Pantherettes Beat Lady Gophers 62-20

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Pantherettes hold Grand Prairie scoreless for first twelve minutes of the game.

The Pantherettes took the opening tip, ran to the bucket and dropped in two points, and dropped in 25 points before the Lady Gophers of Grand Prairie High School could score a single point mid-way through the second quarter.

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The Lady Gophers finally scored with 4:12 remaining in the second period on a free throw by Malicka Johnston. The Lady Gophers scored another point on a free throw with 2:02 remaining in the second. By that time the Pantherettes had a 30-2 lead.

The Pantherettes defense held Grand Prairie without a field goal until 4:26 remained in the third quarter when Taylor Nolan hit a 3-pointer to make the score 42-5.

Offensively for the Pantherettes, Ariel Atkins led the way in the first quarter with 6 points, while Tasia Foman dropped in 5. Atkins continued her offensive onslaught by dropping in another 6 in the second, before Coach Cathy Self-Morgan started resting some of the starters and worked on the low-post game.

In the third period Antonina Robinson scored her 9 points of the game. For the Lady Gophers, Nolan scored 8 of her 14 points in the third.

The final period the Pantherettes slowed the game down, scoring only 6 points in the quarter, while Grand Prairie scored 10, but it was a case of too little, too late as the Pantherettes closed out the game with a 62-20 victory.

The Lady Gophers are now 9-8 on the season and 1-4 in district 7-5A play.

The Pantherettes continue their unbeaten streak and boast a 26-0 season record and 5-0 in district.

The Pantherettes will next take a trip to Mansfield to take on the 9-16 Lady Tigers on Tuesday for a 6pm start, before returning home next Friday to take on the 19-4 Lady Eagles of DeSoto.

Duncanville Pantherettes
Name # Fouls Rebounds Steals Blocks Points
Kiara Perry 00 1 1 4 10
Chrineisha Davis 10 3 1 3
Ariel Atkins 12 1 3 5 1 14
Tasia Foman 20 1 2 1 8
Tamara Washington 30 2 3 1 8
Destiny Means 33 1 3 1 1 4
Madison Townley 41 2 1
Antiona Robinson 44 3 3 1 9
Shannon Franklin 45 2 4
Korie Leary 50 2 2
Total 11 20 15 4 62
Grand Prairie Lady Gophers
Name # Fouls Rebounds Steals Blocks Points
Ali Brown 11
Desirae Phillips 20 4 2 2 3
Ylessa Bush 21 1
Taylor Nolan 22 1 3 14
Malicka Johnston 23 1
S. Palmer 25 3
Raziya Chase 42 3 3 1 2
Total 8 11 4 20