PORUM – The Porum Lady Panthers were eliminated from the winners bracket of the Cross Telephone Tournament Thursday by the Quinton Lady Savages 52-34.
Quinton outscored the Panthers in each period and stretched a 7-point halftime lead (24-17) to a comfortable 18-point victory.
The final period was the telling tale for the Savages who outscored Porum 16-7 in the final eight minutes.
Kylie Smith led Porum with 10 points followed by Courtney Prose with 8. Abby Miller’s 19 points topped Quinton’s scoring list with Lila Gragg also in double figures with 12.
The Savages will move on to the tournament finals Saturday night while Porm will play for third place Saturday afternoon..
After the tournament, Porum will visit Webbers Falls (11-3) Tuesday night in a game that will be covered by CSSNOK and Quinton returns home to take on Class B No. 8 ranked Buffalo Valley (16-3).