The Yellville-Summit Panthers stormed to a 26-6 first-quarter lead and rolled to a 75-44 win over the Melbourne Bearkatz in 3A-1 East Conference play Tuesday night at the Yellville-Summit Multi-Purpose Facility.
Jacob Berry led the Panthers with 19 points, while Logan Lynch and Nick Allen added 11 apiece, Caleb Gibson notched seven, Seth Evans, Jacob Gentry and Issac Lee scored six apiece, Freddy Nieto tallied five, Chipper Statum scored three and Lee Davenport chipped in one. Yellville-Summit led 43-30 at halftime and 56-35 after three quarters.
The Lady Panthers suffered a 53-48 setback to the Lady Bearkatz, who rallied in the fourth quarter. Melbourne led 18-12 after one quarter and 24-21 at the half before Yellville-Summit took a 35-34 lead into the fourth.
Kyli Duffy tossed in 15 points to lead the Lady Panthers (4-2), while Justina Jenkins notched 14, Kira Gentry-Cape totaled eight, Savanna Adams scored five, Taylor McFarland had four and Abby Helmke chipped in two.