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Wednesday, April 12, 1989, The Sun 11 @ innln I escaped with a hard fought, 3-2 come for-3; Ted Coblentz, 2-1or-3; Ebeustemer, l- from behind victory. Willamina for-l; Bobb, l-for-4; Brown, l-for-4. Extra starting pitcher Denny Elmer gave ~ Hits--None. RBI--McKinley, Bobb, Bulldogs took full up three runs early in the game but Coblentz. Rum--McKinley, Bolish, Soders. of last week's warm Post three victories in hung tough for seven innings before c~,mawa .................. eee2eeo--2s2 a spot in the giving way to McKinley who picked Wtlhmm ................. eeeeo21--373 Class A poll as the up the win in relief. Elmer struck out fourteen Tkam~v'spme Chemawa batters while walking only William Battery-- Bobb and Brown. Pitcher -- Billy Bobb. Wlgmlbm Hits Started out with 10-0 three and giving up just two hits. --Leif McKinley, 2-for-2; Richard Brown, 2- Bobcats on Willamina head baseball coach Buz for-3; Bobb, l-for-l; Sizemore, l-for-2; r, Leif McKinley pitched Tautfest was pleased with Elmer's Ebensteiner, l-for-2; Chiids, l-for-2; Elmer. l- for his second for-4. Extra Bate Hits -- Home run: Shawn season and his first performance on the mound. Ebensteiner, grand slam, third inning. Doubles: "I thought he pitched well," he Elmer, McKinley. Rmm Batted ll --- Brown, 4; helped his own said. Ebensteiner, 4; Denny Elmer, 2; McKinley, 2; hits and Senior The Bulldogs winning run came in Bobb, 2; Childs. Ram Semtd -- McKinley, 3; Billy Bobb added two Elmer, 2; Brown, 2; Ebemteiner, 2; L. the bottom of the eighth inning when Halverson, Bobb, B. Halverson, Sizemore, Starting catcher Ted Coblentz singled in Jeff Bolish Eilenwood, Soders, Childs. ripped two hits from second base. Bolish was pitching including a insertedintothe game as a sat,-- .................... l~ lo--236 in the fifth wlatmm ............. '...41(11)ex--1691 pinch-runner for Richard Brown whoCalled ft~ 41/s inlllp, 10-ran nile. started the rally with a single and the Bulldogs took on took second when John Sizemore Christian with walked. Aped S peru 0n the mound. Bobb Despite his team's ranking, w.,--,-- Battery -- McKinley and n. Halve, son, Brown (5). Winain8 Pitcher -- Leif Eagles with a Tautfest remains unimpressed. McKinley. Wlllutina Hits -- Billy Bobb, 2-for- victory that leaves "I think we're over ranked. We're 2; Brenton Halverson, 2.for-3; Richard Brown, season, playing better, but we're still not 2.for-3; McKinley, 2-for-4; Louden, l-for-2; belted the Coblentz, l-for-3. Extra Base Hits -- Home grand slam of the playing as well as we can," he said. run: B. Halverson, three-run, fifth inning. The Bulldogs will take on Toledo Doubles: Louden, McKinley, Bobb. Ram third inning and today and SantiamChristian on IkUeslim--Halverson, 3; McKinley, 3;Brown, and McKinley helped 2; Bobb. Ram Scored -- McKinley, 3; Bobb, 3; two hits apeice for Friday. Ted Coblentz, 2; Haiverson, Louden. Frlday's flame ' WUlamin .................. 040 24 -- 10 10 1 Willmmima Ihttcry--Elmer, McKinley (7) and Bulldogs hosted B. Halverson. Whining Piteher--LeifNestacca .................... 