The Panola Fillies competed in its second overtime game of the season; this time coming out victorious against conference opponent Tyler JC.
The Fillies would come out the gate slow, falling behind 21-10 midway through the first quarter of the ball game. Miscommunication and empty possessions would cause a scoring drought that left the Fillies down double digit after the first period.
After a gut check, Panola would look like its normal self; forcing multiple turnovers, capitalizing on fast break points, and easy conversions. The score at the half was 36-32, with Tyler leading.
Entering the fourth quarter, there were several ties and lead changes between the two teams.
As the game dwindled down, the Fillies would see a 6 point lead dwindle to 3. After a miscommunication on the Fillies and offensive execution by Tyler, the game would be tied with 75-75.
During overtime the teams would compete neck and neck. Freshman Maryia Adashchyk would score 7 straight for the Fillies during the extra segment of play.
Tyler wouldn’t lay down that easy. After securing and offensive rebound, the Lady Apaches were able to complete a 3 point play.
The Fillies secures the rebound worn 10.8 seconds left but would turn the ball over in a careless fashion.
With less than 8 seconds left, the Fillies looked to its defense to win this game. With the score at 83-84 the Fillies would play good defense and solidify a defensive rebound to end the game.
Fivre Fillies scored in double digits. Adashchyk (17), Patience Okpe (16), Daria Eremeeva (15), Nailah Blount (13), Weronika Nowakowska (12). Eremeeva also grabbed a team high 11 boards.
The Fillies return to action Wednesday January 17, 2018. They will host Kilgore and 530 pm in AJ gym.