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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta _ Friday, Augull 25, 1971 THE IETHERIDOE HERAIB 9 something to talk about Roy captures AMBL batting crown CALGARY fSpecial) Tn- fielder Hob lloy today was named batting champion In Iho Alberta Major Baseball league, giving Ixilhbrldgo Lakers some- thing to lalk about following their first reason In Iho live- team circuiS. Hoy, who played at tnlrd baao ar.d at limes first, bad 4l> hits In 122 bats for a .377 aver- age. Tied for second were out- ONE FOR THE LAKERS Infielcfen Rob Roy of the lethbridge Lakers was named the Alberta Major Baseball League batting champion for the 1972 season. Karl holds lead at Pinehurst I'fNEHUnST, K.C. (AP) Richie Karl, o one-time army cook nnd former Alaska ama- teur champion, was not at all dismayed ho may have lo relinquish a lead in a J100.000 goll tournament lo face one of game's great haps Jack Nicklam or Tre- In head-to-head com- petition. Karl, who's never como close to winning a regular event on the- pro lour, set a course record with a carccr-lxist soven-nndcr-pnr ti'i Thursday In tho opening round of the- DOO 1, and M Open. Should he reUiin tho lop spot in that chase for a prize through today's secon round, he's required to drop ou of the tournament and mov into tho 16-man bracket, for th U.S. Professional Match Pla Championship, a eve offering to (lie winner. That one will bo played Sa urday and Sunday, with tw rounds of match play each da TOP S TO GO Nicklous, Trevino, Arno Palmer and five others alreac have Ituiir spots in Ihc mate play and after today's play the I, ami M, the eight playc leading the ficlrl drop out that lournanient and move in the match play. Idcr Doug Simon of Calgary mmies nnd Dave Kdson of dmonlon Tigers, each with a 33 average. Simon, who led In mosl runs ored wilh 38, had 37 hits In 1 at bats. Edson was ut bal times and made 26 hits. Dave. Sowinski of the Tigers ,d Roy shared tho lead in Is with 46 apiece, although e Edmonton second baseman in stolen bases with 21. Outfielder Julio Owchar of 0 Tigers was best in Ihc RBI ce with 34, four more Ihixn mon. Lylo Moffat of Calgary ants paced sluggers wilh 63 tal bases while batting .322, sod for ninth spot in the offl- al slandings. Right handcr Bob Baird of e Jimmies took Ihe pitching ,le with an impressive 1.22 arned run- average for 73 2-3 jiings. He won 10 of 11 dcci- ons, also best in the league. Hay Parr of the Giants, with 7-3 won lost record, had the ost slrikeouts, 95 in 74 2-3 in- ngs. The Jimies finished first in league, three games ahead the Giants and 514 in front third-place Edmonton Tigers. was fourth, 10 ames off Ihe pace, followed Red Deer, 11 games out, dmonton Willows who wound 1 17'A games behind Ihc Jim- lies. Meanwhile In Calgary Ihe immies rapped out 15 hits and ook advantage of Edmonton's xwr fielding in the opening ir.n- ngs to defeat the Tigers 13-9 nd won Ihe Alberta Major aseball league best of five- hampinnsbip scries tn straight ;ames. The Jimmies, who won tho eaguo pennant wilh n 25-8 rec- ird, wiped out a 20 deficit with runs in the bollom of tho irst inning. Rich Mcily spark- thc drive wilh a grand-slam lome run and added Ilirec more hits to lead Calgary at bal. Meily drove in six runs In 'our limes al bat while Doug Simon added