The Prairie Home boys and girls basketball team showed its offensive power Monday night at home by putting up over 70 points against Calvary Lutheran  to win by the scores of 74-68 and 76-28, respectively.
The Lady Panthers, improving to 19-3 overall and 1-0 in the CCAA, outscored Calvary Lutheran in all four quarters and led 18-9 after one, 41-18 at the half and 62-28 after three quarters of play. Prairie Home also held Calvary Lutheran scoreless in the final period with a 14-0 advantage.
Prairie Home coach Dalton Armontrout said the girls did a very good job tonight but were a little shaky at first. “We settled down and came together but from here on out everybody has to pick their game up,” Armontrout said.
Junior Shianne Rhorer, who has had an incredible month of February, continued her onslaught on the offensive end while tallying 37 points along with eight steals, five rebounds and three assists.
Makayla Zey finished the game with 17 points, nine rebounds, two assists and one steal while Josie Flood added 15 points, four assists, three rebounds and one steal, Kristen Peterson with five points, six assists and three steals and Ally Small with one rebound, one steal and one assist.
The Lady Panthers also finished the game shooting 71 percent from the field (29-41) and 78 percent from the foul line  (14-18).
For Calvary Lutheran, Gunn had 13 points.
As for the Prairie Home boys, they had a little tougher time while trailing Calvary Lutheran 27-24 after first period’s end before rallying back with a 14-10 advantage in the second half to go up by one at the break 38-37. The second half was just like the first, with Calvary Lutheran winning the third quarter 17-16 to tie the game at 54-all. However, in the final period, the Panthers surged ahead by outscoring Calvary Lutheran 19-14 for the victory.
Armontrout said the boys did the things they needed to win the ballgame. “It wasn’t pretty,” Armontrout said. “We played well, though. We made free throws down the stretch and boarded when we needed. Great team effort.”
Ross Kendrick and Creed Flood each had 27 points in the game for Prairie Home, who improved to 10-12 overall and 1-0 in the CCAA. Kendrick also had 10 rebounds and two assists while Flood finished the game with seven rebounds, three steals and two assists.
Ben Stock finished the game with 12 points, seven rebounds and two assists while Wyatt Borghardt added five points, eight rebounds, four assists and one steal and Sage Eichenburch with three points, three rebounds, one steal and one assist.
The Panthers also finished the game hitting on 29 of 60 shots from the field for 48 percent and 15 of 28 from the foul line for 54 percent.
For Calvary Lutheran, Schilichting tossed in 18 points.