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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, May 53, 1973 THE LETHBHIDGE HERALD J.J, Illingwortli brings home middleweight sold medal y, jr, NEGRELLO RAPS ONE Tim Negrello wraps out a single Monday earn a sweep of their weekend set wilh the Angels in ibe opening games as Ihe Lethbridge taken upended Edmonton Blue Willow Angels 4-0 lo of the Alberla Major Baseball League. Lokers won 9-4 Salurdoy evening, Locals unbeaten in first two outings By LLOYD Y.VMAGISIII llrrald Sjiorls Writer hits, tanned five and allowed seven walks to earn the victory while Neil Chrisljanson suffcr- Many people believe thai cd Ihc loss after being relieved every "new franchise will be a by Stu Henderson after seven loser in their initial season. j innings. The LcLhbridge Lakers Rob Roy stroked two singles I and notched a singleton In the and Tim Negrello added a dou-1 seventh for the win. ble in the Lakers' seven hit rtori Taylor picked up the mound verdict after relieving M Ferchuk with one out in the trying are to be the exception to the rule as they earned victor- ies in their first two starts in Alberta Major Baseball League competition on the weekend. Some 700 partisan fans watched the Lakers defeat the visiting Edmonlon Blue Willow Angels 9-4 Sunday night and 4-0 Monday afternoon al the Henderson Ball Tark. Tn Monday's encounter, the Lakers came up with two runs in both the fourth and seventh innings lo notch the victory. Wayne Commodore, the Lakers' power hilling riglit- fieldor, gave the paying cus- tomer what they wanted to see as he blasted in the winning run in the bottom of the fourth inniny. Wilh one man on base and two ouLs, Commodore cranked H towering shot over the right field fence 3GO-feel away from home plate. Commodore had tagged the ball so hard, that the Edmon- ton's right fielder along with many spectators in the stands lost sight of the ball until it drifted over the fence. The Lakers scored their other two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning uheu Cam Burr singled inlo left field scoring Doug Yorposoo and Greg Ham- ilton. Randy Maxwell, who went innings, g a v e up four Geoffrion named coach Dennis King gave the Lak- ers' their last out as he forced Edmonton to pop out w i L h loaded bases. attack I Sunday's contest wasn't loo I much different ns the Lakers came up with two big innings lo bounce the Angels. The Lakers tallied four runs in Ihe third and eighth innings and a single while Howie Heg- gedal rapped two singles. HALIFAX ISpr.r-i.-di 1' nl Illingvvurlh 'if Lrlhbnrliin r-ive Alberta Ms lone cold medal at Die Canadian iurjo hips staged Saturday afii-r- noon and evening. Illingworlh, a menihei o[ Yosh Senda's YMCA .Uido Club, defealed Rainer Fischer of Ontario on a referee's decision lo win the middleweight div- i ion Gold Medal. A second member of the U-lli- bridge team, Guy Sunada, gava Alberta its only other medal, a bronze in the lealherwcighl div- ision. Both Illingworth and Sunada were named as alternates on the Canadian team wliirh ill compete in the Summer Olympics in Munich. Meanwhile Doug Rogers, who won a silver medal for Canada l the judo competition at Ihe Olympic Games in Tokyo, returned to Ihe Canadian judo championships here Saturday for the first lime in five years and easily regained the nalion- al heavyweight title. Rogers, a 31-year-old native of Truro, N.S., who now lives in Vancouver, took Just over a minute to pin Alan Rich of Montreal In the heavyweight final. Rogers, at 245 pounds, held his 229-pound opponent to the mat for Ihe required 30 sec- onds. Rogers first took the title In 19G3 and held it tor four years triple and Roy a double for the Lakers. seventh inning while S t e v e j Edmonton received n double Purccll was tagged with the and a single from George Me- Yorgcson chipped in with a ,Tho loss. Ferchuk paced the Lakers of- fensively poking out a double Expos sncip streak of losses Torrez be." said Mauch o[ Ihe losing streak. "I understand our hitting problems, but with the warm weather the lulling will right it- self." Ron Fairly's three-run homer By THE CANADIAN TRESS Mike Torrez was at a cross- roads with manager Gene Mauch when Ihe baseball sea- son opened. Monday afternoon any doubts about the pitcher's status were erased. Torrez increased his National League mark to 4-2 as Montreal -ip turned back Philadelphia Phil- Jt11'QZICl' lies. G-3 to snap an eight-game losing streak. If there was any doubt that he could win, it was erased." said