PHS girls fall to Knox County, Centralia

The PHS varsity girls basketball team continued to struggle last week with home losses to Knox County and Centralia.

The Lady Panthers (4-6) suffered their fourth-straight defeat, 45-22, to Centralia Friday.

Palmyra’s Mallory Sublette heads to the basket against Knox County last Tuesday.

Centralia jumped out to a 14-6 lead and out-scored Palmyra 20-6 in the second  half.

Scoring for Palmyra were Rylie McKinney, six, Grace Krigbaum, five, Abbey Redd, four, Ashley Bode, two, Taytum White, two, Mallory Sublette, two, and Drew Billups, one.

The Lady Panthers opened the week Tuesday with their second straight loss to Knox County, this time at home, 38-28.

Palmyra led by one going into the final period, when the Lady Eagles ended the game with a 10-4 run.

Scoring for Palmyra were McKinney, nine, White, six, Krigbaum, four, Redd, three, Megan Lake, two, Sublette, two, and Candra King, two.

Palmyra opened Tony Lenzini Tournament play Monday against Hannibal, but results were not available in time for this edition.