Monticello participates in Berryville tournament


The Monticello Billies and Lady Billies travelled roughly four and a half hours and 256 miles over the Christmas Holiday/Winter break period to participate in the 13th Annual CS Bank Holiday Hoops Tournament. 

On the girls side of the tournament, the Monticello Lady Billies would open tournament play with a 51-42 loss to host team Berryville on Wednesday, December 28.

The Lady Billies will play their second contest of the tournament on Thursday, December 29, falling to Arkadelphia 68-24. 

Returning for their final contest of the tournament on Friday, December 30, the Lady Billie would fall to Pocahontas 48-20.

For the Billies, their opening contest would come against Fountain Lake on Wednesday with the Billies falling by one point, 42-41.

On Thursday, the Billies would be able to pick up their third win of the season after defeating Heber Springs 59-41.

In the Consolation Championship contest, the Monticello Billies would fall to host team Berryville by a score of 50-48. 

The Billies are now 3-10 overall with the Lady Billies having an overall record of 0-10.

Monticello 7th Grade and Junior High teams will host Star City on Thursday, January 5, at 4:30 pm with the senior teams travelling to Star City on Friday, January 6, for a 5:30 pm tip.

Monticello will host Hamburg on Tuesday at 5:30 pm.