Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, March 05, 1949, Page 4, Image 4

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    OSC Takes Ducks, PCC Crown
X ★
Crandall Sinks
29 in Sparking
Overtime Win
By Dick Cramer
Oregon State’s Beavers, kept
in the game by Cliff Crandall
and sparked to the eventual win
by Tommy Holman, walked off
with the Northern Division title
by downing Oregon’s Web
foots, 79-72, in the second over
time period.
Crandall played sterling ball
throughout the game, chalking up
29 points to easily top all scorers.
He was the key man in setting up
plays and, except for Holman's bril
liant performance in the closing
moments of the tilt, would have
been the hero supreme among the
the game for the first time with
only around five minutes remain
ing, stole the ball and dropped in a
lay in, cutting the margin to 60-55
for Oregno. A minute later, with
only 10 seconds left in the regula
tion time he dropped in a long two
hander and then stole the ball, hit
another fielder, was fouled, and
•canned the gift toss to tie the game.
• The two quints battled on even
terms throughout the first extra
period, which ended 69-69. But in
ttie second overtime Slats Gill’s
boys hit for seven straight points
for a 76-69 lead and they coasted
from there.
Roger Wiley was the big Web
foot star, dumping in 25 tallies to
break his own Oregon record for
one season, 223 points compared to
the 219 record he set last year.
THE GAME was the best seen on
McArthur Court this season. Both
teams played outstanding ball, and
the shooting was terrific. The
Beavers hit from the field at a .457
clip, while the Webfoots were shoot
ing at a .406 average.
The game opened slowly, with
the score tied at 5-5 after five min
utes. Blit after that the pace quick
ened, with both teams hitting very
well. Oregon slowly pulled ahead
With Johnny Neeley and Paul Sow
ers shooting over the zone and hit
ting well.
The Ducks held their longest lead
ot the evening with eleven and one
half minutes gone, 23-15. Crandall
and Harvey Watt closed the lead,
and the Beavers finally tied up the
game at 26-all when Crandall drop
ped in a gifter.
»» IIjCji PUT the Webfoots two
op with two gifters and Sowers
canned a long one-hander to make
the margin four points. Hay Sny
der countered with a pair of free
throws and Crandall hit a push
shot to tie the game at 30-30.
Bartelt countered with a one
hander and Neeley drove down on
•he fast break to give the Webfoots
a 34-30 lead they held at half.
I'he second half opened slowly,
with Wiley getting one and Will
Urban two gifters to open the scor
ing. Crandall got two field goals
u th one by Bartelt in between, to
ei t the margin slightly. Then a
ft -e throw by Paul Sliper and an
other by Crandall cut the margin to
three points.
I UK I.KAII stayed with Oregon
for ttie rest of the regulation time
with margins from three to six
p> ints, until Holman put on his
whirlwind act.
Washington Ahead in ND Swim Meet
As Heaney, Campbell Crack Records
Frosh Edge by Lebanon
In Last Tilt of Campaign
The law of averages and the Lebanon Warriors nearly
caught up with the Frosh basketball team in their finale here
last night, but they eked out a 40-37 thrill-filled win in the Var
sity preliminary.
This gave Coach Don Kirsch’s Ducklings a clean slate
against high school opponents this season, winning 16 straight.
Their four losses were at the hands of the Oregon State Rooks.
Cage Clincher
Petersen, f
Watt, f .
Sliper, c
Harper, g
Crandall, g
Snider, f ..
Fleming, f
Kinearson, c
Ballantyne, g
Catterall, g ...
Holman, g
Torrey, g
Bartelt, t'
Urban, f
Wiley, c.
Neeley, g
Sowers, g _
Warberg, f ...
Amaeher, f ...
Peterson, g ...
Lavey, g
Hamilton, g .
Keller, g .
Seeborg, g ...
5 1
4 8
8 29
0 4
0 2
4 G
0 1
1 2
3 11
1 0
4 14
3 6
2 25
1 9
5 11
0 1
.1 1 0 3
.0 0 0 0
0 3 1.3
0 0 0 0
.0 0 2 0
0 0 10
20 20 19 72
.....2 2 5
.0 1
.4 0
.11 7
.1 2
.1 0
3 0
.....0 1
.1 0
.5 1
.0 0
...32 15 27
.6 2
.....1 4
.9 7
4 l
.5 1
.0 1
Halftime Seore: Oregon 34, Ore
gon State 30.
Missed free throws: Oregon
State — Peterson 2, Catterall 3.
Oregon—Wiley 8, Urban, Neeley,
In the first overtime, Bob Lavey
hit two from the charity line, only
to have Alex Peterson tie it up with
gifter, but Harper put Oregon
State one-up with a jump shot.
Free throws by Neeley and Wiley
put Oregon back in front with two
more from the black line but Harp
er again put the Beavers ahead
with a jump shot.
