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Page 8 -- THE GRIDLEY HERALD -- Friday, April 11, 19110 SUSAN WEAVER LAST LAP MD ;. ,A: . ~w KRIS KING ~,, i~. ~ THE FINISH It was a disappointing day at the track for the Gridley High School varsity boys team Wednesday after- noon as they finished last in a three- ,ay meet with the host Live Oak Lions and Wheatland Pirates. A talent-laden Wheatland squad easily outdistanced the field with 79 points, followed by Live Oak's 56.5 and Gridley's 34.5. In the JV competition, Wheat- land barely won with 77 points, followed by Gridley's 76.5 and 4.5 for Live Gak. For the varsity, Coach Chris Gulbrandsen pointed out fine per- formances by Mike Engler in the discus; Rob Jensen and Randy Scott in the 440 yd. dash and Robert Norman in the pole vault. He added that the first place mile lay team of Scott, Jensen, Ernie Haro and Kris King turned in an excellent time of 3:40.5. Gulbrandsen had high praise for his JV squad as many spikers turn- n's Gridley Women's Softball action began this week with a trio of high scoring games. In the opener Monday night, Sizzlers edged Shifflets 9-7 thanks to a four-run fifth inning on seven hits. For Shifflets, they scored three runs in the second and sixth in- nings. Pitching for Sizzlers was Diane Palmer, while l 4[illy Eldridge did the hurling chore for Shifflets. Tuesday night, the Toilettes used a five-run fifth inning to defeat Kawasaki, 10-5. Cindy Walton pitched for the winners while Vicki Thomas took the loss. Wednesday night, Spruce Drugs trounced Kings Real Estate, 25-6 thanks to a 12-run second inning. The game was called after four in- nings. Francis Laver and Vicki Little pitched for Kings Real Estate, while Bernadine Dusting hurled for Spruce Drugs. NEXT WEEK Monday, Kings Real Estate will face Sandells, followed by Tues- day's Spruce Drug vs. Morris Bros. Wednesday it will be Toilettes vs. Shifflets and Thursday, Kawa- saki will face the Sizzlers. All games are at 8:30 p.m. at City Park. ed in personal bests, including pole vaulter Dalton Bradford, shot put- ters Jerd Soares and Wes North; two miler, Eric Vaughn; Soares, Bob Hanning and North for sweeping the discus and Paul Men- doza in the triple jump. VARSITY RESULTS 120 HH - King, 17.8, first. Shot Put -.Engler, 45-6, first. High Jump - Rake, 5-10, third. Mile - Norman, 5:02, third. Discus - Engler, 147-11, first. 440 - Jensen and Scott, 54:50, tied second. 880- Haro, 2:14, fourth. Triple Jump - Haro, 36-6, third. Mile Relay - Gridley, 3",40.5, first. Pole Vault Norman, 10-6, third. JV RESULTS Mile- Vaughn, 5:27, second; Miller, 5:30, third; and Morgan, 5:35, fourth. 100 - Wedin, 11.4, second. 440 Relay - Gridley, 48.9, first. High Jump - Dowd, 5-6, first. Pole Vault - Bradford, 9-0, first; Morgan, 7-6, tie third. Shot Put - Hanning, 44-6, first; Soares, 41-11, second; and North, 40-6, third. 440 -Lavy, 56.0, first. Two Mile - Vaughn, 12:06, sec- ond; Morgan, 12:21, third. Long Jump - Mendoza, 17-3, third. 330 LH - Marler, 46.2, second. 880 Tilby, 2:15.8, second; Miller, 2:22.5, fourth. Discus - Soares, 137-9, first; Hanning, 117-9, second; North, 109-3, third. 220 - Wedin, 24.4, second. Triple Jump - Mendoza, 37-3 V2, second; Loughmiller, 35-8V2, fourth. Mile Relay - Gridley, 4:01.9, sec- ond. Morgan horses subject of talk The eighth program of the Spring series at the Lake Oroville Visitor Center is scheduled for Sunday, April 13 at 2 p.m. Ranger Joe White will present his program on Morgan Horses - the Pride and Product of America. This pre- sentation takes a look at America's first breed of horses. These programs are open to the general public and there is no ad- "mission charge. The Lake Oroville Visitor Center is located at the north end of Kelly Ridge Road. me 4 tt 1096 ORO DAM BLVD. -- OROVILLE In the Las Plumas Plaza, between Longs & K.Mart DEE CEE Bib Overalls in spring colors $23. DEE CEE Painter Pants in spring colors TERRY SHORT SETS from $12 S011VEIIIIIS in white