Friday Jan 19th despite no school due to the weather Union county traveled to GAC to face off in a 7-AAA matchup. The Lady Panthers were a little rusty having not played in a week due to game cancellations. The Lady Panthers got off to a slow start against the #1 team in the state.
UC trialed 7-18 at the end of Q1. The Lady Panthers were led by senior Bailey Daniel with 5 points, GAC was led by Sutton with 7. The Lady Panthers trailed at the half 21-34. Daniel led the panthers with 10, Sutton led the Lady Spartans with 15.
Turner led GAC in the 3rd with 13 points to extend the lead the Lady Panthers. UC was led by Mccarter’s 6 points. The Lady Panthers were on the wrong end of a 12-1 run to end Q3 37-55.
The final score was 53-64. Senior Bailey Daniel led all Lady Panthers with 25 points, 15 of which came in the second half. Brooke Dockrey scored 11 and Kait Mccarter scored 11 and had 9’rebounds. The Lady Panthers fall to 12-6 and 4-3 in region play. The Lady Panthers will play Andrews NC, Saturday Jan 20th.
The Panthers followed the Lady Panthers tipping off at 6. The Panthers got off to a slow start against the #4 team in the state. UC trailed 29-8 at the end of Q1. Patrick Baggett scored all 8 points for the Panthers in the first quarter.
The Panthers were on the wrong side of a 13-1 run to begin Q2 to trail 50-15 at the half. Pierson Allison led UC scorers with 6 points. The Panthers were in a hole that they would never get out of as they trailed 65-26 at the end of Q3. The final score was 75-31.
Pierson Allison led all UC scorers with 12 followed by Baggett with 11. The Panthers fall to 13-5 and 3-4 in region play. The Panthers next game will be home against Andrews NC.