Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
Till IETHBRIDGE HESALO Fildoy, Morch 3, 197J Flyers open tvitlt triumph Cougars, Comets earn berths in final lly U.OYII Y.UI.UMSIU 'llcrnlil Spoils Writer Iliiyinoncl Cornels and olic Cental Cougars nioveu iuln the championship final of Hie Soulhcrn Albc-itn "A" Beys' Basketball playoff tournament hy earning victories before fans at the Civic Spovts Centre Tlnu-sday niglH. Meanwhile tlic Cntholic Cen- tral Flyers knocked off the Magrath Eagles and moved into Ihe Southern Al- berta "B" Boys' Basketball championship finn] lust nigln. In the three day double- knockout "A" boys' Mile play- offs. tlie Comets dropped Ma- grath Zeniths 56 '10 in their tourney opener and gars followed tip the Con liouncing LvCI Uains 46 38 in tlic second cnctAinter. The Comets and Cougars lock honis in the chainpionship final which is set lo go at 9 p.m. tonight. The winners of the duimpion- sliip final will gain a berth in thg provincial finals which will be staged in Edmonton March 17-J8. Since tlic top two teams cif ANDREACHUK PUTS IT UP Richard Andreachuk (25) of the LCI Rams is heavily checked by Calholic Central Cougars (in while) but manages to score two points in A boy's semi-final at the Civic Centre Thursday evening. Cougors won 46-33 to ad- vance to final. Helping Andreachuk under the basket is teornmate Terry Korth. Canucks keep playoff race interesting The pennant winning Labor] Miners' must win all Hirer of] Club Canucks kept alive Min- "icir while Uie Bottlers ers' Lirn-arVs plavoff hopcs j I'a veto lose all throe of theirs I m order to nab edging Purity Bottling 54 in leac nion by two LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) The Canadian team was sixth The Soviet Union's superb j and last in The Cana- cross-country skiers, undaunted j dian learn compi'ised Darreli by thawing' temperatures and j lrrunk anil Lome Lutila, of slushy courses, liave won i Laurentian University in Sud- the men's and women's relays bury, Out., and Don Gardner continue their dominance of j and Larry Mason of the Univcr- cross-country events at tne j sity of Calgary. World University Winter Guinea. The finish in the women's 15- i most of the third quarter. the loumcy will represent thef. mate-lies while Canada is 2-2. Midway throuph the period Thp Ir K 1S fl.4_ C0linlrv Gerry Klinkhrrnmor tallied for j the other three times in tlic Canucks and then watched the tournament. Tim lYogix-llo in his .see.'- I The Russians coasted to the rose to TiJl degrees in the j there were only three teams entered. The Russian girls' first [wo laps were run by Nina Seliinina and Olga Flokka. The combined lime was The Polish girls-Zolfia Krys- tyna Turowska and Bogmnila Trzebunta finished seconds Ijehind. iasi nVht's h n of less than'gold medal in the '10-kilometre iasi n.gnis content, met fa _-' _ nn In Canucks grabbed a 2-1 first per- Thursday night. Mod lead, but found themselves The Bottlers currently sit in' trailing 3-2 after the second. fourth place in the five-team Garth Lamb evened the score league with 14 points with three! early in the final period, but games remaining while Miners' j Gary Paskuski pnllcd the Bot- Library sport nine points with tiers ahead once again somu three games left. two minutes later. minute later which stood up on the fim-softencd Mount van Hoevennerg course. An- chorman Fetlor Shimashev, an also tallied for Olympic silver m e d a 11 i s t, crossed the line more than six minutes ahead of the second- place Japanese. The U.S. took the bronze, Russia's lime was as the winner. 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Lisl Price HOYT'S SPECIAL BOOKING PRICE, ONLY WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT OUANTITIESI Soy IK' Use Your Chargox or Hoyt'i Own Chnrgo Plnnl 14.99 99.95 89.95 SPORTING GOODS DEPT. 606-608 3rd Wecker wins rookie award RED HKER fCP) Ryan Wecker of Dnirntiellor Falcons, who has established one scor- ing record, lied another and is closing in on a third, Thurs- day WHS named rookie of the year in (he AlbertR Junior Hoc-key L-Cfigue, Wecker, a nEilive of Rentley, Alia., polled 76 points in voting by the managers and coaches of the league's .seven teams and press representatives. Points were awarded on a 5-3-1 basis. Wecker has scored 52 goals in 46 games with the eeliar- dwelling Drumheller club, one- third of the entire team's total. Ills output is 10 more than the best previous showing by a rookie, Marcel Comeau of Pon- oka StampfHlers InsL year. In a game Tuesday against the Edmonton Maple Leafs Wecker, a 17-year-old centre, scored five goals, equalling the leagues single game record set by Barry Holmes of Red Deer Rustlers in 1909 and tied by Roddick of Ponoka later Uie same year. Wcckor's goals leaves him three short of the league's all- time single season high set by Darrcl Knibbs of Sugar Kings in He lias games remaining in the regular season .n uhich over- take Knibbs. in second place was Dennis 0! instead of Calgary Canucks, the 17-year-okI