Pettisville girls basketball traveled to Montpelier on Tuesday, falling to the Locomotives by a narrow 39-35 margin.
The Blackbirds outrebounded the Locomotives 43-39, but shot only 24 percent from the field, including 19 percent from behind the arc.
Pettisville’s Morgan Leppelmeier notched 23 points to lead all scorers while Alexa Leppelmeier added eight. Hannah Blake paced Montpelier with 15.
Pettisville (8-6) travels to Edon tonight before hosting Swanton on Saturday in a makeup game.