00000-- O 23 School and barely McKinley. Willamina Hits--leif McKinley, 2- Cnlledaftcrflveinnlmp, 10-rarule. Its winning bell In Friday's game against Chemawa. Wlllamlns seems to A nine inning stretch against Chemswa Friday proved to be too long for Willamina's ways from last year even though it took nine innings to put awayLance Halverson shown waiting in the wings st the Bulldog dugout. Willamina and --Photo by Brent Merrill I-ialverson pulled through winning 3-2. --Photo by Brent Merrill ,| Ise The Spartan gave up 14 runs in the overall and 1-1 in West Valley seventh inning to lose 14-10. League competition. Stuck is happy team in the West TheSpartan pitching staff gave up with his team. this season is the five hits, six walks, including five in "I'm really pleased with the a row at one point, and they team's effort so far this season," ally got to play their committed three errors in the inning. Stuck said. when the team "We just didn't do the right things Frmay',sme ~ 8-5 victory over the with the ball which we had the ~ ~t~ -- Moore, Sisk (6), Caml~s chance. We had some very crucial (7), Samples (7), Moore (7), Jorchm (7) and Taylor. Lmimll Pitcher -- Steve Samples. want ot have the errors and that really cost us the Sbmchm Hits -- Jon Campos, 3-for-4; Travis their first game," said Stuck. Moore, 2.for4; Chris Acuff, 2-for-4; Travis contest," said On Saturday, the Spartans split a Taylor, 2.for-5; Jason Aguayo, 2.for-S; Samples, l-for-4; Sisk, l-for-5. Eztru ~ Hits coach Mike Stuck. "Idouble header with Toledo winning -- Doubles: Moore, Samples, Campos. Ui -- the team's effort the first game 9-8 and losing the Samptes, 2; Acuff, Aguayo, Taylor. Ram-- really played good second 6-3. In the first game Mike Atqmyo 3; Acuff, 2; Moore, Smith, Samples, Sisk started and pitched three Berrier, Campus. Stuck, the Spartans innings before Jon Campos came in st.pma ............... 100010(14)--16125 7to5, and had and earned the victory with four sk, rm~ ............... eeoem 4--1e134 ~mpared to Amity's innings of sterling relief. ts what did it for us in In the second game the Spartans were fooled by the pitching of Toledo Aped s Sheridan hosted St.starting pitcher Tony Cole. Cole Sa, erk~ Battery --- Moore, Samples (1), Sisk (6), Samples (7) and Taylor. Winllm8 Pitcher -- out to be a wild baffled Sheridan with what Stuck Steve Samples. Sl,*dd~ Hits -- Steve Samples, Spartans gave up called "junk stuff." 2-for-3; Campm, I-ford; Smith, l-for-2; inning to lose The split with the Class AA Toledo Schroeder, l-for-4; Taylor, l-for-4. Extra Hits -- Doubles: Schroeder, Samples. Rum baseball team left the Spartans at 2-2 Bated lm -- Jason Schroeder, 2; Gary Smith, 2; Samples, 2; Campus. Ram Scored -- Casey Christianson, 2; Smith, 2; Moore, Campos, Taylor Samples. .................. 0221012--861 ..................... 202 1000-- S 43 Saturday's First lame Sheridan 9, Toledo 8 S/terklsa Bettery -- Sisk, Campos (4) and Taylor. WinainI Pitcker -- Jon Camix~. S&erldmt Hits -- Travis Taylor, 2-for-3; Steve Samples, 2-for-4; Casey Christianson, 2.for-4; Paradez, l-for-l~ Smith, l-for-2; Sisk, l-for-3. Ettra ~ Hit --- Double: Samples. Ui -- Chris Acuff, 2; Samples, 2; Smith, Campos, OLriStiausOn. Ram -- Travis Moore, 2; Gary Smith, 2; Samples, Acuff, Taylor, Sisk, Christiauson. .................. 2300040---996 T~ .................... N03140--842 Seeeml Game Toledo 6, Sheridan 3 SberMmt Batter,j -- Campos, Jordan (3) and Taylor. ILealag IPitclt~ -- Jon Campus. Hits -- Mike Sisk, 2.for-2; Jordan, I- for-2; Smith, l-for-3; Acuff, l-for-3; Taylor, l- for-3. Extra ~ Hits -- Home run: Sisk, solo, fifth inning. Doubles: Acuff, Smith. Rill -- Sisk, 2. Ram -- Schrueder, Sisk, Christiauson. SbwMmt .................. 0100200--362 Toledo .................... 