New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 9, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas
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BY THOMAS GODLEY
inning for starting pitcher Chris Gonzalesafter Hays took a 3-2 lead. Reyes, who came in with players in scoring position, worked the Unicorns out of the inning.
"That was a gutsy performance tonight by Johnny," Miller said. "He hasn't had too many outings this year, but he came in and threw strikes. It was just a clutch performance."
Facing a two-outs, base-loaded, full-count scenario in the seventh, Reyes forced a ground ball to Erie Martinez who threw out the runner and preserved the win.
Martinez, had scored the tying nm on a pass ball in the sixth inning after reaching base on single, stealing second base and advancing to
third on a sacraflce fly.
The Bears had more hits than the Unicorns but left seven men on base. *
For the game Jeff Juarez sparked the Unicom offense, going 2 for 2 with two singles. Shannon Thayer had a single in two at-bats. Martinez went 2 for 3 with two singles.
The Unicorns, winners of their first eight district ganges last season en route to the playoffs, now have the next five games on the road.
"We are glad to be 4-0 at this point, but we have to see how good we are on the road," Miller said. "We can’t get too confident."
The Smithson Valley Rangers host the Unicorns Tuesday at 7 p.m.
New Braunfels 4-0 10*5
Hays 3-1 12-5
Bastrop 2-2 8-8
Lockhart 2-2 5-8
Canyon 1-3 7-9
Smithson Valley 0-4 6-8
Friday's scores New Braunfels 4, Bastrop 3 Lockhart, Canyon Hays 13, Smithson Valley 0
Displaying a flair for the dramatic, New Braunfels pitcher Johnny Reyes dug himself into a hole in the seventh inning and emerged unscathed in a 4-3 win over the Bastrop Bears (2-2,8-8) Friday at Unicom Field.
With the victory, New Braunfels (4-0,10-5) remained unbeaten in district and atop the standings with a one-game lead over Hays (3-1 12-5), a 12-0 winner over Smithson Valley.
Lockhart (2-2), a 9-2 winner over Canyon, stands two games back in third.
Reyes, who entered the game in the fourth
“We are glad to ba 4-0 at this point, but wa have to sea how good wa ara on the road. Wa can't gat too confident.”
NB Baseball Coach Neal Miller.
Nawks Tennis Ranch resets clay court ribbon cutting
The opening day ceremonies for four new clay courts at Newks Tennis Ranch on Highway 46 in New Braunfels has been rescheduled for April 9.
For more information, call 625-9105.
100M Dash — Johnson, Tivy, 11:99, Thompson, Lockhart, 12:61; Heard, New Braunfels, 12:92.
Team Totals —-Lockhart 118; Hays 96; New Braunfels 70; Boerne 54; Clemens, 51; Tivy 42; Smithson Valley, 40; Alamo Heights 36; Canyon, 12; Belton, 6.
I OOM Dash — Clark, Clemens, 10:78; Bede well, Boerne, 11:09; Garza, New Braunfels, 11:10;
300M Hurdles—Rashid, Lockhart, 40.97; Beam, Smithson Valley, 41:43; Thompson, Lockhart. 41:75.
400M Dash—Mendoza, Lockhart, SI :37; Garcia, Hays, 52:28; McAdoo, Hays, 52:90; Valdez, New Braunfels, 53:31; Bill, Tivy, 53:47.
200M Dash — Clark, Clemens, 21:79, Bedwell, Boerne, 22:90, Garza, New Braunfels, 23:04; Cutler, Hays, 23:17.
1600M Relay—Lockhart, 3:29.75; Hays, 3:30.12; Tivy, 3:30.68; Smithson Valley, 3:38.27; New Braunfels, 3:42.74. .
Pole Vault — Skarovsky, New Braunfels, 13-6; McDonald, Canyon, 13-0, Poonnan, Tivy, 13-0; Simons, New Braunfels, 12-0. Forester, Alamo Heights, 11-6; Vogt, New Braunfels, 11-6;
800M Run—Vernon, Lockhart, 1:59.51; Meder, New Braunfels 2:01.44; Morales, Smithson Valley, 2:02.22.
High Jump—Snyder, Smithson Valley, 6-2; Bediveil, Boerne, 6-0; Friday, Alamo Heights, 6-0; Flavia, New Braunfels, 5-IO, Blei, Tivy, 5-10 Masch, New Braunfels, 5-6.
3200M Run —Martinez, Hays, 10:32.71; Velequez, New Braunfels, 10:35.41; Bone-cutter, Boerne, 1040.35. Strickland, Gemens, 10:54.77; William, Boerne, 11:10.57.
Discus—Wortham, Alamo Heights, 166* 6-3/4; Anderson, Clemens, 148-6; Fanner, Hays, 143*5; Jennings, Canyon, 143-1-3/4; Kingsbury, New Braunfels, 139-10; Ddthev-ery, Hays, 133-5.
Long Jump — Leander, Lockhart, 21-4-3/4; Simmonds, New Braunfels, 20-8-3/4; Smith, Clemens, 19-7-1/2; Hilliard, Belton, 19-5-3/4.
400M Relay — Lockhart, 44:06;-Hays 44:29; Alamo Heights, 44:66. Boerne, 44:72. New Braunfels, 44:74; Tivy, 44:92.
