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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Cleveland pitchers not giving up runs ----------Monday, May 197J THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID _ 9 good do you have to be to win? By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Don Button's best was bril- liant but nol quite good enough to beat Montreal Expos. "It was Ilic best game I ever pitched in processional ball, ant that covers eight the Los Angeles right-hander sale Sunday after hurling 10 innings of one-hit ball, only to have the Expos edge the Dodgers 1-0 on reliever Pete Hicberl's bases- loaded error in the J3th. Elsewhere, Stave Carlton be- came the National League's first five-game winner with a 13-strikeout performance a s Philadelphia Phillies trounced San Francisco Giants 0-3, New York Mets rallied in the final three innings to heat San Diego Padres 8-6 in 10, Pittsburgh Pir- cles outslugged Cincinnati Reds 9-6 and SI. Louis Cardinals scored three times in the last of the ninth to nip Atlanta Braves 5-4. Houston Astros and the Cubs were postponed by cole weather in Chicago. The only hit oil Button, who walked four, struck out three and hit a batter, was Boh Bai- ley's clean single to right lead ing off the seventh. "I've never pitched a no-hitler any level of pro Button said. "I'm disappointed that didn't get it, but I think it would have hurt more if they had bro- ken it up in the eighth or ninth." RICIIEUT THIRD IIUnLKIl After Button left, Jim Brewer followed with two hitless innings before Hichert came on in the 13th to be greeted by John Boc- cabella's leadoff single, the sec- ond Montreal hit. After Bon Woods popped up attempting to sacrifice, Ron Hunt singled. Clyde Mashore was purposely passed after the runners moved up on Duke Sims' passed ball. Riehcrt then hobbled Mike Jorgensen's bouncer back to the mound as Boccabella raced home. The victory kept the surpris- ing Expos one-half game behind New York and Philadelphia in the National League East. And while Sutton didn't get his fifth pitching triumph. Philadelphia's Carlton did. The Phillies staked the left- hander to a 4-0 lead in the third inning after loading the bases on Mike Anderson's double, Tommy Button's infield hit and a walk to Carlton. Larry Eowa hit a sacrifice fly for one run, Terry Harmon, who had four hits, singled lor another and Carlton and Harmon also scored when the ball got through left fielder Garry Jladdox. In the meantime Milwaukee's drought finally ended but Milt Wilcox is looking forward to many more scorless innings. The Brewers, shutout victims In Ihree straight games, cracked the goose egg barrier Sunday after 30 innings of base- hall and scored a 52 victory over California Angels. Wilcox, meanwhile, is In the enviable position of battling Gaylord Perry for honors as Cleveland Indians, top right- hander. Milt fired a Ihree-hitler at Chicago White Sox for a 3-0 victory as the Indian pitching staff extended ils ow-n scoreless inning string to 20. In S u n d a y 's other games Mickey Lolich became the American League's first five- game winner as Detroit Tigers tipped Texas Hangers 7-4, Oak- land Athletics suspended New York Yankees 7-5, Minnesota Twins belted Boston Red Sox 8-i and Baltimore Orioles beat Kan- sas C'ily Royals 5-4. Saturday. Cleveland whipped Chicago 12-0. Detroit beat Texas 4-1, Minnesota edpcd Boston n-2, Oakland downed New York 4 1, Kansas City bombed Baltimore 9-1 and the Angels blanked Mil- waukee 2-0. With n 107 record, the Indi- ans arc tied with Baltimore for second in Iho American League East, a scant half-game back of j Hie Tigers. Wilcox and Perry are most responsible for Cleveland's suc- cess. Each has a 4-2 record. And Wilcox, with his third suc- cessive victory and second shut- out, has a soUd 0.33 earned-run average. "This kid is Just loo manager Ken Aspromonte Bald. "Milt has so much intestinal plain amazing." "He wanted this game so much and he wanted to go all the way. He just wouldn't quit." Wfllcox had a chance to bow out gracefully after spraining his ankle in the third Inning, trying to twist away from a tag play. But he refused to quit and instead had his ankle heavily LETHBRIDGE SAVE Lelhbridqe Native Sons' netminder lannie Howg makes a save Saturday night as the locals belted Assiniboia Chiefs 13-5 in exhibition lacrosse action. Win challenge cup Native Sons triumph Lethbridge Nallve Sons won the first annual Challenge Cup over the weekend