In the season opener for the Monett Lady Cubs tennis team, the Cubs were no match for the Carthage Tigers on Monday at Monett North Park, losing by a score of 7-2.
Kerry Tinklepaugh had Monett's only singles victory. She defeated Addy Bayless by a score of 8-1.
Monett's doubles team of Carrie Robbins and Tinklepaugh got the other Cub win by beating Madeline Marsden and Bayless by an 8-4 score.
Losing in singles action for the Cubs were: Brittany Huebner to Baylee Blagg 6-8; Theresa Mangler to Veronica Sprenkle 2-8; Katelyn Sperandio to Adrianna Peoples 6-8; Nrupa Desai to Phylicia Lewis 1-8; and Robbins to Marsden 1-8.
Defeated in doubles play were: Huebner and Mangler by Blagg and Lewis 3-8; and Sperandio and Desai by Sprenkle and Peoples 4-8.
Monett will next be in action tomorrow at home versus Carl Junction.