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Panthers see tough season come to an end

by | May 3, 2024 | Sports

The Plano East Panthers have endured a frustrating spring on the baseball diamond. That season came to an end last week with a pair of losses to Coppell to drop them to 1-13 in the group. (Roosevelt Joubert/Murphy Monitor) (More Photos)

The Plano East baseball season ended Friday night, swept in their two-game series against Coppell.

A strong non-district start (14-4-1) to the year never did carry over into district play, where the Panthers finished 1-13 against 6-6A competition. That included 12 straight district losses after splitting the opening series, finishing the year 15-17-1 overall.

Flower Mound, Hebron, Flower Mound Marcus and Coppell clinched the four playoff spots for the 2024 season. The Cowboys needed to win both games against the Panthers this weekend to punch their ticket, and just did that, outscoring East 14-2 in the two-game series.

The first game on Tuesday, April 23, saw East jump out to an early 1-0 lead.

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