Girls Varsity Basketball · Varsity Girls’ Basketball Falls in Regional Semifinal

The Pennfield High School varsity girls’ basketball team had their MHSAA state tournament run come to an end on Monday night at Williamston High School, when they were defeated by I-8 rival Western High School 50-29 in the regional semifinal.

Pennfield fell behind 19-5 after the first quarter and trailed 34-21 at the halftime intermission.  The deficit grew to 40-24 after the third quarter and the Lady Panthers could not mount a comeback in the final period.

Sophomore, Kaylee Glidden led Pennfield with 14 points and 10 rebounds.  Senior, Sadie Drawhorn added 6 points and 3 assists.  Senior, Abby Schwartz finished with 6 rebounds, 3 steals and 3 assists.

The varsity girls’ basketball team captured their first MHSAA district championship in over a decade last week with three heart pounding victories over Eaton Rapids, Charlotte and Olivet to advance to the regional.  They finished their season at 9-13.