Pantherettes and Panthers Playoff Schedule Set

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The area playoff game for the Pantherettes, and the bi-district playoff for the Panthers have been set.

The Pantherettes will take on Hurst L.D. Bell on Friday, February 15 at 7PM. The game will be played at Arlington High School. Arlington High is located at 818 W. Park Row Dr., in Arlington.

panther_basketballL.D. Bell is out of District 6-5A, finishing second behind Colleyville Heritage. Bell defeated Denton Ryan 65-27 in the Bi-District game.

Bell is led by Junior guard Cierra Johnson, averaging 15.9 ppg and 4 assists per game. During district play Bell finished 12-2 and has a 30-4 season record.

Bell is coached by Brock Pembleton.

The Pantherettes are coached by Cathy Self-Morgan and they are undefeated this season and are the defending 5A State Champions.

Should the Pantherettes advance, they will play either Flower Mound or Cedar Hill in the Regional quarterfinal.

The Panthers are taking on the Eagles of Killeen Ellison at the McClennan County College in McLennan, just outside of Waco, at 7PM on Monday, February 18th. Ellison is the district champion from District 8-5A.

The Panthers dropped to #24 in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches weekly poll. The Eagles are not ranked in the top 25 by the TABC.

Ellison comes out of District 8-5A with an 11-2 district record and is 26-6 for the season. The Eagles finished ahead of Shoemaker, Harker Heights, and Copperas Cove to enter the Texas UIL 2013 playoffs.