Panthers Defeat Irving Tigers 75-48; Fall to Lincoln 69-58

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As the Panthers prepare to go into holiday tournament play, they wrapped up with two games. The Panthers beat the Irving Tigers 75-48 in district action and fell 59-58 to Dallas Lincoln.

Jordan Masenburge led the way for the Panthers against Irving, scoring 14 points in the contest. Also scoring in double digits was Jakobi Pearson with 13 points, Steven Quinn with 11 points and Douglass Merida with 10 points.

The Tigers kept in close in the first half, going into the locker room trailing the Panthers 35-29. But, the Panthers came out strong in the second half, outscoring Irving 40-19 to take the 75-48 vicory.

Against Lincoln, Merida was the leading scorer with 13 points, while Pearson and Masenburge scored 10 points each.

The Panthers will play in the 78th Annual Dallas ISD Holiday Invitational Dec. 27-29. The Panther’s first game will be against Arlington Grace Prep at noon on Wed., Dec. 27 at the Ellis Davis Field House. The field house is located at 9191 S. Polk, Dallas.

District 7-6A

Team Season District Differential
W L T W L T
Duncanville 15 3 0 1 0 0 +218
DeSoto 11 3 0 1 0 0 +122
South Grand Prairie 12 4 0 1 0 0 +189
Grand Prairie 5 4 0 1 0 0 -21
Irving 5 5 0 0 1 0 -45
Irving Nimitz 3 5 0 0 1 0 -71
Irving MacArthur 4 9 0 0 1 0 -84
Cedar Hill 2 6 0 0 1 0 -40