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THE JOURNAL, Thursday, September 22, 2011 - B3 :it m d RIPLEY - The Ripley Warriors dropped a 9-5 decision to Cimarron in the consolation finals Saturday of the Maveric Mini-Mart Classic at Ripley. Cimarron scored five runs in the top of the sev- enth inning to take the lead then held on in the bottom of the frame against the Warriors offense. Ripley had held a short-lived 5-4 Perkins-Tryon's junior That gave the Demons an on fourth down and goal varsity Demons gained 8-0 halftime lead. from inside the one-yard a 22-12 win over the McLoud cut the deficitline was recovered by P-T McLoud Redskins here on with a 70-yard TD passto seal the win. Monday, Sept. 12. early in the third quarter Reese accounted for over P-T scored most of its but failed to convert on the 200 yards of total offense points in the second half two-point conversion to by rushing three times for after a 15-yard touchdown leave an 8-6 P-T lead. The 70 yards and a rushing TD pass to receiver Matt Demons extended their and hit 8-of-ll passes for Waitt from quarterback lead later in the frame on 172 yards for two more Shelby Reese with 3:51 a 67-yard scoring pass to scores. left in the first quarter, receiver John Sasser from Sasser caught three Tanner Bridenstine added Reese with4:51 left. Reese passes for 102 yards and a the two-point conversion, added the two-point attempt score while Waitt had four for a 16-6 lead. receptions for 60 yards and Ripley drops Each team added a a score. 9-5 decision score in the fourth quar- Bridenstine rushed the ter. McLoud scored on a ball four times for 20 yards, five-yard run while Reese Josh Yarbrough twice for in consolation rushed for a one-yard TD 15 yards, John Curry had tourney finals at the 4:35 mark. three rushes for 10 yards, The Redskins had one and Bryce Mason ran twice final scoring opportunity for six yards. late in the quarter but a The Demons jayvees solid goal line stand kept played at Cushing last the visitors out. A fumble Monday night. lead after plating two runs in the p0ttom of the sixth. Gatrett Gosney entered the g Ine in a save situation in the top of the seventh. Catilden Greenfield pitched the first six innings and new the ball well, said head coach Donnie Hoffman. Ripley began tourna- ment action last Thursday with a 13-1 run-rule win over Earlsboro. Huston Twoguns was the winning pitcher in his second varsity start. He also helped the offensive output TULSA-Clockwise, the leave their seats and take Oklahoma State Cowboys cover either on the con- had to wait an extra day to course areas of both sides post the lopsided 59-33 win or in the adjacent Donald over the Tulsa Golden Hur- W. Reynolds Center where ricane last weekend. TU plays basketball. Or A severe thunderstorm they could retreat to their rolled through the Tulsa personal vehicles. But we areajust prior to the sched- the people of the Fourth uled 9:10 p.m. Saturday Estate held our ground kickoff. Lightning and on the fourth level of the heavy rains forced a delay pressbox. of just over three hours. We got a nice view ofthe That meant the kickoff was heavy rains that pelted the around 12:16 a.m. Sunday. area and the many flashes The start of the delay of lightning to illuminated could be traced back to the sky. We were also told about an hour before the the game's start would be kickoff. Word in the press- postponed until 9:20 p.m., box at Chapman Stadium about 10 minutes later than was a severe thunderstorm the scheduled start. would be rolling into the There was a lot of dia- Tulsa area right about kick- logue by officials from both schools as to the fate of the game! After about an hour of heavy rains, the conditions seemed to begin improv- with his first varsity home off time. There was even a .... "i:un in the seconding, tornado warning issued He finished with a 3-for- for Osage County, which 3 outing that included a prompted some concerns. single and double and four So about six minutes until kickoff, an announce- See RIPLEY Page B4 ment was made'for fans to 321 N Main Perkins, OK (405) 612-4104 Dentures - Partials - Relines - Repairs Cal, NO Wflor an apd ozrament! ing but it was the flashes of lightning that kept things on hold. Several of the writers from the daily papers were contemplating what kind of story to send for Sunday editions. And because of the already scheduled late start, deadlines would have been Oklahoma State's kick return specialist Justin Gilbert (4) eludes a would-be Tulsa tackler enroute to a 96-yard kickoff return during the first quarter of the Cowboys' 59-33 win over the Golden Hurricane. The game, which was scheduled to start shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday, was delayed just over three hours because of a severe thunderstorm that rolled through the area. It finally kicked off around 12:16 a.m. Sunday. This was Gilbert's third kickoff return for a score in his young career. Journal photo by Kyle Lomenick m J) Josh Cooper also had seven catches for a team-high 78 yards. The defense seemed less inspired during the second .... JournalSports Editor half as the Golden Hur- tested even if the weather TU kicked a field goal for ricane notched 26 points cooperated, an early 3-0 lead. Gilbert and some of those came Finally both teams is no stranger to finding his on big plays. TU had to retumedtotheturfandwere way to the endzone in this go to backup quarterback allowed to go through a manner. This was his third Kalen Henderson as stand- 22-minute warmup period, career return for a score out starter G.J. Kinne was Finally, the Cowboys with the last one coming in injured during the firstquar- received the opening kick- last year's Bedlam game. ter after a 23 yard run when off at around 12:15 a.m. Tailback Joseph Randlehe was hit out of bounds Sunday. The game wrapped scored two of his three by OSU safety Daytawion up at around 3:35 a.m. touchdowns also in the first Lowe. It wasn't a vicious And because the game half on runs of one and five hit but a good call by the officially was played yards. The other score was officials. Sunday morning, it marked a 36-yard scoring pass to OSU played very aggres- the fourth different day of Hubert Anyiam from quar- sive during the first half in the week OSU would play terback Brandon Weeden. holding Tulsa out of the this season. In addition to Weeden would finish the endzone. I believe it was the normal Saturday games, night with three touchdown a good demonstration on the Cowboys have already passes and percentage-wise what kind of potential this played on a Thursday night he had another solid game unit has wheo called upon. and will play on a Friday hitting 29-of-39 passes for And that won't be none night at Iowa State in 369 yards. He did have two too soon as the Cowboys November. more passes intercepted to open the Big 12 portion And this wasn't the keep his string ofconsecu- i' the schedule Saturday first time OSU and Tulsa tive games intact at three. Texas A&M. It also shows have played on a Sunday. Reciever Justin Black- the confidence the defen~ You have to go back to mon saw his string of has in the offense to kee 1982 when the two teams 100-yard games receiving scoring points to main~ squared off at Tulsa and the come to an end with only a comfortable cushion. Golden Hurricane posted a 57 yards on seven catches. This could also be the 25-15 win. It was obvious Tulsawasn't last time OSU and Texas The Pokes held a com- going to let Blackmon beat A&M and will face each fortable 31-6 halftime lead. them. It does make it nice other in a conference set- Thebigsparkofthefirsthalf that the Cowboys have ating. A&M is expected to scoring was Justin Gilbert's stable of other receivers bolt to the 5outheastern 96-yard kickoff return after who can take up the slack. Conference next season. Perkins Lions Club ber 30, 2011 P-T High School Commons 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Pancakes, bacon, and sausage. All you can eat/ Adults $5,00 Students $3,00 (Pre K to 12th grade) " - _._ '_-7" ._L[ ..... 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