The Monett Lady Cubs have had a challenging series of games in the Walnut Grove Holiday Classic basketball tournament.
Monett began action with a 70-13 loss to second-seed Chadwick on Dec. 21.
Returning to the hard court on Dec. 26, the Lady Cubs took on the Exeter Lady Tigers. The Lady Tigers lost to sixth-seeded Fordland 45-21 in the first round. Monett kept a closer margin but ultimately fell by a score of 38-20.
The Lady Cubs returned immediately to the action to play the final game in the loser's bracket. Their opponent was not available at presstime.