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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 21, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Sports Friday August 21, 1987 Herald-Zedung New Braunfels. Texas Page 7 Houston V2 -game out after Cardinal sweep By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hill Doran appreciates the seven game winning streak that is Houston's longest of the season, but he s not reads to call it the launch point for an Astros pennant drive \Ne vc had momentum before and it s seemed to leave us at times." said Doran whose three run homer helped the \stros defeat the St Ixmis Cardinals >4 Thursday sweeping their three game series I just hope this time it stays with us he adder! We ve just tx*en hanging in there for it to happen Bet ter late than never I guess ” Doran's lith homer of the season gave the \stros a co lead in the fifth inning hut the Cardinals took a 4 .1 lead in the seventh, aider! h> pinch hitter Terry Pendleton s two run tri pie and Jack Clark s 33rd homer of the season Houston tied it in their half of the seventh when third baseman Jose Oquendos throwing error allowed Craig Reynolds to score from third bas* ■ Glenn Davis followed with a sacrifice fly scoring Gerald Young with the winning run A oung went 4 for 4 in the game hit ting three singles and a double prior to scoring the winning run He fell try ng to catch Pendleton s triple in the seventh allowing two runs to scoff The Cards scored fist* runs and got h hit' in the series They were shut ou* in the series opener 4-o and had the fiest chance of avoiding a sweep with as tour run seventh inning t>eforc the Astros rally Ranqers 5, White Sox I Jos* Guzman pitched a three hitter and leva' took advantage of i * ago s sloppy defense to twat the \y* •« sox at Arlington iiu/maii loll walked two am! strut k out five He took a two hit shutout into ttve eighth when Greg AS a ket drew a walk leading oft moved tt> third on Steve Lyons single and scored on F ret! Ntanri que s sacrifice fly The Hangers scored thr**** uneam eh runs in the third against starter Richard I lo!son IO 9 Phillies IO, Padres 2 \fter tieing told Philadelphia was ten.ut:f.g turn to Maine til the AAA International League Fred Toliver posted his first major league victory as the Phillies defeated the san Diego Brewers 14 Indians 2 Paul Molitor extended his hitting st I eak to gallies Thursday Might will; two doubles arn! a single tying I . Com for tin sixth longest streak American League By The Associated Press National League By The Associated Press East Division w L Pct GB East Division W L Pct GB Detroit 71 47 602 St laniis TO .30 .383 Toronto 72 49 595 '7 New York 68 S3 362 21 .• New York 69 52 570 3‘v Montreal 67 53 558 3 Milwaukee 64 57 529 8G Philadelphia 63 57 525 1 Boston 57 63 475 IS Chicago 61 60 504 y Baltimore 36 65 463 16G Pittsburgh 53 68 438 17 2 Cleveland 46 75 380 26'* West Division w L Pct GB West Division W L Pct GB Cincinnati 63 59 516 Minnesota 66 57 537 San Francisco 63 39 516 oakland 61 60 .304 4 Houston 62 59 512 Kansas City 60 60 300 4G Dis Angel**' >4 66 4 Tx) 8 California 60 62 492 5‘i Atlanta 32 SM 130 IO' j Texas it 63 475 7’ v San Diego 4'* 72 405 13s seattle 57 64 471 8 Chn ago 49 71 408 15 j Thursday s Games Introit 8 Minnesota!) Toronto! Oaklands Milwaukee 14 Cleveland 2 texas 5 Chicago I Baltimore4 California2 Ginnings seattle 4 New \ ork 12 innings Today s Games t>elroit Tanana UT and Retry 7 3 Cleveland y ell 2 > and Farrell 14)    2 n at Boston 14 at Minnesota V Kila 14 Clemens S2T n Kansas City I) Jackson Milwaukee Barker 14) n Chicago Iwmg So at Texas Harris V * n Toronto Niekro 7 12 at i altfomia Reuss 3 1 n New york Guidry T at<)akiand tin tiverosk* n Baltimore Flanagan 2 < at Seattle Moore * I n Thursday s Games New York 7 San Francisco 4 Houston ') M Units 4 Atlanta I < < bu ago 4 < inemnati 3 Pittsburgh 3 lays Angelev 7 Montreal 2 Philadelphia IO San Diego 2 Today s