ELLSWORTH — The Thomas More Prep-Marian football team suffered a 48-0 loss at Ellsworth on Friday night. 

TMP (2-6) could have secured a playoff spot with a win but the loss knocked the Monarchs out of playoff contention. 

After picking up 14-7 win over Minneapolis last Friday, TMP's offensive struggles showed up against Ellsworth. The Monarchs trailed 20-0 at halftime before being outscored 28-0 in the second half. 

The Monarchs will close the season against Lyons on Friday.