San Antonio Light Newspaper Archives Aug 19 1973, Page 131

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San Antonio Light (Newspaper) - August 19, 1973, San Antonio, Texas Light staff writer Oklahoma City the Oklahoma City wranglers he m i i i a t e d the san Antonio Toros 42-14, saturday night and won the Eastern division championship of the South Western professional football league As a result. The wranglers fury was so great that it not Only gave the team a championship in its first t _ Mutuc a liar of coach Brooks noisier. Mosier had said ear m the week that the three touchdowns. De Williams a 245-Pound product of Langston univer sity was primarily responsible for the Toros loss. Wil Liams thrilled a Taft stadium crowd of fans with his antics. Included were touchdown runs of 39, 75 and n Yards which kept the san Antonio team on ice. Five for Wiseman in addition to Williams three touchdowns the wranglers got two Field goals and five extra Points from Craig Wiseman an eight Yard touchdown pass from Mike Jones to Ron Francis and a Fumble recovery in the Toro end zone by Mark Funk. The Toro touchdowns came on a 71-Yard pass from Luz Pedraza to Clarence Jackson and on a 49-Yard pass from Jim Duncan to Don Burrell. When a team is treated the Way the Toros were it is difficult to single out any of standing defensive players. The Toros not Only lost Bot i cars but also their Tail. Suffice to say that the of Toros take Crown forts of David Munden Al Fredo Avila Joe Womack and the front four of Bill Grindle Clarence Miles Marc Allen and Joe Lewallen did prevent Oklahoma City from scoring As often As it would have liked. But the Points accumulated by the wranglers did Heap the second worst defeat in the history upon the Toros and the team has lost just 13 times in seven seasons. Oklahoma City which led .21-7 at the half padded that margin to three touchdowns less than four minutes into the second half when Funk recovered Podraza s Fumble in the end zone. Funk s heroics cams but two plays after the Toros Mike Montgomery had killed a Ivr Angler drive by recover ing a hobble by m u r r c 11 Trayes at the Toro 3 forced to punt the Toros were unable to mount an effective offence on their next Possession and punted the Ball to the wranglers. Williams then blitzed the Toros with his 75-Yard run that upped tie Host team s advantage to Jvi-7 with remaining in the Quarter. The Toros got their final

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