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Daily News (Newspaper) - May 14, 1990, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania Page 4 the daily news Huntingdon Saxton mount Union Orbisonia a monday May u 1990 District six baseball trojans Are fourth seed mount Union a team that has struggled most of the Spring to find its identity is the Lone area squad entered in the 1990 District six baseball playoffs the trojans Are seeded fourth in the 14team class a Field and will face a Home first round test at 4 pm wednesday they will play Host to 13th seeded Moshannon Valley class aaa Huntingdon along with Juniata Valley and Southern Huntingdon both class a teams have elected not to enter this years open tournament mount Union owns a 105 record for the Spring playing in the Blair county leagues division ii the trojans have won two straight and five of their last six starts the trojans have won seven District six titles Over the past 10 year and have reached the statewide playoffs an equal number of times they reached the top in 1988 by winning the Pisa class a title with a 62 win Over Olley Valley in the finals last Spring the trojans were ousted from the playoffs by a 21 quarterfinal loss to Claysburg Jim Sybert principal of Harmony High school and District six base Ball chairman has used a Power rat ing formula to rank entries for the fourth consecutive year Tyrone the top team in the Blair county leagues division ii stand Ings is the top seed in the class a Field Forest Hills a perennial Power in the Western portion of the District in ranked second and Conemaugh Valley is third Tyrone and Forest Hill received byes through the first round first round games will be played wednesday May 16 on the Home Field of the team with the higher Power rating quarterfinal games Are slated to be played monday May 21 with the semifinals scheduled for wednesday May 23 the District six championship finals will be played wednesday May 30 at Altoona veterans memorial Park the class a title game will be at 5 pm with the class aaa championship to be decided under the lights beginning at pm i Ftp bid to in Tow Mcaa i Vuki q3 jew Mitt Tow wram Mace lfwojttimtto0cii and tie de car Buffi we notified invited to foil Rixto at Tanik regional state College in new Teney the adm 197 team today who will join them Rod mow Clur to the Doobie Ejim Maticik tournament set for wed it Sty through tvs Juniata captured a Shore of the Middle Atlantic cd Tot weekend Bow tort District 5 Tennis Titan doubles duo reaches title match semifinals list sunday before Rains i j forced of the champ1 j Ion ship m y suns May be setting on la b Ian love up sports writer the suns May finally have set upon the los Angeles lakers Phoenix moved within one Victory of posting their first playoff series Triumph Over the lakers beating los Angeles 114101 sunday in game 4 of their Western conference semifinal series Phoenix which has lost All six of its previous playoff meetings with the lakers can Clinch the Besto seven series with a Triumph tuesday night at the forum in Inglewood Calif Kevin Johnson led the Phoenix assault scoring 30 Points and dishing out 16 assists he said the frustration of last season when the suns were swept by the lakers in the Western Confer ence finals will help Phoenix close out this series the big key is that were on familiar ground weve already been through this before Joinson said last year we got caught up in the hype the lakers trailed by As Many As 15 Points before challenging in the last five minutes but Johnsons driving Layup and free throw with left in the game put the suns ahead 9790 after the lakers had closed to within four Tom Chambers who finished with 27 Points added a Layup and Dan Majerle a Dunk to give Phoenix a 10190 advantage with remaining the suns last 13 Points came at the free throw line where they converted 39 of 48 for the game Jef f Komacek added 26 Points for the suns and Mark West had 15 Points 15 rebounds and six blocked shots the lakers magic Johnson led All scorers with 43 Points James worthy added 16 a Green 14 and Michael Cooper 10 As los Angeles converted just 41 percent of its shots from the floor i dont think we lost our Compo sure were not a team to do that magic Johnson said we were trying to get some things done and through that Doumak mistakes its disappoint ing but they still have to beat us one More game in other playoff action sunday the Detroit pistons and Chicago bulls moved within one Victory of wrapping up their Eastern conference semifinal series the defending Champion pistons Defeated new York 10290 to go up 31 in their series and Chicago beat Philadelphia 111101 to take a 31 advantage Detroit and Chicago met in the Eastern conference finals last season with Detroit winning in six games pistons 102 kicks 90 at new York James Edwards scored 19 Points and Joe Dumars 13 of his 17 in the final three minutes to give Detroit a split of the Bac Toback games at Madison Square Garden new Yorks Patrick Ewing finished with 30 Points but played just six minutes in the