Photo from a home game against Jacksonville College.

Jacksonville, TX- Panola College Women’s Basketball traveled to Jacksonville to open the season on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-4. The Fillies won both contests beating Southern University Shreveport 91-56 and East Baptist University Junior Varsity 93-27. The Fillies move to 2-0 on the season.

Against Southern, the team put together a great team effort offensively as five players scored in double digits while having scoring contribution from eight different players. Sophomores Nailah Blount and Patience Okpe led the charge with 18 points apiece. Blount also recorded her first double-double of the season with a game high 14 boards. Sophomore Daria Eremeeva (10) and Ekaterina Karchevskaya (15), and Freshman Maria Adashchyk (13) rounded out double digit scoring for the Fillies.

The Fillies completed the weekend against ETBU JV with a good defensive stance holding their opponent to 27 points. The Fillies jumped out to a 12-0 start and never looked back. The Fillies tallied 19 steals on the game. Sophomores Okpe and Stefany Lorenco led the charge with 6 steals each. Eremeeva posted her first double-double of the season with 17 points and 13 rebounds. Freshman Weronika Nowakowska dished out a team high seven assist.