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Fillies defeat BPCC 98-74 on Saturday, Feb. 23

The Fillies soundly defeated the Bossier Parish Lady Cavs 98-74 on Saturday, Feb. 23 in the A.J. Johnson Gym. Then, on Tuesday, Feb. 26,  the Fillies handled their business trip to Jacksonville, beating the Lady Jaguars 87-54. After an 18-18 first quarter, the Fillies turned up the intensity in the second, scoring 25 points while holding the Lady Jaguars to just 12. The first half charge saw 10 different Fillies score.

The Fillies started the second half on a 7-0 run and never looked back. Business was handled on both ends by the Fillies in both quarters. They out-scored the Jaguars 44-24 in the second half.

The scoring for the Fillies was very balanced with Maryia Adashchyk scoring a team high 16 points. Three other players; Falkowska (14), Barcharova (14) and Williams (12) finished in double figures.

The Fillies improve to 15-12 overall, 11-6 in conference.  Panola will finish up the regular season at home against the Angelina Roadrunners Saturday, March 2. The Fillies took the Roadrunners into overtime at Angelina but could not finish the game, losing 91-82 in overtime. Jolie Williams led the Fillies in scoring with 25.

The Saturday, March 2, game against Angelina will also be the Fillies’ Sophomore night.

See Photo Gallery – Fillies vs. Bossier Parish

 

SEASON UPDATE

Fillies Face setback Against Lady Rangers, Feb. 9

The Fillies could not complete the sweep of the Kilgore Lady Rangers Saturday, Feb. 9 in District 14 play. The Lady Rangers defeated the Fillies, 56-73, dropping the Fillies to 8-4 in conference.

Leading the Fillies in scoring was Daryna Barcharova  with 18. She shot over 50% from the floor (7-13), and shot an impressive 4-7 from beyond the arch. Following her in scoring was Alicja Falkowska with 16 points on 6-7 shooting from the floor. Mikayla Etienne and Masha Adashchyk led the fillies on the boards with 7 each.

The Fillies drop to 12-10 on the season. The Fillies will remain on their road stint, facing the #2 Trinity Valley Cardinals Wednesday, Feb. 13.  The Fillies dropped the first meeting between the two, 76-72. Panola was led in scoring by Maryia Adashchyk with 20.

 

Trinity Valley Community College – February 13

A slow offensive second half proved to be the difference maker Wednesday, Feb. 13 in the Fillies’ 59-73 loss to #2 Trinity Valley.

A tale of two halves, the Fillies set the tempo early, taking advantage of the Cardinals early foul trouble. They found themselves down only by three going into halftime. Daryna Barchkarova scored the team high 15 points in the first half of the contest.

The Cardinals took full advantage of the Fillies’ offensive struggles, taking the lead up to 10 with three minutes to go in the third quarter. The Fillies battled back, cutting the lead to two with 6:25 left in the game. But following a timeout, the Lady Cardinals offense kicked into high gear and the lead increased.

Behind Barchkarova in scoring was Maryia Adashchyk with 14. Jolie Williams would contribute 13 of her own.

 

Coastal Bend – February 16

The Fillies bounced back Saturday, Feb. 16, against the Lady Cougars of Coastal Bend, 81-68. The Fillies started off strong, scoring 48 points in the first half. Williams and Falkowska score 32 of the teams 48 first half points; Williams contributing 22 of those points behind four three pointers and Falkowska scoring 10 of her own.

The Lady Cougars came roaring back in the fourth quarter, going on a 13-3 run deep into the fourth, cutting the lead to single digits. But the Fillies held on despite the fourth quarter surge, evening out the fourth quarter scoring with late scores and free throws.  Williams led all scorers Sunday with a career high 32 points, including five three pointers and 22 first half points. Behind her in scoring was Falkowska with 18. The duo finished with 50 of the team’s 81 points. Also rounding out the double-digit scoring was Jurnee Williams who scored a season high 10 points off the bench.

The Fillies improve to 9-5 in conference (13-11 overall) with the sweep of the Lady Cougars. The Fillies travel to Tyler College to face the Apaches Wednesday, Feb. 20. The Fillies dropped the first meeting between the two, 87-68 back in January. Adashchyk lead the Fillies in scoring with 22.

See Coastal Bend Photo Gallery by Photographer Kraig Cain.

See Photo Gallery 2 – Coastal Bend – Kraig Cain and Teresa Beasley.

 

Coastal Bend, February 16 and Tyler Junior College, February 20

The Panola Fillies split a pair of conference match-ups on February 16 and 20; losing to Tyler 72-95 and beating Coastal Bend 98-74.

In the Tyler game, the Fillies had four players in double figures with Aljica Falkowska leading all scorers with 17. Jolie Williams, Mikayla Etienne and Kellymar Zapata-Ramirez all finished the game with 10 points each.

In the Saturday match up against Coastal Bend, the Fillies completed the season sweep of the Lady Cougars. After a close first quarter, the Fillies never looked back. Maryia Adashchyk led all scorers with 21 points. Behind her in scoring was Aljica Falkowska with 17, Daryna Barcharova with  14 and Jolie Williams with 12. Adashchyk also recorded a team high six steals on the night.

The Fillies move to 14-12, 10-6 in conference. They look to complete the sweep of Jacksonville next on the road. In the first meeting of the two, the Fillies won 66-46. Maryia Adashchyk led all scorers in that contest with 12.

 

 

 

 

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