The Pioneer Ridge eighth grade boys varsity pushed the Eudora Cardinals to the brink before bowing 46-40 at home to Eudora Jan. 31.
Pioneer Ridge Middle School trailed 27-25 at halftime but couldn’t rally and dopped a close six point decision.
Despite the loss, Nate Wagner had a game high 15 points and Zach Bass added 10 points.
Jared Highfill contributed seven points and had five rebounds.
Now 5-5, Pioneer plays Monticello Trails, Louisburg and Wheatridge Middle School this week.