Boys 8th Grade Basketball · 8th grade Bears improve to 20-0; 7th grade now 19-0

Monroe Central’s 8th grade team defeated Union last week 49-8, blanking the Rockets two of the four quarters.

MC led 1702 at the half and won the 4th quarter 18-0.

The Bears had balance with Rhody Braun leading the way with 8, while Gavin Smithson, Briar Butler and Jackson Ullom each scored 7. Carter Abshear and Reggie Gross each scored 6.



In the East Jay Invitational championship, the Bears rallied from a halftime deficit to defeat the host 49-38.

The two teams were tied 12-12 early then East Jay took a 23-21 halftime lead. The Bears outscored East Jay 15-5 in the 3rd quarter to gain the upper hand.


Ullom led the way with 14 points, Gross scored 13 and with 10 was Smithson, Caleb Snyder scored 8 in the win.


The Bears also swept Randolph Southern on Monday this week but no details are available. ‘

That win lifted the 8th grade to 20-0, while the 7th grade win lifted them to 19-0.