The Ladycats were led in scoring by Julie Cupps with 20 points. She was followed by Abby Munoz with 8, Gabby LeCompte with 4 and Brittany Vollenweider, Jessie Gripka and Brittany Wilbanks with 2 points each. Cupps was the only Ladycat to make a three-pointer in the game.
Mt. Vernon had a flurry of scoring as seven total players were accounted for in the points, Liz Moriondo led the Lady Mountaineers with 17 points followed by Shea Hill with 14. Moriondo had five three-pointers and Hill had two.
With the loss, the Ladycats fell to 6-9.
On Monday, the Ladycats travel to Carl Junction for another Big 8 match-up. Cassville is not back on their home court until Feb. 2 when the Ladycats host Lamar.