The Cabot North Lady Panthers have entered two tournaments this season, winning both.
North won the Searcy Cub Classic, beating West Helena, Sylvan Hills and Greene County Tech. North then won the Cabot Junior High North Fall Classic, beating Batesville and Sheridan.
"The team is off to a great start," Cabot North coach Jeremy Halbrook said. "We are sharing the ball on offense and having everyone contributing. Team defense has been great this season."
North 48, West Helena 30
Cabot North beat Helena-West Helena Central 48-30 in the first round of the Searcy Cub Classic on Nov. 6.
North led 14-7 after one quarter and 24-11 at halftime.
CoCo Calhoon led her team with 24 points. She hit all six of her free throws. McKenzie Sexton had 8 points and 4 assists. Rachel Allgood had 8 points and 5 assists. Claire Eifling had 4 points. Lily Sinclair and Kendell Best had 2 points each.
As a team, North had 12 assists and shot 53 percent from the field. The Lady Panthers were also 8 for 8 from the free throw line.
North 40, Sylvan Hills 17
Cabot North routed Sylvan Hills 40-17 in the semifinals at Searcy.
The score was tied 7-7 after one quarter and North led 16-11 at halftime.
North blew the game open in the third quarter, outscoring the Lady Bears 15-2.
CoCo Calhoon led North with 14 points. Lily Sinclair had 9 points with 7 rebounds. Mckenzie Sexton and Claire Eifling had 4 points each. Sydney Roberts had 3 points. Kendell Best and Maddie Rice had 2 points each. Rachel Allgood had 2 points with 6 Assists.
The team forced Sylvan Hills to 29 turnovers
North 54, GCT 31
Cabot North outscored Greene County Tech 40-16 in the second half to win the Searcy Cub Classic on Nov. 10.
GCT led 4-3 after one quarter and 15-14 at halftime.
North came alive in the third quarter to lead 38-20 heading into the final six minutes.
Sydney Roberts had 13 points. She was 4 for 4 from the field with 2 threepoint baskets. CoCo Calhoon had 11 points with 2 three-point baskets and 5 steals. Rachel Allgood had 11 points with 1 three-point basket. Lily Sinclair had 10 points. Claire Eifling had 8 points. McKenzie Sexton had 1 point. The team forced 25 turnovers. The team had 11 assists total.
North 36, Batesville 4
Cabot North scored early and often in beating Batesville 36-4 in the first round of the North Fall Classic.
North led 11-2 after one quarter and 21-2 at halftime.
Lily Sinclair led North with 10 points. CoCo Calhoon had 8 points. Sydney Roberts and McKenzie Sexton had 5 points each. Claire Eifling had 4 points. Kendell Best and Rachel Allgood had 2 points each.
The team forced 35 turnovers
North 28, Sheridan 21
Cabot North held off Sheridan for a 28-21 win in the title game of the North Fall Classic on Nov. 15.
North led 6-5 after one quarter and 14-7 at halftime.
CoCo Calhoon led North with 8 points. Kendell Best had 6 points. Lily Sinclair had 7 points with 10 rebounds. Maddie Rice had 4 points. Rachel Allgood had 3 points with 6 assists. Claire Eifling had 6 rebounds.
The Lady Panthers shot 50 percent from the field in the first half but went cold in the second half shooting 26 percent and 2 for 9 at the free throw.