Bill Swafford Coach
went on to Barbourville Rally Hands WiHiamsburg Third Loss By PAT O'CONNOR T h e W i H i a m s b u r g Yellowjackets blew a first period load in suffering their third defeat of the season at home Friday night by losing 58- 50 to the Barbourville Tigers. TheTigerswerefirsttogeton the score board but their defense was off as William- sburg's Steve Mars hit a field goal to make the score 9-2 in favor of the Yellowjackets with two minutes gone in the first period. s The second period started with the Tigers defense looking ragged at first but after a timeout halfway through the period, they started to apply pressure on the Yellowjackets and Williamsburg's lead narrowed to one point with 40 seconds left in the first half. The Tigers Vencil Phipps shot a field goal with 15 seconds left to put Barbourville in front 25-24. Through the third period and into the opening minutes of the fourth period, the game was a seesaw battle with each team trading one point leads during the' whole time. WiHiamsburg came out of the locker room ready to fight the Tigers back and they grabbed the opening jump ball. The Yellowjackets tried about five unsuccessful field goals when Steve Mars came to the line with a chance to give the Yellowjackets the lead. Mars failed to toss in either of his two free throws however Donnie McFarland dumped the ball in about ten seconds later to give WiHiamsburg a 26-25 edge. The Yellowjackets got behind with 3:52 remaining when the Tigers Dwight Pridemore threw in a long shot to put his team ahead 31-30. In the next few minutes the Tigers began having problems and WiHiamsburg showed a 38-37 edge when the fourth period got underway. Barbourville wasted no time in regaining the lead and hanging on to it for the victory. Phipps shot the Tigers second field goal of the period with a Dixon Connects Camp 18 his and 8 each. other Bird minute and a half gone to up the score 41-38. Both teams then turned over the ball several times before the Yellowjackets McFarland committed a foul against Cecil Johnson and left the game with four fouls. Glynn Smith entered the game for McFarland while Johnson added to the Tigers lead with two free throws. The Yellowjackets were on the' heels of the Tigers when a timeout was called with 5:24 left and the Tigers were ahead 43- 42. The Yellowjackets came back only to see the Tigers pull away with a 51-42 margin with less than four minutes left. A few minutes later the Tigers started slowing down and controlling the ball before the game ended 58-50. Coach Bill Swafford admitted his team started slow and their rebounding was poor. "Tim Throckmorton's 20 points for the evening's top scorer was an unexpected factor helping us win," Swafford said. The vic- tory leaves his Tigers with a 2-2 record. The other top marksman for the Tigers was Phipps with 18 points 1 and r for' : the Yellowjackets, Steve Mars sunk 15; points while Donnie Mc- Farland chipped in 14 points. The Tigers aim from the free throw line helped their winning margin. They made 8 out of 12 free throws while Williamsburg tossed in 6 out of 12 free throws. JOE DIXON (30) Corbin's elongated center scores Â» ficldtr on Â» lay-up against Evarts Friday night to push Corbin back into the lead they had lost a minute earlier. Alan Ford (30) ol Evarls stands by helplessly. 1 Â·%Â·Â· l%fl^ Moss Now 1-3, the Yellowjackets next home game is a few away when they will challenge Pine Knot. Williamsburg fg f t tp Donnie McFarland 6 2 14 Steve Mars 1 \ 15 Stanley Tunney 2 0 4 Alan Lay 5 0 10 TonyBledsoe 0 0 0 Junior Peace 1 3 5 Steve Farrow 0 0 0 -Glynn Smith 1 0 2 Totals 22 6 50 Barbourville fg ft tp Vencil Phipps David Burton 0 TimThrockmortonlO CecilJohnson 2 Ronald Early 2 'BertDadisson Totals 8 2 18 0 1 1 2 20 0 4 0 4 0 0 26 8 58 Finley Will Sue Kuhn CHICAGO (AP) - Charles Finley, the unpredictable of the world champion Oakland A's, is at it again. This tune Charlie 0. says going to -sue baseball Com? missioner'Bowie Kiihn because Kuhn fined Finley and placed him on probation for Firtley's actions during the recent Series. Finley has paid a total of 000 in fines including $5,000 the Mike Andrews case. GOOD REASONS MAKING A LONDON, K 1. Bring your tobacco to the 2. Come and see the best collection forjale^or trade in Southeastern BOB MULLINS FORD Used Tandem U-T 1000, 350, 250 Ford, Chevrolet, Dodge BOB MULLINS HAS NEW All Sizes For All - IF YOU NEED A TRUCK, BOB YOU - Come to Bob Mullins FORD South on U. S. 25 TRUCK BOB FORD, U. S.