Logan Carter and Cody Fletcher scored 18 and 16 points respectively as the Bearcat eighth grade “A” team defeated Nocona Monday night 42-33. Chris Offield had a stellar performance in the seventh grade “A” game with a career high 11 points, but the Bearcats suffered their second loss of the season 30-24. In other games, it was the seventh grade “B” losing 21-10 and the eighth grade “B” squad dropped a close 18-14 decision.
Skyler Casttro scored five, first-half points to lead the Bearcats. Zack Sowers and Caleb Long scored two points each for the Bearcats and Cody Franklin had his first point of the season.
Colton Terry and Bailey Mawson led the Bearcats with four points each. Mawson had a three-pointer. Chance Terry followed with three points while Brayden Seward scored two points and Dellen Koetter added a free throw. The Bearcats led 10-6 at half, but were outscored 12-4 in the second half. It was the best played game for the “B” group.
Offield picked up some of the slack for the Bearcats as two starters (Kandon Bennett and Ben McCreary) were out with injuries. Along with his 11-point showing, Ethan Scholl scored four points in the fourth quarter and had several steals. Corbin Douthitt (went out with a knee injury), Kevin Morales, Mason Hanson and Sterling Headrick each scored two points. Dillon Flowers and Adam Moore stepped up and played well for the Bearcats.
- Henrietta 2 8 5 9–24
- Nocona 2 7 10 11–30
With Carter and Fletcher combining for 34 of the Bearcats 42 points, Nick Offield and Jaylon Curtis had four points each to top off the scoring and extend the winning streak to five games. Free thows were a big part of the victory as the Bearcats shot 11-15 from the charity stripe. The Bearcats will play in the Boyd Eighth Grade Tournament this weekend.
- Henrietta 6 13 10 13–42
- Nocona 7 7 14 5–33