The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, May 02, 1950, Image 3

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Lc»*U« plftyoff« In tho military
«n<l nun-military divhiiona of in-
tramura soft^iil atul volleyball
will begin May S,!Intramural Di
rector Barney Welch said today.
1 hese two A ports will cjonclude
the team sports for the ye*r. with
the exception of the intramural
' track meet which will be held
May 17 - 19, Welch concluded.
Opponents in the coming play
offs include the following teams in
the military softball' (with their
league' standings) > W Band (5-0)
meets A Cavalry (4-1), G Air
Forces (3-1) versus the winner of
League G, the winner of league
H which will be either F Air
Force or Chem Warfare will meet
B Composite (4-0), and B Field
Artillery (414-% takes on B Air
Force, 4%-%).
In the- playoffs of military vol
leyball, the ASA meets A Trans
portation, A Air Force takes on
B Field Artillery, B Transporta
tion is matched against against B
Quartermaster, and K Air Force
it pitted againet D Flight.
Club Softball
Leading their respective leagues
in club softball are Reagan A&M
Club of League jJv, the Business
Club, the Marketing', and Finance,
andjthe Poultry Science Clubs are
tied for the lead in league B, while
the Entomology arid V. M, ’51
clubs are tied in leagl^ G, and the
Geology club -holds a clear lead in
. league D.'"
-'Club volleyball leaders are the
Business organization at the top in
league A, the Rio-Grande -club
heads league B, While the Beau
mont club shows tb((! way*m league
^Champions have already been
TO) Beats Rice, 7-1
As Graves Hurls
Houston, May 2. —<d.*i— The
Texas Christian Horned Frogs
took a 7. to I Southwest Con-
fcrcuee hMebull victory from Rice
yesterday us Pitcher Knobby
(iravi'S set the Owls down with
only three hits,
The Frogs rirntoM 1 Rlco starter
John Finch from _tlu’ mound In
the second inning', with a three
•run splurge on fl'i'e consecutive
hits anil n walk. 7)Nv<i hits and a
w'alk already hud produced a tally
in the first inning. *
Richard Lceder, the Rice re-
lof pitcher, retired the first two
men to face him as he took over
with the bases. loaded. He and
Finch each-gave -up seven hits.
A single TCC run in the fifth
cathe as Lceder threw wild to
third. The final Frog scores in the
eighth came on a triple by Bill
Barnes, a double by Graves and a
single by Jim Nolan. 1
T C U 130 010 020—7
i Rice 000 001 000-fl
decided In the non-military division
of softball and volleyball. The
TCVV softball club walked away
with the title winning six games
and acquiring only one loss, while
.Mitchell Hall took the volleyball
crown without dropping a game.
A 'Athletics Repeat
After A Athletic won the infra
mural swimming and diving meet
last week, in which every intra
mural swimming record was bro
ken, the athletes of Hart Hall
gained* their second team victory
of the year. Their first was the
handball title'which they gained in
marching undefeated to the finals
last week against E Air Force
and walking off with the title.
The A Athletic crew will pro
bably win the intramural track
meet this season, although they
have lost their stars of last season.
Most of the winners of the Athle
tic (^utfit last year, are |aow par
ticipating in SWC tradS* events,
thereby being ineligible tq- com
pete in' intramural tracks *
I 1
in the 1
tux \
Cadet to
rdler star,
and took
high hur-
Drake Relays held
Iowa. He was the
gain a first place
A&M, SMU Linksmen
Tie; Fish Stomp Cubs
TUES’.; MAY 2, 1950 Page 3
The Aggie varsity golfers emer
ged in a 3-3 tie with the South
ern Methodist University links
men; Friday afternoon on the Dal
las Athletic Club course, and Sat
urday afternoon, the Aggie.fresh
men. swept through the Baylor
Cubs, 4 and 0 on the Ag’s home
course... - j
A switch in tl\e lineup of the
Mustang golf team threw the
match into a melee, when the No. 1\
man was fitted against the No. 4
and vicb versa.
A slight wind prevailed through
out the afternoon and the reHults
of the singles matches-Were Ross
Mitchell, SMU, stopping J, (’.
Fletcher at tho lust hole for a 1
up-victory? Uity Maun, SMU, de
feating Gene Darby, M and 2;
Monte Currie, A&M, turning hack
Bradley Smyth 2 up at the seven
teenth green; amf Tonyt-Guerrero
downed his opponent by the one
sided score of 4 and 3.
In t,he doubles division the com
bination of Darby and Guerrero
stroked a winning match for the
Aggies in defeating the Mustang
pair 2 up; while Currie and Fletch
er Jfell before, the Mustang’s Mann
and Smyth, 3 and. 2.
