Panthers Advance in Playoffs to Play Marcus

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The Duncanville Panthers traveled to Arlington Sam Houston to take on the Irving Nimitz Vikings in Bi-District action on Tuesday evening and came away with a close win, 52-51.

Duncanville Coach Eric McDade brought his team in with a record of 10-4 in District 5-5A, to take on the 9-7 in District 6-5A Vikings.

The first quarter was one by Duncanville with Brian Hampton and Omar Sherman dropping in a basket each from beyond the 3-point arc. Matthew McQuaid and Alfred Peterson also contributed in the scoring with the Panthers taking a 10-7 lead after the first period. Trey Baldwin of Nimitz accounted for five of Nimitz’s points in the first.

The second quarter the teams were evenly matched with the Vikings bettering the Panthers by one point, with Duncanville going into the locker room with a 21-19 lead.

The third quarter saw Brian Hampton and Alfred Peterson heavily involved in the offense with each scoring six points to lead the Panthers to a 38-34 lead going into the fourth.

In the fourth Hampton kept his hot hand, scoring five in the quarter, but it was Peterson who secured the win for the Panthers in the closing seconds.

Hampton led Duncanville scorers with 17 points, and Peterson added 11 for the game. The leading scorer for the game was Israel Omigie of Nimitz with 25 points.

The Panthers will next face Flower Mound Marcus who defeated Northwest by a score of 51-39 on Monday evening. The game will be played at Arlington Lamar High School on Friday, February 24 at 7:30PM.

Duncanville

# Name 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr Final
1 Devonte Bailey 2 2 4 8
2 C. Smith
3 Matthew McQuaid 2 3 5
4 D. Turner
10 Brian Hampton 3 3 6 5 17
12 Kris Moore 2 2 4
14 N. Joubert
20 Glarion McKenney
21 Tyler Lonzie
24 Omar Sherman 3 4 7
30 Nassar Issa
32 Alfred Peterson 2 6 3 11
40 D. Wallace
Total 10 11 17 14 52

Irving Nimitz

# Name 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr Final
1 Tray Baldwin 5 1 4 10
2 Israel Omigie 6 12 7 25
3 John Ubom 6 6
4 Jesus Bustillos
12 Marcos Caldera
13 Love
21 Josh Moore 2 2
22 Blake Trigg 2 6 8
24 Brant Adkins
33 Michael Scott
34 Delonte Scott
Total 7 12 15 17 51