Splitting in singles matches and dropping two of three doubles encounters, the Monett Lady Cubs lost to Neosho, 5-4, yesterday in tennis competition at Monett North Park.
Monett fell to 2-3 on the season.
Winning in singles play for the Lady Cubs were: Mollie Fulton over Alexandra McMahan 8-2; Brittany Huebner over Tari Wood 8-6; and Katelyn Sperandio over Sara Nine 8-5.
Defeated in singles action were: Theresa Mangler by Elizabeth Wood 5-8; Sophie Fulton by Shayla Armstrong 4-8; and Nrupa Desai by Inez Nunez 5-8.
Recording a doubles win for Monett was Mollie Fulton and Huebner over McMahan and Tari Wood 8-4.
Losing in doubles play were: Sperandio and Mangler to Nine and Elizabeth Wood 4-8; and Sophie Fulton and Desai to Armstrong and Nunez 6-8.
In exhibition action, Carrie Robbins won a singles match, and Mindy Kilgore and Alivia Gilliam posted a doubles win.
Monett will next play at Lamar on Thursday.