Pantherettes Roll Past Lady Gophers 85-35

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The Duncanville Pantherettes continue their undefeated streak by traveling to Grand Prairie and coming back home with an 85-35 victory over the Lady Gophers.

Duncanville started out hot and played tenacious defense to take a 30-3 lead as the first period ended. The second quarter saw the Lady Gophers outscore Duncanville 17-15 to make it 45-20 at the half. But the Pantherettes found their intensity again and outplayed the Lady Gophers 40-10 in the second half.

Leading the Pantherette scoring was Ciera Johnson with 14 points, followed by Zarielle Green with 13 points and Nina Alvarez with 11 points.

The only Lady Gopher in double-digits was A’nyah Whittington with 14 points.

Next up for the Pantherettes is the 6-6 DeSoto Lady Eagles on Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. in DeSoto, followed by a 6 p.m. game on Friday at Mansfield.

After Mansfield the Pantherettes take a small break as they prepare to host the 65th Annual Sandra Meadows Classic that runs December 28-30, 2015.

For more information on the tournament, visit the website at

Grand Prairie Lady Gophers Scoring

Player Pts
A’nyah Whittington 14
Alexis Hedgepeth 9
Robin Branch 5
Schuyler Jones 2

Duncanville Pantherette Scoring

Player Pts
Ciera Johnson 14
Zarielle Green 13
Nina Alvarez 11
Aniya Thomas 8
Madison Townley 8
Rosie Davis 7
Tiara Franklin 7
Starr Jacobs 6
Tae Davis 5
Aakilah Caldwell 3
Chrineisha Davis 3