Pan Am Games Report

August 08, 1991

Capsules of yesterday's events.


* Americans dominated yesterday's trials. Eric Brumlow of Hickory Creek, Texas, led the men's 90-meter competition with Jay Barrs of Mesa, Ariz., second, Edwin Eliason of Stansbury Park, Utah, third and Olympic medalist Darrell Pace of Hamilton, Ohio, fifth. In the 70-meter competition, Pace led and was followed by Brumlow and Eliason.

Denise Parker of South Jordan, Utah, led both women's 70- and 60-meter competitions. She set a Pan Am record with a 312 score in the 70-meter. Kitti Frazier of Cross Lanes, W. Va., was second in that, followed by Jennifer O'Donnell of Farmington Hills, Mich. The two switched places in the 60-meter.


* Mexico evened its record at 2-2 with a 3-1 victory over Nicaragua. Canada is still looking for its first win, dropping to 0-3 with a 4-3 loss to the Dominican Republic.


* Brazil improved to 3-0 in men's play with an 81-58 victory over Mexico, and Venezuela beat Cuba 84-70. In women's play, Canada won its first game in four outings, beating winless Argentina 81-61, and Brazil remained the only undefeated team in the five-country field with a 90-87 victory over Cuba behind the 37 points of Hortencia Marcari.


* Erin Hartwell of Indianapolis won the silver medal in the 1,000 time trial with a clocking of 1:06.435. G. Samuel of Trinidad won the gold in 1:05.496.


* Seven Americans made the finals in Greco-Roman wrestling and will go after the gold today. All seven will face Cubans.

The winners were Mark Fuller (105 1/2 pounds) of Davis, Calif.; Isaac Anderson (136 1/2 ), Albany, N.Y.; Andy Seras (149 1/2 ),

Schenectady, N.Y.; David Butler (163), El Cajon, Calif.; Randy Couture (198), Stillwater, Okla.; James Johnson (220), Phoenix; and Matt Ghaffari (286), Chandler, Ariz.


* Canada took the gold and silver in individual dressage with Jennifer Miller of Lebanon, Pa., taking the bronze aboard Triomphe.


* Cuba won the gold medal in the men's team foil competition with the U.S. squad of Al Carter of Los Angeles, Jerome Demarque of New York, Dean Hinton of San Francisco and Jack Tichacek of Cliffside Park, N.J., taking the silver.


* While the American women continued their domination, Venezuela routed Nicaragua 9-2, collecting 13 hits, including a homer by Lelis Gomez.

In men's play, the United States used three runs in the sixth inning to beat Mexico 4-2 behind the three-hitter of Robert Ginger of McLean, Ill. The Dominican Republic beat Argentina 4-0 and Netherlands Antilles beat Panama 2-1, both one-hitters for the winners.


* The U.S. men and women both remained unbeaten with 3-0 victories. The men beat Nicaragua, while the women topped Chile.


* In women's second-round play, Pam Shriver of Lutherville cruised past Henrietta Harris of Jamaica, 6-0, 6-0, while Joelle Schad of the Dominican Republic eliminated Donna Faber of Hilton Head, S.C., 6-4, 6-4. In men's play, Dave De Lucia of Norristown, Pa., beat Maxy Jimenez of Venezuela, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 in a first-round match.

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