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!unuJnuunnnui|,u- . u .... ]L _ _ - - IIIUIIIUI]LLIRmIlll  i - Page 6 -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder Thursday, February 26. 2009 ..................... Girzn'00 "Sports Scene For sports information, call: 304-462-7309 ty it / THE VARSITY GIRLS' BASKETBALL TEAM AFTER THEIR WIN AGAINST WIRT IN THE FIRST ROUND OF SECTIONALS i JENNY WOLFE (22)AND HANNAH CATHERINE BUTCHER , DEMARINO (14) DouBL TEAMING WIRT ( ffS Wins 47-40, Played Will'amstown in Round Two on Tuesday On Saturday, Feb. 21. the Lady Titans hosted Wirt County in the Damon West Gymnasium for the first round of sectionals. Gilmer County High School's var- sity girls' basketball team got off to a slow start in the first quarter, but started playing harder in the second quarter to be in the lead at the end of the first half of play. The Lady Titans came back out m the third quarter, ready to play, but so was Wirt as the teams battled back and forth in a neck-and-neck game. The beginning of the fourth quar- ter started just like the rest. but as the clock ran down. the Lady Titans kicked it into high gear. With less than a minute to go in the game. sen ior Catherine Butcher stole the ball from a Wirt player to get two more points On a lay-up, getting the team and the crowd pumped up. as the team went on to win the game. 47-40. Individually for the Lady Titans, Jessica Montgomery had one rebound. went one-for-two at the foul line. and scored three points: Hannah DeMarino had three rebounds and scored six points: Jenny Wolfe had one rebound. went three-for-four from the foul line, and scored five points: Kourtney Beall went four-for-six from the foul line and scored fou points: and Brittany Blake had two rebounds and scored five points. High scorer was Catherine Butcher with 24 points. Butcher also had five rebounds and went 14-for-19 from the foul line. The Lady Titans played in the next round of sectionals on Tuesday, against Williamstown. The results of this game were nbt available by press time. NASCAR's Auto Club 500's Results Track Stats: Auto Club 500 Auto Club Speedway Fontana. CA 1. Matt Kenseth 2. Jeff Gordon 3. K 3 le Busch 4 Greg Biffle 5 Kurt Busch 6 Denny Hamlin 7. Carl Edwards 8. Tony Stewart 9. Jimmie Johnson 10. Brian Vickers 11 Juan Pablo Montoya 12. Kasey Kahne 13. David Stremme 14. David Reutimann 15. Michael Waltrip 16. Jamie McMurray 17. David Ragan 18. Travis Kvapil 19. Clint Bowyer 20. Bobby Laborite Next week t3/l): Shelby 427 Las Vegas Motor Speedway Las Vegas, NV FOX. 3:30 p.m. A ll- WVIA C Nominees Glenville State' College has four men's basketball team members who are nominees for the 2008-09 Men's Basketball Al]-WVIAC. They are: Senior guard/ forward. #24. Tryvan Leech. of Springfield. OH: Senior forward. #42. Anthony Kimble. of Long Beach. CA" Senior guard. #14. Chase Groves, of Tiltonsville. OH: and Junior guard. #1. Jamal Holden. of Apple Valley, CA. Ulll I llllN llll III n I | lmll I lllll I n Ill [ I 1 I I1 1 | lmll 1 I- I GEORGE'S RESTAURANT & PIZZERIA I I e/BREAKFAST, LUNCH or DINNER I save 10 I I I 215 Main St. L -, ., . : . Spencer 304-927-8300 I I ,your best value m restaurants M-Sat. 7am-9pmClosedSun.. mmm l m m m mm l m l m m m u l I m m mm m l l l m m m mm m m l m u[m m mmm m mmm Pioneers Pull Away From Concord and A-B The Pioneers shook off a sluggish start to pull away from Concord. 