Lady Panthers fall in semis

Benton sophomore setter Lydia Buchanan, 21, passes a ball in a recent match. BLAKE FOGLEMAN/Special to The Saline Courier
Staff Writer

After sweeping the Mountain Home Bombers 3-0 in the second round of the 6A State Tournament in Greenwood on Wednesday, the Benton Lady Panthers would fall in the semifinals on Thursday. The West No. 2 seed Lady Panthers fell 25-20, 25-14 and 25-21 to the Jonesboro Lady Hurricane (East No. 1) and finish the season at 23-8 overall.