OZARK — The Neosho Lady Wildcats salvaged a win from the Ozark Tiger Shootout by performing a 9-0 number against Osage on Saturday.

OZARK — The Neosho Lady Wildcats salvaged a win from the Ozark Tiger Shootout by performing a 9-0 number against Osage on Saturday.
It was a dominating performance for the Lady 'Cats, with 33 shots overall, 22 on goal and 14 corner kicks with possession of the soccer ball amounting to over a hour.
Four players netted two goals each for Neosho.
Alicia Cooper led the way with two goals and two assists, tallying six points.
Ashley Talley scored two goals and had an assist for five points, a total matched by Laken Schnackenberg with her two goals and an assist.
Brooklynn Hughes scored two more goals and Ashley Weems rounded out the goal scoring for the Lady 'Cats.
It was a lonely match for Makayla Hayes in goal, as she made just one save on the lone Osage shot on goal.
In the first 10 minutes of the match, Neosho already led 3-0 after goals by Talley, Hughes and Schnackenberg.
Talley, Cooper and Hughes goals in the final 10 minutes of the half gave Neosho a 6-0 halftime advantage.
Cooper, Schnackenberg and Weems closed out the scoring in the second half, with Weems finding the net late in the 75th minute.
The Lady 'Cats ended a three-match skid and losses in four of their previous five matches since taking their first against Ursuline Academy in St. Louis.
Neosho returned to action Monday at home in a makeup match against now conference and district rival Carl Junction.
In the other two games of the Ozark Tiger Shootout, Neosho fell 5-1 to Northwestern and 7-2 to Springfield Catholic.
"We got off to a good start," Neosho head coach Steve Schnackenberg said of the loss to Northwestern, "then had a lapse late in the first half. We never really got things going again."
Talley scored Neosho's only goal in the 5-1 loss. She netted it 12 minutes, 39 seconds into the match for a 1-0 lead.
Northwestern tied it up over 11 minutes later on a penalty kick and then scored all four goals of the second half.
Springfield Catholic took 15 more shots overall and 12 more on goal during a 7-2 win over Neosho.
The Lady 'Cats managed nine shots overall and five on goal.
Talley netted both goals for Neosho, assisted on one by Cooper.
Springfield Catholic (ranked No. 2 in Class 2 by the Missouri High School Soccer Coaches Association) scored its first goal only 59 seconds into the match and Talley's goal made for a 2-1 score 15:36 in.
The future members of the Big 8 Conference scored the last five goals.