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Panthers take care of Clark Co., S. Shelby

The PHS varsity boys basketball team went to 4-1 in games against conference opponents last week, downing Clark County and South Shelby.

The Panthers (11-7) scored from the inside and outside in a 70-47 blow-out win at South Shclby, Friday.

Palmyra’s Bear Bock goes in for a layup against Clark County Tuesday.

Palmyra built a 34-23 first-half lead before out-scoring the Cardinals, 36-24, the rest of the way.

No less than six Panthers sank three-pointers in the game including Aaron Stamper, three, and Zane Meyers, two. Stamper and Bear Bock led the team in scoring with 17 points each.

Also scoring were Abe Haerr, 10, Quade Plunkett, eight, Meyers, six, Layden Lochman, five, Brayden Shannon, three, Bennett Stice, two, and Alex Loman, two.

The Panthers opened the week by doubling up Clark County, 46-23, on the home court, Tuesday.

Trailing 9-4 early, the Panthers went on an 18-2 run to lead by 15 at the half. They finished the game by out-scoring the Indians 24-12.

Palmyra had balanced scoring coming from eight players. 

Bock and Stamper led with 11 each and were followed by Haerr, nine, Stice, five, Lochman, four, Meyers, two, Loman, two, and Plunkett, two.

The Panthers were 15 of 23 from the line in the game.

The Panthers were scheduled to host Monroe City, Tuesday, before traveling to Bowling Green this Friday.