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Thursday, May 12, 2011 Sports &Fitness (-'t :.I.] =[21LtJ_=LF00/¸ Free sports physicals set May 26 Free athletic phys i- cal examinations for Perkins-Tryon student/ athletes who will enter the 7-12 grades will be done Thursday, May 26, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the high school com- mons. Students can pick up OSSAA physical forms from their coaches and must be signed by a parent or guardian before the doctor will give them an exam. BASEBALL Legion tryouts May 21 Stillwater's Harmer- Sharp American Legion Post 129 will hold try- outs at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 21, for its summer baseball team, accord- ing to first-year Seniors head coach Scott Baugh. The tryouts, who are for youngsters born after 1991, Will held at Couch Park diamond. P.T, camp r00istrat,on is underway • The Perkins-Tryon Demon baseball camp will be held May 30 and June 1-2at the high school baseball field. The camp will be from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day and is for players entering the third through the eighth grades next school year. The cost is $60. Flyers with regis- tration forms can be picked up at the junior high or high school. Girls camp June 20-24 The Perkins-Tryon Lady Demons basket- ball camp will be held June 20,24 in the high school gymnasium. The camp is open to those who will be in the third through ninth grades next year. Events will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. A registration fee of $65 is due by June 1. It includes a Camp T-shirt and a basketball. After June 1, the fee increases to $70. A concession stand will be available. For more informa- tion, contact head coach Jerry Burnett at 547- 5724. State champs crowned P-T, Coyle boys, Rip,ey tracksters earn event titles Local and area tracksters shined at their respective state track meets last weekend. Perkins-Tryon junior Brady Huckabay capped the weekend with two medal winning performances including a state championship in the 100-meter dash at the Class 3A meet at Tulsa East Central High School. This was the third straight year the P-T speedster had qualified for the state meet in this event. In previous years, Huckabay was fourth as a freshman and second last year as a sophomore. The progression up continued this year. Huckabay won the race with a time of 11.01 seconds. His qualifying time was 11.12 seconds. Huckabay also turned in a third place finish in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.69 seconds. His qualifying time was 23.01 seconds. P-T had two other medal winners at the meet. Cody Waitt finished fifth in the 3200-meter run with a time of 10:34.66. With a sixth place finish was Randy Cummings in the long jump with a leap of 20-3.50. The Demons finished 10  in the team score with 19 points. Emeri Tippeconnie didn't qualify for the finals in the 1600-meter or 3200-meter runs with her tenth and ninth place finishes, respectively, in the preliminary heats. Waitt also failed to qualify for the finals in the 1600- meter run. The Coyle Bluejackets also had numerous state plac- ers led by Magnus Scott showing he's the fastest in Class A. Scott won both the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes in the state meet at Carl Albert High School in Midwest City. Scott won the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.90 seconds. His qualifying time of 10.75 seconds was the Perkins-Tryon junior Brady Huckabay stands on top of the champions podium after the medal ceremony for the 100-meter dash championship during the Class 3A state track meet at Tulsa East Central High School. Huckabay won the finals with a time of 11.01 seconds. He also finished in third place in the 200-meter dash. Finishing second was Blake Beare of Hartshorne, left, and earning the third place medal was Joseph Reis-Herron of Mount St. Mary High School in Oklahoma City. Photo by Nikki Huckabay See TRACK CHAMPS Page B3 Demons' season ends at Sperry P-T cagers pointing first round loss t0 P-TS, Pawhuska5 hosting golf By Rick Lomenick Journal Sports Editor SPERRY - Perkins-Try- on's season came to an end Friday night following a 12- 2 loss the Sperry Pirates in the Class 3A regional tour- nament finals. The Demons, who finish the season 24-8, had the long road to travel to reach that point following the disap- the Pawhuska Huskies. P-T, however, gained redemp- tion with an elimination game win over the Huskies prior to facing the Pirates. A win over Kellyville late last Thursday night allowed the Demons to advance to Friday action. Sperry 12, P-T 2 The host Pirates scored five runs in each the fourth and fifth innings to open a huge advantage enroute to the win and berth in this week's Class 3A state tournament. Before that occurred, the score was tied 1-1. But during that two-inning span, Sperry scored the runs on nine hits and two walks. SHS nearly batted around twice as well. P-T's lone runs came in the third and fifth innings. In the third, Matt Waitt clubbed a one-0ut double then scored on Eric Marone's single to create the 1-1 knot. In the fifth, Marone score on a Logan Mullins single. The Demons were lim- ited to four hits but three of them were doubles coming from Waitt, Mullins, and Dalton Smith. Marone was the losing pitcher after being replaced in the fourth inning with reliever Dalton Smith. Zayne Dougan also pitched just over an inning late. The Demons scored half their runs in the first two innings enroute to the win. P-T used the strong start in the top of the first inning with three runs on four hits and a hit batsman. Marone led off With an infield single then went to second base on Mullins' sacrifice bunt. Marone would score on Dalton Smith's single. Chance Alley, courtesy running for catcher Cy Boles who reached after getting hit by a pitch, and Smith later scored on Chance Bunch's base hit for the 3-0 advantage. In the second frame, Marone scored on Smith's sacrifice fly for the 4-0 lead. Pawhuska cut the deficit in half with two runs in the bottom of the third but P- T responded with another three-run outburst in the top of the fifth inning. Bunch led off with a single then went to second on Taylor Smith's base hit. Both advanced on a wild pitch. Bunch scored on Taylor Longbrake's sacrifice fly while Smith scored on D0ugan's double. Dougan was plated when Marone reached on an error for an 8-2 lead. PHS countered with three runs in the bottom of the frame to maintain the See DEMONS Page B3 tournament The Perkins-Tryon High School Demons basketball program will host a fund- raising golf tournament with the proceeds to be used to help send the team to a basketball camp this summer. The two-man scramble will tee off with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4, at Cimarron Trails. The entry fee is $120 for a team or $60 a player. There will be both A and B flights. Mulligans will be for sale and there will be a Beat the Pro competition on Hole No. 10. Other prizes will be given to the winning teams in each flight, the longest drive, and closest to the pin. The Demons are raising funds to attend a basketball team camp at the University of Kansas in June. Proceeds will help defray some of the costs. Businesses or individu- als who would like to be a hole sponsor or those need- ing more information about the tournament can contact head coach Norman Tippe- connie at the high school at 547-5724. Entry forms with pay- ments can be mailed to: P-T Golf Tournament, P.O. Box 549, Perkins, OK 74059. Senior second baseman Taylor Longbrake reacts to getting hit by a pitch during Thursday's opening round game of the Class 3A regional tournament at Sperry against Pawhuska. The Huskies scored late to gain a 3-2 win over the Demons. P-T was eventually elimiinated from the tournament by the host Pirates. Journal photo by Kyle Lomenick Perkins Branch=,_. 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