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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE IETHIR1DSE HERAID Monday, Marcli 5, 1973 Magrath joins Catholic Central in finals Provincials held at LCI without Rams Fired-up goalie Goalie Jacques PI ante rests after recording a 4-0 shutout in his first game willi Boston Bruins. Plante and his new mates blanked Chicago Bfack Hawks Sunday after Plante was traded to the Bruins from Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday. See story page 9, Kittens advance PICTUBE BUTTE (Special) Lethbridge Catholic Central Kittens had the longest road to take but survived all imperious barriers and captured the southwest zone "B" girls' bas- ketball playoff championship title Saturday night, The Kittens, who bested nine other southern Alberta clubs in a three-day single knock- out event, will now advance to Pete's pistol was hot By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS They don't call Pete Mara- vich "Pistol" for nothing and Lou Hudson also packs a pretty good wallop. Together, Atlanta's top shoot- ers scored 74 points to lead the Hawks to a 138-130 National Basketball Association victory over Philadelphia 7Gcrs Sunday. "There was some shooting go- Ing on out there said Atlanta coach Cotton Fitz- simmons. Maravich, who scored 3f points, and Hudson, 34, helpec Atlanta run up 49 points in the third quarter, just four below the NBA record for a period, The Hawks, second in the Central Division beliind Haiti more, clinched a playoff berth with the victory as third-place Houston lost to Milwaukee 116- 101. Baltimore, meanwhile, re- mained solidly in the top spo with a 106-97 victory over New York. In Sunday's other NBA games, Boston Celtics beat Buf falo Braves 125-113; Chicagt Bulls defeated Phoenix Suns 118-117 in overtime; Los Ange- les Lakers trimmed Cleveland Cavaliers 127-W and Detroi Pistons beat Portland Trai Blazers 113-109. On Saturday it was Baltimoi 67, New York 75; Atlanta 136 Houston 123; Seattle 115, Detroi 113-and Chicago 117, Gclde State 116. Stettler le Alberta finals ext weekend. It was a satisfying tmirncy ictory for the Kittens as they scked up four straight wins to am the provincial playoff According to the tourney 3raw, the Kittens and Clares- iclm Ctinooks needed the most wins in order to capture the title. The two clubs were the only mes to see action during the irst day while the other clubs remained idle having been awarded a quarter final ilayoff. spot. The Kittens edged the Chin- ooks 26-24 Thursday night and hen continued their successful itle bid by upsetting the Fort ifacleod Meteors in the quarter- inals Friday night. They wrapped everything up Saturday by dropping the Vaux- hall Vi-Queens 33-28 in the semi final and the Picture Suite Sugar Queens 32-28 in :he championship final. In the championship final, the Kittens racked up a 114 lead after the first quarter and held a 15-8 margin at halftime. Liz Caplan hooped 10 points :or the Kittens while Eleanor Kulka netted 10 for the Sugar Queens, who trailed 23-11 after the third quarter. The Kittens shot 20 per cent from the field and 48 per cent from the foul line while the Sugar Queers scored 19 per cent from the field and 48 per cent from the free throw line. Meanwhile in the semi-final match, Mickey Kinaban notch- ed seven points to pace the Kittens over the Vauxhall Vi- Queens. Cindy Dorchak managed 