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Page 4 --- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder -- Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004 By Shaun Smith, Sports Reporter, 462.7309, Fax: 462.7300 CHAMBERS FOR THREE1- Hannah Chambers goes for three at the beginning of the fourth quarter of action as the Lady Titans have a three point advantage at 41-38. -Chambers came up big with 18 points to lead her team to victory against Doddridge County on last Mon., Feb. 16. (Photos by Shaun Smith). UP AND IN - Senior Nick Dent goes up for two and draws the foul in the first half of play against Notre Dame on last Tues., Feb. 17. Dent came up big with 26 points, five rebounds, and went 6-10 from behind the arc, (Photos by Shaun Smith). Titans crush Notre Dame, come up short in NOC By Shaun Smith 45 victory, winning easily. Weaver 2, and Bishop 2. Sports Reporter Also coming up big was Nick Dent, "We went up against a very good The Gilmer County Titans blew who scored 26 points, had five re- basketball team-but I think we are away Notre Dame 74-45 last Tues., bounds, and went 6-10 for three-point every bit as good of a team as they," Feb. 17inahomegame, butcameup field goals, stated Shuff. short for the third consecutive year Also scoring for the Titans were: The Titans prepare for their sec- m the LKC Night of ChampionsBilly Weaver 8, Jacob Lilly 6, Aaron tionaltournament, facingoffwithWirt. tournament against Ravenswood last Bishop 3, Chris Weaver 2, Brock County on Tues., Mar. 2 at Ritchp;,_...[ Sat., Feb. 21. McVaney 2, and Anthony Reale 2. County High. If the Titans win, thrill] The Titans held the Fighting Irish Lilly came up big with eight boards will go on to tip off with the winner 0L..,'I~! of Notre Dame scoreless in the first andfiveassists, while point guard Reale WilliamstownandParkersburgCatbo-. quarter until the 1:41 mark. Gilmer made six assists, lic, which will be played at Glenvitle took an early 20-2 first quarter lead. 'I thought we responded well, find- State College on Fri., Mar. 5 at 7:301 The Irish wouldn't reach double ing out who we are," Shuff stated. "I p.m. figures until 2:28 mark, followed by basicallychallengedourkids, andthey "We are fortunate enough to have- a basket by Seth Butler, who was answered the bell." the sectional tourney at home, so we' everywhere that night• The Titans fell to No. 6 Class AA want that place to be rockin'," Shuff: Butler came up big with 25 points Ravenswoodin the NOC 68-55 in what stressed. and 12 rebounds. "Seth played like was mainly a close game until the This makes the first time in a long he iscapable of playing," head coach fourth quarter. "We were flat," Shuff time that the sectional championship SteveShuffcommented."We'rehop- recalled• has been played in Glenville. • ing that becomes the norm for the Scoring for the Titans were: Dent If the Titans win the sectionals, next couple of weeks•" 20, Lilly 15, Butler 6, Richard Ratliff they will go on to play in the regional, Gilmer would go on to grab a 74- 6 (in his first game back), Reale 4, B. championship at PHS on Mar. 10. ', Attention GSC Students: Don't forget to fill out the Gilmer County Economic Development = Association's student questionnaire! It's meant to help YOU. • ON THE DRIVE - Erica Williams looks to drive against a tough Doddridge defense, who eventually finds an open Annamoriah Tuell who scores on the play. Williams came up with eight points in the Lady Titans ten- point win over the Bulldogs. O By Shaun Smith Scoring for the Lady Titans were: hers was fouled. Chambers made both Spt~rts'Reporter Hannah Chambers 18, Camai free throws, scoring her t,O00daca- The Gilmer County Lady TitansRoberson 12, Annamoriah 10, Erica reer point to put her team up 48-43, came up big this past week, winning Williams 8, Andrea Edwards 3,"Hannah scoring her 1,000th point threeconsecutivegamestofinishtheir Stephanie Alfred 3, and Whitney is a big accomplishment, and it hap- year 17-5 in regular season play. Minigh2. pened when the game was on the First, it was the Doddridge County "The game came down to the free line," Chambers emphasized. Bulldogs on Mon., Feb. 16 that the throw line at the end," stated head Scoring for the Lady Titans were: Lady Titans took out. coachJayChambers."Doddridgekept Chambers 14, Roberson 13, Williams The Lady Titans took an early 7-2 fouling Hannah, and she connected•" 12, Tuell 8, Edwards 2, and Alfred 1. advantage over the Bulldogs in the ' "I was happy with Tueli's perfor- On Fri., Feb. 20, Gilmer completed first four minutes of play. mance, who hit two threes in the sec- the home sweep last week, winning Senior Hannah Chambers hit a ond quarter," Chambers recalled, easily over Ritchie County 57-43. three-pointerwith l :47 remaining that "Ifwecangetthreeplayersindouble Scoring for the Lady Titans were: propelled a 5-0 run for the Lady Ti- figureslikewedidagainstDoddridge, Chambers 20, Tuell 9, Alfred 7, tans, who took a 12-7 first quarter we have a pretty goodchance,"Cham- Edwards 7, Roberson 6, Teresa Wine lead. bers remarked. 4, Williams 2, and Heather Annamoriah Tuell nailed a three- Next, the Lady Titans hosted Papouschek 2. pointer in the opening minutes of the Parkersburg Catholic, who won the Tuell also added five assists and six second period to put the Lady Titans Little Kanawha Conference Night of rebounds, as Alfred contributed five up 15-7• Tuell would hit another three Champions tournament, steals. with 4:24 remaining to put her team The Lady Titans came out on top "I am pleased with the way that up22-18. 