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Panthers beat Brookfield, fall to Macon

The PHS varsity boys basketball team went 1-1 last week beating Brookfield at home, Tuesday, before falling at Macon, Friday.

Palmyra’s Abe Haerr (left) and Zane Meyers (right) attempt to steal the fall from a Brookfield defender.

The Panthers (9-7) got out to an 11-5 lead before trailing by five at the half but staged a 14-11 comeback in the third quarter before the Tigers out-scored them 13-6 down the stretch.

Zane Meyers sank two three-pointers and all four of his free throws and led all scorers with 18 points.

Also scoring for Palmyra were Alex Loman, six, Quade Plunkett, six, Abe Haerr, five, and Bear Bock, four.

The Panthers began the week with by cruising to a 63-20 win at home over Brookfield last Tuesday.

Palmyra jumped out to an 18-0 lead and went into halftime up 42-10 against a Bulldog squad that dressed out just six players.

Scoring for Palmyra were Laydin Lochman, 11, Meyers, 10, Plunkett, nine, Bock, eight, Brayden Shannon, eight, Aaron Stamper, eight, Haerr, four, Loman, two, Ryan McKeown, two, and Bennett Stice, one.

The Panthers were scheduled to continue Clarence Cannon Conference action this week by hosting Clark County, Tuesday, and traveling to South Shelby, Friday.