The Monroe Central varsity basketball team started play in the Northeastern summer league 1-1. The Bears lost by 1 point to Tri Village (Ohio) and then beat Blue River. MC was led in scoring by Izzy Nash, Dustin Wright, and Casey Conatser.
At the Anderson University shootout the varsity Bears posted a perfect 3-0 record. The Bears had wins over Jac-Cen-Del, Liberty Christian, and Anderson Preo. MC was led in scoring by Izzy Nash, who hit the game-winner against Liberty and averaged 30 points a game. Wyatt Snyder was MC’s second leading scorer.
The JV summer league team started 1-1 also. MC came back from a 12 point halftime deficit against Union City to win. The JV Bears lost to Blue River by 5 points. Jackson Ullom, Roman Braun, and Landan Patterson led MC in scoring.
At the AU JV shootout, MC was 2-1. The JV Bears lost to Jac-Cen-Del by 5, beat APA, and Liberty Christian. Leading scorers were Logan Patterson, Roman Braun, Landan Patterson, and Gavin Smithson.
The varsity Bears play in the Bethel College shootout Saturday.