The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

High School Sports

May 3, 2013

Prep roundup: Carthage boys win conference track title

Carthage won five events and captured the boys team championship in the Central Ozark Conference Large Division track and field meet on Wednesday night at Ozark High School.

Carthage accumulated 136 points, followed by Nixa 123, Neosho 86, Ozark 81, Webb City 80, Branson 69, Republic 62 and Willard 57.

The host Tigers claimed the girls title with 1541⁄2 points. Carthage was fourth with 83, Webb City seventh with 56 and Neosho eighth with 54.

Carthage’s boys received first-place performances from Cameron Priester in the 100 meters, E.J. Morgan in the triple jump and Bryan Burns in the discus.

The Tigers also won two relays — Eli Seay, Tyler Ralston, Jordan Dangerfield and Priester in the 4x100 and Hunter Blount, Carter Hensley, Brandon Lindsey and Ben Southwick in the 4x800.

Logan Williams of Webb City swept the 110 high and 300 intermediate hurdles, and he ran the anchor leg on the Cardinals’ winning 4x400 relay team.

Kiante Hardin of Webb City won the 400 meters and ran the first leg on the 4x400 team, followed by Trey Parra, Cooper Smith and Williams.

Neosho’s Justsin McKee, Darrian Guillory, Isaac McMaster and Ryan Taylor teamed up to win the 4x200 relay.

Neosho won three events in the girls meet — Tiffany Gilford in the 100 hurdles, Sydnie Lowe in the 300 hurdles and Kylee Hulsey in the high jump.

Sammi White of Webb City captured the long jump, and Carthage had first places from Sierra Barrett in the triple jump and the 4x100 relay team of Megan Taylor, Barrett, Amy Keller and Vanesa Pawlak.

Ozark Conference

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Joplin placed eighth in the girls division and ninth in the boys meet in the Ozark Conference meet on Wednesday night.

West Plains’ boys and Camdenton’s girls claimed team titles, and second place went to Parkview’s boys and Waynesville’s girls.

The Eagles’ Emma Hueller won the shot put at 34 feet, 31⁄4 inches.

Marley Robeson placed second in the 300 hurdles and fourth in the 100 hurdles, and Leah Shipley tied for fourth in the pole vault.

Joplin’s Matt Riechman-Bennett finished third in the 3200, and the Eagles’ 4x100 relay team also came in third.

Fourth places went to Mason Jackson in the 100 and Bailey Gardner in the pole vault.


Camdenton 6, Joplin 0

CAMDENTON, Mo. — The Lakers led 3-0 at the half in the Ozark Conference match as Miriam Taylor punched in all the goals.

The Eagles (8-12, 3-5) trailed 30-3 in shots, according to their statistics, with Megan Rowe posting 15 saves.

Faith Scheidemantle, Bri Bulloch and Whitney Snow had second-half goals for Camdenton.

Joplin resumes on Monday by entertaining Nixa at the Joplin Athletic Complex. The varsity match will start at 6 p.m.

Republic 1, Carl Junction 0

REPUBLIC, Mo. — Republic’s Sierra Casagrand scored in the 75th minute to beat Carl Junction.

Moments after a Bulldogs’ shot hit off the crossbar, Casagrand scored on the other end.

Carl Junction (14-5) had nine shots on goal. Bulldogs goalkeeper Kira Wentworth had six saves.

Republic goalie Taylor Patton had nine saves.

Carl Junction will be at McAuley at 5 p.m. Monday.

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