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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, April TUB LEinDmoae HERALD Bowling banter remember Outstanding effort by local club In the bowler-of-the-week race, Louise Church took the honors among the women by enjoying her best outing of the year bowling in Tuesday Coffee with an average of 159, she clicked for and 270 for a 701 triple Darwin Romanchuk was the men's winner with another excellent performance he took over high average of 239 in Young Adults with an 825 triple with games of 237, 220 and a big 368 In the most unique tournament of the year, the youngest bowlers in the city teamed up with the oldest in the first annual Jet-Senior Citizen meet with Senior Citizen Katie Bernhart combining with Jets (eight and nine-year-olds) Judy McKay and Kim Tolley to earn first place Judy McKay paced the winners with 261 High scores were Arvid Oseen 266 and Roy La Valley 288 for the Seniors and Tommy Doule 226, Lee Ann Tunstall 237, Brent Carson 223 and Patti Stanton 214 for the pee wees. In the YBC A doubles tournament, the Jet-Bantam crowns went to Mike Tolley and Mitch Martin and Cathy Hamilton and Debbie Grommeringer Winners in the Junior-Senior section were Pat Hamilton and John Ross Friday Bantam winners were Floyd Moncrieff and Cheryl Smith and Juniors Mike Sharun and Lori Asquln Bantam high scores were Jan Baker 231, Pam Virostek 229 and a 430 double, Geof Krokosh 290, Mike Tolley 267 and 496 and Bruce Virostek 263 and 434 Leading the Junior-Senior section were Pat Hamilton 284 and 700, Wendy Terry 256, Mike Sharun 348 and Duane Guzzi 325 A reminder that Spring league play starts the week of April 29 with each 12-team league shooting for in prizes there'll also be a cash classic triples with in prize money plus prize lists in YBC and Senior Citizen action contact Al Pearson for details. Some of the stars in league play for the week were Bob Thomson 326 and 755 in Prebuilt, John Streliev 308 in Knights of Columbus, Ed Henderson 386 and 782, Kim Kovacs 323 and Jack Tones 317 and 785 in Gordies, Bill Hamilton 337 and 833, Al Smith an 815 triple and Bill Koskoski a 775 in Green's Shoes, Dennis Huber 324 in Henry Homes, Mas Shigehiro 326 and 773 in JCCA, Mike Sharun 348 in Friday YBC, David Wells 324 and Rob Anderson 312 in Young Adults, while in women's action Norah Hofforth paced Senior Citizens with 310 and 731 High also were Juanita Lingard 356 and 786 and Phyl Harrison 309 and 777 in Higa's, Masa Goshinmon 319 and 745 and Jean Passey 298 and 752 in Martinizing, Dorothy Sorensen 350 and 790 and Debi Collier 319 in Green's, Helen Weets 322 and 745 in Eagles, Gail Sleightholm 331 and Jeanette Dragland 323 in Bankers and Chris Ell 313 and 775 in Doug's. At Holiday Bowl, Pat Plomp, who's had some fine outings this year, earned the women's bowler-of-the-week with a sparkling performance in Holiday Village she rattled the pins for 223, 285 and 320 for an 828 triple which was 225 pins over her 201 average the 828 is also the high triple for the year Ken Larson nailed down the men's title for the week with a productive effort in Commercial Men's he hit for 388 and an 850 triple, 142 pins over his highly- respectable average of 236 In Commericial Men's, the Tigers, made up of Ken Malcomson, John Wecels, Baden Pilling, Ken Larson and Jack Smeed, set the season's high team single with individual highs were Rollie Jalbert 353, John Rempel 319, Jack Tremblay 310, Roy Cunningham 310 and Ken Malcomson with an 861 triple. In Automatic Electric, Marv Higa led the way with- 349 and 753, Dick Wells had 330 and 762 and the gals were paced by Shirley Bloudoff with 305 In Dairy Queen Erma McGuire again led with 292 while in Simpson-Sears Jack Unterscher posted a 297 while among the women Loretta Karbonik rolled 294 and Helen Rossetti 286 Pat Plomp's 320 and 828 was the big news in Holiday Village with Rob Emerson's 290 the week's best in Wilson Junior High Jack Brown with 309 and 742 and Robert Stanko with 298 and 783 were the pace-setters in Bendix Jack Tremblay enjoyed the heights in Alcon with 334 and 842 while in Alberta Agriculture Don McDowell had a 341 Bill McTighe's 