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Sports THE JOURNAL, Thursday, May 12, 2011 - B3 TRACK CHAMPS Continued from Page B1 only one below 11 seconds in the preliminary races. He crossed the finish line in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.25 seconds. Scott ran a 22.85-second preliminary race, which was the third best qualifying time. The 4xl00-meter relay team also finished second in the finals with a time of 43.82 seconds. The group , consists of Trevor Lopez, Keishawn Washington, Domonique Payne, and Scott. The team ran a 43.60 to qualify fo r the champion- ship finals. Lopez finished in second place in the long jump with leap of 22-3.0 The 4x400-meter and 4x800-meter relay teams failed to qualify for the finals. On the 4x400 team were Fidel Simpson, Shelby Black, Gary Hunter, and Caldwell. On the 4x800- meter team were John Delamerced, Black, E.J. Mack, and Hunter. As a team, the Blue- sixth place in the boys' standings. Two Lady Blucjackets' relay teams were elimi- nated after their qualifying races. On the 4x200-meter team were Whitney Payne, Taren Aska, Kya Bush, and Catoise Spencer. The team finished ninth. The 4xl00- meter team of Aalyah Sumlin, Aska, Payn e, and Bush finished in 15th place. The Ripley Lady War- riors also crowned a state champion during the Class 2A meet also at Carl Albert High School. Karen Willson won the shot put event with a toss of 37-9.5.She also finished 12 th in the discus. Anna Eslinger failed to qualify for the finals in the 400-'meter dash and 100- meter hurdles. Christina Axtell also didn't qualify for the finals in the 300- meter hurdles. Ripley was 14 th in the girls' final standings. Cody Waitt, left, and Randy Cummings were also medalists for the Demons last weekend at the Class 3A state track meet. Waitt finished fifth in the 3200-meter run while Cummings was sixth in the long jump. Coaches Association will host the Meet of Champi- ons Tuesday at Moore High School. State champions and runners-up in each class received an automatic invi- tation in each event. The field events will begin at 5 p.m., followed by the running events at 6 p.m. Custom medals will Photos provided ers in each event. Custom medals will be awarded to the top placers in each event. It was confirmed Monday that Huckabay will represent P-T at the meet for the second straight year. Also Scott from Coyle will make a return appear- ance as well. 7th Demons earn 4 medals at meet CHANDLER- The sev- With third place finishes enth grade boys' track team were Rodney Wilkerson in ekned four medals during the 100-meter dash with a the recent 66 Conference time of 13.8 seconds and junior high track meet at Garrett Self in the 400- Chandler. meter dash with a time of Nick Huckabay finished 1:08.61. second in the 200-meter "Our seventh grade boys dash with a time of 26.12 did a lot this year in track. seconds. The 1600-meter They worked very hard and relay team Of Huckabay, ran tough," said head coach Kyle Robertson, Jake Lloyd Wertman. "Me and Gould, and Bradyn Littau coach (Shawn) Matheson finished second with a time were very proud of them." of 4:37.00. DEMONS Continued from Page B1 two-run deficit. But P-T then went to second when was able to get an insur- Marone reached on an ance run in the sixth when error. Both advanced on Bunch singled to score Mullins's sacrifice bunt. Dalton Smith and the 8-5 Hayes scored on a Wild score, pitch before Boles walked Bunch and Dalton Smith to load the bases. When the were the leading hitters with inning ended, P-T left the three each. They were part bases loaded. of a 13-hit attack. In the bottom of the Taylor Smith earned sixth, Longbrake reached jackets finished a solid The Oklahoma Track be awarded to the top plac- 8U Mustangs off to 4-0 st00u t Sparks keep record perfect By Barbara Herring The eight-and-under Perkins Mustangs started their season in a big way with a nice 19-4 win at Davenport. The Mustangs gained a 15-9 win at home against the Bristow Badgers. On April 26, they traveled to Wellston and completed a 13-5 win. Last week Wellston came to Perkins for a rematch, and Perkins collected their fourth win of the young season. The Mustangs started fast with Kaden Herring and Barrett Matheson leading off with hits and scored to start the home game with Wellston. Kobie Sloan and Asher out as he was trying to steal home on the hit by Wells. Wellston could not score, so the Mustangs had a small 2-0 lead. Blake Chapman got the team going in the second inning when he hit to center field. He set the example for Herring, Matheson, Slayde Walkup, and Wamsley as they also hit to center. Teagan Shepard scored to make the allotted six runs the teams are allowed in an inning. Perkins had a nice 8-0 lead. In the top of the third, Wellston scored a run to avoid the shutout. But the defense of Shepard, Wells and Sloan kept them from scoring more. The Mustangs managed Wells were left stranded on base when three more runs to win the game 11-1. Caden Wamsley was tagged for the third Tournament champs The 10-and-under Stillwater RiverCats recently competed and won the 2011 Midwest City Mother's Day Classic. They went 4-0 and outscored their opponents by a combined score of 26-6. The RiverCats are off to a 23-7 start this season. Fans can follow the team on Face- book. The team is comprised of kids from Stillwater, Enid and Perkins. On the bottom row, from left, are: Lake Strickland, Mason Skrimager, Layken