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The Trinidad Trojans The Trojans, 4-0 in first round play, the District 43A first round finished two games ahead of Mildred, here Friday night with a 37-30 Coolidge and Dawson. Wortham of the Mildred Eagles. finished in the cellar with a 0-4 ledger. SON went in for a lay-up in the Tigerettes 51-43 loss to the Fairfield team. (Staff photo by Lori Callaway ) By BENNY ROGERS Malakoff News Sports Writer Malakoff Tigerettes fell upon again last week as Coach r's cagers dropped two 18AAA road games. Lady Lions, a 39-37 winner ks in the district's first the Tigerettes 56-49 last Westwood, who is currently the district lead, Tigerettes their worst season, 75-28, on Thur- Davis led all Tigerette scorers with 15 points. Barren was close behind with 12 and Karen Jackson had eight. WESTWOOD 75 - TIGERETTES 28 The Lady Panthers burst from the starting gate and never let up as they raced to their 20th win a~ainst five defeats. Westwood led 18-10 at the end of the first quarter and 39-12 at the inter- mission. Bobble Brown, whose 16 tallies led all scorers, poured in the majority of Westwood's markers during the scoring spurt. -TIGERETTES49 Continuing their rude treatment of Lady Lions broke open a close the visiting Tigerettes, Westwood kept the second half, taking advan- its scoring exhibition intact and out- Tigerette errors, to claim the scored the Tigerettes 36-16 in the final half. Barren and Marilyn Davis Davis' nine points led the Tigerettes. the nylons in the first half; Jackson with six points, Julie Sneed the Tigerettes to within and Brenda Hoyt with four each, Lisa distance, 23-21, at the half. Woolverton with two and Michelle who pacedTeaguewith 14 Killingsworth's two rounded out the accounted for the Teague lead Tigerette scoring effort. home a jump shot inCalifornia is home to more armed Lnlng seconds of the half. .. way through the third forces veterans -- 3.3 million -- than any r period other state. New York trails with 2.5 2 turnovers coupled with a million veterans, while Pennsylvania, 4 o,rmg slump enabled the Lady Texas, Illinois and Ohio, in that order, s take control. Teague led 38-32 have between 1.5 million and 1.7 million 1 into the final quarter, veterans each. 2 0 0 "'d dJ i High o Pllll a U]tor 0 5 l" th C lidg " " + s wins w: oo e 2 ': 3 0 IDAD. In Junior High action here Rena Polk's six and Tina Linker's two 0 2 the Trinidad cagers mana ed a 03 Viththeir Coolidge counterp grts, rounded out the list of Trinidad scorers. 0 t,arry Cumby's boys handed 1 a, 28-.22 setback while Coach 5 oSO.m s glrls dropped a close 22-20 boys' game Brent Hiler turned performance, hitting Other scorers were Michael Stacy Boyd with n with one. rpe's 12 tallies led the in the loss to Coolidge. Correspondence Course JESTlu',NA"'' Where did the ex, little bird told me ANSP, ER: Please read 10:20. This is just one, the interesting are found in the Bible. you Would benefit from a of this great receive an eight e qor Bible correspon- Study in the privacy your own home at your own Reg. $69.95 Second round action was scheduled to get underway Tuesday night as the Trojans took on Coolidge. The Trojans continue 43A warfare tomorrow night, hosting the Wortham Bulldogs. Mildred's Ronnie Wigley and Steve Weaver propelled the Eagles into an 8-6 lead at the end of the first quarter. Glenn Boyd, who led all scorers with 21 tallies, ignited the Trojans into a furious comeback t at saw them take the lead midway through the secon.d period. The Trojans held a 17-16 cushion at the half. After a defensive battle in the third quarter, in which both teams managed By ClllP SOUZA Malakoff News Sports Writer PALESTINE--The Malakoff Tigers continued to roll their black and gold express toward their first district championship in a decade. Trailing by two points entering the final period, the Tigers reeled off 21 fourth quarter tallies to take a 53-44 win over Palestine Westwood here Feb. 6. The Tigers, one of the hottest teams in East Texas, added the eighth car to their consecutive victory train and grabbed at least a tie for the first half championship in district 18AAA with a 4-0 record. The Tigers played host to Fairfield Tuesday night and a victory would give them the out-right first half title. Junior post Richard Blair, who has averaged 22.1 points per game in 18AAA play and scored 38 in the Teague contest, again turned in a brilliant per- formance with 22 points. Russell Tar- ver also topped the 20 point mark for the second game in a row with 21 points on the night. The Tigers, winners of an early season 59-44 win over these same Pan- thers, trailed in this one almost the en- tire game. With the Panthers ahead 33-32, Tar- ver knocked in a 10-foot jump shot that set off a game winning 10 point Tiger spurt and gave them a 42-33 lead with 3: 36 left to play. The Panthers refused to die, however. Dwight Hutchinson got a bucket, while Elvin Crawford added two to cut the Tiger lead to 49-42 with 2" 40 remaining to be played. Neither team could hit on several trips down the floor until the 1:09 mark when Panther Walter