8 • Adirondack Daily Enterprise • Tuesday, June 22,1993 Sports Courier quitely goes about winning Wimbledon opener By DAVID CRARY Defending champion Andre against Australians. Steffi Graf, Associated Press Writer Agassi, seeded eighth, won for the seeking her fifth Wimbledon title, WIMBLEDON, England — With first time since early April, when faced Kirrily Sharpe, a qualifier the attention focused on estab- he was sidelined by wrist and ranked 231st, and second-seeded lished grass-court stars, Jim elbow problems. Martina Navratilova, seeking her Courier is right where he wants to Could he win the title again? 10th title, faced Michelle Jag- be — out of the Wimbledon "That's what I'm here for," he gard-Lai, ranked 89th. spotlight. said. "I think these first few are Agassi used a new serving style The world's second-ranked the most crucial for me. ... I did it which cut down on his backswwg player, devastating on other sur- last year, so I think, yes, I can." in order to ease the strain on his faces, won hisfirst-roundmatch as Courier was less bold when asked arm. It produced 10 aces, more handily as any of the top con- if he could add a Wimbledon than he had in any of his seven tenders but left no doubt he enjoys crown to his four Australian and victories en route to the title last his status here as a relative outsid- French Open titles. year. er. "Ask me in about five rounds, if "I'm certainly not going to com- I get there," he said after bearing But Stich, considered one of the plain about it," he said of the Italy's Gianluca Pozzi. top contenders this year, noted that low-key media coverage he has "Wimbledon, for me, is not my Agassi's victim, Bernd Karbacher S U M M E R L E A G U E S R U N T H E G A M U T — The S a r a n a c Lake a r e a a n d Tri- received. natural surface. It's a crap shoot, of Germany, had been weakened Lakes Region have plenty for those interested in playing baseball or softball, from "I do like to slide in and out, and really. I have to go out there and by bronchitis. the youngest to t h e middle-aged players. On any given night, T-Ball, Little League, the less kind of commotion, the just take my chances, much more "He played a guy who had a Larry Doyle, P a t t y League, Black Fly and W o m e n s softball or American Legion can better. Particularly going into a big than any other surface." virus for two weeks ... so I don't be played in the area. A sampling of recent action included, clockwise from top left tournament, it's better." Perhaps the player most at home think that was a real test for him photo, Jon Preall pitching for Burger King in 11-12 Little League play; Debbie Zer- Courier, seeded third, was among at Wimbledon, three-time champi- regarding his form," Stich said. nine men's seeds winning their on Boris Becker, moved into ac- r a h n of Owl's Nest taking a throw a t second to force out AMC H e a r t b e a t r u n n e r opening matches Monday. Only tion Tuesday in an all-German "He's not as good as he was last Chris Reynolds; a n d Shawn Palyswiat of End-of-the-Road Construction rapping the 15th-seeded Czech Karel Novacek battle with one of the tour's rising year," Karbacher said. "But I ball off the tee during a T-Ball contest. was upset young stars, Marc Goellner. think he has a pretty good draw (Enterprise Photos — Jim Stowell) The bookmakers' favorite, sec- now, and these kind of players, Ranked 37th in the world, they get better every round they ond-seeded Stefan Edberg, and Goellner has a powerful serve and play." No. 7 seed Ivan Lendl needed four a Becker-inspired nickname — sets to beat obscure qualifiers. "Baby Boom Boom." While the attention focused on Lendl had lost in the first round of the favorites, some lesser-known the past two Grand Slams. Top-seeded Pete Sampras, given players waged epic struggles. In Three younger, power-serving a one-day delay because of a sore one striking upset, Sebastien players cruised to straight-sets shoulder, was to open against Lareau of Canada, a qualifier wins: No. 6 Michael Stich