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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 15, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, March IS, 1971 - THf LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 7 Voth sisters combine in final Chinooks Canadian champs FIRST EVINT WINNERS - Scott Henderson of Leth. bridge and his mates won the first event at the Elks Bonspiel which ended Sondoy at the Lethbridge Curling Club. With Henderson, were bottom, left to right third Dennis Kjeldgaard and skip Henderson. Back, left to r!~'-v �~rond Steve Gillies and lead Red Ervin. Van Redi of Medicine Hat was second followed by Norm Williams or roremost and Jerald Hutchinson of Warner. By LLOYD YAMAGISHI Herald Sports Writer "It was one of the most exciting moments of my life." Coach Wilma Winter could hardly contain herself when she was asked how she felt about her University of Lethbridge Chinook girls winning the Canadian Junior Girls Basketball championship title in Vancouver over the weekend. The Chinooks picked up three straight victories in the four-team round - robin tournament to gain the title. In their tourney opener the Chinooks trimmed the University of British Columbia junior varsity Thunderettes 46-45 which was probably the turning point of the tournament. Coach Winter felt a win was a must in this encounter Giacomin shows form by blanking Toronto By IAN MacLAINE Canadian Press Sports Writer Eddie Giacomin admitted recently he was prepared to concede first place in the National Hockey League's East Division to Boston Bruins and was look-, tag ahead to the playoffs. The New York Ranger goalie gave more than 17,000 at Madison Square Garden a playoff preview Sunday night, blanking Toronto Maple Leafs 1-0 on SECOND EVENT WINNERS-The Joe Seaman rink of lethbridge won the second event. The winners are, front left to right, skip Art Borzel third Seaman. Back, left to right second Tom Lewko and lead Toklo Horl. Second place went to Joe Faichuk of Medicine Hat. Third was J. Hearn of Foremost and fourth Dan Watson of Vulcan. THIRD EVENT WINNERS - Bruce Macintosh of Granum won the third event. The winners are left to right, front, skip MacKintosh and third Gordon Jones. Back, left to right, second Don Gassner and lead Chuck Wocknitz. Second place was won by Garth Nilsson of Warner. Third place went to Bob Rainbow of Picture Butte. Fourth was won by Roy Johnson of Lethbridge. Summaries SUNDAY NEW YORK 1 TORONTO  First Period - 1 New York, Mae-Gregor 15 (Rolf*, Hadfleld) 19:16. Penalties - Monahan 10:41, Irvine, Ley 14:49, Sather 16:13, Irvine minor,, major, Ley ma|or, Sather misconduct Second Period - No scoring. Penalties - Ley minor, major, Irvine ma-|or 4:19, Brown 12:07, Rolfe 17:46. Third 'erlod - No scoring. Penalty - Oorey 1:38. Shots on goal by Toronto ........ .. .. IS S 10-JJ New York .......... IS 14 S-J7 Attendance - 17,250. MONTREAL 5 PITTSBURGH 1 First Period - 1. Montreal, P. Ma. hovllch 32 (Laperriere Pleau) 1:21. Penalties - Roberto 0:33, Kannegles-ser 3:46, Lapointe 7:13, �. Mahovllch 1:10, Harbaruk 16:04. Second Period - 2. Montreal, Trem-blay 10 (Tardlf) 2:49; 3. Montreal, Richard 11 (Lemalre) 16:31; 4. Pittsburgh, Stewart 1 (Sehlnkel, McCallum 1 18:01 Penalties - Kannegietser 1:53, 19:34, Bouchard 13:57. Third Period - 5. Montreal, Tardlf IS (Pleau) 6:11; 6. Montreal, F. Mahovllch 25 (Laperriere, Cournoyar) 14:01. Penalty - Roberto 17:34. Shots on goal by Montreal........... 11 14 -J6 Pittsburgh .......... 13 12 11-36 Attendance - 8,741. BUFFALO S MINNESOTA  First Period - 1. Buffalo Anderson 13 (Goyette, Watson) 0:55; 2. Buffalo, O'Shea 1, 10:02; 3. Buffalo, Meehan 21 (Keenan, Dryden) 11:58. Penalties - Watson 8:16, Parlse 12:49, Duff 16:44. Second Period - NO scoring. Penalties - Harrlsl 0:57, Watson 3:34, Mil-loin 11:39, Keenan 14:12. Third Period - 4. Buffalo, Anderson 14 (Goyette) 4:47; 5. Buffalo, Hamilton 2 (Atkinson) 14:00 Penalties-Watson 15:44. shots on goal by Buffalo............ 