Pantherettes Advance in Regional Playoffs – Down Allen 62-43

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Hannah Gusters scores 22 points in the victory

Pantherettes to take on ninth ranked Arlington Bowie at 6 p.m. on Friday at Fort Worth’s Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center

Allen came into the game at 29-9 and ranked #17 in the 6A by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches, and played Duncanville close for the first part of the game. Allen even briefly held a slim lead, but Duncanville proved too much and led 15-11 at the end of the first quarter.

The second quarter saw the Pantherette defense come on strong and hold the Lady Eagles to only three points in the period to give Duncanville a 29-14 lead at the half.

The second half was all Duncanville as they outscored Allen 33-29 to take the 19-point victory.

Duncanville Sophomore Hannah Gusters led all scorers with 22 points. The Pantherette’s Krislyn Marsh and Zarielle Green scored 14 points each to round out double-digit scorers for Duncanville.

The Lady Eagles were led by Jada Peacock with 11 points and Zoe McCrary with 10 points.