The game was tied with about two minutes to play and the Panthers executed on offense and defense down the stretch to beat the Hartford Indians. Kade VanNiel and Kris Lenox were clutch from the free throw line in the fourth quarter. The whole Panther team played important roles in the victory as they chose to go 11 guys deep. The surprise of the game was Rico Hall playing defense. Hall had 7 steals that keyed several fast breaks. Kade VanNiel had his best game of the season scoring 12 points and totally focused and determined in the fourth quarter. Cole Pline put his team and the Hartford team on his back, literally, and scored 7 tough points with guys all over him in the 3rd quarter. Kris Lenox went to the line 10 times and finished with 12 points. Hall had 9 points, Dylan Lawson 4, Da’Naveon Gilbert 4, Jay’Shawn Scruggs 4, Logan Geisler 2 and Quashawn Jackson 1.
- 55 Watervliet High School
- 47 Hartford High School
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