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B Sundoy March 10, 1985 Lewisburg... Continued from Page 1 point of the Senators at halftime, 19.18. "We picked up the tempo in the second half and that was the difference," said Dorsey. The game remained close all the way, but the Senators were able to pull away long enough to secure a 35.29 victory. Adam I II East... Continued from Page 1 with four seconds left to give East a 35-29 lead at the break. The Red Devils came out hot in.the second half.They scored two quick baskets to cut the Spartan's lead to 35-33, and were in a position to fie the game when a Kevin Given steal and layup put the Spartans back by four. Things got hetlc for East later on in the quarter. Lead- ing 40-37, they had three shots at the basket and failed to score. After a Red Devil miss at the other end, the Spartans. got the ball back and called time out. Gunnoe put his team into a man to man defense after the time out, and the Spartans cruised to a 49.41 ad. vantage at the end of period three. Greenbrler faithful got a scare with only a few Seconds to go in the quarter, as Blmbo Colas was shaken up Mter a collision with an Oak Hilt playr, Eddie Dcoley came in briefly to replace COIls, who was back at the biHiinnlng of the final period. The Spartans began to pull away In the final quarter. A lumper by Blmbo Colas gave them a 55.46 lead with about slx minutes to play. Nell McClung Increased the lead to S/-46 wlth a pair of free Plve seconds and Colas then a steal and layup to give a 59.46 with five 15 seconds left. The Red Devils never got closer than 11 paints down that. A three-point play by Kevin Given gave the Spartans a 62- 48 leadwith four minutes to Criddle lead all Lewisburg scores with 11 points. In the tournament's semifinal round, the White Sulphur Indians rode the hot shooting of Maxwell Bostic and Brian Boggs to a 50-43 victory over Greenbrler. Greenbrler, which came into the game with a 10-7 record, appeared to be out of the Ib play, and from there it'was a free.throw shooting contest. Given almost single.handidly did the Red Devils in late in the game, as he hit nine of nine from the line in the fourth quarter alone. The senior cap- pad a great game with a be- hind the back pass to his brother Eamon for the game's final basket. The Spartan's won the game at the foul line, hitting 26 of 31 for the game. They shot 47 percent from the field, and outrebounded the Red Devils, 27-22. They got solid perfor- mances from Eamon Given and David Johnson, who had 10 points each. Nell McClung had a cold night shooting, but was a force on the boards, as he grabbed nine rebounds. He finished with seven Doints. Coach Gunnoe's main con- cern defensively was stop. ping the Red Devils inside game. The Spartans did this extremely well, in both their 1-2.2 and man to man de- fenses. The Bulk of Oak Hill's scoring came from outside, from Woodson, Shelton, and Steve Calloway. Next up for the Spartans is the winner of the Woodrow Wilson Mt. View game [un. known at press time). The regional tournament contest will be held next Friday at Beckley's Raleigh Conty Armory. I Bucks win title The Oreanbrler County 4-H Club basketball champion. ship was held Mooday night at L.ewisburg intermediate School. The Bucks prevailed over the Bullets, 414kl in the title game. (Upper left), The Buck's, 1985 irienbrler County 4-H champions, kneeling, left to right: Chris WUfong, Jaycob Cayanus, Jason Dolan, Kevln Ingles. Standing, lift to right: BrIM Criddle, Richia Brown, Joe Sizernore, Trey Ikner, David Johnson. Back row, left to right: Coaches David Austin and Jim Houchins. (Upper right) League pres- Ident, Glen Allen McClung prepares to award the win- nets. (Lower left) The Buck's Brott Crlddle shows good form on a free throw. 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The Bull Dogs trailed, 27-14, midway through the second quarter, but cut the deficit to 29-21 at halftime. Once again the Green Devils tried to put Greenbrier away, as they built a 36-23 lead early In the third quarter. And once again the Bull Dogs came back, this time behind David Canterbury and Geba Stone, to cut White Sulphur's lead to 36-31 at the end. of three quarters. Leading 38-33 with five minutes to go in the game, the Green Devils went into a delay game. The Bull Dogs forced a turnover to cut the lead to 38-35, but that was as close as they got all night. Greenbrler was forced to foul the Devils to stop the clock, and White Sulphur's players calmly sank free throw after free throw-to I)ut the game away. Maxwell Bostic led White Sulphur with 24 points, and Brian Boggs Canterbury, who scored 10 points each. The win raised V Suiphur's record to 14-3, they finished on the year. In the tournament's other semifl Lewisburg got 12 points each from J Haynes and Adam Criddle to defeat Alderson Indians 56-35. The Indians prised the heavily favored Senators by IU ing out to a 7-0 lead early in thecontest. erson's hot hands turned cold, however, by the end of the first quarter, Lewid had taken a 14-10 lead. The Senators continued to pour it on If second quarter, as they used a 2.2.1 trll cruise to a 25-13 halftime lead. The Sentt got their running game into high gear in third quarter, and had decided the isso the end of thethird quarter, as they led 4&l Alderson was led by Dee Clement, wh~ in 15 points, and Richie Cole, who tell nine. ! 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