Pickett County handed Monterey their second loss in as many games, at the Bobcats beat the Wildcats 65 to 59, Tuesday night at Livingston Academy.
Pickett County scored 13 points in each of the first two quarters but found themselves down 30 to 26 at halftime.
Kevin Borjas returned from a two game absence for the Wildcats and scored all seven of his points in the third quarter. However, Monterey scored only four points, outside of Borjas, in the third quarter as they started the fourth quarter down two, 43 to 41.
The Bobcats connected on 16 of their 19 free throw attempts in the final quarter, as they outscored Monterey 22 to 18.
Zach Amonett led all scorers with 32 points on the night. Amonett hit 12 of his 15 free throw attempts and he hit four shots from behind the three point line as well.
Will Amonett and John Parker Regan each scored 12 points each. Amonett hit six of his seven free throws in the fourth quarter. Slayde Copeland hauled in 11 rebounds for the Bobcats also.
Peyton West led the Wildcats in scoring with 15 points. Tucker Phillips added in 14 points as he hit four threes throughout the game.
As the fourth seen in District Six, Monterey will now travel to South Pittsburg, the number one seed in District Five, on Saturday for the first round of the region tournament.
With the win Pickett County clinched the third seed in District Six and they will travel to Van Buren County who earned the second seed in District Five.