Mauch of Torrez1 perform- j ance ''He has pitched six good games, how much more proof do you need9 "I wasn't sure he could win al the start, but I'm sure now." In other games Monday, Houston Astros swamped San raining OMAHA, Neb. (API Joe Frazier concluded serious train- ing Monday for his heavyweight title defense against Ron Slan- der. The 10.050-.srat Omaha Civic Diego Padres 7-0 and San Fran- Auditorium, scenc lnc cisco Giants, behind Dave King- right Thursday man's two home runs, edged nipllt is air and Los Angeles Dodgers 5 a 'previous fights there at LOST TWIN-BILL (time of year have been held in _, _ heat as high as 100 degrees. The Expos weren t so lorlun- h ate earlier in the weekend. Sun- in the fifth Inning provided Ihe margin of victory aflcr the Phil- lies had jumped into a 2-0 lead in the Iirsl inning off key hits by Larry Eowa, Denny Boyle and Tim HkCarvcr and Greg Luzirj- ski's sacrifice fly. Larry Dierker scatlered [our hils and the Astros got home- run support from Bob Watson and Lee May to slilicn the hometown Padre.s. IL was Hous- ton's seventh win in nine games and kept the club alop the standings. Dierker was In command all I he way nnd didn't allow a run- ner past first until the ninth in- ning. He struck out four in win- ning his fourth of six games, and did not issue a walk. The home runs by Kingsman. his ninth and 10th, gave him the league lead. The visiting Giants also cot home run help from Ken Henderson and Bcrnie Wil- liams. Sam McDowell, touched for a two-run homer by Willie Davis. get the sixth in Cartay while Wally Waddle Terry Famsworlli nailed two singles and a dou- ble. The Lakers will try to make it three in-a-row next Sunday labt held by Nick Bleyendaal of Ontario, who was defeated by Rich in preliminary action. In the light-heavyweight com- PHIL ILUNGSWORTH Quebec pinned Roger Perron of Quebec lo win; Gold Uemura ol Ontario won the lightweight title by edging Bill McGregory as Ihev visit Red Deer for a of Ontario in a decision; Bolger pair of .games. J lield llla tltle ln "64, 1967, and Me-aiiwliile in Rerl Drrr, Ihp i _. Calgary Jimmies strurk I" "Pen category, Fisclicr five runs in the first inning j Rlch on fl -1 and n-t, Texas downed Mimic- sota Tuins twice, 5-2 and his earl error rlouble i Darnell looked at his IFnenp t Minrlier and the pilrhcr vhcn rani, nodded in agreement, nailed Minchor out and Ilarrah hack from Ihird lo first, by the same score and Chicago play hall. Sit Jii' J'iiJ hiinsHf of lii.s goal's nipped California liorns a tie-breaking doubk' Baltimore Miluau- llinl f.avo Uu- Sox their phi> 10 mmiiK 7 li vit'tuiA i-laiul Del roil l. In llio nnly oliii1 Mnnday niiihl. '''l'x''ls scltmp up Cali Jiml (i Hick Tc-il Williams, maunder of the liams (foil orf Sunday wlicn j all lull pave DH- While pilcher Ken Holism an was Sox Lhe victory that krpl thorn Orioles hJanketi killed the Rangers' rally wmikee lirewers 5-0, DiMroit Ti- and saved Lhc vicloiy, Chicago's fourIh slraiphL nnd lOth in 11 games. gers dumped Cleveland Indians Williams was ran IIP, lo Ilic plait1 and shnwiii" Har- ndl ln> rani Ihal had Mineher lialiinti ninlh and the pitcher American shackled Ivansas City Ihird After in1 niiilil. '''ex.'is Miimesnla 1 "I (hmigM (he nrnpiri1 umler- turned a hif philoso defeated California 'Stood Williams said laier. "Whetlier H Clincher came in for Frank Ilownrd in Hie ninlh. "Tlio umpire even came and asked me and I said, 'The pilchcr.' May he- he thought 1 said Minchor. Maybe I didn't make il plain enough.'1 Darnell recalled. "pave mi1 the straight down sign, meaning he wnntpr] Ihi1 ordn- lo slay llio same.1' Afti'r moling off, Williams no game. e criss-cross j hn shrugged, ''nolxxly ever was flopping know." I the to n Ii-r U-ail iUil Ihe Unni'.i.'i-s sliil weren't (liroiifih. Uiouuli, scoring oner in the bottom oC Iho sevealh, then going Ti-ft in the eighlh, So il May tit the rescue IhU lime fur hi-- fll'lh run SnMnl in nf the game [g Liu it in Ihe ninili. knoc'kcd doun ;i( lirsl h.'tse l.is phiyerp un the iim; Uly I'ttifl llollzmnn was stunned In tho collision with .hilin v rd uf pnnr iMiia Jn ulher Sunrla; irst liaseinan in "a ;iel iship half a gatiie nf ibe Allilel- ic.s in Ihe racv fur in Jn the 01' loth, ns Toby llarrah nnd Don Mindier s i i' g 1 e d, manager Ch'.u'l; r s'.nniniini'd plalr ninpiiT Lany and jjdl MnielHT hallin- i.ul n! fast LACROSSE action Lrth. Notivo Sons vs. Tpbfr Ebony Hn'.vki Scutlicrn Alborfn Wnfor Lnrrosso Ir-ngua TUESDAY, MAY P M. 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