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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, February 11, 1974 THE LETHBHIDOE HERALD 9 Capture Winston Churchill tourney title Catholic Central Kittens tops Making a move Catholic Central Kittens' Cathy Wilson is starting to make her move towards the basket to give her teammates two more points in the championship final of the first annual Winston Churchill Invitational Girls' Basketball Tournament Sat- urday night Wilson hooped eight points in their 28-25 win over the host Griffins for the tourney title. Pronghorns' streak ends after losing both games The University 'df Alberta Golden Bears handed the home standing University of Lethbridge Pronghorns a pair of heart breaking setbacks over the weekend and snapped the only streak the locals had going for them The streak was much similar to a winning streak, in that, the locals had been able to split every weekend series in Canada West University Men's Basketball League play up until their meeting with the Bears Friday night the league leading Bears edged the Pronghorns 93-83 while Saturday they completed Jhe sweep with a narrow 85-82 decision. The two victories lifted the locals holding onto fifth place in the six team conference with four wins and 12 losses The wins also enabled the Bears to clinch the pennant title race. The University of British Columbia Thunderbirds are the closest to the Edmonton club with 10 wins and six upsets. In Saturday's encounter, the two clubs were stalemated 48- 48 at the half, but after six minutes into the second half the locals had managed to Kodiaks romp to easy victory Sweeps for the Lethbridge Community College in the Alberta College Athletic Conference Basketball League have been fewothis year. The Kodiaks have been doing their share of winning while the Kodiettes have had their problems getting untracked. However, Saturday afternoon at the College both host clubs pulled the red carpet out from under their visitors. In the first game the Kodiettes set the stage for the sweep with a 75-40 triumph over Southern Alberta Institute of Technology while in the men's game the Kodiaks trounced SAIT Trojans 139-73 to run their record to 8-1. Shirley Yuill maintained her lead atop the league scoring race as she pumped in 29 points while teammate SheJIee Reeder added 24. The gals hit on 34 per cent of their shots from the field and 53 per cent from the foul line. In the Kodiak Trojan contest the big three of Brent Fairbanks, Gary Williams and Greg Hess paced the win Fairbanks and Williams each hit for 27 points with Hess chipping in with 25. Ed Benedet hooped 28 points for SAIT as they lost to a Kodiak club that hit cm only 45 per cent of their shots from the field and 83 per cent from the foul line. Kodiaks hit the road for three games this coming weekend. Thursday they are in Edmonton at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Friday at Camnose and Saturday at Red Deer. Meanwhile, the LCC Badminton team had to settle for a tie with NAIT, each with 18 points. Phil Murray and Vivian Giese earned first place titles for the LCC in the five team competition. Monzon in trouble PARIS (AP) World mid- dleweight champion Carles Monzon faces disciplinary ac- tion for fading to submit to a mandatory drug test after re- taining his title by beating Jose Napotes Saturday, the president of the French Boxing Federation says. The Argentine champion kept his crown when Napoles, the Cuban-born world welterweight champion from Mexico City, failed to answer the belJ for the seventh round Immediately after the bout, Monzon. still in his boxing trunks, got into a car to go to his hotel Bernard Restout, president of the FBF. said he would file a report to the World Boxing Commission for disciplinary action. Monzon's business manager, Tito Lectoure, confirmed that Monzon did not take the nrinaiysis test. A member of Monzon's entourage said the trailer provided as a dressing room for the fighters had neither water nor facilities and that Monzon preferred not to stop there. explode for a 61-54 margin The two clubs battled end- to-end for another 11 minutes, but the Bears were able to take the edge and the lead. With only 11 seconds left the clubs were tied again 82-82 as Pronghorns' Larry Baker managed to sink one of two foul shot attempts The Bears quickly took possession of the ball after Baker missed his second foul shot and Steve Panteluk was able to break loose for a two pointer He was fouled after the shot and was awarded a free throw which swished through the mesh and sunk the Pronghorns Dave Holland led the Bears' scorers with a 21-point outing while Panteluk added 19 Phil Letham paced the Pronghorns with 23 big points followed by Laker Baker with 22. Max Zaugg also shone in the locals' loss with 14 points while teammates Peter Sikora and Roger Baldry added another 10 points apiece The Bears came up with a 48 per cent shooting average