82- 70. from Lilly Gymnasium. With the victory, the Glenville State men's basketball team has won four con- secutive games and improved their record to 16-8 overall and 10-7 in the WVIAC. Further, with their sixteenth victory of the season, the Pioneers broke the old NCAA II standard for the program of 15 wins m a season. Tryvan Leech led five players m double figures with 25 points. An- thony Kimble recorded his fifth double-double of the season, and his fourth straight, as he scored 15 points and 10 rebounds. Chase Groves added 16 points on 7 of 11 shooting, as GSC shota scorching 62.1% from the field in the second half. Jamal Holden added 10 points and seven assists and Gabe Gibbs came offthe bench to chip in 10 points, as well. The Mountain Lions were paced by Thomas Brown's 18 points off the bench, while Mathew Parker added 17 points as Concord falls to 9-15 Overall and 7-10 in the WVIAC. The Pioneers would shoot just 39% in the opening halt', as they limped into halftime trailing by two. 35-33. However, Glenville State likely felt alright since they shot poorly and trailed by as many as nine point on two different occasions in the open- mg stanza. The Pioneers would quickly fall behind by five to open the second half, before knotting the score at 38- 38, 40-40, and finally 42-42 with 15:48 to play. From there, the Pioneers would hit the gas pedal and really take off. Over the next eight minutes, the Pioneers would outscore the Moun- tain Lions 24-4 to take a commanding 66-46 lead with 7:30 to play. The Pioneers led by 15 or more for the remainder of the game until Concord would score the game's final five points to trim their deficit to 12 al the final horn. 82-70. In addition to the 62% shooting in the second half. the Pioneers would connect on six of 11 from behind the arc and seven of eight free throw at- tempts, as well as only turning the ball over three times, in the final stanza. Pioneers vs Alderson-Broaddus Five Pioneers' scored in double fig- ures to lead Glenville State's men's basketball team to an 82-79 road vic- tory over the nation's #11 team. Alderson-Broaddus. The win. which snapped the Battlers 16 game home court win streak, moves Glenville State to 17-8 overall and 11-7 in WVIAC play. Alderson-Broaddus fall to 21-4 overall and 15-3 in WVIAC play. For the large majority of the first half, the game was a see-saw affair as both teams jockeyed for position and control Seven minutes into the con- test, the game was tied at 15-15. Shortly thereafter, the Pioneers took a one-point lead at 38-37. before the Battlers closed the half on a 7-1 run to take a 44-39 lead into intermis- sion. In all. there were 11 lead changes in the first half alone. The second half was nearly identi- cal for the first 10 minutes as neither team could wrestle momentum away from the other. With just under 10 minutes to play, the host Battlers used a spurt over a three-minute span to gain their largest lead of the game. eight points, at 68-60! Tile Pioneers would respond and eventually take a 73-72 lead with approximately four minutes to play. Clinging to a one- point lead. the Pioneers' Chase Groves would knock down two free throws with 45 seconds to play to give the Pioneers a three-point lead. Alderson-Broaddus would miss on the ensuing possessmn, then fouled Glenville State's Gabe Gibbs. Gibbs would go two the line to shoot two free throws and miss both attempts. The Battlers then found Terrell Eargle on the wing for a thre6point shot. The Pioneers' Antho@ Kimble fouled Eargle. sending him to [he line for three free throws. Trailing 82-79. Eargle missed all three:oflJis attempts. The Pioneers wouldharg on from there for the key confdrene road vic- tory. For the contest, the!Pioneers con- verted 49A of their fildgoals. The Pioneers. one of the tpp three-point shooting teams imthe ]NVIAC, were sensational from long!r' ange as they converted 10 of 18 three-point shots for 56%. The Pioneers also converted 84% of their free throws, compared to only 57% for the Battlers. Glenville State was outrebounded 35-30 in the contest. Individually. Jamal Iqolden had ar- guably his best performance m his Glenville State career. The junior combo guard totaled 26 points, sx rebounds, and fourassists. He re- ceived support from Anthony Kimble and Tryvan Leech. who both totaled 15 points, respectively. CIase Groves tallied 13 points, while Gabe Gibbs added l 1 points and six rebounds off the bench. Webster Overcomes Titans in Overtime On Wednesday, Feb 18, the Titan Basketball Team traveled to Webster County, looking for a win against the only team the