Four previous times the Palatka High School boys basketball team had reached the championship of the Jarvis Williams Holiday Tournament, only to be turned back by four different teams.
It started raining at the Panther Palace Friday morning and it wouldn’t let up.
Here a three, there a three, everywhere a three – from seemingly every direction and every Palatka player.
The year 2017 saw a little of everything in a lot of sports.
Football? Yes. Baseball? Certainly. Basketball? You betcha. Auto racing and boxing? Yup, them, too.
Once the Palatka High School boys basketball team got rolling Thursday night, it was hard for the Panthers to be stopped.
A better opponent required a better effort from the Palatka High School girls basketball team delivered Thursday afternoon in a consolation-bracket game in the Jarvis Williams Holiday Tournament.