Panama Girls’ Basketball Reaches Number One In State Class D Rankings

PANAMA – The Panama Girls’ Basketball team has been named the top Class D team in New York State, moving up from fourth in the New York State Sportswriters Association polls.

Panama is 6-0 this season, with two wins over AA Jamestown. On Tuesday, Panama routed Randolph 80-48. On Wednesday, they will play host to Chautauqua Lake. Coach Jeff Angeletti  has his squad ranked 207th in the nation.

Southwestern’s girls are fifth . For local boys’ basketball, Chautauqua Lake is seventh in Class C. Maple Grove, Randolph and Silver Creek are all honorable-mention in Class C. Olean is eighth in Class B.  Gowanda is an honorable mention.