Pantherettes Finish District Undefeated

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Going into Tuesday night’s game against Mansfield Timberview, the Pantherettes were undefeated in district play with a 13-0 record and a 32-1 record for the season and cruising into the playoffs.

After the game, the Pantherettes are still undefeated and still only have only blemish on their season record, and they are definitely rolling into the playoffs.

Prior to the game, the Pantherettes’ seniors and the parents of the team were recognized.

Timberview won the first quarter by a score of 12-11. For Duncanville, Ariel Atkins led with 4 points, while defensively Kiara Perry and Tasia Foman had a block and a rebound each.

Perhaps that team was suffering a little lag at the start of the game, because Timberview maintained a lead until 6:31 left in the second quarter when Duncanville went up 16-14. In the second Empress Davenport scored 11 points to lead the way, with Perry scoring 4 and Morgan Bolton putting in 3 points to give Duncanville a 29-24 lead at the half.

In the third quarter, Duncanville found their defense with Atkins going on a rebounding rampage, pulled down six boards, and had one steal to help hold Timberview to 5 points in the quarter. Atkins also contributed 4 points, while Tasia Foman led with 6 points. After three periods, Duncanville led 46-29.

In the fourth period the Pantherettes continued their offensive domination by scoring 17 points in the quarter. Duncanville was led by Foman with 8 points, with Perry putting in 3 and Adriana Davis, Alisha Spearman and Antiona Robinson with 2 each. At the close of the fourth, Duncanville took the opportunity to pull their seniors and give them one last moment before the home crowd as the Pantherettes closed out a 63-41 victory.

The first playoff game will be early next week with the date and location still waiting confirmation.

Defensively for the Pantherettes, Ariel Atkins led with 11 rebounds, 2 blocks, and 2 steals. On offense Empress Davenport scored 16 points, with Tasia Foman scoring 14, and Kiara Perry contributing 10.

Duncanville

Number Name 1 QTR 2 QTR 3 QTR 4QTR Final
0 Kiara Perry 4 3 3 10
10 Morgan Bolton 2 3 5
11 Empress Davenport 3 11 2 16
12 Ariel Atkins 4 4 8
14 Adriana Davis 2 2
20 Tasia Foman 6 8 14
23 Alisha Spearman 2
33 Destiny Means
41 Martisha Bables
44 Antiona Robinson 2 2 2
45 Shannon Franklin
11 18 17 17 63

Mansfield Timberview

Number Name 1 QTR 2 QTR 3 QTR 4QTR Final
3 Lili Thompson 2 2 2 10 16
10 Tiffany Mitchell
12 Kendra Wynn 1 1
20 Zodie Abra 4 4
22 Rea Bennett 4 2 6
23 Terriell Bradley 4 2 6
30 Ather Cep 2 2 4
34 Dayo Olabode 4 4
52 Abigail Achiri
12 12 5 12 41