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The lithe, 6-foot, 160-pound 1 New Yorker is the only sopho- 1 more in an otherwise all-senior starting lineup that will close : out the 1962 campaign Satur- • day against St. Peter’s after dropping a 78-76 cliffhanger i to LaSalle last night in ’ McDonough Gym. 1 The loss could not be blamed - on Christy, a young man with i roses in his cheeks and mayhem 1 in his heart. His output against ] LaSalle was 22 points, several j intercepted passes, a few stolen 1 balls and even a decision on a i jump ball with LaSalle's 6- 1 foot-8 Walter Sampson. His most impressive accomp- ! lishment was scoring on his j first seven field goal attempts \ with a deadly jump shot from < butside the foul circle. “I had a pretty hot night,” Christy said in the locker room after the shouting had died flown and the estimated 1,800 fans had filed from the field bouse in a somewhat limp state. “I had the same kind of night against Manhattan. I missed fhree of the first four shots I took, then made about eight straight.” Over all Christy hit on 10 of 15 shots taken from the floor. He made 16 points in the first half, but only six in the second when he was shifted to defend against LaSalle’s Bob McAteer, who was practically indefensible. Oddly, it was a shot that didn’t come off that will linger longest in the memory of Georgetown followers. With the Hoyas trailing, 67-66, Georgetown got the ball and on a fast break had a three-on one situation streaking down court. Christy got the ball and went in for a layup. He made the shot, but was detected in ft walking violation. • “I knew I was walking, but I hoped the referee wouldn’t tee it. I got the ball when I was on the wrong foot. I could have dribbled once, but I knew if I bounced the ball it prob ably would hit my foot, so I just went in.” Georgetown Prep Avenges Setback • Georgetown Prep avenged an fearlier lost by jumping off to a 20-6 lead after one quarter and going on to a 66-33 victory over St. James of Hagerstown yesterday in an Interstate ; athletic Conference game at Georgetown Prep. Joe DeCourcy and Dick Wil liams each scored 16 points to lead the Ltttle Hoyas to their sixth victory in 14 games. St. James G.F.Pti. Geo. Prep G.F.Pts. McCillum 0 6 5 Abbo 4 0 8 Burke 3 410 Bergson 13 3 Davis 0 0 0 Collins 6 013 Clark 0 0 0 DeCourcy 7 316 Mlnnix 6 012 Williams 8 016 Ford 0 0 0 Coupe 10 3 Whlteh’d 0 6 6 Mente 1 0 2 Hickey 113 Raze 10 2 . Totals ”5 15 3.3 Totals 30 ”5 66 . F»lttlme: 36-16. Georgetown Prep. Colts Sign McGinley BALTIMORE, Mar. 1 (AP).— The Baltimore Colts announced today the signing of free agent John McGinley, a 6-f«ot-2,220- pound lineman who played for Notre Dame and the Quantico Marines. | Christy almost sent the game I into overtime when he scored on another jump shot with 25 seconds remaining to knot the count at 76-76. But with five seconds left McAteer, who for merly played for Bullis Prep and the Navy Plebes, got loose and scored the last of his 33 points. The loss was Georgetown’s ninth against 13 wins, while LaSalle now has a 15-8 record. For the second straight time, Georgetown’s Freshmen almost were beaten by a high school team in a preliminary game. Last night Jim Barry scored on a tap in to beat DeMatha, 78-77. LaSklle O. P. P. Pts. McAteer 14 5-7 3 33 Corace 4 ,3-3 2 11 Sampson 8 2-3 6 18 Abbott 5 1-2 111 Friedrich 2 1-3 1 3 Murphy 0 0-4 3 0 Totals r _ 33 12-22 15 78 Georgetown G. F. P. Pts. Tagllabue 6 2-3 5 12 Wolfington 7 2-5 4 17 Sharpenter 2 5-6 2 9 Slattery* 0 0-0 0 o Carrlno 5 3-4 1 13 Christy 10 2-3 2 22 Mazelin 1 2-2 3 4 Totals 30 16-23 16 76 Halftime score: 41-40, Georgetown. 8 THEBASEBALL BEAT By MERRELL WHITTLESEY POMPANO BEACH, Mar. I.