The Ozark Tigers got better as the game went along on Tuesday, and they rolled past the Neosho seventh grade boys 43-14 in a Central Ozark Conference Tournament semifinal basketball game.
The Tigers led 10-6 at the end of the first quarter, before extending their lead to 21-12 at the half. The Wildcats, meanwhile, couldn’t get going in the second half.
Keilan Moore, Yeej Lee and Brady Wise each scored four points to lead the Wildcats while Jarvis Funk had two.
The Wildcats (6-2) will take on Republic (the No. 2 seed) for third place on Thursday at Carthage.