three more hits !or the Jimmies. Dave Edson Tad a double and Ihreo singles lo pace tho 10-hlt Tiger allack. Winning pile her lion Sle- phens was knocked out by Ed monton in the seventh when they scored four runs. ,Iirn Ktraehan mopped up for Cal Righthander Lome Funk look tlio loss and gave up eight a before being pulled In fa- vor of Bill Chahley who was nailed for another four runs. Ken Ewasiuk finished tho game on the Edmonton mound, Calgary will compete Sat- urday nnd Sunday in the Ca- nadian I n v i t a lional Senior Baseball championship al Cam- rose aguinfit teams from B.C., Manitoba and Saskatchewan. MacMillaii plays a serious game MONTREAL (CP) Gerry MacMillan, a second-year stu- dent at Dalliousie University took up golf when he was 10 years old, eight summers ago. Thursday he shot a ti9, taking a one-stroke lead into today's third round at the Canadian junior golf championship. "I never did Ret around to playing this game just for lun, in fact, it would no fun for me without he said. MacMillan tamed the Laval-sur-le-Lac course, site of the championship, despite op- Race results CALGARY (CP) Victor ice Thursday: Golf league COUNTRY CLUB GOLF LEAGUE THIRD ROUND PLAY-OFF DIVISION 1 DIVISION E a lorn Old: 13.M i fur Beau Arctic (Bll. tit, cylcrnlfy (Barroby) 3.70 3.70, or.est To Gcxxinesl (RycrcN) 4.10. Time: 4-s. JaVes jewel, Doodalbar, CoHo cm. Bankers Trip, Turkish Rule a'so ran. SECOIIO claiming, 3 year rlrfs. 1 fur cVidor IHaynes) 7.M S4a i.ts. Surr In Rorns (Rismmien) 7.70 n Tsyel (Wlsem Tlrr.e: Clean Thinking. 3AILY DOUBLE: W7.W. THIRD claiming, year olds and up non (Norrls) redoua Argsnt (Kipling) -1.W unshlnff Chflrlie {Inda) Time: 35, Blessed Hour, El Cresso, Lady da ifc miles. prerequisHs Brl On The Go (h ;wjnly Scant Onr-.dy, Bor i FOURTH (Walson) CBarroby) 3-tO 3.0C amW nl, S11V BuHoni, b Striker, Bum FIFTH clfllmlng, 3 year olds, rcssive, muggy wealhftr which golfers Ihem- elves off more lhan once dur- g compclilion. Another player to shoot a hrec-undcr 69 was Daniel Inrk of Thornhill, Ont. But the 7-ycar-old had fired an open- round 82 Wednesday, and cmained nine strokes back of ic leaders al 151. Montreal's Robbie Jackson, rho took a one-slroke lead inlo ic second round after playing 0 Wednesday, shot a one-over 3 Thursday. Jackson was tied In second bice with Winnipeg's Kevin 1, a former Monlrealer, who had 71 Thursday and a irst-round 72. Three golfers, Including one if two U.S. golfers entered in he tournamenl, Dave Condlius >f Wilmington, Del., were an- ither four slvokes behind at 4V. Also in the Irio were Van- couver's Stephen Berry and Mike Mealia of Thornhill. Three golfers at 149 were rues Anderson, Don Mills, John Krvasli, London, Ont., and Kirk Manning, Cal- iiary. Ittxldy Dodds-Hchron o! Tljet- ford Mines, Quo., was alone at 150. Bunched at 151 were Vic- orin's Boh Beauchemin, Greg Olson, Lucerne, Que., Clark and John Stewart, Stoulfville, Ont. At 152 were Bruce Heuchan, Ottawa, Winnipeg's Craig Dear- den, Dan Lewis, Sarnia, Ont., Ti-Cals snap losing streak Opening kickof f kill Als and Bobby drews, N.B. Slinson, St. An- 11.400, 01 Mlrin (llamin 9.10 Prince Of Norlands llnda) Doolins Image (Klpllna) 2.i0. Time: C C Magic, Bull Ouartr, Forblir.ged, Gallant Appollo, Ccxiifa also ran. EXACTOR: SIXTH claiming, 3 year olds. 7 fur- longs. Cerlnoo Trail