Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
Friday. March 12. 1971
Loggers, SeaPac Win In Western Regionals
300 Swimmers Expected For Whitman Aquarama Approximately 300 swimmers from all over the Northwest will be in Walla Walla this weekend to take part in the third annual Whitman Aquarama Exchange Club Swim Meet. The competition, which will be staged at Sherwood Center, gets under way Saturday at 9 a.m. and won't conclude until late Sunday afternoon. Joining Walla Walla in the annual meet will be two teams each, from Yakima and Kennewick. plus teams from Boise, Coeur d'Alene. Pullman. Spokane. Pasco, Richland. Tacoma and British Columbia. There will be competition in
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five different age groups spanning eight-year-olds through 17-year-olds. The meet is sponsored by the Walla Walla Exchange Club and the Walla Walla YMCA Swim Team Parent's Club Twenty-one Walla Walla swimmers will join the competition. Local swimmers entered this year include Leslie Deck. Karen Deck and Tim Deck in the eightand-under age group. Cindy Brock. Beth Beaulaurier, Lori Renz. Carole Stansbery. Lisa Deck. David Kegley and Richard Beaulauner in the 9-10 age group, Karen Jacobson, Cathy Stansbery, Nola Schatzel, Susan Diers and Doug Nelson in the 11-12 group, Steven Picerne, Ross Pulfer and Phil Rach at 1314. and George Picerne. Bruce
Pulfer. Patty Phinney and Dale Kegley in the 15-17 age group. The team is coached by Coy Jones, who says his swimmers have shown great improvement lately and should do quite well in the competition. Frank Phinney, who is meet director, announced that team trophies will be awarded to the top three teams in the meet. There will also be high-point trophies for the top swimmers in each age group. Trophies, medals and ribbons will be awarded the first six places in each individual event. Bleacher seating will be available at poplside. There will be no admission charged and concessions will be available in the building All concession proceeds will be used to support AAU swimming and meet expenses.
Petrie's 30-Foot Bombs Help Blazers Gun Bullets By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rookie Geoff Petrie of the Portland Trail Blazers has become accustomed to being double-teamed. He shrugs it off by hitting 30-footers. "We don't usually doubleteam a player that far from the hoop," said Baltimore Coach Gene Shue Thursday night after the Bullets lost a 136-118 National Basketball Association game to the expansion team. Petne, who had been a doubtful starter because of a sore knee, quickly hit four in a row from 30 feet and beyond. That gave Shue reason to doubt his defensive strategy. The victory snapped Portland's nine-game losing streak.
Seattle ripped Detroit 130-97 and San Diego shoved aside Boston 115-91 in the only other NBA games scheduled. Portland Coach Rolland Todd is just as convinced that Petrie should be Rookie of the Year as Atlanta Coach Richie Guerin believes the honor should go to his rookie guard, Pete Maravich. He notes that Petrie has been scoring 30 points a game since opponents began double-teaming him 15 games ago. Petrie again scored 30 as Portland toppled a Baltimore team which played without injured center Wes Unseld. Earl Monroe played sparingly because of sore ankles.
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Cleotha Dowdy, at fr-1 and 286 pounds, will be one of four heavyweights in action at the Walla Walla Community College gym Saturday night when WWCC sponsors a smoker. Dowdy, a defensive end on WWCC's football team last fall, will tangle with 190-pound Leonard Butler of the Washington State Penitentiary in one of two heavyweight matches on the 13-bout card.
