Lady Panthers Fall to
#1 Avery in Close One
From Coach Larry Tucker
Birthright - The North Hopkins Lady Panthers held a lead over undefeated Avery until the game's final minute before falling 44-38. The Lady Panthers held a 17-4 first quarter lead, but Avery's press in the second period brought them back to within one point at 23-22 in favor of North Hopkins.
The Lady Panthers took a 34-27 lead into the final eight minutes but could not hold off Avery who moved to 9-0 with the win. "I am very proud of my girls. They played a great game on both ends of the floor," Coach Larry Tucker said. Macy (Griner) and Chelsey Crouch each had a great game and Baile Gammill was everywhere on defense."
Griner and Crouch each had 10 points while Gamill hit for eight. Griner added nine rebounds Crouch had eight rebounds. The Lady Panthers fall to 2-8 in district and will play at Detroit next Tuesday.
The Lady Panthers will finish the season with Senior Night at home against Mcleod.