The Winkler County News (Kermit, Tex.), Vol. 41, No. 24, Ed. 1 Monday, June 6, 1977 Page: 4 of 16

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The Winkler County News, Kermit, Texas
Monday, June 6, 1977
Sonics, Red Sox, Bugs,
Wink Win LL Gaines
Astros, Outlasts Dodgers
Giants, WinkWin Contests
Led by the two-hit
pitching of Mike Dickie and
the hitting of third baseman
Steve McNabb, the Sonics
outlasted the Town and
Country Tornados 12-5
The Sonics scored two runs
in the top of the first on
three consecutive singles by
Mike Dickie, Barry Kimball,
and Steve McNabb to take
the lead 2-0. But the
Tornados came back in the
bottom of the inning to tie it
up on two walks, a fielder’s
choice and a Sonic error.
The Sonics had a scoreless
second inning while the
Tornados added a couple of
runs to their score on singles
by Mike Lara and Johnny
With the score 4-2, the
Sonics returned in the top of
the third inning to see-saw
back into the lead 6-4. The
inning was sparked by a
Tornado error and Steve
McNabb’s second single for
the night.
The Tornados had scoreless
third and fourth innings, and
taking advantage of this, the
Sonics put the game further
out of reach with four more
runs in the top of the fourth
to take the lead 104. Jim
Sharp and Kent Crabtree each
collected their first hits for
the game, while Barry
Kimball hit his second single.
Three more runs, sparked by
Mike Dickie’s double and
singles by McNabb and Sharp
raised the score to 13-4. The
Tornados put only one other
run across after Tommy
Mason walked and made it
around the bases with help
from a single by Michael
Mike Dickie was credited
with the pitching win, while
Tornado pitcher Johnny
Brownlee was handed the
Thursday’s nightcap saw
the Red Sox make it four
straight with a win over the
First National Bankers 19-5.
A ten-run first inning for
Charles Wright’s Red Sox
gave the Bankers too much to
shoot at. A five-run second
inning coupled with the
first-inning tally and three
more runs in the third put the
Sox beyond reach before the
game was over, called due to
the l^-hour time lfrnit.
The Red Sox batting was
sparked by a double and two
singles off the bat of Roger
Bell, while Trey Orozco
collected two singles, Timmy
Daniels and Levis Awbrey
each had a single.
Losing pitcher Tony Clark
had the only Banker hit, a
single in the first inning.
The Firebugs put eight
men across the plate in the,
second inning to take the lead
and set the stage for a 15-5
victory over the Downtown
Lions Friday.
The second inning saw the
‘Bugs collect seven hits;
doubles from Rex Kilgore,
Dwane Thomas, and Raul
Madrid, and singles from
Charles Moore, Richard
Berzoza, Ronnie Moore, and
Darrell Wiesman.
A six-run fourth inning put
the ten-run rule into effect
for the Firebugs, with
Thomas and Coby Owen each
collecting singles. Damon
Burkhalter led the Lions
hitting with two singles. Also
collecting hits for the Lions
were Darrell Babb, Earl
Dominguez, Paul Cingano,
Mike Glander, and Bobby
Masiel. Cingano, on the
mound for the losers, was
handed the loss, while
Firebug pitcher Darrell
Wiesman was credited with
the win.
Down 6-1 going into the
top of the third inning, the
With the score tied 10-10
after six innings, the Astros
and Dodgers went into extra
innings Thursday, with the
Astros collecting the win,
outscoring the Dodgers 7-6 in
the crucial seventh inning.
Leading the Astros’ hitting
attack was David Handley
with two singles to his credit,
and singles by Lang Bolf,
Byron Holloway, and David
Two Dodgers,/Michael
Dominguez and Tdmy Hurley,
had three hits /piece, while
Bennie Brownlee collected
two, and Timothy Baucom
had one.
A two-part game,, which
began Thursday and was
continued Friday due to
darkness saw the Giants
outlast the Cardinals 7-5.
The Cards were limited to
three hits in the game, all
singles from Jeff Brown,
Richard Horton, and Robert
Bell. The Giants were limited
even further to two, both off
the bat of Xavier Ramirez.
The Giants were down 5-2
going into the bottom of the
fifth, when five Giants
crossed the plate to make the
score 7-5.
The time limit prevented
any Yankee attack from
taking place in the fourth
inning, making Wink
victorious 17-16 Friday.
Wink pitcher Gilbert
Marrufo threw his first
no-hitter for the season, while
teammate Paul Posey
accounted for the only two
hits in the game, both singles
in the second and third
; ■ ^
Softball Opens
Jaycees Shoot
Past Wink
A five-run fourth inning singles, a walk and a fielding
?t nixv _____ gave the! Jaycees the needed error put Mark Johnson,
The third inning saw the flrst 0n two ten runs to put the game on Fulbright, Billy Sheppard,
Cubs’ Kyle Clark, David singles by q^x\ sledge and ice, beating Wink 16-5 in Haskell Hastings and Mitchell
Armstrong, Gino Valdez and crawf0rd Adams. Three more Pony League action Thursday Sims across.
