After flying high against Bowling Green last Friday, the Monroe City Panthers came back down to earth. Monroe City fell to the Palmyra Panthers 62-53. Monroe City hasn't found any success against Palmyra since Feb. 23 of last year, this defeat making it three in a row.
Monroe City's loss pushed them down to 13-9. The win bumped Palmyra's record up to 19-3.
Monroe City will square off against Centralia Friday. Monroe City won't have the home-court advantage, but they do enjoy an advantage in the MaxPreps rankings. Palmyra is staying on the road on Tuesday to face off against Hannibal. Palmyra has the odds in their favor, so they'll need to guard against complacency.
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