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Daily News Record (Newspaper) - November 25, 1978, Harrisonburg, Virginia Virginia Tops 7158 Officials Dominate1 TipOff Opener By BOB MORGAN NewsRecord Staff Writer CHARLOTTESVILLE Lou Campanellis upset of the century never came about Friday at University The triumph sent the Cavaliers into tonights championship game against Virginia Commonwealths who overcame an 18point halftime deficit for a 7464 decision over George Washingtons Virginias combination of size and depth too and the Cavaliers defeated struggling James The game was punctuated by 63 fouls in the opening game of the Virginia TipOff which kept both teams from getting into their We wanted to We just couldnt with six or seven seconds between each said Virginia coach Terry I guess it wasnt a very pretty game to Campanelli echoed Hollands sentiments but for different The fouls kept JMU from using its patient i Campanelli had hoped to run off several minutes at a time to keep the game relatively Lions Top Pitt Stay Unbeaten By RALPH BERNSTEIN Associated Press Sportswriter STATE AP Running back Mike Gumans second short yardage touchdown of the with left to carried 1 ranked Penn State to a 1710 victory over archrival Pittsburgh The win preserved the Nittany Lions unbeaten season and a 1 Sugar Bowl shot at the national collegiate football Penn State will meet either second ranked possibly for the national or if Alabama should be upset 2 in its season finale against Spiders Open With 9368 Win RICHMOND AP Richmonds playing a runandshoot game under new Coach Lou put four starters in double figures Friday night and 11 players in the scoring column in a 9368 romp past Washington Colleges Shomen in the semifinals of the Spider Basketball Vanderbilts Commodores met Virginia Unions Panthers in the second game for the right to play Richmond for the title Mike Perry led the Richmond assault in the opening game with 19 points as the Spiders ran up its highest point total in 36 games dating back to the middle of the 197677 season when they topped Long Island Bobby Bpehling followed with 16 Ukie Washington had 13 and had 10 for the The Spiders connected on percent of their shots and had a 4232 rebounding edge as they led virtually all the Doug Byrne paced the Shomen Penn State trailed the 14point underdog Panthers 107 with left in the fourth quarter when they took possession on a punt at the Pitt The key in a sevenplay march to the winning score was a pass from quarterback Chuck Fusina to tight end Brad Scovill for 15 A 10yard penalty for roughing the passer was tacked on to give the Nittany Lions a first down at the Panther Guman picked up lost 1 and then ripped for 3 to the Penn State Coach Joe Paterno at first sent placekicker Matt Bahr trotting onto the field to attempt a tying field but changed his mind and Guman carried 4 yards into the end zone on fourth down for the touchdown that sent statp Bahr kicked the extra Penn State took a 70 lead in the first period on a fourthdown 3yard run by but Pittsburgh tied it in the second quarter on a 16yard pass from quarterback Rick Trocano to Steve Gaustad and Mark Schuberts 27yard field goal in the third period gave the Panthers their 107 After Gumans second a late pass interception by Rich who returned 17 yards to the Pitt set up Penn States final three points an NCAA record setting field goal by It was the 22nd threepointer of the season for the Lions snapping a tie with Temples Don who booted 21 in Penn State wound up the regular season while headed for a 23 Tangerine Bowl date with North Carolina finished The Nittany Lions completed the fourth unbeaten season since Paterno took over the head coaching job 13 years The triumph also increased Penn States in the series with Pitt to and was the 12th against only one loss for Paterno in this traditional intrastate Penn State also boosted its twoyear winning streak through 19 the longest major college victory string in the The loss on a 39degree afternoon with winds gusting across the field up to 25 snapped Pitts three game winning In the first their Virginias physical style hurt In the second it was the fouls more than their Campanelli Virginia never trailed and was never in trouble despite the Dukes persistent Cavaliers took control on the Scoreboard if not on the floor with a 123 run five minutes into the That run gave Virginia an 188 lead with left in the It was never The although not getting into their offensive patterns enough to please still held a 3824 lead at the I thought that we played very good defense and did some things very Holland But I dont think we showed enough especially on offense in the first The Cavaliers tried to open things up in