Starr Jacobs With Double-Double in 63-48 Pantherette Win Over DeSoto

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Starr Jacobs (23). Photo by Portraits by Deena

Duncanville will face either Killeen Shoemaker or Belton on Tuesday night in West

Starr Jacobs, junior forward, pulled down 11 boards and scored 18 points to lead Duncanville to the 63-48 victory over the DeSoto Lady Eagles in the last game of the regular season.

DeSoto worked to keep the game close in the first half. After the Pantherettes jumped out to a 15-9 lead after the first period, the Lady Eagles responded by flipping the score and and going into the half with the game all knotted up at 24 points each.

Duncanville came out in the first quarter and clamped down on defense to hold DeSoto to only 10 points in the period, while Jacobs had her busiest quarter with 6 rebounds, a steal, a block, and 10 points.

Duncanville cruised in the fourth to take home the 63-38 win.

Along with Jacobs’ 18 points, Lauryn Bowie with 15 points, Zarielle Green with 13 points, and Aniya Thomas’ 11 points accounted for all the double-digit scorers for Duncanville.

DeSoto was led by Chania Wright with 18 points, and Jaqua White along with Kayla White scoreing 11 points for the Lady Eagles.

Heading into the playoffs, Duncanville is waiting to find out who their bi-district opponent will be with Killeen Shoemaker and Belton playing Friday night in Copperas Cove to determine which team advances. The winner will face Duncanville on Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. at West High School. The winner will go on to face either Plano West or Flower Mound in the area playoffs.

  1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Duncanville 15 9 24 15 63
DeSoto 9 15 10 14 48

Boxscore

Duncanville Pantherettes

Number Name Rebounds Steals Blocks Points
00 Zarielle Green 3 3 1 13
10 Nina Alvarez 2
11 Angel Flowers
12 Aakilah Caldwell 2 1
15 Tae Davis
20 Aniya Thomas 1 1 11
23 Starr Jacobs 11 2 3 18
30 LaMoya Lott
33 Tiara Franklin
40 Hannah Gusters 1 1 4
45 Krislyn Marsh
50 Lauryn Bowie 2 1 1 15
Total 19 8 7 63

DeSoto Lady Eagles

Number Name Rebounds Steals Blocks Points
3 Brielle Woods
5 Bria Patterson 3 1 4
10 Celeste Moore
11 Marshalia Lollie 3 2
12 Jaquia White 1 11
13 Chania Wright 1 3 18
21 Davina Jeffery
23 Kiara Collins 1 1 2
25 Ash’a Thompson 1
32 Kayla White 1 11
33 McKinnley Douglas
Total 10 4 2 48

District 7-6A

Team Season District DIFF
Duncanville 32-2 14-0 +1248
South Grand Prairie 20-11 10-4 +238
Cedar Hill 24-10 9-5 +353
DeSoto 22-10 9-5 +318
Irving MacArthur 12-14 8-6 +181
Irving 7-17 3-9 -348
Irving Nimitz 6-16 2-11 -371
Grand Prairie 1-23 0-12 -1055