10 points in a losing cause. In the other semi-final con- test, Kulka swished 17 big points to give the Sugar Queens a slim 37-34 win over the Pin- cher Creek Hornets Saturday. Elaine Charlesworth aided the cause with 10 points while Barb Michell led the Hornets with 10 points. The Hornets didn't go home empty-handed though as they picked >jp the third place title by edging Vauxhall 33-32. Marilyn Baldero led the Hor- nets with 12 points while Pat SWdrnore notched 16 in a losing The 1972-73 Alberta "A" boys' basketball championship finals will have a little sour taste to it this year. The reason is that the Leth- b ridge Collegiate Institute Rams, who will host the pro- vincial finals this season. Mill not be one of the participating clubs. At the University of Lclh- bridge gymnasium Saturday night, tile Ranis suffered a 57- 44 setback by the hands of the Magjath Zenillis for tlie final berth into the provincial finals set for Mar. 16-17 at the LCI. This will he the .third year in-a-row that the Kams have missed a spot in the provincial finals while the Zeniths will have their second chance at the Alberta title in theii five-year history. The Zeniths will join the Catholic Central Cougars, who picked up the first playofi berth by capturing the zone title with a slim 29-25 victory over the Rams Friday night. Tlie Cougars are the defend iiig Alberta champions. Meanwhile the Ranis stiffer ed a heart-breaking loss to the Zeniths Saturday. Tiie Rams, who had a tougl battle with the Cougars Friday night, seemet to have lost their legs Salur day night. The Zeniths racked up quick 22-11 lead after the firs eight minutes of play and ex tended the margin to 37-17 by halftime. Tlie Uams butted Ilieir wa> back somewhat in- the thirc quarter but their comeback bi fell short as they trailed wiih eight minutes remaining John Balderson paced th Zeniths' attack with 15 point while teammates Rock Pono mar and Brad Wilde chippet in with 14 and 13 points res pectively. Kelly Strong and Joey Shack leford were outstanding in losing cause hooping 16 poinl apiece. The Zeniths led in tlie over all field goal averages with 54 per cent outing while th .Ram." hit for 29 per cent. Rams had the edge on th foul line shooting 62 per while the Zeniths were good o 52 per cent. To summarize the three-da tourney results, LCI defeate Magrath 52-12, CCHS droppe Raymond 65-37, Magrath boun ed Raymond 58-47, CCHS edgi LCI 29-25 and Magrath upon ed LCI 5744. Meanwhile the LCI Col fared much better than tr senior Rams as they captured 1 >o Southern Alberta "B" Boys' isketball League champion- ship title with a 49-36 Magrath Eagles S4 30 a rhursday night while the advanced to finals with a v lim 4845 win over the Ray- 1 over the Cardston Wildcats Mustangs Friday night, c urday the championship final, The Colts had reached Co'ts worked up a tight 11-8 i championship final by after the first quarter and r Humphrey not about DAYTONA BEACH, finds himself in a little (CP) Catcher Terry position. rey ol Montreal says he last year's camp in West see how the sophomovc Beach the lanky catcher :iat liauuts many coming off a great year of athletes in their second year AAA with competition can bother him Whips, then in the In- League, and had He figures that alt the No. 1 receiver's job hings happened to him in almost day one of the rookie season. Humphrey is one of today it is a different catching