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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer&apos;s ADVOCATE 1 1 THURSDAY, JULY 13, 1978 ,,, i ,,i itch District Softball Tourney At Leetown This Week-end SPORTS NEWS ond VIEWS By DON R|NTCH TO BE HONORED--John Lowery, one of the top schoolboy baseball West Virginia and this area, will be honor July 22 in Parkersburg, W. he is presented a large bronze and ue for being named as the West School baseball coach of the year. of the award will be made during North-South High football game. The award is annually by the West Virginia High Association. Last year John was he Regional award, and this year, he majority vote of all the coaches the state for this top state honor. Will be one of a dozen high school honored the night of July 22, with school coaches in other scholastic men and women, will also be Robert "Bob" Rizzo, president of the Association, said Lowery and Will be in Parkersburg for the FROM BASEBALL CAMP --. Mike One of the top schoolboy basketball Virginia, and Mark Rudolph and Jr., who turned in a lot of good along with Gibson at Jefferson last Winter, have returned from where they spent a week par- In the annual Dean Smith Baseball Rudolph and Barker were at the week of June 26, and they were all with the camp and most grateful able to attend. Gibson, the top scorer team last season, and one of the in the section and area, was a of the camp team which won the Gibson averaged 26 points in ', the week. While in the with big Ralph Sampson, 7-2 from Harrisonburg, Va., High said Sampson is being sought than a half hundred different local boys made the trip to the PROGRAMS -- Although season is still about two months "Bob" Starkey, director of College, is already pushing this year's game programs for the Starkey believes some will be visiting the Shepherd to attend the five home and he wants to make sure will have the opportunity to know players are when they watch the COACH -- Tommy Lee, of student activities at Broad Run, for the past four years, has post to become the new head at Loudoun County High School in . In accepting his new post, Lee of a homecoming." Lee is a 1965 County High School and he and wanting to go back High". The baseball coaching up at Loudoun County High last Garland Cooper, coach of the for the past six years, resigned to With Princeton Industries. Le e, a lmilton, Va., and associated with for the past nine years, was a Rim for the first five.years, two the Spartan baseball team. In team captured the Nor- District crown and the following over as coordinator of student the hiring of Lee, Loudoun at the start of the 1978 school new coaches in its major sports -- who was named in May as head eplacing Tom Swisher, former coach; and Jim Parker, the coach. -- i -- Bill McKinley, 33-year- Md., High baseball coach, Sever his ties with the school's McKinley has been head at South High for the past 11 that time, the Rebels built a at the Tri-State area as foe. McKinley will, however, Dave Wachter with Varsity Hagerstown. During his 11 coach, McKinley's team won lost 70, winning four Tri-State titles and seven city cham- Five Teams Will Begin Play Saturday; Title Game Sunday At 4 p. m. The Fast Pitch District Soft- loser's bracket; 5:00 p.m., ball Tournament will be played winner's bracket; 6:30 p.m., this weekend at the Leetown loser's bracket. diamond, with games scheduled Sunday: 1:00 p.m., loser s for both Saturday and Sunday, bracket; 2:30 p.m., winner s according to District Corn- bracket; 4:00 p.m., the cham- missioner Tommy Coffin. pionship game. i "Coffin said the state fast pitch tournament, expected to draw a field of perhaps sixteen teams,. will also be played at the Leetown diamond Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 4, 5 and 6. In district play this weekend, here's the line-up of games: Saturday: 11:00 a.m., Bakerton vs. Moose', 12:30 p,m., Thoroughbreds vs. Turf Motel; 2:00 p.m., Discount Car vs. the winner of game one; 3:30 p,m., Jefferson Swim Team Loses To Pennsylvanians On Thursday, July 6, the Jefferson