Pantherettes Strong in 85-7 Defeat of Lady Gophers

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After defeating the Lady Gophers 91-1 earlier this season, the outcome of this game was a foregone conclusion. It was just a matter of how large the margin of victory would be. The Pantherettes ran away in the first quarter, outscoring the Lady Gophers 34-1 and looking like the game might be a repeat of game one. However, Grand Prairie scored 6 points in the second quarter before going scoreless the remainder of the game for a final score of 85-7.

Duncanville was led by Starr Jacobs with 16 points, followed by Aakilah Caldwell and Hannah Gusters with 14 points each, and Nina Alvarez with 10 points to round out double digit scorers. Ten Pantherettes got into the socring action against the Lady Gophers.

Duncanville moves their season record to 27-2, with a district 7-6A record of 9-0.

Next up for the Pantherettes is a home game on Tuesday night at 6 p.m. against the Lady Tigers of Irving High. Duncanville defeated Irving earlier this season 92-24. Next Friday the Pantherettes will travel to Cedar Hill to take on the Lady Longhorns at 6 p.m. on the Cedar Hill High School campus. Duncanville downed Cedar Hill 64-45 in a home game earlier this season.

With five games left in the regular season, Duncanville sits stop district 7-6A, followed by Cedar Hill, South Grand Prairie, and Irving MacArthur.

 Boxscore

Duncanville Pantherettes 34 18 23 10 85
Grand Prairie Lady Gophers 1 6 0 0 7

 Individual Scoring

Duncanville Pantherettes

Number Name Points
10 Nina Alvarez 10
12 Aakilah Caldwell 14
15 Tae Davis 7
20 Aniya Thomas 4
23 Starr Jacobs 16
30 Lamoya Lott 2
33 Tiera Franklin 4
40 Hannah Gusters 14
45 Krislyn Marsh 7
50 Lauren Bowie 7
Total 85

Grand Prairie Lady Gophers

Green 6
Jones 1
Total 7

Standings – District 7-6A

Team Season District Point Diff
Duncanville 27-2 9-0 +1040
Cedar Hill 19-7 6-2 +315
South Grand Prairie 16-11 6-3 +131
Irving MacArthur 14-12 5-4 +92
DeSoto 10-7 2-4 +202
Irving 7-11 2-4 -182
Irving Nimitz 5-12 1-7 -250
Grand Prairie 1-18 0-7 -784