—Tom McAvoy, who has been the victim of two of baseball’s most freakish accidents, isn’t spending any time worrying about whether he will be dealt a third, and obviously final blow. If the phantom doesn’t strike again, he thinks he’ll be a big league pitcher. If it does, he will go back to his winter occupations, which includes bartender and railroad fireman. In Nicaragua in the early winter of 1959, and in Griffith Stadium in mid-summer of 1960, McAvoy was pitching when something snapped. Both times it was a bone in the pitching arm, which in Tom’s case is his left. Dr. George Resta, the Sena tors’ physician, described both breaks as freaks, but Dr. Resta obviously does not look for a recurrence because it is under stood that he recommended McAvoy to the new Senators. ** * * McAvoy was signed by the old Senators in 1956 off of a semipro league reputation in Upper New York State. He worked his way through the ifarm systems, Erie, Midland, Charlotte and Chattanooga, al ways losing more than he won because of wildness. After the ’59 season he was pitching winter ball in Nicara gua when the arm broke for the first time. After a rest of about six months, he was in Griffith Stadium for a tryout in June of 1960 when it hap pened again. That meant another six month layoff, but he went to , spring training with the Twins’ farm teams last year. He pitched a couple of games for Syracuse and was sent to Nash ! ville, where after a brief ap ’ pearance the manager told him \ the Twins were releasing him. "Calvin Griffith didn’t call, i and neither did Sherry Rob ■ ertson,” McAvoy said. "They 1 just left it up to the manager to tell me I was released.” * * * * This winter he was contacted by a scout for the Senators - who signed him to a B-league 1 contract, apparently on the t recommendation of Dr. Resta, - who is en route here. Tom r visited Washington tor a phys j leal before signing. McAvoy is a stoop-should Stags Edged By Hoya Frosh The Georgetown Frosh bas ketball team, loser of only two 1 games in 16 this season, pro | vided some of the area’s best | cage entertainment last night in the preliminary to the i Georgetown-LaSalle game at ; McDonough gym. The Little Hoyas beat De , Matha, the top scholastic team . in the area, 78-77, in the last . minute of play for their 16th , victory. It was the third loss ; in 22 games for the Stags, un beaten in high school play here. | The Frosh, trailing, 75-74, got a layup from Jim Barry and two successful foul shots from Joe Franz in the last i minute of play to insure the i victory. > Barry and DeMatha’s John ! Austin tied for scoring honors, i Each scored 32 points. ; DeMatha G.F.Pti. Gl> freih G.F.Pti. ; Ward 4 210 Barry 13 632 , McDermott 5 111 Craddock 10 2 Mcßride 12 4 Franz 7 619 Jones 7 115 Keenan 10 2 ! Austin 11 10 32 Prenderg't 9 321 ; McCarthy 10 2 McNamara 10 2 ; Carrell 113 Total! 30 17 77 Totals 32 14 78 Halftime: 40-40. ered 6-foot-4 with a big beak and doesn’t appear to be too much of a mixer. He rooms 1 with Carl Mathias, another added starter to the roster. Tom’s dad owns a tavern in Mechanicville, N. Y„ and Tim was a bartender there this winter when he wasn’t called as a relief fireman with the Delaware and Hudson Railroad. He did mostly yard work , with the D&H, with his longest run a 9-hour round trip from Mechanicville to Binghampton. , Bartending may be here to | stay, but he says railroad fire men are on the way out. He’d like to make it in baseball. McAvoy was born in Brook lyn 24 years ago, but went to ; high school in Colorado where his grandmother lived. He made . his first move in baseball with the semipros in Mechanicville. ** * * Tom has been listening to Sid Hudson, the Senators’ pitch ing coach, who is attempting to get him to bend over. He ! has been pitching too upright. Signing McAvoy to a B-league . contract is only a formality. He could go up, or down, from , there. "Where do you hope to go, Syracuse?” he was asked, in asmiyih as the International ’ League club is the Senators’ top farm. "No, I expect to be right here,” McAvoy said, with a sweep of his arm. “This club needs pitchers and I know I 1 can make it. I’ve never felt 1 this good, almost too good. ! "I’d be with the Twins right 5 now If it wasn’t for the bone • breaks,” he said, "but that’s i all over and I never eyen think ■ about it. My arm is all right