Despite the deep sadness on the Panther team at the loss of head coach Tammy Lilly’s father, they pulled together and beat Sergeant Bluff-Luton 62 to 58 Jan. 5.

The only quarter the Panthers lost was the second, being down by 6 points. They began the second half down by 5 points.

Rachel Rosenquist led with 26 points, followed by Rylee Rosenquist at 23.

The leading rebounders were the Rosenquists – Rylee with 9 and Rachel with 5. Jorja VanDenHul led the team with 2 assists and 5 steals. Rachel also had 6 steals.

No additional stats were available by presstime.

SBL has a season record of 4-2 compared to Dakota Valley’s 6-2.

DV’s next game was in West Central Tuesday, Jan. 12 in a double-header with the boys.