Boys: Panthers Knock Off The Longhorns In Playoff Atmosphere

The Am-Po Panthers beat the Alex Longhorns 48-29. The Crowd played a huge part in this victory, as the girl basketball team and the Am-Po community packed he stands and were electric throughout. The Panthers would be led by Skylar Croskey, as he would have a double-double and score 14 points, and grab 10 rebounds. The Longhorns were led by Tatton Anderson, as he would score 11 point and 4 rebounds.

1st Half:

In the first quarter the Panthers would already start to grow the lead, as they would win the frame 14-8. In the quarter the Panthers would be led by Croskey, as he would score 4 points in the frame. The Longhorns would be led by Anderson, as would score 7 points in the quarter.

The second quarter the Panthers would extend the lead, as they would win the frame 18-5. In this quarter the Panthers would be led by Croskey, as he would score 6 points to put him at 10 at the break. In the second quarter, the Panthers would not allow a basket by the Longhorns. In this quarter Alex would be led by Jon Fitzsimmons, as he would score 2 points from free throws.

2nd Half:

In the third quarter the Panthers would win the frame 11-7. The Panthers were led by Tanner Wallace, as he would score 4 points in the quarter. The Longhorns would be led by Kooper Boatwright, as he would score 3 points.

The fourth quarter would be won by the Longhorns, 9-5. The Longhorns would be led by Nik Venable, as he would score 3 points. The Panthers would be led by Hayden Savage, as he would have 3 points in the quarter.

Final Thoughts:

The Panthers would shoot 3/4 (75%) from the free throw line, as the Longhorns would shoot 7/15 (47%) from the line. The Panthers would have 6 turnovers, while they forced 10 by the Longhorns.

Player of the game:

Skylar Croskey- He would score 14 points, and grab 10 rebounds.

Honorable Mentions:

Nathan Ratcliff- He would have 9 points, and 3 rebounds.

Kyler Keef- He would have just 3 points, but he would grab 7 rebounds.

Hayden Savage- He would score 10 points, and hit 2 three-pointers.

Quotes:

Sophomore Skylar Croskey said “We started really strong in the first quarter and that carried out through the whole game. Everyone was in attack mode on the offensive end.”

Postgame Interview with Coach Garrett:

https://www.icloud.com/iclouddrive/0gFbEbPXZweeRZAkjQ1_LRo-w#Garrett

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