CARL JUNCTION — The Neosho Lady Wildcats rolled to a 3-0 start on the season and reached the Carl Junction Classic semifinals with a 47-28 win Monday night over the Jasper Lady Eagles.

Neosho scored at least 11 points in all four quarters Monday, while Jasper only reached double-digits in the scoring column in one quarter, scoring 12 in the third quarter. Joplin’s 33 points against Neosho in the opener remains the highest point total scored against the Lady Wildcats so far this season.

Allison Burr led the way for the Lady Wildcats with 15 points, scoring five in the first, two in the second, two in the third and then six in the fourth, accounting for nearly half of Neosho’s 13 points in the final period.

Makayla Hayes and Emilee Kivett, two more of Neosho’s six seniors, added 12 and eight points, respectively, while Caitlyn Jordon — in only her third game back after missing all of last season — had six, Tori Frazier four, Madison Flynn three, and Mary Dunbar one.

Frazier made her third consecutive start in the absence of senior point guard Ashley Talley.

Reagan Dumm led Jasper with eight points, highlighted by a pair of 3-point shots, and Terra Bowman added seven for the Lady Eagles.
Neosho improved to 2-0 against Lady Eagle teams this season.

The Neosho JV was in action Monday night and the Lady Wildcats came away with a 52-4 rout of Thomas Jefferson.

Brylee King led the way for Neosho with 10 points and she was followed in the scoring column by Olivia Hixson with nine, Michelle Lindsay and Stevie Jennings eight apiece, Avery Renfro five, Krissy Pace and Emma Dodd four each, and Maile Gindling and Ainsley Bearden two each.

Meanwhile, for Thomas Jefferson, Sydney Stamps scored all four points.