Pantherettes Finish Regular Season 35-1 and Undefeated in District. Advance to Bi-District Playoff Next Tuesday

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Pantherettes Finish Regular Season 35-1 and Undefeated in District. Advance to Bi-District Playoff Next Tuesday

Duncanville – The Panthrettes finished regular season play by downing South Grand Prairie 59-52 and DeSoto 65-63, with both games going into overtime before Duncanville came out victorious. They also finished the regular season sitting on top of the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches 6A poll and second in the USA Today Super 25 Expert Rankings behind Mitty in San Jose, California.

Against SGP, Duncanville went into the final period trailing 36-40 before the Pantherettes clawed back to tie the game 46-46 at the end of regulation.

In overtime the Pantherettes outscored the Lady Warriors 13-6 to take the 59-52 win.

SGP’s Amber Bacon led all scorers with 24 points, while Diamond Willcot scored 12 points in the Lady Warriors’ losing effort.

For Duncanville, Aniya Thomas scored 16 points, followed by Hannah Gusters with 13 points, Krislyn Marsh and Zarielle Green both scored 11 points each.

Against the Lady Eagles the Pantherettes saw DeSoto climb back to tie the game 59-59 after trailing Duncanville 42-38 after three-quarters. The Lady Eagles outscored the Pantherettes in the fourth 21-17, but Duncanville held on in overtime 6-4 to take the 65-64 win.

Duncanville’s Marsh led scorers with 20 points, followed by Gusters with 17 points and Green with 15 points.

For DeSoto, JaQuia White and Kayla White scored 16 points each, followed by Brielle Woods and A’sha Thompson with 10 points each.

Next up for the Pantherettes is bi-district action against San Angelo Central on Tuesday Feb. 13 at 6:30 pm. The game will game will be played at Stephenville High School at 2650 W. Overhill Drive in Stephenville.

Team Season District Streak Differential
W L T W L T
Duncanville 35 1 0 14 0 0 W30 +1094
Cedar Hill 25 10 0 10 4 0 W2 +528
DeSoto 24 6 0 9 4 0 L1 +663
Irving MacArthur 24 11 0 9 5 0 W4 +508
South Grand Prairie 23 12 0 7 7 0 W1 +358
Irving 7 23 0 3 10 0 L5 -715
Irving Nimitz 2 16 0 1 11 0 L3 -496
Grand Prairie 0 21 0 0 12 0 L21 -811