The Mammoth Spring Bears held Norfork to seven second-half points, outscoring the Panthers 15-0 in the third period, en route to a 46-26 win in the Lyon College Invitational Tournament Dec. 5 at Becknell Gymnasium in Batesville.
Trevor Vincent led the way for the Bears with 19 points, while Aaron Shipp had 10 and Wes Davis seven. Seth Godwin posted five points, Adam Watson three and Gage Busch two.
The Bears' luck ended the next day, as Cedar Ridge, the eventual tourney champs, pushed past Mammoth Spring 58-41 in the second round.
The Timberwolves outscored Mammoth Spring 22-4 in the first period to set the tone for the rest of the game.
Shipp had 17 for the Bears, with Godwin following with 11 and Watson six.
Davis had four and Vincent three for Mammoth Spring.