Ponca Punishes Perkins County 72-29

LINCOLN — The Ponca Indians dominated Perkins County 72-29 in the first round of the Class C-2 State Tournament on Thursday night.

The Indians were hot from the start, hitting four three-pointers and putting up 26 points in the first quarter.  Ponca’s defense was smothering.  The Plainsmen managed just nine points in the first half.

The Indians’ title defense continues on Friday at the Bob Devaney Sports Center against the BRLD Wolverines.

PONCA: Tremayne 3, McGill 1, Kneifl 4, Day 9, L. Kingsbury 12, P. Masin 4, M. Masin 11, C. Kingsbury 14, Anderson 12, Richards 2

PERKINS COUNTY: Johnson 4, Patrick 2, Burge 5, Johnston 14, Patrick 2, Ross 2

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