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Progress the theme to Panthers’ 7-on-7 work

by | Jun 6, 2024 | Sports

Following the end of spring football in late-May, the Plano East’s skilled position players shifted their focus to 7-on-7. The Panthers have hit the field twice already, competing in Allen and Arlington. (Austin Smith/Murphy Monitor) (More Photos)

While the calendar has officially turned to June, that doesn’t mean the Plano East football players aren’t continuing to get their work in. Since spring football wrapped up in mid-May, the skilled position players have been working hard in an effort to qualify for the state 7-on-7 tournament in College Station.

The Panthers took part in qualifying tournaments in Allen and Arlington over the last several weeks. While they have yet to punch their ticket to the 64-team event, last week’s performance in Arlington at the Colt Classic was a step in the right direction.

The 7-on-7 group opened initially competed in Allen last month, getting caught in a tough group that included DeSoto, J.J. Pearce and Sachse. After a rough loss to DeSoto in the opening match, Plano East had a much better showing in their final two matchups.

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