13 Bouts Booked For WWCC Smoker With the Joe FrazierMuhammad Ali heavyweight title fight stirring boxing interest in Walla Walla this week, the Walla Walla Community College smoker at the WWCC gym Saturday night promises to provide area fight fans with some interesting fisticuffs with a local flavor. The smoker, which donates all proceeds to the WWCC scholarship fund, gets under way at 8 o'clock with 13 bouts on the program. Boxers from WWCC, the Washington State Penitentiary, Walla Walla, Spokane and Milton-Freewater — plus four special bouts featuring Walla Walla Junior Wagon Wheelers — will take part in the action. A couple of heavyweight
Colleges THURSDAY'S RESULTS Fordham 84, Manhattan 68 St John's NY 85, NYU 74 Colorado 90, Oklahoma State 68 Tournaments NCAA College Division First Round Great Likes Regional Cent Mich. 63, Augustana. HI 59 Evansville 82, Ashland, Ohio 74 Midwest Regional Kentucky Wesleyan 94, St Olaf's 79 NE Mo . St 75. No Dak St 66 Western Regional Puget Sound 81, Cal Poly. San Luis Obispo 69 Seattle Par. 75, San Fran St 68 Atlmntic Coast Conference First Round South Carolina 71, Maryland 63 North Carolina 76, Clemson 41 N C . State 68, Duke 61 Virginia 85, Wake Forest 84 NAIA Championships Quarterfinals Kentucky St. 93, Grambling 81 East Mich 87, Eau Clair, Wis 80 Fairmont, W Va 78, No Car. A&T 74 Elizabeth City 90, Stephen F. Austin 88 Missouri Valley Conf. Playoffs Louisville 68, St. Louis 66
Oregon Preps THURSDAY'S RESULTS Class A Regionals At The Dalles Condon 75, Cascade Locks 66 McEwen 51, Culver 50 Pilot Rock 71, Weston 57 Heppner 74, Riverside 39 At Baker Enterprise 75, Dayville 36 Pine-Eagle 69, Cove 65 Wallowa 62, Prairie City 53 Harper 65, Long Creek 57 Class AA Yawama League Playoffs Dayton 53, Banks 52 Nestucca 89, Amity 65
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clashes have been scheduled. Leonard Butler, a 190pounder from the penitentiary, is pitted against WWCC's Cleotha Dowdy, a 206-pound football defensive end, in one of the two biggies, with Byron Perkins, a 195-pound WSP fighter, going against 194-pound Ken Olson, a Wa-Hi student who is fighting unattached. The two Spokane fighters in the competition are Rocky Chevez and Dan Bruggman. Chevez, at 147 pounds, meets Charles Hilyard, a 147-pounder from the WSP. Bruggman, 178, takes on James Page, 180, of the WSP. FIRST BOUT — Phil Brock (148), MUton-Freewater, vs Dan Wurtz (150), WWCC. SECOND BOUT - James Fisher (140). WSP, vs Johnny Salazer (140), WSP THIRD BOUT — Dan Supran (147). WSP, vs Johnny Rollins (147), WSP FOURTH BOUT — Jim Robideau (155), WSP, vs Willie Ryals (155), WSP FIFTH BOUT — Leonard Butler (190), WSP, vs. Cleotha Dowdy (206), WWCC SIXTH BOUT — Byron Perkins (195), WSP, vs. Ken Olson (194). Walla Walla SEVENTH BOUT - Rocky Chevez (147), Spokane, vs Charles Hilyard, (147), WSP. EIGHTH BOUT — Dan Bruggman (178), Spokane, vs James Page (180), WSP. NINTH BOUT - Chuck Streamer (183), Walla Walla, vs Glen Hollowav (175), WWCU Walla Walla Junior Wagon Wheelers FIRST BOUT — Frank Morgan (170) vs John Mendithf 165) SECOND BOUT - Dan Toban (1251 vs CnsRasmussen(127) THIRD BOUT — Jesse Ben-ones (125) vs Marty Tate( 117) FOURTH BOUT — Dave Rasmussen (140) vs Mike Filan (140)
meet the winner of the Weber State-Long Beach State game. Big Eight Conference champion Kansas plays the winner of the Missouri Valley Conference March 18 in the Midwest. Louisville, which beat St. Louis 68-66 Thursday night, matches forces with Drake to decide the MVC champion. The three finished in a regular season tie. Also in action in the second round will be Ohio State, winner of the Big Ten, against the winner of the Marquette— Miami game, and Southeastern champion Kentucky against the victor of the Western KentuckyJacksonville game. Winner of the Penn-Duquesne game plays a second-round match with the Atlantic Coast Conference champion, yet to be named. North Carolina State upset Duke 68-61, South Carolina beat Maryland 71-63, North Carolina bombed Clemson 76-41 and Virginia clipped Wake Forest 85-84 Thursday to advance to the semifinals of the AAC playoffs.
