Girls Varsity Basketball · Lady Panthers roll past Springfield

Portland High School girls head basketball coach Scott Steinbrecher didn’t make any adjustments at halftime of the Lady Panthers’ game with Springfield on Saturday night.

The game was tied at 23-23 at the break, but the Panthers outscored their opponent by a 30-14 margin in the second half to earn a 53-37 win.

“I told the girls, all we can control is to take care of the basketball, get shots off, and play good defense,” Steinbrecher said. “We didn’t do that in the first half. We had 13 turnovers, and we gambled a lot on defense. We were trying to win the game by 20 points in the first half, and you can’t do that.”

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