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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta IF THAT BLOKE STA-iS IN TKE TEAM MUCH LOSSE THsSs'S GOIN1 T1 A NOTICEABLE DROP IN ERFORMANCE.' Key game for tilruggUng Red Wings Tueidoy, Motlh 78, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGt HERAIO 9 No rest for Esposito says coach Johnson Melsgrab Sudtt'kis Padres rough on Fergie By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It was a bad day for Cy Young winners Monday in base- ball's spring training camps. Cleveland Indians defeated Oakland Athletics and former flirard winner Denny McLain 3- 2, while Ferguson. Jenkins was racked for seven straight hits and six runs in one inning, but the Chatham, native's Chi- cago Cub mates bounced back and beat San Diego Padres 12- Dick Drago, a 17-game winner last year for Kansas City, was hammered for six runs in the third inning as Pittsburgh Pir- ates beat the Royals 8-7. Dock Ellis, Pittsburgh's 19-game win- ner in 1971, was lagged for three runs in the fifth inning. Elesewhere Monday, Philadel- phia Phillies turned back Min- nesota Twins 4-3, Montreal Expos beat Texas Rangers 5-2 Yew York Mots trimmed Boston Red Sbx 4-0, Detroit Tigers stopped St. Louis Cardinals 1-0, Milwaukee Brewers nipped Cali- fornia Angels 7-5, New York Minor hockey The Labor Club Bees crushed the Stanipedcrs 10-0 in Midget semi-final playoff action Mon- day night. Tho Bees carried a 2-0 lead IDS to host hoop tourney An LDS Easter Invitational Basketball Tournament, spon- sored by tire Lethbridge Sec- ondW a r d, Is slated for the Civic Sports Centre in Leth- bridge March 31 and April 1. The lourney will feature teams from Ihe Calgary, Leth- bridge, Tabor, Sliding and Magrath. Three games will lake place Good Friday and the tourney vi'ill conclude Saturday with five more contests on tap in- cluding a championship and consolation game. A tourna- ment all star team will also be selected. Tickets for the event will be available at the door for each session and special tournament tickets for all the games are available from any Second Ward member at apiece. Into Uie second period of play and then added four more goals before the third. Duane Lendrum and Keith Miyashirp tallied twice for the Bees while Scott Jarvie, Rockia Alagec, Pelo Wenzel, Richard Shardlow, Brian Van Burren and Dennis Ludwig added sin- gles. The two clubs will meet again Thursday night. In Bantam "A" playoff ac- lion, the Maroons skated to a 4-2 over the M a p 1 e Leafs last night. Maroons, "A" division cham- pions, received solo markers from the sticks of Conrad Suyker, David Bourassa, Dan Bllrgwatl and Dave Sazaski in Ihe victory. The Leafs, "B" division win- ners this season, had Robbie Melvin and Wade Popson come through with a goal apiece. Kevin Crawford scored in the sudden-death overtime period to give the Bruins a slim 3-2 deci- sion over the Rangers in Ban- tam "B" playoff action last night, Mike Goluk tallied (he only Bruins' goals in the regulation periods while Gary Pronce and Lloyd Krikke replied for the Rangers. Yankees beat. Atlanta Braves 1- 0 and Houston Astros defeated Cincinnati Reds 4-0. McLaui, obtained in a trade with Texas earlier this year, continued to be roughed up. He was bombed in a couple of ear- lier oulings, and Monday gave up the winning run, on Eddie Leon's single, in the seventh in- ning. After Drago got touched for six runs in the third inning, the Royals got their ace off the hook by tying Pittsburgh 7-7 with two runs in the seventh But the Pirates broke tiro tic with an eighth inning run. The big second inning off kins gave San Diego a 7-0 lead The Cubs then came back to win it as Don Kessinger cli maxed a two-run rally with a tie-breaking single in the ninth Ron Stone hit a two-strike pitch from Wayne Granger for a pinch home run in the bottom oi the ninth, lifting Philadelphia over Minntsola. Rich Hacker doubled twice and scored twice, leading Mont- real over Texas as John Stroh- mayer, Denny Lemaster, Joe Gilbert and Ron Taylor com- bined on a five-hitter for the Expos. METS GKT GRAND SLAJI Mike Jorgensen hit a grand slam home run, leading Hie Mete over the Red Sox. Ed Brink-man's fifth-inning u e e z e bunt, scoring Jim Northnip, broke up a scoreless duel and gave Detroit its triumph over St. Louis. Tommy Reynolds' grandslam homer in Hie first inning sparked Milwaukee over Cali- fornia. Jerry Kenney singled in Hal Lanier in the 10th inning, pulling the Yankees over tiie Braves, and Jim smashed a two-run homer for Houston. In off-the-field activities, Los Angeles Dodgers placed third baseman Bill Eudakis on waiv- ers and he was picked up for the minimum price tag by the Mels. CLEARANCE SALE CONTINUES WITH 5% OFF ALL TELEVISION COLOR AND BIACK AND WHITE 20% OFF STEREO COMPONENT