Exhibition Baseball THURSDAY'S RESULTS Cincinnati 9, Minnesota 8 Baltimore 6, Tokyo Giants 4 Chicago (AL) 9, Philadelphia 2 Cleveland 2, Tokyo Lotte Onons 0 Milwaukee 7, San Francisco 5 Kansas City 7, New York (AL) 3 Atlanta 5, Pittsburgh 2 Los Angeles 5, New York (NL) 4 Detroit 8, Houston 7 St Louis 7, Boston 4 Oakland 6, California 1 San Diego 11, Chicago (NL) 7
Hockey NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Thursday's Results Boston 7, Los Angeles 2 Vancouver 7, Detroit 3
Similar Match-Ups Loom Four Survive In Spokane AAA Regionals NAIA Tourney
KANSAS CITY (AP) — Fairmont, W.Va., State collides with Eastern Michigan and Kentucky State runs up against Elizabeth City, N.C., State tonight in the semifinals of the NAIA basketball tournament. The winners clash Saturday night for the title. Twelfth-seeded Elizabeth City, the big surprise in this 34th annual dribble derby, Thursday night knocked off Stephen F. Austin of Texas, No. 4 seed, 90-88. Eastern Michigan, No. 6 seeded, disposed of third-seeded Eau Claire, Wis., State 87-80. Defending champion and topseed Kentucky State and Fairmont State, seeded second, won as expected although the latter had a rough time before it eliminated North Carolina A&T 78-74. Kentucky State spanked ninth-seeded Grambling 93-81.
New Hoquiom Grid Coach LONGVLEW (AP) - Alex "Sandy" deCarteret, R.A. Long High School football coach here for the last 12 years, has signed a contract to take over as head football coach at Hoquiam High
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Twenty-five into one will go, as the nation's top teams begin the climb toward the national title Saturday with the start of the NCAA basketball playoffs. When it's over March 27, one of the 15 league champions and 10 at-large entries will be crowned king of the colleges. Four regional playoffs, including 18 of the teams, get rolling Saturday with the seven remaining entries on call for the second round March 18 after first-round byes. In East regional openers, it's I\7 League champion Penn against Duquesne at Morgantown, W.Va.; Villanova vs. Middle Atlantic Conference champ St. Joseph's, Pa., at University Park, Pa. and Southern Conference titlist Furman playing Fordham in New York. The first-round games in the Mideast include Jacksonville against Western Kentucky, the Ohio Valley winner, and Miami of Ohio, the Mid-American Conf e r e n c e champ, matched against Marquette, in a doubleheader at South Bend, Ind. Texas Christian, winner of the Southwest Conference, hosts Notre Dame in one of the Midwest games at Houston, Tex., with Houston and New Mexico State in the other. Brigham Young, king of the Western Athletic Conference, takes on Utah State and Big Sky titlist Weber State meets Long Beach State in a doubleheader at Logan, Utah, in the Western regionals. UCLA, the defending NCAA champion, tackles Southern California Saturday to decide the winner of the Pacific-8, which will play the winner of the Brigham Young—Utah game in the second round. University of Pacific, the West Coast Conference winner, will
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -The University of Puget Sound Loggers, twice winners against Seattle Pacific College, have a trip to the NCAA coUege national basketball tournament riding on their hopes of making it three straight. The Loggers broke the Cal Poly Mustangs 81-69 Thursday night after the Seattle Pacific Falcons beat the San Francisco State Gators 75-68 in the opening round of the Western Regionals. Puget Sound and Seattle Pacific, traditional rivals, decide the western representative to the Evansville, bid., finals Saturday after the Gators and Mustangs shoot for third place. The lOth-ranked Loggers ran off strings of 10 and 12 straight points but still had to hold off the tireless Mustangs. Center Mike Jordan delivered 17 of his 28 points in the second half but it was Charles Lowery's cool leadership that kept the Loggers together. Cal Poly had come back from a 26-16 deficit with about eight minutes left in the first half to only a 35-33 lag at halftime. The Mustangs tied the score with the first two points of the second half. Lowery, who had 23 points, then scored five of the Loggers' 12 straight points during the next 2Vz minutes. The senior guard, whose thoughtful facial expression seemingly changes about once a lifetime, alternated scoring himself and setting up Jordan. Still, the Mustangs refused to break until the last four minutes. Lewis Jackson, who led Cal Poly with 25 points, pumped long jumpers over the taller Loggers to bring the Mustangs to within four points with just under seven minutes left. The Mustangs couldn't get closer. Jim Ballard scored 13 of his 24 points and Ed Brown 12 of his 18 points for Seattle Pacific in the second half against San Francisco State. Jim Milliard had scored eight of his nine points during the first half to help the Falcons to a comfortable 38-31 lead at intermission. Ron Beall, who led the Gators with 17 points, scored 14 in the second half as the Gators nipped at the Falcons. Vance DeVost helped out with 10 of his 12 points and the Gators ran to a 46-43 deficit with less than five minutes gone in the second half. Ballard and Brown entirely dominated the Falcons' scoring for the next 10 minutes in what amounted to a two-on-two shoot ing duel with DeVost and Beall. When most of the shooting was over, the Falcons had a ninepoint lead which the Gators couldn't do much about.
