HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Fast start lifts Permian past Abernathy

ABERNATHY The Permian boys basketball team got back on the winning track with a 61-34 road victory over Abernathy Tuesday.

The Panthers (5-3 overall) jumped out to a 22-3 lead after the opening quarter and never looked back after that.

Race Herr led Permian with 12 points while Tremayne Baty and Zay Pierce had 11 points each to help end the Panthers’ three-game losing streak.

Brendon Brown led the Antelopes (6-3) with 12 points.

Permian opens District 2-6A play at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 22 at Odessa High.