Multiple Teams · 8th ranked Bears host BRV Vikings for Homecoming


Monroe Central’s boys will host Blue River Valley for Homecoming tonight. The 8th ranked Bears are 15-1 and on a school record 15-game winning streak.

The defense ranks among the top 50 in the state, while the offense could be led by any number of players.

Leading scorers include Israel Nash, Dustin Brown, and Matt Pickering.

The Bears will have a chance to get to 5-0 in the MEC this weekend as they travel to face Randolph Southern on Saturday. The Bears defeated the Rebels 41-35 in the county tourney on January 5.

Blue River (5-9) at Monroe Central (15-1)
GAME TIME: 7:30 PM ET.
COACHES: Brian Klein, 132-112 in 11th year at Blue River, 161-148 in 14th year overall. Justin Ullom, 38-27 in 3rd year at Monroe Central.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Monroe Central, 63.99, 222nd overall, 42nd in Class 2A. Blue River, 49.74, 335th overall, 59th in Class 1A.
LAST OUTING: Blue River defeated Seton Catholic, 46-41. Monroe Central defeated Yorktown, 55-45.
VS. COMMON FOES: Blue River 2-4; Monroe Central 5-0.
OPPONENTS’ RECORDS: Blue River 92-112, Monroe Central 90-131.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Blue River, 25-16.
LAST MEETING: Monroe Central, 70-53, Jan. 29, 2016.
Monroe Central (15-1) at Randolph Southern (3-10)
GAME TIME: 7:30 PM ET.
COACHES: Justin Ullom, 38-27 in 3rd year at Monroe Central. Tom Byrum, 8-50 in 3rd year at Randolph Southern.
SAGARIN RATINGS: Monroe Central, 63.99, 222nd overall, 42nd in Class 2A. Randolph Southern, 40.3, 377th overall, 82nd in Class 1A.
LAST OUTING: Monroe Central defeated Yorktown, 55-45. Randolph Southern lost to Mississinawa Valley (Ohio), 53-52.
VS. COMMON FOES: Monroe Central 6-0; Randolph Southern 2-3.
OPPONENTS’ RECORDS: Monroe Central 90-131, Randolph Southern 73-81.
SERIES LAST 30 YEARS: Monroe Central, 28-16.
LAST MEETING: Monroe Central, 41-35, Jan. 5, 2017.