2013-12-05 / Sports

Lost in the third


Junior Patience Harris battles to keep possession of the ball from the Wolverines defense Tuesday night in the Black Bears’ season opener. 
Joe LeBlanc photo Junior Patience Harris battles to keep possession of the ball from the Wolverines defense Tuesday night in the Black Bears’ season opener. Joe LeBlanc photo COOKS – After hanging in for the first two quarters, the Big Bay de Noc Black Bears lost their 2013-14 season opener to the visitors from Carney-Nedeau, 53-37.

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.


Chelsea Thompson lays up two at home on Tuesday night in the Bears’ 53-37 loss to Carney- Nedeau. Chelsea Thompson lays up two at home on Tuesday night in the Bears’ 53-37 loss to Carney- Nedeau. With Carney continuing with their press in the third, Big Bay was only able to put up six points. Carney lead 42-28 at the end of the third.

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.

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