Ponies steal win at Paris

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Ponies steal win at Paris

Jeff Boyd, #23, was the high scorer with 20 points against Paris on January 16. (These photos are from home games.)

Jeff Boyd, #23, was the high scorer with 20 points against Paris on January 16. (These photos are from home games.)

Kraig Cain and Teresa Beasley

Jeff Boyd, #23, was the high scorer with 20 points against Paris on January 16. (These photos are from home games.)

Kraig Cain and Teresa Beasley

Kraig Cain and Teresa Beasley

Jeff Boyd, #23, was the high scorer with 20 points against Paris on January 16. (These photos are from home games.)

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Panola was in another barn burner on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Paris Junior College, escaping with a 66-64 victory. 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 came back and took 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 the rebound. Jeff Boyd led the way for Panola with 20 points. Lenell Henry added 10.

Panola’s next game at home will be Saturday, Jan. 19 against region rival Kilgore. Tipoff is set for 4 p.m.

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