Young, Drew Russell, and Caden Pogue. Middle row: Meyer, Caleb Case, Tex Pierce, Brandon Hardesty, Eli Riggs, and Andrew Stemm. Back row: mothers Karin Stemm, Carrie Meyer, Stephanie Case, Myranda Pierce, Kayla Hardesty, Valerie Pogue, Mitzi Riggs, Candi Russell, and Terri Young. Not pictured are coaches Bruce Russell, John Stemm, Virgil Case, Chad Strickland, and Mike Meyer, Photo provided To subscribe call 547-2411 CO-OP CONNECTIONS CARD DISCOUNTS By Barbara Herring The 10-and-under Per- kins Sparks girls' softball team has started their season with a perfect 8-0 league record. The girls hosted Chan= dler Pride on Thursday, May 5, and came away with an exciting victory. Chandler started the game acquiring two runs to take a short-lived lead. Perkins got off to a scary start with the first two bat- ters getting out. Delaina Herring got on base with a hit toward third base. Morgan Hall's left field hit scored Herring. Mattlin Stanek's hit scored Hall and the game was tied 2-2. Each team went three up and three down in the next two innings to keep the game even. Chandler started the fourth with a hit toward third base that was fielded by Madison Shipp. Shipp fired the ball to first base- man Bailey Gobble for the first out. The second batter hit a line drive toward the pitcher Hall, which Hall was able to snag for the second out. The third batter got on base, but Hall struck out the fourth batter to keep the game tied. Perkins started the inning with a strikeout. Herring hit to left field to get on base again, but was unable to advance farther than second base with the accuracy of the Chandler catcher. Stanek again hit to left field, which brought Herring home to break the tie and Perkins won a 3-2 squeaker. Earlier in the week the Sparks had hosted Wellston and ended up with a nice 8- 0 win. the win on the mound with quality relief efforts from Dougan and Dalton Smith. P-T 3, Kellyville 1 The Demons staved off elimination last Thursday night with a 3-1 win over the Ponies. A two-run second inning was the difference. P-T used four hits and a Kellyville error during/he home portion to score the runs. Longbrake scored on Waitt's deep single to left centerfield. On the same play, Waitt found his way to the plate with the help of a two-base throwing error to reach the 3-1 score. Kellyville's lone run came in the top of the first inning for a short-lived 1- 0 lead. P-T scored in the bottom of the frame when Mullins singled then stole second base. Bunch would later single to score Mullins to create the 1 = 1 tie. Dalton Smith was the winning pitcher with five solid innings of work. After the shaky first inning, he settled down and retired 10 in a row after the Ponies worked the bases loaded with two outs in the second inning. Taylor Smith worked the final two frames to earn his second save of the season. P-T scattered five hits offensively. Pawhuska 3, P-T 2 In the opening round of the tournament last Thurs- day, the Huskies scored the winning run in the top of the seventh inning and a P-T baserunning mistake proved costly at the end in the 3-2 setback. Pawhuska broke the scoreless tie in the top of the fourth inning with two runs. P-T scored a run in each the fifth and sixth innings to tie the score. In the fifth, Hunter Hays led off with a single ANOTHER CREC ADVANTAGE CREC's Co-op Connections Card can save you money! Simply show your Connections Card at your thvorite stores and start counting your savings. More than 150 local businesses oiler discounts to CREC members. Discounts range from free items to a percentage off your purchase. Log on to our website, www.crec.coop for a list of local businesses that accept the CREC Co-op Connections Card. after getting hit by a pitch to lead off the frame. Waitt would pinch run for him. A sacrifice bunt by Shelby Reese moved Waitt to second. Marone followed with an infield single and a fine display of base. run- ning by Reese resulted in a 2-2 tie. Pawhuska used some small ball in the top of the seventh inning to gain the winning run. A leadoff single was followed by a sacrifice bunt. A ground ball out moved that runner to third base before a single plated what proved to be the winning run. , In the bottom of the inning, Bunch clubbed a two-out double to keep P-T's hopes alive. With Taylor Smith at bat, Bunch tried to steal third but was thrown out to end the game. Marone was the losing pitcher in relief of Dougan. The Demons scattered five hits. Sperry 12, P-T 2 SHS 010 550 1-12 11 1 P-T 001 010 0- 2 4 1 Juby, Fancher (6 t") and Carr. Eric Marone, Dalton Smith (4% Zayne Dougan (5 t") and Cy Boles. W - Juby. L - Marone (5-2). P-T 8, Pawhuska 5 P-T 310 031 0-8 13 2 PHS 020 030 0-5 7 4 Taylor Smith, Zayne Dougan (5), Dalton Smith (7 ) and Cy Boles. Oiler, Kirk (2'), Chronister (5 r) and Foster. W-T. Smith (7- 2). L - Offer. P-T 3, Kellyvllle 1 KHS 100 000 0-1 3 1 P-T 120 000 x-3 5 0 Blackwell and Thomas. Dalton Smith, Taylor Smith (6 th) and Cy Boles. W-D. Smith (7-1). L - Blackwell. S - T. Smith (2). Pawhuska 3, P-T 2 PHS 000 200 1-3 5 6 P-T 000 011 0-2 5 1 Chronister, Frost (6 th) and Froster, Chronister (6t"). Zayne Dougan, Eric Marone (6 t") and Cy Boles. W - Frost. L - Marone (5-2). Acquirethe iife-saving skiils you need to become on EMT-Pammedr Meridian Technology Center is now accepting applications Application deadline is May 27. Candidates am selected the fitst week of June. Training begins August I I. ( i: EXCEI.LENCg