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Patton boys secure outright MF7 title

Panthers claim third league crown all-time; EB girls complete undefeated regular season

By JOSH MCKINNEY

Assistant Sports Editor

Posted 2/24/24

The Patton boys basketball team matched the program record for single-season wins on Feb. 16, collecting a 70-58 home victory over Hendersonville to end the regular season at 21-3 overall and 11-1 in Mountain Foothills 7 1A/2A Conference play.

The Panthers’ win also clinched an outright league title, as they finished two games ahead of the Bearcats (9-3 MF7) for the top spot in the conference. Patton defeated Hendersonville on the road as well, winning 65-56 on Jan. 23.

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