as tbey split t w o games with Assiniboia Chiefs. Native Sons came out flying in the Saturday night encoun- ter and belted their guests 13-5 to take a solid lead in the two- game, total-goal series. The lo- cals needed all the goals they could get as Sunday the Chiefs turned the tables on them and won 9-3. arrie eas: SPOKANE, Wash. (CP) Spokane Jets, playing under a new coach but with veteran players, have taken a com- m a n d I n g lead over Barrie Flyers in their bid lor their sec- ond Allan Cup in three years. The Jets, who play in the Western International Hockey -league with four Canadian .earns, became the first Ameri- can team lo win Ihe blematic of the Canadian senior amateur hockey championship -in 1969-70. Sunday night the Jets irashed Barrie 3-3 lo fake a 2-0 ead in the best-of-seven series. They shut out the Ontario Ellis may file charges PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Charges may be filed against a League Cincinnati stadium guard who sprayed Pittsburgh Pirate pilchcr Dock Ellis with chemi- :.il mace Friday night, Ellis' awycr says. "T don't relish litigation un- oss it's a gut said lawyer Tom Reich, "hut there may be no alternative." At a news conference called Sunday by Ellis. Reich said an investigation will he made into the incident. If evidence war- rants, he said, charges will be filed against guard David Ilat- ler. Hockey Association champions 3-0 in the first game Saturday. 3n Mil games, it was Jels' veterans who handled most of the scoring. Ken Guslafson scored three goals Sunday, with single goals going to Brian Harper, Bob Trembecky, Bob Strimbiski, Dwight Carruthers and Tom Randolph. Only Harper did not play for the Jets last season. He played for Denver Spurs of the Western Hockey League. Saturday, Spokane veterans Gail Holden and Trembecky scored, with rookie "Ron Huston adding the other. Huston played with Calgary Stampeders of the Alberta Senior Hockey League lasl season after several years with Cranbrook Royals of the Western International. Rookie Spokane coach Norm Johnson, in his first year of coaching after an outstanding year in the Western Hockey Portland Bucka- roos, said he was pleased with (lie victory and hoped his club could take Iho series in four slraight gainps. Rut he cautioner! his players that the Flyers were a tough club and could easily bounce back. The first six games of Ihe series will be played in Spo- kane, Ihe locale of the sev- enth, if necessary, slill unde- cided. The Flyers, unable to mount any kind of sustained attack, broke their scoring drought Sun- The locals won the Challenge Cup 16-14. Saturday night the Sons led 3-0 after the first period. The Iwo clubs were deadlocked at 3-3 at the 27 second mark of the final period before the Sons went on a scoring spree. Jerry St. Jean and Wayne Bowes paced the Sons with three goals each. Ken Boychuk cliipped in with a pair of mark- ers while singles went to Heg Dawson, Bob Monkman, Bill Shaw, Norm Hall and Dwayne Kirclmer. Lethbridge outshot the Chiefs 63-30. Sunday it was a different story as the Chiefs fired 71 shots at the Native Sons' net. Monkman, St. Jean and Don Kitchen accounted for the Lethbridge goals. Robin Adair led Assiniboia with three goals in the roughly-played contest that saw 100 minutes in penal- ties. Native Sons open their sea- son next Sunday against Cal- gary Shamrocks at seven o'clock at Henderson 3ce Ccn- Ire. Pyiie, partner capture rally Mike Pyne drove his way lo victory in Ihe Ridge Route rally sponsored by the South- ern Alberta Rally Club Sun- day. Pyne and his navigator had a total of 103 jioinls lo edge liuss Willon and Erna Kiffiak. Wilton drove his way lo 110 points. Ron Gross and Can- Long were s distant third witii ITiO points. WRESTLING TONIGHT P.M. EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM N.A. TITLE BOUT: KAMATA VS RUHL THORNTON VS PORTZ S BIG BOUTS-52 SI.50 _ i dny goals from John Mc- Millan. Bob Cunningham and DOUR Kelchcr. SPRING CLEAN-UP SPECIAL FROM RSETHMAN HUDSON DECORATING Ltd. This is your opportunity lo purchase all your spring clean-up paints during our fantastic 2 for 1 SALE! For example Pint Quality Exterior Primer Sugg. List per aol. No" gallons for Jl Or First Quality Fonto Paint Now Only d gallons for Thoio am lull 5 of Ihe many savings available now ol RIETHMAN HUDSON DECORATING Ltd. 412-13 ST. NORTH PHONE 328-6494 ANDY CAPP AN1 ME NEVER GOT I PRESSECi UP TO CATCH A V HUS6ANB THE WAY THE KlPS -----------------------DO TODAV, DID