Archive - Mar 4, 2011 - Latest Sports
MERIDIAN â€“ The Snake River Panthers opened a double-digit lead and then held off a hard charging Kimberly squad for an opening round, 55-52 win at the State Basketball Championships in Meridian on Thursday afternoon.
â€śI thought that the rebounds and the fast break early in the game got us off to a good start,â€ť Snake River head coach Bob Coombs said. â€śOverall we did some nice things in tonightâ€™s ball game.â€ť
The Panthers came out of the gates with a high energy performance, collecting 21 rebounds in the first half, 9 of those on the offensive end as the Panthers built a 11-point bulge.