Bobcats fall to record-setting Bears

OTTAWA LAKE — Whiteford had its highest offensive output of the season Tuesday and put three players in double figures but fell to a record-setting Jefferson Bears basketball team.

The Bears won 100-68, setting a school record for points in a game, eclipsing the former record of 94. Jefferson junior Jackson Barath also set the school scoring record for the Bears, pouring in 41 points, breaking a school record that was set in 1964.

For the Bobcats, Austin Wynn (17) and Eli Dyer (14) both had season highs and Luke Masserant added 13 points.

Whiteford will take a 2-17 record into Thursday’s regular season final against Dundee.

Jefferson;29;28;16;27;–;100

Whiteford;21;20;11;16;–;68

JEFFERSON: Frames 1(1) 0-0 3, Merkel 3 1-2 7, K. Peare 0 2-2 2, Thompson 2(2) 0-0 6, Tackett 1(1) 0-0 3, Gennoe 1 0-0 2, S. Peare 4(2) 0-1 10, Ledingham 8(3) 1-3 20, Feaganes 1(1) 0-0 3, Barath 16(1) 8-10 41, Smith 1(1) 0-0 3. Totals 38(12) 12-18 100.

WHITEFORD: Masserant 6 1-2 13, Wynn 8(1) 0-0 17, Giesige 2 2-3 6, Hillard 0 1-2 1, Bauman 2 2-6 6, Ruddy 2(1) 0-1 5, Rasor 2 2-4 6, Eli Dyer 5 4-5 14. Totals 27(2) 12-23 68.

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