50-46 in a`game that saw Hannah Tuell and Edwards are playing," The Lady Titans kept the lead for Chambers score her 1,000th career Chambers stated. "Edwards plays good the rest of the second to take a 28-25 point, defense and is rebounding well in her halftime lead. The game was stopped when Cham- senior year." Chambers scored on back-to-back bers scored the memorable point, Gilmer shot an excellent 50-per- plays at the 5:26 mark to put the Lady which occurred at a crucial moment cent from the field. "If we shoot that Titans up 32-27. Chambers hit a three in the game at the foul line. Chambers well, we're doing well," stated Cham- at the end of the quarter to put Gilmer hit both free throws when the game bers. up by six at 41-35. was on the line. "Going 17-5, we have far exceeded In the fourth interval, Doddridge The game was evenly matched un- my expectations," Chambers said. came out on a 5-0 run, which brought til the fourth quarter when Gilmer "Pretty much, our destiny is in our them within two at 42-40. was up 42-41. Then Catholic scored own hands from here on out.''= . Gilmer was practically fouled on to take the lead" with 1:48 left in the The Lady Titans may play Fri., Feb. every play after the latter, and they gahae to'go up 43-42. 27 at 7:30 p.m. against the winner of took advantage of the chance at the Following a Lady Titan timeout, Williamstown and Wirt County at free throwline. RobersonscoredonapassfromCham- Parkersburg High School for the At the 3:36 mark, Giimer went on a bers with :44 left on the clock to put secional championship. 9-2 run sparked by foul shots and a the Lady Titans up 44-43• "I think whoever comes out of our basket from Camai Roberson. Edwards was hacked with :33 left; section will win the entire state tour- The Lady Titans went on to grab she sunk both free throws to put the nament," Chambers said• "We play in thevictoryathomebytenwithascore Lady Titans up 46-43. the toughest section of the state with of 56-46. With 19 secondsremaining, Cham- three teams ranked in the top ten." Alumni Game Last Call for Coach'Rodriguez to basketball tourney speak at fundraiser at scheduled Feb. 28 North American Youth Sports an- Stonewall Resort The annual Glenville State College nounced today that they still have A reception and dinner to benefit Alumni game is scheduled for Feb. 28 several remaining openings in their WVU Hospital's Rosenbaum Family at 3:00 p.m. in the Jesse R, Lilly Gym- annual spring youth basketball tour- House will be held Thurs., Mar. I 1 at nasium. There will be a reception fol- lowing the game at 4:15 p.m., as well as nament in the Morgantown area at Stonewall Resort in Roanoke. WVU aGlenvilleStatedouble-headeragainst Magnolia High School in New football coach, Rich Rodriguez, will Alderson-Broaddus at 5:15/7:30 p.m., Martinsville on Apr. 2-4. greet guests at a 6:00 p.m. reception. "It will be a fun day of basketball, This tournament will feature ten Dinner, featuring Coach Rodriguez and said head coach Chad Hankinson. For different brackets. They include: 5th- TVChanne112 personality AnrilKaull, will start at 8:00 p.m. :P more information, contact Coach 6th grade boys; 5th-6th grade girls; Guests may attend the recep~, si- Hankinson at 462-7361 ext. 7227. 7th grade boys; 7th grade boys; 8th lent auction and dinner for a c~fbu- fi" ~ grade boys; 8th grade girls; 9th-10th tion. Citizens National Bank~0rth grade boys;9th- 10th grade girls; ! lth- Central Distributors and Chan~;2are 12th grade boys; and 1 lth-12th grade joining together to help raise ~ for girls. All grades are based on the Family House. ' ~ grade in which a student is currently Local businesses ;in- enrolled, terested in attendin The entry fee for this tournament is tact Kim Cameon, Famil $95 and guarantees each team a opment officer, 598-4000, miniumum of two games. There will Family House offers a hot be awards presented in each bracket• from-home environment for The entry deadline is Mar. 12. tients and their familie~ For additional information or an receive extended treatments entry form, please call the toll-free Hospitals. Since opening in I! NAYS spring tournament hotline at ily House has served more 800-787-3265 or tournament director families throughout the Nikki Hardman at 304-455-4129. gion. /: i ii:¸ / i GLENVlLLE STATE PIONEERS Feb. 28 .ALUMNI GAME .............. HOME ................. 3:00 p.m. Feb. 28 .Alderson-Broaddus ...... HOME ................. 7:30 p.m. Mar. 2 ..WVIAC Tourney (1st Rd)..TBA .................. 7:30 p.m. Mar.4-6 .WVIAC Tourney ......... Charleston ............. 7:30 p.m. GLENVILLE STATE LADY PIONEERS Feb. 28 ..Alderson-Broaddus ...... HOME ................. 5:15 p.m. Mar. 1 ...WVIACToumey (1st Rd) TBA .... . ............. 7:30 p.m. Mar.3-6 .WVIAC Tourney ......... Charleston ..................... TBA GILMER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL TITANS Feb. 27 .. @ Mount Hope ............... Away ......... 5:45/7:30 p.m. Mar. 2 .... @liitchie Co. (1st lid.) Sectionals ............ 6:00 p.m. Mar. 5 .... @GSC (Sectional Championship) ............ 7:30 p.m. Mar. 10 .. @ PHS (Regional Championship) ..................... TBA GILMER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL LADY TITANS *Feb. 27. @PHS (Sectional Championship) ............ 7:30 p.m. *=if Lady Titans win against Catholic Tues. night are another For Gdmer County, wmmng team • • r in Central / Basketball IS Tradition West Virginia,,) (Edi only through Gilmer County basketball teams can gain the advantage. And, in a close game, active and numerous fans mean the difference between victory and defeat. Sup- It F • ° • po our county s youth and cheer them on to wctory by attending thetr games. In Gilmer County, you can't find any more exciting entertainment, especially now that it's tournament time.)