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t 4A THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, January 13. 1983 Play nice boys and one, two, three go seems to be the state of affairs as Jay Murray prepares to take on his Aurora opponent during the meet last Tuesday. --Photo by Norma Murray The Superior Wildcat wrestling team had a very demanding schedule this week, wrestling in two tournaments and competing in a double dual in a span of five days. On Tuesday the Wildcats traveled to Aurora to compete in a four team tournament. In varsity action Jay Murray Alex Stricldand defeated Tony Martin 7-0 at 155 and Dan Fintel at 167 had a forfeit. The Hebron Bears defeated the Wildcats 33-24. Winners for the Wildcats were Lynn Teach- worth at 98 by forfeit. Kevin Simpkins pinned Matt Kutscher at 105. Chad Nobles pinned John Rizek at 119. Jay Murray at 133 at 138 brought home S_uperior's defeated Brian Degner 8-2 and only first. Richard Fish at 185 Jim Bates outpointed Tim and Jim Bates at Hwt. wound up Hartley 8-2 at Hwt. with second place finishes. Five Winners for the Bears, at 112 Wildcats came home with third Jan Wiedel defeated Brian place, Lynn Teachworth at 105, Teachworth 4-0. Rod Kenning Brian Teachworth at 112, Pat pinned Pat Utecht at 126, Craig Utecht at 126, Alan Wilton at 132 Boman defeated Alan Wilton 12- and Robert Brown at 167. Chad 0at 132. Mike Wiedel received a Nobles at 119 and Tony Martin forfeit at 145. Steve Hergott at 155 competed in the outpointed Robert Brown at 167 tournament, and Brian Hergott heat Richard In the reserve action at Fish 6.4 at 185. Aurora only two Wildcats In reserve action against managed a win, Barry Hebron. Brad Bilt t ninned Blackstone at 182 and Mike Lorenzo deBenito and Mike Crane at 155 both won one and Crane lost to Lorezo deBenito 7- lost one. The other wrestlers 6. competing in reserve action were Tony Warren at 119, Brandy Wilton at 126, Rod Follmer at 126, Jerry Grove at 133 and Jim Purcell at 167. On Thursday Superior traveled to Hebron for a double dual with Deshler and Hebron. The Wildcats wound up with a split winning one and losing one. In action against Deshler, Superior came away the winner by a score of 41-27. Winners for the Cats were Brian Teach- worth at 112 with a pin over Terry Seville. Chad Nobles received a forfeit at 119. Pat Uteeht uinned Ken Effenbeck at 126. Alan Wilton at 132 andJay Murray at 138 both received forfeits. Richard Fish defeated Kevin Hoffmeyer 12-0 at 185 and Jim Bates had a forfeit at Hwt. Those for the Deshler Rich Fish finds the going rather tough during the double dual meet held,Thursday ~ worth. Chad Grooms pinned Hebron. The Wildcats not only had to take on the host school, but Deshler as well. K:vinsn --Photo by Norma Murr~~: Simpkins at 105. Todd received a forfeit at 145. l comln were three players in double firmly in hand through three figures, Ed Menke dumped in 15 quarters of the game but a points, Bill Kucera 13 and Russ strong fourth quarter by the Faimon 11 with Ed Karmazin Bulldogs almost became Saturday the Wildcats traveled to Central City for an eight team tournament. Only Richard Fish at 185 managed to place for Superior bringing home a third place medal. The reserves were also in pin Lynn Teac t- awrence Two Nuckolls County strong teams tangled Saturday night at Lawrence with Lawrence coming out the winner over Nelson by eight points, 69-61, to run their season record to five wins against no defeats. The first half belonged to the Tigers as they jumped out to a four point lead at the end of the rat ~eriod m.12 and were still .ead,, 32-24. at. the h.aLt_ but a strong half-court press by the Panthers started to cause Nelson turnovers in the second half allowing Lawrence to even the score and then go ahead to stay in the third period. Leading the attack for the Panthers By Tom