Mike Ureta each bang out came ^ the secon(i on Curtis night. ' The third inning was pretty
BolFs single and a double off The Jaycees started the much the same with Wink
the bat of David Richardson, scoring in the bottom of the this time having a scoreless
The two which tied the game first, putting David Fulbright half and the Jaycees coming
came in the bottom of the and Gary Logan across the back to add four more in the
third, sparke4 by a double by plate o^three hits and .a Wink bottom of the inning. Curtis
Carl Sledge. The winning run error. Beal, Sims, Johnson, and
was scored by Don Jacobson, Winjt. came back, in the top Fulbright crossed the plate
who reached base via a single of the second to put Joe Wolf for the Jaycees, bringing the
in the bottom of the fourth, around the bases, making the score to 10-1.
Cub pitcher Agmed score 2-1. But the bottom of Wink, however, scored four
Ramirez was given the loss, the inning saw the Jaycees runs in the top of the fourth
while Wink pitcher Carl come back to add four more to extend the game to at least
Sledge obtained the win. runs |o their tally. Three four full innings, with Jimmie
Cubs put seven runners across each collected singles,
to take the lead 8-6, only to Before the game was over,
have Wink come back to tie it Whiteside had collected two
up in the bottom of the hits, and Clark, Armstrong,
inning and then put another Valdez, Ureta, Ramirez, and
across in the fourth to win it Kevin Prather were credited
9-8 Friday. with one apiece.
Wink collected three runs
doubles, while Agmed
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Henderson, Steve Eggleston,
Guni Miller, and Johnny
Walker scoring. But five
Jaycee runs in the bottom
half of the fourth brought
about the ten-run rule
deadline with the Jaycees
victorious 16-5. Scoring the
runs were Bobby Arnold,
Shannon Cook, Beal,
Johnson, and Fulbright.
Johnson, on the mound for
the Jaycees, was credited
with the pitching win, while
Wink pitcher Gaylon
Richardson was handed the
The season’s opening week
saw McGuire Motors fall
victim to the Wink Wildcats
23-6, Kermit State Bank over
Kermit Motor Company
21-16, Wink Huggie Bears
over Handlin Insurance 25-2,
and the Winkler County News
defeated Tasco Answering
Service 24-14.
The Wildcats scored two
runs in the first, seven in the
second, one in the third and
thirteen in the fourth to
completely dominate
McGuire Motors? Collecting
hits for the Wildcats were
Daisey Montgomery (3), Jo
McGuire and Shana Jacobson
(2), and Romona Moya,
Jo Ann Sledge, and Jeannie
Borger with one each.
Every Kermit State Bank
team member collected at
least two hits apiece to push
their team to a 21-16 victory
over Kermit Motor Company
in Thursday’s second game.
Leading the way was
Amber McCastland with four;
Melanie Harbin, Pam Greene,
Karri Burnet, and Janice
Sullivan with three; and
Tammy Rockwell, Rhonda
Percifield, Stacy Martin, and
Jana Percifield with two each.
For the losers, Tonya
Greer collected three hits;
while Lisa Fielding, Tereas
Beal, and Irene Aranda each
had two; and Liz Martinez,
Lisa Arguijo and Angela
Short each collected one.
Friday’s action saw the
Huggie Bears collect 30 hits
compared with Handlin
Insurance’s eight and win the
game 25-2.
Cindy Tomson led the
winners with six singles,
Frankie Wilhelm collected
five singles, Connie Hawkins •
had two homers and two \
singles, Sue Bohannon had
three doubles, Bonnie
Richardson and Teresa.
Montgomery each had three *
singles, Birdie Montgomery
and Karen Krapek both had a
single and a double, and '
Tracey Bolf had two singles. 1
For Handlin Insurance,
Jana Taylor collected three .
hits; a homer and two singles. ,
Patty Richardson had a i
double and a single; Lynn
Harridge and Lisa Taylor each
had doubles; and Diana Ray '
had a single.
ttt i
Cindy Dominguez and
Fonda Mills each had three
hits to lead the Winkler
County News to a 24-14
victory over Tasco Answering
Service in Friday’s nightcap,
Carrie Martin, Teresa Lee,
and Lisa Goodwin each had
two, and Tracey Cingano,
Dee Ann Fagan, and Rosa
Trevizo all had one hit to
boost the winners’ hitting.
Tasco was led by LaVonda
Wade with three; Julie Short,
Tina McLain, Gale Sawyer,
and Tina Mason with two;
and Gina Bell and Priscilla
Forga with one hit apiece.
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Wednesday — June 8
Thursday — June 9
10 a.m. — 6 p.m.
Plus 60^
Film Charge
finite Kick
JUNE 6-10
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Winkler and
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