GIRLS: Phillipsburg 47, TMP 40, OT
The TMP Lady Monarchs dropped to 0-4 on the season following their 47-40 overtime loss to Phillipsburg. TMP trailed by nine points midway through the third quarter when they went on a 17-3 run to take a five point lead midway through the fourth. Phillipsburg tied the game at 38 with 21 seconds to go in regulation on a 3-pointer by Madysen Frantz. The Lady Panthers controlled the overtime, outscoring TMP 9-2 to pick up their second win on the year.
Heather Ruder led TMP with 17 points. The Lady Monarchs will be on the road Friday Night to take on Ellinwood.
BOYS: Phillipsburg 59, TMP 48
The TMP boys went toe to toe with an undefeated Phillipsburg team Tuesday night. The Monarchs led 24-23 at halftime and had built an 11 point lead, 39-28, late in the third quarter. The Panthers finished the third on a 10-0 run then outscored the Monarchs 21-9 in the fourth quarter to pick up their fifth win of the season.
TMP drops to 1-3 on the season. Kade Megaffin was the only Monarch in double figures with 10 points. TMP will be at Ellinwood on Friday Night.