Press photo/Andy Scheidler - Sam Hoyle (12) and Heidi Shope apply pressure after an inbounds pass during first-half action Tuesday against East Henderson. Shope rolled her ankle late in the second quarter of the nine-point loss.

FHS suffers setbacks

With a little more than a minute left before halftime, Heidi Shope jumps to block a shot from behind. She deflects the ball out of bounds, but upon landing, her left ankle gives out.

Press photos/Tom Pantaleo - Franklin junior Cole Doolittle drives to the bucket last week against Mountain Heritage. The Panthers suffered two close losses during their Christmas tournament, but rebounded Wednesday by beating Highlands.

Panthers snap skids

Having worked on a flex offense in practice all season, Franklin coach Doug Plemmons felt comfortable enough to use it for the first time in a game Wednesday against Highlands.


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