The 8th grade boys took on the visiting Hornets from Irion County this past Monday evening. The Hornets jumped to a quick lead outscoring the home boys 6-12 in the first quarter. However, after a little regrouping, the Punchers went ahead by half-time by the score of of 22-16, outscoring their opponent 16-4 in the 2nd quarter. The Punchers continued in the 3rd period by playing some very good defense due to their press. By games end the Puncher won 47-32.
Leading scorers for the Punchers were Marcuss Martinez, Jason Berreles, and Elliot Bibb. Leading in rebounds was Berreles and Cody Wood. Leading in assists was Coby Velez and Elliot Bibb. Next week the Punchers host Eldorado 6:30.
Mason 6 16 15 10 47 Wood 2 Dyer 4
IC 12 4 4 12 32 Bibb 17 Williams 5
Martinez 11 Berreles 8