Swim Team took an underrnanned squad, to Greencastle, Pa., and lost to the Moss Springs Swim Club. Although several of the swim- mers were multiple winners, the lack of depth and experience led to the defeat. Results of the meet are as follows: In the tyke division, Melissa Kidwell had a 3rd in the 25 free and a 2nd in the 25 back. Garth Benner was 2nd in the 25 free and 3rd in the 50 free while Steve Jovanelly was 3rd in the 25 free and second in the 25 breast. In the cadet division, Jill McCormick had a 3rd in the 50 free and 2nd in the 50 backstroke. Jennifer Hough also swam in 3 events. Derrin Hines had a 2nd in the 50 free and 3rd in the 100 free while twin brother Kevin was 3rd in the 50 free and Ist in the 50 back and 3rd in the 50 breast. For the prep girls, Julie Benner won the 50 free, I00 free and 50 butterfly in some stiff competition. Tracy Kidwell took 3rd in the 50 free, 100 individual medley and 0 butterfly. Jade Charley finished 2nd in the 100 individual medley, Ist in the 50 breast and 2nd in the 50 breast. Judy Sparling, Sexta Miranda and Maria Miranda also did well but failed to score in the tough prep division. David Meyers, the only prep boy, was 2nd in the 50 free and 3rd in the 100 free. In the junior girls division, Caleri Cramer showed much improvement to finish 3rd in the 50 free and 100 backstroke. Lisa Strange took 3rd in the 100 free and.100 breast. Carla Puckett also showed improvement in the 100 free and I00 back. Chip Daniels, the only Junior boy, swam in both relays and was 2nd in the 100 free and 3rd in the 50 free. Mary Barker was a double winner for the senior girls, winning the 50 free and 200 individual medley and finishing a close 2nd in the 100 free. Libby Daniels won the 100 backstroke and was 3rd in the 100 breast. For the Senior boys, Matt Meyers was a triple winner taking the 50 free, 200 individual medley and pulling out an ex- citing victory in the 100 breast stroke. Jim Rhodes won the 100 butterfly, the 100 backstroke and took 2nd in the 100 free. Tad Carper took 2nd in the 50 free and also swam well in the 100 breast and 100 free. Swimmer Of The Week m | t This week's swimmer of the week is Julie Benner. Julie is a dedicated, hard-working swimmer with a great deal of potential. She is consistently a top point scorer and one of the best in her age group in the Tri- State area. She was singled out this week because of her performance against the tough Moss Springs prep girls. Julie won the three events in which she was entered by the Jefferson Swim Team. Her times included: 32.7 in the 50 free; 36.4 in the 50 butterfly; and 1:13:3 in the 100 free. At least one, possibly more of the teams participating in this weekend action will advance to the state title round. Coffin also released the schedule of games for next wek at the Leetown diamond -- Monday, July 17, Amvets vs. Turf Motel; Tuesday, July 18, Moose vs. Tyeryars; Wed- nesday, July 19, Thoroughbreds vs. Discount Cars; and Thur- sday, July 20, Turf Motel vs. Top Brass. COSTY CARAS Tim Brinkley, the amiable basketball coach of the Jefferson Cougars, and an outstanding athlete, annexed the President's Cup tournament, at Sleepy Hollow last weekend, as he fashioned a net 130 after 36 holes of medal play. Falling one stroke short of the winner was young Johnny Myatt, one of the brighter prospects in the junior division at the course, who carded 131. Dale Appell was another sroke behind the first two finishers at 132: Larry Ambrose's 134. Steve Anderson 134 and Costy Caras 137 rounded out the top six. Brinkley, playing with a 22 handicap, had rounds of net 64-66 to pave the way to victory. Myatt, making one of his better showings against senior com- petitien, posted 66-65. Other President's Cup scores are: Marty Blackford 139: Carl Merchant 147; Hamp Staubs 141: George Kopcik 159: Phil Minke 153; John Josephs 146: Costy Caras 137; Steve Anderson 136: Carl Benton 155: Woody Woodford 153. Keith Kave 149; Steve Roth 147; Chuck Bradley 156: Dale Appell 132; Bill Kave 149. Grant Cadwallader 143; John Simons 142; Don Swain 144: Wayne