prospects He lias to prove that he he Expos spring training do a better job behind the icre, but tin's year the than either veteran John three-inch native "of or; rookie Barry Buddy was all ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Open in his rookie season Buddy Allin grinned like 1971, had a five-under-par 87 drug store delivery boy with the final round on the 50-cenl Rio Pinar Country Club "I really wanted to win He birdied two of his other said the three holes, opening up a year-old, a four-time margin, and coaster veteran o[ Vietnam. "I'd win first-place money ol before but I kind of backed Masters champinn "I won then kind of Goody put together a li- and really wanted to win G6 for 273, 15 under par bul Winning the second one was behind AHin. lot harder than winning for third at. 274 were Ch R o d r i g u ex, Homero Grier Jones and Ker That was only because it Zarley. two years in coming. When he got around to it, Allin scored never really go started. He was in seconc a whopping eight strokes with four back, when pla; 23-under-par total of 265 on the hot, muggy da? in the Florida could do no better than 72 Open golf had a 64, Jones 67 and His winning margin and 69. sub-par total were the Trevino, a winner in hi on the pro tour this season, previous start, never really his sub-par figure was into contention. He had a fi three off the all-time 71 for 278. Jack Nicklau record of 26 under by Gay compete. Arnold Palme and Ben Kern of Toronto failes Angeles lanla allfomla EAOER5: sposilo, B arke, Pha acLejsh, Pha atelle, R emalre, M Ull, C iartlnr C 'Jonne, D Mahovlfeh, C A Pis 43 8 14 tn 100 42 17 A 25B 167 90 41 191 5 575 700 87 33 72 10 323 178 76 32 22 11 213 197 75 ?l 33 9 19J 213 50 17 42 8 193 W9 .12 9 53 5 139 304 23 Weil Division W L T F A Pts 36 72 B 240 19? 80 ..31 76 9 747 222 71 31 26 8 212 191 70 17 28 18.191 295 64 37 32 7 212 212 41 24 31 9 194 7.U il 24 29 3 149 190 41 1 11 14 173 279 35 GAP 44 58 101 31 59 90 42 43 E5 38 45 83 37 42 79 33 i6 79 35 43 76 35 S3 7i 3; 40 31 36 11 24 53- J7 19 58 IORLD ASSOCIATION Eailern leveland Eng. York W L T F A Pfs 37 15 35 26 30 34 29 34 77 34 26 33 2 307 178 7i 2 257 215 12 0 237 265 60 1 260 771 A 233 274 S3 5 222 35J S7 cs Angeles :hfcago Western 'Division W L T F A 40 23 3 liJ 193 34 37 4 322 72 32 30 3 213 223 31 5 223 WO 33 2 319 319 3B 1 205 336 AMERICAN LEAGUE Jova Scclia Boston Rochester 'rovldence Haven ipringfleld Innatl Vjrginfa Richmond Jacksonville Ballimore W L T F A Pi! 36 14 13 2i3 165 8; JO 23 11 215 209 7 33 27 10 211 238 fri 24 27 13 215 234 4 15 32 IB 219 277 4 14 33 15 233 294 4 Weil Diviiron W L T F A ft 44 14 4 283 184 9 34 18 II 264 1S7 7 29 1? 14 217 193 7 23 31 9 214 211 34 321S262 13 39 10 177 264 3 HOCKEY SCORES ,UNDAY N a lie rial Boston 4 Chicago 0 4 Buffalo 2 Philadelphia 10 Toronto 0 Vancouver 4 Rangeri 3 Detroit 5 Islanders 1 Minnesota 5 Plllsburgh 3 Atlanta 3 California 2 World Phlfalelphla 4 New York 2 Quebec 6 Houston 3 Wfnnlpeg 2 Los Angeles 1 4 Chicago A Mlnneicla 4 New England I American Cincinnati 3 Virginia 2 Providence 6 New Haven -5 Nova ScoHa U Jacksonville 3 tlmore 4 4 Cenlral-Weslern Seattle WHL 3 Omaha CHL 3 International Fort Wayne 8 Saginaw 2 Oayton 1 Toledo 1 Flint 5 Port Huron 3 Muskegon 4 Columbus 0 Eastern Syracuse 4 Johnstown I jersey 9 Long Island 3 Roanoke S Greensboro 2 Suncoast 6 Charlolle 5 Western I file matronal Spokane 3 Kimberley 1 Western Junior Swift Current1 14 Vancouver 3 Calgary 5 Victoria 1 Winrifpeo; 3 Brandon 1 Saskatoon 3 Regina 1 Maniotba Junior Boniface 4 WesF Xildonan 3 St. Boniface lends besl-of'Seven quarter-fmal 1-0 Saskalthewen Junior Tyburn 8 Moose Jaw 1 Weyburn leads best-of-seven quar- 3-1 lumboHl 7 Melville S Humboldt leads best'ol-seven nuar- cr-final ?