Freshmen Blank Baylor
In the freshman meet on the
Bryan Country Club course Satur
day afternoon, the Cubs brought
along only tluree of their team
members and jhe A&M Fish golf
ers won each iof the singles match
es and the lonne doubles match for
the day.
Johnny Barret, stroked the No.
2 post for the Aggies, and down- 1
ed Baylor’s George Reese; Miller
Barber, No. 1 man on the regular
Aggie, foursome downed SMU’s
JackoWesterfield; while Billy Bak
er A&M, propped Hank McFad-
deh (o close out the singles divi
Thb lonq doubles match was
played and won by Barrett and
Bake) 1 agaipst the combination of
Reese and McFadden for the Cubs.
Thb next; match scheduled for
th4 golf teams will be that of the
varsity this; - afternoon w h e n
they ■ meet Rice in Houston.
'jf’hp Owl golfers boast of Buddy
WeaYcr, ujno is Houston City
Champion (ind an uKcellent col
legiate golfer, along with Carroll
Bainl for (he No, I and 2 posi
tions | followed by Snel|y and Carl
son m the remaining posts.
Lead SWC Nine
In 2 Team Race
j he Southwest Conference base
ball race continued jto remain as
n two-team affair arid may be set
tled ot) May 17 and 18 when the
Texas' Aggies meet the Texas
Longhorns in Austin.
The Steers were the winners, of
the first meeting between the top
teams in the conference by a
score of 12-2. A&M gained Ita
second loss of (the season yester
day at the hapds of SMU Mus
tangs, who woni their first confer
ence game of the season. 8-1.
This dropped the Cadets 1%
games behind the league leading
Longhorns, who’s game with tlie
Baylor Bears scheduled for yes
terday was postponed because of
wet grounds. The Austinites de
feated the Beaids last week, 22-3,
which tossed thb Baylorites by the
wayside in the race for the crown.
Yesterday in Houston, TCU rode
over the Rice Owls, 7-1, but the
conference standings remained un
changed by this game.
The next conference games are
scheduled! for Friday’and may be
the deciding gdmeSj- of the cham
pionship race. H
Full Season Standings
Rice _ .
T C G .
A & M
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< Schedule
A&M vs. Rice at Col
lege Station, Sbuthcrn Methodist
vs. Texas at. Dallas, Texas Christ
ian vs. Baylor at Fort Worth.
Saturday—Texas- vs. Southern
Methodist at Dallas, A&M vs. Rice
at College Station.
Gay Wallace
Wallace, who was all-conference
shortstop last season, is on his
way up again after recovering
from a chipped ankle bob. He
is batting well over .50|) which
includes his performance! in yes
terday’s game.
Lee Weber's six-hit hurling
. ben.
tcrficld Gerald Jensen’s spectacular
fielding, and 12 SMU hits proved
disastrous to A&M’s baseball team
- In winning, 8-1, the cellarj-hpld-
ing Mustangs gained their! first
conference victory after (oping
five, and handed the Ags j their
second loss, forcing them farther
Cadet Swordsmen Defeat
Buccaneers For 3rd Time
ami 1 h
4!ji ’vi
a itecflhnlical
Reserve Your Books F
Summer Semester
Tim Agg c fencing squad made
local fencing history this weekend
when it bea . the Galveston Buccan
eers for thy third time this year.
Tjhe seene of the upset was the
A|&M{ Consolidated Gym. 1
Th > final outcome of the affair
Was that the Aggies (won the di
visional championship in epee and
a (second ir sabre, loping only to
the) iHce swordsmen in sabre,
n the' epee competition, Rice
(t Agtrie B team tied 4% to
H’i(h R,' t ' < f finally winning on
ore on
start ?d
skun dug J
Ba n ;! is
bjadc sn ion
Count of touches. They
tipnes to the Aggies’
protege, Gottlob, out-pointed him.
Returning for blood, Bill Brown
SJC Tourneys
To Start Friday
By A&M Dept, of Information
More ' than 200 athletes
frpm all over Texas will be
h^nre Friday and Saturday to
compete for State Junior Col
lege track, field, golf and ten
nis championships.
Meet director Barlow rvin an
nounced that entries have beep, ixc-
ceived fro.pi Hillsboro, Woather-
ford, Decatur, Navarro of Corsi
cana, Allen Academy, Tcfxarkana,
San Antonio and Cisco jipiior col-
logos. He expects several other
schools to enter.
"There will he competition i for
hoys in truck and field, golf and
tennis, and for girls i(i tellliU.
Truck and field preliminaries will
he hoW starting at (1:30 |j. m. Fri
day and finals starting (it 9 q.m.
Saturday, Golf inatehoM, to he
played at the. nearby Bryan Co(i».
try Club, will begin at 111) a. in.
