The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


April 26, 2014

ROUNDUP: Joplin wins soccer title; CHC's Kilgore pitches no-hitter

NEOSHO, Mo. — Anna Banwart’s early goal proved to be the difference as Joplin edged Lebanon 1-0 Saturday morning in the Gold Division championship match of the Neosho Tournament.

Banwart’s tally, off an assist from Brittany Dutton, came in the 10th minute, and the Eagles’ defense kept the Yellowjackets off the scoreboard.

Joplin (12-3) has an Ozark Conference match on Tuesday at Waynesville.

Cardinals place second

BRANSON, Mo. — Webb City blanked Branson 2-0 in the semifinals but lost to Rogersville 2-0 in the championship match of the Branson Tournament on Saturday afternoon.

The Cardinals led Branson 1-0 at halftime after Asia Bemo’s goal, assisted by Abi Rogers, with 11 minutes left in the first half.

Kelsey Lewis then scored two minutes into the second half, assisted by Bemo.

The Cardinals held a 6-3 advantage in shots on goal. Webb City goalkeeper Hunter Henson made three saves, and Branson’s Valerie Rommerskuchan recorded four saves.

In the title match, Bekah Pell scored both goals for Rogersville — the first in the 32nd minute and the second in the 55th minute.

The Wildcats held a 5-4 edge in shots on goals. Henson had three saves for the Cardinals, and Linessa Campbell made four saves to preserve Rogersville’s shutout.

Webb City (7-5) plays at Carthage at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.


College Heights 3, Jasper 0

JASPER, Mo. — Drew Kilgore pitched a no-hitter and hit a two-run double as College Heights Christian defeated Jasper 3-0 in a Spring River Valley Conference game.

Kilgore had 13 strikeouts and walked none. Jasper scored in the fourth inning on an error.

Brady Bishop and Josh Woodmansee singled in the sixth inning before Kilgore’s two-run double. Kilgore scored on Brad Copeland’s single.

College Heights (6-7, 3-2 SRVC) will play Sarcoxie at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at College Heights.

Track and Field

waynesville invitational

WAYNESVILLE, Mo. — Emma Hueller of Joplin won the discus and was second in the shot put Friday night at the Waynesville Invitational.

Hueller, a junior, won the discus with a throw of 95 feet, 3.75 inches. Her toss of 35-5 in the shot put was second to teammate Shelby Beaver, a freshman, whose distance was 35-8.

Shantel Beck, a junior, was second in the pole vault with a jump of 9 feet, and Leah Shipley of Joplin was fifth. Rebecca Cenzato was third in the triple jump with a leap of 31-8.75. Taylor Robinson was sixth in the long jump and seventh in the 200 meters.

Katie Roy was third in the 300 hurdles, Jessica Pal was fourth in the 3200, and Joplin was second in the 4x400 relay in 4 minutes, 19.64 seconds with a team of Leah Rader, Aliyah Vogt, Roy and Shipley.

Camdenton won the girls’ division with 143.5 points. Waynesville was second, West Plains was third and Joplin was fifth.

In the boys’ division, Joplin was fourth in the team standings behind winner West Plains, Waynesville and Camdenton.

Eli Seay, a junior, won the 200 in 22.68 seconds and ran on the winning 4x100 relay team along with Adam Norsworthy, Dustin Hunter and Colton Harbin. Their time was 44.81 seconds.

Norsworthy was fifth in the long jump, and Hunter was third in the 100 and fifth in the 110 hurdles. Joplin was third in the 4x200 and 4x800 relays, Janzen White was fifth in the 1600 and Bryce Omwango was fifth in the 400.

Joplin’s next varsity meet is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Girard (Kan.) Invitational.

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