The PHS varsity girls basketball team saw its season end with a 46-34 loss to Clark County in the Class 3, District 6 championship game in Kahoka Saturday.
Palmyra (8-14) trailed by just three going into the final period before Clark County went on a 15-6 run to win going away.
Scoring for Palmyra were Abbey Redd, nine, Grace Krigbaum, eight, Candra King, eight, Taytum White, six, Rylie McKinney, two, and Mallory
Clark County (15-7) advanced to sectionals to play Duchesne (11-13) Wednesday in St. Charles.
The Lady Panthers reached the championship game with a 47-35 upset victory over second-seeded Elsberry on the road, Thursday.
Trailing by three at the half, Palmyra moved ahead by two going into the final quarter when they outgunned Elsberry 22-12 to win going away.
King scored 10 of her game-high 18 points during the late-game surge.
Also scoring for Palmyra were White, 12, McKinney, 10, Krigbaum, six and Redd, one.
The Lady Panthers advanced to the semifinals with a 60-12 win over sixth-seeded Louisiana Tuesday.
McKinnney scored 10 of her game-high 12 points during team’s 14-2 first-quarter run.
Nine other players contributed scoring including Redd, 10, King, 10, Megan Lake, nine, White, nine, Ashley Bode, four, Maura Gottman, two, Drew Billups, two, and Krigbaum, two