Girls 8th Grade Basketball · 8th grade Lady Bears beat Bruins, now 15-0

Monroe Central’s 8th grade Lady Bears defeated the Blackford Bruins Monday night by a score of 34-24.  The win boosts the 8th grade to 15-0 on the year.

“(We) played outstanding defense and held our composure amidst much adversity,” said Coach Bracken Barga. “The game was physical and the Lady Bears handled it well.”

Leading the way in scoring was Catherine Duncan and Macy Shinn.

The 7th grade Lady Bears lost to Blackford, 46-10, and are now 1-14 on the year.

“The Lady Bears came out a slow in the first half. But in the second half, they picked up the energy and played hard to the end,” said Coach Emmarae Roberts.

Breanna Hale and Kristin Northcutt both scored 4, and Leah Osbourne scored 2 points.