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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Detembei 28, 1972 THE LfTHBRIDGE HERALD Phil Tollestrup most valuable Pronghorns tired By IJ.OVI) VAM.UJJSm Herald Sports Writer current lea'iers in the oior.-; h tre champion- i the UB'' side finai at 7 V.'est .Men's Basket- final a pack-! which they did by defeating! league and the o! tt tha Chic Spirts Calgary Celtics W-86 and then (he ]'j72 Tri-L'nive-oity Claisic. Centre last right. hit the floor again right after The University of row proud owners of i Doug's, who a'e alio the f o r the championship Imal Prong homs, are making! the 20th annual Senior J.Jen's i of the annual event, against UK- Prong horns. thran'xjlves well-town in Christmas Basketball were breed to go through the! In the championship tilt, the world cf basketball, another I tillc- bic': lrf'rn .a M-; Pronghorns had an easy time step up the ladder Wednesday The MOST VALUABLE Phil Tolleslrup of the University of Le'hbndge Pronghorns was the most valuable player in the 20th cnnuai SE-nior men's Chrislmas basketball tc'jrnament that ended at the Civic Centre Tn-ee southern Alberta school basketball clubs man- j aged to stay in the running for 1 Ihe annual Raymond Sugar Hov.'l caampiorjihip title as tb picked up victories in the open- ing round Wednesday night Eight teams are taking part in the two-day mooilied double- knockout event includes teams from Winnipeg, CaJgar Edmonton, Sterling, Magrath and Cardston as well as the host Comets. I After first rotir.d play Winnipeg Fort Richmond Col- I legiate, Lakers, the Cornels Magrath Zeniths were the only teams remaining to fight for the tourney I Edmonton Bonnie Doon Lanc- l crs, CarrLston Cougars. Ed- rnonte-n O'Leary arjd St. Francis Browns fight I for the consolation final today In action Wedne-'xJay. Win' i I peg opened the event by edg- ing Cards'on 51-J3. Greg Do'ivning the easte-m club with 14 points Leavitt managed 17 fee Card- PITTSBURGH 'AP) En-; Morris, who became a 1.000- ston, who trailed 2S-22 at Lhe gene 'Mercury i Morris, speedy yard runner in the National half. son of a Pittsburgh truck Football League tnis year, is The Snrling Lakers didn't driver, is going home. i again braced for "some kind of hsve too much troub'e in it going no', going struggle.'' Edmonton O'Leary in Morris said V.'ednesday.; He and the rest of the, the second of ths" day Pittsburgh. featrf Miami Dolphins meet the j winnir.2 46-32. lucky-and-good Steeiers in Sun- Many Hirsche hooped 15 day's American Conference points to lead the Lakers' at- charnpionshiD game at Three: tack while Brent Drevrry and Rivers Stadium. i Tim Hill added 32 points apiece, didn't idc-ntifv too much' Len Plume'.t notched 18 poinu -.'.-ith, the Steelers When I was in_ a I'.'sir-g cause growing up in Pittsburgh. Kids The Raymc-nd Corns'; ted tjon't identify with lo-ers." he up for game three of the da. said. "But. things have changed and squeezed past tha Calgary v.ith the Steelcrs since I moved E.-'j-.vns 50-43. V.'alter swished ly vcired re.-ry-f' f-'jr the points and Jeff "ey Hill 13 for !'e Comets while Drew Gal- ef- braith ar.d Tom Myndio chipped the 01 loss to the Pronghorns in the of things as they picked up an run-: "A" side final earlier in the j lead after the first 10 rnirj- idow-n Doug's of by i day. jutes of play. The Prongboms, v.ho are the whipping the defending chain-' Tnis meant Dcrjg's had to win the wide lead j to 45-17 by the hall-way mark and then just walked the rest i cf the way. Phil TolJestrup, who was named the most valuable play- er in the two-day affair, led the 9 -m -m 9 e Pronghorns1 attack with I I -it's whiie Peter Hague Sllll 111 COllICHIlOll (Jcrort added 15 apiece. Doug's, who bolstered their line-up with Curt Wolsey. Aiec Eudas and Ga'V Williams of t Is rordge Community Oil- Kodiaks and Tirri Three southern clubs memories are mostly cold and hard, usu- ally invoiving some kind of struggle." Red Devils stunned by comeback BLAIKMORF: 'CPI The Red Devils a 7-! bid fort for droppa! 