from the field while the Pronghorns were close behind with a 47 per cent average The visitors also had the edge from the foul line as they hooped 58 per cent of their free throws compared to the Pronghorns 57 per cent Meanwhile the U of A Pandas simply out rebounded the U of L Pronghorns and scored a 64-35 victory over their hosts in a Canada University Women's Basketball League game. The visitors picked off 45 big rebounds while the locals managed to grab only 11 offensive and 18 defensive for 29 rebounds. Wendy Martin led the Pandas with 13 points while Charlotte Shmyr and Yvonne Shea added 11 and 10 points respectively Kathy BardgeH hwped 12 points and Pat Schandoi 10 for the Pronghorns who trailed 35-18 at the half Meanwhile University of Saskatchewan Huskies achieved the biggest upset of the weekend, gaining two ins in a row over highly rated University of Victoria Vikings Bat Saskatchewan now has only three wins for the season and remains in last place In the other weekend action. UBC edged University of Calgary In women's play. UBC Thonderettes defeated U of C Dhmies 78-22 and U of S beat U of V Vfoettes 5348 By LLOYD YAMAGISHI Herald Sports Writer Lethbridge Catholic Central Kittens chalked up their sec- ond consecutive major title in as many weeks as they cap- tured the first annual Win- ston Churchill High School Invitational Girls' Basket- ball Tournament over the weekend. The Kittens, who earned the city girls' crown last week- end, walked away with an- other title by edging the host WCHS Griffins 28-25 in the championship final be- fore a jam-packed gymnasium Saturday night. The Kittens were by far the toughest club in the two- day double-knockout tourney which featured seven Alberta clubs as well as an entry from Invermere, British Co- lumbia. En route to the tourney title, the Kittens registered three straight victories. They picked up an easy 37-10 win in their opener against Invermere Lakettes, went on to thump Brooks Trents 45-21 in the semi-finals and then upended a determined host club by three points. In the championsflip final, the Kittens jumped to an early 11-4 first quarter lead and held onto the seven- point margin, leading 15-8 at the half. They managed to extend their lead to 25-14 by the end of the third quarter, but the Griffins came alive and battled back brilliantly only to fall three points short. The Griffins out-scored the champions 10-3 in the final eight minutes of play. Martha Kaplan led the Kit- tens' attack with a 10-pomt performance while team- mates Kathy Wilson and Micky Kinahan added eight and seven points respectively. Diane Turner paced the Griffins with seven points and was followed by Gail Blanchard with six and Jane Busowsky with five. Wilson was the big gun in the Kittens' semi-final win over the Brooks Trents. The young forward hooped 12 points to lead her team- mates while Kaplan aided the cause with 11. Cathy Patterson notched six points and Georgina Lester five for the Trents who trail- ed 21-8 at halftime. Meanwhile the Griffins had earned a berth into the champtonsip finals by scoring an easy 40-29 victory over the Nobleford Bladettes. The Griffins jumped to an 8-1 lead after the opening quarter and never looked back as they also carried quarter leads of 17-10 and 23-14. Diane Turner was outstand- ing for the Griffins with a remarkable 20-point outing while Coralyn Phillips man- aged seven in losing cause. The Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Clipper Queens didn't walk away empty- handed as they carted home the consolation trophy by de- feating Red Deer Lindsay Thurber 45-27 in the final. Cindy Cann propelled the Queens to their easy win with a 12-point outing while Kathy Hamting netted seven for Red Deer. The locals led 15-3 after the opening quarter and 24-9 at the half to more-or-less salt away the victory. In the two consolation semi- final matches staged Sat- urday morning, LCI dropped Invermere 88-8 and Red Deer slipped past Calgary Minor hockey scores Barry Streliev rifled in no less than four goals and led the Vikings to a 5-3 victory over the Braves in a Pee Wee game staged over the weekend. Allan Norlin tallied a pair of second period goals in a losing cause The Penguins scored all their goals in the first period and went on to defeat the Canucks 4-1. Lauren Leroux, Robert Button, Doug Huchala and Kevin Wockersham notched a goal each for the winners while Jon McPadden replied for the losers. The Sabres scored two goals in each of the two periods and drubbed the Bears 4-1. Greg Horon, Randall Bentham, Ron Terakita and Rock Williams fired in singles for the Sabres while Rick Gal tallied for the Bears. Lindsay Boehr and Brian Norlin potted in a goal apiece and lifted the Totems to a 2-0 win over the Flyers. Butch Bogdon managed to chalk up the shutout in the nets. Daugh Prepchuk registered his fifth shutout of the season and paced the Hornets to a slim 1-0 win over the Blades in a