Boys 8th Grade Basketball · 8th grade Bears win battle of unbeatens at New Castle, now 14-0


Monroe Central’s 8th grade boys traveled to New Castle last Saturday to play in the world’s largest high school gym.

The Bears got to play New Castle in between Hall of Fame game sessions. Both teams entered the game undefeated.

The game was deadlocked at 39-39 with time winding down when Jackson Ullom hit a pair of free throws to put MC on top. A few seconds later, Gavin Smithson hit two more free throws to seal the win, 43-39, and bump the Bears to 14-0 on the year.

Reggie Gross led the way with 14 points, while Gavin Smithson added 13.

Jackson Ullom finished with 9 and added Rhody Braun 4.