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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, Auguit H, 1972 THf LIIH8RIDGI HERALD 11 Sweep games Lakers triumph, enter lly PAT SUU.1VAN Hi'ralil Kporls Writer MAHTY MAXWELL Big weekend for Lakers' rookie shortstop. Miners sweep tourney I-cthbridge Miners' Library Miners forgot their role as hosts Saturday nr.d Sunday and swept four games to win the Library first annual Miners' fastball tournament. The Miners, Great Falls and Calgary Power Chiefs took part in the two-day, double-knock- out event and the Miners waltz- ed through proceedings with an unblemished mark. Gcorgo Santonl hurled a two- hitter Sunday in the final game us the locals cdL'ed Ihe Power Chiefs 2-1. Ron was lite loser, ho gave way to vet- eran Pele Sovinkoff In the filth inning. Dan Santonl and Larry Tratch paced the Miners will two singles each. Pete Weston managed a double off of George Santoni. rt was the second straight 2-1 win over the Power Chiefs for the Miners. In the second game Saturday evening, which gave the locals a bye the final Kayo Elliott, in relief of starter Onrtli Lamb, earned Ihe ver- dict over Garry Simmons. went nino innings before being decided. Barry House stroked two singles for the Miners. Terry McCool enjoyed a double and two singles. Miners opened the two day event with a decisive 9-0 romp over Great Falls as George Santoni was the winner with another two-hitter. He struck out seven. House pounded out home runs while Tralch added a solo circuit blast. Santoni aided his OUT) cause with a double and a single. Power Chiefs advanced lo the final Ihe Miners by blanking Great Falls 3-0 us Simmons wn.s touched for seven hits. Ixiser Jini LaRoqiic gave up five. Cam Powlcy .stroked a double lor llu why tiers. Krm liad a pair uf singles for Great Kalh. tlic Kc.hal (Iro- rfry trophy fur Ilifir cfforls xvhilc llriuse lops with a mu] won Ihe Marsh HiilHun.snn award. The Ililllop Seivicc valuabli' player went to {icorge Santoni. fashion they started it but they ;ot the job done. Lakers, in their initial year n the league, started with lurry back In May. The Cin- derella club romped to six straight wins before their bub- jle was burst. There was some lean pickings in the middle ol :hc season but Saturday snd Sunday the locals won when they had to. Lakers earned the fourth and final playoff berlh in the league >y edging Red Deer Elks twice Saturday night Al Fcrchuk irovidcd the heroics for the Lakers as (hey won 3-2. Sun- day it was the trio of Mart; Maxwell, Jeff DcRecat and Hob Uoy leading the way in u G-f) win. Two-run home runs by Max well anil Uoy provided the fire- power and beltecat, a rookie this year with Ihe club, liol the Elks lo eight hits to rogis tor tile win. Maxwell conuectet the first and Roy in the third to chase Red Deer aci Bill Phillips. Lakers got two hits eact from Roy, DeRecta, Waym Commodore and Howie Hegge dal. Al McKee had two hit and drove in two runs for He Deer. Saturday night Ferchuk pick ed up the victory on Ihe moun 'oing all Ihe way for the r nning triumph. Fcrchuk also knocked in th vinning run in the bottom the 10th. Commodore and Tim Ne- jrello base on safeties n the extra stanza and with :wo out Red Beer decided to pilch around Brian Maxwell and get to Ferchuk. They in- entionaily walked Maxwell and