(Orange, Texas)

November 16, 2013

Bears drop tight one to PA Memorial on opener

Van Wade
The Orange Leader

PORT ARTHUR — The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears dropped their season opener Friday night, falling to the Port Arhtur Memorial Titans in a tight 56-50 decision.

Memorial used a 23-9 run in the second period to lead 36-18 at intermission.

The Bears battled back in the second half, outscoring the Titans 32-20 but it wasn’t quite enough.

Taylor Peveto led the Bears with 14 points. Blake Fuss and Jace Robertson added 11 points apiece while Trumaine Elmore added 10.

Alvin Malveaux and Teondre Dennis led the Titans with 11 points apiece whilw Deshawn Willaims added 10.

The Bears return to action Tuesday when they visit Bridge City.