Prairie City Panthers boys basketball team placed fifth in the 1A District 8 Tournament. Progress in the games was hindered when the boys lost their first game on Feb. 16 with the Adrian Antelopes. The Panthers fell by 3 points with a final score of 36-39. The team went on with a 79-38 win against the Spray Eagles, Feb. 17, and another win in the consolation game, 77-54 in the consolation game over the Huntington Locomotives. The Panthers are coached by Darren Lemon.