Friday. >
. . . Aggie Sports
On Schedule . . .
Tuesday, May 2—Golf, A&M vs.
Rice, Houston.
Thursday, May 4—Freshrtian
baseball, A&M Fish vs. Rice Sjlirties,
Houston. j •—i
Friday, May 5—Track, A&M vs.
Texas, dual meet Austin; . Base
ball, A&M vs. Rice, here; Tennis,
A&M vs. SMU, Dallas.
Saturday, May G — Baseball,
A&M vs. Rice, here; Tennis,
vs. TCU, Fort Worth; Freshman
baseball, A&M vs. Rice Sjliipesj
away from league-leading Texas
Differing from previous Kyle
Field tilts, the game went score
less for the first four frames'.
Blanton was relieved by Pat
Hubert after Joe Whitley led
off with a home run over the
right field wall. Blanton, who now
has a conference mark of 1-2, al
lowed four runs off five hits while
two, costly Cadet miscues were
committed. Before the side was re
tired in the sixth, Hubert automa
tically forced a runner across the
platje after loading the basesj on
a walk, an infield hit, and a single.
Shug McPherson romped”,’’home
with the only A&M score in the
sixth. McPherson gained first! on
Whitley’s error, advanced to sec
ond i on Lary’s single to center,
Theji scored on -Hank Canilkh
single through the middle; -
With the bases loaded and tw
men down in SMU’s half of th-
eighth, errors by Guy Wallace ;an
Wally Moon allowed two run;
Fred Freeman’s hot grounder go
past! the Ag shortstop and Moo,
attempting to pick SMU ru
number seven off at the . plate),
;) 1
overthrow Calvert -
T) i< Pollies, who now bonat a
split with A&M, added thelrllnal
run \ tho last frame. Gerald
sen ead <>ff with a double,
cannf home on Kyle Rote's HIM]
hefor s Hubert retire i the
throe batters in ordei.
Weber Gains Win -}]
H* ring a blank record before
the g ime, Weber notcl led his first
confe ence victory. Pa ; Hubert re-
maiqi as the Ags* top slinger with
three wins and no defeats.,
Using fast speed and fine judge
ment, Jensen was the main bul
wark in the SMU defensive align
Besides patrolling (he spacious
areas I of centerfield, the flrictifoot-
ed fielder covered port ions oMeft-
ght fields to gnb eight fly
and rob A&M of several
be hits,
h Alex Hooks ebiploycd
um of nine pla rers ii^
oving game while
summoned the
16 Cadets.?- _.v; '/t '
Bici comes to Qolljge Station l
Friday for a two game kpries.
ilThG Varsity squad rolled into ac
tion Foi the first time against the
Bfuccjiiiist'rs, Ajvho are the defend
ing sta’^b champions, John Gottlob,
the Aggie threesome,
vijetory tk(e flowing by
Baird,. 3-0.
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"Serving Texas Aggies”
of the Biles beat Joe Mayes,
in a close match.
Curtis Wilson put A&M back
in the winning circle lif out stub
bing Owen Holzhuscr. Baird re
turned to beat Mayes and again
tie up the score.
But the meet was cinched when
Wilson knocked Brown out of the
race. Gottlob brought the Ags
one bout more when he beat Holz-
heuser. Baird returned long enough
to put Wilson out.
Gottlob added the coup de grace
by knocking Bcbwn opt of the
Rice did not put up toj much op
position in the final round when
the varsiey squad of Wilson, Gott
lob and Mayes out - touched them.
5V4-1 1 /-. Mayes ended up high man
in the Rice finals by Winning all
three of his bouts.
The sabre team followed suit
by knocking the Galveston group!
down, 5-2.
However, Rice outslgshed the
Ags in the final round] of sabre
competition to take top honors
for the ’meet.
Wildlife Class Visits
Port Aransas Friday
Ten members of the class in
marine ichthyology of the Wildlife
Management Department will go
on a field trip to Port Aransas
Friday, recording to Frank T.
Knapp, assistant professor of fish
eries. 1 T
SMU (8)
Salmon, 2t>
Freeman, ss
Whitley, lb
Jensen, of
Rote, rf
Khnudsen. If
Neilson, )!>
Edwards, e
Weber, p
\&M (1)
Ecrette, 2b
Savarjno, 2b
Wallace, ss ' .
Moon, cf
McPherson, rf
Pe Witt. If
Lary, li>
Maltz, lb ,
Candelari, 3b. .. .
Calvert, c
Blanton, p
Hubert, p
V Totals .
Ml I(
3 (I
■I 2
3 0
>3 1
X—Filed out for Ecrette in 7th.
XX -Walked for Xavar no in 9th.
XXX—rRan for Warriner
XX XX—‘Grounded out
bert in 9th.
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