j'erchuk promptly ended the game with a single setting the stage for Sunday's showdown. Marty and Heggedal shared In the drama of Saturday's vie- toi-y. The two combined to set the stage for Sunday with some heroics of their own in the bottom of the ninth inning. Ileggcdal led off with a doub- le, and then with two away Calgary advances Lakeside beaten twice in finals CALGARY (Special) Cal- advanced lo the Canadian Little baseball final with a 5-2 win over Lethbridgc Lakaside capturing the Alberta championship Saturday. The win was the second in a row (or Calgary over Lethbridge shaded them 1-0 Friday night to force Saturday's final. Winning pitcher Grant jack eyeing mark LAKESIDE CITY CHAMPIONS Lakeside Little Leagus All-Stars Vr-ere upset in their bid to win the right to ad- vance to ihe Canadian championships over the weekend but they did win ihe city title against Norcrest. The win- nors are front row, left to right, Brent Lang, Dennis Taylor, Allan Gepneris and Barry Klmmitt. Middle, left to right are, Brent Maxwell, Neal Povey, Mike DeHeer, Mike Craig, and Brian Robinson. Back, left 1o right, coach Wally Taylor, Ken Lang, Mike Matkin, Havey Pocza, Ron Walters and manager Reed Spencer. man gave up five hits, struck out seven and didn't waJk a batter in the 5 2-3 innings ho worked. Lcroy Tice came on In relief in the sixth, preserving the win. Ticc also slammed a homer for Culgary. Brent Maxwell gave up tiina hits and one walk while taking the loss. The Little League champion- ships will be held in Edmonton starling Monday. I Lakeside had ousted I Jaw to win the A section of the double-knockout championship I while Calgary won the B sec- tiori. Lakeside needed just one win i to earn a berth in the Cana- j dian final. They had earned a I trip to Calgary alter bouncing xHhbridge Norcrest in straight ;ames in the LcLhbridge cham- Slrcti survives long tourney No question Roxburgh is good Maxwell -trcked a sharp single to score Heggedal to force the Lakers meet the pen- nant winning Calgary Jimmies in tbe semi-finals which pet under way Tuesday in Calgary. They will meet at Henderson Park on Thursday at 8 p.m. Calgary Jimmies, sparked by Rich Mclly, swept a double- header 4-1 and 5-2 from Edmon- ton Tigers Saturday. Meily, an ex-Tiger, bit home runs in each game to drive in four Calgary runs. In all, he had five hits and scored three runs, The victories clinched Ihe >ennant for the Jimmies. .Sunday the pennant-winning ialgary Jimmies split n doub- .chfiader wilh the tail-end Ed- monton Blue Hows as t he league schedule closed. Jimmies were pushed to 10 innings before nudging Willows 3-2 in the opener. Edmonton won tho ccvcn-innhig nightcap 1-0. SUNDAY l.cthbritfgB T17 150 11 1 Red Deer 200 101 3 DoRrcnf R. Maxwell (61 and Phillips 010 MO 001 (3 .1) and I f1- D rhunlvi LI in niue ico coo-i Calgary dOO 000 0 Ptirfclf MM "ncJ Wurtclle, and Johns DO. for the closing round and Barr, who broke the course record the day after Roxburgh set it, finished with a 70. Fourth at 283 was Norm Gray of Calgary, thn only other golfer to break par for the tour- nament. Bob Wylie of Calgary was 2B-1, as wa.s four-lime win- ner Kick of Port Credit, Out. Keith Alexander of Calgary, winner in was seventh at 28S. Kelly Roberts of London, had 2M) and Doug Turner of Mesa, 2DO. Nine golfers wt-rc at tied