Fillies to play Polk State – 3 p.m., Nov. 21


Kraig Cain Photography

The Fillies are headed to the national tournament!

The Panola College Fillies will play Florida’s Polk State at 3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Hutchinson Sports Arena in Hutchinson, Kansas.

The Fillies earned a trip to the tournament by defeating Tyler Junior College in the regional tournament. Panola goes into the national tournament as the #12 seed with a 29-8 season record. Polk State is the #5 seed with a 22-4 season record.

For details, check out the NJCAA website:

Head Coach Nicole Thorn and Assistant Coach Macy Cherry lead the Fillies. The team roster includes #2 – Mikayla Ware, sophomore, San Antonio; #3 – Hannah Floyd, sophomore, League City; #4 – Erin Perez, freshman, Corpus Christi; #5 Ana Caroline Melo, freshman, Louveira, Sao Paulo, Brazil; #6 – Riley Seegers, sophomore, Beckville; #7 – Nina Hauff, freshman, The Woodlands; #8 – Payton Jones, freshman, Beckville; #9 0 Mylena Testoni, freshman, Barra Velha, Santa Catarina, Brazil; #10 – McKenzie Dimery, sophomore, College Station; #11 – Maria Idjilov, TR-sophomore, Republic of Moldova, Chisinau; #12 – Maria Santos, freshman, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; #13 – Ashton Brown, freshman, Tatum; #15 – April Brown, TR-sophomore, Tyler; #22 – Nyah Walker, freshman, Bryan. Managers are Ben Judice and Daniel “Ace” Ventura.

Photos with this article are from the region tournament in Tyler, courtesy of Kraig Cain Photography. See more photos at the 2019 Fillies Regional Tournament Photo Gallery.

Also, check out the Panola College Pony Express Facebook page for the Region Tournament Photo Album and other photos.