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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 6, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Sports Wednesday May 6 198/ Herald Zeitung Nev. Bra re ' Page 9A A bad day Luckless Rangers fall to Tivy Antlers By TIM WAITS Staff Writer If Smithson Valley and Kerrville I ivy have proven anything this year it is that both teams are capable of scoring beaticoups of runs Ti vy held up its end of the bargain Tuesday afternoon at Hanger Field, shutting down the Hangers 9 I In the previous meeting between tin* two. the Antlers outscored the Hangers la 12 It may have been time for a com edown on the part of the Hangers, after having amassed 27 runs in their last two out mgs I haven t seen anything like it in a while." said Hanger (’each Bo Wright "Not since the Boerne game It was the worst game I ve seen in quite some time " While the Hangers failed to establish any consistent offense the Antlers scored in each of the first five innings including a five run outburst in the third Six errors on the part of the Hangers didn’t help matters either as the Antlers only had five hits Smithson \ alley's lone run came in the sixth, when the Hangers were already down 9 0 With two outs Scott Davis doubled to right field Shawn I.a Hut* followed with a single to bring home Davis That run was one of the very few tremors the Hangers made on the base paths In the first inning. Mike Churchman led off with a base hit and Jay Young walked to put two Hangers on with no outs Box score KERRVILLE TIVY SMITHSON VALLEY ab r h bi ab r h bi Mtilnd ss *» 2 ti I M C h rn n Hpkins ss 0 0 0 0 lb 4 0 2 0 Tnnson th 3 ll 0 0 Young lf •» 0 0 0 Myers lh ti I) (I (I Kl ti** I ph I 0 0 0 Garcia cf 4 0 I I Keyes lf 0 0 0 0 TBbtt p ■» 2 I I Smart c 3 0 0 0 HBbttph 0 0 0 0 Wilsn th 3 0 0 0 Drpela lf 2 0 0 0 Davis cf J I I 0 Fronts ph I 0 0 0 Mayw’ld p I 0 I 0 I) o *1 s o n Dt'hmnpr 0 0 0 0 DU J I I I LaKue ss I 0 I I OgnsZb ll 0 (I (I Tutwllr 2b 3 ll ll 0 (’ n eh a m Dees rf •» OO 0 2b 0 0 ti (I Kehdsn rf I 0 0 0 Wilms rf 3 J (I 0 Herrng ss I 0 0 0 Dr abri lh 3 I I 0 Endrin ph 0 0 0 0 Johnsn c 2 ll 0 0 Totals 75 I $ I Mille i (I I (I Totals 76 9 5 , s Tivy us HO 0 » SV OOO OOI 0 I—I *^ in I nu K Davis 2 Maywald, Smart. Herring. LaKue DF Tivy 2 SV I LUB SV 6 I' ivy ti 2B Davis. M aw.lid I Md son HH I' Bobbitt SB T Bobbitt Honing S Johnson IP H R ER BB SO T ivy T Bobbitt W    7    5    114    5 SV May wald IIH    4    4    9    8    8    4 Wilson    I    1    0 0 2    1 Mavwald pitched to two batters in the fifth MBF Bv Mavwald Williams BB Smart WF Mavwald 2 Wilson T Bob bit. However. Jason Smart flew out to right and Young was doubled off at first on a Mike Wilson pop up to Tivy Smithson Valley s Mike Ch first baseman Joel Druebert Aside from the sixth the only other time the Hangers had two h.e-e i in ners was in the third Jimmy Hen nr walked and Churchman picked up another base hit But the next three Hangers were retired in order to melt the threat Churchman accounted for two ut the Hangers'five hits •mr. **■ ! Seattle's rally leaves Rockets on the ropes HOUSTON AF • Seattle’s Dale Kills has just completed a 5-dav visit here during which he was arrested atter a nightclub incident and then jeered and baited by banner waving tans He had a wonderful time I’m having the time of my lite," Kills said I like to have the ball in my hands in situations where we need baskets Kills got his wish Tuesday night His two straight jump shots the last with i d left in the game rallied Seattle to a 99 97 victory giving the Sonics a 2-0 lead in their I vest-of seven-game NBA Western Conference semifinal playoff series Kills hit a { point basket with 14 seconds to go iii an overtime seal mg a ll 1-106 victory in Saturday's series opener Kills and teammate Kevin