and I’m going to stick with ■ this ball club. Eastern Coach Surprises, Elects to Take Western By STEVE HERSHEY Star Staff Writer Coach Johnny MoCfatt made all the right moves yesterday as his Eastern High basketball team won half of the Interhlgh East Division championship, but he could regret a later de cision. The Ramblers, paced by Jerome Chambers and Willie Johnson, raced past McKinley Tech, 70-58, in a playoff game at Anacostia to gain the East co-championship along with Spingarn. Then there was a coin toss to decide the pairings against the West Division’s two top teams in tomorrow night’s first round of the Interhigh cham pionships at Washington Coli seum. Eastern won the toss and Moffatt caused some raised eye brows by anounclng his team would play Western, the West champion, rather than Coo lidge, the runnerup. Title Game Saturday Consequently, Eastern and Western will meet in the opener at 7:30 and Spingarn plays Coolidge in the nightcap at 9. The winners meet at 8 p.m. Sat urday night for the chimpion ship. Western won 10 of its last 11 games, including a 101-42 rout of Wilson in its final game, to finish with a 12-5 overall record and 9-3 in the league. Coolidge whipped through the first half unbeaten in six games, but stumbled badly to close with an 8-4 mark. ”We scrimmaged both teams before the season and did much better against Western," Mof fett said in explanation of his decision. “I think we have a height advantage over Western and they are a running ball club. So far nobody has been able to run with us. "Coolidge has five shooters ' » v deliberately set out to create the finest bottled beer in all the world regardless of cost 99 i . ( Jx xl ) • * m I fl if H „ i 1 ' i§! t HF * Jf • ..in a bottle Because bottled Michelob is brewed in an extraordinary way, its production is limited. For this reason it is now available on a i restricted basis only in Washington, D. C. and the city of St. Louis. 1 A PRODUCT OP AHHBJStt-tUXH, INC. ST. IOW* MSSOUK and any time you face five I guys that can shoot you can get ] in trouble if they’re hot.” |i Johnson Leads Rally ] Eastern had to survive a tor- i rid second-quarter shooting dis- j play by Teitfi to gain the vic tory. The Trainers outscored j Eastern, 21-10, to turn a seven point deficit into a 35-31 half time lead. Andre Jordan did all he could for the Trainers by scoring 22 points, including 11 of their 14 in the first quar ter. Johnson led Eastern’s rally Ailing Austin May Miss Schoolboy Title Game John Austin, DeMatha’s All- Metropolitan basketball player, is undergoing treatment today for a pulled hamstring muscle that may sideline him from the city championship game Tues day night against the winner of the Interhigh League, which will be decided Saturday night. The 6-foot backcourt ace suf fered the injury in the closing minutes of the Stags’ 78-77 loss to Georgetown’s freshman team last night at McDonough Gym. He tried to dribble between two defenders and his legs were knocked from under him. Joe Kuczo, Georgetown’s trainer, said, “I iced and band aged the (right) thigh last night to reduce the swelling and stop the hemorrhaging. John is coming over later to i day and we’ll know more then. Right now I’d say he has an excellent chance to play Tues day, but he will definitely be out of tomorrow night’s game.” Coach Morgan Wootten com plained of a very rough game, in the third quarter, netting 11 points as the Ramblers out- I scored Tech, 20-7, to take a nine-point lead they never lost. The racing Ramblers built their advantage to 70-50 in the clos ing minutes. Chambers led Eastern's scor ing with 21 points and John son wound up with 17. Eafttrrn G FPt* MrKinlty G.FPts. i Chambers 9 321 Pinkney 1 6 8 Oreene 7 0 14 Jordan 9 4 22 Johnson 8 1 17 Roe 5 010 , Brockenb’y 5 414 Freeman 4 0 8 Spencer 1 2 4 Taylor 4 210 Merchant 0 0 o Hawkins 0 0 0 i White 0 o o Totals 30 10 70 Totals 23 32 58 Halftime: 35-81. McKinley. claiming three other players suffered minor injuries. “All I can do is hope,” Woot , ten said today. “Even if Aus tin can play in the champion ship game, he won't be in top shape. Also, he will miss six days of practice.” Austin, DeMatha's leading scorer, has played all season with a heavily-bandaged left knee. He was operated on for the removal of a cartilage this summer.