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Monett falls to Republic Tigers

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Nothing easy. Monett's Kyle Woods drives around a Republic defender during Friday night's game against Republic. Woods finished the contest with 11 points. [Times Photo by Melissa Leech]
The Republic Tigers ended the Monett Cubs' three-game winning streak with a 71-42 victory in Friday night basketball action.

Republic jumped out to a 19-10 lead in the first period and cruised into halftime with a 41-19 advantage.

Kyle Woods led Monett in scoring with 11 points. Tyler Webb added 10 points. Tyler Green added 8 points. Jacob Fair tallied 7 points, and Travis Thompson and Jarred Witt contributed 3 points each.

"Republic was the more physical team tonight," said Monett coach Ty Goetz. "I thought a key to our three-game winning streak was the fact we outrebounded our opponents. Tonight, Republic owned the boards and earned the win."

Monett hosts Reeds Spring on Tuesday night. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m.

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