for UJlli place. Meanwhile playing in a U nnmrnt .she described as uone W A T E R T O N LAKES f Special) Miko Bower cap- tured his tliircl Waterton Lakes golf tournament over the weck- 1 unti shared ioj) honors wiiri Dorcen E hi er t of Cut bank, Mont. Bower took home the silver- ware in the men's 36-holc com- while Mrs. Ehlert top- the gals. There were 200 entries in tbe three-day event which saw 20 flights in the men's section and another five n the women's. Bower, who just a week ago lost in the final of Uie Leth- Country Club Invitation- al tournament, fought off a strong challenge from Tuber's Ted Smith and Clifi Slroh, of Lethbridgc, lo win the tourney. Only one stroke separated he three golfers heading into Sunday's final 18 holes but it was Bower who emerged with the spoils wilh a final round 73 after nines of 36-37 on the par 72 Lakes Layout. Smith fired a 74 Sunday to finish as runner-up while Slroh, who was deadlocked with Bow- er at M-l after Saturday, bal- oortcrE trt ft 78 and settled for third place. J'owcr was 217 for his efforts. Smith finished at 219 and Slroh 222. Bower, Guy Perry of Calgary- Third was Don Tillotsou of Leth- bridge. Harkcr (railed Perry by three strokes after Saturday's action but came up with a 7G Satur- lay for his Pcny shot an .Sunday for n 230, Marker irishcd with a 237. Tillotson shot a 77 for a total. In women's consolation nc- -ion Marion Mokosch of Leth- j rid go topped Debbie Ehlert in he final. Mrs. Mokosch had earlier slopped Susan Ehlert while Debbie had ousted Polly Beaton of Medicine I fat. The results of tbe remaining nights, with the exception: of Ihe third in women's play, fol- low: MEN'S Irsl (light 1, Monly Turner, 3. Dick Allison, Walerti Lakes. Censol.iliorr Ken McKentle, Mountain View. Second Illghl _ 1. Oaile Broofcs, Penficlwi; 3. Fierce Carrier, Lelh bridge Consolation Bill Perslcy, Third (light Gerald Beekie, Met! Icine Hat. Jim Ler.1. Calgary. Con lo I a! Ion Rod McKcniie, Mountain View. Fcurlh fJigM l, Larry Piirey B1 a If more; 3. Park Stralc, rV-ountair V'HW, Cons ol ill i on Chris Owen, who wa.s n member day loo Marlene Strcil ol I'WiLII, Onl., won her nnttinn women's iiinatenr diainpiorishii) Saturday liy .s slrokr-.s. 'J' h c shotiuiikei, playing with Moiuly prceision Ihronghont Die four- day tournament, fired a final- round (lirec-iuiffer-par 72 (or .1 72-hole score of 2nri, five unrler of the Country Clul for n number of years now plays out of Calgary. Mrs. Kblcit turned back Knna liickniau of in Ihe wnmen's final. Siu- earlier best Ml Irene Marcinkoff I of f.clhbridjic while Mrs. Hick- man sidelined Grace Telford in the other semi-final TJcan Marker of i-elfth tllghl 1. Lawrence LethbridBe; 3, Froyd Ander- son, 1. elJi bridge. Consolalion Brrt Erlckion, Thirteenth 1. Bob Burni, "Incher Crock; 3. Garret! Nvholf, Lelribridge. Coniolallon Harry Vin- cent, Victoria, B.C. (light 1. Vlnce ftert- sky, 7. Joe Orban, Taber. "Dnsol.Hion SntilJi. FJflcenth Might 1. Umerh, Letribrldfjer 2. Murray Pass more, Centura rion Harold Sengeliirver, Calgafy. SFxteenlh firgnr 1. Paul alqnry; Jack Carefool, Calgary. oniolalion Fenlon Sharp, F Macleod. SeveniMnfh flight 1. Fred on, Lclhtxidge; 2. Bill Taylor, Tabtr :oniolalfon Pete Lelh- bridge, Elgtileenlh night 1. Lee Mil 1. Juan Teran. Con igia lion J Rouse. Ninleenlh Hlgtii 