13 12 6-31 Minnesota ...... .. 12 4 19-35 Attendance - 14.738. CHICAOO 4 ST. LOUIS 4 First Period - No scoring Penalties - Magnuson 1:45, Connelly 3:51, Jarrett 7:33, Bordeleau 12:08. Second 3erlod - 1. St. Louis, Huck 6 (A. Arbour) 4:06; 2. St. Louis, Connelly 11 (Sutherland, Unger) 5:29; 3. Chicago, Mlklta 21 (Campbell, Makl) 11:47; 4. St. Louis, Sutherland 16 (Roberts, Brewer) 18:15. Penalties - Shmyr 4:55, Brewer, double minor, Mlklta, Selby major, Maloney major, Korab major 13:55. Third Period - 5. Chicago Makl 19 (Magnuson) 2:04; 6. St. Louis, Cameron 12 (Bordeleau, McCreary) 2:52; 7. Chicago, Mlklta 22 (D. Mull, Korelll 15:09; S Chicago, Campbell 15 (D. Hull, Makl) 18:20. Penalties - Brewer 13:50, Cameron, R. Hull 15:35. Shots on goal by St. LOUIS........... S 13 7-28 Chicago ............ 9 9 8-26 Attendance - 16,666. DETROIT S CALIFORNIA 5 First Period ' - 1. California, E. Hlcke 21 (B. Hlcke, Williams) 1:42; 2. California, Hardy 2 (Mattlusst, B. Hlcke) 19:20. Penalty - Robltallle 14:28. Second Period - 3. California, Hary 3 (Roberts, Jarrett) 2:40; 4. Detroit, Bergman 7 (Collins M. Redmond) 7:41; 5. Detroit, Charron 8 (LeClerc, Luce) 11:15; 6 California, B. Hlcke 15 (Hextall, Croteau) 13:07; 7. Detroit, Delvecchlo 17 (Howe) 17:41; 8. Detroit, LeClerc S (Luce) 18:30. Penalties - None. Third Period - 9. Detroit, Bergman 8, 5:56; 10. Detroit Webster 27 (M. Redmond, Brown) 7:30; 11. California, B. Hlcke 16 (Staekhouse, D. Redmond) 11:57; 12. Detroit, Luce 3 (LeClerc, Brown) 15:44; 13. Detroit, M. Redmond 18 (Webster, Collins) 17:25. Penalties - NIekamp 9:54, Brown 12:39 Hardy 12:39. Shots on goal Detroit ............ 11 16 14-41 California .......... 12 14 It-38 Attendance - 4,274. SATURDAY ST. LOUIS  BUFFALO t First Period - 1. St. Louis, Unger 19 (Lorentt) 7:37; 2. St Louis, Con nelly 10 (Brewer, Unger) 912; 3. St Louis, Sutherland 15 (Unger, Lorenti) ANDY CAPP CONGRATULATIONS, MATE, THE BEST TEAM WON St. 9:40. Penalties - Hamilton 4:51, Pratt 8:25, Barrle, 8:54 Barclay P I a g e r 16:15. Second Period - 4. St. Louis, Unger 20 (Morrison) 7:03. Penalty - Bob Plager 16:23. Third Period - 5. St. Louis, J. Ar-bour 1 (Unger, Connelly) 6:57; 6. St. Louis, Lorentz 17 (Sutherland, Brewer) 10:01; 7. St. Louis, Cameron 12 10:42; 8 St. Louis, McCreary 9 (Bob Plager) 15:17; 9. St. Louis, Unger 21 19:52. Penalties - Watson 7:51, Barrle minor, gamt misconduct, Pratt game misconduct 9:17, St. Louis bench 14:42, Brewer 16:29. Shots on goal by Buffalo .... ........ . it t 9-27 St. Louis........... 10 S 13-31 Attendance - 18,206. PHILADELPHIA S TORONTO 2 First Period - 1. Philadelphia, Morrison 5 (Peters, L. Hillman) 13:32 Penalties - Nona. Second Period - 2. Philadelphia, Kelly 12 (Clarke, L. Hillman) 6:43; 3. Philadelphia, Peters 5 (Hale) 7:43; 4. Toronto, MacMillan 21 (Monahan) 8:24. Penalty - Dorey 10:16. Third Period - 5. Toronto, Trottler 17 (Harrison, Spencer) 19:52. Penalty -Peters 5:30. Shots on goal by Philadelphia .... .... 16 10 10-36 Toronto............. 15 15 9-39 Attendance - 16,485. CHICAGO 4 MONTREAL 1 First Period - 1. Chicago, Koroll 15 (Mlklta) 12:34,- 2. Montreal Richard 10 (Tremblay) 14:27. Penaltles-Houle 6:36, Roberto 18:59, Mlklta 19:23. Second Period - 3. Chicago, Mlklta 20. (Stapleton, White) 1:56; 4. Chicago, Stapleton 7 (Nesterenko, Pappln) 4:29. Penalties - None. Third =erlod - 5. Chicago, Pappln 20 (B Hull, O'Shea) 4:37. Penalties- Stapleton 0:27, H o u I e 5:12, Harper 9:23. Shots ol goal by Chicago............. 