Panthers drop pair to Des Moines Christian Friday

Morgan Crees gets the 2 points in the lane Photo by Mallory Quick

The Panther girls played Des Moines Christian on Friday night and were unable to come out with the win.

Jaidyn Sellers and Tyme Boettcher led with 7 points each. Zoey Hambleton and Morgan Crees each had 5 points, and Mia Waddle scored 1 point.

“The girls played hard,” said Coach Boettcher. “It was a defensive battle. Matching up with their strength was a challenge.”

The Panthers battled but fell in the end 44-25.

The Panther girls are now 18-2 overall for the season, with one regular-season game left on Monday at Wells Fargo Arena against Ogden.

The Panthers will start their Class 2A region 7 journeys Feb. 11 with a bye and then will play the winner of Woodward Granger or West Central Valley game Feb. 14.

Boys vs. DMC 2-3-2023
The Panther boys also dropped their Friday night game to Des Moines Christian on Friday night, losing 76-44.

Braylon Dawes led with 11 points, and Braedon Draper added 10 points, with many other players contributing in the single digits.

The Panther boys are now 9-11 overall. They will play their last conference game on Monday at Wells Fargo Arena against Ogden.


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