VAN ALSTYNE — It was a big offensive night for the Panthers as they thumped district opponent Farmersville 87-39 at home on Tuesday, Jan 2.
Van Alstyne set the tone early dropping 27 points on an already struggling Farmersville offense, the Panther defense would limit the Farmers to only six points of offense in the first quarter. The always sure handed Samuel Tormos dropped 11 points for the Panthers in the first minutes of the game. After another shot heavy quarter, the score headed into halftime was a dominant 44-25 Van Alstyne advantage.
The Panther defense limited the Farmers to a four points after the half. They then dropped another 27 points themselves in the third quarter.
Noah Boling was unstoppable in the third, dropping 16 points — 12 points came from beyond the arch where he couldn’t miss all night.
Headed into the final minutes the game was all but already over, with the Panthers having a controlling 71-29 lead. This made for a smooth final quarter for Van Alstyne, with the win putting them at 3-0 in district play.
Boling finished the night with a monstrous 28 point performance, with six 3-pointers made.Tormos ended his night with 17 total points.