Melbourne had a productive weekend in Monette Oct. 24-25, posting a 4-0 record at the Joe V. Jones Classic at Buffalo Island Central High School.
The Bearkatz edged past the Turrell Rockets 61-60 Oct. 24, fueled by a 26-point, six-rebound, four-assist effort from Lee Lewis.
Spencer Caraway added a 12-point, 10-board, double-double for Melbourne, with Chase Massey posting 10 points and handing out nine assists.
Kody Caraway tallied seven points, Tanner Hoskinds had four and Derek Baird two points.
The Lady Katz crushed Abundant Life 75-54 earlier in the evening, led by Maggie Caraway's 20 points.
Maggie Cooper added 17 and Amanda Treat had 13.
Kenzi Gillihan had eight, Tori Taylor six and Emily Carroll four. Kaylee Ables scored three points and pulled down six rebounds, while Sara Adams added two points and six boards. Tori Rush ended the night with two points for the Lady Bearkatz.
The next day, Oct. 25, the Bearkatz knocked off Abundant Life 66-59.
Kody Caraway sparked Melbourne with 21 points and eight rebounds, while Massey followed with 18 points and five rebounds. Spencer Caraway had a 17-point, 12-rebound double-double. Lewis tallied 10 points and eight rebounds for the Katz.
The Lady Katz pushed their way past Weiner 49-43 Oct. 25.
Maggie Cooper had 18 points for Melbourne, while Caraway followed with 11 and Ables nine. Treat scored six, Gillihan three and Taylor two.