As Pony is walking home, their are Socs following him in a red car getting ready to jump him. He doesn't know that they are following him. He does smell the cigarette smoke from them though. Then, they pull up and jump Pony with knives and other weapons. Soon after, Pony and Darry show up to help Pony.
In this scene in chapter 2, Pony and some of the gang go to the movies. When they get there, they see these two girls who are Socs. Darry goes over to talk to them and try to get them to like him. They hate Darry but like Pony and Steve. Pony, Steve and the two girls all watch the movie together.
In this scene in chapter 3, Darry hits Pony because Pony stuck up for Soda. After Darry hit him, everybody was silent and stared. Then, Pony ran away and got Steve to go with him. They ran for a while until they got tired and they stopped to talk.