The 8th Grade Maroon team hosted Pennfield last night in a very intense game against the Panthers. Western was winning 23-18 after the half and the game continued to go back and forth until the last 2 minutes. Pennfield scored 8 unanswered points and Western was able to get to within 5 but time ran out.
Tonight was truly a team effort with everyone contributing on the scoreboard. Leading for the Panthers was Alyssa Gennety and Chloe Hoxie each with 9 points. Gennety also had 2 rebounds and Hoxie added 2 steals. Morgan King did a great job coming off the bench with 7 points and a solid defensive effort. Madi Barnes finished with 6 points and 5 rebounds. Jaymee Herrington also added 6 points, 1 rebound and 2 blocks. Cassidy Lammers contributed with a three pointer. Kendall Robertson and Kyndall Lewis each added 2 points and Sydney Siders with 1 point.
The Panthers will travel to Northwest on Tuesday.