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December 26, 1963 SttELTON--MA0N C}UNTY JOURNAL,-- Published in "Christmastown, U.S.A.&apos;, Shelton, Washington PAGE 5 :, / 4 . ' t) -L WILDCAT ACEJim Clifton, left, Puyallup junior guard, is averaging 13 points a game to lead Central Washington scorers. Coach Leo Nicholson's CWSC team will meet St. Martins College in Shelton Saturday night. SHELTON'S CONTRIBUTION--Jerry Bloomfield, right, is playing his fourth year of basketball for Coach Jerry Vermillion. He was a .prep ace at Shelton for two seasons during the regime of Vermillion as Highclimber hoop coach. Bloomfield was one of the key cogs in the Climber team which tied for the Seamount league title in 1960. After laying out a season, he entered St. Martins and earned his letter, frequently starting at a glJard spot, as a freshman last year. He Will get a starting call in Saturday night's game against Central when the two teams play in Shelton gym. STRATEGY SESSION--Coach Jerry Vermillion (right above) talks over a play with two of his lofty front-liners, Mike Bruener (left) and Terry Monahan (Cen- ter), both 6-feet-5 and both regular starters this season, BASKETBALL SLATED HERE SATURDAY NIGHT no competition from any test. source, college basketball s over Shelton gymnasium aturday night featuring St. as the home club against Washington State College Ellensburg. time is 8:00 p.m. with Shelton Junior Chamber of as sponsors of the con- It should be a close battle, ac- cording to the dope sheet. Neither team has been very successful so far. The Rangers, coached by former Shelton high school cage mentor Jerry Vermil- lion, have a 2-and-6 record at this point but have also had some injury and illness troubles which GREETING BY CHERRIE SPEAS 5th Grade Mt. View School VERLE'S SPORTING GOODS account for at least half of the losses. OE OF THE KEY MEN in the St. Martins plot is big John Don- aldson, ex-Aberdeen Bobcat, whose blistered feet have sidelined him the past two weeks. He may be ready for limited action Satur- day, but not in his accustomed starting assignment. The starters Vermillion has no- minated include former High- climber luminary Jerry Bloomfield at one of the backcourt spots, where his excellent play in the past couple of weeks has elevated him from a reserved roll. He has been scoring consistently in dou- ble figures recently. His baekcourt teammate will be John Burnley, a Negro youth of about Bloomfield's build, from Louisville. Ky., where he was all- city choice. Bloomfield and Burn- ley at 5-i0 will seen] like midgets compared to their front-line team- rhates---Mike Bruener, Terry Me- n]hart, and Rick Eberhardt. The latter is 6-foot-8. the other two 6-5. giving the Rangers fine re- bounding and backboard strength. BLOOMFIELD. Eberhardt and Monahan are sophomores, the oth- er starters juniors, so Vermillion is playing a comparatively young lineup=. The starting fron"-liners don't have any monopoly on height on the Ranger squad, however. In addition. Vermillion has at his dis- posal Don Amundsen, 6-9 junior center; Vic Napoli. 6-7 fresh- man: Gary Kautz, 6-6 junior; Jon Iglvin. 6-6 freshman; and Don Pakelle. 6-3 sophomore. Donaldson incidentally, is 6-5, so the Rangers have eight squad members of 6-5 or better. Central comes equipped with some height of its own, topped by 6-]1 center Dale Hall. who goes with Jim Clifton of Puyallup and Bob :Moa\\;x, oad of Kalama at guards, Bob Smith of Puyallup and Mel Cox of Coulee City at forwards in the starting lineup. CENTRAL HAS dropped three games, to Eastern Washington, Western Montana and Whitman, and defeated the top British Co- lumbia AAU team. St. Martins' record looks worse j:t than the calibre of the team de- serves. The Rangers went on a 4-game trip into Montana last week dn which only seven of the 10-man varsity squad were heal- thy eno'uh to board the plane and two of them suffered dis- abling injuries during game ac- tion on the trip. The Ranger] lost hlt four. Besides oach Vermillion and player Bloomfield, the Rangers have a third Sheltonian connected with the squad this year in the person of Morley Preppernau, who serves as team trainer. Morley transferred from Olympic Junior College to St. :Martins this year. Admission prices for this game (can anyone remember when Shel- ton ever hosted a college game before?/ will be $1 for adults. 