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Ava Lady Bears Are 3-0 In SCA

Payton Lakey had 22 points and 10 rebounds and Jorie Garrett had 18 points and 13 rebounds here last Thursday night, and the Ava Lady Bears defeated the girls of Mtn. View-Liberty, 53-36.

With the SCA win the Ava girls improved their record to 3-0 in league play and 10-4 overall.

The Lady Eagles dropped to 1-2 in the SCA and 9-6 overall.

Ava held a 26-17 halftime lead and continued to expand on the margin in the second half.

Others scoring for Ava against Liberty were Erica Croney 5, Emily Sterling 4 and Bethany Horn 4.

The Ava Lady Bears were idle the first part of this week, but will pick up the action tonight (Thursday) when they travel to Conway for a non-conference bout.

Next week the Lady Bears will begin play in the Reeds Spring Tournament

Teams in the tournament include Ava, Hollister, West Plains, Galena, Forsyth, Hurley, Blue Eye and Reeds Spring.

Four games each will be played on Monday and Tuesday nights, utilizing two gymnasiums. Finals will then be played on Friday, Jan. 27.