Pantherettes Advance to State
After a hard-fought victory against Plano West on Saturday, the Duncanville Pantherettes advance to the state Final Four competition. The Pantherettes overcame an impressive shooting streak by Plano West that had the teams tied at 35 at halftime. The Pantherettes, ranked #1 in the state of Texas and #2 in the nation, came out strong in the second half, took the lead and captured the UIL 6A Region 1 title.
On Friday, March 4, the Pantherettes take on Cibolo Steele (34-3) at 8:30 p.m. at the Alamodome in San Antonio in the state semi-final. The other semifinal game features Region 2 Dekaney (36-1) and Region 3 North Shore (36-1). The state championship game will be played at 8:30 p.m. Saturday night.
The Pantherettes are planning a send-off celebration at 7:45 a.m. Thursday March 3 in front of Sandra Meadows Arena. Cheerleaders, students, parents and fans will wish the team and Coach Cathy Self-Morgan the best of luck as they head to San Antonio.
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