PITSBURG – The Franklin Monroe girls basketball team lost a close game to Troy Christian on Monday, 41-36.
Troy Christian led 4-2 at the end of a low-scoring first quarter. FM cut its deficit to a single point, 16-15, at halftime. Troy Christian increased its lead to 30-27 in the third quarter en route to the 41-36 win.
Allyson Masterson led Franklin Monroe with 15 points in the game. Also for the Lady Jets, Carrie Baker scored eight points, Kinsey Goins scored six, Hannah Eley scored four, Tara Goubeaux scored two, and Allie Armstrong scored one.
Franklin Monroe will return to action with a home game on Thursday against National Trail.