of Ger- Australian Neil Borwick. ranked only 179th in the world, many, No. 9 Richard Krajicek of The two top seeded women ap- rallied to beat 36th-ranked Jonas the Netherlands, and No. 13 peared headed for easy victories in Svensson of Sweden 2-6, 4-6, 7-6 Wayne Ferreira of South Africa. their first-round matches, also (7-4), 7-6 (9-7), 10-8. Surprise teams tied for AL West lead By BEN WALKER The Royals lost for the seventh expected to break the mark tonight AP Baseball Writer time in 10 games. Kansas City has at Comiskey Park. Before the season began, no one lost consecutive games for only Athletics 5, Mariners 3 could seem to settle on who was the third time this season. Craig Paquette's two-run single the favorite in the AL West. As the "We're just not bunching hits," in the eighth inning rallied halfway mark approaches, it's easy Royals manager Hal McRae said. Oakland. Paquette singled with lo sec why. "We're scratching out hits. You one out and the bases loaded off The Kansas City Royals, picked get 13 hits and you get nothing. Jeff Nelson. Terry Steinbach by some to win the division after They get three hits and they get doubled home an insurance run in making several major moves, are four runs." the ninth. 35-32. The Chicago White Sox, thought to be a team in waiting this year, Finley (8-5) won his third straight decision. He allowed two runs in six innings and Steve Frey got four Storm Davis (2-5) got the victory in relief and Dennis Eckersley got his 15th save. Hayes, Rotary, Elks grab LL wins Rotary defeated NBT, 11-5, with Bowden and Cameron Gramore arc 35-32. outs for his eighth save. Red Sox 6, Twins 3 SARANAC LAKE — Sandy The California Angels, consid- Chili Davis hit a two-run double Billy Hatcher and Scott Cooper Hayes Realty, Rotary Club and some late tallies. Trailing 3-2 go- each got their first Little League ered a longshot with so many in the first inning and Greg Myers homered. Hatcher hit a three-run Elks Club recorded victories Mon- ing into the bottom of the fourth, hit. young players, are 35-32. homered in the second off Hipolito homer in the fourth inning into day in Saranac Lake 9-10 Little Rotary got three runs to take a 5-3 Elks Club bested Adelphia Cable, All three clubs wound up tied for Pichardo (4-4). Fenway Park's left-field screen off League play. lead, then added six in the fifth to 14-10, as Ed Heading banged a first place Monday night after White Sox 7, Rangers 6 Scott Erickson (3-8). Hayes Realty defeated Vets Club, break open the game. home run, triple and double to lead California won at Kansas City 4-3 Jack McDowell, helped by home Indians 3, Brewers 0 18-16, hanging on against a last- Johnny Muldowney led the of- the attack. Matt Pafundi added a and Chicago defeated Texas 7-6. runs from Frank Thomas and Tommy Kramer and Jeremy Her- inning Vets rally which saw them fense with three hits and five RBI. triple and single and Trevor "We've seen everybody in the Robin Ventura, became the first nandez combined on a shutout and score seven times after two were Among his hits were a double and Gilligan, Chris Snickles, Justin division now," said Chuck Finley, 11-game winner in the majors as Carlos Baerga and Albert Belle triple., ^Patrick Edenfield got his Leroux and Mark Easton all added the winning pitcher for California. Chicago beat Texas. homered as Cleveland won at James Trummer d<^I§XF*with first rattte^feeague hit while Colin singles. "We've seen everybody twice. Carlton Fisk of the White Sox home. Kramer (3-2) gave up four two out to start the Vets*fally. That Edenfield, Matt Duso, Sam Cer- Gilligan, Pafundi, Snickles and We've been talking about it and played his 2,225th game as a hits in llA innings. Hernandez was followed by a single on an 0-2 minara and Kyle Ford also had Ben Ellsworth all pitched in the wc don't see anybody running catcher, tying the major league re- struck out four in getting his sec- pitch by Merril and then a series of hits. Colin Edenfield scored four win. away with it. cord held by Bob Boone. Fisk