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728-2411 Master Certified New & Pre.Owned Models BASKETBALL Wensler, scu play Tuesday against OSU • Former Perkins-Tryon Lady Demons stand- 9ut Bailey Wensler is-expected to be in tmiform Tuesday night when she and her South Carolina Upstate team- mates play the Okla- homa State Cowgirls in G aUagher-Iba Arena. The game starts at 5 p.m. ", Wensler is a junior guard for the Spartans ind has seen action off bench this year. As Monday, she has seen action in nine games thus far. ' She was an all-con- ference and all-state basketball player for PiT and was a four-year istarter, She also was a state qualifier in track. CALENDAR Thursday, Dec. 14 • P-T wrestling hosts Cdshing dual, 6 p.m. By Rick Lomenick minutes the Lady Wildcats small portion of the deficit Journal Sports Editor trimmed the deficit and in the fourth quarter with a BETHEL - For the trailed 23-16 at halftime. 12-7 advantage third straight year, the Per- The Lady Demons put Stevenson again led the kins-Tryon Lady Demons the game away in the third way with 18 points. Coley gained a championship quarter with a 15-7 advan- Larson followed with 13 trophy in the Global Pro- tage. P-T scored the first while Dunivan chipped ductions Solutions Classic 10 points of the quarter to in 10. with a 52-31 win Saturday boost the lead to 33-14. Against Casady, several night in the championship After a three-point goal for Lady Cyclone turnovers finals over the host Lady Bethel, five more points resulted in to easy fast break Wildcats at Bethel High were tallied for a 38-19 points for P-T in the 80-21 School. lead with 2:32 left in the win in the tournament's The unbeaten Lady period. Four straight points opening game last Thurs- Demons also coasted past to close out the frame by day. Chandler 62-26 in the Bethel constructed a 38-23 P-T erupted for a 32-2 semifinals and opened the P-T lead. first quarter lead as head tournament with an 80-21 P-T outscored Bethel coach Jerry Burnett went to triumph over Oklahoma 14-8 in the fourth quarter to his bench often. The second City Casady. The week reach the final score, quarter nearly mirror the began with a 74-23 win Alice Stevenson led the first as the Lady Demons over future Tulsa 7 Confer- way for P-T with 17 points, continued to build the lead ence foe Sperry on the road Kycen Dunivan followed with a 20-7 advantage for last Tuesday. with 12. a 52-9 lead at the intermis- Against Bethel, both Against Chandler, thesion. teams got off to a sluggish Lady Demons used a 27-6 Reserve players saw start with P-T holding a 9-5 first quarter surge and never plenty of court action in the lead when the first quarter looked back last Friday second half and responded ended. P-t scored the first afternoon. P-T led at the well with the varsity action eight points of the second intermission 35-11. by outscoring Casady period to balloon the lead Another huge rally fol- 28-12. to 17-5 before Bethel broke lowed in the third quarter Larson led a long list of the scoring string with just and P-T outscored the Lady scorers with 15 points. over five minutes left in Lions 20-5 to create a 55-16 As the two-time defend- the frame. In the final five lead. Chandler trimmed a • TOURNEY, Page A3 Perkins-Tryon guard Raygan Holder cuts off a Bethel drib- bler from a potential fastbreak attempt during first half action of last Saturday night's finals of the Global Production Solu- tions Classic at Bethel High School. The Lady Demons glided to a 52-31 win over the host Lady Wildcats to win the event. Journal photo by Rick Lomenick ' P-TMS basketball at Mannford, 5 p.m. Agra (5th'8th) basketball at Carney, 4:30 p.m. • Ripley HS basketball atPrague tournament through Saturday, Dec. 16. Friday, Dec. 15 • P-THS basketball hosts Mannford: JV, 4 p.m.; varsity, 6 p.m. Games broadcast on KGFY 105.5 FM with the pregarne show at 5:45 p.m. - P-T wrestling at Bristow dual tournament through Saturday, Dec. 16. • Agra HS basketball at Davenport, 6:30 p.m. • Carney HS basketball at MulhalI-Orlando, 6:30 p.m. • Coyle HS basketball hosts Frontier, 6:30 p.m. ' StUlwater HS basket- ball at Southmoore, 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18 • Ripley HS basketball with Oilton, 12 noon, Chesapeake Energy Arena, OKC. TUesday, Dec. 19 - P-T wrestling hosts tri-dual with Cleveland and Sl~erry, TBD. - • Coyle HS basketball at Davenport, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27 • . P-THS boys' basket- ball at Duncan Holiday T~urnament through Friday, Dec. 29. Thursday, Dec. 28 • P-THS girls' basketball atAVlid-America Tour- nament in Ada