Two district wins this past week place the Panthers in an excellent position for the playoffs. On Tuesday, January 22, Blanco outscored the Comfort Deer 50-37. Meaghen Seales paced the Panthers with 13 points. Charlsey Smith scored 9. Lexee Jenkins and Leslie McClinton each made 8 points. Reagan Rogers dropped in 7, with Jamie McClinton scoring 3. Payton Savarino added 2 points.
On Friday, the Panthers soundly defeated the Johnson City Eagles 65-14. Lexee led the Panthers with 16 points. Leslie scored 14, with Meaghen sinking 12 points. Charlsey sank 7 points. Abbie Culton, Jamie, Payton, and Reagan each scored 4 points.
The junior varsity fell to the Deer 24-42. Charity Windham led the team with 12 points. Kari Graham scored 7, with Merritt Johnson adding 5.
The Panther varsity travels to St. Stephens in Austin on Friday, February 1. Then, on Tuesday, February 5, the team will clash with Lago Vista in a battle for the top spot in district.