The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


April 8, 2014

Prep roundup: Carl Junction trims Carthage in Bill O'Dell Tournament

CARTHAGE, Mo. — Carl Junction catcher Kurtlin Hulette had two hits and drove in two runs as the Bulldogs defeated Carthage 5-2 Tuesday night in the annual Bill O’Dell Tournament at Carl Lewton Stadium.

Brandon Harnar had two hits for the Bulldogs, who scored four runs in the second inning on an error, three infield singles and a fielder’s choice.

Justin Hylton was the winning pitcher with seventh-inning relief help from Zach Beyer.

Carthage’s Mason Goade had three hits and scored a run.

In earlier games on Tuesday, Monett blanked Carthage’s junior varsity 14-0 and Mount Vernon edged Seneca 5-3.

Carthage (7-5) plays Mount Vernon at 2 p.m. Friday.

College Heights 13, Golden City 5

Josh Woodmansee was 4-for-4 with three runs batted in and four runs scored as College Heights Christian defeated Golden City.

Brad Copeland was 1-for-2 with four RBI, and he struck out five and allowed only six hits over seven innings.

College Heights (2-5) broke open a 6-3 game with four runs in the bottom of the fourth. After two Cougars were hit by pitches, Woodmansee recorded a two run-single. Then a walk preceded Copeland’s two-run single.

College Heights will be at Southwest Washburn on Saturday.


Glendale 1, Joplin 0

Joplin coach Ed Miller said what would prove to be Glendale’s game-winning goal was deflected, just not solidly enough.

A defensive breakdown at midfield allowed McKenzie Robbins to race downfield and sneak a shot past keeper Megan Rowe.

“We just had one mistake and they capitalized on that one mistake,” Miller said.

Neither team scored in the opening half and Joplin didn’t manage a shot until the second when the Eagles had seven shots on goal. Rowe stopped 15 of Glendale’s 16 shots.

Joplin (4-1,. 0-1 Ozark Conferece) plays Ozark at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the Ozark Tournament.

Carl Junction 10, Greenwood 0

GREENWOOD, Mo. — The Carl Junction Bulldogs scored seven goals in the second half as they cruised to victory against Greenwood.

Sydney Soleberg recorded three goals. Taylor Beck had two goals and two assists. Callie Degani also had two goals.

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