The Freshman Pioneers kicked off Mid-State Conference Tournament action against the Martinsville Artesians. Coming into the tournament, the Pioneers were undefeated in conference play, with a 16-3 record overall.
The start was slow, as the Pioneers only had a 5-4 lead at the conclusion of the first quarter. Even with this slow start, the Pioneers never lost a quarter, outscoring the Artesians the entire way.
The Pioneers were paced in scoring by Wes Reeves, with 19 points. Jaxson Nielsen contributed 9 points, 3 rebounds, & 2 assists. Jayden Enderle continued his hot streak from deep, adding 7 points, and 5 steals. James Bolton stuffed the stat sheet with 6 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists. Gavin Rogers added 5 points. Colin McBride knocked down a momentum-swinging three pointer for his only points of the game. James Clampitt had 4 points.