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Eagles use defense to stop Bears, 53-41

Published: 2:07 PM, 01/30/2013

Author: Kevin Fritts
Source: The Monroe County Advocate


TELLICO PLAINS - The Tellico Plains Bears were looking to get back on a winning streak Tuesday night as they played host to the Berean Christian Eagles. The Bears would only have one person in double figures on the night. The Eagles would have three players in double figures in the contest.

The Bears would fall behind early in this one and were never able to get back in it. The Eagles handed the Bears a 53-41 loss at home. The Bears would keep it close throughout the first quarter, but would start falling behind in the second quarter.

By the half the Bears would trail by 13, 27-14. The Eagles shutdown the Bears inside game all night long. The third quarter wouldn’t be much different for the Bears as they struggled to get the ball inside, which forced the Bears to the outside. The Eagles would stretch the lead early in the fourth quarter to 18 points. The Bears would try to get back in it, but would not be able to do so. The Bears fall at home to the Eagles 53-41.

Leading the way for the Bears was Tyler Peeler with 12 points, Dakota Rinehart with 9 points and Robert Vandervort would throw in 8 points. Ryan Bookout had 6 points, while Dakota Stone and Austin Holcomb both had 3 Andrew Mee led the Eagles with 17 points. Christian Prescott had 12 points, and David Graybeal with 10 points. With the loss the Bears fall to 12-7 this year.

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