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      Beecher avenges 2010 State Finals loss against Melvindale ABT

      JeQuarius French with a basket in the post

      The Beecher Buccaneers remained undefeated at 18-0, beating Melvindale ABT out of the Detroit area, 65-42.

      Melvindale was the same team that beat Beecher in the 2010 Class C State Tournament. The Gators went on to win the state title that year.

      This was junior point guard Monte Morris' first game back from an injured ankle--he scored 21 points to lead all scorers. He added eight rebounds and four assists.

      Senior Jequarius French pitched in nine points and seven rebounds. Guard Antuan Burks had 14 points.

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