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1 2 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1978 28 Teams In Bif00qst Local Toumq State Fast.Pitch Softball Tourney To BeStaged This, Weekend ,In This Section What is being billed as the "biggest" and "best" Weekend of Fast-Pitch softball ever to he presented in this section, will take place Friday night through Sunday afternoon in Berkeley and Jefferson Counties with some 28 of the top fast-pitch softball teams in the state coming to this section to par- ticlpate in the West Virginia State Fast-Pitch softball tour- nament. Teams from as far south in West Virginia as Princeton to as far north in the state as Morgantown, and as far west as Parkersburg, will be par- ticipating. The number of participating teams in this tournament will be the largest ever in a state Fast-Pitch tournament, Tom Coffin stated. Tom Coffin, tournament director, said originally it had been planned to play the entire tournament on Jefferson County diamonds, but when it was learned that the lights which are to be installed at the Leetown No. 1 diamond, would not he completed in time for playing night games there, a part of the action was switched to the Lockheed softball field, located just in back of the Coming Glass plant near Pikeside in Berkeley County. Coffin said action will take place on four different fields in Jefferson County and at the Lockheed field in Berkeley County, with all day action to he played on county diamonds and all night games at the Lockheed field. The Jefferson County fields to be utilized will he the two diamonds at the Leetown Park, one at Halltown, and the Pony League field in Ranson. The action will get underway Friday night at the Lockheed field at 8:30 p.m. when Discount Car batsmen, who finished fourth in the state district tournament staged in Charles Town, a short time back, tangling with Parsons of Tucker County. Then at 10 p.m., it will be the Turf Motel batsmen, who finished third in the District tournament, meeting the Builder's Center batsmen of Philippi. . Then Saturday morning the action will switch to Jefferson County where at 8:30 a.m. Bakerton, the champions of the District tournament will play the Commercial Hydraulics of Fairmont on diamond No. 1 at Leetown; and the Moose Club 948 team of Charles Town, who finished second in district play, will take on the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3560 batsmen of Philippi on diamond No. 2 at Leetown. Also at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Pony League field in Ranson, the Penn Avenue batsmen of Fairmont, will tangle with the Weston Alcans; and at the Halltown diamond at 8:30 it will be the Barrons of Clarksburg against a team from Roanoke, "Va. The second round of action at each of the Leetown, Ranson and Halltown diamonds will be at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. Then on Saturday night', action will switch hack to the Lockheed field for games at 8:30 and 10 p.m. Sunday action will all be in Jefferson County, with games on all three fields at 8:30, 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and then the semi4inals and championship game in the afternoon, the final game being set for 4:30 p.m., at the Leetown No. 1 diamond. Dirtor Coffin said for the first time there will be ad- mission to this tournament, the proceeds to be used to help defray tournament expenses. Tournament tickets are available at $3 which entities the holder to admittance to any and- or all the games at any of the playing sites. There will be single admission tickets for each game at each of the playing sites for 50 cents. Following completion tournament play trovhies will be awarded the four teams, and the top three teams will earn the right to represent West Virginia in the Regional playoffs to be held in West Liberty, Ohio, in September, Coffin stated. Fast-.Pitch Sol00ll Leap Action Held During P,ast Week Although limited somewhat because of the weather there were a number of games played in the Jefferson County Fast- Pitch softball league last week. For instance on Tuesday, July 251h, the Discount Car batsmen upset the Charles Town Moose by a 5-1 score. Wednesday, July 281h, the Turf Motel batsmen edged th Moose team by a 2-1 score. Thursday's action was rained out. In Sunday's action the Tyeryars upset the Turf Motel 8- 7; and Bakerton defeated Discount Cars 3-2 and th& Thoroughbreds won over the AM-Vets by a 7-4 score.. Park Swimmers tree Match To Guilford Team On July 24 the Jefferson Park swimmers lost to the Guilford Hills Swim Club from Cham- bersburg, Pa. Due to