11 4 10-27 Montreal .......... . t 4 4-19 Attendance - 18,664. BOSTON 6 VANCOUVER 3 First Period - 1. Vancouver, Hal 18 (Taylor, Corrlgan) 18:11. Penalties -Doak 5:11, McKenzie 6:30, Schmautz 11:06, McKenzie, Wllklns 11:50, Espo-sito 14:15. Second Period - 2. Boston, Bucyk 48 (Orr, Esposlto) 0:44; 3. Boston, Es- fioslto 61 (Hodge) 1:28; 4. Boston, Car-eton 14 (Orr) 12:12; 5. Boston, Carle-ton 15 (Green, Awrev) 12:26; 6. Van. eouver, Paiement 27 (Qulnn) 14:40, Penalties -Qulnn 0:15, Walton 5:26, Taylor 13:43. Third 'eriod - 7. Vancouver, Makl 18 (Boudrias, Paiement) 1:42; 8. Bos ton, Walton 6 (Carleton, Orr) 4:30; 9. Boston, McKenzie 25 (Bucyk, Orr 14:44 Penalties - McKenzie, Westfall double misconduct 10:40 Doak 13:44, Green 15:39, Cashman 18:32, Boudrias 19:33. Shots on goal by Boston .......... ... I 17 11-46 Vancouver .......... It 7 14-31 Attendance - 15,570. LOS ANGELES S DETROIT 2 First Period - 1. Detroit, Collins 11 (Webster, Berenson) 6:39; 2. Los An geles, Lonsberry 20 (Pulford) 9:54, Penalties -Pulford 5:36, Bergman 15:05. Second Period - 3. Los Angeles Berry 21 (Marotte, Wlding) 1:54 Detroit, Redmond 17 (Webster Robl tallle) 5:28; 5. Los Angeles, Wlding 22 (Byers) 6:47 Penalty - Backstrom 14:44. Third Period - 6. Los Angeles, Gre-nter 7 (Backstrom, Howell) 4:26, Los Angeles, Joyal 15 (Pulford, Lonsberry) 6:45. Penalties - Webster 0:37, LaJeunesse, Byers 2:40. Shots on goal by Detroit ....... .... . 13 10 10-33 Los Angelas ......... 7 14 17-38 Attendance - 9,202. MINNESOTA 4 PITTSBURGH 0 First Period -No scoring. Penal, ties - McCallum 2:39, 9:11, Harvey, Harris 13:08, Hextall 15:08. Second Period -No scoring. '3enal ties -Gibbs, 7:24, Blackburn 11:13. Third Period - No scoring. Penal ties - None. Shots on goal by Minnesota .......... 10 S 8-20 Pittsburgh .......... 17 � 4-31 Attendance - 10,284. Bruce MacGregor's first-period goal. The Rangers, second to Boston in the Gast, and the fourth-place Leafs are expected to meet in one East Division semi-final while Boston takes on Montreal Canadiensinthe other. The Canadiens looked in playoff form Sunday, thumping the hometown Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1. In other games, Chicago Black Hawks, who clinched the West Division title Saturday, scrambled to a 4-4 tie with St. Louis Blues, Detroit Red Wings toppled California Golden Seals 8-5 and Buffalo Sabres blanked Minnesota North Stars 5-0. Philadelphia Flyers improved their playoff hopes in the West Saturday, upsetting the Leafs in Toronto to move five points ahead of fifth-place Pittsburgh. In other Saturday games, Chicago defeated Montreal 4-1 to lock up. their division title, Boston scored a 6-3 win over Vancouver Canucks, Los Angeles Kings downed Detroit 5-2, St. Louis romped 9-0 over Buffalo and Minnesota and Pittsburgh played a 0-0 tie. "I'm not concerned about first place any more," Giacomin said following a recent Ranger win. "If it comes, that would be just extra nice. "But our main concern is to hold on to second place and at the same time build up momentum to carry us into the playoffs," said the Sudbury-born goalie whose shutout S'unday was a league-leading seventh. The Bruins, with 109 points, lead New York by 10 while the Rangers have a healthy 16-point cushion on Montreal. Toronto is another nine points back in the East Division race. The iron man who played 70 Ranger games each of the two previous seasons has been getting lots of rest with rookie Gilles Villemure sharing the goaltending chores this season Only total collapse would rob them of the Vezina Trophy which goes to the goaltending staff allowing the fewest goals during the season. The addition of VUlemure, and possibly the mask he donned for the first time this season, have removed much of the tension and mental fatigue 