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/ Thursday, October 30, 2014 Lindsay a first time opponelt I • • , • I'm T i:: iI]l[;' tlS| r ’ ....... By Rick Lomenick races. The Demons dropped schedules which left room Journal Sports Editor a 37-0 decision at King- for only three non-district Carney blood drive termed successful A blood drive hosted by the Carney High School boys' and girls' track teams for the Okla- homa Blood Institute was deemed a success. The blood drive was held Sept. 24 and 26 pints were collected from community mem- bers. The track teams are coached by Connie Davis who was instru- mental in coordinating the blood drive, accord- ing to information from the OBI. CALENDAR Thursday, Oct. 30 • P-THS girls' basket- ball scrimmage here with Pawnee, 4 p.m. • P-T 7th-9t" football at Ponca City, 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 • P-THS football at Lindsay, 7:30 p.m. Game broadcast on KGFY 105.5 FM with the pregame show at 7 p.m. • Stillwater HS football hosts Enid, 7 p.m. Game broadcast on KVRO 101.1 FM with the pregame show at 6:30 p.m. • Coyle HS football at Copan, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3 • Carney 5th-6th basket- ball at Davenport Festival through Tuesday. Wednesday, Nov. 5 • Perkins-Tryon Coaches Show, 6 p.m., broadcast live on KGFY 105.5 FM from El Mexi- cane. Thursday, Nov. 6 • P-THS girls' basket- ball scrimmage here with Bethany, 4 p.m. • Carney 5t"-8th basket- ball at MulhalI-Orlando, 4:30 p.m. • Ripley 5t"-8th basketball hosts Oilton, 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7 • P-THS football hosts Blackwell, 7 p.m. Game broadcast on KGFY 105.5 FM with the pregame show at 6:30 p.m. • Stillwater HS football hosts Lawton Eisenhower, 7 p.m. Game broadcast on KVRO 101.1 FM with the pregame show at 6:30 p.m. • Coyle HS football at Bluejacket, 7:30 p.m. • Carney HS basketball at Ripley, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10 • Agra JH basketball at Ripley, 4 p.m. • Carney JH basketball host Oilton, 4:30 p.m. • Coyle JH basketball at MulhalI-Orlando, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 • Agra HS basketball at Carney, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12 • Perkins-Tryon Coaches Show, 6 p.m., broadcast live on KGFY 105.5 FM from El Mexi- cane. Thursday, Nov. 13 • P-THS girls' basketball scrimmage hosts Sal- lisaw, 4 p.m. See BRIEFS Page B3 While Perkins-Tryon will take a break Friday night from the District 3A-1 race with its final non-dis- trict contest at Lindsay, it will still be used to prepare for upcoming games. The Demons take on the Leop- ards at 7:30 p.m. at Leopard Stadit]m. The game will be broad- cast on KGFY 105.5 FM with the pregame show at 7 p.m. Both teams enter the game after lopsided losses in their respective district By Rick Lomenick Journal Sports Editor KINGFISHER - Per- kins-Tryon knew to be able to contend with King- fisher, it would have to keep mistakes to a minimum and take advantage of all scoring opportunities. The Demons didn't fair well on either. The defending state champions Yellowjack- ets coasted to a 37-0 win over P-T at Kingfisher last Friday in a District 3A-1 clash that could have improved the Demons' spot in the district standings with a win. P-T now can't finish any better than third place with the playoffs looming in the future. P-T drops to 5-3 overall and 3-2 in the district race. The Demons will take a break from the district race this week and will travel to Lindsay for a clash with the Leopards. The kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. Kingfisher will be at Heritage Hall also on Friday. That game with the Chargers will determine the district championship. "The best team won the game," said P-T head coach Bruce Williams afterward. "They do what good teams do in making fewer mis- takes while forcing turn- overs." P-T's opening pos- session seemed to set the tone for the offense. The Demons received their best field position of the night after Jacob Peyton returned Stillwater High's Pio- neers have to be wondering which Enid Plainsmen foot- ball team will appear at Pio- neer Stadium Friday night for a critical District 6AII-2 game for each squad. Will SHS see the Enid team that turned in compet- itive performances against the top teams in the district? Or, will it be the Enid squad that suffered surprising setbacks? The two longtime rivals collide at 7 p.m. Friday with a final playoff berth in the district hanging in the included wins over Purcell dual threat in running and (28-7), Dickson (32-0), and throwing the ball out of a fisherin District 3A-1.The game scheduled at the Pauls Valley (28-6). spread offense. Last year Leopards Were thumped beginning of the season. Head coach John Inman he rushed for 566 yards on by Washington 41-12 in a "This is a situation I've is in his second year as head 90 carries and scoring 12 battle for the District 2A-3 never been in," Williams coach. He