lack of depth and experience Jefferson once again sacrificed many points leading to the final score of 319 to 182 in favor of the visitors. Scoring for Jefferson in the  tyke girls division was Melissa Kidwell with a first in the 25 free and 25 back and second in 25 breast. Stephanie Strader, a new tyke won the 25 fly and 50 free. Tyke boy Andrew Skinner captured first in 100 I.M., third in 25 fly and second in 25 back. Brian Romine was third in 2S free. Ted Shuff placed second in 25 fly and third in 50 free. Scott Pindell won the 25 breast. Steve Jovanelly placed, third in 25 back, For the cadet girls Christy Pucker was second in 50 free and 50 back and third in 50 breast. Jill McCormick placed third in 50 free and 50-back Jennifer Hough was second in 10o I.M. In the cadet boys division Eric Fargo was second in 50 free, while Stephen Skinner was third in both the 50 free and 50 breast. Darr'fii Hines ilaced second in the 100 free. For th powerful prep girls Julie Benner placed first in the 50 free, 50 fly, and 50 back. Jade Charley won the 100 I,M., I00 free and the 50 breast. Tracy Kidwell was third in the 50 fly and second in both the 100 free and 50 back. Judy Spuulding was second in 50 free. Scoring for the prop boys was Mike Pindell secdnd, in the 50 free and I00 LM. and third in the 50fly. David Meyers was third in both the 50 free and 50 back. For the junior girls Lisa Strange was third in 50 free and 100 free. Valerie Cramer was third in 100 back wMtherine Whiting placed second in the I00 fly and I00 breast. Scoring for the junior boys was Willie Pindell with a third in both the 50 free and I00 free and a second in the 100 breast. Mary Barker was second in the 50 and 100 freestyle races and also the 200 I.M. Jodie Servis placed second in both the I00 fly and 100 back. In the high scoring senior boys division Matt Meyers three firsts in the 50 free, 200 I.M. and the 100 breast. Jim Rhodes also took three firsts in the 100 fly, 100 free, and I00 back. Tad Carper took seconds in the 50 and 100 free and the I00 breast. This weeks swimmers of the week award is given to Matt Meyers and Jim Rhodes for their performances in the Invitational and the Guilford Hills meet. Both scored 19 points in the Invitational, with Jim winning both the I00 fly and 100 hack with team records of 1:03.3 and 1:07.7 respectively. He was also second to Matt Meyers who won the 50 fre. Matt won the 100 breast with a team record of 1:11.1 and was second in the 200 I.M. Both Matt and Jim also captured three firsts against Guilford Hills with Matt setting a team record in the 200 I.M. with a time of 2:20.6. Jeffemon Stars Win Opening Game Vincheder Tourney The All-Stars of the American Division of the Jefferson Little Baseball League were the winners of the July 4th tour- nament staged at the Little League diamond. And making up the All-Stars from this Division of play to represent "the league in the Winchester, Va., Little League tournament, which opened Sunday night at Yost Field, were: Bobby Dillow, Wayne Johnson and Garner Adams of the Astros; Greg Deck, Brian Dickson and Dong Burcker, of the Cardinals; Chris Ott, Travls Sherman, Donald Carey of the Cubs; Bobby McDonough, Stacy Whitmoreand Brian Borders of the Dodgers and Gus Gustines, Billy Haynes and Donnie Haynes of the Mets. The managers framed were Dick Chrisman and Mac Taylor. The Stars named from the National Division of play were not announced at this time. The Jefferson All-Stars opened the Winchester Tournament play last Sunday evening, with 3- 1 vicCory over the Winchester: All-Stars. Also picking up first round wins Stmday were: the Martinsburg Church Stars, who defeated Harrisonburg, Va., 3-2 and the Staunton All-Stars who defeated Calquin of Fayette, Pa., by a 9-3 score. Although Winchester got at least one hit in each inning from Jefferson's Bobby Dillow, they could not put them together for runs, with their only run coming in the fifth frame. Dillow fanned a total of nine Winchester bat- ters. Jefferson collected only five hits from Clint Troll, Winchester pitcher, but they bounced them for three runs. The Jefferson Stars were to have played their second round game Wednesday night. Lions. Victors. Tennis. Tourney In Post-Season The Lions captured the Jef- ferson County Memorial Park post-season team tennis tour. nament in action this past week. The Lions, who had earlier won the regular season cham- pionship, tallied 19 points to easily out-distance the runner- up Blue Devils who had I0 points. The Bears and Tigers tied for third place with eight points each. The Trojans were fifth with seven