girls basketball team (37-0) won twice last week and now boasts the nation's longest winning streak, 65 games.
The Panthers defeated Killeen (Texas) 65-33 in the first round of the Class 5A district playoffs. Kiara Perry
and Tasia Foman
each scored 15 points and Ariel Atkins
added 12. Perry was high with 12 rebounds. Then they defeated L.D. Bell (Hurst, Texas) 66-29 as Atkins paced four players in double figures with 21 points.
*Riverdale (Murfreesboro, Tenn.)
kept pace by defeating Smyrna (Tenn.) 74-59 in the Class AAA district semifinals for its 50th consecutive victory. Tyisha Petty
set the pace with 20 points as Riverdale raised this year's record to 27-0.
*Dutch Fork (Irmo, S.C.)
defeated Irmo (S.C.) 57-29 and Goose Creek (S.C.) 47-34 to raise its winning streak to 37 games in a row.
*On the boys side, Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.)
(29-0) raised its winning streak to 48 games with a 71-30 rout of God's Academy (Dallas, Texas). Gavin Schilling
, a 6-foot-9, 240-pound senior, pulled down 21 rebounds.
routed Nicolet (Glendale, Wis.) 99-45 for its 50th straight win as 7-foot Luke Fischer
scored 35 points and grabbed 15 rebounds.