The Monett Middle School Girls basketball team (3-5) continues to have a fine season. The eighth grade girls team defeated Diamond 33-11 last Thursday.
The Lady Cubs were led in scoring by Daphne Denney's 13 points. Monett also had points scored by: Kiley Franke, 2; Bonnie Upchurch, 8; Katie Kaiser, 2; Samantha Schoon, 2; Devin Blevins, 2; Keegan McGuire, 4; and Megan Bailay, 4.
"We started out a little rough," said Lady Cubs Head Coach Amy Sampson. "Once the girls got the jitters out we did a great job playing. I was very proud of the girls effort and teamwork."
Monett 28 -- Seneca 31
"Against Seneca, we really worked hard," said Sampson. "We played inspired defense and had balanced scoring. However, we just hit a stretch of turnovers that hurt our opportunities to win."
Leading scorers for the Lady Cubs were: Haylee Morris, 4; Brooke Madison, 5; Kendall Bounous, 3; Brooke Burnside, 2; Brooke McLean, 8; Megan Ballay, 2; and Allie Krueger, 4.
Monett 17 -- St. Peter 20
"I felt the girls did a great job despite the outcome," said Sampson. "We got a lot of open looks at the basket but our shot just weren't falling."
|The MMS Lady Cubs were led in scoring by Madison's 10 points. Abby Krueger added 5 points and Allie Krueger chipped in 2.|
The Monett Middle School seventh grade girls (2-4) continued to improve as the young season progresses. Monett 22- Mt. Vernon 30
Leading scorers for the Lady Cubs were: Ginna Verhoff, 10; Lakin English, 6; Aubrey Parker, 2; Grace Cloud, 2; and Lauren Brown, 2 points.
Monett 16-Seneca 24
Leading scorers for the Lady Cubs were: Verhoff, 2; English, 8; Parker, 2; Lauren Bass, 2; and Cloud, 2 points.
Monett 21-Diamond 6
Leading scorers for the Lady Cubs were: Arrielle Orzechowski, 7; Makenzie Braden, 6; Leticia Riveria, 6; and Taylor Rhea, 2 points.