Wiley countered with a hook shot,
but Len Rinearson's lay in put Slats
Gill's boys one point up. Crandall
dropped in a free toss to give the
Orangemen a two-point lead and
what looked like the game.
But with only five seconds left
"Hot Dog" dropped in his 24th and
25th points to tie up the tilt and
send it into its second overtime.
The final period opened with a
lay in by an unguarded liinearson,
another lay in by Holman, a free
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The visiting Warriors held their
last lead at 32-31 with six minutes
left to play in the last quarter.
Frosh Center Bob Gilbert, who was
an offensive standout during the
entire game, rammed home a pivot
shot to give his mates a permanent
GILBERT ADDED another field
er and a foul toss and Forward Jim
Calderwood sank a jump-shot to
ice the final contest for the Duck
lings. *
Kirsch used three units the first
half in trying to outrun the speedy
Warriors. His starting lineup ran
the count to 12-9 in the first quarter
with Gilbert contributing a pair of
Both squads were missing num
erous shots, as the small but scrappy
prepsters were staying even with
their opponents on rebounds.
LEBANON Guard Gene Tanner
led his team in scoring the first half,
garnering five of their points.
They left the floor at halftime
(railing', 1G-15.
Each squad tanked 10 points in
the third period, which was featured
by the scrappiness of the Warriors,
who stayed in the ball game with
the aid of a good fast-break and
fight under the backboards.
on team proved inept at the foul
line and might have given their foes
a trimming had they made good on
more than 8 out of 19 attempts,
their record for the evening.
Gilbert was high point man for
the locals, getting 14 tallies, while
Boh Patterson with 11 and Joe Ab
bott with 10 led their Warrior
teammates in scoring.
Both Patterson and Abbott got
eight of their total in the second
Box Score:
Frosh (40)
Carr (6)
Clausen (2)
Gilbert (14)
Hunt (7)
Kittilson (2)
(37) Lebanon
(10) Abbott
(3) Evans
(11) Patterson
(5) Frum
(7) Tanner
Substitutions — Frosh — Calder
wood (2), Chaney (2), Owens (2),
Berg (2), Hultgren (1), Korpela,
LanDueci, Joyce. Lebanon—Hebert
(1). Fry rear, Bates.
Oregon Lodged in Third Slot;
Finals Scheduled for Today
With one day’s events finished and a second and final day to,,
go in the northern division swim meet, the University of Wash
ington Huskies are leading the Cougars of Washington State_
College by a score of 54 to 44. Oregon is a weak third with 15
points, with Idaho, Montana and OSC trailing in that order.
Washington’s Dick Campbell and George Heaney took care '
of the record breaking. Campbell turned in a 30.0 in the 60 yd. free
to break the record by .2 of a sec
HEANEY, with a fine time of
1:38.6, shattered Sherm Wetmore’s
ND record of 1:39.8. The back
stroke was the closest race with
all the first four swimmers finish
ing in under 1:42.0.
Earl Walter of Oregon was sec
ond with a fine 1:40.8.
The 220-yd. freestyle as foretold
j was a battle between Washing
ton’s Pete Salmon and WSC’s By
Canning, with Canning the final
winner by the slim margin of .4
of a second finishing in the good
time of 2:17.1.
EBERHARTER of Washington
finished strong in the 200-yd.
breast to take first in 2:37.4 Wash
ington ran away with the low
board diving event taking first and
second, Ernie Hoff and Roy Saw
hill were tops.
The final event of the evening
saw WSC surprise the favored
Husky relay team and outsprint
them to, the finish in the good
time of 3:42.4.
Today will see the windup of the
swimming meet at 9:30 a.m., 2:30
p.m., and 8:30 p.m.
Huskies Knock
Friel's Cougars
Out of Running
SEATTLE, March 4—(AP)—A
couple of sophomore substitutes,
Louie Soriano and Russ Parthem
er, provided the closing spark to- *
night as the University of Wash
ington rallied for a 51-46 basket
ball vicotry over Washington State '
The losers led 28-2 at the half
way mark in the Northern Divi
sion Pacific Coast conference
The decision knocked WSC out
of its last mathematical flag
Skinny Russ and Tubby Louie
put new life in a team that was
seemingly well in the hole after
five minutes of plaay in the second
half. The crowd of 7,500 caught'
fire along with the team and boost
ed the home-towners into the tri
umph with a surge of noise.
Moving in front at 48-46 on
Sammy White’s goal from the key,
Washington’s Huskiees went into
a stall.’ Parthemer added a rebound,
bucket and Soriano a free throw!
before the gun.
Ice Skating
Special Price to University of Oregon Students (40c)
Nightly—8 P.M.
Sat. & Sun Matinees—
2:30 P. M.
Oregon Hockey League
8p. m.
Every Sunday
Eugene Ice Arena
1850 W. 6th
Phone 4957
Eugene Auto Rental Co.
(Opposite Eugene Hotel)
Broadway and Pearl
Texaco Station
By the Mile
Hour, or Day