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P Ago S Jantmry 24. 1991 Qu,.d CI/Herald Pateros five turns up heat in second half for win With wins over Wilson Creek and Entiat last weekend, the Pateros Blllygoats maintained their co- ownership of second place in the Central Washington B League stan- dings. The Bfllygoats and Bridgeport are both I0 and 3 in league. Pateros found themselves trailing Wilson Creek 29-25 at the inter- mission of their contest Friday night, January 18. "Wilson Creek came out a little more fired up than we were," Pateros coach Mike Hull said. "They shot the ball well in that first half." Wilson Creek's BenJl True was a perfect 4 for 4 from beyond the three point line in the first half. Fortunately for Pateros there is a second half. The Bfllygoats heated up in the second half and blitzed Wilson Creek outscortng them 48-13. Scott Worsham and Nelson Pires, each had 14 points to pace Puteros. Worsbam also dished out 8 assists and Pires pulled down 8 rebounds. Derek Hunter- 11 points, Mark In- dermuhle - I0 points and Summer Hahn - 7 assists also played well for the Billygoats. On Saturday, January 19, Pateros ran off to a 19-2 first quarter lead on their home floor leaving Entiat in their dust. "We came out blistering," Hull said. "We played well, we established our tempo and pretty much contreled the game by half- time." Pateros cruised to a 71-34 win. Hunter - 16 points, Worsham - 15 points, 8 assists, Nelson Pires - II points, 7 rebounds and Hahn - 8 poin- ts, 7 assists led the Biilygcats. Trevor Kert - 7 points and Matt Mathee - 6 points, 10 rebounds also played well coming off the bench. Nelson Plres (left) and Derek Hunter put the Blllygoat squeeze on an En- tlat player. The Billygoat shot the bail well hitting 30 of 61 (49%) from the field and 10 of 14 (7196) from the foul line. "This was a good win for us, con- siderlng we barely beat them in overtime at Entlat," Hull said. Billygoats to battle in Ephrata Directions to the school are as follows according to Pateros prin- cipal Joe Worsham: Coming from Soap Lake you go through Ephrata, then take the The Pateros boys varsity basket- ball game with Moses Lake Christian Friday, January 25, will be held at St. Rose of Lima School in Ephrata beginning at 6:00 p.m. Nannies easily outdo Entiat Moses Lake turn off, go over the overpass and take a left turn toward the hospital. The the first right to the school. Sports-Related Eye Injuries You can protect your athletic child's vision without pulling him or her out of the lineup. The first step, say experts at the Better Vision Institute, is to have your child's eyes examined. Vision testing may help athletic performance as well as lessen the chance for injuries. Parents should also talk with an eyecare professional about what type of protection is best for what sport. Experts recommend lenses made ofshatterproofpolycarbonate plastic, fitted with elastic head- bands. The National Society to Pre- vent Blindness warns that glass and ordinary plastic lenses do not pro- vide enough protection for children involved in active sports. Parents should also remember that some outdoor sports may re- quire sunglasses to protect against ultraviolet rays. Dr. John Potter of the Better Vision Institute Advisory Council says that "Given the high degree of eye-hand body coordination re- quired by most sports, every child should have an eye examination once a year. It's simple," adds Dr. Potter, "physical fitness requires visual fitness." Fillies set school record The Bridgeport Fillies continued their record breaking season last weekend with two more victories. The second ranked Fillies thum- pod Thorp on Friday, January 18, setting a new school record with 88 points to the Lady Tigers 38 points. Birdgeport's score of 88 relieves the old record of 85 points set in 1982 against Mansfield. The Fillies pressured their way to a 23-,5 first quarter lead and then ran away to a 51-8 hairline margain. Bridgeport had little problem fin- clin. g the basket, shooting a blistering 74 percent (39/53) from the filed. Kristy Wells - 21 points, 12 reboun- ds, Bobby Johnson - 18 points and Klm McFadden - 14 points, 10 assists led the potent Fillie attack. Freshman Lorena Lopez came off the bench to score a career high 15 points. Bridgeport earned their 16th straight win of the season, also a new school mark, on Saturday, crushing Soap Lake 76-30. Again the Fillies shot the bail well hitting 33 of 68 (49%) from the field. Wells - 20 points, 11 rebounds and 8 assists led the way. Tina Davis netted a career high 10 points. "Lorena Lopez is starting to come around and will definitely help the varisty from here on out," Bridgeport's coach Rick Holt said. "And Tina Davis continues to im- prove each week. She has turned in- to a top notch basketball player." Rebounds hurt Lady Bears Waterville-Mansfield stayed within one game of league leading Bridgeport wtih a crucial Central Washington B League win over Brewster Friday, January 18. The Lady Shockers earned a 59-51 win by controlling the inside game. "It came down to the fact that we gave them too many rebounds," Lady Bear coach Patricia SheRon said. "We allowed them to rebound which kept ourselves from getting second shots." Despite the Shockers management of the inside game the contest remained close. Waterville led at the end of each quarter but Brewster wasn't far