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Sikeston freshmen fall to P.B.

Thursday, January 13, 2005

POPLAR BLUFF - The Sikeston ninth grade basketball teams slipped to 3-7 on the season with a 58-48 loss to Poplar Bluff in the Poplar Bluff Junior High Tournament on Wednesday.

Sikeston saw Dominique McCray, Sherwin Jones and Tommie Strong all score nine points but the team's 12-of-29 free throw shooting was too big an obstacle to overcome.

Sikeston will play Dexter at 6 p.m. tonight in the tournament.

Dexter 6 p.m.

"We lost by 10 but it was a much closer game -- we had to foul at the end and they hit their free throws," said Sikeston coach Chris Sarakas. "We played really hard. We battled hard and I think they realize now what it takes to compete with good teams."