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U--The IVlulakoff News, Thursday, Dec. 3, lggl Congratulations All District Tigers l ennY Rgers Area high school basketball en thusiasts ~re in for a weekend full of ac- tion as two local tournaments are on tap, beginning tonight (Thursday) and running through Saturday night. The Tigers and Tigerettes, along with the boys and girls teams from Trinidad and Cross Roads, are set to open the 1981-82 tournament portion of their schedules in the invitational meets. The Tigers and Tigerettes will compete in the Cayuga Tournament, while the Trinidad and Cross Roads cagers will hattie in the tourney in Trinidad. Action in the Trinidad meet opened this morning at 11 a.m. and continues through the championship games set for 7 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday night. Joining the teams from Trinidad and Cross Roads in the three day Trinidad get together are Eustace, Calvert, Athens JV, Martins Mill, Ferris JV, Wills Point JV and the United Presbyterian Home. Trinidad's Lady Trojans open the local portion of the Trinidad meet, playing Martins Mill at 4:40 this after- noon. The Trojans follow the girls to the floor at 6:05, also against Martins Mill. The Cross Roads girls and boys con- clude the first day of play, playing the junior varsities from Ferrls at 7:30 and 8:55 respectively. As the Tigers of Coach Willie Wilson, 3-0 on the year, head into the tourney at Cayuga they will be out to better last year's third place finish. The Tigers opened play against District 18AAA foe, Rusk, at 11:30 this morning. Depending on the outcome they will meet either Elkhart or Frankston. A victory over Rusk would set the local cagers for a 5:30 tilt Friday evening. A loss and it's come hack and play again at 11:30 Friday morning. The boys' championship game is set for 8:30 Saturday night. Other first round games in the boys' bracket finds Westwood battling the Kerens Bobcats and Neches meeting host Cayuga. Kerens was the team to down the Tigers last year in the semi- final round of the tourney. The Tigers went on to defeat Westwood for third place. Coach Jack Kiser's Tigerettes, 1-3, ~layed the tourney's inaugural tilt, The time is right! See us about planning your ski vacation soon. We'll make all the arrangments. -- CALL -- 108 S. Pinkerton Athens, TX 75751 675.8892 1-800-492-9548 II Top Tiger Tncklm Player TKklos meeting Rusk at lilly Whltole/ ........................... 105 Roe Denis .............................. 112 10 this morning. The JoaCmmpmM............................71 Tigerettea will meet either Frankston Ran Slm,l. ............................ 64 or the Palestine jayvees in second Vlc ghtlend ............................ 52 round action. Jams nansen ........................... 41 Tom Byen ............................... 35 A win over Rusk would place theRoyGIover .............................. 33 Tigerettes for a 4 p.m. Friday date, KdeKilmn ............................. 31 while a loss would force the Tigerettes EIm~ R~ ............................. 30 into a 10 a.m. Friday game. The girls' CaM JKlem ........................... N finals is set for 7 Saturday night. Also Tim Mattl,l~ ........................... 2! entered in the tournament are West- JanmJ~aea ........................... 211 wood, Kerens, Neches and Cayuga. ~d ~d .......................... 21 Cleat Ciements ........................... 16 STILL MORE STATS Den Nomoud ............................ 15 Senior nose guard/linehacker Billy ScoftCtondonnlq ........................ II Whiteley pulled away from the pack in THIS 'N THAT the final two weeks of play to capture Congratulations are in order for the the Tigers' top tackler championship. 15 Tigers gaining recognition on the During the season, which saw the District 18AAA elite team...From the Tigers turn in a 7-3 worksheet, Whiteley my what a year's difference makes was credited with hauling opposing department: Last year Houston Oiler runners to the turf 105 times. Senior fans' cars donned "Luv Ya Blue" bum- linebacker Ran Denis took second place per stickers. This year it's "Tolerate honors with 82 stops. The complete Ya Blue"...,.By the way, Texas beat tackle scoreboard: Texas A&M 21-13 .... By BENNY ROGERS Over the past six years, Malakoff mentor Willie Wilson has been able to count his wins over the Frankston In- dians on two fingers. Wilson was finally able to add another finger to that total here Monday night as his Malakoff Tigers raced to a 54-47 victory behind the double-digit performances of Russell Tarver, Richard Blair and Care), Jackson. Tarver's 14 tallies, Blair's 12 and Jackson's 10 coupled with the inside play of John McCaln, Blair and Jackson on Frankston's 6-foot-6 Mike Hatton enabled the Tigers to snap the Indians' domination. Despite the Tigers' defensive tactics on the talented giant, Hatton still Joe Garagioia always had trouble hitting, but especially against Warren Span. Joe says, "Warren used to send a limousine to my hotel Just to make sure I'd make it to the ballpark. "This guy would get out and yell real " loud, 'Mr.' Spelm's car is here for Mr. Garag/oia'." inside magic. Following back-to-back Hatton buckets, which moved the score to a 8-6 reading, the Tigers began to exchange two-pointers with Hatton until Hatton managed consecuUve shots with just over two minutes left in the opening period. Hatton's pair of two's evened the score at 12-12. Clements knocked in a 15-footer with 1:13 to go and Davis Paris added a freebie for the Indians to move the score to 14-13 at the end of the period. i~!