first half because of foul trouble game 5 is tuesday night at the Palace in Auburn Hills Mich our Job int done Detroit coach Chuck Daly said youve got to get four they Are going to play one of their great games tuesday night and try to get it Back Here bulls 111 76ers 101 at Philadelphia Michael Jordan scored 45 Points for the bulls and Rookie Stacey King added 21 after replacing Scottie Pippen in the starting lineup Pippen missed the game because of the death of his father Hersey Hawkins scored 26 Points for Philadelphia which lost for the first time at Home in five playoff games the bulls can wrap up the series with a Victory wednesday night at Chicago stadium 1 this was by far the biggest win of the season Chicago coach Phil Jack son said we did it despite not having Scottie Pippen we did it with Good team play the District five Tennis tournament finals were rained out saturday afternoon and rescheduled for 4 pm tuesday at Bedford High school regardless of the outcomes Tussey Mountain is assured of having three boys make the trip to Bloomsburg University for the Pisa championships May 2426 senior Brent Smith is a state qualifier in singles play for the third straight year joining him will be the boys Dou Bles team of seniors Bruce Griffith and Shannon dolt the District tourneys doubles and mixed doubles Competition completed quarterfinal and semifinal play Satur Day before the rain started forcing the postponement of the championship matches Smith a District Minnerup to former teammate Barry Leighty each of Trie last two seasons had advanced to the sin Gles final a week earlier by easily win Ning a pair of matches Smith who has an 82 singles record this Spring will play be Fords Matt Mckenzie in the title match Smith Defeated Mckenzie 62 64 when they met in an apr 9 Griffith and dolt had Little trouble winning a pair of matches they hand led be Fords Jason Petraca and Steven Boston spared Stanley Layoff by Frederick Waterman up sports writer Boston up it is not who they Are playing but they Are playing the Stanley cup final that pleases the Boston Bruins if Edmonton had not won the Camp Bell conference title on saturday night the Bruins would have had to wait until Friday for game 1 of the final instead the Besto seven series begins tuesday night sparing Boston a nine Day Gap Between games that extra three Days would have been brutal said Boston defens Eman Ray Bourque you can Only enjoy practising so much at this time of the year if you have too Many Days off your head gets out of it said teammate Garry Galley the Bruins have been Idle since wednesday when they completed their sweep of Washington in the Wales conference final were Happy we dont have to Wail five Days Boston coach Mike Milbury said after sundays practice that would have been terrible the oilers ruins pairing is a rematch of the 1988 final when Edmonton swept Bosto the Young Bruins were not embarrassed bythe four straight losses because they never expected to go so far in the playoffs were not looking for revenge or anything like that said Bostons Randy Burridge were just trying to make a name for ourselves two years ago Edmonton was a much different team said Milbury obviously they Are without Wayne Gretzky now but they have a lot of creative players and they Are More disciplined than Treyve Ever been they have a Good sound team with Good Speed and Good size said Bourque Bostons three regular season meet Ings with Edmonton All came in the first five weeks of the season the oilers Are a clearly different team than in those Early weeks when at was against Boston it took us 80 games to really pull it together said Center Mark Messier who leads Edmonton with 25 Points 9 goals and 17 we made some changes trades that helped the hockey club most important was the six player november Trade that sent Jimmy Carson and Kevin Mcclelland to oilers reach familiar turf Chicago up the Edmonton oilers the fou time Stanley cup champions of the 1980s powered their Way saturday night into the first Stan Ley cup final of the 1990s Mark Messier and Glenn Anderson Stalwart members of Edmonton four championship teams each tallied a goal and two assists in a 84 rout of the Chicago Blackhawk to wrap up the Campbell conference final in six games it feels Good it want very easy Edmonton coach John Muckler said humbly ignoring the fact his team led by six goals after two periods the oilers won their last three games to capture the Campbell conference title they will be making their sixth Stanley cup appearance since 1983 when they head to Boston for the final round which gets underway tuesday night this is a Small step toward our goal dodgers Trade Randolph for athletics Javier new York up the los Angeles dodgers needing to restructure their defense sunday dealt Veteran second baseman Willie Randolph to the Oakland athletic for outfielder Stan Javier Randolph was hitting 268 with one Homer and nine rib Randolph 35 has played 16 years in the majors its Tough being traded during the season but in going to a great Situa Tion said Randolph there