H&SHEiS SHHE GkUX 4 TO 3 M EXCmm CAME OR TIESIAY * North Wllkesboro Flashers climbed back Into a virtual tie with Wytheville Tuesday night by taking a well played game from Galax 4 to 3 before a large crowd in Memorial Park here. Bob 'Thompson, 135 pounds o f energy from Greensboro, found himself after being touch ed for three runs in 'the first three frames and pitched near perfect ball for the last six in nings, with not an extra man facing him in the latter part of the game. He struck out seven and walked one. Galax went into a two-run lead in the first on a walk, Claypool's double and the Flashers' only error. North Wilkesboro got one back in the first on doubles by Black and Winkelspect. In the third singles by Sloboda and Tagliarino scored Galax's final run. In the big sixth Black was hit by pitcher and batted in by Bob Winklespect'a long triple. Winkelspect was out on Shores' fielders choice. Daddino walked and Davis singled Shores home. Sib Weinbach walked Proscia and Thompson, forcing in the winning run. In the ninth Galax threatened when Ruotola singled to start the inning, stole second, but was cut down on a rapidly executed Thompson to Winkelspect pick off play. Fielding gem for the night was by Shores, who make a running, back handed stab of a fast grounder baek of third and made a perfect throw to retire the batter. Galax ...J..,b R Sloboda, 2b L.— 3 2 Routola, lb U 3 0 Taglarino, as Clay pool, c Horan, cf 4 0 4 1 _ 3 0 Kowalski, 3b .1 3 0 O'Neal, If 4 3 0 Honeycutt, rf i— 3 0 | Weinbach, p -— 3 0 ' | 29 3 North Wilkesboro ab r Pescltelll, 2b 4 0 Black, cf 3 2 Wlnklespect, as 4 0 Stanley, rf — i. 4 0 Shores, 3b 4 1 Daddino, lb J 3 1 Davis, c —i 4 0 Proscla, If — 2 0 I Thompson, p —^2 0 l i Galax 201 000 000—3 iN. Wilkesboro 100 003 OOx—4 I E—Winklespect. RBI — Tag liarano, Claypool, Winklespect 2, ! Davis, Thompson. 3B—Winkle spect. 2B—Winklespect, Black.. Claypool. SB—Sloboda, Ruotola, Horan. S—Routola. DP—Pesci telli, Winklespect to Daddino. BB —Weinbach 3; Thompson 1. SO —Weinbach 5; ? Thompson 7. LOB—G. 1, N. W. 6. HBP— Black (Weinbach). U—Welder, Shealer. T—1:3 3. Lose To Wytheville 8 to 1 Wytheville banged out 13 hits off Worth Cuthbertson at Wythe ville Monday night for an 8 to 1 victory. Dahlinger for Wytheville allowed the Flashers only three hits, singles by Black, Stanley and Cuthbertson. Legion Baseball Here This Week Wilkes Teas' Has Played Two Gamis ttliis Week; Attendance*!* Urged By RA^ (WtROH While the ptoresslonal base ball team 1b a4ay. Friday and Saturday the wilkes American Legion team villi I be playing games in Memlrlll Park here, eight p. m. eaeJ night, an<fnfans are urged to sel the games and give their support jto the young sters who represent the future baseball players lof < the commun ity. I I The Legion ttaiji will play Spruce Pine hene tFriday night and Lenoir here iSa^urday night. On Monday nigha Rhtherfordton Spindale junior *ee<m will be here. I t Following are accounts of the games played bji {he Junior team Monday an 4 Tuesday nights: 1 \ Marion American! Legion team downed North Wiliesboro in a baseball game at Memorial Park here Monday night By a score of 22-5. The game wan never in doubt from the first! inning when Marion put together two bases on balls and 1i>ub hits to score five runs. Davidson, win ning pitcher for Manonl struck out seven battery and | allowed only one hit during | hte three inning stay on the mound' He al North Wilkesboro scored one itin in the first inning and Wytheville came back lin1 their half with three. Bass and Hen nelly featured the hit barrage of the Wytheville team *ptty three each. bo contributed three hits, in cluding two doubles, to lead his team in hitting. Proctor, Marion catchen got the longest hit of the nlmt when he connected for a triple' in the first inning. Nortl Wilkesboro was held very wall in check until the sev enth inning when the Marion de fenses weakened and three runs crossed ijhe plate. BubscK, Parker, and Qreen shared patching duties for North Wilkesb^o with Edler and Par due catching. For Marion, David son and"! Morgan were on the mound w\th Proctor receiving. The rfyrth Wilkesboro team has a hilftling bunch of young sters and. they could win some ball garnet with just decent sup port frorti the fans. In Monday night's game, the first of the sea son, the \urnout was pitiful. There wasn!t enough people at the game *to pay the light bill. The American Legion baseball program is >a worthwhile project and should be backed by the town's citizens. Score by Innings: Marion .... 526 214 2—22 14 3 N. W 001 010 3— 5 3 6 Lose To Lenoir The North Wilkesboro Ameri can Legion baseball team lost to Lenoir at Lenoir Tuesday night by a score of 15-5. Lenoir got most of their runs in two big in nings, scoring six in the third and eight in the fourth. Sherrill had three hits and Huntley a triple to lead the Lenoir batters. For North Wilkesboro, Caswell Brown had a triple with the bas es loaded for the Wilkes nine's only extra base blow. North Wilkesboro rallied in the seventh inning for four runs, but the Lenoir lead was too big to overcome. Johnston started on the mound for North Wilkesboro and was followed by Parker, and Swofford. Eller and Pardue were catchers. Left hander With ers pitched for Lenoir through out the game, fanning ten bat ters. Johnson received for the winners. Score by innings: N. W. 010 000 4— 5 8 2 Lenoir 106 800 x—15 12 2 Baseball Schedule . For Coming Week Jane 9 Mt. Airy at North Wilkesboro Elkln at Wythevllle. Galax at Radford. Jane 10 North Wilkesboro at Galax. Radford at Elkin. Wythevllle at Mt. Airy. June 11 N. Wilkesboro at Wythevllle. Galax at Elkin. Mt. Airy at Radford. June 12 Elkln at North Wilkesboro. Radford at Wythevllle. Mt. Airy at Galax. ' , June 18 North Wilkesboro at Elkin. Galax at Mt. Airy. Wytheville at Radford. June 14 North Wilkesboro at Radford Elkin at Mount Airy. Galax at Wytheville. June 15 Radford at North Wilkesboro. Wytheville at Galax. Mount Airy at Elkin. June 16 North Wilkesboro at Mt. Airy. Wytheville at Elkin. Radford at Galax. An average of $740 per head w^s paid for the 46 cattle auc tioned at the annual Henderson County Guernsey invitational sale held recently in Hendersonville. DR. J. H. SOWDER — OPTOM ETRIST Care of Vision — Glasses Fitted — Hours 8:30—5:00. Phone 809 821 B street ' North Wilkesboro, N. C. CLOSED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS 1 ——— NEWTON'S DEPT. STORE Friday - Sat SPECIALS STRAW HATS Men's Panamas Reg. 4.95 to 5.95 *3.00 v All Sizes in- New Spring Shades Mea's Dress PARTS BUR.MIL ft SHARKSKIN All New Shipment. 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