LAMAR — The Neosho Lady Wildcats earned their first dual win of the season and took seven of nine varsity matches from Lamar on Tuesday after losing 27 straight matches to start the season against Aurora, Carthage, and Branson.

LAMAR — The Neosho Lady Wildcats earned their first dual win of the season and took seven of nine varsity matches from Lamar on Tuesday after losing 27 straight matches to start the season against Aurora, Carthage, and Branson.
At full operational strength, Neosho won all six singles matches.
No. 1 Sarah Werner defeated Morgan Brisbin 8-1, No. 2 Emily Mitchell defeated Emily McCaslin 8-3, No. 3 Baylee Scribner defeated Kyndyl Tuck 8-1, No. 4 Kennedy Watts defeated Taylor Darrow 8-4, No. 5 Chaney Long defeated Alsira Juarez 8-6, and No. 6 Mariah Pina defeated Kiersten Mahurin 8-6.
In doubles competition, Lamar won two of three matches.
No. 1 Werner-Scribner lost 8-3 to Brisbin-McCaslin, No. 2 Mitchell-Watts defeated Tuck-Mahurin 8-1, and No. 3 Long-Pina lost 8-6 to Darrow-Juarez.
On the JV side, Neosho won all three matches by 6-0 scores, wins for Morgan Brattin, Julie Phillips, and Avery Reding.
Neosho improved to 1-3 overall and remained 0-2 in Central Ozark Conference Large duals. The Lady Wildcats returned to the nets Thursday at Monett. Neosho does not return home until September 12 against Mount Vernon.