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m --- SPORTS SECTION --- L ,11 i DON RENTCH -- SPORTS EDITOR *IA)CAL COVERAGE - SCORES - PICTURES SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE FEBRUARY 24, 1966 SECTION--B .... BY MAX BROWN .... MEMBERS MElT MARCH 7 ANNUAL MEETING of the members of Sleepy Hollow and Country Club will be held Monday, March 7 at 8 p. the American Legion Lounge. Election of officers for various committees as well as numerous other matters BY DON RENTCH Thle sectional basketball spot. ligl t will be turned fully and sqwarely upon the Shephezx] College field house next week where six Class-A teams will battle for the Section 4, Class-A championship. They will also be battling for the right to represent the Section in Region 2 play to be staged in Potomac State gymnasium in Keyser the weekend of March 11-12. The six participating teams will be Shepherdstown and Harpers Ferry from Sefferson County, Musselman and Hedgesville from Berkeley County; Paw Paw from Morgan County and West Vir- ginia Deaf from Hampshire Cou- nty. Meetin~ in the ovenin~ round of play Tuesday niuht in the first gain eof two that will be plaved. will be SheDherdstown and Harp be of to all members. A movie on the new ers Ferry Game time has been will be shown at the conclusion of the meeting set for 7:30 p. m. This game will be a battle between two almost '" winless teams, since both teams show only one victory on their ONLy TWICE IN THE'P'AST10 or 11 years have a 20-win seasonal record. The Cardinals of and a Southern Conference title eluded the Wast Vir- Shepherdstown. withe 1-16 mark, Mountaineers. They will seek these goals in the annual defeated the Tigers in the first He says it could be a member-guest affair., round bye. .......... Musselman High which holds Ih3NS OF FUN :" The bo.vs in Pimlico Race Track's Dress double wins over both Shepherds town and Harpers Ferry, must be kidding: Walter Haight, the genial turf editor of the rated as the choice in this game. ffon Post. Seems he asked Costy Caras, our old Then at 9:30 the winner of the Town tub-thumping friend to helrJ him ouL with the Hedgesville . W. Va. Deaf gamei :)ping chromes while Joe (Paddock) Brocator was of Tuesday night, will tangle withI a few week's vacation. "550 ounds of handicanuin Paw Paw High's Indians.I is t, he way Bill Boniface. Joe Kelly and Charlie Lamb Paw Paw with a weak 5-13 re- Chick Lang, director or racing at Old Hilltop calls it, cord this season, is not expected to provide too much of a problem of Fun" teamwork.., for Hedgesville. .......... The finals of tournament play I RE'S GOOD NEWS for our man who takes care of the will be staged Saturday night, for this newsnaDer, Walter Carper: Winchester March 5, at 8 p. m. with the two v ovens it's 1966 racing season on Friday night, Friday night~ victors battling for 15. Modifieds and Semi-Late Models will be featured the Sectional crown. this year... WILL PRESENT AWARDS ............ Following the championship RE'S WHAT the mighty Chicago Tribune has to say game the various tournament the Clay-Terrell heavyweight championship fight lab- awards will be presented and an " " " " ' how all-tournament team named. r March 29 Sucker brat ... We don t see any Awards to be presented will .'spected newspaper's sports department can be de- include a trophy and the tourna- into seeing any great importance in a fight between ment ball to the winning team; a Lan who was considered too dumb to carry a musket.., trophy to the runner-up team; a another who has been barred from the ring, in New York trophy to the best cheering sect- of his alleged underworld connections, the Tribune ion; a trophy to the team showing the best sportmanship; one to the "" .TURN TO 2---B player making the most number of foul shots in tournament play and also a trophy to the best de- With their ace scorer. Ernie Jones, chalking up 39 points, his l highest scoring barrage of the season and of his high school cage career, the Charles Town High basketballers breezed to a 104-60 victory over the only once victorious Harpers Ferry High I cagers Tuesday night on the Cha- rles Town High hardwoods. It's tournament time once again! And the first action in high school tommament play in Eastern West Virginia will be n Tuesday night, March 1. in the Petersburg High gymnasium where the first round of the Section 3, Class- A Atourney will be run-off. And meeting in the opening tournament battle will lm two Potomac Valley Conference teams--Moorefield and Peter burg, two long-time riwfls. There will ony be one game that night and it has been set I This game