Panthers Basketball Cruise Past the Mansfield Tigers

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Duncanville Coach Eric McDade brought the Panther’s (11-10) into Mansfield to take on the Tiger’s (8-11) of Mansfield High School on Friday night.

The Panthers were coming off a 63-49 win against Midlothian this past Tuesday to move to 2-0 in District play coming into Friday’s game, along with South Grand Prairie and Cedar Hill.

The Tigers were able to keep it close in the first period as Jerami Grace led the Panthers with 7 points and Omar Sherman pulled down 3 rebounds.  For the Tigers, Zach Miller put in 8 points to help keep the score close as the period ended with a 17-16 lead for the Panthers.

The Panther defense stiffened and held the Tigers to only 4 points in the second quarter, while the Duncanville offense scored 9 points. Defensively Glarion McKenney and Nassar Issa had 2 rebounds and 1 blocked shot each, and the Panthers went in with a 26-20 lead at the half.

The third period saw scoring heat up again as Grace scored 5 for the Panthers and Zach Crabtree scored 5 for the Tigers.  Four other Panthers scored the remaining 10 points in the quarter to give Duncanville a 44-43 lead going into the fourth. Defensively Grace lead with two rebounds and a steal for the Panthers.

In the fourth Mansfield had to foul to try and get back into the game, and Duncanville responded by going  7 of 13 from the line and scoring 8 more points from the field, to close out the game with a score of 59-45.

Grace led the Panthers, and all scorers, with 17 points for the  game. Alfred Peterson scored 13 and Omar Sherman contributed 10 for the Panthers. For the Tigers, Zach Miller had 14 points, while Zach Crabtree had 9 and Jordan Mainer scored 8 points.

Duncanville

Name 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr Total
1 Devonte Bailey 5 2 7
2 Keric Wynn
3 Matthew McQuaid
10 Brian Hampton 2 2 4
12 Nate Joubert
14 Jerami Grace 7 5 5 17
20 Glarion McKenney
21 Tyler Lonzie 2 1 2 5
24 Omar Sherman 2 4 4 10
30 Nassar Issa 3 3
32 Alfred Peterson 4 3 4 2 13
41 Joseph Thomas
Total 17 9 18 15 59

Mansfield

Name 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr Total
00 Zach Crabtree 2 5 2 9
2 D.J. Billberry
3 Derrick Anderson
5 George Baltimore 4 4
10 Zach Miller 8 3 3 14
11 Trevor Lenz 2 2 4
15 Tyler Hendricks 2 2
20 Shane Brandes
22 Matt Michalski 2 2
24 Tanner Ausum
33 Trent Gow 2 2
34 Jordan Mainer 2 6 8
Total 16 4 12 13 45

DISTRICT 5-5A

Team Overall District
W L PCT W L PCT
South Grand Prairie 20 2 0.909 3 0 1.000
Cedar Hill 15 7 0.682 3 0 1.000
Duncanville 11 10 0.524 3 0 1.000
Mansfield Legacy 6 10 0.375 2 1 0.667
Mansfield Timberview 11 10 0.524 1 2 0.333
Mansfield 8 11 0.421 0 3 0.000
Midlothian 6 11 0.353 0 3 0.000
Grand Prairie 4 14 0.222 0 3 0.000