Mt. Pleasant Girls Drop OT Decision To #11 Washington
January 5, 2013Mt Pleasant High School
The Mt. Pleasant girls basketball team put a scare in the 11th ranked Washington Demon girls basketball team in Panther Gym Friday night but in the end came up short in a 60-57 overtime loss.
The Panthers opened up a ten point lead after one quarter and led 25-18 at the half. Washington pulled within three at 38-35 heading into the 4th quarter and then tied the game at the end of regulation 50-50. The Demons outscored the Panthers 10-7 in the extra 4-minute period. Mt. Pleasant came close to forcing a second overtime period when a last second shot from near mid-court almost went in. Washington won the JV game 42-36. The freshmen game was canceled and will be play Monday night.
The evening was Alumni/Friends Pep Band Night. Numerous alumni and other community adults joined students for a large pep band. Numerous alumni joined in singing the National Anthem.
The Panthers host conference rival Fairfield Friday night.