300 led Pepsi. Play in Senior Citizens was highlighted by Dave Petrie's 319 with a 272 by Betty Murtland leading the women Erma McGuire sparked action in CJOC with 307 and 775, Dellie Bechthold adding 293, Tom Cronkhite 293 and Jock Mulgrew 292 and 813 Frank Szpulak had a big game in CPR, 360, with a 283 by Sheila Paskuski pacing the gals Playoff winners were Janice Johnson, Rollie Howes, Chris Maloney, Dennis Todd and Irma Oberg Lew Mills was on the beam in Civil Service with 373 and 804, Bob Biack adding a 316 A pair of 286's by Morley Richardson and Ed Prince and a 279 by Terry Prusak topped CHEC while leaders in Classic Triples were Reg Arnold 338, Bob Costanzo 331, Ken Kurtz 319, Bob Spitzer 312, Kim Kovacs 308, Dianne Violini 317. and she had 915 for three and for four games, and Jeanette Smeed 305 Spring leagues open soon and bowlers should contact Ron Brown this week if they're planning to compete. Other baseball was being played THE CANADIAN PRESS Lost in the hoopla of Hank Aaron's record-breaking 715th home run Monday night was the fact that Atlanta Braves took advantage of six Los Angeles miscues to win 7-4, handing the Dodgers their first National League baseball loss of the season. The Braves took a 1-0 lead in the second, but fell behind 3-1 after the Dodgers batted in the third. Aaron's two-run blast tied the score in the fourth and the Braves added the winner before the inning ended. The six Los Angeles errors were the deciding factor as the Braves managed only four .hits off three Dodger pitchers. Starter Al Downing, who sur- rendered Aaron's historic home run, was tagged with the loss. Ron Reed got the victory but needed relief help in the seventh inning from Buzz Capra. In the only other NL game, the unbeaten San Francisco Giants won their fourth game, edging Cincinnati Reds 4-3 as Garry Maddox drove in all four runs. New York Yankees also re- mained undefeated, downing Cleveland Indians 5-3 in the only American League game for their third victory. Maddox extended his hitting streak to 15 first four this season and the final 11 in singling home the Giants' first run in the opening inning following a walk to Bobby Bonds, an infield out and a balk. Then he cracked a three-run homer off loser Roger Nelson in the fifth after a single by winning pitcher John D'Acquisto and a two-out walk to Chris Speier. The Yankees collected 12 hits to start the season with three consecutive victories for the first time since 1959. The Yanks broke a 2-2 tie in the sixth inning on a run-scor- ing single by Mike Hegan off losing reliever Tom Hilgendorf. They wrapped it up with two runs in the seventh on run-producing singles by Gene Michael and Jim Mason. last year's four Local swimmers make big splash rm. nnxl A AMnci nAi-r WINNIPEG (CP) This year's World Hockey Associ- ation quarter-final series against Winnipeg Jets couldn't start soon enough for Houston Aeros. Fresh in their minds was the memory of last year's West Division final when they lost four straight to the Jets. "We haven't forgotten last Houston goaltender Don McLeod said after the Aeros beat Winnipeg 5-2 Monday night in the first game of their best-of-seven series. "We'd like to return the favor." The Aeros, who lost just once in eight meetings with the Jets this season as they took the West Division championship, grabbed a 2-0 lead in the first period and outscored the Jets 3-2 in the final period. Murray Hall with two and Frank Hughes, Jim Sherrit and Mark Howe scored for Houston. Danny Johnson and Norm Beaudin scored for Winnipeg. Toronto Toros will try to in- crease their series lead to 2-0 tonigh' i-ver Cleveland Crusa- ders -'T le Chicago Cougars are at ..jme to New England after _he Whalers won the first two games of that series. Edmonton Oilers, trailing Minnesota 2-0 in games, en- tertain the Fighting Saints Wednesday night and the Jets and Aeros meet in Winnipeg. "Their, team didn't improve, while ours McLeod said, explaining the reversal this year. "We have depth this year three solid lines." McLeod faced only 19 shots, including three in the third pe- riod. Hughes and Sherrit scored in the first period, taking most of the fire out of the