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Updated: 02/06/2014 08:00:04AM

Lady Panthers fall to Avon Park

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ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY STEVE KNAPP, sbigdaddyknapp@aol.com

The Panthers’ Malyssa Jeter (13) looks to teammate Stephanie Whitmore for help. The Panthers lost to an undefeated Avon Park team 27-10.

ARCADIAN PHOTOS BY STEVE KNAPP, sbigdaddyknapp@aol.com

The 2013-2014 DeSoto County Middle School girls basketball team was coached by Chris Roberts.

By Steve Knapp

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When the Avon Park girls’ middle school basketball players got off the bus at DeSoto County Middle School Jan. 23, at first glance it looked like they had a lot of coaches for one team. Upon closer inspection, however, they were players and not the coaches.

Ten of Avon Park’s 13 players are eighth graders and four of them are over 5’8” tall. Combine the fact they were undefeated and had rolled over everybody on their schedule, and the Lady Panthers couldn’t keep pace in a 27-10 loss.

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