Monre Central’s C team had just their 2nd game of a very shortened schedule Saturday and evened thei record at 1-1 with a 42-38 victory over Blackford.
The C team Bears led 7-6 after one quarter but trailed the Bruins 16-13 at the half. A 10 point effort in the 3rd quarter by freshman Landan Patterson lifted MC to a 31-28 lead at the 3rd stop. Freshmen Caden Shumaker, Patterson and Jacob Foster were able to knock down late free throws and give the Bears the 4-point win.
Patterson led the C team Bears with 14 points, while sophomore Braden Case scored 13. Shumaker finished with 9, while Mason Merchand scored 3, Bryce Deckman netted 2, and with 1 was Clark.