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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 14-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD-Saturday, June Travelling to Europe for Christmas? Book early Book now with ART WILLIAMS Centre Village Mall -The Herald Sports LithbridoiOflici Furniture Ltd. Lower Level 7th St. Shopping Mail Lethbrldfle, Alberta Phone (403) FILING CABINETS Bears edge Lakers By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor Lethbridge Lakers may have lost the battle to Berkeley Bears 8-6, but coach Paul Sullivan hopes they won the war. The Bears, currently touring Alberta, are from the University of California in Berkeley. Sullivan, who saw his charges grab a 3-0 lead, then trail 5-3 before tying up proceedings, feels his club may be ready for a weekend pair with Red Deer Generals. "The guys were loose tonight." said Sullivan. His reference to the club being loose stems from Wednesday's Alberta Major League game with Calgary Jimmies. Lakers, after a brilliant home opener Tuesday when they belted Calgary Giants 9- 0, went into a shell Wednesday and dropped a 7-2 verdict to the Jimmies. Lakers were up for Friday's game, despite the fact it was an exhibition, and had their chances to win Young righthander Jerry Veres was impressive as he stifled the powerful Bear bats. His only real trouble came in the second inning when he gave up two walks, a single and a grand slam home run to John Hughes. Veres was touched for a single run in the Billie Jean King will be busy now LONDON (AP) Billie Jean King has seven days to emulate Suzanne Lenglen, the French star who glittered over Wimbledon in the early 20's and three times won all three Wimbledon titles: The women's singles and doubles and the mixed doubles. Suzanne Lenglen did it three times between 1920 and 1925, when the international tennis scene was a gentler one. Mrs. King, already five times a sin- gles winner, won the triple crown in 1967 and again last year. She is trying to do it again this she'll have to pack 16 matches into the remaining seven days of the tournament. So far, Mrs. King has.played only once. That was Tuesday, before rain made a shambles of referee Mike Gibson's carefully planned program. After five days, only 16 men and six women were through to the last 32 and the card was running 180 matches behind schedule. Jimmy Connors, 21, seeded third defeated Australian Phil Dent Arthur Ashe was another seed who came through to the third round, together with Manuel Orantes of Spain and Tom Okker of The Netherlands. Ashe. seeded eighth, beat Russia's Teimuraz Kakulia 6-1, Okker. seeded seventh, beat Szabolcs Baranyi of Hungary Orantes, 12th, beat Thomas Koch of Brazil 6-2. 6- 4, 6-2. They joined top-seeded John Newcombe of Australia, second-seeded Hie Nastase of Romania, veteran Ken Rosewall. youngster Bjorn Borg. Stan Smith, Tom Gorman and Jan Kodes among the others in the last 32. The women's singles are in worse shape. Rosemary Casals of San Francisco and Evonne Goolagong of Australia, among the seeds, played and won. Miss Casals had a tough match against Pam Teegaurden of Los Angeles but eventually won on a tie-breaker and Miss Goolagong ran through Ilena Kloss of South Africa 6-2, 6-4. Already through to the third round are the two top seeds- Ms. King and second-ranked Chris Evert. Safe at third Kent Petersen of the Lethbridge Lakers slides in safe at third during 8-6 ELRICH TIRE SPORT SCORES f Expos lose 8-7 in 18-innmz marathon frustrations with a broken bat single and a wrong field single to salt the game away. Lakers grabbed a 3-0 lead as they rapped four straight singles. Bob Kent Petersen, Gary Picone and Rob Roy set the stage for Ken Nakama's single, the fifth of the inning, as the locals took the lead. Singles by Brown and Picone. following a walk to Jim Ross, were aided by an error as the Lakers tied the game at 5-5 after two innings. Lakers had. their chances in the ninth when with one away Ross walked and Brown doubled. Petersen fanned giving way to Picone who was intentionally walked. Roy. with bases loaded, popped up to end the game. Lakers meet the Generals at eight tonight and again Sunday afternoon at at Henderson. NATIONAL LEAGUE East W St. Louis.......38 Philadelphia 38 Montreal 34 Chicago....... 