the second half but were again foiled by the frequent fouls and the Dukes zone The numerous whistles forced Campanelli to go to his bench because of foul and the Cavaliers gradually widened the gap to The Dukes started chipping as Campanelli termed but never made a contest of the The closet JMU could make it was the final score of 7158 and that came only by outscoring 25 over the final nine minutes when the game was no longer in Madisons Steve Stielper surpassed the career mark and sparked the Dukes late comeback with 18 secondhalf The s6foot8 junior forward from North scored his point on a layup with left in the He scored seven all at the freethrow for a game high Stielper hit nine of 11 field goals and nine of 13 free He also led both teams with 10 The Dukes lost any chance of shooting outside the Cavaliers defense when guard Roger Hughett sprained an ankle just 10 minutes into the Hughett was taken to University and xrays showed a severe He will not play in tonights consolation His injury took a lot of depth and experience away from and even though we had good efforts from the it still didnt match a player of Rogers Campanelli The Dukes also may be without the services of forward Jack Railey who suffered a hip The Dukes are already short on depth because freshman recruits Rick Williams and Joe Bonicontri are out through January with injuries received in preseason Campanelli may have just 11 players available for tonights The Dukes also lost depth against Virginia when Gerard Maturine and freshman guard Linton Townes fouled The Dukes finished the game with five other players with four fouls Virginia also lost two Lee Raker and Terry on JMU Virginia FG FT T FG FT T 1 47 6 Shoulders Raker 2448 9 913 27 Stielper Owens 3 69 12 000 0 Maturine Castellan 4 22 10 1 00 2 Townes Lamp 5 910 19 1 00 2 Hughett Stokes 0 13 1 0 25 2 Railey Gates 2004 4 58 13 Blackmon Fulton 2 22 6 000 0 Cross Hicks 0 22 2 0 22 2 Butler Jones 1 01 2 0 23 2 Inman Carpenter 0 14 1 1 00 2 Tyler Jefferson 3006 17 2438 58 22 2737 71 Halftime Score Virginia Team Fouls JMU UVa Foul outs JMU Townes UVa Rebounds JMU UVa Turnovers JMU UVa Shooting Percentage JMU 1735 49 UVa 2249 Officials A Technical Foul UVa Sports 13 NOVEMBER 1978 U Jeff Lamp shoots against JMU APWirlphoto Streaks Clash With Southampton Seek First Win Against Region I Champ By GARY MICHAEL NewsRecord Sports Writer Three times Harrisonburg has battled the Goliath of Virginia Group AA and three times the Blue Streaks have failed in their role as Today at at Blue Streak Harrisonburg gets its fourth shot at the in the state Group AA The Streaks qualified for the semifinals with a over Handley in the Region II title game last Southamptons Indians qualified forthe semifinals by defeating to win the Region I In todays other semifinal Region IV champion Gate City hosts Region III winner The winner of the HarrisonburgSouthampton game will host next weeks state championship Harrisonburg and Southampton met in the state playoffs in 1974 and and the Indians won each time to advance to the Group AA title which has played in six straight state championship is a slight favorite in todays but both teams have impressive Both are 120 and have had relatively easy tasks in advancing to the Harrisonburg waltzed to the Valley District title after an earlyseason win over Waynesboro and the defeated Park in the regional semifinals before disposing of Handley last The Streaks have scored 329 points and allowed only 21 in 12 Southampton has had an even easier The Indians outscored their 10 regularseason opponents 525rl7 and won their playoff opener 210 over Nottoway before defeating Poquoson last Southamptons regularseason crown was the seventh straight Peanut District title for Wayne Cosbys club which hasnt lost a regularseason game since Some say that the overall competition in the Peanut District is But Region II teams cant use that as a crutch because they have lost six straight times to Harrisonburg coach Brownie Cummins The Streaks three prior games with the Indians support that Harrisonburg took an 110 record into the 1973 game at Southampton and was physically intimidated by the Cummins The Streaks scored early on a fumble recovery before Southampton took control to win The Indians went on to win the state The teams met in Harrisonburg the following year in one of the better high school games ever played in the Southampton took an early 70 lead in that but the Streaks took the lead in the third quarter and led until the closing minutes when the Indians scored a touchdown and a twopoint conversion for a 1514 Harrisonburgs Cliff Echard completed 21 of 35 passes for 247 yards in that and the marks still stand as Group AA playoff The