Pantherettes Take Down DeSoto Lady Eagles

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The Pantherettes and DeSoto Lady Eagles entered Tuesday night’s game both ranked in the top 10 of the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches preseason rankings.

Coach Larry Goad brought DeSoto in ranked number 2 and Cathy Self-Morgan has Duncanville ranked number eight.

The Pantherettes took the opening tip and never looked back.

Duncanville used a strong pressing defense and offensive speed to keep the Lady Eagles off balance.

Leading the way in the first half for Duncanville was Sophomore Ariel Atkins with nine points and Sophomore Tasia Foman with eight points.

For DeSoto Senior Jordan Jones had fourteen points for the half, and the next leading score for Desoto was Senior Bryce Owens with five points.

At the end of the half, Duncanville was leading 33-22.

In the second half Duncanville continued the pressure and picked up the speed on both offense and defense to close out the game 63-51.

Kiarra Perry, DHS Junior, thirteen points in the second half and Senior Morgan Bolton had seven points. For DeSoto Jordan Jones continued leading the way with eighteen points, with thirteen of them coming from the free throw line.

Duncanville faces Skyline this Friday night (Nov. 11) at 5:30 PM at Skyline.

Duncanville Pantherettes

Number Name Position Year Height

Fouls

3-point

2-point

Freethrow

Total

00

Kiara Perry F Jr. 5’10”

4

2

4

2

16

10

Morgan Bolton G Sr. 5’5″

3

2

2

2

12

11

Empress Davenport G Sr. 5’9″

5

2

2

12

Ariel Atkins G So. 5’10”

2

1

4

4

15

14

Kirby Anderson F So. 5’10”

1

1

1

20

Tasia Foman G So. 5’6″

5

4

2

10

23

Alisha Spearman G Sr. 5’6″

3

2

3

7

33

Destiny Means P Jr. 6’1″

41

Martisha Bables P Sr. 5’11”

44

Antiona Robinson P Jr. 6’1″

45

Shannon Franklin P Jr. 5’11”

23

63

DeSoto Lady Eagles

Number Name Position Year Height

Fouls

3-point

2-point

Freethrow

Total

3

Johnesia Major G Jr. 5’5″

3

2

2

5

Charron Montgomery G Jr. 5’7″

2

12

Bryce Owens G Sr. 5’6″

3

1

2

3

10

13

Jordan Jones (C) G Sr. 5’6″

3

3

3

17

32

15

Summer Melontree F Sr. 6’0″

4

1

3

5

21

Alexis McAfee F Jr. 5’9″

1

23

Camesha Davis F Jr. 6’0″

3

25

Danielle Rogers C So. 6’0″

1

2

2

32

Brandi Johnson C Sr. 5’11”

3

55

Adrienne Lewis C Jr. 6’2″  

23

51