Jensen The Superior boys basketball team ran their record to 6-3 with two lopsided wins last week. On Friday night the Wildcats journeyed to Geneva and nailed down a 73-51 victory. On Saturday Superior took on Franklin at home and claimed a 71-32 blow-out. Superior took a 12-2 early lead ngainst Geneva but watched that margin slip to 15-14 just before the end of the period. But baskets by Jim Schaaf and Bruce Mueller made it 19-14 at the end of the quarter and Superior was off and running. Tom Sorensen, who had 17 points in the first half, hit three straight field goals early in the second period and the Wildcats found themselves with a 12- 59, on their home floor, point lead, 28-16. Five Panthers were in double figures for this game, Karmazin A 25-footer by Jim Placke and had 17, Kucera 15, Kimminau a Terry Cox bucket helped hold and Dale Kimminau each Nelson's undoing. Mazour was 14, Faimon 12 and Menke 11. that lead near the end of the contributing one point apiece, again the leading point getter Adding to the total- was Jerry-second period and Superior had Don Mazour was high man for for the Tigers with 17 points Hoelting with 6 and Ralpha 36-24 halftime lead. the Tigers with 20 points along with 15 rebounds. Hurt WilllamssndDanSvohodaeachThat margin stayed at 12 followed by Gary Hurt with 19, contributed 9, Wheeland and with 2. Jay Jelken was the high points, until midway through Kevin Wheeland with 10, Murray each dumped in 5, scorer for the Greyhounds with the third period when Superior Jonathan Gumaer with 8 and Gumaer and Allan Strobl each 25 points, ran off 11 unanswered points Ted Murray and Allan Strobl had 4 and Ron Strobl had 2. Lawrence will be playing highlighted by a three-point each with 2. Loren Schriner was the point three gam this week, Shickley play by Mueller and a steal and leader with 13 for the Bobcats at home fonight (Thursday), lay-up by Mark Stinson. then at Clay Center Friday In other games played by the with Paul Krueger getting 11. night before returning home That made it 52-29 and two teams last week, Nelson beat back a strong Blue Hill Lawrence had little trouble Saturday against Red Cloud. Superior never looked hack. Serensen finished with 21 quintet, 46-44 Friday night, against their other foe, Nelson will be at Keneaaw points to lead Superior. Stinson The Tigers had the game Hildreth, taking them easily 79- Friday night. finished with 14 while Schaaf added 12. The Superior eighth grade boys basketball team opened its season on Thursday, Jan. 6, with a 26-25 win over Concordia. It was an especailly satisfying win for the Wildcats in that it was Concordia's seventh game. Kirk Stinson led the scoring for Superior with 11. Other scorers were Cameron Bothwell 6, Todd Baird 6, Kevin Sterba 2, Todd Sporing 2, and Jason Crispin 1. The eighth graders played their second game on Monday and came away with an easy 44- 10 win over Belleville. The Wildcats took a 10-0 lead at the I end of the first quarter and Belleville never came closer, scoring their first basket with 10 seconds left in the half. Kirk Stinson led a balanced scoring attack with 10. Other scorers were Cameron Bothwell 6, Brandon Blair 6, Kevin Sterba 6, Jason Crispin 6, Todd Baird 6 and Todd Sporing 4. The next game for the young Wildcats will be Thursday, Jan. 20 at Superior again3t Hastings St. Cecilia at 4:00. On Saturday Jan. 22, they travel to Fairbury with games starting at 9:00 a.m. The Superior seventh grade, Bryan Zeigler 4, Pod Havens basketball team opened their 4. Brad Schultz 2, Shannon season against Concordia with a 10-8 loss. Scorers were Bryan Zeigler 5, Travis Rothchild 1, Brad Schultz 1, and Darron Gunn I. On Monday, Jan. 10 they hosted Belleville with a 40-16 loss. Even though the score looked like a blow-out, Superior was only behind by six points at half. Then Beilevflle came up with 