The Huntsville Eagles, ranked number two in Class 4A hoops, topped the Melbourne Bearkatz 59-48 in the semi-final round of the North Arkansas College Tournament Jan. 13 in Harrison.
The sharp-shooting Eagles hit eight 3-pointers in the game and led 30-22 at the half and 43-37 after three periods of play.
Spencer Caraway led Melbourne, ranked number five in Class 2A, with a 25-point, 13-rebound double-double. Kody Caraway added 11 points for the Bearkatz.
The Katz stepped back into conference play Jan. 12 with a 55-43 victory over the Cedar Ridge T-Wolves at The Arena in Melbourne.
Kody Caraway posted a 21-point, 12-rebound double-double, while Grigg added a double-dip of 12 points and 12 boards.
In girls' action, the Lady Bearkatz got 18 points from Maggie Jo Cooper in a 44-26 win over Cedar Ridge.
Sara Beth Adams added eight points for Melbourne.