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Fatigue no factor for Mammoth Spring

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Although they were playing their fourth game in four nights, the Mammoth Spring Bears still had enough gas in the tank to engage in a shootout with the Salem Greyhounds Dec. 12.

The Bears managed to survive a big night from Salem's sharp-shooting Shane Smith and a furious late push from the Hounds, to emerge with a hard-fought 82-80 victory.

Mammoth Spring made 39 of 49 charity tosses in the game, including 16 of 18 in the critical fourth period.

Shane Smith scorched the nets for a game-high 35 points for Salem, while J.W. Blevins posted 16.

Seth Godwin had a big night for the Bears, unloading for 27 points.

Trevor Vincent followed close with 25 for Mammoth Spring, with Wes Davis adding a 14-point, 10-rebound, double-double.

The Bears led 19-13 after one, 37-31 at the break and 56-43 after three.

The Bears knocked off the visiting Twin Rivers Panthers 58-28 Dec. 9, behind a 21-point night from Godwin. Godwin also dished out eight assists for Mammoth Spring.

The Bears led 9-6 after the first period and 24-13 at the half.

Vincent finished with 12 points and eight assists for the Bears, with Davis posting 11 points.

Caleb Brown had eight boards, three assists and three steals.

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