Another Panthers' rally comes up short in 49-47 loss to Alpine

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The Fort Stockton High School Panthers entered the fourth period down 38-27 to Alpine Jan. 10 at the SEC. 

The Panthers almost pulled off a mirculous comeback, but came up short in dropping a 49-47 decision to the Bucks.

It was the Panthers' second loss in eight days to Alpine after dropping a 56-54 decision at Alpine on  Jan. 2.

The Panthers are 5-16 on the season, and will host San Angelo Lake View on Jan. 14 in their final game before opening district. 

The Panthers closes the first period with a 5-0 run to cut Bucks lead from 11 to 6. The score at the half was Alpine 28, Fort Stockton 22.

Cold shooting in the third by both teams. The Panthers scored 5 points and Alpine 3 over the first six minutes of the period, with Alpine holding a 31-27 edge. 

But the Bucks closed the final two minutes on a 7-0 run to go into the final frame 38-27.

Fort Stockton High School

Boys Basketball

(0-0, 5-16)

• Nov. 22: lost to Lamesa 61-41

• Nov. 25: def. Presidio 60-59

• Dec. 3: lost to Presidio 72-52

• Dec. 5-7: @ O.W. Follis Tournament: lost to Lubbock 44-33; def. Sweetwater 57-38; lost to Tahoka 70-53; def. Stanton 45-37 

• Dec. 10: lost to Greenwood 80-44

• Dec. 12-14: vs. West Texas Shootout: lost to Estacado 69-22; lost to Del Rio 59-84; def. Kermit 47-35; lost to El Paso Austin 68-36; lost to to El Paso Irvin 49-31.

• Dec. 17: lost to Denver City 63-61

• Dec. 20: lost to Big Spring 72-51

• Dec. 26-28: @ Monahans Tournament: lost to Midland Classical 54-41; lost to Ballinger 80-40; lost to Crane 64-41; def. Compass Academy 90-17.

• Jan. 2: lost to Alpine 56-54

• Jan. 3: lost to Big Spring 67-46

• Jan. 7: lost to Kermit, 62-47

• Jan. 10: lost to Alpine 49-47

• Jan. 14: vs. San Angelo Lakeview, 6 p.m.

• Jan. 17: vs. Pecos, 7:30 p.m.*

• Jan. 21: @ Andrews, 7:30 p.m.*

• Jan. 24: vs. Monahans, 7:30 p.m.*

• Jan. 31: vs. Seminole, 7:30 p.m.*

• Feb. 4: @ Pecos, 7:30 p.m.*

• Feb. 7: vs. Andrews, 7:30 p.m.*

• Feb. 11: @ Monahans, 7:30 p.m.*

• Feb. 18: @ Seminole, 6:30 p.m.*

* District game

** Senior Night

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