1 jirn Boeder, Pincfier Creek; 1 Jim Calgary. Consolation Ken Cook, Plncner Creek, WOMEN'S First flight 1. Barb Brooki, Cel- 3. Ann Bnoktr, Plncher Creek. Coniolalion Tcoli Hocksfeln, cher Creek, Second High! 1. Barb Howe, Lelh- hrfdee; 3. Gall Umcrls, Lelhbrldge. Consolation Peggy Ehlert, Culbank. Fourlh fliqTil Florence Flynn, Phoenix, Ari: Bernice Beagle, BUckie. Conioiallon Lnu Mliroy, Lem bridge. HAURISON, N.Y. (AP) The glory dream of golf's Grand Slam is gone, at least for this season, but Jack Nick- laus is flirting now with a new in winnings for a single season. "It would be great to win Nlcklaus said after pushing his winnings to Sunday wiHi his victory in the rich Westchesler Golf Classic, "but I just don't know if I'll be able to play enough to do it." "You always want to try to better said Kicklaus, who won a record last year, "and I'd particularly like to do il this season for one rea- son: I feel that I'm a better golfer this year than I ever have been before in my life." The record would back him up, In only 15 starts on the American tour this year, Kick- laus, has won Mas- ters, U.S. Open, Bing Crosby P ro-a m and Doral-E astern >rior to the Westchester, lost In playoff for the title in tbe Tournament of Champions failed hy a stroke in the Jackie Gleason and tied for second a1 New Orleans. And, of course, he lost by single stroke In the Britisl Open. HAS HIS DOUBTS He's averaging a start in the United States. His record of seems certain to go. But could be difficult. "I'd have to win at least one more, maybe two, to do Nioklau.s said, "I'd like to, but I really don't, know if I'll play enough." Calgary emerged victorious the Calgary city playoffs. Meanwhile a team from Wind- er, Saturday defeated Mooso aw, 2-0 to win ths Canadian enior Little League baseball hampionship, Windsor now rill travel to Gary, Ind., this veek to represent Canada in he Little ague World Series. Windsor scored its two runs n the bottom of the fifth inning when Dave Dickens hit a dou- jle off losing pitcher Duana Pearson, driving in both runs. Winning pitcher Paul Loag- muir gave up three runs in the seven-inning game. Earlier in the day, Windsor defeated Moose Jaw, Sask.rfi-1 to force the playoff. Tollestrup hits for 28 AUGSBURG, West Germany (Reutcr) Sweden beat Can- ada 31-68 in their Group A bas- ketball pre-Olympic clash be- fore 300 spectators Sunday. The Swedes showed better conditioning in an almost intol- erably hot hall. Particularly their "giants11 Aslroem, Palm and Ilansson mstri r t ivi scor- ing attempts lo the t h ere was simply no wa y of getting through those three un- der the basket. Canada a tared pass- ing j; am e with many bad passes. Phil TollesJrup had 28 points and Don Sankey 14 for the Cana- dians. Stampede Wrestling TONIGHT! 8.30 p.m. EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM RUHL vs TOMA5SO KAMATA SUPERHAWK PORTZ vs SITO NAGASAKI vs PRINGLE 6 GREAT BOUTS SI.SO njolal Paul, M ry Ehlert Cirt- ixlh (light 1. Gill Marling, Pir> j r Crrrt; 3. Joe Pollard, Caloary. j uoUlion Kay Dow, Calgnry. I evenlrt MicM I. Rob Klrkpal- i k, Pinchcr Creok. 