The Johnston girls basketball team fell to top-seeded La Salle 42-39 in the Division I Semifinals last week. Gabby DiRaimo and Bianca Robbins led the Lady Panthers with 13 points each, while Lauren Ferreira led La Salle with 11 points. Despite the loss, the Panthers qualified for the open state tournament which began last night, where No. 8 Johnston took on No. 9 Bay View Academy at Cranston High School East. The results were not available at press time.