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Lady Panthers win first round of district tournament

Posted on Monday, March 1, 2021 at 9:49 pm

Beat Bowling Green, 60-27

It was a good night to be a Lady Panthers fan.

Jozelynn Bostick going up for two.

Centralia’s Lady Panthers hosted the Bowling Green Lady Bobcats in

Baylee Beard scoring.

Claire Bennett getting some air time.

the first rung of the district tournament dominated all four quarters

Elly Crum shoots a lay-up.

to beat the visitors 60-27.

The first quarter was competitive, with Centralia finishing ahead, 14-8.

From there, Centralia pulled away.

By halftime Centralia was up 23-9. The led at the end of the third, 34-22 and finished the game, 60-27.

Baylee Beard led Centralia, and the game, with 15 points. Morgan Ross and Claire Bennett scored 10 each and Jozelynn Bostick scored nine.

Kaylyn Chariton scored 14 for Bowling Green.

Centralia is now 16-8 and plays Hallsville, at Hallsville, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

For the full write-up of Centralia’s district basketball action, see next week’s edition of the Centralia Fireside Guard.