through Saturday, Dec. 30. • Stillwater HS girls' bas- ketball at Enid tournament through Saturday, Dec. 30. Tuesday, Jan. 2 • P-TMS basketball hosts Bristow, 5 p.m.: girls, HS gym; boys, MS gym. Thursday, Jan. 4 • P-T 7 & 8 basketball at Hurrah tournament through Saturday, Jan. 6. • Agra HS basketball at Davenport tournament through Saturday, Jan. 6. • Carney HS basket- ball at Moss tournament through Saturday, Jan. 6. Senior Ethan Hobbs takes a look at the possibility of driving the baseline despite two Bethel defenders during first half action of last Saturday's championship finals of the Global Production Solutions Class at Bethel High School. The Wildcats used a strong first quarter to gain a 62-50 win. Journal photo by Rick Lomenick B R I S T O W - P e r- decisions, pounds was 1-2 and pro- kins-Tryon placed one Senior Garrison Allenvided three team points. His wrestler in the highly-corn- lost in the fifth place match lone win was a consolation petitive Chuck West Invi- at 285 pounds. Coweta's first round fall. tational Tournament at Dakota McCaleb won the Scoring four points Bristow High School last match by a fall. He finished each were Colton Klein at weekend, the event 3-2 with all three 106 pounds and Morgan Sophomore Alton Allen of his wins by falls.Morrow at 138 pounds. brought home a fifth place Five other Demon Klein went 2-2 with wins by medal at 220 pounds. Allen matmen scored points a fall and a forfeit. Morrow finished the tournament enroute to the 18th place was 1-2 and notched his win with a 4-2 record and finish with 42 points. Justin by a fall. Ayron Lawson notched a second period fall Prough went 2-2 at 195 at 132 pounds went 1-2 over Levi Juby of Sperry pounds and notched five and won his match by a in the fifth place match. He points. Prough won his decision. won two of his matches by matches by a fall and deci- Also wrestling for P-T falls and the other two by sion. Nathan McFee at 170 • WRESTLE, Page A3 By Rick Lomenick for a scoring run. The Wild- Journal Sports Editor cats, however, was able to BETHEL - A sluggish counter it with a scoring first quarter start proved burst of their own. Bethel to be the difference in the led by as many as 16 point Perkins-Tryon Demons' at40-24 with 3:42 left in the 62-50 loss to host Wildcats third quarter. in the finals of the Global P-T's final run got the Production Solutions Clas- deficit down to eight points sic last Saturday night at when Chad Black and Ethan Bethel High School. Hobbs combined for a 9-2 This was the second run and a 54-46 score with straight year the Demon had just over two minutes left in reached the finals and the the game. Bethel countered third straight year a trophy with an 8-2 surge to reach was won. the final score. The Demons gained a Black was the leading 44-34 win over previously scorer for with P-T with 20 unbeaten Lone Grove inpoints. Burress followed the semifinals round last with 12. Friday. The tournamentAgainst Lone Grove, began with a 56-34 throt- P-T jumped out to a 19-13 tling of former 66 Confer- first quarter lead and never ence foe Holdenville last looked back. The Demons Thursday. outscored the Longhorns The week began last in each quarter to gradually Tuesday with a 58-44 set- add to the lead. back at Sperry, a new addi- The Demons led 30-22 tion to the Tulsa 7 Confer- at halftime then outscored ence next season. Lone Grove narrowly 14-12 Against Bethel, both in the second half. teams began the game Burress led the way with exchanging three-point16 points. buckets with Jayce Burress It was much the same connecting for P-T and a way against Holdenville in 3-3 tie. Bethel followed the first boys' game of the with 12 unanswered points tournament last Thursday. for a 15-3 advantage with P-T used balanced scor- just over two minutes left ing from four players to in the first quarter. And it gain a 15-12 first quarter was that amount of a cush- lead. The momentum con- ion that the Wildcats were tinued to swing P-T's way generally able to maintain in the second quarter with for the rest of the game. an 18-14 advantage and a On a few occasions 33-26 lead at the intermis- the Demons were able to sion. reduce the deficit to single In the second half, the digits and poise themselves • SLUMP, Page A3 iii@ii~iiiiiii!ii]ii~ii~iiiii!i~:]i!!i!ii~ii!il;ii~iii!iiii! !il ~ii: ΈΈill i i i !ii!i!iii!iiii!~ii Branch !lit l]lJ! II IIIIIIJlll JlllllJIJllllllllll II • Perkins Money doesn't grow on trees... 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. '1 ................. rri_!~ij'c' i' I ~ "1~ ........ 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