is ond save. walks. Trummer, who had four runs. hits, came up again with the bases Duso was the winning pitcher, For Adelphia, Jeff Santoro tripled loaded to face reliever Mike striking out 12. and singled and Larry Duprey Dodgers' Martinez blanks Astros By The Associated Press fifth inning with a three-run homer Lyons. Trummer hit a sharp gounder, but had a four-game winning streak shortstop Keith Kogut gloved the Losing pitcher Pat Lacey banged three hits, including a triple, to pace NBT, while Tim McLaughlin singled behind Matt Bouton. Adelphia's Matt Hogan, Luke Snyder and Duprey made good The Houston Astros wish they off Mark Portugal (5-3). He added snapped. ball and flipped to Tim Dun levy and Sam Darring added two each. defensive plays to cut off Elks could have appealed, too. a two-run single in the eighth and Sammy Sosa's three-run triple covering second for thefinalout. Dan Leonidas got a hit and Craig rallies and keep the game close. Ramon Martinez, who appealed now has 15 homers and 51 RBIs. followed Bautista's first major Braves 8, Phillies 1 his league-imposed five-game suspension earlier in the day, pitched a two-hitter and rookie Sid Bream had four hits and drove in three runs to lead Atlanta league hit in a four-run second in- ning. Cardinals 4, Marlins 3 Post 326 drops pair of Legion contests Mike Piazza drove in five runs as past Philadelphia at Veterans LAKE PLACID — Post 326 up two hits and one run. Flyte then Casey Carrier also rapped a pair Joe Magrane won his fourth con- Adirondacks dropped a pair of followed with one inning of relief. of hits, scoring once and driving in the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Stadium for the Braves' third secutive start and Gregg Jefferies American Legion contests Satur- visiting Astros 7-0 Monday night. straight victory. Greg Maddux (7- He was nicked for a pair of hits one teammate. Other hits were by hit his 10th homer as St. Louis day to Scotia, 7-1 and 4-2. and runs, including one unearned Travis Barton, who stole two Martinez (6-4) recorded his 12th 5) gave up seven hits and one run beat Florida at Joe Robbie career shutout and second this in eight innings for the victory be- In the opener, Scotia got four tally. bases, Bruce LaPage and Todd Stadium. The Cardinals climbed to early runs off Lake Placid Offensively, Post 326 did better, LaVigne. season. fore Mike Stanton finished. 10 games over .500 for the first freshman Terry Flyte, as he gave He was suspended by NL presi- Giants 2, Padres 1 banging eight hits, including tri- time this season. up three earned runs in two in- ples by Kirk LaPage, Toby Lane The Adirondacks slip to 3-4 with dent Bill While earlier in the day Trevor Wilson won his fifth for hitting Charlie Hayes of the straight decision and Willie Mets 8, Expos 3 nings. Meanwhile, Scotia's and Joe Rockhill. Lane had an RBI the losses and will host Brockville, Colorado Rockies with a pitch on McGee had four hits, leading San Bobby Bonilla homered and Laviolette went 5'/3 innings, allow- and LaPage scored a run. Ont. next Saturday. June 15 at Denver, sparking a ben- Francisco past San Diego at Can- drove in four runs, and Dave ing four hits and just one run. ch-clearing brawl. dlestick Park. Wilson (5-3), is 5-0 with a 1.77 ERA over his last six Telgheder (1-0) won in his first All the hits were singles by Kirk major league start as New York LaPage, Bruce LaPage, David Broadway Video evens Doyle mark "It was his decision," Martinez beat Montreal at Shea Stadium to Hood and Ron Wood. Hood was said. "I appealed, and we'll see starts. SARANAC LAKE — Broad- of the seventh to secure the win. stop a six-game losing streak. credited with an RBI, driving in way Video evened its record at 1-1 Jim Daunais and Jeremy Rich what's going to happen. This has Cubs 5, Pirates 1 Rockies 5, Reds 4 Kirk LaPage. LaPage also had a never happened to me before. I in Larry Doyle play last Thursday shared pitching duties for Broad- Jose Bautista won as a starter for Dante Bichette's run-scoring stolen