boys have lost to this season. GCHS put up a big fight, sending the game into overtime, but irwas not enough to get the win, as they lost 60- 58. Individually for Gilmer. Daniel Dulude had two rebounds, went one- for-three from the foul line. and scored six points, including one three-point shot: Frank Hosey went three-for- four from the foul line and scored three points: Zach Burkhammer had three rebounds, went two-for-five from the foul line, and scored nine points; Jordan Knight had three re- bounds, went three-for-three from the foul line. and scored nine points; Cody James had one rebound, went two- for-two from the foul line. and scored four points; and James Farley had three rebounds, went two-for-four from the foul line. and scored ten points. High scorer for the game was junior William Radcliff with 17 points. Radcliff also had eight rebounds and went one-for-eight from the foul line. The team had their final regular season game on Tuesday; results were not availa:6te by press time. GCHS Finishes Second in LKC Night of Champions On Saturday, Feb. 21. the Little Kanawha Conference South Division Champions of Gilmer County trav- eled to the Memorial Fietdhouse in Parkersburg to take on Parkersburg Catholic for the LKC Night of Cham- pions' championship title. The Titans started offslow and kept that pace the entire game. letting Catholic run the court and take the championship, as Gilmer lost. 52-28. making them the Runners-Up in the Night of Champmns. Individually for Gilmer. Jordan Knight had one rebound, went zero- for-two from the foul line. and scored two points; James Farley went four- for-eight from the foul line and scored four points; and Inn Morris had two rebounds and scored six points. High scorers were Daniel Dulude and William Radcliff. each scoring eight points. Dulude also had three rebounds. Radcliff had five rebounds and two steals. "On behalf of myself, and the Gilmer County High School Boys Basketball Team, we would like to thank the fans for the incredible turnout in Parkersburg for the Night of Champions Game last Sat- urday night. The support that you give our team is incredible, and does not go unnoticed. We didn't show up to play the way we had planned, and for that we apologize However, we need our fans to show up Saturday night in full force for our Sectional opener against Wirt County. You have been our 6th man all year and we are asking that you continue to support the Titans. These young men have not given up all year, and We aren't about to now .. we are asking you guys to stick with us, we'll nedd you down the stretch. Again, thank you for all the support and Go Titans !" ( This statement was issed by Coach Steve Shuff) The Titans will host Wirt in the Damon West Gymnasium on Satur- day for the first round of sectionals. The game is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $5 and only WVSSAC passes will be accepted. Good luck to the Titans! Youth tourney North American Youth Sports an- nounced that they still have openings in youth basketball tournament at Ripley High School on April 3-5. The entry deadline is March 13. For additional informauon or an entry form. call 1-866-352-5915 or tournament director Steve Hunt at (304) 372-6245. BOY'S SECTIONAL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT 2009 CLASS A, REGION I, SECTION 2 #3 GILMER COUNTY At Gilmer County High School [ Saturday 2/28/09 7:45 p.m. . #6 WIRT COUNTY #2 WILLIAMSTOWN Tuesday March 3,2009 Ritchie County High School 6:00 p.m. #7 CALHOUN COUNTY{ Fciday, March 6, 2009 Fitchie County High School 7:00 p.m. #4 ST. MARY'S 1 #5 PADEN CITYi Tuesday March 3, 2009 | Ritchie County High School | 8:00 p.m. # 1 PARKERSBURG CATHOLICJ Way to go Seniors, and Good Luck to all our Gilmer County High School Athletes. Have fun, and play your game! !, GUN SHOW Sponsored by the ROANE COUNTY GUN CLUB Heritage Park Community Bldg., Spencer, WV Febuary 28, 2009 10:00 am- 6:00 pm March 1, 2009 10:00 am -4:00 pm 50/50 those days Food By Lions Club