The Paradise Panthers could not slow down the fourth-ranked team in Class 2A and District 9-2A leader Ponder Tuesday.
The Lions roared past Paradise 73-35.
The loss dropped Paradise to 2-6 in the league and three games back of Millsap with four games to play.
Clay Morgan paced Ponder with 22 points. Brady Anderson added 12.
Jarrett Holt led the Panthers with 11 points. Landry Norwood and Caiden Berry finished with seven.
MILLSAP 70, ALVORD 48
The Millsap Bulldogs kept the Alvord Bulldogs winless in District 9-2A Tuesday with a 70-48 victory.
Joe Randall led Alvord with 17 points. Damon Ledet added 11.
Alvord took on Paradise Friday at home.