The Neosho Youth Football teams completed their regular season with games Saturday at Bob Anderson Stadium and Don Johnston Stadium, respectively, against Lamar and East Newton.

Third grade and fourth grade teams play their Super Bowl games Saturday and Sunday at Carl Junction’s Bulldog Stadium.

Fifth grade and sixth grade teams play their Super Bowl games the next Saturday and Sunday at Bulldog Stadium.

The Daily News will run a full Super Bowl schedule in Friday’s edition.


SIXTH GRADE
Lamar 28, Neosho Gold 0

The young Wildcats did not find the end zone and finished with 84 rushing yards.

Jonah Reed led Neosho Gold with 47 yards on eight carries, gaining positive yardage on all his carries with none longer than nine and none shorter than three. Consistency would be the word for Reed’s day.

Dominic Parson rushed for 28 yards on four carries and his 13-yard gain constituted Neosho Gold’s second-longest gain of the day.

Aiden Brodie rushed for 14 yards on his first attempt, but four negative yardage carries took his final numbers to nine yards on seven carries.

Neosho Gold plays Carthage White in the Super Bowl on October 22.


Neosho Black 28, East Newton 0
Neosho Black blanked the young Patriots with a quality all-around effort, led by Quenton Hughes’ 7 1/2 tackles.

Drake Swift and Caleb Reynolds each contributed 5 1/2 tackles for the Wildcats, and the trio of Raiden Davis, Lucas Bartley, and Zac Goff each made two stops.

Offensively, on a day when a multitude of ball carriers — Nicolas Larson, Swift, Cade Camerer, Hughes, Kaleb Daspit, Denver Washington, Jonathan Crisco, and Lucas Pooler — touched the ball and had their opportunities, Washington led the Wildcats with 84 yards and three touchdowns.

For some offensive diversity, Swift and Washington connected on a 63-yard touchdown pass.

Hughes and Swift each ran the ball in for two-point conversions.

Neosho Black plays Webb City White in the Super Bowl on October 22.


FIFTH GRADE
Lamar 28, Neosho Gold 6

Highlights for the young Wildcats on the day were that Alex Rodriguez forced a fumble and recovered and Jaden Nichols completed passes to three different receivers.

Grant Landers scored on a 7-yard touchdown run for Neosho Gold’s lone points.

Tyrone Harris and Kanten Smith each rushed for 33 yards, Nichols 22, Landers and Noah Durman seven each, and Hunter Butler five.

Smith gained 10 yards on his only reception, Landers seven, and Brodie Arthur six.

Nichols led the young Wildcats with six tackles, while Fisher Butler and Arthur each had four. Rodriguez and Durman each had three, Hunter Butler, Brice Warren and Harris each had two, and Smith and Nathan Rogers each had one.

Neosho Gold plays Carthage White in the Super Bowl on October 22.


Neosho Black, East Newton
The Patriots had no answer for Neosho Black running back Hudson Williams, who left the young East Newton players black and blue after his career day Saturday at Don Johnston Stadium.

Williams rushed for 153 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries — highlighted by a 90-yard touchdown run. He added a 28-yard touchdown run and another 26-yard run.

Williams and the other Neosho Black ball carriers benefited from the work of Daniel Molina, Aiden Engle, Chase Stuart, Peyton Snow, Cyres Ludiker, Jess Porter, Zane Rinehart, and Robert Long.

Cade Spiva rushed for 82 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries. He completed one pass to Denver Welch for 17 yards.

Bostyn Patterson added five yards on two carries and Welch rushed for two yards on a single carry.

Defensively, Williams led the Wildcats with seven tackles for a truly stellar day for No. 7.

The Wildcats, however, had many players contribute defensively — Finn Versluis and Dalton Kesinger each made five stops, Lance Kesinger, Spiva and Welch four each, Patterson and Logan Cass three each, Molina two, and Camp Ramsey one.

