Lady Panthers Over Boles,
From Coach Larry Tucker
Lady Panthers secure win over Boles
Birthright - The North Hopkins Lady Panthersgot revenge on an earlier loss and took a hard-fought 46-39 win over Boles at home Friday night. The district win moved the Lady Panthers to 2-5 in District 18-A.
Amanda Bisineous hit a long three pointer to start the scoring and the Lady Panthers took a 14-5 first quarter lead.
"Bisineous is finally getting to play after being out all year with and injury. She is an inspiration to me and the other girls just being out there," Coach Larry Tucker said. "Macy Griner had another solid game for us and Briana Weigel came in and hit some key shots in the first half."
The Lady Panthers led 20-17 at the half and 30-27 after three quarters before taking a 16-12 advantage in the final stanza.
Ty Aledo hit 26 for Boles and led all scoring. Nine players scored for North Hopkins led by Kelsey Buchanan with nine and Griner with eight.
The Lady Panthers travel to Cumby next Tuesday and Yantis on Friday before finishing at home against Campbell February 7.
Boles 5 12 10 12 = 39
NH 14 6 10 16 = 46
Boles: Aledo 26, Byrd 6, Susanaga 4, Harris 3
NH: Buchanan 9, Griner 8,Stephanie Gamez 6, Weigel, Alexus Garcia 6, Halery Flanagan 5, Bisineous 5, Rumsey 2, Huffman 1
Three point shots: Boles: Aledo (2), Susanaga (1); NH Bisineous (1), H. Flanagan (1)
Boles outlasts Panthers
Birthright - The Boles Hornets outlasted a game North Hopkins Panther team escaping with a hard-earned 52-38 win. The Panthers were sluggish in the first half but a great defensive effort left the score 21-16 in favor of Boles at the half.
"I can't fault our defensive effort. My guys played really hard against a good team," Coach Clay Pirtle said. "Jose Osorio did a great job on Hunter Jordan allowing him just two first quarter field goals and a total of nine points, well under his average."
Jordan, the Hornets main offensive threat had just a total of nine points. The Hornets got a big game from C. Monroe and J. Isom who each posted 19 markers.
Silas Whaley had nine and Cody Nix eight to lead the Panthers. The Hornets use a 31-22 second half advantage to pull away in the final quarter.
The loss by the Panthers set a second place logjam in District 18-A with the Panthers, Hornets and Fruitvale all at 3-2. The Yantis Owls lead the pack with a perfect 5-0 after their win over Frutivale.
The Owls travel to Cumby Tuesday, January 31, and go to Yantis for a big showdown Friday, February 3.
Boles 11 10 13 18 = 52
NH 10 6 10 12 = 38
Boles - Isam 19, C. Monroe 19, Jordan 9, Reoberson 6
NH - Whaley 9, Nix 8, Jessie Williams 6, River Milam 6, Tarence Berry 4, Osorio 3