The Trinity Valley Cardinals have won their 7th straight Region 14 Championship.
TVCC beat Tyler Junior College by a score of 72-62 Saturday night.
Win or lose, TVCC was heading to the NJCAA tournament in Kansas.
Ponder rallied from a five-point deficit after three quarters, outscoring No. 1 ranked Tatum 24-9 in the fourth period to capture the Class 2A state championship with a 66-56 win at the Frank Erwin Center.
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