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833-5772 Master Certified New & Pre-Owned Models P-T 7th, 8th hoopsters part of Harrah CALENDAR Thursday, Dec. 29 ." • P-THS girls' basketball at Bertha Frank Teague Mid-America Classic in Add through Friday. • Stillwater HS girls' bas- ketball at Enid tournament through Saturday. T~ay, Jan. 3 ' ;Stillwater HS wrestling fiosts B!ackwell dual, 7 p.m. ThiJrsday, Jan. 5 ,, P-T.T"-8~ basketball at ~arrah tournament through Saturday, Jan. 7. -Agra HS basketball at Davenport tournament through Saturday, Jan. 7. • " • Carney HS basket- ball at Moss tournament through Saturday, Jan. 7. • ' • Carney 5t"-8~ basket- ball hosts Oak Grove, 4:30 p.m. • Coyle HS basketball at MuihallrOrlando tourna- mehi through Saturday, Jan, 7. • ~pley HS basketball ho~ Walking F Ranch Cla~SiCi~hrough Saturday, Perkins-Tryon's Alton Allen works to gain an advantage on his Pawnee opponent during the 220-pound match in last Tuesday's home dual with the visiting Black Bears. The Demons rolled to a 57- 12 win. Allen won his match by a 9-2 decision. It iwll be a b ~sy January for the P-T matmen with several events scheduled. Journal photo by Rick Lomenick By Rick Lomenick Big Journal Sports Editor wi~ OVeF PawI/I~ Even though a large majority of the individual serving as springboard match wins came from dan. 7, • Stillwater HS basket- forleits, the Perkins-Tryon Jeremy Love afterward, second period with another ball at Bartlesville tourna- Demons still used the 57-12 The Demons split the takedown before gaining ment through Saturday, win dual win over Pawnee four matches they partic- the fall. Jan. 7. last Tuesday night as a ipated in. Nathaneal Ellis "l thought Nathaneal • Stillwater HS wrestling springboard for the 2017 gained a second period p:n Ellis eally wrestled well at Sand Springs, 7 p.m. portion of the schedule, at 152 pounds while Alton and had a good match " Friday, Jan. 6 • P-THS basketball "We came out tonight Allen earned a9-2 decision Love said. hosts Seeworth Academy: with a fu'l team and even at 220 pounds. Allen led 5-0 after tne JV, 4 p.m.; varsity, 6:30 though Prwnee was down Ellis held a commanding first period with a takedown p.m. Varsity games broad- and with some wrestlers 7-1 lead after the first period and a near fall. The lead cast on KG.FY105.5 FM hurt the guys who didwith two takedowns and was extended in the second with the pregame show at wrestle, wrestled well," added another three points period with a takedown 6:15 p.m. • • P-THS wrestling at said first-year head coach for a near fall. He began the while giving up an escape Cushing tournament for a 7-1 advantage. In the through Satumay, Jan. 7. third period Allen gained ' Stillwater HS wrestling two points on a reversal at Ge~I0~tr~sme~t: ? :: i while, allowing -another through Saturday, Jan. 7. Monday, Jan. 9 • P-T ?~h-9~ basketball with Bristow: girls, here, 5 p.m.; boys, the~e, 5 p.m. • Agra 5t"-8th basketball hosts Ripley, 4:30 p.m. • Carney 5~-8• basket- ball at Coyle, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10 • P-THS basketball hosts Bristow: JV, 4 p.m.; varsity, 6:30 p.m. • P-T wrestling hosts Berryhill and Bdstow, TBA. • Agra HS basketball hosts MulhalI-Orlando, 6:30 p.m. ' Carney, HSbasketball at G e~, 6:30p ,. • Coyle HS basketball ~osts Oilton, 6:30 p.m. " • Ripley HS basketball at Davenport, 6:30 p.m. • Stillwater HS basket- Iball at Edmond Memorial, 6 p.m. • Stillwater HS wrestling hosts Cushing, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11 , • AgraHS basketball with Davenport, 12 noon, Oklahoma City. • • Carney 5t"-8= basket- ball at Ripley, 12 noon. .Thursday, Jan. 12 , P-THS wrestling at Glass 3A district dual tournament at Perry. • P-T 7~-9t~ basketball With Cushing: girls, here, 5 p.m.; boys, there, 5 p.m. • Agra 5=-8= basketball fiosts Davenport, 4:30 p.m. i: • Carney HS basketball hosts Paden, 6:30 p.m. ,. • Coyle 5~-8~ basketball hosts Ripley, 4:30 p.m. • Stillwater HS wrestling Ponca City, 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13 " - P-THS basketball hosts Cushing: JV, 4 p.m.; varsity, 6:30 p.m. Varsity • BRIEFS, Page A2 First-year wrestling head coach Jeremy Love reacts to a move made by one of the Perkins-Tryon wrestlers during last week's dual here with Pawnee. In the background assistant coach Chuck Taylor and a couple of wrestlers watch the action. Journal photo by Rick Lomenick Gaining wins by forfeits were Brenton Robinson at 120 pounds, Eli Phibbs at 132 pounds, Brett Chap- man at 132 points, Boone Westfall at 145 pounds, Alex Guerrieri at 160 pounds, Jalon Lawson at 170 pounds, Preston Ardery at 182 pounds and Garrison Allen at heavyweight. The Demons surren- dered a forfeit at 126 pounds. Colten Klein lost in a second period fall at 106 pounds. The junior high grap- plers wrestled a series of exhibition matches prior to the varsity dual. Competing for P-T were Kavan Meyers and Tyler Payne at 89 pounds, Kaeland Carpenter at 98 pounds, Josh McFee at 106 pounds, Austin John- son at 120 pounds, Hunter