Panther Basketball closes on a high note after a long weekend of home basketball games versus Horizon Jaguars and Monclova Christian Academy. Losses in the first set of contests were salvaged by the girls team!
The boys Panthers had a rematch of Friday night’s game. Both teams started off a bit slow as they settled into the game. The visiting Jaguars used a strong second quarter and rode out the rest of the clock to a 30-21 victory.
Next up was the junior game; the coed Panther squad battled and took a 31-30 lead with less than two minutes to go, but Horizon closed the game on a. 6-0 run to get the 36-31 victory.
The lady Panthers then fought the Thunder from Monclova Christian. Ava Heineman scored the game’s first six points and the ladies never looked back. The panthers won 24-11 and finished the weekend on a high note.
“I think the whole island will need a nap after this weekend, and I want to thank everyone who made this possible,” said Coach Schuffenecker. He added, “It truly takes an island to pull off a weekend of basketball like this.”
Get Your Growl on Panthers!