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Page 4 -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder -- Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003 By Shaun Smith, Sports Reporter, 462-7309, Fax: 462-7300 TRICKETT GETS PUT BACK-Glenville State's Randall Trickett (No. 33) gets tough on the boards in the mix of green and white jerseys in the paint and puts the rock back in for two. This basket brought the Pioneers within 12 points, 37-49 with 12:38 remaining in the second half Tnckett scored four points, grabbed three rebounds, and totaled two assists for the game. (Staff photo by Shaun Smith, Sports Reporter). " (;/anvillaS ncent" " tate comes up short agamst St. Vi to _Y _" utes." ] 5 orts Reporter game P " " 11 The Pioneers were out-re- The Glenvdle State Pioneers Taylor was hacked at the 8: ~r~un.-t~,-J 4~-']h nncl ~,,t-~hnt ~'7- .......... came up short on last Tues.,Dec. mark, making the basket and free rcen' tto l . rcent 'or e 'ame. cr 16 against visiting St. Vincent throw to bring the Pioneers within LY -e,- 85 72 ten at 49 59 St. Vincent went 9-19 from be- w DENT FOR TWOI-Gilmer point guard Nick Dent lays in a floater against the Williamstown defense to extend the~eadf~~theTita~s~D~ntta~~ied15f~~thee~e~i~gintheTitap6~-49decisi~e~i~~~ry~(Sratrpn~wDy~~ve Senior Andrew Harding tallied Following a Harding basket,first half)" C Plt Corcoran 20 for the contest, and added four which brought the Pioneers witlain " ..... " ..... an .......... ii;iJii:.:i!??.i!;i .: i:i.i ....................... ....... " -ii :: ............ i.:: .:-ii... ..... :.iii iii. .iii.iiiii iii ......... steals and three assists, seven at with 7:29 left, St. Vincent 3 c Sngon thrne utar asng5a3 .1 Jonathan Burge scored 13, bounced back to go up ten, and we'....... .... Kenyon Jones added 12, and Glenville State couldn't close that """Lv" v-,v ,.,-v ,,., t rmnt l aymr 3 10 4 6 10, ,ii i:il i!ii Briant Taylor rounded out the ten-point gap which would haunt - - sp Pioneer top scorers with ten. the Pioneers til the Jerm ,ame .Higgmbotham 4-6 " " " 11 n bus /; LuKe t.Jloson U--O o; aria :: In the second half, the Pioneers St. Vincent Is an exce e t - ... ................ . :~ ~:::.~.....:::: ~: .......... : ... ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: :,:. ....... , .. :::::.::: ........ .................................. ' .................... .: .......... made many efforts to come back ketballteam," statedGlenv'dle head - - KanaaulncKettz-zu-uLa1A It') "/"l [a D,.~;,r,t'Oc'loIals'v~t"'_. th .......... : ........ e 'v to-tun, ,,.,. ne iiiii!'i! : .... wlthhttlespurts.Hardlngmadea coach Chad Hanklnson. Thy e ,-,_:k_.... , ...... ' ! layup and got fouled with 14:47 got All-American Tony Washam "' af ii: i:!iiii!i ./: ...... . ...... * remmnmg to bnng the Pmneerswho scored 36 against u . . cc ........ "'- .... ' .... " mer: Jones (7 rbs); Burge (4 Within lZ4 wz uluH t l.~tay wet. u~ ~.,tt- , _.. ........ i::::il/::i :: " " ' " " " "W asts); ann rllgglnbOtlmm (2 blKS); ! : . Then, Randall Tncketts re- swely, Hanklnson went on. e.^ ,r't.^D: ...... W:" bounding efforts got him a deuce just didn't rebound and our defense nmu n -, Jay m me annon ournament under the boards to bring GSC was poor, and that dug a hole for us .... ::ii within 12 with 12:38 left in the that lasted until the closin min- ,.,~. 