Opening the season with force, the Mammoth Spring junior Bears pounded the visiting Black Rock junior Zebras 53-25 Oct. 20.
Mammoth Spring jumped in front by a commanding score of 22-1 after the first period and led 27-9 at the half.
Mason Brown tossed in 12 points for the junior Bears, while Houston Cooper added eight points and three assists. Garrett Wooldridge tallied eight points, four assists and six boards for the junior Bears, with Jordan Combs adding eight points and eight rebounds.
Matt Turnbough finished with eight points and four steals for the Mammoth Spring junior Bears.