220020z-- 671 Spartan Ceaey Chrlstlanson cheers on his Sheridan team Friday. The Sirras am 1-1 in league play. --Photo by Brent Merrill. I iv earns ornprovemen boys and, yes, even Ashcroft said a key to his team's The coach also had good words for ting to make a name success, surprisingly, is the fact that Jess Acuff and Chad Ranes on the high school track several boys compete in both base- pole vault who each vaulted their ball and track. The exchange, he personal bests at 9 feet, 6.4 inches last week they said, has proved positive for both and 9 feet respectively. against area programs. Sheridan's Andy Rodney finished Willamina and The coach crowned Rich Tomlin- first in the ll0-meter hurdles and they can win. At ason as the track athlete of the week placed in three other events to also Thursday the after winning the 100 and 200 meters earn praises from Ashcroft. defeated the Bull-and for rounding out the Spartans' scoring 21 1/2 400- and 1,600.meter relay teams As for the Spartan girls team: place Willa- which also racked up firsts for Sheri- "I think our girls team is finding dan at Cloverdale. out what it means to compete. I'm Ashcroft continues to document looking for improvement in their that we have as- the success of Marty Bliss at shot overall attitude as the season pro- that can compete,"put, whose toss of 40 feet, 8 inches gresses. That happened at this meet A! Ashcroft of hiswas good enough to capture first and it seems our strategy of having place Thursday. them compete in more than just one event is paying off," Ashcroft said. TImmd~'sMNt D~'us -- 2, Rmmei Potter, 91-6~4. 3, Jeff The Sheridan girls placed third AtCloverdnle Griffith, 91-6. ~ Jmap -- 1, Steve Boys Samples, 5-10. 3, Casey Claus, 5-6. 4, Jertmy oyerall Thursday. Ashcroft chose Sheridan979i, Willamina76, Nestucca71 ~4, White, 5-6. Javdbt -- None. Jm~ -- 3, Kim Miller, who placed second in Westem Mennonite 15. Jason Aguayo, 17-109~. 4, Steve Samples, 17- the 400-meter, as his female track 4~. ]Po~ VtltlM -- 2, Jess Aguff, 9-6. 4, athlete of the week. mmidu ~ Ranes, 94). Shot Pit -- 1, Many ~ 40-8. 1~ ~ -- 1, Rich Tomlinson, 11.09. 4, ~ Jutp -- 2, Steve Samples, 38-2~ 3, tie, Andy Rodney, 11.52. 20@ -- 1, Rich JeremyWhite, 36-9~. In the 100 meters, it was Sheri- Tomiinmn, 24.68. 4, Shane spencer, 25.92. 5, dan's Stephanie Aaron who placed David Morey, 26.47. ,le0 -- 2, Shane S~eneer, wbmanl'l~m first in a time of 14.03. 57.63.3, l~vid Morey, 58.89. NO -- 2, Noah 100 Mcqltm; -- 3, Matt Gorlmm, 11.4. ~ --- Magnuson, 2:13.04. l,.q~ -- 4, Chris 2, Aaron Mendenhnll, 24.7. 3, Andy Oed, Widdinson, 5:28. 5, Mike Bidwell, 5:42. llO 25.8. 4~0 --- 1, Aaron Mmdetlhan, 53.6. 4, Sheridan will be hosting Dayton, Hank, .-- 1, Andy Rodney, 18.94. 5, Jon Anthony Mahurin, 1:01.0 IN -- 3, Troy Nestucca and Santiam Christian in a Ouapus, 20.9. 3~ Himues -- 2, Andy Rodney, Porter, 2:17. 4, Jeremiah Mahurin, 2:19. l~q~ meet Thursday at 4 p.m. Ashcroft 48.8. 4, Jon Campus, 50.28. 400 ~ -- 1, "-- 2, Jason Kouclmm, 4:42. 3,~ -- 3, team of Rich Tomlinson, Andy Rodney, Noah Mochlmann, 11:39. 110 Htmiim -- Nom. ~1~ said volunteers are needed to help Magnuson and Shame Spencer, 47.6. 1,60@ Hmdles- 3, Tony Bus, 49.1. $, Troy Potm', put on the event. Those interested -- 1, team of Shane Spencer, Rich 51.4. 4~0 ~ -- 2, team of Ed Fox, Matt should call Sheridan athletic director Tomiiuson, James Dentonand Noah Gorham, Martin Weinzek and Brad Hmmeman. Larry Samples, 843-2162. Magnuson, 3:49.0. Continued on Page 12