MPHS Panthers play Bennett on Feb. 13 |

MPHS Panthers play Bennett on Feb. 13

Sally Spillman
Special to the Sky-Hi News
Panther and Ridgeview Academy athletes pose at the Dec 4 game.
Courtesy Photo |

The Panther boys are 4-2 in league play and 6-7 overall. Coached this year by Dustin Morrow the Panthers are #27 in all teams across the nation in average points scored per game. The Panthers average 79 points, 45 rebounds, 12 steals and 4 blocks per game which makes for exciting spectating. Senior Brad Lutz #13 leads the Panthers averaging 18 points per game with a 45 percent FGM stat and frequent break-away dunks. Junior Jory Ehlert at point guard sets a fast tempo for the Panthers averaging 7 assists and 19 points per game. Another player to keep an eye on is #10 Davis Lovato (Jr) with 31 three-pointers this year and better than 30 percent make rate on 3s.

The Lady Panthers are posting a winning 8-3 record overall and undefeated 6-0 in league play. The Lady Panthers average 45 points per game and 15 steals. Led by seniors Holly Tehan averaging 10 points per game and Riley Weimer with 10 rebounds per game and the Milstead twins (Mallory and Madison) leading in assists per game.

Thanks to 5th quarter sponsors below we are able to provide a free meal for both our team and the visiting team and all fans and community members are encouraged to attend immediately following the games in the high school commons: Mountain Parks Electric, Middle Park Medical Center, Miller/Hwy. 34/Red Mountain Storage, Big Valley Construction, Centennial Bank, and Neils Lunceford Landscaping.

Panthers play Bennett at 2 p.m., 3:30 and 5 p.m. on Feb. 13. The 5th quarter starts immediately after the games in the school commons.

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