a great balls Lubom looking Forward to play ing every Day the Deal allows los Angeles to remove Juan Samuel from Center Field and place him at second and make room for Kirk Gibson in the Outfield Gibson is currently disabled but the dodgers say they Hope he can return within two weeks Stan Javier is the fourth outfielder unless he is a better ballplayer than Gib son said dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda we need to get Kirk into the lineup1 said Fred Claire executive vice president for the dodgers Kirk has been making Good Progress and we feel he will be ready soon javier24 is hitting 242 with no homers and three1 rib in 19 games this season a switch hotter Javier owns a career 236 averaged that we started the year with and that is to win the Stanley cup said Messier whose 26 playoff Points leads the league we started the year out pretty unsure of what was going to happen we made great strides to get to this Point right Here Edmonton won their previous Stan Ley cup championships in 1984 1985 1987 and 1988 the last coming in a sweep of the Bruins Boston swept the Washington Capi tals in the Wales conference final and will Host the Besto seven Stanley cup championship round by virtue of finish ing the regular season with the leagues Best record the Blackhawk who fell apart after tying the game 11 Early on were eliminated in last years Stanley cup semifinal by the eventual Champion Calgary flames they were bidding to make their first appearance in the final round since 1973 for the Blackhawk it was a crush ing end to a Stormy postseason that saw coach Mike Keenan yanking his goal tender Sand benching his stars at times oilers played an excellent series defensively Keenan said they have a lot of offence As everyone knows and they have a lot of Speed but they played exceptionally Well defensively they showed a tremendous amount of poise and had exceptional leadership that resurfaced from their Stanley cup championship with the game tied 11 Midway through the first period the oilers scored twice in less than three minutes to pull ahead for Good Craig Simpson scored his 12th goal of the playoffs on the Power play at and Petr Klima connected at to give the oilers a two goal Cushion atthe end of the period Simpson was the recipient of a perfect feed through the Slot from seconds after Messier was stopped by goalie Greg Millen on a Good scoring Chance Klima then easily beat Millen to the Glove Side after a Chicago the Neutral zone and Cross ice pass from Kelly Buchberger in the first period we started rela More sports on Page 6 Lively Well Keenan said but our Confidence Levels were not equal to theirs by any stretch of the imagination and for that reason they were Able to walk away with this game the oilers buried the Blackhawk in the second period scoring four times to Lead 71 after 40 minutes Adam Graves scored first on a deflection at but the real killer came late in the period when Joe Murphy Anderson and Messier each scored once during a Span of Murphy took advantage of another Blackhawk Giveaway in their own zone to score at then Anderson and Messier started playing Giveand go Anderson scored on a Messier feed at and Messier scored off an Anderson pass at to make the score 71 Chicago made the score a Little More respectable in the final period getting goals from Adam Creighton Steve Thomas and Trent Yawney Steve Smith scored for the oilers Edmonton took advantage of nearly every Opportunity including their first shot Esa Tikkanen set the tone scoring a shorthanded breakaway goal on his teams first shot it was important for to score first Tikkanen said then after what happened in the second period it looked like they didst want to play anymore and the Home fans Bear to watch anymore Hensley wins Busch race Nazareth a up Jimmy Hensley f took the Lead with less than seven laps to go and drove his old Smo to Victory saturday in the Pontiac pacesetters 300 Lascar grand National Stock car race Hensley of Ridgeway a took the Lead from Dave Rezendes onlap294bf the 300lap race Over the on Emile Pennsylvania International raceway Tri Oval he then held off Rezendes to win by a margin of 89 seconds the Victory was Hensley firs since 1988 and gave him the Overall grand National Points Lead in the 18race Cir Cuit with 1479 Mcconnellsburg Tom Peck Fin ished12th just one Lap Down from the front Rumers Hensley who had finished no better than fourth in a Brand National race this season before saturday had been tied on Points with Bobby Laboule going into the race Mills 61 62 in the quarterfinals and then did a Carbo copy Job on wifi bars Matt Kozar and Dave Wosny by the same 61 62 scores in the boys doubles final Griffith and doll will go up against Everetts Brandon Treece and Francisco Mudra a both District finalist combinations qualify for the state meet Titan coach Jack Russell noted both boys served Well and played Well at the Nettei games really comple ment each other Bruce puts a lot of backspin on the Ball while Shannon plays a lot of topspin that makes it hard for their