Games Houston Iieshaies 10-4 at Chn ago Lynch I« lx»' \ngeie' Welch ll 7 and laarv 8 at Philadelphia Hawley 13-3 and K Gross 8 IO 2 t n st l-ouis Tudor 3 2 at Cincinnal Hot (manas n san Francisco Drave*, kv t»-9 a! Mon treat Martinez 7 1 n san Diego Jones 4 at New A ork Darting IO 7 n Pittsburgh Fisher 7 8 at V xnta smith 12 7 n in modem major league history as the Brewers routed Cleveland Uter his second inning double Thursday night Molitor doubled in another run with a shot to the gap in right center during the Brewers five run third and he singled and scored to start the six run sixth Blue Jays 7, Atheltics 6 Juan Keniquez drove in his third run of the game with a Dewier s choice grounder in Toronto s two run ninth inning lifting the visiting Birn* Jays over *iakiand Braves 13, Cubs 4 Gary Boerne ke hit a two run homer in the first inning capped a live run sixth with a three run homer and walked and scored the Rebreaking run when Dale Murphy followed with hi' ird homer in the fifth Mariners 4, Yankees 3 Harold Reynolds base' loaded sacrifice fly sn Hie 12th inning gave seattle ifs victory over New York at 'he Kingdome 'napping the Mariner' m\ game keying streak T iqers 8 TwinsO I ho Ie Mexunder pitched a five flitter over eight inning' and (bet Lemon s two-run double highlighted a four run fourth inning leading host Introit over Minnesota and a 'weep of the three game series Orioles 4, Angels 2 Hon Washington s two run double with one out in the 12th inning lilted Baltimore over host California com pleting a three game 'w**ep of the Angel' Mets 7, Giants 4 Barry Lyons hit his lirst major league grand slam in th** 'ixth inning as New York rallied to down San Francisco Kevin McKeynolds hit a solo home run in the tourth as the Mets vet a team record with HD homers for the season bettering the old mark of 148 last year Reds 5, Pirates 3 Dave Parker hit a home run into the upper dei k of Riverfront Stadium snapping a ti** and leading Cincinnati The victory moved th** Betis back into a tie lur the NL West lead w uh San Francisco Dodgers 7, Expos 2 Although he walked seven her nando A alen/ueia pitched tour hit ball for seven inning' to break a per son a I three gam** losing sir* ak Rangerettes take care of MV Panthers By TIM WAITS Staff Writer Smithson Valley used an all-around attack en route to a 15-12. 15-10 victory over the Medina Valley Lady Panthers Thursday afternoon in the Rangerettes season opener Kim Vordenbaum helped carry the Rangerettes with a strong front-line performance That was the nest game I have ever seen her play said Kangerette Coach louise Davidson She said she had taken her vitamins and I guess that helped Vordenbaum scored three points with four kills in the first game as the Rangerettes held off a pesky Lady Panther team Tied b b the Rangerettes took the lead on a Lady Panther violation and Sheryl Parker followed with an ace . Vordenbaum connected on a Leslie Met oy set for a point and Parker served another ace to give the Kangerette' a four point lead 'heryl was really having a great game of serving said Davidson The Rangerettes picked up three more point' including Vordenbaum > 'pike oi a Lady Panther overset Medina Valley came back within two point' but a hit that went long gave the Rangerettes game-point Tonja Bowling who made her first appearance in the game for the pur pose of serving, finished the game with an ace \fter a 'low start in the second game the Rangerettes built a com manding Li-5 lead Five Kangerette points came on aces, including three straight by Lisa Yell Michele Hen-nigar who led the team with seven kills and four points scored on a kill and a block during the surge As in the first game the Lady Pan ther' fought back within contention late in the game, but ran out ot steam McCoy pounded home the final point oil a set trom Hennigar Medina Valley had a good team. said Davidson They had a lot more talent than we were expel ting and that is good We had a good scrimmage against West Campus, which was good for U' she said ‘Our passing was really good bv everybody on the back row Smithson A alley will be competing in the Harlandaie San Antonio this weekend Statistics Smithson Valley made their voTevba I opener leal weep u Pl p f I tea» Ace* Blocks Kids Points (Assists) Ne* Braunfels Hennigar0-2 7 4 s Bowling l-o-o I Coy usi 4-1 u Y ell 34*4) I fly att o-* I A ordenbaum O-o-S-3. Peirsoi is* Parker!