Lady Panthers pick up win at Ellwood

SELMA — The Marengo High Lady Panthers picked up a road win Friday night, downing Ellwood Christian 37-31.

J’Mya Hall led the Lady Panthers with 16 points, three rebounds, one assist and four steals. Alton James added 10 points, five rebounds, one assist and two steals.

Shakera White paced Ellwood with 10 points. The win moved Marengo to 3-6 on the season.

The varsity Panthers followed with a 66-42 loss to Ellwood. Justice Irvin led Marengo with 12 points, 10 rebounds and a steal. C.J. Grimes led Ellwood with 26 points.

The loss dropped Marengo to 1-8 on the year.

The junior varsity Panthers opened the night with a 44-35 loss to Ellwood’s JV team. Christion Wright led Marengo with 11 points, 10 rebounds, two steals and a block. Roosevelt Thompson added 10 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and six steals.

Jeff Huff and Devante Sanders each had 13 points for the Ellwood Christian junior varsity.

The Panther teams are set to play again Tuesday night at Linden in an area contest.