W illiams were arrested early Sunday morning at the Ocean Club near the team's hotel Williams was charged with resisting arrest and Kilts was charged with interfering with an arrest Instead of being distracted by the incident KI I is used it for inspiration I wasn't about to let anything bother nu* Kills said_ Dale Ellis 160 points in last 5 games As the teams warmed up to start the second half a fan waved a banner that read Free Drinks at Hie I K-ean Club " Kills laughed along "That guy is a natural he should have been a comedian Kills said Kills now has UU) poults in the Sonics Vganie playoff winning streak that started with three straight victories over Dallas and it now has put the dockets down o 2 atter two home games We’re enjoy ing it Sonics inward Xavier McDaniel said • We're winning and we'iv appy right now and we don’t plan to come hack to Houston The third and fourth cairn*' in the series will In* played in Seattle Thursday and Saturday \ lith game it necessary would return to Houston on Tuesday Trailing *2 W ai tin* hall Houston outscored Seattle in to start the third quartet and sept tin* lead until Kills cave the a 9H 97 lead Forward Tom Chandlers hit a free throw with eight econds lo plav tor the Dual |x>int ot Hic game Houston did not score a point iii the (mal 2 " , ,»t the game \keem olajuwon md Katph Sampson pe.»rhe,td**d Houston’s third quarter charge Houston outscored the Sonics J in in the period xx it Ii Olajuwon hitting • points and Sampson 9 points in the quarter Olajuwon lod tile Rockets with 27 points and Sampson had * Kach had IJ rebounds McDaniel added 22 points tor tin* Sonics Seattle answered Houston’s third quarter challenge with a 9 t spurt to start the fourth quarter Lakers too tough for Warriors By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Trailing by seven points at halftime Los Angeles had what Coach Pat Riley called ‘one of the ties! quarters for 12 minutes of sustained action that we’ve ever had with the Lakers With their transition game iii high gear the Lakers scored 29 points over the I mal ii im; of the period and broke the game open, finally taking a 125-ll ti decision The 49 points was the most ever scored in the third quarter OI an NBA playoff game, breaking the mark of 47 set bv Milwaukee in 1970 and matched by the Lakers iii 1984 The Lakers made 17 ot-21 shots from the field 1 Hft 9 per cent) iii the record quarter Joe Barry Carroll, who had 20 points at halftime, finished with 22 to lead the Warriors Celtics IU, Bucks98 Larry Bird scored 40 points, making up tor the absence of All Star forward Kevin Mcliale. who is out with an ankle injury    ,    »    ,    ,»    . It was a season high eighth straight victory for Boston which never trailed The ( cities Uth con set uti \ e home playoff victory moved them within one of the league record set by tilt* 1949-51 Minneapolis Lakers Bird got help from Robert Parish with 22 points and Dennis Johnson with 20 Milwaukee which was swept by Boston in last year s Eastern Conference final, was led by Terry Cummings with 28 points Hawks 115, Pistons 102 Not wanting to meet the same fate as the Rockets, the NBA * rn NBA Playoffs By The Associated Press CONFERENCE SE MIF IN Al S (Best of Seven) Saturday's Came Seattle ill Houston un, OT Sunday's Game Detroit 112 Atlanta 111 Tuesday's Games Boston ill Milwaukee **8 Boston teds series Atlanta 115, Detroit 102 series tied l l Seattle1*! Houston 97 Seal I Ie leads series 'n I, A Lakers 125. Golden State Ut. I. V leakers lead -* i i. 0 Today's Game Milwaukee at Boston Hawks used 94 points by Handy Wittman md a third quarter burst to subdue the Pistons who won the opener of the series 112-111 Dominique Wilkins added 23 points and Kevin Willis had 19 points and IO rebounds for the Hawks Bill Laimbeer and Isiah Thomas each