A rugged contest ended with the right result as far as Nickerson was concerned after Tuesday’s 41-36 decision on December 10 in Kansas girls high school basketball.
The Swathers had the advantage to start the final period, but the Panthers won the session and the game with a 14-7 performance.
The Swathers enjoyed a 29-27 lead over the Panthers to start the fourth quarter.
Hesston came from behind to grab the advantage 20-19 at half over Nickerson.
The Swathers showed they were ready to play, using an early thrust to carve out an 8-7 advantage over the Panthers as the first quarter ended.