Panthers fall to Strasburg in junior varsity championship

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PCHS sophomore Caden Good flies through the lane during Friday night's junior varsity championship game against Strasburg.

By Randy Arrington

ELKTON, Feb. 21Page County High School had two teams playing for a championship on Friday night.

The junior varsity Panthers opened up the night against Strasburg prior to the varsity title game in the Bull Run District tournament.

Strasburg opened up a 17-4 lead after the first seven minutes, but Page settled down and outscored the Rams 9-7 and 16-9 in the second and third quarters. 

Three-point shooting by freshman Jacob Williams and solid production all night from sophomore Tyler Rodriguez helped bring the Panthers to within four, 33-29, heading into the final frame.

Page would only hit two shots from the floor in the final seven minutes, while going 4-for-6 from the line. Strasburg outpaced the Panthers 16-9 in the fourth with strong play from sophomore Kameron Cooper and eighth grader Walker Conrad.

The Rams claimed the Bull Run District JV championship, 49-38.

Rodriguez led Page on the night with 15 points, including two shots from beyond the arc and 50-percent shooting from the line. Williams had six points with a pair of three-pointers.

Conrad led Strasburg with 20 points.

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