14-7 in an lo Alberta Bowl.1 to get Junior Hoc-icv LeagiM gsmc rjght. Trx; Red Devils were ahead. 7-1 in iKe t'r.G back he said. Morris left Pitkburah at aae 13 for colitge before joi.ning the Dolphins three seasons aao. Until this fall. Morris "played Ted Barbaro netted 24 big points 5or Calgar-', wbo trailed V.-V, at half-time. The Mafrath Zeniths clo M off first nipht proceedings b> whipping Edmorrton Bonnie sparingly was haraMred by C9-2- -Ta Tim and John Bal led the way v.iUi is Ijpsr. Ian McPhce each for 'Ai-r.c-rs Bruce. Dfriurc ar.d Miilw each adding one. Haa.-> EC-OTK) twice for fro Kijialiy, twt three-man ai'ack 1-arr.1 CsonJca ar.d Jim KJick, eacn v.-rale Brad aided with 11. S art ore rimmed 15 in a losing effort. Action continued this morning hli chsngcd. V.V-n th? Eon e.idtd Dc-c, he had Kil A few days later, eager Dol- phin fO'jnd a new angle. They recalled a earlier in the seascn when Other goals came Mercury had been charged with Lyle Murray. Rick Austin.: a nine-yard loss. ?pte! Zinger and Nine yards Cfirijteri-'XTS. i number for at 9 a.m. faced Edmonton Bonnie Doon. Raymond arxl Stirling locked Iioms at while othc-r games arc to bg played at three, seven the magic- and p.m. at Cultural Centre. ANDY CAP? Sou tli west girls' event all ready Conference Oiris' J'riday PVjr Itigue pnrt in thr; onc-dav affair ftaturr: a MUK RIVER GALS Kaihy Angycl (left) and of River made tr.e most of their ejections as the High School bcnspiel opened ct the Lc-'hbridge Curnng Clul3. The c-U, the third and skip upended Dave cf Vukaa 3-6 in cdiori on Ihe afternoon {Rick Ervin pr.otoj schoolers f'llf rjp were led by vitn 12 points. Meanwhile in the ''A" tide fi- nal earlier in Ihe day, Tolles- trup was the top gun for the Pronghorns as he v.hippt-d in 20 o r E z chipped in v.ith r> s v. oj p Court aided v.ith j3. Tim Tolleslnip was the top scorer in the contest as hoop- ed a tourney hJgh of 34 In other games played Wed- nesday, Edmonton LDS tlimln- sted Red Deer College Kings in the morning v.ith a 66-51 vic- tor. Vem 15 poln'.s for Edmonton while Do-jg Ba- ker managed 22 points for the OUSTED EARLY Medicine Hat Stars were sL o i delined in the mciTJ n g as ihey suffered an defeat to the Calgary Celtics, Don Andrews no'ched points and Tom Sindluiger for Cri'eary while Bill Hold en and Gary Shener managed 16 points apiec'e for the Gas Ci Edmonton were knocked i n the af temoon as they short end of a 63-50 gainst the Raymond Me chants. Lloyd Fe.irba.riks points for Raymond v.r ]P Lci-ry Batei replied for Ed- iTicnton Calgary moved into ;he sice final an 54-74 win o- c- Rayrnond. Andrews led Calgary's assault with 20 whiie Ed Blott chipped in with 16. Don Kegete paced Raymond v.iih 20 points. Doug's dumped Calgary in the side final with a verdict. V.'illisms and ToJles irup flipped in 2o pciints for the v.irmers while Ed B iun'-: 23 in a losing effort At the conclusion of the day tourney, all-star were har.dcd o'Jt to IVk-ofu cf Doug's. Court of the U cf I- of Calgaiy. Fairban. from Raymond and o Medicine Hat. EDMONTOK 6t RED DEER 51 1, !i. ic l- Hs-.Hrn e Red f 1 j J5 WEOICINE HAT V-iiV'-i' ll. 5 Hat CAYMONO