The Fouke Lady Panthers won their district girls basketball championship defeating the Beavers from Glen Rose by ten, 44-33 Saturday.
The Lady Panthers were led by Nailah Zetrenne who scored 13 points and Connie Rose who scored 11 points.
The Lady Panthers won with seller defense. They held the Lady Beavers to 3 points in the first quarter and took a 23-14 lead into the lockerroom at the half. Glen Rose fought hard throughout the second half but the Lady Panthers were able to maintain the lead and eventually winning by 10 p09nts.
Lady Panthers head coach Mo Williams complimented his girls defensive play
“I thought our girls defended as well as they had all year. Glen Rose
girls are tough and they don’t give you anything easy,” Mo Williams, Fouke Lady Panthers head coach said.” Im so proud
that these girls got this Championship tonight on their home court in front of the entire community”.
Fouke finished the Conference undefeated 14-0 and Conference Champions and Saturday they won the District tournament and are District 7-3A Champions.
Regional tournament is next for Fouke
Fouke’s overall record is 29-3 and they were 14-0 in conference. Now, Fouke will be a 1 Seed at Region and will play 4 seed Dewitt High school in the first round of the Regional Tournament held at Drew Central High School in Monticello, Ark.