scored 20 for the Pistons The Hawks led 684*5 when Wittman tnt an lf- anti jumper with 3:54 lett rn the third period The spurt ended when Mike McGee scored on a tip iii with 36 seconds left to give Atlanta an 83 71 lead going into the final quarter Dominique Wilkins added 23 points and Kevin Willis had 19 points and IO rebounds for the Hawks Bill Laimbeer and isiah Thomas each scored 20 for tin Pistons. ded bx tesignated hitter Wright Bouget ti sullen lour hits md iu iii* unix rn gers ; J A con i* fifth a bonn distan tall to nctitioi tgers lax ti will ight I Rainsclaim NB,Canyon 13-4A games Heavy rains and lightning washed away half of the District 13 4A schedule on Tuesday forcing ( anyon and New Braunfels to try to make up its games today For the most part the downpour missed Unicorn Field but a steady drizzle delayed the game and fre quent lightning caused its subsequent cancellation The Unicorns will host Schertz Clemens this afternoon weather per nutting The game h been ten tati\cly scheduled for pm. th* earliest the game can start, but . definite starting time was not set t be announced until p rn Canyon's game at Hay a as als* washed away The c ougars an * Rebels will try to do battle again at 7 to p in The early start at Smithson Valley enabled the Hangers and Kerrville Tivy to escape* the weather The Antlers downed Smithson Valley 9 In an important game for New Braunfels' playoff hopes front running Fredericksburg nipped third place Boerne 6-5 in IO innings The Billies had a ■ ' lead but was forced into extra innings by Boerne The I mcorns arc now a half game behind Boerne and a full game behind second place Lockhart which was idle Tuesday night Lockhart's ttrial two games are against Fredericksburg and New Braunfels Should the Lions lose both games and New Braunfels win its final three games the I nicorns would clinch second place iii the district to the pit Ty ler Bob run in the *e for the 2. lo I III and 4 13 I iii district it Samuel a 7 [i rn New Friday Braunfeb Boerne Rangers rally to nip Tribe; Darwin's triple lifts Astros By THE ASSOCIAT CD PFTSS Texas Hangers shortstop Curtis Wilkerson has made as many public appearances Hus en son a*- Howard Hughe*' did rn hts declining >ears But when Cut tis Jim*' get a shot at the spotlight he gratis center stage He went to th** plate Tuesday night for only th** lith tun** in 23 games and tor th** Hrs! time in nine da\s and deliver***! th** game w inning hit is lit** Hangers nilled {or a in inning ti t victory over lh** Cleveland In durns Wilkerson went int** lh** game in th** ninth * pinch runner and scored th** tying run iii a t run rally that tied it a * Hi*- game winner * aine oft indians reliever Frank Wills o I who issu«*d a one out w alk t• ! Vie Ineav iglia ain! a two oui walt to (.any Parrish before surrettdei mg Wilkerson'', gain** ending ingle Wilkerson s tnt made i winner el Hanger relieve! Mitch Williams I *g one of three Texas hullers to '**<* ac lion in th** indians ninth when Cleveland sewed tin''•* lins to I ak** » I lead Williams came n xx itll th** bases loaded and on** out md got out of th** jam on two popups Astros 5, Phillips I That Dame Dai win '•••jflered live tuts iii seven innings til** Houston \ st I* is defeated Philadelphia is not surprising that Darwin hit a tie breaking two i un triple {tin*- a double .md a single is tug new s Prior to Tuesday night’s Ct win over Hie Plnlli**' Darwin had two hits in 26 appeal atlee*, in (tie major leagues He struck out ’a times and in every mien! Iii' last "even arhats I was a pretty go* Kl hitter in high school.’’ said Darwin who came to Houston from Texas iii the American League last August I had gone at tout ll years without an al bat I velure I came to Hic National League The lirst time up last season the hail seemed Ilk** it was going a hundred miles an flour Darwin. 