Monroe City Lady Panthers take Consolation at Clopton tournament with 41-39 win over Louisiana

Back Row:  Coach Brian Foehy, Ava Potterfield, Avery Johnson, Myra Jones, Sam Hathaway, Emilee Lehenbauer, Audri Youngblood, Meghan Hays, Lucy Pratt, Coach Adam Rung

Front Row:  Cahlin Chapman, Maridith Gares, Taylor Pfaff, Alivia Chinn, Skylar Gosney, Naaron Hays, McKenna Scodino

Monroe City defeated Louisiana 41-39 in the Consolation Championship of the Clopton

Tournament Friday Night. The Lady Panthers built a 24-19 lead at the half over the Lady Bulldogs. Monroe City led by as many as 11 in the 4th Quarter before Louisiana staged a late rally cutting the lead to two points with 2 seconds to play. Monroe City was able to inbound the ball and run clock out and preserve the victory. Meredith Gares led Monroe City with 18 points.