points and the Wildcats placed sixth with one point. The Vikings failed to score in the tournament. ' Winning individual singles championships were: Harry larker, Craig Kershner, Mike Smith, and Kenneth Tyler, all from the Lions; Monte Keiter of the Trojans, and Laura Neal of the Bears. Doubles titles were won by {cams of: Kenny Mercer-Kelly Watson, Chet Ott-Darrell Potter, and Tammy Holmes-Cheryl Potter, all from the Blue Devils; and Ann Cain-Scott Romine of the Bears. The annual Park age-group singles tournament is underway this week while the doubles and mixed doubles will be played the week of August 7-11. Players desiring to sign up for the doubles may do so through August 4. ICubs Finish Zndl IAmerican Loop' via Forfeit With the 1978 Jefferson Little League season now history, the final standings of the two divisions of league play shows the Astros by far the champions of the Amej'ican Division of play and also the league with 18 consecutive seasonal victories without a defeat. But the race for the runner-up spot in this division of play was very close, in fact the Mets and CUbs wound up in a deadlock with beth teams showing 9-9 records. But when the Braves handed the Cubs a 6-0 forfeit by not playing a make-up game, it was the Cubs second with a 10-9 mark and the Mets third with 9- 9. The Cardinals finished fourth with a 6-11 record and the Dodgers with a 5-13 record finished in fifth lace. In the National Division of play the Yankees finished on top R 6% 1VEAR 2 YEARS 4 EAIY 6 tqEAMS miNIMUM DEPOSIT $ SO0 $1,@00 $1,000 $1,000 $1,0e0 PLUS INCI:MENTS OF $1OO $$00 $500 S500 $500 INTEREST PAYABLE SEMI.ANNUALLY & AT MATURITY QUARTERLY SEMI.ANNUALLY ANNUALLY & AT MATURITY QUARTERLY SEMI-ANNUALLY ANNUALLY & AT MATURIT QUARTERLY SEMI-ANNUALLY ANNUALLY & AT MATURITY QUaY SEMI-ANNUALLY ANNUALLY & AT MATUlUTY Federal regulations require a penalty for early withdrawal Interest payable monthly on all certificates of 510.000 or more. E$ MHK CHARI TOWN innovative... Progressive... Partners with the Community MEMBI FDIC/TRUST DEPARTMENT 725-7018 with a 15-3 record, with the In- dians finishing second with 12-6; i the Giants third with an 11-7i mark; the Braves fourth with a l' 3-14 mark and the Twins finished last with three wins as against 15 defeats. The Braves and the Cubs and the Indians and Dodgers had one make-up game each that they did not play. 76'ers Continue IWinnin Streak In Basketball JEFFERSON MEMORIAL PARK MEN'S BASKETBALL LEAGUE STANDINGS TEAMS W L 76era 7 0 Fruit Loops 6 2 Dead End Boys 2 5 Werewolves 0 8 Results Past Week July 24 -- 76ers 74; Dead End Boys 73 July 25 -- Fruit Loops 87; Werewolves 81 July 25  Fruit Loops 90; Dead End Boys 74 July 26 -- 76ers 84; Werewolves 57 The 76ers won two more games this past week to clinch the regular season chain- pionship and receive a first round bye in the Jefferson County Memorial Park men's basketball league. The playoffs between the Fruit Loops and Dead End Boys will be held August 8-10, with the survivor to face the 76ers for the league championship beginning August 14. shutting out the Potomac Stars and giving up only six hits. Potomac did have one op- portunity to tie the score, or possibly even go in front, when they loaded the bases in the third frame with only one out. But they failed to capitalize on this opportunity. Steve Lee had two of the six Jefferson hits, with Dillow, Mitchell Jackson, Larry Reed and Danny Hartiow each collecting one. "Y" SWIMMERS From Page Ii breaststroke. Lewis Painter earned a fourth place ribbon in the 11-12 medley relay and a fifth place ribbon in the 11-12 free relay. Alicia Tyr6e clipped five seconds off her 200 IM time in capturing a seventh place ribbon in the 13-14 age group. Kadi Bozman received a sixth place ribbon in the 13-14 girls 100 fly' and an eight h place ribbon in the 100 breaststroke. Jackie Willingham captured seventh place ribbons in both the 15-18 girls 200 IM and 100 backstroke. James earned a third place medal in the 50 free for 13-14 boys. He also claimed fifth place ribhons in both the 100 free and 100 breaststroke and a fourth place ribbon in the free relay. On July 24, Hagerstown completed its dual meet season with a 343-213 win over Moss Spring at Greencastle. Hagerstown finished 7-0 in dual meets. Lisa Titus won the 11-12 girls 50 free in this meet. The top eight swimmers in each event in the Division I meet will participate in the Interstate Championships at Winchester Harvest Rules Potomac Stars Beaten I-0 In I Fr Ginseng Set State Playoffs [By State Agency] David C. Callaghan, Director The All-Stars of the regular division