BURTON LADY PANTHERS BEAT IOLA TO MOVE INTO TIE FOR THIRD

The Burton Lady Panther Basketball Team avenged an early season loss to the Iola Lady Bulldogs with a 59-44 victory last (Tuesday) night at the Burton High School Gym.

Iola won a close first quarter 10-9, but then Burton bounced back to outscore them 12-8 in the second quarter. The Lady Panthers took a 21-18 lead into the locker room at half time.

In the second half, it was all Burton as they won the third quarter 19-12, and the fourth quarter 18-14.

Tiara Burns led the Lady Panthers with 28 points, while Sierra Hancock added 15 points.

With the win, Burton now moves into a tie with Iola for third place. Both teams have 3-3 district records.

The Lady Panthers will next travel to Snook on Friday at 6:15pm.

DISTRICT GAMES:

Snook 32 Somerville 30

Normangee 33 Mumford 30

DISTRICT STANDINGS:

1.) Normangee 5-1

1.) Mumford 5-1

3.) Burton 3-3

3.) Iola 3-3

5.) Snook 1-5

5.) Somerville 1-5

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