DiAngelo 149; Tim Brinkley 130. Bill Huffins 146; Frank Smith 148; Don Jennison 161: Billy Boggs 147; Scotty Prain 162: John Myatt 131; Lou Nutzman 145; Gene Crum 145; Davey Boggs 151; Ken Lowe, Sr. 143. The second annual" $15,000 Charles Town Golf Classic set for renewal at Sleepy Hollow August 7-8 is shaping up as the highlight of area golf ex- travaganzas. Interest has been brisk and openings for amateurs are narrowing down to a precious few. Tip to would.he participants...get your ap- plications in pronto. Entry blanks are available at the course or by contacting Tucky Corbin at the Charles Town Turf Club. Sponsored by the Charles Town Turf Club and sanctioned by the Middle Atlantic P.G.A, the classic got off to a resound- ing start last year and was the richest stop on the P.G.A. tour: The John Elwood tournament is approaching the semi-final round with Bill Huffins earning the right to battle Russell Miller in division one. Huffins gained the nod via his win over Keith Kave. Miller catapulted in the semi's with a well deserved victory over Ray (long ball) Doyle. In the other half of the semi-finals Larry Ambrose proved best in his match with Dave Taylor. He will try to move into the final round against the winner of the Dave Ward-Larry Wenner match. Billy Boggs and C. Stevens combined in the recent Scotch Twosome tourney that pro Jake Pugh whipped up for July 4, and carded a 39 for the abbreviated affair. Gene Myers and Marry Blackford were one stroke back. LADIES' GOLF NANCY ROTH --- _ - _ _ -[ On Tuesday, June 27th, six of our ladies journeyed to Frederick to play in the VFW Ladies Invitational. Three of them came home with prizes. Ruby Propst was on the winning team. That must have been quite a team because they had a net score of 18 under par. Lucille i Robertson was on the second, place team and Ann Groves was i on the fourth place team. Jane Duffy, just to let them know she was there, had an eagle on the ninth hole. The gals said it was a very nice invitational, tho' terribly hot. The tournament for Ladies Day on June 29th was a "Kickers Replay". In this match each golfer gets to 'replay' three shots in the 18 hole round. For in- stance, one of the players, whose initials are N. R., using two of her replay shots had an eight (10 strokes) on a par 3. Ho Hum. Ladies Day chairman. Lucille Robertson. conducted a "Tin Whistle" tournament on July 6th. In this match we earned 5 points for a net birdie. 3 points for a net par and 1 point for a net bogey. Ruby Propst, having one of her better rounds was the winner with 59 points. Lucille Robertson won the ball for Low Putts I have been very remiss in reporting on our monthly Ringer Score Contest which is run by Peg McCullen. In this contest we post our first score for each month and every time we better a hole during the month we improve our original score. The player who improved her score the most is the winner. For April. Betty Davi: bettered her score the most. Ann Groves improved her score the most for May. This reporter was the winner for June...which must be the reason I remembered I should be reporting on The Ringer Contest...tsk tsk!! Chip-in Dept. Dottle Gilwald was the only one I heard about. She chipped in on No. 8 for birdie Three Track Record For Valley Sprint Setters Nominated Three track record holders are among the 21 horses nominated for the $10,000-added Valley Sprint Championship to be run at the Charles Town Turf Club on Saturday, July 15. Mack Cubbage's Wicked Felina equaled the Shenandoah Downs track and w.orld record for 3/2 furlongs when she was clocked in 39 seconds in her last start. Shje also holds the 4/z furlong mark at Charles Town of 51 2 5 set last year. The Valley Spring will be run at 4/ furlongs. Brown and Smith's Jiva Coolit and Russell and-Rawlings' Cortan are the other two record holders. Jiva Coolit holds the 6- furlong record at Penn National of 1.08 4 5 and just recently Cortan beat Jiva Coolit in a 5/2 furlong test at Penn National and broke the latter's mark when clocked in 1.03 1 5. Others nominated for the Valley Sprint