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Thursday, January 5, 2012 Sports &Fitness (405)728-2411 BASKETBALL P-T begins tourney action today at Bethel Perkins-Tryon began action earlier today at the CD Warehouse Classic at Bethel High School. Both the Lady Demons and Demons played Soper with the first beginning at 1:40 p.m. and the boys follow- ing around 3 p.m. A win by the Lady Demons would put them in the semifinals game on Friday against the winner of the Bethel-Newcastle game. It is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. A loss and P-T would play the loser of the Bethel-New- castle game at 11 a.m. The Demons face the same scenario but game times will be at 8:20 p.m. with a win and 3 p.m. with a loss. Saturday's slate begins with seventh place action at 11 a.m. The consolation champion- ships begin at 1:40 p.m. and third place games at 4:20 p.m. The girls' championship game will begin at 7 p.m. followed by the boys' title contest at around 8:20 p.m. CALENDAR Thursday, Jan. 5 P-THS basketball at CD Warehouse Classic in Bethel through Saturday. P-T 7-9Ebasketball with Cushing.girls, here, _4:30kp.m.; boys, there, 5: 30 p.m. P-TJH wrestling at district duals at Chandler, 5p.m. Coyle HS basketball at MulhalI-Orlando tourna- ment through Saturday. ' Ripley HS basketball hosts Walking F Ranch Invitational Tournament through Saturday. Friday, Jan. 6 P-THS wrestling at Cushing tournament through Saturday. Agra HS basketball at Davenport, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7 Agra HS basketball at Lomega, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9 P-T 7th-9r" basketball with Meeker: girls, here, 4:30 p.m.; boys, there, 4: 30 p.m. P-TJH wrestling at Bethel tournament. Tuesday, Jan. 10 P-THS basketball at Kingfisher: JV, 4 p.m.; varsity, 6:30 p.m. Varsity games broadcast on KGFY 105.5 FM with the pregame show at 6:15 p.m. P-T wrestling host Liberty dual, 6 p.m. Agra HS basketball hosts Carney, 6:30 p.m. Coyle HS basketball at Davenport, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12 P-T 9 t" grade basket- ball at Cushing touma- ment through Saturday, Jan. 14. 00lnotht'r 00ood year in local, arecI sport, s' finish. In wrestling action, the high school Demons fin- ished second the Perry in a Class 3A district duals tour- nament early in the month. The junior high team equaled the accomplish- ment later in the month. In tournament action, the high school matmen fin- ished third at Pawhuska and earned a top 10 finish at Tuttle. The junior high team finished sixth at the Pawhuska tournament. Around the area, Rip- ley's Lady Warriors fin- ished second in the inaugu- ral Walking F Ranch/Ripley Invitational Tournament. The Warriors earned a con- It was another good year for sports around the area. Here's a look at some of the things that filled The Journal's sports pages during 2011. January In basketba'll, both the Perkins-Tryon Lady Demons and Demons brought home trophies from a couple of tourna- ments during the month. Both finished third in the CD Warehouse Classic at Bethel High School. In the 66 Conference Tourna- ment at Meeker, the Lady Demons finished second following a loss to Prague in the finals. The Demons earned another third place Shannon Cotton goes up for a shot over a Morris defender during first round action of the Class 3A state basketball tournament last March. The Lady Demons would gain the win but lose to eventual state champion Bethel during semi- finals action. Journal file photo solation championship tide. And the Coyle Bluejackets earned wins over Agra and Davenport. February It was a good month for the high school wrestling program. Four wrestlers qualified for the Class 3A state tournament fol- lowing regional action at Pawhuska. Qualifying were Cody Foos, Blake Avery, Hayden Wilson, and Justus Edwards. At the state tournament, Foos became the first P-T fresh- man to medal as he earned a fourth place medal at 103 pounds. In dual action, P-T beat Tonkawa but lost to McLoud. The basketball post- season began with a dis- trict tournament sweeps over Perry here. In regional action, the Lady Demons won the tournament with a win over Mount St. Mary in Kingfisher. The Demons were eliminated from post-season action in the regional consolation finals. P-T played several games to wind up the regular season. In junior high action, the seventh grade boys inished second in the Stroud tour- nament while the seventh placegirls finished third. Brady Huckabay medaled in three events following his competi- tion in the AAU National Indoor Meet in Blooming- ton, Ill. He finished third in the triple jump and 55-yard dash and seventh in the 200-meter dash. He also competed in a meet in Enid and finished first in the 55- yard dash. Around the area, the Coyle Bluejackets earned a Class B district champi- onship over Asher then won the regional consolation title. The Ripley boys won a Class 2A district champi- onship at Hominy. Tucker Barnard was named the new head foot- ball coach