Melton-led RHS defeats Neville
Ruston High’s Bearcats put the finishing touches to a perfect performance in their own holiday basketball tournament on Friday night.
The Chris Bush-guided Bearcats won their third game in as many tournament appearances with a 57-35 win over Monroe Neville.
Jerry Melton led the way for Ruston with 21 points and eight rebounds.
Also making key contributions in the win were Jamaya Burr with 10 points, Raheem Regis with six points and Darren Crawford and Jakevin Carter with four points each.
Overall, Ruston improved to a 10-4 record and has now capture five straight wins.