A man on a mission, Spencer Caraway racked up 23 points and pulled down 16 rebounds, while also notching five steals, to help the Melbourne Bearkatz top the Midland Mustangs 68-52 in 2-2A Conference action Dec. 1.
Dalton Grigg added 18 points, five boards and four steals for the Bearkatz (8-2, 2-0), while Kody Caraway followed close with 16 points.
Paced by 22 points from Maggie Jo Cooper, the Lady Bearkatz (7-4, 2-0) dropped Midland 86-57 earlier in the evening.
Kenzi Gillihan added 13 points, Amanda Treat had 12, Karli Gillihan 11 and Stacee Hargett 10 for Melbourne.
The junior Bearkatz started the night off with a 40-19 thrashing of the junior Mustangs.
Kyler McLaughlin led the way with nine points for Melbourne.
Spencer Caraway racked up a game-high 17 points to help the Bearkatz knock off Buffalo Island Central 41-32 in the opening round of the Lyon College Tournament Dec. 5 in Batesville.