31-year-old Giacomin faced in previous years. MacGregor, obtained In mid-season trade with Detroit; gave Giacomin all the offence he needed with his 15th goal of the season and ninth in the last 10 Ranger games. Giacomin helped his own cause by stopping Leafs' Ron Ellis on a breakaway early in the third period. He turned aside 33 shots by a Toronto team whose ranks were depleted through injuries to centres Norm Ullman and Dave Keon and winger Paul Henderson. as the Thunderettes were considered to be their toughest opponents. Minnie Van Dueren the Chinooks' sharpshooting forward was fouled out after 10 minutes of play and the situation looked grim, according to coach Winter. Trailing by five points at half time the Chinooks came to life and quickly pounced on their bewildered opponents. With little more than three minutes remaining the Chinooks built up a five point lead and hung onto it until the buzzer sounded. Leona Voth the tall star centre for the Chinooks paved the way with a 19 point outing. Saturday morning the Chinooks kept things going as they dropped Ottawa Rievers 70-59 and needing only one more victory for the Canadian title. Minnie Van Dueren must have felt disappointed with her performance against the Thunderettes Friday night as she came up with an outstanding 20-point game. Rosemary Brod erick also aided in the win with 13 points while Leona and Linda Voth each chipped in with 12. In the third and final match of the tourney the Chinooks knew a victory would mean the Canadian title which they saw slip out of their hands last year. The girls hungry for the title dumped the Victoria First United 52-40 in a hard-fought defensive battle. At half time the Chinooks led 26-22 but Victoria came within a whisker to tie the match early i the second half. The situation didn't change much until the seven minute mark as the Victoria team once again got within a basket of tying the game. The Chinooks this time broke loose and increased their lead assuring themselves the title. Leona Voth and sister Linda gave the Chinooks steady shooting hooping 18 and 15 points respectively. "SOME BLOKES ARB GOOb LOSERS ~> Raymond wins consolation side MADE DIFFERENCE Linda could be considered as the big difference as she swish ed ten of her points in the final half with fine outside shooting. For the Victoria club Judy Pearson was high scorer with nine points while Irish Had-field, Sharon Kinghorn and Gail Piatelli chipped in with six apiece. The Chinooks received the Sabbath trophy and were presented with gold medals by Frank Bain of the British Columbia Centennial Committee. University of B.C. Thunderettes, second  place finishers in the round  robin tournament, got sivler medals. Thunderettes took second-place earlier in the evening by defeating Ottawa Rievers 70-34 Trish Yard led the victors in that game with 12 points and Linda McCullock, Elaine Owen and Loren Moffet had 10 apiece Debbie Cross scored seven points for Ottawa, backed up by Anne Liebeck and Mary Murihy, each with six points. Ottawa's defeat by UBC, as well as a 70-59 loss in the moping to Lethbridge, ensured last place in the four-team standings. CHAMPION DIES MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Former world flyweight boxing champion Jackie Brown, 61, died in a hospital here late Sunday. He bad been ailing for several years. He won the title from Tuniaisna Young Perez at Manchester in 1932 and lost it to another Briton, Benny Lynch in the same stadium in 1935. CALGARY (Special) - The Raymond Comets failed to defend their Alberta Senior High School "A" Boys Basketball title as they were dropped in the first round of play in Calgary over the weekend. Meanwhile the Magrath Zeniths who travelled with the Comets to Calgary for