Panola Ponies advance record with win over Paris
Panola was in another barn burner on Wednesday night escaping with a 66-64 victory at Paris.
The win pushes the Ponies to 16-3, 6-1 in Region XIV play. After a first half that saw the Ponies jump out to an 8-0 lead, Paris came right back, and was able to tie it up at 34 going into halftime.
Panola again pushed ahead, this time by double digits at 50-39. Paris again would come back and take their first lead of the game at 62-61 with 2:30 left on the clock. Panola bounced back and took the lead back.
Up 66-64 with 20 seconds left, Paris had the ball and decided to go for the win at home. Their 3 point attempt with 3 seconds left bounced off the back of the rim.
Kamari Brown skied for the game clinching rebound. Jeff Boyd led the way for Panola with 20 points. Lenell Henry added 10.
Panola is back in the friendly confines of AJ Gym this Saturday, January 19th. Region rival Kilgore comes to town with tip-off slated for 4pm.