-**-* . Totals* 217-44 (U Pinal score SV wins IS 12 IS IO Sv s tumor varsity won rn three games Mc Football season begins with scrimmages today Men's basketball team nips Puerto Rico \11**i mrks of two a day s prui til**' drill' and summer heat all till**** ii k a1 lint ball teams get to tut tin- stadiums tonight and look across tile im** tit scrimmage at somebody other than their learn mates VII three teams will ti** at home tot tonights tirst scrimmages * alison will host Gonzales Leander visits New Braunfels and mu i Hi son V alley hosts Marble F alls The Bangers will U*gin at >p in wit!) the I re sh man and junior car sitv teams The vai'itv teams will hit th** field at approximately 7 p rn New Braunfels JV team will take ti)** field at *> p rn with the varsity scrimmage following at 7 so p m The Canyon scrimmage will t**gin at ♦) to p rn with the junior varsity and varsity teams alter rut mg throughout the night Fuch team will have on** more scrimmage next week then til** regular season opens sept 4 District 13 4A play starts two weeks alter that on .sept 18ScoreboardOn the air fWIDA Y p m Baseball Houston at Chicago I uhs VSGN i sd pm    Sulu racing    NAM AR Winston Cup pole qualifying lur Bum Ii ii XI F.'PN ii $5 p m Baseball Pittsburgh at Vtlanta SS I Bs 7 to pin    Vuto racing    NAM Alt Gl and Nationals Series F 'RN SATURDAY ll am Pan Ain Games Finals in boxing men s basketball arui women s ai Ground gymnastics KF'.NS ll am Running Falmouth Road Ran* FNPN I p    in    Auto racing IRRA Northern Nationals FlsPN 1 Kip rn Golf RGA Beatrice Western open KSA!' 2 pm    Baseball New V ork Yankees at Oakland KMOL 3 p    rn    Baseball Houston at Chicago Cutis WGN 3 p    rn    Horse racing Iselin Handicap for thoroughbreds. KS RN 3 to p rn W ide World of Sports featur mg Mark Brei anil vs Marvin Marting tor th* WBV welterweight lied    Travers 'takes for 3 vear old Uioroughbfeds KS AT 4 p rn Auto racing Vmencan series F 'RN t in p m reruns Player s Challenge * ailadian National Championship men s semifinals I SA b to p in Vuto racing    N AM VR Winston Cup Busch >no F.sPN 6 35 pm Baseball Plttsburgfi at Vtlanta WTB.' 8 p rn Pres season tool ball Dallas al san Francisco KF'.Ns INDIANAPOLIS AP    t    S men s basketball got a scare women s softball and gymnastics got a gold and I S boxers ar** getting routed by Cubans at the Pan Vmertc an ti allies VS itll just th** weekend left tor thes* I** day games Americans had a medal stash ut ii1* including 158 gold 108 silver and 73 bronze They can still give away half their loot and t*c comfortably ahead of i unada next with 157 gold Cuba is in third place with lo medals tk) gold Puerto Rico almost got in tile way of the basketball team ' drive for gold Thursday's game had a different twist because Hie I nited States won by july five points Ho 75 instead of its usual Jo point w alkov ers There were no struggles at the soh ball field where the I S women who have overwhelmed everyone since the games began won the gold with a 4 1 victory over Puerto Rico I S men had to settle tor a stiver after tx* mg beaten by Canada 2 I In gymnastics the outcome was expected a I S team gold The hero was not Instead of national champion Kristie Phillips leading the charge it wasSahnna Mar whose consistency made up for lier teammuD' mistakes on th** balance bean; md I loor exercise In boxing Cubans continued lo dominate heating Amel leans Michael Bent and F t aik' vt finishing off a semifinals rout ’fiat put lo Cubans info the finals -i 2 weight divisions SOFTBALL Michele ii ranger Kiia Vi g >?u; Rhonda Wheatley combined on the two hitter against Puerto Rico For the tournament the throe pit citers combined to allow only on* ut. in 60 innings They gave up it) hits while striking out i<> md walking . Opposing batters had ..ti    . 