The Blanco Lady Panthers took to the road to face the Lady Bears of LaVernia on Tuesday, November 27.
First up to take the court was the Freshmen team.
Even though they started slow in the first period, they gained a little momentum during the second period while holding the Bears to only eight points and managing to score four points themselves.
The Panthers came out strong in the third period as they sank a total of nine points, but the Bears were close behind, scoring eight points, making the score Blanco 13, LaVernia 16.
The Panthers fell short in the fourth period and the victory went to the Lady Bears with a final 21-13.
High scorer was Callie Faurie with a total of six points, she sank two two-point shots and was two for two at the line.
Riki Cole sank a toal of three points followed by Ashley Alexander and Jenna Bryan who each had two points.
Next up were the JV teams. The Bears took an early lead in this game, and while the Panthers seemed to be playing well, they could not get the ball in the basket. The Panthers fell to the Bears with a final score 11-36.
High scorer was Tatiana Alegrira, with four points. Maggie Avila finished the night with three points and Sierra Martinez finsihed with two points.
The final game of the night was the varsity.
The Panthers started off just a little slow getting the ball to fall into the basket. The first period ended with the Panthers trailing by only four points.
When they came back out for the second period, they were re-energized and came out strong and sank 19 points, holding the Bears to only eight points
At half time, the score was Blanco 39, LaVernia 26.
At the start of the second half, the Panthers got a little more physical and found themselves in foul trouble but still holding onto the lead.
During the fourth period the Panthers lost Alisa Guler and Alyssa Warner to fouls and had Sarah Kocurek holding on with four while Crystal Thomas and Sarah Isenberg each had three. The game final was Blanco 56, Lavernia 51.
High scorer of the night was Kocurek with four two-point shots, five three-point shots and was one for one at the line for a total of 24 points.
Guler finsihed the night with four two-point shots and was three for eight at the line for a total of 11 points.
Isenberg finished with eight points resulting from one two-point shot and six out of eight at the line followed by Thomas who had one two-point shot and was three for four at the line.
Madeline Walker, Carla Martinez and Warner each had two points.