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Sikeston teams sweep Bluff

Wednesday, December 18, 2002

POPLAR BLUFF - The Sikeston 8th and 9th grade basketball teams swept Poplar Bluff on Monday.

The 9th grade team won 43-33 while the 8th grade team held on to win 53-46.

Sikeston led throughout the freshman game, holding leads of 10-8 after one quarter and 26-19 at the half.

Trey Spence led Sikeston with 15 points. Kash Bratcher followed up with 11 points.

"Trey Spence had a spectacular dunk in the second quarter to really get us going," said freshmen coach Chris Sarakas. "Our team goal was to improve every game. We've been doing that and they have gotten some confidence from that."

In the 8th grade game, Sikeston led 15-12 after one quarter and 25-20 at the half. The Mules never could make a dent as the Bulldogs pulled away in the second half.

Sikeston was led by Julian Spencer's 18 points and Blake Taylor's 17 points. Joe Lincoln followed up with nine points.