2 I struck out three and walked two He had idle! help from Larry Andersen and Dave Smith tint did n*»t mind being taken out alter tile seventh inning I was starting to get a little tired probably from running the bases " Darwin said I had real g*HKl plays tvehind me and that made me dig a little deeper Darwin s two run triple in the seventh inning snapped a Ll tie. and he collected his iirsi major league game winning HBI Orioles 5, Twins 4 Baltimore rookie Erie Bell lost his no hitler iii the ninth inning At least lie didn t lost* the game Bell took a five run lead into the final inning, (nit Tom Nieto 'n bloop American League By Th#    Pf    mss. teat Division    W    I    Pct    GB To*, fit-    15    9    625    4*» N**w y    US    It)    615    4*, B st..!*    11    15    423    SN H af" ).    IO    15    400    IO !)»*•' '    ,    16    360    ll Of-.*- r *    -»    .*46    IV:, West Divisor-    VV    I    Pct    GB National League By The Associated Pies* I ast Division    WIP, Chicago    14 ti h1 N«*A Vufk I j ] j * P*tttbu*06 Montreat Pt,i!.*(1#lj>hici Ii I; 44 C J West Division On, I'M'.*! San»lanmco 14 Pct GB I os Any#u**, 4 13 San Diego I ?t JIA | ^ Tuesday'* Gama* San francisco IO St . * Angels 3 C' ■ V jntrsal 6 Atlanta t t ■ * natl 2 NO A Ye Houlton 5 Phtfadelr touts 6 S’tnsbutgh IO San [j iieg© 8 Today * Games M< intreal (Smith 0 OI c bk arnut! i Soto 2 OI at At*anu Bt Ne* VV N I 3 O' Otis tAguHe-rf 2 Houlton Ryan 2 al P8i»adi ptphi* teat mar S* toui« <Mag*ar*** 1 3 3* lo) Pittsburgh Peusrh,* ,H«>rshis#*» 2 3t. I’*! Chicago Sanderson M Davis 3 1) et' single started a tour-run rally and it took live Orioles pitchers to hold oft Minnesota Don Sutton pitch** seven innings an Angels 2, Brewers 0 a hit ital) tor d moved into Uth place on the iii time win list with ins 312th victory as California t*eat Mil w a uke** White Sox 2, Yankees 0 Bill I .mig. stin k in the minor leagues since August 1983 pitched a two hitter in outdueling Joe Niekro as Chicago t*eaf v isiting New A ark I Mug allowed a pair of singles to Dan Pasqua Long struck oui five walked none and ret ire* I 17 straight ballers at one stretch Red Sox 6, Athletics 0 Bruce Hurst pitched a five-hitter and struck out a career high 14 leading Boston over Oakland Hurst i 3. ended ins th ret* game losing streak He walked two Royals 6, Blue Jays 4 Danny Tartabul! drove in three runs and Kansas City ended Toron to’ssix game w inning string Charlie lanbrandt. 4-1. got the victory and Jerry Don Gleaton picked up his I irs! save Mariners 7, Tigers 5 Hey Quinones tut a two run homer off Detroit reliever Willie Hernandez in the ninth inning, giving Seattle its victorv over Detroit Reds 2, Mets 0 Ted Power allowed six hits in 8 I innings and struck out a career-high nine alters for his ninth consecutiv* victory Ile is 4i this season Dodgers 3, Cubs I Bot) Welch scattered sev en hits and struck out nine hut saw his shutout streak stopped at 23 1-3 innings The Cubs' run came in th** eighth when Shawon Dunston led off with a triple and pinch hitter Jerry Murnphr* y singled ending a string tit 6 innings over live starts iii which Welch hadn't allow ed an earned run Giants IO, Cardinals 6 Chris Spoier hit his (mm grand slam in 15 years capping a six run rally in the sixth inning speim hit the tirst pitch thrown by relieve i tv Soft over the left lieid fence un I third homer of the season Soft reliev ed loser Dreg Mathews after th** ( ar dmals’ starter tell behind '-o ii tin count Pirates IO, Padres 8 Rafael Bell lard hit las i- -a league home run a three a > r> f >« a cap a five run second ac gave Pittsburgh a a n lead who became the Fit at*    a shortstop midway thro!    1 season had gone 404 ll*.    >    a a home run until Ii** ii* \    t from Erie Show ovei th* u i center ;