Panthers can't hold on to early lead against Big Spring

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The Fort Stockton High School boys basketball team lost to Big Spring 67-46 Jan. 3 at the Special Events Center. 

It took nearly two minutes for someone to finally score, with Erik Bislar hitting a three at the 6:19 mark of the first period. The Panthers led by five twice and had their biggest lead at six, 16-10, with 1:33 left. 

But Big Spring started 15-0 a run that would carried over into the second period, scoring the final five points of the first period and the first nine of the second to go up 25-16 with 4:56 left in the half. 

The Steers led 31-24 at the half and 45-34 after three periods. 

It was the Panthers' second loss of the season to the Steers, which posted a 72-51 win on Dec. 20.

The Panthers play at Kermit on Tuesday, Jan. 7

 

Fort Stockton High School

Boys Basketball

(0-0, 5-14)

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: @ Kermit, 7:30 p.m.

Jan. 10: vs. Alpine, 6:30 p.m.

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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