SYSTEMS 25% OFF STEREO COMPONENT SYSTEMS OVER LIST PRICE 30% OFF STEREO COMPONENT SYSTEMS OVER tIST PRICE THIS IS A REAL CLEARANCE SALE DOWNTOWN ON SEVENTH STREET! MAGS for STEREO and TELEVISION PHONE 327-3232 MONTHKAL (CP) Coacli Tom Johnson of [he Bruins says all-star centre I'hil Esposito will bo ready to play against the Whigs when Boston visits Detroit tonight. But even if Esposilo had hecn forced to sit out tonight's game or missed all four games the Bruins have left in the regular 78-game National Hockey League schedule, he'd still be a shoo-in to win his third individ- ual scoring title in the last four seasons. In addition to the Boston-De- troit clash, Vancouver Canucks are at St. Louis tonight for a game against ihe Blues and Minnesota North Stars play host to Philadelphia Flyers. Going into tonight's game against the Wings, Esposito holds a 15-point margin over team-mate Bobby Orr in the scoring points to 116. Orr won the scoring title two seasons ago to spoil Esposilo's tiy at a four-season streak. Esposilo leads the league in goals with 64, while Orr leads in assists with 80. The Boston centre set an all-time NHL scor- ing record last season with 152 points on 76 goals and 76 as- sists. HAWKS LEAD GOALIES While Esposito appears to have Hie scoring race all sewed up, the Chicago goaltending combination of Tony Esposito- Phil's younger Gary Smith and Gerry Desjardins have the race for the Vezina Trophy virtually their own way. The Black Hawks trio has built up a 22-goal lead over their Leeds United closes in on leaders LONDON fCP) Leeds United moved to within two points of leading Manchester City by defeating Nottingham Forest 6-1 in an English League First Division soccer match Monday. Forest, battling to avoid rele- gation to the Second Division, held Leeds to a half-time score of 1-1 But 10 minutes after the interval, Forest goalkeeper Jim Barron received a face injury when diving at the feet of Leeds forward Allan Clarke, While Barron was off the field receiving treatment, Leeds surged into a 3-1 lead. Barron's later return could not turn the tide. Clarke, Peler Lorimer and Eddie Gray each scored twice for Leeds, who are two points behind Manchester City with one game in hand. Deadly Glasgow rivals Rangers and Celtic both won their quarter-final replays to qualify for the semi-finals of the Scottish Football Association up. Rangers trimmed Molhcr- well 4-2 while Celtic won 1-0 against Hearts. Macari scored Celtic's winning goal against Hearts at :he mark two min- utes after Celtic's international defender David Hay had been carried off with a knee injury. Maiielevillc holds lead EDMONTON (Special) Wily animals continued to lake their toll Monday at the Cana- dian Western Rodeo as the top places stayed in hands of cow- boys who scored well in the first two days of competition, Kenny McLean of Vernon, B.C. still leads the steer-wrest- ling with a time of 6.9 seconds, Harold Mandevillc of Lcih- bridgc is ahead in calf roping with a time of 14.2 seconds, Bob Brown of Adrian, Tex, is tup saddle hronc rider with 70 points. Sid Savage of Albuquer- que, N.M. still leads on bare- back broncs with 71 points and Marvin Shoulders of FTenryetfa, Okla. is first with a 67 point ride on the bulls. The rodeo continues until Sat- urday with more than 240 cow- boys competing for more than prize money. even I set for April The Cily Open Badminton Tournament which was to held last Sunday has been re- scheduled. Tho tourney officials have cancelled the event until April 9. I More information pertaining to the annual tourney will ho released at q later dale, i nearest r i v a 1 s c w York Rangers Gilles Villemure and Ed Giacomin. Several individuals estab- lished marks in the second-to- last week of the regular sched- ule. winger Bobby Hull of Chicago scored Ihe 600th. and 601st goals of his career lost Saturday and Sunday respec- tively and brought his 15-year, regular-season average to just over 40 goals per season. No other player has ever main- tained as high an average over as long a period. Rookie centre Marcel Dionne of Detroit led all point-getters last week, getting nine in tltree Laziness hampers club Caiiadiens' Dry den upset MONTREAL (CP) Ken Dryden, Montreal Canadiens' star goaltender, said Monday the Canadiens have only one week to cure the "physical and mental laziness" afflict- ing the team, or Montreal can expect an early exit from the Nationp.1 Hockey League play- offs. Dryden, Conn Smylhe Tro- phy winner as most valuable performer in last year's play- offs and candidate this season for rookie of the year award, said he finds it incredible that the team seems willing to set- tle for third place. seems to feel that we'll always have an- other he said in an interview, "but it won't be long before v, e'rc down to