Panthers Cruise Over Gophers 85-60

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Scoring was a team affair on Friday night as the Duncanville Panthers cruised over the Grand Prairie Gophers 85-60, with 12 Panthers scoring on the night.

Leading Duncanville was led Dexter Johnson with 19 points, followed by Miles McDougal with 18 and Jokobi Pearson with 11 points to round out double-digit scorers for the Panthers.

The Panthers held a 38-30 lead at the half and stretched out to 61-41 going into the fourth period.

Donald Ghostone’s 16 points led Grand Prairie, followed by Jaylin Posey’s 10 points, as the only Gophers in double-digits.

Duncanville takes on Irving on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Sandra Meadows Arena before taking on district 7-6A leader Cedar Hill in an away game next Friday at 7:30 p.m. on the Cedar Hill High School campus. Duncanville is only one game behind the Longhorns in district play.

Duncanville’s only loss in district was a 71-61 loss to Cedar Hill earlier this season. In the loss Duncanville fell behind early and never could climb out of the hole.

Boxscore

Duncanville Panthers 20 18 23 24 85
Grand Prairie Gophers 18 12 11 19 60

Individual Scoring

Duncanville Panthers

Number Name Points
0 Terrell Hervey 4
1 Tyler Watkins 2
2 Dexter Johnson 19
3 Jakobi Pearson 11
4 Miles McDougal 18
10 Douglass Merida 6
11 Ahmad Caldwell
12 Erik Talton 6
20 Steven Quinn 5
21 Gerald Bowie 4
23 Clarence Taylor 3
24 Jordan Masenburge
32 Chris Davis 2
34 Antonio Spencer 5
Total 85

Grand Prairie Gophers

1 Bryson Grant 2
2 J.Q. Waters 6
3 C.J. Taylor
4 Donald Ghostone 16
5 Jaylin Posey 10
10 Jamon Buford 5
11 Dodie Wilson 6
12 Darrius Whittington 5
13 Doc Kent 1
14 Myles Walker 1
21 Oscar Ocampo
22 Caleb Clark 4
24 Cristian Salinas
Juan Merino 4
Total 60

Standings – District 7-6A

Team Season District Point Diff
Cedar Hill 15-2 7-0 +251
Duncanville 19-5 6-1 +235
DeSoto 17-7 5-2 +165
South Grand Prairie 17-8 4-3 +201
Irving MacArthur 9-11 3-4 -85
Grand Prairie 6-12 2-5 -122
Irving 10-12 1-6 -72
Irving Nimitz 2-13 0-7 -246