30 Westrum still wants Giants' job Pittsburgh New York 29 29 West ..50 43 Pet. GBL .535 .528 .507 .429 .420 .408 V4 2 7V4 8 9 DERME MACHINE SHOP A COMPLETE AUTOMOTIVE A GENERAL MACHINE SHOP SERVICE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Wes Westrum calls managing San Francisco Giants his "secret and despite what he saw Friday in his first night on the job. he's not ready to give up yet. The Giants lost an early 3-1 lead, allowed 10 runs over the last four innings and bowed to Los Angeles Dodgers 11-3. Five errors by the Giants, three of them in one inning, didn't help their Westrum's But the 51-year-old skipper, who took over for Charlie Fox ear- lier Friday remained un- daunted. "You don't expect me to panic after one game, do he said. "You just have to forget about this game and think about the next two we have with them. Elsewhere. Chicago Cubs and Montreal Expos split a twi-night doubleheader. Chicago winning the opener 8- 7 in 18 longest game of the and Montreal romping to a 15-0 win in the nightcap. Cincinnati Reds and Atlanta Braves also split a double- header. Cincinnati taking the first game 6-5 and Atlanta coming back to win the second 1-0 in 10 innings. San Diego Padres nipped Houston Astros 5-4. while St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets and Phila- delphia Phillies at Pittsburgh Pirates were rained out. Johnny Bench capped a five- run second inning with a two- run single and Tony Perez bel- ted a solo homer in the fifth to carry Cincinnati past Atlanta in the opener of their twi-night doubleheader, but the Braves gained a split by winning the nightcap on Dusty Baker's lOth-inning home run. Jerry Morales tripled home Don Kessinger with the winning run in the 18th inning of the first game at Montreal, breaking up the longest major league game of the year and the longest game ever played at Jarry Park. The Expos had sent the game into extra innings with a run in the ninth on a single by Ron Hunt, two passed balls by Cubs' catcher Steve Swisher and a wild pitch by Burt Hooton. In the second game, Dennis Blair, just recalled from the minors, blanked the Cubs on two hits while Ron Hunt drove in five runs and Tim Foli and Jim Cox delivered three RBIs apiece. The Expos broke the game open with six runs in the third inning. San Diego's Enzo Hernandez singled home the tie-breaking run in the seventh inning against the Astros and then scored what proved to be the game-winner on Nate Colbert's sacrifice fly. .676 389 .547 -.486 14 .442 17Vi .430 18V4 Mothers react Jim Connors had lots of help from his mother, left and his future mother-in- law at Wimbledon Friday. Minor ball Charles Filewych outdueled Ian Lowe as the Larks blanked the Rockets 3-0 in the Lakeside Minor League championship game. Filewych struck out 15 while allowing just three hits in registering the victory. Lowe, Open a.m. to 8 p.m. Daily WHAT WE DO PROFESSIONAL WORKMANSHIP PRODUCT. STAFF NSTALLATIOHS on the other hand, pitched well enough to win almost any other game as he fanned 12 and was tagged for just five hits. Randy Paskuski managed two singles for the winners while Filewych aided his own cause with a double. Meanwhile, Doug Winters and his Twins mates forced a deciding game in Lakeside Little League championship action. Winters fanned six and allowed six hits as the Twins edged the Angels 10-9. The loss went to Darrin Chaki. Winter and John McFadden had three singles each while Neil Court led the way al the plate with two doubles and a single. Gordon Tait stroked a double and single for the Angels while Steven Keaver added a double. The Twins had to come through the back door to do it. but they won the Lakeside Little League playoff championship when they slipped past the Angels 14-13 in the championship final game played on Friday. The Angels dropped the Twins earlier in the playoffs, knocking them back to the "B" division. But the Twins bested the White Sox, Yankees and Orioles to lake the "B" crown, and then beat the Angels 10-9 and 14-13 for the league championship. In