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Sunday, December 3, 1950 THE OBSERVER EDITION OF OUR SUNDAY VISITOR News Section--Page 5A ack, was named to the SHARK St. Edward's High School Alumni basketball team took a command- ing lead in the first quarter of a game played in the new St. Ed kll-Conference team by conference coaches. Gastel, a junior, was Aquin's leading ground gainer He gym, and held it throughout to de- feat Coach Greg s true varsity 47 to 42. An almost packed house saw the RICHARD DEETHARDT Batavia with a total of 10 points. Alumni five, coached by Charles Box score: Buddy Gastel, Aquin high full- Marmion 145) Batav|a (41)Smith defeat the Green and White B v e n F e m a very close game. PfordresherBerkes 21 02 35BaumJOhnston 2 ~ ~ Leading 25-22 at halftime, the Jones DeMars 1~ . alumni had all they could do to Fischer 0 04M. Johnson i~ ~ ~ maintain that lead throughout the started the season at end but was moved to fullback by Coach Tom Kienle after early shason games. Two Aquin gridders, Guard Jack Harnish and Quarterback Gene Lawyer, received berths on the SHARK second team. The SHARK All-Conference team follows: Ends---Jerry Anderson, Harlem, and Duane Wbisman, Hononegah. Tackles -- Ed Wilson, South Beloit, and Ralph Krupke, Honone- bah. Guards---Rex Cannell, Honone- bah, and Rex Ferguson, Harlem. Backs--Jack Varner, South Be- |sit; Nick Trapanik, Harlem; Carl- ton Smithson, South Beloit, and Buddy Gastel, Aquin. Balms 3 4 5 Jaschob 2 4 5 Schwegman 0 1 1 Follett 1 1 1 McHugh 0 1 2 Cavender 2 1 4 Melvin 1 1 3 Bergeson 0 0 0 O. Johnson2 4 3 Hermes 0 0 0 ...... Peason 0 0 0 Totals 18 S 23 - - -- Totals121716 . Score by quarters: Marmion 15 10 10 10--45 Batavia 10 11 11.9-~41 Marmlon's Basketball team made it two straight victories by defeating Geneva 05-52 in a game played on the Cadet court. Marmion's varsity set up an 18 to 9 lead in the first quarter and set the pace in the next two periods as well. Only in the last period did Geneva top the scoring, hold- ing a 15-10 margin in the final eight minutes. Chief scorer was Ron Clark of The Aquin Bulldogs lost their Geneva, who hit 10 field goals and opening basketball game of the five free throws for 25 points season to the Alumni at Aquin high Bob Balms ~ot 19. Jim DeMars gym 54 to 46: . . 12 and Mickey Melvin 11 for the In the preliminary inzra equaa Cadets. contest, the frosh-sophs won overMarmlon (es~ ~neva (as) the machine shop team, 39 to a4 I n r P s F P , " Berkes 4 1 50kerblad 2 1 6 The Alumm, a fast and smooth .............. . raorareslx~i 1 I l~artet~ z ~ 1 qumtet, grabbed the lead m the De Mars 5 2 2 Arhiszaal I 2 1 e&rlv minutes of the ~,ame and 8ehwefman0 2 1 Kohorst 1 1 0 o-- Bob ~aboos9 1 4 Lamphere 1 0 0 never relmqmshed it Although o m,,~ ~oA . Fischer _ 0 1 R .......... the Alumm led by only four pomte McHugh S 3 4 Swa~on 0 O 3 ps the first quarter ended, the Blue ~Imee~. ? o t c.z~. toz .l4 .... " " t "i at the' m me,vm c ~ D ~o~ v D art t./Olfl came close o ~y ng Sn der 0 0 end of the third period, 42-37, after Y 0 0 0 ~--- they had poured in 23 points--as ~ T%t~ ~slz n Total, 19 14 22 . ~eore oy quarters: much they Taave scored m the other Marmlon 18 lS IS10--65 8 quarters combined. ~ s 1~ n ~-62 Welgand, Aquin's Guard, was ~ i high point for the Bulldogs with a The Tommies of Rockford lost l total of 19 points. The secondtheir opener to Belvidere by a score ! highest scorer was Bill Vergil who of 60 to 31. The first quarter of[ led the Alumni with 14 pointsthe game was a closely-foughtl , Games with the Alumni will not period With Belvidere leading 15! count in the Aquin won and lost to 13 at the close. St. Thomas record. The second Atumni-Aquin suffered a bad blow when Len game is sehoduhd New Year's eve. Magnuson, the tallest player wentI The box score: out of the game with a side injury. Alumni (54) Ani= (~) He had scored three baskets and B F P B r P was getting his share of rebounds Briand 8 $ S Lawyer 1 1 $ 1 1 t c, ut,4 1 s s before he was hurl ~nrlPkY 4 3 S Franz 2 5 S Belvidere clinched its victory in K~l~instr~ 4 1 5 Wiegand 8 S 0 the second period with a 20-point Vhl~ S 2 $ Cramer S S 4 Gm~ple S 0 2 Sl~ridan0 0 8 splurge and was leading 35 to 22 Youmans 0 O 5 L~For~ 0 1 s at half time. The Bucs outscored Hoffman 0 1 5 Mulcahey 0 0 1 P~ttin~ @ 1 1 I'Iarnl~h 0 O 0 Totals ~" 12 $2 Totals 1~ 16 23 8core by q~trt~a:~ Alumni 12 12 18 12--54 Aquin 8 6 ~3 9--46 Marmion's basketball team won their first home game of the season by defeating Batavia a Little seven co~ereaco team 45 to 41. Jim DeMars was Marmion's top scorer, by topping 11 field goals "for 22 points. The rangy blond forward was hitting from al],~ over the court. This markmanship enabled the Cadets to compile an 18-12 margin in field goals, but Batavia made it close by canning 17 free throws, three players sinking four foul skots apiece. Jones was high point man for game. The varsity five were cool at the hoop, only connecting on 15 field goals in 62 attempts and miss- ing 10 charity tosses in 22 tries. Bob Gannon was high scorer for ----ithe varsity with a total of seven baskets and three free throws for J17 points. Jim Paul, former St. i Ed star paced the alumni with the same count with 17 points. Paul also scored the first basket in the new gymnasium. Jim is currently seeking a position on the Beloit college basketball team. Carroll Alters, DePaul University sopho- more, tallied 15 points for the alumni The game was the first in the beautiful new St. Edward gymna- sium, but formal dedication cere- monies will be held at a later date. The complete box score of the Alumni-Varsity game: ]P~yer Varsity (42) Im ft fta It Bob Cannon f '/ 16 S 6 4 Dick Jaeob f 0 1 O 0 0 Bill Co~ghHn f 0 0 0 0 0 Cam~ Detry f SlS S ~ I ]klJoyeef O S 0 S I Don Altm= e t S O 8 4 Vim- Morton e O 0 O 0 0 John Paul ~l 14 S 4 1 Bill Brown O 5 1 1 Dick gubiak 0 0 O 0 0 Jim Smith g 0 1 0 0 0 B,ll soo (4~) ft Player Jim Paul f 7 $ Miekltwita f 10 1 ill Don Beron f Jokn Chapin f ++r iI! Don Gillis c Cl~p Well~ Randy L