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Page 4 -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder -- Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004 A ~Roane, next in line~ y S u S "h, Sports Reporter, 462.7309, Fax: 462.7300 ByShaunSmith thethird, buttheRebelscameback, to iamsandAIfredarestcpping upthei Sports Reporter ",.. lose by only one. game for us," Chambers enforced, The Gilmer County Lady Titans "If there had been ten seconds more "Roberson is also contributing." moved up one spot from last week s inthegame, we would have lost. Itwas Lastly, the Lady Titans toppeled AssociatedPressgirls'basketballpoll all we could do to hang on, ' said Cham- Class AA Clay County 64-54 on last School Basketball Tourn ent to theNo. 9spot. Thepoll. which be . Tues.,Jan.6intheDamonWestGym- was released on Sun., Jan. I !, was ' Our pressure defense kept us in the nasium. ~' almost identical to last week s, ex- first half, but we committed 12 turn- "Clay is a young team that is very ii : :i:!i! !:i i ......... :i"::i! ceptWilliamstowndroppedfromNo, overs in the second half," Chambers solid,' stated Chambers. "They will 6 to No. 10, while every other team relayed, be a team to watch in the future." - ! ii ~: . ~:~ ~ simply moved up. Chambers was once again high-point Roberson had her best game of the The Lady Titans traveled to with 21 points, six assists, and one season,rackingup20pointsandseven Doddridge County for a,laoliday tour- steal. Combining for 16 rebounds was boards for the Lady Titans. "Roberson nament Dec. 29-30. Giimer County Senior Andrea Edwards (nine) and played very well," Coach Chambers won the championship by defeating Carnal Roberson (seven). said. : _ ill both Calhoun County and Ritchie Other scorers for the Lady Titans Two other Lady Titans madc it to County. were: Edwards and Roberson seven thedouble-figuremark. Williams and ~~:~iii,~'~ ~ ~::::~'~a';ii;~'~ ~" .. .: -i .il i: ii ~!:i ~ i~I 'Our pressure defense smothered each, Tuellfour, and Aifred two. 3- Chambers both had 14 poinl~ each. Calhoun,' stated head coach Jay Point goals: Chambers andTuell, one Chambers also had nine rebounds. " ~1~~~.5 ..... ~41' ~5~~! Chambers. each. Sophomore Stephanie Alfred had Senior standout Hannah Cham- "Wejust got cold, and they got hot. seven points, seven boards, four as- !" ~ ~" ::~ ~ii?i~!: il i~~ I sists, and six steals. "Alfred had a : " ! " bets nearly recorded a double-double They stole the momentu,m and a!l we with a game-high 16 points, nine could do was hang on,' said Chum- good all-around game," commented steals, seven assists, and five re- beTS. "Basically, we played lazy." Chambers. bounds. "Hannah played a good all- Then, on Jan. 5, the Titans traveled The factor in the game was free around game," said Chambers. to Class AA Grafton (who defeated throws, as Gilmer went 20-32, while i;jT":l 4"r :t Yl[ JuniorCamaiRobersonscored 13 Class AAARobertC. Byrd) and won Clay went 11-13. For the second and had five rebounds, while Erica 50-41. game in a row, we have been outshot I l ii i ill . i . its. i:!i::i :: _ :3,: ...I: sixboards.OtherscorersfortheLadyWilliams recorded seven points and the hal/time lockeroom. 'We playedTheLadyTitanstkaJl-181eadt Chambers claimed. "However, weary )ercentage-wise from the foul line," Titans were: Annamoriah Tuellwell enough to win," Chamberscom- getting more attempts and knocking " i: J :;( .i iiiii: ii ' seven, Stephanie Alfred six, and mented. "The foul line won it for us." down more than the other team." Heather Papouschek and Sarah Gilmer shot 23-44 from the free throw The Lady Titans take on Class AA SANDF RKB Ys cHAMP Ns-1s R w( - :w stsha k r Dy anM ntg m ry C yshack f rd Sivardtwoeach.3-PointGoals:Tuell line, while Grafton shot just 9-13. Roane Thurs., Jan. 15 at the Damon and Chuck Self; Back Row: (I-0: Josh Lowther (Mgr), Coach Doug Cottrill, William Radcliff, Luke and Chambers one each. LeadingthewaywasChamberswith West Gym at 5:45/'7:30 p.m. 14' Montgomery, Cody Blankenship, and Kevin Rhoades (Mgr). The Red Devils scored just five another nearly double-double with 17 Gilmer stole Roane's homecoL baskets in the game s fu-st half. ",Wh_ en points, eight rebounds, seven assists, advantage earlier in the season _. wedecidetoplay, wedowell,' com- and four steals, defeating the Raiders by a margin of mented Chambers; Williams played well, scoring nine 16. ', " : ~ In the tourney s championshipand recording nine boards and three "We will have to play at least as game, Gilmer edged out Ritchie 45- steals. Alfred tallied nine, while good or improve on our last per/or- [ 44 in a tough matchup. The Lady Roberson totaled eight and grabbed mance,' stated Chambers. "This will ..... ! . Titans had a 36-15 lead going into ten rebounds and three steals. 