A 20-8 scoring advantage in the second quarter proved to be the difference in the title game of the Palmyra tournament Monday night, which Monroe City's boys won 61-49 over host Palmyra.

A 20-8 scoring advantage in the second quarter proved to be the difference in the title game of the Palmyra tournament Monday night, which Monroe City's boys won 61-49 over host Palmyra.

C.E. Talton led Monroe City in the decisive second quarter, scoring eight of his 15 first half points. For the game Talton totaled 23 points.

For Palmyra, Jayden Durst was high scorer with 19 points. Bill Nunnelly contributed 16 points.