Battling til the end, the Pioneer Ridge seventh grade varsity Jags dropped a hard fought 24-19 Frontier league game at Paola, Jan 24. Paola led 8-4 after one quarter and went up 12-8 by halftime. The Panthers added 12 second half points to secure the win.  “Both teams played real solid defense” said Coach Jeff Davidson. I was real proud of our overall effort.” Despite the loss, Matt Layng and Jace Sprague had 8 points each.  Luke Laskowski and Jacob James had 2 points. Now 3-5, Pioneer remains on the road to play Piper and Eudora this week.