BRANSON — The Neosho Wildcats came through with a huge Central Ozark Conference Large and road win Friday night against the Branson Pirates, earning a 56-47 victory.

BRANSON — The Neosho Wildcats came through with a huge Central Ozark Conference Large and road win Friday night against the Branson Pirates, earning a 56-47 victory.
The Wildcats led 11-6 after one quarter, 26-22 at halftime and 36-33 after three quarters, as Neosho outscored Branson 20-14 in the final quarter.
Neosho won on the Pirates’ Homecoming and improved to 12-9 overall and 2-1 in the COC Large. The Wildcats’ two wins in conference play have been on the road — 56-54 over Webb City — and they rebounded from a 65-45 loss Tuesday against No. 10 ranked in Class 5 Republic.

Read the complete story in the Feb. 5 print edition of the Neosho Daily News.