1 .1 a average against them The Canadian men won the coal behind Uh* pitching of Rob 'cheder and Glen lev ne GYMNASTICS Ka en with mistakes t ti** tai challenged I S team broke it' own 24 year old Pan Am record with score of tho u.i Th* old record i> 384 ii Cuba won th** silver and t anada took the bronze Mar of Monterey Park Calif scored a 9 85 in the boor exercise and a 9 825 on the vault She led th* in dividual standings with 77 55, follow by Phillips at 77 4 75 Phillips 15 of Baton Route La fell off the balance beam while try mg to mak* a simple turn but climbed back on and did bel famous back * mf* f lf 11 it ll liradst I nu lot d H IU BOXING Michael Collins a I bo pounder and Todd I isle! at I J pounds wert* Uh* lone bright spots tot the I s team winning easy decisions to move into the muds I think I just won the title." said Collins et I a Porte Texas who beat Rafael Delvalle of Puerto Hico to earn a shot at Manuel Martinez of I aha I in really not worried atntut the Cuban He didn't really impress me Foster ontheothei hand, probably will trave his hands full with i unde t a no Duvet gel the defending Pan Am champion who stopped Hailed Gueto of Panama in th** tirst round TENNIS VI Parker of Claxton Ga beat Miguel Nido of Puerto Rico 8-2 8 2 to reach th** semifinals in mens singles The I s mixed doubles team of Patrick Mc Finn- John s younger brother, and Jane Holdren lost to Juan Pinto and Belkis Rodriguez ut 4 uba b 4 4-ti 7-6 TEAM SPORTS The Inned Mates crushed Puerto Rico 17 3 to clinch a berth in the gold medal game against Cuba in water polo The Americans hit on eight ot their tirst 12 possessions with Peter < ampbell scoring four times Cuba seeking its tilth straight gold medal us womens volleyball defeated I ii*-1 lined 'tales 15 9 15 11 • Cuba piavs Peru tor the cham pionship America plays Brazil for third place I ome See Your NeighborMIKE DELAVAN Oil ers make offer to HighsmithLocal sports Friday 3 p in F ootball Smithson Valley vs Marble Falls freshmen and junior varsity scrimmage with varsity following at 7 p rn at Ranger Field 6 p rn F ootball New Brauntels vs loamier junior varsity scrimmage with varsity following at 7 to p rn at I’nicom Field b .to p rn Football Canyon vs God /ales in JA Ii varsity scrimmage at Cougar Field HOLSTON AP The Houston Oilers have ottered first round pick Alonzo Highsmith the choice of a 4 year 42 million contract or a match with the contract of un signed quarterback Kelly Stoufter. the St Louis Cur dinaU first round pick officials said Oiler General Manager Ladd Her/eg came up with the proposal after noting that Highsmith s agent Robert F raley, bad stated that quarterbacks in the same round traditionally have received 33 per cent more than runn mg backs drafted in the same round The Cardinals said Stoufter was the sixth play er chosen in the 1987 draft Highsmith. a running back from Miami was the third player picked in the first round by the Oilers The Oilers are prepared to sign Alonzo today to either a $2 million proposal or to a standard contract where the Oilers agree to match the quarterback s contract when the sixth player in thi> draft signs Her/eg said in a let ter to Fraley made public Thursday Fraley als*) released a statement to the media say ing Ins latest proposal call' tor a Y2 87 million contract an*] a $1 4 million signingIxmus Her/eg said the signing inurns was more than Oklahoma linebacker Brian Bosworth received fot sign mg w lth th** Seattle Seahaw ss F raley, in his letter to Her/eg suggested that the contract proposal be submitted to arbitration Krueger Chevrolet 386 W San Antonio St. Downtown New BraunfelsPhone 625-3451 ;