Anastasia Dowlen pulls down a rebound on Friday night in Elkton. The Lady Panthers were defeated 43-34.

Anastasia Dowlen pulls down a rebound on Friday night in Elkton. The Lady Panthers were defeated 43-34.

Friday night, The Panthers traveled to Elkton for the last regular-season doubleheader of the year. The result was an upset in the girls game and a win to snap a six-game skid for the boys.

The Lady Panthers and Lady Rebels tipped first. Chloe Whitescarver came out of the gate shooting, hitting two 3-pointers early. The Lady Panthers held an 8-4 lead after one.

At the half, it was Russellville hanging on to a lead by six points. The score was 20-14 going into the break.

The Lady Panthers couldn't get the shots to fall after halftime. In the third quarter, there were only three points scored by Russellville. All three were on free throws. It was 23-20 going into the final period.

The 4th quarter belonged to Todd County. The Lady Rebels used six different players to score the 23 points of the final period. The final was 43-34.

Todd County has been a thorn in the heels of the Lady Panthers this season. The Lady Rebels have only won four games this season. Two of those wins were against Russellville.

On Friday, Chloe Whitescarver led in scoring with 11. Jayce Buchner scored nine points. A'miyah Collier finished with seven.

In the boys game, Russellville got out to a slim 12-11 lead after the first period. Jaquis Todd hit two shots for four points to start the game. Todd finished with 14 total in the win.

The Panthers got more shots to fall in the second quarter and took a 34-23 lead into the locker room. Jacob Naylor hit for 11 in the 2nd. Xavier Coleman hit a three and a jumper in the quarter.

Russellville controlled the remainder of the game, scoring 18 in the 3rd and 19 in the final frame. The Panthers picked up the first district win of the year on the dominate 71-58 victory.

Jacob Naylor led the team in scoring with 34 points.

Jaquis Todd pulled down ten rebounds for the Panthers.

The Panthers will hit the road tonight and face off against the Purples at Bowling Green.

The ladies will play a Thursday night game at Warren Central.