marked the first for 8 p. m. time this season the Panthers have gone over 100 points in scor After this battle, tournament ing and it's also marked the play will break until Friday night when it will again be resumed on fourth time this season that Jones the Petersburg hardwoods, with has scored 30 or more points in a Charles Town High's Panthers, single game. the pre-tournament favorites, The Panthers were never in tangling with the winner of the trouble as they moved to a 22-12 Moorefield - Petersburg game ixl first period lead as Jones rolled the first of two games. This act- in eight points to lead the attack, ion will get underway at 7 p. m. By halftime the Panthers had nmre than doubled the score and were leading 49-24. And despite the fact that Coach Jordan used his reserves in the second half, particulary in the final period, the Panthers still rolled up 53 points to 36 for Harpers Ferry. The Panthers, now 154 on the season, had nine players figure in the scoring, with Kenny Carr, Ron Puller and Earle Johnson also hitting double figures, Carr had 21 points a~d Puller 14. Sophomore Lee Ballenger trigg starting Thursday (tonight) in the beautiful meeting btthe two teams and in The 1965.66 Shepherd College basketball squad, the smallest in numbers in many years, went a long ered the Harpers. Ferry .attack Wlttl Z~ points, While ~ago ~arrett N. C. Coliseum. The Mountaineers start with VMI the second meeting the Tigers way last week in the West Virginia Intercollegiate Conference post-season tournament staged in Char. h~n ~9 P. m. Thursdav (tonight) and hope to be in succeeding with a 1-13 mark won. i ..... Meeting in the second ~ame at les Civic Center in proving that though they were short In numbers, they were long on fight and de- .h~Jr~ m ........ ~,a .... ;Po ~o~ termination by not only breaking the 29-year wlnless Shepherd tournament record, but also by winn- ! ~ ................... .,~, ,~ o..~.~. is Friday at 9" and Saturday at 8:30. Although noL fin- 9 p. m. witl be Hed~esville and 6~eason Saturday mght with a g at the top of the seasonal heap, West Virginia has won the West Virginia School for the ing three of the four tournament games they played. The Rams went into the torunament as the bottom i home tilt against Shepherdstown. tournament under the same circumstances three times, Deaf from Romney. rung on the tournament ladder, but they came out with the full admiration and respect of every team inI 1960 and 1965. Davidson is top-seeded for the third Hed~esville, one of the top tournament play and also the more than 5,000 fans by finishing as the third, place team. It was, how- ~t:tr~s Tnwn Ir inh ht year but has not won a title., ranked Class - A schools in all of ever, the lack of reserves which caught up with the Rams in their third battle in two days. But by that ,,,ame,,~ evvv ~ * 15" ~astern, W. ya.:_!s the.. odds.on time they had accomplished something which no other Shepherd team had been able to do in 29 years, I ~ - . I~_. _ kl..Ll. I, [LE SUCH well-kno'wn'"Sleepy Hollow golfers astavon e. . o.t.m wm, h m s ::. onameo : wlm. o. I they had gained not one, but three tournament victories. And in the above picture the Rams are shown L 12[$ MOWli RUr|li jr, t enton, Marry Blackford, Jack Akers, Joe Servis, Bob ................ .......... onf rence la with a win~ ~oa oo ~h .... ~ ......... ~ ~,, I in a most Jovial mood just after they had posted their first win in WV C e p y _ _ _ L, Carl Benton and a few others worked out lasL Sat- orite~ tn wi- tha sectional crown , over Alderson.Broaddus College. The Rams next defeated Salem College 90-81 in the quarter-fi ' Hioh 0f Madln~b~ra morning, our favorite money order clerk in the local After the Tuesday night action but lost to Morris Harvey 104-86 in the semi-finals. Members of the team which made the trip to i ~ there will be a break of one night i Charleston as shown are: First row (left to right)-. Gary Phalen, who was one of the scoring and re-] The. Charles Town. . Junmri:. H~gh. " ice, Woody Waiters, got in a few practice swings at with the battlin~ to be resumed hounding stars of the tournament and who was a unanimous selection for the All.Tournament team, cage ~eams gamea a spl~ m a Meadow, near the end of town... ......... Thursday night, March 3. at 7:30. Mike Loovis, Wayne Harris, Charlie Ash. Back row (left to right)--Sonny Hoeltzel, Coach Carl Hartman,, pairof games w~th the North Jun ~mr mgn cagers of Marunsourg BII~ ROTH is to announce plans and the The winner, of ~e Shephe~rdsto~; Clark Hamilton, $ohn :Hawse, Allen Baker and Charlie Coffman. 'i ~! _ igb ..... ~arpers,l