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February 28, 1985

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The Perkins Journal Thursday, February 28, 1985 -- PAGE 5 PERKINS TRYON & JV BASEBALL SCHEDULE OPPONENT PLACE TIME bavenport There 4:00 Mary (V & JV) There 1:00 There 4:00 (V & JV) There 4:00 Home 4:15 (JV Only--DH) Home 4:30 Home 4:15 Tournament {DH--V) Home 4:30 (JV Only) There 4:00 Home 4:15 (V & JV) There 4:00 There 3:30 Home 1:00 There 4:00 Home 4:30 Home 4:30 Grace Home 4:30 Mary (V & JV) Home 1:00 There 5:00 Hall (JV Only--DH) Home 5:00 (DH--V Only) There 4:00 (,IV Only) Home 4:00 Grace There 4:00 Olive ~ & JV) There 1:00 Orlando There 4:00 Prague There 4:00 Olive (V & JV) Home 4:00 Hall (DH--V Only) There 5:00 (JV Only) There 4:00 There 3:30 3A District Playoffs Class 3A Regional Playoffs FRESHMAN BASEBALL '85 Agra (DH) Home 4:30 Agra if)H) There 4:00 Dover (DH) There 4:30 Covington (DH) Home 4:15 Hennessey Tournament Cushing (DH) There 4:00 Stillwater (DH) There 4:00 Cushing {DH) Home 4:15 Okarche {DH) There 4:30 Dover (DH) Home 5:00 Covington (DH) There 4:00 Stillwater (DH) Home 4:15 Dale (DH) There 4:30 SEASON FINALES Lorl Redus girls finish- 'season, on February firing upon the Perry went a half-time lead, to win the third the most impor scoring four more Antle corn- felt our superior ball- against a much paid off. Our superb defense also a factor. The this ye , with them." mastered the points. Stacey the net scoring 6 Moorman cap- points. While Becky 3, and Tara Herr- in2. rls rm h- year 10-2. Demonettes!l! "O- The 8th grade boys gave lessons in basketball to the Perry Maroons last Monday February 18th. Perry look a demolishing defeat 42-24. The Demons were in double figures all but the first quarter, scoring 15 in the second and 11 in the third and fourth. The Demons dominated the game by continually pounding the boards, and not allowing Perry a chanc Coach Willis commented, ' Ve played well over all We didn't start to play very good defense until late in- to the second quarter. We real- ly got a lot of points on the fast break. The team improved tre- mendously this year, especially on defense" Chris Taylor led the scoring for the final game with 16 points Steve Sylvester netted 11,while Bobby Moore captured 5. Chuck Kendrick and Mike Eisensmith put in 4 a piec Chad Harris and Jon Wolfe finished with 2 and 1. The winning record for the Demons was 10-4. Great Job Demons.I II a Corby Doyle takes his shot, as Briggs looks on in wonderment. t Rex Branstetter shoots two. Perkins 9th Graders Triumph I | After an electrifying over 38-38. The Demons and the TOr- tim the freshman Demons nadoes took the court again to snatched the victory 41-40 over battle for the victory in over- the Drumright Tornadoes Mon-time The Drumright Tornadoes day night, were ahead by one point and it 'They played real well," corn- looked as if they would take the mented Coach Scalissi. 'Theywin. With :03 on the clock and hustled well on defense and the ball in lXT's possession, all worked the ball around well on things are possible though. The offens Offensively, we were real pass was ripped to Matt Sharp patient and took good shots." who dribbled under the basket was in the lead during the and scored with an off-the-board whole first half, but it was a shot. It was over! The final neck-to-neck ball game all the score was 41-40 with the way through. At the half. freshman Demons semi- Perkins was ahead 22-20. In the miraculously coming out on toIX third, the Tornadoes took their Matt Sharp led Perkins to vic- first lead of the game and at the tory by scoring a total of 21 buzzer it was 32-29 in DHS'spoints. Brent Frazier followed favor, with 8, and Lloyd Gwirm pop- AlthoUgh the Demons out- ped 6. Burch, Reynolds, and scored Drumright 9 to 6 in the Woods added 2 a piece. fourth period, it wasn't enough Concluded Coach Scalissi: to take the win, but it was ' )verall, it was a