The girls and boys varsity basketball teams are heading into the TSSAA District Tournament on a winning note after sweeping Tuesday's regular season finale. The girls defeated Covenant Christian (Huntsville, AL) 59-15. Riley Casey led the Panthers with 17 points, Zharia Hutchinson added 15, and Ava Ackerman finished with 10.
The Panthers will play Friday night at 7 p.m. against the winner of USN and Ezell-Harding in the second round of the district tournament.
On the boys side, the Panthers beat division foe Webb Bell-Buckle 52-43. FRA was led by seniors Jack Doherty and Brennan Crook, who had 20 and 13 points, respectively.
The Panthers will have a rematch against Webb Bell-Buckle on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the first round of the district tournament.