The Monett High School basketball teams will take the courts for the first time this season next week in tournament action.
In the Fair Grove Tournament on Monday, the eighth-seeded Monett Lady Cubs will play top-seeded Fair Grove at 6 p.m.
Other first round games in that tourney are fourth-seeded Pleasant Hope against fifth-seeded Springfield Catholic at 7:30 p.m. Monday, second-seeded West Plains against seventh-seeded Buffalo at 5 p.m. Tuesday and third-seeded Conway against sixth-seeded Hartville at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The Monett boys begin the season Tuesday in the Carthage Tournament. Monett, the seventh seed, will play second-seeded Joplin at 6 p.m. That game will be followed by third-seeded Neosho against sixth-seeded McDonald County at 7:30 p.m.
Monday games pit fourth-seeded Carthage against fifth-seeded Nevada at 6 p.m. and top-seeded Seneca against eighth-seeded Cassville at 7:30 p.m.