29-30. I ( JUMP HOOK-Gilmercenter Seth Butler sinks a turn-around jump hook high above a Williamstown defender. Butler scored four points during the contest. (Staff photo by Dave Corcoran, St.) TOUGH TITAN OFFENSIVE-Gilmer st ninr looks to orchestrate the Titan offense in the second cluarter of action against visiting Clay County on Tues., Dec. 16. In the Titans' home-opener, their offense scored 30 points in the first quarter alone, holding the Panthers to only seven. (Staff photo by Shaun Smith, Sports Reporter). By Shaun Smith out any trouble, especially on defense. Fri., Dec. 19, taking them out 60-49. Sports Reporter In fact, one play brought back the The Titans had four in double fig- The Gilmer County Titans played Larry Bird steal from Isiah Thomas in , ures with even scoring: Nick Dent and up to their expectations on the basket- the 1987 Eastern Conference Finals. Jacob Lilly (15 each); Reale (14); ball court, playing a big week and Bird passed to Dennis Johnson (DJ) Ratliff (12); and Butler (4). remaining undefeated, and DJ layed it up and in for two all Gilmer Titan Stats: The Gilmer Titan basketball team within a period of only five seconds. Gilmer 87, Clay 42 played huge, destroying the Clay On a Clay out-of-bounds play under Clay 7 I 1 11 13 -- 42 County Panthers 87-42 in front of a the Titan basket, Dent made the Gilmer 30 18 30 9 -- 87 good home crowd on last Tues., Dec. inbounds interception and dished it Scoring:NickDent117-931,Jacob 16. off to Lilly, who scored the basket in Lilly 6 2-3 14, Anthony Reale 4 1-2 Posdngamiraculous30-7firstquar- an entire length ofgame clock time of 13, Seth Butler 5 0-0 lO, Richard terblowout, theTitanscameoutready just two seconds. This play put the Ratliff3 1-27, Aaron Bishop 1 0-03, to play from the beginning. Titans up 37-11 in the third with 4:34 Ben Huffman 1 1-3 3, Chris Ratliff 1 The Titansplayedwithgreatinten- remaining. 0-0 2, Jesse Darby 0 2-2 2, Chris sity behind a strong full court press The athletic Titans were on their Weaver 1 0-1 2. TOTALS: 33 14-22 that seemed to produce a steal on game Tuesday night, bothoffensNely 87; 3-point goals: Reale 4, Dent 2, almost every Panther attempt to cross and defensively. Bishop 1. half ~ourt. To sum it all up, Gilmer exectued Shooting 33-63 (52.4%); Rebounds Senior stand-out Nick Dent led all much better than Clay did, producing 40 (Butler 12, Lilly 7); Assists 17 Titan scorers with 31. Dent came up great passing and teamwork. (Reale 8, Dent 4); Steals (17 (Dent 6, with six steals aad four assists. Then, on Thurs., Dec. 18, the Ti- Reale 5); Turnovers: 12. SeniorsJacobLilly,AnthonyReale, tans traveled to Charleston to play Gilmer60, Wiiliamstown 49 andSethButlertallied 14, 13,andten, Huntington St. Joseph's in the Hoops Williamstown 12 8 15 14 -- 49 respectively, to complete four Titan Classic at the Charleston Civic Cen- Gilmer 14 13 I l 22 -- 60 double-figures scorers, ter, defeating St. Joseph. Scoring: Dent 15, Lilly 15, Reale The five Titans out in the game The Titans then hosted the No. 914, Ratliff 12, Butler 4 seemed to cover the entire floorwith- rivalWilliamstownYellowjacketsonSee Complete Stats in next week's edition! pllllillllilillllllllllllllli l I 1 1 1 1 i i Dec. 29-30 - Lady Titans @ Doddridge Tourney - 6:00 p.m. 1 1 *Dec. 29-30- Titans @ Mount Hope Tourney- TBA 1 l i I * Dec. 29-30- Pioneers @ Gannon Tourney- 8:00 p.m. I I I I = Jan 3-4 - Lady l 'oneers @ Ocean City, Md. Tourney - TBA i Presented by United National Bank for all those who love our local basketball teams/ Glenville State College Pioneers Dec. 29-30 Gannon Tournament ...... Away .......................... TBA GlenviUe State College Lady Pioneers -No Games Scheduled- Gilmer County High Lady Titans Dec. 29-30 @ Vanscoy Tournament .Away .......... 5:45/'7:30 p.m. Gilmer County High Titans Dec. 29-30 @ Mt. Hope Holiday Tourney vs. Stafford, Va. 5:45/ 7:30 p.m. Mini-Titans (Girls) "For Gilmer -No Games Scheduled- Mini-Titans (Boys) -No Games Scheduled- BasketballIS Mini.Lady Titans (Girls) Tradition --No Games Scheduled- Elementary -No Games Scheduled- (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 and cheer them on to victory by attending their games. In Gilmer County, you can 't find any more exciting entertainment.) Sponsored By: ! II I Illlllllll Ill l I RGINI