Lady Panthers take on Warren Woods Tower Titans in basketball action


Junior Madelyn Lagassa guards Warren Woods Tower girl from trying to get the ball.

Sarah Allen and Sara Cornett

On Thursday, Jan. 19, our Roseville Panthers played the Warren Woods Tower Titans. With JV starting out the night, they were in the lead 16-14 by halftime. Phenomenal efforts were turned in by freshman Mycah McClellan-Goodwin, who scored 11 points, sophomores Lauren Orler scoring nine points, and Taniya Shaw Richards scoring six points. By the end of the game, the Panthers won the game, 37-25.

Next up, the varsity Panthers took the court after junior Samantha Averitt sang the national anthem. Varsity was also in the lead at halftime by a score of  36-15. Amazing efforts were turned in by seniors Nija Collier scoring 19 points, Chantae’ Parker scoring 14 points, and sophomore Debraya Edwards scoring 9 points, leading to the final score of 62 points to Tower’s 35.

“We are improving each day and working hard. We put 110% effort into everything we do!” Varsity team member and Junior Samantha Averitt said.

Parent night also took place. Each team member would hand their family member or friend that was there and handed them a rose to say how much they appreciated them for coming.

Sophomore Lauren Orler gets ready to shoot her two free throw shots.