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4 The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder March 18, 1976 Titans squeak by Spencer; lose to W arwood in finals Gilmer County rallied from a five point, third quarter deficit to defeat Spencer. 57-53 in semi-final play only to bow to Warwood in the finals, 74-63. in Class AA, Region One tourney action. The Titans, 16-7, found the going tough against the Yellow Jackets during the middle periods as their outside shooting cooled off and the rugged Spencer cagers were success- ful in penetrating the Gilmer zone. However, in the late going the Titan cagers exhibited fine conditioning and a lot of hustle to claw their way back intn the contest and go ahead to stay. Both teams shot well from the floor, each meshing 23 shots field goal attempts. Gilmer attempted 57 shots for 40 percent while Spencer rifled up 55 attempts for 42 percent. The Yellow Jackets held a commanding 41-28 advantage on the boards but sacrificed that effort in the turnover department with 17 miscues to just nine for Gilmer. After the game, an elated Dave Barnes. coach of the Titans remarked, "We tried to change the tempo in the second half and run with the ball more. We also changed defenses and put more pressure on the ball." The added pressure on the basketball resulted in SPECIAL COW & CALF SALE MARCH 20, 1976 I:00 PM SATURDAY WITH REG. SALE nine turnovers in the..econd half and was an instrumental factor in the (;timer comeback. United Livestock Sales Co. , MINERAL WELLS, WV .iii I JOE CORBITT, MNGR. i i  . i WHEN IN PARKERSBURG VISIT r  I.f- COSINA SAN ROMAN ' ii im Iwr F 12ES.: I Ns, AlL i Gflmer's Tim Brady [i!3] tosses in a RAFAEL AND GILDA SAN ROMAN g! with 21 points. Gilmer S Jerry 1 $ P ik e bt re e! o Pnrkersburg, W. Vn. i , Across From "" " " " " " J NEWBERRY S HARDWARE t BEN FRANKLIN STORE i i i I IIII . i l v ... " "--ram--!! ", - " .............. ,,,-,,, ----n,,,,,,,,,,,,,!, ,,,,, ,,,,,.,,, ,,,,,,,,,= I LI 00'r.IIMINC Z 'NJ00 I II I l ) sooN!.._00 Jl , I ' . II I | , .  I I " I 1 1 I J 7 A.M. tO 11 P.M. I ii I I  : 7 days a week I iI0 00/Aitl , IN00" NNN eTND I IUUU O/UItL I ii I ,, Glenvlile i III II IIIIIIII nilmiiillilJ "[ thought Spencer did a hock of a job and they ran their offense to perfection. I am really glad to have this third game with the Yellow Jackets over with." continued Barnes. Gilmer had defeated Spencer twice during the regular season and Barnes admitted his team had heen suffering through the third game syndrom. Pacing the Titan's was Tim Brady with 21 markers. Jerry McPherson and John Fox added 8 and 14 points respectively for the cause. Gilmers tourney hopes were dashed when the Titan's took on Region One defending champs Warwood. The tilt. which saw Gilmer on the loosing end. 74-63, was led by Warwoods' All-State candidate Bruno DeCrease. Decrease scorched the nets with 35 markers. The triumph propelled the Vikings, although only 11-13 on the season into the state tournament, where last season Warwood reached the finals before losing to two - time champion Northfork. The setback brought to a close a BA A BA L ..... t .... he ht SKETB LL L ET - Warwood s Bruce Young slips ltmer season ina Jew naQ I ug  r's - -ossible back ca-"" in Februar" when G e John Fox recovers a loose ball during first half P  Y. One finals at PHS Fieldhouse Friday night. Warwood ot the Tntans were only 8-6. But Gflmer, tinder the guidance of coach Dave Titans, 74-63 to advance into the state tournament next Barnes got it together and won five of straight year. [Photo by Rich Lauer, Parkersburg Ne itSLuz tier, tastiest six regular-wee_L Iseason contest and unmmerousuznernTemsLmimmmm4 tt ram) I -  "='' ''' )he T r rY edOUr Neon Special ,=] three more in tourney play for a 16-7 (17)-63, Gi record before the Titans got tripped up Warwood {74} Jerry McPherson, by Warwood. Vince DeCrease, 0-1-1: Bruno De- 6-2-14; Tim Bra 'We went a lot further than most Crease, 17-1-35; Gary Fonner, 1-0-2; Kennedy, 24)-4; Do people thought we could,' said Barnes Terry O'Donnell, 4-3-11: Doug Ca- Reed, 2-1-5. TOTA after the game. Barnes refused to meron, 3-0-6; Mike Mirides, 4-3-11; Spent single out any particular player for Bruce Young, 2-2-6; Jim Tysk, 0-2-2. John Ullom, 6-5-17 special praise, saying "we got here as TOTALS: 31-12-{17} - 74. Garry Harvey, 3-2 a team and that's the way it will stay. Gilmer 15 13 12 17-57 54)-10; Jeff Tawne You know that Gilrner has never been Spencer 14 15 16 6-53 23-7{16)-53. to the state tournament and we had aspirations before the game but..." ! Brady finished with 26 points to |   W lb i Llr lead the Gilmer point - production in | v,v.,---.-,- ,I ...... -,- the game followed by McPherson with | 20 and Fox x4ith 11 I "Mtive Parts Spar k p!ugs Score by Quarters:" I Condense Oil Filter - Gilmer 13 16 12 11-63 ...... 2  "- 17-  Meets all new car warranty specificat warwoo, Gilmer (63} ,, ,zu o-' I Cll_ of bicyc|, pattsgnt Jerry McPherson, 8-4-20", John Fox, West Virginia Hand Blown Glas. = Numerous u1[ner items 0-2-2; Ed Reed, 1-2-4, TOTALS; 25-13 ,'--"-'-------------- 1] r---------'''''" ', '---- | DANCE 1 I TO THE COUNTRY SWING I 10 p m til 2 a m A'r Friday, Ma I .... u Wends Rogers and Amanda Otto,  u P= a  s ms am, a I of Canton, Ohio visited her mother, l IMP' U IM J U IP4 IL;II Ol Mrs. Goldie Siebert, Sunday. I ............... 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