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A Roundup of the Week May 22-29
Compiled by James E. Reynolds
June 05, 1989
BASKETBALL—The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Phoenix Suns four games to none in the Western Conference finals, and the Chicago Bulls and the Detroit Pistons were tied 2-2 in the Eastern Conference playoffs (page 24).
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June 05, 1989

A Roundup Of The Week May 22-29

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BASKETBALL—The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Phoenix Suns four games to none in the Western Conference finals, and the Chicago Bulls and the Detroit Pistons were tied 2-2 in the Eastern Conference playoffs (page 24).

BOWLING—MARC McDOWELL rolled a 234 in the championship game to win the Fresno ( Calif.) Open. He defeated Tony Marrese by 38 pins to earn $18,000.

BOXING—VIRGIL HILL stopped Joe Lasisi in the seventh round to retain his WBA light heavyweight title, in Bismarck, N.D. (page 90).

COLLEGE GOLF—San Jose State's PAT HURST sank a four-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to win the individual title at the NCAA women's championship, in Stanford, Calif. Hurst had an even-par 292 to finish two strokes ahead of Arizona's Susan Slaughter. SAN JOSE STATE, with a 1,208 total, beat Tulsa by one stroke for the team crown.

GOLF—SCOTT SIMPSON parred the first hole of a sudden-death playoff to beat Bob Tway by one stroke and win the Atlanta Classic, in Marietta, Ga. Simpson and Tway finished regulation play at 10-under-par 278. The victory earned Simpson $162,000.

Ayako Okamoto shot a final-round 70 for a 16-under-par 272 to beat Beth Daniel by six strokes and win an LPGA event in Corning, N.Y. Okamoto got $48,750 for the victory.

HARNESS RACING—U.S.-bred NAPOLETANO, driven by Stig H. Johansson, led all the way to win the Elitloppet and $170,000, in Stockholm. The 5-year-old colt trotted the mile race at Solvalla Racetrack in 1:57.2 and defeated J.R. Broline by two lengths.

HOCKEY—The CALGARY FLAMES beat the Montreal Canadiens four games to two to win the Stanley Cup (page 44).

HORSE RACING—OPEN MIND ($2.80), Angel Cordero Jr. up, beat Hot Novel by 4� lengths to win the Acorn Stakes and $111,960 at Belmont Park. The 3-year-old filly ran the mile in 1:35[2/5]. Also at Belmont, IMBIBE ($9.40), ridden by Cordero, won the Peter Pan Stakes by six lengths over Irish Actor. The 3-year-old colt ran the 1? miles in 1:48.3 and earned $110,880.

INDOOR SOCCER—Trailing three games to one in a best-of-seven MISL semifinal series, Wichita held off a late surge by Baltimore to win Game 5, 7-5. Wings forward Erik Rasmussen scored two third-period goals to send the series back to Baltimore. There, Blast forward Domenic Mobilio scored four goals, and midfielder Billy Ronson and midfielder Freddie Thompson added two apiece to lead the league's regular-season champions to an 11-1 victory that clinched the series. In the finals, which began early this week, Baltimore was to play defending champion San Diego, which earlier beat Dallas in seven games in the other semis.

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