~ ..... . WHO GOT THE REBOUND? Cross Roads Bobcats and Trinidad Trojans all try for the rebound in this shot taken m played by the two teams last week. The Bobcats edged the Trojans by a score of 45-31. Bobcats pictured are Zabe James (42), Dewaine Cain (14) and Jerry Logan (24). Trojans pictured are Kyle Floyd (II), Derek JacksOn Elsom (45) and also Alan Livingston. (Staff photo by Stacy Dunacusky) assaulted the nylons for 20 points. But and Paris converted steals under the the play of the Tigers' towering Indian goal into baskets to rocket the trio--McCain (6'4"), Blair and Jackson Indians into a 19-14 lead. The Indians (both 6'3")--on the boards against continued to cling to the five-point lead Hatton off set the Frankston senior's until Tarver, from 15 feet out, and scoring effort. Blair, from inside, caught fire. After an" early 2-2 tie, the Tigers Jackson tipped in a misfired Tarver moved into a quick 8-2 lead on the jumper with 3:23 to go in the balf to put strength of their inside game. Jackson the Tigers on top, 24-23. The Tigers and Blair were the recipients of would never trail again as Hatton precision passes from Cllnt Clements picked up his third foul and left the and Tarver for the easy shots from contest for the duration of the half. underneath. Hatton quickly brought the The Tigers took advantage of the big Tribe hack with his own display of man's absence and outscoring the Indians 8-2 in the final minutes of the half. McCain and Blair peppered in shots from inside eight feet to give the hosts a 32-25 halftime cushion. Hatton returned as the third quarter commenced, but so did the shooting touch of Tarver, who brought 951 career points into the contest. Tarver pumped in a running 13-footer, followed by a 17- footer baseline line jumper to enable the Tigers to open a 38-27 lead. Reserve guard Homer Turner came off the Tiger bench midway through the period and proceeded to fire in a pair of l~footers to extend the Tigers into their biggest lead of the contest, 42-30, with Frankston's pressure defense began to pay dividends as the second quarter began when Kenny Brannon, Joe Davis IT'S MY BALL! Lady Trojan Penny Johnston (23) gets set for the rebound during the game between the Trinidad girls and the Lady Cats of Cross Roads played last week. Other Lady Trojans pictured are Louise Hornbuckle (33), Tami Riley (31), Kristl Jones (45) and Vlekl Bell ($5). Lady Cats pictured are Robin Chandler (34), Lorl Barnett (14), Lena Herren (24) and Connie McKinnerney (20). (Staff photo by Stacy Dunacasky) U By STEVE BRIGANCE Athens Tex TRINIDAD -- The Trinidad Trojans in scoring which sparked a rally by the ' " have a 2-0 start this season after their Trojans in the flnalperiod. victory here Monday night over the This scoring blitz by the Trojans, who Eustace BuLldogs, 86-40, in a non- held the Dogs to only three field goals, district game. began with a jumper by Jimmy Carter. Trinidad was led in scoring by Tim This was soon followed by a score by Polk with 16 points and Kyle Floyd Livingston, two freebies by Polk and a layup by Floyd. Eustace's Tony Jordan answered this with a bucket with 4:43 on the clock. Seconds later, Tommy Kirk sunk one to make the score, 42-38. The Trojan defense got tough after that and Allowed the Bulldogs to score only once more before the end of the game. Trinidad will travel to Cross Roads tonight to face the Bobcats, while the Bulldogs wKl host Fruitvale. contributed 14. Alan Livingston chalked up 10 points for the night. Donald Cope led the Bulldog attack with 19 points. The game started slowly as Trinidad was held to only three field goals and the Bulldogs were allowed seven points in the first period. The Trojans reeled off 18 points in the second stanza, though, to give them a 24-19 advantage at halftirne. 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God ~ ua time and tim oppmtunlty to mpare, to have our lAMES I. STRINGER ~ doltwed to him untarnished. It is only through cmpkto obedience, end . Minister tetthtullnm that we can be justified, The word of God His us that thin is ne Ph. 469-11'18 wey to have our souls puflflnd without ebeyiq the TRUTH (1 Pet, 1:22-25). HOW ARE YOU HANOUNG YOUR SOUL? if you have tried mr/thing else end ,have |ailed, why net tq o#~rinl Come worship with us at the Makkofl church of Christ, Going out of business For Sale Service Station & Garage Inventory & Equipment 3:44 left in the quarter. Blair and more patientwith Jackson closed the period with markers Indians' hurried following shots from Hatton and Davis floor would not fall. The to give the Tigers a 46-34 lead going in the clash with five the final chapter, finalize the 54-47 final. The Indians cut the deficit to eight as The Tigers and Paris and Hatton hammered in eight- rematch in Frankston on footers. Tarver and Blair thwarted the up for the Tigers is a comeback attempt, knocking in shots to tonight. Frankston resumeS move the lead back to 12. home date against NecheS. Scoring production fell off in the varsity teams will be in waning minutes as the Tigers became the boys' games. TIGER SEASON STATISTICS (After 3 Games) Total Season Field Free Player Points Averap Goals Throws R. Terver (3) 51 17.0 25 1 R. Blair (3) 38 12.6 18 2 C. Jackson (3) 25 8.3 12 J J. McCain {3) 22 7.3 II 0 C. Clements (3) 18 6.0 7 4 H. Turner (3) 8 2.6 4 0 Je. Jacksou (3) ~ 2.0 3 0 J. Jackson (1) 0 0.0 0 0 T. Thomas (1} 0 0.0 0 0 TOTALS 168 56.0 80 8 OPPS. TOTALS 149 46.3 61 27 (Games Played In Parenthesis) TIGERETTE SEASON STATISTICS (After 4 Games) Total Season Field Free Player Points Averap Goals Throws na. Davis (4) 82 20.5 35 12 J. Cdoman (4) 34 8.5 14 6 e. Hoyt (4) 20 5.0 6 8 M. Ki/linlPwerth (4] l 7 4.2 4 9 M. ROllers (4} 15 3.7 7 1 J. Maligns (4) lO 2.5 4 2 M. ~hlock (2) 2 1.0 1 0 B. 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