3. Wall Kirk- n, LMhhritJrje. Consolation Arl Eightn flight 1. Jim ButJc; fraiq EhN Contortion I E. Iun> [inJfc IV.rilh Ilirjfit 1 Ft Kulka, Plc- I for Mir- Ninkwaiwon thn consolation in Country Club Course. Iho men's rh.impions'.iip flight Second was Carol Semplc of wilh a onc-slroke v'.ilory over Spring CfulfP. Kuril. Calgary. Boh llsbfcr, Lefh- l Don N olalJon Carl ton slips past Expos for 14th straight lly TIIM ASSOCIATED PftCSS Steve wns on re atfnin Fill hut imlniH'luiiilc rind look sjinie for J'illslHirffli I'lratc-s. flnrllon. Philatlclphi.n's vcl- rran lofl-haiidor wlio has been ImfflinK the rcsl of Ilin Nnlional l.oaRitc for the 213 nionth.s, did it Sunrlny, on just Ihrco for lii.s JSiili viclory of llif: ;nul Mill in a row ;js llio Tfiillies svrm Elm opener of their 2-1. TIw KNpos UK; set-nnd game The Pirates, ineanwlult', .si- Ic-ical ,Sr, Louis' Hick Wise their opener, cnl U.ick in criinvc in flic iiij'ltlcjp by Ilio 7 .'i tn uidrn tlicir Division lead In ID games, In single game.1 Sunday, ('in rimiJilJ Hetis AManlii lirave.-; 9-1, Kan Francisco Ci- ;mls pflpecl Houston Astros Chicago Cubs whipped Now York Mots 7-1 and Angeles Dodger.s defc.ilcci San Diego Pfldros Montreal the Phillies H-2 Saturday while ol.scwhere Pill.'.burgh t'dgcd Louis New York downed 2-1 In 10 Allnnla crushed Cincinnati 7-2, Houston won over San Francisco 3-1 nnrl haitdlrd Snn .ri-'L "I didn't piml iliiff aiul rmilfln'l sltdrr ctvri'." nrtird tn IH li, ht'-sl in Ihe anil fiiinidd JvVjtos In liiise his strikeout la 24ft. iK-st in Iht! majors ''I I hicky U) pel away with it, "I'm iml thinking about records nr fie ni'dcd wlu'ii reminded (bat he's just fivo victories short of Unix; M a r n u o r d s 19 slrnighl Iriurnplis, In 1fil2 wilh tlifl old New York Ginnls. "t wanl llic win." Carllnn pniiL other things Ifikc cam of Hi cm selves." Fiilly Mnrlin, hoping to wake Ins slumping tram. wilh pol-luck hallini' order Sunday dirlaled hy n Ht TIM 'ilir nanms mine nut ma f'ir Uoiroil Timers MiL-y n four-f'ainc losinp shi-ak a :i vic'lory m er Cleveland Indi.'ms in the firsl i pa me of an American I (Iijuhloliejider. "H served Hie purixrse. It was supposed To relax Ihe il said the Detroit manager, who went back lo his regular balling or- der in llic second panic and lost 9-2. The Fpfit dropped (be Timers into (bird place in Ihe Ameri- can league Kast Division race. They arc one point liohind Now York Yankees who moved into second nfler v.nvn- iiif! a from Mil- r> :i ;nul .ri-1 BalUmorft Orioles held first in MIC l-i.isl hy on Rex Sox R- .ire no in tlie West, where climbed into first place hy otic game after bcat- inn Cliie.iRo White Snx 3-0. D o[ hoi- nios Snnd ay, Tex.ns Hangers blasted Kncusas f'Lly Hoyals 13-i and Minnesota slopped California An- gels Cleveland wlinlloped Detroit fi-1 in ]ilay Satnrrtay while New Ymk Milwaukeo 10-6. Chiejiyn drd-attHl Oakland 3-1, Texns tbf Hnyais 3-J', Minium ntui Calitorniii -i- 1 ;iiul split wilh CAPRI BOWL SAFEWAY ZELLER'S SHOPPING CENTRE ON MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE BOWLING LEAGUES START WEEK OF AUG. 28 OPENINGS STILL AVAILABLE I ArtiEC WEDp OR THURS- MORNINGS. TUES., WED., THURS, OR FRI. LAUlkJ AFTERNOONS. WON. 7 P.M. OR TUES. 9 P.M. MIXED MON. 9 P.M. OR THURS. 7 P.M. MEN TUES. 7 P.M. YOUNG ADULTS SUN. 7 P.M. YOUTH BOWLING REGISTRATION SEPT 9lh Phono 328-4089 or 327-2984 BOWIINO RATES FOR THE COMING SEASON DAY LEAGUES-3 GAMES...... OPEN PlAY NIGHT tEAGUES-3 GAMES Si.55 StuJenls and Senior Citizens 45c por SENIOR CITIZENS-3 GAMES SV70 55c per ;