the two-day tourney also lost their first match of the tourney and fell to the way side. Raymond faced Edmonton's Ross Shepard Thunderbirds in their opening game and suffered a 61-56 setback pushing them into the Consolation section of the tourney. Lloyd Fairbanks came up with a 27 point performance for the Comets but things just didn't work out for the defending champions. Fairbank's cousin, Brent playing for the Thunderbirds topped their scoring with 15, Although the championship was now out of reach for the Comets they kept themsevles alive in the consolation section dumping the Calgary Lord Beaver Brook High School 61-56 to move into the finals. On the other hand the Magrath club who were dumped by the Jasper Place Rebels 65-46 came on strong in their second tourney encounter and edged the Salsibury Sabres 53-48 and gained a spot in the consolation finals against the Comets. In the consolation final Raymond showed strong power like they did in regular league play this past season and rocked the Zeniths 71-57. Gary Williams led the Comets with 23 points while Don Hamilton topped the Zenith scorers with a big 25 point performance. In the championship final Brian Hart and Curt Wolsey, both named to the all-star team, led Edmonton Jasper Place Rebels to Alberta title with a 51-43 win over Edmonton Ross Sheppard. The Rebels, coached by former Western Football Conference star Johnny Bright, went undefeated in three games during the single knockout competition. Other players selected as all-stars were Lloyd Fairbanks of the defending champion Raymond Comets and Doug Nich-olls and Steve Panteluk, both of Ross Sheppard Thunderbirds. Wolsey was also named as the most valuable player in the two-day tournament. In the championship final, Jasper Place led 32-31 after three quarters and outscored Ross Sheppard 19-12 in the final quarter. Wolsey paced the winners with 17 points and Hart scored 13. Murray Katz and Panteluk each got 11 points for the losers. Vauxliall new champions The Vauxhall D and R Shell reign as the new Alberta Intermediate Men's basketball champions as they dumped Calgary Altario 96-87 Saturday night in the championship final. The Vauxhall crew bad to come through the back door to win the championship as they were dropped by 116-100 earlier in the modified double knockout tournament. Enroute to the finals Vauxhall dumped Calgary Super "S" Drugs 100-84 in the tourney opener and after the loss to the Altarios they came back with a 64-40 victory over Marquis of Lethbridge. Meanwhile Calgary Altario dumped Marquis 73-71 and moved into the finals with the victory over the D and R. In the championship final Vauxhall held a slim 25-24 lead after the first quarter of play and increased it to 53-44 by half time. MEN NEEDED In this area to trains* LIVESTOCK BUYERS |�ARN TO BUY CATTUkl HOOSANDBHHP �to b�M, Seed Ma _w& at sate bame, W* prater perieaoo. far Heal write asav SSios*!, NATIONAL MEAT PMKEIS TRAINING 3411 BreaSwty, Deft Kaneee City, Me. 84111 Edge Calgary 47-45 in final Lakers win Alberta B title FOURTH EVENT WINNERS - Enso Baceda of Lethbridge won the fourth event. The winners ore, front, left to right, skip Bacedo and third Wayne Terriff. .Back left to right, second Ted Major and lead Jim Will. Arnie Hougan of Foremost finished socond followed by Vince Bobinee of Warner and Bob Hanna of Picture Butte. WRESTLING TONIGHT! 