'Will- be a key LKC matchup." . ~ ~ ~~ Dustan ***Bulletin***Reaser3. *The Gilmer Freshman team's these tw~o ,"~ .... ~! ! ~ ~" -~., ~ (~lre~lli]~an ][~e~L][l[~) Gilmer 18 19 14 30 - 81 , ~ ~ "g~'.'~:~!.',~".'i~' ~ ~ ~':!~"'= ~~ Ritchie 18 18 26 3 - 65 ~ ~, = ~-~ . ..... ~.~ ::~~ .,:- , . ": ~, ' ~ Jan. ' :'~~ " : ~" ''"~ "~:~:~ Gilmer 50 Braxton 39 Gilmer Scoring: Dustan Fox 32, Timmy TRIPLE-HEADER: ~i ,. i~ :~ i'~~ ~'~" ,~i~'~ ........ '; -.- White 25 Steve Parsons 9 Andrew On Men., Jan. 19, the Mini-Titans i ~ Braxton2 10 10 1739 ~lr~augn v' James oerge ~' aria sare~ will play Braxtn Cuntyat hme at i~ ,.,- " Gilmer Scorin-' Fox 19 3:30/5:00 p.m. Following g" . ' record is now 3-2 The Titans will play ,,~,: :~:. ' ~.:: ~:~ ~;,~ ' Timmy Whtte 12, Andrew S~rbaugh 12 ......7-; ........ games, the Gilmer County Freshmen ~,~ and James Geort, e 7 aummersvme in tolenVllle on Jan. I'J at Jan. 9 7:00 triple-header action.* will host Summersville at 7:00 p.m, ,ng W presents... TROY GIRLS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS - 1st Row (I-r): Brittany Blake, and Yessa Hickman; 2nd Row (I-r): Pam Loudin, Ashley Woodford, Brandy Fadey, Sarah Broome, and Stephanie Dennison; and Last Row: (I-r): Head Coach Leigh Kinder, and Volunteer Coaches Rick Kinder and Rob Somerville. Q -Lions win in "cuttin tt Trojans scrape up By Shaun Smith press seemed to smother the Panther's Sports Reporter ability to bring the ball up the floor, Troy and Sand Fork both battled the The 2004 Gilmer County Eiemen- creating many turnovers, toughest for the Cheerleading and tary School Basketball Tournament Troy's Brittany Blake scored ten of Spirit Awards. Troy had some good was held on Jan. 7, 8,,and 10 at her 14 points in the first half, which cheers, but Sand Fork's dance routin Glenville State College s Jesse R. helped increase the Trojan's lead to that included a little lion mascot Lilly, Jr. Gymnasium in front of a 14-0justbeforeGlenvillescoredtheir seemed to grab the most attention. Gilmer-packed crowd, first basket. Troy Elementary won both awards. Inside a gymnasium that seats at Glenville's point guard, Katie least twice as many as the elementary Harold began to handle the pressure Jan. 10 schools combined, the event was defense, who fed an assist to Jessica Girls: Troy 35, Glenville 8 nearly sold out. Shattner, scoring the Panthers' only Troy Scoring: Tessa Hickman 2, Streamlined with painted faces, basket in the f'trst half.'",Ashley Woodford 5, Brittany Blake balloons, and cheerleader dance you- Troy s Sarah Broome scored eight, 16, Sarah Broome 8, Brandy Farley 4, tines, basketball was certainly in. the whileG!enville'sMonicaFrymierwas and Stephanie Dennison 2. air for Saturday night's championship high-point for the Panthers with four. Glenville Scoring: Jaimie Saintil games. The Trojans would go on to win the 2, Jessica Shattner 2, and Monica Sand Fork Principal John Wolfe championship 35-8 as the Troy crowd Frymier4. was this year's basketball tournament roared with cheer. director. "The tournament went very In the night's final championship Boys: Sand Fork 35, Glenville 26 well," Wolfe stated. Principal Wolfe and all elementary schools would like to thank Glenville State College for providing their fa- cility and helping to run the tourna- ment. "Greg Bamberger was a great help," Wolfe added. In Wolfe's first tournament as di- rector, around 600 people showed up to Saturday's championships and around $1,300 was taken in. Overall, the tournament raised over $2,500. which will be split up four ways to help the elementary schools fund edu- cational programs and athletics. Glenville Slate provided the tournament's programs, concessions, and