Olympia Wins 8th; ‘Dogs Beat ‘Rocks

Eau Claire led Camden at the end of every quarter except the last, Tuesday night before dropping the overtime affair, 48-42.

Jan Puczkowski’s field goal just before the final buzzer gained the Bulldogs a tie and sent the game into an overtime period. Puczkowski also scored four of Camden eight overtime points and closed out the evening with a total of 10.

Eau Claire led 12-7 at the end of the first quarter, 20-15 at the end of the half, and 34-28 at the end of the third quarter. The Shamrocks were outscored in the overtime period, 8-2.

Tom Castles led all scorers. The 6-4, Shamrock center had 17 point coming from seven field goals and free foul shots.

Eau Claire takes on Airport High Friday night at Eau Claire.

Olympia pulled in its eighth win Tuesday night as the Red Devils slipped past Cardinal Newman 56-50.

Olympia got 28 points out of ace Jerry Martin, who scored 11 of the Red Devils 13 second quarter points.

Cardinal Newman was behind 30-25 at the half but gained the advantage about the mid-point of the fourth quarter, 41-40.

Martin connected on some long shots, however, and Olympia kept the lead all the way to the end.

Olympia is now 8-2- while Cardinal Newman stands 3-4.

Sumter beat Dentsville, Tuesday night in Sumter, 62-51, as the Gamecocks jumped into an early lead and held on.

Sumter led at the end of the first quarter, 18-12, and at the end of the half, 36-30.

Sumter had four players in double figures. Arthur MacAbbot led all scorers with 18 points and was followed by Robbe Baird with 16. Doug James came in with 11 as did Winston Jewell.

Robert Weir and Ronnie Cates led the Courage cages. Weir scored 13 points of Five field goals and three foul shots. Cates had 12 points on six field goals.

Irmo got 31 points out of Dennis Looney Tuesday night and 45 points out of the remainder of the squad as the Yellow Jackets defeated Blythewood, 76-48.

Irmo led at the end of the first quarter, 20-10, and scrambled to a halftime margin of 42-22. Blythewood recorded only six points in the third quarter and were out out of sight, 58-28, going into the fourth.

Ray Carr charged home with 15 points to follow Looney in the Yellow Jacket scoring parade. It was Irmo’s sixth win after eight games.

1966.01.05 - Olympia wins 8th Dogs Beat Rocks
January 5, 1966 Columbia Record (published as THE COLUMBIA RECORD) Columbia, South Carolina Page 15

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