Panthers Fall to Flower Mound Marcus 65-37

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The Duncanville Panthers defeated Irving Nimitz to win the opportunity to play, arguably, one of the top teams in the nation.

MaxPreps has Flower Mound Marcus ranked #2 in the Xcellent 25 Writers’ Poll, and #1 in their national poll.

The Panther offense never got on track, held to two points in the first quarter, while the Marauder offense scored twenty-two points. The second quarter was a little better, as the Panthers scored twelve, but were unable to slowdown the Marcus offense as they scored nineteen.

At one point in the third quarter the Panthers were down 56-13, and closed out the third by scoring nine total points, but the Marauders led 56-23.

Closing out the game, the Panthers scored fourteen points in the fourth quarter and Marcus slowed their offense to score only nine points in the quarter to finish the game 65-37.

The leading scorer for the Panthers was Omar Sherman with ten points, with Devontae Bailey scoring nine.

For Marcus, Phil Forte scored sixteen and Marcus Smart putting in fifteen.

Marcus continues in the playoffs to play Mansfield Timberview. Timberview defeated Coppell 53-51 to advance.

PLAYER STATS

Name

Pts

Omar Sherman

10

Davontae Bailey

9

Kris Moore

4

Brian Hampton

3

Matthew McQuaide

3

Nassar Issa

2

Tyler Lonzie

2

Alfred Peterson

2

DJ Wallace

2

 

Name

Pts

Phil Forte

16

Marcus Smart

15

AJ Luckey

11

Nick Banyard

7

Sean Campbell

4

Jared Hamilton

4

Austin Parish

3

Cody Apfel

2

John Malone

2

Jordan Johnson

1