Pantherettes Win Frisco ISD Tip-Off Classic – Avenge Loss to Timberview

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The Duncanville Pantherettes avenged their opening game loss to Mansfield Timberview and brought home the Frisco ISD Tip-Off Classic championship trophy Saturday evening with a 78-64 win over Timberview.

The Pantherettes opened the tournament on Thursday with a 94-29 win over Rowlett. Followed by a Friday wins over Frisco Wakeland 73-34 and McKinney by a score of 90-23.

In the semi-finals Duncanville downed Frisco Liberty 65-49 to find themselves in the finals Saturday night against Timberview.

Duncanville held a 62-35 lead going into the final quarter, but Timberview scored 29 points in the last period to close the gap. Duncanville held off the late charge and score 16 points of their own to give the Pantherettes the 78-64 victory.

Leading all scorers was Duncanville’s Zarielle Green with 24 points. Also scoring in double-digits for the Pantherettes was Starr Jacobs with 14 and Aniya Thomas with 13 points.

Chennedy Carter scored 23 points for Timberview and Lauryn Thompson was the only other Timberview player in double digits with 10 points.

The Pantherettes will next play on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Plano High School.