The Panthers pulled away in the fourth quarter to score the 61-53 victory.
by Nate Marrero | Correspondent
DR. PHILLIPS In what was a hotly contested game throughout, the Dr. Phillips Panthers (2-1) outscored the Ocoee Knights (2-2),18-11 in the fourth quarter to prevail with a 61-53 win.
Junior guard Daniel Love led the Panthers with 21 points, four rebounds and two steals. Jean Esdras added on 12 points, four assists and one steal for Dr. Phillips.
Eisley Porter led Ocoee with 10 points.
The Panthers will return to the court on Dec. 2, as they take on the Cypress Creek Bears (2-1) in their first district contest of the year.
The Knights return home on Dec. 1, as they host the Apopka Blue Darters (3-1).