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B2 - THE JOURNAL, Thursday, January 7, 2010 Sports, Pioneer athletes Kingfisher guard Kayla Crawford runs into some Lady Demon traffic during Saturday's third place game of the Chesapeake Energy Challenge at Heritage Hall H gh School. Providing the defense for P-T are, from the foreground, Jordan Gorham, Kay a Smith, and Jordan Lomenick. The Lady Demons gained a 46-37 Win over the Lady Yellowjackets. Journal photo EARN Continued from Page B1 that enabled Heritage Hall to chip away at the deficit until the lead was attained and built upon. Trailing 47-4l With just over two minutes left, McCormick broke the drought when he hit the second of two free throw opportunities. Payne fol- lowed with her second three-pointer of the game to close the gap to 47-45 with 1:26 remaining. However, turnovers and more Lady Charger free throws helped seal to loss. Gorham led P-T in scor- ing with 11 points. Hughes followed with 10. The Lady Demons com- mitted over 20 turnovers in the contest with 9 coming in the fourth period. P-T 65, Edmond Santa Fe JV 38 The Lady Demons put the Lady Wolves jayvees away early enroute to a 65- 38 in opening round action last Thursday. P-T broke away from an 8-7 early close game with 15 unanswered points for a 23-7 lead at the end of the first quarter. After maintaining a comfortable lead at the intermission of 36-20, the Lady Demons used a late third quarter surge to take Sante Fe out of the game. The lead went to 20 points after Payne hit her fifth three-pointer of the game. That would create a 49-29 advantage with 2:09 left. Payne would drain four of the long-range shots in the first period. P-T doubled up the Lady Wolves in the fourth quarter by a 14-7 surge the coast to the 65-38 win. Payne led all scorers with 22 points as 10 other P-T players would get in the scoring column. P-T 46, Kingfisher 37 KHS 10 10 7 10-37 P-T 11 9 16 10-46 Kingfisher- Woods 13, Layn 10, Crawford 6, Prim 4, Endres 2, Haffay 2. P-T (5-1) -April McCormick 12, Kayla Smith 10, Jordan Gorham 8, Hannah Hughes 7, Justice Payne 4, Addle Moreland 3, Shannon Cotton 2. 3-point goals - KHS: Craw- ford 1, Layn 1, Woods 1. P-T: Smith 3. Heritage Hall 53, P-T 49 HH 12 7 14 20-53 P-T 14 11 14 10-49 Go Demons! Heritage Hall - Burns 32, Brown 9, Caddis 7, Ryan 3, Miller 2. P-T (4-1) -. Gorham 11, Hannah Hughes 10; April McCor- mick 9, Justice Payne 8, Kayla Smith 8, Addle Moreland 3. 3-point goals - HH: Burns 3, Brown 1, Ryan 1. P-T: Payne 2, Smith 2, Moreland 1. P-T 65, Edmond Santa Fe JV38 ESF 7 13 11 7-38, P-T 23 13 15 14-65 '' Edmond Sante Fe - Kanahele 11, Hinton 8, Prescott 7, Eiland 6, Gonzaque 5, Price 1. P-T (4-0) - Justice Payne 22, Jordan Gorham 6, April McCor- mick 6, Hannah Hughes 5, Kayla Smith 5, Shelby Stansberry 5, Jessica Wilkinson 5, Jenna Barta 4, Shannon Cotton 4, Jordan Lomenick 2, Nina Axtell 1. 3-point goals - ESF: Eiland 1, Hinton 1, Prescott 1. P-T: Payne 5, Smith 1, Stansberry 1, Wilkinson 1. TOURNEY Continued from Page B1 Millwood-Elgin clash at 5: 30 p.m. Friday. Other first round games at Harrah and Tecumseh at 11:30 a.m. and Bethany taking on Plainview at 5: 30 p.m. The championship finals will be at 8:30 p.m. Satur- day. Other games that day will be the seventh place game at 11:30 a.m., con- solation championship at 2: 30 p.m., and the third place game at 5:30 p.m. Last year, the DemOns defeated Guymon in over- time for seventh place. return to action While most Stillwater  i!!!N% High students and faculty  were taking time off for the. ..  holidays, the Pioneer and ' Lady Pioneer athletes were [!,:: busy practicing for the chal- lenging schedule awaiting City Invitational, which is SHS's basketball teams, wrestlers and swimmers waste tittle time gettitg back into the grind as each faces tough assignments at the start of 2010. The Lady Pioneer cagers (1-6) of head coach Carl Treat were the first in action as they played Bristow in the opening round of the annual Bristow Invitational this past Tuesday. An SHS win would send the Lady Pioneers into a semifinal game tonight at 7 o'clock against the Edmond Sante Fe South-Stroud winner: A first round loss sent SHS into a consola- tion game at 7 p.m. Friday against the Santa Fe South- Stroud loser. Other teams in the tourney include Seminole, Inola, Cushing and Metro Christian of Tulsa. The Pioneer basket- ballers, led by head coach Michael Davis, have a rugged first round assign- ment in the annual Putnam SURGE i- it ..........  ............ ii !iiiiiiiii iiiiiii!r; il i iiiii!iiii;iiiiiii!i!iiiiiiii!i!iiii!i!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii;iiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiii!iiiiiiiiiiiiii;!;!!iiii  iiii i;i i ....  