Duncanville Falls Short in 67-78 Loss to DeSoto

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For two quarters Duncanville topped DeSoto, but it was the second and third that put the Panthers in a hole of which they could not climb out.

After the first period Duncanville led 18-14 and going into the final quarter Duncanville trailed 42-57. Duncanville pulled out all the stops and tried to amount a comeback, but fell 11 points short.

The leading scorer for the game was Duncanville’s Jakobi Pearson wth 23 points. Peearson was the only Panther in double digits.

Roderick Mason scored 19 points for the Eagles, followed by Jairus Roberson and Xavier Ball with 17 points each, and Feron Hunt with 11 points to lead the Eagles to victory.

With only two games left in the regular season, Duncanville will host Irving MacArthur tonight at 7:30 at Sandra Meadows Arena, and then they will travel to Grand Prairie to take on the Gophers next Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Grand Prairie High School.

Cedar Hill, Duncanville, DeSoto, and South Grand Prairie sit firmly in playoff position. With only two games remaining, the fourth place Warriors hold a three game lead over the closest team, Irving MacArthur.

  1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Duncanville 18 11 13 25 67
DeSoto 14 23 20 21 78

Boxscore

Duncanville

# Name Rebounds Steals Blocks Points
0 Terrell Hervey 1 1
1 Tyler Watkins 2 2 8
2 Dexter Johnson 4 2 6
3 Jakobi Pearson 4 2 23
4 Miles McDougal 4
10 Douglass Merida 2
11 Ahmad Caldwell 5 5
12 Erik Talton 1 7
20 Steven Quinn 1 1 1 6
21 Gerald Bowie
23 Clarence Taylor
24 Jordan Masenburge 1 3
32 Chris Davis 2 2
34 Antonio Spencer
Total 19 9 1 67

DeSoto Eagles

# Name Rebounds Steals Blocks Points
2 Brandon Butler 2 3 2
3 Roderick Mason 4 1 19
5 Swahn Gibson
11 La’Vontae Shenault 3
12 Charles Colbert
15 Morris Coe
20 Jairus Roberson 4 17
22 Shawn Feggett 1
23 Feron Hunt 3 2 2 11
24 Courtney Douglas 1 4
25 Xavier Ball 4 1 17
30 Davunte Williams
31 Claven Wilson 1 5
Total 20 7 2 78

District 7-6A

Team Season District Differential
Cedar Hill 20-2 12-0 +350
Duncanville 22-7 9-3 +271
DeSoto 22-7 9-3 +229
South Grand Prairie 21-9 8-4 +284
Irving MacArthur 11-14 5-7 -120
Grand Prairie 7-16 3-9 -182
Irving 11-16 2-10 -160
Irving Nimitz 2-18 0-12 -345