Bantam B contest Anton Mihay notched the lone goal scored in the game. Philip Ripley fired in a pair of goals and pushed the Cougars to a 4-3 decision over the Lions. Brian Robinson, Jim Hechala and Brad Dorren managed a goal apiece in a losing effort. The Kings and Monarchs battled to a 3-3 stalemate. Ron McDonald, Randal Rook, and Roli Quint tallied for the Kings and Gary Vegh, Tom Bufgwall and Darin Chaki scored for the Monarchs. The Monarchs had to settle with another 3-3 draw after meeting the Mustangs. Chaki notched two goals for the Monarchs while Bill Caswell equalled the performance for the Mustangs. The Eagles didn't have too much trouble disposing the Raiders 4-1. Doug Hanna, Bob Boulton, Blair Nyrose and Greg Pender blinked the light once for the Eagles while Ron Sudeikat replied for the Raiders. Hanna and Nyrose were instrumental in giving the Eagles a slim 4-3 verdict over the Seals. The two players combined to score all four goals 'by hitting the net twice each while Ken Rodzinak, Bill Orr and Tom Nagy managed a goal each for the Seals. In an exhibition match, the Lethbridge Monarchs suffered a 9-7 setback to the Cardston Semintal Pee Wees. Tony Pontaroll rifled in a hat-trick for the host Semintals while Tom Burgwall, Darin Chaki and Calvin Boettcher scored two goals each for the Monarchs. The Red Wings blasted the Coaldale Whalers 13-0. Trent Akuch and Barry Forry led the Wings' attack with three goals each. Saints blank Claresholm The Lethbridge Labor Club Saints whipped Claresholm 6-0 in a southern Alberta Girls' Hockey League game over the weekend. Helen Raats and Dianne Boulton tallied a pair of goals for the winners while Marilyn Snedden and Deanna Miyauchi addes singles. The locals picked up both the minor penalties called in helping Audrey Baker register her first shutout of the season. Darren Ramage and Ron Opyr tallied a goal each and carried the Maroons to a 2-1 win over the Islanders, who recieved their only goal from Mark Ully. In an exhibition match, the Nationals tripped up the A.C.T. Reps 7-5. Brent Bentham scored a hat-trick for the midget Nationals while five players tallied once for the Reps. Kevin Higa and Robert Sluzar rattled the posts for a goal each and gave the Blues a 2-0 win over the Jets in a Pee Wee encounter Meanwhile the Lethbridge Voyageurs travelled to Great Falls and came home with a pair of exhibition wins over the weekend. Brent Maxwell tallied three goals to give the Voyageurs an easy 10-3 victory in their first game Saturday and then added two more along with Reg Heggen to edge their hosts 6-5 Sunday In another exhibition tilt, the Red Wings edged the Marlands 6-5. Trent Auch and Randy Taylor scored a pair of goals lor the Wings while Wade O'Sulkvan notched two goals in a losing cause The Lethbridge Flyers slipped past the Milk River Canucks 2-1 in a non-league game Faron Ellis and Darren Moroz scored for the locals while Jesse Doenz replied for the host Canucks. Sir Winston Churchill Bull- dogs 37-30. Connie Frouws notched 23 points to lead the LCI to their lop-sided win over In- vermere while Les Lilja chipped in with 17 and Cindy Cann 12. Cindy Hallgren came up with II points to lift Red Deer to their verdict over the Bulldogs. Lori Newton and Jill Wal- ters replied for the Bulldogs with seven points apiece. HOOP SHOTS Diane Turner of the host Griffins was selected the tourney's most valuable player by the team coaches She was a standout in all three of the Griffins' outings both de- fensively and offensively In three games she racked up a total of 33 points In- dividual all-star awards went to Mickey Kinahan of CCHS, Barbara Stewart of Noble- ford, Davlyn Last of LCI. Mamie Onerhein of Red Deer and Shannon Goodheart of Brooks Red Deer cap- tured the team sportsmanship trophy Invermere Laket- tes just didn't have the talent to compete in the first an- nual classic and were vis- ibly out-classed by the CCHS Kittens and LCI Clipper Queens... Kittens' coach Jim Campbell used his second string players for the better part of their 32-minute match against Lakettes and should be commended for holding the score down, al- though winning 37-10 on the other hand, the Clipper Queens lost all hopes of win- ning the team sportsmanship award after embarrassing the Lakettes with a ridiculous 88-8 victory Tourney chairman, Marg Marus did an excellent job in handling her first tournament. TIM BERRA SIGNS BALTIMORE (AP) Tim Berra, whose father Yogi is a member of baseball's Hall of Fame, signed a contract Sunday with Baltimore Colts of the National Football League. Tim is a wide receiver from the University of Massachusetts. STAMPEDE WRESTLING TABER CIVIC CENTRE TONIGHT! P.M. THE STOMPER vt LARRY LANE GIRLS' WORLD TAG TEAM BOUT RAMIREZ LITTLE BEAR ________5 Big BouU The BIO, SKI EQUIPMENT IS ON NOW AT DIETER'S SKI A SPORTS By Kastinger, Strolz, San Marco, Rieker, Caber, Tyrol. 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