opponents to adjust Tussey no 2 boys doubles entry was eliminated in the opening quarterfinal round senior Jody Collare and Junior Ryan Bart la lost to be Fords Adam Bush and Eric Koontz by scores of 6063 Bush and Koontz were then ousted in the semifinals by Everetts Treece and Madruga the titans had Only one team in the mixed doubles Field seniors Chad Black and Suzie Killian Drew a Bye through the first round and were ousted in the semifinals by Hyndman Eric Merkel and Missy Bistline by scores of 62 63 Home is Sweet for three county clubs Detroit for forwards Petr Klima Joe Murphy and Adam Graves and defense Man Jeff sharpies Messier recalled that the dominating oilers of the late 1980s took time to mature when we won our first Stanley cup it took us five years with basically the same team Messier said this team has folded itself together with a new Bunch of Guy sin one Yea Rand i think that says lot for the Guy that have been Here for a Long time we have a lot of Guys that have been Down this Road before during the regular season the Bruins had a better record on the Road than at Home they lost their Home playoff opener to Hartford then won their next eight games at Boston Garden where the smaller rink rewards the better checking team were playing a lot tighter at Home now were really using the ice surface said Galley Boston the leagues Best team during the regular season has a potent combination of offence and defense Bourque leads a solid corps of defense men who Are deep enough to absorb the loss of Bob Beers whose right leg was broken in game 4 against the capitals goalie Andy Moog has two shutouts and a 192 goal against average in the postseason Cam Neely leads Boston with 12 playoff goals and Craig Janney has a league High 19 playoff assists till be difficult said Edmonton coach John Muckler Boston is the no 1 team Overall they won the Jennings trophy they have Raymond Bourque who is probably the Best defens Eman in the National hockey league and Janney and a great goal scorer by the name of Neely they Check very Well they Pride themselves on being a defensive hockey club Muckler said that Edmonton just completed series against Chicago would help condition the oilers for the style played in Boston Garden we played three games in the Chicago building and that prepared us i think somewhat for Boston muck Ler said Stephens condition upgraded to serious Louisville by up the condition of Hal of Fame thoroughbred Trainer Woody Stephens who under went heart bypass surgery was upgraded from critical to serious sunday a Norton Hospital spokeswoman said Hes off the Respirator Hes been upgraded to serious the doctor says he has shown improvement said Pam Greer which she said Ste Herts 76 required an emergency and subsequent surgery the surgery lasted 54 hours and followed two weeks of hospitalization for emphysema he was admitted because of a recur ring breathing problem probably caused by emphysema hews recovering from that problem when be Deve loped the heart problem the spokeswoman said Stephens who up in Kentucky Centra Bluegrass has saddled two Kentucky Derby winners cannonade in 1974 and swale in 1984 won five consecutive Belmont stakes he was inducted into ratings Hall of Fame in 1976 and into the Kentucky athletic Hall of Fame in i9s6 despite the raindrops saturday after noon the eight team Huntingdon county baseball league was Able to get in All four of its scheduled Doublehead ers Home was indeed Sweet As the vis iting team won Only one of the eight games Mapleton came from behind twice to sweep visiting Lewistown 107 and and 54 in nine innings the circuits Only other Huntingdon county entry Saltillo marked its season debut with a split at Tyrone Saltillo won a 1211 shoot out in the opener and lost the Nightcap 144 defending Hal Champ Mcveytown opened its 1990 schedule with a twin Bill sweep Over visiting Longfellow 183 and 100 and Belleville started off by taking two from visiting Yeager town by 95 and 43 Lewistown fresh from starting the season with a pair of wins Over Tyrone May 6 keep its leads at Mapleton Down 60 in the first inning of the opener Mapleton came Back and went ahead to stay with a Furru fifth inning Todd Cornelius double drove in the godhead run As Mapleton went on to a 107 Victory Frank Woodward scattered seven hits and struck out 14 in earning the Mound nod Over Marshall Fisher Steve Lilly had a double and a single and drove in three runs while Mike worthy stroked two singles and Jeff Wise a double and single Matt Shoemaker had a double and single for Lewistown a pair of dramatic hits helped Maple ton rally from a 30 deficit in the first inning to capture the Nightcap 54 in overtime lillys two out rib single in the Bottom of the seventh tied the count at 44 and Frank Millers two out rib single his third hit of the game in the Bottom of the ninth won it Jeff Wise got the Mound nod Over Tony Zannino Wayde Coffey and Rex Naylor had two hits each for Lewistown Saltillo scored six runs in the fourth inning highlighted by Barry Gilliland three run Homer and went