Panthers down Tigers in close matchup

O’FALLON – The O’Fallon Panthers played hard and narrowly defeated their conference rival, the Edwardsville Tigers, 42-40 on Friday, January 4.

Edwardsville led the Panthers by one at the close of the first quarter, but O’Fallon would flip the script and lead 18-17 at the half.

Following halftime, the teams were evenly matched, both scoring 11 points each in the third quarter. However, O’Fallon would manage to score one more point over the Tigers in the fourth, giving them the narrow two-point victory.

Senior Kyle Dismukes led the Panthers with 11 points, while Amarey Wills was close behind scoring ten points. Drew Tebbe led the team with three-pointers with two.