led the Leopards touchdowns. In passing, championship. P-T brings said. "I've never had to to an 8-3 record in his inau- Standridge threw for 2,117 in a 5-3 overall record while coach a non-district game gural season last year; yards and 22 touchdowns. Lindsay is 7-1. This is the after week three." "This is a good team So far this year, Standridge first meeting between the The Leopards sport a that we'll face with good has run nearly 300 yards two teams, high-scoring offense and a athletes," Williams said. and has thrown for over This will be new terri- stingy defense. Lindsay is "They are a 60/40 pass and 1,500 yards. tory for P-T head coach averaging nearly 39 points run team. While they are His big receiving targets Bruce Williams having to a game while giving up an not as imposing as Heritage are junior Dru Brayton and deal with an extra non-dis- average of 11.8 points per Hall or Kingfisher, they are senior Garrett Verble. Both trict game on the schedule, contest. The Demons will still a good team." have caught over 15 passes While at Broken Bow, all be the fourth Class 3A team The offense is led byfor over 800 yards collec- Class 4A teams and up LHS will face this season, senior quarterback Jake tively. The Leopards have played eight-team district The non-district portion Standridge. Standridge is a See PREGAME Page B3 Perkins-Tryon linebacker Chris Peck (58) tackles Kingfisher running back Reid Trout (27)during last Friday's District 3A-1 clash with the Yellowjackets at Kingfisher. Moving in to help are linebacker Daniel Wall (72) and lineman Caleb Hart (63). The Yellowjackets rolled to a 37-0 win. Journal photo by Kyle Lomenick the opening kickoff to the when Ty Elwood missed a over five minutes off the touchdown passes both to Yellowjackets' 13-yard 27-yard field goal attempt clock. Quarterback Docker receiver Brady Smith in line. The return went for with 10:44 left in the first Haub connected on the first the second quarter. Both 77 yards, quarter, of three touchdown passes covered 25 yards to reach On first down, quarter- The last time the with this one to tight end the 23-0 advantage at inter- back Zac Bledsoe gained Demons were shutout was Jace Sternberger. The extra mission. three yards to the 10-yard last season with a 34-01oss point kick from Manuel The Demons defense line. Two incomplete at Cushing. Torrez was good for a 7-0 played a much better second passes to receiver Thunder Kingfisher countered lead. haffby limiting the Yellow- Sharp following leaving with four straight scor- Torrez added a 31-yard jackets to 55 yards rushing P-T with a fourth down ing drives that led to a field goal on the next drive and onlyfiveyardspassing. on the seven-yard line. 23-0 halftime lead. They with 51 seconds left for a Kingfisher was forced to And what proved to be the Yellowjackets' first drive 10-0 advantage after the punt on five of its six pos- only opportunity to put covered 80 yards and took first quarter, sessions in the second half. points on the board failed 10playsthatconsumedjust Haub threw two more See DEMONS Page B3 By Ron Holt )alance. The game will be the Pioneers, Enid and aired by Stillwater Radio, Lawton Eisenhower still KVRO 101.1 FM. cling to hopes of landing Stillwater. 5-3 over- the fourth place spot. all and 1-3 in the district, Enid's chances dipped routed Putnam City West, last week as it fell behind 55-21, on the road last Lawton Ike by 16 points Friday for the Pioneers' first at halftime, rallied in the league victory, second half before losing With Midwest City, 30-28. Both teams are now Lawton and Choctaw secure 3-5 overall while the Eagles atop the district standings, lifted their district mark to 1-3 and the Plainsmen fell (41-38), while also losing to 0-4 in the district, at home to Lawton (42-0) In other league gamesand Lawton Ike. last week, Midwest City Raheem Mitchell, a run- beat Choctaw, 35-14, and ning back, led the Plains- Lawton knocked offDallas men in last week's loss to Prime Prep, 41-26. Lawton Ike as he scored on The Plainsmen, who lost a 14-yard run and caught a at SHS 43-27 last year, have 17-yard touchdown pass. shown signs of being a com- First place in the district petitive team this season, will be on the line Friday EHS defeated Ponca City when Lawton's Wolverines (14-13), Bartlesville (56- visit Midwest City. In other 34) and Tahlequah (21-10). league games, Choctaw Enid was edged at Sand hosts Oklahoma City Grant Springs (16-14), fell at while Putnam West visits Midwest City (32-21) and Lawton Ike on Thursday was nudged at ChoctawSee SHS Page B3 Money doesn't grow on trees... But with our competitive rates on money accounts, savings, and certificates of deposit, we'll help your investments grow. Stop by to see how we can help you reach your financial goals. Lobby Hours: Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m. to Noon Drive.thru Hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 7:30 a.m. to Noon Member