50 cents for students, and 25 cents for children under 12. LONG LAYOFF FOR BLAZER GAGE TEAM JUNIOR HIGtl BASKETBALL XV L pf pa Miller ......................... 3 0 134 89 Hoquiam .................. i 0 45 33 SHELTON .............. 2 1 102 101 Washington .............. 2 1 106 93 Hopkins .................... 1 3 110 115 Jefferson .................. 0 1 31 43 Centralia .................. 0 3 66 108 Latest Scores Miller 42, Washington 41 Hoquiam 45. Hopkins 33 With no action slated until Jan. 10, Coach- Jerry Knutson has a problem of keeping his Shelton Blazer junior high basketball squad in some semblance of con- dition in the interim. He is limited by regulaton to three days of turnouts during the Christmas holidays, which isn't going to be nearly enough in view of the extra long holiday period this year plus Shelton's unfor- tunate draw of the bye during the first week of play resumption af- ter vacation. The Blazers will host Washing- ton of Olympia in Shelton gym on January 10 when they do get back into action. Little Climbers Heat Up, Avenge Fife Loss With 64-36 Triumph Another revenge victory put the Little Climber B squad basketball record at 2-3 for the year so far when Coach Harold Wilson's club came up with a dazzling 64-36 vic- tory over a Fife junior varsity Saturday which had whipped them 61-54 at Fife two weeks earlier. The IAttle Climbers rolled to a 21-8 first quarter lead as Jim An- derson hit for six and Mike,Keh ly eight and from there on it was clear sailing. Another big splurge in the tbzrd quarter, in which Floyd Barnes and Denny Bailey scored six each and Kelly four, ran up a 49-29 margin after the clubs had gone off the floor*at the half at 30-21. Bailey wound up with 16 for game honors and Kelly had an even dozen. The lineups: Sheiton 64 Fife 36 M.Brickert 2 f Olson 2 Anderson 8 f Collins 8 Wilson 8 c McKay 15 Bailey 16 g Stowell 2 Kelly 12 g Gustafson Subs: Shelton---TWyatt 2. T: Fredson 2. Barnes 6. Dawson 4, Johnson 2. Preppernau 1. M. Fred- son 1. McNeil, Olson. Landis. Winn. Fife--Hankel 4. Nell 2 Bartz 1. Sternberg 1. Baline. Cam- eron, Phipps, McBurne. Score by Quarters Shelton ............ 21, 9 19 15--64 I Fife .................. 8 13 8 7 36 GREETING BY DENNIS McKAY Age 11 - 5th Grade Mr. View School .I GREETING BY WENDY RYE I Age 9 Bordeaux School CHUCK SCHWARZ, Linotype Operator / . .o00o00s s,,,,,.mo, .u.n, ' 'lt41ggt" / ItII=It,1- - --- - - ' "--:- Mat Team Takes On Tumwater T-Birds Here Friday Night Athletic action on the high school front this holiday weekend is eonfin.d to wrestling, The Highclimbers. coming strong after losing their first two engagements, will go ater their third utraight success Friday night when they host the Turn- (water Thunderbirds in Shelton gym. Junior varsity matmen open the program at 6:30 o'clock with the varsities following along about 7:30 or 7:45. depending on how many pins mark the early action. The C'iimbers are near peak strength with the return to ac- tion of Daron Taylor in the 127- lb. weight division and Jim Rod- gers in the 175-1b. division, al- though Rennie Mason who won all three of his matches by pins in the 191-lb, division (wo in J.V.. one in varsity competition) will be missing due to boil trouble. He missed the last match when Shel- ton uulled a major upset by thrashi.ng Auburn 40-15. The Climbers staged a last-ditch rally to nip Federal Way, 25-21, by winning the final two bouts by falls to get back on the victory path after suffering defeats at the hands of Olympia and North Thurston in the first two engage- ments of the season. After Friday's Tumwater com- petition the Climbers travel to Montesano next Monday night to meet Bulldog aggregation which is unbeaten at this writing. RICE REACHES 600 WITH 2 TO SPARE MEN'S INDUSTRIAL (final 1st lmlf) V L Shetton Motors .............. 40 24 20th Cent Thriftway .... 35 29 Canteen ............................ 34 ,. 29 / Pantorium Cleaners ........ 31 33 Clary Trucking ................ 30 34 Cole's obil Service ...... 291. 34 Morgan Lumber .............. 29 35 Lmnbermen's Mere ....... 