I IO High Hurdles — Rashid, Lockhart, 14:69; Lehance, Clemens, 15:28; Thorn, Tivy, 15:46, Williams, Alamo Heights, 15:84,; Wheeler, Boerne, 16:05; Winzer, Hays, 16:17.
Triple Jump—Leander Lockhart, 40-11-3/4; Beam, Smithson Valley, 404-1/2; Evans, Hays, 39-7; Leslie, TWy. 39-1-1/4; McCanoll, Hays, 38-9-3/4.
From staff reports
Cibolo Bowling Club to hold annual fund-raising avant
The Cibolo Bowling Club will have its annual Supper Saturday, April 22 at 601 N Main St.
The event will include a raffle, bowling, cake walk, pastries booth, food and refreshments.
Barbecue and sausage plates with all the trimmings will be served at 11 a.m. Large plates are $4, small plates $3.
For morejnformation, call the club at 658-2248 or Sue Janak at (210) 779-3008.
Youth soccer league socks referees for summer games
The Bulverde Youth Soccer League needs referees for summer competition. The positions are paid and training is available. Referee classes begin in June for ages 14 and older. For more information call Ed Wernette after 6 p.m. at (210) 653-3933.
NB Rotary Club to host Civie Club Golf Challenge
The fourth annual Civic Club Golf Challenge is set for Friday, April 21 at Chaparral Country Club in Seguin.
The event has raised and distributed nearly $50,000 to Guadalupe. Comal and Hays County charities in past years.
The tournament, which begins at 11:30 aim., will have a four-man scramble format. Lunch will be taken at 12:30 p.m. Team prizes and contests are set for the event, including a 1995 Chevrolet - courtesy Don Maxwell Chevrolet - for a 'Hole In One' prize.
To reserve an entry call: Greg Campbell at 629-0909 (w), 629-7800 (h); Joe Miller at 625-9162 (w) 629-4139 (h); Mikey Phair at 625-9711 (w), 620-1108 (h); Al Leach 608-4201 (w), 620-7571 (h).
The tournament Is limited to 32 teams.
Softball tournament slatod
The Wild Bunch Softball Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, April 23 at Comal Park in New Braunfels. Competition is for players in Class B,C and D. There will be a $100 entry free. Awards for first through third place will be given. Call 625-8703 for more information.Retama Park’s first day draws record attendance
only other operating Class I track in Texas.
The crowd at the track site bet $705,712 and off-track betting amounted to $905,827. The total handle after nine races was 1,611,539.
The Friday festivities began with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, featuring Gov. George W. Bush.
The track has 220 betting windows and 30 self-service betting machines. Beginning April 12, the track’s simulcasting facilities will allow betting on races in Texas, Pennsylvania, Arkansas, Kentucky, New Jersey, New York,
Maryland and California._
. Selma, a suburb of about 600 residents along Interstate 35, played a major part in the development of the track. At the request of an investment group headed by Straus, the town financed the track with the sale of $56.2 million in municipal bonds.
A key race Sunday will be the $50,000 J.R. Straus Memorial, named for the late Straus family patriarch who raced at San Antonio’s Alamo Downs during Texas’ first era of legalized parimutuel racing from 1934-37.
SELMA, Texas (AP) — Big-time horse racing returned to the San Antonio arca for the first time in 58 years with the first race at the new Retama Park racetrack.
The first race Friday at the $80 million track was won by First Oasis, a 4-year-old filly ridden by jockey Glenn Murphy of El Paso. She won the opening $10,000,6-furlong race by two lengths over Peaches n’ Delight.
The $25,000 Tejas Stakes, the first stakes race at Retama, went to Sauvage Isn’t Home, a 3-year-old gelding who raced the 6 furlongs in I minute 12.2 seconds. SaUvage Isn't Home won the race by two lengths over Maya Man. In third was the heavy favorite, Itron. The race was the second victory of the night for jockey Corey Lanerie.
Retama finished its opening day with an attendance of 29,631, the largest crowd in modem Texas racing history.
The opening race was the culmination of 15 months of construction and years of planning at Texas’ second operating Class I track, located 15 miles northeast of downtown San Antonio. Sam Houston Race Park in Houston is the
Hummel Charity golf event set for May 19 at Chaparral
The Hummel Museum will have its first annual Charity Golf Tournament on May 19 at Chaparral Country Club in Seguin. The Hummel Museum is a non-profit organization. For more information, Call Frank Schaeffer at 609-5131.
Jay Haas shines et Masters
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The sun blazed brilliantly on Augusta National Golf Club and so did Jay Haas, birdieing the last four holes for an 8-under-par 64 and the halfway lead at the Masters.
The course slowed by Thursday's steady rain quickened during the second round and as a result, par was once again an easy barrier.
Making no bogeys, Haas finished 36 holes at 9-under 135, and his 64 was one stroke off the course record set by Nick Price in the third round of the 1986 Masters.
Herald-Zeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Tricky Rumor sprints to tbs finish lins during tbs fourth rocs of Rstsms Park s operting-day
races Friday In Salma. Nearly 30,000 visitors earns to tbs track, making it tbs largest crowd in
modem Texas racing history.