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B2. THE JOURNAL, Thursday, October 28, 2010 i'illi tll" (= i '" Ij i :. Final games off.son 8th, 9th Demons beat Prague; 7th grade falls Two of the three Per- kins-Tryon Junior High football teams gained season-ending wins over the Prague Red Devils here last Monday night. The freshmen rolled to a 32-0 win while the eighth graders went into double- overtime before claiming a 24-16 triumph. The sev- enth graders dropped a 12-8 verdict. P-T 24, Prague 16 (20T) (8 th grade) P-T notched one more score in the extra periods than the visitors to claim the exciting double over- time win. With the score tied 8-8 after regulation, Prague had the ball first in the first extra period and scored a touchdown and added the two-point conversion for a 16-8 lead. The Demons responded with a Jacob Peyton run for the score. Zac Bledsoe added the important two-point try to force another series for each team. This time P-T had the ball first and Bledsoe scored on a seven-yard run. Josh Binford caught the two-point pass from Bledsoe for the 24-16 lead. P-T's defense stiffened and kept the Red Devils out of the endzone on four plays for the win. Go Demons! P-T got on the board first with a 20-yard pass connec- tion to Thunder Sharp from Bledsoe in the first quarter. Binford caught his first two- point pass of the night for an 8-0 lead. Prague would tie the score in the second quarter on a 15-yard pass play and with the two-point run the score was knotted at 8-8. P-T had opportunities to score in the quarter. Bledsoe intercepted a Prague pass and returned it 55 yards but the ensuing drive stalled on the eight-yard line. Also, two other drives would end on lost fumbles. Both tnns threatened in the third  but failed to putii  board. P- T threat  :thus setting up the  finish. P-T Prague 0 (9 = grade) All of the Demons' scores were rushing touch- downs. Matt Waitt scored on runs of 69 and eight yards. Clark Crotty added a 16-yard TD run with Shelby Reese adding a two- yard plunge. Tyler Taft was also credited with a 32.yard scamper for a score. Reese hit John Sasser for a pair of conversion passes. The freshmen Demons finished the season with a 6-2 record. Prague 12, P-T 8 (7  grade) Prague notched two second half scores for the 12-8 come-from-behind win over the Demons. After a scoreless first quarter tie, P-T's Dillon Longbrake scored on a five-yard run in the second period. Bryce Wells added the two-point conversion to give the Demons an 8-0 advantage at halftime. Prague notched a third quarter score on a five- yard run but missed the extra points try to close to 8-6 at the end of the third quarter. But it was a two- yard run for a score in the fourth quarter that lifted the Red Devils to the win. RUNNERS Continued from Page B1 Broken Arrow (108), Owasso (155) and Sapulpa (164). Daggett of Tulsa Union was the individual regional champion with a time of 12:22.70. Gade and Sanders earned all-state recognition a year ago. They, along with other Pioneer runners, have been preparing for repeat performances. Pioneer runners, who recently captured the Centennial Conference championship, also were named Academic State Champions a year ago and will be in the running for that honor again Saturday.  Come in for Hometown b ervice  Friendly & Familiar Faces You Know East Hwy. 33 Perkins 547-2499 Sports Eighth grader Ty Elwood tries to get away from a Prague defender to appears tO have a thumb hooked on his facemask during last Monday's game with the Red Devils. The Demons defeated the visitors 24-16 in double overtime. Journal photo by Kyle Lomenick Freshman halfback Matt Waitt looks for running room during the ninth grade game with Prague last Monday at Mcllvain Field. lhe freshmen Demons rolled to a 32-0 win over the visiting Red Devils to finish the season with a 6-2 record. Waitt would rush for two touchdown in the game. Journal photo by Kyle Lomenick HUNTER 0SU baseball recruiting class ranked 15th DURHAM, N.C. -- Oklahoma State's 2010 baseball recruiting class has been ranked as the 15th- best class in the country by Baseball America, it was announced recently. OSU's No. 15 ranking is the highest of any team in the Big 12 Conference. Stanford tops the list, while LSU was ranked No. 2 The Cowboys' incoming class includes 13 players and counts over 20 when the crop of walk-ons is included. Among the signing class, nine players are from the junior college ranks and three are from the high school level while another is a Division I transfer who is immediately eligible to compete. Continuing the break- down, the class includes eight pitchers, live infield- ers and three outfielders. Five of the signees were selected in the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft. Baseball America cites the "exciting core of power arms" as the key to OSU's class. That group of pitchers is highlighted by freshman Jason Hursh, a right-hander who was a sixth-round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Pirates in June. The class of pitch- ers also includes junior college transfers Chris Marlowe, Hunter Herrera, Blake Barnes and Vance Woodruff and freshman Vince Wheeland. The Cowboys also expect to add punch to the lineup with the signing of JUCO stars Jared Womack and Zach Johnson, along with Andrew Heck, who transferred to OSU after Duquesne dropped its pro- gram. Heck will be counted on to contribute as a two- way threat as an outfielder and pitcher. Continued from Page B3 Texas. Recently selected as Phil Steele's midseason first-team All-America running back and the No. 2 running back in the nation by Rivals.com, Hunter ranks fifth nationally with 138.3 rushing yards per game and his 10 rushing touchdowns ties him for seventh nationally. The finalists were chosen by a media committee from the list of 30 candidates that was announced in August. Nationwide fan voting begins immediately to determine the winner. Fans are encouraged to vote via the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award website through December 6. Fan votes will be combined with media and coaches votes to determine the winner. I