Lost in the third
Leading by one after the first quarter (9-8), the night seemed to look pretty promising for the Bears, coached by Ryan Knoph.
Carney came out with a heavy press in the second quarter and was able to take the lead (10-9) at the 6:45 mark. Six points later, with 3:05 on the clock, the Bears were able to take back the lead 15-14.
At the end of the half, the single digit lead still plagued the team, but Bay was able to go to the locker room with the 19-18 lead.
Senior Samantha Sundling finished the first half going 6-for-6 at the charity stripe.
Regrouping at the half, Carney tied the game at 21-21 early in the third quarter and took the lead at 23-21 four seconds later.
The junior varsity squad won their game 37-29.
The Lady Bears host Superior Central Friday with the JV game set for 6 p.m.
They are on the road Monday night in Manistique taking on the Emeralds.