behind. In the closing minutes of the game the Lady Bears would pull to within four but according to Shelton the Bears' shots weren't going in at the end. The Bear guards Jennifer Riggan and Nicole I-Iagy supplied most of Brewster's offense. Riggun netted a game high 24 points while Hagy reached double figures with 12 points. Liz LaMoreaux scored 9 points and pulled down 8 rebounds. For W-M the inside tandem of Elizabeth Fenner and Heather Jones combined for 38 points. Fermer also controlled the boards with 21 rebounds. Brewster as a team pulled 27 rebounds. The Bears' league mark slips to 5 and5. Brtdgeport's ferocious press led to a lot of easy baskets, such as this one by Krlsty Wells. Klm McFadden watches. Bears are casualty of Shocker offense The inside game of Watervflle- Mansfield proved to be too much this time around for the Brewster Bears. The Shockers remained un- defeated in league play with a 79-53 win over Brewster, Friday, January 18. While Waterville-Mansfield stayed atop the Central Washington B League standings with a 12-0 record, the Bears continue to hold the fourth spot with an 8 and 4 mark. "You Just can't give people second and third shots and expect to win," Brewster's coach Jim Frey said of their contest with the Shockers. "They (W-M) beat us up on the boards," Frey continued. "They took the game right to us and took us out of it. Give a lot of credit to them, they played real well." The Shockers built a 21-15 first quarter lead increasing it to 41-29 by half time. The Bears would get no closer than 9 points for the remainder of the game. W-M, which shot a sizzling 60 per- cent for the floor, was led by the double digit scoring of Don Craig- 20 points, Dartn Peterscn. 17 points, Jeff Schneider - 15 points and Todd Steddard who struck for 12 of his 14 points in the second half. Jerrod Riggan - 16 points and Darrin Cogar - 14 points led the Bear offense which hit 20 of 50 (40%) from the field. "That definitely wasn't our best game," Frey said. "We're looking forward to playing them next time." Brewster also played Saturday night, January 19, thumping Moses Lake Christian 77.20. Brian Moriniti led the way with 13 points. Kyle Wllfong, Jerred Riggan, and Andy Cox each produced 9 poin- ts while Dan Adanm scored 8 points. Most of the 100 million meteors that enter the Earth's atmosphere each day burn up and filter down to Earth as dust. The total weight of this dust that falls in one year is estimated to be four millon tons. Melanie Barlow Jumps in front of an Entiat player to steal the ball. Leading only by four at balRime, the Pateros Nannies exploded to outscore their Entiat opponent 44-16 in the second half to capture their eighth Central Washington B League win 72-40. "Good close game in the first haft," Pateres coach Mark Miller said. "Both teams shot well." In the second half the outside shooting of Melanie Barlow and the inside play of Erica Ayers and Natalie Smith boosted the Nannies tethe win. "We made a few adjustments at balflime," Miller said, "and the kids made those adjustments. Melanie's shooting helped open up our inside game." Barlow netted 12 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and dished out 4 assists. Freshman Smith, who only had 4 points at halftime led all scorers with 25 points. She also pulled down 9 rebounds and blocked 3 shots. Ayers worked hard inside for 20 points and 17 rebounds. Michelle Neuneker in her first real varsity action according to Miller scored 7 points on 3 of 4 shooting. "She gave us pretty good minutes," Miller said. Miller. also praised the defensive efforts of Lava Stermes and Jermi Simmons. Pateros remains in the leagues third spot with a 8 - 4 record. Mustangs cruise to pair of victories The Bridgeport Mustangs eased to their ninth and tenth league wins of the season last weekend defeating both Th0rp and Soap Lake. On Friday, January 18, the Mustangs destroyed Thorp 72-40 behind sharp shooting and excellent bench play. Starters D.J. LaRoche - 16 points, 8 rebounds, Jorge Alvarez - 15 poll. ts, 14 rebounds and Derek Hardie- 14 points, led Bridgeport who hit 20 of 50 (58%) from the field. "The starting five is doing a real good Job playing together," Mustang coach Joe Harris said. Shawn O'Conneil pulled down 9 rebounds and Art Bebee dished out 9 assists. Reserve Russ Perkins scored 8 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. "Russ and Chris Williams played big games off the bench," Harris said. , The Mustangs traveled to Soap Lake on Saturday night, January 19 beating the Eagles 67-48. Bridgeport held a slight four point advantage at halftime, 32-28, but with the help of an intensified defen- se, the Mustangs went on to outscore Soap Lake 35-20 in the second half cruising to the win. The Mustangs only allowed the Eagles five second half field goals. "That tells you what our defense did," Harris said. "They're (Soap Bridgeport guard Art Bebee draws a crowd on Tho defenders. Lake) a scrappy bunch, they out- points,6 steals, 7 assists, 7 rebounds, ring the bail to guys in scoring workedourguysinthefirsthalf.,, Art Bebee, the Mustangs' point position," Harris said. Alvarez led Bridgeport's offense guard, dished out 9 assists and Bridgeport, now 10and$, remains with 21 points followed by Shawn scored 6 points, tied with Pateros for the league's O'Cormeil- 19 points, and Hardie- 16 "Art does an excellent Job of get- second spot.