are Another Lover, Appointment All Arranged, Brown's Issue, Beau Sock, Bee Country, Count Rajah, Can't Top Me. Fleetwood Lady, Flowing Troy, General Stevens, Hegany, Hawaiian Love, Mississippi Bill, Slim Princess, Somebodys Star, Will Tally and Yet Mare. Uons Unbeaten Tennis, League JEFFERSON MEMORIAL PARK YOUTH TENNIS STANDINGS TEAMS W Lions 7 Blue Devils 5 Trojans 4 Vikings 4 ASTROS ROLL THROUGH PERFECT 15.0 SEASON TO CAPTURE AMERICAN DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP JEFFERSON LITTLE LEAGUE The Astros, who edged the Cardinals last season for their Division cr<wn and then defeated the Indians for the post-season playoffs, were even more powerful this season than last, rolling through a perfect 15-0 record in regular season play. This marked the first time in some years a team has gone through a perfect season. The Mets who finished second to the Astros, were far back with a 9-5 record. Members of the squadas shown above, are, front row, left to right -- Eric Snow, Scott Fritts, Shaun Chadwell, Doug Walters, Marsha Berry. Second row, left to right -- Darrel Wilt, Mike Crum, Chad Johnson, Brian Parrish, John Jones. Third row, left to right -- Bobby Dillow, Ricky Hoffman, Garnett Adams, Walter Roberts, Wayne Johnson, Wayne Puller. And standing in back is head coach, Dick Chrisman. (Photo by L. E. Dickey) YANKEES WIN SEASONAL CHAMPIONSHIP OF NATIONAL DIVISION OF JEFFERSON LITTLE BASEBALL LEAGUE The Yankees who could do no better than finish third last season, came on strong this season and won the seasonal championship of the National Division of play in the Jefferson Little Baseball League with a fine 13-2 record, or 3% games in front of the second-place Indians. Their record this season showed five more victories than last season. Members of the squad as shown ave, are, front row. left to right -- Brian Romine, bat boy; Second row, left to right -- Scott Pindell, Trevor Lanham, Ricky Ford, Tracy Popkins; Third row, left to right -- Eric Jones, Mike Pindell, Scott Romine, Todd Jenkins, Devin Walker; Fourth row, left to right -- Ty Stambaugh, Doug Romine, Troy Stambaugh, Stephen Delaughter. Team members absent were Matt Carey, ,John Donivan, Jennifer Hough. Coach Bud Lanham, assistant coach Robert Lanham. (Photo by L. E. Dickey) METS FINISH IN RUNNER-UP SPOT IN AMERICAN DIVISION JEFFERSON LITTLE LEAGUE PLAY The Mets, who finished fourth in their divisional play last season with a 9-9 mark, came through with about the same record this season in regular play in the Jefferson Little Baseball League, and yet finished in the runner-up spot, but five games back of the undefeated Astros. Members of the squad, as shown above, are, front row, left to right -- Kenneth Boamer, Sherri MacConaughey, Craig Whitmore. Second row, left to right -- Billy Haynes, Chris McCauley, Billy Kelly, Jim Dillow and David Rockwell. Third row, left to right -- Brian Dillow, Trevor Littleton, Andy Pallerito, Gus Gustines, Donald Haynes and D. Rameriz. Back row -- Assistant Coach Bobby Jones and Coach Eddie Fisher. Another member of the team not present when picture was taken is David Staubs. (Photo by L. E. Dickey) Bears 3 5 Tigers 2 5 Wildcats 0 7 Results Past Week July 5 -- Blue Devils 7. Tigers 2; Lions 9, Wildcats 0 L July 6 -- Tigers 6, Bears 3: 0 Trojans 7, Vikings 2; Vikings 6, 2 Bears 3 2 July 8 -- Lions 8. Vikings 1: Blue 4 Devils 5, Trojans 4 The Blue Devils are now hot on the heels of the Lions in the Jefferson County Memorial park Youth Tennis League. The Blue Devils who started the season with two losses have now won five in a row in regular season play..The two teams were scheduled to go head-to-head twice this week, once in a regular season clash, and a second time in the rain-delayed , ,, ,, , "Festival In The Park" finals. The Lions had crushed the Vikings and the Blue Devils nipped the Trojans in the July 8, semi-finals beiore rain halted play. Deanna Spunieh and Rodd Ramey, both of the Lions, are 8-0 in singles play, while Sidney Ramey, another Lion, is 7-0 in doubles play to lead the league in these categories.