16, third quarter points on Superior turnovers alone to take command of the contest. Scoring for Superior were: Hansen Darren Gram 2, Jeff Bushnell 2. Other membem of the team include Matt Diehi, Rimsell Uhrmacher, Demian Paulicek, Davon Ehlers, Jon Moore, Derek Lipker, Rex Miller, Kevin Warne, Joe Price, Ward Elllott and Brian MndUn. The Superior Juni High will host Hastings St. Cecilia Jan. 20 begianing at 4:00 p.m. with the seventh, eighth and ninth grade teams playing. Others scoring: Mueiler, 9; Piacke, 7; Ron Thayer, 6; Cox, 2; and Jim Utecht, 2. The Franklin game was expected to be a mismatch and itwas quickly seen that it would be. Franklin is in basketball but unfortunately this is a rebuilding year for the The Lawrence Pantherettes was fairly close with Roseland lost a close one to Roseiand, 50- having a one point advantage in 45 Thursday night and then the third period and Lawrence a came back Friday to edge two point advantage in the final Hildreth by two, 32-30, on their period but that was not enough. home court. Playing at Roseland, the Leading the Lawrence Lady Cardinals started off scoring attack were Val Thurin badly re- the Pantherettes, with 15 points and Julia Hlavac outsc )ri ; them in the first with 11. Others contributing to quarter and although the the cause were Carla Faimon 9, Lawrence girls continued to Judy Hubl 5, Jolene Hubl and plug away, Roseland still led at Kim Himmelberg each with 2 the half-way mark 28-22. and Jolene Hubl with 1. Scoring in the final two periods Roseland was placed by Brenda VanLengen with 21 points and probably as balanced as it has Cindy Ehrman with 11. been all season, Hlavac and The PantheretteshadtocomeFaimen each had 9 points, from behind Friday night Himmelberg had 5, Thurin 7 against Hildreth. The Lady and Jolene Hubl 2, Val Rnssell Greyhounds helda slight lead at was the highpoint girl for the end of the first period, 4-3, Hildreth with 11. and held on to close the half still ahead by one, 14-13. The The Pantherettes play a lead traded hands several times torrid schedule this week, in the second half mith taking on Shickley at home Lawrence outscoring Hildreth tonight (Thursday), at Clay in each of the two periods to Center Friday night and then take the win. returning home Saturday night Lawrence scoring was to play Red Cloud. Wilddat wrestler Pat Utecht seems to be getting the upper hand against his Aul opponent at the meet held last Tuesday. --Photo by Norma Mu action competing in the Warren at 112, Barry worth, BradBiltoft Belleville tournament. The Biackstone at 126, Rod Follmer young Wildcats brought home at 126, and Jim Purcell at 167 and Brandy Wilton. one third and four fourths. The next meet for Keivn Simpkins took the third finshed fourth. Also wrestling cats is a dual at place medal at 105. Tony for the Cats were Lynn Teach- Thursday, Jan. 13. Fai own way in Not only must basketball players put the ball into the basket, they must keel other team from doing so more often. Jim Schaaf and Mark Stinson work hard ag Geneva to keep Geneva from getting any closer than the corner to the basketball --Photo by Jim NI Flyers and Supermr was just there the reserves took over and too overpowering for the young added to the lead. squad. Jim Placke led Superior Superior took a 23-8 lead after scoring with 14 points. Mark one quarter and a 44-15 lead Stinson and Jim Schaaf also after two periods, and from finished in double figures, each with 10. Others scoPring: : Sorensen, 9; Terry Cox, J Utecht, 7; Ron Thayer, Waddle, 4; Bruce Muell and David Brazil, I. An integral part or playing basketball is to get what is called the 'rebound.' Four Wildcats, David Brazil Sorensen (34), Mark Stinson (40) and Jim Schaaf (44) wait for the orange round ball to descend, --Photo by ~24) Wllford i Warren I Kuck, take on rOUnd o haskett held il i Wedne., In th~