Pantherettes Go 20-0, Defeat Lady Longhorns 51-30

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The Pantherettes used a 14-2 run in the third period to run away from the Lady Longhorns and extend their undefeated streak.

Pantherettes at Cedar HillThe first period saw the Lady Longhorns keep it close by slowing down the ball, playing strong defense, and using the height of 6’3” Senior Jada Terry to their advantage. Terry scored 5 of Cedar Hill’s 7 points and had 1 rebound and 3 blocked shots in the first period. Duncanville scored 10 points in the period to hold a 3-point lead going into the second period.

Ariel Atkins flexed her offensive muscle in the second by scoring 9 of her 17 points on 4 field goals, including one from beyond the 3-point arc. The Pantherette defense held strong by holding the Lady Longhorns to single digit scoring again, by only allowing 9 points, to take a 25-16 lead into the locker room.

The third period saw the Pantherettes shut down the Lady Longhorns on offense, going on that 14-2 run, that lasted until 2:19 remained in the period. During that same time, the Pantherettes stole the ball twice, and blocked two shots, to help them end the third period with a 43-22 lead.

The Pantherettes get up the defensive pressure, closing out the Lady Longhorns by holding them to single-digit scoring again to take a 51-30 victory.

The Pantherettes are 20-0 for the season, and 4-0 in District 7-5A. The Pantherettes are off until the Sandra Meadows Classic at the DHS campus December 27-29.  Duncanville are defending champions of the tournament and they will be taking on a field that includes teams from Texas, Tennessee, Alabama, and Australia.

The Pantherettes are back in district action on Friday, January 4, 2013 in a 6PM home game against the Lady Gophers of Grand Prairie High School.

1st Qtr
2nd Qtr
3rd Qtr
4th Qtr
Duncanville Pantherettes 10 15 18 8 51
Cedar Hill Lady Longhorns 7 9 6 8 30

Individual Statistics

Duncanville Pantherettes

Kiara Perry 3 6 5 18
Chrineisha Davis
Keyana Smith
Ariel Atkins 7 6 17
Tasia Foman 2 7 1 4
Tamara Washington 1 1 2
Destiny Means 4 1 2 8
Antiona Robinson 4 2 2
Shannon Franklin 1 3 2
Total 11 30 15 2 51

Cedar Hill Lady Longhorns

Ashley Reed
Jordan Stover 1 1 4
Candice Adams 2 2 12
Artejay Gay 2 4
Kendra Howard 2 1 1
Joyner Holmes 1 4
Jasmine Glee 2 1
LaBrittney Jones
Jada Terry 2 5 3 10
Total 9 16 2 3 30