-l Reglna Blues 5 Estevan J Eilevan leads faest-ol-seven querlef' ina! 2-1 Albert 6 York ton 1 Prince Albert leads bcst-of-seven [uarler-linal 2-0 Alberla Junior Red Deer 12 Drumheller J he Pass 3 Edmonton. 2 ethbrldge B Calgary 7 B.C. Junior Kelowna 4 3 Chllllwack 3 Belllngham 1 'ancouver 9 Nanaimo 0 lATURDAY National Wootreal S Bpsfon Toronto 3 Chicago 3 Dangers 6 Detroit 3 .landers 9 Vancouver 3 Calffornla 2 Pittsburgh 1 lejota 3 A11 ante 0 Los Angeles 2 St. Louis 0 World Quebec 4 Houston 3 Cleveland 4 New York J American New Haven 2 3 Hershev 4 Providence 2 Central Tulsa 9 Omatia 1 Western Portland 4 Phoenix 2. Internatronal Wuskcgon 3 Toledo 3 Port Huron 2 Fort Wayne T Eastern 7 Greensboro 2 Roanoke 14 Long Island 4 Western all anal on 10 Klmherley 4 Western Canatfa Junior Calgary 8 Victoria 3 Edmcnton 4 Medicine Hat 4 Saskatchewan Junior Estevan 4 Reglns Bluei 2 jfevan leads best-of-seven quarter- final 2-0. Alberla Junior Edmonton 7 The Pass 4 B.C. Junior Kamfoops 6 Kelowna 5 Penticlon 6 4 Chilliwack Bclllngham 4 BASKETBALL NBA Eastern CcnferentB Allanlic Division W L Pet. CBL Boston 55 13 .809 YorV 51 21 .708 Buffalo 1? 49 .279 36 Phi.adelphla 9 .127 47T4 central Division Balllmort 44 24 -MT Atlanta........ 40 30 .571 J Houston........27 42 .391 ITVfr C revel and 74 44 .343 20 Western conference Midwest Division Milwaukee 49 22 .SM Chicago........45 24 .652 3 Detroit 32 37 .444 K.C.-OoiBha 33 40 .452 17 Pad fie Division Los Angeles 51 18 .73? Golden Slate 41 38 .594 10 Phoenix 32 37 .4H 19 Seatile 23 49 .319 29V4 Portland....... 17 52 .244 BASKETBALL SCORES SUNDAY NBA BBttimore 1M New York W Milwaukee m Houston 101 Atlanta 133 Philadelphia 130 Boston 125 B'uffalo 113 Chicago 118 Phoenix 117 Los Angeles 177 Cleveland M Del roil 113 Portland 109 ABA Indiana 111 Dallas 111 Denver 133 UJah 135 Carolina 133 New York 111 I Kentucky 121 Memphis 91 1 San Diego 15 VJrglnia 110 SATURDAY VBA Baltimore 97 New York 75 Atlanla Houston 25 Scatlle 115 Detroit II Chicago 117 Golden State 16 ABA Carolina 34 Memphis >14 Denver 124 Dallas Utah 138 San Diego 107 Canadian [inals Men St. Mary's 79 LaVehead 67 Women Columbia 50 Manitoba 35 Senior Men Surrey 9a Calgary 87 Surrey wins best-of-scven finals 2-0. Greg MonteiUi, Randy Lorn and Ron Simmons rapped in a a goal each for the Warriors while Dick Shardlow, Cam Mac- Lennan and Greg Kveder han- dled the scoring for the Colts. Tn Bellcvue, the Labor Club Bees whipped in the Pass Ban- tams 11-2. Dave MiskulEn scored three times in the win while Danny Riedlhuber, Gord Tokainik and Brent Saner chipped in with a pair each. Ed Parker ajid Jeff Takeyasu added singles. Barry Ontkean, Sid Braak and John Wasilewski scored once each as the Lakers belted the Cornets 8-3 in Midget Lea- gue action. Doug Pitt and Doug Kitaguchi added singles for tbe winners. Tom Ilaibeck, with two, amt Mark Campbell replied for the Co Diets, all in the third per- iod. Just Arrived! GENERAL STEEL RADIAL PASSENGER TIRES Check Our Prices! ELRICH TIRE LTD. COMPLETE TIRE SALES SERVICE 337-4SM or J27.W4S ;