The Panthers picked up a critical district win Tuesday night as they defeated Pecos 50-43. The Panthers were quick to take a 15-9 lead after the first quarter and then held on to a 24-20 lead at the half. The Panthers trailed by 1 after the third quarter but outscored Pecos 15-7 in the fourth to take the victory. Andrew Acosta led the Panthers with 13 points and 12 rebounds, followed by Kayne Shorter with 5 points, Andric Herrera with 6 and Frankie Rodriguez with 7 points.
On the previous Friday night the Panthers had fallen 62-52 to Greenwood.
The Panthers now stand at 2-4 in district play as they host Monahans this Friday before traveling to Andrews on Tuesday.