great team ef- enough to cause the game to go fort." Good job, Frosh! in to overtime. The score was Perkins-Tryon varsity boy cagers ended their season this past Thursday with a 43-44 loss to the Heritage Hall Chargers in overtime in the first round of the state class 3A regional tourna- ment held at Chandler. This was the Demohs third trip to the regionals in as many years. The P-T cagers end the year with a 10-14 mark. Led by senior Scott Briggs' 6 first quarter points P-THS managed to stay within 3 with the score 9-12 at the end of one period. With another senior Rex Branstetter exploding for 8 points and the addition of two free throws each by Briggs and sophomore Corby Doyle, P-T held a 21-20 halftime lead. The third quarter charge was to be led by yet another senior. 7th GRADE DEMONETTES WORK HARD, THOUGH! By Monica The 7 th grade girls basketball team travelled to Ponca City, February 12 for a tournament. They came out with two losses and two more hard-worked games! One team they gave a fight to was Pawnee. Pawnee came out with a larger score of 26 to the Demone tes' 18. The leading scorer for Perkins was the ver- satile Tara Frazier with 10 points, who has seen plenty of time on the guard end this year, too. Other scorers for the Demonettes were: Tara Higgins, Sundi Synder, and Kamichia Darby with 4, 2, and 2 points, respectively. Well, good luck on your next outing, girls! -O- 7th GRADE DEMONS WIN CONSOLATION By Monica The Ponca City tournament consolation winners were our own Perkins 7th Grade Demons. They played three games dur- ing the tournament, which was February 11--13. They lost to Braman but beat Pawnee and Ponca City East. Eric Reid had a whopping 55 points for the three games. Other big scorers for the Demons were: Ty Dickson. Patterson, and Shane Niles. The scores of the games were--Perkins 22, Braman 35; Perkins 33, Pawnee 28; and Perkins 31, Ponca City East 14. These boys played very hard for their reward. Congratulations. -O- I IIIIIII I IIII ' , Scott Irwin canned 9 points to give the Demons a 33-31 lead::: after three quarters of play. :' :: In the fourth quarter,! Branstetter again led the: Demon rally, netting 4 of his:: game high 14. With little time, left, PT went into a delay with: a two-point lead. A P-THS tur- nover led to a bucket by Heritage Hall guard to knot the game at 41. In overtime had several chances to prevail but could climb over the hump. Final, P-T 43, HH-44. Behind Branstetter's 14 was Briggs with 10, and Irwin witW-,: 9 and 7 rebounds. Todd Higgins scored 5 points and pulled down 5 boards; Doyle added 3, while !i Cory McDaniel also added 2. David Cypert was the top bounder with 13. -O- 9th CAGERS DIZZIED BY THE TORNADOES The Druraright Tornadoes ran circles around the freshman Demonettes Monday, February 18, to storm to a win, 33-15. Neither team could seem to heat up and bang the boards in the first frame and the second was much of the same game. Perkins went into the locker room at the half down by 3, score: 8 to 5. In the third period, the T0r : nadoes ripped the net. scoring their quarterly high of 14. This was 14 more than lXT could manage. They didn't score .a point the whole quarter. In the fourth, though, the Demonettes. ' added 10 to the board, corn, pared to Drumright's II. - The Demonette defense had a rough time of it, too. Drumright's Cox and McComb proved to be unstoppable, Together they scored 31 of the 33 points for DHS. The only three forwards Perkins had Monday night were Donelle Briggs, Tonya Gill: and Angel Ventris. They scored 7, and 4, respectively. DEMON DISPATCH STAFF Co-Editors... Monica Taylor David Cypett Treasurer ..... Jeree Youngker Picture Editor... Amy Gibson Photographer .... Karen Todd Advisor.Barbara Ann Martin Staff Reporters:. Loft Redu ; -- Dawnita Cypert, Julie Ryan; Robin Hooser, Denise Haw cock, Lisa Shingleton, l nmi McAnally Pictured above are the 1965 Demons Diamond Dells (P-T HS Bat Girbt~