The Perry Panther teams got swept by Westside (Macon) on Friday Night at the Panther Pit. It was Senior Night at PHS as the seniors on both Perry teams were recognized prior to their respective game tipping off. In the girls game, the first quarter was close throughout as the score read 16-12 in favor of the visitors & Westside opened up the lead by going on a 9-3 run during the second to bring the score to 25-15 Lady Seminoles.
Westside blew the game open in the second half by outscoring the Lady Panthers 42-15 during the final two quarters to bring the final score to 57-30 Westside (Macon). The Lady Seminoles improved to 6-12 overall; 1-6 in region play while the Lady Panthers fell to 7-11 overall; 2-5 in region play.
The Senior Lady Panthers recognized Friday Night:
#12 Ashlyn Fordham
#13 Malonni Sheffield
#21 Kiley Sullivan
#30 Aariana Foster
The boys game did not fair any better for the Panthers as they fell 77-52 to the Seminoles. The first half was a tight contest throughout as the first quarter ended with a score of 20-12 Seminoles & the halftime score read 35-32 in favor of Westside. Like the girls game, the Westside boys blew the game open in the second half by outscoring Perry 20-14 in the third & 17-6 in the fourth to bring the final score to 77-52 Seminoles.
The Westside boys improved to 12-6 overall; 3-3 in region play while the Panthers fell to 8-10 overall; 3-4 in region play. The Seminoles were led in scoring by Daveon Henderson (24 pts) & Shannon Fountain (19 pts) while the Panthers were led in scoring by Junior Gordon (10 pts).
The Senior Panthers recognized Friday Night:
#1 Tre Wright
#3 Junior Gordon
#4 Antonio Lawson
#5 Princeton Huston
#10 Chris Dyson
#11 Caleb Wilson
#20 Jaylon Edwards
#22 Chauncey Webb
#30 Austin Childs
Elsewhere; Warner Robins traveled to play at Eagles Landing which resulted in a split as the Demonettes rebounded & won 60-45 to improve to 16-2 overall; 7-1 in region play while the Lady Golden Eagles fell to 6-10 overall; 2-5 in region play. The Demons on the other hand lost 76-54 to the Golden Eagles & fell to 11-5 overall; 4-4 in region play while Eagles Landing remained undefeated & improved to 20-0 overall; 8-0 in region play.
Veterans hosted Thomas Co Central at the Warhawks Nest which resulted in a Veterans sweep as the Lady Warhawks won 68-50 to improve to 15-3 overall; 6-0 in region play while the Lady Yellow Jackets fell to 10-3 overall; 2-2 in region play. The Veterans boys won 52-46 to improve to 11-6 overall; 4-2 in region play while Thomas Co Central fell to 7-9 overall; 0-4 in region play.
Northside traveled to play Lee Co that resulted in both Eagles teams losing by 20 a piece at the hands of both Trojans teams. The Lady Eagles lost 53-33 & fell to 2-15 overall (13 game losing skid); 0-6 in region play while the Lady Trojans improved to 11-9 overall; 3-2 in region play.
The Northside boys lost 82-62 & fell to 5-12 overall; 1-5 in region play while the Lee Co boys improved to 18-2 overall; 5-0 in region play.
The HoCo teams traveled to play Tift Co that resulted in a Blue Devils sweep of the Bears. The HoCo girls got pummeled en route to a 67-25 loss & fell to 8-10 overall; 1-5 in region play while the Tift Co girls improved to 13-4 overall; 4-1 in region play. The HoCo Bears were defeated 52-46 & fell to 10-9 overall; 3-3 in region play while the Tift Co Blue Devils improved to 12-5 overall; 3-2 in region play.