at Stillwater High School. March Prague turned the hat trick against the Lady Demons with its third win of the season. This time it was in the area tournament championship at McLoud. P-T rebounded with a win over Kingfisher for the consolation title and the program's sixth trip to the Class 3A state tournament. It was the eighth over for the Lady Demons. At the state tournament, P-T defeated Morris in first round action but lost to eventual state champions Bethel in the semifinals round. P-T's baseball season began on a great note with t no-hit win at Seminole. Dalton Smith and Zayne Dougan combined for the gem in the 8-0 triumph. Later, the Demons rallied past Dover 10-8 and turned in a third place finish in the Perry tournament. The junior high baseball team gained wins over Cushing and Hennessey. The slow-pitch softball team began the season with an 11-2 win over Prague to begin the home portion of the spring schedule. In track, Huckabay finished first in the 100- meter dash and third in the 200-meter dash at a meet in Stroud. Randy Cum- mings was fourth in the long jump. The high school boys golf team finished 15  in the P-T Invitational tournament at Cimarron Trails. The Ripley Warriors moved into a new clubhouse and hitting facility. And on the field, the Warriors lose to Vian in the consolation finals of the Ripley Spring Break Tournament. Later, RHS finished 3-1 inthe Cimarron Valley Confer- ence Festival. April The high school base- ball season gets in full swing. Among the finishes was a third place outing in the McLoud tournament with a win over Edmond Memorial junior varsity. P-T finished second in the 66 Conference tournament after losing to Chandler. Wins over Kingfisher and Hennessey were also logged. The softball team fin- ished fourth in the confer- ence tournament prior to the post-season where P-T lost to Blackwell in the district tournament. Earlier in the Perkins-Tryon sprinter Brady Huckabay stands on the champion's stand after receiving his first place medal in the state track meet last spring. Huckabay won the 100-meter dash finals and placed third in 200-meter dash. Journal file photo month, the Lady Demons won a pair of games against Seminole and Holdenville in a festival at Seminole. Track athletes contin- ued to shine at numero meets. Huckabay won the 100-meter and 200-metel: dashes and Cummings wofi the long jump at Kingfishe P-T finished fifth in th Hominy track meet wit  Huckabay winning the two spring races. Cummingl place in the long jum along with Kenny Allen in the shot put and Cody Waitt in the 3200-meter run. Emeri Tippeconnie medaled in the 1600-meter and 3200-meter runs. In high school boy'g  golf, P-T finished third in the Stroud tournament and fourth in the conference tournament. See REVIEW Page B3 ', I SHS hooi)sters enter East Central tourney' For Stillwater High's Pioneer and Lady Pioneer basketball teams, Christmas break is in the rearview mirror. While the rest of SHS's student body waits until next Monday to return to classes following the holiday break, the Pioneers and Lady Pioneers retum to action today in the East Central Oklahoma Classic in Ada. The three-day tourna- ment will be SHS's first action since both teams hosted Enid in a Central Conference doubleheader Perkins Branch 1 P P 00St00ttwater pL,o00gers' By Ron Holt Dec. 13. winner in a winners' Both teams waste little bracket semifinal at 4 p.m. time getting involved in Friday. A first round loss the tourney as the Lady would send SHS into a 10 Pioneers opened the girls' a.m. Friday losers' bracket tourney at 10 a.m. this game against the Shawnee- morning against Idabel. The Ponca City loser. Pioneers followed at 11:30 In the other side of the a.m., also against Idabel. girls' bracket, talented With a first round win, Edmond Memorial plays Stillwater's girls, coached Duncan at 4 o'clock this by Carl Treat, would play afternoon and Ada takes the Ponca City-Shawnee on Choctaw at 7 o'clock 830 N. Main Street Perkins (405) 547-1199 tonight. With a win over Idabel, the Pioneers would advance to a 5:30 p.m. Friday win- ners' bracket game against the Duncan-Ponca City winner. A first round loss would send SHS to a losers' bracket game at 11:30 a.m. Friday against the Duncan- Ponca City loser. In the top half of the tour- ney bracket, Midwest City Carl Albert plays Choctaw at 5:30 this afternoon and Ada takes on Sapulpa at 8: 30 tonight. Coach Michael Davis' Pioneers will try to add the East Central championshig hardware to the trophy case alongside the Bixby Tour2 nament trophy captured earlier this season. The boys' champion-i ship game is set for 8:30.' p.m. Saturday. The third place game is set for 5 30 p.m. Saturday and the' consolation finals are 2:30 p.m. Saturday. All games will be played in Ada High's Cougar Activity Center. XXX " ' Condolences offered t See PIONEERS Page B3: Lobby Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to Noon Drive.thru Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 7:30 a.m. to Noon