Lady Lions Crush Melissa


Ashleigh Neace, Reporter

Ponder crushed Melissa dominating the game from the very beginning. The Lady Lions led by 19 points in the first quarter and increased it by 40 at the half with a score of 52-12.  More domination continued in the second half with Ponder winning easily with a 73 point lead at the end, 95-22.  The Lady Lions were led by senior Tate Wells with 27 points.  All the Lady Lions made the scoreboard that night with Kassi Ballard putting up 21, Karly Ivy with 16, Marlee Moynagh with 15, Devyn Weiland and Kenzie Crider both with 6 each, Skye Gill with 3, and Everley Joplin with 1.

Season Record: 1-0
Next game: vs. John Paul II @ John Paul II – 6:15pm
The JV Lady Lions squeaked out a win 21-20 against Melissa with Mallory Hancock, Olivia Todd, and Ava Larson leading the scoring with 4 each, Kaelyn McWilliams with 3, and followed by  Eriona Hill, Sophia Vargas, and Lilly Davis all with 2 each.  It was a tough one and back and forth, but the Lady Lions pulled it out in the 4th quarter.

Earlier results this season were as follows:

Beat Nolan Catholic 26-9
Beat Muenster 19-10
Beat Denton Ryan 34-16
Beat Nolan Catholic 14-2
Lost to Muenster 12-16
Lost to Denton Ryan 8-13