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PANA -- There's not much more Jason Storm could ask of his team after Pana's long layoff after the holidays.

The Panthers followed up Saturday's 26-point win with a 40-point win against Neoga. Pana roared out to a 20-6 lead in the first quarter to win their 10th game of the season.

"Tonight was a really good game for us," Storm said. "I'm really proud of how our girls have been approaching things the last few weeks."

Daylee Denton led Pana on offense with 23 points and Jenna Dudra added 12 more. Mary Hill led Neoga's scoring with eight points.

The Panthers have won six straight games.

Effingham 43, Charleston 35

EFFINGHAM -- Carsyn Fearday took it upon herself to carry the Hearts' offense while Aly Armstrong locked the defensive end by guarding Charleston's Paige Swango.

Fearday finished with 22 of Effingham's 43 points, and Armstrong held Swango to just seven as the Hearts kept a strong season going.

"Both team really got after it," Effingham coach Jeff Schafer said. "We did a great job at the end of the game going 9 of 11 from the line in the fourth quarter."

Fearday hit seven of those free throws.

Aislinn Parish and Ally O'Dell led the Trojans with 10 points apiece. 

Central A&M 76, Argenta-Oreana 36

MOWEAQUA -- During the course of the season, A&M freshman Channing Reed has continued to grow her game.

Reed led the Raiders offense -- which had four players in double figures -- for the third straight game, scoring 14 points.

"It was a good team win," Central A&M coach Tom Dooley said. "We bounced back from a loss at the Macon County tournament and just came out rolling.

"Channing Reed, our freshman post player, had a solid game."

Emma Meyer (12 points) Kaylee Collins (11) and Taryn Sams (10) were all in double figures as well.

Cami Newbanks had 11 points to lead the Bombers.

Mattoon 64, Mount Zion 39

MATTOON -- The Wave raced out to an early lead before collecting win No. 20.

Mattoon continued its perfect season as Avery Jackson and Sierra Thompson both scored 19 points. Ashlyn MacDonald added 13 as well.

“I thought the girls performed great tonight -- they all showed skill and we are just going to try continuing to play better,” Aydt said.

Lainie Wolter and Paige Rouleau led Mount Zion with 9 points each.

Mattoon's perfect start will have a tough test on Thursday when the Wave host Effingham. Mattoon won the December matchup 46-45.

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