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Neosho Daily News - Neosho, MO
  • Lady ‘Cats blanked by strong Nixa team

  • The Nixa Lady Eagles had a night they won’t soon want to forget on Tuesday. Unfortunately for the Neosho Lady Wildcats, it came at their disposal as the Lady Eagles blanked them 10-0.
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  • The Nixa Lady Eagles had a night they won’t soon want to forget on Tuesday. Unfortunately for the Neosho Lady Wildcats, it came at their disposal as the Lady Eagles blanked them 10-0.
    It didn’t take long for the Lady Eagles to establish a stronghold on the game as Paige Townsend found the back of the net in the opening minutes to set off a firestorm. Townsend would go on to add a second goal just before halftime, as did teammates Jordyn Hoskins, Payton DeHart and Shaylynn Thomas.
    Like Townsend, Thomas scored twice in the half, her second making it 6-0 at the intermission.
    The Lady Eagles would answer with four additional goals in the second half, despite a valiant effort from Lady Wildcats’ keeper Matty Liedtke, who finished with 25 saves. Meanwhile, Josie Gregory pitched the shutout in Nixa’s net.
    The Lady Eagles (3-1) also won the B game 3-0.
    Neosho (1-3) returns to action today at 4 p.m. at the Ozark Tournament.
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