A pair of late goals helped Joplin escape the Neosho Lady Wildcats in a soccer match on Monday at the Joplin Athletic Complex.
The first goal came in the 70th minute when the Lady Eagles scored to make it 1-0 before another goal six minutes later capped it at 2-0.
The Lady Wildcats played solid defense in the game, as they held Joplin to just nine shots on goal. Neosho keeper Allura Jones recorded eight saves, while the Lady Wildcats blasted 14 shots offensively.
Joplin won the B game on a penalty kick, 1-0.
The Lady Wildcats are back in action at Nixa today at 5 p.m.