Panorama Girls Overwhelm Chargers, 61-21
It didn't take very long for the Panorama girls' basketball team to establish its dominance Friday night in a 61-21 win over the ACGC Chargers. The Panthers raced to a 17-4 lead after the first quarter in which it held the Chargers scoreless for four minutes. After ACGC's Saige O'Brien scored her team's first points at 6:54 in the initial quarter to make the score 5-3, the Panthers went on an 8-0 run before the Chargers scored a single free throw.
By halftime the visitors lead had swelled to twenty points at 33-13. Payton Beckman led the Panther attack with seventeen first half points. O'Brien's two three pointers led the ACGC scoring.
With the outcome no longer in doubt, the Panthers offense netted twenty one third quarter points, while limiting ACGC to four points, and expanded the Panther lead to thirty four at 54-17. The Charger offense was limited to four free throws.
The final frame didn't see much scoring from either team, with Panorama wining the quarter 10-4 to reach the forty point win. The Chargers failed to score in double figures in any quarter.
Beckman led all scorers with 25 points, while Laci Richel also scored in double figures for Panorama with 10 points. Richel also dished out 9 assists and came up with 7 steals. Angel Pohldberg led the Panther rebounding with 9.
O'Brien had six points for the Chargers and Taylor Carlson came up with five points. No other Charger statistics have been made available.
The Panthers' win improves their overall record to 15-1 and their conference mark to 11-0. ACGC now stands at 9-7 overall and 7-4 in conference play.
Score by quarter:
Panorama 17 16 21 7--61
ACGC 4 9 4 4--21
Panorama statistics: (TP-REB- ASTS-STLS) Waddle(6-2-1-0) Beckman(25-7-2-2) Rishel(10-4-9-7) Pohldberg(6-5-2-4) Jaidyn Sellers(6-6-1-0) Burns(0-0-0-0) Hambleton(6-0-0-1) Nelson(0-2-0-2) Jazmyn Sellers(0-1-1-0) Steenblock(0-0-0-2) Welberg(2-3-0-2)