Neosho Youth Football teams won five of eight games against Webb City Red and Monett in games  Saturday at Bob Anderson Stadium and Monett’s Burl Fowler Stadium, respectively.

Neosho Gold and Webb City Red split their games at Bob Anderson, while Nesbo Black won three of four at Burl Fowler.

In Week 5 action, Neosho Black hosts McDonald County and Neosho Gold travels to Joplin to face Joplin Blue.

SIXTH GRADE
Webb City Red 36, Neosho Gold 0
Dominic Parsons and Aiden Brodie combined for 106 yards on the ground on the day.

Parsons rushed for 55 yards on three carries, highlighted by a 40-yard jaunt, while Brodie gained 51 yards on 14 workmanlike carries, his longest gain 13 yards.

Ryken Shallenburger added 25 yards on seven carries.

Will Meyer rushed for three yards on two carries.

Parsons added a 13-yard kickoff return.

Shallenburger made seven tackles to lead the way defensively, while both Willie Velasco and Brodie had three stops. Tim Riggins, Meyer, Jakeb Young, and Colton Southern each made two tackles and Parsons, Zach Hobson, Isaac Lopez, and Quinton Montgomery each made one.

Monett 34, Neosho Black 26
Another week, another shootout for Neosho Black.

The young Wildcats accumulated 425 yards of total offense Saturday.

Quenton Hughes passed for 85 yards and rushed for 37 yards and a touchdown.

Denver Washington rushed for 128 yards and three scores.

Hughes completed passes to Washington and Cade Camerer.

On the defensive side, Raiden Davis made 4 1/2 tackles, Caleb Reynolds tallied four tackles and an interception, and Jonathan Crisco added four stops.

FIFTH GRADE
Webb City Red 14, Neosho Gold 12
Neosho Gold had a pair of touchdowns called back on penalties Saturday in a nail biter at Bob Anderson.

Tyrone Harris’ 90-yard touchdown run was the highlight of the day for the young Wildcats and Harris finished with 93 yards on five carries.

Jaden Nichols rushed for 80 yards on nine carries, Grant Landers 48 yards on six carries, Kanten Smith 12 yards on four carries, and Noah Durman two yards on two carries.

Landers scored on a 35-yard TD run.

Neosho coach Larry Landers said that the offensive line did a good job blocking Saturday.

Additionally, Nichols completed a 3-yard pass to Grant Landers.

Defensively, Zack Prado led the way with eight tackles, Brice Warren added seven, and Smith recorded six. Fisher Butler had five tackles, Alex Rodriguez four, Hunter Butler, Grant Landers, Colin Carter, Nathan Rogers and Jacob Bailey three each, Rilyn Brust and Andrew Fears two each, and Durman one. Landers also had a pass deflection.

Coach Landers said the team overall made improvements.

Neosho Black 50, Monett 0
Neosho Black remained unbeaten with a rout of Monett.

Monett did not have an answer for Neosho linemen Aiden Engle, Chase Stuart, Peyton Snow, Daniel Molina, Jess Porter, Cyres Ludiker, Robert Long, Levi England, Zane Rinehart, and Branden Hood, who rotated all day Saturday due to the sweltering September heat.

The offense had the benefit of working on short fields due to the defense.

Cade Spiva rushed for 113 yards and two touchdowns on 10 carries, Hudson Williams 84 yards and one touchdown on nine carries, Denver Welch 17 yards on two carries, Bostyn Patterson 15 yards and two scores on four carries, Finn Versluis 12 yards on three carries, and Dalton Kesinger three yards on his only carry.
Williams added two conversion runs, while Versluis and Kesinger each had one.

Spiva’s only pass attempt of the day turned into a 30-yard TD pass to Welch.

Defensively, Kesinger led the way with five tackles and an onside recovery, while Patterson and Lance Kesinger each made four tackles and an onside recovery. Patterson made four tackles and returned an interception 30 yards for a touchdown.

Welch, Williams, and Spiva each made three stops, while Versluis, Hood, England, and Molina each added one stop.

FOURTH GRADE
Neosho Gold 26, Webb City Red 0
The young Wildcats ran effectively behind two sets of linemen all day: Ethan Crandall and Brett Meyer (center); Spencer Janss, Preston Owens, Gabriel Busteed, and River Feagans (guard); Mason Marble, Tommy Delvecchio, Cole Carter, and Romario Cifuentes (tackle); Tyler Sprenger, Donnie Burton, Kade Lawson, and Dayton Kivett (tight ends).

Oliver Martin rushed for 93 yards and one touchdown (50 yards) on five carries and Wade Bowers added 83 yards and two touchdowns (45, 14) on six carries. Brody Crane rushed for 27 yards on five carries and ran in a conversion. Michael Reed tallied 19 yards on two carries, Chase Kivett eight yards on three carries, and Lawson four yards on his lone carry.

Crane shined on the defensive side, with seven tackles and one interception returned 57 yards for a Neosho Gold touchdown.

Meyer added four tackles, while Martin, Lawson, Howard, and Dayton Kivett each made three. Bowers and Ethan Crandall each made two stops, while Chase Kivett had one.

Neosho Gold remained in the ranks of the unbeaten.

Neosho Black 26, Monett 6
Cordell Washington rushed for 164 yards and two touchdowns on seven carries and Kaiden Asberry added 66 yards and one TD on three carries.

Nate Winkler rushed for 10 yards and one conversion on three carries, while Lathan Cote finished with (minus)-three yards on four carries.

Asberry completed a pair of passes for 11 yards, one to Winkler for eight and another to Washington for three.

Washington and Winkler each made 11 tackles to lead the Neosho defense and Washington intercepted a pass and returned it for a touchdown. Asberry added seven tackles and Connor Reiboldt six more. Shane England and Pierce Newcomb each added four. Matthew Workman and Everson Tomlinson each added three. Jaiden Fisher, Tucker Hamilton, Trevor Rosser, and Gage Harvel each had two. Brody Mitchell, Colton Harvel, Tanner Clemons, Barrett Henson, Wyatt Griffin, Gavin Schofield, Isaac Boes, and Cote each made one stop.

THIRD GRADE
Neosho Gold 30, Webb City Red 12
Phoenix Rhatigan led the Wildcats with 147 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries, highlighted by six carries of at least 14 yards. Rhatigan’s longest carry was 47 yards.

Colby McGehee rushed for 45 yards on 11 carries and Lincoln Howard added 29 yards and two scores on 11 carries.

Reaghan Mace added 18 yards on five carries and Mick Wilder five yards on two carries.

On the defensive side, Wilder recovered three fumbles in addition to his one tackle. McGehee led the Wildcats with three tackles, Kayden Walsh, Kaiden Lawson, Jaxon Ertel and Mace had two each, and Noah Young, Howard, and Wyatt Moore one each.

Neosho Black 16, Monett 14
Neosho Black head coach Levi Patterson said that he was proud of his team for the way the Wildcats responded during the second half against Monett, showing toughness and shutting down the Cubs.

A pair of fumbles led to both Monett scores.

On the defensive side, Mason Spiva led the way with seven tackles, Blayne Patterson had six, Carson Booth four, Huck Spires, Aiden McCrory and Kelton Shaffer three each, and Cale Vandorn and Drew Weelborg two each.

The defensive front of Andrea McCamish, Booth, Cole Rinehart, McCrory, Weelborg, and Shaffer played strong.

Offensively, Neosho Black churned out 181 yards rushing.

Patterson led the charge with 122 yards on 15 carries, Spiva added 34 yards on eight carries, and Spires picked up 25 more yards on eight carries.