The varsity girls basketball team opened the home portion of their 2017-2018 game schedule tonight by hosting the Ponitz Golden Panthers. The Elks came out of the gates fast and stormed to an 18-5 lead after one quarter of play. They kept the intensity at a high level in the second quarter to take a 39-12 lead into the locker room. In the third quarter, they expanded their lead to 63-20 with just eight minutes to go. Over the final eight minutes, they continued to play well and walked away with a convincing, 75-27 win.
Leading scorers for the Lady Elks tonight were Jasmine Broner with 14, Alexis Hutchison with 11, Emma Stanley with 10 and Meghan Mattingly with 9.
In the first game of the night, the freshman team defeated Alter, 36-24. In the middle game, the JV team defeated Ponitz, 46-23.