By JIM REDING U-B Sports Editor SPOKANE — Can Pasco continue its amazing Cinderella story? Can Richland duplicate an early-season victory over fourthranked Shadle Park in a battle of height? Those questions will be answered at the Spokane Coliseum tonight as the Class AAA Region IV Basketball Tournament kicks off with a pair of games. Surprising Pasco and Richland carry the Big Eight Conference banner in the weekend tourney that will determine one entry in the state semi-finals next week in Seattle. Four strikingly similar teams will clash tonight. Pasco, the unexpected Yakima Valley AAA District champion, meets Central Valley in the 7:30 opener that matches two disciplined, defensive-minded teams. The 9 o'clock nightcap pits Spokane District champion Shadle Park against Richland in a height-happy hassle. Tonight's Tinners will clash at 9 o'clock Saturday night for the one and only ticket to Seattle. Tonight's losers via at 7:30 Saturday in a meaningless consolation affair. "It looks like it's going to be the big boys facing each other in one game and the little boys going at it in the other one," observed Shadle Park Coach Dave Robertson, whose Highlanders have good height and a 20-2 season record.
Shadle Park rates as the slight favorite, but Coach Don Monson and his Pasco Bulldogs have a reputation of being extremely tough in the big gunes. Despite a fourth-place finish during the Big Eight's regular campaign, Pasco emerged as th* Yakima Valley AAA District Tournament champion for the fourth straight year. "I don't care how many games they've lost," declared Kay Thacker, the veteran Central VaDey coach. "If Don Momon to stui coaching than, rmicaredasbell." "How Noble Johnson goes, x> to the BtOdogs," predicted Ttuekcr. Johmon to Faro's
scoring and rebounding leader and floor general. "Noble is a senior now," Sixteen Class AA high school explained Monson. "He has basketball teams have a shot at been in three regional the state championship, but tournaments and he knows the some observers say a large part satisfaction of winning. I think of it will be played out in a firstthat is the major reason he round regional contest Friday played so well at district over night. the past two weekends. Curtis and Oak Harbor, Joining the 5-foot-ll Johnson ranked one and two in the final in the Bulldogs' starting lineup Associated Press poll, match will be sophomores Gordy moves and point production at Huffman (6-4) and Rayford 7:30 p.m. Friday in the opening Guice (6-1), senior Bob Region LI tilt at Pacific LutherCastleberry (6-0) and junior an University. Karl Rickenbach (6-3). Central Only one will be among the Valley will counter with Bill four teams which make it unAngel (5-11), Ton Tucker (5-11), defeated through two nights of Bill Ames (6-0), Robin Amend regional action and get a berth (6-1) and Randy Ferrell (6-1). in the Class AA finale next Shadle Park's starters will be weekend at the University of Bob Jorgensen (6-5), Doug Puget Sound. VanLeuven (6-5), Rick Nelson (6All eight teams in the final 4V2), Paul Jorgensen (6-2) and AP rankings will be in the runRoger Dirkes (5-11). Richland ning as the regionals open on Coach Frank Teverbaugh will four fronts. Two unranked quinopen with Pat Hoke (6-6), Steve tets, Foster and East BremerDavis (6-5), Jon Anderson (6-3), ton, round out the Region n Mike Aichele (5-9) and either pairings in the first round. Steve Neill (5-8) or Don The other battles between Cartmell (5-9). ranked teams occur in the Region in playoffs at St. Martin's College in Lacey. Columbia River and Battle Ground, ranked sixth and seventh respectively, battle in the opener. Fifthranked Sumner tangles with No. 8 Mark Morris of Longview in the other Friday game. Four unranked teams meet in the first round in Region I action at Western Washington State Class AAA College. Mount Vernon plays REGION I (it Kennedy Hkh, Burieti) Central Kitsap and Ingtemoor - Cascade (14-7) vs. South Kttsap (18-1). Franklin (l»-2) vs. Mount Rainier UW). Fourth-ranked Wapato will REGION O (at Seattle Center Arena) - Roosevelt Ut-4) vs. Inttriake (1M). take on unranked Mead of SpoHale (17-3) vs. Edmonds (17-J). kane in toe opening match of the REGION m (at University of Pufet Sound) - Auburn (1M) vs. Aberdeen (19- Region IV playoffs in Yakima. 3). Unroio-Tacama (1H) vs. PuyaUup Third-ranked Quincy and Pros(1W). serare matched in the evening's REGION IV (at Spokane CoUseun) - second contest. Pasco (1M) vs. Centtal VrDey (if Richland (»-i) vs. Shadte Partt (»-l).
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