2012-12-13 / Sports

Seeking a win: Bears struggle

Girls fall to 0-4 after two recent losses


Cassidy Cayemburg saves the ball as it goes out of bounds during a recent game. Teammate Chelsey Thompson waits to assist. Cassidy Cayemburg saves the ball as it goes out of bounds during a recent game. Teammate Chelsey Thompson waits to assist. BARK RIVER – The Lady Bears fell to 0-4 with a loss at the hands of the North Central Jets Friday and a 72-39 loss to Bark River Tuesday night.

The high-powered Jets’ offense jumped out to a 16-7 lead at the end of the first quarter of play, then, off a nine-point effort by Morgan Wells, added 21 more in the second to control a 37-20 advantage at the half.

In front of a home-town crowd, North Central pushed their lead to 26 at the end of three quarters of play on their way to a 68-40 win.

With the win, the Jets improve to 3-1. Wells led all scorers with 25 points. Baylee Wells added 10, Darcy Rochon 10, Sydney Campbell 10, Kerredy Faccio 6, Dana Rochon 5, and Siera LaBonte 2.

Chelsea Thompson paced the Bears with 14 points; Rachel Leckson added 10, Samantha Sundling 9, and Patience Harris 7.

It was a battle from the start against Bark River, who jumped out to a commanding 28-6 lead at the end of the first quarter of play on their way to a 31-point margin by the half.

Coming off the break, Bark River’s Sarah Madalinski netted 11 of her game-high 22 points to put the game out of reach.

Leckson led the Bears with 13 points, Cassidy Cayemburg 7, Jordyn Bradshaw 7, Sundling 6, and Harris 6.

Big Bay hits the road Monday to take on the Engadine Eagles (1-2).

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