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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, August 14, 1974 Norcrest wins opener, must get past B.C. now M1SSISSAUGA Ont (Special) Western Canada teams took giant steps toward capturing the 1974 Canadian Little League baseball championship title by scoring victories in the only games scheduled Tuesday Lethbridge Norcrest All-Stars successfully opened their bid for the national crown thrashing Rosemount Que 7 1 while Esquimau B C completed the sweep bv defeating Brockville, Ont 4-2 The double knockout playoff tourney ontmues todav with Enndale, Ont facing Rosemount while action Thursday sees Lethbndge tangling Esquimalt Thursday s encounter between the undeteated Western Canada teams is slated tor a 9 30 a m (EOT) start Meanwhile Jamie Coghlm hurled three- hit ball for six innings and led Norcrest to an victory over Rosemount The Quebec representatives had more than their share of problems in touching Coghlm who struck out nine batters and never relinquished a base hit after allowing three singles in the first two innings of plav On the other hand Norcrest had their bats booming and tagged 5'10' losing pitcher Stan Ferret for 11 hits in the six inning tilt Norcrest drew first blood in the dilernoon match taking a 3-1 lead after two complete innings of play while adding single runs in the third and fifth and two more in the sixth Norcrest opened the scoring in the top of the second frame when Mark Szucs doubled arid scored on Warren Keith s single Keith also managed to reach home plate after advancing to third base on two infield grounders and a passed ball Gordon Melynk kept the Norcrest rally alive in the second inning and tallied the third run of the frame after he singled and charged home on two Rosemount errors Rosemount came back in the bottom half of the inning recording their only run after Coghlm gave up three walks and a single Norcrest got the run right back in the third when Clark Bosch ripped a double scoring Dick Reedyk who had reached second base on a fielder's choice and Keith s second straight single The Alberta representatives didn't stop their awesome offensive attack with a 4-1 lead by the end of three innings and extended the margin by adding a single run in the fifth They registered their fifth run of the game when Keith walloped his third consecutive single but was forced out on second on Bosch's infield hit Bosch who reached first base safely, was then sent home on a two-base hit off the bat of Merlyn Bunnage Norcrest finally put the icing on the cake in the sixth inning when Barry Coghlm blasted a home run after twin brother Jamie reached first base on a walk In the only other game held Tuesday, Mike Bitten homered with one runner aboard in the seventh inning to pace Esquimalt to their extra-inning win over Brockville Mike Bull earned the mound decision fanning eight batters while yielding four hits Lakers home this evening Providing the skies remain sunny and the thermometer decides to climb, Lethbrtdge Lakers will finish off their 1974 Alberta Major Baseball League season this evening Lakers, who did not make the playoffs this year after winning the league pennant in 1973, will play host to John Ehck's Calgary Jimmies It was the Jimmies who voted against having all three southern division teams in the playoffs However, the Lakers will close out the season at Henderson Park at eight and the fans will be treated to chances on an instant barbeque At the end of each inning the Lakers will give away five pounds of hamburger, five dozen buns, two six-packs of Pepsi and a watermelon Also on tap this evening will be the naming of the most valuable player award during the break in the action in the seventh inning Meanwhile, the Lakers will not hang up their cleats until Friday when they meet the Old-Timers at Henderson at eight Any players wishing to suit up for the Old-Timers is asked to contact Kaz Tomamitsu at 328-0286 or 328-5366 or Pat Sullivan at 328-4411 Royals earn 5-0 victory The Lethbndge Royals scored an easy 5-0 victory over the Calgary Casuals in a Calgary Senior Soccer League game staged over the weekend Angelo Mauro led the locals booting home two goals while John Stropnik, Bill Calderwood and Ivan Smil- janec added one each Abby Weber registered the shutout between the Royal s posts Ice man cometh Yvan Cournoyer of the Montreal Canadians won the baseball hitting competi- tion at the Superstars 1975 in Rotonda, Florida He advanced to the final Sparky wanted to surrender _________ ASSOCIATE CtllllCl UctCJV Wllll ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES ASSOCIATED PRESS Cine innati Reds manager Sparkv Xnderson may put in lor combat pay When Oliver hit his homer to make it 12-2 I out Tell Danny Murtaugh (Pittsburgh manager) we sur render Anderson said Tues- night But the Pirates didn t stop the artillerv at that point continued shelling the Reds and went on to a 14-3 rout on 21 hits, Richie Zisk who drove in a run for the 10th straight game and Oliver who drove in five runs were among Pittsburgh s, big guns Elsewhere in the National League Houston Astros stopped Chicago Cubs 3-1 Atlanta Braves edged Montreal Expos 4-3 Philadelphia Phillies nipped San Francisco Giants 6-5 New York Mets turned back Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 and San Diego Padres beat St Louis Caramals 2-1 7isk and Ed Kirkpatnck each drove in two runs during a live run Pittsburgh first inning and the Pirates kept punishing the Reds pitching staff The Pirates opened the game with three straight singles off Jack Billmgham 14 8 After Willie Stargell struck out Zisk doubled That boosted Zisk's RBI streak to within game of the National League record set by Mel Ott in 1929 and within two of the major league record shared bv Joe Cronm and Ted Williams Cesar Cedeno s leadoff triple sparked a two-run ninth inning that carried Houston over Chicago Milt May followed Cedeno's triple with a single to break a 1-1 tie Oscar Zdmora then relieved Bill Bonham, 10-15, and gave up singles to Bob Watson and Doug Rader and a sacrifice fly to Tommy Helms Dusty Baker belted his 14th home run of the season and an RBI single that highlighted a three-run fourth inning, leading Atlanta over Montreal It was the fifth straight victory for the Braves The loss ended the Expos longest winning streak of the season at five games Atlanta's Ron Reed, 8-6, scattered eight hits with last- out relief help from Phil Niekro Mike Schmidt ripped a pair of home runs and drove in three runs, leading Philadelphia past San Francisco Left-hander Jon Matlack tossed a four hitter and Jerry Grote s first home run in three months helped New York over Los Angeles Matlack 11-9, struck out eight and walked none in recording his fifth shutout of the season He got all the runs he needed in the fifth inning when Grote hit his fifth home run of the season Dave Wmfield knocked in two runs with a single and double, leading San Diego over St Louis San Diego's Lowell Palmer, 2-4, called 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