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4A--The Malakoff News, Thursday, Jan. 13, 1983 By BENNYROGERS later to account for the hosts' first Stumbling badly out of the staring quarter points. gate, the Malakoff Tigers dropped a 64- Picky Brown, a towering 6-foot-5 44 decision to the Westwood Panthers senior, scored easy buckets off rebounds in the closing seconds of the here Tuesday night in their final non- quarter to give the Panthers a 16-4 district tune-up. Coach Willie Wilson's crew, 9-10 with the loss, opens District 17AAA play Friday night in Rusk and will face Westwood again one week later in Malakoff as district play continues. Westwood, 12-4, begins loop play against Teague. The Panthers got off to a blazing 10-0 start before the Tigers answered the opening bell. It wasn't that the Tigers didn't have scoring opportunities, however, as the hosts blew four layups, three of which were uncontested, and missed wide open jumpers. Westwood's explosion out of the blocks was triggered by the outside shooting wizadry of Walter Sumuel. The 6-foot-1 senior showered the nets with towering jumpers from medium range. Sumuel scored six of his game total eight points in the opening minutes. Jerryl Jackson finally answered for the Tigers at the the 3:02 mark, racing the length of the floor with a stolen pass for a layup. Homer Turner followed with a layup off a 2-I break moments cushion. Brown led a balanced Panther scoring attack with 13 markers. W E..wrWOOD 64~MALAKOFF 44 WESTWOOD 16 13 16 19--64 MALAKOFF 4 16 8 16--44 WESTWOOD -- Grayht Crawford, 5-2-2-12; Rleky Brown, 6-I-2-13; Jeff Wilson, 3-0-1.6; Walter Sumuel, 44}-I-8; D.A. Reeves, 4-0-14; Zach Gibson, 3-0-24; Chris Rutledge~ ~1-4.~; Randy Wilson, 2-2-4-6; Louis Bayne, 0.0-I-0. Totals: 29-6-15-64. MALAKOFF -- Jerryl Jackson, 8-2-2-18; Carey Jackson, 2-6.3-4; Homer Turner, 4-04-8; Todd Shelton, 5.0-2-10; John Tanner, 0-1-3-I; Jeff Prentice, ~; Dan/el Blair, 0-3-0-3; Mike Riddle, 0-0-2-0. Totals: 19-6-16-44. Season Records: Westwocd 12-4. Malakoff 0-10, The Tigers started hiring on all 20 lead into the halftime dressing room. Westwood thoroughly blitzed the Tigers in the final two quarters. Keeping a clamp on Carey Jackson inside, which put the Malakoff scoring burden on the shoulders of Jerryl Jackson, Turner and Shelton outside, the Panthers kept the Tigers in an off balanced position. Leading 45-28 going into the final quarter, Westwood coach Carl Saxon, in his first year at the Palestine-based school Mter several successftfl seasons at Frankston, became liberal with his substitutions. Saxon's open bench rrelicy allowed all but one Panther to ak into the scoring colunm. Jerryl Jackson and Turner collected easy layups behind an uninspired Westwood defense in the final minutes. Daniel Blair and John Tanner also cylinders as the second quarter began, added free throws, but this one had Todd Shelton suddenly sizzled out front been decided in the opening minutes. as did Jackson from the corner, Jerryl Jackson led the Tigers in enabling the Tigers to begin the quarter scoring with 18 points. Shelton also hit with eight straight points to cut the in double-digits with 10 tallies. Turner Panther lead to 16-12 at the 5:50 sector, finished with eight. Brown and Sumue] connected from Joining Brown and Sumuel in the inside to stymie the Tiger surge, scoring for the Panthers was Grayin Following a Carey Jackson bucket for Crawford with 12 points. Also scoring the Tigers, the Panthers used Grayln for the Panthers were D. A. Reeves (8), Crawford and Jeff Wilson field goals to Zach Gibson (6), Jeff Wilson (6), Randy flntsh tlm pm'i lmKl zwry s Wi]Jm ud Zach Gll on (5). 1982-83 MALAKOFF TIGERS--The Tigers, holders of a e*| season r~ord, open Dlstrlet 17AAA play Friday might In Rusk. Varsity girls action starts at 6 p.m. Team members pictured are: Front row (I-to-r) JoJm Tanner, Daniel Blair, Mike Riddle, Jeff Prentice and manager Kevin Ktlman. Back row ( Jerryl Juckson, Todd ~ltelton, Carey Jackson, Homer Turner and Couch Willie Wilson. (Staff photo by Benny Rogers) TIGER JUNIOR VARSITY--The MHS Junior varsity boys will be in P, usk tmlffM {Yhm.mlsy) to take on tim Eagles at 7 p.m. Team members pictured are: Front row (I-to-r)Dewayne Looney, Chrk Norris, Joey Jamleson and Daren Scholfleld. Back row (i-to-r) Coach Jim Farreil. Brent 8tonovltch, Demds Fiowvn, Marry Wilmm, Redney Branch and manager Len Harris. (Staff photo by Benny Rogers) TIGER FReSH--The ninth grade Tigers are slated to battle Rusk hi Rink t4mll~t (Thursday) at S p.m. Team members pie- tured are: Front row (i-to-r) Freddy Yakueh, Ken B4mtle, Roy glatm, Jeff 0plvey and manager Lea Harris. Back