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F.IC.HT The Ileppner Gazette-Times, Ileppner, Oregon, Thursday, February 21. 1980
'First time in 7 years
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eppner upsets
Heppner pulled off one of the
biggest upsets of the Columbia
Basin League season with a
57-48 win at home against
"It is the first time in at
least seven years that we have
beaten Weston-McEwen,"
coach Dale Holland said.
The game started out with
both teams playing tight and
making numerous turnovers
as the score was only 8-8 at the
end of the first quarter.
Heppner scored all of its shots
from the ouside on tosses by
Jim Parker, Todd Sherer and
Dale Holland.
Coach Holland started the
five seniors on the team : Todd
Sherer, Larry Palmer, Jim
Parker, Dale Holland and
Curt Day instead of the usual
starting lineup of Parker,
Day, Holland, John Bier and
Doug Holland because it was
the last home game for the
The score stayed close in the
second period with the game
being tied and the lead
changing back and forth until
Heppner took the lead 21-20
after trailing 17-12, which was
the TigerScots biggest lead in
the game. Heppner went on to
lead 27-24 at halftime.
Heppner increased its lead
to 39-32 at the end of the third
quarter and then outscored
the visitors by two in the
fourth period to win by nine
' '( )ur defense did a super job
sagging in on their big men
and they are not a good
shooting team from the out
side." Coach Holland said.
Jim Parker led the scoring
making 7-of-13 field goal
attempts and making 8-of8
from the foul line for a total of
22 points. Day scored 11, John
Bier 8, Palmer 6, Dale Holland
(;. Todd Sherer 2 and Doug
Holland 2.
Heppner made 15-of-18 from
the foul line and made 21-of-48
from the field. Weston-McEwen
made 21-of-42 from the
field. Heppner had more
rebounds, 38-38, with Dale
Holland grabbing nine to lead
the squad.
Ken Devereaux led the
losing team with 22 points. It
was Weston-McEwen's second
league loss.
Heppner played ,at Pilot
Rock the night before and the
league leading Rockets came
out on top 70-54.
Pilot Rock broke open a
close game in the second and
third quarters. The home
team led 14-10 at the end of one
quarter but opened up a 32-21
lead at halftime. The Rockets
poured in 20 points in the third
quarter to lead 52-34 and
Heppner outscored Pilot Rock
in the final period 20-18.
Dorian Forrar came off the
bench to score 12 points
making 4-of-4 from the line
and 4-of-8 from the field.
"He played a good ball
game," Coach Holland said.
Parker scored 11, Dale
Holland 8, Doug Holland 6,
Day 5, Bier and Jim Launer
4 each, Todd Sherer and Tony
Currin 2 each.
Heppner made 12-of-18 from
the foul line and 21-of-56 from
the field and Pilot Rock made
12-of-16 from the line and
29-of-50 from the field.
"We had a lapse in the last
four minutes of the second
quarter that put us down for
the rest of the game," Holland
The Mustangs closed out the
year with two away games
this weekend. The team tra
vels to Umatilla tomorrow
night and plays in Maupin
against Wasco County Satur
day night.
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Fillies trip TigerScotts to clinch berth
in district tournament in Pendleton
Coach Sheri Brock and the
Heppner Fillies wrapped up a
bid to the Columbia Basin
League District Tournament
Feb. 28 and 29 at the Pendleton
Armory with a 34-25 win over
Weston-McEwen Saturday in
Heppner trails the league
leading Pilot Rock Rockettes
by three games but the Fillies
lead the TigerScots by two
games with two games re
maining so Heppner has
assured itself of a second
place finish and playoff berth.
The team is away for both
games this weekend playing
Umatilla tomorrow night and
Wasco County Saturday.
Wasco County is a power in
the Western Division of the
Dale Holland (40) and Jim Parker battle for the rebound
against two TigerScots from Weston-McEwen.
Jeff Edmundson photo
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Les Schwab, Powell, Lankf ord,
VanMarter all win in city league play
Mike Smith's team was
upset for the second week in a
row by a team they beat
during the first half of the
season. Don Barber's team
came out on top 50-42. Dan
Coiner scored 14, John Mc
Cabe 12 and Jamie Sands 10
with Don Papineau leading the
losers with 10.