or colors 25% OFF on PBJ and Ellen Terri DRESSES 4 ( 4 BRITTANIA for men "A Smile" Trousers for men Tony Uit Short sleeved, collared "T.Shirts" for men ton The Gridley girls swept the first three places in the discus and shot put, but it was not enough as they finished second behind Wheatland in a three-way meet Wednesday. Wheatland took top honors with 67.5 points, followed by Gridley's 50.5 and 19 for the host Live Oak squad. Leslie Deniz unofficially broke her own national prep mark for the discus with an amazing 177-7. However, her 175-10 record still stands because it was not a sanc- tioned meet. Deniz also won the shot put with a 45-3A effort. Susan Weaver again turned in fine performances in the discus with a 107-0 for second place and a second in the shot put with 37-7/8. Improving Jenny Lukza took third in the discus with a personal best of 96-1 Betty Almo was third in the shot with a 34- A. Almo also threw a personal best in the discus at 94-3, but didn't place. TIRED WINNERS - Tina Dias (left) and Janice Daniels are tired, but all smiles after they made up a five-yard deficit in the 440 relay to win it during a three way track meet Wednesday afternoon at Live Oak. MEN.., by YC The Gridley boys tennis team fell to the visiting Yuba City squad Wednesday, 6-3, in a non-league contest. Yuba City defeated Gridley earlier this season 9-0, so the closer score has marked an im- provement for the young Bulldog squad, according to coach Earl Souza. The netters were at home yester- day afternoon and will face Gutter there April 15. SINGLES Billy Stevens (YC) def. Jeff Souza (G); 6-2, 6-0. Mark Nakata (G) def. Duane Haley (YC); 6-1, 7-6. Kevin Tippets (G) def. John Krohn (YC); 7-6, 6-4. Lonnie Fisher (YC) def. Roger McClung (G); 6-0, 6-2. Myron Stenzel (G) def. Kevin Armstrong (YC); 3-6, 7-5. Malcolm Hensley (YC) def. Marty Cullen (G); 6-2, 6-2.. John Nichol (YC) def. Bruce McConnell (G); 6-3, 6-1. EXHIBITION DOUBLES Dunlop-Nichol (YC) def. Mc- Connell-Nelson (G); 8-3. Bulldog nine fall by one run, 5-4 The Willows Honkers pushed across'the winning run in the bottom of the seventh to edge Gridley Tuesday afternoon, 5-4. After going three scoreless in- nings, each team traded runs scored in the next three frames set- ting up the Honkers' winning run in the bottom of the seventh. Mike Avitia and Keith Gravel ................... singled twice for Gridley. Hurler Mike Chandler picked up the loss. The Bulldogs are at Wheattan'd today WILLOWS 00012101 = 5103 GRIDLEY 00012100 = 4 33 DOUBLES Stevens-Haley (YC) def. Souza- Nakata (G); 8-4. Krohn-Hensley (YC) def. Tippets- McClung (G); 8-5. Fisher-Armstrong (YC) def. Stenzel-Cullen (G); 8-5. EXHIBITION SINGLES Russell Nelson (G) def. Brian Dunlop (YC); 8-6. ANY MAKE CAR OR LIGHT TRUCK CHECK ALL: ~' BRAKES ~" HOSES ~' L IGHTS BELTS ~' ETC.! Saturday, April 19 & 26, a.m. ,NI OIT YOUU VBIIICLB CIHIBCKBD BBFORI VACATION TIMil Highway 99E in Great tirialey DAN SOUND P 674-2354 (Gridley-Biggs call collect) REG. 846-3110 -- HEW -- SALES & |BIIVICl TV SERVICE ANTENNA SERVICE Repairs on stereos and car radios Gridley-Biggs.Live Oak Service Calls ... $14.50 LATE MOOEL USEO TV'S 657 Plumas St., Y.C. Cal tee, 19127 V/.K4' Other highlights of the eluded a school record yd. dash by Avelina ran it in 1:01.98. Despite effort, she finished Rosemarie Curcuru also a personal best with a 13-5 effort in the long Other first places were Barl Aldrich in the high Tina Dias in the 220 yd. Janice Daniels in the 100 GIRLS RESULT5 110 LH--Ramirez, 100--Daniels, 12.4, first; 13.0, tie second. Discus--Deniz, 177-7, Weaver, 107, second, 96-1 third. 440 Relay--Gridley, first,' Long Jump--Curcuru, third. High Jump--Aldrich Shot Put--Deniz, Weaver, 37-7/8. Almo, 34- A, third. 220--Dias, 28.1, first; 29.1, fourth. )r MAKE AN TODAY WITH SPECIAL OFFER Men's Haircut and Sty~inzg' NBOULAll O0 OFFER EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, APRIL 11 THRU FRIDAY, APRIL 25 ONLY 90Sh Kentucky Street - OridleY -