The Verona Lady Wildcats and the Southwest Lady Trojans won but Purdy and Pierce City lost in area girls basketball games played Monday and Tuesday.
On Tuesday, Verona raced to a 20-4 first quarter lead and went on to beat Southwest 65-43 in an Ozark 7 Conference encounter.
Tristan Carrasquillo led Verona to the victory with 25 points. Also scoring for Verona were Jenna Chadd with 18 points, Jessica Smith with 13 points, Beth Bigham with 3 points and Taylor Pinkly, Jori Dodson and Kelsei Krueger with 2 points each.
Kirstie Ickes led Southwest in scoring with 19 points. Other players scoring for Southwest were Michaela Mitchell with 16 points, Vanessa Cuevas with 3 points, Jacey Gundel and Kayla Sammarco with 2 points each and Cady Swindle with 1 point.
At Thomas Jefferson on Monday, the Southwest Lady Trojans blanked the host team 13-0 in the first quarter and went on to win the Ozark 7 Conference game 53-14.
Ickes led Southwest in scoring with 29 points. Also scoring for the Lady Trojans were Swindle and Cuortney Breamer with 9 points each and Sammarco with 6 points.
Despite outscoring the visiting Seneca Lady Indians 39-31 in the second half on Monday, Purdy could not overcome a poor first half and lost the non-conference contest 69-67.
Shelby White was Purdy's leading scorer with 19 points. Other players scoring for the Lady Eagles were Addy Roller with 17 points, Audrey Patton with 13 points, Brooke Swadley with 8 points, Shelly Scott with 6 points and Brittany Mareth with 4 points.
Pierce City on Monday fell behind 36-14 after the opening period on the way to losing the non-league game to Mt. Vernon 84-38.
Kaelyn Osborn was Pierce City's leading scorer with 12 points. Also scoring for the Lady Eagles were Emily Ashley with 7 points, Rachel Miller with 6 points, Abby Ashley with 4 points, Megan Golubski, Taylor Mettlach, Brianna Zebert and Beth Parrigon with 2 points each and Krishna Merriman with 1 point.