by Lisa Schauer
The Hancock Panthers boys’ varsity basketball team narrowly lost to the Paw Paw Pirates 72-67 in a non-conference rematch at home on January 17.
The Pirates (8-4) edged out the Panthers (2-12), despite 16 points each scored for the Panthers by junior Jordyn King and sophomore Aiden McCarty.
Junior Isaiah Demory scored 13 points, and junior Mason Conrad scored 12 points in the game.
The Hancock Panthers then tipped off at home on January 19 against . . .