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Neosho Daily News - Neosho, MO
  • Neosho youth softball team wins district title

  • The Neosho 8-year-old softball all-stars have claimed a district championship after topping Seneca in a best of five series at the District Tournament at Morse Park in Neosho this week.
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  • The Neosho 8-year-old softball all-stars have claimed a district championship after topping Seneca in a best of five series at the District Tournament at Morse Park in Neosho this week.
    Neosho defeated Seneca by scores of 18-8, 18-7 and 14-3 in the five-game series.
    Neosho was led by Lili Graue in Game 1 as she went 5-for-5 with a home run in the blowout victory. Teammate Kaitlyn Killion also went 5-for-5 while Mylee Skaggs went 4-for-4 at the dish. Riley Slegeby and Bailey Howard were named defensive MVPs.
    In Game 2, Howard and Graue each went 4-for-4 to pace the offense while Killion was a perfect 3-for-3 at the dish. Skaggs and Killion both had superb defensive performances in the game.
    In the title game Ashlyn Snyder and Howard both went 3-for-3 at the plate, with Snyder clubbing a double in the win. Graue and Emma Angel both paced the team on defense.
    Other results from the District Tournament games at Morse Park this week are listed below.
    July 8
    8-year-old baseball
    Joplin South 16, Neosho 7
    8-year-old softball
    Neosho 18, Seneca 8
    9-10 softball
    Neosho 12, Joplin 11
    9-10 baseball
    Neosho 11, Carl Junction 9
    9-year-old baseball
    Webb City 25, Neosho 4
    11-12 baseball
    Joplin South 18, Neosho 0
    13-16 softball
    Webb City 19, Neosho 6
    July 9
    8-year-old softball
    Neosho 18, Seneca 7
    8-year-old baseball
    Neosho 18, Webb City 10
    9-year-old baseball
    Neosho 28, Carl Junction 7
    9-10 baseball
    Neosho 18, Joplin North 8
    July 10
    8-year-old softball
    District championship — Neosho 14, Seneca 3
    8-year-old baseball
    Neosho 18, Seneca 17
    9-10 softball
    Webb City 16, Neosho 3
    9-10 baseball
    Webb City 25, Neosho 4
    11-12 baseball
    Neosho 16, Carl Junction 11
    13-16 softball
    Elimination game — Joplin 23, Neosho 9
    July 11
    9-year-old baseball
    Neosho 15, Carl Junction 4
    8-year-old baseball
    Elimination game — Webb City 24, Neosho 19

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