Melbourne Lady Bearkatz off to a hot start to the 2019-20 basketball season


The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz got off to a hot start to open their 2019-20 season as they hosted the Riverside Lady Rebels Thursday night in a rematch of last year’s state championship game.

The Lady Bearkatz were on fire from three-point range early and often in the first quarter and led by as many as 25 before leading 35-12 at halftime.

It was more of the same for the Lady Katz in the second half as defense lead the way, resulting in a Bearkatz win by a final score of 56-23.

Freshman Jenna Lawrence had a great varsity debut, leading all scorers with 16 points.

The Lady Katz improved to 1-0 on the young season and will head to Clinton next week for the First Service Bank Invitational Tournament.

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