of Potomac Little League, dropped a heart- breaking 1-0 decision Friday evening to Grafton in the opening round of the West Virginia District 6 post-season playoffs. The Potomac Stars had battled their way into the district playoffs by defeating the Martinsburg Stars by a 5-2 score. The loss by the Potomac Stars eliminated them from any further state playoff' com- petition. The Potomac Stars and Grafton were to have played Thursday evening in the opening game of the tournament staged in Philippi, but the deluge of rain which hit Philippi prior to game time forced postponement for a day. Grafton scored the only run of the ball game in the very first inning on three base hits and after that Kent Dillow, Potomac Star pitcher, shutout the BraXton Courians. Dillow fanned 10 Grafton batsmen and gave up only six hits, but his pitching performanee was over- shadowed by one which the Grafton pitcher turned in, of the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, has an- nonnced that his agency has filed emergency regulations with the Secretary of State's office regarding the sale and harvest of wild, native ginseng. These regulations are to become effective immediately. In essence, these emergency regulations set the collecting season for wild, native ginseng from August 1 to November 15; require any person who collects wild, native ginseng upon the enclosed or posted lands of another person to obtain per- mission in writing from the owner, tenant or agent of such lands and have in his possession such written permission when collecting ginseng upon said lands; require any porson who collects wild, native ginseng to. plant the seeds from the plants he collects at the site of the digging; and require any person, firm or corporation who buys wild, native ginseng to obtain a ginseng dealer's permit from the Department of Natural Resources. Director Callaghan noted that the emergency ginseng rules and regtilations are to be in effect for 90 days, His depart- ment hopes to get final approval on these regulations from the legislative rule-making review committee in August. So far, West Virginia's ginseng program is one of five which is being proposed by the federal Endangered Species Scientific Authority (ESSA) to receive approval to export ginseng legally harvested during the 1978 season. According to Callagban, "we anticipate receiving final approval from ESSA on Sep- tember 1, 1978. Until then, no ginseng collected in this state can be exported out of the country. This, however, does not prevent authorized dealers from selling it within the United States." Dealers can obtain a permit application by contacting Director, Department of Natural Resources, 1800 Washington Street, East, Charleston, W. Va. 25303, 304-348-3381. There is no charge for this permit. Heavyweight champ The Sperry New Holland Model 890 forage harvester is built for the big crop. [] Popular Spot At Harpers \\; One of the popular spots visitors like when they visit Harpers Ferry Historical Park is the Master shown above. Located on Shenandoah house was built in 1859 at a cost of served as the home of the chief Harpers Ferry Armory. It has restored by the National Park Service serves as a museum where the story making is told. Paper, Aluminum Being Collected aluminum saves the energy cans. The At Hari)m Fern/ District with assistance Paper and aluminum cans for Troop 53, recycling should be brought to the Harpers Ferry Post Office BERRYVlLL Square on Saturday, August 5 between 9 and 12 noon. Although Donald E. the value of paper has declined Taylor Street, in rcent months about 17 trees was injured still are saved from cutting for responding to pulp for every 100 pounds of John H. Enders paper recycled, ment. He Aluminum cans must be checked with a magnet. Many of hiP, requiring the cans brought last month, son of Mr. while looking like aluminum, Breeden of were actually steel. Steel cans reported the are no longer accepted by area __.I. scrap dealers since they have no Brazilian market for them. Recycling I0 per cent The Model 890 is an extra-heavy-duty harvester built for big operations. It easily handles today's big tractor power.., over 75 horsepower. It's the only pull-type harvester with an optional electronic metal detector. It features the original 12-knife cutterhead and PTO power knife sharp- ener. Seven screen sizes are available. Ear corn snapper heads are also available. The "890" can also be equipped with the exclu- sive new-concept interchangeable crop head. See it today at... PEOPLES SUPPLY FARM MACHINERY Your authorized IEI/+rEw HOLL, Charles Town, PHONE: 725