The Arete Prep Chargers started the season with a 56-47 victory over the visiting Superior Panthers.
The Chargers got off to a slow start, putting up only 6 points in the first quarter. However, once the Chargers started to press, they were able to find their footing and get some points on the board. The pressure defense slowed down the Panthers while helping the Chargers get some easy points on the other end. The Chargers outscored the Panthers 50-34 over the course of the final three quarters.
The Chargers were led by Owen Kremer, who put in a career high 17 points, and Sammy Mourad, who added 16 points. Freshman Matt McClelland added 11 points in his first high school game.