Steve Powell beat Roger
Britt 65-43 with Bill Meyers
scoring 14, Dana Heidamann
13, Brent Eggars 12 and
Powell 11 for the winners and
Jay Coil scoring 14 and Dick
Devin 12 for the losers.
Jim Lankford beat Rick
Johnston 61-41. Dave McLach
lan scored 18, Dave Allstott
and Lee Padberg 13 each and
Lankford 11. Gary Watkins led
Cardinals upset by Echo Cougars
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at the home team in the final
period hut fell three points
'We played poor defense,"
LaRue admitted.
lone shot 35 percent from
I he field making 29-of-82 shots
while Echo shot 43 percent
from the field, 24-of-56. lone
made only 2-of-8 from the foul
line while the Cougars made
15 of -24.
The Cardinals were outre
bounded 41-37. Robin LaRue
led the team with 11 boards.
Stefani had five assists in the
As for this Saturday's game
against Dufur, LaRue said,
"Yeah, we have a good shot at
winning if we play with
intensity. It would be nice to
knock Ihpm riff "
For the season. Stefani is
leading the team in scoring
with a 17.8 average making
137-of-340 shots. He also lead
with 70 assists.
Robin LaRue is second in
scoring with 10 points a game
and Mark Patton is third with
an average of 9.5 making
67-of-161 shots. Patton is out ir
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the losing team with 13 points
and Duane Neiffer scored 12.
Bryan Marlin scored 13 and
Jerry Cutsforth 12 leading Les
Schwab in its close game
against Laverne Van Marter's
team, which came out on top
59-53. Van Marter scored 16,
Mike Stookev 15 and Mark
Huddleston 14.
This Sunday Powell
plays Les Schwab (2-7:
p.m., Lankford (9-0)
at 5
Smith (5-4) at 6 p.m, Johnston
(3-fi) plays Van Marter (8-1 ) at
7 p.m. and Britt (0-9) plays
Barber (4-5) in the final game
at 8 p.m.
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The Heppner High School Goldtrotters dance team has
been entertaining sports fans all year during halftimes at the
football and basketball games.
Kitty Coon is the advisor and Paula Palmer is the
captain. Lynn Dee Devin is the first lieutenant.
Other dancers on the team are Kaedene Hollomon, Susan
tira v. Carolyn Plocharsky, Susan Johnson, Kellie Hammond,
Patti Toombs, Dawna Devin, Paula Fortenberry, Kim
Miller and Heather Winter.
The (ioldtrotters performed a medley of the routines
they have done this year at their final home performance
Saturday at halftime of the Weston-McEwen game.
The group has been selected to perform at the district
tournament in Pendleton Feb. 28 and 29.
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Weston-McEwen led at the
end of the first quarter 7-6 but
Heppner took control in the
second quarter to lead 18-11 at
halftime. The lead stretched
to 24-15 at the end of three
quarters and both teams
scored 10 points in the final
Heppner made only 6-of-16
from the foul line but the
Tiger-Scots did even worse
making l-of-5.
Alice Abrams led the team
with 11 rebounds and 9 points.
The guard duo of Lynn Dee
Devin and Mary Kincaid
scored 8 points each. Geri
Grieb scored 6, Sandra Ward 2
and Lottie Laughlin 1 point.
Kincaid had four assists and
Devin seven steals in the
Pilot Rock
The night before at Pilot
Rock, the Fillies were
humbled by the Rockettes
Robyn Lavender led the
home team with 24 points, 11
in the final quarter.
Kellie Hammond led Hepp
ner with 11 points, Kincaid and
Grieb scored 5 each, Devin
had 4, Abrams 2 and Sandra
Ward 3.
Devin had four steals and
Kincaid had three assists.
Ward had seven rebounds but
Heppner was outrebounded
Heppner made 10-of-16 from
the foul line for 63 percent and
Pilot Rock made 14-of-27.
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