By Keith Williams
The Eagle Point Middle School 8th grade Lady Panthers hosted two games this week and picked up wins in both, as they defeated Lincoln Savage 51-10 and they bested White Mountain by a 42-9 count.
Against Lincoln Savage the Panthers jumped out early and never looked back. All eight players hit the scoring column led by Sydney May with 16. Kayla Nielsen added a season high 11, followed by Stephanie Ewen and Lucy Linville with 6 points each, Janelle Rodgers and Hailey Beebe with 4 each, and Brooke Hanks and Kennedie Fischetti tacked on 2 points each.
Against White Mountain the Panthers again got out early jumping out to a 16-2 first quarter lead. Defense was the key as the Panthers gave up no more than 3 points in any quarter. May and Hanks led the Panthers with 11and 10 points respectively, followed by Linville with 8, Beebe and Nielsen with 4 points each. Ewen knocked down a 3 pointer to account for her points and Rodgers added 2 points to round out the scoring.
The Panthers currently sport a 15-3 record with two games to play.