Robinson at 120 pounds, Gage Allen at 200 pounds, and Kolton Chapman at heavyweight. Love said he's been pleased ~’ith the effort his matmen have displayed at both the junior high and high school levels. "S;nce we got out of football they've come in and done everything that I've asked and coach (Chuck) Taylor has asked," Love said. "It's a long season and hopefully we just keep '.corking at getting better." During the current Christmas break, the Demons have been working out in preparation for the 2017 portion of the season. And it will be a busy one during the first couple of weeks of January, espe- cially for the high school squad. P-T will compete in the highly-competitive tourna- ment at Cushing on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 6 and 7. A triangular dual event with Tulsa 7 Conference oppo- nents Berryhill and Bristow will be here on Tuesday, Jan. 10, for both the junior high and high school. The high school team will be at the Class 3A district dual tournament at Perry on Thursday, Jan. 12. Another home confer- ence dual will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 17. A high school dual tournament at Newkirk is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 21. Love feels the strength of his high school group is with the three seniors WRESTLE, Page A2 tourney field Perkins-Tryon's seventh and eighth grade basketball teams will compete in tour- naments at Harrah begin- ning Thursday, Jan. 5, and ending on Saturday, Jan. 7. The seventh grade brackets will be played at the middle school. The eighth grade brackets will play at the high school. Both P-T seventh grade teams will play Ada in first round action. The girls will start at 2:40 p.m. on Jan. 5 while the boys will follow at 3:50 p.m. A win would put the girls in the 5 p.m. champi- onship semifinals game on Jan. 6, against the winner of the Harrah and Little Axe game. The losers will play at 12:20 p.m. On the boys' side, the winners' bracket semifinals game will be 6:10 p.m. while the losers will play at 1:30 p.m. The Demons would also face outcome of the Harrah and Little Axe opening round bracket. Saturday's seventh grade tournament brackets will start at 10 a.m. with the girls' consolation champi- onship. Third place games will start at 12:20 p.m. with the championship games starting at 2:40 p.m. Other teams in the sev- enth grade tournament are Midwest City Carl Albert, Norman Alcott, Shawnee, and El Reno. In the eighth grade brackets, the Lady Demons and Demons will also play Ada on Thursday, Jan. 5. The girls' game will start at 5 p.m. P-T will play the winners and/or losers of the Mustang and Shawnee con- test. The winners' bracket games are set for 5 p.m. and 6:10 p.m. for the girls and boys, respectively, on Jan. 6. The losers' bracket games are 12:20 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. The Saturday, Jan. 7, slate starts with the conso- lation championships at 10 a.m., followed by the third place games at 12:20 p.m. The championship finals will begin at 2:40 p.m. Other teams in the eighth grade tournaments are Harrah, Little Axe, Ponca City, and Carl Albert. Chesbro seeks consistency from matmen If veteran Stillwater High head wrestling coach Doug Chesbro makes New Year's resolutions, it's obvious what might be one resolution -- consistency in 2017 for his Pioneer matmen. SHS wrapped up 2016 at the annual Kansas City Stampede which pro- vided both a learning expe- rience and a test for the Pioneers. "The Kansas City Stam- pede turned out to be a great learning experience for some of the younger By Ron Holt Journal Sports Writer kinds in our lineup and a lone Pioneers to compete great test for our veterans," in the Gold Bracket, which Coach Chesbro said. "Due included the top two placers to some injury and eligibil- from a five-man pool. Bahl ity issues we only took 10 placed second and Lee fin- wrestlers but each won mul- ished fourth. tiple matches and wrestled SHS's coaches had trou- as many as eight times in ble assembling a consistent the two-day event." lineup for most duals and Veterans Kendon Lee tournaments early in this and Christian Bahl were the season for a variety of rea- sons. Hopefully that trend season. Conner and Jace will end in 2017. haven't been in competition "The health of our team yet this season, while Chris- has been an issue for every tian is the only only one competition so far this who hasn't missed a match. season," Coach Chesbro "Now that winter has said. "We have yet to put arrived we are experiencing the same 14 kids on the mat, the normal cold and flu bug making our lineup a little going around the team," he unstable, added. "Hopefully, we can "Our returning state use the four days off that qualifiers Tyler Dierienger, we are giving the team and Kendon Lee, Conner Wil- the other eight practices to coxen, Christian Bahl and heal up, get in shape and be Jace Brownlee have all ready for the always tough had some sort of medical January schedule." problem at some point this • CHESBRO, Page A2 to 4p.m. I t