After a tough 85-75 loss to Jacksonville College to open Region XIV play, the Ponies returned back to the friendly confines of the AJ Gymnasium, racing to a 99-52 win over DFW Prep in a non conference tuneup. The Ponies jumped to an early lead and were up 52-30 at half. The lead continued to grow until the final buzzer sounded.
The Ponies were lead by Franklyn Penn with 18 points and 7 rebounds. Lenell Henry added a double double with 15 points and 15 rebounds. Josh Williams, Tariq Simmons, and Kamari Brown all chipped in double figure scoring efforts with 13, 12, and 10 respectively.
The Ponies return to the hardwood on Wednesday night at AJ Gym on the campus of Panola College facing region XIV foe Lamar State-Port Arthur. Tip is at 7 p.m.