Cass had a pass breakup, Versluis an interception, and Patterson a fumble recovery for the opportunistic young Wildcats.

Neosho Black plays Joplin Blue in the Super Bowl on October 21.


FOURTH GRADE
Neosho Gold 28, Lamar 6

Neosho Gold completed an unbeaten regular season with a 22-point rout of the Tigers.

Brody Crane rushed for 108 yards and two touchdowns, plus a conversion run, on 10 carries. Oliver Martin had 58 yards on six carries, Wade Bowers 51 yards on four carries, Carter Howard 24 yards and one touchdown on two carries, Kade Lawson 22 yards and one conversion on three carries, Chase Kivett 12 yards on two carries, Micah Reed 11 yards on five carries, Dayton Kivett two yards on a single carry, and Ethan Crandall one yard on his lone carry.

All told, nine different players got carries … that’s called distribution of wealth.

Martin completed a 44-yard touchdown pass to Bowers. Chase Kivett completed a 25-yard pass to Bowers, who came through with 69 receiving yards and 120 all-purpose yards.

Defensively, Crane led the Wildcats with five tackles and Bowers had four. Lawson added three, while Howard, Dayton Kivett and River Feagans each had two and Chase Kivett, Brett Meyer, and Luke Smith each had one.

Neosho Gold plays Seneca in the Super Bowl on Saturday.

Neosho Black 14, East Newton 8
Offensively, Cordell Washington sparked the young Wildcats with 176 yards and one touchdown on 10 carries, averaging 17.6 yards per carry with the help of 72- and 62-yard runs.

Kaiden Asberry rushed for 22 yards and one touchdown on nine carries.

Lathan Cote’ added (minus)-1 yard on three carries.

Defensively, Jaiden Fisher and Cole Harvel each intercepted East Newton passes.

Nate Winkler led the defense with six tackles and Washington added five. Asberry and Barrett Henson each made four. Pierce Newcomb and Everson Tomlinson each made three. Tucker Hamilton, Colton Harvel, and Matthew Workman each made two. Fisher, Trevor Rosser, and Gage Harvel each made one.

Neosho Black plays Webb City Blue in the Super Bowl on Saturday.


THIRD GRADE
Lamar 36, Neosho Gold 14

Offensively, Phoenix Rhatigan led Neosho Gold with 92 yards on eight carries, highlighted by gains of 35, 16, 15, and 13 yards.

Lincoln Howard added 44 yards on five carries, Colby McGehee 14 yards on two carries, and Reaghan Mace nine yards on his only carry.

Howard (passer) and Mick Wilder (receiver) connected on a 7-yard pass.

Colby McGehee and Jaxon Ertel each had seven tackles for the Wildcats. Rhatigan added five stops and Wilder and Mace each made four. Noah Young added three, while Keaton Goswick had two and Kaysen Harris and Kaiden Lawson each had one.

Neosho Gold plays Webb City Blue in the Super Bowl on Saturday.

East Newton 22, Neosho Black 20
It was a battle of unbeaten teams in the regular season finale and East Newton edged out Neosho Black with a touchdown with 50 seconds remaining on the clock.

On the defensive side, Mason Spiva and Blayne Patterson each made 14 tackles. Huck Spires, Andre McCamish, and Aiden McCrory combined for another 21 tackles with seven each. Carson Booth and Cale Vandorn combined for 12, six each. Zack Forsythe added five tackles, Datyn Jennings four, Drew Weelborg three, and Kelton Shaffer two.

The offensive line of Connor Pace, Booth, McCamish, McCrory, and Weelborg paved the lanes that produced 195 yards and three touchdowns for Wildcat ball carriers.

Patterson rushed for 171 yards and three touchdowns, as well as one conversion, on nine carries, following the blocks of Mason Hall, Spires, and Spiva.

Spiva added 24 yards on seven carries.

Neosho Black plays Lamar in the Super Bowl on Saturday.