Junior High And High School Pantherettes Off To A Spectacular Start

November 20th, 2014

By Ann Metcalf
Panhandle’s Varsity Pantherettes opened their season with a 69-41 win over San Jacinto and then defeated Clarendon 59-39 in their second game.
Kinsley Choate and Keirstyn Kelley were the leading scorers with 17 and 14 points. Callie James and Grace Kuehler scored eight each and Rylee Albracht and Kaylee Bellah each had seven. Sarah Clay added five, Kami Witt two and Hunter Heck one.
Albracht scored 17 points in the win over Clarendon and led in rebounds with nine. James also scored in double digits with 12 points and had two assists while Choate had seven points and two assists. Kuehler added five points while Heck and Witt had four each. Krista Spencer contributed three points.
Panhandle 19 39 50 69
San Jacinto 9 14 30 41

Panhandle 6 21 39 57
Clarendon 14 27 31 39
The JV Pantherettes also opened their season with a win by defeating San Jacinto 52-20.
Stella Oliver led the attack with 19 points while Brooklin Tompkins added 14. Maddy Hall and Madison Jones had five each, Jessica McCoy four, Briana Chavez three and Karson Powers two. Berkley Hicks, Arianna Hann and Christian Carrillo also aided in the win.
Panhandle 17 28 37 52
San Jacinto 5 9 16 20
The JV Ettes played in a tournament at Tascosa over the weekend. They were defeated by Frenship 48-37, Dumas 45-42 and Caprock 30-27, but defeated Tascosa #2 71-40.
The Seventh Grade Pantherettes defeated Claude 24-10 in their season opener.
Panhandle’s Eighth Grade Ettes also opened with a victory by defeating Claude 39-20.
Lainey Choate led her team in scoring with 14 points while Bree Baker had 12. Masyn Reining and Whitney Jones scored four each and Mattie Northcutt and Hallie Bonner each had two.
Baker was the leading rebounder with 14 and had three steals and two assists while Choate had seven rebounds, three steals and an assist. Reining had seven rebounds, three steals and an assist and Jones had two rebounds, four steals and three assists. Gabby Bonner had an assist, Destiny Cummings a steal and Northcutt a rebound. Also contributing to the win were Lynzee Keys, Sara McMinn, Ally McGaha and Alexis Corbitt.
Panhandle 10 18 28 39
Claude 7 11 18 20
The Eighth Grade Pantherettes traveled to Boys Ranch Monday night and came home with a 48-20 win.
Masyn Reining led the team in scoring with 16 points while Lainey Choate had 10, Bree Baker eight, Whitney Jones and Lynzee Keys three each and Hallie Bonner, Sara McMinn, Destiny Cummings and Mattie Northcutt two each.
Baker and Choate pulled down nine rebounds each, Jones seven, Reining six, Gabby Bonner and Cummings three each and Keys, H. Bonner, Northcutt and Alexis Corbitt one each. Choate had four steals while Reining and Jones had three each and G. Bonner and Cummings two each. Keys and Baker had one each. Cummings had two assists and Choate, Reining and Corbitt had one each.
Panhandle 17 24 38 48
Boys Ranch 4 14 16 20