From staff reports
Nick Yuhas and Griffen Locke carded 2-over-par 38s as Joplin High School opened its boys golf season by winning a triangular on Wednesday afternoon at Briarbrook Golf Course.
The Eagles posted a four-man total of 171, followed by Carthage with 180 and Webb City with 200.
Carson Trent led the Tigers with a 40, and Colton Craig shot 46 to lead Webb City.
Joplin is back in action today in the Joplin Invitational at Twin Hills Golf and Country Club.
Carl Junction prevails
Nic Smith’s 43 led Carl Junction to top honors in a triangular match at Eagle Creek Golf Course.
The Bulldogs shot 183, followed by Cassville with 202 and Seneca with 217.
Bradley Jumper of Seneca claimed medalist honors with a 3-over-par 39 on the front nine, and Cassville’s Parker Skinner shot 41.
The Bulldogs and Webb City will co-host the Bird-Dog Invitational on Monday at Briarbrook.
Carl Junction 9, Branson 0
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Carl Junction freshman Callie Degani scored three goals and recorded an assist as the Bulldogs girls soccer team defeated Branson.
Degani scored the Bulldogs’ first three goals in the first nine minutes of the game. Sydney Soleberg assisted Degani for a 1-0 lead at 2:00, and Katie Wiele assisted Degani at 5:00. The freshman was unassisted on her third goal at the nine-minute mark. Degani lated assisted Anissa Williams to help the Bulldogs take a 6-0 lead in the second half.
Soleberg and Williams scored two goals each. Kira Wentworth and Taylor Beck scored the final two goals for the Bulldogs.
Carl Junction (1-1) had 15 shots on goal to none for Branson.
The Bulldogs will be at home against Nixa today with the junior varsity starting at 4:30 p.m., and the varsity match to follow.
Carl Junction 9, Hillcrest 0
The Bulldogs opened their tennis season on a successful note by blanking the Hornets at the Missouri Southern courts.
Jensen Smith, Matt Casper, Clayton Sloniker and Brandon Weston won the final four singles matches by 8-0 margins, and Sloniker-Casper won again 8-0 at No. 3 doubles.
At No. 1 doubles, the Bulldogs’ Ben Coltharp-Andy Gloshen beat Dalis Feemster-Sam Hallam 8-6 in the match’s closest match.
The Bulldogs play host to Nevada at 4 p.m. today at MSSU.