset bid, 81-79, Friday night iii Moray Eby fieldhouse. Little All American candidate Ed McEalls finally put the Ko-hawks ahead for good at 80 79 with 31 .seconds left. Steve Van Every added a free throw for the final margin at the two-'second mark. Tho last second victory inched Kohavvks (9 Ed McFalls in the conference, blowed down pressure free throws for a 79 78 Coe’s third ranked NCAA Divi- Carleton lead 26 seconds later sion HI offense virtually with but then McFalls pocketed his ease in the first half and wound game-winning goal. Carleton’s up becoming the first 1974 Leon Smith missed on a last-league squad to head the Ko-'chance shot and Van Every was hawks at the half w lh a 37-33 fouled as the clock ticked down count.    j    to    two    seconds. And. after the Kohawks had Coe called a timeout following taken advantage of a series of Yan Every’® charity appearance Carleton turnovers to ten-point <° se< UP «s defense, and Carleloads at 59 49 and 67 57 midway ton's desperation shot wasn’t Eby fieldhouse clash will be the. through the second half, the even close. season home finale for the Ko- Carls stopped the Kohawks dead I'*’011 Smith led both teams hawks, who must play their for the next 5 1-2 minutes to w*<h 28 points, while McFalls scorers for IO did play well. However. OSU Coach Ralph Miller said, “UCLA is still No. I, but I think we made some game against the University of progress in the poll out there.” Oregon. Oregon lost to 13th-In the end it was four eon-ranked Southern California, 6-2    -    “ scout ive free throws by George in tho Pac 8, by a 76-61 margin Washington Sophs Tucker, one of three freshman Friday night •starters, that cost the Bruins their f rst Pac-8 defeat in eight games this season and left them 18-2 over-all. 231 210 168 170 173 225 227 195 19J 707 169 GA 195 207 148 179 177 214 144 202 200 205 776 229 Anamosa Sophomores Whip Marion, 44-27 the worst free the team.” Bennett Hat Trick Paces D M. Victory DES MOINES (AP) Harvey Bennett scored his last gobi of a hat trick Friday night in overtime to give Des Moines a 4 3 International Hockey League win over Fort Wayne. over Coe last weekend Tho high-pressure title race will get all the hotter Saturday night as the Kohawks host third-plaee St. (Mal while the Scots, who did not play Friday night, travel t4» arch-rival Knox. Saturday’s 7:30 p in. Moray within per ,m;,l three games on the road at forge a 73-67 lead of their own. Carleton mates Leon Smith. Frank Gomez. Mike Grossman, Mike Giudici, and Ned Evans all will need a los.® by Monmouth to tie the Scots for the title. points of Monmouth (8 lawrence, Ripon and Beloit. ()). which cli mix'd into the loop Even if the Kohawks can win driver’s seat with an 86 85 win all their final games, they still (although held to six the first half) had 22 land Smith had 21. . points in and Gar- joined in that 16-point scoring J?'h7mn And the Kohawks — with the exception of last-second spurts by McFalls and soph guard Garland “Geese” Smith - looked far from tltle-con-tendcrs against Carleton. The Carls, who dropped to 3 7 burst which ended with 3:49 left. Not to he outdone, the Ko-liavvks inched (heir way hack to a 77 74 (Illicit before Smith (Kohawk-varicty) popped in two successive goals tor a 78-77 Coe lead vvitli 1:12 left. I Cooter Smith Ullik Stvsn Kilav A mt xii Kntvn V Evrv Ernst CO* (81) Fq Ft 4    44 I 3 « 7 3 0 0 I Smith 3 Dchn 12 Evans 21 Gomez 14 Holuh 4 Grsmn 0 Gtucl 0 Gulan 2 Fthrs 1 0 Totals :    Hall Coe I Carleton 33 IS 24 81 Totals Carleton 37. Coe 33 ■ Grossman countered with 83 att , 33 made. 40 pct. ii att 33 madi Total Fouls: Coe 17, Carleton 23 turn! Fouled Oui ,vvu Holschuh. Cooper, Big Ones “George is throw shooter on Miller said of the 18-year-old Mark Bush guard from Pasadena, Calif, i with 15. “But, my, he hit four big ones there at the end ” Tucker hit two free throws after UCLA, behind by seven points, scored three straight timas from the field to pull within one point with 42 seconds remaining. Then, with OSU ahead 59-57, Tucker sank two more foul with ll seconds to go, the Beavers’ third 8 victory in eight games. OSU is 10-10 over-all. “I consider myself a good foul shooter,” Tucker said, »tonad3*'40 pt, j“hut my statistics just don’t Dtuhq*; Evans,!show jt •'    ri[,h(    Hc    |Kul ANAMOSA B-ian Burke scored 12 points as Anamosa topped Marion 44-‘>7 in sophomore basketball here Friday. paced the losers Marion (27): Busk 15 Jenson 4. Mar tin tr Murdock 2. Travis S. Anamosa (441 Burke 12 Michels IO Norden I, Ncunabe 9, Russe'l 4. Herron 2 Win Behind Schmidt Gary Schmidt poured in 25 nomts as Washington topped Kennedy 63-48 in sophomore basketball Friday. The outcome left both teams with identical 13-3 records. Bart Wilson led the Cougars with 16 points. Kennedy (48): Ken Kramer ll, Ron Mover 13 Judd Coleman I. Ben Lonq 3, Bart Wilson 14, Craig GtWm 4 Wash (43): Phil Harris I, Andy Fletch or to. Tim Stou* 2. Tim Oauohertv I, Pete Savior 4, Gary Schmidt 25, John Fay I. Cai tem (791 Ft Ft Tp 13 I t 28 1 2 * 0 J 2 o 0 1-3 4 4 OO OO 4 6 0-0 OO OO 17 8 12 ,o shots « clinching o Pac 33 13 IS 74 ;

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