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Boys basketball roundup: Ponder rolls in tournament

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LAKE WORTH — Brady Anderson scored all 11 of his points in the opening quarter to lead the Ponder boys to an easy 57-31 win over Stephenville in the Lake Worth tournament on Thursday.

Ponder (10-1) led 19-6 after the first period and cruised the rest of the way. Clay Morgan led Ponder with 19 points.

“We played pretty well,” Ponder coach Jude Stanley said. “Stephenville is missing some guys who are still playing football. We had a big first quarter.”


Selwyn rallies past Era

SADLER — Selwyn came back from a 14-point halftime deficit to knock off Era 55-44 in the Sadler S&S Consolidated tournament Thursday.

Wes Stenovitch led Selwyn with 21 points and Austin Stride added 18 for Selwyn (6-1), which trailed 34-20 at halftime.

“We held them to 10 points in the second half and put them away by playing good defense,” Selwyn coach Bill Turner said.