the sudden-death final, Neil Court blasted a home run. a double and single to lead the 16-hit attack against losing pitcher Gordon Tail. Jon McFadden helped out with four singles in four trips to the plate. Darren Chaki was outstanding in a losing cause, jagging winner Calvin Byam for a home ran. double and single, but the Angels still fell just short as the Twins scored the winning run in the bottom half of the final frame. Regina team splits here The Regina Mistakes were in Lethbridge for a pair of Women's fastball exhibition games Friday, and they will go home with a split. The Mistakes took a 7-6 deci- sion from the Lethbridge Northstars. bul Ihe local Op- timists whipped the visitors 14-5 in another game played at Dave Elton Park. Northstars Kathy McDune was outstanding with a triple and double, but her efforts went for nought when the Regina team rallied for three runs in the top of the seventh to lie the game, before scor- ing the winner in the eighth. Bev De Maere smacked an inside the park home run and a pair of singles to lead tiie Optimists to their victory. Val Price. Faye Mills and Patti McLellan each added a double and single for the locals. Los Angeles Cincinnati Altanta........ 41 Houston....... 36 San Francisco 34 San Diego..... 34 FRIDAY'S RESULTS St. Louis at New York, ppd., ram Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, ppd.. rain Cincinnati 050 010 000-6 11 1 Atlanta 010 002 020-5 12 0 Carrol! Borbon (7) and Bench- Harrison Leon Krausse J. Niekro (8) and Gates. HRs: Cin T. Perez Atl Evans Ctodnnati 000 000 000 0-0 3 0 Atlanta 000 000 000 1-1 8 0 Gullet (7-6) and Plummer: Capra (9-2) and Casanova. HR: Atl Baker FIRST 200 000 000 001-8 9 1 Montreal 500 000 011 000 000 000-7 10 0 Todd. LaRoche Hooton Zamora Burris (3-1) Bonham and Swisher: Torrez. Montague Walker Taylor DeMola McAnally (5-8) and Stinson. HR: Chi Swisher Mon- day Mil Fairly 000 000 000- 023 Montreal 116 410 17 0 Frailino Todd Burris (6) and Mitterwald: (2-1) and Texas 200 000 210-5 10 2 California 010 000 002-3 9 2 Hargan (6-4) Foucault (9) and Sundbert: Hassler (1-2) Tanana Raziano (9) and Egan. Rodriguez Houston 000 000 13 1 San Diego 012 000 11 0 Osteen. Forsch (7) (3-3) and M. May: Fresleben. Rome (7) (4-3) Hardy {91 and Kendall. Los Angeles 100 001 14 2 San Francisco 102 000 355 John Marshall (7) and Ferguson; Bryant Sosa Caldwell (9) and Rudolph. HR: LA Ferguson MINOR LEAGUE Pacific Coast League Salt Lake 8 Phoenix 7 Tucson 5 Albuquerque 4 AMERICAN LEAGUE East W L Boston -.....40 31 Cleveland 37 33 Detroit........ 37 34 Baltimore...... 36 34 Milwaukee..... 34 34 New York 35 37 West Oakland........41 33 Texas......... 38 37 Kansas City 35 36 Chicago....... 34 35" Minnesota..... 31 40 California...... 31 45 Pet. GBL .563 .529 2Vi .521 3 .514 .500 4V4 .486 5Vi .554 .507 .493 4'A 493 4V4 .437 .408 11 FRIDAY'S RESULTS New York at Baltimore, ppd.. ram Milwaukee 000 010 330-7 9 0 Detroit 020 013 14 1 Kobel Champion E. Rodriguez (7) and Moore: Walker (3- 0) Miller (7) and Moses. LaMont HRs: Del Lane Mil Mitchell (3) D. Johnson Boston 000 001 000-1 3 1 Cleveland 000 100 6 1 Drago (5-3) and Fisk: G. Perry p4- 1) and Duncan. HR: Clev Spikes Oakland 003 040 14 1 Kansas City 010 000 6 0 Abbott (1-1) and Haney: Briles (0- Garber Mingori Horner Bird (9) and Healy. Minnesota 401 021 200-10 15 1 Chicago 000 010 3 7 1 Butler- Goltz (7) and Borgmann: Wood (12-9) Acosta (7) and Herrmann. HRs: Min OHva (2) Killebrew Chi Downing LEAGUE LEADERS National League AB R H Pet. Smith. SL ......216 Garr, Atl .......309 Gross. Hou Garvey. LA Buckner, LA Grubb. SD Geronimo. Cin Watson. Hou Brock. SL MorgBn. Cin 233 301 244 229 166 260 265 257 37 79 .366 41 113 .366 40 81 .348 47 100 .332 33 80 .328 75 .328 54 .325 84 .323 85 .321 82 .319 32 33 38 52 47 Home runs: Wynn. Los Angeles. 19; Schmidt. Philadelphia. 17. LEAGUE Carew. Mi" Hargrove. Tex Jackson. 165 .347 Siar.ton. Cal McRae. KC Brohamer. Oe Robinson. Bal .325 Yastrzemski, Btaun. Min Handle. Tex Home runs: Allen. Chicago. 18; Vlayberry. Kansas City. 16. STAMPEDE WRESTLING EXHIBITION PAVILION MONDAY, JULY 1 P.M. GIRLS! 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