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Prep Report: Golden Bears improve to 4-0 with win over Morristown

Shelbyville’s best start to a girls basketball season continued Saturday with a 62-42 win over Morristown at William L. Garrett Gymnasium.

The Golden Bears improved to 4-0, the program’s best start since the 2005 season.

Kylee Edwards scored a game-high 35 points to lead Shelbyville. The senior is averaging 30.3 points per game this season and is 163 points away from breaking Gretchen Haehl’s career-scoring record for the program (1,418 points).

Ava Wilson finished with 14 points and averaged 20 ppg in three wins this week for Shelbyville.

The Golden Bears led Morristown 14-2 after one quarter and 24-17 at halftime. A 20-point third quarter put Shelbyville in control of the contest.

The Golden Bears will go for the program’s first 5-0 start since 2004 Tuesday at Garrett Gymnasium against Greensburg (2-1).

Morristown (0-6) is off until Friday when it will host Beech Grove (2-2).

In another girls basketball game Saturday:



Oldenburg Academy 46, Southwestern 28

At Southwestern, Rachel Lamping had a game-high 13 points to lead the visiting Twisters to a 2-0 start to the season.

Kate Weber added 12 points for Oldenburg Academy, who outscored the Spartans 16-6 in the second quarter to build a 10-point advantage at halftime.

Tanna Tatlock led Southwestern (0-3) with 10 points and four rebounds. Cy Stockdale finished with seven points. Riley Engel had a team-high six rebounds.

Southwestern hosts Shelbyville Friday.