Ava Middle School Lady Bears Play at Mtn. Grove, Cabool

The 7th and 8th grade Lady Bears traveled to Mtn. Grove last Thursday to take on the Lady Panthers. The 7th grade would struggle and take a 27 – 19 loss.
Eden Little led Ava scorers with 6 points, Makayla Miller 5, Emaly Keyes 4, and Claire Fossett with 4.
The 8th grade Lady Bears came out strong and never looked back, taking a 42-9 victory.
Ashton Bewley led the scoring with 14 points. Kiaunna Snow and Lauren Mendel had 6 each, Emily Frampton 4, Breanna Hill 4, Kate McDonald 2, Kenzie Lumley 2, Emily Stillings 2, and Araina Evans 2.
The 7th grade Lady Bears traveled to Cabool Monday night while the 8th grade got the night off due to Cabool not having enough 8th graders for a team this year.
Despite a little foul trouble, the Lady Bears would hold on for the win. Keyes led all scorers with 13, Little 8, Fossett 5, Megan Lakey 5, and Quincy Kelly 2.
The Lady Bears will be back at home Friday night at 5:30 to face the Licking Wildcats.
The 7th and 8th grade girls will play in the Liberty Middle School Basketball Tournament Dec. 16-19.
Ava 7th grade will play Liberty 7th at 6:30 Monday, Dec. 16, and the 8th grade teams from Liberty and Ava will play at 7:30 Monday.
Ava 7th will play at Thayer at 6:30 Tuesday, with the 8th grade playing Thayer at 7:30; and on Thursday, Ava will play Fairview at 4:30 in the 7th grade contest, with the 8th grade teams playing at 5:30.