Samuel worked in for a lay-up to cut the lead to 49-44. Blair got an inside lay-t p with 0:59 left and Tarver got a steal and ham- mered home an eight footer two secon- ds later on a stolen inbound pass to finalize a 53-44 Tiger win. After falling behind early 6-2, the Panthers came back behind Graylin Crawford's six points to take a 10--8 lead after one quarter of play. The Panthers continued to hang on to their lead in the second quarter. Samuel and Hutchinson sacred four points each, while Blair tallied seven for the Tigers that left them trailing at the half 25-22. The Tiger offense remained cold in the third period, scoring only 10 points. But where the offense lacked, the defense more than made up for it with aggressive play as they limited the Panthers to just eight points to enter the final period trailing 33-32 when the winning spree began. Tile BOX MALAKOFF PLAYER FG FT PF TP Howard Driver ............ 1 0 l 2 Jerry Graves ............. 2 0 1 4 Richard Blair ............. 9 4 3 22 Carey Jackson ............ 1 0 1 2 Russell Tarver ............ 9 3 1 21 Danny Driver ............. 0 2 0 2 TOTALS ................. 22 9 8 53 WESTWOOD PLAYER FG FT , PF TP Elvin Crawford ........... 2 4 0 4 Graylin Crawford ......... 7 2 3 16 Ray Rabindrew ........... I 0 0 2 Walter Samuel ............ S 0 l 12 Dwight Hutchinson ........ 2 2 3 S Woven wicker in natural and walnut colors. Also available in white colors Reg. $74.95 FURNITUREI110 W. CORSIcANAIATHENS1675-5183 The Malakoff News, Thursday, Feb. 12, 1981--5A only two buckets apiece, Trinidad took complete control in the final period. Brad Elsom aided Boyd in the scoring and rebounding departments and the Trojans raced to the seven-point win. In the varsity girls' contest Mildred jumped to an early lead and went into a stalling offense in their 29-15 win over the Lady Trojans. Darlene Townley's 17 points topped the Eaglettes' scoring, while Louise Hornbuckle paced the Lady Trojans in the losing cause with five tallies. Mildred also captured a win in the JV boys' game, whipping the Trojans 38-19. T|IE BOX TRINIDAD PLAYER FG FT PF Glenn Boyd ............... 7 7 2 Charles Coleman .......... o 1 3 Vincent Norris ............ | 1 2 Kyle Floyd ................ 1 2 3 Brad Elsom ............... 4 0 2 TO.TAI.S ................. 13 II 12 Mn,DRFI) PLAYER FG FT PF TP Steve Weaver ............. 5 0 4 10 Ronnie Wigley ............ 4 4 3 12 Quintin Carver ............ 2 I 2 5 TP Chuck Harrison ........... 0 0 3 0 21 I Allen Guery ............... 1 0 5 2 3 Jay Coker ................. 0 1 2 1 4 Paul Asby ................ 0 0 I 0 8 Allen Townley ............ 0 0 l 0 37 Score By Quarters Trinidad .......... 6 11 4 IS -37 Mildred ........... 8 8 4 10 -30 Edwin Arthur ............. 2 0 I 4 TOTALS ................. 20 8 8 44 Score By Quarters Malakoff .............. 8 14 10 21-53 Westwood ............. 10 15 8 11-44 Lady Trojans lose bout with Bulldogs TRINIDAD - The winless Trinidad Lady Trojans watched another deter- mined and impressive effort go by the wayside here Tuesday night as the Dawson Lady Bulldogs got a jump shot to fall in the waning seconds, lifting them to a 37-35 win over the Trinidad ferns. Trailing by four, 29-25, as the final stanza began the Lady Trojans com- menced a rally to overtake Dawson. With 5:17 left in the game Louise Hor- nbuckle slipped through the Dawson defense and sank an easy layup to cut the Lady 'Dogs' lead to 33-31. Minutes later Amy Rounsavail knocked home a long range effort to pull the Lady Trojans even with the Dawson cagers, 33-33. Dawson wasted little time and re-took the lead on a medium range set shot at the 1:55 mark. Thirty-one seconds later Lori Tidmore put the score at 35-35 with a long set shot. The Lady Bulldogs elected to kill the remaining 1:20 and play for the final shot. With just under one minute remaining a poor Dawson pass glanced off another Lady Bulldog and rolled into the backcourt area for an apparant + backcourt violation. The officials, however, failed to call the infraction and Dawson retained possession. Dawson made the most of the break and swished the net from long range with 10 seconds left to take a 37-35 lead. The Lady Trojans attempted to get one last shot but it was to no avail as they had been denied victory once again despite a brilliant effort. In the Junior Varsity boys' contest Trinidad came away a 25-22 winner. Derek Jackson led the Trojans with eight markers. Other scorers were Tim Polk with six, Anthony Livingston with four,James Boyd with three and Jerry Stanfield and Greg King with two apiece. MARILYN DAVIS went up for a jump shot against the l.'airfield Eaglettes Mon- day night in a hard fought hattie at Tiger Stadium. The 'rigerettes will end their season this week. (Staff photo by I,ori Callaway For All Your 24 Hours A Day Needs Cole 675-5771 Athens .............. 7 Days A Week We 312 Underwood Street Athens, Texas install and service complete gas systems * Sell or Lease Propane Tanks * I Get the convenience of checking and the earnings of savings... with Continentars Check Plus. 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