base, but Scotia gained with a 7-6 win over the Tupper way Video. didn't worry about it when I came the first time in four years, pitch- single off Jeff Reardon (1-1) with eight thefts in the game. here. I just had to concentrate on Lake Red Sox. ing four-hit ball over eight innings two outs in the 10th inning lifted Tupper Lake sophomore Scott Matt Preall drove in Mike Spencer Lanthier was the losing the game and pitch my game." to lead Chicago past Pittsburgh at Colorado over Cincinnati at Mile Tower started the second game, pitcher. Ferguson with a hit in the bottom Piazza broke a scoreless tie in the Three River Stadium. The Pirates High Stadium. working three innings and giving SCOREBOARD AREA SPORTSCENE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 21 West Division 47 309 26 Vl that game, another brawl occurred when, after a warning from the umpires. Keith Shephard of the Bloomingdale Volunteer Fire Depanment Adelphia Cable at Rotary Field. 6 p m . vs Kayakers wanted for 'Cross State' races East Division San Francisco W 47 L 23 PcL ,671 — GB Rockies hit Cory Snyder with a pilch. Shephard was suspended lor seven games Keene vs Darrah & Darrah Auto Body at Bloom- ingdale. 6 p.m. NEW YORK — New York kayakers will have the opportunity to W L Pet GB Atlanta 40 31 .563 7 V) BASKETBALL Lions Club at Lake Placid Lions Club, 6 p.m participate in one portion of the world's longest kayaking endurance Detroit 43 25 632 — Toronto 42 28 ,600 2 Los Angeles 36 31 .537 9H EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New Merrill L Thomas at Wilmington, 6 p.m. races (1,000 miles) along historic Erie Canal. Houston 34 33 .507 11 '/> New York 41 29 .586 3 Cincinnati 32 38 .457 15 Jersey Nets traded center Sam Bowie and a condi- tional second-round draft pick to the Los Angeles Wednesday The Finlandia Cross State Clean Water Challenge is an 11-day, 365- 35 33 .515 8 Baltimore Boston 3! 38 .449 \2'/> San Diego 27 42 .391 19 H Lakers for center Benoil Benjamin. 9-10 Year Olds Adelphia Cable vs Vets Club at Lions Club Field. 6 mile race, a portion of a five-week event which begins June 27 on Lake Milwaukee 29 38 433 13'/i Colorado 24 Monday's Games 44 353 22 The Lakers acquired the 7-foot Benjamin and the p.m. Michigan and will end Aug. 2 on the Hudson River in New York City. 28 41 406 16 V} rights to Doug Christie from Seatlle o n Fob. 22 for Cleveland West Division Chicago 5. Pittsburgh 1 Sam Perkins. Playing |usl 12.8 minutes a game. Eks Club vs NBT at Rotary Field, 6 p.m Parajax vs. Ted's Grocery at Gabriels. 6 p m . The "Cross State" race days and distances are as follows: St Louis 4, Florida 3 W L PcL GB New York 8. Montreal 3 Benjamin averaged 5.7 points and 3.5 rebounds for the Lakers and SuperSohlcs. Rotary Club vs. Woodruff's Lumber at Bloomingdale, July 17, 38.5 miles from Tonawanda to Medina; July 18, 29.4 miles California 35 35 32 32 .522 .522 - - Atlanta 8, Philadelphia 1 6 p.m. from Medina to Brockport; July 19, 36.1 miles from Brockport to Fair- Chicago Kansas City 35 32 522 — Colorado 5, Cincinnati 4.10 Innings Los Angeles 7, Houston 0 BLACK FLY Sandy Hayes Realty vs E-Maga-Ze at Lake Placid, 6 p.m. port; July 20, 30.4 miles from Fairport to Lyons; and July 21, 31 miles Sea tile 34 35 493 2 San Francisco 2. San Diego 1 MEN'S SOFTBALL from Lyons to Montezuma. 31 37 .456 4 V) Texas Minnesota 29 37 .439 5 Vt Tuesday's Games Tuesday Mud Puddles vs. Back Door at Petrova, 6:30 p.m. LARRY DOYLE BASEBALL Also, July 22, 39.3 miles from Montezuma to Syracuse; July 23, 20.5 Oakland 2 38 415 7 St. Louis (Cormier 4-3) at Florida (Hammond 7-4). 7:35 p.m. Saranac Lake Merchants vs. Adirondack Dailey Tuesday miles from Syracuse to Brewerton; July 24, 27.7 miles from Sylvan Monday' s Games Atlanta (Smith 2-6) at Philadelphia (Jackson 6-3), Enterprise at High Country, $ 3 0 p.m. No Games Scheduled. Beach to Utica; July 25, 30.7 miles from Utica to Little Falls; July 26, Cleveland 3. Milwaukee 0 Tanzini Construction vs. Owl's Nest Hoot Owls at Wednesday Chicago 7. Texas 6 7:35 p.m Ray Brook, 6:30 p.m. Scheefera Plumbing & Heating vs. Elks Club at 36.8 miles from Litde Falls to Fultonvillc; and July 27, 51.9 miles from California 4, Kansas City 3 Chicago (Wendell 0-1) at Pittsburgh (Walk 8-5). 