8:30 P.M. EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM /SULlAH THE BUTCHER vs LES THORNTON SWEETAN vs LUECK 6 Great Bouts-$2, $1.50 By LLOYD YAMAGISHI I Herald Sports Writer The Stirling Lakers representing the Southwest conference captured the Alberta "B" Boys basketball championship title before a capacity crowd in the Winston Churchill High School auditorium Saturday night. The Lakers scored a narrow 47-45 hard - fought victory over the Calgary Queen Elizabeth High School to top off a most rewarding season. Enroute to the championship final in the two-day single knockout affair the Lakers bombed the Lacombe Rams 62-33 in their tourney opener Friday night and downed Drum-heller 47-39 in the semi-finals. Meanwhile the Queen Elizabeth Knights of Calgary tripped up Camrose 41-33 in the tour' nament opener and ousted the Foremost Falcons in the other semi-final series 59-49. In the championship final both the Lakers and the Knights started out jittery ond couldn't get the butterflys out of their stomachs. The Lakers hit the scoreboard first and kept control of the situation throughout the first eight minutes of play slipping up on a few occasions. Going into the second quarter with a slim 12-11 edge the Lakers got careless and watched the Knights come to life. By the end of the quarter the Lakers found themselves in a different position trailing the Calgary club 24-20. After the brief half time rest the Lakers came out determined and anxious to regain the lead. Things started off quickly in the second half as both clubs trying desperately to win the Alberta title forced each other with end to end rushes never slowing down the pace. At the end of three quarter time the Lakers regained the lead once again and earned themselves a 41-39 lead into the final eight minutes. The fourth quarter was more or less a defensive display by both clubs as they each hooped > six points'. With a minute left in the exciting contest the -Lakers got control of the ball and went into stall - offensive attack. Leading 47-45 at this time the Lakers penetrated into the Knights zone and past the ball around hoping to eat up the time. With 30 seconds showing on the clock Lakers' coach John Hickens called a time out which only heightened the tension among the screaming fans. When the ball was put back into play the defending Knights lashed out desperately in hoping to regain possession of the ball for a final shot at the basket. As the final seconds wore away the Knights knew their dreams of winning the title were slowly vanishing and their only hope was to try next year. Brian Peterson played a fantastic game for the Lakers as he hooped 15 points and constantly came up with key defensive moves. Gordon Pengilly another guard displayed a strong per formance controlling the ball wisely on the offensive attacks. Pengilly was second high scorer for the Lakers with 10 points. For the Knights Jim Bui-lock's shooting ability was overwhelming. During the four quarters Bullock only missed two field shots and sunk both his free throw tries for a 22-point outing. In the Consolation final Edmonton's Austin O'Brien squeezed past the Lacombe Rams 61-59 after taking a 26-18 lead at the half. The Rams caught up to the Edmonton club by three quarter time and both clubs sat with 44 points apiece. Dale Ferrick and Terry Du-charski topped the Edmonton scorers with 13 points and 12 points respectively while Gordon Graves managed 23 points in a losing cause. In earlier consolation play the Edmonton Concordia beat Sexsmith Sabres 60-49 but were ousted by Lacombe in the semifinals 67-65. Austin O'Brien moved into the finals by whipping Camrose 72-50. The Largest Selection of Bicycles In Southern Alberta! HIGH RISE BICYCLES AS LOW AS..... 46* GOOD SELECTION OF REBUILT USED BICYCLES 19" .29" 10 SPEED BIKES PEUGEOT  C.C.M.  RALEIGH  GITANE And many ethers. All properly set-up, adjusted and serviced properly.  WE TAKE TRADES BERT & CYCLE LIU. 913 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3221 OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY Till 9 P.M. "SERVING S. ALBERTA FOR OVER 35 YEARS" ;