—STEVE HERSHEY. , ' 1 HOCKEY SCORES , 1 NATIONAL LEAGUE Toronto. 4; Chicago. 2. New York. 2: Boston. 2. EXHIBITION Detroit (NLI. 5: Bt. Paul (IL), 2. AMERICAN LEAGUE Hershey. 5; Springfield. 4 (overtime). Cleveland. 3: Pittsburgh. 0. EASTERN LEAGUE L Clinton. 7: Long Island. 0. Greensboro. 3; New Haven. 1. , INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE i Fort Wayne. 7: Toledo, 5. Muskegon. 7: Indianapolis. 4. WESTERN LEAGUE Los Anseles, 2; Edmonton, 1. *' Portland, 3; Seattle, 0. THE EVENING STAR Wathington, 0. C. SnArfrC Thunday, Morch 1,1962 jpUlia DGA Adds River Bend, Installs New President By JOHN SEGRAVES Stir Staff Writer The District of Columbia Golf Association added the new River Bend Country Club near Great Falls, Va„ to its roster and installed William F. (Billy) Burns of the host club as presi dent at its annual meeting last night at Prince Georges Coun try Club. The association’s executive committee also amended its by-laws by ruling that any new club will spend the first five years as an associate member. This means the new clubs will have all association privileges but will have no voting power. It was passed by a 15-3 vote. River Bend formerly was Forest Glen Country Club. A1 ] Jamison, former head pro at I the old Indian Spring Country Club and Goose Creek, is the pro. In releasing its 1962 tourna ment and member-guest sched ule, the DGA gave Prince Georges the District Amateur championship July 12-15. It is the association’s custom that the amateur be played at the current president’s club each year. It will be the first time soon to-be-renovated Prince Georges ever has played host to the ; Amateur, won last year by Col. Ken Smith. Irving (Chips) ’ Cantor of Woodmont, acting as president pro-tem in the absence of Tom Manning, the outgoing presi dent, was elected first vice president and Sid Carroll of Washington Golf & Country Club second vice president. Ray Lawrenson of Argyle was re tained as secretary-treasurer. Tom Carney of Manor an-i D-3 nounced that the team which defeated the Virginia State L Golf Association squad, 18-9, last year, would meet the Vir ’ gtnlans again this year, with ’ Manor the host. Three new high schools were added to Frank Emmet’s ever growing junior roster, DuVal in the Prince Georges County : League and Springbrook and . Sherwood in Montgomery County. A six-man Mexican junior ; team will play a hand-picked ' area squad at Columbia, Au [ gust 10. ■ Scotch foursomes will play : in the morning and singles In 11 the afternoon. * It also was announced that ' local qualifying for the National Open will be held May 21 at s Woodmont and sectional quali- fying for the same event will be staged June 5 at Manor. DOA SCHEDULE May 5-6—Events for the benefit of Junior golf, all clubs. May 20—Start of senior team cham pionship. all clubs. May 25—Senior two-man handi cap. Brooke Manor. June I—Mixed1 —Mixed two-ball. Norbeck. June 28—Two-man handicap, Army Navy. July 9-11—Junior champlonehlpa, Belle Haven. July 12-15—District Amateur. Prince Georges. August 3 —Mixed two-ball. Wash ington G&CC. August 17 Two- man handicap. Woodmont. October 9—Senior championship, Chew Chase. CLUB EVENTS May 16—Norbeck member-guest. May 17-2(1—Belle Haven four-ball. May 25-27—Congressional member guest June 1 -3—Columbia member-guest. June 5-10—Argyle Invitation. June 15-17—Washington member guest. June 23-24—Goose Creek member . guest. June 24—Army Navy member-guest. June 29-30-July I—Manor1 —Manor member guest. July 26-29—Brooke Manor Invita tion. September 8-9—Belle Haven mem ber-guest. September 15-16—Belhesda member guest. September 22-23—Court House mem ber-guest. September 25-28—Manor Invita tional four-ball. j October 19-21—Congressional mem- I ber-guest (tentative).