Plano East extended its winning streak to six games after beating Plano and Coppell during the past week. The victories put the Lady Panthers in sole possession of first place in District 6-6A at 6-3 overall, but undefeated 6-0 in district play.
A team with high preseason expectations, the Lady Panthers are coming together in district play and look the part of a team with a strong chance to contend in the state tournament.
After starting the season 0-3 in a difficult non-district slate, the Plano East girls basketball team has dominated in district play by using their strong defense and versatility and depth on the offensive end. They opened the week with a 41-37 win over Plano, a game in which eight different Lady Panthers were able to score. Kayla Cooper led the way with nine points as the Lady Panthers used 22 second-half points to hold on for the victory.
By Kyle Grondin • [email protected]