HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
JUNIOR HIGH SPORTS
JV/Varsity Boys Basketball 2/24/12
February 26, 2012Monroe Central Jr.- Sr. High School
Written by The Star Press:-- Monroe Central 64 Southern Wells 51
Despite a slow start, Monroe Central finished the regular-season with a victory.
The Golden Bears were outscored 13-9 in the first quarter, and the two teams drew even at 25-25 by halftime. But Monroe Central outcored Southern Wells by eight points in the third quarter and by five in the fourth quarter.
Derek Taylor led Monroe Central with 19 points, nine of which came from beyond the 3-point arc. Troy Star had 12 points.
The Golden Bears improved to 9-11 on the season and now move into postseason play with a 6 p.m. Monroe Central Sectional opener against Daleville (0-20) on Tuesday.
The Junior Varsity team finished their season with a come form behind victory over Southern Wells. The young Bears trailed the whole game until the fourth quarter when the caught the Raiders and won 46 to 38.