For their first taste of new year hoops on the hardwood, the Spring Hill Jr. Bears prevailed hosting Magnet Cove to begin the second half season schedule of the 2017-18 basketball year at Spring Hill Gymnasium.

For their first taste of new year hoops on the hardwood, the Spring Hill Jr. Bears prevailed hosting Magnet Cove to begin the second half season schedule of the 2017-18 basketball year at Spring Hill Gymnasium.

The Jr. Bears rolled to an 37-26 double-digit victory over Magnet Cove Jr. Panthers. The Jr. Bears maintained an 22-17 over Magnet Cove at halftime.

In the second half, the Jr. Bears took an 33-19 lead to end third period play, then added four points in the fourth to finish off the Jr. Panthers.

For the game, Matthew Bruce led scoring with 16 points, Trenten Searcy had 11 points for double-figures. Chase Yocom contributed four points, Trestan Brown added two points and Collin Purifoy had three points.