son of former National Hockey League star Bert Olmstcad. who leads Ihc league in scoring. He polled 62 points. Dale Lewis of Red Deer, hi his final year of junior hockey was third with Ifi points, three more than teammate Terry VViltclien. Mttrsden Plumbing HEATING and GAS FITTING Residential and' Commercii Fast Efficient Service Phone 327-5654 Midway through the third quarter the roof fell in on the Rams as they watched a four- point Cougar lead double to eight. The Uams seemed unable lo muster up a powerful enonph offence in the final quarter lo cut the deficit and had to settle with the loss. nor Peter Sikora was outstanding for the Cougars swishing 19 big points while Randy Royer racked up 10. Richard Andreachuk ham- mered the backboards for ifi points to lead the Rams while Brycc Thomson added 12. Sikora was a victim of a flagrant foul committed by Terry Korth of the Rams, who deliberately sent .Sikora flying with an uncalled for body- check. Korth was ejected from the game for his rough-house tac- tics. In the Southern Alberta "B" Boys' single knockout cham- pionship playoff tourney, the CCHS Flyers nvised a strong second half to drop the Ma- grath Eagles. The Flyers will now move into the championship final Saturday night at 7 p.m., since the sudden death semi final eliminated Ihe Eagles from fur- ther action. The other semi final match between the Raymond Mus- tangs and LCI Colts will run to- night at 5 p.m. In last night's match the Fly- ers grabbed a 12 R first quar- ter lead, but the Eagles came hack lo take a slim 22-21 mar- gin into the dressing room al ha If time. The Flyers came out well rested for the second half and managed to scrape up a 31-27 lead after the third quarter. It uas all over in the final eight minutes of play with the Flyers out scoring their op- ponents Eric Federkeil paced the Fly- ers with lit points while Bill Dudas and Andy Beau din chipped in with Jl and 10 points respectively. Tim RoMingson was outstand- ing racking up 20 points in a losing cause. M e a mvhilc Uie Southwest Girls' Basket ha I! Conference playoffs will get under way with four games singed today. Taber Si. Mary's met hall Vi Queens at four o'clock while Catholic Central Kittens were to meet Fort Macleod Meteors at p.m. Coaldale Kate A nri r ew s Larks tangle with Pincher Creek Mat hew Halton at 7 p.m. while the Winston Churchill Griffins will finisti first clay procccdings taking on Clares-, holm at All games will be staged at Winston Churchill High School, llio single knockout elimi- nation tourney will conclude Saturday wifh four games, The championship winners will move on [o the provincial finals in Calgary next weekend. besl-of-five scries for the right 16 advance in provincial junior B playoffs. Jf there is one thing the Sons .ire short of it is experience. The talent is there and so is the desire bnl the Suns have played only 24 games this sea- son, and all were exhibition games and contained very little pressure. The series with Ihc Ccnlen- nials is a must if tlic Sons are to remain alive in the Alberta knows that ARCADOA, Calif. (AP) Bill Payoffs. Shoemaker, thoroughbred rac- bcltcr tllc tcatn ltself ing's all-time jockey, scored the record-breaking 55Mh stakes victory of his car- eer aboard Royal Owl in the San J a c i n t o Stakes Thursday at Santa Anita. The 40-year-old Shoemaker, who tied the retired Eddie Arca- ro's career stakes mark Feb. 21, guided the three-year-old colt to a one-half length victory over Indian in 1-5 for thn one-mile race. The California-bred son of Crazy Kid, carrying 122 pounds, relumed SZ.60 and as only win and piace wagering was al- lowed with a five-horse field. Roya Owl the 5-to-l favor- ite. The Shoe, who has been riding for 22 years, entered the win- ner's circle for the time. He broke Johnny Longden's car- eer record for winners of on Labor Day, 1970, at Del Mar. The winning purse of Vulcan, in the past Hi mouths have played ]7 games just seven less than Uie Sons have played all year. R could a key factor in the short se- ries, only time will tell. The Sons' big line of forwards Marty Maxwell, Fred IKiffarth and Miles Shfsw and defence- men Ken Klinkhaminor and Al Marchuk will liave to come up with Lheir be.st performances of the scnson against the experi- enced Vulcan crew. Thus far this year Shaw loads the club wllh 42 points on 18 goals and 2-i helpers while Hoffarlh is right behind with 41 points on 2J goals and 20 as- sists. Maxwell has If) goals ant! 19 helpers for 37 points. Meanwhile, the LAA Bantam C learn. Moore's Imperials, ousted Vulcan in their two- game, total point playoff and now advance against Vauxhall. o r.....- The Imperials travel to Vauv- (o the Royal Oaks Farm and hall this evening for a 7-30 Owl .Stable moved Shoemaker S game mid wilt return ho me "to closer to the S50 million mark I host Vauxhnlt Sunday afternoon for earnings by horses under his nt at Henderson Ice On- direction. Lre_ ELRICH ALBERTA JUNIOR Cal. 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