27 37 High game--Ray Rice 227. High series--Ray Rice 602. :: $ * MeWs Industriai league bowlers wound up their first half sched- ule last week with Shelton lIo- tors as pennant winners and Ray Rice edging across the 600 hur- dle with two pins to spare. Shelton :h[otors  Dan Densley 5351 put "the clincher on the crown with a whitewashing of L.M. (Phil Bayley 511) while Rice's 602 man- aged to bring only a 2-2 standoff for his second place 20th Century squad with Clary Trucking (Wayne Clary 510). In the two othcr finales. Eac- rett Lumber (Hap Smith 567) finished with a 3-1 victory over Cole's Mobil Service Dean Smith 558). and Pantorium Cleaners Jim McCcmb 509 drew with Canteen {Forest Gilchrist 458). MIXED FOURSOMES Board Busters ........................... 2 Pin Busters .............................. 6 2 Knork Outs .............................. 5 3 Strippers .................................... 5 3 Twisters ...................................... 4 4 Odd Balz .................................... 3 5 What's Next ................ .' ............. 3 5 Timber Ducks ............................ 0 8 High games---Lou Nault 18(1, Duane Nault 234 High series---Jean Hartwell 465, Duane Nault 561. Split pick .... Jo Wentz 6-7-10. MERCHANTS LEAGUE Bill's Shell Service .......... 38 22 Prepp's Rexall Store .......... 37 23 Olympic Plywood ............. 36 24 Miller's .................................. 30 30 Old Mill Pavern .................. 2D 31 Stewart's Foodliner .......... 24 36 Kimbel & Whitey's ............ 23 37 Ralph's Serve-U ......... : ........ 23 37 High game---Ron Strickland 234. High seriesRon Strickland 578. NORTH illA$OH SPORTS HEWS Wright Academy Cops Another Close BasKetball Verdict From Bulldogs By Dennis Shelly BELFAIR For the second time in a row. the Charles \\;Vright Academy of Tacoma edged out NEW BLUE OX the North Mason Bulhlogs ]n a battle of wits which ended in fa- THURS., FRI., SAT, vor of Wright, 52-45. in the North Open 6:45 Mason gym last week. DEC. 26, 27. 28 Guard Mike Ellis from the Ter- rier team again took game and :iii!k" ........... iii team honors with 16 points as ' compared with his 22 points dur- JacK,emmon ing the last encoumer with the Bulldogs. \\;Vayne Crosswhite for ndLee RemicK the Bnlldogs shared team honors with Rick Anderson and Dennis   x-. : _. Shelly, each scoring 10 points. 00'DaYSOF win-e Other Bulldogs scoring was quite even as Gary Millet' scored eight stun_.._ points, and q'om McKay contrib- uted seven. AliNUiBl00a *,JPMILIER kli]l BIK[ [OWARDS WARNFR BRlIS The game was pretty much a see-saw battle until the Terriers broke the monotony with a scor- il;lkligllVNill(lllllr,tlll ing surge resulting in a 22-13 half time lead The Bulldogs dug in -G.M SUSAN PETER during the third qnarter, scoring HAYW)RD:FIHCH  19 to the Terriers' 15, but NM ,O!t/rli# slacked off in the fourth period, tallying only 13 to the Terriers' ' DIANE '""CYRIL  15. C1LENTO OUSACK:00 Tom McKay for the third time "' !:i ! this year fouled out of the game, - .... """-- .......... -'-- .......... - leaving space for the Terriers to .............. SUN:,MON:--0-i[2 ............ attack on fast breaks. Both teams fourth quarter as a fast moving man-to-man defense picked up the pace in scoring and fouling. Gatw Miller of the Bulldogs didn't see any action tmtil the second half __,.. ____ when he fast broke for seven 4E straight tallies to hetp in the scor.   ing department. Scoring went: i North Mason .. 8 5 19 13-45 Chas: Wright ..10 12 15 15--52 N[JTi Individual scoring went: (NM) Crosswhite 10, Anderson 10, Shel- ly 10, Miller 8, McKay 7. Whit- . ,,,.t= tV - man 0, Allen; /CW) Morey 9, -' Ellis 16. Wright 12, Shanaman 4, " " Pascoe2, Allen4"2.Mac Donald 3, Frank i The Junior Varsity team also lost, 27-6, to the Wright Academy. Next encounter for the Bulldogs is Jan. 3, NM's first Olympic league competition with Port Townsend, at PT. JUNIOR LEAGUE $:' w L 00FIIED ; Joslin Ins, lranee .................. 38 18 HITCHCOCK00 Bloomfield Logging .......... 36 20 Hembroff Agency .............. 34 22 k Beckwith Jewelry .............. 31 25 l @,_ -11} Eagles Aerie 2079 ............ 24 32 Starkey's Heating .............. 20 35 The Hut .............................. 13 43 "'eTE(:HNI'OLORIBIII High games--Sonja Ahlquist WE ARE CLOSED 156. Mike Vtuench 195. DECEMBER 31 High series--Sonja Ahlquist OPEN JAN. 2 396, Claude Cool< 487. Sponsored by Shelton Jaycees COLLEGrE'BASKETBALL Comes to Shelton - SATURDAY., DEC. 28 St, Marlins College Central Washington Slate College SHELTON GYM -- 8:00 P.M. Adults $1 -- Students 50  12 and Under 25 GREETING BY ROGER LAWSON Age 11 Bordeaux School SHELTON UNION SERVIGE-.B & R OIL GO, Bill Besch and Glen Roessel