Missouri High School Basketball - Republic holds off Monett
(December 11, 2007: Monett, MO 65708) Republic Tigers (Republic, MO) backers were pleased Tuesday as they saw their basketball squad hold off the host Monett Cubs (Monett, MO), 56-53 in a non-league bout.
With the victory, Republic upgrades its record to 3-1 on the campaign. The Tigers travel to Joplin (Joplin, MO) to play the Eagles in a non-league bout on Friday, December 14. The Eagles come into the bout with a record of 1-1.
Next up, the Cubs play the Bolivar Liberators (Bolivar, MO) in a non-league bout, on Friday, December 14. Monett will attempt to upgrade on its 5-3 season record. The Liberators come into the bout with a 2-2 record after their 57-45 non-league win over Aurora (Aurora, MO).