Panthers Come Back to Defeat SGP 65-61

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Duncanville trailed the entire game, before mounting a fourth period come back to take a 65-61 victory to hold on to second place in district 7-6A. The loss for SGP dropped them into the fourth spot, and the final playoff spot with three games remainig in regular season action.

The Warriors led 17-13 after the first, and held a 22-18 lead at the half. Duncanville inched closer in the third, closing the gap to 36-34, before taking the lead and pulling away for the 4-point victory.

Miles McDougal led Duncanville, and all scorers, with 21 points, followed by Dexter Johnson’s 15 points and Tyler Watkins with 13 points.

SGP was led by Bryce Cook’s 20 points and Maluw Deng with 10 points.

Duncanville moves to 9-2 in district action, and will travel to DeSoto (8-3) tonight for a 7:30 p.m. game. A home game against Irving MacArthur (4-7)on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. and a 7:30 p.m. away game next Tuesday at Grand Prairie (0-11) will round out district action.

The Panthers are listed at #13 in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches weekly poll. Cedar Hill is listed at #3 in that same poll and is the only other 7-6A team in the top 25.

Boxscore

Duncanville Panthers 13 15 16 21 65
South Grand Prairie Warriors 17 15 14 15 61

Individual Scoring

Duncanville Panthers

Number Name Points
0 Terrell Hervey 2
1 Tyler Watkins 13
2 Dexter Johnson 15
3 Jakobi Pearson 5
4 Miles McDougal 21
10 Douglass Merida 2
11 Ahmad Caldwell
12 Erik Talton
20 Steven Quinn 2
21 Gerald Bowie 2
23 Clarence Taylor
24 Jordan Masenburge
32 Chris Davis 3
34 Antonio Spencer
Total 65

South Grand Prairie Warriors

0 Xavier Dixon 8
1 Cameron Massey 2
2 Zarek Thomas 4
3 Karlyn Kenner 2
4 Kevin Jennings
5 Kelyn Pennie 6
10 John Lee 4
12 Ashley Mukendi
22 R.J Cammack 4
23 Bryce Cook 20
24 Vinny Barron
25 Terrance Scott 1
35 Maluw Deng 10
Total 61

Standings – District 7-6A

Team Season District Point Diff
Cedar Hill 19-2 11-0 +324
Duncanville 22-6 9-2 +282
DeSoto 20-8 8-3 +218
South Grand Prairie 20-9 7-4 +258
Irving MacArthur 10-14 4-7 -125
Grand Prairie 7-15 3-8 -156
Irving 11-15 2-9 -155
Irving Nimitz 2-17 0-11 -319