chilliothe tribune 3 march 1981 article
the Kenny Russell two or trapping off Polo to a a 32-14 to 32-18 the 4:49 in a period Then and a third and offen- , WEIIINCTON BOYS ADVANCE 6-3 senior center David Finkemeier ripped the nets for 29 points and crashed the boards for 16 rebounds the Wellington Tigers 54-45 victory over the Gallatin Bulldogs in the 1-A State Sectional boys game. Gallatin, playing a long spell without the services their tallest player, 6-5 Ray Bashford (it's only player over 5-11), who sat out with four fouls most of and all of the third quarter, were just overcome by and strength. Finkemeier turned in a 10-point production in the third period to turn a six point lead into a 12-point for the Tigers. Wellington took advantage of an 0-5 performance from the charity stripe by Gallatin and hit 12 of 17 throws in the first half. Gallatin came within two points, 22-20 with 2:36 in the half on a bucket by Charles Parrish, but a six point deficit at the half. Three straight buckets by Wellington gave the Tigers a 36-26 lead at 5:39 mark of the third that spurt and the work of 6-3 Finkemeier seemed Wellington in command. Gallatin sliced the margin to seven with 16 seconds left in the third quarter on basket by Mark Tague. And the Bulldogs came within seven again with left in the game on a bucket by Tague, and then within six with 59 seconds left on a basket by Tague. led Gallatin, which closed at 18-11, with points. Troy Hacker added 12 and Parrish 10 for the Bulldogs.