WE, FLO NO, RUSE LOOK WHAT WE GOT.' taped and returned lo the mound. He returned to the plate, loo, and helped his own cause with a run-scoring double. The Brewers, who had scored just 19 runs In their 13 previous games, had slumped to a team batting average or .159 before breaking out against California. Wilt happy Lakers are champions LOS ANGELES (AP) Wilt Chamberlain's scowl could scare a bear, but he wore a mile of satisfacliou when he said: '1 think that winning this title ihould make life a little easier for The 7-fool 1-Jncli Los Angeles Lakers captain relaxed, today in nis million home and the lasier life to which he referred reflected acceptance as a team ilayer. He blocked shots, scored 24 points and hauled down 29 re- lounds despite a painfully in- ured right wrist as the Lakers chucked off years of frustration Sunday with a 114-100 victory over New York KnirAs. That gave the Lakers their first National Basketball Asso- ciation championship since they came to Los Angeles in I960 and their first since 1954 when they made Minneapolis their home. The margin in games over New York was 4-1, four straight since losing the opener of the bcst-of-seven series. Chamberlain has been criti- cized during his 12-year NBA career and accused of not get- ting along with his coaches or [ellow players. As the Lakers won a record 33 [n a row and total of 69 during the 1971-72 regular season, there was no such criticism. And after the final, Happy Hairston declared: "The big difference tonight and throughout the playoffs was Wilt Chamberlain. He showed how great he was in this final ?ame. He was not up to par physically, but he dominated .he play on the court." The 35-y e a r -o I d basketball millionaire was named the mosl valuable player in the series. OFF TO WASHINGTON D.C. Corrine Komelz will Juiy Ihonks to her 10-pin bowling abilily. Corrine, cenlre, and molher Kay. travel (o Washington D.C. In s shown with her dad Gordon (Ed Finlay Pholo) OH to Washington, D.C, Corrine earns berth Corrlne Komelz of Leth- 3ridge will leave sometime to- wards the end of July for Washington, D.C. and the chance of a lifetime. Miss Kometz, the daughter of Gordon and Kay Kometz, earn- ed herself a trip to the national 10 pin bowling finals in the American city with her per- formance in a rolloff staged to decide one boy and a girl from Alberta who would go to the national final. Saturday in Calgary, Corrine gained a berth In the final with an outstanding perform- ance. She rolled five games for an average of 167 with her high score a 183. The qualifying rounds just completed are equal to a state championship in the United States. Corrine started bowling 10 pins in 1967 and won the Al- terta junior girls' title that first year In 1969 all the junior girls' titles belonged to the talented Lethbridge bowler. Ttiis past season was her first in senior competition. There will be only five com- petitors from Canada taking lart in the Washington rolloff, iwo from Alberta and three from B.C. The Alberta boy Is Byron Block of Calgary. A solid performance at Washington could earn Corriue a scholarship Her trip to the finals is an all expense I paid one and includes a unr I form and entrance trophy. "Goiter of the Year" DIG WE MUST FROM THE ROUGH When your ball tomes to rest in deep rough, j'our first consideration should be to get it back in to try to make a miracle shot in the di- rection of the green. Choose a well-lofted club that will get the ball fly- ing quickly. Grip down two or so inches on the club, take a square stance and play the ball near the right foot, with your hands well -ahead at address. Break your mists quickly in the ab- breviated backswbg, and 8. Tvild a strong left hand hit down at flic back of the ball. Follow-through as well as yon can. and the ball will pop out into safe territory. 1972NAn.Newi.Syn. Curling Club holds meeting The IjClhbridge Curling Club will hold ils annual general meeting and election of officers Tuesday evening at Ericksen's restaurant coinni e n c ing at All members nre asked lo nl- lend. Televisions will be set up' I for the hockey game. 1972 PLYMOUTH FURY DEMO SALE THESE ARE ALL LOW MILEAGE DEMONSTRATORS All UNITS CARRY AN 18 MONTH OR MILE WARRANTY Stock No. 3X38 PLYMOUTH FURY GRAND COUPE V-8 automatic, power steering, disi brakes, heavy duty ballery and suipen sion, radio and rear speaker. Many olher oplioni. Sporty rally red with white vinyl roof. Demo. 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