Monroe Central’s Jr High boys basketball teams defeated the Warriors of Wes-Del Thursday night in both 7th and 8th grade continuing the programs winning streak to 24 games.
The 7th grade won their game in easy fashion by outscoring Wes-Del, 63-21 in a game that saw all MC players score.
Leading scorers were Joseph Foster with 21, Joey Ullom with 13, and Luke Jones adding 12.
The 8th grade boys won, 56-49. “(It was) a close game that saw tremendous effort, a lot of determination, pure strength and mental toughness from the MC Bears, “said Coach Ryan Braun. “Balanced scoring came from all five starters in the game.”
Leading scorers were Jackson Ullom with 20, Reggie Gross with 12, and Gavin Smithson with 10. Rhody Braun and Joel Kennedy added 7 points each.
“Size and strength were a major contributing factor to the “W”, controlling the rebound column in the forth quarter,” Braun said.
The 7th and 8th grade each 12-0 will play at Lapel next Tuesday, December 19.