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Ava Middle School Bears Wrap Up Basketball Season

The Ava Middle School Bears closed out the 2013-14 basketball season at Springfield Catholic on Thursday, Jan. 16.
The seventh grade Bears were defeated 43-24 by Catholic’s Fightin’ Irish squad. The Bears trailed 23-12 at halftime and trailed 32-14 after three quarters of play.
Drake King led Ava’s scoring with 8 points, followed by Caleb Johnson and Dustin Kilgore with 6 points each. Stephen Copeland and Griffin Taylor scored 2 points each to round out the scoring for the Bears.
The Bears fell to the Irish in the eighth grade contest by a 41-26 margin. The Bears trailed 24-12 at halftime.
Quincey McDonald led Ava’s scoring with 10 points. The remainder of the scoring for the Bears included:  Michael Lane 6, Weston Stillings 5, Joey Swofford 2, Wyatt Gastineau 2, and Bailey Bewley 1.