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. 6-THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, December 13, 2001 Big third quarter was turning point " 'By Rick Lomenick "' Journal Sports Editor It looked as if Perkins-Tryon ,, would be cruising to their third , ! straight uncontested win in last : week's Cimarron Valley Invita- tional Tournament here. How- ~,, ever, the Perry Lady Maroons ",, didn't roll over quite so easy as the Lady Demons had to hold on for a 62-51 championship finals ':" win Saturday night. 1% ..... The win was P-T's fourth ~i straight after a season-opening ,~, loss. It was also Perry's first loss of the season after four straight ::, wins. The Lady Demons hosted r;: McLoud on Tuesday night and ,, will remain home to host Ripley Friday night. P-T will close out ~' the 2001 portion of the season ~' at Pawnee Saturday night. ',L P-T had to overcome a nearly il; deficit of 7-4. It was a 7-2 run compliments of Loretta Ledford Perry thumps P- T in 3 -point shooting match Bv Rick Lomenick Journal Sports Editor Perry hit 12 three-pointers enroute to a 75-46 consolation championship win over the Perkins-Tryon Demons Satur- day afternoon in the Cimarron Valley Invitational Tournament. The Demons hosted McLoud Tuesday night. P-T will host the Ripley Warriors Friday and will close out the 2001 portion of the season at Pawnee Saturday night. Spurring the Maroons' long- range shooting outburst was Matt Kelley with six treys. In- dividually, the Demons were not to be outdone as Jacob Calavan equalled the mark. P-T overcame an early 6-2 lead by Perry with back-to-back buckets from Calavan and Adam Shepherd for a short- lived 7-6 lead. Both teams were knotted at 12 at the end of the first frame. Perry opened the second quarter with an 8-2 rally for a 20-14 lead. The Demons man- aged to stay close until the final two minutes of the half. The Maroons used that time for 10 unanswered points for a 36-22 lead. Perry continued to pad their Perkins-Tryon High School wrestling got off to a great start with a strong fifth place show- ing at last weekend's Deer Creek Tournament. The Demons placed six wrestlers including two cham- pions in the 17-team tourna- ment. Justin Perkins took first place honors at 160 pounds with a pin in the finals. At 171 pounds, Brad Ward was the champion and he also was named the outstanding wrestler in the tournament. Dusty Hancock finished sec- ond at 152 pounds as did Jeff Ward at 189. Rudy Darrow was third at 119 pounds and Wil Anderson took fifth place in the heavyweight division. "We wrestled great and I was very proud of the way every one of our kids performed in the tournament," said first year head Pitcher-catcher camp planned A pitcher-catcher baseball camp will be held Dec. 27-28 at the middle school gymnasium. The camp is open to any age group and will be held from 5-8 p.m. each day. The camp will enable the players to work on fundamentals. The cost of the camp will be $25. coach Gary Riley. He was pleased wil ing of his matmen this the season with several matches won in the third Riley added that through fifth places were rated by about 10 points. In addition to those placed, Riley noted the of James Miles at 215 spite wrestling well, lost fifth place match. He also mentioned the of Logan Karner, Aarron James Gosney, Billy Aubry Turner, and Ventris who all wrestled despite facing opponents. The Demon grapplers Perry Tuesday night. participate in the An Tournament on Saturday. Friday, Dec. 14 HS basketball with Ripley: JV, 4 varsity, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 HS basketball at nee: JV, 4 p.m.; ,) and Kristy Kinsey that gave P- lead in the third quarter. The For more information about 6:30 p.m. r~, T a 11-9 lead with 1:19 left in cushion topped 20 points as part the camp, contact P-T head HS wrestlin9 ~',, the first quarter. Andrea Stone Hillary Clinesmith drives in for a shot over a Perry defender of a 9-0 run over a span of two baseball coach Bobby Buck at .....4....~... -r ....... f AI I~U~/Ru I UU II I~:::l.I I lt::~ . tallied a bucket with just under during first quarter action of Saturday night's championship minutes to create a 57-29 score. 547-2266. a minute left in the quarter for finals of the Cimarron ValleylnvitationalTournament. TheLady Perry's largest lead came ~ Perry to forge an l l-ll tie at the Demons held on fi~r a 62-51win over the Lady Maroons to claim with 4:301efl in the game at 72- ~ ~~ end of the first, the title. 35. But in the final three min- "~owtfult's ~'~ -Journal Photo by Rick Lomenick an 1)-3 run for the 75-46 final, a ff'/z,~t" ~ ~D3 [. ~ ].] The Lady Demons took the utes. the Demons finished with ~;]'~ lead for good with a nifty 13-5 Lady Demons their largest lead Kinsey followed with 17. Calavan added a regular field ~ ,,~ J I~elrkilll$ run in the first five minutes of of the game at 22 points with a In semifinals action lastgoal to his long-range buckets I '/~~ ~417-~ the second quarter for a 24-15 50-29 score. Then came the Thursday night, the bench per- forateam-high 20points. Kelly i advantage. However, Perry fourth quarter, sonnel got extensive playing also finished with 20 points. 'd chipped into the deficit in the Cold shooting and turnovers time in the 66-30 win over the In the late game Friday night, % closing two minutes with a 7-4 plagued the Lady Demons in the Jones Lady Longhorns. the Demons got in the win col- % surge to create a 28-22 score at final stanza. It allowed Perry to Ledford again led the Lady umn with a solid 55-47 decision CHRISTMAS SHOPPING AT ilthe intermission ....... = t~L~lF~3he deficit: The Demons in scoring, tMs time over the.lone, s Longhorns ...... D'MARIO'S?? Th~'~i/Ige ~ht'for |h'd~" ~iyMa~useda 15-6rally with 14. Gena Wollenbe'rg fol- P-Tovercame a 16-14score That's right.W Besides our gift certificates that !:i Lady Demons cam~ ]/i ttie'third'" iff the ~firsi%t~x minutes of the lowed with 11. at the end'o'f ihe first quarter to are always available, come register to ' quarter with a huge scoring out- period to close to within nine. P-T opened the tournament claim a 31-30 lead at halftime. burst that proved beneficial In the meantime, P-T commit- withan 80-241opsided win over In the second half, P-T win anew BICYCLE and one other down the stretch. Ledford and Kinsey com- bined for 17 of the Lady De- mons' 22 third quarter points to ~, give the home team what would % seem like a comfortable lead. In fact, Summer Roper hit the front side of a one-and-one to give the ted 10 turnovers in the frame. However, that would be as close as they would come with the Lady Demons holding on lbr the win. Ledford led the way with 22 points including converting four old-fashioned three-point plays. the Moore junior varsity. Wollenberg led the way with 14 followed by Kinsey with 13. Melissa Sadler and Jessica Nichols came offthe bench in a reserve role in the second half to add 11 and 10 points, respec- tively. outscored the Longhorns 24-17 to gain the win. Calavan and Shepherd tallied 16 points each to lead the De- mons in scoring. P-T opened the tournament against Oklahoma Christian BE A W~NN~R See *P-Tpage 7 toy to be decided. Ucn't |cruet lte a~k lcr Your I~cilY Jelly tickets! NEW lltillw 4'/z Miles South 0fStillwater, Toll Frul..BOO-B71 2. 2 5 1/2 Rebar Starting @ ea "SPECIAL PRICING" On 16ga Square Tubing New F l at Strap New Angle Iron New Channel Iron Used Gua r dratil Check Out These Prices! 11/2' x 14ga rnd,....,,,,,..,,, 2 11/2"x 2" x 13/14ga rec.. 2' Prices are for bundle qty purchases