Boys Varsity Basketball · Panthers win big in the Chris Nichols Classic

56 River Ridge High School
89 Lecanto High School
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The Panthers rode a 24-8 third quarter to break open a close game at halftime to beat River Ridge 89-56. The Panther were led by DJ Smith who posted a triple double with 21 points 14 rebounds and 11 blocks. The Panthers also got a big night out of a trio of Sophmores-
Jaysus Jones with 18, Nick Post with 17 and Josh Berrios with 12. The win moves the Panthers to 8-6 and the play Weeki Wachee on Tuesday. ” The kids were really fired up to play for Coach Nichols tonight. He means so much to this program and these kids.”
Coach Vilardi

The JV also won 75-66 over River Ridge led by big nights from Chance Beaver with 29 and Joe Sullivan with 22.