N  ..... i. :i!: i! :.!.! : : :!! : ii:i;ii ? ," #. i:::. ::ii!i: !::::ii::i::i:::: ::::: #! ::::::::::::::::::::::: i ii!. ii:: ::  i!i i i  !! i #iii ii :i !i:?::: North's gymnasium. SHS (2-5) takes on the host Putnam City Pirates at 3:30 this afternoon in the first round. Putnam City, the defending Class 6A state champions, won the recent Tournament of Champions crown in Tulsa. If SHS wins it will play the Midwest City-Lawton Eisenhower winner at 6 p.m. Friday. If the Pioneers lose the opener they will play the Midwest City-Lawton Ike loser at 2 p.m. Friday. Other teams in the tour- nament include Putnam City West's Patriots, John Marshall's Bears, Tulsa Union's Redskins and Putnam North's Panthers. SHS couldn't have picked a tournament with more talented, highly-regarded teams. It will be interesting to see how both hoops teams fare after the holiday practice time and the improved health of several players. Coach Doug Chesbro's wrestlers will have their week as the Pioneers entertain Enid in the Pioneer Gymnasium at 7 p.m. tonight and then compete in the annualJenks Invitational Friday and Sat- urday. The Pioneer grapplers return home on Tuesday, Jan. 12, for a Centennial Conference dual with Sand Springs. SHS sent several wres- tlers to the prep Tournament of Champions in Reno, Nev., during the break. Sophomore heavyweight Travis Morgan emerged as a tourney champion. Coach Kurt Goebel's Pioneer and Lady Pioneer swimmers wait a week before returning to action. Both teams go on the road Thursday, Jan. 14, to com- pete against the Edmond schools. The meet will be held in the Oklahoma City Community College pool. SHS's swimmers will return to the local YMCA pool on Tuesday, Jan. 26, when they entertain Enid. Continued from Page B1 let his teammates down this time. After hitting the first free throw, PC North called a timeout. ""During:!t; breakl Gam- mill was tgld'b head coach Norm Tippeconnie to inten- tionally miss the second try but to make sure he hit the rim. The attempt missed its mark this giving the Pan- thers the ball out of bounds with 1.1 seconds left. The inbounds pass was thrown the length of the floor but was knocked away by Cam- mill to preserve the win. The extra period was set up by the continuation of a nice second half run made by the Demons. Matt Hill drained a baseline three- point jumper that created the 56-56 tie at the end of regulation. P-T trailed by as many as 17 points at one time during the second quarter. But that deficit quickly closed to 32-25 at the intermission. The Demons outscored PC North 15-10 in the third quarter and trailed by only two at 42-40 entering the fourth quarter. Champion led all scor- ers with 22 points. Travis Battles followed with 12 for the Demons and Gam- mill added 10. Weatherford :57, P-T 55 The Demons weren't able to ride the momentum of a sparkling second quar- ter and dropped the 61-57 verdict to the Eagles last Thursday. A late first quarter surge enabled Weatherford to claim a 17-10 advantage. P-T responded in the first three minutes of the second frame with a 17-3 run that produced a 27-20 lead. Bur- nett and Champion provided the field goals while Tanner Pearce chipped in a pair of free throws as part of the rally. But in the final 4:34 of the first half, the Eagles pulled their way back and eventually claimed a 33- 31 advantage at halftime. Weatherford would hold on to the lead for the entire second half for the win. Again Champion led all scorers with 22 points. Pearce followed with 16 and Hill with 10. Heritage Hall 39, P-T 32 HH 4 10 14 11-39 P-T 10 7 5 10-32 Heritage Hall- Groves 10, Hudiburg 10, Shepard 10, Morrow 6, Davenport 2, Lima 1. P-T (4-2) - Bryan Champion 9, Cale Burnett 6, Sam Gammill 6, Matt Hill 5, Sam Kinzie 4, Tanner Pearce 2. 3-point goals - P-T: Burnett 2, Hill 1. P-T 64, Putnam City North JV 63 (OT) P-T 8 17 15 16 8-65 PCN 15 17 10 14 7-63 P-T (4-1) - Bryan Champion 22, Travis Battles 12, Sam Gam- mill 10, Cale Burnett 8, Matt Hill 6, Tanner Pearce 4, Nathan Kadavy 2. PC North - Simon 21, Clark 8, Teal 8, Grimes 7, Evans 6, Atkinson 4, Martin 4, Walker 3, Ross 2. 3-point goals - P-T: Burnett 2, Battles 1, Hill 1, Pearce 1. PCN: Clark 2, Grimes 1, Simon 1. Weatherford 61, P-T 57 WHS 17 16 12 16-61 P-T 10 21 12 14-57 Weatherford - Sawatsky 20, Boyd 11, Overton 10, Bren- nfoender 6, Sparks 6, Stark 4, Skinner 3, Barrios 1. P-T (3-1) - Bryan Champion 22, Tanner Pearce 16, Matt Hill 10, Cale Burnett 9. 3-point goals -WHS: Boyd 2, Skinner 1, Stark 1. P-T: Pearce 3, Burnett 2, Champion 1, Hill 1. An easy choice. The Rehab Center at Stillwater Medical Center Caring for loved ones who have suffered from strokes, motor vehicle accidents, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and fractures, and much more. Call 405.742.5798 for more information.