teams met at Southampton in and again the game wasnt decided until the final minutes when the Indians pushed across a touchdown to win In Southampton defeated Valley District champion Lexington in the The Indians also defeated Lee last season before to falling to Blacksburg in the state In addition to their 1973 state the Indians won the Group AA title in According to the 1978 Southampton club is similar to the ones Harrisonburg has met The not as big as some high school have a strong rushing a passing game that is effective when needed and a strong Cyrus Lawrence 200 pounds is the main cog in the Southampton The senior fullback has rushed for yards in his career and has scored 194 points this season despite averaging only 12 carries per Two players have shared the quarterback duty for the Starter Bernard Goodwin has completed 22 of 48 passes for 606 and reserve Tom Parker has hit on 33 of 72 attempts for 676 Cosby likes to run the but the Indians threw for 150 yards in their win over Poquoson last Southampton led only 70 at halftime game before going to the passing game in the second half to break the game Despite offensive teams Cosby is more than worried about the Streaks We are going to have to and not many people have done that on he I believe this is the best Harrisonburg team we have But Southampton may be leaving Tidewater early today with the best team Cosby has The Indians lost only four players from last years team which defeated in the Cummins hopes to attack the Indian defense with the same type of balanced offense he has used all The Streaks have a pair of rushers in Norman Coins yards and Steffan Carter Quarterback Jeff Martin has completed 53 of 98 passes for 787 Seeks Finals Berth V tttvriUewdPkoto Streaks Jon King waits for pass In playoff opener ByBOBGRIMESEY NewsRecord SUff Writer MADISON It was cold and rainy Thanksgiving morning when Eddie Dean ran his football team through its final full fledge practice before todays7 Group A semifinal game with The Madison County who has been to the semifinals five times appeared calm and Deans approach is Were the and its up to someone else to beat We may add a new do something a little different here and but basically were going to go out and do the same thing weve been doing all he Sophomore Jeff the Mounties lean defensive who plays much like Harrisonburgs Holland poked his head through the he said with a wide its cold and wet out Lets not i its good for Dean An assistant coach gave the youngster a fake punch in the stomach and Get on out and practice your Banks went away Despite linemen Dan Yowells and John Grimeseys and allregion tailback Richard Simms leg Madison appeared loose and ready for its upcoming The Mounties had one more light session Madisons confidence could stem from its The Mounties lost to Group AA rivals Culpeper and Orange County this year but had no trouble dismantling all its Skyline District Since the Mounties have defeated James River District representatives Powhatan and CentralLunenberg by a combined score of For the Madison has outscored opponents Onancocks starting offensive backf ield holds the state Group A 880relay Its offensive and defensive linemen are larger than The Blue Devils are 101 and are coming off a 2112 Region A semifinal win over George and a 216 championship win over Washington Lee of They have outscored 11 opponents Their only loss was to Group AA Despites Deans relative he said hes worried about his They have a 200pound and and 195 he That works out to be pretty good size And with the back potential they we figure the fewer times they have the the better off we Dean Jarvis Bailey is the Onancock Mervin Dwayne Bundick and Bernie Boggs are the running To the Mounties will again rely on their tackles Andy Deane and middle guard Mike Arrington and linebackers Jake Ford and Mike James all but annihilated the Powhatan and Lunenberg Dean also credits utility lineman Roger Moberg and backs Johnny Willis and Chris Ryder with the defenses But another important part of Madisons defense is its Dean The Mounties have not scored as much as their coach would but hes happy that theyve held the Ball control is a pretty good the coach said with another In both playoff Madison scored all its points in the first In the second half of each the Mounties used fullback Don Shifflett and the tailback corps of Mike Maurice Turner and Ronnie Simms to grind out yards and shave away Williams will start in place of Simms Last Williams gained 149 Dean hopes to improve on the Madison passing which has sputtered in the last two He blamed a combination of poor not enough blocking and passes being Like his overall approach to the Dean is confident the problem will be ;