on to out score Tyrone 1211 in their opener Gil Liland also had a triple and single to Lead a 13hit Saltillo attack Bob Bilger had four of tyrones 11 hits including two triples Rick Walker was the winning Pitcher and Jeff Yothers took the loss Tyrone took no chances in the second game As it scored 11 times in the first inning after two were out and coasted to a 144 Victory Ray Brodzina topped Jeff Walker on the Mound Carl Goshorn had a double and single for Saltillo while Scott Hunter had three of tyrones 13 hits Mcveytown had the heavy artillery out in its 183 opening win Over Long fellow Dave Gearhart Duane Gearhart and Brian moist had three hits each to Lead a 16hit Mcveytown attacked Blessing and Dave Gearhart homered for the winners Mark Zong fanned seven in a four hit performance and Scott Barber was tagged with the loss Roy Bickle struck out eight and a five hit shutout As Mcveytown romped 100 in the second half Dave Gearhart Denny Yetter and Gary Stimely had two hits each for Mcvey town Yetter drove in five runs Ith a three run Homer and two run double Garrett Swartz suffered the loss Todd Kauffman homered in Belle Villes 95 opening win Over Yeager town Ted Rhoades was the winning Pitcher and Mahlon Mauer took the loss Belleville squeezed out a43 Deci Sion in game two As Dave Esh bested Dirk Reed on the Mound standings Belleville 20 1000 Mcveytown 20 1000 Mapleton 31 750 Lewis town 22 500 Saltillo 11 500 Long fellow 13 250 Tyrone 13 250 Yeagertown 02 000 mister Frisky Sharp in Preakness tune ii Baltimore up beaten Kentucky Derby favorite mister Frisky sunday clocked an impressive five eight smile work for saturdays Preakness stakes in 59 25 at Pamlico leading jockey Gary Stevens to proclaim the Colt his old self again the speedy puerto rican superstar pressed the Early Pace As the 95 favo rite in the May 5 Derby and nosed into the Lead Early in the Home turn but then tired abruptly while unbridled made his late charge to Victory mister Frisky faded to eighth place 1914 lengths Back to suffer his first defeat in 17 career starts after the race Stevens said mister Frisky struggled for footing on the Churchill track which was drying and rated Good after several Days of hard ram he said he did not know if that Strug gling May have been caused by the Brief bit of heat the Colt had in his left front ankle eight Days before the Derby Stevens noted that the Colt also struggled May 1 in his final tuneup for the classic in that work Over a surface similar to that for the Derby mister Frisky covered five eighths of a mile in a decent but unimpressive 45 Churchill dockers also noted that the Colt bore out in the Tum but at Pamlico he stayed close to the rail throughout the exercise this track seemed to be More to his liking Stevens said sunday before hurrying to catch a plane to ride the afternoon card at his Home Holly Wood Park Jle just seemed like the old mister Frisky this morning i had no problems throughout the work at All he just seemed like his old self he had a very Nice work he finished up Strong and galloped out Strong after the work and caught his air quickly after the work its a shame to say the Derby was probably a Good prep for the Preakness for him but that what it seems like it was Hes Happy again and perfect coming up 10 the race mister Frisky was one of two formal timed works sunday for the 1 316mile Preakness Middle jewel of Tri american triple Crown California shipper music prospector who skipped the Derby worked a mile in under exercise rider Kirn Johnson the nine other probable Preakness starters either jogged galloped or walked unbridled who will remain at Chur chill with Trainer Carl Nafzger until wednesday galloped a mile and a half under regular exercise rider Ian Wilkes Stevens said he has been embarrassed blaming Church ills track for mister Frisky defeat and South pm California regulars say the jockey rarely makes that kind of excuse but in this Case Stephens said he feels no other explanation is possible it was going through tieback of my mind All week Long before the Derby about him no handling the track Early on in the work he said you Are just hoping you get a different kind of race track for the race Church ills Oval was wet and Muddy Early Derby Day but Stephens said the harrowing done to dry the surface before the run for the roses left it basically the same race track it was on tuesday when i worked Hirn i Washoe highe would overcome it obviously he didst Trainer Laz Barrera was at Holly Wood Park during mister Frisky Pirn Lico workout his son and chief assistant Albert said he would be pleased its what he told Gary to do Only six of the probable Preakness starters were at Pamlico sunday also in the Preakness barn were the d Wayne Luk strained Kentucky jazz and land Rush Derby runner up summer Squall and third place finisher pleasant tap Gotham Winner Champag Neforas Ley will remain at Belmont Park in new York until monday Maryland based hrs horizon and fighting notion Are training at nearby Bowie

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