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THURSDAY, .JY 5, 2012 THE SEBREE BANNER PAGg Sv.VgN Trojans Fall In Championship Tilt Warren Sutton was the leading scorer for Lyon County with 18 points. Jericho Wilkerson and Jordan Gary added 14 points and 10 points, re, spectively, for the Lyons. In the first of two games last Wednesday, the Tro- jans raced past Todd County Central, 80-51. Webster County jumped out to a 25-10 lead after one period. Todd County cut into their deficit in the second period with a 20-15 scoring edge. The Trojans took a 40-30 lead to the half. Webster County out- scored the Revels 18-11 in the third period to push their lead back to 17 points entering the fourth quarter. The Trojans ran off a 22-10 edge in the fourth period to claim the 80-51 win. Webster County con- nected on 28 field goals, four shots from three point range, and 12 free tosses. Todd County hit 14 fielders, five treys, and eight free throws. A balanced Webster County offense was topped by Scott and Baxter with 17 points and 16 points, respectively. Landon Harting added 11 points, and Putman scored eight points. Major finished with seven points, Jason Hook had six points, and Madison Melton scored five points. Turner had four points, and Boswell, Logan Prow, and Jeremy Garrett finished with two points each. Bryan Stewart was the The Webster County Trojans hosted the Web- ster County Hohday Clas- sic last week, posting three wins in four games. The Trojans picked up wins over Lyon County, Todd County Central, and Lone Oak before taking a tough loss to Greenwood in the tournament cham- pionship game. Webster County opened play in the tournament last Tuesday again'st Lyon County and came away with a solid 78-68 win. The Trojans posted a 24- 19 lead after one quarter and extended that cushion to 43-32 at the half. Webster County out- scored the Lyons 15-11 in the third period and car- ried a 58-43 advantage into the final stanza. Lyon County posted a 25-20 scoring edge in the fourth quarter, but the Trojans came away with the 78-68 victory. Webster County's scor- ing came on 23 field goals, five shots from the three point arc, and 17 free throws. Lyon County canned 10 fielders, 12 treys, and 12 charity shots. Jacob Scott paced the Webster County of- fense with a game-high 33 points. Blake Major tacked on 14 points, and Jalen Baxter scored 12 points. Clay Putman fin- ished with nine points, and Taylor Turner and Dan Boswell scored four points each. Kyle Hayes completed the scoring with two points. Scott was the lead- ing scorer for the Trojans with 11 points. Turner and Major tacked on nine points each, and Baxter and Boswell finished with six points apiece. Putman completed the scoring with three points. Wes Johnson and Will Conley topped the Green- wood scoring with 11 points each. Bahic added 10 markers for the Gators. Webster County does not return to action until to- morrow night (Friday when they host Union County. On Saturday, the Trojans are on the road at Hopkins Central, and next Tuesday, Webster County will travel to Crittenden County. The Trojans carry a 7-6 season record into tomor- row night's action. Umpires Needed In Second Region The Second Region Umpire's Association is looking for persons who are interested in umpiring high school baseball games this spring. Umpires can call as many days a week as they wish or as few as your schedule will allow, according to as- signing secretary Matt Bell. Prospective umpires must pass the KHSAA umpire's test with a 70 and join the local association. The sec- ond region association is responsible for 15 schools and works freshmen, junior varsity and varsity contests. For more information, contact Matt Bell at matt. or call 270-871-6956. WEBSTER COUNTY'S TAYLOR Turner worked to get up a short against several Lyon County defend- ers in this holiday tournament action. top scorer for Todd County with 12 points. In their second game on Wednesday, the Trojans picked up a 66-41 win over Lone Oak. Again, the Trojans got off to a quick start and enjoyed a 16-5 lead at the first stop. A 14-11 run in the second quarter pushed the Trojans to a 30-16 lead at the half. Webster County out- scored the Purples 15-11 in 'the third quarter and added a 21-12 run in the final stanza to take the 25 point decision. The Trojans hit 23 field goals, three treys, and 11 free throws. Lone Oak made nine field goals and five three point baskets. The Purples had eight charity shots. Scott was the top scorer for the Trojans with .15 points. Turner added 10 points, and Major scored nine points. Putman and Boswell tossed in eight points each, and Hart- ing scored six points. J. D. Newton and Baxter finished with four points apiece, and Hook scored two points. Kam Chumbler was the leading scorer for Lone Oak with 14 points. Zach McKinney added 10 mark- ers for the Purples. The first three wins sent the Trojans into the championship game against Greenwood, who also entered the title tilt on the strength of three victories. The Gators were able to post a tough 47-44 win when a last second shot by the Trojans fell off the rim. The teams played on nearly even terms throughout the first half. Webster County held a slim 16-14 lead at the end of the first period, but a sluggish second stanza put them down at the half. Greenwood posted a 10-3 scoring edge in the second quarter, and the Gators carried a 24-19 advantage to the half. Greenwood opened a quick eight point lead early in the third quarter, but the Trojans rallied, outscoring Greenwood 12-9 in the period to cut their deficit to 33-31 as the fourth quarter began. Webster County took a lead late in the period, but consecutive three point baskets by Greenwood's Deni Bahlc proved to be the difference. The Gators outscored the Trojans 14- 13 in the fourth period. A thre point try by Webster County's Putman was just off the mark, and the Gators came away with the 47-44 decision. CLAY PUTMAN GOT off a shot in this first quarter action last Tuesday against Lyon County. The Tro- jans won three of four games in last week's holiday tournament. WEBSTER COUNTY'S JACOB Scott scored against Lyon County in the above picture. In the photo at the right, Trojans Clay Putman, I I, J.alen Baxter, S, and Blake Major, 23, zero in on a Lyon County player try- ing to get the ball up the floor.