row (14o, r) Cliff Nichols, John Costlow, Kyle $um merhill, Kervin JaeJuma and Robert Duron. (Staff photo by Benny Rogers) After the Tigers take on Rusk in Rusk Fairfield ventures here on Tuesday, boys' game, which will usually Friday night they'll return home for a January 25. around 7:30 p.m. three-game home stand. Teague is The Tigers and Tigerettes will play sheduled to pay a visit to Tiger Gym- on the same night at the same location MHS freshman and junior nasium Tuesday night, followed by until the final week of the season. Girls' teams will engage in action on Westwood the following Friday. action begins at 6 p.m. followed by the sday nights. CHALK IT UP---Tiger Todd Shelton carried it to the hoop against Cayuga lust week as Wildcat Donnie Sharp Shelton, who scored 12 points, made the layup, which was off a 3-1 fast break and the Tigers went on to win, open District 17AAA action Friday night in Rusk. (Staff photo by Benny Rogers) By BENNY ROGERS thia Riley six-foot jumper. At this point seven, 45-38, with 4:44 to go. The Malakoff Tigerettes opened the lead swip-swapped on a pair of narrowed the deficit by two District 17AAA warfare on a sour note Johnson freebies and another Hoyt later with a towering 15-foot here Friday night, dropping a 53-46 jumper, jumper. decision to Crockett's Lady Bulldogs. Hoyt's jumper at the .56 mark tied the At this point Malakoff's lack of The Tigerettes, 9-9 on the year, stum- score at 21-21, but the Lady Bulldogs cess on the boards cost the bled out of the starting gate, enabling took the lead for good in the final secon- dearly. The Lady Bulldogs the Lady 'Dogs to open to a 10-4 lead (is on two more Johnson free throws and tage of Malakoff's weakness in behind the baseline work of Delois a shot by the hot-handed player inside, area and lengthened their lead to, Johnson, who led all scorers with 20 Crockett carried a 25-21 lead into the with 3:03 remaining. Crockett was markers. Crockett's game plan in the halftime dressing room. to extend the lead even more in the early going was to work the ball inside Johnson continued to steal the show minutes as the Tigerettes were the Tigerettes' zone defense, but once in the third quarter's opening minutes, into a gamble situation on that failed the plan was to get the ball to firing in shots after shaking Yolanda which resulted in Crockett fast Johnson along the baseline. Jackson and Hoyt along the baseline. Michelle Killingsworth's hustle un- Johnson's buckets, along with the The Lady Bulldogs, now 4-9 derneath, which resulted in two Tigerettes' weak showing on the often- season, were led by Johnson's 20 buckets, and Mandy Rogers' two free sire boards, enabled the Lady Bulldogs but the remainder of the Crockett throws brought the host back within to move out to a 33-21 lead. up managed to make the striking range. Brenda Hoyt gave the Jackie Coleman finally answered for column. Riley tossed in Tigerettes their first lead with six ticks the Tigerettes at the 4:44 mark with a Emma McKnight and Shane left on the opening period clock, hitting 10-foot jumper. Coleman finished the both had six to lead the list of an eight-foot jumper to put the Tigeret- period with the hot hand, but Crockett Lady Bulldog scorers. tes on top, 13-12. still led by 10, 33-23, at quarter's end. Coleman's strong showing The Tigerettes opened the second Malakoff made one last attempt to second half was good enough period with a 6-2 scoring surge, but the climb back into the game as the final points, which led the Tigerettes. Lady'Dogs, afterleaving their man-to- period commenced. Buckets from finished with 10 and Hoyt had man defense for a cozy 2-3 one, charged Hoyt, Rogers, Coleman and Killingsworth added six to the hack to knot the score at 19-19 on a Cyn- Killingsworth pulled the hosts to within effort. e American heavyweight wrestling behavior and unusual garb, champion Kevin Von Erich will take on match skills with Cowboy the karate-skilled Oriental, Kabuki, in Irwin; and a tag team bout Athens on Jan. 15. round out the action. The Athens Optimist Club is spon, Advance tickets are soring the exhibition wrestling event to Bennett's Barber Shop on Flat be held at the Henderson County Junior Road; SP Barkley Co., 304 College women's gym. Mike Pulley Insurance, Also featured on the wrestling card Palestine; and First State are Kabuki's protege, The Dragon, Athens, 130E.Corsicana. battling popular A1 Madril of Los Ticket prices are $3. for Angeles, Callf.; 310-pound Bugsy admission and for ringside, MaGraw, known for his eccentric ring bought in advance or at the door. / KEVIN VON ERICH To wrestle Kabuki in Athens MGR. GARY HART, KABUKI Appearing at HCJC gym