a 50/50 drawing which the col- lege will dedicate to the Pioneer Ath- letic Club. "It's a good combo effort for both parties to benefit from this annual event," Principal Wolfe com- mented. The tournament presents six awards for the schools to win: both the Boys and Girls Champion, both the Boys and Girls Runner-Up Champion, the Cheerleading Award, and the Spirh Award. In the evenings first championship matchup, the girls' Glenville Panthers took on the Troy Trojans. Following a slow start by both squads, the Trojans took an early 6-0 lead just before Pam Loudin scored a layup with four seconds remaining in game, the boys would play for the trophy. Glenville would once again support a team that would compete against No. 1-seeded Sand Fork. In a game that was much closer and rougher, the Sand Fork Lions went on to claim the championship 35-26. William Radcliff tallied I7 points and West Shackleford racked up 13 markers for the Lions, Leading scorers for Glenville were Joel Roberts with ! 1 and Ryan Hough with five. Radcliff kept the Li6ns" lead by scoring six in the first quarter as Shackleford made a fade-away jumper while falling down to give the Lions an 8-4 advantage. In the second quarter of play, Rob- errs and Hough brought the Panthers back in the game within three before the half. Neck in neck in the third, the Pan- thers tied the contest, but the Trojans would begin to pull away. Sand Fork would go on to capture the victory in the fourth, claiming the champion- ship. A wards: Girls' Champion: Troy Girls' Runner-Up: Glenville Boys' Champion: Sand Fork Boys' Runner-Up: Glenville Cheerleading Award: Troy Spirit Award: Troy Sand Fork Scoring: Luke Mont- gomery 2, West Shackleford 13, Cody Blankenship 3, and William Radcliff 16. Glenville Scoring: Ryan Hough 5, Matt Roberts 2, Seth Aldridge 2, Casey Small 2, Joel Roberts 10, Samuel Dennison 4. Jan. 8 Girls: Troy 45, Normantown 19 Troy Scoring: Hickman 2, Woodford 18, Blake 14, Broome 4, and Farley 7. Normantown Scoring: Beall 5, Pyles 2, King 2, and Pettit 10. Boys: Sand Fork 41, Normantown 22 Sand Fork Scoring: D. Montgom- ery 4, L. Montgomery 9, Shackleford 12, Blankenship 3, and Radcliff 13. Normantown Scoring: James 12, Singleton 2, Gregory 2, Garrett 2, and Cole 4. Jan. 7 Girls: Glenville 18, Sand Fork 17 Glenville Scoring: Harold 6, Saintil 8, Shaffner 1, and Frymier 1. Sand Fork Scoring: Lowther 9, and Shackleford 8. Boys: Glenville 27, Troy 25 Glenville Scoring: Hough 7, J. Roberts 12, and Dennison 8. the first quarter to give Troy an ....... ,: , Scoring:C. Kinder4,Frymi r:,,.. advantage going into the second, : (NoAff'.Tournamentteams Were " *2" ort 10, and N. Kinder 9. In the second interval, the Trojan selected).* It'sbasketball season again - support your local Gilmer County basketball teams/ GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE PIONEERS Jan. 15 - Wheeling Jesuit (Home) - 7:30 p.m. 17 - Salem International (Home) - 7:30 p.m. 22 - @ Concord College - 7:30 p.m. GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE LADY PIONEERS'--" Jan. 15 - Wheeling Jesuit (Home) - 5:15 p.m. 17 - Salem International (Home) - 5:15 p.m. ab .- in tel sh SU Pz Jo e~ all W~ Ix ; Ix W fc W a 19 - @ Pittsburgh-Johnstown - 7:30 p.m. INnmEms i$ 22 - @ Concord - 5:15 p.m. of all our ]lmer ,.BaaW coaches GCHS TITAN BoYs and Ida em. ] Jan. 16 - Calhoun Co. (Home) - 5:45/7:30 p.m. ! I GCHS LADY TITANS i Jan. 15 - Roane Co. (Home) - 5:45/7:30 p.m. ,, I 20 - @ Braxton Co. - 6:00/7:30 p.m. Freshmen Jan. 19 - Summersville (Home) - 7:00 p.m. Mini- Titans Boys Jan. 15 - @ Calhoun Co. - 6:00/7:30 p.m. 19 -- Braxton -- (Home) 3:30/5:00 p.m. 22 - Robert L. Bland(Home) - 6:00/7:30 p.m. Mini- Titans Girls Jan. 14 - Calhoun Co. (Home) - 6:00/7:30 p.m. (Editor's Note: It is only through enthusiastic and devoted fan support that our Gilmer County basketball teams can gain the advantage. And, in a close game, active and numerous fans mean the difference between victory and defeat. Support our county's youth by cheering them on to victory through your attendance at their games. In GUmer County, you can 't find any more exciting entertainment than our home-grown basketball teams.) Sponsored by -- Glenville 462-5779