Jets. Coach Nick Mickoski wasn't happy with his Jets, who fin- ished fourth in the West Divi- sion. "We need a better effort from everyone if we want to he said. "When everyone was putting out tonight we were going OK. But then one guy would let up and the others would also start lagging. "We're hesitant to bring the puck up and as soon as we hesitate they cover up." There was only one power- play goal scored in the hard- hitting game despite 14 minor penalties. Hughes got that one. Winnipeg had the manpower advantage seven times but failed to muster any sustained attack on any of the chances. Winnipeg was without goal- tender Ernie Wakely, recov- ering from pneumonia, and centre Chris Bordeleau who the flu. Members of the Lethbridge Amateur Swim Club took to the water over the weekend in Calgary and made their usual big splash. Hosted by the Calgary Winter Club the meet involved the locals as well as Thornhill Swim Club of Calgary. The Lethbridge team put on a powerful display anchored by the boys' team. In 10 and under competition Robbie Teitz earned first place ribbons in five events including the 50-metre butterfly and freestyle and the 100-metre backstroke and freestyle and the 200-metre individual medley. He was also second in the 100-metre breaststroke. Russell Syme emerged with a second in the freestyle, a third in the backstroke and a pair of fourths in the freestyle and medley. He also placed well in the breaststroke. Tommie Pungor was second in the butterfly while placing in the backstroke. Jeff Foder placed high in the 50 and 100- metre freestyle while Robbie Pungor was fourth in the backstroke. Mark Babick was brilliant in the boys' 11 and 12 as he won six events. He was first in the 100-metre butterfly, backstroke, freestyle and breaststroke as well as in the 20-metre freestyle and medley. Steven Syme got to the finish line second four times. He was runner-up in the backstroke, freestyle over 100 and 200 medleys and the medley. He placed in the breaststroke. Todd Myers chalked up a pair of fourth place finishes in the butterfly end backstroke and placed in the freestyle. Tim Myers led the way in the boys 13-14 age group with four first place ribbons. He won the 100-metre breaststroke and freestyle and the 200-metre freestyle and medley. He was second in the butterfly and third in the backstroke. Bruce Tail chipped in with three seconds, two thirds and a fourth. He was runner-up in the 100-metre back and breaststroke and the 200- metre freestyle. His thirds came in the butterfly and medley while his fourth was in the freestyle. Larry Gent was fourth in the backstroke and placed in the medley. In the boys 15-17 Jeff Rutledge was first in the 100- metre butterfly, second in the medley and freestyle over 200 metres. Gordon Syme won the 100- metre backstroke, was second in the butterfly and third in both freestyles and the medley. Derek Graham enjoyed a third place finish in the breaststroke, two fourths in the backstroke and freestyle and placings in two other events. For the gals 10 and under Lorelei Anderson was second in the backstroke and fourth in the medley. She also was placed in two other events. Lori Lavkulik, in 11 and 12, won the 100-metre backstroke placed third in three events, the breaststroke, medley and freestyle. She was also fourth in the freestyle over 100 metres. Lori Weighill placed in the backstroke. Marilyn Van Dyk chalked up three second place finishes. She was runner-up in the backstroke and the two freestyle races. She also placed in medley and butterfly. Sharon Sekiya won the butterfly over 100 metres while Shawna Harper and Mary-Lyn Costanzo placed in the backstroke and breaststroke respectively. Shirley Van Dyk led the way in the 15-17 competition with two firsts, a second and two thirds. She won the butterfly and backstroke, placed second in the 100-metre freestyle and was third in the 200-metre medley and freestyle. Helen Morley was at the finish line in time for three second place ribbons in the medley, freestyle and breaststroke. She was also third in the butterfly and fourth in the 100-metre freestyle and backstroke. 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