735 p.m. Wednesday Saranac Lake, 6 p m Fultonville to Albany. Boston 6. Minnesota 3 Mud Puddles vs. Snuttys Pub 2 at Petrova, 6 3 0 Broadway Video at Tupper Lake Yankees, 6 p m . Oakland 5. Seatlle 3 Montreal (Nabholz 3-5) at New York (Young 0-8). p.m. The entry fee is $100 for a single boat and $150 for a tandem boat 7.40 p.m. Tuesday s Games North Star Industries vs. Maurice's Clippers at High For further information, contact Jeff Yaeger or Marty Garbijas at the Milwaukee (Eldred 9-6) at Cleveland (C.Young 2-2), Cincinnati (Smiley 3-9) at Colorado (Rutlin 3-3). 9:05 p.m. Country. 6 3 0 p.m. SARANAC LAKE T-BALL American Canoe Association Inc., 7432 Alban Station Blvd., Suite B- 7 05 p m Saranac Lake Merchants vs. Kilro/s at Ray Brook. Tuosday New York (Perez 4-6) at Toronto (Morris 4-7), 7 3 5 Houston (Kile 6-1) at Los Angeles (Gross 5-5), 1035 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Adelphia Cable vs. Vets Club at Lake Clear Ele- 226, Springfield, Va., 22150 or call (703) 451-0141. mentary School, 6 3 0 p.m. San Diego (Bones 7-6) at San Francisco (Swift 9-3). Detroit (Gullickson 4-3) a Baltimore (Mussina 9-3). 7.35 p m 1035 p.m. SARANAC LAKE Rich Plan vs. End-of-the-Road Construction at Lake Coby School, 6:30 p.m. Local motorcylcists take firsts Minnesota (Deshaies 8-4) at Boston (Ouantrtll 2-5). BRIEFS WOMEN'S SOFTBALL CH ATE AUG AY — Saranac Lake area motorcyclists and four wheel 7 35 p m Tuesday PATTY LEAGUE Texas (Rogers 5-5) at Chicago (Fernandez 7-4). BASEBALL NEW YORK (AP) — National League president Bill Waterhole No. 3 Rock-On-Main vs. Mud Puddles at Tuesday divers took firsts June 6 at the Empire State Riders Association motor- 8 05 p.m White suspended six players lor three beanball inci- Petrova. 6:15 p.m. Waterhole No. 3 Bull-ottoa vs. Moose Lodge 457 at Lake Placid Blue vs. Trudeau Institute at Saranac cycle and ATV races at Hilltop Race Park. Calilornla (Sanderson 7-6 at Kansas City (Cone 4- Lake. 6 p.m 7). 8 35 p m dents, two ol thorn Involving the Los Angeles Gabriels. 6:15 p.m. Ladles of the Elks vs. Normans 1 at Bloomingdale. 6 Thor Scheefer won the 80cc four-wheeler division, while Ryan Ratelle Dodgers. Oakland (Witt 6-4) at Seattle (Converse 1-2). 10.O5 Rick Trlicek o l the Dodgers and Gary Sheffield ol Wednesday pm. claimed first in the 80cc motorcycle class, while Damn Lindsay was Adirondack Medical Center Heartbeats V6. Snuffy's Wednesday NATIONAL LEAGUE San Diego were suspended lor three games each lot Pub at Petrova, 6:15 p.m. Ladies of the Elks vs. Owl's Nest at Saranac Lake, 6 second, Travis Warner third and Scheefer fourth. East Division an episode June 10. Jose Bautista ol Chicago was suspended lor three games lor hitting M a * Carreon p.m. Ralph Eckart won the 125cc motorcycle class with Billy Donaldson W L PcL GB ol San Francisco alter a warning had been Issued in SARANAC LAKE Lake Placid Gold at Lake PlacW Blue. 6 p m taking second and Matt Woodruff won the 250cc four-wheeler expert Philadelphia 48 21 .696 — 39 29 .574 8 'A the game June 11. LITTLE LEAGUE class withfirst-and second-placefinishesin his heats. St. Louis Montreal 36 33 .522 12 Ramon Martinez ol the Dodgers was suspended for Tuesday SPECIAL EVENTS George Foley was second over (with a first and fourth) while Mark five games lor hitting Charlie Hayes ol Colorado, 11-12 Y o r O l d a Tuesday 33 34 .493 14 Chicago Pittsburgh 32 36 .471 16 Vt triggering a bench-clearing brawl June I S . Hayes Burger King vs. Currier Prose at Uons Club Field, 6 Blackfly Duathton at White Pine Road, Paul Smiths. 7 Carron was fourth overall (with a fourth and third). p.m. (6 p.m. registration) Florida 31 38 .449 17 was suspended lor three games for fighting. Lator In p.m. The next scheduled race is June 27.
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