Panthers fall in semifinal

Concordia defeated Chapman and then lost to Abilene in the semifinals of the eighth grade girls' North Kansas League Basketball Tournament it is hosting.
The Panthers downed Chapman 33-25 in the opening round.
Abilene then handed Concordia a 31-24 defeat in the semifinals.
Concordia will play Wamego in the third-place game on Thursday.
The Panthers led Chapman 8-1 after one quarter of play.
Chapman outscored Concordia 13-7 in the second period to get within a point, 15-14.
Scoring eight points in the third quarter, and limiting the Panthers to just four, Chapman went up 23-19.
Concordia pumped in 14 points in the final stanza, to two for Chapman, to battle back and get the win.
Cydney Bergmann scored 12 points for Concordia.
Laken Schroeder finished with 10 points for the Panthers, and Peyton Reynolds added seven.
Concordia fell behind Abilene 6-4 after one quarter of play.
The Panthers managed just two points in the second period. Abilene scored eight to go up 14-6 at halftime.
Concordia gave up just four points in the third quarter, and scored nine to make it an 18-15 game.
Abilene outscored the Panthers 13-9 in the final period.
Bergmann led the way for Concordia with 12 points.
Abilene will play Marysville in the championship game on Thursday.
Marysville beat Wamego in the semifinals.

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