The Neosho eighth grade basketball team won a thriller on Tuesday, downing Branson 32-31 in the consolation semifinals of the Central Ozark Conference Tournament.
Ethan Siler was the star for the Wildcats on Tuesday as he hit what turned out to be the game-winner with four seconds left to give the Wildcats their third victory of the season.
Jon Moser led Neosho with 12 points while Siler, Bryce Murphy and Colton Marion each finished with six and Coleman Scott had two.
On Monday, the Wildcats lost to Webb City, 40-33.
Scott paced the Wildcats in that one with 14 points while Marion added 10, Siler five, and Murphy and Moser two each.
Neosho (3-5) plays in the COC consolation championship on Thursday.