Ponder Red Goes 3-2 at Saint Jo Tourney

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Cherokee Farmer , Reporter

Ponder JV Red was in the Saint Jo Varsity Tournament hosted at Saint Jo High School. Ponder took on the host, Saint Jo to begin the tournament and took the win with a score of 40 – 22. Case Peacock scored the most points of 14.  Next up Ponder took on Tioga and squeaked out a win 57 – 55.  Leading the team was Gianni Ice with 19 points. Next up, Ponder faced Decatur Victory and unfortunately, this team was too much for the Lions.  They lost this one 32 – 50. Leading scorer for this game was JaShawn Taylor with 7 points. Game four had the Lions facing Goldburg and  Cooper McNutt was on fire with 27 points leading the team to a  77 – 17 win.  In the final game of the tournament,  Ponder met up with Decatur Victory again for a shot at redemption.  However, this was not to be, and the Lions took another loss 27-34.  Gianni Ice lead a valiant effort with 8 points as high scorer.  All in all, the Lions fared pretty well in the tournament coming out 3-2.  Up next is the Battle of 156 and rival Krum on Tuesday, December 7th.