Mabank opens season with win

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : November 7, 2012

Mabank Lady Panthers

Monitor Photo/Sam Epps
Mabank Lady Panthers Kourtney Holyfield leaps high for a score against the Quinlan-Ford Lady Panthers Tuesday. Mabank won their first regular-season game, 46-38.

By Sam Epps
Sports Editor

MABANK–The Mabank Lady Panthers won their first regular-season basketball game, 46-38, over the visiting Quinlan-Ford Lady Panthers Tuesday.
The score was tied, 10-10, after the first period, and Quinlan had a one-point, 21-20, lead at halftime.
A strong third period saw the Mabank girls score 14 points, and hold Quinlan to seven, pushing Mabank to a 35-28 lead.
Mabank outscored Quinlan 11-10 in the final stanza of the game to secure the win.
Kourtney Holyfield led the Mabank girls with 18 points and two assists.
Brittney Ramon scored seven points for Mabank, while Hazel Puempel and Madison Holyfield each added six points.