Panthers Down the Tigers 61-51

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The Panther Varsity basketball team used a strong first quarter defense and strong defense in the second quarter to make it a Duncanville first half. The third quarter was closer, and the fourth quarter saw Mansfield make a push, but Duncanville held strong to bring a 10 point victory back to the City of Champions with a 61-51 victory.

panther_basketballThe Panthers moved into second place in district 7-5A, behind #1 in the state DeSoto. DeSoto comes into the week ranked #1 in the state by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches weekly poll. Also from district 7-5A is South Grand Prairie (#2), Mansfield Timberview (#4), and Duncanville (#10).

Duncanville extended their season record to 19-5, with a district record of 3-1.

Renard Green led all scorers with 15 points, with DJ Wallace pouring in 14 points and Jerami Grace contributing 13 points.

For Mansfield, Zach Miller had 14 points, and Micah Littlejohn scoring 13 points.

Duncanville takes on #1 ranked DeSoto on Friday night in a 7:30 game at the Sandra Meadows Arena.

1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr Final
Duncanville 21 12 15 13 61
Mansfield 14 5 11 21 51


Duncanville Mansfield
Player Points Player Points
Renard Green 15 Zach Miller 14
DJ Wallace 14 Micah Littlejohn 13
Jerami Grace 13 Derrick Anderson 8
Matthew McQuaid 9 Zach Johnson 8
Omar Sherman 7 Remington Mitchell 8
Nassar Issa 3