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A roundup of the week June 25-July 1
Compiled by STEVE WULF
July 09, 1979
BOWLING—MARSHALL HOLMAN beat Jeff Mattingly 205-195 in the final of the $70,000 Seattle Open for his third victory of the year.
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July 09, 1979

A Roundup Of The Week June 25-july 1

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BOWLING—MARSHALL HOLMAN beat Jeff Mattingly 205-195 in the final of the $70,000 Seattle Open for his third victory of the year.

BOXING—VITO ANTUOFERMO of Brooklyn, N.Y. upset champion Hugo Corro of Argentina on a split decision to win the world middleweight title, in Monte Carlo (page 16).

GOLF—GIL MORGAN sank a 40-foot birdie putt to beat Larry Nelson on the second hole of sudden death and win the $300,000 Memphis Classic. The pair finished the regulation 72 holes tied at 10-under-par 278.

Vicki Fergon fired a final-round 69 for a four-under-par 284 to win a $150,000 LPGA tournament in Dearborn, Mich. It was her first victory on the tour. Four other golfers finished two strokes back.

HORSE RACING—DAVONA DALE ($2.20), ridden by Jorge Velasquez, clinched the Triple Crown for fillies by gaining an eight-length victory over Plankton in the $132,625 Coaching Club American Oaks at Belmont Park. Her time for the 1� miles was 2:30 (page 42).

Willie Carson rode 4-to-9 favorite TROY to a four-length victory over Dickens Hill in the $313,405 Irish Sweeps Derby in Dublin. Troy, whose time for the 1� miles was 2:30[1/5], became only the sixth horse to win both the Epsom Derby and the Irish Sweeps.

Smarten ($2.10), Sam Maple up, won his fourth straight stakes race, the $100,000 American Derby at Arlington Park, by 1� lengths over Super Hit. The 3-year-old's time for the 1� miles was 2:05[1/5].

MOTOR SPORTS—JEAN-PIERRE JABOUILLE of France, averaging 118.8 mph in a Renault, won the French Grand Prix in Dijon by 14.59 seconds over Gilles Villeneuve, driving a Ferrari. The victory was the first in Grand Prix racing for Renault and also the first by a turbocharged car.

SOCCER—NASL: Of the six division leaders, only Minnesota and the Cosmos won both of their games, and even then the Kicks needed a little help. After shutting out Memphis 2-0 early in the week, Minnesota, leader in the National Conference Central, beat Chicago 4-2 when the Sting accidentally scored twice on its own goalies. The National East-leading Cosmos won their 14th and 15th straight at home with a 3-1 victory over Portland and a 5-2 win over Rochester. Vancouver, first in the National West, split its two games, beating Atlanta 3-1 and losing to Fort Lauderdale 3-2 in a shoot-out. Earlier in the week Fort Lauderdale's four-game winning streak was stopped by an 8-2 loss to Detroit, which got three goals and two assists apiece from Ted MacDougall and Keith Furphy, the son of Coach Ken Furphy. Tampa Bay lost 2-1 in overtime to California and beat Edmonton 4-2 on Oscar Fabbiani's four goals to stay on top in the American East. San Diego, the only division leader with a sub-.500 record, defeated Chicago 2-1, but lost 2-1 to Toronto, which is now 10-10 after a 1-7 start. Houston, leader in the American Central, was upset by Philadelphia 3-2, but beat California 2-1 (page 18).

ASL: California has lost only two of its 18 games, but both defeats have been to Las Vegas, which trails the first-place Sunshine by 69 points in the Western Division. The latest loss came 1-0 on a goal by the Seagulls' John McDermott. Three nights later California beat Los Angeles 2-1. Sacramento won twice as Ian Filby had a hot week: he got two goals and an assist in a 3-2 win over Pennsylvania and had all three goals in a 3-1 defeat of Cleveland. The New Jersey Americans, with Coach Eddie Firmani making his debut, tied Pennsylvania 1-1. Eastern Division-leading Columbus defeated Indianapolis 2-1.

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