Herd’s 20-point game can’t save Panthers from loss to Lakes

Lakes went out fast, doubling up Bonney Lake 22-11 in the first quarter to give them a lead they would never relinquish.

J.C. Herd led all scorers with 20 points for the Bonney Lake boys basketball team Tuesday night, but it was not enough as the Lakes Lancers beat the Panthers 85-52.

Lakes went out fast, doubling up Bonney Lake 22-11 in the first quarter to give them a lead they would never relinquish.

Bonney lake battled back in the second, but Lakes still took a 41-24 lead into halftime.

The game got truly out of reach in the third quarter, however, as the Lancers dominated the beginning of the second half, outscoring Bonney Lake 23-9.

The loss brings the Panthers overall record to 1-17, with a 1-8 record in the South Puget Sound League 3A.

Bonney Lake takes on Enumclaw Friday at Bonney Lake High School.

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